Arts & Culture
KUNC Entertainment Report
Lots of Holiday Celebrations and great music and theatre for your weekend and beyond--
Tomorrow, (11/26), Historic Downtown Greeley will host a "Downtown Open House" 9am to 5:30pm. Come see the special offers, and holiday cheer- don’t forget to view the Parade starting at 5pm and the Grand Lighting Ceremony for Greeley Lights the Nights immediately following, and of course the annual Festival of Trees at the Union Colony Civic Center, opening next Saturday and running till December 3rd.
Holiday fairs and celebrations abound-- Artisans' Collection 33rd Annual Holiday Sale at Greeley’s Union Colony Civic Center sharinghandcrafted gifts: pottery, jewelry, paintings, glass, fiber, wood, mosaics, quilted jackets, purses, soap, candy, festive foods- A Dickens Store – an arts extravaganza composed of national local arts groups and artisans Boulder’s Flatiron Crossing Mall where Ultimate Electronics used to be ... think an arts fair, but indoors. The Gallery of Trees in the fort Collins Lincoln Center .
Winter skate is back –at Twenty Ninth Street in Boulder, in The Village at FlatIron Crossing and in Historic downtown Louisville – Old fashioned outdoor ice skating! 303-448-3137 info @bouldercreekevents.com
Open Stage Theater’s production of brings The Rocky Horror closes Sunday (11/27), but they have added is a special performance tonight at 11:30… www.openstagetheatre.com
Jubilant Bridge bring their compelling originals, intricate harmonies and arrangements, and innovative dulcimer work to Ft. Collin’s Avogadro’s number tomorrow fnight or their annual concert/ Benefit for the Food Bank for Larimer County 7:30
The Colorado Ballet opens their dazzling production of The Nutcracker this weekend – running through December at the Ellie Caukins Opera House at Denver’s DCPA.
Boulder Ballet performs the classical ballet The Nutcracker with whimsy and magic to the traditional holiday production of The Nutcracker with the Boulder Philharmonic and the Boulder Children’s Chorale. Classical ballet is performed alongside jugglers, acrobats, and other circus arts in a world full of surprises. With a rare sense of humor, Boulder Ballet’s Nutcracker is unlike any you have ever seen at Macky Auditorium on CU campus, Boulder. Friday, November 25 at 4pm Saturday, November 26 at 2pm and 7pm Sunday, November 27 at 2pm http://bouldernutcracker.org/Or 303-449-1343 ext. 2
Then the following Saturday and Sunday (12/3&4 7pm and 2pm) , the Boulder Ballet brings the production to Longmont’s Vance Brand Civic Auditorium with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra at Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Longmont 303-772-5796.
The National Tour of The Wizard of Oz—a magical production, straight from Broadway and based on the 1939 MGM movie, is presented with breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs that will sweep you away. Sunday (11/ 27), at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – at the Ft. Collins Lincoln center
Singer/songwriter/rabble rouser Cheryl Wheeler returns to Fort Collins for two great shows on Thursday, Dec. 1st & Friday Dec. 2nd. She is joined by openers Seth Glier and Ryan Hommel at Avogadro's Number in Ft. Collins. www.avogadros.com
A new twist on an old classic, Nutcracker with A Twist brings ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, acrobatics, gymnastics, special effects, and more to the stage. Come along on this year’s new wonderful journey as Clara and her sister Francine are given the gift of literacy this holiday season. As Clara falls asleep with a magical storybook, several classic stories come to life. Friday, December 2nd – Sunday the 4th at the Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre. 970-227-2203
The Longmont Chorale Presents "An English Christmas" Olde and New Texts with Olde Music Olde and New Texts with New Music Saturday, December 3, 2011, 7:30 pm at Niwot High School. Tickets call 303-651-7664 More information at www.longmontchorale.org
It’s a Ladies night Out-- Woo Woo, Wine and Chocolate at a beautiful home in Ft. Collins starting at 7pm on Wednesday, December 7th. Enjoy wine, a variety of Epicurean Delights from local artisans and a 15 min. psychic reading by accomplished area mediums 970-290-9236 or 970-443-0732 www.beallaspark.com
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company returns once more to this hilarious and irreverent tale detailing Sedaris' real-life experience of working as an Elf in Macy's SantaLand. For those searching for the cure for the common Christmas show, look no further. This uproarious show has played to packed houses the last two years, and opens next Friday night (12/2), and runs till December 24that Boulder’s Dairy Center for the Arts. 303-444-7328
Timothy P and the Stocking sStuffers delight with A Bluegrass Christmas at the Lakewood cultural center starting December 9ththrough the eleventh in 7:30 and 2:00 performances
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