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January 2015 • Online Edition

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Acoustic/Eclectic | Print |  E-mail

Englewood Arts, at Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Pkwy., presents: Starlight Rhythms, Fridays, 7:30p.m. Singer/songwriter Brigitte Lee, long a devotee of classic Hollywood musicals, takes the stage Jan. 16, showcasing her love for hip-hop, folk and indie rock. Feb. 6, jazz pianist and composer Vlad Girshevich, classically trained in Uzbekistan, gives his adventurous take on jazz.

     Tickets at door one hour before concert or online: $20/15/free under 18. Info: 303-806-8196, englewoodarts.org.

Classical/Choral | Print |  E-mail

Augustana Arts at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5000 E. Alameda Ave., presents: Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra, conducted by David Rutherford, performing Masterworks: Copland, Mozart & Mendelssohn, Sat., Jan. 31, 7:30p.m. Featuring: arc of human experience illuminated within Copland’s ballet Appalachian Spring; Mendelssohn’s Overture in E major, Op. 21, woven from the love story in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; plus Mozart’s delightful Concerto for Flute with Tamara Maddaford, flute.

     Tickets ($8-24): augustanaarts.org or 303-388-4962.

Jazz/Blues | Print |  E-mail

 Dazzle Restaurant, 930 Lincoln St., presents: Jan. 8, Daniel Weidlein/Peter Stoltzman Quartet; 9, Ed Battle/Jeff Jenkins Quartet; 10, Jim Stranahan and the Little Big Band present drummer Colin Stranahan; 11, Ian Levy Quintet; 15-16, Keith Oxman Quartet; 17, recent Denver transplant Codaryl Cody Moffett’s Jambalaya Youth Xplosion – Cody performs with some young players he’s been working with through associations with Paul Romaine and Brad Goode; 18, Charles Parker Mertens presents Grunge Jazz; 22, Neil Bridge Rhythm Express w/Karen Lee; 23, Ken Walker Sextet.
    It’s Spaghetti Western time ... Jan. 24-25, The Good, The Bad & The Dazzle: For A Few Dizzles More – Dave Devine & Friends; 26, World Music Series – Songs from the Wild – A Voice of the Earth w/Theano Lamb and friends; 28, New Genesis Benefit/Gospel Jazz w/Mykal Kilgore, to benefit metro Denver’s working homeless people; 29, Paul Shinn Trio; 30, Lynne, Carla, Grace – You Know How I Feel; 31, Peter Sommer Group; Feb. 5-6, Jonathan Kreisberg; 7, Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio; 8, Kevin Hays ‘New Day’ Trio.

     Blues Night w/Delta Sonics, Saturdays, 10:30p.m. These are free: Urban Brunch, Sundays, 10:30a.m., Julie Monley Quartet; Jazz Jam, Tuesdays, 9p.m.; The Organization w/ Jeff Jenkins, Wednesdays, 9p.m.

     Info:dazzlejazz.com, 303-839-5100.

Rock & Roll | Print |  E-mail

Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave., presents: Jan. 9, March Fourth Marching Band; 10, Rally Round the Family Rage Against the Machine Tribute; 11, Cattle Decapitation; 13, Zola Jesus; 15, KMG Fest II; 16, Fox Street; 17, Rob Drabkin; 23, ZOSO Led Zeppelin Tribute; 24, Particle; 30, RJD2; Feb. 2, Jeff Austin Band (former leader of Yonder Mountain String Band); 7, Wild Child.      Info: 303-322-2308, bluebirdtheater.net

Dance | Print |  E-mail

Newman Center Presents, at Newman Center for the Performing Arts at DU, 2344 E. Iliff Ave. – Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company’s Play and Play – An Evening of Movement and Music – startling choreography complements enduring music of the ages – Mendelssohn, Mozart, and string octet by Jerome Begin. Leaping into a more modern tone, D-Man in the Waters (1989), spins a classic tour de force. All music performed live by students of DU’s Lamont School of Music. Shows Sat., Jan. 24, 7:30p.m. & Sun., 25, 2p.m. Free Behind the Curtain lecture one hour prior to shows, no ticket needed. Tickets: ($23-57): box office, 303-871-7720 or newmantix.com.

Theater | Print |  E-mail
Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., presents: 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – small-town center, circa 1956, hosts the annual quiche breakfast of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein. Lady officers bedecked in Easter-egg colors and pert pastel hats promenade through a bleakly cheerful community center, enthusing on floral displays and quiche arrays as they work the aisles. Shows Fri.-Sat. Jan. 23-24, and Thur.-Sat., Jan. 29-Feb. 14, 7:30p.m. Tickets $23.50-26.50.

     Tickets & info for all showings: 303-321-5925 or avenuetheater.com.

Film | Print |  E-mail

Iliff School of Theology at Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave., presents:Screening the Sacred: Religion in Film with Jeffrey Mahan, professor of ministry, media and culture, Tuesdays, 7-9:30p.m., including: Feb. 3, Diary of a Country Priest (Bresson, 1950); 10, Of Gods and Men (Beauvois, 2010); 17, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and  Spring (Kim, 2004); 24, The Big Lebowski (Coen brothers, 1998). Mahan will begin each evening with a mini-lecture followed by a film and talk-back.

Galleries | Print |  E-mail
Abend Gallery, 2260 E. Colfax Ave., presents: Old Traditions/New Frontiers, works replete with nostalgia for the Old West, with some modern reimaginings, by Lorenzo Chavez, Michael Dowling, Terry Gardner, Charlie Hunter, David Kammerzell, Peggy McGivern, Elizabeth Sandia, Robert Spooner, Michael Ome Untiedt, Lani Vlaanderen and others. Opening reception: Fri., Jan. 9, 6-9p.m.

     Info: abendgallery.com, 303-355-0950.