Denver has some cool cultural events lined up this week. Kick it off by getting rowdy at the 113th National Western Stock Show and end it by watching and listening to The Blot with Live Score. Wherever the week takes you, make sure to check out this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, January 14

The 113th Annual Western Stock Show

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When: January 14 – 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 16 days of performances such as rodeos, a trade show, livestock shows and more. You can see tons of different animals, watch bull riding and experience the West in its prime.

PBR Bull Riding

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When: January 14, 7 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $50 – $110 tickets available here

The Lowdown: The National Western Stock Show presents PBR Bull Riding. The event features a bull riding competition with riders holding on as tight as they can for as long as they can in the hopes to win. Throughout the week you can watch as competitors face off and watch the PBR Bull Riding Finals on January 16.

Tuesday, January 15

Glow Flow Yoga

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When: January 15, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ViewHouse Ballpark partners with CorePower Yoga and Sound Off Colorado to present Glow Flow Yoga. The event features an hour-long silent disco yoga session guided by an instructor from CorePower Yoga. All levels are welcome. Space is limited so make sure to arrive early to snag your spot.

Lecture: Feeling For You

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When: January 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) Mary Harris Auditorium, 1600 Pierce St., Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design presents Lecture: Feeling For You. The event features a lecture from artist Cécile B Evans. Evans will speak about the rise of digital technology, the relationship between humans and machines and more. Evans is a London-based Belgian-American artist that has presented exhibitions in The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and more.

An Immersive Arts Experience

Photo by Cori Anderson

When: January 15 – 31

Where: Museum of Outdoor Arts-MOA, 1000 Englewood Pkwy, Englewood

Cost: $10 – $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Prismajic presents Natura Obscura, an immersive arts experience. The event features an installation that holds wild and wondrous sculptures, lights and more created by 30 local creatives, artists and craftsmen within the Museum of Outdoor Arts’ 5000 square foot space. The installation is truly a magical experience that takes you to a different land.

READ: Explore a Surreal Immersive Forest at Museum of Outdoor Arts’ Newest Exhibit

I AM

Alamo Drafthouse via Facebook

When: January 15, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema partners with GoodCinema to present I AM. The event features a screening of I AM– a film that takes a deeper look in how humans try to improve the world and connect. Following the screening, you can listen to a panel discussion with Bill Byrnes of GoodCinema, Danny Mazur of Soul Stories, Sarah Jackson of Casa de Paz, Carlyn Shaw of Strangers To Friends and Rett Kearbey of Gaia.

Intro to Acrylic Pour Painting

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When: January 15, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Wonderlab Creative Space Studios, 4890 Ironton St. Unit 6A, Denver

Cost: $50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Wonderlab Creative Space Studios hosts Intro to Acrylic Pour Painting. The class features a dive into pour painting with a two-hour workshop. You can learn about the materials used and create a couple of your own masterpieces.

Wednesday, January 16

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

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? The film follows the phenomenon of Mr. Rogers finding ways to connect people from all walks of life with the mission to live as better neighbors. You can take a trip down memory lane and once again experience the wonders of Mr. Rogers.

The Archeology of Slavery

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When: January 16, 7 – 8:30 – p.m. 

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

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Nature & Science presents a biennial George McJunkin Lecture, The Archeology of Slavery. The event features a lecture from Dr. Theresa Singleton, a professor of anthropology at Syracuse University. Singleton will give deeper insight into what the archeology has found about enslaved people from all over the world.

Women On The Rise

Photo Courtesy of The Commons on Champa on Facebook

When: January 16, 7:30 – 9 a.m. 

Where: Capital One Cafe (Union Station), 1550 Wewatta St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Capital One Cafe hosts Women On The Rise. The event features a spotlight series that gives incredible women a chance to share their stories. This Wednesday you can hear from Tesa Edmonson Jones of Akasha Be Well, Cat Jaffe of House of Pod, Teresa Densmore of Art Restart and Jaclyn Fu of Pepper.

Thursday, January 17

Adult Spelling Bee

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When: January 17, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Syntax Physic Opera partners up with Denver Public Library to host an Adult Spelling Bee. Didn’t get your chance to test your spelling acumen when you were in school? Well, now is your chance t0 compete against other adults and win prizes. Make sure to arrive early to register for Syntax’s Winter of Reading.

Slant’d Story Slam

Maker’s Garage. Photo courtesy of Archipelago’s website

When: January 17, 6 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Archipelago, 2345 7th St., Denver

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Archipelago presents a Slant’s Story Slam. The event features a Slant’d issue release. You can sip on drinks, taste food from Asian American owned restaurants, jam out to beats from Grace Clark and Niki Robins and more. When you first arrive you will be given a conversation card with the theme of identity that you can take and use to share a story about the theme on the slam stage.

Treeline Film Screening

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When:  January 17, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Patagonia, 1431 15th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Patagonia presents a Treeline film screening. The film features a celebration of forests with a journey of scientists, healers and snow-lovers as they explore the amazing red cedar forests of British Columbia, the bristlecone pines of Nevada and the birch forests of Japan. The first 30 people to arrive will receive a limited edition poster.

Science Lounge: Frozen

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When:  January 17, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Nature & Science presents Science Lounge: Frozen. The event features a night to delve deeper into the cold. You can watch liquid nitrogen demonstrations, explore the museum’s collections of arctic animals and learn more about ice science. You can also sip on a specialty themed cocktail to keep you cool.

Friday, January 18

Steve-O: The Bucket List

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When: January 18 – 19

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

Cost: $25 – $50 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Denver Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theater presents Steve-O: The Bucket List. The event features a night to hear from the hilarious Steve-O as he talks about his life and adventures. Steve-O (Stephen Glover) is a well-known comedian that has performed on his show Guilty as Charged, written a memoir and, of course, completed ridiculous stunts in Jackass.

Pony Pop-Up

Zeppelin Station. Photo by Amanda Piela

When: January 18, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Zeppelin Station presents a Pony Pop-Up. The event features a pop-up of Pony art and merch. Pony, also known as Gabrielle Laïla Tittley, uses bright colors and takes inspiration from the body and animals to make provocative pieces that have double meanings. While you peruse the art you can sip on a free drink with the purchase of merch.

READ: Pop-Up at Zeppelin Station Brings in Canadian Artist’s Colorful and Provocative Work

ReDefine: Paper

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When: January 18, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $5 get tickets here

The Lowdown: ReCreative Denver presents ReDefine: Paper. The event features a night to explore all that you can do with paper. You can participate in activities such as blackout poetry with Spit Poet Publishing, hand papermaking demonstration with Bonnie Ferrill Roman and Zine Making with Denver Zine Library. You can also peruse from a pop-up exhibition by Paper Fashion Show as you make.

CreativeMornings

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When: January 18, 8:30 – 10 a.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum hosts CreativeMornings. The event features a free breakfast lecture series. This Thursday you can hear from Nicole Banowetz, a Colorado sculptor that creates sewn inflatable sculptures that take inspiration from the natural world. Banowetz currently has an interactive installation, The Incubation Effect presenting at the Denver Art Museum.

Pro Rodeo

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When: January 18, 1:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $18 – $65 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The National Western Stock Show presents Pro Rodeo. The event features a wild day of professional rodeos with cowboys riding on horses, barrel racing, bull riding and more. You better put on your best cowboy boots and be ready to see some crazy stunts.

38th Annual Indian Market and Southwest Art Fest

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When: January 18 – 20 

Where: The Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Celebrate Native American culture and traditions at the 38th Annual Indian Market and Southwest Art Fest. The event features a three-day festival with Native American art, crafts and more. You also watch performances of traditional song and dance while you explore the market.

Saturday, January 19

Womxn’s March on Denver

Photo by Meg O’Neill

When: January 19, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: March for the empowerment of women and marginalized peoples at the Womxn’s March on Denver. If you marched last year, you know that this peaceful march can and does make an impact. So join together with people of all backgrounds to march for change. Speakers and performances will help inspire you to be a part of the movement that can help improve our nation and local communities.

READ: Denver Women’s March Changes Name and Opens Call for Performers and Artists

4th Annual Speakeasy Soiree

The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace. Photo by From the Hip Photo.

When: January 19, 7:30 – 11 p.m. 

Where: The Hangar at Stanley, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: $25 – $60 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Hangar at Stanley hosts the 4th Annual Speakeasy Soiree. The event features a night of festivities with swing dancing, live music from LAPOMPE, DJ Stefan Durham and more, cocktails and food from food trucks. The best part? The event benefits The Colorado Teen Project.

Goats in RiNo

Photo Courtesy of Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary‎ on Facebook

When: January 19, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St., Denver 

Cost: $12 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Snuggle up to some adorable farm animals during Goats in RiNo. The event features a screening of Okja — a film about a young girl that has a wild adventure as she protects a magical beast named Okja. During the screening, you can pet some goats and puppies.

Punks Against Trump

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When: January 19, 7 p.m. 

Where: Summit Denver, 1902 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $12 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Summit Denver hosts Punks Against Trump. The event features a night of music with performances from Allout Helter, Cheap Perfume, Overtime and more. You can dance all night long and raise funds for The Gathering Place with other like-minded individuals.

Sunday, January 20

Denver Fashion Week Spring ’19 Casting Call

DENVER, CO – NOVEMBER 11: Hair show during Denver Fashion Week at Lumenati on November 11, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell)

When: January 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free sign up here

The Lowdown: Take a chance to strut your stuff during the Denver Fashion Week Spring ’19 Casting Call. Designers of Denver Fashion Week are looking for models of all different heights, sizes, ages and more. The casting call is open to all models and agencies so be sure to show up and make impressions.

Victor Adeniran’s Art Opening

Photo by Kenneth Coles

When: January 20, 12 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Solutions Lounge & Restaurant, 2220 California St., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Spend the afternoon celebrating the opening of an art show while enjoying brunch at Solutions Lounge & Restaurant. Immersive experiences provided by the local event production company MOXIE Creative will add to the art displayed by Victor Adeniran and cocktails and a special menu will be available. Solutions Lounge & Restaurant also has seven escape rooms connected, so you can engage your brain after perusing the art.

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch

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When: January 20, 12 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $5 at entry

The Lowdown: Grandma’s House is back at it with Foul-Mouth Cross-Stitch. You can create your own naughty cross-stitch with the instruction of one of Grandma’s House best instructors. The materials are free with the purchase of a full beer or for the price of $5. Come with a saying or pattern in mind to create your scandalous masterpiece.

Polar Bear 5k

When: January 20, 9 – 11 a.m. 

Where: Washington Park, S Downing St & E Louisiana Ave., Denver

Cost: $119.99 – $139.99 register here

The Lowdown: Lace up your running shoes for the Polar Bear 5k. The event features a 5k race around Denver’s Washington Park. You can break a sweat and receive a long-sleeve shirt, party post-race and more. You can even take a picture Polie the polar bear.

The Blot with Live Score

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When: January 20, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $12 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver teams up with Denver Silent Film Festival to presents a screening of The Blot with Live Score. The film features the story of the Griggs family as they struggle with poverty, social obligations and more. The live score is performed by Niki Tredinnick of The Dollhouse Thieves.

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Mark Your Calendar

Xtreme Dogs

When: January 21, 3 – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: $24 – $50 tickets available here

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

When: January 24, 5:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Landmark’s Mayan Theatre, 110 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $15 tickets available here

Fieldwork Panel Discussion

When: January 26, 12 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Tivoli Community Theater, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $8 – $28 tickets available here

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