Throw modern ballet, classic vaudeville, and a host of ordinary objects up in the air, and they'll likely come clattering down in an unfortunate mess—unless award-winning juggler Peter Davison is there to catch them. In this one-man show, the co-artistic director of the Boulder Ballet creates an entertaining act out of unexpected combinations. Sun 3 p.m.
Close the 2013-14 season with the personal faves of the minds behind the dance. The acclaimed Traveling Alone by Amy Seiwart and Edwaard Liang's Feast of the Gods return to the stage. Joining the established ballets: take in a world premiere by ballet mistress Sandra Brown. Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
From blustery winter days to sun-soaked summer mornings, each season evokes different emotions. As violinist and composer Antonio Vivaldi’s best-known piece, "Four Seasons" brings these emotions and the sounds of nature to life through music during the Colorado Symphony Orchestra's rendition of the classic Baroque work. Fri 8 p.m.
If Homare Ikeda's Lines in Space exhibit sounds a little abstract, that's the point. Meet the Japanese-born Denver painter at the opening reception of his latest exhibit, and find out about how his neo-expressionism blends East and West and reveals his reflections on life. His work will be on display until November 10.
Join pianists, Lisa Downing, Bob Baker, and Julio Mazziotti, as they share their original work and the meaning behind the notes. Experience music from their diverse backgrounds with selctions of jazz, classical, and Latin-inspired compelations. Wed 7:30 p.m.
Denver theater company the Handsome Little Devils is reviving turn-of-the-century entertainment. Accentuated by elaborate costumes, the four-member troupe’s show is a Vaudeville-inspired play complete with juggling, music, and jokes. Throughout the frenetic performance, the talented cast acts out a kid-friendly plot full of romantic entanglements.
Watch Claire journey deep into her imagination—a colorful jungle where her stuffed animals magically come to life. Fun, upbeat jazz music scores this play, which is best enjoyed by joining in with the singing and dancing. The original original album the show is based on garnered a Grammy nomination and a Gold Award from the Parents’ Choice Foundation. Sun 3 p.m.
Central City Opera pays homage to the medium's masters of seduction with its latest production. From Carmen and Don Juan to Prince Charming and Cleopatra, audiences will delight in duets and arias from some of opera and musical theater's most scandalous characters. FYI: The show is family-friendly.
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