Owls in spotlight in fest at Audubon center

“Barn Owl” by Alan Yamamoto is included in the annual HOOTenanny exhibit at Audubon Nature Center.
“Barn Owl” by Alan Yamamoto is included in the annual HOOTenanny exhibit at Audubon Nature Center.
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The annual HOOTenanny Festival at Audubon Nature Center — located at 11280 Waterton Road southwest of Littleton — extends to five days this year, culminating in the only Owl and Music Festival in Colorado from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 21. A variety of nocturnal hikes and craft activities in the Lois Webster Amphitheatre allow the visitor to become better acquainted with mainly nocturnal owls, starting Sept. 17. Partnering organizations, such as those who rehabilitate injured raptors, will participate, providing an up-close and personal encounter. Local folk music is also involved. Advanced registration requested: denveraudubon.org or 303-973-9530. Proceeds support educational programs. Food available for purchase. Also note: the 2019 Share the View International Photography Competition will culminate in a February 2020 Gala at CU South Denver. See: denveraudubon.contestvenue.com.

‘Cabaret’ in Littleton

“Cabaret,” directed by Nick Sugar, is on stage at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St. in downtown Littleton, through Oct. 13. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: townhallartscenter.org.


The 1840 Rendezvous and Spanish Colonial Market at the Fort, 19192 Highway 8 in Morrison, just off Highway 285 near Red Rocks, will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15. Trappers, traders, children’s activities. Food. Family activity. Admission: $5, adults, children 12 and under, free. TesoroCulturalCenter.org, 303-839-1671.

Jazz in Lone Tree

“Take Me to the River New Orleans LIVE!” plays Oct. 14 at Lone Tree Arts Center with N.O. talent: Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan Neville, George Porter Jr., Lost Bayou Ramblers. More … Tickets: lonetreeartscenter.org, 720-509-1000.

Parker events

“9 to 5, the Musical,” opened at PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., running through Oct. 13. Friday Night Jazz with the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra begins Sept. 20 with “Tribute to Nat King Cole” at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $24-$29. At the Schoolhouse. 1965 Mainstreet. Both venues book through Parkerarts.org.

The sounds of opera

Denver Lyric Opera Guild welcomes new members as it starts its fall series of Opera on Tuesday Luncheons, with a concert and lunch at an area country club. Guests and new members are welcome. Next will be University of Northern Colorado operatic singers on Oct. 1 at Lakewood Country Club, 6800 W. 10th Ave. Social hour: 10:30 a.m., program at 11 a.m.; lunch, noon. $40, due Sept. 26. Check to DLOG, $40, Sharon Wells, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Apt. 318, Lakewood, CO 80215. Or through PayPal: DenverLyricOperaGuild.org.

Grammer to perform

Singer/songwriter Andy Grammer will perform on Sept. 18 at the Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver. Tickets: axs.com.

Latin beats

“Sonidas de Las Americas,” a concert co-sponsored by the Mexican Cultural Center and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Boettcher Concert Hall, in partnership with the Biennial of the Americas. Free tickets are available at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office, 1000 14th St., Denver. (Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday noon to 6 p.m.) Seating on a first come, first-serve basis.

Curious Theatre

“Pass Over” by Antoinette Nwandu plays through Oct. 12 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver. Directed by Stephen Sapp. About systemic racism and police brutality — yet poetic, we are told. Curioustheatre.org, 720-258-4212.


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