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St. Olaf Orchestra

507-786-3179
Before it was co-opted by the snowman from Frozen, the name Olaf was more commonly associated with world-class college musicians. In this performance, the touring orchestra of Minnesota's renowned St. Olaf College comes to town to perform Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2, Bartok's Dance Suite, and Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 6. Alongside the award-winning ensemble, catch performers from…
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Women in Music Symposium & Concert

303-433-2420
Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin—have you ever noticed that the world's most famous composers are nearly all men? This program seeks to address that problem with panel discussions, keynote talks and performances highlighting the contributions of female musicians and a roster of Denver's finest musical ladies. Take in talks (from how to plan concerts around female…

Beyond the Kitchen: A History of Presidential Food and Feasting

303-871-2406
Every foodie has his go-to indulgence—especially presidents. Discover previous commander in chiefs’ luxurious dishes with Adrian Miller, the James Beard Award–winning author of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet. The event also includes a three-course meal—inspired by favorite recipes of past leaders—from University of Denver executive chef Timothy Downs.

Wine, Stein & Dine

303-871-2894
Put on your best cocktail attire for this delicious spread that benefits Denver youth. Munch on hors d’oeuvres while bidding on more than 100 silent auction items such as a weekend stay in New Orleans. After, enjoy a menu of grilled Palisade peach salad, pan-seared cod, braised short ribs, and a dessert trio of miniature…

Campus Green (DU)

An open space in between the University of Denver's Sturm Hall and Sturm College of Law. Also known as Driscoll Green.
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Cinema: Circus in Black and White

303-871-7720
To explore the future of their art, aerialists and acrobats from Moth Contemporary Circus Center are looking to the past. This modern circus production (think: nuanced plots and theatrics instead of elephants and ringmasters) takes the audience behind the scenes during the golden age of film, when love triangles and backstage hijinks were just as enthralling as…

Wolfpack Kid’s Ninja Classes

303-871-3904
Is your son or daughter the next Ninja Warrior? During this weekend-long event, young athletes will learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle and gain competition skills that will help them tackle life’s challenges. They’ll also get their adrenaline pumping by training on authentic Ninja obstacle courses and picking up a few nutrition tips from…
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Festival Caravan Exhibit

303-871-3428
Honor Henry Lowenstein at this exhibit about his brainchild, Festival Caravan (a free series of performances held in local parks from 1973 to 1985). Check out his hand-drawn map of the parks the festival visited and a documentary featuring artists who worked with the theater legend, including choreographer Cleo Parker Robinson.

Die Fledermaus

303-871-7720
The Lamont School of Music presents this classic German opera about a Russian prince on a quest for revenge. The light-hearted production, directed by Lamont faculty member and Metropolitan Opera tenor Matthew Plenk, tells the hilarious story of a masked ball and a case of mistaken identity that ends with a drunken night in jail.

City & Country Deli & Sausage Co.

720-216-0573
This quaint shop (the sister restaurant to Roaming Buffalo BBQ) offers smartly crafted artisan sandwiches, from roast turkey on rosemary bread to molasses-glazed ham on seven-grain. We recommend the Assembly Worker: slow-cooked corned beef on rye with a housemade Thousand Island dressing and smoked cabbage.

The Ramen House

720-696-7847
There's a new ramen house on the block, and it's offering appetizers like Japanese fried chicken and comforting bowls like the spicy Sichuan beef and noodle stew. Head over for a late night noodle bowl and a pour of sake.

Yum Yum Spice

720-542-9921
Stop in at this cozy spot for authentic Szechuan-style hotpot cuisine customized to your preferences. You choose the size, the protein, and the spice level, and the chefs take it from there.

Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que

303-722-2226
House-smoked, Colorado craft barbecue is the specialty at this laid-back spot. Innovative meats like bison short ribs and lamb shank are available by the pound, and scratch-made sides like white cheddar and green chile potato chips round out the menu. Make sure to get there early, as Roaming Buffalo closes their doors when they sell…

Atticus

720-459-8273
Atticus, like its literary namesake, values community—a fact reflected on its menu of Colorado-focused food, beer, and spirits. Try the braised short ribs with lemon risotto, broccolini, and a whiskey demi-glace.

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