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Parker Artists Guild :: Call for Entries :: Mainstreet Gallery March Show

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As seen on parkerartistsguild.com about the Mainstreet Gallery March Show...
Call for Entries: Two (2) dimensional artists only for this show. One (1) entry per artist; maximum dimension in any direction (heighth or width) is 24″. The theme is Spring. Delivery is 3/23, 8:30a-12:00 Noon. No late entries accepted. ContactBarbara Wilson[GAWBJC@msn.com] to deliver at other hours.

Spring into Arts Education at Arapahoe Community College

Refer to SoHa's Workshops page for details of Arts Education at Arapahoe Community College's Community Education Division:
A Dip Into Art, Joy SchultzJumpstart Your Sketching, Joy SchultzKnitting for Beginners: Make a Scarf or Hat, Marsha AsheimSewing for Beginners or as a Refresher, Karen Crowder More Sewing Skills, Karen CrowderRecyling Junk Mail into Homemade Paper and Art Objects, Gail NelsonGlass Blowing In One Day: Experience It, Agnes SanchezFriday Night Glass Blowing-Extended, Agnes Sanchez Easy Silver Jewelry from Precious Metal Clay (PMC), Alisa Phelps

Wow - Get Your FREE iPhone or Android Application for SoHa Happenings

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Take SoHa Happenings with you on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android device. Simply power on your device and follow the instructions at this link to install the application:  http://wbxapp.com/sohahappenings

Coppola Movie Awards Wine Dinner Sun, 2/27 @ Maggiano's

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Celebrate this Sunday's Night of the Oscars at Maggiano's Coppola Family Wines Dinner....
When: Sunday, 2/27, 5:30pm till the last award is handed out. Cost: $65.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity).
What a great menu!...Hors D'ouevres: Seared Ahi Tuna Cornetts, Crispy Truffle d Mac and Cheese Arancini Paired with Coppola Reserve Russian River Valley Viognier Salad: Crispy Field Greens tossed with a Creamy Basil Dressing, Fresh Beets, Spiced Candied Pecans and Ricotta Salata.
Intermezzo: Tangy Strawberry Nivoli Sorbet floated in Sofia Rose.
Main Courses: Ruby Red Trout, Stuffed Chicken Fontina or Braised Beef Cheeks Ragu.
Wine Pairings: Coppola Directors Cut Cabernet and Diamond Collection Alicante Bouschet.
Dessert: Rich Chocolate Budino with a Blackberry Coulis. Reservations: 303-858-8781
Questions? Maggianos DTCand 303-858-8781

Cherry Creek Chorale :: Northern Exposure :: March 11 & 12

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Cherry Creek Chorale Presents their annual Spring Concert with Northern Exposure... Music of F. Melius, Olaf and Paul Christianson; Canadian composer, Imant Raminsh's "Missa Brevis" and folk songs of Canada. Accompanied by The Cherry Creek Chorale Chamber Orchestra.
When: Fri, 3/11 & Sat, 3/12 @ 7:30p
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Avenue, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
Adult$15Senior$12 (over age 60)Student$12 (any age student enrolled in an educational institution)Children$5 (ages birth to 12)Tickets may be purchased from a Chorale member or can be reserved by telephone using a credit card: Call 303-789-5920 to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Questions? 303-789-5920

SoHa Happenings Seeks Correspondents

We're seeking correspondents to report on the following SoHa events, artists, performers, and venues (contact reporter@sohappens.com):
Gallery openings and visual artistsMusical productions: chorale, symphony, groups, bands, soloists, musiciansBooks, authors, and on-going literary projectsMuseums and cultural exhibitsVenues, openings, and performersTheatrical events and performancesPhilanthropic events supporting the arts, which affect the SoHa Community...make suggestionsThis is a volunteer opportunity supporting the arts community.

Colorado Stage Company Presents... March & April 2011

Wally's Cafe, a Comedy in Two Acts... as noted on www.coloradostage.com Wally's Cafe is a rollicking comedy about a wise-cracking but loving young couple from New Jersey who have big plans when they open a cafe in the middle of the California desert. Their first customer is a pretty young and naive small town girl from Illinois on her way to Hollywood to become a star. However, she stays on as a waitress throughout the following 40 years. The three experience ups and downs; laughter and tears of life itself, while following their dreams.When: Evenings and matinees in March and April... March 25-26 and April 1-2, 8-9, 15-16: evenings @ 7:30p; doors and cash bar open at 7p... April 3, 10: matinee @ 2p; doors and cash bar open at 1:30p Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel, 9808 Sunningdale Blvd, Lone Tree. Take the I-25 Lincoln Avenue exit, go west. [map] Tickets: $15 Adults; $12 Seniors (60+) and students Questions?303-471-8171

Art in the Gardens :: Hudson Gardens

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Take advantage of Hudson Gardens' year-long birthday celebration with $1.50 admission to take a walk around and view the sculpture all around the gardens. As seen on their site: "The Hudson Gardens celebrates its fifteenth birthday in 2011 – and we’re celebrating all year long! Garden day admission prices for the entire year – March through October – is just $1.50 for everyone." (www.hudsongardens.org) What: The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Where: 6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120 - across from Arapahoe Community College
Questions? Phone 303-797-8565  and info@hudsongardens.org

Monthly Improv Drop-In :: Jon Jon Lannen

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SoHa improviser Jon Jon Lannen is offering a monthly Improv Drop-In...
When: 1st Sunday of every month, 12-1:30p starting Sun, 3/6/2011.
Where: contact Jon Jon for directions
Cost: $10
Questions? jon.jon.lannen@gmail.com or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=163021183746539)

SoHa Happenings is Now Connected Directly to FaceBook

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 All postings on SoHa Happenings (http://www.sohappens.com/) will now be automatically posted on our FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/sohahappenings as well as our twitter account: @SoHaHappenings (http://twitter.com/#!/SoHaHappenings)

South Suburban Seeks Partners for Arts Outreach

South Suburban’s Culture and Enrichment Division is seeking funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) through the Arapahoe County Cultural Council to provide an "Artist-in Residence" Outreach Program in 2012. Organizations and schools (within the boundaries of both Arapahoe County and South Suburban Parks & Recreation District) interested in participating in the program and partnering with South Suburban’s professional art staff to provide specialty art or performing arts workshops for school, library, senior center, Girl Scout, Boy Scout or other community groups in 2012 are invited to submit a Letter of Intent. Sample projects include classes, performances, or creation of a permanent artwork installed in a facility. Submission of a Letter of Intent does not guarantee an award.
Due Date: Completed Letters of Intent are due 5 pm, Monday, 2/21/2011.
Questions? Contact Vickie Willis, Culture and Enrichment Supervisor - 303-483-7072 - vickiew@ssprd…

SoHa Improvisers Chosen for Bovine House Team

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Nicole Nelson (shown) and Pam O'Mara are thrilled to be chosen to the Monday Night House Team at the Bovine Metropolis Theater. They've joined the 10 other team members of Bovine's newest house team, and will be performing in Bovine's Improv Hootenanny starting in April. For dates, times, and ticket information, contact Bovine Metropolis @ 303-758-4722.

Spotlight :: Town Hall Arts Center :: The Actors’ Playground

The Actors’ Playground at Town Hall Arts Center: Limited spots remain for the Winter/Spring session of classes.
Peter Pan Play Production Class (ages 6 - 9)
Mondays 4 - 6 pm, February 21 - April 25
Thursdays, 4 - 6 pm, February 24 - April 28

Harry Potter Play Production Class (ages 10-13)
Tuesdays, 4 - 6 pm February 22 - April 26

Introduction to Acting Skills & Specialties (ages 10-13)
Wednesdays 4 - 5:30 pm, February 23 - April 27

Acting Up!  Workshop Series for Teenagers (ages 12-18)
Featuring 3 sessions: Professional Portfolios, Acting Up!, Theatre Sports
Saturdays, Feb 12, 19; March 12, 19; April 2

Questions?Click here for more information or contact the Pam Clifton, Children's Theatre Coordinator, 303-794-2787 x217

Save the Date :: Creative Industries Day :: March 1, 2011

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Creative Industries Day, formerly known as Arts Advocacy Day. …speakers from Colorado's creative industries, and you will have the opportunity to learn about advocacy and speak with your legislator. The Governor's Arts Awards will follow the event. Sponsored by Arts for Colorado.
When & Where:  Tuesday, 3/1 @ 8a-2p
8.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. at the Old Supreme Court Chambers at the Colorado State Capitol 12.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m. at the Denver Art Museum, North Building Details: Ticket price includes the day’s activities, breakfast and lunch: $25 in advance; $30 at the door (student ticket price is $15 in advance; $20 at the door)SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW MEMBERS: $45 in advance includes admission to the event AND Arts for Colorado membership. Online: http://www.blacktie-colorado.com/.
Questions? kim@artsforcolorado.org. See also: http://www.cbca.org/ and http://www.coloarts.org/

Arapahoe Philharmonic :: Fri, 2/4

Arapahoe Philharmonic concert: "The Composer's View of Nationalism".
Featuring Steve Taylor as Narrator of "A Lincoln Portrait" a tribute to our 16th President by Aaron Copland. The music selected for this concert also includes two recognizable features by Sibelius "Finlandia" and "Symphony No. 2".
When: Fri, 2/4 
Where: South Suburban Christian Church, 7275 S Broadway, Littleton 80122
Details: www.arapahoe-phil.org
Tickets @ vendini:
https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=2ebd3633e416ca21c1b7ee44cb627123&t=tix
Questions? Call the ticket line (720) 362-1164 between 11a-2p M-F.

Parker Artists Guild :: Encaustics with Camille Scott :: Sat, 2/12

What: Encaustics with Camille ScottWhen: Sat, 2/12 @ 12-3p
Where: Creekside Rec Center at Stroh Ranch, 19301 J. Morgan Blvd, Parker, CO 80134
Details: Expert encaustic artist, Camille Scott, will teach many techniques in painting with wax. She will supply all the tools and supplies necessary to complete 5-6 cards. Bring only an apron to wear and your creative imagination! www.encausticreations.com
Register online @ eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/event/1232413181