Sonya's Sampler

Baroque music on period instruments set for free show

Column by Sonya Ellingboe
Posted 10/9/19
The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado will bring its unique repertoire and sound to Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18: “Music of the Baroque.” The …

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Sonya's Sampler

Baroque music on period instruments set for free show

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The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado will bring its unique repertoire and sound to Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18: “Music of the Baroque.” The region’s only professional period-instrument orchestra will perform music by Corelli, Bach, Handel and others, “as it was intended to be heard,” according to Minister of Music David Kates. Free.

‘Code Red’

The “Code Red Art Show,” where each work includes the color red — or is a painting of something the artist is passionate about — is open through Nov. 10 at the Depot Art Gallery, in the historic red depot at 2069 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 303-795-0781.

‘Motones vs. Jerseys’

Lone Tree Arts Center offers an evening of musical competition and audience participation in “Motones vs. Jerseys” at the arts center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23, 25, 26. Music of Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, the Temptations and more. Decide the winner! Tickets: lonetreeartscenter.org, 720-509-1000.

Colorado Wind Ensemble

The Colorado Wind Ensemble presents “Chamber Winds” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St. Tickets: $20/$15/$5. At the door.

Aurora Fox

“Miss You Like Hell” by Pulitzer winner Quiara Alegria Fox plays through Oct. 12 at 7:30 Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $37-$12 (child). 303-739-1970, aurorafoxartscenter.org.

‘Life in Motion’

The Cashore Marionettes, internationally known puppetry, will bring “Life in Motion” to the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Tickets: start at $22, 303-987-7845, lakewood.showare.com.

New exhibit

“Still: Elemental” is open at the Clyfford Still Museum, throughout the museum, which is located at 1250 Bannock St. in downtown Denver. Each gallery will include “unique, multisensory features,” according to curator Bailey Harberg Placzek. The exhibit includes Still’s artwork through the lens of classical elements of Greek philosophy. Through Jan. 12, 2020. Clyffordstillmuseum.org. 720-354-4875. Admission. Tours include related scents.

Wonderbound

“Hi-Strung” is the newest performance by Wonderbound dance company in the Performing Arts Complex, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Federal Heights at 7:30 Oct. 18; 2 p.m. Oct. 19; and in the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 2 p.m. Oct. 27. $25. Wonderbound.com.

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties holds a great number of candidate and ballot issue forums during October, including AAUW Ballot Issue Forum at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Southglenn Public Library Meeting Rooms A and B, 6972 S. Vine St., Centennial. Ballot Issue Public Meeting: Oct. 15, 6 p.m., Koelbel Public Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial. LWV welcomes new members and continues to register newly naturalized voters at ceremonies. Lwvarapahoedouglas.org.

New Orleans music

“Take Me to the River” is a program of New Orleans Jazz at 7:30 p.m. October 14 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 S. Commons St. Lone Tree. Lonetreeartscenter.org.

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