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Art show is record of voyage to Italy

Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 15, and the exhibit runs through Sept. 18. It features painting, drawing and photography by SONYA’S ACC students who SAMPLER participated in the 2019 study abroad tour earlier this summer. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Admission is free. Littleton Jazz Foundation Reminder: Concert Sonya Ellingboe by the Hank Troy Quartet and the Queen City Jazz Band at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Town Hall arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Troy has played with the QCJB since 1958 and formed his own group in 1985. Tickets: townhallartscenter. org. Jodi Picoult Mark your calendar: Douglas County Libraries will present popular author Jodi Picoult in conversation with author Eleanor Brown (of Highlands Ranch) from 7 to 11 p.m. September 24 at University of Colorado South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker. Tickets cost $24. You will receive a pre-signed copy of “A Spark of Light” and a place in the photo line. Register at dcl.org.

Jenna Cardenas’ photo “Basilica Bridge” is part of the exhibit A Tour of Italy, now on display at Arapahoe Community College. COURTESY PHOTO Stories on Stage The new 2019-2020 season flier for Stories on Stage has arrived, starting with “People Behaving Badly” on Sept. 22. Performances are at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Actors read carefully-chosen short stories to a happy audience at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, except for “Making Merry” on Dec. 15 at the King Center and some Boulder performances. 303-494-0523. Storiesonstage.org. Comedy in Lakewood Brad Zimmerman appears at

Parade of Homes open through Aug. 25 STAFF REPORT

More than 75 new houses will be on display during the annual Parade of Homes, presented through Aug. 25 by the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver. This year’s parade also will debut two weekend events — Chefs on Parade and Paws on Parade — and a new feature, the Samsung Connected Home. “We’re excited to introduce new features for the Denver Parade of Homes this year,” Tracy Sandoval, 2019 chair of the Parade of Homes and marketing manager at Meritage Homes, said in a news release. “The Chefs on Parade and Paws on Parade events and Samsung Connected Home will provide attendees unique opportunities to experience the Parade and see the latest in home trends.” The parade will feature newly designed model and custom homes,

Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway in Lakewood, through Aug. 25 with his autobiographical solo show, “My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy.” Performances: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $40-$59, mysonthewaiter.com, 303987-7845.

nine of which are luxury “dream homes,” by 20 area residential builders. The Samsung Connected Home will be in the dream home by Lokal Homes at Two Bridges. According to the news release, the home conveys the future of connected living through simple steps and home appliance technologies that allow homeowners to take control and connect remotely via smart devices while away from home. Samsung is the presenting sponsor of this year’s Parade of Homes. Chefs on Parade will pair area chefs and restaurants with participating parade homes to delver a traveling gourmet party. The chef event will be Aug. 17-18. Paws on Parade, which will be Aug. 24-25, will pair participating homes with Denver area animal rescue and shelter organizations to provide a chance to meet rescue pups looking for a home.

Early birds Roxborough State Park, 4751 E. Roxborough Dr., has sunrise park openings every day in August at 6 a.m. Visitor center hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and until 5 p.m. weekends. Volunteers will begin working on a new Legacy Garden in September, with special commendation to the late naturalists Vickey and Jim Trammell, who helped set the park land aside and shaped the volunteer and educational programs at Roxborough State Park. They also taught For reviews of current at Arapahoe Comproductions, go to munity College. coloradocommunitymedia. The next guided com/ellingboe.html. bird walk is Aug. 18 and a photography class is listed for Sept. 22. Daily passes cost $8. See cpw.state. co.us/placestogo/parks/roxborough. Performance Now Longtime theater company Performance Now announced its next season’s programs, to be performed at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway. Lakewood: “Ring of Fire: Music of Johnny Cash,” Sept. 6-22; followed in 2020 by “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” and “Drowsy Chaperone.” Performancenow.org.

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