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Vocalist to perform at University of Denver's Newman Center

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Vocalist Veronica Swift will perform at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver’s Gates Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19. Her program will include swing, beebop and The Great American Songbook. Tickets start at $19. Go online to newmancenterpresents.com or call 303-871-7720.

Visions

The annual “Visions Tactile Art Show” at the Arapahoe Community College Colorado Gallery of the Arts, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, features collaborative art by ACC art students and those from Colorado Center for the Blind. November 8-17; free and open to the public. Opening reception Nov. 11, 5 to 7 p.m. Masks required. Information: trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.

Phamaly Theatre

Phamaly Theatre will present three staged readings under the heading of “Theatre as Sanctuary,” exploring the idea of sanctuary: “The Christians” by Lucas Hnath, directed by Monica Holt, Oct. 29-30 at the Antonia Brico Stage at Central Presbyterian Church, 1660 N. Sherman St., Denver; “And in this Corner: Cassius Clay,” directed by donnie betts, Nov. 12-13 at the Phamaly Theatre Company Offices, 3532 Franklin St., Denver; and “My Name is Asher Lev” by Aaron Posner, directed by Ben Raanan, Nov. 20-21 at Temple Emanuel, 51 Grape St., Denver. Pay what you can, $20 is suggested, at phamaly.org.

Call for artists

Lone Tree Arts Center will present its annual Commissioners’ Choice exhibit, with a theme of “Pets: The Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic,” from Jan. 12 to March 27 and entries are due by Nov. 4. Information at lonetreeartscenter.org/commissionerschoice.

Stories on Stage

“What Goes Up Must Come Down” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 in person and virtual at Nomad Theatre in Boulder and online. Ticket information: storiesonstage.org, 303-494-0523 ($22). Later shows will be on Sundays at the Su Teatro Theater on Santa Fe Drive.

Littleton artist

Littleton artist Michelle Lamb will be in an exhibit called “Paredolia,” which means receiving specific images in an unusual medium. Oct. 22 to Nov. 7 at Core New Art Space, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, part of 40 West. See coreartspace.com.

Genealogists

Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society presents “Denver Graveyard Spirits: Past and Present,” with speaker Phil Goodstein at 1 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 845 E. Dry Creek Road, Centennial. Also on Zoom. Information: columbinegenealogy.com.

Plan ahead

The next “Cowboy Poetry Gathering” will be at the American Mountaineering Center if Golden on Jan. 15/16. More later.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, public events frequently are canceled or rescheduled. Check with organizers before you go.

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