Elbert County Historical Society and Museum, Kiowa
This exhibition is the first phase of a three-year project focusing on the Smoky Hill Trail, a 600 mile long wagon road stretching from Atchison, Kansas to Denver, which was opened specifically for the Colorado gold rush of 1859.
Based in Los Angeles, this modern dance company explores the relationship between the human body and the physical world through a mix of everyday movement, ballet, contemporary dance, acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts and hip-hop.
July 4 - 6
Cherry Creek North, Denver
This Cherry Creek North tradition, now in its 24th year, brings together visual, performance and culinary artists for three days each year during the 4th of July holiday weekend.
The Grammy Award-winning banjo player is joined by string quartet Brooklyn Rider to perform Fleck’s first banjo concerto, “The Impostor Concerto,” along with new works written specifically for banjo and string quartet.
Fourth of July weekend at this mountain music festival includes the Patriotic Brass Performance, featuring members of Boston Brass and other Colorado-based brass musicians, and Bluegrass in Paradise, a mini-festival showcasing five bluegrass artists and bluegrass workshops.
This Colorado Springs tradition continues with classical interpretations of pieces by Irving Berlin, Stevie Wonder and The Beatles, as well as Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” synced to a fireworks display over the park.
Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, Dec. 8. Colorado Public Radio is proud to be part of the Colorado nonprofit community, and we're in good company! This year, we're highlighting six Colorado nonprofit organizations doing great work.
Read more and listen to profiles about each organization.