Call for Artists ~ Sculptors for Art on the Street 2018

Call for Artists ~ Sculptors for Art on the Street 2018

Art on the Street 2018 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2018 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. Artists’ submissions are due December 1, 2017.  This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to showcase their work in this creative, diverse and eclectic community. Submit work at http://bit.ly/CFAaots18.

Art on the Street is the largest sculpture on loan program in Boulder County. 20 works will be selected; artists will each receive a $750 honorarium for a one installation, with additional $100 for artists who live more than 250 miles away.  Sculpture must be available for one year, with installation the first week of April 2017. All sculptures are for sale in this year long, outdoor art display. Artworks on are eligible for the $1000 Jean Mellblom Award or the $250 People’s Choice Award. More information about the program can be found at www.cityoflafayette.com/CFA

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The Lafayette Art Source ~ November 2017

The Lafayette Art Source ~ November 2017

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MAPP

Call for Poets – Michael Adams Poetry Prize~ entry due Nov. 3

The call for entries to the 2017 Michael Adams Poetry Prize is now open.  This year’s competition will be open to all English and Spanish poets as well and English and Spanish Spoken Word poets.  All entries are due November 3, 2017.  Up to $1600 in prize money will be awarded at the public Michael Adams Poetry Prize & Reading on November 18.
MAPP is open to all Colorado adult and high school poets. The theme of this year’s competition is, “Social Justice” and/ or “The Natural World.”  Named in honor of the late poet Michael Adams, the Michael Adams Poetry Prize (MAPP) aims to cultivate and inspire poetry while celebrating Lafayette’s commitment to community arts.
The finalist poets, in both written word categories are invited to read at a poetry reading on November 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm,  at The Collective, 201 N. Public Road. The first 6 spoken word poets to enter, in each language, will read their poems at the event on November 18. Winners will be announced at the end of the reading.   The event is free and open to the public.
All entries must be received by November 3; and adult entries require $10.00 entry fee per poem; high school student entries are free.  Entry forms and additional info may be found at www.cityoflafayette.com/MAPP
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Call for sculptors

Art on the Street 2018

Lafayette Public Art Committee is looking for entries in the 2018 Art on the Street.  20 sculptures will be chosen. Artists will receive a $750 honorarium for each selected sculpture, with additional $100 for artists who live more than 250 miles away.  Sculpture must be available for one year, with installation the first week of April 2018. All sculptures are for sale in this year long, outdoor art display. Artworks on are eligible for the $1000 Jean Mellblom  Award or the $250 People’s Choice Award. Apply at Callforentry.org.

EBCA at the Collective

East Boulder County Artists at The Collective

The East Boulder County Artists Winter Exhibit will be at The Collective from November 2 through January 3 . East Boulder County Artists (EBCA) is excited and pleased to announce this partnership, which will feature a showing of the work of our community of visual artists and a workshop for local artists.
This exhibit is free and open to the public. The EBCA exhibit will feature a variety of medium, including painting, photography, ceramics, and glass.  Mary Covell- pottery, Betsy Cole- oil painting, Joseph Sikora –wood, Penny Peterson- mixed media, David Beumee – pottery, Roni LaVine- photography, Katy Diver – clay, Suzanne Frazier – painting, Melinda Driscoll – acrylic painting, Nina Freda – fused glass, Laurie Adams- mosaics, Mark Rossier – pottery, Charlotte Zink – painting and metal, Jean Riordan- painting, Molly Hargarten – painting, Robin Bryant – pottery, Sandy Backlund-photography, Ginny Cash – pottery, and Marti Nash – oil painter.
All are invited to the Artists’ Reception on November 3, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, where the public is invited to meet the artists, view the beautiful and wide ranging exhibit, and enjoy light refreshments.  Wine will be available for purchase.
East Boulder County Artists is a diverse group of artists from Lafayette, Louisville, Longmont, Erie, and Superior. Since 2000, EBCA has presented annual open studio tours, and conducted educational outreach programs to enhance public awareness of art in eastern Boulder County. East Boulder County Artists is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1999. EBCA Members bring their talents to the community throughout the year. Our growing group of sculptors, painters, printmakers, fiber artists, glass artists, potters, book binders, wood carvers, and metal smiths offer individual and group lessons at community centers and artist’s studios.
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Workshop: Marketing for Artists

Artist and marketing specialist, Suzanne Frazier, will present her talk, “Marketing Your Artwork without Being There,” at The Collective on Thursday, November 9 at 6 PM – 7 PM.   The concept of promoting what one does and telling people in three words or less on one’s business card is the first step towards marketing. These simple marketing concepts can be applied to any business and expanded in social media. Participants will receive materials and participate in an exercise to help them decide on their three special words to explain what they love to do. Suzanne Frazier combines her experience as a teaching artist since 1989 with her work experience in Promotions and Marketing since 1972, to craft a message and coach other artists towards success.  The workshop is free and open to the public.

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Poetry Reading & Spoken Word at The Collective

The finalist poets, in both written and spoken word categories are invited to read at a poetry reading on November 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm,  at The Collective, 201 N. Public Road. The first 6 spoken word poets to enter, in each language, will be perform their poems at the event on November 18. Winners will be announced at the end of the reading.   The event is free and open to the public.

Xanadu

Xanadu, Jr. @ the Arts HUB

Xanadu JR. is a moving, electrifying tale of endless fun that will keep audiences in stitches while the original, legendary chart-topping tunes lift them out of their seats. Come join us for this super fun show at the Arts HUB (420 Courtney Way, Lafayette). Tickets are $7 (Back Seat Section) & $9 (Front Seat Section)   Go to www.artunder.org to buy your tickets.

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Arts HUB: Call for Board Member Applicants

The Arts HUB is putting a call out for 2018 Board Member Applicants.  This community art center/theater could use individuals with experience in law, accounting, human resources, office tech, or fundraising. The Arts HUB is also looking for individuals interested in working with this 501(c)3 nonprofit organization through targeted efforts on committees, i.e. Marketing/Fundraising, Senior/Adult Arts Programming, Outdoor Arts Development. Join with a friend or just yourself to have a positive community impact while exploring local arts offerings.  Contact info@artunder.org for more information.

Twilight Zone

Theater Company of Lafayette Proudly Presents “Return to the Twilight Zone, a Parody”

Join the fun as we travel through another dimension.  Our next stop, The Twilight Zone! With comic stage renditions of three popular episodes, vintage commercials, and trivia contests, this will be TCL’s twelfth adaptation of the hugely popular television classic.
Performance Dates:  Nov 3,4,9,10,11,16,17,18 at 7:30pm
Nov 5, 12, 18 matinee at 2pm Tickets prices are $10-$16 and can be purchased at www.tclstage.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006.
Theater Company of Lafayette is located at The Mary Miller Theater, 300 E. Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80026.

Broadway Boomers

At the Center for Musical Arts

Beginner Bluegrass Jam

Nov. 7 (5 week session) Cost: $85 Open to all ages — Bring your guitars, mandolins, banjos, basses, dobros and vocal chords, and learn to jam with other bluegrass musicians! Instructor Dan Harris will introduce you to the ins and outs of playing bluegrass in a group! In this five-week course, you’ll learn to kick off, sing, accompany and take “breaks” on classic bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes.  Most types of instruments are welcome; students should have a working knowledge of their instrument and how to play basic chords.

Invisible Audience Presents Clay Rose of Gasoline Lollipops

Sun., Nov. 5 at 8PM  Cost: $15
Join us for a special concert in the all new Invisible Audience presents concert series featuring Clay Rose of Gasoline Lollipops – an alt-country band from Colorado that combines the sincerity of dirt-floor folk with the rebelliousness of punk. Beer, wine and other refreshments available for purchase.

Crescendo “The Joy Continues” – a benefit concert featuring Bonnie & the Clydes

Fri., Nov 10 at 6PM Cost: $50/ADULTS & $10/YOUTH
The JOY continues at the Center for Musical Arts’ annual Crescendo fundraiser! Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of fun featuring musical headliner Bonnie & the Clydes, great food, and craft beer  courtesy of Fate Brewing. Colorado’s own Bonnie & the Clydes are one of the leading Front Range bands, pioneering their unique sound of Rocky Mountain Country Soul. Fronted by the fiery Bonnie Sims, this band has been making waves with powerful and memorable live performances for the past seven years.

Broadway Boomers Show – To Life! A one act show.

Sun., Nov 12 at 5pm Cost: $5 To Life! a one action show featuring broadway tunes for hit shows such as I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Guys and Dolls; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Little Shop of Horrors; Breakfast at Tiffany’s; Pete’s Dragon; and more! CMA’s Broadway Boomers winter show is fun for the entire family!
All events occurs at Center for Musical Arts (200 E. Baseline Rd., Lafayette); Visit http://centerformusicalarts.org for tickets or more information.

Senior Center

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Saturday, November 4, 5 – 7:30 pm at the Lafayette Senior Center; 103 S. Iowa St.
Participate in a murder mystery dinner and figure out who done it.  Listen for clues, narrow down the suspects and help the detective solve the murder.  Rated PG (7 years and older) so bring the family.  Buffet dinner included with ticket price.  All this fun with food for $35 per person!    Call 303-661-1492 to make your reservation by October 27.

WOW Children's Museum

Boulder Bach Festival Performer

WOW!’s Birthday Party

November 4th; 10:00am-12:00pm
Help us blow out our candles and celebrate 21 years of inspiring children to learn through play! Join us for birthday craft activities and an interactive musical performance by Boulder Bach Festival at 11:00am.  Included with Museum admission.

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

November 1st; 11:00am
Join WOW! and Museum of Boulder for an interactive Dia de los Muertos celebration featuring crafts, storytelling and more!  Included with Museum admission.

Fly me to the moon

Fly me to the moon, by Debra Bond

 pARTiculars Members Show

The pARTiculars Members Show opens on November 10, with a reception on Friday, November 17. See new work by artists Debra Bond, April Christenson, Karen Edgerly, Delcia Litt, Joan Lunney and Gail Siegel.
pARTiculars will celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 5 with a 10% off coupon for any one item! Support your local artists and Shop Small.
On November 5, Delcia Litt will offer a Mosaic Picture Frame class from 12-4pm. $45/$20 materials fee to instructor. See www.particularsart.com for a full list of classes.

Spot the Elf

Spot the Elf

FIND THE ELVES HIDING IN OLD TOWN. Spot the Elf from November 19-December 19. Stop by Old Town merchants for a 2017 Spot the Elf passport book. Open to elf seekers of all ages. Drop off completed books at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center to be entered to win prizes.

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HistoryTalk

Lafayette Historical Society and Miners Museum Present The Columbine Mine Massacre 90 years ago six coal miners striking for fair wages, safe working conditions and the opportunity for a better life were killed during a peaceful protest. Gerry Morrell, President of the Lafayette Historical Society will present a program on the history of the Columbine Mine Massacre and the events that led to this tragic event in Colorado’s history.Saturday November 4th 10:30 am Lafayette Public Library 775 W. Baseline Road Lafayette, CO 80026 Featuring a reading from a new historical novel November in America: A Story of Thanksgiving by Nicholas Bernhard

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Re(a)d Holiday Book Sale @ the Library

Get Ready for the Holidays with Lafayette Public Library
Stop by our RE(a)D Sale November 24th – 27th at the Lafayette Public Library Friends’ Book Nook.
Who needs Black Friday madness when you can shop RE(A)d Friday (and Saturday, Sunday and Monday) at the Holiday Book Sale. We’ll have the best prices in town on gently used books for kids and adults, with staff book gift recommendations. You’ll find the gifts that keep giving at our Holiday Book Sale. Reused books are a thoughtful, environment-friendly gift for your friends, family, and neighbors, and they provide much needed income to fund our reading programs, such as Summer Reading.
Teen crafted gift bags will be available during the sale for a nominal cost. Stop on in – support your library, our library friends, and our library teens.
We have collaborations with the City of Lafayette Shop Small Saturday, and the Rec Center’s childcare Shop & Drop program on Saturday. Live large – shop small – at Lafayette!

Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation 2017 Holiday Tea

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Lafayette tradition, on Sunday December 3, from 2-4 pm.Enjoy assorted teas, cookies, and music, featuring The New Renditions a cappella barbershop quartet. Tickets are available after November 1 at the Library:  Adults, $12; Seniors 60+ and Students,  $10.This program is appropriate for children 8 years and older. See you at the Tea!

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Dance at Reverence

Dance at Reverence with registered teachers and lots of fun!  Boys dance for free!  Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Modern, Pre-School, and Ballroom.
www.reverenceacademyofdance.com  303-661-0719.  1370 Miners Dr. #111 in Lafayette.  Starting our 16th year!

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Art on the Street

The 2017 Art on the Street sculptures line Public Road in Old Town Lafayette. Take a stroll or view the website to enjoy the sculptures.

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Artist Charolette Zink
Berthoud, Colorado
Location: NW Corner of Emma and Public Road
Material: Steel
Price: $6,500

For more information about this or any other Art on the Street Sculpture, visit the website or contact arts@cityoflafayette.com

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Meet the Artists Reception Friday, October 20th

Meet the Artists Reception Friday, October 20th

Free and open to the public!

Lafayette Cultural Resources is proud to present the 5th annual See & Respond! Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception at the Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Art on the Street sculptors will be honored at the event. The event will also be the opening of the See & Respond! Art Show, where local artists and poets were invited to respond to the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom Award will be announced.

The event is free and open to the public. All in attendance will have the opportunity to vote on the People’s Choice Award. There will be live music, savory appetizers and sweet desserts from Lafayette restaurants, a poetry reading and awards ceremony. Wine is available for purchase.

The evening includes the opportunity to visit with participating artists and poets, art show opening, a poetry reading and the presentation of the $1000 Jean Mellblom Award and the People’s Choice Award for Art on the Street, and the winners of the AOTS: See & Respond! art and poetry competition in adult, teen and children’s categories

The event is hosted by Lafayette Cultural Resources, Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, the Public Art Committee and ARTS!Lafayette, and honors artists of all ages and genre. Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds were invited to See & Respond to the 2017 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2017 sculpture collection.

Calling all sculptors and poets, City of Lafayette has two active call for artists

Calling all sculptors and poets, City of Lafayette has two active call for artists

 

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Two opportunities included:

City of Lafayette announces two calls for artists.

Poets & Spoken Word Performers – see the Michael Adams Poetry Prize

Sculptors – see the Art on the Street Call for Artists

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MAPP Call for Poets

The call for entries to the 2017 Michael Adams Poetry Prize is now open.  This year’s competition will be open to all English and Spanish poets as well and English and Spanish Spoken Word poets.  All entries are due November 3, 2017.  Named in honor of the late poet Michael Adams, the Michael Adams Poetry Prize (MAPP) aims to cultivate and inspire poetry while celebrating Lafayette’s commitment to community arts. Up to $1600 in prize money will be awarded at the public Michael Adams Poetry Prize & Reading on November 18.
MAPP is open to all Colorado adult and high school poets. The theme of this year’s competition is, “Social Justice” and/ or “The Natural World.”   Prizes will be awarded in English Written Word, Spanish Written Word, English Spoken Word, and Spanish Spoken Word.
More information here.

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Sculptors: Art on the Street 2018

Art on the Street 2018 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2018 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. Artists’ submissions are due December 1, 2017.  This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to showcase their work in this creative, diverse and eclectic community. Submit work at http://bit.ly/CFAaots18.

Art on the Street is the largest sculpture on loan program in Boulder County. 20 works will be selected; artists will each receive a $750 honorarium for a one installation, with additional $100 for artists who live more than 250 miles away.  Sculpture must be available for one year, with installation the first week of April 2017. All sculptures are for sale in this year long, outdoor art display. Artworks on are eligible for the $1000 Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award or the $250 People’s Choice Award. More information about the program can be found at www.cityoflafayette.com/CFA

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Lafayette Art Source ~ October 2017

Lafayette Art Source ~ October 2017

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Dia de los Muertos at The Collective

Day of the Dead (Dia de los muertos) is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and other parts of the Americas, usually on November 1st and 2nd, in observance of and in celebration of the dead. The festivities include parades, family gatherings at cemeteries and creating beautiful ofrendas, or altars, to recognize, remember and revere the deceased. There have been many artistic traditions associated with the celebration, including sugar skulls, Catrina dolls and poetry.
The Collective will feature the art work of Karen Yust, Judy Sanchez, and Centaurus High School Students.There will also be several Community Ofrendas (alters).

Day of the Dead at the Collective

There will be extensive offering of workshops during the month of October. For more information about the workshops, stop in to The Collective.  25 students per workshop per day.  Sign up over the phone 303-661-1261 or in person at 201 N. Public Road.  Most workshops for ages 2nd grade and up; younger sibling may attend with parent present.
Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop (Wed, Oct 4 5:00-6:30; Sat. Oct 21 10-11:30 am; Wed, Oct 25 5:00-6:30)
Catrina Dolls Workshop: (Tues, Oct 10 5:00-6:00; Sat, Oct 28, 4:00-5:00)
Day of the Dead Poetry (Tues Oct 3 4:00-5:00, Mon, Oct 23, 4:00-5:00)
Free Calavera Face-Painting Wednesday, November 1, 3:00 – 6:00 pm; ALL AGES

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Community Ofrendas

The community is invited to participate in the community alters and commemorate a loved one as part of The Collective’s Dia de los Muertos exhibit.  Bring a memento or a photo of a loved one who has passed, to contribute to the Community Alter.  Small items or copies of photos are welcome.  Items may not be returned.

Call for artists & poets! Extended!

The deadline for See & Respond  – Call for artists & poets has been extended to Oct 8.

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond to the 2017 Lafayette Art on the Street collection by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. Cash prizes will be awarded in three categories, and three age groups for this juried show: 2-D Art, Photography and Poetry.  More details are available at www.cityoflafayette.com/seeandrespond.

New drop off instructions:  Any type of entry may be dropped off at The Collective during normal business hours.  The Collective is located at 201 North Public Road; and open Tuesday – Thursday 10 am – 5 pm, Friday 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday noon – 5 pm.  Final drop off time at Lafayette Public Library 1 – 4, Sunday, October 8.

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See and respond

See & Respond Arts Reception

The See & Respond Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception, featuring the Art on the Street Sculptures and the works they inspired, will be held in Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages were invited to See & Respond to the 2017 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street collection by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art, in any medium, that are inspired by any of the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. Cash prizes will be awarded in three categories, and three age groups for this juried show: 2-D Art, Photography and Poetry.   This is the fifth year of the See & Respond Art Show. More details are available at www.cityoflafayette.com/seeandrespond .

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Suessical at Peanut Butter Players

Peanut Butter Players’ luncheon theatre performances of SEUSSICAL continue on Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Harlequin Center for the Performing Arts, 1376 Miners Drive, Suite 106. This delightful Broadway musical brings to life all the favorite Dr. Seuss characters:  Horton, the elephant, the Whos,  Mayzie and Gertrude BIrds, Yertle the Turtle and many more.  Appropriate for the entire family.  Showtime is 11 a.m. with lunch (hot dog, salad or pbj) at noon.  Admission of $15 includes lunch. Reservations are requested by calling 303-786-8727.

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Indigenous Peoples Day at The Collective

October 12 is Lafayette’s official celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day. Join Arapaho historian and film maker, Ava Hamilton, at The Collective, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, for a participatory workshop called, “Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples.” We will experience the colonization of North America from the point of view of the Native peoples, and ask ourselves, “How can all Americans work together, now, to heal the wounds of genocide and colonization?” Recommended for high school students and adults. More info at www.boulderfriendsmeeting.org/ipc-right-relationship/
RSVP to paulaRPalmer@gmail.com.

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Scramble Campbell Book Signing

Join Keith “Scramble” Campbell and friends at the Arts Hub, Friday, September 29; 6 – 9:30 pm. for an intimate book signing and gallery exhibit at the Arts Hub in Lafayette, CO. Campbell’s new book “Live Music Painter” features Scramble’s signature works, many that will be on display for the exhibit’s closing event. Enjoy the guitar stylings of Billy Donovan and a Live Music Painter demonstration by the artist himself. A limited number of copies of “Live Music Painter” will be available for signing during the event. The “Signature” collection are artworks that have been signed by the musicians on the canvas and the signatures becomes part of the art. Libations and hors d’oeuvres will be served.Arts Hub, 420 Courtney Way.

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Sans Souci presents “Kids+Dance+Film” at Lafayette Library

Featuring 12 short films from around the world, this family-friendly afternoon program will entertain and delight.  From ballet in a magical mansion, to a dance party in a city club, to dancing on train tracks, rooftops, and clay pottery, there is something in this show for everybody! Free and open to the public, Red Vines movie snacks provided, as always! Hosted by Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema in the Meeting Room at the Lafayette Public Library, “Kids+Dance+Film” will take place Sunday, October 22, 2-3 pm.
For more information http://sanssoucifest.org/programPages/programLafayette2017.php
or www.SansSouciFest.org or www.facebook.com/sanssoucifest

Lafayette Latino Families

Our Latino Heritage: Latino Families in Lafayette
LPL proudly hosts a community collaborative exhibit in September, created from photos and stories of Lafayette Latino families. Community members are invited to add their own framed family photos, past and present to the ever-growing exhibit of photos and stories about their families, friends, and heroes. The stories will be included in a community notebook as part of the exhibit. To submit your photos and stories, contact Karen Andrews, karena@cityoflafayette.com
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On the Same Page Book Discussion

Sunday, October 1, 2 pm
Join in a lively discussion of Sing for Your Life, our annual community read with Louisville and Superior. Light refreshments will be served.
On The Same Page: Special Guest Appearance by Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Coit
October 5, 7 pm
Winner of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Auditions, Sarah Coit will share what it’s like to build a career singing opera.

The End: Movies and Mortality – Conversations about End of Life

At the Lafayette Public Library
You are invited to a series of interesting and provocative short videos on end-of-life issues, followed by discussion facilitated by members of the community with related expertise.  Each session will begin at 6:30 and end by 7:45.
Free and open to people of all ages. Join us for any or all sessions.
Oct 2:   Tom Brokaw, noted journalist, and his daughter, Jennifer, an ER physician, have a heart to heart conversation about what’s important in life and what decisions family members may have to make towards the end of a loved one’s life.
Oct 9:    BJ Miller, a hospice physician who lost one arm and both legs in a high voltage accident, asks big questions, such as how we think about death, and how we honor life.
Oct 23:  Peg Batten, a bioethicist, tells the story of how and why her husband chose to turn off his ventilator and die, after a bike accident and paralysis.
Nov 6:  Funeral Director Caitlin Doughty explores ideas for “green burial,” a process that returns our bodies back to the earth in an eco-friendly and self-aware way.
Nov 20: Lucy Kalanithi shares the journey of her husband, Paul, who wrote “When Breath Becomes Air,” following his diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 36.

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Center for Musical Arts Faculty Concert

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 5PM at the Center for Musical Arts (200 E. Baseline Rd., Lafayette). Cost: FREE
Join us for a wonderful evening of music presented by the talented Center for Musical Arts Faculty. This concert will feature a variety of musical instruments & styles. This event is free, open to the public and fun for the entire family!

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pARTiculars’ Second Annual Halloween Costume Party

pARTiculars’ Second Annual Halloween Costume Party is Saturday, October 28!
It’s the one night of the year you can be anyone — or anything — you want to be! Let your imagination run wild and bring it to pARTiculars for best costume prizes. Live music, food and great company, along with crafts to keep busy any little hands who come with you. And it’s free — our thank-you to our amazing community of friends and supporters. Saturday, October 28 from 5-9pm @ pARTiculars Gallery.

WOW Halloween Party

October at WOW Children’s Museum

Colorado Educational Theater Program – Friday, October 6; 11:30am; Join Colorado Educational Theater for an interactive program exploring creative movement and expression.  Guaranteed to get kids moving and giggling!  This special program is included with Museum admission and is generously sponsored by LCAC.

WOW!’s Halloween Party – Friday, October 27;  5:30m-7:30pm; WOW! is throwing a Halloween Bash and you’re invited!  Come dressed in costume and enjoy Halloween crafts, spooky science demonstrations, games, snacks, giveaways and more!  Boxed dinners are available for purchase in advance. Dinners will include sandwich, cookie, chips, pickle, and drink. Tickets: $10 per child; $6 per Member Child; and $5 per adult.
Purchase Tickets Online: https://68348.blackbaudhosting.com/68348/WOW-Halloween-Party

Reverence Dance Academy

Dance at Reverence

Dance at Reverence with registered teachers and lots of fun!  Boys dance for free!  Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Modern, Pre-School, and Ballroom.
www.reverenceacademyofdance.com  303-661-0719.  1370 Miners Dr. #111 in Lafayette.  Starting our 16th year!

The Riccardis

THE RICCARDIS! in Lafayette

You’ve seen them online, millions of times!
Now, see them in person!  Social Media superstars Sandy and Richard Riccardi visit Lafayette for an evening of musical comedy, satire, parody and fun!
Friday, October 13 at 7:30pm at the Center for Musical Arts – 200 East Baseline, Lafayette
– They make fun of Nazis (Tiki Torch Nazis)
– They have no patience for spray-tans and bad hair (Boy From Mar-a-Lago)
– They sang about the election results (We Need a Little Xanax)
– And they sing about whatever this is (Covfefe)
Doors open at 7:00; $25 general admission
Online tickets: thericcardislafayette.brownpapertickets.com
Beer and wine available for purchase at the show.
(Only 100 tickets available, few, if any, tickets at the door! Buy ‘em online!)

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Art on the Street

The 2017 Art on the Street sculptures line Public Road in Old Town Lafayette. Take a stroll or view the website to enjoy the sculptures.
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Artist Vincent and Carolyn Lee Toplo

Shawnee, Colorado
Location: 603 S. Public Road
Near the Lafayette Post Office
Materials: Stainless steel, brass, copper
Price $2,400

For more information about this or any other Art on the Street Sculpture, visit the website or contact arts@cityoflafayette.com

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