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Four events we're talking about in December and January
December 2002

1. Fabulous Savage: Works by Mary Ehrin
If you haven't already heard the name Mary Ehrin, you will soon. With the popularity of her art growing by the day, Mery Ehrin is sure to become a Denver household name.

Through January 4, Tuesday through saturday noon to 6 p.m. RULE Gallery 111 Broadway, Free

2. Deck the Walls
Continuing a 12-year tradition, Abend Galery hosts its annual holiday miniature show. A yearly destination for the entire art community, this exhibition features more than 100 invited Colorado Artists who display some 500 paintings - all 8 inches by 10 inches or smaller Veterans of the show value it for its variety, quality, and quantity as well as the unique opportunity to purchase small paintings by well-known artists.

December 6 to 13 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Opening reception is Friday, December 6 5 to 9 p.m. - Abend Gallery, 2260 E. Colfax Ave. - Free

3. The Lost Spacecraft: Liberty Bell 7 Recovered
Liberty Bell 7 launched in 1961 was NASA's second manned space flight - the journey lasted 15 minutes and 37 seconds before the spacecraft splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean. Amazingly, astronaut Virgil Grissom escaped drowning before the wounded capsule sunk.

Through January 26, Monday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. - Adults $8, Kids/seniors $5.50

4. Aerosmith
What could be better than watching grown men prancing around in women's clothing? Absolutely nothing! At 53, Steven Tyler still has it. And after more than three decades, Aerosmith is still cranking out hit records and putting on rockin' shows. If you haven't seen these true rock legends, take advantage of this opportunity. For tickets, call 303-830-TIXS

December 8, Sunday 7:30 p.m. - The Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Place - Tickets range from $35 to $79.50