Napoleon with a twist at Buntport

Posted 1/24/23

The Death of Napoleon” plays through Feb. 18 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver and is the 51st original play written by this clever crew. “Loosely based” on historical facts, they …

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Napoleon with a twist at Buntport


The Death of Napoleon” plays through Feb. 18 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver and is the 51st original play written by this clever crew. “Loosely based” on historical facts, they claim ... Set on the island of St. Helena, where Napoleon was exiled, the former emperor “argues with insects and 12-year-old girls, making unreasonable demands of his personal chef and refusing to put his teeter-totter to good use.” Tickets are (name your own price). Mask-wearing is requested. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, Feb. 13; 3 p.m. Sundays Feb. 5 and 12. 720-946-1388,

Watercolor instruction

Watercolor Workshop is presented by the Heritage Fine Arts Guild from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 13. The instructor will be Patricia Barr Clarke, who paints with vivid colors in an Impressionistic manner. The workshop will be held at Littleton First Presbyterian Church, 1609 W. Littleton Blvd. Cost: $35 for Heritage Fine Arts Guild members and $50 for non-members. Space will accommodate 20 students.

Philip Glass Ensemble

The Philip Glass Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Feb 9 at the Newman Center, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver. Performance of Glass’ “Music in Eight Parts,” which was thought to be lost, along with selections from “Glassworks,” “The Photographer” and “Einstein on the Beach.” 303-871-7720,

Good and evil

“acts of faith” by David Yee, directed by Pesha Rudnick, plays through Feb. 5 at the Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora. Betty Hart plays Faith in this story about good and evil. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays., 303-739-1970.

Regional premiere

Curious Theatre presents the regional premiere of “Alma” by Benjamin Benne, directed by Denise Yvette Serna, through Feb. 18. Developed at Denver Center Theatre Company’s New Plays Summit in 2020. Laura Chavez plays Alma and Iliana Lucero Barron plays Angel. Curious is at 1080 Acoma St., Denver. 303-623-0524,

Used book sale

Used book sale at Smoky Hill Library, 5430 S. Biscay Circle, Centennial: Jan. 26 to 29.

LPS Art Show

The annual Littleton Public Schools Art Show is at Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Hours: Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays until 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, noon to 3 p.m. The gallery is on the northeast side of the building, in the Annex.

Colorado Wind Ensemble

The Colorado Wind Ensemble celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2023 and will feature music from the 2000s with guest conductor-laureate Dr. Matthew Roeder at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the King Center, Auraria Campus, 855 Lawrence St., Denver. Complimentary parking in the 7th Street Garage, 777 Lawrence Way — enter from 7th and Lawrence. Parking validation tickets will be available at the box office for this location only.

Quilt exhibit

Reminder: “Wild!” Studio Arts Quilt Associates exhibit at Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village. Spring Awakening Arts Camp on Jan. 31. 303-797-1779.

Musical in Golden

Playing at Miners Alley, 1224 Washington, Golden: “The Great Trailer Park Musical,” through March 5. Also: Children’s Theater: “Mother Goose,” written and directed by Kate Poling, Feb. 4-March 4. 303-935-3044,

Historic treaty

New exhibit at History Colorado, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver: the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo will arrive on Feb. 2, the 175th anniversary of its signing, and will be displayed in the “Borderlands of Colorado” exhibit until May 22, when it will be returned to Washington, D.C.. Signed on Feb. 2, 1848, it ended the Mexican-American War and set the stage for western expansion of the U.S. by shifting the political border south from the Arkansas River to the Rio Grande and west to the Pacific Coast.

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