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Art & Museum Exhibits
Thru Feb 16 | 1 pm - 4 pm | Niza Knoll Gallery LLC
As our nation’s leadership shifts its environmental priorities from protection to exploitation, it is critical, now more than ever, for citizens to appreciate and explore the treasured landscapes that have inspired inhabitants of our continent for centuries. To that end, artist Topher Straus chose to use the vast National Park system, established 150 years ago, as a blueprint for his unconventional representational landscapes featured in a new exhibit at Niza Knoll Gallery entitled “The Parks”.
Straus highlights popular vistas through spectacular 30” x 60” paintings on metal with the goal of providing a personal and rich experience for the viewer, much like when visiting the parks themselves. The show runs January 11 through February 16, 2019 at 915 Santa Fe Drive with the public invited to view and purchase work at an Artist’s reception during the Third Friday Art Walk on January 18, 5-8 pm and during regular gallery Winter hours, Wednesday through Saturday 1-4 pm, First and Third Friday 4-8 pm and by appointment.

Thru Feb 28 | Free| Cherry Creek shopping Mall
In honor of Black History Month, Cherry Creek Shopping Center is celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. 
Stop by Grand Court to experience the Me & The Dream Exhibit now through February 28.

Thru Mar 3 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Denver Art Museum | Gen. Adm.
Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the House of Dior's enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of 150 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior's vision into the 21st century.

Thru Apr 7 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Colorado Springs fine Arts Center| Gen. Adm.
Letterpress printer Amos P. Kennedy, Jr. will be teaching a 9-day letterpress workshop at The Press at Colorado College in January of 2019. The workshop will be an open-ended experiment in the public, collaborative nature of letterpress printing. According to Amos, this show will be: “A lot of sheets of paper with ink on them. These sheets of paper are evidence of the process of making unintentional marks intentional.” The workshop and exhibition at the FAC are part of a year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Press at Colorado College.

Thru May 19 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Denver Art Museum | Gen. Adm.
See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures.
Stampede creates an opportunity for visitors to discover and consider the role animals play through themes such as personal connections with animals, how animal materials have been used in art, how animals are used to tell stories or represent political ideas, and how artists use animals in imaginative ways. It includes visitor favorites such as a four-faced Hamat's Mask, Deborah Butterfield’s horse sculptures, artworks by Frederic Remington and Georgia O’Keeffe, as well as rarely seen works.

Thru May 26 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Longmont Museum | Gen. Adm.
The Ansel Adams: Early Works exhibit at the Longmont Museum focuses on the photographer’s masterful small prints taken earlier in his career, from the 1920s into the 1950s.
By capturing the abject power of nature, Adams changed our understanding of landscape photography, solidifying it as a legitimate form of modern art.

Thru Aug 16 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | CU South Denver | Gen. Adm.
In the wild world around us, everything is connected. Curious Connections in Nature delves into these connections through hands-on activities, multi-media displays and specimens from the Museum's collection.
The exhibition highlights symbiosis in our bodies, our backyards and beyond.
Discover the role of the prairie dog in Colorado's grasslands. Learn about the microbes we host in our bodies. Explore the amazing world of lichens, diatoms, and much more. The scientists who study these animals are profiled in the exhibit and you can learn about their important work.

Thru Dec 9 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Gen. Adm.
Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in air.
In Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure, you'll travel through our solar system faster than the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons.

Thru Dec 12 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Denver Museum of Nature & Science | Gen. Adm.
There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end. It's at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos … and our imaginations.
In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole. Mathematical equations, cutting-edge science, and Einstein's theories fill in holes along the way, providing the most complete picture yet on this mysterious phenomenon. Can you feel the pull?

Thru Dec 31 | 10:00 am - 6 pm | Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center | Gen. Adm.
The art works presented in three galleries highlight some of the most celebrated work by indigenous and Latina/o artists in the FAC’s permanent collection. Within an overall chronological flow, the galleries focus on three periods of time spanning over 150 years: mid-19th Century, 1930s, and late 20th century to the present. This exhibition explores individual stylistic movements, artists, and topics such as colonial encounters, art markets, and creative innovation, among other subjects. Art works in these galleries will be periodically rotated in an effort to feature a wide range of artworks from the FAC’s extensive collection.
Feb 15 | 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm | Denver Improv
Feb 16 | 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm | Denver Improv
Feb 17 | 7:30 pm | Denver Improv
Carmen Lynch is based in NYC and has been featured on a string of late night shows including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Late Show with David Letterman. In 2017 Carmen performed a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show "Lynched" and has traveled extensively performing for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait and as well as in Spanish-speaking countries doing stand up in Spanish. Her comedy album "Dance Like You Don't Need the Money" was reviewed by The New York Times as "one of five to stream" and was voted the #1 comedy album in 2017 by SiriusXM. Her schedule and videos and can be found on carmenlynch.com.

Feb 15 | 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm | Comedy Works South
Feb 16 | 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm | Comedy Works South
Feb 17 | 7:00 pm | Comedy Works South
Single, dating or married we can all agree that laughing to cutting edge comics is a great way to celebrate love. Join Comedy Works South and national touring headliner Nick Guerra for Valentine’s weekend. Nick made his stand-up late-night debut on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. He is also an audience favorite from NBC’s Last Comic Standing, won the 2015 NBC Stand Up Showcase, and made his Comedy Central debut on Gabriel Iglesias’ Stand Up Revolution. Valentine's packages available.

Feb 15 | 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm | Comedy Works 
Feb 16 |7:30 pm & 9:45 pm | Comedy Works 
Single, dating or married we can all agree that laughing to cutting edge comics is a great way to celebrate love. Valentine’s Day is a “win, win” for everyone at Comedy Works Downtown with national touring headliner Chris Distefano. He performed his stand-up on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC and Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. Distefano has also performed a half-hour set on Comedy Central’s The Half Hour. Valentine's packages available. 

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Barkley’s Friday Night Improv Jam is an open invitation for you (yes, you!) to COME PLAY on the Voodoo stage with some of Denver’s most supportive improvisers. Put your name in the hat by 6:50, and you’ll be cast on a one-time team for the 7:00 show that same night! Every week we also invite one of Denver’s best improvisers to play with all of the groups. It’s FREE to watch, FREE to play, and ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, so come on and slam!

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm & 9:00 pm | Dairy Arts Center
With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage. Tom is the new Head Writer and regular performer for the nationally syndicated radio show, "Live From Here," the latest incarnation of the legendary radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion," and his first book, "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas" is available for pre-order and will be released on June 5, 2018 from St Martin’s Press. A regular on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan, Tom’s third hour-long stand-up special, Human Mule, premiered on Amazon and Hulu on March 9, 2017. Tom’s first two, critically acclaimed hour-long specials were directed by Rob Zombie: Tom Papa: Freaked Out (2013) and Tom Papa Live in New York City (2011). Tom is host of the hit podcast and SiriusXM show, Come to Papa, a weekly, hour-long show featuring Tom exploring the funny side of life, occasionally with guests like Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld. On the small screen Tom was seen alongside Clive Owen in two episodes of The Knick; he co-starred with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO film, Behind the Candelabra and he guest starred on The Jim Gaffigan Show and Inside Amy Schumer. Tom was seen in Chris Rock’s film, Top Five, he starred opposite Matt Damon in the Steven Soderbergh film, The Informant, and he appeared in Analyze That opposite Robert DeNiro.

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Colorado ‘s ORIGINAL unscripted  musical comedy  team! Based on the suggestion of a title from the audience, the performers of Hit and Run: Musical Improv create an unscripted hour-long Broadway-style comedy musical from scratch. HNR features live accompaniment, dancing, soaring ballads, and more emotional outbursts than  Rent  and The  Phantom Of The Opera  combined. Sondheim and Lloyd Webber take years to write a musical, but HNR creates a brand new one every week. You won’t want to miss it!

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Makeshift Shakespeare  pays homage to the Bard himself! The absurdity of Shakespeare’s comedies, the misfortune of his tragedies, and the yesteryears of his histories are all performed in a nightly original production by these brainy improvisers. Denver has never seen anything quite like it! “All-male, all-Shakespeare, all the time,” says director Shannon Wood Rothenberg. Theater-goers will find their intellects heartily entertained and their wit vigorously stimulated by the unlimited possibilities of improvisation coupled with the richness of William Shakespeare’s legacy.

Feb 15 | 10:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Voodoo’s resident short-form improv show!

Feb 15 | 11:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Let’s sing some thangs! We’re bringing back karaoke at the Voodoo one special Friday a month! Come early for the comedy and stay for the after-party – we get started after the last show of the night! Full bar, speciality cocktails, fabulous props and the best hosts in town!

Feb 16 | 7:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Whose HAND is it anyway?
Munthly and his puppet pals perform the improv you’ve seen like you’ve never seen before. This fast-paced show features some of Denver’s quickest minds and strongest hands with special guests, surprise cameos, and lots and lots of characters.

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
SMOOTH will draw from real life experiences and turn them into a hilariously wild improvised show. SMOOTH features five of Denver’s finest including Tom Smaldone, Mel Evans, Steve O’Neill, Jack Mudd and Kimberly Kutt.

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
The only thing this group loves more than improvising scenes is making fun of each other in these hilarious scenes! Pro Play takes an audience suggestion and runs with that to improvise scenes. The twist, mid scene they will break to evaluate what is going on in the scene and really call each other out to have fun! Always a crowd pleaser, Pro Play features some of Denver’s most talented improvisors.

Feb 16 | 10:00 pm | VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Presenting Denver’s ONLY improv cagematch! Hosted by Hot Nap, this weekly competition pits two improv teams against each other for fame and glory. Based on audience votes, the winning team will receive a shot at our GRAND PRIZE of $500 IN CASH!

Thru Dec 13 | 11:00 pm | Dangerous Theatre
Every 2nd Friday at 11PM is the Dangerously Late LATE SHOW. A late night grab bag of entertainment, coffee and desserts. Maybe wine, too.
Hosted by Winnie and Dan the man, the myth, the legend. There will be special guests at every show along with performances by Denver locals. Check the website or the Dangerous Theatre Facebook page for current line up. 18+ at this event. Patrons 21+ welcome to bring your own beer or wine. (No liquor). Coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks are provided for spare change donations. Winnie will always have special desserts for audience members at the Dangerously Late LATE SHOW. This event is pay-what-you-can with cash donations collected at the end of the show.
Concerts & Music
Friday, February 15, 2019

Feb 15| 5:00 pm |  Longshots Bar & Grill

Feb 15| 5:30 pm |  The Burns Pub

Feb 15| 6:00 pm |  Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium

Feb 15| 6:00 pm |  Perry's Steakhouse

Feb 15 | 6:30 pm |  International Wine & Spirits Guild

Feb 15 | 6:30 pm |  Marquis Theater

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Paramount Theatre

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Monkey Barrel

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Caffe Sole

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Paramount Theatre

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Aviation Club Colorado, E's Just Good Eats

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Marquis Theater

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm |  Herman's Hideaway

Feb 15 | 7:30 pm |  The Buffalo Rose

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm |  Summit Music Hall

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm |  Your Mom's House

Feb 15| 8:00 pm |  Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm |  In The Zone

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm |  Takoda Tavern

Feb 15| 8:00 pm |   Zio Romolo's Alley Bar

Feb 15 | 8:00 pm |  Moes BBQ and Bowling

Feb 15| 8:00 pm |  The Soiled Dove Underground

Feb 15| 8:00 pm |  The Hangover Bar

Feb 15| 8:00 pm | Three Kings Tavern

Feb 15 | 8:30 pm |  Teller's Bar

Feb 15 | 8:30 pm |  Lion's Lair

Feb 15 | 8:30 pm | Grizzly Rose Saloon and Dance Emporium

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Gothic Theatre

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm | Ogden Theatre

Feb 15| 9:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  The Fox Theatre

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  The Bluebird Theater

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm | The Church - Seven Candles

Feb 15| 9:00 pm |  The Black Box

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Temple Denver

Feb 15| 9:00 pm | Three Kings Tavern

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Larimer Lounge

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Q's Pub & Grille

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Be On Key's Psychedelic Ripple

Feb 15 | 9:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 15| 9:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 15| 10:00 pm |  Fatter Eskil

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Feb 16 | 6:00 pm | Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Feb 16 | 6:00 pm | Lincoln Station Music

Feb 16 | 6:00 pm | Barrels and Bottles

Feb 16| 7:00 pm |  Officers Club

Feb 16| 7:00 pm |  Monkey Barrel

Feb 16 | 7:00 pm |  Broomfield Auditorium

Feb 16 | 7:00 pm |  Tennyson's Tap
Feb 16 | 7:00 pm |  Hermans Hideaway

Feb 16 | 7:00 pm | Summit Music Hall

Feb 16 | 7:30 pm | The Buffalo Rose

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Moes BBQ and Bowling

Feb 16| 8:00 pm | Swallow Hill Music Hall

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | The Fillmore Auditorium

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Syntax Physic Opera

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Marquis Theater

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm |  Stary Maneż

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm |  Swallow Hill Music - Tuft Theatre

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm |  Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm |  Lost Lake Lounge

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Takoda Tavern

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Meadowlark Bar

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Morrison's Holiday Bar

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Swallow Hill - Daniels Hall

Feb 16 | 8:00 pm | Gennaro's Lounge

Feb 16| 8:30 pm |  Boulder Theater

Feb 16 | 8:30 pm |  The Fox Theatre

Feb 16 | 8:30 pm |  Grizzly Rose Saloon and Dance Emporium

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Gothic Theatre

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Ogden Theatre

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  The Bluebird Theater

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Ophelia's Electric Soapbox

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  The Black Box

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Hi-Dive

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Summit Music Hall

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm | Q's Pub & Grille

Feb 16| 9:00 pm | Lincoln's Road House

Feb 16| 9:00 pm | Be On Key's Psychedelic Ripple

Feb 16| 9:00 pm | Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 16| 9:30 pm | The Englewood Tavern

Feb 16| 9:30 pm | Larimer Lounge

Feb 16 | 10:00 pm | Temple Denver

Feb 16 | 10:00 pm | The Soiled Dove Underground

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Feb 17 | 12:01 pm |  Dirty Dogs Roadhouse

Feb 17| 6:30 pm | The Roxy Theater

Feb 17| 6:30 pm | The Venue

Feb 17| 7:30 pm | Pepsi Center

Feb 17| 8:00 pm | Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 17| 8:00 pm | Larimer Lounge

Feb 17| 8:00 pm | Hermans Hideaway

Feb 17| 7:30 pm | The Fillmore Auditorium

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Larimer Lounge

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  The Bluebird Theater

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Lion's Lair

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Mercury Café

Feb 17 | 8:00 pm |  Hermans Hideaway

Feb 17 | 9:00 pm |  Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium
Theatre & Performances
Feb 15| 7:30 pm | PACE Center
In an evening devoted to the evocation of earthbound and heavenly longing, desire, and love, harpists Janet Harriman and Don Hilsberg join the PSO in “The Passion of Angels,” and other fervent movements.  

Feb 15 |7:30 pm | Broomfield Auditorium
A revved-up story of star-crossed lovers, Bat Out Of Hell The Musical has a story written  by Steinman and Stuart Beattie, along with music and lyrics by Steinman. Strat is a wild-at-heart biker living in Obsidian, a post- apocalyptic  Manhattan. The evil Falco controls the streets.

Feb 15 |7:30 pm | Broomfield Auditorium
Featuring Copland's Rodeo and Hoe-Down, as well as Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Overture to Candide. A composition by local composer Alan Markowitz will also be performed. We'll be joined by special guests Dance Arts Studio.

Thru Feb 15 | 7:30 pm | Grafenberg Theater
Each quarter, Genre-ly Speaking will present a different genre improv show. This quarter catch an improvised hospital drama with a new story every week.

Feb 15 | 7:30 pm |  1st Plymouth Congregational Church
Feb 16 | 7:30 pm |  Augustana Lutheran Church
Experience the connection between music and the way we think. Ponder the classic works of Dvorak’s Legend, Ellington’s Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,and more in a mindful collaboration with guest conductor Maestro Debashish Chaudhuri and magician Trenton Gunsolley. This program is sure to blow your mind!

Feb 16 | 7:00 pm | First Unitarian Church
A concert by Electric Athena"Romance and Heartbreak at the Cafe"Raven Underwood (violin), Liz Gergel (cello) and Chappell Kingsland (piano)   The piano trio is a remarkably versatile ensemble, important to the classical and jazz repertoire and now to the growing movement of instrumental rock music. This program covers all three genres, starting with a Romantic-era masterwork, Fanny Mendelssohn's tempestuous Piano Trio in D minor. The delights of Parisian jazz circa 1920 are evoked in Paul Schoenfeld's popular Café Music. Virtuoso rock arrangements of great songs by Michael Jackson, Sting, Adele, U2, Ariana Grande and others bring us up to the present day. Join us for an unforgettable performance by Denver's genre-bending trio, Electric Athena! 

Thru Feb 16 | Various| Postal code 80211
The All New 2019 Edition of GARDEN BROS CIRCUS is Coming!
This year’s show is packed with breathtaking special effects, concert style sound and lighting and 3 RINGS bursting with excitement, laughter and memories that families will always cherish. The very best performers from over 22 countries make up this action jammed, fast paced 100 minute performance in a Theatrical European 3 RING setting, featuring the Crazy Kambarov Horse Riderz, Daring Aerial Artists, Human Pyramid, ELEPHANTS, Motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, Contortionists, the Funniest Clowns, Jugglers as seen on America’s Got Talent, not enough room to list anymore!!!

Thru Feb 16 | 7:30 pm| Postal code 80211
The longest running off-Broadway revue in history has been revised for the 21st century! This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as 'the relationship.' Act I explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while Act II reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, trips in the family car and pick-up techniques of the geriatric set. This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance, to those who have dared to ask, 'Say, what are you doing Saturday night?' The 2018 version features two new songs, revised lyrics and dialogue throughout the show to reflect dating in modern times.

Thru Feb 16 |Varies | Curious Theatre Company
The squabbling editorial assistants at one of New York’s most prestigious magazines are all chasing the same dream: a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn 30. When an ordinary day at the office suddenly becomes a living nightmare, two survivors transform the experience into career-making stories.
Which one of them will get to own the truth? In this “whip-smart satire of fear and loathing” (New York Times)—a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist—MacArthur “Genius” Branden Jacobs-Jenkins skewers the cutthroat, opportunistic culture of modern media.

Feb 16| 7:30 pm | First Universalist Church of Denver
World Premiere of Michael Frank's dynamic new choral and orchestral work accompanied by narrations by Alan Lightman from his novel "Mr. g", projected photographs by Wendi Schneider, and shadow dance and special effects by Theatre Artibus. Part of the proceeds will benenfit "Bringing Music to Life", the instrument drive people. The evening will also include a first half performance by the wonderful Denver a cappella group Euphony. There will be a VIP reception before the performance that includes a book signing by Alan Lightman sponsored by the Tattered Cover Book Store, photographic display by Wendi Schneider, and opportunities to meet Theatre Artibus founder Meghan Frank and Buba Basishvili, and Steve Blatt , ED of Bringing Music to Life.

Feb 17| 2:00 pm |  Broomfield Auditorium
Treat yourself and someone special to a magical afternoon of love themes that sing, soar, swing. delight and whisper. Band musicians will solo on a variety of instruments, and guest trombonist Dr. David Ellis will perform the contemporary trombone concerto "Colors"--a must-see for any trombonist and music lover! From classic love songs to Latin-inspired arrangements, a Dvořák piece, selections from "Porgy and Bess," pop tunes and more, this concert is sure to warm your heart!

Feb 17 | 3:00 pm | Newman Center for Performing Arts
Although they have often remained hidden, there are larger stories embedded in song cycles that appear throughout their early modern, modern and post-modern history. This lecture-recital will not only feature the exquisite music of the great German Romantics, Schubert and Schumann, it will also provide a new look at the way they wove fascinating and compelling stories out of a series of beautiful art songs.

Feb 17 | 3:00 pm | Mercury Café
Rachid Halihal & Souhail Kaspar in Denver! (the show is on Sunday 2/17th only. There will be rhythm workshops on Sat 2/16th. Text me if you need info.) Rachid on Arabic violin, oud, and his amazing voice, accompanied by Souhail on darbuka and riq, and by other musicians. Playing in concert and for dance performances by: Sadie Marquardt, Eva, Carlyn, and Kaori~ and plenty of music for:

Feb 17 | 4:00 pm | Augustana Lutheran Church
In this performance, Anima Chamber Ensemble reflects on our shared experiences on this beautiful planet featuring Jonathan Dove's The Passing of the Year, Z. Randall Stroope's Northwest Passage, and much more! We are thrilled to welcome high school choirs from Grandview High School and Rock Canyon High School! Through this partnership, we hope to continue our mission of inspiring young students to continue singing throughout their lifetime.

Feb 17 | 6:30 pm | New Dawn Center for Spiritual Living

Feb 17 | 7:30 pm | Norton Theatre
In this comedy from the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright of Ruined, Lynn Nottage draws upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny and irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood. By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career. When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a surprising and controversial legacy that scholars will debate for years to come.

Thru Feb 17 |Varies | Vintage Theatre
A sharp look into the nature of romantic relationships, Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” starts in 1977 when long time lovers Jerry and Emma meet after her marriage to her husband Robert dissolves, and then backtracks all the way to 1968 when their affair first began.
As the years spin backwards, a complex web of secrets about the trio emerges and calls into question the nature of their intimacy -- as friends, as partners, as spouses. 

Thru Feb 17 |Varies | Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center
Could you be dining with a killer? Named "Best Dinner Show" in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a four-course dinner at the Embassy Suites. And since this comedic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll have no way of knowing whether someone at your table is just another guest or one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect ... including you! The event starts out with a reception featuring passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by the meal, which includes salad, choice of entree and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. The top sleuth even wins a prize package at the end of the evening -- not to mention serious bragging rights.

Thru Feb 23 | 7:30 pm |  The Bakery Arts Warehouse Denver
Pandemic Collective, a non-profit horror theatre company in Denver, is terrified to present Another Night Of Grand Guignol!
Le Théâtre du Grand-Guignol was a Victorian theatre in Paris that specialized in showcasing the most stylized, gory and shocking horror theatre in the world. Founded in melodrama, the Grand Guignol’s plays were meant to stun and terrorize audiences; and the theatre even boasted an on-staff doctor to resuscitate victimized patrons. Our fourth presentation of Grand Guignol will showcase two timeless scripts originally performed in the 1900's, revived for a second life in Denver with a Valentine’s Day twist and underscored with live music by George Sepmeier.

Thru Feb 24 | Varies| Ricketson Theatre
When Monique and her 10-year-old daughter Samantha show up unexpectedly on her sister’s Brooklyn doorstep, it shakes up Rachel and her partner Nadima’s orderly New York lifestyle.
Monique is on the run from deep trouble and brings their family’s Southern roots with her, grabbing hold of Rachel’s life more ferociously than she could have ever imagined. Poetic, powerful and remarkably funny, this 2017 Colorado New Play Summit featured play explores the struggle between the responsibilities that are expected of us and the choices we actually end up making. 

Thru Feb 24 | 7:30 pm |  Stage Theatre
The costumes. The drama. The romance of the century.
Love holds the power to bind us together or tear us apart, and no one knows better than Countess Anna Karenina. As a noblewoman and socialite, her glamorous lifestyle shrouds her unhappy marriage. But everything changes when she meets the dashing army officer Count Vronsky. She risks her social status, marriage, friends and family for the thrill of forbidden love. Anna Karenina uses the romantic backdrop of Tsarist Russia to tell a turbulent tale of passion and betrayal, dreams chased and lost, and the consequences of getting swept off your feet. Helmed by Artistic Director Chris Coleman, this lush, modern adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece brings the opulent setting and heart-wrenching story to life.

Thru Mar 1 | Varies| Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
The Grafenberg Players will improvise sketch premises developed only 2 HOURS before the show. You will see new ideas and scenes every week. All ages are welcome, but content is uncensored. Come enjoy the hilarity that will undoubtedly ensue!

Thru Mar 3 | Varies| Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in dire need of funds and decide to put on a variety show. Here we meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head.

Thru Mar 3 | Varies| Miners Alley Playhouse
“Lost in Yonkers” is a coming-of-age story set in Yonkers, New York. Simon's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play centers around two brothers, Arty and Jay, who live with their grandmother and their mentally challenged Aunt Bella, while their father travels, desperately trying to scrape enough money together while working as a salesman to pay off his debts to a loan shark, and their mother has died of cancer. These young boys will learn lessons about love, responsibility and the importance of family that will carry them into adulthood.

Thru Mar 10 | 7:30 pm | Space Theatre
A World Premiere play by Itamar Moses, author of The Band's Visit, which received ten 2018 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
For screenwriter Eli, an offer to finally create his own TV show should be the ultimate culmination of his goals, but instead shocks him into wondering why he had those dreams in the first place. Armed with a new sense of spiritual clarity, he sets out on a quest to serve up some hard truths to his coworkers, family, exes and friends. What could possibly go wrong? A lively world premiere about the lies we tell to protect ourselves and how the tiniest gestures can have deep impact on those around us.

Thru Mar 10 |Varies | Dinner Theatre At Midtown Arts Center
Sweet Ruby, from her faraway hometown, has come to make it big on Broadway in NYC. A chance meeting with Dick, a boy from home (an ambitious songwriter), leads to Dick saving Ruby’s doomed Broadway show with a smash tune, as she becomes a star. A musical comedy spoof of the great musicals of the 1930s.

Thru Mar 17 | Varies| Arvada Center For The Arts & Humanities
“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
Thirteen-year-old Anne Frank wrote to understand herself and the horrors of being Jewish in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. In doing so she created one of the most powerful stories of the 20th century. Her diary was the one place for privacy in her attic hiding place. It holds her fears, her hopes, her laughter, her grief. Her belief that “in spite of everything, people are truly good at heart” has moved readers for more than seventy years. In Wendy Kesselman’s adaptation we meet the full Anne; imperfect, funny, longing to become a woman and hopeful for a future she will never see.Genre: Drama.

Thru Mar 24 | Varies| Vintage Theatre Productions
This is the hilarious story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by—you guessed it—eliminating the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way. All the while Monty has to juggle his mistress, his fiancée and the constant threat of landing behind bars! Of course, it will all be worth it if he can slay his way to his inheritance… and be done in time for tea!

Thru Mar 30 | Varies | BDT Stage (Boulder's Dinner Theatre)
The Disney Princesses meets Real Housewives. The original fairy tale princesses are none too happy with the exploitation they’ve suffered in today’s films, books and dolls. Snow White and her angry band of storybook friends are ‘storming the castle’ in order to take their lives back! Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Hua Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas and more unite! Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm.
A musical comedy satire where happily ever after isn’t as happy for the princesses as they wanted and they have some things to say. Disenchanted! was nominated for a 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and a 2015 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Musical.
Disenchanted! features adult themes, and mature situations. It is a satire and it is funny…for grown-ups.

Thru Apr 28 | Varies |Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar
Xanadu  follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 ...

Thru Apr 28 | Varies |Bug Theatre Company
Denver dances with the Amazing Acro-cats! 
The Amazing Acro-cats Featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats are a troupe of touring performing house cats. This one-of-a-kind, two hour long purrformance features talented domesticated house cats roll on balls, ride skateboards, jump through hoops, and more! 
The finale is the only all-cat band in the entire world - Tuna and the Rock Cats! The current band lineup features Nola on guitar, Asti on drums, Nue on keyboard, and NOW some brand new members: Ahi on woodblocks and Albacore on cowbell, Buggles on trumpet, and Oz on Saxophone. There is even a chicken - Cluck Norris - rockin’ the tambourine! 

Find more weekend activities at    www.denver.org
Dining & Nightlife
Feb 15 | 11:00 am | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
Join us at Dazzle @ Baur's every Friday from 11:30am -1:30pm for a stellar lunchtime performance with the preeminent ladies of the Denver jazz community performing in the piano duo format. Enjoy Dazzle's fantastic lunch menu while celebrating the individual, unique voices of the women in jazz and the masterful musical ideas and perspectives they share.
No Cover
Feb 15 – Camilla Vaitaitis
Feb 22 – Tenia Nelson

Feb 15 | 7:00 pm | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
Ben and Think Free focus on melody, groove and texture in equal measures, engaging in the kind of group interplay that has become a hallmark of Ben’s style. Their first three albums, Cowboy Justice, Little Things Run the World, & Think Free each topped the jazz radio charts in the US (often remaining in the top ten for several months), and their latest, Layers of the City, has been met with overwhelming critical acclaim. These albums showcase Ben’s creative use of orchestration to create a sound that’s cinematic in scope, while leaving plenty of room for spontaneous improvisation. Think Free has performed at countless festivals, clubs, theaters and concert halls throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Feb 15 | 9:30 pm | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
Fried Buzzard  is a live album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded at the Bon Ton Club in Buffalo, NY for the Cadet label in 1965 but not released until 1970. It’s only available on vinyl, and it’s long out of print by now. Luckily it’s one of drummer Alejandro Castaño’s favorite records. He put together some of his best friends (who just happen to be some of the best players in town…) to bring to life this fun deep cut from the soul jazz era.

Feb 15 | 9:00 am | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
9 am – 1pm. $15 all you can eat buffet featuring pancakes, biscuits, green chile, bacon, sausage; includes coffee and juices.
1st Saturday – Purnell Steen, 2nd Saturday -TBA, 3rd Saturday – Purnell Steen, 4th Saturday – TBA

Feb 16 | 6:00 pm | Barrels and Bottles
Tickets include live Folk Music, a tasty wine flight from Barrels and Bottles and 3 different cupcakes from Gold Mine Cupcakes!

Feb 16 | 8:30 pm | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
Thankfully the Five Points sound is still alive today, and the main keeper of the flame is pianist Purnell Steen and his group P*S*A*L*M . Now in his early seventies, Steen is a consummate performer who has a legion of devoted fans in his native Denver. Steen is also part of a musical dynasty, with relatives including vocalist Dianne Reeves, pianist George Duke, saxophonist Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, and bassist Charlie Burrell.
With a legend such as pianist Purnell Steen leading the band you will constantly be entertained. Purnell Steen and his swinging Quintet, Le Jazz Machine, are favorites on the Jazz Festival circuit as well as the nightclub scene. The versatile and dynamic piano man and his band of Denver Local Jazz stars energize original takes on the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and others.

Feb 16 | 10:00 pm |  Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
The Delta Sonics have been playing in Colorado since 1992, and have established themselves as one of the finest blues acts in the area with their solid musicianship and exciting live performances. Their musical stylings include Chicago Blues, West Coast Swing, New Orleans R&B, and some early Rock n’ Roll.

Feb 16 | 9:00 am | Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
The freshest ingredients are featured each week in a buffet of home-style comfort food. Sip on a Mimosa or Bloody Mary and enjoy the eats while chilling to the sound of the Adam Bodine Trio.

Feb 17 | 6:00 pm |  Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge
The program follows on Dazzle’s hosting David Amram in September. Sara and Yumi will play two works by David Amram and several familiar violin works.
Sara Parkinson enjoys a varied career as pianist, conductor and vocal coach. She has served on the staff and faculties of University of Colorado at Boulder, Cornell College and Metropolitan State University of Denver. As a pianist, she has performed with the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Extasis, Colorado Ballet Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, and she is a founding member of Grande Orquesta Navarre. As conductor, she made her operatic conducting debut with Massenet’s Cendrillon and Mozart’s Così fan tutte as Music Director for Boulder Opera’s 2017-2018 season. Sara recently attended The Dallas Opera’s Hart Institute for Women Conductors, and she will cover conduct Eugene Onegin at CU-Boulder in February 2019. She has been a member of the Central City Opera Ensemble since 2012 and coaches singers regularly. Sara is currently Music Director at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Boulder and Director of Operations for Denver’s MAS Eclectic Concerts. Dr. Parkinson holds degrees from the University of Iowa, New England Conservatory of Music and CU-Boulder.

Thru Jul 28 | 9:00 pm - 1:30 am | Mercury Cafe'
Tango Colorado is a Registered Non-Profit Organization founded to promote the culture, dance and music of the Argentine Tango social dance. Weekly Classes, Practica and Milongas at numerous venues throughout Denver, Boulder and beyond. Denver Turnverein based: 1570 Clarkson Street, Denver.
Festivals, Fairs, & Expos
Feb 15 I 12 pm - 8 pm I C olorado Convention Center
Feb 16 I 10 am - 8 pm I C olorado Convention Center
Feb 17 I 10 am - 6 pm I C olorado Convention Center
The Garden and Home Show will be held on February 9-17, 2019. It'll host the gardening experts and home improvement experts from more than 650 companies. Stroll through more than 1400 booths and learn about innovative gardening and home improvement ideas, products, and services. Attend educational seminars, meet the designers, shop gardening and home improvement products and enjoy flower displays and floral shows.

Feb 15 l 10 am - 6 pm l First Unitarian Church
Feb 16 l 9 am - 5:30 pm l First Unitarian Church
Feb 17 l 9 am - 4:30 pm l First Unitarian Church
Capitol Hill Concerts is a new concert series hosted by First Unitarian Society of Denver. The concert series includes three phenomenal concerts: Katie Glassman & Snapshot with special guest Celeste Johnson! Old time, Western swing, Americana Friday November 16th Sphere Ensemble Eclectic, innovative string ensemble Saturday January 12th Anima Chamber Ensemble Choral music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century Saturday April 27th All concerts will begin at 7 pm. The cost of the concert series is $40 ($30 students). You may also purchase individual concert tickets for $15 in advance or $20 at the door ($10 for students, free for youth 12 and under). Please visit https://katieglassman.brownpapertickets.com/ to purchase individual tickets for the Katie Glassman concert. Individual tickets for Sphere Ensemble and Anima Chamber Ensemble are not yet available. Support live music, local non-profits, and First Unitarian Denver!

Feb 15 I 6 pm - 11 pm I Norris-Penrose Event Center
Feb 16 I 10 am - 11 pm I Norris-Penrose Event Center
Feb 17 I 10 am - 4 pm I Norris-Penrose Event Center
The Mid-Winter Bluegrass Festival will be held on February 15-17, 2019. Enjoy great musical performances. The line-up will include The Lonesome Days; Jim Hurst; High Plains Tradition; Mile Twelve; Po' Ramblin' Boys; Cowen/Darin-Brooke Aldridge; Cody Sisters; Blue Canyon Boys; J. Cowan/Darin-Brooke Aldridge; Mile Twelve and many more.

Feb 16 l 9 am - 5 pm l Denver Merchandise Mart
Feb 17 l 9 am - 4 pm l Denver Merchandise Mart
The Denver Winter Gun Show will be held on February 16-17, 2019. Come explore a huge selection of guns, knives, ammunition, survival gear, related hunting and fishing accessories including, holsters, gun safes, war relics, and other collectibles. Apart from guns, you may also find some western wear, jewelry, artwork, and books. Enjoy great food.

Feb 17 l 10 pm l 7800 East Tufts Avenue
The Bridal Show will be held on February 17, 2019. It will feature local wedding professionals, local and mountain wedding reception and ceremony sites, DJ's, photographers, videographers, tuxedos, florists, limousine, invitations, decor specialties, bridal fashions, honeymoon and destination wedding info, and more. Come sample the caterers and cakes. Get to know about photo booth rentals, ballroom dancing lessons, party favors, cool sculpting/body wraps and facial rejuvenation, skincare and makeup, and much more.

Thru Feb 18 I Varies I Dillion Town Park
Each year, Ice Castles brings fairy tales to life for hundreds of thousands of families across North America.
Our primary goal at Ice Castles is to make people smile.
Since 2011, Ice Castles has been dedicated to creating an experience that will live on long after the ice melts. For all who enter through our icicle-adorned archways, we hope the time spent at Ice Castles is a source of joy and inspiration.

Thru Mar 13 I Varies I Roosevelt Park
The Longmont Ice Pavilion, located in Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave, offers open public skating, hockey, ice skating lessons and party rentals throughout the winter.

Thru Dec 31 I 9:00 am - 2:00 pm I Downtown Aquarium
See if you have what it takes to become a Marine Biologist! Spend a day behind the scenes where all the scientific action happens. Experience close encounters with exotic species from the deep sea to shallow reef and everywhere in between. You'll even get to dissect a squid! Program includes guided tour, biologist dive show, squid dissection, animal feedings and much more! T-shirts & lunch included.
Movie Releases
Alita: Battle Angel
PG-13 | 2 Hour 2 Minutes|Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.
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Happy Death Day 2U
PG-13 | 1 Hour 40 Minutes|Comedy / Horror
Collegian Tree Gelbman wakes up in horror to learn that she's stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is now with someone else, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter's roommate has been altering time, she finds herself once again the target of a masked killer. When the psychopath starts to go after her inner circle, Tree soon realizes that she must die over and over again to save everyone.
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Isn't It Romantic
PG-13 | 1 Hour 28 Minutes|Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Natalie is a New York architect who works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely to deliver coffee and bagels than design the city's next skyscraper. Things go from bad to weird when she gets knocked unconscious during a subway mugging and magically wakes up to find herself in an alternate universe. Always cynical about love, Natalie's worst nightmare soon comes true when she suddenly discovers that she's playing the leading lady in a real-life romantic comedy.
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Fighting with My Family
PG-13 | 1 Hour 47 Minutes|Comedy
Passed up for a well-deserved promotion, sports agent Ali Davis wonders what else she needs to do to succeed in a man's world. Hoping to find answers from a psychic, Ali drinks a weird concoction that suddenly allows her to hear what men are thinking. Using her newfound ability, Ali starts to turn the tables on her obnoxious male colleagues while racing to sign the next basketball superstar.
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Professional Development
Feb 19 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm |  Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
You’ll learn ...
  • The "pre-writing" technique that´ll have the words flowing effortlessly!
  • How to know if your paragraphs are in a confusing, illogical order ... and the best way to fix the problem
  • How to avoid the trap of wordy opening paragraphs that leave the readers wondering "Huh?"
  • The 12 most damaging blunders in business writing–-sidestep these at all costs
  • And much more!
Gain dozens of field-tested strategies relied on by today´s most effective business writers. Learn how to present your ideas clearly and persuasively ... select words that fit your meaning ... spot misused verbs ... pronouns and punctuation ... avoid communication misfires ... and much, much more.

Feb 19 - 20 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm |  Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
You’ll learn ...
  • The "pre-writing" technique that´ll have the words flowing effortlessly!
  • How to know if your paragraphs are in a confusing, illogical order ... and the best way to fix the problem
  • How to avoid the trap of wordy opening paragraphs that leave the readers wondering "Huh?"
  • The 12 most damaging blunders in business writing–-sidestep these at all costs
  • And much more!
Gain dozens of field-tested strategies relied on by today´s most effective business writers. Learn how to present your ideas clearly and persuasively ... select words that fit your meaning ... spot misused verbs ... pronouns and punctuation ... avoid communication misfires ... and much, much more.

Feb 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm |  Holiday Inn East - Stapleton
Gain control of your accounts payable process with these powerful strategies, tips, and techniques!
The way AP operations are managed can pay off … or cost plenty.
When it comes to time, resources, and money, your AP operation is filled with opportunities for improvement … and this seminar shows you exactly how to tap into them! You'll learn how to conserve cash resources while keeping vendors satisfied. You'll discover dozens of tips for eliminating the typical time-wasters that deplete your workday. You'll explore ways to cut through the complexities of payment cycles, terms, vendor discounts, and more, and you'll find out how to maximize company resources while minimizing the hassles!
Powerful strategies help you gain control over your enormous workload, prevent errors, and eliminate oversights.
If you've ever felt like you'll never get ahead … if you're working double-time … if you're just hoping you haven't missed something — this seminar is just what you've been waiting for! Learn little-known tips and tricks that can turn an unmanageable mountain of work into a smooth system that will keep you ahead … instead of perpetually behind! You'll master clever checks and balances that catch errors before they slip by. Discover the organization secrets of top AP pros — you'll be able to organize your files, records, and work-space for maximum organization and flow.

Feb 22 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm |  Hilton Garden Inn/Cherry Creek
You earned your new supervisor position … this training will help you make the most of it!
In your previous position, you did a great job. Yet, you're smart enough to know the skills that made you a great team player won't necessarily make you a great supervisor. For any new supervisor, training is key to success in this role.
  • It's not enough to follow directions … now you must give directions about what gets done, when, and by whom.
  • It's not enough that your projects are accurate and on time … you have to help others keep their projects on track, and see that everyone works together.
  • It's not enough to focus only on your department … suddenly you're a member of the management team. Your new peers will expect you to have a broader perspective, including other departments.
  • It's not enough to keep yourself motivated … you have to be a coach, cheerleader, and "strong shoulder" to people who have bad days, conflicts with each other, and other demands that you might not be able to satisfy.

Feb 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm |   Hilton Garden Inn/Cherry Creek
A day that brings clarity to your payroll gray areas
Payroll processing sounds like a simple proposition. Employees work at a certain rate of pay. You take out taxes and give them the rest of what they've earned. Unfortunately, regulations regarding special benefits and other payments turn a simple task into a legal landmine. With this payroll management training, you'll gain strategies to handle payroll accurately, legally and with complete confidence.
What you don't know can hurt you. That's never more true than when dealing with payroll law. The first step to complying with regulations is understanding them. You'll begin your day with a crash course in payroll's legal basics. Find out what areas fall under state, federal and joint regulation and learn how to avoid the often staggering penalties and fines of non-compliance.
Sporting Events
Feb 16 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |  Comfort Inn conference room

Feb 16 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |  Big R

Feb 16| 1:00 pm |  Peter Barton Stadium

Feb 16| 1:00 pm | Pepsi Center

Feb 16| 6:00 pm |  Hamilton Gym - University of Denver

Feb 16| 7:00 pm | Pepsi Center

Feb 16 | 9:00 pm |  Three Kings Tavern

Thru Jun 11 | 6 pm - 9 pm |    Volleyball Internacional
Drop In is the perfect opportunity for you to play three straight hours of volleyball! Come by yourself, invite a friend or bring your entire team to practice. We have multiple volleyball courts and each offers a different level of play so you’ll find the perfect fit for you. All skill levels are welcome.
Things To Do Outdoors
Feb 16 I 10:00 am I Fruita 10K Run Only
Feb 16I 10:00 am I Fruita I 5K Run & Walk
February is National Heart Health Month, and the City of Fruita and Family Health West will host the 12th Annual Sweet Heart Run on February 16, 2019, followed with a Wine & Chocolate Tasting hosted by CAVE!

Feb 17 I 10:00 am I Littleton
Frozen Buns, Warm Buns, Tight Buns, Big Buns, Fun Buns, Everyone's got Buns. We don't sit....we RUN! Let's freeze our buns off then warm them back up on February 17th at Saint Patrick's Brewing Company in Littleton. Nice flat 5K course. Race includes food, beer (21+), and insane fun. 

Thru Mar 31 I Varies I Denver Union Station
Plan a ski day, weekend, or week and take the Amtrak Winter Park Express from Denver Union Station to the base of Winter Park Resort from January 4 - March 31, 2019. The Winter Park Express runs Saturdays and Sundays only, plus the first two Fridays of each month (January 4 and 11, February 1 and 8, and March 1 and 8).
Book your travel on this historic train trip, which originated in 1912, at the early bird price of $29/one way on select departures. Book early before the one way $29 discount tickets are sold out. All other tickets are priced at $39, $49 and then $59 respectively. Pricing is subject to availability and only a limited number of seats are available for each train and each price level.
Discounted tickets are sold on a first come first served basis.
With one-way tickets and service on Saturday and Sunday you can make it a day trip, a weekend-long trip or an extended vacation. Customize your length of stay at Winter Park Resort and get as much skiing/riding in as you'd like. Buy your tickets early.
Instead of enduring delays and back-ups on I-70, you can now relax and enjoy the scenery while we do the driving.
Feb 01 |9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Denver
Breckenridge is a picturesque winter wonderland with numerous activities from downtown Breckenridge including tubing, shopping, sledding, gondola rides and more. Join us on a this incredible full day tour up to the mountains. The day starts at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Colorado’s stunning music venue, followed by Georgetown, CO, also known as the “Silver Queen of Colorado,” due to its rich silver mining history. Next you’ll make your way up to beautiful Breckenridge, which sits at the base of the Rockies. The town’s Main St. is lined with Victorian shops and a river which provides a for peaceful walk. The perfect mini vacation to a local favorite ski town!

Feb 01 |9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Denver Union Station
The Denver foothills are packed with some of Colorado's best sights, from Red Rocks Amphitheater to Lookout Mountain and scenic Lariat Loop. Over the course of this 4 hour tour from Denver that explores the scenic foothills, get panoramic views of the mountain surroundings and stroll through small, historic towns before stopping in Evergreen for drinks. It's a quick escape from the big city buzz and a taste of life in the mountains, and one you can easily fit in a day when touring the "Mile High" City.

Feb 02 |9:00 am - 5:00 pm | From Denver's Union Station
Feb 02 |9:45 am - 4:30 pm | From Boulder's Peet's Coffee @ 29th Street Mall
Climb from the streets of the "Mile High City" to Rocky Mountain National Park, on a day trip that showcases the rugged beauty of Colorado's mountains. Weave through small, historic towns and drive over alpine passes, as you scan the horizon for mountain wildlife like elk, black bears, or moose. Take a breath of fresh mountain air while hiking out on the trails, and feel like you're standing on top of the world up here on America's backbone.

Feb 02 | Varies |  Conifer
Feb 03| Varies | Conifer
Experience the thrill of soaring through a Rocky Mountain landscape on some of the longest ziplines in Colorado! Whiz through the fresh alpine air and admire the scenic landscape below on a series of cables totaling more than 6,000 feet (1,828 m) in length. Soak up some of Colorado’s famous sunshine while you hike between the tracks.

Feb 02 | Varies |  Tivoli Brewing Company
Feb 03 | Varies | Tivoli Brewing Company
Uncover the secrets and scandals of downtown Denver on a haunted history tour. Go behind the scenes at Denver's oldest brewery, stop by a hotel where long-departed guests refuse to check out, and hear tales of vigilante justice from the city’s wild west days. A costumed guide helps bring the chilling tales to life, while provided ghost-hunting equipment lets you look for lingering spirits at the Mile-High City's paranormal hot spots.

Feb 02 |7:30 pm or 8:30 pm | Celtic on Market
Feb 03 |7:30 pm or 8:30 pm | Celtic on Market
Uncover Denver’s weird and wild Old West past on an evening pub tour and ghost hunt that takes you to some of the city’s oldest watering holes. Grab a drink from the bar and listen as a costumed saloon madam or sheriff guide relates tales of untimely tragedy and strange happenings from the city’s days as a silver boom town. Visit four historic pubs as you wind through downtown Denver, discovering hidden clues that tell of the strange and paranormal side of the Mile High City.

Thru Feb 26 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Mile High Wine Tours
Thru Feb 27 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Mile High Wine Tours
Come see why Zagat just ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Explore the city's best dining and learn fun and unique history from the Mile High City on this downtown walking food tour. 
You’ll taste a gourmet hot dog from one of Forbes’ Magazine's top 10 hot dog joints in the U.S., enjoy a slice of authentic Neapolitan pizza from the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana in Italy, visit a nose-to-tail butcher that sources meat from local Colorado ranchers, taste delicious sheep's milk cheese featured on the show Top Chef on Bravo, sample unique Southwestern cuisine and visit a restaurant run by the James Beard Award winner for Best Chef in the Southwest.*

Thru Mar 29 | Varies |  Marco's Coal Fired Pizzeria (2129 Larimer St.)
Thru Mar 30 | Varies | Marco's Coal Fired Pizzeria
Thru Mar 31 | Varies |  Marco's Coal Fired Pizzeria
Come see why Zagat just ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Explore the city's best dining and learn fun and unique history from the Mile High City on this signature downtown Denver food tour. 
You’ll taste a gourmet hot dog from one of Forbes’ Magazine's top 10 hot dog joints in the U.S., enjoy a slice of authentic Neopolitan pizza from the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana in Italy, visit a nose-to-tail butcher that sources meat from local ranchers, taste sheep's milk cheese featured on the Bravo show Top Chef, sample Southwestern fusion cuisine and visit two restaurants run by James Beard Award winning chefs.
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