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. Dark Resonance--surrealistic paintings and prints by Mark Spencer, Icons of My Tribe: A Year at the Mall--photographs by Richard Varnes, Arte E Ecologia: On the Social Ecology of Place. Call 303/443-2122.
Dairy Center for the Arts 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303/440.7826. Featuring Art of the Divine Feminine, which includes banners, photographs, weavings, sculptures, spirit dolls, paintings, and pottery. June 20 - July 25.
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. West Point/ Points West, Sargent and Italy (special exhibition ticket required). Tickets at the Museum and on-line at
Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver. Open Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring Harriet Moyer Portfolio: Formal Sittings June 20 July 30. Call 303/477-7173.
Flying Turtle Gallery West, 611 Cañon Street, Guffey, 719/689-2020. Hours are Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and by appointment. Featuring the work of local Guffey artists, fine art and crafts, antique furniture, paintings, Raku horses.
Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., Golden. 303/279-3922. Open Mon.-Sat., 10-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. Featuring Colorado Art Open, a biennial exhibition with 127 works in all media. July 12 Aug. 24.
The Gallery, 132 W. Ryus, in La Veta, 719/742-3074. Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Gallery in the Park features Majestic Colorado, over 70 works of art, Tues. Sat., 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 1275 19th St., Denver. 303/298-7554. Tue. Sat., 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. sun., Noon to 5:30 p.m. Featuring 2003 Colorado Biennial 10 + 10.
The Wildlife Experience, 10035 S. Peoria, Parker, 720/488-3300. $6. Featuring, daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Feline Fine: Art of Cats, an art exhibit both beautiful and informative.
rock, pop, country Universal Lending Pavillion at the Pepsi Center, 1700 7th St., Denver. Bjrn Again, The ABBA Experience! Fri., July 25, 8 p.m.; Elemental Flavaz, Sat., July 26, 3 p.m.; moe. and Keller Williams, Sat., Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m.; The Go-Gos, Wed., Aug. 20, 8 p.m.; Nickel Creek, Sat., Aug. 23, 8 p.m.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Jackson Browne with Steve Earle and Keb'Mo', Fri., July 18, Boston, Tues., July 22, Neil Young and Crazy Horse with Lucinda Williams, Tues., July 29 and Wed., July 30, Tori Amos, Thurs., Aug. 7; Willie Nelson and Family, Fri., Aug. 8; Sheryl Crow, Sat.; Aug. 9; Gipsy Kings, Sun., Aug. 17; Bjork, Mon., Aug. 8.
literary events Presentation and Booksigning, Tattered Cover Bookstore Cherry Creek, 2955 E. 1st Ave., Denver. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will sign copies of Living History. Free tickets available with the purchase of Living History. Sen. Clinton's time will be limited; she may not be able to accommodate all ticketed guests. Sat., July 26, 4 p.m. For more information, call 303/322-1965 ext.7447 for more information.
Presentation and Booksigning, Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th St., at Wyncoop, Denver. John Krakauer will discuss and sign Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith. Tickets are free but required for a place in line; available at 6:30 p.m. Tues., July 22, 7:30 p.m. 303/436-1070.
miscellaneous Eileen Ivers Immigrant Soul, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities outdoor amphitheatre, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. $22 - $34. Sat., Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 720/898-7272.
dance Ibdaa Dance Troupe, Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, 2344 Iliff Ave., Denver. $10. Mon., July 21, 7:30 p.m. A Palistinian traditional dance performance. For more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
rock, pop, blues & hip hop Roomful of Blues, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities outdoor amphitheatre, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. $20 - $28. Horn-powered swingin' blues band. Fri., July 25, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 720/898-7200.
summer fests and such Friendship Powwow and American Indian Family Day, Acoma Plaza at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Denver. Cultural celebration with dancing, drumming, contests, art and food. Sat., July 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Toast of Breckenridge, Main Street Station, Breckenridge. $35 demonstrations and activities, $170 weekend pass. Festival includes best wines, foods and outdoor education. Fri., Aug. 15 Sun. Aug. 17. For more, call 720/359-1065.
Bead, Fiber and Jewelry Arts Festival, City Hall Museum, Main Street, Guffey. Free. Sat., July 19 Sun., July 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free beading tent (learn to bead) for kids. Vendor spaces still available. For more, call 719/689-3101 or 719/689-2388.
Telluride Jazz Festival, Telluride, Fri., Aug. 1 Sun., Aug. 3. Single day pass $45 - $55, Weekend all-access pass $175. John Scofield Band, Cedar Walton. Jane Bunnett & the Spirits of Havana and more. Call 970/728-7009.
Colorado Renaissance Festival, Larkspur (just north of Monument). $15.95 adults; $8 kids 5 12, kids under 12 free. Open weekends June 14 - August 3, 10 am to 6:30 p.m. 303/688-6010
Red White and Blues Festival, Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. For more, visit www.HudsonGardens.org.
The Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series, 1005 York St. Gates open at 6 p.m., shows at 7 p.m. Go to
www.botanicgardens.org for full details. July 25 Taj Mahal and the Hula Blues Band,
Sangres Jazz Festival, Westcliffe Town Park, Westcliffe. $40 per day. Sat. Aug. 8 Sun., Aug. 10. Call 719/783-3785.
High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival, Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds, Westcliffe. Fri., July 11, 3 10 p.m., Sat., July 12, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. - Sun., July 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call 719/783-0883.
AT&T Lodo Music Festival featuring The BoDeans, the Radiators, Joan Osborne, Dark Star Orchestra, Steel Pulse, Rhette Miller, the Blind Boys of Alabama, The Iguanas and more. July 18 19. $25. Go to
Steamboat Summer Arts Events, Steamboat Springs. Strings in the Mountains, June 6 Aug. 21. Artists to Watch, The Depot, 1001 13th St., June 13 July 20. Art-in-the-Park festival and Rainbow Weekend, July 12 13.. Go to
www.steamboatspringsarts.com or call 970/879-9008 for more.
theater Road to Nirvana, Hollywood satire by Arthur Kopit. Germinal Stage Denver, West 44th and Alcott St., Denver. $11 for opening weekend, Fri., June 13 Sun., June 15. $13.75 - $15.75 for shows Fri., Sat. and Sun., June 20 July 13. Call 303/455-7108 for more.
Dracula, The Musical?, Steamplant Theater, at Sackett and G streets, Salida. $10. By Denver's Caravan Players. Fri., July 11 and Sat., July 12, 8 p.m. For more, call 719/530-0933.
Toby And The Big Top, Walden Family Playhouse,14500 W. Colfax Ave., Denver. July 1 27. For more information call 303/590.1475
Smokey Joe's Caf, a musical about the 1950s. Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, 303/431-3939. Through July 20, $24-$36. A special audio-described performance will be held. Sat., July 19, 2 p.m.. For more, call 720/898-7200 or
Ruthless, the Musical, Theatre on Broadway, 13 S. Broadway, Denver. $25 through July 26. 303/777-3292.