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Unique things to do in Denver this weekend 1/25 – 1/29

This week in Denver, there’s plenty to experience: from immersive art at Dali’s Alive to a relaxing drawing session at RedLine or a late night of house music. The variety is here in Denver. It’s just up to you to decide at what speed you move this week. Decide what it is after checking out this roundup of Denver events for this week.

Go to a full list of this week’s concerts HERE

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When: 25 January at 22.00 – 12.00

Where: The Monkey Bar, 1112 Santa Fe Dr., Denver CO

Cost: Available

The Lowdown: Grab your friends and your go-to karaoke tunes! Whether your song is “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood or “Allstar” by Smashmouth – you’ll need it at The Monkey Bar in the Arts District tonight.

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When: January 26 at 21.00

Where: The Church Nightclub, 1160 Lincoln St., Denver, CO

Cost: $25, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: Midnight Tyrannosaurus is a bass music producer from Florida. He does dubstep, but don’t be surprised if you hear a synthesizer that sounds like a dinosaur at the show. Stop by the Church to get your fix of electronic music this Thursday.

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When: 27 January, doors at 19, screening at 8 p.m

Where: Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom & The Other Side, 2637 Welton St., Denver, CO

Cost: $20 – $27, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: This weekend, Fruition, the Oregon-based quintet will play a two-night run at Cervantes’ Masterpiece. Join them on the first night with a host of other artists: trumpeter and vocalist Jennifer Hartswick and trombonist Natalie Cressman, both former members of the Trey Anastasio Band. Later in the night, The Texas Gentlemen, TK & The Holy Know-Nothings perform a set in the ballroom, while the Rainbow Girls and John R. Miller play on The Other Side.

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When: January 28 at 10 p.m

Where: Ogden Theatre, 935 E Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Cost: $12.80 – $89, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: James Hype, a DJ, producer and remix artist who hails from The Wirral in North West England, will be performing in Ogden this weekend. Accompanied by RC3, Alana English and VEXX, Hype will bring the house down with his electronic music.

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When: January 29 at 2 – 5 p.m

Where: Oasis Brewing Co., 3527 Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO

Cost: Free, reserve a seat here

The Lowdown: Take it easy Sunday with Chris Koza, a songwriter from Minnesota, while enjoying a beer and hanging out with friends at Oasis.

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When: 25 January at 18.30 – 20.30

Where: Painting with a Twist, 7134 W. Alaska Dr., Denver, CO

Cost: $37 – $49, sign up here

The Lowdown: At Painting with a Twist, it’s Wine Wednesday, which means half off all bottles of wine while you paint and sip. You can create a work of art using canvases of different sizes, a wooden plank board or a wooden ship’s pallet. Either way, relax, uncork your bottle, put on your painter’s gown and be creative.

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When: January 26 at 6 – 10 p.m

Where: The Kirk of Highland, 3011 Vallejo St., Denver, CO

Cost: $65, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: For Denver’s first ever Winter Wine Country, they will transform the Kirk of Highland, which was once a church in the 1890s, into a castle for the night. Complimentary winery wines, local cuisine, a live band and more will be served. Delta Sonics and Denver House Collective DJs will perform at the event.

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When: January 27 from 12 noon – 10 p.m

Where: Someplace Else Brewery, 6425 W. 52nd Ave Unit 6, Arvada, CO

Cost: Available

The Lowdown: At Someplace Else, new beer is tapped every Friday. For your first pint of a new release, it will only set you back $4. The brewery is dog-friendly – ​​and also friendly to those who love beer, pinball or skeeball.

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When: January 28 from 12 noon – 4 p.m

Where: Parfet Park, 719 10th St., Golden, CO

Cost: $0 – $300, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: Ring in the snow season with Ullr – the Nordic god of winter. At the festival, local musicians will perform bluegrass, funk, jam bands and other types of music, friends will cheer over their beers, and some may choose to wear Viking costumes or their favorite ski gear to celebrate.

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When: 29 January from 11 am to 12 noon

Where: Children’s Museum, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver, CO

Cost: $40, sign up here

The Lowdown: If you’d like to help your little one learn how to make a delicious meal, here they’ll take their cooking skills to new heights and become chefs for your next Taco Tuesday. Kids will learn how to heat corn tortillas, choose vegetarian fillings and make a salsa from scratch. This event is designed for ages 3 and up.

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When: 25 January at 18:00 – 20:30

Where: RedLine Contemporary Art Center, 2350 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Cost: $10 for the general public, free for RedLine members. More information here

The Lowdown: Every Wednesday, RedLine hosts a figure drawing session in the Community Studio. They provide the materials in a laid-back, non-instructional environment and allow artists of any experience or skill level to get involved. Materials they provide include newsprint and charcoal, but artists are welcome to bring other materials.

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When: January 26 at 10am-5pm

Where: The LUME Colorado, 2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora, CO

Cost: $0 – $49, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: DALI ALIVE provides an immersive experience into the world of one of the most famous artists in history, Salvador Dalí. Grande Experiences transforms Salvador Dali’s art from a two-dimensional work into one that can be walked through and seen up close through a rather large scale: The works are 20 feet tall and accompanied by music and interactive installations. This is the last week to see Dalí Alive.

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When: January 27 at 12:15 p.m

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Cost: $58, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: This 2.5-hour tour takes you through the neighborhoods of the River North Art District (RiNo) to see the street art and murals, graffiti on department stores, and learn about the art history of the district. Included in the tour, you will be introduced to beer and cider tasting at local craft breweries. You will also receive a souvenir sample glass.

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When: January 28 at 4 – 7 p.m

Where: Denver Tool Library, 555 Santa Fe Dr., Denver, CO

Cost: 100, – register here

The Lowdown: In this class you will learn how to make your own moss box that can be placed on the walls of your home as decoration. Once you’ve chosen a wooden frame, you can design a landscape using mosses, ferns, flowers, wood, bark, flowers, succulents, mushrooms or whatever you choose.

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When: January 29 at 10am-5pm

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

Cost: $0 – $19, buy tickets here

The Lowdown: Sunday is the last day to see Disruption: Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection. The 50 exhibited works are in the form of paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works and much more. These artworks “disrupt expectations and unsettle conventions, inviting visitors to gain a deeper understanding of the ways in which artists challenge norms and push boundaries through disruptive actions.”

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When: 29 January from 10am to 4pm

Where: ReelWorks Denver, 1399 35th St., Denver, CO

Cost: 10 USD. Register here

The Lowdown: In preparation for Denver Fashion Week coming Spring ’23, DFW is holding modeling auditions for anyone over the age of eight. DFW does not cast talent based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, height, body type or age. Casting is also open to independent models and agencies. So whether you’re a seasoned model or a rookie, DFW is an amazing experience for fashion lovers. Those who have previously attended the DFW course do not need to attend.

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