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BCAA Arts and Events Calendar 8/25/2022 to 9/4/2022


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Help Promote the Arts in Boulder County

Help us promote the arts in Boulder County by placing an Arts Calendar button on your website. The button links to the Boulder County Arts Calendar as shown in this short video produced by our friends at Creative Tension Marketing. [GET THE BUTTON]



Back to School Family Dance Party

Join Anima Arts for a family dance + art + health outdoor pop up event to kick off back to school. Party Theme: Healthy Habits for Back to School Shake those back to school feelings and get your whole family smiling and moving together at this pop up dance party + art + health event. Educators Mimi Ferrie and Maren Waldman will guide families through movement games with plenty of time to… [READ MORE]

Hootenanny at River Bend

The Lyons Community Foundation and the Lyons Emergency Assistance Fund are happy to bring you the 2nd annual Hootenanny, which will take place at River Bend on Sunday, August 28th from 2pm-7pm. Some favorites will be back for a day of family fun: cornhole tournament, dancing with Mayama, duck race, family fun zone, live music and a silent auction. Mark your calendars so as not to miss out! If… [READ MORE]

NoBo First Friday

Come and Celebrate! LOCAL Artists, Artisans, Art Making & MORE… First Friday is a FREE self-guided tour of artists’ studios and creative businesses in the NoBo Art District. Meet dancers, musicians, painters, sculptors, photographers, designers and other artists along your stroll through the area. Please visit and support our Second Saturdays at the NoBo Art Center, the Gallery at the Bus Stop… [READ MORE]

SSF @ Museum of Boulder: Festival Premiere 2022

Join Sans Souci for a night to remember as we return to The Museum of Boulder to celebrate the opening of our 19th season! You’ll enter like a star through a VIP red carpet photo area…it is a film festival, after all! Grab a local brew or glass of wine, and check out the virtual reality dance film and the video installations looping throughout the Museum before the screening for an intimate… [READ MORE]

CommUNITY Music & Arts Fest

2nd annual CommUNITY Music & Arts Fest! Back by popular demand, please join us on Saturday, September 3, from 1:00-7:00 p.m. for our CommUNITY Music & Arts Fest, benefiting Kick2Build and Family Village, two of our favorite commUNITY partners! Once again, this family-friendly, all-inclusive event will feature an amazing lineup of performances for your listening and dancing pleasure: Selasee &… [READ MORE]

Tales from the Tipping Point by Betsy Tobin

Audiences follow the antics of an unusual storyteller costumed in an odd assortment of recycled materials. She playfully transforms herself, the space, and the materials that surround her as she enacts scenes that provide a brief history of consumerism. From shadow puppets and magical worlds in plastic, to hand and rod puppets, the sets and characters will conjure known and imaginary… [READ MORE]

Firefly Handmade Summer Market on Old South Gaylord St. in Wash Park

August 27th-28th | Sat. 10am – 4pm | Sun. 10am – 4pm fireflyhandmade.com/summer-market We’re thrilled to return to one of Denver’s most charming shopping and restaurant districts, just blocks from the park. This community welcomed us for the first time in 2019 and made us feel right at home! The weekend features: -80+ creatively curated artisans -South Gaylord Merchants Association Bar hosted… [READ MORE]

“Tipi to Tiny House: Hands-on Homebuilding” exhibit

The Longmont Museum’s newest hands-on exhibit arrives this summer! Throughout Colorado history, building a home has been a changing conversation between humans and their environment—and has led to shelters of many shapes, sizes, and materials. In this family-friendly and interactive exhibit, visitors will explore, experience, and even build different types of homes in our gallery including a… [READ MORE]

Eldorado Springs Art Center Presents: Sunset Soundbath Nidra

Join the Eldorado Art Center for a New Moon event including Yoga Nidra followed by a Sunset Sound Bath to relax and carry you into the week. This event is hosted by Boulder County’s current Artist-in-Residence, Lio Bumbakini, with the aim of providing participants an experience in healing and relaxation through techniques in guided meditation unlike any other in tandem with August’s New Moon…. [READ MORE]

Boulder Magic Show

The Boulder Magic Show is back and we can’t wait to astonish and amaze you with this month’s performers! Each month will feature different magician(s): August 19 at 7pm & August 20 at 2 and 7pm – Kyle Littleton September 2 at 7pm & September 3 at 2 and 7pm – Ben Young October 14 at 5:30 and 8:30 pm – Janzen and Carlisle November 18 at 7pm & November 19 2 and 7pm – Zach Alexander Please visit… [READ MORE]

Mini Magic Camp by Boulder Magic Show

Want to learn magic and play magical games?? Braden and Ben’s Mini Magic Camp is an awesome half day version of the week-long camp they run in the summer. In this 3 hour camp, each mini magician will learn simple, amazing magic tricks, make cool crafts, and play magical games while also learning important life skills like thinking of others, and giving your best! Not only will campers learn… [READ MORE]


ReelAbilities Film Festival

The Boulder JCC is thrilled to be presenting this festival in partnership with the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center as the newest host site of ReelAbilities, the international film festival dedicated to promoting and celebrating the authentic stories and creative expressions of people with myriad disabilities, both in front of and behind the camera. Guided by timeless Jewish values that compel… [READ MORE]


Audition workshop

ONLINE EVENT | Learn about auditioning for the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras! Join us on zoom for an introduction to GBYO, meet our Artistic Director, and learn about auditions.Saturday August 2710:00amFreeEmail greaterboulderyo@gmail.com to rsvp [READ MORE]


People In General, Tiny Humans, Interpretive Tyranny

People In General – Fort Collins indie poppers are aptly named for the theme of their upcoming single “icicic.” Seeking universality in songwriting is usually a great idea. If lightning strikes and the writer finds a deeply human moment experienced by not just one demographic, but, well, people in general, that sentiment can make for a great tune. Tiny Humans – High energy 3 piece band out of… [READ MORE]

Faculty Tuesdays: Comedy, tragedy, virtuosity and passion

Pianist David Korevaar presents sonatas by Florence Price and Ludwig van Beethoven, and Frédéric Chopin’s F-sharp minor Polonaise (“Tragic”) along with a selection of his études. Renowned CU Boulder College of Music faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Join us for this free series in person at Grusin Music… [READ MORE]


Coal Creek Theater of Louisville presents An Evening of Colorado-Grown One Acts

It’s finally here!! After being postponed three times because of plagues and fires, Coal Creek Theater is delighted to bring you this Evening of Colorado-Grown One Acts August 25-27. The three plays included in the performance were written by Colorado playwrights and were selected for performance from among 25 submissions to CCTL’s Front Range Playwrights’ Showcase in 2019. Unfortunately, Covid… [READ MORE]

The Magic of Adam Trent

Broadway/TV star and Boulder native, Adam Trent, is bringing his signature brand of magic and illusion to Chautauqua in a high-tech stage spectacle. Produced by the creative team behind The Illusionists, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE MAGIC OF ADAM TRENT (AdamTrent.com) is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music designed to entertain the entire… [READ MORE]

Visual Art

Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, Jeananne Wright Exhibit plus Roots, Refuge and Nature, Valerie C. White Exhibit

Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, The Jeananne Wright Exhibit: In the Main Gallery, Jeananne Wright’s collection of small pieced quilts is extraordinary. Her years and passion for the history of quilts is an important link to our past. While she has made more than 100 quilts, she is well known for her research, knowledge and care of the quilt makers of her collection, some dating back 200… [READ MORE]


Leroy F. Moore Jr. and Ace Robles — KRIP HOP: Volume 1east window presents excerpts from Leroy F. Moore Jr’s graphic novel, “KRIP HOP: Volume 1” illustrated by Ace Robles.African American, disabled, poet and disability justice activist, Leroy F. Moore Jr. is co-founder of the Emmy award winning and internationally acclaimed Krip Hop Nation, whose mission is to shine a light on the talents,… [READ MORE]

Marina Kassianidou – Installation at East Window

East Window and CU Boulder partner to bring you an installation by Marina KassianidouMarina Kassianidou is a visual artist whose work focuses on relationships between mark and surface. Her current practice combines painting, drawing, collage, installation, and site-responsive work. She lives and works between Boulder, Colorado, USA, and Limassol, Cyprus. She graduated from Stanford University,… [READ MORE]

Impermanence and Light – Julie Vaught

Show runs: August 26 – September 11 Artist Reception: Aug 26th, 5 – 10pm First Friday: Sept 6th, 5 – 10pm Impermanence and Light – Julie Vaught Julie Vaught’s new work explores the play of light as both a source of imagery within a painting, an external source, as well as, a metaphorical light of our human soul. The interaction of video art with a static painting create an ever changing reality… [READ MORE]

Purity of Form – Richard Neff

Purity of Form – Richard Neff Working in acrylic on canvas, Richard Neff expands on the concept of geometric shapes in every dimension. Big and bold in size and color, his canvases feature impossible interactions between form and mind. Neff is an absolute master of detail and illusion. It is hard to believe these are hand painted pieces, they look like the work of some sentient computer. Wile… [READ MORE]

ArtWalk Summer on the Streets and Chalkmont-August 27th, 2022

Summer on the Streets 2022! July 9- August 27th- Every Saturday from 4pm-8:15pm Art Market, Live Music, Food Trucks, Beer and Wine available. Visit Summer on the Streets, now in one easy location (4th Ave and Kimbark St.) With over 20 artist vendors, 2 food trucks, and live music, we transform Kimbark Street into your weekly destination for art, music, film and fun. Each Saturday will offer… [READ MORE]

Second and Fourth Sunday Long Pose

Second and Fourth Sunday Long Pose from 1-4pm. We have 5 easels, 4 boards, 8 drawing horses and tables and chairs. [READ MORE]



Foods & Flea Market Summer Series

The Altona Grange Hall #127 is presenting the second annual Foods & Flea Market Summer Series! If you’re a creator, artist or entrepreneur or just a shopper we’d love for you to join us! Contact Emily at poststrokestitchin@gmail.com for more info! [READ MORE]




2022 Louisville Art Association National Fine Art Show

Louisville Art Association is excited to host the 37th Annual National Juried Fine Art Show and Sale. All pieces are available for purchase. The show runs from Sep 2 – Sep 11 and is located at the Louisville Center for the Arts. With over $2600 in awards this is one of the top fine art shows in Colorado. The reception is on Sep 3 from 6-9pm with the awards ceremony at 7pm. [READ MORE]

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