Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Dog Days of Summer 5K/10K & 1 Mile Doggy Dash

Submitted by Dan Roe on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:06pm

Your four-legged friend will spend this mixed breed road race panting happily. Pooches will be privy to their own provisions and prizes: dog water bowls at aid stations, doggy treats at the start and finish, and awards for quickness, costumes, and overall awesomeness. Their owners aren't left out either; human participants will receive Nuun electrolyte water and breakfast burritos to recover, and a commemorative T-shirt, a goody bag, and the option to take free pictures with their tuckered-out pup. Sun 7:30 a.m.

Pajama Brunch

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:45am

If you've ever skipped brunch because you didn't want to get all dressed up, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot's pajama brunch is for you. WTF encourages patrons to rock their PJs, rewarding those who do with 10 percent off brunch fare like chicken and waffles and French toast, as well as a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary. All you've got to do is roll out of bed. Sun 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Denver Microbrew Tour's RiNo Art District Tour

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Sat, 04/11/2015 - 12:04pm

The new RiNo Art District microbrew tour provides a guided walking tour of galleries and exceptional breweries in the up-and-coming area. RiNo is home to an array of artists, architects, coffee roasters, screen printers, home brew shops, chocolatiers, and of course, small breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Explore the area's unique businesses and enjoy some craft brews. Sun 12:15 p.m.

Lawrence of Arabia

Submitted by Karah Kemmerly on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 4:35pm

See this Academy Award-winning film as it was originally presented at a rare director's cut screening. Get swept up in the adventure as British officer T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) and Sherif Ali Ben El Kharish (Omar Sharif) join forces to lead Arabia in a rebellion against the Turks and unwittingly become Ally pawns during World War I. The film will be shown with an overture, a 15-minute intermission, and exit music, just as it was was in 1962. Sun 1-5 p.m.

Mad Decent Block Party

Submitted by Henry Gargan on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:56am

There's a time and place for the quiet, contemplative appreciation of music, but this isn't it. 2 Chainz heads an energetic eight-artist bill alongside names such as Major Lazer and Grandtheft. If you want to make a night of it, head to the Gothic Theatre in Englewood for a 16-and-up afterparty. Sun 3 p.m.

50 Years of the Rolling Stones by Beast & Bottle

Submitted by Sarah Strohl on Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:53pm

You can’t always get what you want, but you just might find you get what you need at Beast & Bottle’s next "musical chairs" installment. With a locally sourced and carefully crafted four-course menu inspired by the hits of the Rolling Stones, including Gimme Shelter (a chorizo cooked beef brisket with sea snails and tomato gnocchi), and Paint it Black (a lemon pepper semifreddo with blackberry meringue), Beast & Bottle is sure to bring you satisfaction. Sun 5 p.m. 

An Evening with Ken Burns: Film Screening of The Civil War

Submitted by Karah Kemmerly on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 4:50pm

For Civil War buffs and documentary lovers, this will be a movie night to remember. Join filmmaker Ken Burns for a screening of his acclaimed historical series—specifically episode five, which focuses on the infamous Battle of Gettysburg. After the show, pick up your own copy of The Civil War from Between the Covers bookstore or get your beloved Prohibition DVD signed by Burns himself. Sun 6-9 p.m.