Three shows are coming up as part of the Lone Tree Arts Center’s Tunes on the Terrace series. The center is at 10075 Commons St.; 720-509-1000; …
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Three shows are coming up as part of the Lone Tree Arts Center’s Tunes on the Terrace series. The center is at 10075 Commons St.; 720-509-1000; lonetreeartscenter.org.
• Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin combine talents of singer/songwriter Bettman and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Halpin in an acoustic, eclectic sound that ranges from ballads to folk-rock. They perform at 8 p.m. July 27. Tickets: $15. (All tickets are subject to a $2 handling fee.)
• Recently added to the schedule is “Chicanos Sing the Blues,” a production of Su Teatro at 7:30 p.m. July 20 on Lone Tree’s Main Stage. This is an original play steeped in a blues tradition of the urban Chicano: huapangos, doo-wop and Motown all find a way into the blend. Tickets: $15.
• “Inside the Score: Mozart with the Colorado Symphony” will be led by resident conductor Scott O’Neill, who will read from letters, accompanied by favorite compositions. Concert at 7:30 p.m. July 25. Tickets: $36 up.
Tesla’s life explored
Historian and actor Richard Marold will present the life of the extraordinary Nikola Tesla at 7 p.m. July 24 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. His work in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was the forerunner of today’s technological breakthroughs, including alternating current, wireless communications and remote control. He spent seven months in Colorado Springs in 1899. 303-795-3961.
Curtis Arts and Humanities Center exhibits its 29th All Colorado Art Show through August 30 at 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village. Juror Sandra Kaplan will lecture at 6:30 p.m. August 2. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Admission free. 303-797-1779.
Blues at the Toad
Chicago Bluesman Lil’ Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials will play at 8:30 p.m. July 20 at Littleton’s Toad Tavern, 5302 S. Federal Circle, Littleton. 303-795-6877. Ticketswest.com. Tickets: $17.
Old Timers’ Luncheon
Tickets are available for the 60th Annual Old Timers’ Luncheon, held during Western Welcome Week from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 19 at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St. A buffet lunch, by Bennett’s Barbecue is served and friendships are enjoyed. Tickets: $20 must be purchased by August 9 at the museum. Open to all current and former Littleton residents. 303-795-3950. (At Littleton High in case of rain.)
Front Range Players’ summer performance, by teens who have been in classes learning theater skills, will be “Disney’s My Son Pinocchio” at 7 p.m. on July 27, 28, 29, Aug. 3, 4, 5 at Christ Episcopal Church, 615 4th St., Castle Rock. Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Littleton’s Second Annual Turkey Leg and Wine Hoedown has expanded to two days: 5-11 p.m. July 20 and 21 at Reinke Brothers parking lot, 5663 S. Prince St. Suggested dress: overalls for guys, Daisy Duke style for women. Turkey legs, corn on the cob, pecan pie on a stick. Games, music. $5 will benefit the merchants association.
Littleton’s Colorado Dance Center holds an original production, “Phantom of the Ballet” at 7 p.m. July 27, 28 at Rock Canyon High School, 5810 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch. This year’s free show will feature about 100 dancers, ranging from toddlers to adults. Styles include classical ballet, lyrical jazz and hip-hop. Information: 303-798-3432.
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