Weekend Arts Roundup: Remembering Sept. 11 on canvas, Dylan goes electric and more
Sept. 11 - 16
Various venues, Denver and Boulder
Now in its second year, this festival brings together celebrities, art and science experts, and community and public policy leaders to explore the Latino community’s role in the environmental conservation movement.
Sept. 12 – Oct. 19
Miners Alley Theatre Company, Golden
This world premiere production of a play by Denver playwright Josh Hartwell is set in Greenwich Village, New York in 1969, and tells the story of a group of colorful characters trying to make sense of their lives and times.
Sept. 11 – Nov. 13
The Art Gallery, Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver artist Joellyn Duesberry presents a collection of paintings detailing her view of New York City’s changed landscape before and after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sept. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Turnverein Dance & Cultural Center, Denver
This annual celebration of Bavarian culture includes a German feast, a traditional beer cask tapping ceremony, polka lessons, and ballroom, tango, swing and polka music from The Jim Ehrlich Band.
Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs
This singer-songwriter – best known as a character actor who appeared in the movies “Deliverance,” “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Total Recall” – brings his mix of folk and country music to Colorado.
Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, Fort Collins
Through pictures and presentation, Jim Disney, a co-founder of the Loveland Mountain Club, shares his 20-day experience of climbing North America’s highest peak.
Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m.
McNichols Civic Center Building, Denver
The Denver Public Library celebrates its 125th anniversary with the launch of “Volume,” a new online collection of local music. The celebration includes performances by musical artists Ian Cooke, Pure Fiction and Plat Maravich and sustenance from food trucks and Colorado breweries.
Sept. 10 - 15
Sie FilmCenter, Denver
This annual festival of documentary film kicks off with “Point and Shoot,” which follows an American man’s journey to the front lines of the Libyan revolution. The event continues over four days with 55 films, most of which are screening in Colorado for the first time.
Sept. 12 - Oct. 4
Buntport Theater, Denver
This original work of collaborative theater by one of Colorado’s most inventive companies weaves together three storylines connected to a Roman marble statue of Hercules. The statue was restored in the late 1700s…except for one important part of its anatomy, which was conspicuously left off.
Sept. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion
Over twenty beers from Colorado Brewers Guild members will be paired with culinary samples created by the chefs of the Colorado Chefs Association at this event benefiting the Governor's Residence Preservation Fund. Live music will be provided by bluegrass-rock band Oakhurst and Americana group Woodshed Red.