CBAF Call For Artists
The Colorado Black Arts Festival (CBAF) is gearing up for the 2018 festival, “The Art of Knowing,” with a call for artists – gospel choirs, quartets, youth groups, urban R&B, jazz or funk – to participate and perform. The main stage will present youth day on Friday, July 13; Urban/R&B on Saturday, July 14 and Gospel on Sunday, July 15.
For more information or to participate, call 303-306-8572, visit www.colbaf.org or email email@example.com. To perform, call Ron Ivory (Urban) at 303-344-9904 or Mitchell Rivers (Gospel) at 720-628-8022.
The O’Jays Come To The Hudson Gardens in June
The Hudson Gardens & Event Center announced the schedule of artists performing during the 2018 Summer Concert Series. The lineup spans seven decades of American music and encompasses a vast range of influences, including Rockabilly/ Swing, R&B, Southern Rock, Reggae, Pop/Rock, and Country.
The O’Jays will perform June 24. Other performers include Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!, Special, Super Diamond (with fireworks), Firefall (with fireworks), Tommy James & The Shondells/Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Sheryl Crow (sold out), Third Eye Blind, Chris Isaak, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey, Kenny Loggins, Toto, Josh Turner, Big & Rich and Boz Scaggs.
The Hudson Gardens & Event Center is located at 6115 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. Parking is free. For dates and tickets, visit www.altitudetickets.com. Prices and show times vary by artist. For more information about Hudson Gardens’ events, visit www.hudsongardens.org or call 303-797-8565.
Award Winning Fashion Designers Make Colorado Debut
Sheryl Renee Productions will present Wilbourn Sisters Designs, Inc., to the Rocky Mountain region with aone day extravaganza...a Pop Up Shop and Runway Fashion Show on August 12. The designers will be trucking in racks of colorful and comfortable signature designs, priced to move, retail and wholesale. The sale will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free admission.
Later that evening, Wilbourn Sisters Designs will present anexclusiveinvitation only runway fashion show, featuring local models and entertainment by Sheryl Renee, followed by a meet and great.
Both events will take place in The Room with THE View, at the Field House Event Venue, 1600 Federal Blvd. in Denver.
For more information, visit wilbournsistersdesigns.com or call 720-276-5234.
Cirque du Soleil CORTEO Comes To Colorado
After thrilling more than eight million people worldwide, CORTEO has embarked on a new journey as the same enchanting production but now in arenas, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy a Cirque du Soleil show in their own town. The show will visit Loveland at the Budweiser Events Center from May 31 to June 3.
CORTEO, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The cast includes 51 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors from all around the world.
Sean Lomax as Mr. Loyal (The Whistler) has been whistling since he was five years old back in Braddock, just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. In 1985, Sean attended a whistling competition in Carson City, NV. Sean won The International Whistler’s Convention’s Grand Champion Whistler in 1989 and 1992.
Lomas join Corteo during its creation in 2004, as the role of The Loyal Whistler. He returns to Corteo arena show for its North American tour.
For more information or tickets, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Sign Up To Tutor a Child in Reading This Summer
Join Children’s Literacy Center in providing FREE individual tutoring to children reading below grade level. Tutor one child, two hours a week and help that child become a successful reader over a 6-week course. Tutoring is held at Z-Place on the Evie Dennis Campus every Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and begins June 18. Training is provided for all volunteers and must be 14 years of age or older.
For more information or to sign up, visit www.childrensliteracycenter.org, call Pamela at 719-471-8672 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Checkups Help Aging Drivers Be Safer on the Road
For the last two years, the Reaching Older Adult Drivers (ROAD)program provided CarFit®, an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them for greater comfort, control and safety.
During a CarFit® event, trained technicians work with drivers to make small adjustments to basic things such as proper settings for their side mirrors and seat positioning which can make a big difference in a driver’s comfort level and help protect them and those around them.
The 20 minute checkup is free, but registration is requested. For dates, locations, or to register, call 303-991-5740.
New Secondary Education Scholarship Available in Honor of Former CEO Sandy Neves
The Sandy Neves Scholarship was named in honor of former Chief Executive Officer Sandy Neves of Fitzsimons Credit Union (FCU). Neves retired in 2017 after 36 years of service to the organization. This scholarship (ranging from $1,000 to $5,000) represents her commitment to life-long learning and her belief that education is essential toward self-fulfillment.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, at least 16 years of age; must be a member of Fitzsimons Credit Union; must be pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at a two or four-year accredited institution in the U.S.; must submit a complete application with required documents post-marked, emailed, or faxed by June 15.
Applications are available online at FitzsimonsCU.com/SandyNevesScholarship, by email at Scholarship@FitzsimonsCU.com, orata branch locations. For more information visit www.FitzsimonsCU.com.