Songs of Rodgers, Hammerstein featured in summer musical
Arts

Songs of Rodgers, Hammerstein featured in summer musical

By George Watson ALLENSPARK The Old Gallery and 15 Allenspark, Estes Park, Lafayette and Longmont performers aged 6-60 present Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein for two weekends in July. “Meet The Cast,” “Pre-Show Talks” and a special sing-along are also planned. According to Director Danielle Hermon Wood, when audiences were asked … Continue reading

Arts

Classical concert to benefit Allenspark’s Old Gallery, June 25

ALLENSPARK – Once again, world-class musicians will be performing at The Old Gallery in Allenspark, June 25, at 7 p.m. Geraldine Walter, violist for the Takács String Quartet and former Principal Violist of the San Francisco Symphony will be performing with Boulder-based pianist Susan Olenwine. She’ll be performing on the Steinway B piano that is … Continue reading

Photographer captures unexpected images of clients
Arts

Photographer captures unexpected images of clients

  ALLENSPARK Traditionally, photos of family, holidays, special events or monumental achievements are taken to freeze treasured moments in life to reflect upon, share with others or preserve for future generations. Sometimes, by contrast, it’s the more everyday, mundane, unexpected times that can bring warm memories, so why not invite a professional photographer to help … Continue reading

Boulder County earns awards For Allenspark playground, Tolland Ranch preservation
Culture

Boulder County earns awards For Allenspark playground, Tolland Ranch preservation

DENVER – Boulder County will be presented with two Colorado Lottery 2015 Starburst Community Awards for using Lottery funds to help preserve Tolland Ranch and to help build the Allenspark playground. The Tolland Ranch conservation easement was completed this summer with support from a Lottery-funded $700,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant and the Allenspark playground was completed in … Continue reading

New director brings Sondheim revue to Old Gallery
Arts

New director brings Sondheim revue to Old Gallery

By Jeffrey V. Smith ALLENSPARK Allenspark Performing Arts Company’s new artistic director, Danielle Hermon Wood, loves music. Beginning in elementary school in Rochester, NY, she’s followed that passion and ultimately created a life filled with performance credits in opera and musical theater from all over the U.S. She’s also been a featured soloist in Japan … Continue reading

Hiking/Backcountry

Winter pile burning planned for Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts

BOULDER – The Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland plan to take advantage of changing winter weather conditions to burn slash piles resulting from multiple fuels reductions and hazardous tree removal projects. Firefighters will spend the upcoming winter months burning piles in a number … Continue reading