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Fri April 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Celebrations, Festivals, Music, Theatre and more to enjoy along Colorado's Front Range.

Enjoy the 20th annual spring contest Powwow and Indian Market in Ft. Collins all weekend long at Moby Arena. Native American Dancing, Artist Demonstrations and Storytelling and so much more. The Powwow begins tonight at 7, and runs 10a-10 p tomorrow and opens at 10am on Sunday.  (970) 491-1101

Baby Animal Days continues at Plumb Farm in Greeley Farm Animals thru tomorrow (4/21) furry friends will be visiting the farm, such as llamas, kittens, goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies, rabbits, chicks, and ducklings. 9am-noon. 350-9220.

Old Town Lafayette along South Public Road celebrates Art Night In tonight 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. 

The Oratorio Society of Estes Park presents a concert of Beethoven and Mozart (Beethoven's Mass in C, Mozart's Impresario Overture, Mozart's Violin Concerto #3 ), tonight (4/20) at 7 p.m. and tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Bible Fellowship in Estes Park, Co., 1575 S. St. Vrain Ave.  Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted. mcneilep@qwest.net

Running weekends till the 22nd, Frequent Flyers Productions 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 

Ft. Collins OpenStage Theatre: The Ladies Man, through April 28, and Bas Bleu continues their production of The Rabbit Hole, through May 6.

250 fingers scatter across 25 fingerboards as we offer an evening of musical selections, old and new—it’s the Denver Mandolin Orchestra is concert this Sunday at 7:00 at Denver’s Wynkoop Brewery

Tomorrow  (4/21) Gretchen Peters and Malcolm Holcombe have an 8:00 show at Denver’s Swallow Hill

Join internationally renowned guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy in celebration of his new CD Elephant King with a concert next Friday night (4/27) at Everyday Joe’s Coffee House in Fort Collins.

The wonderful Voice of the Wood Cello Quartet has a performance next Friday, April 27 at 7:30pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder

Next Friday 4/27 Todd Snider with The Haunted Windchimes at Denver’s L2 Arts & Culture Center.

Next Saturday (4/28) Grubstake brings their delight to Swallow Hill at 8pm

Next Saturday night (4/28)  you cn hear the Matt Flinner Trio at Chautauqua Community House, Boulder—look for the Matt Flinner Trio on April 28
 
Opera Fort Collins presents Afternoon Tea with a Diva on Sunday April 29th with a full British Afternoon Tea to be served prior to the performance, Lee Hoiby’s whimsical mini-opera, Bon Appetit, a transcription of Julia Child’s The French Chef set to music.   Not only will this delightful afternoon be entertaining, but it is also a fundraiser for Opera Fort Collins.  Don’t miss this delicious event – Sunday April 29th at the Fort Collins country club.  The festivities start at 2pm.

Great cowboy singer/songwriter, Brent Hill celebrates our rich western and ranching heritage in a 7:30 show next Friday night (4/27)  at the Livermore Community Hall (2 mi. W of Hwy 287 on Red feather Lakes Rd.- 74 E.) on April   970-222-4161 or 970-217-4570  

Pro Musica Colorado performs The Woman’s Story, highlighting women in music as their Season Finale on Saturday, May 5.  

The  Annual Chocolate Festival coming Mother’s Day weekend at the Denver Merchandise Mart 4-9 on Friday, May 11th, Saturday, May 12th, 10-6.http://www.chocolate-festival.org/ Chocolate Candy, Chocolate Fountains, Cakes, Cookies, Truffles, Fudge, Brownies, Toffees, Coffees and so much more! 

 Swallow Hill presents Ukefest, celebrating the instrument of the people. Ukuleles are accessible, easy to play, easy to take anywhere, pretty cheap, and just plain fun. Join KUNC for 3 days of concerts and workshops, May 17-19th, including:
• Heavy Metal Uke: Open Stage & Jam. May 17, Wynkoop Brewing Company
• Workshop and concert with Jake Shimabukuro with The Quiet American, May 18, Oriental Theater
• Workshops, open stage, master classes, and more, capped by an evening concert with Nellie McKay, Aldrine Guerrero, Tina and Her Pony, Hapa Hillbillies, The Denver Uke Community and more, May 19, L2 Arts & Culture Center.
 

 

 

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