Fri March 23, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Glittering galas, great music, theatre and audio tube heaven along Colorado's Front Range this weekend.

Enjoy a glittering 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.  The fun starts at 7PM tomorrow night  (3/24) at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.

 The Dunwells have an 8:00  show with w/ SHEL tonight (3/23) night at Denver’s Swallow Hill

Come dance and enjoy the performing arts this weekend with Elluminate Productions, a non profit collaborative teaching effort for children telling stories through dance and music.  The fun begins hourly starting tonight at 6pm, then running 12-8, tomorrow (3/24) and 2-4 on Sunday.  Admission is free, but seating limited.  Located in the Greeley Mall by the children’s play area. 

The Charles and Reta Ralph Opera Center at Colorado State University, with the university’s Opera Orchestra, presents Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw opening tonight  (3/ 23) and running through his weekend in 7:30 p.m performances and a Sunday matinee on at 2 p.m. in the Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of the Arts in Ft Collins with a Meet the Artist” reception tonight and Sunday afternoon. 

Danielle Ate the Sandwich and the Haunted Windchimes have an 8:00 show at the Wildflower Pavilion on the planet bluegrass Ranch tonight.  800-624-2422 

OpenStage Theatre’s The Ladies’ Man, A frothy, fast-paced farce in the classic French style, The Ladies Man is a side-splitting evening of entertainment with all the intricate inner workings of an elaborate mousetrap opens next Saturday night (3/31)  and runs till  April 8th in 8:00 Friday and Saturday performances and 2:00 Sunday Matinees.  

Tomorrow  (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. 7:00 – doors at 6:30  

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra presents a concert of Brahms, Beethoven, and more including the world Premiere of Rony Barrak’s Boulder Sensations, tomorrow night (3/24) at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium at 7:30 and Sunday (3/25) at 3 PM at Lakewood Cultural Center

Solas has an 8:00 show at Denver’s Swallow Hill tomorrow night (3/24)

Rebecca Folsom Band performs at Nissi's in Lafayette with Charles Bell Opening tomorrow night at 7:30.

The National Repertory Orchestra is holding a special performance by Opera Colorado Young Artists: Highways and Byways Tour featuring 5 talented young singers, and including highlights from all three of Opera Colorado’s main-stage operas, next
Saturday (3/30) 7:00 pm at Colorado Mountain College – Breckenridge, Finkel Auditorium.  970-453-5825  www.nromusic.com

Kathryn Mostow has a 7pm show next Saturday  (3/24) at Avogadro’s Number in Ft. Collins.  www.avogadros.com.
This  Sunday (3/25)  Enjoy a free fun-filled Tolkien reading day including an open mic, costume contest, family friendly crafts and games, and a silent auction at Barbed Wire Books in Longmont.   720-224-3804, greyhavensgroup@gmail.com, and Facebook

And it is finally here – 11am – 4pm at Ramada Plaza Convention Center (I-25 & 120th ) its Vintage Voltage – classic gear for audio, radio, TV,  and music.  vintage electronics - old school audio gear - tube amps - antique radios - transistor radios - speakers - turntables - vintage LPs & 45s - hi-fi - synthesizers - stereos - 8-tracks - electric guitars - amps - vintage TVs - ham radio - commercial equipment - video games - parts –and more.  An Antique Radio Swap Meet, Vintage Audio Convention, Record Collector's Show, Used Electronics Flea Market, and a Vintage Guitar Show 

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