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click to enlarge Sangre de Cristo Ballet Theatre with Veronika String - Quartet, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center Theater, 210 N. - Santa Fe Ave. $6-$8. Live music meets dance with - original new works. Fri., March 31, 7:30 p.m. Call 719 - -295-7222 for tickets.
  • Sangre de Cristo Ballet Theatre with Veronika String Quartet, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center Theater, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. $6-$8. Live music meets dance with original new works. Fri., March 31, 7:30 p.m. Call 719 -295-7222 for tickets.

art Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303/443-2122. Open Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Accomplices, Risky Spaces, Maps and hold through April 15.

Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver, 303/866-4686 or coloradohistory.org. Featuring Ancient Voices: Stories of Colorado's Distant Past, Colorado Timescape and Colorado 1870-2000: Then and Now II through April 5. Featuring special events for Black History Month in February and Women's History Month in March.

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, 720/865-5000. $4.50-$6. Building Outside the Box: Creating the New Denver Art Museum runs through summer 2006. Also featuring Blanket Statements, Cheyenne Visions II, Floating Time, Heaven and Home and New Classics.

Denver Botanic Gardens, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, 720/865-3500, botanicgardens.org. Featuring a Cactus and Succulent Society Show and Sale, March 25 and 26. "Creating and Shaping an American Style" lecture series on May 24, and June 24.

Mizel Museum, 400 S. Kearney St., Denver, 303/394-9993. Featuring Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust through April 30.

Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 303/571-4401. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon to 5 p.m. $4. Featuring NEVER Leaving Aztlan through May 21.

The Wildlife Experience, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker, 720/488-3300. Showing the film Lost Worlds through October 2006.

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music The Roadcone Blues Band, Cliff Lanes, 25 Main Street, Westcliffe. $5. Catch blues and rock on Sat., March 25 from 8-11 p.m. Call 719/783-2031 for more.

click to enlarge Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa - Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 - p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring works from The - Machine Age: Streamlining: A Metaphor for Progress - through May 13. Industrial Strength through April 22. - Boris Artzybasheff through May 6. Integration of Stone - and Metal through April 29. Rick Dula through May 6. - Choice Remains: A Collection of Steel Mill Memorabilia - through May 6. The Buell Childrens Museum features a - hands-on exhibit, Eureka! Dreams, Design, Dimension - and Invention, offering chances to experiment with - gravity, energy, astronomy and magic, through May 27.
  • Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring works from The Machine Age: Streamlining: A Metaphor for Progress through May 13. Industrial Strength through April 22. Boris Artzybasheff through May 6. Integration of Stone and Metal through April 29. Rick Dula through May 6. Choice Remains: A Collection of Steel Mill Memorabilia through May 6. The Buell Childrens Museum features a hands-on exhibit, Eureka! Dreams, Design, Dimension and Invention, offering chances to experiment with gravity, energy, astronomy and magic, through May 27.

North Fork Valley Bluegrass Festival, Delta County Fair Park, 4th and E. Bridge St., Hotchkiss. $50. Contemporary bluegrass, old time music and more. Fri., June 9 through Sun., June 11. Call 970/872-8000 for more.

recreation & learning Rocky Mountain National Park Field Seminars, featuring outdoor learning experiences in the park. A full listing of classes is available at rmna.org or by calling 970/586-0108.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver. $10-$15. Catch The Other Side of Infinity: Black Holes, a new planetarium show created with help from NASA and PBS' "NOVA" crew. The museum-produced show actually takes you inside a super-massive black hole via a unique software program. The show plays at least five times daily until June 8 and costs $10 to $15 for non-members; visit dmns.org or call 303/322-7009 for tickets or more information.

Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver, 303/866-4686 or coloradohistory.org. Authors' Lecture Series: Flint Whitlock, Distant Bugles, Distant Drums: The Union Response to the Confederate Invasion of New Mexico, March 29. "Understanding Amache, Victorian-Era Cheyenne," April 11. "Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in Colorado," May 11. Duane Smith and Christine Bradley, The Rise of the Silver Queen, May 24. "The Heart of Colorado: the Capitol in Granite and Gold," June 1. Call 303/866-3682 for more.

special events Governor's Holocaust Remembrance Program, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St., Denver. Free. A child-holocaust and Rwandan genocide survivor will speak as part of a larger program. April 30, 5:30-7 p.m. Call 303/830-7177 for more.

13th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Telluride. $25-$295. Enjoy live music from over 20 popular bands and sample beers from 50 different microbreweries. Fri., Sept. 15 through Sun., Sept. 17. Call 866/515-6166 for more information.

theater Late Nite Catechism 2, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., $28-$34. A comedic one woman where a nun teaches the audiences about catechism. Runs through March 26, Tues.-Sat., 7:30 p.m., Matinees at 1 p.m. on Wed, 4:30 p.m. on Sat., 2 p.m. on Sun. Call 720/898-7200 for more.

The Subject Was Roses, Festival Playhouse, 5665 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. A World War II veteran returns home to find the world different. Runs April 14-23, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Call 303/422-4090 for more.

Pippin, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., $32-$42. Featuring the music of Oscar and Grammy winner Stephen Schwartz, Pippin tells of the son of an eighth-century tyrant, King Charlemagne. Runs April 18-May 14. Call 720/898-7200 for more.

Rounding Third, Butte Opera House, 139 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $7-$11. A two-man comedy about the high stakes of little league. Runs Fri., April 21 through Sun., May 14. Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 and 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Call 719/235-8944 for tickets or more information.

Eric Buss: The Master of Foolology, Theatre of Dreams, 735 Park St., Castle Rock. $20. See the "human cartoon" on Fri., April 28 and Sat., April 29 at 7:30 p.m. Call 303/660-6799 for more.

A Synopsis of Butchery, Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Featuring a look into the life and death of Sir Washington Irving Bishop. Running Fri., April 21 through Sat., May 27, Friday and Saturday showings at 8 p.m. Call 720/946-1388 or visit stuff@buntport.com for more.

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