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Honeybee program available online


Hudson Gardens has rescheduled “The Amazing Honeybee” from Nov. 11 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 17, and it might provide some readers with a new interest — you can pursue a list of classes at the Gardens and become a beekeeper. Online via Zoom. Register at

Own an Original

Littleton’s annual Own an Original exhibit, with the theme, “Liberating Humor,” is open at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., through Jan. 3. Dr. Sarah Mangatta is juror this year. Admission is free, but by appointment, since numbers who may visit at any one time are limited. 303-795-3950.

Reminder of ‘Nutcracker’

Colorado Ballet’s performance of “The Nutcracker” will be presented on Rocky Mountain PBS (Channel 6 in Denver) Thanksgiving night at 7 p.m.; 3 p.m. on Nov. 27; 9 p.m. on Dec. 18; 1 a.m. on Dec. 19; 7 p.m. on Dec. 24; and 12 a.m. on Dec. 25 (the time that many people would call midnight on Dec. 24). For more information, go to or (This announcement echoes what we hear from all our nonprofits: “Remember us in your holiday giving ...”)

PACE Center

The PACE Center in Parker is offering “Christmas with the Clauses” in an online livestream at 4 and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 12. The Parker Chorale Holiday will also be streamed online at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. Tickets: 303-805-6800, parkerartsorg.

‘This is Colorado’

One can locate “This is Colorado,” usually exhibited in Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts, at Through Jan. 30. Also find ACC Instructor’s Virtual Exhibition.

Books — reminder

Colorado Humanities invites entries to the 2021 Colorado Book Awards, by Jan. 8. See

Denver Art Museum

The new exhibition: “Senga Nengudi: Topologies” has been exhibited in Munich, Germany and Sao Paulo, Brazil and now the work by this Denver artist opens at the Denver Art Museum Dec. 13 to April 11 in the Gallagher Gallery on the first floor. 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 720-865-5000,

Newman Center Virtual Season

Boston Brass — “Art Across America: Community Together” will be available for a week starting Dec. 9 through a Newman Center Virtual Ticket ($10, $15, $20). Call: Newman Center Presents: 303-871-7720, or

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