Arapahoe Libraries announces that award-winning author Kristin Hannah will speak via Zoom with readers at 6 p.m. on Jan 19. Her popular title, “The Nightingale,” is scheduled for early 2023 film …
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Arapahoe Libraries announces that award-winning author Kristin Hannah will speak via Zoom with readers at 6 p.m. on Jan 19. Her popular title, “The Nightingale,” is scheduled for early 2023 film release and “The Great Alone” has been optioned ... She will speak about her career and participate in a moderated question-and-answer session. She will give away free books as long as the supply lasts. Call Arapahoe Libraries at 303-542-7279 to register and for information about accessing Zoom.
Stage show ending
Reminder: “Master Class,” about Maria Callas, is in the last few days of its run through Jan. 15 at Littleton Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Box office: 303-794-2787, ext. 5, townhallartscenter.org.
The Littleton Symphony plays at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, with guest conductor Dr. Brandon Matthews, director of orchestras and professor of music at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday will be celebrated with his Second Symphony. Concert is at Littleton Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Tickets: littletonsymphony.org, 303-933-6824.
Date change: The Englewood Arts Presents Chamber Music concert featuring cellist/birthday person Silver Ainomae with friends/musicians from the Colorado Symphony Orchestra was originally scheduled on Jan. 28 and is now happening Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. at Hampden Hall, 1000 Hampden Ave (Englewood’s city building). Tickets, info: email@example.com 0r 303-806-8196.
The 2023 Saving Places Conference is scheduled Feb. 8-10, 2023 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Boulder. Attend in-person and online. First time attendees only $100. Livestreaming at reduced price. 303-893-4260, firstname.lastname@example.org. (Future plans include an on-the-road session in La Junta August 25-26.) Featured February speakers: Dr. Max Page, keynote talk: “Winning a Future for the Historic Preservation Movement We Need”; Ira Matt, “Preservation as Perpetuation” on Feb. 9; Laura Dominguez: “Repair, Not Replace: What Memory Keepers in the West Teach Us About Preservation Justice.”
Littleton Museum presents “Nature’s Blueprints” Feb. 17 to May 14 at the museum gallery. Opening reception: 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 16 at 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. 303-795-3950. Admission is free. Open Tuesday-Sunday. On a related note: The Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum announced that they raised $26,000 in 2022 while operating the ongoing Used Book Sale, hosting events and supporting programs at Bemis Library and the Littleton Museum. New members are welcome and the book sale is looking for a research assistant to help price books that can be sold online. Contact Bernice Reed at email@example.com. Volunteers are welcome. For details on what books to donate and when, contact Michelle Grabowski at 303-795-3961. (We realize people have taken books to donate and been refused lately, which results in anger. Will try to address issue in a column soon.)
“The Roommate” by award-winning American playwright/poet Jen Silverman will be performed by Vintage Theatre Jan 13-Feb. 19 at 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Bernie Cardell, director. “A tribute to badass women in their 50s.” vintagetheatre.org, 303-856-7830. Tickets: $20-$34. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday/Saturday and Jan. 23, (Monday.) 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
The “Affordable Art” show at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery until Feb. 6 features oils, watercolors, photography, pastels and mixed-media pieces — all priced at $200 and under that price. Own your own original artwork … Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during performances, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton, townhallartscenter.org.
Stories on Stage
“A Hall Pass to the Galaxy” is Stories on Stage’s opening volley for the New Year — performance of stories by professional actors. In-person performance: Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Virtual, streaming performance available after that. Streaming ticket holders will receive a link and can access on Jan. 15 or thereafter. Single tickets cost $24. storiesonstage.org, 303-494-0523.
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