Botanic Gardens’ Master Class, Lewis Black and 4 Other Events to Attend This Week

Spring is practically on top of us and we couldn’t be happier. This week, soak up the weather and the event circuit with happenings like the Denver Botanic Garden’s Garden Guru, or Lewis Black on his Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth tour. Whether you are looking for a laugh, fresh air, or all of the above, your week is set.

Women + Film Festival

Love Between the

When: March 15–20, Daily

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

Cost: $12 – $25, individual tickets

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Celebrate authentic stories created for and about women at Denver Film Society’s annual Women + Film Festival. The five-day event showcases films like Speed Sisters, a movie about a daring troop of female Palestinian drag racers, and Love Between the Covers a documentary spotlighting the best-selling book genre, romance. This year’s Women + Film Festival has it all.

Warrior Artist Showcase

Sol Shine Art Sb

When: March 19, 5 p.m.

Where: Sol Shine – 1501 Boulder St, Denver

The Low Down:  Support Denver’s talented art scene at Sol Shine with a night of live music, food and libations. The event boasts an array of local artist and their unique interpretations of the warrior spirit through paint. The evening promises to empower and chalk full of good vibes.


Denver Auto Show

When: March 16, 5 p.m. – March 20, 6 p.m.

Where: Colorado Convention Center – 700 14th St, Denver

Cost: $6 – $12

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Get an eye-full of the newest and sexiest plastic at the Colorado Convention Center. The annual Denver Auto Show is the premier event for the newest models of domestic and import wheels. Whether you are in the market for a new ride, or a gear-head, this event gives car enthusiast of all levels what they want.


Garden Guru at Denver Botanic Gardens 

When: March 17, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens – 1007 York St, Denver

Cost: $17 general admission, $10 members

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Before the inevitable St. Paddy’s Day debauchery ensues, be sure to stop and smell the roses. Hang out with the experts at Denver Botanic Gardens and become a bonafide plant guru. The horticulturist charged with keeping over 300,000 plants in top shape will be answering your burning gardening questions while sharing tips and tricks.

Black Sheep Friday: Poetry Spam

MCA Denver Black Sheep Friday

When: March 18, 6 p.m.

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art – 1485 Delgany St, Denver

Cost: $5

The Low Down: Got a whole lot of spam in your inbox? Want to get that poetry career started? Perfect. MCA Denver encourages you to share your trash at the Black Sheep Friday: Poetry Spam. Go and recite that vexing junk mail in metrical composition alongside fellow Poetry Spammers with fervor.


Lewis Black

Lewis Black Tour

When: March 19, 7 p.m.

Where: Bellco Theatre – 700 14th St, Denver

Cost: $45 – $75

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Award winning comic, Lewis Black graces us once again with his disgruntled presence. Black has starred in comedy specials on Showtime, Epix, Comedy Central, and HBO. He is a comedian who is not only outrageous, but full of substance. Black has the uncommon ability to make his audience cackle while simultaneously making them think. Check him out on his latest tour The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth at the Bellco Theatre.

Mark Your Calendars

World Poetry Day Reading

When: March 21, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Denver Central Library –10 West 14th Ave, Denver

Cost: Free


Taking Back Tuesday

When: March 22, 9 p.m

Where: Marquis Theatre – 2009 Larimer St, Denver

Cost: $5 – $7

Tickets: Available Here


CoCreate Boulder

When: March 24, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Etown – 1535 Spruce St, Boulder

Cost: $14

Tickets: Available here


Animeland Wasabi

When: March 25 – 27

Where: Ramada Plaza Denver Hotel & Convention Center – 10 E. 120th Ave, Northglenn

Cost: $26.62 – $129.12

Tickets: Available here


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