Crying Wolf...Speaks To The Human Heart
The SOURCE Theatre presents the world premiere Crying Wolf….stories of the Lupus Warriors, an original play written by Rhonda Jackson and directed by Khadija Haynes.
Crying Wolf... stories of the Lupus Warriors takes a creative approach to communicating Lupus health awareness and education using theatre as a tool to communicate. Told with humility and humor, the play documents what it’s like to live with a chronic autoimmune disease such as Lupus.
Crying Wolf...opens Feb. 8 and runs through Feb. 17 on Thursday, Fridayand Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., in the Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center at 721 Santa Fe Drive in Denver.
Tickets are $20 per person, $15 for students/seniors and can be purchased at the box office, online at www.thesource.welllattended.com or by calling 720-375-0115. Mature audiences recommended.
The Legendary Billy Holiday Memorialized in Lady Day
Vintage Theatre presents Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson and starring Mary Louise Lee. Directed by Betty Hart with music direction and pianist Trent Hines, performances will run through Feb. 18. Performances are held, Thursday through Sunday.
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, the life of the legendary Billie Holiday is told through the songs that made her famous. Performances contain adult language and content.
The Vintage Theatre is located at 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Tickets are $15 to $34 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830.
Honoring History Maker Daddy Bruce Randolph
The legacy of Daddy Bruce Randolph and his contributions to the city of Denver will be recognized at the Colorado State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 20. A complimentary breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and a preview of the Daddy Bruce documentary, Keep a Light in Your Window, will be shown. Rev. Ronald Wooding and the Bruce Randolph family will be honored on both the House and the Senate floor beginning at 9:05 and 9:15 a.m. respectively. The public is invited to this historic occasion.
For more information, call Rev. Ronald Wooding at 720-435-5738 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala 2018 Planned
The Education Center (TheEduCtr) presents the 9th Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala 2018 on Friday, March 2 at the Doubletree by Hilton 3203 Quebec St. in Denver. This program presents special awards to educators of color in the State of Colorado who are dedicated to education, who exemplify the higher standard of excellence in education, inspire, motivate, innovate and who produce positive results academically.
This year’s theme is “Who are the Authentic Educators.” Keynote speaker will be Dr. Anita Fleming-Rife, PhD., from Des Moines, Iowa.
For tickets, vendor booth information or sponsorship opportunities, call Dr. Annette Sills-Brown at 720-326-5176 or email e-mail email@example.com or TheEduCtr@aol.com. For more information, visit www.TheEduCtr.com.
Colorado Art Tank 2018 Finalists Announced
The Denver Foundation announced that five local arts organizations have been chosen to participate in Colorado Art Tank 2018, a program of the Foundation’s Arts Affinity Group. Control Group Productions, Denver Talent Show Network, ECDC African Community Center of Denver, Phamaly Theatre Company, and The Trust for Public Land were selected from a highly competitive group of applicants from across Metro Denver.
The finalists will compete for up to $55,000 in grants during a live, public event on Wednesday, February 21, at Gates Hall in the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus, 6 p.m.
For more information, visit www.denverfoundation.org.
Denver Digs Trees Application Available Until February 15
Digs Trees program is providing free and low-cost trees to Denver residents. The entire city and county of Denveris eligible to apply for trees, and people may request as many trees as they have space for. By participating in this unique program, tree recipients can support Denver’s urban forest while improving air and water quality, beautifying neighborhoods, and much more. Applications are available through Feb. 15.
For more information or to complete an application, text ‘TREE’ to 797979, visit www.TheParkPeople.org, or call 303-722-6262 for a paper application.