Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 donation to the International Rescue Committee to assist with Ukranian Aid, plus a $1 ticket fee, will get you a workshop spot. Visit the shop and select a time to register your space (10 people per class). Then email your confirmation of a $100 donation. Teacher Maria Valentina Sheets learned from a Ukraine native and will teach the traditional beeswax-resist technique. 972-672-8965. All proceeds will go directly to Ukraine Aid.
Ovation West Musical Theatre will present “Godspell” by Michael Tebelak, book, and Stephen Schwartz, music and lyrics. Performances: March 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Wellshire Presbyterian Church, 2999 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver and April 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and April 10 at 2:30 p.m. at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen. Tickets cost $30/$26/$20, ovationwest.org or 303-674-4002.
Library open house
The Arapahoe Libraries community is invited to an open house at Eloise May Library, 1471 S. Parker Road in unincorporated Arapahoe County, between noon and 2 p.m. on March 27 to enjoy crafts for the kids and information about the many library services available. From 12:30 to 1:30, there will be an interactive performance by Logo-Li, a Colorado-based West African drum and dance troupe. 303-542-7279, arapahoelibraries.org/events.
Solo show at museum
Artist Kalliopi Monoyios will have a solo show, “Patterns of Consumption,” at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton from April 1 to June 26. It will look at our interrelationship with plastic — the material we love to hate. A community art project in March and April will help the public understand how much single-use plastic they use in a week. The results will be displayed at a community event in June. To participate, contact Moira Casey, exhibit curator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing at DAM
“La Malinche” is at Denver Art Museum through May 8. Mexico’s legendary La Malinche had many facets to her place in national history. Reservations/tickets: 720-913-0130, denverartmuseum.org.
Colorado Repertory Jazz Orchestra returns to its start-up location, Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, for a session of Big Band Jazz at 7:30 p.m. on March 26. Vocalist Marion Powers will be featured, as well as new and old jazz numbers. Tickets start at $38. 720-509-1000, coloradojazz.org/concerts.
Stories on Stage
Stories On Stage presents “Think Outside the Book X, Y and Z.” Stories on Stage will perform for in-person seating at 2 p.m. on April 3. Virtual performances begin at 7 p.m. on April 8 and will be available for viewing anytime thereafter. Tickets: 303-494-0523, storiesonstage.org.
Newman Center Presents
“National Geographic LIVE: Secrets of Whales With Brian Skerry” will run on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall. Newman Center is at 2311 E. Iliff Ave. on the University of Denver campus. 303-871-7720, newmancenterpresents.com.
Littleton’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in the Aspen Grove shopping center along Santa Fe Drive is reopened and remodeled, with a food and drinks menu available again. drafthouse.com/theater/littleton.
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