As winter picks up its pace, the arts scene does a few tricks.
Photographers, acrobats, thespians and cavemen prowl the Front
Dmitri Baltermants was a photographer for over five decades in
the former Soviet Union. His work is on display at CSU’s Hatton
Gallery, depicting all levels of Soviet life, from factory workers
to soldiers and war pictures to portraits of high-ranking
These historical works will be on display through March 5.
Not only do Baltermants’s pictures clearly display the life and
times of Soviet Russia, but this collection also demonstrates the
skills of a truly artful photographer.
Admission to the Hatton Gallery is free and gallery times are 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Ancient Chinese delights are in store this Friday at the
Cheyenne Civic Center’s Performing Arts Theater as “The Shanghai
Circus” pulls into town. Performed for over 2000 years, feats of
balance, acrobatics and juggling are center stage as twenty
acrobats entertain the old and young.
An alternative to the normal ho-hum performance, the Shanghai
Circus puts their skills on the line for an evening of fun and
entertainment. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Friday. The show lasts one
Showing through Saturday, the play “Proof” is on stage at the
Lincoln Center. “Proof” is Denise Burson Freestone’s most recent
directing endeavor and explores the relationships between people
and the trusting of a genius with everyday feelings.
“Proof” closes this weekend, with performances on Friday and
Saturday at the Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. Winner of the Pulitzer
Prize for Theatre and the Tony Award for Best New Play this play is
a fresh new work aimed at exploring the interaction between love
and trust. Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for students and
Coming to the Lincoln Center this February, Rob Becker’s
“Defending the Caveman” will explore the differences between man
and his loving counterpart, woman. Part of the Lincoln Center’s
Showstopper Series, and hailed by critics as a comic phenomenon,
“Caveman” is sure to tickle anyone’s funny bone. “Defending the
Caveman” was the longest running solo play in Broadway history and
the laughter it produces proves why. The play will show at 7:30
p.m. Feb. 9 through Feb. 12, with a matinee showing Feb. 11 at 2:30
p.m. Ticket prices are $34 and $32.
Cheyenne Civic Center (307) 637-6363
Lincoln Center Box Office (970) 221-6730