Fri April 13, 2012

KUNC Entertainment Report

Celebrations, music and dance, and remembering the Titanic  over the Front Range this weekend.

Tonight (4/13) and tomorrow it is the 4th annual FoCoMX Festival celebrating Fort Collins and Northern Colorado music and entertainment in different venues throughout fort Collins.  —starting at 3:3 0 this afternoon and going past midnight. The fun starts tomorrow at 1pm and goes past midnight as well. 

Loveland celebrates their beautiful art tonight-- on the Second Friday of the month, when galleries and businesses in historic downtown Longmont are open for you to stroll through, take in the beautiful artwork, meet the artists, taste some great food and listen to great music from 6-9pm tonight.

Justin Roth has a coffeehouse concert tonight at the Louisville Center for the Arts at 7:30 (doors at 7)  , then tomorrow he will be part of the FoCo MX Festival at 8pm.

Hear the great bluegrass of the The Travellin’ McCourys -- the latest incarnation of the most awarded band in the history of bluegrass – The Del McCoury Band, featuring one of the most innovative solo singer/songwriters of this generation, Keller Williams (4/13)  at 8:30  at the Boulder Theatre

Opening tonight (4/13) and running weekends till the 22nd, Frequent Flyers presents Cirque de Minuit, or  The Midnight Circus at Boulder’s Dairy Center for the arts in 7:45 Friday and Saturday performances and 3:45 Sunday Matinees.

Reed Foehl has an Album preview of his fifth solo album, tentatively titled Color Me In scheduled for release this fall, but you can hear it tonight (4/13) at Denver’s Swallow Hill Music Hall at 8pm along with The Good Lovelies .  

Rhythm of the Dance, the official National Dance Company of Ireland in a stunning production featuring 15 dancers, 3 tenors and 7 instrumentalists continues tonight and tomorrow night at the Ft. Collins Lincoln Center in 7:30 performances. 

Cool Moves! World Dance Party for Young Children and their Families happens tomorrow starting at 11am at Boulder Public Library followed by a bring-your-own picnic outside the library or inside in the gallery if weather is bad. 303-441-3196

Tomorrow night, Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket has a show with John Common at Denver’s L2 Arts & Culture Center at 8pm. 

Tomorrow (4/14)  the Fort Collins Symphony presents A Tribute to John Williams including well-known works including music from films such as Star Wars, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Saving Private Ryan, and Schindler's List. At Timberline Church – for extra fun, concert attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Star Wars or E.T. character or as Indiana Jones and can bid on original fine art, produced by young local artists.  

St. Martin’s Chamber choir presents Nearer My God to Thee: Remembering the Titanic on the hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the ship, by offering Edwardian-era seafaring favorites and works known to have been performed during the voyage. 7:30 tonight (4/13) at Grace Lutheran Church in Boulder. 303-442-1883

Tomorrow and Sunday, Scarlett Rose in Old Town Lafayette presents an elegant remembrance of The Titanic by way of a graceful and insightful afternoon to honor the world's most memorable ocean liner. Afternoon Tea begins at 1pm, then at 2:45, guests will learn about, then fashion an elegant Edwardian-era Fascinator Headpiece designed especially for the Centennial. Space is limited! 

Sunday, The Infamous String Dusters have a 7:00 show with Zach Heckendorf at the Boulder Theater.

Coming this Thursday night,  it is time once again for The Taste , when more than 30 of the county’s finest restaurants and nearly 20 of the its finest wineries and breweries participate in a uniquely memorable evening that highlights the best Larimer County has to offer in local food, wine, and beer.  Live jazz entertainment from Mark Sloniker and Friends and The Nu Classics and a silent auction.   Coming up this Thursday night (4/19) at the Hilton Fort Collins 5PM for VIP ticket holders, 6PM for general admission.

Next Friday night, Old Town Lafayette along South Public Road celebrates Art Night In from 6-9pm when galleries, boutiques and shops share treats, their beauty along with interactive demonstrations, and more-- Noble Treasures is opening a quilt show that evening featuring their dealer’s collections of beautiful new and vintage quilts.  The show runs till the end of the month. 

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