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“The mountains are calling and I must go …” is a theme for a new exhibit at Curtis Center for the Arts: “MTNS” will open Jan. 11 and run through Feb. 22 at the Curtis Center, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, presenting works by a dozen Colorado artists who share an affection for the mountain landscape. They are: 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. A reception is planned for Jan. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. 303-797-1779.

New Year’s Eve

Littleton Symphony, directed by Jurgen de Lemos, will present its third annual New Year’s Eve Concert at 6:30 p.m. at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Featured: percussionist Gabriel Costache and tenor Desmond O’Connell in a program inspired by the Vienna Philharmonic. Tickets: littletonsymphony.org, 303-933-6824.

Depot Art Galley

“First Impressions” will offer works by the Depot Art Gallery’s newest members, Jan. 7-Feb. 2. New members: Karen Show, Chris Schranck, Tippy McIntosh, Jirapun Wangsai, Jeff Velarde, Harvey Whitcomb, Lauren Gilbert, Kathy Triplett, Londa Burch. (The Holiday Art and Gift Show runs through Dec. 29, should you have some gift money jingling in your jeans—there may be a treasure there.) The Depot Art Gallery is at 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton, 303-795-0781, depotartgallery.org.

Museum of Outdoor Arts

The Museum of Outdoor Arts in Englewood announces scheduling for events related to its upcoming Rauschenberg exhibit: Feb. 22: “A Night of Rauschenberg.” Plus printmaking classes, demonstrations to celebrate the Month of Printmaking. The museum is located on the second floor of the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway. 303-806-0444, moaonline.org.

New musical

“Disenchanted,” a new musical, will play Jan. 10 to Feb. 9 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Tickets, $26-$46. Townhallartscenter.org, 303-794-2787.

New plays

Tickets are available for the New Play Summit at the Denver Center for Performing Arts Feb.21-23, bringing readings of a a group of new works, from which several will be selected for full production. Tickets: denvercenter.org.

Black Cube

“The Fulfillment Center” is an experimental fixed place exhibit at the now-permanent headquarters of the nomadic art museum, Black Cube, at 2925 S. Umatilla St., Englewood. Artists from across the nation, as well as local artists, are involved, on the theme of markets, shipping, receiving … Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan 10-Feb. 14. Exhibiting artists from Mexico, Denver, San Antonio, NYC, Los Angeles, Montenegro … More on this soon …

Vortex Events

Vortex Events presents “MidWinter: a Colorado Night’s Dream,” blending live stage entertainment and films (some erotic), locally produced, at the Oriental Theatre, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver at 8 p.m. Jan. 18 only. Tickets, $25 or a reserved high-top table for four at $110. Theorientaltheater.com. Jesse Hanson is event producer.

Vintage Theatre

“Frost/Nixon” will play at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora from Jan. 3-Feb. 9, telling the story of British talk show host David Frost’s interviews with Richard Nixon in 1977. Tickets: $20-$32. 303-856-7830 or vintagetheatre.com.

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