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Posted: April 22, 2009

Butler’s choice: “Radio Golf,” etown & vampire flicks

What's going on this weekend

Mary Butler

Tonight:

August Wilson’s “Radio Golf”
The Denver Center Theater Company is the only major group to produce all August Wilson’s “The Pittsburgh Cycle” – each set in a different 20th century decade; “Radio Golf” is the final work in the 10-play cycle. The show’s run ends Saturday; Tickets $34 to $51.   

Etown & Ralph Stanley
Boulder-based radio show etown celebrates its 18th birthday with a special guest performance of legendary bluegrass artist Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys and Ramblin' Jack Elliot. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $35.

Friday

“Interview with a Vampire” vs. “Twilight”
The Denver Film Center screens the old school and new school vampire movies – “Interview with a Vampire” and “Twilight” – head to head for a thrilling family night that includes pizza and soda in-between the films. Tickets are $6 to $14. 

Saturday

Dancing with Horses: Lipizzaner Stallions
Dubbed ‘equine ballet,’ the Broomfield Event Center is hosting the “world famous” Lipizzaner Stallions in this 38th anniversary performance. Tickets are $28.50 to $33.50.

Sunday

DAM Kids Day
Family friendly programming celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum; The event, titled Dia de Nino/Day of the Child, is free and runs from noon until 4 p.m.

Monday

Neil Young at DU
Neil Young brings his legendary folksy, yet hard-rockin’ style to the University of Denver’s Magness Arena for a 7 p.m. show, with the Neville Brothers and Everest. Tickets are $63 to $157.

Check out:

Norman Provizer’s weekly Jazz Notes column for the latest news on upcoming shows, compliments of KUVO 89 Jazz.

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Mary Butler is ColoradoBiz's online editor.

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