Embrace the wintry weather with seasonal works from local artists. Abstract winter landscapes by Theodore Waddell, striking bear portraits by Robert McCauley, and spiritual paintings by Rocky Hawkins are sure to leave you feeling the holiday spirit. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tsogo Mijid channels themes of a nomadic lifestyle in his abstract paintings. Elements of traditional art and culture from Mongolia, Mijid's homeland, can be found in his works. Sylvia Jung's contemporary art is a fusion of painting and collage. Her paper-based collages are made with a variety of materials, including ink, oil paints, and photographs. Fri 6-10 p.m.; Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m.
Deemed a favorite rapper by both Jay-Z and 50 Cent, Talib Kweli is a luminary in the commercial rap scene. His music powerful in a lyrical and rythmic sense, it has a tendency to make you think while you dance to the beat. Joining him will be Big K.R.I.T.—a young artist heavily influenced by the Southern hip-hop of the 90s—the Foodchain, and Alex Chadwick. Sun 8:30 p.m.
Decked out in shiny, futuristic costumes, this Australian electro-pop duo offers nothing less than a cinematic experience. Their dreamy electronic anthems combined with smoke machines and colorful lighting round out to an unforgettable, otherworldy experience. Tue 9 p.m.
This fright-free musical Halloween celebration can be enjoyed by all ages. Join the Colorado Symphony for their annual late October concert featuring music from the Harry Potter movies and similarly themed tunes. Make sure to show up in costume—the musicians will. Sun 2:30 p.m.
The flooding may have ceased, but relief efforts are still in full swing. To support these continued efforts, artists including Dave Matthews, The Fray, DeVotchKa, and members of the Lumineers are coming together for a special concert organized by AEG and Live Nation. All proceeds go directly to the United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund. Sun 6 p.m.
Some view Native American culture and art as part of our past, but this exhibit shows that it most certainly remains part of our present. Blending elements of traditional Native American art with a wide spectrum of contemporary techniques, nine artists explore the complexities of cultural identity and prompt discussions about how we treat traditional symbols and rituals.
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