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The beautiful exhibit at the Littleton Museum, “Lasting Light,”
with 125 years of Grand Canyon photographs, created by the Grand
Canyon Association and organized for travel by the Smithsonian,
closes Feb. 27.
Museum hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. The Littleton Museum
is at 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. 303-795-3950. Admission
The Littleton Garden Club will present a talk by Scott Skogerboe
on “Landscaping with Colorado Natives” at 6:30 p.m. March 7 at its
new meeting spot, the lunchroom at the Littleton Public Schools
Administration Center. Skogerboe has been propagator for Fort
Collins Wholesale Nursery for 16 years. He rows 300,000 plants each
year to ship to nurseries from Casper, Wyo., to Albuquerque,
The Paint Box Guild of Littleton will have an exhibit from March
1 to 29 at the Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle,
Lone Tree and from March 31 to April 30 at Buck Recreation Center,
2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. From April 16 to May 16, the group
will have a different, juried show at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450
W. Main St. in Downtown Littleton.
“Time, Space and Motion,” Robert Mangold’s sculpture, is
featured in a retrospective with works from 1955 to the present at
the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth
Blvd., Arvada. The Museum of Outdoor Arts usually has a large piece
displayed on the oval outside the Englewood Civic Center, but it’s
been on loan for a downtown Denver show at the Republic Building on
16th St. The Mangold works are exhibited in the large gallery on
the main floor, which is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays
through Saturdays when there is a theater performance and 1 to 5
p.m. on Sundays when there is a performance. See
www.arvadacenter.org for more information. Also exhibiting: Carl
Reed and Thomas Claesson in the Theatre Gallery and Homare Ikeda
and Monroe Hodder in the Upper Gallery. Reed will appear at 6:30 to
7:30 p.m Feb. 23 and Mangold, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP for talks
at 720-898-7242 or email Bernita@arvadacenter.org.
The Lone Tree Symphony will perform in a concert called “Lights,
Camera, Passion” at 7:30 p.m. March 2 in its new home at the Lone
Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. The program
includes music by Bizet, Debussy, Greig, Tchaikovsky and a “Salute
to the Cinema.” Tickets: $10 adults/$5 children, 720-509-1000,
Five young south-area dancers are among eight from the Colorado
Ballet Academy students performing in ”Peter Pan,” the Denver debut
of Michael Pink’s ballet based on J. M. Barrie’s classic tale. They
are Nicole Ahrens, Englewood; Taylor Nossaman, Castle Rock; Paige
Pimmel, Highlands Ranch; Ava Miller, Highlands Ranch; and
understudy Emma Garrison, Centennial. The original score is
composed by Philip Feeney. Performances through March 5 at the
Ellie Opera House, Denver Performing Arts Complex. Tickets: $22 to
$60, 303-837-8888 ext. 2, www.coloradoballet.org.
Parker Writers will host career coach Donna Shannon from 2 to 4
p.m. March 4 at Parker Library, 10851 Crossroads Drive, Parker. Her
topic will be “Interesting Introductions for any Occasion,” advice
for an interview or pitching your writing. She is the author of
“Get a Job Without Going Crazy: a Practical Guide to Your
Employment Search.” Free. No registration needed.
“The Journey of Jake Jabs” will tell the life story of this
prominent area businessman, who will speak at 7 p.m. March 6 at
Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Copies of his books,
“An American Tiger” and “Thriving in Tough Times” will be available
for purchase and signing. 303-795-3961.
The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra presents “The Creative and
the Great” at 3 p.m. Feb. 26 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church,
8817 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch. The concert opens with
Shostakovich’s “Jazz Suite No. 1.” Peter Mathys, winner of the
Boulder Philharmonic’s Young Artist Concerto Competition, will
perform the first movement of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
Symphony No. 9 in C, “The Great” by Franz Schubert also will be
performed. Tickets: $10 to $13.
“Art in the Meadows,” a juried art show and sale of works by
Front Range artists, will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Grange at the Meadows, 3692 Meadows
Blvd., Castle Rock.
“Magnificent Meadows,” an interactive traveling exhibit from The
Wildlife Experience, is on display at Highlands Ranch Library
through March 6. It will then move to Parker Library from March 7
to April 3; Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock from April 4 to
May 1 and Lone Tree Library from May 2 to May 29.
Pirates! A Nautical Concert” will be presented at 3 p.m. March 4
at United Methodist Church of Castle Rock, 1200 South St., Castle
Rock. Aargh! Pirate-themed music from “Hook,” “Pirates of Penzance”
and other Nautical-themed tunes will be featured. Suggested
donation: $5 or $15 for a family. www.castlerockorchestra.org.
Matthew Lee Rose is conductor.]]>
Heritage High School’s theater department was recently honored
as a School in the Spotlight by Broadwayworld.com, a national
theater website. Ami Osatinksi is department head and also a
director and performer in the metro area. “Xanadu” is next on the
HHS stage Feb. 23 to 25.
Denver Brass will present a concert in its Tiny Tots Series at
2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at First Plymouth Congregational Church at
Colorado Blvd. and East Hampden Ave. Tickets: $8, adults; $5,
The Museum of Outdoor art in Englewood’s Civic Center at 1000
Englewood Parkway, will host the first “Destination Art” event (a
new program to attract young professionals) at 6 to 10 p.m. Feb.
25. The theme will be Carnevale/Mardi Gras with Cajun Cuisine,
cocktails, games and prizes. MOA will conduct a photo contest
during the event. This will be the final evening to view “Light
Supply.” Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door. 303-866-0444.
Proceeds will support the Design and Build Internship program.
“Littleton High School’s Mane Stage Players will present the
always-popular “Guys and Dolls” at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24, and 1 and
6 p.m. Feb. 25. LHS is at 199 E. Littleton Blvd. Tickets: $10/$7,
Chaparral High School drama students, directed by David
Peterson, will perform in Elton John’s musical “Aida” at 7 p.m.
Feb. 23, 24, 25, March 1, 2 and 3, and 1 p.m. March 3 in the Mary
Gill Theatre at Chaparral HS, 15655 Brookstone Drive, Parker.
Tickets: $10/$8, at lunch time at the school, at the door.
Douglas County High School actors will continue to present “The
Wiz” at 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 24, 25 in the school auditorium, 2842 Front
St., Castle Rock. Tickets cost $10/$8,
The Colorado Center for the Blind will host a Littleton
self-guided Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. as a fundraiser for the summer program which brings blind
children from across the country for training. Stacey Johnson is
coordinating committee efforts and is seeking homeowners who are
willing to share homes with varied architectural and decorative
styles for a day. She also seeks volunteers to staff each home.
Tickets will be on sale soon for adults and kids 12 and over.
Contact Johnson at 303-778-1130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christine Khorsand of Arapahoe Community College has organized
summer arts-oriented study programs to Italy, Spain and elsewhere
for the past 18 years, offering a combination of classes and travel
experience, and college credit to many travelers. Last year, she
was informed that the IRS did not allow state money to be paid to
foreign entities, so she and art professor Susan Goggin are
organizing the 2012 trip on their own: Aegean Tour — Greece and
Italy. The cost of $3,500 will cover 16 days of land travel, many
meals and museum entry fees. Air is additional. March 3 is the
deadline. For a brochure or more information, email@example.com
(720-261-8452 or firstname.lastname@example.org (720-301-3865).
The Douglas County School District will host its annual Senior
Art Show, with work by more than 100 seniors, including portfolios
from Feb. 25 to March 3 at the Outlets at Castle Rock.]]>
Students in Interior Design and Architecture at Arapahoe
Community College will exhibit their works through March 2 in the
Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC. The exhibit is free and open
to the public. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through
Fridays; 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. The gallery is on the first floor of
the Annex, at the east end of the campus. 303-7897-5649.
Littleton Garden Club will again offer several $50 to $500 small
grants to Littleton area civic and children’s groups to further
education and interest in gardening, such as public gardens. (These
are not for homeowners groups who wish to landscape an entrance).
Deadline is March 28. For application: call Jan at 303-978-9000 or
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