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Saturday, Dec 9th
Exhibit
Sat 12/9 • 9:00 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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Lecture/Discussion
Sat 12/9 • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location varies • Boulder
Our 2nd Saturday demonstrations are open to the public - you don’t have to be a member to attend. People who do attend include metal arts enthusiasts and supporters from a wide range of backgrounds, who are creating a community by sharing news and events, ideas, resources, techniques, and tips about the metal...
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Exhibit
Sat 12/9 • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Lafayette Public Library • Lafayette
Recent Encaustic Mixed Media Art by Shaun Minné
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Class (drop-in)
Sat 12/9 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tinker Art Studio • Boulder
Each Saturday // Ages 18 months - 12 years// 10:00am - 12:00pm // $12 per hour Tinker Time is an opportunity for children to engage in art exploration. Several stations are set up with a variety of materials, and ideas and technique for use of materials are offered, but children have complete creative control and...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 11:00 AM
Miners Alley Playhouse • Golden
Adapted by Rory Pierce from the original book by E.T.A. Hoffman (with inspirations from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet) Nearly everyone knows the tale of the Nutcracker: A gift to Marie from her Godfather Drosslemeier on Christmas Eve. Sadly, the beautiful Nutcracker gets broken and later that night Marie...
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Exhibit
Sat 12/9 • 12:00 PM - 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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Class (drop-in)
Sat 12/9 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Firehouse Art Center • Longmont
12:00 PM-12:45 PM – Ages 5-8 1:00 -2:00 PM – Ages 9-12 Your kids learn, create and bring it home. $10 drop-in or free with Family Membership. Pre-registration is encouraged!
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Class (drop-in)
Sat 12/9 • 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Boulder Aikikai • Boulder
-Adults class- Saturdays: Taiko Basics: 12:15-1:15pm (All levels-No experience required) Taiko-1: 1:25-2:25pm Taiko-2: 2:30-3:45pm -Taiko Kidz- Thursdays: 4:00-5:00pm (All levels-No experience required) *please go to Kids class info. -Open class- 60 minutes for All levels---By an appointment only ...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 1:00 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
Sat 12/9 • 1:00 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
Sat 12/9 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Columbine Unity Church • Boulder
Sound Circle will be joined in an unusual Solstice program by guest artists Anthony Salvo, violin, and Nelson Walker, cello, premiering vocal transcriptions of Anthony's multi-layered solo violin compositions. Described as “joyous, spirited, profound, spacious, poignant, eclectic and both spontaneous and...
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Event
Sat 12/9 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Boulder Drum Studio • Boulder
Autographed music memorabilia and gifts will be on sale. Also, drum and guitar accessories of all kinds as well as local business gift cards, jewelry, etc. will be available at a fraction of the retail price. Every Saturday from 2-4pm Discounted gift cards for: Restaurants, Coffee, Pizza, Pubs, Candy, Ski Lift...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 2:00 PM - 3:00 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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Event
Sat 12/9 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Boulder Drum Studio • Boulder
The Boulder Drum Studio is holding a fundraiser to help support the Drumming for Jared program, where we provide free drum lessons and drum sets to low-income and indigent families. Autographed music memorabilia and gifts will be on sale. Also, drum and guitar accessories of all kinds as well as local business gift...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 2:00 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
Sat 12/9 • 2:00 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
Sat 12/9 • 2:30 PM
Augustana Lutheran Church • Denver
Augustana Arts presents the Colorado Women's Chorale and Colorado Men's Chorale, in the annual holiday concert that everyone gets to be part of! Parents and grandparents are encouraged to bring the children and grandchildren; all voices get to sing in this show. CWC Music Director, Jennifer Ferguson, will provide...
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Event
Sat 12/9 • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Swezey Residence • Boulder
What's an atelier? It's the French word for "workshop" or "studio" - a place where artful and glamorous style is created and displayed. This special twilight event at the Swezey residence in north Boulder will feature gourmet cuisine by Mange Tout and the distinctive work of eight local artisans...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 4:00 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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Exhibit
Sat 12/9 • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Abend Gallery • Denver
In its 27th year running, this December the Annual Holiday Miniatures Show at Abend is an exhibition for everyone. With work from a wide range of artists, from emerging to well-established, and spanning multiple genres, art appreciators of all types will delight in this engaging and long-standing exhibition which...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 7:00 PM
Mizel Arts & Culture Center • Denver
by James Sherman Directed by M. Curtis Grittner Through December 10, 2017 After disapproving of her last relationship, Sarah Goldman’s conservative Jewish parents are anxious to meet her new beau, Dr. David Steinberg. The only problem is that Dr. Steinberg is completely fictitious, and Sarah never actually...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Columbine Unity Church • Boulder
Sound Circle will be joined in an unusual Solstice program by guest artists Anthony Salvo, violin, and Nelson Walker, cello, premiering vocal transcriptions of Anthony's multi-layered solo violin compositions. Described as “joyous, spirited, profound, spacious, poignant, eclectic and both spontaneous and...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Longmont Museum’s Stewart Auditorium • Longmont
Pianist Mina Gajić brings her spectacular Érard piano (1895), famed clarinetist and Rice University faculty Richie Hawley brings his historic clarinet (1919), and BBF’s director Zachary Carrettin joins them on violin, set up in early-twentieth century fashion. Between the World Wars music, art, and...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Heart of Longmont Church • Longmont
Ars Nova ignites the dark of Winter with pasionate music of the season. The Singers will present an eclectic program of familiar, traditional Holiday songs and never-before-heard works. Our special guest: the wonderful guitarist Nicolo Spera. Four performances: Dec. 9 (Longmont), Dec. 10 (Denver), Dec. 14 and...
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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 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
Sat 12/9 • 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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Performance
Sat 12/9 • 8:00 PM
Dairy Arts Center, Gordon Gamm Theatre • Boulder
Celebrate the holidays with Frequent Flyers' Adult Student Company in The Gleaming Lights of Winter Nights! From the Aurora Borealis to a single candlelight in your window, aerial dancers bring you the warmth, splendor, and comfort of light in this dark season. Join us for a magical evening of joy and reverence with...
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