PACE Center releases fall programming schedule

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Parker’s PACE Center offers audiences a menu of entertainment plus classes of all sorts through the fall. A sampler of Main Stage programming plus a couple of children’s shows follows:

• Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis appears on Oct. 17. Many have heard her voice on the soundtrack to Disney’s film “Brave.”

• A troupe from Chicago’s gift to us all, Second City, will present “Happily Ever Laughter” on Oct. 18, ready to involve the audience in the clever improvisation they excel with.

• Denver Brass ensemble brings fanfairs, flourishes, classics and contemporary hits to the stage on Oct. 19.

• Wonderbound, formerly Ballet Nouveau, performs “A Gothic Folktale,” a new full length ballet that explores American myth, folk culture and magic realism. Director Garrett Ammon developed it in cooperation with illusionist/mentalist Professor Phelyx and singer/ songwriter Jesse Manley. Performances: Oct. 26, 27.

• The Parker Symphony Orchestra will join forces with Legend High School’s Cantores Choir to present Verdi’s “Requiem” in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Guiseppe Verdi’s birth on Nov. 1.

• Nov. 2 brings Modern Jazz with an Urban Twist by New Orleans native Jon Batiste, who has collaborated with Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Buffet, Prince…

• At the Mainstreet Center: Classic Acts presents “Charlotte’s Web” on Oct. 19 (2 and 6 p.m.) and the Missoula Children’s Theater presents “Alice in Wonderland” on Nov. 9 (2 and 6 p.m.). For kids at loose ends over fall break, the Parker Theater Company is directing a weeklong theater camp Oct. 14-19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will include choreographed numbers from “Matilda” and “Newsies,” and a show based on individual talents at 11 a.m. Friday.

Finally: the PACE Center’s Renaissance Guild will celebrate New Year’s Eve Motown Style this year, with music by the Tripping Griswolds and The Motones. But this show sold out by mid-November in 2012.

For tickets and information: pacecenteronline.org, 303-805-6800.

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