Move into February with a bang instead of a whimper! Denver has some thoughtful and exciting events for everyone tonight and tomorrow evening.
Monday Run Club
When: January 29, 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Zuni Street Brewing Company, 2355 W 29th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80211
What: “Monday Run Club! A 5K jaunt through the streets of LoHi and down to Confluence and Convuerca parks. Half-price pints at the finish, and free swag for dedicated members!”
Cost: Free admission
Meatless Monday – Vegan Pizza Party – ’80s Metal Edition
When: January 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Marquis Theatre, 2009 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Meatless Monday – Vegan Pizza Party – ’80s Metal Edition. All Ages”
Cost: $10.00 all you can eat vegan Marquis Pizza with a free show
Truth to Power: Personal Storytelling for Social Justice
When: January 30, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, 2148 S High St, Denver, Colorado 80208
What: “In Truth to Power: Personal Storytelling for Social Justice you will hear the stories of 10 advocates in the field who have workshopped their stories with 3 storytelling experts from The Moth’s Education Program. These storytellers will share stories of resilience, hope, fear and more. You are sure to leave feeling inspired.”
Cost: Sold out.
MSU Denver Screening of “Rigoberta Menchu: Daughter of the Maya”
When: January 30, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: MSU Denver Student Success Building, 890 Auraria Pkwy, Student Lounge Room 120, Denver, Colorado 80217
What: “Documentary of the Mayan Activist Rigoberta Menchú Tum.
The story of a poor girl born in a remote mountainous region of Guatemala torn apart by civil war and her determination to gain justice for her people.”
Cost: Free admission. Pizza and snacks available
January 2018 Open Screen Night – 16 Bit Challenge
When: January 30, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Where: The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St, Denver, Colorado 80211
What: “Following the collapse of the Sunderdome, the retreat of the sun has been replaced with the glow of the cathode ray tube. Tribes now compete in a virtual wasteland of pixels and sprites. Welcome to the 16-Bit Challenge!
Reel Nerds Podcast is sponsoring a new prize – a $50 Amazon gift card for the team with the best video that meets this criteria: Make a video of at least 2 minutes in length about this month’s theme (16-bit) and include the phrase “All your base are belong to us”. It’s that easy! We want to push you to make more videos and hopefully this will get the wheels turning! The best video will be decided by a representative from Denver’s best movie podcast.”
Cost: Free admission. Submit your work here
Fat Tuesdays – a tribute to New Orleans Funk, Soul & R&B ft. the music of The Meters, Allen Toussaint & more!
When: January 30, 7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Fat Tuesdays – a tribute to New Orleans Funk, Soul & R&B ft. the music of The Meters, Allen Toussaint & more!
w/ Lyle Divinsky (The Motet), Dan Schwindt (Kyle Hollingsworth Band), Casey Russell (Magic Beans), Will Trask (Great American Taxi), Clark Smith (DYNOHUNTER), Sean Dandurand (Other Black)
at Cervantes’ Other Side”
Cost: $5.00 in advance, $10.00 after 9:00 p.m. $10.00 for uner 21. Get your tickets here
Neo*Nite – Alec Ryan // Maya Bennett // Hannah Alzugaray
When: January 30, 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Where: Mercury Cafe Denver, 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205
What: “Piano-pop artist Alec Ryan’s music is relatable, contagious, and filled with honesty. Channeling classic influences like Billy Joel, as well as modern talent such as Ben Folds, Jack’s Mannequin, and The Fray, Alec writes music that breathes life and emotion into stories that everyone can relate to. With tender lyrics, empathetic storytelling, and energetic piano-work, Alec’s music taps into a familiar pop/rock sound, but one that is stripped of ego and agenda.”
Cost: Free admission
5th Tuesday Resident Takeover!
When: January 30, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Where: Dark Tuesdays (Blue Ice Lounge), 22 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203
What: “January has blessed us with a 5th Tuesday, which means it’s a Resident Takeover with ALL FOUR Dark Tuesdays resident DJs in attendance to spin their best dark tunes for you!
Who: Kilgore / niq V / St. Evil / Scott Toxsin
What: Dance. Lounge. Imbibe. Visuals.”
Cost: Free admission. 21 and over