Things to do in Denver this weekend, Jan. 4-6

Trent Ripperda, a Waldo or virtual realtity ambassador at Punch Bowl Social Broadway, plays Space Pirates on July 18, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Trent Ripperda, a Waldo or virtual realtity ambassador at Punch Bowl Social Broadway, plays Space Pirates on July 18, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Friday

Food & drink

Kiwi Saison release. Bruz Beers, 1675 W. 67th Ave. Noon-10 p.m. 

Entertainment

Black Sheep Friday: Nicki Minajerie. Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 6-9 p.m. Free-$5.

Lucha Libre & Laughs: Being And Nothingness. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $15-60.

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” with the Colorado Symphony. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $25-99.

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

Local Set Dinner: J Calvin and Zoe Berman. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6 p.m. $50.

Sal Vulcano. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. 

American Aquarium. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $18-20.

Float Like A Buffalo (release). Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 8 p.m. $13-15.

Silver & Smoke and Two Faces West. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

LVDY. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Corsicana. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9 p.m. $10-12.

String Mountain Revival. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Dr. Klaw. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

RitaRita. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 7 p.m. $12.

Sassmouth. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $10-12.

Guilty Pleasures dance party. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $5.

Ski Movie Night. Zuni Street Brewing Company, 2355 W. 29th Ave. 6-10 p.m.

“Pink Tube of Goo” opening reception. Understudy, 890 C 14th St. 7-9 p.m. 

Art

Best bet: First Friday Art Walk. The galleries and studios in Denver’s art districts will leave their doors open after-hours to welcome the curious with wine, beer, special exhibits, demonstrations and music. Your options:

Santa Fe Art District, along Santa Fe drive from Alameda to 12th Avenue.

River North Art District. This one is more spread out. Here’s a gallery list.

Tennyson Street Cultural District, along Tennyson Street from 39th to 45th Avenue.

Winter Break at Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free GA for kids 18 and younger.

Free teacher admission at Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Under 18 always free.)

Open House/Open Mic. Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery, 800 E. 73rd Ave. 7-10 p.m. 

Sports

Colorado Avalanche vs. New York Rangers, 7 p.m. 

Saturday

Entertainment

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” with the Colorado Symphony. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $25-99.

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

Beethoven’s Nightmare. The Studio Loft at Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St. 7:30 p.m. $10.

Chad Prather. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $27.50.

En Vogue. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $4.50-49.50.

Chris Knight. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $$25-27.

SolSatellite (EP release). Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $12-15.

Bayliner. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $10-16.

Dirty Few tour kickoff. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $7.

String Mountain Revival. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Dr. Klaw. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $22-25.

Halfway There (Bon Jovi tribute). Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $15.

Neon Masq. Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. 7 p.m. $15-25.

Who Has The Favor. Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.


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Otis Taylor. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $15-35.

Drew’s Blues and Jazz Boogaloos. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $18.

The Mazlows. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. $8.

Art

Penny admission for Colorado residents at Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St.

Free teacher admission at Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Under 18 always free.)

Winter Break at Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free GA for kids 18 and younger.

For the family

Winter of Reading Kickoff Party. Eugene Field Branch Library, 810 S. University Blvd. 10 a.m.-noon.

Fly Fishing Storytime. BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. 11 a.m.-noon. 

Kids’ cupcake class. My Make Studio, 6460 E. Yale Ave. Noon-2 p.m. $25.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets, 3 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

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

Sunday Funday Bingo. Little Machine Beer, 2924 W. 20th Ave. 4-6 p.m. 

Entertainment

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” with the Colorado Symphony. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 1 p.m. $25-99.

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

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts and Tracksuit Wedding. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 4 p.m. $5.

Halleway. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 8 p.m. $10-12.

Gabriel Kahane. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 8 p.m. $18-20.

Random Temple. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 8:30 p.m. 

“Cinema Twain” film screening with Val Kilmer. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 7:30 p.m. $35-80.

Art

Winter Break at Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free GA for kids 18 and younger.

Free teacher admission at Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Under 18 always free.)

For the family

Winter of Reading Kickoff Party. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library, 1498 Irving St. 10 a.m.-noon.

Arts & crafts

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.


Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Here’s a link to Meetups near Denver. Or you might try MileHighOnTheCheap.com‘s calendar.

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