Briefs 4/13/12

Apr 122012

ART: Art Meets Science

Celebrate the opening of the seventh annual Art and Science Exhibit tonight at the Lincoln Center Art Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. The College of Natural Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts are partnering to showcase how art and science can be combined with one another.

“The exhibit celebrates the wide range of creative output found in the juxtaposition of these distinct yet undeniably related disciplines and showcases the creative energies of our campus community,” according to the event’s page on

Prizes will be given out tonight at 6 p.m. for the Juror’s Award for Excellence, Best in Show, Top Honors, High Honors and Honorable Mentions. For more information call (970) 491-1300. The exhibit runs through April 28.

THEATER: The Hills are Alive

Come and listen to the hills sing at the Midtown Arts Center this weekend for a theater rendition of “The Sound Of Music.”

“The Sound of Music” is a “lavish and critically-acclaimed production telling the uplifting true story of the Von Trapp family’s flight across the Appalachian Mountains,” according to the Midtown Arts Center’s website. “With its unforgettable score, ‘The Sound Of Music’ touches the hearts of all ages and brims over with some of the most memorable songs ever performed including ‘My Favourite Things,’ ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain,’ ‘Do Re Mi,’ ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ and, of course, the glorious title song.”

The lounge and bar open tonight and Saturday at 5:30 p.m., and dinner seating begins at 6 p.m. On Sunday, the lounge and bar open at 11:30 a.m., and dinner seating begins at noon.

Tickets cost $49 to $59. For more information call (970) 225-2555.

OUTDOOR: Starry Night On Bobcat Ridge

Discover all of the secrets of Saturn tonight at Bobcat Ridge.

The event is put on by the city of Fort Collins, and guests will be able to learn about the ringed planet, join in a brief program, and enjoy some stargazing through telescopes provided.

The event will be held from 7:45 to 10 p.m., and it is free. It is suggested that participants bring a chair, some snacks, water and a blanket or two in case the weather doesn’t hold up.

For more information, email In case of bad weather, check for cancellations.

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