Weekend Arts Roundup: Christmas theater in Cripple Creek, live street art and more

December 12, 2013

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.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 29
Thursday - Saturday at 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Butte Theater, Cripple Creek
Thin Air Theatre presents a new play by Cripple Creek playwright Chris Sorensen about a Scrooge-like community theatre director whose love for the festive season is rekindled.
Photo: ETHEL String Quartet
The cutting-edge string quartet ETHEL.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Newman Center at the University of Denver, Denver
The cutting-edge ETHEL string quartet partners with GRAMMY®-winning Native American flutist Robert Mirabal for a musical exploration of the sun mythology of Native America.
Dec. 12 - Jan. 31
The Mexican Cultural Center, Denver
The Mexican Cultural Center and Consulate General of Mexico present De Peregrina a Peregrina, a photography exhibition chronicling the pilgrimage culture of Mexico City.
Friday, Dec. 13, 6:15 p.m.
SIE Film Center, Denver
The Denver Film Society presents Charlie Ahearn’s documentary about the hip-hop photographer Jamel Shabazz. The film will be preceded by a live street art demonstration by mixed-media artist Leah Crise.
Friday, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. - Broomfield Auditorium, Broomfield
Sunday, Dec. 15, 3:00 p.m. - Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, Denver
Friday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Denver
The renowned Denver choral ensemble partners with members of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado for a holiday concert featuring Michael Haydn’s eight-movement Weihnachtsresponsorien written for the Christmas Day morning church service.

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