Fri January 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

A lot of great music, theatre, and art to enjoy along Colorado's Front Range this weekend... and this is the last weekend for the National Western Stock Show.

Join Finders and Youngberg  for a 7:30 show at the Louisville Center for the Arts tonight.

SHEL has a show tonight at Hodi's Halfnote in Ft.Collins with The Patti Fiasco and local duo Rosewood Divine.

The 106th National Western Stock Show continues  through this weekend, and getting into the spirit of the stock Show, Rider in the Sky joins the Colorado Symphony tomorrow night (1/32) for a 7:30 show  at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver. www.coloradosymphony.org

Kathryn Mostow has a 7:15 performance at the Bellvue Bean in Bellvue tomorrow night (1/21) .  Doors at 6:30 for dinner. 970-484-0511

Open Stage Theatre’s production of Alfred Hitchcock’s hilarious, The Thirty Nine Steps runs till February 5th in Friday and Saturday shows at 8pm.

Next Friday is Art Night In Lafayette- galleriesboutiques and shops share beauty, fun and demonstrations as well as goodies and libations from 6-9pm along the 400 block of South Public Road in Old Town.
The Fort Collins Symphony presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs. This is a fantastical musical drama about a young boy who comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the torment of his deafness, and the beauty of his music. This world famous production features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle. Their subject is the "madman" who has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph's Vienna home. Tonight (1/20)  at 7:00pm, Timberline Church in Fort Collins.

Tomorrow, (1/21) Maine Songbird Catie Curtis has a 7:30 show at Avogadro’s Number with Jenna Lindbow opening.

This coming Thursday night, eTown returns to Ft. Collins for  a live radio show taping with alt-country rockers, the Jayhawks and southern American troubadour Justin Townes Earle at the Ft. Collins Lincoln Center.

Also this Thursday (1/26), the legendary Ladysmith Black Mombazo has an 8:00 show at the Boulder Theatre. www.bouldertheater.com

Leo Kottke has a 7:30 show at the boulder Theatre next Friday (1/27)

Sometimes when generations rub up against each other, the friction can warm your heart. Based on the Canadian author's own experience in the 1960s, Trying shares how a 25-year-old girl and her employer--a feisty, aristocratic, octogenarian  judge--manage to bridge the generation gap. Bas Bleu opens Trying next Saturday(1/28), with an opening night reception and runs Thursday-Saturdays at 7:30 and 2:30pm on Sunday.  (970) 498-8949

The Longmont Theatre Presents FOOLS - By Neil Simon - opening Friday the 27th and running till February 11th in 7pm performances and Sunday matinees at 2.

Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He has landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives, it seems the town has been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years and now Leon must break the curse in less than 24 hours lest he, too, become an idiot. Fools has been called, "The brightest, freshest, funniest, wittiest, warmest and happiest to-do on Broadway in many a day. Opening next Friday (1/27), and running till February 11th.  Sunday performances are at 2:00 pm. All others are at 7:30 pm. Tickets at http://www.longmonttheatre.org/ or call 303-772-5200

Next Saturday (1/28), it’s Pow’r Pick 6--  6-11pm at the Colorado Community Church in Englewood. Pickers of all levels and non-pickers welcome.

Singer/songwriter extraordinaire, Ellis Paul has a 5:00 show at Avogadros Number in Ft. Collins on the 28th  5-7pm.

Blind Pilot with Martha Scanlin  has an 8:00 show at the Boulder Theatre on Monday (1/30).

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