“Red Dress” by Shohini Ghosh was installed in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D., for its annual Sculpture Walk, a program to make the downtown more …
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“Red Dress” by Shohini Ghosh was installed in downtown Sioux
Falls, S.D., for its annual Sculpture Walk, a program to make the
downtown more appealing.
This is her third year of participation in the show. The bronze
sculpture by Ghosh, of Highlands Ranch, is a dancing figure with
arms in the air and dress swirling, illustrating her combination of
naturalistic style and a more structured Impressionist style called
Synthetism. Ghosh will be in China this summer completing a
commission in a new sculpture park.
Families will want to attend the Arapahoe County Fair, July 20
to 24, at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave.,
Aurora. General admission: $5, $10, free for those under 36 inches
tall. Fireworks July 22, 23. Concerts, rodeo, carnival,
entertainment, exhibits, animals and all the traditional fair
activities. 303-795-4955, or see schedule online.
A Renaissance Guild is being performed to support the Parker
Arts and Cultural Center. A preliminary meeting was July 13, but
those interested in details can contact Michael Schlut,
email@example.com or 303-805-3367. The PACE Center has
announced its 2011-2012 inaugural season, beginning with the light
show “Luma” on Oct. 28 and 29 and continuing with a variety of
performances by local, national and international artists. Season
tickets for the inaugural season will be on sale in August at
“Cities of Splendor: a Journey Through Renaissance Italy” ends
July 31 at Denver Art Museum, a beautifully staged visit to several
famous cities which relates art and items. See
www.denverartmuseum.org for information.
A new event, The Denver County Fair, is being organized by Dana
Cain of Littleton on July 28 to 30 at the National Western Stock
Show Complex. (Land was purchased for a county fair in the 1800s,
but plans were interrupted by the Civil War and were never
resumed.) There will be an emphasis on urban farming, homemade arts
and crafts in 10 connected pavilions. Entertainment includes DEVO
on July 30, with help from Barry Fey. Tickets are available online
Kate Chenry Tweedy, of Centennial, will present a program for
the Highlands Ranch Historical Society at 7 p.m. July 18 at
Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road., Highlands
Ranch. Tweedy’s mother, Penny Chenry Tweedy was owner of the triple
champion race horse Secretariat and subject of a recent film. Kate
will show film of the Triple Crown-winning race and discuss filming
of the movie. Her book will be available for purchase. Guests are
welcome. Light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. 303-471-5611.
Littleton Symphony Orchestra has openings for: Assistant
Concertmaster, Assistant Principal Second Violin and all string
sections. The all-volunteer orchestra is conducted by Jurgen
deLemos. Auditions in August, by appointment. Call Bobbi Jones,
These United States will perform at 9 p.m. July 28 at Moe’s
Original Barbecue, 3295 S. Broadway, Englewood. Tickets $10
advance, $12 at the door.: http://bit.lylkBHCX. 16 and over.
Donna Martin of Greater Castle Rock Art Guild will have a youth
class on collage techniques from noon to 2:30 p.m. July 30 at the
Imagine Art Center (formerly Duke’s Restaurant). Classes are geared
for ages 12 and under. Charge: $5 for first child in a family and
$10 for others. Contact P J Lenorovitz, 303-979-8403 or
The Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Inaugural Turkey Leg
and Wine Hoedown happens from 5 to 11 p.m. July 16 at Reinke
Brothers, 5663 S. Prince St., Downtown Littleton. Food: deep fried
turkey legs, corn, EZMac and pecan pie on a stick for $12 or
individually priced items will be available, plus beer, wine and
soft drinks. Activities include fake cow poop toss and the
Mississippi River for kids. There also will be an opportunity to
buy live chickens and pygmy goats, should that fill a need! Daisy
Dukes attire is suggested for women and bib overalls with no shirt
for men. For information, 303-795-5006.
The Parker Writer’s Group will meet on July 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.
at the Parker Library to discuss “Possibilities in Poetry” with
member Susan Rocco-McKeel. No reservations needed. All writers
The Parker Arts Council continues its Literature to Live series
with a production of J.R.R.Tolkein’s “The Hobbit” July 22, 23, 24,
29, 30, 31 at Highlands Ranch High School auditorium. Barb Dignan,
HRHS drama teacher, is directing. Tickets; $10 at
“The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Anderson receives a new
telling in a new musical with book by Town Hall’s Pam Clifton and
music by Trevor Rutkowski. Directed by Robert Michael Sanders, with
musical direction by Ellen Shamas-Brandt, the piece will be
performed by students from THAC’s summer play production camp.
Performances: 10 a.m. July 19, 20, 21, 22 ($5); 7 p.m. July 22, 23
($10). 303-794-2787 x 5.
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