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‘World of Color’ to open for viewing in gallery


Happy news! Entries for Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s “World of Color” have been juried by well-known watercolorist Steven Griggs and the exhibit will open in Town Hall’s Stanton Gallery, 2450 W. Main Street in downtown Littleton, as well as in the Virtual Gallery (see: Dates are March 1 to April 15. Longtime Littleton Fine Arts Guild members Peggy Dietz and Merrie Wicks have worked on organization of this exhibit, which will be open during THAC box office hours. 303-794-2787, Unsure when the Depot Gallery will reopen (blue status needed). “Flights of Fancy” is scheduled for the Virtual Gallery and Stanton Gallery April 15 to June 1. (We also have a notice of a live production of “Almost Maine” at THAC March 19-April 18 — more later.)

Traci Kern

Singer Traci Kern will present a free virtual concert from Town Hall on Feb. 26. (“Full Circle” is rescheduled for Feb. 26). Box office: 303-794-2787 ext. 5 for link. Town Hall is also presenting upcoming spring classes for ages 5-8, 9-12, 12+ (play readings, auditioning techniques, Shakespeare and more ... as well as private coaching sessions — in person or virtual). See

Heritage Fine Art Guild

HFAG will present a Zoom workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on March 13 with Brian Hubble, who paints landscapes and Western art, seascapes and island themes. We are told Hubble enjoys realism “without sacrificing color and appeal.” Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. (Membership for a year is $40.) Register through For information, contact Mary Kay Jacobus:

Stories on Stage

“Linda and Me: Raised on Ronstadt” will stream live from Boulder’s Nomad Playhouse at 7 p.m. on March 5, presented by Stories on Stage. Ronstadt’s memoir, “Simple Dreams,” provides the backdrop for this presentation by actor GerRee Hinshaw, pianist David Nehls and guitarist Tony Silva. Tickets cost $15, available at or at 303-494-0523. Stories on Stage’s 20th anniversary season will be 100% virtual/live-streamed from the Nomad Playhouse, teaming with the playhouse and Earth Coast Productions to present professional multi-camera productions with actors performing from the stage.

Newman Center

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis will present the premiere of “The Democracy Suite” on March 5 at 7 p.m. Visit or 303-871-7720 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday.)

Denver Art Museum

Open now at Denver Art Museum: “The 19th Century in European and American Art” includes works from the DAM’s extensive collection. In the Hamilton Building galleries. Also, the “The Light Show” is extended through March 7 and “Senga Nengudi: Topologies” runs through April 11. From March 14 to June 20, “Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck.”

Sonya Ellingboe


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