Things to do in Denver this weekend, Oct. 26-28

Thomas Evans, also known as Detour, in his studio space at The Temple. (Megan Arellano/Denverite)

Thomas Evans, also known as Detour, in his studio space at The Temple. (Megan Arellano/Denverite)

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Friday

Entertainment

Best bet: One Flew West and Slow Caves Halloween Special. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Best bet: Dragondeer vs. Bowie: 1st Annual Dragondeer Halloween Showdown. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $10-18.

Best bet: Hi-Dive’s Annual Halloween Tribute BlowoutHi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 8:30 p.m. $10.

Best bet: DeCollage Halloween Party. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Best bet: Lucha Libre & LaughsOriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $10-60.

ZHU. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 7:30 p.m. $46.50-89.50.

Kamasi Washington. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $36.50-40.

FIDLAR. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $25-27.

“Bite Size”: An Evening of Micro Theater at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. $35-120.

“Love Never Dies.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $35-120.

“Cannibal! The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $20-25.

Danny Gokey: Hope Encounter Tour. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7 p.m. $25-75.

Thievery Corporation. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 8:30 p.m. $44.50-179.

Eric Hutchinson. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Today’s Paramount. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-14.

Nightmares on Wax Live Band. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $25-30.

LYFTD. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Joyce Manor. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Tall Heights. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $13-15.

Safety Third. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. Free.

Jalan Crossland. Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Final Fridays: October. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

The Democracy. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 7 p.m. $15.

The Ken Walker Sextet. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $10-20.

FreeBear. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 p.m. Free.

Bluebook EP release. Fort Greene Bar, 321 E. 45th Ave. 8 p.m. 

Kenny’s Login. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $8.

Kurt Braunohler. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $24.

Scream Screens: “Killer Clowns From Outer Space.” Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $7-11.50.

Midnight Madness: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: Untitled: Creative Takeover with Thomas ‘Detour’ EvansDenver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 6-10 p.m. Free-$10.

Best bet: “The Gun Chronicles: A Story Of America”: A Pop-Up Live Mural by JR. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 5-9 p.m. Free.

For the family

Best bet: Boxyard Park Community CelebrationBoxyard Park, 2502 Broadway. Noon-1:30 p.m. Free.

Best bet: Green Valley Ranch Movie Night: “Hocus Pocus.” Green Valley Ranch Amphitheater, 4890 Argonne Way. 6-9 p.m. Free.

Fall Break at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free with admission.

Enchanted Hollows. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 6-9:30 p.m. Free-$20.

For your brain

History Mystery Tours at Riverside Cemetery, 5201 Brighton Blvd. 6-8 p.m. $25-28.

Saturday

Food & drink

Best bet: MCA Dinner Society Inspired by Tara Donovan: “Fieldwork.” Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 7-10 p.m. $125.

Best bet: 4th Annual Ratio Halloween + Green Day Tribute Show. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pumpkin Beer Fest. Hops & Pie, 3920 Tennyson St. Noon-11 p.m. 

All Day Halloween Extravaganza. Baere Brewing Co., 320 Broadway. Noon-11 p.m. 

Pancakes with Purnell. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $15.

Triple can release. FERMÆNTRA, 1715 E. Evans Ave. Noon.

Entertainment

Best bet: Dragondeer vs. Bowie: 1st Annual Dragondeer Halloween Showdown. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $10-18.

Best bet: “Bite Size”: An Evening of Micro Theater at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. $35-120.

“Love Never Dies.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35-120.

“Cannibal! The Musical.” Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 7:30 p.m. $20-25.

Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $45-85.

Halloween on the Rocks. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6:30 p.m. $49.95-99.95.

Papadosio. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 7:30 p.m. $20-25.

Spafford. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $25.

Orgōne. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Passenger. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $37.50.

Saintseneca. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9:30 p.m. $13-15.

Whitacre. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Ian Sweet. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $12-14.

Digable Planets. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $30-35.

Brian Fallon. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $29.50-35.

JDirty’s Scrub Hoptoberfest. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Shaky Hand String Band. Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Chime & Rekoil. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Steel Horse Swing. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $10-15.

Ronnie Shellist. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 8:30 p.m. $20.

Kurt Braunohler. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. $24.

Weird Touch dance party. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Helloween Costume Ball. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 9 p.m. $30-200.

Classic Monsters Burlesque. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $13-20.

Comedy Saved the Video Star. Mutiny Information Café, 2 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. 

Midnight Madness: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: Real Life: An Installation. Counterpath, 7935 E. 14th Ave. 7-9 p.m. 

For the family

Best bet: Tennyson Trick or Treat Street & Fall FestivalBerkeley Neighborhood, 35th to 52nd, Federal to Sheridan. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Fall Break at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free with admission.

Enchanted Hollows. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 6-9:30 p.m. Free-$20.

For your brain

History Mystery Tours at Riverside Cemetery, 5201 Brighton Blvd. 6-8 p.m. $25-28.

Sunday

Food & drink

Best bet: Halloween Tailgate and Dog Costume Contest. Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee St. Noon-4 p.m.

Downtown Brunch with the Adam Bodine Trio. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $30.

The Art of Brunch. Art District on Santa Fe. 11 a.m.

Brunch with Reverend Red. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No cover.

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch Sundays. Grandma’s House, 1710 S. Broadway. Noon-10 p.m. Cross-stitching class available for $10 from 1-4 p.m.

Entertainment

Best bet: “Bite Size”: An Evening of Micro Theater at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. $35-120.

Best bet: The Roostercat Crew Presents: “What We Do In The Shadows.” Roostercat Too, 1045 Lincoln St. 8-11 p.m. 

“Love Never Dies.” Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $35-120.

Jay Larson. Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 8 p.m. $20.

Hoobastank. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $32-35.

Bird Talker. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $12-15.

Active Bird Community. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Stop Motion. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Palaye Royale. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7 p.m. $17-125.

The Blaze. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $25-27.

CrankThatFrank. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 11:30 a.m. $15.99-199.99.

Definitely Maybe. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $7.

Space Madness. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. Free.

Polygon Peach. Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 7 p.m. $10-15.

Art Lande ECM Retrospective & Halloween Interpretations. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6 p.m. $15.

Atom Jetty. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $6.

Kurt Braunohler. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7 p.m. $16.

For the family

Fall Break at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free with admission.

Cinderella Storytime with Dancing Princess Parties. Second Star to the Right, 4353 Tennyson St. 1:30-2:30 p.m. $1-3.

For a cause

Platte River Cleanup and Brunch. Patagonia, 1431 15th St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sports

Colorado Rapids vs. FC Dallas, 2:30 p.m.

Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, 11 a.m.


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