A midnight screening of Muppets creator Jim Henson's 1982 ominous fantasy about a planet ruled by an evil, lizard-like Skeksis, an orphan raised by peace-loving wizards sets out to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal, which may restore balance to the world.
At this screening it's not only OK to talk during the movie, it's encouraged. Tickets come with mustaches and "yazz flute" to play along with Ron during his melodically intense seduction of Veronica Corningstone. So polish your Ron Burgundy impression, and prove that "You're so wise...like a miniature buddha, covered in hair." Fri 10 p.m.
Celebrate the importance of water: Gather with Water for the People to help raise awareness for the need of sustainable water resources worldwide. Dance to high-energy brass-and-funk rock performances from the Motet and Bonerama and the beats of alternative hip-hop group Broken Tongues.
Master and novice sewers, sharpen your skills as you advance your thread and needle artistry. Learn how to create Dresden table toppers, heart-shaped pincushions, and custom-fit brassieres at workshops by needlework experts. Design and create a quilt, blouse, skirt, or a pair of trousers. Stop by the vendors to replenish your sewing kit’s supplies, patterns, and literature.
Music and yoga in the mountains: It’s a weekend brimming with inspiration. Deepen your practice with yoga gurus such as Seane Corn and Eoin Finn, and take your moves to the dance floor with live music including sets from Moby and Quixotic. Commence the day at sunrise with meditation-focused hikes followed by motivational speakers and integrative health counseling.
Lovers of feng shui, design visionaries, and décor gurus: The votes for the 2013 Crystal Award are tallied. Local leading edge designers and their innovative, nationwide projects—in 20 categories—including healthcare and educational spaces, top kitchen, and the ultimate redesign will be recognized. Thu 5:30-11 p.m.
Honor seniors who dare to dream. Enjoy dinner provided by Epicurean Catering, bid on silent and live auction items, and witness mixed-media artist Derek Gores create a collage portrait live. The evening’s big moment: Local Seniors will be granted with wishes that renew a passion or fulfill a lifelong dream such as playing in a band or skydiving.
Malabar chestnuts, Bamboo, and Bonsais (the easy-care plants) brightly fill our home. Learn why with horticulturist and author Tony Avent, who will reveal the myths behind commonly found market greeneries and plants that are little-known. Before the talk, join the social and fresh food hour hosted by Slow Food Denver. Thu 6-9 p.m.
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