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Concert in the Park, featuring the "Fab 4," will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Kanemoto Park. No fee to attend.

Dean Beck's big band, "Modernaires," is playing from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Lakewood Elks in Denver. For more information, call 303-238-1307 or Dean Beck at 303-772-2295.

The Celebration of Life AIDS Benefit Concert, featuring Liz Barnez, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Sunset Event Center, 242 Linden St., Fort Collins.

Proceeds will benefit Northern Colorado AIDS Project and the NAMES Memorial Quilt Project. For more information, call 970-495-6320.

Shawn Colvin will play a solo acoustic performance at Breckenridge Music Festival's Blue River Concert Series at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Riverwalk Center.

For tickets and information, call  970-547-3100.

The Boulder rock and roll band, "Running With Sally," will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Catacombs, 2115 13th St., Boulder. Call 303-443-0486 for more information.

The FlatIron Crossing Village Thursday Night Street Faire presents Darren Skanson, EnerJazz and Crystal Fire Band today from 5 to 8 p.m.

For more information, call 720-887-7467.

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The Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, presents "Guys and Dolls" through Sunday, July 29. The classic Broadway musical comedy is filled with memorable numbers, including "Luck Be a Lady," "A Bushel and a Peck," "Adelaide's Lament" and "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat."

Single tickets are $32 covered, $14 lawn for Fridays and Saturdays; $28 covered, $14 lawn on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Group tickets are also available. Call 303-431-3939 for more information.

"Little Shop of Horrors," a musical presented by SummerStage Theatre Co., will run through Aug. 4. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. at The Nomad Theatre in Boulder.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for seniors, students, children and groups. Call 303-774-4037 for tickets.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival  will be held through Aug. 19 in Boulder. Performances will include "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," "King Lear," "As You Like It" and "Queen Margaret," an adaptation of Henry VI, Parts I, II and III.

Single tickets are $14 to $40; subscriptions are $48 to $120, available by calling the CSF Box Office at 303-492-0554 or visiting

CU Opera In The Summer will feature "The Sound of Music" and "The Mikado" through Sunday, July 29, in the Music Theatre of the Imig Music Building on the CU-Boulder campus.

Ticket orders are being taken now. Single tickets are $20. Discounts are available for seniors and youth. For more information or to order tickets, visit or call the CU Concerts Box Office at 303-492-8008.

Boulder Dinner Theater,  5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's  "Carousel" through Oct. 28.

For reservations and showtimes, visit or call 303-449-6000, Ext. 4.

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The IMAX Theater, located in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver, presents "Whales" through Aug. 30 and "Solar Max" through fall 2001.

Tickets are $7 adults, $4.50 children ages 3 to 12 and seniors 60 and up, $3.50 museum members.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Visit or call 303-322-7009.

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Longmont Museum, 375 Kimbark St., presents "Dinostories," a hands-on science exhibit from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, in the West Gallery through Sept. 1.

"Sandstone Seasons," featuring local artists' photographs, prints and watercolors of Sandstone Ranch, Longmont's newest community park, will be on display in the Schopbach Gallery through Sept. 1.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays. Admission is free. Call 303-651-8374.

Virla Harrell's paintings will be on display through July at Borders Books and Music, 1101 S. Hover St.

Harrell's "art to touch the heart"  is also on display in Lincoln Gallery of Loveland as well as in corporate and private collections.

"Doors to a Different View," an exhibit by Jacquelyn Harp, will be on display at the Old Firehouse Art Center, 667 Fourth Ave., through Saturday, July 28.

For information, call 303-651-2787 or visit

The Muse Gallery, 521 Main St., presents "Heat," a multimedia show of water colours, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber and oil paintings, Friday, Aug. 3, through Sept. 1.

The reception to meet the artists is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For information, visit or call 303-678-7869.

The Dougherty Museum, home of one of the finest collections of antique automobiles in the region, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2.

Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 years of age are free. For more information or to arrange group tours, call Dorothy Dougherty at 303-776-2520.

Two motorcycle paintings by Longmont artist Jon Eggers have been accepted into the MotARTcycle art show in Rapid City, S.D. The exhibition of motorcycle-related artwork will be on display at the Apex Gallery on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

A reception for the artists is Aug. 8. The show runs through Sept. 7. Call 605-394-1254 for more information.

"Designs on the Front Range: Architecture Here and Now" will be on display through Aug. 11 at the CU Art Galleries, located in the Sibell Wolle Fine Arts Building on the CU-Boulder campus.

For more information, call 303-492-8300 or visit

"Stories in Stone: The Beginning of the Navajo World" exhibit will be on display through Sept. 30 at the CU Museum of Natural History, Henderson Building, located at 15th and Broadway, Boulder.

The suggested donation is $6 general public, $5 museum members; CU students are free. For more information, call Lori at 303-492-3396.

The National Center for Atmospheric Research, located at the west end of Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, presents Chalk Pastels by Mike Hampton through Sunday, July 29, in Gallery I.

Museum hours are weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends and holidays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 303-497-8612 or visit—gallery/calendar.html.

 Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, presents "Egyptian Mummies," "Prehistoric Journey," "Hall of Life," "Explore Colorado," "Edge of the Wild," "Crane Hall" and "Botswana Africa Hall."

The "Ice Age Exhibition" and "Adventure Zone" will be on display through Aug. 12.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $7 adults, $4.50 seniors and children ages 3 to 12.

For other dates, times and cost, visit or call 303-322-7009.

The Denver Art Museum,  100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, presents:

 "Sunken Treasures: Ming Dynasty Ceramics from a Chinese Shipwreck," through Nov. 18;

 "The Denver Salon," through Sept. 2;

 "China Meets the American Southwest: Pottery Designs and Traditions," through March 17, 2002;

 "Between the Lines: Wordworks by Roland Bernier," through Aug. 12;

 "European Masterpieces: Six Centuries of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia," through Sept. 9.

Call 303-640-4433 or visit

Free day at Estes Park Historical Museum, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Colorado Day, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Call 970-586-6256 for more information.

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Other Events

Boulder County Fairgrounds,  9595 Nelson Road, presents: Heritage Fest Antique Show with 65 antique dealers, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29, $3 admission;

 Coloradans Car Show, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29;

 Easy Riders Horse Show, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29;

 BV Little Britches Gymkhana, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29;

 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo, Aug. 3-11;

 An American Quarter Horse Association-Approved Show, Aug. 5.

For a recording of upcoming events, call 303-441-3927. To inquire about scheduling an event, call 303-678-6235.

The first annual NFL Celebrity All-star Charity Softball Game, presented by the Longmont Emergency Unit, will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Green Acres Softball Field.

Tickets are $10 in advance for one adult or two children and are available by calling 303-772-9300.

Historic Hoverhome, 1309 Hover St., will host a tour on Sunday, July 29. Tours begin at 1 p.m. and continue every 20 minutes until 3 p.m. The fee is $5 per person.

For more information, call 303-774-7810.

An Open Class Bake Sale will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Exhibit Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds.

Donations will go to the youth involved in Open Class activities.

Fiske Planetarium, located at Regent Drive and Kittredge Loop Drive on the CU-Boulder campus, presents "Searching for Distant Worlds" at 8 p.m. Friday, July 27.

"The Big Bang," a live show with Dr. Andrew Hamilton, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

Tickets are $4 adults, $3 seniors and children, and go on sale at 7 the night of the show. For information on upcoming shows, call 303-492-5001 or visit

Estes Park Hunter Jumper Show will be held Aug. 1-12 at the Stanley Park Fairgrounds. Call 970-586-6104 for more information.

Nederland Old Timers Miners Days 2001, featuring pony rides, games for children, mining events, arts and crafts booths and more, will be held Friday through Sunday, July 27-29. The Miners Awards Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Black Forest Inn.

For more information, call 303-258-3580.

"Hollywood Musicals and Music in Hollywood," the Third Triennial Susan Porter Memorial Symposium, will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Friday, Aug. 2-4, in the Imig Music Building on the University of Colorado campus.

All sessions are open to the public at a charge of $50 per day, $25 for a half day or $100 for the entire weekend (with early registration). Students may attend at a reduced rate and can receive academic credit.

International conductor and musicologist Gillian Anderson will give the banquet speech on Friday, Aug. 3, at the Hotel Boulderado. Tickets are $40.

For more information, call Tom Riis or Candace Ellman at 303-492-7540 or visit

The Latin Lounge II, to benefit Boulder County Safe House, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Trilogy Wine Bar and Lounge, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Latin Lounge seeks to fuse Latin music, food, culture and dance with lounge music.

For more information, visit or call 303-473-WINE.

The Boulder Fall Fest will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Rockies Brewing Co., 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder. The pub will feature $1.50 pints of Boulder Fall Fest Amber Ale, games and giveaways.

For more information, call 303-444-8448.

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Fun for Kids

"Dino-Days" at Twin Peaks Mall will feature the following events:

 A ongoing dinosaur coloring contest. Entries are on display in the food court.

 Dinosaur ceramic painting with Crackpots Pottery Studio will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 13 and 27. Cost is $10.

 Dinosaur storytelling and piñata fun every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the play area.

For more information, call 303-651-6454.

Borders Books and Music, 1101 S. Hover St., hosts story time Thursdays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. Call 303-684-6446 for more information.

The annual bug safari  will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 3 or 10, at Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder. Meet at the Ranger Station.

Children should bring a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle.

Cost is $6 per child and adults are free. Call 303-492-3396 to make reservations or for more information.

"Much Ado About Shakespeare" Camp, for kids age 8 to 10, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6-10 at the Collage Museum and at CSF facilities on the CU-Boulder campus.

The fee is $200 for museum members, $250 for non-members. Scholarships are available. Pre-registration is required by calling 303-440-0053.

The Rocky Mountain PBS Kids Club Birthday Bash for kids of all ages will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Rocky Mountain PBS studios, 1089 Bannock St., Denver.

No fee to attend. Reservations may be made by calling 303-620-5700.

Building Blocks Family Day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the CU Art Galleries, located in the Sibell Wolle Fine Arts Building on the CU-Boulder campus.

Family Day is free and open to the public. For more information, call 303-492-8300.

WOW! Children's Museum, 1075 S. Boulder Road, Suite 130, Louisville, features children's activities, exhibits and presentations.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays — toddlers only from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, with private parties after 4 on Sundays. Closed Mondays.

General admission is $5.99 children, adults free, $4.50 per child for groups of 10 or more.

Call 303-604-2424 for more information.

Discovery Center Science Museum, 703 E. Prospect Road, Fort Collins, presents the following:

 Starlab Planetarium: Native American Tales — Saturdays in July at 1 and 2 p.m.;

 Giant Bubbles — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., through August 15;

 Bubble Fest — 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursdays in July;

 Supersonic Planes — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays in July;

 Star Parties/Telescope Viewing — at dusk on Fridays, July 27;

 Learning Tree presented by Colorado State Forest Service at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 27.

Call 970-472-3990 for more information on these events.

Collage Children's Museum, 2065 30th St., Boulder, offers exhibits and programs, in addition to the following:

 The Book was Better Than the Film Series featuring "Babe" — 7 p.m. today, $2 general admission;

 Free Family Fun Night, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

Museum is open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 303-440-9894 for recorded information.

Children's Museum of Denver, 2121 Children's Museum Drive, Denver, offers toddler programs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 and 10 a.m. and every other Sunday at 2 p.m., as well as story time every day at 11:30 a.m., in addition to the following events:

 Arts a la carte, "Fly Away!," through July 31;

 Jump for Joy in July, "Four Square Fun," 11 a.m. today and July 27;

 ToddlerTime, "Paint the House," 9:30 and 10 a.m. today and 2 p.m. July 29;

 Saturday Family Theater, "Family Music Show," 11:30 a.m. July 28;

 ToddlerTime, "Dance Party!," 9:30 and 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, and Thursday, Aug. 2;

 Arts a la carte, "Clowning Around," Aug. 1-15;

 Saturday Family Theater, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 4;

 Sunday Family Program, "Roots & Shoots," 2 p.m. Aug. 5.

Museum hours through Labor Day, Sept. 3, will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 303-433-7444 or visit; for group reservations, call 303-561-3370.

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