Denver Events for Your Friday Night

It’s the first Friday of February and we have found plenty of exciting events to keep you entertained. We’ll say goodbye to Wazee Supper Club, see some art, talk about community, do some shopping, and get in our music fix!

Wazee’s Last Call

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of Michelle Palmquist

When: February 2, 5:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Where: Wazee Supper Club, 1600 15th St, Denver, Colorado 80202

What: “The owners have informed me that this Friday, February 2nd is Wazee’s last day. Join us in bidding farewell to the Granddaddy of LoDo. Please spread the word and share.
Bring your memories, stories & pictures… wear your Zee gear… or just show up for one last drink… but get your butt in HERE on Friday!”

Cost: Free admission

Symbols of Resistance Film Screening at West High School

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of Al Frente de Lucha

When: February 2, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Where: West High School, 951 Elati St, Denver, Colorado 80204

What: “The Symbols of Resistance documentary explores the history of the Chican@ movement in Colorado and northern New Mexico, focusing on the struggle for land, the student movement, and community resistance against police brutality.
West High School was the site of the first of the 1969 Walkouts in Denver, CO. February 2nd commemorates the day the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed in 1848 when the southwest and tens of thousands of Mexican citizens came under the jurisdiction of the United States.”

Cost: Tickets for the screening are by donation, with suggested donations being $10 if ordered online, $15 at the door and $5 for students.

Poetry, Race, and Policing: A Community Conversation

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of the Denver Citizen Oversight Board

When: February 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Where: Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 1515 Race St, Denver, Colorado 80206

What: “As part of the Denver Talks Series, the Citizen Oversight Board will host a conversation inspired by Claudia Rankine’s text, with a focus on race in policing and incarceration. Bill de la Cruz, the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Denver Public Schools, will facilitate.”

Cost: Free admission

Buffalo Exchange Presents: HAUS Pop-up

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of HAUS

When: February 2-4, 6:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Where: Buffalo Exchange Colorado, 51 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203

What: HAUS is a collective of artist/or designers that create fashion-forward, urban contemporary clothing for its eco-friendly, cruelty-free clothing brand.
Collectively, HAUS produces a designer collection of women’s and men’s wear every season.”

Cost: Free admission

Winter Opening Celebration

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of Eventbrite for Organizers

When: February 2, 6:30-11:00 p.m.

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, Denver, Colorado 80202

What: “Cleon Peterson: Shadow of Men is made possible by Over the Influence. MCA Denver exhibitions are also sponsored in part by the Director’s Vision Society. MCA Denver also thanks the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Special thanks to From the Hip photo and Ratio Beerworks.” Also on view are Diego Rodriguez-Warner and Arthur Jafa. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

Cost: $15.00-$50.00. Get your tickets here

Arc Mystique: New Works from Katy Zimmerman

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of Lowbrow Denver

When: February 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Where: Lowbrow Denver, 38 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203

What: “Oh hello earthlings! It’s 2018 now (did you hear??) and we’re kicking it off with an off-world visit to the arcane archway dimension. Join our guide, Katy Zimmerman, as she illuminates the immaterial and intangible, the mystical and mysterious, with effortless elegance (and Ratio Beerworkswill be there to help us along too! :D)”

Cost: Free admission

Celebration of Electronic Music & Dance Party with Buddha Bomb

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of Lumonics Light & Sound Gallery

When: February 2, 7:30-11:00 p.m.

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80202

What: “The History of Electronic Music presented by Buddha Bomb
Videos and photography presented by Violet Flame
Dance party mixing live by Buddha Bomb
Site-specific art installation by Dorothy Tanner”

Cost: $15.00. Get your tickets here

ZZ Ward

Denver events February 2
Photo courtesy of axs

When: February 2, 8:00 p.m.

Where: Gothic Theatre, 3263 S Broadway, Englewood, Colorado 80113

What: “ZZ Ward didn’t have to look far for inspiration on her second full-length album, 2017’s The Storm. Equally evocative of blues grit and hip-hop bounce, the Los Angeles-based vocal powerhouse and multi-instrumentalist leapt forward by taking a deeper look at some of her earliest inspirations—including Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Johnson, and Vera Ward Hall and Big Mama Thornton.”

Cost: $25.00. Get your tickets here