- Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring Zero Gravity, cosmic works by James Wolnick, Doug Chiang, Therin Berrett and more, through Aug. 19. Festival Fridays concert series runs through Aug. 4, 6-10 p.m. $4-$5. Visit sdc-arts.org for more.
art Aspen Institute Art Gallery, Paepeke Memorial Building, 1000 N. Third St., Aspen, 970/544-7950. Free. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring The Rhythm of Color: Alejandro Otero and Willys de Castro Two Modern Masters in the Colecci'n Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through Nov. 1.
Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring The Jewelry of Ben Nighthorse through Dec. 31. Call 303/866-3682 or visit coloradohistory.org for more.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy. Denver, 720/865-5000. $4.50-$6. Building Outside the Box: Creating the New Denver Art Museum and Cheyenne Visions II run through Aug. 30. Visit denverartmuseum.org for more.
Fremont Center for the Arts, 505 Macon Ave., Cañon City, 719/275-2790. $5-$10 for non-members. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Over the River, A Work in Progress, works by Christo and Jeanne-Claude through Aug. 27. Visit fremontarts.org for more.
Mizel Museum, 400 S. Kearney St., Denver, 303/394-9993. Featuring Building Cultural Bridges: Art from the Former Soviet Union to America through Sept. 29.
Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 303/571-4401. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Free to members, $4 for guests. Featuring Heaven and Earth, a collection of Spanish Colonial artworks through Oct. 8.
music 30th Annual Salida Aspen Concert Series, various venues across Salida and Buena Vista. $10 per show. Featuring Ann Schein, Earl Carlyss and Darrett Adkins, Aug. 5. Rita Sloan and David Halen, Aug. 12. Visit salidaaspenconcerts.org or call 719/539-6153 for more.
32nd Annual Gospel Music Artists Music In the Rockies, Estes Park Center YMCA, 2515 Tunnel Road. Hear spiritual music and more. July 30 through Aug. 5. Visit gospelmusic.org for more.
- Pankratz Gallery, 366 Second St., Monument. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featuring Barbara Hochstetler Fentress Kinetically in Kind through Aug. 12. Call 719/481-3108 for more.
30th Annual Telluride Jazz Festival, Telluride. $50-$165. Featuring Herbie Hancock, Johny Mayal and more. Aug. 3-6. Call 970/728-7009 for tickets or visit telluridejazz.com for more.
8th Annual Crestone Music Festival, Crestone. Featuring John Mayall, Kan'Nal and more. Aug. 4-6. Call 719/256-4533 or visit crestfest.org for more.
recreation & learning The Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center & The Wildlife Experience, Westminster and Parker. Featuring Project InSect (International Spectrum of Enormous Crawling Things) through Sept. 11. Butterfly pavilion, open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wildlife Experience, open Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit butterflies.org or thewildlifeexperience.com for more.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver. $10-$15. Featuring Greece: Secrets of the Past in IMAX through the fall and Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France through summer. Visit dmns.org or call 303/322-7009 for show times or more information.
The Wildlife Experience, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker, 720/488-3300. Showing the film Lost Worlds through October 2006. Featuring the third annual Art and Ale Festival, Aug. 25.
special events Vail International Dance Festival, Vail and Beaver Creek. Featuring a variety of dance genres and performances. July 30 through Aug. 13. Visit vaildance.org or call 970/845-8497 for more.
theater The Full Monty, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. A musical comedy that exposes more than just the human spirit. Runs through Aug. 6. Call 720/898-7200 or visit arvadacenter.org for more.
The Trunk-a-Rerunk Spectacular, Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. $7-$9. Featuring the grand return of Episode 10, a live comic book event. Fri., July 28, 6 p.m. Call 720/946-1388 for more.
The Foreigner, WCPA/Jones Theater, 119 Main St., Westcliffe. The comedy begins in a fishing lodge when "Froggy," a British demolition expert, falsely introduces his shy friend as a foreigner. July 28-29, 7:30 p.m. Visit jonestheater.com or call 783-3004 for more.
Honk, Castle View High School, 5254 N. Meadows Drive, Castle Rock. $10-$12. The Castle Rock Players present this Hans Christian Anderson spin-off of Ugly Duckling. July 28-30 and Aug. 3-6. Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m. Visit crplayers.org or call 303/814-7740 for more.