“Colors of the West” is the current exhibit at the Depot Art Center and Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., downtown Littleton. It will continue …
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“Colors of the West” is the current exhibit at the Depot Art
Center and Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., downtown Littleton. It
will continue through July 24, to be followed by the annual Western
Welcome Week show. Deanne Macdonald was show chairman. Betty Carr’s
oil painting, “Grant Farm,” was awarded Best in Show by juror Pat
Fostvedt. Juror’s Choice went to Peggy Dietz’ photo “Mission
Courtyard.” Don Stone won First Place for his oil painting, “Mt.
Davis;” Karla Horst was awarded Second Place for her watercolor,
“Amaranth; “The Pocket Watch,” a photo by Judy Diest won Third
Place. Honorable Mentions were given to Marge McMonagle, Jeran
Philbrick and Ellen Gerstung. Depot hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesdays through Saturdays. 303-795-0781. Admission is free.
Call for artists: The Annual Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition is
scheduled July 12 to Aug. 5 in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at
Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton.
Entries will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. on July 10 at the
gallery. Fee is $10 each (Exact cash). They will be juried from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. Work not accepted can be picked up that day from 1
to 3 p.m. Submit actual work (no slides). 2 D work must be wired
and ready to hang. 3 D work must be stable, fit on a 17-inch by
17-inch pedestal and light enough for one person to carry.
Highlights from “Phantom of the Opera” will be performed from 2
to 3 p.m. June 19 at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St.,
Littleton. Marta Burton and Nick Rossi will sing as Christine and
the Phantom. Burton has performed with many major national
orchestras. Free. 303-795-3961.
“Preserving Douglas County’s Historic Sites” is the topic for
the Highlands Ranch Historical Society’s June 21 meeting at 7 p.m.
at Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Road, Highlands
Ranch. Learn the story of the Sedalia Museum from the women who
saved and old house, moved it and reused it. And, Judy Hammer,
administrator of the Douglas County Historic Preservation Board
will present a video about some of Douglas County’s Landmark
properties, including the Lowell Ranch, number 28. Light
refreshments at 6:30. Free and all are welcome, but reservations
are helpful: Caroline Smith, 303-471-5611.
Plan on some weekend time travel: The Colorado Renaissance
Festival is open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through
Aug. 1 on the festival grounds at 650 W. Perry Park Ave. in
Larkspur, Douglas County. (Use exit 173 from I-25, about half way
from Denver to Colorado Springs. The route is well-marked).
Tickets: $18.95/$8/Free under 5. Discounted tickets at King
Soopers. Information: www.coloradorenaissancefestival.com.
“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” will be
open at the Denver Art Museum from June 29 to Jan. 9, 2011, with
objects that span 2000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Admission
is not included in general admission tickets and timed tickets
range from $20/$22 for members to $25/$30 for non-members. (Higher
price is on weekends and holidays). For more information, or for
member tickets, visit www.denverartmuseum.org or
call 720-865-5000. Tickets are available online: www.tutdenver.com and at
participating Ticketmaster (877-888-8587) and TicketHorse
(866-461-6556) locations. A 3D film is available, as is an audio
tour at extra cost. The DAM is on 13th Ave. between Broadway and
Bannock Streets. The Entrance to parking is off 12th Ave. just west
A Discover Cherokee Series is launched at Cherokee Ranch and
Castle in Sedalia, offering outdoor adventures on the Ranch’s 3100
acres. Reservations necessary, 303-688-4600. :
“Celebrating the Raptors” is offered by HawkQuest from noon to 2
p.m. Saturday, June 19, with a one hour program followed by box
lunch with presenters; Bird Hikes (two miles) are scheduled 8:30 to
10:30 a.m. Saturdays June 26; July 10. Fee: $30. Bring binoculars,
water, sunscreen and a picnic lunch to enjoy on the castle terrace.
$30; Geology Hikes: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays June 26; July 24;
August 7; August 14. Bring water and picnic lunch. $20; Elk
Bugling: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 21, 28; Wednesdays:
Sept. 15 or 22. Enjoy the view and sound from the Castle, with an
educational program by Douglas County Open Space. Bring a picnic.
Complimentary wine, beer, soda or cash bar available. $20
adults/$10 ages 6 to 12. Cherokee Ranch and Castle is located at
2119 Daniels Park Road, south of Sedalia.
Denver’s first Biennial of the Americas will be held in July at
the McNichols Building in Denver’s Civic Center and at major
cultural institutions in the area, as well as smaller galleries and
museums. See www.biennialoftheamericas.org
for updates on art and entertainment plans. (More details on this
event in June 24 papers).
Stories on Stage has named director/actor Anthony Powell as its
new Artistic Director. He will work with the 10-year-old series of
(mostly) Sunday programs where actors read short stories by a
variety of top authors in a performing arts format. www.storiesonstage.org.
Call for artists: The Joan R. Duncan Galleries at Koelbel
Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial, invites artists to submit
applications by Aug. 1 to be considered for the 2011 exhibit
schedules. Two dimensional work only. Submit slides or Windows
compatible jpeg files on a CD and a completed application, which is
available at the library or via e-mail. Interest can also be
expressed at arapahoelibraries.org/ald/node/11220.
For information, call Kitty Kramer, 303-792-8999, ext 12712,
The season’s final Logan Lecture at the Denver Art Museum will
feature Lawrence Weiner, a conceptual artist who uses words as his
medium. His work for the recent “Embrace” exhibit has been
purchased and installed on the exterior of the Hamilton Building.
He will speak at 7 p.m. June 23. Admission: $18 non members; $15
DAM members; $12 DAMC members; $8 Students with ID. 720-913-0150,
Actor, singer, comedian Ryan O’Connor will bring his show “Ryan
O’Connor Eats His Feelings” to Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret at 7:30
p.m. June 20. The Colorado-born performer has film credits and has
toured with theater groups. His act includes references to being a
compulsive overeater, travels with his boyfriend, backup singer and
dog, and encounters with folks he meets. Tickets $20 advance, $22
at the door. www.lannies.com.
A Thomas the Tank Engine Party is planned for ages 2 and up at 3
or 4 p.m. June 28 at the Parker Library. Stories, activities,
snacks. Costumes optional. Registration required. www.douglascountylibraries.org.
Enjoy an Afro-pop Marimba Band at 3 p.m. June 20 at Lone Tree
Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circles, Lone Tree. All ages.
Admission: $1 for ages 2 and up at the door. A Passport to culture
The 24th Annual Old Glory Country Fair will be held June 18 (9
a.m. to 5 p.m.) and June 19 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at Clement Park on
West Bowles Avenue in Littleton. 303-798-4212, www.oldgloryantiquesinc.com.
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