Take the stress out of wedding planning with a day of prenuptial inspiration and relaxation. Couples preparing to tie the knot can enjoy live music, bar and food pairings, prizes, and a chance to scope out one of Denver’s premiere wedding venues. Can't afford to dip into the honeymoon fund? This bridal event is completely free of charge. Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
It was only a matter of time before people started having relationships with technology. In the pseudo sci-fi film Her, director Spike Jonze takes us to what he refers to as the “slight future,” a time when daily life is dominated by technology so advanced it can understand–and even emulate—human emotions.
Airing in November of 1978, the shamed Star Wars Holiday Special tells the story of Chewbacca’s journey home with Han Solo to celebrate Life Day—the Wookiee version of Christmas. The film garnered extremely negative reviews and was never released on home video, making it somewhat of a legend among Star Wars enthusiasts. Don’t miss this rare, one-night-only viewing. Sat 9 p.m.
Flaunting a star-studded cast, (Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner) it’s no wonder American Hustle recently received seven nominations for the upcoming Golden Globes. Watch the volatile story of a con man who’s forced to work for an FBI agent unfold. Daily, times vary.
Set in Greenwich Village in 1961, Inside Llewyn Davis looks at a week in the life of a young singer trying to make it in the thriving folk music scene. The latest movie from famed directors Joel and Ethan Coen, this story of misadventure and struggle stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, and Justin Timberlake. Daily, times vary.
With award season on the horizon, don’t miss your chance to view a mix of star-studded and independent films bound to be on the ballots. Take your pick from features such as Dallas Buyers Club, starring Matthew McConaughey, and this year’s festival favorite, Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom. Daily, times vary.
Celebrate the Year of the Horse at this elaborate Chinese New Year bash. Lion dancers, a mind-boggling ten-year-old contortionist, silent and live auctions, and a catered dinner all line the night's agenda. Proceeds will benefit the Nathan Yip Foundation—a Denver nonprofit committed to bringing education to vulnerable children around the world. Sat 5 p.m.
According to Dr. Kristin Iverson, people need to know what remains of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. Listen to the author, as she recounts a childhood spent growing up near the plant, working at the installation, and the decade she spent researching the destructive experience. Tue 1-2 p.m.
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