Fri July 8, 2011

KUNC Entertainment Report

Music, Dance, Theatre and the celebration of the Irish in all of us!

Enjoy the Colorado Irish Festival all weekend long next weekend (7/8-10) with Music, Pipe Band Competition · Denver Gaels Irish Sports · Cultural Village & Pub · Storytelling · Celtic Marketplace · Kids Area  in the beautiful Clement Park in Littleton.  5-10 Friday, 10-10 Saturday, 9-6 Sunday 303-561-4007 

Dala – 8:00 show at Swallow Hill Friday 8tth and an 8:00 show on Saturday the 9that the Strings Music Pavilion in Steamboat Springs

Louisville Arts Association 20th National Juried Photo Exhibit at the Louisville center for the Arts continues through Sunday .  The exhibit includes photographs from Colorado and the West, as well as entries from all over the United States.  303-547-0807

Longmont’s Art Walk is tonight when downtown galleries and shops stay open late to share their beauty and wonder.

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins opens  a Black and White  Visual Arts Exhibition incorporating forty-one national and international photographers working in alternative, traditional and digital techniques till August 6th

Celebrate Dance at Ballet Nouveau Colorado’s Open House & Disco Dance Off Party tomorrow (7/9), from 3-8pm at the Ballet Noveau Colorado Studios  in Broomfield. The Open House will include dance demonstrations, free food, fun games, crafts, drawings to win prizes and more! Then, get your groove on at the Disco Dance Off! In this dance-a-thon you can either collect sponsorship pledges or pay to enter the dance party. There will be prizes for costume, shoes, make-up, hair, and crazy dance moves. www.bncdance.com or call 303.466.5685

Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet world premiere of ANILLA  tomorrow night at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder.  Critically-acclaimed dancer/choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl and his Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet world premiere of ANILLA and an exciting first collaboration with Michele Wiles, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theater. www.lemonspongecake.org ww.michelewiles.com

Sunday evening (7/10),Michael Christie leads the Colorado Music Festival Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Eight Seasons, comprised of both Vivaldi's and Piazzolla's "Four Seasons." While each piece stands fervently on its own, when combined each work is immensely magnified. As described by violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer, Eight Season allows you to "enter a world in which you don't think any more about the glamour of the music or music-making," but think of "the cause of music as a language, music as something that is electrifying, as something that reminds us of being alive." 7:30p at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder

The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center presents a landmark exhibition of an American master: John J. Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist. Audubon’s depictions of American birds are world renowned and loved by art and nature enthusiasts alike. Till September 18th303 651-8374 

Encore! Encore!’s production of Seven Keys to Baldpate continues at the Baldpate Inn in Estes Park until the 16thin Friday and Saturday performances at 6 & 8:30pm 970-586-5397 

The Creede Repertory Theatre presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying- opening this Sunday and runs till August 13thin Wednesday-Sunday performances   (719)658-2540 

Bas Bleu Theatre’s ‘Hostage Song’ closes this Sunday

Hairspray continues at the Arvada Center till July 17th.  720-898-7200 Box Office 

Cats  runs at the Boulder dinner Theatre till September 3rd.  303-449-6000 

Some upcoming events include-

On Tuesdays  at 8pm, bring you family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy fine music and fellowship that has always characterized the UNC summer music series, which runs Tuesday evenings till the 26that the garden Theatre in Greeley. 970-351-1921 

Jason Spooner Trio & Jessica Sonner have a 6:30 show at Four Mile Historic Park in Denver this Wednesday night (7/13) as part of Swallow Hill’s Shady Grove Picnic Series.  www.swallowhillmusic.com  On Thursday, 7/14),  they head to Avogadros Number in Ft. Collins for a 7:30 show.  www.avogadros.com  or 970-493-5555 .

Bands on the Bricks –free concerts Wednesdays 7-9, on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall till Aug 17

Every Thursday night through August 18th, Frisco, brings together great music for their Concerts in the Park Series to benefit Summit County Non – Profits. The concerts are free and refreshments will be available to benefit our local non profits. So bring out your lawn chairs and join your friends for a summer filled with Concerts in the Park. This is a pet-friendly event!   http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/concert-in-the-park/

Louisville Cultural council presents their Summer Concert Series at Louisville Community Park on Thursday evenings at 7pm—this coming Thursday (7/14) it’s the Mowtown and funk of  She Groovez.  Bring a blanket and picnic on the lawn.


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