Night photographer to enlighten camera club

Sonya Ellingboe


The Englewood Camera Club announces a new location for its monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of the month: Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Blvd., Centennial. Meetings will start at 7 p.m., with doors open at 6:30 p.m. The June 11 speaker will be Mike Berenson, who recently won Best of Show at the Lone Tree Photography Show, as well as an award in the “Eye of the Camera” exhibit in Littleton. He will demonstrate his favorite post-processing tools, used to achieve images of dramatic night skies. Guests are welcome at meetings of this longstanding club.

On stage at Cherokee Ranch

“From Stage to Film — and Film to Stage: The Movie Musical” will be presented by the Denver Center Theatre Company, under the guidance of Kent Thompson, with resident actor Kathleen McCall directing in the Veranda Tent from 5 to 8 p.m. June 9 at Cherokee Ranch and Castle, 6113 North Daniels Park Road in Sedalia. Featuring Christine Rowan and Jordan Leigh, with Martha Yordy on piano, it will look at the period from the 1930s through 1960s, Golden Age of the musical film, and the comeback today. Reservations at $70 per person include castle tour, buffet dinner, performance, dessert and coffee with performers. 303-688-5555 ext. 1.

• Also at Cherokee Ranch: Jazz pianist Henry Butler Trio starting at 6:30 p.m. June 7. Reservations: $85 with tour, dinner, performance, coffee and dessert.

Parker Writers Group meets

Grant McKenzie will present “Brains, Brawn and Bravado” for the Parker Writers Group from 2 to 4 p.m. June 9 at the Parker Library, Meeting Room A, 108 Crossroads Drive. The multi-faceted McKenzie will focus on creating characters with strong mind, body and spirit. Open to all, no reservations needed. For more information, write to

All-ages show in Castle Rock

“Braindrops: Mind Reading, Magic and iPads” is the title for an all-ages show by Paul Gertner at 7:30 p.m. June 7 and 8 at Theatre of Dreams, 735 Park St. Castle Rock. $22.50.

• Also scheduled: Summer Wizard Camp for kids in June, July and August. Call for information: 303-660-6799.

Mozart and more

Cellist Silver Ainomae will join pianist Tsing-Ay Hsu, violinist Slava Bartels and violist Anne Ainomae for the rescheduled Olga Wolosyn Memorial Concert at 2 p.m. June 8 in Hampden Hall, Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway. In the revised program, canceled on its original date by a snowstorm, the ensemble will perform works by Mozart, J.S. Bach and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Tickets: $15/$12/$10 at the door.

Bronco tales

John Saccomano, public relations director for the Denver Broncos for 30 years, will share stories of great moments in the franchise’s history and talk about the future at 7 p.m. June 11 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. He is author of two books about the Broncos: “Game of My Life” and “Denver Broncos: The Complete Illustrated History.” Admission free. 303-797-3961.

Alamo kids programs

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at Aspen Grove in Littleton will offer a series of free Summer Kids Camp screenings on a first come, first served basis, open to ages 3 and over. In June: “Muppets Take Manhattan,” “Speed Racer,” “Casper,” “Happy Feet”; July: “Land Before Time,” “Bee Movie,” “Sponge Bob Square Pants Movie,” “Stuart Little,” “Nancy Drew”; August: “Spy Kids,” “Monsters vs, Aliens,” “Madagascar,” “Muppets in Space.” Information:, 720-588-4107.


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