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Fall Arts Guide: Hundreds of Things to Do in Denver

The reopening of the Martin Building at the Denver Art Museum is one of the cultural highlights this fall.
The reopening of the Martin Building at the Denver Art Museum is one of the cultural highlights this fall. Denver Art Museum

Aspen leaves aren't the only thing that go golden in the fall. Denver's art scene also celebrates the change of seasons, with new events all over town (and some online, too).

Keep reading for hundreds of things to do all over Denver this fall, compiled for our Fall Arts Guide.

THEATER/PERFORMANCE

Aurora Fox Arts Center 2021-22 Season: Through December 19: A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant; January 28-February 20: Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea; March 18-April 10: Hurricane Diane; April 29-May 22: Freaky Friday. Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, 303-739-1970, aurorafoxartscenter.org.
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities 2021-22 Season: Through December 23: Elf—The Musical; February 4-May 22: The Liar; February 25-May 21: Animal Farm; March 18-May 19: Stick Fly; March 25-April 24: Kinky Boots. Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada, 720-898-7200, arvadacenter.org.
Bas Bleu Theatre Company, 2021-22 Season: December 10-26: How to Survive Your Family at Christmas; February 4-20: The Little Dog Laughed; April 15-May 1: Red-handed Otter. June 10-26: A Walk in the Woods. Bas Bleu Theatre, 970-498-8949, basbleu.org.
BDT Stage, 2021-22 Season: Through January 8: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. January 14-February 20: My Way: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra; March 3-April 23: The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes; May 27-September 3: The SpongeBob Musical. BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Avenue, 303-449-6000, bdtstage.com.
Benchmark Theatre 2021-22 Season: Through December 18: Meteor Shower, by Steve Martin; January 6-February 5: Our American Cousin: America Divided; The Bench at 40 West, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood, 303-519-9059, benchmarktheatre.com.
Buntport Theater 2021-22 Season: December 10-12: Middle Aged People Sitting in Boxes; January 28-February 19: Tommy Lee Jones Goes to Opera Alone; April 8-30: Buntport’s 50th original full-length play (title TBA). Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan Street, 720-946-1388, buntport.com.
Candlelight Dinner Playhouse 2021-22 Season: Through January 30: The Sound of Music; February 10-March 13: Curtains. March 17-April16: Murder on the Orient Express; April 28-June 26: Singin’ in the Rain. Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown, 970-744-3747, coloradocandlelight.com.
Coal Creek Theater of Louisville 2021 Season: December 16-18: An Evening of Colorado-Grown One-Acts: "A Keening for Finnegan McPhee" and "Remembrance in Blue." Louisville Arts Center, 801 Grant Street, Louisville, 303-665-0955, cctlouisville.org.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company 2021-22 Season: December 2-January 9: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella; February 17-March 13: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark; March 5-April 3: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical; April 21-May 15: La Cage Aux Folles. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, 719-634-5581, fac.coloradocollege.edu.
CU Presents 2021-22 Season: February 11-20: Gallathea; March 4-13: Airness; April 15-24: They Promised Her the Moon. University Theatre Building 261, University of Colorado, Boulder, 303-492-8008, cupresents.org.
Curious Theatre Company 2021-22 Season: Through December 11: American Son; January 15-February 12: The Sound Inside; March 5-April 9: Refuge; April 30-May 28: Fireflies. Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma Street, 303-623-0524, curioustheatre.org.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway 2021-22 Season, Buell Theatre: December 2-January 1: The Lion King; January 14-16: The Choir of Man; February 2-6: Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show; February 16-March 27: Hamilton; March 29-April 10: Tootsie. DCPA Cabaret 2021-22, Garner Galleria: December 11 through May 1: The Other Josh Cohen. DCPA Off-Center 2021-22, Through December 2: Camp Christmas. DCPA Theatre Company 2021-22: Through December 26: A Christmas Carol; January 7-March 6: Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf; February 4-March 13: Rattlesnake Kate; February 11-March 13: In the Upper Room; April 22-May 29: Choir Boy; May 13-June 12: Quixote Nuevo. Denver Performing Arts Complex, 14th and Curtis streets, 303-893-4100, denvercenter.org.
Firehouse Theater Company 2021-22 Season: Through December 18: Ada and the Engine; February 26-March 26: Towards Zero; April 9-May 7: Flyin’ West, in collaboration with 5280 Co-op; John Hand Theater, 7653 East First Place, 303-562-3232, firehousetheatercompany.com.
forgelighttheatreworks.org.
King Center: MSU Denver Theater 2021-22: February 24-March 7: Edges (165 Eugenia Rawls Courtyard Theatre). MSU Denver Theater, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Auraria Campus, 303-556-2296, ahec.universitytickets.com.
Lake Dillon Theatre Company 2021 Season: December 10-23: Holiday Follies. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 6:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; ticket prices TBA. Lake Dillon Theatre, 460 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne, 970-513-9386, lakedillontheatre.org.
Miners Alley Playhouse 2021-22 Season: Through December 23: A Christmas Carol. January 28-March 20: Moon Over Buffalo; April 15-June 5: Blue Ridge. Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Golden, 303-935-3044, minersalley.com.
PACE Center: January 14-February 5: The Wizard of Oz; April 24: Popovitch Comedy Pet Theater. PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, 303-805-6800, parkerarts.org.
Performance Now Theatre Company 2021-22 Season: January 7-23: Nunsense; March 18-April 3: 1776. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 South Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-987-7845, lakewood.showare.com.
StageDoor Theatre 2021-22 Season: December 3-18: Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn; January 14-16: The Rainbow Fish Musical. StageDoor Theatre, 25797 Conifer Road, Conifer, 303-838-0809, stagedoortheatre.org
Stories on Stage 2021-22 Season: December 18-19: Making Merry; January 16 and January 21: High School Confidential, with Buntport Theater. February 14 and 18: Living Outside the Box; March 5, 6 and 11: Wildest Women; April 3 and 8: X, Y and Z; May 1 and 6: Good Day Sunshine. Performances at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive; King Center, Auraria Campus, 855 Lawrence Way; or Nomad Playhouse, 1410 Quincy Avenue, Boulder; and via online platforms; 303-494-0523, storiesonstage.org.
Theatreworks 2021-22 Season: Through December 19: Every Brilliant Thing; January 27-February 13: Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue; April 21-May 15: The Bluest Eye. Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, 719-255-3232, entcenterforthearts.org/theatreworks.
Town Hall Arts Center 2021-22 Season: Through December 26: Winter Wonderettes; Through January 2: Plaid Tidings; January 28-March 6: Little Shop of Horrors; April 8-May 8: Once on This Island. Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 West Main Street, Littleton, 303-794-2787, ext. 5, townhallartscenter.org.
Vintage Theatre 2021-22 Season: Through December 22: The Twelve Dates of Christmas; January 7-February 13: Grace and Glorie; February 11-March 20: Shakespeare in Love; March 11-April 17: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; April 15-May 22: Blackademics. Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton Street, Aurora, 303-856-7830, vintagetheatre.com.

DANCE

Ballet Ariel 2021-22 Season: December 11-24: The Nutcracker; April 16-24: An American in Paris. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 South Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-987-7845, lakewood.showare.com, and other locations, 303-945-4388, balletariel.org.
Boulder Ballet 2021-22 Season: February 24–27: Black Voices of Dance, and May 19–22: Masterworks, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, 303-444-7328, thedairy.org. Boulder Ballet, 303-443-0028, boulderballet.org.
Colorado Ballet 2021-22 Season: Through December 24: The Nutcracker; February 4-13: Romeo and Juliet; March 11-20: The Wizard of Oz; April 15-24: Ballet Masterworks. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 14th and Curtis streets, 303-837-8888, coloradoballet.org.
CU Artist Series 2021-22 Season: January 30: Circa: Sacre; February 2: Ailey II. CU Artist Series, Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant Street, Boulder, 303-492-8008, cupresents.org.
CU Presents 2021-22 Season: January 28-30: Catapult; February 25-27: Open Space; April 7-10: The Current; April 22-23: Fresh. University Theatre Building, 261 University of Colorado, Boulder, 303-492-8008,
cupresents.org.
Lakewood Cultural Center 2021-22 Season: December 11-23: Ballet Ariel, The Nutcracker. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 South Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-987-7845, lakewood.showare.com.
Lone Tree Arts Center 2021-22 Season: January 19: Arts in the Afternoon: Rene Heredia's Flamenco Fantasy Theatre; February 12: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: The 2022 Lunar New Year of the Water Tiger; March 13: Passport to Culture: Fiesta Colorado; March 17: SPARK! Alliance: Dancing in the 20th Century; April 24: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: De La Frontera. Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, 720-509-1000, lonetreeartscenter.org.
PACE Center Dance/Performance 2021-22 Season: December 9-18: The Nutcracker of Parker; February 12-13: Mystic India; PACE Center,  20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, 303-805-6800, parkerarts.org.
Wonderbound 2021-22 Season: December 2-19: Winterland: A Discotheque Cabaret; February 2-20: Romance, Revenge, Redemption; April 20-May 8: Oh Me, Oh My. Wonderbound Studios, 3824 Dahlia Street, 303-292-4700, wonderbound.com.

FILM FESTIVALS/EVENTS

Neustadt JAAMM Festival: Live and virtual film screenings in conjunction with the 2021 JAAMM Festival (Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music); the festival schedule includes live, virtual and hybrid events. Through December 4: Disturbing the Peace, streaming; December 5: Rosenwald, live screening. Elaine Wolf Theatre, JCC Denver, 350 South Dahlia Street (or via online platform), jaamm.eventive.org.
Scream Screen presents There’s Something About Larry: A Tribute to the B-Movies of Larry Cohen: December 3: It’s Alive triple feature; December 10: Special Effects; December 17: God Told Me To. All shows at 9:30 p.m., tickets: $13.25 per film, Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Avenue, 720-381-0813, denverfilm.org/scream-screen.

ART GALLERIES/MUSEUMS

Access Gallery: Through December 17: Javier Flores and Josiah Lopez, Los Amazing Super Placa Brothers Present: ’80s Reflections. Access Gallery, 909 Santa Fe, 303-777-0797, accessgallery.org.

Alto Gallery: December 3-January 1: Jennifer Lord, Christi Palitto and Lucy Holtsnider. Alto Gallery, RiNo ArtPark, 1900 35th Street, 720-569-7463, altogallery.com.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMOCA):
Through January 23: INCREDIBLE LIGHTNESS: A Retrospective of the Work of Jerry Wingren and Melinda Rosenberg: Two-Fold; Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, 303-443-2122, bmoca.org.
Center for Visual Art Metropolitan State University of Denver: Through December 10: MSU Denver Fall BFA Thesis Show; January 14-March 19: Design for the Common Good; April 1-May 6: MSU Denver Spring BFA Thesis Show; May 27-July 16: MSU Denver Faculty & Staff Exhibition. Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive, 303‐294‐5207, temp.msudenver.edu/cva.
Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC): Denver Visual Artists and Their Legacy: Alicia Cardenas, Stevon Lucero and Judy Miranda, Converge Denver, 3327 Brighton Boulevard. Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC), 303- 571-0440, chacgallery.org.
Clyfford Still Museum: Through March 6: A Decade of Discovery: Clyfford Still in Denver; March 11-August 7: Clyfford Still, Art, and the Young Mind. Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock Street, 720-354-4880, clyffordstillmuseum.org.
Colorado Photographic Art Center (CPAC): Through January 8: Privilege and Consequence. CPAC, 1070 Bannock Street, 303-837-1341, cpacphoto.org.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College: Through April 17: Brett Weston: Working Toward Abstraction; Through December 5: Ronny Quevedo: at the line. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, 719-634-5581, fac.coloradocollege.edu.
D’art Gallery: Through December 12: Spot On juried show in the Main Gallery, Simply Small member show in Gallery East; December 16-January 9: D'art Member Show in the Main Gallery, Simply Small in Gallery East; January 13-February 6: D'art Member Show in the Main Gallery, Tabitha Benedict in Gallery East. D’art Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, 720-486-7735, dartgallery.org.
Denver Art Museum: Now on view in the Martin Building: By Design: Stories and Ideas Behind Objects, Gio Ponti: Designer of a Thousand Talents, ReVisión: Art in the Americas; Through March 13: Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France; February 6-May 8: Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche. Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens: Through January 2: Fervor: Ana María Hernando; Through August 2022: Seeing the Invisible; December 11-April 3: The Indelible Garden: Prints by Taiko Chandler; January 15-April 3: Cross-Pollination: The Moth Migration Project and Organic Tarot: Works by Tya Alisa Anthony; April 30-September 11: Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, 720-865-3500, botanicgardens.org.
Edge Gallery: December 3-29: Edge Members Small Works Show; January 7-February 13: Unnamed Community Show. Edge Gallery, 6851 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, 303-477-7173, edgegallerydenver.
Emmanuel Gallery: Through December 21: From the Collection of Andrew Krivine: Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die Redux: Punk Graphic Design and Reversing Into The Future: New Wave Graphic Design; dates TBD: Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and the Grafink Rebels: From T-Shirts to Skateboards. Emmanuel Gallery, 1205 10th Street Plaza, Auraria Campus, 303-315-7431, emmanuelgallery.org.gallery1261.com
Ent Center for the Arts 2021-22: Through December 12: HIGH + LOW: D. Dominick Lombardi Retrospective; February 3-April 16: Chinn Wang, magical personified vulnerable. Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, 719-255-3232, entcenterforthearts.org.
Gallery 1261: Through December 4: New Landscapes: David Grossman; January 1-29: Mia Bergeron solo exhibition. Gallery 1261, 1261 Delaware Street, Suite 1, 303-571-1261, gallery1261.com. Open by appointment only.
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art: Through January 2: Truth, Beauty and Power: Christopher Dresser and the Aesthetic Movement. Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, 1201 Bannock Street, 
303-832-8576, kirklandmuseum.org.
Loveland Museum: Through January 16: Colby Brunit, through December 31: Jacob Lawrence: 3 Series of Prints and Sauda Mitchell; Through March 19: Javier Flores: Lenguaje Vulgar; December 4-March 12: Katie Caron. Loveland Museum, 503 North Lincoln Avenue, Loveland, 970-962-2410, thelovelandmuseum.org.
MCA Denver: Through January 30: Jason Moran: Bathing the Room With Blues and Deborah Roberts: I’m. MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, 303-298-7554, mcadenver.org.
Museo de las Americas: Permanent Exhibitions: Gallery of the Ancient Americas: Tiempo y Lugar and La Misión; Through February 26: Smoking Mirrors: Visual Histories of Identity, Resistance and Resilience.  Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, 303-571-4401, museo.org.
Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA): Through December 17: The Fantasy Show. Museum of Outdoor Arts, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood, 303-806-0444, moaonline.org.
Pirate: Contemporary Art: December 3-19: Juried Show and Jen Starling; December 24-January 9: Pirate Group Show; January 14-30: Justin Beard and Hart Krypilo; February 4-20: Noah Sodano and Amylee Solomon; February 25-March 13: Jennifer Jeannelle and Leah Swenson; March 18-April 3: Walter Barton and Ariella Asher; April 8-24: CU Denver Sculpture Club and Janine Thornton. Pirate: Contemporary Art, 7130 West 16th Avenue, Lakewood, 720-601-0966, pirateartonline.org.
Robischon Gallery: Through December: Gary Emrich, DIBS; Tom Judd, Altered States; Terry Maker, Cure All; Paco Pomet, Endings; Walter Robinson, Promises. January 20-March 26: Deborah Zlotsky, and additional artists to be announced. April 7-June 11: Barbara Takenaga, Jae Ko, Omar Chacón, and additional artists to be announced; , and additional artists to be announced. June 23-August 13: Ana Maria Hernando, Altoon Sultan, and additional artists to be announced. Robischon Gallery, 1740 Wazee Street, 303-298-7788, robischongallery.com.
Rule Gallery: December 10-January 22: Nathan Abels: Eternal Return. Rule Gallery, 808 Santa Fe Drive, 303-800-6776, rulegallery.com.
Space Gallery: Michael Hedges, Karl Pilato, Stephen Shachtman, Karen Scharer. Through December 18: Steven Baris, Frea Buckler, Jodie Roth Cooper, Conny Goelz Schmitt. Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive, 303-993-3321, spacegallery.org.
Spark Gallery: Through December 19: Alicia Bailey and Keith Howard, Catherine Chauvin in the North Gallery. Spark Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, 720-889-2200, sparkgallery.com.
Sync Gallery: Through December 11: Pamela Hake and Lois Lupica; December 16-January15: Sync Gallery Annual Group Exhibition. Sync Gallery, 931 Santa Fe Drive, 720-630-1604, syncgallery.com.
UCCS GOCA Downtown: January 7-March 5: Raphael Sassi: A Retrospective. UCCS GOCA Downtown, 121 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, 719-255-3232, gocadigital.org.
Union Hall Gallery: Through January 8: Cherish Marquez: Voices of the Desert. Union Hall, Suite 144 at the Coloradan, 1750 Wewatta Street, 720-927-4033, unionhalldenver.org.
Valkarie Gallery: Main Gallery: Through December 12: Claudia Roulier and Michelle Lamb; December 15-January 9: Maria Sheets. Associate and Guest Shows: Through January 2: Penney Bidwell; December 1-January 2: Mad Tatters. Valkarie Gallery, 445 South Saulsbury Street in Belmar, Lakewood, 720-220-7587, valkariefineart.com.
Walker Fine Art: Through January 15: Matter of Time, group show. Walker Fine Art, 300 West 11th Avenue, #A, 303-355-8955, walkerfineart.com.
Catch Survival of the Slowest — and Flash the sloth — through January 9 at the Museum of Nature & Science.
Alexander Elmore
MUSEUMS/ATTRACTIONS

Center for Colorado Women's History: Through February 28: Bold Women. Change History. Center for Colorado Women's History, 1310 Bannock Street, 303-620-4933, free to $8, historycolorado.org/center-colorado-womens-history.
Chatfield Farms: Through January 2: Trail of Lights. Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, 720-865-3500, botanicgardens.org/chatfield-farm.
Colorado Railroad Museum: Special Events: Dates TBA: POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride; Exhibits: Through December 31: Colorado Railroads & the Black Experience; through January 22: Across the Fruited Plain: Migrating West to Colorado By Rail. Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, 800-365-6263, coloradorailroadmuseum.org. 

Convergence Station @ Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf’s newest permanent installation, with four stories of immersive, mind-bending exhibitions created by more than 300 local and national artists, 1338 First Street, 720-792-1200, meowwolf.com/visit/denver.
Denver Botanic Gardens: Through January 8: Blossoms of Light. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, 720-865-3500, botanicgardens.org.
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys: A collection of over 20,000 objects, ranging from vintage Star Wars toys to artisan dollhouses and from exquisite antique dolls to well-loved toy soldiers. Behind the Scenes Tours coming soon. Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys, 830 Kipling Street, Lakewood, 303-322-1053, dmmdt.org.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Exhibits: Through December 1: Birdly Virtual Reality Experience; through January 9: Survival of the Slowest. Special Programs: December 6: Colliding Worlds: How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life. IMAX: Great Bear Rainforest 3D, Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker. Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, 303-370-6000, dmns.org.
Downtown Aquarium: December 11-12, 18-19 and 22-24: Breakfast with Santa; December 31: Sharkey’s New Year Bash. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water Street, 303-561-4450, aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver.
Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park: Through January 2: Luminova Holidays. Elitch Gardens, 2000 Elitch Circle, 303-595-4386, elitchgardens.com.
Four Mile Historic Park
: A portal to Denver’s Western heritage, with historically accurate replicas, a working farm with horses, goats, chickens and pigs, and the site of Denver’s oldest standing structure. December: December Delights. Four Mile House, 715 South Forest Street, 720-865-0800, fourmilepark.org.
Georgetown Loop Railroad: Through January 2: Santa’s North Pole Adventure and Santa’s Lighted Forest Train; December 26-January 2: The Victorian Holiday Celebration and Lighted Forest. Georgetown Loop Railroad, Devil’s Gate Depot: 646 Loop Drive, Georgetown; Silver Plume Depot: 825 Railroad Avenue, Silver Plume; 888-456-6777, georgetownlooprr.com.
History Colorado Center: Through December 31: Forty Years on the ’Fax: Colfax Avenue, 1926–1966; through January 1: Liberated; through March 5: Black in Denver, portrait and interview series by Narkita Gold; through April 30: State Historical Fund Retrospective; through July 30: Brick & Soul, photographs by Armando Geneyro; through August 31: Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City. History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, 303-447-8679, historycolorado.org/history-colorado-center.
International Church of Cannabis: BEYOND: A Guided Meditation & Laser Light Experience, hourly light shows, $10 to $25. International Church of Cannabis, 400 South Logan Street, 303-630-9500, elevation-ministries-100781.square.site.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum: More than 182,000 square feet of hangar space full of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, artifacts, military uniforms and much more. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard, 303-360-5360, wingsmuseum.org.

LITERARY FESTIVALS/EVENTS

Denver Art Museum: December 21: Alex Nemerov, “The Greatest Unknown American Painter: Dennis Miller Bunker and His Wild Asters,” 6 p.m., $5 to $20. Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org.

JAAMM Fest: December 7: Rabbi Sandra Lawson, "Black, Jewish & Queer: Navigating Judaism With Multiple Identities & Building Bridges"; December 21: workshop with Daniel Josh Rubin, ”27 Essential Principles of Story: Master the Secrets of Great Storytelling, From Shakespeare to South Park"; January 16: author event: Mark Sullivan, The Last Green Valley: A Novel. Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 South Dahlia Street, 303-316-6360, jccdenver.org.

Pen & Podium Literary Series: March 21: Jhumpa Lahiri; April 4: Tracy K. Smith and Kevin Young. Newman Center, 2344 East Iliff Avenue, 303-871-7720, newmancenterpresents.com.

Tesoro Cultural Center’s Historic Lecture Series: January 9: Dr. Charles Nicholas Saenz, “History of the San Luis Valley"; January 23: Dr. Tom Noel on the history of the Rocky Mountain West; February 27: Dr. Alice Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War; March 6: Dr. David Beyreis, "'If you had fought bravely, I would have sung for you': Changing Roles of Cheyenne Women During the 19th Century Plains Warfare"; April 10: Francois Marie Patorni, The French in New Mexico; May 1: Dee Cordry, Southern Cheyenne History and the Bents. Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue, 2526 East Colfax Avenue, 303-322-7727, tatteredcover.com.

MISCELLANEOUS


Cirque Dreams Holidaze: Through January 3: A dazzling family holiday spectacular where a fantastical cast of holiday characters come to life; Bubly Theater, Gaylord Rockies, 6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard, Aurora, 720-452-6900, gaylordrockies.com.

These listings were compiled in our Fall Arts Guide, which was included in the September 30 edition of Westword and is also available in our Flipbook archives here. We publish lists of upcoming highlights every week; send event information to [email protected]
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