02/2013

Fight for Air Climb

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:52am

Take this climb one breath at a time for those who can't breathe on their own. Climb the 1,098 steps of the 56 floors in Denver's tallest building, Republic Plaza. Take in the unparalleled views at the top before riding the elevator down to food, fun, and interactive booths. All proceeds benefit the American Lung Association dedicated to improving lung health and lung disease prevention. Sun 8 a.m.

Yo Gabba, Gabba! Live!

Submitted by Lindsey R. McKissick on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 1:33pm

When winter starts to turn into cabin fever, it's time to Get the Sillies Out! In it's third live concert run, Yo Gabba Gabba! hits the stage with an energy-packed dance party that brings to life your little ones favorite Nick Jr. characters DJ Lance Rock, plus Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee, and Plex. Look out for special guest and hip-hop legend Biz Markie on-stage with Biz's Beat of the Day. Sun 2 p.m.; 5 p.m.

Building on Memory

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 10:43pm

Past meets present, dark meets light, and word meets image in this thought-provoking multimedia program. Thordis Niela Simonsen—an artist and writer—takes on one of her most challenging projects as she explores her history and backstory through the use of narratives along with both black and white and color photographs. Presented by the Denver Woman’s Press Club, Simonsen recounts her childhood to show how individual aspects of her past molded her future. Sun 4 p.m.

 

Oscar Experience/Denver

Submitted by Davina Van Buren on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 9:32pm

Sure, you could watch the Oscars at home, but wouldn't it be more fun to get dolled up and make a night out of it? The Denver Film Society is hosting one of just 42 official Academy Awards parties in the country—and the only Colorado event sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Walk the red carpet, bid on unique items at a silent auction, and enjoy cocktails, entertainment, and an opulent seated dinner.

Talib Kweli

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 10:23am

This politically aware rapper distinguished himself amongst the hip-hop crowd with socially conscious rhymes that have tackled anything from gun control to the state of modern rap. Since releasing his first album in 1998—recorded with fellow rapper Mos Def under the moniker Black Star—Talib Kweli has gone on to work with heavyweights such as Kanye West and Justin Timberlake and is gearing up for upcoming fifth album, Prisoner of Conscious. Denver MCs Input & Broken, Eddie Knolls, and Dealz Makes Beats will open for Kweli. Sun 8 p.m.