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Fri May 25, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Music, theatre, and celebrations of railroads and Denver icons--

Swallow Hill Music presents The Denver Folklore Center's 50th Anniversary Celebration Artists from around the country will be converging in Denver May 25-27 to sing, jam, pick and play with founder Harry Tuft to say “happy birthday.Tonight (5/25) through Sunday featuring a concert tonight at 8pm  at Denvers Newman Center with the Otis Taylor Blues Band, Hot Rize,, Harry Tuft and Dick Lamm-

 Tomorrow the fun continues at Swallow Hill from 2-5, with some “historic” events to chronicle the 50 years of the Denver Folklore Center, then tomorrow night at the L2 Arts and Culture Center at 8pm with Tim O’Brien, Dakota Blonde, Nick & Helen Forster and Dick Weissman—

Sunday 1-4 at Four Mile Historic Park with Jim Kweskin, Geoff Muldaur; Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore, Pete, Joan Wernick, Michael Cooney, and Grubstake.  A weekend of great music celebrating the Denver Folklore Center. 

The Longmont Theatre’s Production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels closes tomorrow night – see it tonight and tomorrow at 7:30.

Celebration at Greeley Freight Station Museum tomorrow (5/26)
Celebrate your inner foamer as the Greeley Freight Station Museum enjoys its third anniversary of existence by the mainline of the Union Pacific Railroad. This one-of-a-kind facility features over 600 railroad-related artifacts ranging from a Virginia and Truckee Railroad switch key to a full-sized Colorado and Southern wooden Caboose available for examining both inside and out. To commemorate this special day, the Freight Station Museum will be having Birthday Cake during normal operation hours tomorrow (5/26) 10am-4pm.

Shine in Boulder presents Troubadour Collective Showcase  tomorrow night with Justin Roth and more starting at 9pm

Barr Brothers with Horse Feathers at the Bluebird Theatre in Denver  tomorrow night

Tomorrow (5/26)  it’s Good Gravy w/ The Holler! and Mosey West at Mishawaka

Sunday at 6pm hear Toad The Wet Sprocket and Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at the Mishawaka   970-482-4420.

Opera rocks with: Passion, Love, Death, Betrayal and Blue Jeans at
Arias@Avo’s. It is an informal, intense, musical experience on the last Sunday of the Month at Avogadros Number in Ft. Collins.

Kathryn Mostow and her full band have a show at Denver’s Walnut Room this coming Thursday, May 31st at The Walnut Room in Denver at 7:30 http://www.thewalnutroom.com/show/detail/57620

Opera Fort Collins closes their 2011-12 season with one of the greatest comic operas of all time, Rossini’s Barber Of Seville June 1 . at 7:30 p.m.at The Lincoln Center Performance Hall.

David Bromberg and Gretchen Peters join Nick and Helen Forester for an e-town taping on Sunday, June 3rd at the Boulder Theatre.

The Little Theater Of The Rockies opens its 78th season with the comedy, The Boys Next Door in rotating beginning on Thursday June 7th  970 - 351 – 2200  

The Shook Twins have a 10pm show at the Southern Sun in Boulder on Monday night 

  Laughter Saves Lives Benefit supporting the Lafayette Professional Firefighters On Thursday, June 7th at 7:30 at Nissi’s in Lafayette

The 22nd annual Fire Hydrant 5 - Larimer Humane Society’s Fire Hydrant 5, 5K Walk/Run and Pet Expo starts at 8am on Saturday, June 9th at Edora Park in Ft. Collins

The Greeley Blues Jam, Saturday, June 9th starting at 11am, indulge in delicious food and beverages, take off your shoes and dance on the 45,000 sq. feet of fresh green sod on the Island Grove arena floor! Presented by the City of Greeley and the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, the Greeley Blues Jam offers an absolutely stunning line-up, bringing to you several of the world’s most highly regarded blues artists. Come out and enjoy this talent roster of national and local blues performers, on two big stages with 11 hours of non-stop blues, plus the ‘Blues 101 Stage” where kids of all ages are offered the opportunity to learn about this music that is part of our national heritage. Don’t forget the 10 hours of Friday festivities in many of the Downtown bars & restaurants, and all FREE!

Celebrate T’s Life and benefit Party on Thursday, June 14th Chris Daniels and The Kings and One on One Motown Band with special Guests performing 6:30 to 9:30 at Nissi’s in Lafayette.

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