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The Edge Theatre Company presents Orphans

From: January 24 2014 @ 8:00 pm
To: February 09 2014 @ 10:30 pm

WHERE: The Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller Street, Suite 200, Lakewood CO 80214.

The Edge Theatre Company presents Orphans by Lyle Kessler directed by Robert Kramer January 17 - February 9, 2014 The Edge Theatre Company presents "Orphans" January 17 through February 9 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. There will be a preview performance on Thursday, January 16 at 8 p.m. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6:00 p.m., with two added performances at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 1 and 8 and a special performance on Monday, January 27 at 8 p.m. There is no performance on Sunday, February 2. Tickets are $20 advance $22 at the door and are available online or by calling 303-232-0363. "Orphans" is the story of Treat (Jack Wefso) and Phillip (Christian Mast), two orphaned brothers who live in their decrepit North Philadelphia row house. They survive on petty thievery and a steady diet of tuna fish and daytime television until the violent older brother decides to kidnap Harold (Rick Yaconis), a notorious Chicago gangster. Harold soon becomes the force that will forever change their lives. "Orphans" was revived on Broadway in 2013 and nominated for Best Revival of a Play as the most talked about darkly comic play of the season. Lyle Kessler began his career as an actor studying with Lee Strasberg. He was accepted into the Director's Unit of the Actors Studio where he wrote and directed his first one act play.

Love Out of Bounds

From: January 31 2014 @ 10:00 am
To: February 28 2014 @ 5:00 pm

WHERE: Center for the Arts Evergreen

The Center for the Arts (CAE) presents Love out of Bounds, a St. Valentine’s Day show. St. Valentine’s Day (observed February 14th) began as a celebration of the early Christian Saint, Valentinus, who was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians under the Roman Empire. The day was first associated with romantic love during the High Middle Ages when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In the 18th century, it evolved into a day in which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, candy and sending greeting cards. Featured artworks have been made in (and out) of theme with St. Valentine’s Day. Multiple mediums depict realistic renderings, imaginative interpretations or even abstract artworks of love and relationships. Narrative works that explore all aspects—in love, out of love, current love, past loves—are also on display. The small gallery will have a market of gift items to give your sweetheart for St. Valentine’s Day. Artist Timothy C. Flood juried the show. Flood is a multimedia artist whose work includes surreal stereoscopic photography, interactive community-intervention installations, and concept-based self-expansion using cast iron. His work has been featured in local, national and international exhibitions. Flood was awarded the 2010 Emerging Artist Award by the Flagstaff Photography Center in Arizona. Through his artwork, Flood strives to help bridge the gap between what we believe we know about ourselves and realizing our higher potential as individuals and as a society. Coinciding with the show is a special pre-opening. Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 5:30-8:00pm, CAE will host an evening Wine and Chocolate Pairing with a special jewelry showcase and show preview. Tickets are $35/person, seating is limited. Call CAE for reservations. Love Out of Bounds runs from January 31 to February 28, 2014. An opening reception will be held Friday, January 31, 2014 from 4-7pm. Center for the Arts Evergreen is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturdays 12pm-5pm.

Dwellings, Digs and Domiciles Art Show

From: February 05 2014 @ 10:00 am
To: March 03 2014 @ 5:00 pm

WHERE: Artists on Santa Fe Gallery 747 Santa Fe Dr. Denver, CO 80204

3 Artists, 3 views of the places we live and work.

Project Runway’s Tim Gunn & Mondo Guerra to Host Goodwill’s Annual Fashion Show

From: February 06 2014 @ 5:30 pm
To: February 06 2014 @ 8:30 pm

WHERE: EXDO Center, Denver

Emmy award-winning fashion guru Tim Gunn and Denver’s own Mondo Guerra will co-host Goodwill’s 4th Annual Good Exchange Fashion Show & Clothing Swap on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the EXDO Event Center in Denver from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Gunn, co-host and mentor of Lifetime’s “Project Runway’’ – and host of the upcoming fashion competition television show “Under the Gunn” – will join Guerra, also of “Project Runway” fame, for an evening of fashion and fundraising for Goodwill Industries of Denver. Guests will get a sneak peek at some of Denver’s up-and-coming young fashion designers during the fashion event, which will feature upcyled designs by students from Goodwill’s youth programs at local high schools. Area celebrities will also model clothing from Goodwill’s Déjà Blue Boutique. In addition to the unique runway show, the event will include a clothing swap. All guests are asked to bring 10 items to swap with other attendees. "I'm thrilled to be joining Goodwill again for this incredible night," said Guerra, who will be featured in Gunn’s new television show as a mentor to aspiring designers. "Each year, the event has grown bigger and better and I can't wait to see how the student designers express their creativity." To purchase tickets, visit Regular tickets are $60. VIP tickets – which include a private reception, a meet and greet with Gunn and Guerra, and priority seating – are $150. All proceeds from the event will benefit Goodwill’s career development programs for at-risk youth, struggling adults and people with disabilities. About Goodwill Industries of Denver: Goodwill Industries of Denver seeks to reverse the cycle of poverty for at-risk youth, struggling adults and people with disabilities. When you shop or donate at Goodwill, you give dignity and hope through education and career development opportunities to more than 19,000 Coloradans in need. To learn more, visit About Tim Gunn: Emmy award-winner Tim Gunn is co-host and mentor of Lifetime’s “Project Runway,’’ which recently completed its 12th season. He has been named host of Lifetime’s new fashion competition show “Under the Gunn,’’ which premieres in January. Gunn is also Fashion Dean at Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. (formerly Liz Claiborne, Inc.) and was a member of the administration and faculty of Parsons School of Design. Gunn has lectured widely on fashion and lifestyle design, and has been featured in many publications including The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and Martha Stewart Living. He is the author of three books, including “Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet.” About Mondo Guerra: Denver fashion designer Mondo Guerra got his start in fashion by transforming thrift-store clothing into his own designs. He graduated from the Denver School of the Arts in 1996, and studied art at the Community College of Denver. He was a runner-up on Lifetime’s “Project Runway’’ season eight, and a winner on the debut season of “Project Runway All Stars.” In the summer of 2013, Mondo introduced an exclusive eyewear collection inspired by 1960s TV shows and pop culture. He also has his own personal clothing label. Guerra will be a mentor to aspiring designers in Tim Gunn’s upcoming fashion competition show “Under the Gunn.’’

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