Denver has some wild cultural events lined up this week. Start it off by getting zen during Power Vinyasa and end it by listening to music with art at Music in the Galleries. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, January 7

Power Vinyasa

Photo courtesy of The River Yoga on Facebook

When: January 7, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: McNichols Building hosts Power Vinyasa. The event features an hour-long yoga session guided by an instructor from The River Yoga. You can start your week off by getting zen and going with the flow. Make sure to bring a mat and water to stay hydrated.

Live Sketching

Photo Courtesy of American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection on Facebook

When: January 7, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Where: American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection, 1727 Tremont Pl., Denver 

Cost: $5 get tickets here

The Lowdown: American Museum of Western Art presents Live Sketching. The event features a chance to watch live sketching sessions of artists from the Coors Western Art Show in the galleries. You can explore the galleries and take inspiration as works are created live.

Artful Insight

Painting by Frederic Remington. Photo Courtesy of American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection‎ on Facebook

When: January 7, 3 – 4:30 p.m. 

Where: American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection, 1727 Tremont Pl., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: American Museum of Western Art-The Anschutz Collection hosts Artful Insight. The event features a deeper look into artist Frederic Remington’s pieces. Remington recorded Western culture through his paintings and is viewed as a notable Western artist.

Tuesday, January 8

Inauguration Ceremony

The Capitol Building during the massive March 2016 storm. Photo by Brittany Werges.

When: January 8, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Where: Colorado State Capitol, 200 E Colfax Ave. Ste 136, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Colorado State Capitol hosts the Inauguration Ceremony. The event features the swearing in of the governor-elect Jared Polis, attorney general-elect Phil Weiser, secretary of state-elect Jena Griswold and treasurer-elect Dave Young. Make sure to dress for the weather as the event is held outside.

ROLL WITH ME Screening

Image courtesy of the Sie FilmCenter on Facebook.

When: January 8, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $11.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sie FilmCenter presents a Roll With Me Screening. The documentary film follows the journey of Gabriel Cordell as he attempts to make a trip across America in his wheelchair as his mode of transportation.

A Bronx Tale

When: January 8 – 20

Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St., Denver 

Cost: $35 – $115 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents A Bronx Tale. The Broadway hit features a tale of the Bronx in the 1960s as a man is faced with choosing between his family and becoming a mob boss. The play is directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks and based on Chazz Palminteri’s story.

 Women’s Speaker Series

Photo Courtesy of evo (Denver) on Facebook

When: January 8, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Evo (Denver), 860 Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Evo (Denver) presents its Women’s Speaker Series. The event features an ongoing series focusing on women in adventure and sports. This Tuesday you can watch two ski films, Finding the Line and Kindred. Following the films, you can listen to a discussion between Nat and Anna Segal, creators of Finding the Line and Izzy and Zoya Lynch, creators of Kindred. The discussion will be led by Julie Brown.

Blue Sneaker Ball

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science Facebook

When: January 8, 6:30 – 11:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $35 – $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents a Blue Sneaker Ball. The event is a celebration of the inauguration of Governor Jared Polis. The event features live music from Cyndi Lauper and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, light snacks, a cash bar and more. Dress in cocktail attire and maybe throw on a pair of your best sneakers.

Wednesday, January 9

RMCAD Presents: Ex Machina

Photo Courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Denver‎ on Facebook

When: January 9, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $8 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver hosts RMCAD Presents: Ex Machina. The event features a screening of the sci-fi film that dives into the world of A.I as computer coder Caleb wins a competition and is invited to his boss’ house to test Ava, a fully functioning A.I system.

Indigenous Film Series

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: January 9, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents the Indigenous Film Series. The event features a screening of Âs Nutayuneân: We Still Live Here — a documentary film that takes a look at the cultural revival of the Wampanoag Indians of Southeastern Massachusetts. Following the screening, you can participate in a discussion led by Brandy Toelupe — the attorney for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Thursday, January 10

National Western Stock Show Kick-Off Parade

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2016 National Western Stock Show Parade Denver Colorado. Photo by Kim Baker

When: January 10, 12 – 1:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver’s Union Station presents the National Western Stock Show Kick-Off parade. The event features the annual parade to celebrate the beginning of the National Western Stock Show. You can watch as longhorn cattle walk through downtown Denver, performances from marching bands, cowboys and more.

International Sportsmen’s Exposition

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Facebook

When: January 10 – 13

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

Cost: $16 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Colorado Parks and Wildlife presents the International Sportsmen’s Exposition. The event features four days of fishing and hunting demonstrations, presentations from experts, booths of more than 500 different companies and more. You can take part in activities and find some killer gear.

Yoga Cross

Photo Courtesy of Civic Center MOVES on Facebook

When: January 10, 12 – 1 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Witness your fitness during Yoga Cross. The event features a one-hour workout class. The first 30-minutes of the class are dedicated to functional fitness training followed by 30-minutes of power vinyasa yoga. All levels are welcome, be ready to sweat.

Alpha Bowhunting Indoor Challenge

Photo Courtesy of Alpha Bowhunting‎ on Facebook

When: January 10 – 13  

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

Cost: $20 register here

The Lowdown: Alpha Bowhunting presents the Alpha Bowhunting Indoor Challenge. The challenge features a four-day competition in coordination with the International Sportsmen’s Exposition. You can compete in rounds with others and shoot to win prizes.

Morphogenesis

Photo Courtesy of Space Gallery on Facebook

When: January 10, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Space Gallery presents Morphogenesis. The exhibition features works from artist Julia Sanders and William Stoehr, an internationally recognized artist. Morphogenesis uses the blurring of realism and abstraction to discuss the struggle of separating self and contemporary culture with the figures in the images.

Blade Runner

Photo Courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Denver‎ on Facebook

When: January 10, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver presents a screening of Blade Runner. The film follows the adventures of Deckard, a Blade Runner who is forced to re-enter the police force after four replicants escape from a colony and make their way to Earth.

Friday, January 11

Locals Only Group Exhibition

Photo Courtesy of Mirus Gallery Denver on Facebook

When: January 11, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Mirus Gallery Denver, 1144 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Mirus Gallery Denver presents a Locals Only Group Exhibition. The event features works from more than 20 local Colorado artists. You can find paintings and sculptural works from Andres Acosta, RUMTUM, Mario Zoots, Anna Charney and more.

What Lies Ahead

Photo Courtesy of Visions West Contemporary on Facebook

When: January 11, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Visions West Contemporary, 2605 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Visions West Contemporary presents What Lies Ahead. The exhibition features works from eight artists including June Glasson, Mathew Mullins and Zemer Peled. The works focus on looking forward to the new year and the relationships built between artists.

Annual Warren Miller Film Screening

When: January 11, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stoney’s Bar and Grill hosts its Annual Warren Miller Film Screening. The event features a screening of Face of Winter — a film that travels across the world exploring ski culture. The ticket price includes the screening, lift ticket deals, drink specials and more.

Saturday, January 12

113th National Western Stock Show

Photo Courtesy of National Western Stock Show on Facebook

When: January 12 – 27

Where: National Western Stock Show, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $10 – $22 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Celebrate the annual festival of agriculture, Western culture, cowboys and more during the 113th National Western Stock Show. The event features 15 days of performances such as rodeos, a trade show, livestock shows and it all starts with a parade on January 10.

Reality Under Construction

“The Minatour and Us” a still performance by Guta Galli. Photo Courtesy of The Collective Gallery.

When: January 12, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: The Collective Gallery, 2041 Lawrence St. Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Collective Gallery presents Realty Under Construction. The exhibition features a group installation that creates an experience that draws from both individual and collective realities and their distortions. The exhibition is made of paintings, drawings, photography and more from artists such as Thomas Colcord, Guta Galli and Rachel Alexandrou.

Harry Potter Yule Ball

Photo Courtesy of Castle Marne Inn‎ on Facebook

When: January 12, 4 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Castle Marne Inn, 1572 Race St., Denver 

Cost: $145 per person

The Lowdown: Castle Marne Inn hosts a Harry Potter Yule Ball. The event features a themed four-course dinner, trivia and dancing. You can win prizes and sip on drinks from a themed bar. An overnight stay is required to attend and is not included in the cost of the ticket price. Call 303.331.0621 to create your reservations.

Form and Function

Photo Courtesy of Cabal Gallery on Facebook

When: January 12, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Cabal Gallery, 1875 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cabal Gallery presents Form and Function. The exhibition was created by Chris Mora, a steel sculptor from Wheat Ridge. You can explore robot sculptures that range from small to life-size as well as pose-able robots that are made with steel, springs, magnets and more.

Stain’d Magazine Volume III

Photo Courtesy of Stain’d Arts on Facebook

When: January 12, 7 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: ReCreative Denver, 765 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ReCreative Denver hosts Stain’d Volume III. The event features a release party for the third volume of the publication Stain’d. You can meet the artists that curated the volume, enjoy a a show by Anthony Ruptak and Emily Barnes and more.

Sunday, January 13

Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza

Photo Courtesy of National Western Stock Show on Facebook

When: January 13, 2 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: National Western Stock Show, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $35  $39 get tickets here

The Lowdown: National Western Stock Show presents a Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza. The event features bull riding, trick roping and performances from mariachi bands. The event is choreographed by Charro Jerry Diaz, a fourth-generation champion charro.

STILLness

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum‎ on Facebook

When: January 13,, 8:45 – 10 a.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Take time to calm and center yourself at STILLness. The event features a guided meditation from the combined effort of the Clyfford Still Museum, Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver and Zen Center of Denver. Be ready to calmly take a spot in the galleries and quiet your inner thoughts.

Music in the Galleries

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum on Facebook

When: January 13, 2 – 2:45 p.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free with museum admission

The Lowdown: Clyfford Still Museum presents Music in the Galleries. The event features a live performance from the Clay Quartet. The quartet is compromised of Yi Zhao, Chris Jusell, Austin Fisher and Leah Kovach and will perform works of Maurice Ravel and Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. Museum admission is $10 here.

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Mark Your Calendar

PBR Bull Riding

When: January 14, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: National Western Stock Show, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $50 – $110 tickets available here

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

When: January 16, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 tickets available here

Steve-O: The Bucket List

When: January 18 – 19

Where: Denver Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theater, 8246 Northfield Blvd. Unit 1400, Denver 

Cost: $25 – $50 tickets available here

Womxn’s March on Denver

When: January 19, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

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