Fri November 4, 2011
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

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There is great music, musicals, theater and the celebration of artists this first week of November!

November is Louisville’s Artists Appreciation Month, and this weekend there will be a community–wide salute to all artists, as well as artwork exposure throughout the galleries, shops and food locations in Historic Downtown Louisville.  Activities starting at 10 this morning and going till 9 tonight, in conjunction with First Friday Artwalk, and all day tomorrow.  This is a first of its kind for the area!

"The Joy of Song," a performance by the Unitarian-Universalist choir will be offered as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the church. Six choral pieces by thirteen singers, interspersed with instrumental music starting at 7 pm. tonight at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Greeley.  Come early to see the art exhibit from 6-8:15.  970-351-6751 

Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific opens tonight at the ft. Collins Lincoln Center. This stunning reinvention swept the 2008 Tony Awards, winning seven honors including Best Musical Revival that tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. The beloved score includes “Some Enchanted Evening,” There is Nothin’” Like a Dame,” and more.7:30 tonight and tomorrow; and on Sunday at 2 & 6 it’s Menopause, the musical which has entertained and inspired women coast to coast!  www.LCtix

Carla Bonoff has an 8:00 show at Denver’s Swallow Hill tonight, then Karla and Celeste Krenz will be taking the stage at the Dome Theater at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland tomorrow night at 7.  Post Concert Reception & CD Signing After Concert.  970-679-4200.

After 30 years of razor-sharp musical satire and ten brilliant albums, you'd think that the Austin Lounge Lizards might call it a career. But noooo ... with a new album in the works and a video in progress, the five-time winners of the prestigious Austin Music Awards are still "bringing it on" with high octane musical humor that you can hear tomorrow night at Swallow Hill at 8pm.

British talk-show host David Frost has become a lowbrow laughing-stock. Richard M. Nixon has just resigned the United States presidency in total disgrace over Vietnam and the Watergate scandal.  The Longmont Theatre opens the Regional Premier of Frost/Nixon tonight at the Longmont theatre.  The show runs till the 19th.

CSU hosts the fourth biennial National Collegiate Choral Organization Conference through Nov. 5 at the University Center for the Arts. Over 250 college directors and twelve guest choirs will attend. The feature event of the conference will be an all-Bach concert performed by the CSU Chamber Choir and a professional orchestra, conducted by conference guest and renowned director Helmuth Rilling tomorrow night (11/5) at 8pm.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Greeley invites you to shop for the holidays and all your gifting occasions at the 2011 Celebration Market, open to the community from 9-4 tomorrow (11/5)  and 9-noon on Sunday (11/ 6). Browse and buy from creative artisans, crafters and home-based business consultants offering their own unique wares as well as popular lines of merchandise not typically available in retail settings.

The classic silent film "Sunrise" will be screened with live accompaniment by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra. Sunrise combines elements of the German Expressionist style with pure Hollywood entertainment. A very moving fable about a dysfunctional couple, this is regarded by many critics as one of the most beautiful and powerful movies of all time.  Tomorrow starting at 7pm at the Lindou Auditorium, Michener Library, UNC   in Greeley 720-938-8776 

Open Stage Theatre brings us The original stage version of the classic cult film The Rocky Horror Show is an outrageous parody of science fiction and horror films is the biggest and baddest rock ‘n’ roll musical of them all, so sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life! Tjursdays – Sundays till November 27thin 7:30 performances and 2:00 matinees on Sundays. www.iopenstage.com

 Swing and Jazz jam session on first Sunday every month at the American Legion, Louisville. Enjoy listening or dancing to Dixieland Jazz and swing by local musicians at the American Legion of Louisville  2-5 pm Sunday.

The Greeley Philharmonic has a concert next Saturday (11/ 12th) at 7:30 at UCCC.  The concert title is “Love is in the Aria” and includes students from the UNC Opera Theatre.  Selections from Operas by Verdi, Wagner, Bernstein, Strauss, Mozart and Puccini will be performed.  There will be a Conversation with the conductor, Glen Cortese beginning at 6:40 p.m. in the Hensel Phelps Theatre. 

Next Saturday, November 12th, Colorado’s premier Baroque choir, Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents Come Ye Sons of Art , including music by Monteverdi, Handel, Purcell and others with a period orchestra. Artistic Director Evanne Browne directs the chamber choir featuring guest soloists which specializes in 17th-18th century music. 7:30p First United Methodist Church in Boulder