02/2013

Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam and the Land

Submitted by Lara Herrington on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 1:25pm

Georgia O'Keeffe's flower and flora oil paintings are icons of Western art, but this collection brings to light more of O'Keeffe's New Mexican influences. This cache of more obscure paintings include Native American portraits, depictions of kachina dolls, and New Mexican churches and pueblo dwellings. Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

 

Valentine's Day 5K

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 4:24pm

Love is in the air and this 5K will get your heart pumping. Maybe you will even find your match as you recover post-race with energy bars, muffins, bagels, and warm beverages. Proceeds benefit Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Girls on the Run of the Rockies, an organization dedicated to changing the way young girl view themselves and their opportunities using the power of running. Sun 10 a.m.

Colorado Ballet Presents from the Page to the Stage

Submitted by Jacqueline Wakeen on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 1:26pm

Many young girls consider a tutu to be a staple in their wardrobes as they attempt to emulate the ballerinas they aspire to be. Don't miss an opportunity to see the pros don tutus and strut their stuff with this child-friendly performance as Colorado Ballet dancers gracefully enact excerpts of fairytale classics such as Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella to the ever-popular Nutcracker. Children can begin to appreciate the fundamentals of the technical movements, including how narratives are translated to dance, and the functionality of pointe shoes and tutus.

Beers, Brats & Bras

Submitted by Morgan Tilton on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 1:14pm

A guy lost in a lingerie store can be awkward for all involved. But, SOL is throwing in brats and beers to make the situation a little more comfortable. Pick out panties and camisoles or a chemise, a romance package to Hotel Teatro, or underwear (for yourself, too), plus—enter to win tickets to see the Denver Nuggets or receive a $100 gift card to Rio Grande. A portion of the sales benefits the Morgan Adams Foundation for Children’s Hospital Pediatric Oncology Research. Sun noon- 5 p.m.

 

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 12:19pm

This band gets their name from the Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the land of Jazz. They have played their "Dixieland" jazz all over the world from England to Thailand with conductor Ben Jaffe on their brass instruments. Hear classics like “When the Saints Go Marching In” and “I’ll Fly Away,” that was performed on the Late Show with David Letterman last year. Sun 7:30 p.m.