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Found objects become art for gallery show

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Littleton artist Sue Blosten's “Goldilocks Tiptoes” and her “Reggie Reznour Minibarbot” appeared with 67 other artworks created from found objects and trashed materials in an exhibit on Aug. 20 at The Collective-Community Art Center in Lafayette. She said “Goldilocks” was inspired by a documentary about a ballet class for young girls in South Africa.

Colorado Ballet

Colorado Ballet has season and single tickets on sale for 2021/2022 performances, with prices ranging from $40 to $175: coloradoballet.org or 303-837-8888, ext. 2. Programs: “Giselle” Oct. 8-17; “The Nutcracker” Nov. 27-Dec. 24; “Romeo and Juliet” Feb. 4-13; “Wizard of Oz” March 11-20; “Ballet Masterworks” April 15-24.

Looking forward

A reminder from the Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum: The Annual Craft Fair is scheduled Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are still a few spaces open for crafters and there will be lots of space on Oct. 2 for shoppers at the fair in Ketring Park! Information at the Littleton Museum, 303-795-3950. More later on this!

Curious Theatre Company

“The Lifespan of a Fact” opens the season for Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver, Sept. 18 to Oct. 16. An eccentric author meets up with a neurotically-precise fact-checker, as a demanding editor sees a deadline looming. Tickets: curioustheatre.org, 303-623-0524.

Littleton Town Hall

“The Fantasticks,” directed by Billie McBride, opens Sept. 17 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St. in Downtown Littleton. Tickets: 303-794-ARTS, townhallartscenter.org.

Gardeners

The Littleton Garden Club welcomes new members as it holds its first meeting of the season on Sept. 1 at the Littleton Public Schools Educational Service Center, 5776 S. Crocker St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (followed by a social time).

Miners Alley

“Before You Go” by local actor/director John Ashton (who directs this production), plays through Sept. 19 at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington St. in Golden. Next: “The Crucible” in October and “A Christmas Carol” in December. 303-935-3044, minersalley.com.

Stories On Stage

Stories On Stage will perform September through November at Nomad Theatre in Boulder and then offer the season virtually for ticketholders. Visit storiesonstage.org or call 303-494-0523.

Kirkland Museum

Kirkland Museum, 1201 Bannock St., Denver, will reopen with an exhibit called “Truth, Beauty and Power: Christopher Dresser and the Aesthetic Movement” which opens Aug. 27. Hours: 11 a.m., to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Presented by Deputy Curator Christopher Herron. Look for a newly-exhibited painting by Vance Kirkland: “Four Suns in Space.” The museum was closed Feb. 15 due to water damage and has just reopened. KirklandMuseum.org.

Affordable Art

Reminder: The Affordable Art Festival at the west lawn of Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, is Sunday, Aug. 29. Everything $199 or less. Tickets: $12, benefit the ACC Foundation.

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