The Colorado Irish Festival will fill Clement Park 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton, July 10-12. Among the events will be a cultural exchange between …
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The Colorado Irish Festival will fill Clement Park 7306 W.
Bowles Ave., Littleton, July 10-12. Among the events will be a
cultural exchange between kids from the Salida Circus and a group
of children, Circus WAVE, from the WAVE Trauma Center in Northern
Ireland. WAVE stands for Widows against Violence and it was formed
in 1991 to assist with bereavement after The Violence. Circus WAVE
was formed in 1999 and has support from Ambassador Collins and the
DC Friends of Ireland. The Fest opens on Friday night, when
admission is free between 5 and 6 p.m. From 6 to 11 p.m., $8.
Saturday and Sunday hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets $12. (Arrive
at the gate at or before 11 a.m. on Sunday with two non-perishable
food items and enjoy free admission. Information, schedules and
discounted advance tickets at www.coloradoirishfestival.org.
The Museum of Outdoor Arts and Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre will
present “Sounds of America” with the Colorado Symphony at 7:30 p.m.
on July 4, followed by fireworks at 9:40 p.m. on July 4 at Fiddlers
Green. The program will include a musical synthesis of the American
experience, including patriotic music, Warren Hill singing the
National Anthem, Pianist Katie Mahan performing Gershwin’s
“Rhapsody in Blue” and more. Gates open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $17,
$15, $12, free under 3. Four-person family packs, $51. To purchase
tickets, www.livenation.com, 303-220-7000.
Activities in nearby Samson Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Information:
Celebrationworks announces the appointment of Sarah Roshan as
artistic director. She joins executive producer and prize-winning
playwright Carol Roper of Littleton in operating the company which
is dedicated to producing only new plays and to keeping the ticket
price at an affordable $10. The company has a new home on the
second floor of the historic Emerson Building at 1420 Ogden Street,
Denver (former home of Shadow Theatre). Roper’s recently-published
comedy, “Shakespeare’s Brother” (previewed at Bemis Library in
Littleton last summer) will play July 17 to 25 with tickets $5.28.
Classical/flamenco guitarist Andy Hackworth will play a variety
of music from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at Bemis Library’s
Sophie’s Place, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Free.
The Littleton Chorale announces that Dr. Michael T. Krueger has
joined the chorale as Music Director. He is Minister of Music at
Glory Lutheran Church in Arvada and director of the Larimer
Chorale. His Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting and
literature is from the University of Illinois, preceded by a
Masters Degree in trumpet performance and jazz studies from
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. The chorale will continue
to rehearse at Littleton United Methodist Church.
A Second Renaissance is a new discussion group focused on faith
on creativity from a Biblical perspective will begin in July at two
locations in Parker. The first half of each meeting will be used
for opening prayer and discussion of “The Creative Call” by Janice
Elsheimer, a workbook featuring exercises and reflections. It may
be ordered at CrossWalk Christian Bookstore and Café in Parker,
303-840-5688. The second half of the meetings will be devoted to
works in progress. Attend as you are able. Guests welcome. No
charge for attendance, but purchase of refreshments at the host
location is encouraged. On the second Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.,
beginning July 8, meetings will be at Kunjani Coffea, 10009 Jordan
Road and from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month,
beginning July 14, meetings will be at CrossWalk Christian
Bookstore and Café, 19190 E. Mainstreet. For more information and
to confirm attendance, email contact@creative conceptservices.com.
The Aspen Grove Family Film Festival runs on Wednesdays through
August at the center at 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive at West Mineral
Avenue. Hours listed: 6 to 11 p.m. Bring your chairs. Free. For
information on what’s playing when: shopaspengrove.com.
“Untitled #22,” Ps and Qs, comes down at the Denver Art Museum
on Friday, June 26, with local music, art tours, art making. This
final Friday of the month event will range in focus from Japanese
Tea Ceremony, to how to care for your art to confessions of dark
secrets to The Post Secret Project! Bands b.sous and Elin Palmer
will play with DJs Funky Punks. Free with admission.
Children’s author/illustrator Janet Stevens, a Colorado
treasure, will be at the Castle Rock Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., to
talk about her adventures in writing “The Great Fuzz Frenzy,” the
book chosen for children in the One Book, One Castle Rock program.
There are artist-designed related T-shirts for sale and there will
also be titles for teens and adults to read and discuss (and
T-shirts). See www.DouglasCounty Libraries.org/Programs and
Events, or call 303-791-READ.
“Celtic Echoes at the Castle” with Denver Brass and Celtic
Colorado Pipes and Drums, is next in the Cherokee Ranch and Castle
Performing Arts Series on June 28. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for wine
tasting and a castle tour, dinner buffet, concert, coffee and
desert with the performers. On the castle veranda. Tickets: $75.
303-688-4600, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays or leave name and phone#
for callback next business day. The castle is at 6113 N. Daniels
Park Road, Sedalia, a short jog east of Highway 85 (Santa Fe
Young Voices of Colorado will host the Fourth Annual Sing a Mile
High Children’s Choral Festival June 25-29 at the University of
Denver, with 12 choirs, more than 400 young singers from across the
country. The culmination is a free community concert at 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 28 at the Newman Center, University of Denver. The
individual choirs perform in the first half and combine after
intermission with guest conductor Dr. Roland Dilworth of Chicago.
The singers will perform his new composition, “Stand Upon the
Rock!” On July 9, Young Voices will hold auditions for the next
season. Information: email@example.com.,
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