Arts & Culture
KUNC Entertainment Report
Great Music, Theatre, Festivals and Celebrations along Colorado's Front Range this weekend and beyond...
The big Band Boogie Ball features a night of Swing Dancing Featuring Greeley Central Jazz Ensemble, Kream of the Krop Big Swing Band and Greeley Central Waltz Orchestra and more tonight (2/17) at the UNC Center Ballroom starting at 7:30 tonight - Silent Auction 6-10pm.
The Mid-winter Bluegrass Festival at the Northglenn Ramada Plaza & Convention Center (I-25 & 120th) starting tonight at 6 and running till Sunday at 4 (2/17-19) 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. Friday 6-11/Saturday 10am-11pm/Sunday 10am-4pm
Enjoy a delightful evening in the arts district of Lafayette tonight during Art Night In as galleries, boutiques and unique shops share their beauty, specials, demonstrations as well as tasty morsels and libations from 6-9pm along the 400 block of South Public Road.
For the last several years V-Day Greeley and the Wise Women of Weld have put on benefit productions of 'The Vagina Monologues" and screening of "Until the Violence Stops". You can view the performance and screening tonight and tomorrow night at 7pm, and 2p tomorrow at Greeley's Unitarian Universalist Church.
The Tony Furtado Band has an 8:00 show at Denver’s Soiled Dove Underground tonight – he has just finished recording a Live DVD- and you can hear the music next weekend!
Boulder's oldest classical ensemble theatre company, The Upstart Crow presents Harvey by Mary Chase. Exploring the nature of reality, as the mild-mannered Elwood P. Dowd negotiates society with an invisible 6-foot rabbit. Plays at the Dairy Center for the Arts till March 3rd.
Bas Bleu’s Trying runs in weekend evening and matinee performances till March 4th.
Award-winning musicians of CU Jazz Ensemble I performing favorite hits from the great bands of Goodman, Miller, Dorsey, Basie and more in Spring Swing 2012 at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium on Sunday (2/19) at 2. (303) 492-8008
Nashville instrumentalist Tom smith shares great music and stories along with Putnam Smith, troubadour from Portland Maine at Avogadro’s number in Ft. Collins Sunday night starting at 7
Celebrate 20 years of Bas Bleu Theatre and Mardi Gras in one night as they bring The Big Easy within reach on Fat Tuesday, this coming Tuesday (2/21) from 6-9pm at 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
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 this coming Thursday (2/23), 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
The Colorado Ballet brings the dazzling adventure and flight of Peter Pan to the Ellie Caukins Opera House, opening next Friday night (2/24) and running weekends till March 4th in evening and matinee performances www.coloradoballet.org
Matt Flinner Trio and Grant Gordy Quartet bring their tasty mix of Bluegrass, Jazz and Celtic flavors to Swallow Hill in Denver next Saturday (2/25) at 8:00pm www.swallowhillmusic.org
Jazz, Big Band Boogie Bash, next Saturday (2/25) at Denver’s Mercury Café, starting at 4pm 351-2200