Fri March 16, 2012

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great music, art, wine, silent film, and Hobbits along Colorado's Front Range.

Wine, beer, spirits & food tasting for a good cause.  It’s the 2012  Gala of Wines--  Hundreds of wines, food samples from local restaurants at Greeley’s Union colony Civic Center tonight starting at 6pm to benefit Connections for Independent Living..  970-352-8682

It is Art Night IN tonight along the 400 block of South Public Road when unique galleries, shops, and boutiques share their beauty as well as demonstrations and yummy morsels and libations from 6-9pm.

See the delight of two works that show the show the breadth of Puccini's work, from his haunting melodic talent to his comic skill, in Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica, two parts of a trilogy of one-act opera presented by CU Opera. Opening tonight and running this weekend in 7:30 performances and a 2:00 Sunday Matinee at Mackey Auditorium.  

Vance Gilbert has an 8:00 show at Denver’s Swallow Hill tonight 

Colorado Repertory Singers presents: Forever Broadway - Broadway Favorites in Review an evening of family friendly entertainment. Enjoy a sampling of highlights from popular Broadway musicals. The evening will include selections from a variety of shows, from  "State Fair" and "Sweet Charity," to "West Side Story," "Les Miserables,"  "Phantom," "Rent," "Wicked" and more,   tonight (3/16)  and tomorrow night (3/17) at Broomfield United Methodist Church.. Both shows at 7:30pm.  

The Longmont Chorale presents The Favorite Concert at Niwot High School tonight at 7:30.  303-651-7664   

Tomorrow night (3/17), The Louisville Cultural Council is pleased to present one of their twice-yearly silent film evenings! Local gem and silent movie score aficionado Rodney Sauer will provide LIVE piano accompaniment for two classic comedies, My Wife's Relations, Starting Buster Keaton, and Up in Mabel's Room, Starring Marie Prevost at the Louisville Center for the Arts at 7:30, doors at 7.

One of the foremost Flamenco guitarists of today, René Heredia, has a solo show tomorrow night (3/17) at Denver’s Swallow Hill.  

Ft. Collins OpenStage Theatre continues its production of Shakespeare’s Othello through Sunday

Sunday (3/18) Sound Circle weave their magic in Praises for the World -- a simple chant with layers of vocal and instrumental improvisation performed over the chant. The first half will feature some of Sound Circle’s best-loved songs, including songs from Path of Beauty: Singing the Grand Canyon all at Boulder’s First Congregational Church starting at 2pm.  303-473-4525

Next Saturday (3/24) enjoy a great evening of bluegrass with the Steel Pennies and Jeff Scroggins and Colorado while you support Longmont’s historic Alotona Grange Hall.  There will be fantastic fresh menu for dinner and desserts, and a lot of great music and fun for such a good cause.  

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra presents a concert of Brahms, Beethoven, and more including the world Premiere of Rony Barrak’s Boulder Sensations, next Saturday, March 24th at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium at 7:30 and next  Sunday, March 25 - 3 PM at Lakewood Cultural Center.

Next weekend enjoy an evening with OpenStage fundraiser, Casino Royale  "The Sting"a fun evening of shifty gangsters, sexy grifters and foxy dames with casino-type gaming, silent auction and bar room brawls. 7PM next Saturday night (3/24) at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.

The Dunwells have a show with w/ SHEL next Friday (3/23) night at Denver’s Swallow Hill

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