Weekend Arts Roundup: Orchids, barroom opera, mountain landscapes and more

· Jan. 9, 2014, 7:00 am

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.Photo: Orchids at Denver Botanic Gardens(Photo: Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens by Scott Dressel-Martin)

Wednesday, Jan. 8 - Monday, Feb. 24
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver
The Denver Botanic Gardens presents its annual orchid display featuring hundreds of colorful blooms and free weekend re-potting clinics.
Friday, Jan. 10
Deer Pile, Denver
The Colorado chapter of Opera on Tap, an organization that brings opera to bars, presents an evening of arias that sound especially great when splashing about in a tiled room behind the safety of a curtain.
Friday, Jan. 10 - Friday, Jan. 31
Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Evergreen
This exhibition of Colorado artist Dan Oakleaf’s mountain landscapes chronicles the 12 years he spent summiting all 54 of the state’s most prominent peaks.
Saturday, Jan. 11 - Saturday, Feb. 15
Curious Theatre, Denver
Curious Theatre Company presents its production of Matthew Lopez’s powerful drama about a Jewish Confederate soldier who returns to his family’s plantation after the Civil War to find two former slaves living among the ruins.
Saturday, Jan. 11 - Saturday, Jan. 25
Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, Denver
Vocalist Britta Laree chronicles the career of the great French chanteuse Edith Piaf through 16 of her most famous songs including “La vie en rose” and “Non, je ne regrette rien.”

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