Chicano Humanities & Arts Council, 772 Santa Fe Dr., Denver, 303/571-0440. Aztec Stories, a learning program, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Digital Libre, the future of Chicano Art, Feb. 13-28.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Frederic Remington: The Color of Night, through Mar. 14, Embroidered Memories: The Applique Tapestries of Arlette Rose Gosiewski, through May 9., Full Frontal: Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, through May 23. A Family: Portraits by Jim Torok, through Mar. 28. Tickets on sale at the Museum and on-line at
Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., Golden. 303/279-3922. Open Mon.-Sat., 10-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring paintings of the Sangre de Cristos through Jan. 11. Radiant Souls: African Americana in Painting, Photography and Sculpture through Mar. 28. Book showing of Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul, a collaboration of Maya Angelou, Dean Mitchell and Wynton Marsalis. Soul connections symposium, $40 includes coffee, lunch and eve. reception, Sat., Feb. 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery in the Park, 132 W. Ryus, in La Veta, 719/742-3074. Open Tue., Thurs., Sat., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring the Winter Members' Show, free admission, sponsored by the Spanish Peaks Arts Council.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 1275 19th Street, Denver. 303/298-7554. Hours Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission $3-$5, kids free. www.mcartdenver.org. Featuring Over One Billion Served: Conseptual Photography from the People's Republic of China through May 9, Hidden Images by Adela Matasova through May 9. Love4.sale: Risque, Annual Valentine's Day art auction.
literary events Pete Rose Presentation and Signing, Tattered Cover Book Store, 1628 16th St., Denver, 303/436-1070. Author of My Prison Without Bars signs his memoir. Free tickets given out at 4 p.m. Mon., Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Call Cathy at 212/573-0218 for more.
Ana Menendez Presentation and Signing, Tattered Cover Book Store, 2955 E. 1st Avenue, Denver, 303/436-1070. Author of In Cuba I Was a German Sheperd reads from and signs her first novel, Loving Che. Fri., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. Call Deb at 212/614-7874 for more.
music Rusted Root's Jim Donovan's Interactive Rhythm and Drumming Experience, $20-$25. Spiritways, 3301 E. Colfax, Denver. A hand-drumming experience. Fri., Feb. 6, 7-9 p.m. For more, call 303/331-1070
Country Dinner Playhouse, 6875 South Clinton, Greenwood Village, 303/799-1410. $29.95-$39.95 includes meal and show. Meshuggah- Nuns, nuns stand in for cast of Jewish play which create mayhem. Runs through Mar. 14, performances Wed. through Sun. evenings, 6 p.m. Matinees Sat., Sun., Wed., noon.
Pueblo Symphony, Hoag Recital Hall, on the campus of CSU-Pueblo. $20-$25. Featuring Peter Winograd on the violin. Sat., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 719/545-7967.
recreation and learning Mueller State Park, accepting applications for volunteer naturalists, visitor center attendants and backcountry trail maintenance volunteers. No experience necessary, five day training provided in March. Volunteers receive a Colorado State Parks Annual pass after donating 48 hours of service in a twelve-month period. Information on volunteering available at 719/687-2366.
Tots at the Zoo, Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. $8 per student, no charge for adults. Interactive programs for 3-4 year olds. "Monkey Business", Feb. 7, "Owls", Feb. 21, "surprise topic", 9:30-11 a.m. Pre-registration and payment required. For more, call 719/561-1452, x100.
Saturday Morning at the Zoo, Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. 7-11 yr. olds will create art with live animals for models, go behind the scenes to see how the zoo works. Classes run Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m. through Feb. 21 and are $10 each. For more, call 719/561-1452, x100.
Mountain Park Environmental Center Activities, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. Valentine's Day Hike, Sat., Feb. 14, 1 p.m. Leap Day Hike, Sun. Feb. 29, 11 a.m. For registration and more information, call 719/485-4444.
special events Pueblo Ethics Forum, Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main Street, Pueblo. Wed., Feb. 18, 7:30-9:30 p.m., continental breakfast. For more, call 719/549-2142.
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, holding public meetings to discuss proposals of the Integrated Concept Plan. Mon., Feb. 9, REI Flagship Store, 1416 Platte St., Denver, 6-8 p.m. Call 539-7289 for more.
Singles Dinner & Magic Show, Theatre of Dreams, 735 Park St., Castle Rock. $50. Master illusionists and comedians create the "perfect date," includes dinner. Sat., Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m. Call 720/771-3283 for more.
theater Fully Committed, The Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver. $18-$22. A day in the life of an out-of-work actor in New York. Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Runs through Feb. 28. Call 303/321-5925 for more.
SantoSantos, Su Teatro Primavera, 4725 High Street, Denver. $10-$13. Thurs., Fri. and Sat., Feb. 5-28, 8:05 p.m. For more, call 303/296-0219.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1245 Champa Street, Denver. $26-$47. Visiting Mr. Green, Jan. 22 to Mar. 27, various times, John Brown's Body, Jan. 29 to Feb. 28, various times, Stories on Stage, Feb. 8. For tickets and information, call 800/641-1222 or visit www.denvercenter.org
Pack of Lies, The Federal Theatre, 3830 Federal Blvd., Denver. $13-$15. Presented by the Industrial Arts Theatre Company, a play by Hugh Whitmore. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m., matinees Sun., Feb. 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. Runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 28. Call 303/399-4662 for more.
Chicago, Boulder's Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder $19 - $50. Tue.- Sun., through Feb. 29. Show times vary. Call 800/448-5501 for more.
An Evening of Albee, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. $15-$17. Feb. 6-March 21. Fri. at 7:30, Sat. at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sun. at 6 p.m. For more, call 303/935-3044.