Weekend Arts Roundup: Mountain folk music, Indian theater and more

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Warm Cookies of the Revolution presents “The Why-The-Hell-Are-We-So-Busy Festival”
Jan. 31
McNichols Civic Center Building, Denver

Civics organization Warm Cookies of the Revolution invites Denverites to ask themselves why they're all so busy, and what they can do about it. Activities include an all-skill levels yoga class courtesy of Denver fitness studio BYSE4, an improv exercise led by Buntport Theater's Hannah Duggan, and giant video games and giant board games.

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Jan. 30
The Sherbino Theater, Ridgway

The Western Slope folk ensemble brings its blend of Americana, gospel, blues, bluegrass, jazz and gypsy music to Ridgway’s historic theater.

Theatre Esprit Asia presents “The Occidental Moon” and “One Night of Thunder”
Jan. 30 - Feb. 22
Spark Theatre, Denver

This Denver-area Asian American theater company presents two one-act plays written by Indian playwrights - Pavithra Prasad and Sushma - now living in Denver.

Jan. 16 - Feb. 22
The Ricketson Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver

A romantic drama by three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee James Still which follows three closely related, troubled Americans as they travel to Venice to seek solace.

Photo: Weehawken Creative Arts Souperbowl IV
Hand-painted ceramic bowls from Weehawken Creative Arts' Souperbowl in Ouray

Weehawken Creative Arts' Souperbowl IV
Jan. 29
Ouray Community Center, Ouray

Bottomless bowls of signature soups from Ouray-area restaurants are served-up in over 125 hand-painted ceramic bowls made by community artists. After the meal, attendees can keep their one-of-a-kind bowls.

Cornerstone Arts Week
Jan. 26 - 31
Colorado College, Colorado Springs

“What’s My Line?” is the theme of this week-long, annual festival exploring connections between theater, dance, mathematics and visual art.

Epilogue Comedy
Jan. 31
Mutiny Information Cafe, Denver

Comics Michael Carter, Mara Wiles, Steve Vanderploeg, Andy Flemming and C.J. Toledano gather for Epilogue Comedy’s monthly show.

Jan. 27 - Feb. 22
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Black Box Theater, Arvada

This comedic play written in 1944 by Denver journalist, playwright and children's novelist Mary Chase follows the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend Harvey, a 6-foot tall invisible rabbit.

Miner's Alley Playhouse presents “The Cripple of Inishmaan”
Jan. 30 - March 8
Miner’s Alley Playhouse, Golden

Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, this dark comedy tells the story of an unloved and crippled boy who is determined to audition for a Hollywood director who plans to film a documentary on a neighboring island.

Augustana Arts and Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra present “Masterworks: Copland, Mozart & Mendelssohn”
Jan. 30 and 31
Colorado Christian University Music Center, Lakewood on the 30th
Augustana Lutheran Church, Denver on the 31st

Exploring the themes of joy, love, struggle, beauty and peace, this Denver-based group presents Aaron Copland's ballet “Appalachian Spring,” Felix Mendelssohn's “Overture in E major, Op. 21” from “A Midsummer Night's Dream” and Mozart's “Concerto for Flute.” The concert features award-winning Denver flutist Tamara Maddaford.