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acoustic, folk & country concerts

Festival of the Mabon Celtic music festival featuring Dougie MacLean, Wolfstone, Karan Casey Band, Crobh Rua, Janah and more at Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons. $22.50-$25, 800/624-2422.

www.bluegrass.com. Fri.-Sat., Sept. 19-20.

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $25-$27, 520-9090. Fri., Sept. 20, 8 p.m.

Lee Ann Womack at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $36.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Oct. 17, 8 p.m.


art

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., 303/443-2122. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Close Sun.-Mon. Free admission, Thursdays 4-6 p.m.

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Featuring An American Century of Photography: the Hallmark Collection, through Sept. 29. Woven Harmony: The Tapestries of Rebecca Bluestone, through Nov. 10. Many more exhibitions; for details, visit www.denverartmuseum.org.

Indigos, 215 W. 13th Ave., Denver, 303/825-3072. Featuring The Next Generation Chinese Art 2001, modern painting by Chinese artists, Oct. 5-27. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m.

Patron's Art Gallery, 290 Fillmore St., Denver. 303/321-5585. Featuring recent paintings of fast-disappearing Colorado open space by Plein Air Artists of Colorado, through Oct. 22.

Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, at the School of Art and Art History at the University of Denver. 2121 E. Asbury Ave. 303/871-2846. Featuring Ronald Davis; Recent Abstractions 2001-2002, Sept. 26-Nov. 8.


classical & jazz music

Acoustic Harvest featuring Tim & Mollie O'Brien, Mighty Squirrel and more at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $22-$25, 800/786-7030. Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m.


literary events

David Sedaris performing at Buell Theatre, Denver. $20-$25, 520-9090. Thurs., Oct. 17, 8 p.m.


rock, pop & blues

Snapcase & Boys Set Fire at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Thurs., Sept. 26, doors at 7 p.m.

Stanton Moore at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. $16, 303-447-0095. Sat., Sept. 28, 9 p.m.

Graham Nash at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $25-$34.50, 520-9090. Thurs., Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

Guttermouth at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Thurs., Sept. 26, doors at 7 p.m.

Bob Geldof and PJ Olsson at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $25, 520-9090. Fri., Sept. 27, 8 p.m.

John Spencer Blues Explosion with Liars and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $15, 800/965-4827. Sat., Sept. 28, 8 p.m.

Todd Snider at the Boulder Theater, Boulder. $15, 800/786-7030. Sat., Sept. 28, 8 p.m.

Doves with My Morning Jacket at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. $15, 303-447-0095. Sun., Sept. 29, 9 p.m.

Mana at Magness Arena, Denver. $38.50-$48.50, 520-9090. Sun., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Sick of it All at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $13, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 29, 6 p.m.

Face to Face at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. $15, 303-447-0095. Mon., Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Jimmy Eat World, The Promise Ring, the Donnas, The Lawrence Arms, Common Rider, (International) Noise Conspiracy and more at the Fillmore Auditorium, Denver. $22, 520-9090. Mon., Sept. 30, 5 p.m.

John Doe and Kirstin Hersh with Grant Lee Phillips at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $17.50-$20, 800/965-4827. Mon., Sept. 30, 7 p.m.

Alice Cooper at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $35, 800/965-4827. Mon., Sept. 30, doors at 6:30 p.m.

Queens of the Stone Age at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $19, 800/965-4827. Tues., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.

Eligh, The Grouch & The Mystic Journey Men of the Living Legends at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. $14.75, 303/447-0095. Wed., Oct. 2, 8 p.m.

Public Enemy with Dialated Peoples and Blackalicious at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $26, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Wed., Oct. 2, doors at 7 p.m.

Mest with Homegrown, Catch 22 & Madcap at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Thurs., Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

The Slip at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. 21+ $12-$14, 303/447-0095. Thurs., Oct. 3, 9 p.m.

Southern Culture on the Skids at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $15, 800/965-4827. Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m.

Harry Belefonte at the Paramount Theater, Denver. $54-$69, 520-9090. Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m.

Gomez with Jason Mraz at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. 21+ $22.50, 303-447-0095. Fri., Oct. 4, 9 p.m.

Michael Franti & Spearhead at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. 21+ $20, 303-447-0095. Sat., Oct. 5, 9 p.m.

Super Furry Animals at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $12, 800/965-4827. Sat., Oct. 5, 8 p.m.

Soulive with Corey Harris and the 5X5 Band at the Fox Theatre, Boulder. $17.50, 303/447-0095. Tues-Wed., Oct. 8-9, 9 p.m.

Of Montreal at the Bluebird Theater, Denver. $7, 800/965-4827. Wed., Oct. 9, 8 p.m.

Bob Dylan and His Band, at the Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Place, Denver. Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m. $29-$64, 520-9090.

Mighty Mighty Bosstones at the Ogden Theater, Denver. $16-$18, 800/965-4827. All-ages. Tues., Nov. 26, doors at 7 p.m.

Tori Amos at Magness Arena, 2240 East Buchtell Blvd, Denver. $ TBA, 520-9090. Dec. 5.


special events

Great American Beer Festival at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver. $35-$90, 520-9090. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 3-5.

hili Supper and Bluegrass Gospel Concert with the High Atmosphere Bluegrass Band, Muddy Creek and Faithful Calling, at Faith Covenant Bible Chapel on Sun. Oct. 6, 4 p.m. 597-8211.

Rabbi Bob Alper, the only practicing clergyman doing stand-up comedy, will deliver the sermon, "The Spirituality of Laughter," at Temple Shalom. On Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., free, no reservations necessary. On Saturday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m., includes hors d'oeuvre reception, dessert and coffee; for reservations, mail check for $25 to Temple Shalom, 1523 East Monument, Colorado Springs 80909. For more, call 634-5311.

North Cheyenne Canyon Fall Clean-Up. Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canyon Rd. For ages 14 and older. Lunch provided at 1 p.m. Volunteers are asked to bring water and gloves, wear sunscreen, a hat and sturdy shoes. Pre-register: 578-6146. Sat., Oct. 5, 9 a.m.

Fore A-Breast 18-Hole Golf Tournament, to benefit Puebloans diagnosed with breast cancer, at the Hollydot Golf Course in Colorado City. Sat., Oct. 5. Call 671-1617 for fees and details.

Tanner 4 x4 Truck Competition & Swap Meet at the Southern Colorado Expo, 1801 N. Union Blvd. Sat., Oct. 5, 9 a.m. Sun., Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Entries $15-$60. Spectators $5, pre-registration recommended, 475-8057.

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