Thu February 10, 2011
Arts and Entertainment

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great Art, music and theater up and down the Front Range.

Coffeehouse Concert with the Expedition Quartet featuring Jake Schepps next Friday night (Feb. 11th)  at the Louisville Center for the Arts tonight at 7:30 not bound by any one tradition. Their sets are likely to include bluegrass stomps, traditional fiddle tunes and swing standards, Argentine tango, Brazilian choro, or an original modern stringband composition.  303-665-9060 

A day of celebration in downtown Lafayette--The 400 block of South Public Road in Lafayette is having a Block Party and celebrating the Heart next Saturday(2/12) when shops and galleries will have special treats and special things going on all day starting at 11am and going till 5, culminating with an Evening of HeART from 7-10 PM, featuring art, live music and fine local foods & beverages as well as a live and silent Auction  of art, goods, and services at the Harlequin Center for the Performing Arts in Lafayette

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra offers desserts & coffee with cash bar at Steamboat Grand while SSO musicians perform live music. Dance to the Steamboat Swings Big Band. Tickets are $50 per person, available online at http://SteamboatOrchestra.org or call (970) 870-3223.

The Kress in Historic Downtown Greeley is holding their Valentine's 'Date Night' tomorrow with cocktails, dessert, and free showing of The Thomas Crown Affair. To purchase tickets in advance call (970) 515-5717.

Greeley Ice Haus Sweetheart Skate tomorrow night starting at 7:15 pm - $6 per couple-includes skate rental.

UNC Annual Gala @ the UCCC, Sat 2/12 @ 8pm - UNC presents its annual fundraiser for the School of Performing and Visual Arts.  There will be student performances in Monfort Concert Hall and a student art exhibit in Tointon Gallery.

10th annual Valentine’s Day Victorian Ball at the El Jebel Shrine Center Lower Ballroom (4625 West 50th Avenue) in Denver,  tomorrow night   (2/12) at  6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.   Formal Victorian Attire. The Grand March immediately follows dinner

All dances will be taught by Sharon Guli, Dance Mistress -  No experience necessary. Accompaniment and musical entertainment provided by Grandview Victorian Orchestra. Beverly Chappell   (303) 359-7751 bchapl@yahoo.com

Pete & Joan Wernick and Andy & Cheryl Winston perform together in a special Valentine's Concert and Sing-Along- a 10 year Wernick's Valentine's tradition – at 8:00 pm Saturday night at Boulder’s Chautauqua

Celebrate Valentine's Day weekend with this acclaimed Celtic guitarist. Barlow's music transports the listener across time and space on an imaginary journey to such places as a rustic Irish fishing village, the misty Scottish Highlands, or an ancient English forest.  Take the journey at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park this Sunday at 2PM  970-586-9519 

The Bao Bao Festival is having a fundraiser this Sunday from 2-4pm at Tangier Moroccan Cuisine in Boulder- enjoy dessert, Moroccan Tea and live music

Saturday night’s Dakota Blonde Valentine’s day show is sold out, so Swallow Hill is adding a second show on Sunday at 7pm www.swallowhillmusic.org

Jubilate - Shout for Joy! The choir sings an extensive and varied acapella repertoire and you can hear the beauty this Sunday at 4pm at theCentral Presbyterian Church  in Denver 303-839-5500 

Upcoming events –

The 2011 Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF), Feb. 17-20, features an action-packed program at different venues in Boulder bringing  films, filmmakers and international fans together for a four-day celebration of the fine art of filmmaking. www.biff1.com.

One America’s favorite indoor bluegrass events, The Mid-Winter Bluegrass Festival featuring 18 national and regional bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, vendors' fair, band scramble and round-the-clock jamming! At Northglenn Ramada Plaza & Convention Center, February18-20th www.midwinterbluegrass.com

Next Saturday night, (2/19)  Grab your hat, pull on those boots, and dust off your chaps for the Greeley Philharmonic’s Family Concert, “Cowboys, Caballeros, and Gauchos,” 9 at 7:30 in the Union Colony Civic Center.  Saddle up for a wild musical ride through Argentina, Mexico, and our own American West. A silent auction will feature men’s and women’s western wear and more surprises to come- Remember Maestro Cortese’s pre-concert talk at 640 prior to the night’s festivities www.UCStars.com

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