Jazz with the Falconaires at LUMC

Posted 1/21/11

The US Air Force Falconaires, an ensemble of 18 full-time musicians, performs traditional and contemporary big band jazz in a free concert at 7:30 …

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Jazz with the Falconaires at LUMC


The US Air Force Falconaires, an ensemble of 18 full-time musicians, performs traditional and contemporary big band jazz in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. The Falconaires have entertained audiences for more than 30 years. 303-794-6379.

Englewood Arts presents an ensemble of Colorado Symphony musicians performing Brahms String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 at 2 p.m. Jan. 29 in Hampden Hall at the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway. Catherine Beeson, viola, will host. Also on the program: the Minuet/Trio movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A Major. Tickets: $15/$12/$5. 303-806-8196, www.englewoodarts.org.

“Cuentame un Cuentito/Tell Me a Story” is presented in a bilingual collaboration in Latin American folk tales and music, between Stories on Stage and Modern Muse Theatre Company at 2 p.m. Jan. 29 at Su Teatro@the Denver Civic Theatre, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Tickets: $5, Adults; $3 for children. 303-494-0523, storiesonstage.org.

Darren Curtis Skanson and Gregg Hansen will perform “Music from the American Cinema” at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. The duo combines classical nylon strings and steel strings and have a CD called “Two Guitars Can Change the World.” Tickets: $10/$8. 303-730-4612, www.sspr.org.

The Arapahoe Philharmonic’s season is called “The Composer’s View” and the Feb. 4 concert, “Of Nationalism,” will be at 7:30 p.m. at South Suburban Christian Church, 7275 S. Broadway, Littleton. The program, conducted by Vincent C. LaGuardia Jr., includes Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait,“ narrated by Steve Taylor; “Finlandia” and “Symphony No. 2” by Sibelius. Tickets: $ 10 to $33.40. 720-362-1164, www.arapahoe-phil.org.

Call for Artists: The annual Lone Tree Photographic Art Show and Sale invites entries through March 4. The show will be April 16 to May 8 at Lone Tree Golf Club and Hotel. Entry fee: $25 per artist. Categories: Color, Monochrome, Special Effects Color, Special Effects Monochrome. Prospectus : www.cityoflonetree.com/photoshow. Juror is Jeff Johnson, a professional photographer for more than 33 years.

Castle Rock Film Festival, (CR resident and filmmaker Tim Gallagher) and Emerging Film Makers Project are collaborating to present a screening of “Gerald” at the Bug Theater in Denver at 7 p.m. Jan. 28. See: www.GeraldTheMovie for information. DVDs will be available, with part of proceeds going towards sending DVDs to overseas troops. The Bug is at 3654 Navajo St. in Denver’s Highlands. Tickets: $10, 303-477-9984.

The 4th Annual Denver Ukefest will be held Feb. 4 and 5. Feb. 4: 8 p.m. at Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. Denver, with Hawaiian player Led Kaapana; Feb. 5: all day at L 2 Arts and Cultural Center, 1477 Columbine St., Denver: instrument builders, vendors, workshops, jams, strum-alongs, mobile recording studio, openstage, festival concert. All-day passes: $75 advance, $85 day of show; concert only: $25/$35. 303-777-1003 x 2, www.denverukefest.org.

Two events coming up at The Wildlife Experience: Jan. 29 to May 8, an exhibit called “Castlewood Canyon Through the Seasons” (painter Dix Baines of Parker has work included). On Feb. 5, Kids Bowl VI, presented by the Childrens Hospital is an interactive event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with games and activities throughout the museum. Included in regular admission: $10/$9/$6/free 2 and under. 720-488-3300, www.thewildlifeexperience.org. The museum is at 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker.

Carol Denker, author of “Autumn Romance: Stories and Portraits of Love After 50” will appear at 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 30 at Southglenn Library, Streets at Southglenn, to tell stories and sign copies of her book. The program is free, but reservations are required, www.arapahoelibraries.org/Programs and Events. For information, call 303-LIBRARY.

Ballet Nouveau Colorado will present the world premier of “Carry On,” featuring new music and dance in collaboration with the band Paper Bird, which wrote the music. Choreography and films by BNC Artistic Director Garrett Ammons. Performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays: Feb. 4 to 6: Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood; Feb. 11 to 13: Performing Arts Complex at PCS, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver. Tickets: $17 to $44, www.bncdance.com, 303-466-5685.

“Her Gaze/Su Mirada,” featuring work by five Latina photographers, runs Feb. 3 through May 29 at Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. Lectures: 3 p.m. Feb. 4: Delilah Montoya and Kathy Vargas; 1:30 p.m. Feb. 5; Yesika Felix. www.museo.org, 303-571-4401.

“The Social Network” will be shown in Bemis Library’s Saturday Movie Matinee series at 2 p.m. Jan. 29. The library is located at 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Free. 303-795-

“Untitled # 33” (Pledge) is the first final Friday event of 2011, on Jan. 28 at the Denver Art Museum, an event geared especially to younger art lovers with music, munchies and offbeat art encounters. Collections staff will demonstrate how to keep your art works clean, including saliva on a Q-tip and a confession booth will hear broken resolutions. Make a promise to put a conflict behind you by leaving a note with the Nkisi sculpture in the African collection. Buntport Theater returns. Free with general admission, students with valid IDs get 2 for 1 if purchased onsite. Information: collective.denverartmuseum.org.

“Music Can Be Fun” is the title for Highlands Ranch Concert Band’s first free concert in 2011 at 2 p.m. Jan. 30, St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 3350 White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch.


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