Lone Tree Arts Center delayed the installation ceremony for the new public art piece, “Tuono,” due to inclement weather. It was scheduled for the April 20 city council meeting, but a spring snowstorm intervened. Sculptors Collin Parson and Jodie Ruth Cooper created the large piece. Appropriately, “Tuono” is the Latin word for “Thunderclap!” It will be on display for one year. Check lonetreeartscenter.org for new date and time.
Lone Tree Arts Center’s Summer Music Sessions start with “An Evening With (saxophonist) Gerald Albright” on May 15. In person at 4 and 8 p.m.; livestream at 8 p.m. Albright is an important R&B star and Grammy winner. Tickets: $60 and $75, in person; livestream: $25 individual; $40 household. Box office: 720-509-1000, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m., to 2 p.m.; or website, lonetreeartscenter.org. Albright begins the new Lone Tree Sessions Series. Next: Keb’ Mo’ on Aug. 27.
Stories on Stage
Stories on Stage will be streaming live from Boulder’s Nomad Playhouse at 7 p.m. on May 7. Leslie O’Carroll, Allison Watrous and Sam Gregory will present “Still Crazy After All These Years.” Ticket holders will receive a link. Tickets: $15. Call 303-494-0523 or visit storiesonstage.org. The 20th anniversary season will be entirely virtual/livestreamed from the Nomad Playhouse in Boulder.
Member Appreciation Show
Littleton Fine Arts Guild has opened the “Flights of Fantasy” exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center and will enjoy a new hanging system and lighting as they reopen the Member Appreciation Show at the Depot Art Gallery and Caboose Gallery, through May 22. The gallery will be open Fridays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Masks and COVID protocol required. Six individuals may enter at a time. Depot Art Gallery is located at 2069 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton. 303-795-0781; depotartgallery.org.
The music of John Williams (“Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park,” “Harry Potter” and more) will be featured May 23 and 25 by the Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (doors, 6 p.m.). Christopher Dragon will conduct. Tickets limited to 2500. Coloradosymphony.org/tickets or 303-623-7876.
“Space People in Space,” a new original comedy about people at the forefront of the colonization of Mars, will be presented in Buntport’s parking lot at 717 Lipan St. in Denver on Wednesdays through Sundays, May 26-June 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets for 1-6 are available at Name Your Own Price. 720-946-1388. buntport.com.
History Colorado is sharing information from newly digitized records from ledgers of the Ku Klux Klan in Denver. History Colorado says on its website: “In a spirit of more actively naming and confronting systems of inequality, History Colorado aims to make these items available as freely and widely as possible. In keeping with our grounding virtues, we hope to unlearn harmful long-held ideas and practices through this sharing process.” See historycolorado.org/kkkledgers.
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