The Lafayette Arts Source Newsletter June 2019
Visit the Identidad Exhibit at the Collective May 2-June 22

Identidad: Exploring Latino Roots in Art 

Through June 23. The Identidad exhibit, featuring Colorado painters, Jerry Rael, Arturo Garcia, and Joaquin Gonzalez. Don't miss this powerful, beautiful exhibit!
identidad ~ 2 de mayo - 23 de junio. Explorando raices latinas en arte.  The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd. 303-661-1261 

6/7/19 Viva Arts: First Fridays at The Collective - Build  Your Own Dreams: Mike Wird, a Hip Hop Experience

Build Your Own Dreams! with Mike Wird

Friday June  7, 6 - 8 pm The First Friday cultural series continues. Celebration of life, creativity, and overcoming the odds to express ones soul purpose and our collective power through Hip-hop music! Food by Morning Glory (Gluten Free and Vegan options available), Wine by Decadent Saints available for purchase. Mike Wird is a global and local sustainability "eco" Hip-hop movement community consultant, spokesperson and liaison. WWW.MIKEWIRD.COM Viva Arts is a Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission EventThe Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd. 303-661-1261

Volunteer for Art Night Out 2019!

Volunteer for Art Night Out

There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available at Art Night Out. Volunteers can help with set-up, greeting people at the entrances, take down. Volunteers who are TIPS trained, volunteers can check IDs, sell tickets, or pour beer and wine. Apply here
Festival of Faerie June 1

Lafayette's 8th Annual Festival of Faerie - June 1

Parade (line up at) 9:45 a.m10 a.m. to 5 p.m Event kicks off with a parade to which all are invited! The Festival of Faerie is a fairy-tale festival promoting, encouraging, and developing storytelling skills by offering a community event that spans both Eastern and Western cultures. This fantastic, free event if wonderful fun for the whole family and features cos-play, face painting, sword play, unicorns, fairy queens. Rain date, June 2. Festival Plaza311 S Public Rd

June 14, 5-9PM  Art Night Out with Cass Clayton 6-9PM

Cass Clayton Band Plays @ 6:30PM June 14 Art Night Out

June 14, 5-9 p.m. Art Night Out is a dynamic arts festival in Old Town Lafayette that happens once a month, May through September.  This community event draws families, community members and people from neighboring towns to participate in a dynamic local experience. The Art Market hosts high quality art vendors. The nights are filled with great Colorado bands, interesting art demonstrations, fun street performers, award winning local beer and a variety of delicious food trucks. On Public Road from Cannon to Emma Streets. Bands play at 6:30 pm at Festival Plaza, 311 S. Public Road.

Summer Camps at the Arts Hub

Arts Hub Summer Camps Begin!

June 4, 8 a.m. Check out the 40+ different half day and full day summer camps the HUB has to offer. IncrediFlix – Coding with Kids –Theater - Dance and much more! Summer camps brochure The Arts HUB, 420 Courtney Way (303)229-1127 

Sly Hat Drum Clinic June 1, 3PM The Muse

The Muse Performance Space

Sly Hat Drum Clinic with Taylor Friesth

June 1. 3 pm. tickets $5  Taylor Friesth's book, The Sly Hat, gives an involved look at some beyond the norm functions for the hi-hat” - Modern Drummer + FREE Giveaways!  FB event

Expeditions with Greg Gisbert

June 7, 7-9 pm. tickets $15 Originally from Denver, free-lance trumpeter, Greg Gisbert, has firmly established himself as one of the most sought-after and well-respected artists in jazz today. FB event

BOTH SIDES NOW: The Music of Joni Mitchell.

June 8, 7-9 pm. tickets $15 Join Janine Gastineau (vocals) and Terri Jo Jenkins (vocals, flute & guitar) for the return of their acclaimed tribute show. FB event 
...More amazing programming at The Muse, here.

The Muse Performance Space, 200 E. South Boulder Rd. (720) 352-4327

Tier Two Live concert at the Confluence Garage June 7, 2019

Tier Two Live All Ages Concert 

June 7 Free for under 21 and $7-$10 suggested donation for 21+ at the door. Doors at 6, show at 7 p.m.  Card Catalog from Louisville serves up a spiky alternative in the indie rock genre, where their raw, eclectic, and energetic live shows move audience members through bluesy swagger, folksy murmur, and full-on rock rage. YouTube
The Beeves out of Erie, fresh off their 5/17 album release show at The Fox in Boulder, join the ticket to share their quirky and high energy take on Rock & Roll.YouTube
Pink Slip - alt-rockers from Broomfield! YouTube
This will be Tier Two Live's last show until August. Not to miss. Plus, food truck! Confluence Garage, 75 Waneka Pkwy. (behind Romero's).  

Molly Hargarten featured member artist at pARTicilars in June

Featured pARTiculars member: Molly Hargarten

June 14, 4:30-8:30 Wine and Cheese Reception

Molly Hargarten is our featured artist in June. Her work ranges widely, from watercolor landscapes to colorful fused glass creations! Visit her website or sign up for her joyful newsletter at pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 S. Public Road Unit 1 Lafayette

Classes at pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio

pARTiculars is a cooperative gallery and teaching studio owned and operated by local artists who proudly showcase more than 40 Colorado artists in various fine arts media.  
This spring we offer 37 different classes!  There is something for everyone!  Reduce stress and unleash your creativity with a class. Visit our web site for more class information or stop by the gallery for a catalog of classes. 

Kids Art Camps

Oodles of Art  Ages 6-9 June 17  - June 21 (9 a.m. noon) Register here.
Oodles of Art  Ages 10-14 June 17 - June 21 (1:00 - 4 p.m.) Register here.
Fairy Art         Ages 6-12 June 24 - June 27 (9 a.m.- noon) Register here.
Some of our June adult classes include a “Nature Drawing” class, a “Leather Journal” class, and multiple painting classes! For more classes check out our web site or get a class catalog from the gallery. pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 S. Public Road Unit 1 Lafayette   (720) 890-7888

Art Show at Romero's

Half-O-Ween Art Show at Romero's

Through June 15, 2019 We are 1/2 way there...  We're celebrating spookiness with art commemorating our favorite holiday. Curated by Matthew Doubek of alias krapmaster studio Located in the heart of Old Town Lafayette, Romero's is a place where folks can gather in a fun, relaxed atmosphere and bring the pooch along, too. Romeros K9 Club & Taphouse 985 S Public Rd.(720) 485-5968 

Chopin Dreams at Center for Musical Arts June 22

Off the Hook Arts Presents: “Chopin Dreams”

June 22, 7-9 p.m. Tickets $10-$30 Italian virtuoso Carlo Grante plays two famous piano works of Chopin followed by Chopin Dreams, in which Bruce Adolphe reimagines Chopin’s music as if Chopin were alive today, working as a pianist in New York. In closing, Grante plays two of Ravel’s dazzling keyboard masterpieces. Center for Musical Arts, 200 E Baseline Rd. (303) 665-0599 

Opera at The Hive @ East Simpson Coffee June 23, 2PM

Opera on Tap at The Hive @ East Simpson Coffee Co.

June 23, 2:00 p.m. Der Freischutz Free to attend with registration. Carl Maria von Weber's romantic era opera based on a folktale is full of allegory, magic, good, evil, love, and death. Fully staged, sung in German with English dialogue and supertitles with piano accompaniment. The Hive at East Simpson Coffee Co., 414 East Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 

Irmelin Shively art exhibit at the Lafayette Public Library

Fine Art by Irmelin Shively at Lafayette Public Library 

Through June 29. An Exhibit by Irmelin Shively about rebuilding her life after fire destroyed her home. “Drawing and painting have always been a constant in my life, but after the fire, much changed.  Although it was difficult on many levels, in an unexpected way I enjoyed the challenges of getting my life back…”  IrmelinsArt.com Lafayette Public Library, 775 W Baseline Rd. 

Tadpole Press Writing Retreat

Tadpole Writing Retreat

June 28-30, Do you have a story burning inside? Have you always wanted to write? Three-day retreat to focus on your writing, learn from talented speakers and expand your writing community! Registration includes entry into the Tadpole Press Microfiction Contest. RegisterLafayette Public Library, 775 W Baseline

Center for Musical Arts

Take a Class  at The Center for Musical Arts this June!

Deborah Explains the Symphony  One ticket to the Colorado Music Festival’s opening concert included with the class fee! In four short talks, pianist and composer Deborah Schmit Lobis will connect you with the music being performed this summer: how a composer finds musical inspiration; how to identify different instruments and musical themes; and what makes a great work of art truly great.

Windapalooza Band camp  Get a jump start on middle school band by spending a week jamming with other wind and brass players!  Work on ensemble techniques, improve music reading and aural skills, and learn a little band conducting!  For kids who already can play and read simple music on their band instrument of choice.

African Music & Dance Camp with Kutandara! a unique cross-cultural summer camp that gives children an in-depth opportunity to explore a wide range of music, dance, and art from southern Africa. No prior musical experience necessary.

Violin camps  An accelerated week-long introduction to violin!  This class is a great start for any child who wants to start private lessons or just is interested in exploring stringed instruments. Bring your own violin or rent one of ours.

To see all our summer listings, visit  Center for Musical Arts, 200 E Baseline Rd. (303) 665-0599 

call for musicians ages 11-22 Smalltown Bigtime at East Simpson Coffee

Smalltown Bigtime Call for Entries

Applications due July 15.  Musicians ages 11-22. Showcasing local youth songwriters heading from the small town to the BIGTIME! All net proceeds go to our performers in the form of scholarships, lessons and musical instruments.
 Instagram @smalltownbigtimeco Oct 11, 3-10 p.m. Live Show at the Hive. Tickets $5-$20 @ East Simpson Coffee Co., 414 E Simpson St.

Summer Camps with Reverence Academy of Dance

Summer Dance Camps w/ Reverence!

Reverence Academy of Dance, will start their 18th year in Lafayette with 4 weeks of dance camps. Ballet, jazz, lyrical, character, musical theater and choreography camps.  We have a fun trip to the pool and a great little show at the end of each week.  Reverence Academy of Dance, 1370 Miners Dr. Suite 111 (303) 661-0719 

Lafayette Miners Museum

Lafayette Miners Museum

Open Tuesday 7 - 9 p.m., Thursday  2 - 4 p.m., and Saturdays 2 - 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. For group tours call 303-665-7030. Housed in the Lewis Home, a miner's house built in 1890 at the Gladstone Coal Mine northeast of town. Like so many other homes in Old Town, it was moved into Lafayette when the mine closed. In 1913, William and Hannah Lewis purchased the house.The Lafayette Historical Society acquired the property with generous help from their youngest son, Elmo. Lafayette Miners Museum/Lafayette Historical Society,108 E Simpson St, Lafayette

Friday, June 21; 2pm Sculpture dedication for "Cassie" by Alonzo Clemons at Imagine! 1400 Dixon Ave; Lafayette
Butterfly by Mary Angers

Art on the Street

The 2019 Art on the Street sculptures line Public Road in Old Town Lafayette. Take a stroll or view the website to enjoy the sculptures.
Artist: Mary Angers
Long Branch, NJ
Location: 802 S. Public Rd.
Medium: silver aluminum and vinyl wraps
Price: $15,000

Artist Statement: Working in two and three-dimensional media as well as video, television, light, and computer generated work, Angers has shown extensively in Manhattan, New Jersey, France, California, Florida and other states around the United States, as well as doing public artwork around the United States, Canada, and abroad.
The Butterfly piece is about fractal geometry and how it can create all the forms in life - human, vegetable, animal, and synthetic. It is also about giving birth to a Butterfly. The patterns in color on the wings are the caterpillars giving birth to the Butterfly.

For more information about this or any other Art on the Street Sculpture, visit the website or contact

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