Fine arts- weekly

Nov 122003
Authors: Daniel Hallford

Fort Collins is humming and dancing with pre-holiday hubbub.

Catch a play, listen to Celtic music and then dance to world beats,

all in the warm indoors, of course.

The musical “Kiss Me Kate” is showing through Friday at the

Lincoln Center. The romantic and crafty production has delighted

audiences for years and is a joyride of song and dance. With its

retrospective theme and witty flair, “Kiss Me Kate” is a play for

all ages.

The “Sari Exhibit” at the Curfman Gallery showcases the heavenly

garments of the traditional Middle-East. Admission to the gallery

is always free and the exhibit is on display until Dec. 12, Monday

through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m, Friday from 9 a.m. to 9:30

p.m, and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The Curfman Gallery is located

in the Lory Student Center on the CSU Campus.

Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra’s “Cranberry Pops” takes place

Nov. 23 and 29, at the Lincoln Center. This annual event showcases

the talents of the Symphony Orchestra as well as community

performers. “Cranberry Pops” includes excerpts from “The

Nutcracker” suite, The Messiah, as well as sing-a-long holiday

caroling. “Cranberry Pops” is a collaboration between the Fort

Collins Symphony Orchestra and Canyon Concert Ballet. “Cranberry

Pops” shows Nov. 29 at the Lincoln Center.

A musical experience “We Are Everywhere, Music for the World,”

will be at the Lincoln Center Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A

collection of world music and folk tunes will be followed by a

dance, with music provided by “the Mojo Brass Band.” Come for the

sounds of choir, mixed with world rhythms and a tribute to peace.

Tickets are $10 to $12 at the door and the dance starts at 9 p.m,

with a cover charge of $5. Warm Celtic music will radiate from

Everyday Joe’s Coffee House on Nov. 22 from 8 to 10 p.m. “Wilson

and McKee” bring their instrumental experience to downtown Fort

Collins for a cover of only $10. “Wilson and McKee” have been

called “impressive and expressive” by Dirty Linen magazine. Joining

the duo is Steve Eulburg, sharing his folkgrass and down-to-earth


New dance faculty member Chung-Fu Chang will be performing at

the Fall 2003 Dance Concert on campus. Chang has brought his

expertise to CSU, and will be performing this Friday and Saturday

at Johnson Hall main stage at 8 p.m.

The play of “My Fair Lady,” being put on by the Fort Collins

High School Performing Arts Department will show Nov. 20, 21 and 22

at 7 p.m. The play has been adopted from George Bernard Shaw’s play

and Gabrial Pascals’ Motion Picture “Pymalion,” and will exhibit

the talent of the Fort Collin High School actors on their home

turf. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and



For more information, tickets and show times:

Lincoln Center: 221-6735

Everyday Joe’s: 224-4138

Johnson Hall: 491-5116

Fort Collins High School: 416-8248




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