Monster Jam at the Pepsi Center
By Sonya Ellingboe
The Denver Monster Jam event on Feb. 8 (7:30 p.m.); Feb. 9 (2 and 7:30 p.m.); and Feb. 10 (2 p.m.) will be at the Pepsi Center. It will feature more United States Hot Rod Association, USHRA, trucks than ever before, including the four-time World Champion Grave Digger. They are 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide, on 66-inch tall wheels, weighing a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Tickets: TicketHorse.com/MJ.
Bemis Library displays art
“Shared Inspiration: Two Friends' Artwork” is exhibited by Sharon Rose Chinn and Fredia Cox through Feb. 28 in the galleries on the lower level of Bemis Library, 6014 South Datura St., Littleton. Both create realistic works in acrylic and oils, working in the studio from photographs. They often work together, sometimes painting the same subject matter. 303-795-3961.
Presentation slated for writers
“Rejection is Not a Four Letter Word” is author Mike Beeler's subject when he speaks to the Parker Writers group from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Parker Library. (It can strengthen your writing and lead to better query letters, synopses and manuscripts.) Selling without an agent, publishing or self-publishing? All are welcome. Registration is not necessary.
Childrens' theater in Lone Tree
“The Velveteen Rabbit,” a much-loved children's story, comes to the Lone Tree Arts Center stage at 10 a.m. and noon on Feb. 13. Presented by Enchantment Theatre with original music score, life-sized puppets, masks, magic. Tickets: $8, 720-509-1000, lonetreeartscenter.org.
Listen to chamber music
“Beethoven's Ghost Trio” for violin, piano, and cello will carry the audience back to Napoleon's Europe at 1:30 p.m. Feb 13 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10025 Commons St., Lone Tree. Scenes from the movie “Colonel Chabert” with Gerard Depardieu will be mixed with the music. The program also includes Brahms' “Hungarian Dances” and Schubert's “Impromptu, Opus 90” for piano. 720-509-1007, lonetreeartscenter.org
Highlands Ranch Cultural Series
Singers from the Central City Opera will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Cherry Hills Community Church. Tickets cost $7/$10 day of show. They are available at any HRCA recreation center and at hrcaonline.org. 303-791-2500.
Still Museum features new exhibit
“Red, Yellow, Blue (and Black and White)” is open at the Clyfford Still Museum through May 12, The new exhibit explores Still as a colorist. The museum is at 1250 Bannock St., Denver. See clyffordstillmuseum for hours, ticket and membership prices.
Organ concert in Englewood
The Arts at Plymouth, First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Englewood, features organ concerts by Herman organist Hans U. Heilscher at 7 p.m. Feb. 9; by Dr. Lyn Loewi at 7 p.m. Feb. 19; by Gwen Blumenschein and Frank Perko III at 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Soup suppers will be served at 6 on Feb. 9 and 16. Concerts are free. 303-762-0616.