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Old Buffalo Trading Post, a Native American art gallery, 2524 Arapahoe St. Denver. 303/292-1280

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., 303/443-2122. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sun.-Mon. Free admission, Thursdays 4-6 p.m. Type Sets by Harrison Tu and Ed Fella. in the west gallery, Eye-Cons, invitational poster exhibit in the east gallery, and Type Sets: Graffiti as the New Typology at the Union Works Gallery. Through May 10.

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Featuring Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art, through Aug. 17. West Point/ Points West, through July 21. Works by Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) through May 25. Tickets on sale at the Museum and on-line at

Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver. 303/477-7173. Fri., 7-10 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m. Featuring works by Laura Ben-Amots, Ricky Armendariz, Jeff Davis, Bob Koons, Maria Patricia Tinajero-Baker and Bryan Danknich. Opening reception Fri., April 25, 7-10 p.m. through May 18.

Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., Golden. Mon.-Sat., 10-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. 303/279-3922. Featuring Colorado Clay Exhibition through May 4.

comedyBut Seriously, Comedy Improv Troupe, LIDA Project Theater, 2180 Stout St., Denver. Saturdays, 11 p.m. $6. 303/282-0466

Bill Maher, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Boulder. $27-$34. 18+ Sat., June 14, 8 p.m. 303/786-7030.

danceKim Robards Dance, Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy (SW corner of Alameda and Wadsworth) $10-$18. Fri.-Sat., May 2-3, 8 p.m. 303/987-7845.

jazz Wayne Shorter Quartet at Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Boulder. $31-$41. Fri., June 20, 8 p.m. 303/786-7030.

acoustic, folk & country concertsDavid Grisman Quintet, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Boulder. 21+ $24. Wed., May 28, 8:30 p.m. 303/786-7030.

ClassicalThe Denver Brass, Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Denver. Featuring works by Bach, Handel, Pachelbel and Scheidt. $16-$20. Sat. April 26, 7:30 p.m., Sun., April 27, 2:30 p.m. 303/832-4676.

literary events Dennis Lehane, Boulder Book Store, 117 Pearl St. Boulder. Author of Mystic River will read from and sign Shutter Island. Free. Thurs., May 1, 7:30 p.m. 303/447-2074.

Bill Bryson, Boulder Book Store, 117 Pearl St. Boulder. Author of A Walk in The Woods will read from and sign A Short History of Nearly Everything. Free. Sat., May 17, 2 p.m. 303/447-2074.

Tom Robbins will read from his latest novel Villa Incognito, Tattered Cover Bookstore, 1628 16th Street at Wynkoop, Denver. Free tickets will be handed out at 6:30 p.m. Mon., May 19, 7:30 p.m. 303/436-1070.

Eric Schlosser will sign and discuss Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market, Tattered Cover Bookstore, 1628 16th Street at Wynkoop, Denver. Wed., May 21, 7:30 p.m.

rock, pop, blues & hip hopPete Yorn with Grandaddy, Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway, Englewood. $26. 18+ Sun., April 27, 9 p.m. For more, call 303/788-0984.

Everclear with the Exies, Authority Zero, Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St. Denver. $20. Wed., May 7, 6 p.m. 303/830-8497.

Big Head Todd & The Monsters w/ Hootie & The Blowfish, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison. Sat., May 17, 5:30 p.m. $39-$45. 303/830-TIXS.

Matchbox Twenty, Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Place, Denver. $35-$57. Fri., May 30, 7:30 p.m. 303/830-8497.

Red Hot Chili Peppers with Snoop Dog, Fiddler's Green Amphitheater, 6350 S. Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. $38-$48. Thurs., June 20, 7 p.m. 303/830-8497.

Lou Reed, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Boulder. $50. 21+ Tues., June 17, 8 p.m. Tickets on sale Sat., April 26 noon. 303/786-7030.

The Dixie Chicks, The Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Place, Denver. $39-$69. Tues., July 8, 303/830-8497.

Dave Matthews Band, Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Place, Denver. $52. Mon. July 21, 6 p.m. 303/830-8497.

special eventsFourteeners Near and Far with the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, American Mountaineering Center, 710 Tenth St., Golden. The Colorado Fourteeners Initiative's spring fundraiser will feature tales of fourteeners near and far with Glenn Randall, Cam Burns, and Steve Van Meter. A silent auction of gear will also be held. $10. Thurs., May 1, 6-9 p.m. For more, call 303/278-7525.

theater Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn, at The Ricketson Theatre, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver. $16-$46. Through May 10. Mon.-Wed., 6:30 p.m. Thurs-Sat., 8 p.m. Sat. matinee, 1:30 p.m. 800/641-1222.

Lonely Planet, presented by Theatre Group at Phoenix Theatre, 1124 Santa Fe Dr. Denver. $10-$15. Fri. and Sat., 7:30 p.m. through May 24. 303/777-3292.

Relatively Speaking, Germinal Stage Denver, W. 44th Ave and Alcott, Denver. A comedy by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn. $12-$16. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. through May 11. 303/455-7108

The 30th of Baydak, The Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. $10-$12. Thurs.-Sat., May 15-June 15, 8 p.m. Sun. June 1, 8,15, 2 p.m. 720/946-1388.

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