Tuesday, February 21, 2017

La Loma Tequila Dinner

Submitted by Claire Lardizabal on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:34pm

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, four: Join La Loma at its new location for a four-course Mexican dinner with cocktails made with 1530 Codigo Tequila. Start off with a build-your-own cocktail and your choice of chicken tortilla soup or grilled shrimp salad. Don’t miss the family-style fajitas or mini chicken flautas main courses, before rounding out the meal with fried ice cream in churro bowls. Tue 6 p.m.

René Marie

Submitted by Sarah Soenke on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:13pm

It took nearly two decades for this songwriter and jazz vocalist to release her first all-original album, Sound of Red, in April. Her clever arrangements and sensual vocal delivery has defined her work—inspired by her idols Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington—from the start. Tue-Wed 6, 8 p.m. 

Outdoor Storytelling Mic Night

Submitted by Dan Roe on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:57am

Remember that time you almost fell off the face of a fourteener? Or that time you rolled your kayak in class four rapids? Now, it's storytime: This open mic night gives you and other Denver daredevils the chance to share outdoor adventure tales that run the gamut from stupidity to heroism. Proceeds benefit Big City Mountaineers, an organization that offers underserved Denver children outdoor mentoring experiences. Tue 7 p.m.

Image courtesy of Feral Mountain Company

The Web of Life: Humans Amid Complex Ecological Networks

Submitted by AbbieMitchell on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:26am

Learn about surprising shared characteristics found in profoundly different environments and species at this enlightening presentation. Ecologist and vice president for science at the Santa Fe Institute Jennifer Dunne will use scientific patterns appearing across time that show how humans and other species interact. She’ll then explain how this evidence can help us catch a glimpse of future ecosystems. 

Two Films and One New Opera

Submitted by AbbieMitchell on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:30am

Join the journeys of various relatable and compelling transgender characters during these two provocative film screenings. Spend a year’s worth of Tuesday afternoons with 16-year-old Billie as her mother transitions in 52 Weeks and experience the raw tale of a family coming to grips with its past and present circumstances in Prodigal Sons. Then, accompany Hannah on her journey to find inner peace and clarity in a unique chamber opera, As One, with a baritone and a mezzo-soprano both giving her a voice.