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Friday, Dec 8th
Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Naropa University Nalanda Campus • Boulder
David Alcantar is an American artist currently residing and working in San Antonio, Texas. Born in the border town of Laredo, Texas, David moved to San Antonio at age 5. Alcantar’s formal art instruction began at San Antonio College, which emphasized self-discipline and conceptualization. Balancing Fragile...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Naropa University Paramita Gallery • Boulder
Through Dec 17, 2017 Reception: Nov 10 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Charli Ornett has been interested in how words and pictures go together since she was a kid and drew all the characters and landscapes of the novels she wanted to write before ever putting a word to the page. For obvious reasons this English major gravitated to...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Naropa University Nalanda Campus • Boulder
Through December 17, 2017 Opening: October 13, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. White Cube Gallery 6287 Arapahoe, Boulder Gallery Hours: M-F 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Michael A. Franklin, chair of the Naropa University graduate art therapy program, has practiced and taught in various academic and clinical settings since 1981....
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Class (drop-in)
Fri 12/8 • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Roxwood Studio • Boulder
FALL FUN WITH PAINT BOULDER PROCESS PAINTING.... Please contact me if you want to participate in this creative JOURNEY! No painting experience expected or required. Janat Horowitz 303 656-8835 Send your check to save your place for $225 (includes materials) to: Janat Horowitz, 895 Roxwood Lane, Unit B,...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fort Collins Museum of Art • Fort Collins
Salvador Dalí (1904 – 1989) & Pablo Picasso (1881- 1973) are two of the most well-known artists in all of 20th century art. For both, aspects of their personal lives and outsized personalities sometimes overshadowed their large creative output. Both were master draftsmen, creative pioneers in many...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 10:00 AM
Denver Public Library • Denver
This November, in partnership with the Denver Public Library, Gallery 1261 presents Legacy, an exhibition of works by some of the most prominent painters working in the field of realism today. Curated by Anthony Waichulis this historic exhibition aims to not only highlight these artists’ immense skill and...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Lafayette Public Library • Lafayette
Recent Encaustic Mixed Media Art by Shaun Minné
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Fair/Market
Fri 12/8 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Horizons K-8 • Boulder
This is a fundraiser for Horizons K-8 with dozens of local artisans showing & selling their wares with 25% of the proceeds being donated back to the school! Fine Art, jewelry, textiles, pottery and much more will available.
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Reception
Fri 12/8 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dairy Arts Center, MacMillan Family Lobby • Boulder
Exhibition Reception for Marking Presence, Marginalia, and Less Ephemeral Friday, December 8 | 5:00-7:00pm Featuring artist demonstrations by Rudi Monterroso and Marco Pinter from 5:00-5:30pm Free and open to the public Featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening. Come meet the artists...
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Event
Fri 12/8 • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Highland City Club • Boulder
Join us for our weekly social Happy Hour featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres by our local chef, Maria, and hand-crafted cocktails as curated by our staff! We feature local artists and musicians every so often as well. Our happy hours serve to build community amongst our eclectic, powerful, and dynamic membership...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Firehouse Art Center • Longmont
On the 2nd Friday of each month from 6 – 9 p.m. Downtown Longmont Creative District features gallery openings, promotions and activities taking place throughout the district. Come down to see what’s new and join the excitement!
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 6:00 PM
Candlelight Dinner Playhouse • Johnstown
Johnstown, CO (CDP) The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is proud to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, adapted from Disney’s iconic 1991 animated movie masterpiece. This theatrical version – with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and a book by Linda Woolverton –...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Nomad Playhouse • Boulder
Boulder Opera presents Cinderella, a perfect introduction for children to the spellbinding world of opera. Based on the much loved fairytale, this rare 19th century work will be presented as a specially reduced one hour version. Boulder Opera’s talented artists bring to life the enchanted world of Cendrillon...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mercury Cafe Jungle Room • Denver
Quirktett is a collaboration of four local singers - MaryLynn Gillaspie, Terri Jo Jenkins, Janine Gastineau, and John Bertram, who all dig the vocal jazz concept of such groups as Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Rare Silk, Lake Street Dive, to mention a few. Their live shows incorporate a living, breathing, and...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:00 PM
Dairy Arts Center, Gordon Gamm Theatre • Boulder
Celebrate the holidays with the Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance Youth Student Company in Winter Tales in the Air! From reimagined classic winter fairy tales to completely original narratives, aerial dancers will whisk you away to lands where anything is possible. You’ll encounter curious characters, whimsical...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
The BiTsy Stage • Denver
Adapted by Jeri Franco, Samantha McDermott and Patti Murtha Directed by Samantha McDermott Oh what a tangled web we’ll weave! There are many accounts told of Anansi, the African trickster who often shows up as a spider and is considered to be the spirit who possesses the knowledge of all stories. Join us as we...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
University of Colorado Loft Theatre • Boulder
In this poetic, powerful rendition of a classic Greek myth, Orpheus’ bride is the protagonist. In her journey to the Underworld, Eurydice reunites with the father she loves and struggles to remember the soulmate she left on Earth.
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
John Hand Theater • Denver
by William Gibson Directed by Peter J. Hughes This classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. “The Miracle Worker” dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
University of Colorado Irey Theatre (Studio 150) • Boulder
Enjoy a potential mix of Hip-Hop, aerial, fusion forms and improvised offerings crafted by undergraduate and graduate dance students.
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
University of Colorado Macky Auditorium • Boulder
Boulder's most beloved December tradition gathers together CU's most remarkable student and faculty talent for an unforgettable concert that's fun for the whole family. Delight in the twinkling lights, seasonal greenery and festive atmosphere of Macky Auditorium as student choirs, bands and orchestras perform...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
Avenue Theater • Denver
The Sack is Back. For the ninth straight year Santa’s Big Red Sack is returning to the Avenue Theater once again skewering all the things we hold dear in the sketch comedy billed as "The holiday show you shouldn't take your kids to." Santa's Big Red Sack has become an annual tradition for those...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
Avenue Theater • Denver
COMEDYSPORTZ COMES TO THE AVENUE THEATER BEGINNING OCTOBER 20 The Avenue Theater presents ComedySportz of Denver. This is the original improvised comedy show played liked a sporting event. Produced and Directed by Dave and Jane Shirley (Rattlebrain Theater, Santa’s Big Red Sack, ODDVILLE: a love story?) and...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
Central Presbyterian Church • Denver
Attending the Evergreen Chorale’s holiday concert has become a tradition for music lovers from throughout the Denver community. Artistic and musical director Christine Gaudreau has crafted an uplifting program drawing music from a range of cultures and time periods that will resonate with people of all...
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
Longmont Theatre Company • Longmont
Music and Lyrics by Harry Connick, Jr. Book by Lauren Gunderson and Andres Fishman Director Christina Roberts Based on Grammy-winner Harry Connick, Jr.’s original song, this family comedy follows Eubie, the happiest elf at the North Pole. On Christmas Eve, he sees something strange in the town of Bluesville....
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Performance
Fri 12/8 • 7:30 PM
Vintage Theatre • Aurora
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Book by Andrew Bergman Directed by Bernie Cardell Music Direction by Eric Weinstein Choreography by Jeffrey Parizotto Through December 17, 2017 Based on the classic 1992 film comedy, “Honeymoon In Vegas” tells the story of commitment-phobe Jack Singer, his not-so...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
Loveland Museum • Loveland
Amore Eterno Exhibit opens October 26, at the Loveland Museum in the Foote Gallery. Armando Silva uses his artistic platform to pursue his passion and purpose – believing in a responsibility within his community to lead, educate and give back. He paints his portraits to tell stories while in his studio or on...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
The Collective Community Arts Center • Lafayette
The East Boulder County Artists Winter Exhibit will be at The Collective from November 2 through January 3. East Boulder County Artists (EBCA) is excited and pleased to announce this partnership, which will feature a showing of the work of our community of visual artists and a workshop for local artists. This...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
Dairy Arts Center, Polly Addison Gallery • Boulder
In the Polly Addison Gallery **Reception: December 8, **5-7pm. Free & open to the public. $5 suggested donation. Solo exhibition of the Less Ephemeral series by Marco Pinter (CA). Pinter explores the ephemeral, impermanent nature of dance and attempts to find areas of permanence through thermal photography of...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
Dairy Arts Center, MacMillan Family Lobby • Boulder
MacMillan Family Lobby and Hand-Rudy Gallery Reception: December 8, 5-7pm. Free & open to the public. $5 suggested donation. ​Solo exhibition by Joel Swanson; based in Denver, Colo. and represented by David B. Smith Gallery. ​Marginalia explores the fundamental but often unnoticed structures of language. Paper,...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
Dairy Arts Center, McMahon Gallery • Boulder
In the McMahon Gallery Reception: December 8, 5-7pm. Free & open to the public. $5 suggested donation. A group exhibition examining human presence and movement in space and time. All works are created using the artist’s or dancers’ bodies in an attempt to both record and examine the ephemeral nature...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
NCAR • Boulder
Two new exhibitions featured at NCAR: Western Paintings by Gary Molzan and Aluminum Sculptures by Mark Zirinsky Gary Molzan’s love of the West brought him to Boulder, Colorado, in 1981. Inspired by the magnificent scenery and close proximity to the mountains. He draws much of the vision for his paintings from...
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Exhibit
Fri 12/8 • All Day Event
The Center for Fine Art Photography • Fort Collins
Small Works is an exhibition of 49 international photographers that will pull you closer—quite literally—to photography. These 12-inch and smaller sized images range from Polaroid photos to precious metal pieces. Every small work portrays a unique story from each artist and is available for purchase. ...
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