Showing posts from November, 2013

Annual Art Sale, South Suburban Goodson Center Dec 9-10

This year nine (9) artists are showing and selling their artwork and wares in the Annual South Suburban PR Art Sale. Photography, pottery, ornaments, journaling kits, and crocheted hats are among the items featured. Admission and parking are free. A percentage of the proceeds supports South Suburban Culture and Enrichment Programs.
     Pam Roth O'Mara will once again be offering her ThumbPrintPlay Art™ and ThumbPrintPlay Journaling Kits™ (, which make great gifts and stocking stuffers! ...And next summer, South Suburban's Carson Nature Center will be offering a Nature Journaling Workshop presented by Mrs. O'Mara. Stay tuned for details!
When: Mon 12/9 – Tue 12/10 - 8a until 8p both days
Where: Goodson Center, University Ave, Centennial CO
Admission: FREE
Parking: FREE
Questions? | 303-483-7016

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ACC Choir Christmas Concert Monday 12/9

It's that time of year again …. ACC Choir Christmas Concert in the Waring Theater on Monday, December 9th at 7pm, 5900 So. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. Song selections from Phantom of the Opera, Home for the Holidays Medley and other favorites. “Please come join us and start the holidays off right!” says Lori Melena, ACC Choir singer.
When: Monday, December 9th at 7pm
Where: ACC, Waring Theater, 5900 So. Santa Fe Dr, Littleton

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South Platte Park to Offer Art Programs Summer 2014

The Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park, Littleton, CO has been in discussions with local artists to offer nature-focused visual and literary arts workshops for kids and adults to start June 2014. "I'm thrilled to offer a nature journaling workshop at South Platte Park. The location is beautiful, and the weather will be perfect in June," said Pam Roth O'Mara, author, visual artist, and creator of ThumbPrintPlay Art™ and ThumbPrintPlay Kits™. 
Where: South Platte Park, Carson Nature Center, 3000 West Carson Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
Questions about ThumbPrintPlay Kits™? Pam Roth O'Mara | |
Questions about workshops at Carson Nature Center? Victoria Sutton |

ACC Writers Studio Spring 2014 Workshop List

Come on -  you’ve run out of excuses… time to take those writing and editing  workshops you’ve been saying, “If only I had the time.” yadah, yadah, yadah…

Kathryn Winograd |

Introduction to Creative Writing. Want to take your creative writing to the next level?  Learn the art and craft of creative writing.  Explore the basic building blocks of creative writing that create the foundations for prose and poetry.  Discussions, in class exercises, out of class writing assignments and workshops will increase your creativity and your craft. 
Chris Ransick  | Mon 6:00-8:45pm
Kathryn Winograd | Mon/Wed 1:00-2:15pm

Creative Writing II. Discover the creative process from new angles. Explore the complex relationships between writers, readers, and the material that is their currency. Designed for fiction writers, poets, essayists, and s…

Thanksgivukkah Only Two Weeks Away

Thanksgivukkah - now here's a cultural event that hasn't happened since, well, never - because Thanksgiving hadn't been invented when Hanukkah fell on the fourth Thursday in November, or was it the last Thursday back then. That would be 1880-something (I've seen a couple of different dates: 1886 and 1888). The next time it's "scheduled" to happen will be, uh - in the year 79043. And, by the way, that's Thanksgivukkah™, thanks to Dana Gitell ( registration #4379381 and 4371793)! So... what are you doing for Thanksgivukkah? Eating latkes topped with cranberry and watching a little matzohball, perhaps? OY!
Questions? Sorry, can't talk with my mouth full!
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SoHa CO Happenings Preview Nov 8 - 12

Can you believe it - only three (count 'em 3) weeks until Thanksgiving 2013 with festivals, exhibits, and events. Check out the exhibits at South Suburban Rec Centers; the Painted Violin Exhibit  featuring two SoHa artists; and authors at Tattered Cover, Highlands Ranch . You’ll find details in SoHa Happenings postings and at the SoHa Happenings Calendar:

Fri Nov 8, 2013
Self-Guided Walking Art Tour @ Museum of Outdoor Arts
catalyst outdoor sculpture @ Denver Botanical Gardens
Painted Violins: SoHa Artists on Display @ Lakewood Cultural Center
South Suburban November Exhibits
Cherry Creek Chorale & Arapahoe Philharmonic @ Mission Hills Church, Littleton
Eric Schlosser @ Tattered Cover, Highlands Ranch

Sat Nov 9, 2013
Self-Guided Walking Art Tour @ Museum of Outdoor Arts
catalyst outdoor sculpture @ Denver Botanical Gardens
Painted Violins: SoHa Artists on Display @ Lakewood Cultural Center
South Suburban No…

Open Improv Thursday, 11/14 | Pots Tea Cafe

Time for another improv session.... We are the SoHa Colorado Improv Aficionados. "We love improv playing, improv acting, improv comedy, improv theater with different levels of improv skill and experience. We are everyday people who want to have fun and meet like-minded people. Some of us are writers, visual artists, musicians, and performers using improvised character and scene-building to enhance our creative juices. We're all ages (almost - 17+) and come from all backgrounds. We're all improv players!

There are no dues to be a member of SoHa Colorado Improv Aficionados, but since we pay for space, there is a cover charge for each improv session. The cover charge pays for space and one freshly made beverage or snack. Join us!" When: Thursdays - 11/14, 11/21
Where: Pots Tea Cafe, Centennial. Centrally located just off C470 @ Quebec and County Line Rd. 
Membership Charge: No
Improv Play Session Charge: $15, covers meeting space and one freshly made beverage or snack by the…

November 2013: South Suburban Recreation Centers Feature Local Artists

South Suburban Parks and Recreation’s Goodson and Lone Tree Recreation Centers are featuring locat artists in temporary exhibits November 1 - 28….
--The works of J. Mensen, photographer and R. Dickey, ink portrait artist are on exhibit at Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle in Lone Tree.
--Karen Trenchard’s Colorado photographs are on exhibit at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University in Centennial.

South Suburban’s Public Art Committee encourages Colorado artists to submit an application to temporarily display their artwork at various South Suburban recreation facilities.

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Meet the Authors at Arapahoe District Libraries

Meet the Authors in November at Arapahoe District Libraries... On Saturday, November 2, 2-3 pm, at Koelbel Library, meet Colorado State University professor Dr. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet. Dr. Cordain is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s experts on the natural human diet of our Stone Age ancestors. The Paleo diet follows the concept that the optimal diet is the one to which we are genetically adapted.On Sunday, November 10, 2-3 pm at Eloise May Library, and again on Saturday, November 30, 2-3 pm at Castlewood Library, children are invited to meet the author of Katerina’s Wish, Jeannie Mobley. Mobley will lead fun activities that tie in to the inspirational book.On Tuesday, November 19, 7-8:30 pm at Koelbel Library, meet Colorado author Francine Mathews, whose latest novel, Jack 1939, is a fictional account of John F. Kennedy traveling in Europe on a secret mission for President Roosevelt as the world braces for war.…