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.
Tesoro Cultural Center Music of the FrontierMarch 15. This evening will be filled with music, laughter and an insight into the themes, sounds and evolution of the music that filled the camps, dance halls, concert halls and taverns in the West. Dr. Jay Gitlin will focus on the accordion as a primary musical instrument on the frontier. In addition, Dr. Lorenzo Trujillo will highlight the music played in the Rio Grande through the Santa Fe Trail. 6:00 pm. Dinner lecture at the Fort, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison. For information and reservations go to TesoroCulturalCenter.org or call 303-839-1671.
Denver Lyric Opera Colorado Singers Competition FinalsMarch 21. This annual competition helps young Colorado singers prepare for the challenges of competitive auditions in their future. It also provides significant financial support as singers begin their operatic careers. In this final competition, the top 15 singers chosen from the preliminaries will compete for major awards. Admission is free. Guests may come and go throughout the competition – or stay all day! 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Calvary Baptist Church, 6500 E. Girard Avenue. For information call 720-289-2719
Arapahoe Philharmonic Apotheosis of the DanceMarch 27. This concert will include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Ernest Bloch’s Rhapsodie Hebraique for cello and orchestra with cellist Ethan Blake, and the World Premiere of Jack Frerer’s Splinter featuring baritone Luke Sutliff. 7:30 pm. Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Avenue. For information and tickets go to Arapahoe-phil.org or call 303-781-1892
One Woman, One Vote Living History PresentationMarch 12 – 13. The Center for Colorado Women’s History in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities presents actor and scholar Mary Jane Bradbury who will portray Jeannette Rankin, the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress. March 12, 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm, Byers-Evans House Museum, 1310 Bannock Street. March 13, 2:00 pm, Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura Street. To learn more visit coloradohumanities.org or call 303-894-7951
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
Women of Denver HistoryMarch 16. This Active Minds presentation will focus on the women of Denver and their contributions to the city and state, tracing the impact of famous names as well as well as some lesser known figures and their place in history. 2:00 pm. Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura Street, Littleton. For information call 303-795-3961
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
Global Down Syndrome You Dance PartyMarch 21. For 16 years & up. Experience a fabulous Saturday night with light appetizers and a DJ playing your favorite hits. You Dance Parties promote independence for self-advocates and encourages your donations. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Mile High Spirits, 2201 Lawrence Street. For information contact email@example.com or call 720-548-5619
PACE Dueling Piano FundraiserMarch 27. The Parker Arts Center invites you to come and sing loud with two talented pianists who will duel and feud to see who can play the fastest and get the audience to stand up, dance and sing. Your ticket includes entry into the event, a nacho bar and an open bar.6:00 pm. 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker. For tickets go to PACEtickets@parkeronline.org. For information call 303-805-6800
Adam’s Camp Annual FundraiserMarch 29. This event will feature a silent auction, carnival games, old time carnival characters, bounce houses, face painting and mascots from Colorado sports teams. Proceeds will be used to offset the cost of attending Adam’s Camp for those in financial need. Tickets $10 ($8 online). 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Gold Crown Field House gym, 150 S. Harlan Street, Lakewood. For information or to purchase tickets go to adamscampcolorado.org or call 303-563-8290
Women with HattitudeMay 7. A stylish benefit with proceeds dedicated to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Women’s Voices Fund. The event starts with wine and networking for up to 650 ladies and gentlemen followed by an elegant Epicurean-catered lunch. After lunch guests will be treated to a surprise performance and the exciting Parade of Hats. 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. Seawell Ballroom, 1350 Curtis Street. For tickets and information call 303-893-4100
Colorado Republican Committee Centennial DinnerApril 17. This year’s annual celebration will welcome special guest Senator Cory Gardner and keynote speaker Senator Marco Rubio. VIP Reception 6:30 pm. Dinner 7:00 pm. Marriott Westminster, 7000 Church Ranch Blvd. Space is limited. For information or to RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-350-7211
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