Category Archives: Performances

Josh Groban at Red Rocks

We’ve wanted to go to Red Rocks Amphitheatre ever since we moved to Colorado almost three years ago. But we were waiting for a performer that at least one of us actually wanted to see. Josh Groban fit that description … Continue reading

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The Acro-Cats

There I sat on a Sunday evening between my wife and my boss in a wooden-domed theater watching a woman who had sorta trained some house cats to do tricks. It was Maddie’s fault. Her mom had purchased a table … Continue reading

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Over the Rhine at Ivywild School

I got wind that Over the Rhine was coming to Denver on the Saturday after the Fourth of July. I went online to buy tickets and discovered they were appearing in Colorado Springs a night earlier. That made things even … Continue reading

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Glenn Miller Orchestra

Way back last December, when Sally’s choir performed with the Gettys at the Pike Peak Center, I noticed that the Glenn Miller Orchestra was coming on June 16. Sally and I wanted to go, and we invited Megan and Maddie … Continue reading

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Over the Rhine Again

While we were planning our next trip to Columbus, I somehow found out Over the Rhine was performing in Cleveland on the night we flew into Ohio. I did some quick calculations and figured out that we could make it … Continue reading

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Concerts

Soli Deo Gloria, the choir Sally is in, had two concerts this past week. The first was Soli’s own concert, at a Methodist church in downtown Colorado Springs. On one of the songs, the choir was joined by four tap … Continue reading

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Paul Simon

We went with Nate and Karen to see Paul Simon’s one-night stop in Colorado on his farewell tour. The concert was at Fiddler’s Green in the south Denver suburbs. Our seats were in the center but well up from the … Continue reading

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Wild West Show

It’s not just that we thought the Wild West Show at the National Western Stock Show might be reminiscent of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, it was actually billed that way.  And I know that entertainment 120 years ago didn’t … Continue reading

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