Quick Picks: 'River of Angels'; Cowboy Music and Poetry Festival

"River of Angels" a performance of dance, music, poetry and film, will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Friday, Aug. 1–3, in the Mesa Experimental Theater in the Moss Performing Arts Center at Colorado Mesa University.

Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2–3

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Rivers will come alive through dance, music, film and spoken word during "River of Angels" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Mesa Experimental Theatre (Black Box) in the Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., at Colorado Mesa University.

"River of Angels" will feature 13 pieces depicting various aspects of rivers or water or the relationship between people and rivers. Dancers from CMU and the community will be part of the performances and range in age from mid-60s to 12.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students and can be purchased at riverofangels.brownpapertickets.com or at the door.

Proceeds from "River of Angels" will go to Forever Our River Foundation, foreverourrivers.org.

Saturday, Aug. 3

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Rain or shine, cowboy poetry and music is made and as such it will be performed during the Glade Park annual Cowboy Music and Poetry Festival from 6–8 p.m. Saturday behind the Glade Park Community Center.

Gates will open at 5 p.m. for the audience to get settled (bring your own chair, please) and get some food from food truck Colorado Q.

The Glade Park Community Center can be found on 16 1/2 Road, just north of the Glade Park Store.

Terry Nash, the International Western Music Association's 2018 Male Poet of the Year, will be the event's master of ceremonies. Other performers include Jerye Lee, Floyd Beard and Bill Clark.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children younger than 12.

For information, call 241-0775.

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