Full-scale Wiscasset Art Walk to return June 24

Wiscasset Art Walk — a summertime celebration of art, music, performance and community, entering its ninth year — returns this month in full force with the participation of village galleries, shops, and restaurants.

The village becomes a festival with sidewalk activities, community art projects, and special features.

Art Walks are held from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, June 24, July 29, Aug. 26 and Sept. 30. Participant sites are marked with colorful streamers, touring maps are available throughout the village, and there’s plenty of free parking.

Those ubiquitous orange barrels of 2019, indicators of the multi-year Maine Department of Transportation

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Colorado music, stage and art events starting June 10 | Arts & Entertainment

AT: altitudetickets.com

AX: axs.com

CW: comedyworks.com

LN: livenation.com

PM: paramountdenver.com

PMH: pueblomemorialhall.com.

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Saturday-Sunday: Big Head Todd and the Monsters — With Hazel Miller and the Collective, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $79.95-$99.95; AX.

Wednesday: Grace Potter — 8 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $55-$79; AX.

June 17: Flying Lotus — 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $45-$65; AX.

June 18-20: Umphrey’s McGee — 8 p.m. June 18-19, 7 p.m. June 20, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $55 and up; AX.

June 22: Subtronics — 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $29.95-$69; AX.

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A Pop-Up Beer Garden, the East of the River Art Show, and the Pride Parade Gone Mobile: Things to Do in DC, June 10-13

Illustration by Hannah Good.


We’ve got Pride’s mobile parade, a tea party, and lots of outdoor fun.

See flapper dresses, glittering gems, and more from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s collection.

Here’s what you should check out this weekend:

Look up: A new art installation at the National Museum of Women in the Arts is a visual representation of the 19th amendment’s ratification following the centennial. Marilyn Artus created “Her Flag” collaborating with artists in the 36 states that ratified it by 1920. Artus incorporated each artwork as a stripe on the bigger flag and traveled around the

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10 Best Art, Dance, Theater, and Music Events in June 2021

From Pride to Juneteenth, there’s lots to celebrate and commemorate this month. What better way to do so than through the arts and other cultural programming? The Brooklyn Academy of Music and Lincoln Center will both debut powerful productions involving theater and music dedicated to honoring Black lives lost, while virtual Pride programming will include a DJ set filmed around New York City. The Obama Portraits Tour will kick off in Chicago, marking the first of its five stops, while a virtual African dance festival, in-person art shows, and a free week of Quincy Jones’s concert video streaming-hub, Qwest TV,

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L.A. and Orange County museums: June exhibitions

Black spirituality at the California African American Museum, Ai Weiwei at the Skirball Cultural Center, social justice artworks at the Broad, plus the La Brea Tar Pits Museum and the Getty’s glorious Central Garden, reopened: These are among your best bets at Southern California museums in June. Check back here for weekly updates, and before you go, remember to call or check online for reservation requirements and other COVID-19 protocols.

The shows that have our attention:

“Invisible Sun”
Works by Julie Mehretu, Keith Haring and others from the Broad’s collection explore social justice. On view through Oct. 3. The Broad,

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Things to Do for Free in Denver This Week, June 7-13, 2021


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The city is opening up for summer, with markets in the streets and parties in the parks. Civic Center Eats is back, with extended hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; during an online public workshop this week, you can help plan the future of Civic Center Park for the next century.

Keep reading for the dozen best events in Denver this week, some online, many in person.

BETC Writers Group: The Bones of Tennessee

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