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Hotel de Paris Museum 2016 Weekend Tours

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From: October 01 2016 @ 12:00 pm
To: December 11 2016 @ 4:00 pm

WHERE: Hotel de Paris Museum 409 6th Street Georgetown, CO 80444

Visitor access to an outstanding collection of over 5,000 objects original to the site has been improved through newly developed “visible storage” located in the hotel’s 1878 commercial kitchen. Hand-painted French tableware, common kitchen tools, and pressed glassware, once stored away and hidden from public view, now help convey the dramatic tale of hotel proprietor Louis Dupuy’s rise from humble and hard-working labor camp cook to celebrated chef and renowned restaurateur. “When the unpacked furnishings are seen by the public, they will easily discover why Hotel de Paris has been described as the most complete historic parcel in Colorado,” reports the museum’s executive director Kevin Kuharic. “Famous the wide world over,” Hotel de Paris began in 1875 and is older than the State of Colorado itself. Dating from the state’s silver mining boom, the property offered a first-class French restaurant, showrooms for traveling salesmen, and luxurious lodging. The idealized French inn catered to wealthy businessmen, railroad tycoons, mining investors, and outdoor adventure seekers during the Gilded Age. A rich and storied past included visits from notable guests George and Jay Gould and such celebrated figures as the Countess Magri (the former Mrs. General Tom Thumb). However, after the Silver Panic of 1893, Hotel de Paris began a steady decline. In 1954, it was purchased and opened as a museum. Restored period rooms showcase the site’s original furnishings, which are faithfully arranged. Visitors are immersed in a setting of authenticity, which provides a fascinating window into the lives of the hotel’s proprietors, workers, builders, and guests.

AN EVENING OF BERNSTEIN’S BEST

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From: October 01 2016 @ 7:30 pm
To: October 01 2016 @ 9:00 pm

WHERE: Boettcher Concert Hall

With a style that's at the intersection of opera, music theatre, and jazz; Broadway vocalist Morgan James follows her stunning turn with the Symphony in Denver on July 4, 2015, with a slate of showstoppers and ballads from the one and only Leonard Bernstein. James hand-picked the songs for these three concerts with guest conductor Teddy Abrams, music director for the Louisville Orchestra, and came up with a career-spanning set of numbers from Bernstein's best-known works -- West Side Story and On the Town among them -- alongside selections from less celebrated gems like Mass and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The shows promise a deep dive into the varied repertoire of one of the most illustrious American composers and songwriters of all time, paired with James' soaring voice.

AN EVENING OF BERNSTEIN’S BEST

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From: October 02 2016 @ 1:00 pm
To: October 02 2016 @ 2:30 pm

WHERE: Boettcher Concert Hall

With a style that's at the intersection of opera, music theatre, and jazz; Broadway vocalist Morgan James follows her stunning turn with the Symphony in Denver on July 4, 2015, with a slate of showstoppers and ballads from the one and only Leonard Bernstein. James hand-picked the songs for these three concerts with guest conductor Teddy Abrams, music director for the Louisville Orchestra, and came up with a career-spanning set of numbers from Bernstein's best-known works -- West Side Story and On the Town among them -- alongside selections from less celebrated gems like Mass and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The shows promise a deep dive into the varied repertoire of one of the most illustrious American composers and songwriters of all time, paired with James' soaring voice.

MOMIX

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From: October 02 2016 @ 7:30 pm
To: October 02 2016 @ 10:00 pm

WHERE: Macky Auditorium 1595 Pleasant Street Boulder, CO 80309 Map to venue: https://goo.gl/maps/CVHgHaNNAVE2

"Opus Cactus" Back by popular demand! Through daring movement, optical illusions and astounding inventiveness, the dancers of MOMIX create a dreamlike fantasy world. “Opus Cactus” brings the landscape of the Sonoran desert to life with slithering lizards, fire dancers and more. “Few theater artists today can achieve the level of visual splendor and theatrical magic that Mr. Pendleton can conjure from essentially the sparest of means.” -The Wall Street Journal Presented by the Artist Series.

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