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Photography, art reflect students’ voyage to Italy

Jenna Cardenas’ photo “Basilica Bridge” is part of the exhibit A Tour of Italy, now on display at Arapahoe Community College.
Jenna Cardenas’ photo “Basilica Bridge” is part of the exhibit A Tour of Italy, now on display at Arapahoe Community College.
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Arapahoe Community College’s annual photography and art show of works by those who participated in the Study Abroad program, “A Tour of Italy,” is open Aug. through Sept. 18 in Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Free. The gallery is open weekdays from noon to 5 p.m.

Metro State show

Thirteen local and international art collectives are recognized in the MSU Denver Center for Visual Art’s new exhibit, “Collectivism,” open at CVA, 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Free admission. 303-294-5207, This handsome gallery at the north end of the Santa Fe Arts District is always worth a visit.

Welcome, photographers

Englewood Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Blvd. Craig Pritchett will talk about the process of selling stock photography for use in advertising. This provides images for smaller businesses who can’t afford corporate photography — as well as a bit of income for the photographer. He will address aspects of graphic design that are important. Guests are welcomed.

Jazz performance

Hank Troy Quartet and Queen City Jazz Band perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St. in downtown Littleton. Tickets: $27-$37, 303-794-2787, ext. 5,


Russ Miller will be available at Denver Percussion, 7399 S. Tennyson St., Centennial, for a drum clinic from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be discounts an all Mapex brand sales that day. Tickets cost $30 for the clinic. 866-737-2877,

Legal issues

Colorado Theater Guild will hold a special presentation by Colorado Business Committee for the Arts on legal aspects in theater from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Phillips Social Hall, at Mizel Center for the Arts, Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver. Speaker is attorney Dave Ratner with Creative Law Network. Free for Guild members, $10 for non-members. Reservations advised.

`All Aboard’

Historic Littleton Inc. plans an “All Aboard” excursion to Union Station in Denver, followed by a walking tour of the immediate neighborhood. Meet at Littleton Light Rail Station at 3 p.m. Aug. 21. Non-members welcome for an extra $15 (call Gail Keeley, 303-730-0821).

Western Welcome Week Art

Painter Sarah Phippen, who specializes in paintings of horses, exhibits her work through August at Town Hall Art Center’s Stanton Gallery, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Works by a few of her friends are included. Free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and during performances.

`Serious Play’

The Mid-century design exhibit, “Serious Play” continues through Aug. 25 at Denver Art Museum, offering a trip through 1950s American living at home. The museum is at 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway in downtown Denver,

Brad Zimmerman

“My Son, the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy” is at the Lakewood Cultural Center Aug. 8-25, featuring comedic actor Brad Zimmerman in a solo piece he has toured across the nation. Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 7:30 p.m.; Sunday: 2 p.m. Tickets: $40-$59. 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood., 303-987-7845.

Bollywood tale

ROSHNI’S “Mountains Made for Us” by Deepali Lindblom and Luke Sorge will premiere Aug. 8 and run through Aug. 18 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. Performances 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Saturday Aug. 10 and Sundays Aug. 11 and 18. Choreography and lyrics by Deepali Lindblom. Tickets: $10-$15,, 303-856-7830.


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