01/2014

Denver International Sportsmen's Expo

Submitted by Abby Faires on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 4:33pm

Embrace your inner Robin Hood at a computer-controlled archery range. It's just one stop at this outdoor sports extravaganza with more than 500 outdoor on-site retailers. Also enjoy contests and more than 200 free seminars and demos during Colorado’s biggest sportsmen’s event. Thu-Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Tamayo's Mole Festival

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 2:17pm

Attention mole-lovers: No need to travel to Puebla, Mexico this year for the International Mole Festival. Richard Sandoval is holding his own tribute to the complex, chile pepper-based Mexican sauce right here in Denver. Try four of Sandoval's moles served over meat and veggies, and even in cocktails (yes, really) during dinner. Mon-Thu 5-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 5-11 p.m.; Sun 5-10 p.m.

9 To 5: The Musical

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:36am

Three female coworkers concoct a plan for a coup to overthrow their sexist, egotistical boss in this Dolly Parton musical comedy. Based on the 1980 film of the same name, 9 To 5 earned four Tony nominations. Thu-Sat 6 p.m.; Sun 12:30 p.m.

Chick Corea and Béla Fleck

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:52pm

With 35 Grammys between the two of them, this keyboardist and banjoist duo is a must-see. The critically-acclaimed duo will take its sold-out audience on a journey through multiple genres, from country and bluegrass to classical and blues. Thu 7:30 p.m.

Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:53pm

The girlhood diaries of two playwrights provide fodder for this two-woman play about being female. Part sketch comedy, part improvisation, the show examines the earliest—and silliest—bonds that all women share. Wed-Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Grand Dérangement

Submitted by Jerilyn Forsythe on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 9:27am

Take a musical dip into Acadian culture with Grand Dérangement. The five Nova Scotia, Canada natives—the group's name refers to the forced removal of Acadian settlers from Northeastern Canada in the mid-18th century as well as the musicians' high-energy performances—have garnered international recognition for their fiddling, step dancing, and French singing. Trivia: The members are Acadian ambassadors in Europe and the United States.

Dogs Barking

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 4:30pm

There's no such thing as an easy breakup, but when a joint mortgage is involved things are more complicated. In this dramatic comedy, an ex-couple's toxic relationship reveals the jealousy, heartbreak, and lingering passion present in modern relationships. While fighting about who gets ownership of their shared London flat, the couple may realize that one's bark tends to be worse than the bite. Thu 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m.; Sun 6:30 p.m.

 

Orphans

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:22pm

Tired of living off canned tuna and contraband, two brothers decide to change their fate by kidnapping one of Chicago’s most notorious gangsters. As the trio gets to know each other in a most unconventional manner, their lives are forever changed. Will it be for the better? This dark, off-Broadway comedy was nominated for a Tony Award in 2013. Fri-Sat 8 p.m.; Sun 6 p.m.

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