Good intentions aren't always enough. That lesson—one we've all unfortunately learned—is the thematic thread tying these three glimpses into everyday life together. Readings of The Crying Man and Starbucks Boy, two short stories, kick off the night, followed by a scene from Good People by Curious Theatre Company. Sun 1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
From sorrow to fear, the range of emotions experienced during battle is as diverse as the individuals it affects. Exploring wartime through the eyes of many—from a soldier landing in Normandy to President Abraham Lincoln—this event features short plays and readings from Denver performers. Watch how different people fight their way through the most tragic of times in this one-night-only affair.
Diverse dancing styles depict the varied experiences women face as they work their way through life in this season-opening show. Ballet, tap, jazz, and more make appearances in this collaborative choreography by the creative minds behind 7 Dancers. Sat 7:37 p.m.; Sun 11:37 a.m.
It's the year of the horse. Ring it in at the largest Chinese New Year event in the Rocky Mountain area. The annual showcase offers a unique opportunity to watch professional Chinese acrobats, kung fu, and dancing and listen to folk and opera music. Fuel up with traditional Chinese food as you peruse the folk artwork, crafts, and more. 2 p.m.
Join Local Lab for its third annual festival of new plays. The three presented works address family, politics, religion, and much more. Discussions with the playwrights, a script-analysis class, and, of course, a party or two round out the weekend. Fri 5:30 p.m.; Sat 6 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
A civil rights icon died, and mourners circle the block waiting to pay their respects. At the end of that line, five women reminisce on the life of Coretta Scott King and the impact she had on generations of women. From the somber scene, though, hope springs. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:30 p.m.
Great love and greater loss can cause anyone to question their faith. This biographical play depicts the emotional and spiritual struggles C.S. Lewis faces upon the traumatic discovery of his wife's cancer diagnosis. Tue-Thu 6:30 p.m.; Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 1:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1:30 p.m.
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