Blue Spruce Gallery, 205 W. Main, Florence, 719/784-1339. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Photography show highlighting artists from the region.
Chicano Humanities & Arts Council, 772 Santa Fe Dr., Denver, 303/571-0440. Fri., 7-10 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. Santos and Crosses III, Colorado Style runs April 9-17.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Embroidered Memories: The Applique Tapestries of Arlette Rose Gosiewski, Full Frontal: Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection. Tickets on sale at the museum and online at
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver. $5.50-$15. Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas, IMAX film Coral Reef Adventure, Passport to the Universe, at Gates Planetarium. Call 800/925-2250 for more.
Flying Turtle Gallery West, 611 Cañon Street, Guffey, 719/689-6100. Hours are Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and by appointment. Featuring the new works in Rich Wojdula's Williams Canyon series and Louise Peterson's sculpture of a Great Dane.
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: Conceptual Photography from the People's Republic of China, Hidden Images by Adela Matasova.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 201 S. College Ave. Ft. Collins, 970/482-2787. Hours Tues. through Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat., noon to 5 p.m. $2 suggested donation. Featuring Rocky Mountain Biennial 04 from April 13-June 11. Opening reception Sat., April 17, 6-9 p.m.
The Wildlife Experience, 10035 South Peoria St., Parker, 720/488-3300. Featuring Windows on the Wild running until April 11, Jewels of Earth and Sky through June 20.
music Wendy Chen, pianist, Lakewood's Heritage Center, 480 S. Allison Pkwy., Lakewood, 303/987-7876. $18-$20. Sat., April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Gimme the Mike! Open Auditions, Red & Jerrys, 1840 W. Oxford Ave., Sheridan. Audition for a UPN20 TV show featuring vocalists. April 24-25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information call 303/790-4046 or visit www.UPN20.tv
Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing Jazz Trio, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. $20. Mon., April 26, 7:30 p.m.
recreation and learning Mountain Park Environmental Center Activities, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. Early Wildflower Hike, Sun., April 18, 11 a.m. John Muir/ Earth Day Hike, Sat., April 24, 2 p.m. For registration and more information, call 719/485-4444.
special events Greater Prairie Chicken Viewing Tours, in Wray. See the birds to their unique dance and hear their booming calls. Weekends only through April 18. Call 970/332-3484 for reservations and information.
World Voice Day celebration, Tramway Building, 1101 13th Street (next to Performing Arts complex), Denver. Free. Fri., April 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 303/446-4834,
Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden. $18/two-day adult, $10/two-day child 7-12 yrs. Featuring about 60 modern and electromechanical pinball machines set on free-play, tournaments, vendors with machines and parts. April 16, noon to 10 p.m., April 17, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 303/883-2603 for more.
23rd Annual Governor's Holocaust Remembrance, Temple Buell Theatre, 950 13th St., Denver. The Anti-Defamation League presents The Power of a Paper Clip, which Norwegians wore on their lapels during WWII as a symbol of opposition to Nazism, Gov. Owens addresses. Mon., April 19, 5:30 p.m. Call 303/830-7177 for tickets.
theater Titus Andronicus, Industrial Arts Theatre Company, Federal Theatre, 3830 Federal Blvd. $12-$15. Runs Thurs., Fri., Sat., Call 303/399-4662 for more.
It's Hickenlooper's World, Rattlebrain Theater, 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver, 720/932-7384. $28. Fri.-Sat. nights.
Molly Sweeney, The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver, 303/477-9984. $12-$15. Thurs.-Sat. No performance April 15.
Hapgood, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington St., Golden, 303/935-3044. $13-$17. Tom Stoppard's play on when counter-espionage meets quantum physics. Runs April 2-May 8, Fri. at 7:30 p.m., Sat. at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 6 p.m.
1984, a theatrical event based on Orwell's book. $10. April 24, The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., May 1, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater, 119 Park Ave. West. Performances at 8 p.m. Tickets at 720/748-3780.
The Vagina Monologues, The Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver, 303/321-5925. $22. April 9-May 1, Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. April 25, 3 p.m.