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Two generations offer free show of classical guitar

Young guitarist Gwenyth Aggeler and her instructor, Master Guitarist Alex Komodore will perform in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Littleton United Methodist Church.
Young guitarist Gwenyth Aggeler and her instructor, Master Guitarist Alex Komodore will perform in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Littleton United Methodist Church.
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Master classical guitarist Alex Komodore and his talented student, 15-year-old Gwenyth Aggeler, will perform in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. The concert is part of a wonderful free series presented each year and promises works ranging from Baroque to contemporary. 303-794-6379, littletonumc.church.

Actress portrays Angelou

Actress Becky Stone will appear at 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, with a presentation about Maya Angelou. The presentation will focus on what Dr. Angelou wrote — and why. Sponsored by Colorado Humanities, Stone will talk about the well-known poet, writer, activist/performer. Free. 303-795-3961.

Arapahoe Philharmonic

“Night at the Movies” is the title for the next concert by the Arapahoe Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m., at Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Symphonic masterpieces from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” “The Wizard of Oz” and more will be on the program, as will Korngold’s “Violin Concerto,” featuring guest violinist Charles Wetherbee. Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes will talk about the program at 6:45 p.m. (Korngold, a child prodigy, wrote 16 film scores and often incorporated them into his other music, including “Violin Concerto in D.” Also on the program: Brian Laguardia’s arrangement of Austin Wintry’s “Banner Saga.” Tickets: Arapahoe-phil.org, 303-781-1892.

Camera Club meeting

The Englewood Camera Club meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University, Centennial (south entrance), to hear a presentation on underwater photography by Bill Knoll, a professional engineer, scuba instructor and amateur photographer, who combines his interests and teaches at a local dive club. He will discuss equipment (he shoots video and stills) and share examples of his work. Free. Guests and new members welcome.

Littleton Symphony

The Littleton Symphony, conducted by Jurgen de Lemos, will present a concert featuring “The New World Symphony,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Soloists from the orchestra will be featured: Laura Anderson (violin), Tara McCrory (cello), David Lichtenstein (oboe) and Dale Downing (bassoon). Tickets: $22/$19/$5. Littletonsymphony.org, 303-933-6824.

Celtic tenor

Celtic Tenor Emmet Cahill, whose repertoire ranges from traditional Irish songs to Broadway musicals, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Light of the World Catholic Church, 10306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton 80127. He is known as principal singer with “Celtic Thunder.” Tickets: $30/$45, which includes a “meet and greet.” emmetcahill.com/tour-dates.

Depot exhibit

“Fancy That” is the new Littleton Fine Arts Guild member exhibit at the Depot Arts Center, 2068 W. Powers Ave. Littleton. The juried, themed exhibit runs through March 3 and Depot Art Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays and 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free. 303-795-0781.

`Women on Water’

Next at Stanton Art Gallery in downtown Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center: “Women on Water” with art by Darcie Kurtak and Kimberly Conrad from Feb. 15 to March 22. Work will relate (somewhat!) to the next THAC musical production: “Dames at Sea.” Town Hall Arts Center is at 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Gallery open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and during performances. Admission free. Townhallartscenter.org, 303-794-2787.

Black Cube

Black Cube nomadic museum, which now has an Englewood address at 2925 S. Umatilla St., has started “Talk With Your Mouth Full,” a first Sunday of the month brunch for artists. Sign up for mailing list: blackcube.art. Artist fellows for 2019 are Adam Milner (Pittsburgh) and Anuar Maauad (Mexico City). New projects by 2018 fellows Jaimie Henthorne and Alejandro Almanza Pereda unfold as Adriana Corral’s 2018 project tours to national institutions. In September there will be a Black Cube Headquarters Bash with the opening of an exhibit, “The Fulfillment Center.” A partnership with the Denver Theater District is planned, as is a 2019 Annual Symposium. Blackcube.art.

Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society

The Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society meets Feb. 19 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Blvd., Centennial. At 9:30 a.m. Roger Dudley will present “Research Denver Public Library.” At 1 p.m. Lee Whiteley will talk about “Pathway to Gold: The Cherokee Trail.” Guests and new members welcome.

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