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Friday, January 28, beginning at 4 p.m., via Sunday, January 30
Parfet Park, tenth Avenue at Washington Avenue, Golden
Get out and have a good time at UllrGrass, a three-day beer and music pageant named for the Norse God of Winter, Ullr (pronounced “ooler”). It is a ardour undertaking of Chris and Susannah Thompson, longtime Golden residents, who felt their city wanted a signature occasion in the midst of winter to carry the group collectively — significantly if fest-goers put on Viking regalia. There’s dwell music — a variety of bluegrass, newgrass, funk and jam band — day-after-day in heated tents; the UllrGrass Beer Competition runs from midday to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday is Household Day, with a Virtuosity Dance efficiency, an UllrEgg hunt, a dressing up parade and video games. Tickets begin at $15; get them right here.
Joyous Chinese language Cultural College, twenty second Annual Chinese language New 12 months Celebration
Pre-Celebration and Silent Public sale: Friday, January 28, 6 to 7 p.m.
Chinese language New 12 months Celebration: Friday, January 28, 7:15 to eight:45 p.m.
Waterstone Neighborhood Church, 5890 South Alkire Avenue, Littleton, and on-line
The Joyous Chinese language Cultural College has been providing Chinese language adoptees language, dance and cultural instruction since 1996; in 2000, the varsity hosted its first public Chinese language New 12 months celebration, with performances by college students and particular visitors. In 2022, the custom remains to be going sturdy, welcoming the 12 months of the Tiger with a silent public sale and $12 non-obligatory dinner, adopted by Chinese language music, a lion dance, Chinese language acrobat Lina Liu and extra. Stay and digital viewing decisions can be found; study extra and discover ticket choices right here.
Boulder Symphony, Marshall Fireplace Profit Live performance
Friday, January 28, 7:30 p.m.
Grace Commons Church, 1820 fifteenth Avenue, Boulder
Eclectic virtuoso violinist and former Boulder Symphony concertmaster Gregory Walker misplaced his Louisville house practically a month in the past within the Marshall fireplace. However that gained’t cease him from rejoining his outdated orchestra-mates for one night time to assist individuals who share his plight. Walker will likely be performing the theme from Schindler’s Checklist as a part of the Boulder Symphony’s Marshall Fireplace Profit Live performance, a present that additionally consists of award-winning Colorado poet/activist Dominique Christina because the Narrator in Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Story,” a piece for a small ensemble and dancers, and extra trendy chamber works. Get data and reserve tickets, free to $25, right here.
Moon Over Buffalo
Friday, January 28, and Saturday, January 29, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, January 30, 2 p.m.; reveals via March 20
MIners Alley, 1224 Washington Avenue, Golden
Again in pre-pandemic days, Westword named Miners Alley one of the best theater for opening nights. Expertise that once more on the opening weekend of Moon Over Buffalo, which follows Charlotte and George Hay — an performing couple not precisely on the stage of the Lunts — on tour in Buffalo in 1953.
Tickets vary from $17 to $45; get them right here.
Our American Cousin: America Divided
Friday, January 28, and Saturday, January 29, 8 p.m.
The Bench at 40 West, 1560 Teller Avenue
Benchmark Theatre, like most cultural considerations throughout the nation, suffered throughout the darkish days when COVID stole away audiences. Members of Lakewood-based Benchmark Theatre have been impressed by political uprisings and actions that filtered up via that void to create their very own theater works based mostly on essentially the most present of occasions. Our American Cousin: America Divided, a world premiere, is an inside job, developed as a quest for solutions concerning the unsettling, Democracy-smashing occasions of January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. The run ends this weekend; discover particulars and tickets, $15 to $30, right here.
Isabel Allende, Violeta
Saturday, January 29, 5 p.m., through Zoom livestream
Chilean creator Isabella Allende turned an on the spot literary star forty years in the past with the discharge of Home of Spirits, her first novel and a primer in magical realism. Twenty books later, her twenty first, Violeta, is hitting cabinets this week, telling the epic story of 1 girl’s 100-year journey via the 20th century and past, starting and ending in pandemic occasions. Allende will seem through Zoom for a livestreamed dialogue hosted by the Tattered Cowl; the payment of $38.78 features a copy of the guide, entry to the speak and transport. Register for the dwell or digital reveals at Eventbrite.
Genius Wizard Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout Launch: Meals Pairing and Immersive Artwork Expertise
Saturday, January 29, 7 to 11 p.m.
Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer Avenue
Ratio Beerworks goes all out for this yr’s Genius Wizard Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout launch, which begins with a stout four-pack, in addition to a restricted two-pack launch of bourbon and rye from Legal guidelines Whiskey Home. Add a small-plate paired dinner by chef Dana Rodriguez, and because the night lengthens, nightlife photographer Shadows Collect will deal with the remainder by reworking the brewery with video mapping, tunes by DJ Novelli, tarot readings and different delights. It’s $75 to play, however you’ll get lots on your cash. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite.
Boutique Warehouse Sale
Sunday, January 30, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Quantity Thirty Eight, 3560 Chestnut Place
After the vacations fade away, it’s time to search for offers — the sort you’ll discover at Sunday’s Boutique Warehouse Sale, a collaborative occasion bringing favourite native boutiques collectively at Quantity Thirty Eight in RiNo for a blowout sale with reductions as excessive as 50 to 70 p.c. There gained’t be dressing rooms, so be suggested to put on leggings with sports activities bras or camisoles; a coat verify will likely be accessible for hands-free looking. Admission is $15 and consists of one free drink; for a free tote and early-bird buying at 9 a.m., go for the $25 VIP choice. All proceeds will profit RMA Kids’s Basis. Reserve tickets and see a listing of distributors right here.
Tales on Stage, Excessive College Confidential
Stay Efficiency: Sunday, January 30, 2 p.m.
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Middle, 721 Santa Fe Drive
Digital Efficiency Debut: Friday, February 4, 7 p.m.
A Tales on Stage favourite, Excessive College Confidential is again with its irresistible forged — the sensible collaborative crew of Erin Rollman, Brian Colonna, Hannah Duggan and Erik Edborg of Buntport Theater hamming it up for a night of relatable, humorous tales concerning the vagaries of highschool life. See it dwell at Su Teatro or go for a digital view out of your front room beginning February 4; tickets are $22 both method, right here.
Roots in Rhythm: Mapping the Dub Diaspora
Sunday, January 30, 2 to eight p.m.
RedLine Modern Artwork Middle
POMDEYA and RedLine current Roots in Rhythm: Mapping the Dub Diaspora. From 2 to five p.m., get pleasure from music, meals, drinks, a market and Chromatic Cogitations: Rhythm Reboot, an exhibit by previous and current RedLine residents. At 5 p.m., catch the premiere of the Ina Vanguard Type documentary by Dubquake Information, which tells the story of the Iration Steppas Sound System based mostly in Leeds, U.Ok. Get tickets, $12.66 (together with charges), right here.
Love’s Labor’s Gained
Wednesday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.
Dairy Arts Middle, 2590 Waslnut Avenue
The Upstart Crow’s manufacturing of Love’s Labor’s Gained, by Katherine Dubois, has been postponed a number of occasions due to COVID circumstances; now this reimagined finish of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Misplaced is slated for a single name-your-price efficiency on February 2. Discover out extra right here.
Wheat Ridge Theatre Firm: Sordid Lives
Fridays via Sundays, via February 13
Business night time Thursday, February 3
John Hand Theatre, 7653 East First Place, Lowry
It’s been a film after which a tv collection, however Sordid Lives, by Del Shores, first carved out its campy, cultish LGBTQ fan base on the stage. The Wheat Ridge Theatre Firm is mounting a dwell revival of the play — which is peopled with an entire small city’s price of trailer trash, drunks, drag queens and different unforgettable Texas characters — for a three-week run that continues via February 13. It is simply the factor to boost you out of these winter doldrums; admission is $28 on-line at TicketSpice.
The Sound Inside
Thursdays via Sundays, via February 12
Curious Theatre Firm, 1080 Acoma Avenue
Curious Theatre Firm forges forward with Adam Rapp’s drama The Sound Inside, which obtained six Tony Award nominations in 2020, together with Greatest Play. The story is about creative-writing professor Bella and the sensible however unhinged scholar Christopher whom she mentors; the members of this tutorial odd couple develop shut whereas fighting their very own demons, and that story is as a lot about writing as it’s about life. Be taught extra and get tickets, starting from $20 to $50, right here.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Via March 6, day by day (besides Monday)
Singleton Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complicated
The Denver Middle manufacturing of the Edward Albee masterwork clocks in at about three hours, which is a very long time to be subjected to the rising dialectic of alcohol-fueled marital warfare that develops between longtime couple George and Martha, however it’s additionally an training, brilliantly written and reducing to the bone. What is going to younger visitors Honey and Nick take away from the expertise? What is going to you are taking away? Discover particulars and purchase tickets, $30 to $50, right here.
Fridays via Sundays, via February 12,
Classic Theatre, 1468 Dayton Avenue, Aurora
Within the romantic comedy Fireflies, a regional premiere written by Matthew Barber and starring legendary Denver actor Deborah Persoff, a retired schoolteacher meets a drifter who fixes a gap in her roof and encourages her to interrupt out of her respectable shell. Will she or gained’t she? See the present and discover out. Admission ranges from $20 to $34; get tickets right here.
Spookadelia: The Curse of Novo Ita
Thursdays via Sundays, via February
Spectra Artwork House, 1836 South Broadway
Spookadelia, now in its fourth iteration, has been prolonged via February! Immerse your self in cool at this superior, arty expertise. Timed-entry tickets are $20 grownup, $12 kids (and it is not too spooky for them); discover out extra right here.
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