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4 cool performing and visual arts events in Denver this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on March 21, 2019.

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Denver this weekend, from art exhibitions to musical performances.

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Leang Seckon Prophecy Exhibit Reception

Guest-curated by Sarah Magnatta and hosted by Denver Arts and Venues, this exhibit features the works of Cambodian artist Leang Seckon. In addition to displaying his paintings and collages that recall the period of genocide in Cambodia during the 1970s, Seckon will also perform a traditional Cambodian dance. Light refreshments will be available for attendees.

When: Friday, March 22, 6-9 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave.
Admission: Free
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Closing Reception and Dance Performance by MSU Denver Students

This Friday, join Denver's Metropolitan State University's dance program at the Center for Visual Art for the closing reception of photography exhibit "Gravity of Perception." Students from the "Dance and Interdisciplinary Performance" course will perform a collaborative dance performance titled "Traces and Archives," which draws inspiration from works within the exhibit.

When: Friday, March 22, 6:30-8p.m.
Where: Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Dr.
Admission: Free
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Colorado Vibes: Art, Music and Fashion Showcase

Stop by Spectra Art Space for the opening reception of an eclectic artistic showcase, which features the works of performing artists, fashion designers, musicians, food experts and more.

The event also includes a fashion show helmed by DJ West Hues, alongside a slew of comedy performances, live music and poetry readings, which will be held on both the inside and outside stages.

When: Saturday, March 23, 6 p.m.-Sunday, March 24, 2 a.m.
Where: Spectra Art Space, 1836 S. Broadway.
Admission: Free (RSVP); $7 (Early Bird and Exclusive Art Goodie Bag)
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Buell Theatre Exhibition and Balcony Music Series

Hosted by Denver Arts and Venues in its continuing efforts to bring premier arts and entertainment opportunities to Denver, this dual event highlights exhibitions by two local artists: Jeff Richards' "As Above, So Below: Metaphors from the Galaxy, Metaphors from the Body," followed by a live sitar performance by Chris “Citrus” Sauthoff.

When: Sunday, March 24, 3-5 p.m.
Where: Buell Theatre at Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1350 Curtis St.
Admission: Free
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