Things to do in Denver today, Jan. 11: “Fun Home,” Test Kitchen and “Paris is Burning”

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The National Tour Company of "Fun Home." (Photo by Joan Marcus)

The National Tour Company of "Fun Home." (Photo by Joan Marcus)

It’s opening night for “Fun Home” — winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical — at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St.

The critically acclaimed musical based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir is in town through Jan. 22. Tonight’s show is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $30-105.


Get a “first listen” to up-and-coming Denver talent at Test Kitchen, a hip-hop showcase curated by Ru Johnson.

Tonight at the Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave., get a taste of Kruza Kid, Jomeezius, Big J. Beats, Rskwared, Unfold Music and The Real Age. Performers will receive live feedback from guest A&R reps. It starts at 9 p.m. 


Tonight at Element, 4242 Delaware St., the Queer Film Series presents “Paris Is Burning,” the classic documentary about drag queens in 1980s New York City.

The film starts at 6 p.m.

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