From: January 09 2015 @ 6:00 pm
To: January 31 2015 @ 9:00 pm
WHERE: Abend Gallery, 2260 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80206.Abend Gallery presents Old Traditions / New Frontiers January 9 - 31, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, January 9, 6-9 pm Abend Gallery presents 33 artists whose work represents and honors the life and lifestyles of the west with Old Traditions/New Frontiers opening on January 9. The exhibition acts as a survey of Western art, with a blend styles that pay homage to traditional western style and subject matter, as well as fresh new takes on what “western” means today. Works by an outstanding lineup of painters from across the United States are featured, including Erin Berrett, Jennifer Bobola, Lorenzo Chavez, Michelle Condrat, Sean Conrad, Tim Deibler, Judith Dickinson, Michael Dowling, Terry Gardner, Lindsey Bittner Graham, David Grossmann, Stephanie Hartshorn, Charlie Hunter, David Kammerzell, Kim Mackey, Jeremy Manyik, Peggy McGivern, Arleta Pech, Sarah Phippen, Angie Renfro, Elizabeth Sandia, Dave Santillanes, Nathan Solano, Robert Spooner, Elsa Sroka, Clyde Steadman, JM Steele, R Gregory Summers, Michael Ome Untiedt, Erica Vhay, Lani Vlaanderen, Travis Walker, Tracy Wall and Mike Wise.
From: January 09 2015 @ 7:00 pm
To: March 20 2015 @ 3:00 am
WHERE: 2nd floor of the McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax, Denver, CO 80202Community-Minded Dance presents Hot Night Fusion Dances Social Dancing and Group Classes Every Month with Guest Instructors and All-Star DJ's Next door to the Capital building in Denver, the local nonprofit Community-Minded Dance (cmDance) presents the Hot Night Fusion Dance Series. The next Hot Night Fusion Dances are held on the 2nd floor of the McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax, Denver 80202 and take place on January 9, February 20 and March 20. The evening offers two dance lessons of differing styles taught by world class champions of social dancing as well as open dance floor for social dancing to DJ’d music. We are introducing a new “Introduction to the social dances” for our first time dancers. The Hot Night emphasizes the fusion dance. This growing style of dancing incorporates dance steps from Blues, Tango, Swing, and many Latin dance styles, and blends them together into a fresh new innovative art form.
From: January 09 2015 @ 7:30 pm
To: February 07 2015 @ 10:00 pm
WHERE: John Hand Theater/Colorado Free University, 7653 East First Place, Denver, CO.Firehouse Theater Company presents Two Shows Running in Repertory "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" Created by David Grapes and Todd Olson directed by Kelly Van Oosbree January 10 - February 7 2015 is the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's birth. "My Way" is a musical revue that recalls the essence of the man through the glorious music he sang….It celebrates Sinatra¹s mystique, and his myth, through the music he loved best, the American standard. Two dynamic couples take the audience from the 1940s swing era to the bright lights of Las Vegas with the Rat Pack and beyond. Relive the magic of Ol' Blue Eyes with songs that include "Strangers in the Night," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Fly Me to the Moon" and "New York, New York." Performances are Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00p.m. "My Way" features Jim Landis, Adam Luhrs, Alisa Schmidt and Amy Stuemky. David Grapes II (Co-Creator) is currently a Professor of Theatre and the Director of the School of Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. He and Todd Olson have created and co-authored four musical revues; "My Way – A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," "Christmas My Way – A Sinatra Holiday Bash," "Moon River – Johnny Mercer’s American Songbook" and "I Left My Heart – A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett," which have been performed at over 200 theatres worldwide. "I Am My Own Wife" - Jan. 9 - Feb. 7, Fridays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 Adult / $18 Student & Seniors; "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" - Jan. 10 - Feb. 7, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00p.m. Tickets are $25 Adult / $23 Student & Seniors; Reservations at 303-562-3232 - www.firehousetheatercompany.com - John Hand Theater/Colorado Free University, 7653 East First Place, Denver, CO.
From: January 15 2015 @ 6:00 pm
To: March 08 2015 @ 10:00 pm
WHERE: Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown, CO 80534Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is proud to present HAIRSPRAY – The Musical January 15 – March 8, 2015 The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is proud to presentthe musical that will dance and sing its way into your heart, "Hairspray." The big hit musical, winner of eight Tony Awards, that will sweep you away to 1960s Baltimore where the ‘50s are “so out” and change is in the air. "Hairspray" is a blockbuster winner with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. "Hairspray" s based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters with music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman