The art department at the University of Colorado is hosting a trio of mixed-media exhibits this month, perfect for curing the blue-Monday doldrums. One of them is Kremmling, a photo-and-video installation by Andrea Wallace that takes a look at the people of one of the state's more lofty and little-known towns. The works are housed in the Sibell Wolfe Fine Arts Building on CU's Boulder campus; gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free. For details call 303-492-8300.
For people providing long-term care to an ailing loved one, the pressures of such a noble undertaking can be extremely tough. St. Andrews Methodist Church is doing its part to lighten the load with a Caregivers Support Group meeting this evening, from 6:30 to 7:30 in room 271 of the church. This month's topic is "Dealing With Guilt." In addition to sound advice, the group offers a heavenly dose of fellowship for those tending to the chronically ill. Admission is free. The church is located at 6325 S. University Blvd., Littleton; call 303-794-2683 for more information.
To most people, the combination of a fired-up Cuban and a French shooter sounds like a recipe for international conflict. But for lovers of finely crafted smokes and spirits, it's cause for celebration--and it's a pairing the staff at Tante Louise certainly understands. Tonight Denver's renowned French restaurant holds a Cigar & Cognac Dinner that matches a dozen of Hennessy's best brandies with a choice selection of imported cigars and flavorsome Franco-fare. The $85 price tag covers drinks, dining, tips and torpedoes. The fun begins at 6:30; Tante Louise is located at 4900 E. Colfax Ave. Call 303-355-4488 to make a reservation.
Beth Quist is quickly emerging as one of the Front Range's fastest-rising musical stars. Her aura will only get brighter with the release of her latest platter, Shall We Dance, which she debuts tonight at the Fox Theatre, 1135 13th Street in Boulder. A multi-cultural wonder who blends pop influences with Balkan, Middle Eastern and numerous other worldwide music genres, Quist (who has toured with Bobby McFerrin) will be joined for this performance by her current ensemble, ishWish. Tickets are $10 at the door; call 303-443-3399 for more info.
We've got a winner! The Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado is hosting a cross-generational gathering for bingo lovers in the local Jewish community. This evening's party is co-hosted by GENESIS, a social organization of Jewish singles and couples in the 25- to 40-year-old bracket, and the senior citizens of Allied Jewish Apartments. In addition to fun by the numbers, the night includes refreshments and rows and rows of wholesome entertainment. Get details by calling the GENESIS hotline at 303-321-3399. Allied Jewish Apartments stand tall at 150 Quebec Court.