Weekend Arts Roundup: Cubism dinner, Indonesian dancing and more

February 27, 2014
Photo: 'The Transparent Simulacrum of the Feigned Image' by Salvador Dali
Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904–1989), The Transparent Simulacrum of the Feigned Image, 1938.

“I Go On Singing - Paul Robeson’s Life In His Words and Songs”
Feb. 28 - March 9
Aurora Fox Arts Center, Aurora

Actor-singer Anthony Brown tells the story of the multi-faceted life of Paul Robeson, one of the most popular African-American entertainers of the 1930s, through a multi-media event featuring songs, dance, stories and archival footage. 

“Mercy Killers” Colorado Tour
March 1-11, various locations throughout Colorado

A solo show by Juilliard School graduate and Broadway performer Michael Milligan telling the story of a conservative, blue-collar worker whose life enters an unexpected turn when his wife is diagnosed with cancer, and the politics of health-care become more complex than they originally seemed.

Gamelan Tunas Mekar, “The Power of Community: Documenting 25 Years of an American Gamelan Ensemble”
March 2, 1 p.m.
Mercury Cafe, Denver

To celebrate the Colorado-based Gamelan Tunas Mekar ensemble’s 25 year anniversary, the group performs a special multimedia show featuring new and traditional music and dance of Bali, Indonesia.

Photo: Monkey Town 4
Diner at Monkey Town in New York City.