Upcoming events in the Loveland area include dance, art, music, theater and comedy.
‘Winter showcase 2022’
The High Country Conservatory of Dance will perform its “2022 Winter Showcase” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 28, 1 p.m. Saturday, January 29, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, January 30 at the Rialto Theater Center, 228 E. Fourth Street, Loveland.
Tickets are $8 to $12.
For details, call 970-962-2120 or visit rialtotheatercenter.org.
Teen volunteer project
A teen volunteer service project will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, January 29 at the Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland.
The project counts toward meeting volunteer service requirements for the school or other organizations.
For more details, visit bit.ly/31RGbVy.
Chilson Senior Center Lunch Volunteers
Volunteers of America’s Smiling Spoon Lunch program at Chilson Senior Center requires teams of two volunteers on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Diners aged 60 and over come in for a hot, nutritious meal to go. We, and the program, rely on volunteers to help us. Teams at each site help pack the individually wrapped meals and then stand outside where diners pick up the meal either driving or walking.
Shifts are from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday.
For details, contact Shai with Volunteers of America at 970-472-9630 ext. 3108.
‘Hervé Koubi Company’
Recognized as one of Europe’s most distinctive choreographers, Hervé Koubi will make his Fort Collins debut with “Cie Hervé Koubi”, a dance performance featuring an all-male troupe of dancers from North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St. Fort Collins.
The breathtaking, gravity-defying style combines capoeira, martial arts, acrobatics, riurban and contemporary dance.
Tickets cost between $16 and $48.
For more details, call 970-221-6730 or visit lctix.com.
New art exhibitions: “Head Cheese” and “HooDoos”
The Fort Collins Museum of Art will welcome Colorado artists Sean O’Meallie and Anne Bossert to launch new exhibitions.
O’Meallie, a former toy inventor, will be featured in “Head Cheese: A 25 Year Retrospective.”
He uses bright colors and whimsical shapes in a playful and humorous way to express delight, wonder and dismay at the noisy philosophical questions of contemporary life.
Bossert, an artist from Fort Collins, will be featured in “HooDoos and Charms.”
Named after the oddly shaped sandstone spiers found in the American Southwest and other parts of the world, the HooDoos created by Bossert are free-form sculptures.
Both exhibits will open on Friday, January 21 and run through March 13.
The museum, at 201 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for students with ID and seniors (over 60) and $1 for ages 7-18. Children 6 and under and museum members are free.
For more details, visit moafc.org.
String quartet concert
The Front Range Chamber Players will perform “String Quartets Through the Centuries” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25 at Ridgeview Classical Schools, 1800 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins.
The classical music evening will highlight composers from diverse backgrounds whose works have been overlooked.
Tickets are $20.
For more details, visit frontrangechamberplayers.org.
New Horizons concert
The New Horizons Band will perform a concert at 3-4 p.m. Sunday, January 23 at First Presbyterian Church, 531 S. College Ave., Fort Collins.
At the band’s first concert of the year, producer Glenn Shull and the band will perform “Where Eagles Soar”, “La La Land”, “Second Suite in F for Military Band”, “Brass Wings” and more.
Free entry; donations are welcome.
For more details, visit northcoloradonhb.org.
“Disappeared in Brooks County”
Front Range Community College will host a public screening of Independent Lens’ Emmy Award-winning new documentary film “Missing in Brooks County” at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 28.
The film explores the issue of missing migrants in rural South Texas and activist detective Eddie Canales trying to help families whose loved ones have gone missing after crossing the Mexican border.
Watch the film, then stay tuned for a live virtual chat with local experts. Both virtual events are free and open to the public.
The link to watch is ovee.itvs.org/screenings/4hrgc.
‘Messiah on the Frigidaire’
‘Messiah on the Frigidaire’, a play by John Culbertson, opens Friday, January 28 at the Windsor Community Playhouse, 561 E Garden Drive, Unit A, Windsor.
The small town of Elroy, South Carolina is thrust into the gospel spotlight when what appears to be the image of Jesus (or possibly Willie Nelson) appears on a fridge in a trailer park. The discovery sets off a frenzy of conflict, fellowship and good old commerce, and fun.
The play will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings and at 2 p.m. on Sundays until February 13.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at windsorplayhouse.org, or by email or call the box office to reserve tickets and pay at the door. Call 970-674-1790 or email email@example.com.
Windsor Community Playhouse follows county mask mandates. At this time, masks are recommended, but not required to attend WCP performances. However, the board designated the show on Sunday, February 13 as an audience mask performance.
Bobcat Goldthwait of “Misfits and Monsters” and “World’s Greatest Dad” and Dana Gould of “Stan Against Evil” and “The Simpsons” will share the stage in a one-of-a-kind “stand-up comedy duo” at 7 and 9 p.m. h. :30 pm Saturday, January 29, at the Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, 333 E. Wonderview Ave., Estes Park.
Tickets cost between $35 and $45.
For more details, visit bit.ly/3AgQEGV.