Dec 032003
Authors: Daniel Hallford

Mysterious women, the art of rock ‘n’ roll, and an urge to dance

are all options this week as Fort Collins dives into the chill of


The latest play to grace the stages of the Blackbox Theater

explores human fear and the truth behind what is really hiding in

the dark. “The Woman in Black,” a play adopted from the book by

Susan Hill and directed by CSU student Zac Curtis, runs through

this Sunday at the Blackbox Theater in Johnson Hall. Dubbed “the

most brilliantly effective spine chiller you will ever encounter”

by production staff, “The Woman in Black” is another CSU Theater

production that will not disappoint.

Tickets are $4 for students and $7 for non-students, with

performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. and a

Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

Abounding with memorabilia and hung with talent, the Walnut

Street Gallery currently has on display works by Stanley Mouse.

Mouse has painted four album covers for The Greatful Dead, and also

works for bands such as Jefferson Airplane, Siouxsie and others.

Mouse’s signature skeleton themed works are on display at Walnut

Street Gallery, a haven for entertainment-industry artists and a

home for talents of all kind.

Walnut Street features an eclectic array of art, and always has

a few Dr. Suess prints on its walls. Featured artist Alan White’s

works of “existential realism” are currently on display. White’s

technique of using mixed media and his choice of charming

landscapes bring to light the beauty in simple things. White is a

self-taught artist out of Denver, and brings to Walnut Street

Gallery “order and beauty.”

“With art I choose to express the vision of beauty, for beauty

does for the mind what light does for a painting,” said White on

the gallery’s Web site. Walnut Street Gallery specializes in

displaying the artwork of famous rock artists and has on display

works by Carlos Santana, John Entwisle of The Who, Marty Balin of

Jefferson Airplane, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac and many


If dinner and a movie is getting a little old, why not try

dinner and a play and join the cast of “Footloose” at the Carousel

Dinner Theater through Jan. 20. “Footloose” is a play about the

“dangers” and exciting possibilities of dancing when you know

everybody is watching. Located at 3509 S. Mason, the Carousel

Dinner Theater gives performances and serves dinner starting at 6

p.m. “Footloose” runs Thursday through Saturday and gives lunchtime

performances every Sunday starting at noon. Tickets can be

purchased by calling the Carousel Box Office at 225-2555. Ticket

prices, which include dinner, are $34 and $38.


Blackbox Theatre 491-5562

Walnut Street Gallery 221-2383

Carousel Dinner Theatre 225-2555

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