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Fri June 8, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

  • KUNC Entertainment Report June 8, 2012

Ballet, benefits, great music and theater along Colorado's Front Range.

See a special encore performance of Ballet Nouveau Colorado's most requested production, Rock Ballets with stunning contemporary dance, and choreography at the Arvada Center tonight at 7:30 

Parker Days is June 8, 9, 10 with a sneak peek on June 7. Four stages packed full of free
entertainment - including live bands, line dancing and street dance, strongman competition, Bella Luna Circus, a huge kid’s section and more, all weekend long starting at 9am.

OpenStage Theatre’s production of Shipwrecked!  An Entertainment continues in Friday and Saturday 7pm performances and 5:00 Sunday matinees till July 1 Tonight is Fab Friday with free beer!

Bas Bleu Theater in Ft. Collins continues Buffalo Gals as art imitates life in this comedy about an actress who has fallen on hard times and returns home to Buffalo, N.Y. to rekindle her career on the local stage.  In 7:30 performances Thursday- Saturday and 2:30 Sunday Matinees.

The Little Theater Of The Rockies’s production of the comedy, The Boys Next Door runs this weekend  (6/7) at the Norton Theatre on the UNC campus. 970 - 351 – 2200 

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

The Longmont Artists' Guild and the Boulder Art Association’s annual Members' Show continues this weekend (6/7-10) in Building A of the Boulder County Fairgrounds from 10am - 4

Tomorrow (6/9)  starting at 11am,It's the Greeley Blues Jam!  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! It’s the Greeley Blues Jam with Three Stages For Music, Featuring Jimmie Vaughan, The Soul Rebels, Otis Taylor, Kelly Hunt, and More. Ticket Information At: Greeley Blues Jam Dot Com.  Don’t forget the 10 hours festivities going on in in many of the bars & restaurants in Historic Downtown Greeley today and tonight, and all FREE! 

The Indigo Girls with full band have a 7:30 show tomorrow at the Arvada Center with the Shadowboxers opening. with an encore performance at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO on Sunday (6/10)

Colorado Cowboy Classic delights with Bill Barwick & the Sons of the Tumbleweed, Jon Chandler and the Wichitones, Sons and Brothers and more – to benefit the Horse Protection League of Golden- this Sunday (6/10) at 2pm at the Lakewood Cultural Center.

Bearfoot Bluegrass has a 7:30 show at Avogadros Number in Ft. Collins 

Evergreen Christian Outreach, who has been offering goods and services to local families in need for 25 years, presents an Evergreen Lake House Concert  Wednesday 6/13) featuring the great bluegrass and fun of Southern Exposure.

Celebrate T’s Life and benefit Party coming up next Thursday night (6/14) at Nissis in Lafayette with 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.

Goosefest at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden next Saturday and Sunday (6/16-17).  This is an historic gathering of all seven RGS Galloping Geese.  This once in a lifetime event is one that many of you have been anticipating for years.

Next Saturday (6/16), its the 4th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball - Casablanca
At the blue hangar at Boulder Municipal Airport . See a 1940’s USO style show with Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra & The Andrews Sisters!  Enjoy a night of dancing amongst WWII planes/flybys, military vehicles and re-enactors listening to the Rocky Mountains most sought after big band The Hot Tomatoes, under the nose of a WWII Bomber, 40‘s car show, The Diamond Dolls, Hot Club of Pearl, The Side-kickers, belly dancers, Boulder Swing Dance, swing dancing lessons and aerialists. So much more—
 Also with a 40‘s car show, The Diamond Dolls, Hot Club of Pearl, The Side-kickers, belly dancers, Boulder Swing Dance, swing dancing lessons and aerialists.  Get a paper moon photo or an authentic 40’s hairstyle!  Wine, champagne, beer and cocktail bar.  Food available for purchase.  And to ease your aching gams from dancing all night, our friends from the Military Vehicle Collectors of Colorado will be offering a free WWII jeep taxi service back to your car!

John Prine, in concert on Saturday, June 23 at the Ft. Collins Lincoln Center (‘nuf said)

Summer is here and Boulder Ballet is back with Ballet in the Park, our eighth-annual FREE outdoor concert series! This family-friendly concert features excerpts from the season, along with new classical and contemporary works.
 

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