Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Pride, Peru, paintings and popcorn — three events to attend this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:47 AM

18 Friday

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About Face
See if you can identify the subjects of Julie Kirkland’s series of 100 portraits, all depicting the backs of people’s heads. Portraits include: Liese and Kris Chavez, Deb Komitor and Sean O’Meallie, plus a host of local artists and regular folk. Plus, potters Arlene Wood and Nancy Morse have created face-themed pottery to accompany the exhibition. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m.; on display through Sept. 11, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave.,

19 Saturday

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Peru Day
While the opportunity to meet Dioge the alpaca (5-7 p.m.) is pretty exciting, the animal attractions aren’t the only good thing about Peru Day. This celebration of beer, food and culture includes a special beer tapping at noon: Inka, a pale ale brewed with red Peruvian quinoa. NaO’s Food Bus will be on hand, and Bonefish Grill has supplied the ceviche. ¡A comer! Noon to 10 p.m., Great Storm Brewing, 204 Mount View Lane, #3,

19 Saturday

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Pueblo Pride: Living in Technicolor
Let’s keep the LGBTQ pride party going — enjoy this weekend’s family festivities hosted by Southern Colorado Equality Alliance. Saturday: a potluck and water fight; Sunday: start off with a parade and follow with a full-on festival. Check out special Sunday night programming by El Arco Iris Film Festival and OutFront Youth. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Mineral Palace Park, 1600 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo,

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