Mixed-media work takes Best of Show

Posted 1/18/22

The bright red Depot Art Gallery in Littleton opened its newest exhibit, “Carry Me Away,” with works by Littleton Fine Arts Guild members that interpret the stated theme in many individual ways …

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Mixed-media work takes Best of Show

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The bright red Depot Art Gallery in Littleton opened its newest exhibit, “Carry Me Away,” with works by Littleton Fine Arts Guild members that interpret the stated theme in many individual ways — in technique, style, color ... Travel and imagine. Juror Janet Malone awarded the Best of Show ribbon to Talia Johns for “River Run Through Me,” a mixed-media work with 3-D drawing and cut-out parts. Take time for a close look at this piece. Malone named Peggy Dietz’s photograph “Rower on the Arno” as Best of Theme. The Depot Art Gallery is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 2069 W. Powers Ave. 303-795-0781, depotartgallery.org.

`Wizard of Oz’

Follow that yellow brick road to Parker’s PACE Center, 20000 East Parker Road, to see “Wizard of Oz,” playing through Feb. 5. Tickets: parkerarts.org, 303-805-6800. Tickets start at $29.

Evergreen arts

Center for the Arts in Evergreen presents its 2022 Teen Exhibition, “I’m Here,” through Feb. 12. There were 130 submissions from Colorado teens from 22 schools and the show contains 46 two- and three-dimensional works. Cash awards will be given by the CAE Teen Council, which juried the exhibit. The CAE is at 31880 Rocky Village Drive in Evergreen. Free, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

CSO

The Colorado Symphony will perform “Come Fly With Me,” a Great American Songbook Tribute, on Jan. 29 at Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.

Town Hall

“Little Shop of Horrors” by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken plays at Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton, 2450 W. Main St., from Jan 28 to March 6. Robert Wells directs. Tickets: 303-794-ARTS, townhallartscenter.org. ($37-$52)

Curious

“The Sound Inside” by Adam Rapp plays through Feb. 12 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver. curioustheatre.org, 303-623-0524. Nominated for six Tony Awards.

CVA

“Design for the Common Good International Exhibition” is open at Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Metropolitan State University’s gallery has an exhibit focused on community collaboration worldwide to create diversity of users and accommodation for disabilities. Free admission, 303-615-0282, msudenver.edu/cva/visit. Hours: Tuesdays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

Vintage Theatre

Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. presents the regional premiere of “Fireflies” by Matthew Barber, adapted from the novel “Eleanor and Abel,” by Annette Sanford. Directed by Bernie Cardell, with Deborah Persoff as Eleanor Bannister, of Groverdale, Texas. Tickets: $20-34. Plays at: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Through Feb. 13. 303-856-7830, vintagetheatre.org.

Wheatridge Theatre Company

The Wheatridge Theatre Company will perform “Sordid Lives” by Del Shores, a “campy comedy,” at the John Hand Theater at Colorado Free University, 7653 E. First Place, Denver (Lowry). Directed by Maru Garcia. wheatridgetheatre.com.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, public events frequently are canceled or rescheduled. Check with organizers before you go. Masks and proof of vaccination are standard at all venues listed.

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