Weekend Arts Roundup: Old World music, outdoor video installations and more
June 13, 7 p.m.
Corner of 14th and Champa Street, Denver
Denver Digerati, a platform for screening video art developed by the Denver Theatre District, presents an outdoor video art installation in downtown Denver featuring twenty short, digitally animated works.
June 13, 6:30 p.m.
Anythink Wright Farms, Thornton
The 10-member, Boulder-based Gora Gora Orkestar blends the Old World melodies of Eastern European folk music with American funk and South American tango.
June 13 - 14
Chief Theater & Julie Harris Theatre at Perry-Mansfield, Steamboat Springs
The 17th Annual New Works Festival at Perry-Mansfield Art School & Camp brings theater companies from around the country together to develop new dramas in the Rocky Mountains. Collaborating playwrights this summer are Maria Alexandria Beech, Itamar Moses and Charles Mee, who will debut his new play “The Glory of the World.”
Snowmass Town Park, Snowmass Village
This three-day festival includes beer and chili tastings featuring more than 20 chili cooks and 25 craft brewers, and a music stage headlined by the Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Boulder jam band Leftover Salmon.
June 13, 8 p.m. & June 14, 6 p.m.
The Stage at Mi Vida Strings and the Holiday Event Center
This celebration of gypsy jazz features the Robin Nolan Trio, Swing Je T'aime, Mango fan Django and Hot Club d'Europe featuring Olli Soikkeli, Tim Kliphuis and Simon Planting.
June 14, 9 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe, Denver
The Father’s Day edition of the Pump and Dump Parentally Incorrect Comedy Show features two Denver comedians who are also dads -- Ben Roy and Andrew Orvedahl.
June 14, 7:30 p.m.
Robinson Theatre at Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction
This retrospective dance concert, featuring many original cast members, will include some of the collective’s favorite dances from performances dating back to their first concert in 2006. Dances to be performed include Ann Sanders's "Broken Lines" and Julie Sinnott's "Davenport Diversions."
June 12 - 15
One of the nation’s oldest whitewater festivals, founded in 1949, the FIBArk features river events, mountain bike and running races, live music, a disc golf tournament and more.
June 13 - 14, 7:30 p.m.
Aurora Fox Arts Center, Aurora
This family-friendly musical follows two ice fishing buddies and home-grown philosophers as they talk about about life, love and Leinenkugel, a brand of beer popular in the midwest.
June 10 - 22
St. John's Lutheran Church, Fort Collins
Highlights from Project Youth and Chamber Music’s third iteration of this festival include performances, educational workshops, a benefit recital featuring pianist Anne-Marie McDermott and a panel discussion featuring poet and essayist Dr. Dan Beachy-Quick and choreographer Tony Testa among others.