Roamin’ the Range Nov. 2016
This year Fort Collins Reads has selected Edwidge Danticat’s book, Brother I’m Dying as the book they encourage the community to read. Local author, Laura Pritchett’s book Red Lightning is the companion book. Both works address issues of immigration. Dandicat will be in Fort Collins to speak 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Marriott, 350 E. Horsetooth Rd. in Fort Collins. Tickets are $10 and are on sale at local bookstopres and libraries. Tickets to attend an evening reception on Nov. 5 can be purchased at Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins. Free events include a panel discussion on Nov. 1 as part of CSU’s Osher Continuing Education Program.
CSU’s Ralph Opera Program presents Die Fledermaus Nov. 3 through 6 at Univeristy Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins. Also on tap are a fall dance concert Nov. 11 and 12 and theatre performances of Noises Off Nov. 11 through 30. November musical performances include a variety of concerts, an elementary choir festival, a jazz concert and a free preview of the Parade of Lights on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.SeeCSUArts@Colostate.edu or 970-491-2787 for details about all these events.
Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine St. in Fort Collins urges you to get into the holiday spirit and bring the family to see a world-famous fairy tale that will touch on every emotion. The Snow Queen based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale will show how important it is to persevere when love and family is at stake. Suitable for all ages. Plays Nov. 19 to Dec. 23. See basbleu.org or call 970-498-8949 for details.
Just a reminder that the Fort Collins Museum of Art continues their Eastman Family Exhibition Series with, Frida Kahlo, through the lens of Nickolas Muray through Jan. 8, 2017. Featured are 50 photographic portraits taken between 1937 and 1946. Learn about lunch and learn sessions, social evenings a special Frida night on Nov. 5 at www.ftcma.org or by calling 970-482-2787. Please note that the lobby gallery at the museum features the art of Haiti—paintings, metal sculptures and textile works– through Jan. 8, 2017.
Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. in Greeley presents Eddie Money, 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 18. in a memorable evening of rock and roll. For details call the ticket office at 970-356-4001.
A concert dubbed “From the Lincoln Center (NY) to the Lincoln Center,” presented by Fort Collins Symphony will showcase the talent of violinist Michelle Kim of the New York Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. Nov 5. At the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins. Information and tickets 970-22-6730 or www.fcsymphony.org.
Global Village Museum presents a sizzling Latin American and Basque Concert between 4 and 6 p.m. on Nov. 20 at 200 W. Mountain Ave. Tickets are $20 for the public and $10 for members. There will be light refreshments. Visit globalvillagemuseum.org or 970-221-4600 for details.
For the first time ever, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 combine forces in an unforgettable concert event, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins. Two powerhouses offer jazz, swing, gospel, R&B. Tickets $20 from lctix.com.
Three galleries at the Center for Fine Arts Photography, 400 N. College Ave. in Fort Collins feature HOME exhibition opening Dec. 2, The Mountain Stands Still, Nov. 4-Jan. 14 and Reckoning Days, Nov. 4-Jan.14. Admission is free. More information at 970-224-1010 or www.C4FAP.org.
The Fort Collins Symphony’s Sparkling Winter Gala is scheduled for Dec. 2 at the Lincoln Center. Gourmet dinner, auction and live concert. 6 p.m. Adults $75, students $40. No tickets at the door. Info. at 970-221-6730 or www.lctix.com.