11/2012

Thanksgiving Pre-Feast: A Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 4:49pm

Two feasts are better than one. Join fellow philanthropists on Thanksgiving eve for a four-course dinner, sans turkey. The menu will highlight seasonal fare such as bleu cheese-stuffed bacon-wrapped dates, roasted Brussels sprouts, and mushroom risotto. Proceeds benefit the Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Wed 5-9 p.m.

Rise of the Guardians

Submitted by Gigi Sukin on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:14pm

Good thing 3-D doesn't really bring the on-screen elements to life; otherwise, we'd recommend hauling a parka with you to this wintry flick. Jack Frost is a carefree boy who can't help but bring chilly temperatures with him wherever he goes. But when the Nightmare King blankets the earth in darkness, the guardians (which include Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny) must protect Jack and innocent children around the world. Days, times vary.

Silver Linings Playbook

Submitted by Gigi Sukin on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:15pm

When everything that can go wrong does, Pat Solitano (played by Bradley Cooper) finds himself shacking up with his parents. Determined to rebuild his life and remain positive, he endeavors to reunite with his ex-wife. Until a mysterious young woman (Jennifer Lawrence) with her own complexities throws a wrench in Pat's plans. Days, times vary.

 

Last Waltz Revisited VIII

Submitted by Lara Herrington on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 6:10pm

Thanksgiving Eve finds more than 40 local musicians performing together at this mainstay Mile High music event based on Martin Scorsese's 1978 concert documentary, The Last Waltz. This year's show features a full horn section and local artists like Polytoxic's CR Grumer. Wed 8 p.m.