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The Weekender Guide 

Front Range Activities November 2-4 2018

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The Weekender November 2-4 2018

Parker Engel

Parker is an aspiring Buyer's Broker, currently working as our Field Services Manager and Inside Sales Associate. Parker's focus is customer care...

Parker is an aspiring Buyer's Broker, currently working as our Field Services Manager and Inside Sales Associate. Parker's focus is customer care...

Nov 2 9 minutes read

Friday

Food & drink

Dark Engine and Lightways can and bottle release. Cerebral Brewing Co., 1477 Monroe St. Noon.

Whiskey Barrel-Aged Tart Cherry Pale release. Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St. 3-10 p.m.

Coffee Baltic Porter can release. Crooked Stave, 3350 Brighton Blvd. Noon-10 p.m. 


Entertainment

Entertainment

Note: Normally you’d find a bunch of performances happening at the DCPA here. I generally leave out anything that’s sold out — and this weekend, that’s all of the performances. If you’d like to take a crack at getting into something anyway, here’s the full calendar.

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.

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 9:30 p.m. $10-12.

Tank and The Bangas and Big Freedia. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $27.50-35.

Open Music Sessions feat. Retrofette. Denver Open Media, 700 Kalamath St. 6-10 p.m. Free.

Midnight Madness: “Jurassic Park.” Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St. Midnight. $9.50.

Britton War Requiem. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $15-89.

Straight No Chaser. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 7 p.m. $39.50-59.50.

RUSS. Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. $43.95-64.95.

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

Kruder & Dorfmeister DJ set. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $27.50-30.

Cherub DJ set. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $20-22.

Consider the Source. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $15-18.

King Lil G & Rittz. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $35-39.50.

Sulfur. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 8 p.m. $15-80.

Vatican Vamps. Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. 8 p.m. $10-15.

Freddy Todd and KLL SMTH. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $25-30.

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

Late Set: Heidi Schmidt with Jerry Weiss. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Raul Midón. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 6:30 p.m. $15-30.

Cameron Esposito. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m.  and 9:45 p.m. $28.

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

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.

For families

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

Saturday

Food & drink

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

Mockery Brewing 4th Anniversary Block Party. Mockery Brewing, 3501 Delgany St. Noon-10 p.m. Free.

Descent Into Darkness. Fiction Beer Co., 7101 E. Colfax Ave. 1-11 p.m. 

Beer & Cheese Pairing. FERMÆNTRA, 1715 E. Evans Ave. Noon-11 p.m. 

Entertainment

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.-11 p.m. $12-16 for regular screenings, $8-11 for weekday matinees, $16-20 for special presentations, $20-65 for Red Carpet screenings.

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

Britton War Requiem. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 7:30 p.m. $15-89.

Rob Bell. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 8 p.m. $30-60.

Local Dinner Set: Venture Still and Paul Frost. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. 6 p.m. $50.

Alex Grey & Allyson Grey present Deities and Demons Ball. Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 N. Clarkson St. 7 p.m. $25-75.

Cherub. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $26-30.

Mountain Man. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $23-25.

Tera Melos and Mouse on the Keys. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $17-20.

Spite. Lost Lake, 3602 E. Colfax Ave. 7:30 p.m. $17-20.

Sure Sure and Wilderado. Globe Hall, 4483 Logan St. 9:30 p.m. $15-17.

CT-X. Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway. 9 p.m. $10.

DeadPhish Orchestra feat. John Kadlecik of Further. Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. 9 p.m. $20-25.

ALO and Tea Leaf Green. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St. 8 p.m. $20-22.

After the Burial. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 6:30 p.m. $10-20.

Kronology. The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave. 9 p.m. $10-15.

The Al Hood Quintet: Remembering Clifford Brown. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $18.

Late Set: Annie Booth. Nocturne, 1330 27th St. 11 p.m. Free.

Fabian Almazan Trio. Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St. 7 p.m. $18-25.

Bud Bronson & The Good Timers album release. Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St. 9 p.m. $10.

Cameron Esposito. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St. 7:30 p.m.  and 9:45 p.m. $28.

Arts

Penny admission for Colorado residents at Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

28th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show. Abend Gallery, 1412 Wazee St. 6-9 p.m.

For families

Night at the Museums. Find the list of participating museums and suggested museum-hopping routes through the link. 5-10 p.m. Free.

Dia de los Muertos Celebration. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

National Bison Day at Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with admission.

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

For a cause

26th Annual Backcountry Bash. Great Divide Barrel Bar, 3403 Brighton Blvd. 6-10 p.m. $45-100.

Sports

Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz, 7 p.m.

Sunday

Food & drink

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

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.

Britton War Requiem. Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. 1 p.m. $15-89.

“One Path: The Race to Save Mongolia’s Giant Salmonids”: A conservation film event in support of The Taimen Fund. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 5:30 p.m. $30.

Wild Nothing. Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. 8 p.m. $25-27.

The Alarm. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave. 4 p.m. $25-40.

The Catcalls. Lion’s Lair, 2022 E. Colfax Ave. 9 p.m. $6.

Brandon Rogers. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway. 2 p.m. $30-60.

10th Annual Dark Goddess Festival. Mercury Café, 2199 California St. 1-4 p.m.

For families

Kids Cupcake Decorating Class. My Make Studio, 6460 E. Yale Ave. 2-3:30 p.m. $25.

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

Sports

Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texans, 2:05 p.m.

Something completely different

Best bet: Brujeria Feminista and Andean Medicine by La Loba Loca. Barnum (location disclosed at time of purchase). 1-6 p.m. $60-185.

Hex Your Ex. Brewability Lab, 12445 E. 39th Ave. 6-9 p.m. $20.

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