3rd Annual West Colfax MuralFest

6501 W Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO

Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 11am-6pm

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Join us for the 3rd annual West Colfax MuralFest on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 11am-6pm! Held in the heart of 40 West Arts District at Lamar Station Plaza (6501 W Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214–See map here), the plaza is home to two art galleries, an award-winning brewery, and Casa Bonita, where weekend visitors to this nationally-known restaurant run in the thousands.

The Athena Project has assembled an eclectic and talented group of female performers to enhance the MuralFest experience. Experience poet Ruthie Jordan, an advocate & activist for the Deaf community. She co-founded a grassroots movement, the Audism Free America, which stands for Deaf individuals' human rights. She also founded the ASL & Deaf Pride March. Mezzo Soprano, Eve Orenstein, who is the director of the Colorado chapter of Opera on Tap and produces and performs regularly in the Denver/Boulder area and at Lincoln Center in New York with the National Chorale will kick us off at 12:45pm. Eleven year old Emelise Munoz, a soulful singer, songwriter, and musician from Broomfield and recent First Place Winner at Stars of Tomorrow will join us at 4:20pm. Samba Colorado will close the day with a vibrant and colorful Brazilian dance performance.

Performance schedule:
  • 12:45-1:00 Opera: Eve Orenstein and Opera On Tap
  • 1:15-1:30 Improv: Erin Rafaels and Guests
  • 4:00-4:05 Choreographer: Lindsay Pierce
  • 4:05-4:10 Fashion: Sarah Naomi Jones
  • 4:10-4:15 Choreographer: Rowan Salem
  • 4:15-4:20 Poet: Ruthie Jordan
  • 4:20-4:25 Singer: Emelise Munoz
  • 4:25-4:30 Dancers: Samba Colorado

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