Mortified Live: Doomed Valentine’s and 20 Things to do in Denver this Week

Denver has some lovely events lined up this week. Kick it off by getting nostalgic at a Steel Magnolias Movie Party and end it by getting rough at a Heavy Metal Flea. Wherever the week takes you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Monday, February 11

Steel Magnolias Movie Party

Photo Courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Denver‎ on Facebook

When: February 11, 7 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: $13.42 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver presents a Steel Magnolias Movie Party. The event features a screening of Steel Magnolias– the classic film about a group of ladies who grow together over time and hardships. You can participate with props, feel nostalgic and maybe even have a good cry.

Movie Night in Mirus

Photo Courtesy of Mirus Gallery Denver on Facebook

When: February 11, 7 – 11:55 p.m. 

Where: Temple Denver, 1136 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Temple Denver partners with Mirus to present Movie Night in Mirus. The event features a screening of Black Swan– a dark story about ballet and the struggle of mental illness. You can grab a bite from food trucks, sip on cocktails and later watch two local short films created by local filmmakers throughout the night.

Best of Denver Fashion Week Exhibit

Photo by Amanda Piela

When: February 11 – April 7

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: McNichols Building partners with Denver Fashion Week to present a Best of Denver Fashion Week Exhibit. The exhibit features pieces that have graced the runways during some of the best fashion shows. You can find works from designers and brands such as Electric Bubblegum, Rachel Marie Hurst and Allison Nicole Berger.

Tuesday, February 12

Pony Pop-Up

Photo by Amanda Piela

When: February 12 – 16

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. You can explore the bold works of art and even purchase some merch if you find a piece you like.

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

Wednesday, February 13

Harry Potter Trivia Night

Photo courtesy of Blake Street Tavern

When: February 13, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Blake Street Tavern, 2301 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Blake Street Tavern hosts a Harry Potter Trivia Night. The event features a chance to flex your knowledge about the magical wizarding world. The ticket price includes a free draft of Blue Moon, Coors or Coors Light. The event benefits Give Good, Get Good with proceeds going towards Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Love Potions from the Vine Tour

Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens‎ on Facebook

When: February 13 – 15

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: $14 register here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens hosts a Love Potions from the Vine Tour. The event features a tour of the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory with special looks at exotic plants that tickle and pull at your imagination. Following the tour, participants will receive a romantic item to bring home with them.

Galentine’s Night Out

Photo Courtesy of EDGE Restaurant & Bar on Facebook

When: February 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: EDGE Restaurant & Bar, 1111 14th St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: EDGE Restaurant & Bar presents a Galentine’s Night Out. The event features music, cocktails, a fashion pop-up and more. You can grab a group of your gals and party the night out. Make sure to wear a cute sparkly outfit and heels to match the theme of the night.

Love Potions no. 13: A Puzzle Event for Designers

Photo Courtesy of Denver Immersive Summit‎ on Facebook

When: February 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Puzzah– Denver, 1440 Blake St. #150, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: The Denver Immersive Summit presents Love Potions no. 13: A Puzzle Event for Designers. The event features an experiment that involves filling out a signup sheet, socializing and walking the space. You can attend as a spectator if you are uncomfortable in participating.

Thursday, February 14

Mortified Live: Doomed Valentine’s

Photo Courtesy of Mortified Colorado on Facebook

When: February 14, 8 – 9:45 p.m. 

Where: The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $16 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Oriental Theater hosts Mortified Live: Doomed Valentine’s. The event features a hilarious night of confessionals, comedy and a throwback cover band. Mortified Live has toured around the world with adults sharing their embarrassing stories, diaries, photos and more for your entertainment.

A Classical Romance

Photo courtesy of Colorado Symphony‎ on Facebook

When: February 14, 7:30 – 10 p.m. February 16 – 17, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St., Denver 

Cost: $15 – $89 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Colorado Symphony presents A Classical Romance. The event features a performance of romantic songs such as Hermann’s “Scene d’amour” from Hitchcock’s Vertigo, Berstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Lieberson’s Neruda Songs and Diamond’s Music for Romeo and Juliet.

READ: 13 Unusual Valentine’s Day Dates In and Around Denver

READ: 35 Romantic Dinners to Wow Your Valentine

9th Annual Singles Soiree

Photo courtesy of Nativ Hotel’s Website

When: February 14, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: NATIV Hotel Denver, 1612 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: $5 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: NATIV Hotel Denver presents its 9th Annual Singles Soiree. The event features a night to let loose. Don’t let your Valentine’s Day go to waste just because you don’t have a date– instead party it out with drinks, live beats from DJs, body painting and more.

Friday, February 15

Emily Joyce and Justine Hill Opening Reception

Painting by Emily Joyce. Photo Courtesy of David B. Smith Gallery‎ on Facebook

When: February 15, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: David B. Smith Gallery, 1543 Wazee St. Ste A, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: David B. Smith Gallery presents an Emily Joyce and Justine Hill Opening Reception. The event features a night to explore Emily Joyce’s solo exhibition Then Where Sun When There. The exhibition takes inspiration from geometric patterns and systems created by accomplished artists and thinkers. Justine Hill’s exhibition Bookends presents works that feature three components – figure, background and landscape with bursts of color.

Awaken The Chrysalis

Image by Oliver Vernon. Photo courtesy of Eventbrite for Organizers‎ on Facebook.

When: February 15, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Mirus Gallery, 1144 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Mirus Gallery welcomes Awaken The Chrysalis. The exhibition, created by artist Oliver Vernon, is the first solo show Vernon has presented in six years. The works focus on the hatching of potential with abstraction, figuration, architecture and more using collage pieces that have been painted on and reassembled.

Love Bites: A Valentine’s Haunted House

When: February 15 – 16

Where: The 13th Floor Haunted House Denver, 3400 E. 52nd Ave., Denver 

Cost: $24.99 – $44.99 tickets available here

The Lowdown: The 13th Floor Haunted House Denver presents Love Bites: A Valentine’s Haunted House. The event features a terrifying experience with vampires. Your goal? to make it through the haunted house and conquer the beasts to keep your valentine safe and sound.

Cupid’s Playground

Photo by Amanda Tipton

When: February 15 – 24 

Where: Performing Arts Complex at Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver

Cost: $22 – $50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Wonderbound teams up with Colorado Symphony to present Cupid’s Playground. The event features a performance led by Yumi Hwang Williams, the Colorado Symphony’s Concertmaster as Wonderbound dancers display a journey of discovering love in many variations.

Saturday, February 16

Denver Roller Derby Doubleheader

Photo by Phil Salvador, courtesy of Denver Roller Derby on Facebook

When: February 16, 5:30 p.m.

Where: 2375 S. Delaware St., Denver

Cost: $20 get tickets here 

The Lowdown: Cheer for some crazy ladies on roller skates during a Denver Roller Derby Doubleheader. The event features two games, one between the Bad Apples versus the Green Barrettes at 5:30 p.m. and the second between the Orange Crushers versus the Shotgun Betties at 8 p.m. You can sip on brews from Declaration Brewing, grab bites from the PB&R food truck and celebrate at an after party.

Amanda Wachob

Image by Amanda Wachob. Photo Courtesy of MCA Denver‎ on Facebook

When: February 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free with $8 admission

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA) presents artist in residency Amanda Wachob. Wachob will be in the museum tattooing individuals in her galleries throughout the day. The tattoo slots are filled, however, you can still watch the process and tattoos come to life.

Portraits of Love

Photo Courtesy of Parasol Arts‎ on Facebook

When: February 16, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Westward Gallery, 4400 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Westward Gallery and Parasol Arts host Portraits of Love. The event features a night dedicated to love with presentations of art, music, poet, tango and more. You can sip on a glass of wine, munch on an empanada and watch some romantic dancing with beautiful live music to match. Proceeds go towards Parasol Arts 2019 productions.

Sunday, February 17

SCFD Free Day

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum‎ on Facebook

When: February 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Clyfford Still Museum teams up with the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) to present an SCFD Free Day. The event features a day of free admission to the museum to explore the galleries. You can participate in a guided tour and see all of the amazing art the museum holds.

Foul-Mouthed Cross-Stitch

Photo courtesy of Grandma’s House on Facebook

When: February 17, 12 – 9 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.

Heavy Metal Flea

Black Sky Brewery. Photo by Dustin Hall of The Brewtography Project.

When: February 17, 12 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Black Sky Brewery, 490 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Heavy Metal Flea is back. You can shop from more than 10 hardcore vendors, listen to some sick heavy metal jams and more. You can also grab a brew from Black Sky Brewery to sip on while you shop.

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Mark Your Calendar

Science Lounge: Sugar, Sugar

When: February 21, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $15 tickets available here

Untitled Final Friday

When: February 22, 6 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free with $10 general admission

Reptilian Nation Expo

When: February 23 – 24

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $12 tickets available here

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