Colorado Ballet Tour de ForceMarch 6 – 8. This season’s Tour de Force program presents acclaimed contemporary works opening with Feast of the Gods choreographed by Edwaard Liang who won the Prince Prize for choreography. The program will include the world premiere of an all-new work and close with Celts choreographed by Lila York March 6, 7:30 pm. March 7, 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm. March 8, 2:00 pm. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 950 13th Street. For tickets and information call 1-888-456-8499.
Denver Lyric Opera – Colorado Singers CompetitionMarch 7. This free event showcases young Colorado singers who are pursuing careers in opera. Some 39 singers will be performing. Three professional judges with extensive opera, vocal coaching and conducting careers will choose the top 15 performers to compete in the finals to be held on March 21. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Calvary Baptist Church, corner of Hampden and Monaco. For information call 720-289-2719
Grand Tango Piano/Cello ConcertMarch 13. Experience the inspiring piano/cello music of Carl Algermissen and Ethan Lazarus as they present a program including arrangements from their newest album Street Tango and the lyricism of cinema scores. Free admission. 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Road, Englewood. Register at Eventbrite.com/e/grand-tango-piano=cello-duo-tickets. For information call 303-740-2688.
Jeff Glode Wise Sculpture ExhibitNow – March 1. In this exhibit, Opening Outward, Wise has gathered works that best reflect his journey of imagination. With a range of interests, they illustrate a pathway of exploration, experimentation and discovery. Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Littleton Museum Fine Arts Hall, 6028 S. Gallup Street. For information call 303-795-3950
MNTNSJanuary 11 – February 22. The mountains inspire us all to explore the beauty of our state. The MTNS exhibit is a look at how the mountains inspire twelve Colorado based artists: Leslie Jorgensen, Beau Carey, George Kozmon, Elaine Coombs, Pat Finley, Eden Kiel, Angela Bely, Jeff Aeling, Fawn Atencio, Chuck Parson, David Shingler and Ulrich Gleiter. Reception on Saturday, January 11 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road. For information call 303-797-1779
Englewood Chamber 2020 Global TrendsFebruary 27. Featured speaker Brad Segal of Progressive Urban Management Associates will present a behind-the-scenes look at policy and big ideas affecting the Denver area’s business community.7:30 am – 9:00 am. Non-members $30. Community Room at Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway. For information call 303-789-4473
Denver Academy Open HouseFebruary 29. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to learn about who we are and what programs we have to offer. Visitors will be given a tour of the campus by a Student Ambassador. Teachers and administrators will also be present to discuss our school. All prospective families are welecome. RSVP not required. 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Gates Atrium in Richardson Hall, 4400 E. Iliff Avenue. For information call 303-777-5870
Parent Information Network (PIN) – Creating Financially Responsible KidsMarch 3. PIN is a parents’ organization whose mission is to provide informative local and national speakers on topics relevant to current parenting and youth-related issue. This month’s featured presenter will be Craig Kaley founder of Moneyletics.. Free and open to all. 9:15 – 11:15 am. The Challenge School, 9659 E. Mississippi Avenue, Denver. For information call 720-747-2100
Jeffco International Women’s DayMarch 6. The 5th annual International Women’s Day celebration will also be celebrating the Women’s Vote Centennial in the United States. Our program will include several exciting break-out sessions with special speakers. It will be highlighted by a buffet luncheon with keynote speaker CU Regent and founder of the Camp Bow Wow franchise Heidi Ganahl.8:30 am – 1:30 pm. Luncheon at 11:30 am. For reservations go to jeffcowomen2020.org or call 303-277-9520
Aurora Chamber Annual Awards DinnerMarch 13. This awards dinner and silent auction is the Eastern Metro Denver-Aurora premier event recognizing the achievements of outstanding businesses, leaders and volunteers. 5:00 pm – Silent Auction, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and networking. 7:00 pm – Dinner is served. Doubletree By Hilton Denver, 3203 Quebec Street. For tickets and information call 303-344-1500
Billy Graham Gospel Ministry ExhibitJanuary 27 – June 30. This exhibit, To the Ends of the Earth, features more than one hundred personal and professional items including many that have never before been available to the general public. They tell the story of one man’s mission to spread Christ’s gospel message of love an transformation. George Whitefield Center, Colorado Christian University, 8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood. Online registration is required at ccu.edu/billygraham. For information call 303-963-3000
Denver County Republicans Super Tuesday Happy HourMarch 3. Grab your friends and come watch the Super Tuesday results. We’ll also be celebrating the appointment of nearly 200 lifetime judicial appointments, including 2 Supreme Court Justices. $5 admission. 6:00 pm. The Wash Park Grille, 1096 S. Gaylord Street. Reserve your place now by calling 720-787-7691
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