“Opening Outward: Sculpture by Jeff Globe Wise” opened Jan. 24 at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton and will continue through March 1 during museum hours. It features wood, concrete, wood, gold plating and bronze, and is carefully exhibited with lighting that creates interesting shadow patterns on walls and ceiling. Free. 303-795-3950.
Works by Littleton Public Schools K-12 students are exhibited in Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, through Feb. 11. Closing reception Feb. 11, 5 to 7 p.m. Free.
Depot Art Gallery
“Animals, Tame and Wild” runs through March 1 at the Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave., Littleton. New hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Cats, dogs, chickens, cows, Oh My! Free. 303-795-0781, depotartgallery.org.
Black History Live Tour
Actor/scholar Becky Stone will portray Rosa Parks at two south area libraries later in February: 6 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial; 2 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Gallup St., Littleton. Programs are sponsored by Colorado Humanities. Free.
“Battling the Japanese Beetle” will be a Denver Botanic Gardens program about options for dealing with both adult beetles and larvae from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at 1007 York St., Denver. $31, $26/member. Botanicgardens.org.
New Gardener Boot Camp
The Denver Botanic Gardens will also offer a full day about planning, soils, vegetable gardening, annuals and perennials, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 29, including lunch. $80/$60, member. Register at botanicgardens.org.
“Legendary Voices: An Evening with Cynthia Erivo” is scheduled by the Colorado Symphony for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver. (Simone, James, Beyonce, Bassey, Holiday, Franklin and more). Tickets: ColoradoSymphony.org.
“Be My Valentine” is the Littleton Symphony’s concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14. Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy;” Piazolla’s songs, arranged for electric cello and orchestra; Beethoven’s romantic “Pastoral Symphony.” At Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St. Tickets: littletonsymphony.org or 303-933-6824.
“Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune,” by Terrance Mc Nally, plays through March 1 at Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden through March 1. Directed by Warren Sherrill. Plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: minersalley.com, 303-935-3044.
Wonderbound dancers present “The Sandman,” with Gasoline Lollipops on Feb. 14-23. Based on a story written by Clay Rose, Gasoline Lollipop’s frontman. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Feb. 16; Performing Arts Complex at Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Federal Heights. Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 23, 2 p.m. at PACE Center, Parker, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker. Wonderbound.com.
The Arapahoe Philharmonic plays Ellington, Still, Gershwin in “The Jazz Age” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 at Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Devin Patrick Hughes conducts. Tickets: Arapahoe-phil.org, 303-781-1892.
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