West High students and alumni accompanied by a three-piece band sing holiday tunes amid the boughs of a fifteen-foot steel frame Christmas tree.

(Photo: Courtesy of James Small)
If you are looking for something to do this weekend, CPR is here to help. 

In our weekly segment, Arts Editor Chloe Veltman joins Ryan Warner on Colorado Matters to talk about some of the weekend's best cultural happenings around the state.

Saturday, Dec. 21, 6:30 p.m. - Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek
Sunday, Dec. 22, 2:00 p.m. - Mountain View Methodist Church, Boulder
The Boulder Philharmonic’s new holiday concert tradition begins this season with a program featuring Handel's "Messiah (Part I)" and works by Bach and Corelli.
 
Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:00 p.m.
West High School Campus, Denver
West High students and alumni accompanied by a three-piece band sing holiday tunes amid the boughs of a fifteen-foot steel frame Christmas tree.
 
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. 
The Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts, Fort Collins
This one-hour, family-friendly chamber opera by Gian Carlo Menotti from 1951 tells the story of an encounter between the Three Kings as they journey to see the newborn baby Jesus in Bethlehem and a disabled little boy from a poor home.
 
Saturday, Dec. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Sons of Italy Hall, Denver
This annual event celebrates the winter solstice with participatory music and dance.
 
Friday, Dec. 20 - Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014; weekdays at 5:00 p.m., weekends at 12:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver presents a holiday program of oddball performances including a Mongolian jaw harp and electronic instrument concert inside a yurt, a holiday-movie themed improv show performed by Off-Center and a lindy hop flash mob.