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
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