6:00am

Fri January 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Music, Theatre, New Year Celebrations and more along Colorado's Front Range.

Sometimes when generations rub up against each other, the friction can warm your heart.  Bas Bleu opens Trying tomorrow night (1/28), celebrating with an opening night reception and running Thursday-Saturdays at 7:30 and 2:30pm on Sunday.  (970) 498-8949

Thursday January 26ththe legendary Ladysmith Black Mombazo has an 8:00 show at the Boulder Theatre

Leo Kottke has a 7:30 show at the Boulder Theatre tonight (1/27)

The Longmont Theatre’s presentation of Fools by Neil Simon -  a town has  been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years and a man 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 tonight (1/ 27), and running till February 11th.  Sunday performances are at 2:00 pm. All others are at 7:30 pm.  303-772-5200

Singer/songwriter extraordinaire, Ellis Paul has a 5:00 show at Avogadros Number in Ft. Collins tomorrow night (1/ 28), then Sunday (1/29), he heads to the Vilar Center in Beaver Creek for a 7:30 show. 

Tomorrow night (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.

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

Dralion  is the fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland from February 2 – 5  970-619-4100 

Thursday, February 2nd, Annual UNC Lunar New Year Celebration and Carnival  at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley begin celebrating the New Year with a free carnival in the Fireside Lounge at the UC starting at 3pm, then from 5:30-8 PM, enjoy a delicious banquet of Asian cuisine, followed by entertainment by UNC students.

The Asian Pacific Association of Longmont (A-PAL) will celebrate Chinese New Year of the Dragon with free music and dance performances, interactive cultural activities, and food samplings. Come join this colorful, fun celebration of Longmont's rich cultural diversity! 2-5pm on February 4that Silver creek High School in Longmont.

Bas Bleu Theatre opens If We Are Women, An intergenerational "conversation" proving, as Virginia Woolf said, "If we are women, we think back through our mothers." Feb 5th.  The show runs the 5th& 6thin 7:30 performances and a Feb 11 - 2:30pm matinee.  www.basbleu.org

Set sail with H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan. You are invited to a most entertaining performance by the finest Colorado singers! Loveland Opera Theatre presents this fun-filled fully staged operetta with performances at the Rialto Theatre.

Enjoy a  great Valentine's Day Concert with Pete & Joan Wernick And The Winston’s, February 9th, 7:30 p.m., at Nissis in Lafayette.

Dakota Blonde has an upcoming Valentine Concert on Saturday Feb. 11, 2012 at theL2 Arts & Culture Center, Denver, CO.  This show is presented by Swallow Hill Music Association. It has become a special tradition!

Bas Bleu opens If We Are Women, An intergenerational "conversation" proving, as Virginia Woolf said, "If we are women, we think back through our mothers." Feb 5th. the show runs the 5th& 6thin 7:30 performances and a Feb 11 - 2:30pm matinee.  www.basbleu.org

Pete & Joan Wernick and Andy & Cheryl Winston bring their annual Valentine's show and sing-along to Nissi's. Join this duo of duos for a "love"-ly evening of song, heart, and harmony, all capped off with an audience sing-along! On Valentine’s Day at Nissis in Lafayette  www.nissis.com

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse invites you to celebrate Valentine's Day with a special performance of Cole Porter's Anything Goes, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy about romance on the high seas, on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The show is running Now through March 11 in Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees with a special performance on Valentine's Day. 970-744-3747

February 17-19 Mid-winter Bluegrass Festival at the Northglenn Ramada Plaza & convention Center (I-25 & 120th) Featuring Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Sons & Brothers, John Moore & bluegrass Etc. – Two stages of Music, workshops, the great Rocky Mountain Band Scramble, Jamming  and so much more- 3 days of Bluegrass Bliss www.midwinterbluegrass.comFriday 6-11/Saturday 10am-11pm/Sunday 10am-4pm

Love Wins: Award winning singer-songwriters Jan Garrett & JD Martin in Concert to Benefit the Geller Center, a Fort Collins non-profit organization that nurtures spiritual development, on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00PM, at Avogadro’s Number. join then for an evening of beautiful, uplifting music by Jan & JD, and inspiring stories from the Geller Center. www.avogadros.com

Celebrate 20 years of Bas Bleu Theatre and Mardi Gras in one night as we bring The Big Easy within reach on Fat Tuesday, February 21stfrom 6-9pmat the Ft. Collins Lincoln Center.  . Join your krewe for a cavalcade of costume, dance and festive spirit in a venue filled with the rich sights, sounds, and traditions of Bourbon Street. A special presentation will highlight Bas Bleu's 20 year history. Don't miss this momentous occasion!  970.498.8949 or BasBleu.org 

 

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