ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
‘Birdman Live’ at Newman Center
Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. Antonio Sanchez, Birdman Live. Experience the explosive Oscar-winning film Birdman. Tickets: 303-871-7720.
‘Bohemian Rhapsodies’ with Arapahoe Philharmonic
Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Fisher Auditorium on the Englewood Campus, 3800 S. Logan St. Pre-concert talk with the composer and soloist at 6:45 p.m. in the Black Box Theater. Classic Children’s Corner in the lobby at 7:10 p.m. Tickets: 303-781-1892.
ACC to host CCSD Art and Excellence Showcase
Feb. 12-March 8. Participating schools: Cherokee Trail High School, Cherry Creek High School, Eaglecrest High School, Grandview High School, Overland High School and Smoky Hill High School. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday until 7 p.m. Sat., March 3, noon-5 p.m. A closing reception March 8, 5-7 p.m. with light refreshments. Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC. Free and open to the public.
International Electronic Music Festival
Feb. 15 and 16. Hosted by Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology. “Terra-cotta Warriors 3D and Ode to Nature.” The Robert and Judi Newman Center University of Denver. Tickets: 303-871-7720. Feb. 17-18, “Kung Fu Organ,” featuring soloist, Pang Bo. Tickets: 303-871-7720.
Music with a Mission Concert Series
Feb. 16, 7 p.m. The Hummin’ Birds. Performers mix old-time Appalachian tunes with country, bluegrass, gospel, swing and original songs. Cami and Mike will be joined by their daughter Claire on the fiddle. Concert benefits Heifer International. Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 303-740-2688.
Burning Love: Elvis Live!
Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Valentine’s tribute with Elvis impersonator Aaron Black. Please wear retro evening wear or costumes. Dancing, dinner, a teddy bear, scarves, and photo ops with the king after the show. Cherokee Ranch and Castle in Sedalia. RSVP: cherokeeranch.org.
Free Concert with the Colorado Symphony and DYAO
Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. Celebrating 40 years of Denver Young Artists Orchestra. Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex. Tickets for this free concert can be reserved at coloradosymphony.org or dyao.org.
Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte
Feb. 21-May 20. Opening reception: Feb. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; artist talk: 6:30 p.m. DeMarate’s works combine images of plants and animals with discordant artificial elements and processed foods. Gates Court Gallery at Denver Botanic Gardens, York St. Art exhibit is included with Gardens admission.
An Evening in Verona Gala
Feb. 22. A Romeo and Juliet Gala at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, performed by Colorado Ballet dancers. Emcee Aimee Caplis and auctioneer Doug Tisdale. An Italian-themed dinner in the “Montague” Chambers Grant Salon and the “Capulet” loge, followed by dessert served in the “Streets of Verona” Ellie Lobby and dancing on the stage. Gala committee chaired by Anne and Jim Hillary. Tickets: coloradoballet.org/gala or call 303-339-1618.
Littleton Symphony presents ‘Great Music from the Arts: From the Movies’
Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St. With Charles Wetherbee, violin. Tickets: littletonsymphony.org or call 303-933-6824.
Madams and Martinis
Feb. 23, 7-9:30 p.m. Ladies event features martinis, wine and excellent food, plus a tour of a historic 1884 home. Benefiting Denver Ballet Guild. RSVP by Feb. 18 by calling 303-783-0078.
Whiskey and Scotch Tasting for St. Patrick’s Day
March 16, 7 p.m., Cherokee Ranch and Castle, a 92-year-old Scottish-style castle. Tasting will be accompanied by pairings of gourmet and hearty appetizers. Entertainment by Eron Johnson’s Blackhorn Sessions and Scott Beach on bagpipes. RSVP: 303-688-5555.
Temporary Art Exhibits
Through March 31, Dick Gallagher, Lakewood, Painting. An exhibit titled Inked Car Arts displays vintage cars and trucks from many manufacturers in street scenes or individually in gouache paint and Indian ink. Lone Tree Gold Club and Hotel.
Englewood Chamber Business with Breakfast
Feb. 13, 7:30-9:15 a.m. Swedish Medical Center, Ponderosa Room, 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood. Sponsored by Swedish Medical Center and Frame De Art with Richard Hammett, president and CEO, Swedish Medical Center. RSVP: 303-789-4473 or email@example.com Member with reservation, $10. Nonmembers and at the door, $15.
Englewood Public Library Classes
Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m. The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Anderson room. Register: 800-272-3900.
Feb. 10, 10:30-11:30 a.m. English conversation circle. Altenbach room.
Feb. 14, 1-2 p.m. French conversation circle. Altenbach room.
Feb. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Writers group meets twice a month for writing discussion and practice. Altenbach room.
Feb. 21, 6:30-8 p.m. Microsoft Excel: The Basics in the Tech Lab. Registration required.
For information on all classes, call 303-762-2567. firstname.lastname@example.org.
February is National Heart Month
The Double Tree DTC, 7801 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village will donate 5 percent of your meeting fee booked in February or March to the American Heart Assn. Receive triple Hilton Honors Points. Book your meeting between 2/18-3/7 and choose one of the following perks: Complimentary cookie break or complimentary welcome reception. Info: 303-779-6161 or denvertech.doubletree.com.
Free Nutrition Classes
Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. “Heart Disease Reversal Diets.”
Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “Eat to Beat Depression.” Both classes at South Denver Heart Center: Presented by Susan Buckley, R.D. Register: 303-744-1065, southdenver.com.
Free Educational Classes for South Denver Cardiology Associates
Feb. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m. “Anticoagulation Basics: Through Thick and Thin.”
Feb. 19, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. “Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and Insulin Resistance.” Join Susan Weithunat, R.D., C.D.E.
To register, call 303-744-1065, southdenver.com.
CSU President Tony Frank
Feb. 13, noon-1:30 p.m. “Challenges to American Higher Education and Colorado’s Position.” Dr. Frank will be featured at the Denver Athletic Club’s Club 55 Speaker Series Luncheon. Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver. $25 paid upon entrance to the event, includes a plated lunch. RSVP: 970-491-6533.
Opportunity Coalition hosts Darrell Scott
Feb. 8, 5-7 p.m. Scott is the founder and executive director of Rachel’s Challenge. We Work, Triangle Building (near Union Station) 1550 Wewatta St., 2nd Floor, Denver. $20/person. Half of cost donated to local charities. Cocktails and light appetizers provided. RSVP: opporstunitycoalition.com.
Extreme Coupling Workshop
Feb. 10, 2 p.m. Learn the coupling secrets the pros use from authorized coupling instructor Erin Lamberte at Bemis Public Library. Registration required for free workshop. Call 303-795-3961.
‘The FBI Wife’
Feb. 12, 2 p.m., Sandra Windsor’s memoir, The FBI Wife, describes her struggles to establish a life separate from the secrets and rigidity of her FBI husband during the social revolution of the 1960s and ‘70s. She is an award winner in Writer’s Digest short story contest. Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Info: 303-795-3961.
Centennial Institute Upcoming Events
Feb. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Colorado State Treasurer Candidate Forum featuring Republican and Democratic candidates. Colorado Christian University, Leprino Hall, 180 S. Garrison St., Lakewood. Free event. Info: 303-963-3157. Feb. 23, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Join for a historic broadcast of CPAC, live onscreen in the events center at the University.
Conservative Political Action Conference 2018, $55 with continental breakfast and lunch. Free parking. Info: 303-963-3157. Feb. 27, 7-8:30 p.m. Presidents lecture series on “The Faith of George Washington.” Dr. Peter Lillback, author of George Washington’s Sacred Fire and president and professor of Historical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Lepino Hall. RSVP 303-963-3157.
Valentine’s Day Celebration
Feb. 14, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Denver Clerk and Recorder/Public Trustee Debra Johnson’s 11th annual event. Judges and clergy will perform free marriage ceremonies. Food and beverages available. Drawings held for gifts from local businesses, elected officials and city agencies. Marriage licenses are $30. Webb Building, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 101. Info: Mica Ward, 720-913-4866.
Mile High JACL’s Day of Remembrance
Feb. 18, 1-4 p.m. Free with free admission after program to the rest of the museum. Commemorate the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and celebrate the life and legacy of Minoru Yasui, Denver’s social-justice icon. Keynote speaker Peggy Nagae, the Portland-based lawyer was the lead attorney for the Supreme Court appeal of Minoru Yasui, one of three men who fought the wartime incarceration in the 1940s.
Board Game Day at Englewood Public Library
Feb. 18, 1-4 p.m. Do away with the doldrums. Play games at the library. For all ages. No registration required.
Lloyd Lewis Speaker at Opportunity Coalition
March 8, 5-7 p.m. President and CEO, ARC Thrift Stores. Location: WeWork/Triangle Bldg. location, (near Union Station.) 1550 Wewatta St., 2nd Floor, Denver. $20 fee. Half of the cost is donated to local charities. Cocktails and light appetizers provided. Info: opportunitycoalition.com
Englewood Police Citizens Academy
March 7-May 7, Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., at Englewood Police Dept. Graduation at City Council meeting on Monday, May 7. Register: Toni Arnoldy, email@example.com. You will be notified by mail of your acceptance. Space limited.
Introducing 2018 Kempe Award Winners
March 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon. Honoring Linda Alvarado, CEO of Alvarado Construction, and Reggie Bicha, executive director of Colo. Dept. of Human Services. Keynote speaker: Steve Pemberton, chief human-resources officer at Globoforce and bestselling author of A Chance in the World. Ritz-Cariton, 1881 Curtis St., Denver. RSVP: 303-864-5308, Denise Jendrusch, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Invest in Success Gala
March 8. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Cherry Creek Schools Foundation at Denver Marriott Tech Center. Gala will include a beer tasting from Resolute Brewing, live and silent auctions, jewelry pull from Kendra Scott and performances from students. Retiring Superintendent Harry Bull will also be honored. Tickets are $150 and corporate table sponsorships begin at $3,000. Tickets: ccsfoundation.org or email Yolonda Grosso at email@example.com.
Junior League of Denver’s ‘The Journey’
March 23, 6 p.m. Keynote speaker Terrell Davis, Hall of Fame and former running back for the Denver Broncos, speaking on how education influenced his professional football career. Reggie Rivers will serve as emcee and auctioneer. Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Tickets: 303-692-0270.
Feb. 11. Used Book Sale to support the Wellshire Library will be held throughout the morning. Drop off used-book donations anytime in the library.
Feb. 14. Ash Wednesday Service, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 25. Great Sandwich Making Event, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop in for 15 minutes and join the Hunger Task Force for fellowship and sandwich making for Senior Support services. Wellshire Presbyterian Church, 2999 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver.
SAVE THE DATE
Colorado Neurological Institute 30th Anniversary Gala
April 21. “Spotlight on Hope.” Info: 720-974-4094. At CU South Denver, formerly WildlifeExperience
Joshua School’s Annual Gala
April 28. “Standing Strong and Transforming Lives.” Keynote speaker, Mickey Rowe, the first actor with autism to play a person with autism on Broadway in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Info: 720-863-8387.
Mizel Institute Annual Dinner
May 23, 6 p.m. Honoring John Ikard with the 2018 Community Enrichment Award. Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
Breakthrough Kent Denver’s Ninth Annual Gala
Feb. 8, 6-10 p.m. The focus is to train future educators as well as close the achievement gap in our education system. Dancing, food and auction items. Info: breakthroughdenver.org.
Colorado Fine Arts Assn. Establishes Scholarships
Feb. 15 – Available online. coloradofinearts.org. A new scholarship for graduating high school seniors in the state of Colorado. To recognize students who have demonstrated a dedication to the arts, specifically the Indian classical arts. Two scholarships valued at $500 (minimum).
14th Annual Cherry Creek Baseball Hall of Fame
Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. Hilton Inverness Hotel and Conference Center. The 2012 Cherry Creek AABC-17U World Series Championship Team will be inducted in addition to six new members: Alex Blackford, Mike Krach, Gordon Staab, Tim Hatfield, Josh Weisber and Dr. Michael Keirns. Emcee Garth Jax and keynote speaker, Brad Lidge, 2008 World Series winning closer for the Philadelphia Phillies and alumni of Cherry Creek High School. Coach Marc Johnson celebrates his 46th year at CCHS. Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-939-0567 email@example.com or 303-475-3128.
Spanish-Speaking Volunteer Request
Englewood Public Library is looking for a volunteer to facilitate a new Spanish conversation circle once a month to help others learning the language. Contact Michelle at 303-762-2567.
Due by Feb. 28. Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council is seeking applicants for two $3,000 college scholarships to be given to students pursing degrees in the arts. The schools of the scholarship winners will also receive a $500 award for their art programs. Student must be a graduating senior from an Arapahoe County high school or a graduating senior who is a resident of Greenwood Village. The student must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a college or arts school majoring in either the performing, visual or literary arts. Submit applications through callforentry.org. A link can be found at greenwoodvillage.com/cultural arts. Info: 303-708-6110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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