03/2013

Runnin' of the Green Lucky 7K

Submitted by Michael Krumholtz on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 9:57am

Paint the town green while running through downtown Denver as part of this jog celebrating its 25th anniversary. The two-time “Race of the Year” winner according to Colorado Runner Magazine is a 4.35-mile race that starts in front of McCormick’s Fish House & Bar and winds its way over to Water St. before finishing by Coors Field. After the race there will be a barbecue at Washington Park. Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America. Sun 10:15 a.m. 

Wonder Women!

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:25pm

Put aside your comic books and discover the real Wonder Woman in this documentary exploring the evolution of America’s favorite superheroine. Director Kristy Guevara-Flanagan uncovers how popular female comic book characters are breaking through societal anxiety surrounding women’s liberation, one superhuman punch at a time. Sun 1:30 p.m. 

Hoops for Hope

Submitted by Michael Krumholtz on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:33pm

A highly-anticipated showdown between two star-studded teams is coming to Denver. And no, it doesn't include the Nuggets. The Harlem Ambassadors square off against the Adam's Camp PIPsters, which features local TV personalities as its players and former Nuggets guard Bill Hanzlik as head coach. Olympic gold medalist swimmer and area high schooler Missy Franklin will be in attendance to tip off the festivities. Proceeds benefit Adam's Camp, a nonprofit geared towards giving therapeutic and recreational opportunities to youth with developmental disabilities. Sun 4 p.m.

Pentatonix

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:22pm

Acapella renditions of hits by big-name artists like Britney Spears and Marvin Gaye helped this five-member troupe claim victory on the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off. The group meticulously harmonizes covers of chart-topping singles by the likes of Nicki Minaj, Fun., and Gotye without any instruments. Listen as familiar tunes get gleefully arranged over a thumping beatbox bass. Sun 7 p.m.