Summit County Arts & Entertainment Briefs October 19, 2012
Ryan Summerlin October 18, 2012
The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance will receive a replica of the Barney Ford stained glass window that graces the House chamber of the State Capitol. State Representative Millie Hamner will present the gift at 2 p.m. Sunday, followed by a reception, at the Barney Ford House Museum, 111 E. Washington Ave., Breckenridge.
The Denver Art Museum’s new exhibit, “Becoming Van Gogh,” featuring more than 70 artworks highlighting key moments in the artist’s development, opens Sunday and runs through Jan. 20. Works are drawn from museums and private collections, and many have not been seen by the public for decades. Dated and timed tickets are required, available at www.vangoghdenver.com or (720) 913-0130.
The deadline for the Bach, Beethoven and Breckenridge poster contest is Nov. 1. Work may be in oil, watercolor, pastel or acrylic and should measure 18 inches x 24 inches, vertical or horizontal. Musical themes are encouraged but not required. Bring submissions to Hang Time Gallery. Public voting takes place Nov. 1-13, followed by a reception Nov. 13. Info: Sue Feldman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Breckenridge’s Backstage Theatre is seeking actors and actresses, 20 to 60, for “Out of Order,” a British farce by Ray Cooney. All positions are paid. Auditions take place Saturday at the Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St. Candidates should prepare a one-minute comic monologue and be ready to cold read from the script and demonstrate a British accent; bring a resume and headshot if possible. Email email@example.com for a PDF of the script; call (970) 453-0199 to schedule an audition. The show plays Feb. 8 through March 23; rehearsals start in late December. Info: www.backstagetheatre.org
The Summit Daily has an internship opportunity available starting in November. Interns will commit to a set weekly schedule, with duties to include writing articles, proofing pages, fact-checking and organizational duties as assigned. A background in journalism and knowledge of Associated Press style preferred. This is a great way to build a portfolio of published clips while learning the ins and outs of the newsroom under the guidance of a college teacher. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Access Gallery, 909 Santa Fe Drive in Denver, presents a new exhibit showcasing the paintings of three deaf artists-Nancy Rourke, Tony Fowler and Warren Miller-whose latest work focuses on the deaf culture in America. “De’VIA” (Deaf View, Image, Art) runs today, starting with a 5-9 p.m. opening reception, through Nov. 10.