Things to do in Denver this weekend, Nov. 9-11

Panther Martin plays the Skylark Lounge during the UMS, July 28, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Panther Martin plays the Skylark Lounge during the UMS, July 28, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Entertainment

Best bet: Denver Film Festival. Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. and UA Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St. 1 p.m.-2 a.m. $12-16 for regular screenings, $8-11 for weekday matinees, $16-20 for special presentations, $20-65 for Red Carpet screenings.

Best bet: “La Traviata.” Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $25-225.

Best bet: “The Humans.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $25.

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

Super Diamond. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $26.50-30.

Evan + Zane. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15-17.

Voodoo Dead. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $39.50-45.

Zeta June. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-15.

Glacial Tomb album release. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Low Cut Connie. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $15-17.

Satsang. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-25.

Late Night Radio Live Band album release. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Honky Tonk at the Opera: 5 and Dimers. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $5.

7Horse. 3 Kings Tavern, 60 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

The Art of Blakey by the Brian Saxton Quintet. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $16.

Late Set: Paul Musso. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Benny Benack III. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $15-20.

Street Ritual 10 Year Showcase. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $10-20.

In/PLANES. Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St. 9 p.m. $11-24.

Tiffany Jenkins: This Show Is Awkward AF. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $34.50.

Starfish: Italo Disco. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. Free.

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

Jello Biafra’s Incredibly Strange Dance Party. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15.

Midnight Madness: “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Art

Best bet: Black Sheep Friday: Slinky OlympicsMuseum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 6-9 p.m. Free-$5.

“Natural Occurrences” opening reception. Walker Fine Art Gallery Contemporary Art Denver, 300 W. 11th Ave. 5-9 p.m.

For the family

Free day at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. Noon-4 p.m. 

For your brain

An Evening with Noam Chomsky. The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St. 7 p.m. $5-15.

For a cause

Tunes For Barrett -10th Anniversary Party. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 6 p.m. $20.

Sports

Best bet: Denver Nuggets vs. Brooklyn Nets, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Food & drink

Best bet: Goodbye to Govs GatheringGovnr’s Park Tavern, 672 Logan St. 2 p.m.-2 a.m.

Best bet: Mac N’ Cheese Cook-Off. Copper Kettle Brewing Company, 1338 S. Valentia St. 3-7 p.m. 

4th Anniversary Party. Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St. 10 a.m.-midnight.

Cookie + Beer Pairing Fundraiser. Crazy Mountain Brewery, 471 Kalamath St. 2-5 p.m. $20.

Entertainment

Best bet: Denver Film FestivalSie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. and UA Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St. 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. $12-16 for regular screenings, $8-11 for weekday matinees, $16-20 for special presentations, $20-65 for Red Carpet screenings.

Best bet: Wheelchair Sports Camp, The Milk Blossoms and Eyebeams. Next Stage Gallery, 1025 13th St. 9 p.m. Free-$5.

Best bet: SPELLSLost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Xanadu. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 7:30 p.m. $46.

“The Humans.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 7:30 p.m. $25.

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

Opera on Tap: Almost All Of…”Der Freischutz.” Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 6 p.m. $5.

Lettuce with the Colorado Symphony. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $39-89.

The Menzingers. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $25-30.


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Tyler Childers. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $23-26.

Voodoo Dead. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $39.50-45.

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Cloud Catcher. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9:30 p.m. $10.

Sonic Blossom. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom and Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

Beartooth. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:30 p.m. $25-200.

Perpetual Groove and Kung Fu. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 8 p.m. $20-25.

Rozwell. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $13-15.

Pink Hawks Fiesta de Scorpio. Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

Gabriel Mervine plays Clifford Brown. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $17.

Drew Zaremba 5tet. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $15.

Elephant Wrecking Ball. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 9:30 p.m. $5.

Shadow People. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $15-20.

Richard Shindell and Gretchen Peters. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave. 8 p.m. $23-25.

Den Mother. Skylark Lounge, 140 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. 

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

Midnight Madness: “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Jello Biafra’s Incredibly Strange Dance Party. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $15.

Art

Best bet: “Not Even Human” opening reception. RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St. 6-9 p.m.

For the family

Best bet: Denver Veterans Day Parade & Festival. Civic Center Park. 10 a.m.-noon.

Best bet: Children’s Day International Film FestivalBug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wake + Make family open workshop. The Craftsman & Apprentice, 1325 E. 22nd Ave. 9-10 a.m. $18.

“Narwhal & Jelly” Celebration. Children’s Library – Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For your brain

Best bet: Community Curation: Polly McLean, University of Colorado. We Know Because We Looked: Archiving the Black Past and Preserving the Future. Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, 2401 Welton St. 2 p.m. Free.

Best bet: I Am Denver Storytelling LabDenver Public Library, 10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy. 9 a.m.-noon. Registration required.

Denver Immersive Summit. CU Denver Science Building, Lawrence St. and Speer Blvd. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free-$25.

Sunday

Food & drink

Veteran’s Day Beer and Cookie Pairing. Mockery Brewing, 3501 Delgany St. 2-5 p.m. $16.

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.

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: Denver Film Festival. Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. and UA Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St. 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. $12-16 for regular screenings, $8-11 for weekday matinees, $16-20 for special presentations, $20-65 for Red Carpet screenings.

Best bet: “La Traviata.” Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 2 p.m. $25-225.

Best bet: “The Humans.” Curious Theatre Co., 1080 Acoma St. 2 p.m. $25.

Best bet: Cloud Nothings. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $18-20.

Xanadu. Garner Galleria Theatre, 1101 13th St. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $46.

Vienna Boys Choir. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 2:30 p.m. $20-94.

Hairball. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $29.50-39.50.

Tyler Childers. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $23-26.

Mr. Jackson’s Neighborhood. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Nathan Palmer. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Afton Showcase feat. THE JU$TICE LEAGUE. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 6:30 p.m. $12-15.

Like Moths To Flames. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7 p.m. $15-100.

Cro-Mags and EyeHateGod. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $20-22.

Papa J. Ruiz. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 8 p.m. $15.

Art

Best bet: Music in the Galleries: Park/Reaves Duo. Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 1-3 p.m. Free with admission.

For the family

Best bet: Children’s Day International Film FestivalBug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 6 p.m. 


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