Briefs: OA Road Trip October 03, 2008

Sculptures of politicians, intellectuals on display

Sculptures depicting intellectual and political leaders of the past, including founding fathers George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, will be on display at the Denver Art Museum from Oct. 11 through Jan. 4.

“Houdon from the Louvre” offers a glimpse of the work of Jean-Antoine Houdon, a master sculptor of the French Enlightenment. The piece is on loan from the Louvre art museum (musee du Louvre) in Paris, France.

There will be approximately 20 busts on display.

The Denver Art Museum, on 13th Avenue in Denver, is open six days a week and closed on Mondays.

Admission to the gallery for Colorado residents is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students, and free for children under the age of 6.

For more information, call 720-865-5000 or visit


What: Hot Buttered Rum.

When: Thursday, Oct. 9. Doors at 8 p.m. Show at 10 p.m.

Where: Belly Up Aspen, 450 S. Galena St.

Tickets: $13 in advance, $15 day of show.

Information: 970-544-9800,


What: Ben Kweller.

When: Friday, Oct. 10, 9 p.m.

Where: Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax.

Tickets: $20 in advance, $22 day of show.

Information: 303-377-1666,


What: Minus the Bear.

When: Saturday, Oct. 11. Doors at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway.

Tickets: $17 in advance, $19 day of show.

Information: 303-788-0984,


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