11/2012

Denver Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:19am

Take a stroll around Sloan's Lake to aid the battle against pancreatic cancer. This three-mile run/walk benefits the Lustgarten Foundation with 100 percent of all registration fees going towards research. Sun 9 a.m.

Children's Ballet

Submitted by Sam Brasch on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 1:30pm

Classic tales leap from the pages of storybooks and onto the stage. In this interactive lesson at the Children’s Museum of Denver, artists from Colorado Ballet will show how familiar stories like Sleeping Beauty can be transformed into dance. Afterwards, the kids can throw on the dance slippers and try the techniques themselves. Sun 11:30 a.m. 

Theater Skills Hunt

Submitted by Sam Brasch on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 2:01pm

Are your little ones meant for the circus of the silver screen? With the help of DCPA theater coaches, kids can unravel their hidden talents. They'll swing from a trapeze, lay down a hip-hop beat, and belt out an aria. You child's newly found abilities could be a showstopper. Sun noon. 

 

Ancient Sounds of Greece

Submitted by Lara Herrington on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 1:57pm

What melodies played as the ancient Greeks pondered philosophy and composed epic dramas? Explore the musical roots of Greek culture and mythology. Musician and researcher Nikos Xanthoulis discusses recent discoveries about this ancient art through the evidence of archeology and rediscovered papyri. Xanthoulis will also perform songs on reconstructed instruments like the ancient lyre and salpinx (ancient trumpet). Sun 2 p.m.

Sherry Dinner

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:20pm

Whether you’re a sherry connoisseur looking to explore new flavors, or a total newbie wondering just what sherry is, Vesta Dipping Grill’s sherry night has it all. Five rounds of tapas are paired with sherries meant to bring out the best in each bite as sommelier Eric Dutton guide patrons through the flavors and styles. To get you started: Sherry is a (often underappreciated) fortified wine made from white grapes grown in a specific region of Spain. Sun 6 p.m.