Quick Picks: Decades in dance, ‘reeding’ time, Groundhog Day

Saturday, Feb. 1

Foxtrot anyone?

Are you looking for a chance to dance in ‘80s clothes like Jennifer Beals in “Flashdance” or Patrick Swayze in “Dirty Dancing?”

Creative Avenues, 835 N. 26th St., is hosting a Decades Dance-a-Thon from 1–4 p.m. where people can dress in clothing from their favorite decade (Roaring Twenties?) and compete for prizes.

Admission to this fundraiser is $10 per person or you can get a pledge packet and be eligible to win prizes based on money collected, with proceeds going to Creative Avenues, which stages performances for all ages and offers lessons in a variety of performance and visual arts.

For information, call 255-6757.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Reeding time

Single reed instruments steal the show at Colorado Mesa University with master classes and a concert. For $15, clarinet and saxophone students can take master classes.,

A free concert will be at 4 p.m. in the Recital Hall of CMU’s Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St. The concert will feature guests artists Jessica Voigt (saxophone) and Jennifer Augello (clarinet.)

Call 248-1604 for information.


Sunday, Feb. 2


Happy Groundhog Day!

Punxsutawney Phil is scheduled to emerge from his burrow early in the morning on Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania to make his prediction on the rest of winter.

If he sees his shadow, six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, there will be an early spring, according to groundhogday.org.


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