Revel in the folly this last week of February with events that run the gamut. Knock a few beers back at Coors Field while watching the Avalanches play the Detroit Red Wings outside for the first time, ever, or ham it up in costume at El Charrito’s  Nerd Roast: Star Wars vs Star Trek. Get out and enjoy Denver. You won’t regret it.

At the Inkwell: Fiction Night

When: February 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Syntax Physic Opera – 554 S. Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free

The Low Down: At the Inkwell is a digital curation of literary articles and book reviews, as well as an event series for up-and-coming writers. Founder, Monique Antonette Lewis has staged literary events on both the East and West Coast. At the Inkwells first event in Denver will spotlight novelist and flash-fiction writers.

 

Oscar® Panel at Denver Film Society

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When: February 23, 7  – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Sie Film Center – 2510 East Colfax, Denver

Cost: $5 for all guest. Admission includes one ballot to the Denver Film Society’s annual Oscar® pool.

The Low Down: Cinephiles, join in on the  buzz with the Denver Film Society’s annual Oscar® panel. Film critic, Bob Denerstein will discuss this year’s Academy Awards race; covering topics like the issue of diversity in the Academy, the ends and outs of the nomination process, and winner predictions.

Panelist include: Lisa Kennedy (former Denver Post film critic), John Wenzel (Denver Post A&E reporter), Donald Zuckerman (Colorado Film Commissioner), Britta Erickson (Denver Film Society Festival Director), and Allison Millice (Producer, Oscar® winner for short film Saving Face).

The Vagina Monologues

When: February 25, 7 p.m.

Where: Mercury Cafe – 2199 California St, Denver

Cost: $10

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Experience honest, provocative, and funny commentary exploring the pangs of womanhood with this innovative feminist anthology. Eve Ensler’s award-winning stage show, Vagina Monologues returns to the Mercury Cafe stage with humor and compassion.

 

The Nerd Roast: Star Wars vs Star Trek Nerd Roast: Star Wars vs Star Trek

When: February 26, 7 p.m.

Where: El Charrito – 2100 Larimer St, Denver

Cost: Free; accepting donations for Planned Parenthood

The Low Down: Witness the clash of the geeks at El Charrito’s Nerd Roast: Star Wars vs Star Trek. Cosplayers and Comedians take your nerdom to the next level and dress as your most beloved character from either legendary franchise, and be ready for your favorite movie scenes to be torn to comedic shreds. For more info, visit The Nerd Roast: Star Wars vs. Star Trek event page.

 

Stoney’s 90’s Jam with the Gin Doctors

When: February 26, 10 p.m.

Where: Stoney’s Bar and Grill – 1111 Lincoln St, Denver

Cost: Free

The Low Down: Vogue your heart out this flashback Friday at Stoney’s. The Gin Doctors will be playing pure 90s goodness for those nostalgic feels. Be sure to look ‘All That and a Bag of Chips’ in your best 90s gear.

 

Colorado Avalanche 2016 Outdoor Game

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2016 Avalanche arena building in progress at Rockies stadium. Photo by Kyle Cooper.

 

When: February 26- 27

Where: Coors Field – 2001 Blake St, Denver

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: The Avalanches will be playing the Detroit Red Wings at the first outdoor NHL game in Colorado. Drink beer, eat hot dogs, and watch history in the making.  

 

Mark Your Calendars

Vanguard of the Revolution

When: Feb. 29, 7 p.m.

Where: Sie Film Center – 2510 E. Colfax Ave, Denver

Tickets: Available here

Plush It Real Good: Exhibition Opening

When: March 3, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Platte Forum – 2400 Curtis St, Denver

Cost: free

The Fourth Annual Lowbrow Coloring Show

When: March 4, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Lowbrow Denver – 38 Broadway, Denver

Tickets: Available here

Lighthouse Presents: Making the Mountain

When: March 4, 6 p.m.

Where: Lighthouse Writers Workshop – 1515 Race St, Denver

Cost: free

Second Annual Colorado Industrial Hemp Awards & Festival

When: March 5, 10:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds – 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont

Cost: $25 – $60

Tickets: Available here

Self-Healing with Soulful Breathwork

When: March 6, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kindness Yoga – 455 S. Hudson St, Denver

Cost: $30; 20% off for Auto-renew members

Tickets: Available here

 

 

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