MARCH 1 – APRIL 6: BEYOND THE FRAMEWORK – Space Gallery Space Gallery is pleased to present this exhibition featuring new work by Steven Baris, Alyson Khan, Hyland Mather, Joshua Enck and Frea Buckler. Artist reception March 1st. 6-9PM Space Gallery – 400 Santa Fe Drive. 303-993-3321 www.spacegallery.org
OPENS IN FEBRUARY: Isn’t It Romantic – Landmark Theatres In the comedy Isn’t It Romantic, Rebel Wilson (How to Be Single, the Pitch Perfect films) stars as Natalie, a New York City architect who works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. And if things weren’t bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.
MARCH 7 – APRIL 21: Ghostly Traces: Curated by Geoffrey Shamos, PhD –VICKI MYHREN GALLERY “Ghostly Traces” features contemporary photography that explores issues of memory, mortality, and transience. The exhibition, which coincides with Denver’s biannual Month of Photography, includes an international roster of artists who probe the medium’s inherent tensions between presence and absence, recording and erasure, material and spirit. The exhibition is curated by Geoffrey Shamos and MA students from DU’s School of Art & Art History. Opening March 7, 5-8pm.
MARCH & APRIL 2019: MoP – Month of Photography Denver – MCA Denver Since 2004 MoP – Month of Photography Denver has been a biennial celebration of fine art photography with hundreds of collaborative public events throughout Denver and the region March and April. We are joining multiple museums galleries and schools surrounding fine art photography creating an exciting artistic and educational event for the city of Denver and the region.
THRU MARCH: Amanda Wachob: Tattoo This – MCA Denver Vanguard tattoo artist Amanda Wachob uses a tattoo machine and ink to create art on canvas, paper, silk, fruit, and leather, in addition to human bodies. Inspired largely by modern painting, in 2008, she pioneered a unique tattoo style incorporating brushstrokes, washes, paint splatters and spills, commonly referred to as “watercolor technique.” During that time, she has also been using the tattoo machines and ink to push the boundaries of her field and make works for gallery walls. Wachob not only advances tattooing as an autonomous art form but also brings the medium into closer dialogue with the wider domain of art. Born in Buffalo, Amanda Wachob studied photography at State University of New York, at Purchase. Among numerous gallery exhibitions, she has shown her work at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York and the New York Historical Society, and done projects with the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2015, Ad Age recognized her as one of the 50 “Most Creative People of the Year.” She lives and works in Brooklyn. The exhibition is curated by Adam Lerner, Mark G. Falcone “MaFa” Director and Chief Animator.
THRU MARCH: Andrew Jensdotter: Flak – MCA Denver This marks the artist’s first solo museum exhibition. Since completing his MFA at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2014, Jensdotter has honed a process that synthesizes abstraction and figuration: over a period of months, he paints layers of representational imagery, each layer successively obscuring the others, then meticulously cuts into the built-up surface to create a variegated field of color. It is his singular process that defines these “carved paintings.” In addition to several of these carved works, Flak features a group of new paintings that further Jensdotter’s experimentation with figuration and abstraction and additive and subtractive methods. The results of the new process are jagged, violent, and emotional abstractions that contrast the painstakingly composed, pseudo-organic carved works. His work has been exhibited at venues around the US and has been reviewed by Frieze, Hyperallergic and Westword. He lives and works in Denver and Vail.
THRU MARCH: DIOR: From Paris to the World – Denver Art Museum Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the House of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of more than 200 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century. Christian Dior, the art gallerist who became a celebrated couturier, generated a revolution in Paris and around the globe after World War II. Dior created haute couture expressing modern femininity, completely shedding the masculine silhouette that had been established during the war. He conceived sophisticated designs featuring soft shoulders, accentuated busts and nipped waists that marked the beginning of an epic movement in fashion history that would eventually lead to Dior successfully becoming the first worldwide couture house. The chronological presentation, showcasing pivotal themes in the House of Dior’s history, will focus on how Christian Dior cemented his fashion house’s reputation within a decade and will highlight how his successors, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri, incorporated their own design aesthetic. This exhibition is organized by the DAM and curated by Florence Müller, the DAM’s Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art and Fashion
MARCH 15: Styx – SIE Film Center ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film Wolff is never less than remarkable in a riveting role as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological, and moral limits.
MARCH 18: TenMile Twilight Tour & Dinner – Breckenridge Ski Resort Join us for a moonlit hike up Peak 9! Work up an appetite by snowshoeing or skinning uphill from the base of Peak 9 to the scenic TenMile Station. At the top, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful starry night sky and a delicious buffet plus dessert. Enjoy a moonlit trail to yourself on the way back down as the perfect ending to an unforgettable evening. Guests must check-in with event staff at the Maggie Restaurant located at the base of Peak 9 before departure. All guests will start heading uphill to TenMile Station after 6:30 p.m. **Please note – must be 18 or older to purchase and sign the liability waiver. If under 18, parent or guardian must be present to sign the waiver and check you in. 6pm
MARCH 20: Better Oblivion Community Center, Lala Lala, Christian Lee Hutson – Gothic Theatre Singer-songwriters Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers are touring their debut self-titled album singing in unison about the disenchanting spectacle of politics, propelled by a surging Nineties indie-rock riff.
MARCH 23: Tropical Trails Tour – Denver Botanic Gardens Escape the winter chill with a visit to the lush Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory where more than 550 species of plants from all over the world enjoy a warm climate year-round. Enjoy the tropical vegetation, vibrant flowers, ducks and the occasional toad and poison dart frog sighting as you stroll through the Gardens’ tropical collections with an experienced docent. 2pm
MARCH 23: 6th Annual Native Fashion in the City 2019 – National Western Complex Welcome to the 6th annual Native Fashion in the City event, the Premier Native American fashion event of North America! Native Fashion in the City is an annual event set in Denver, Colorado where indigenous artisans, fashion designers, models, and photographers are showcased in a series of events such as pop-up shops, networking opportunities, and an interactive runway show in the evening. 7pm-10pm
MARCH 23: Slow Caves (LP Release) w/ One Flew West & Gestalt – Globe Hall Join the Slow Caves as they release their debut record which reminds us that being sonically interesting doesn’t mean that a band must sacrifice having old fashioned hooks or pop sensibilities.
MARCH 23 & 24: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with Colorado Symphony – 1st Bank Center The Colorado Symphony has announced a one-of-a-kind concert experience that will certainly interest Star Wars fans. The Colorado Symphony–conducted by Brett Mitchell–will perform John Williams’ iconic score for “The Empire Strikes Back” live during screenings of the film many consider the greatest in the Star Wars franchise. 2pm
MARCH 24: Liz Phair, Califone – Ogden Theatre More than two decades after the release of her debut, Phair’s influence in contemporary music and particularly over female voices in alternative music can be felt today more than ever.
OPENS IN MARCH: Greta – Landmark Theatres A sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz, Let Me In, The Miseducation of Cameron Post) doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert, Elle, The Piano Teacher), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends—but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems in this suspense thriller from Academy Award-winning director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, The End of the Affair, Interview with the Vampire).
OPENS IN MARCH: The Mustang – Landmark Theatres Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an “outdoor maintenance” program as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation. Spotted by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and helped by an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell), Roman is accepted into the selective wild horse training section of the program, where he finds his own humanity in gentling an especially unbreakable mustang.
OPENS IN MARCH: Transit – Landmark Theatres As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg (Franz Rogowski) flees to Marseille and assumes the identity of the dead writer whose transit papers he is carrying. Living among refugees from around the world, Georg falls for Marie (Paula Beer), a mysterious woman searching for her husband–the man whose identity he has stolen. Adapted from Anna Segher’s 1942 novel, TRANSIT transposes the original story to the present, blurring periods to create a timeless exploration of the plight of displaced people. “Christian Petzold’s Beguiling Refugee Romance is Like a Kafkaesque ‘Casablanca.’”
MARCH 29: Get Adorned at CLP Jewelry – 1464 S. Broadway Stop by CLP Friday, March 29th from 11am-5pm for our monthly pop-up and get adorned with our signature permanent bracelets, fitted and soldered onto your wrist. Versatile, minimalist and forever (until you cut it off!) We are offering our original 14k gold and sterling thin chain bracelets, and 18k and sterling bangles for him & her! Stop by today and see what the hype is all about! Xo, CLP. 11-5pm.
APRIL 2: Telekinesis, Sontalk Larimer Lounge
APRIL 4: US Women’s National Team vs. Australia – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Come cheer on the U.S. Women’s National Team before the team heads to France to participate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. Fans age 2 and older will require a ticket. There will be no re-entry. Prices subject to change. For more info visit ussoccer.com. 7pm
APRIL 9 & 10: Maggie Rogers, Melanie Faye Ogden Theatre
APRIL 11: Earl Sweatshirt Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
APRIL 13 & 14: DiNK Comic & Art Expo 2019 – McNichols Building DiNK returns to McNichols Civic Center Building highlighting over 250 exhibitors, special guests, graphic novelists, indie comic artists, publishers, graffiti artists, tattoo arts and more! A celebration in independent art culture, DiNK features three floors of entertainment, panel discussions, workshops, adult coloring, comedy and the Mountain West’s first independent comic awards ceremony, the DiNKys. 6pm
APRIL 26 – MAY 26: Sweat – Space Theatre Sweat won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was the, Time Magazine, #1 Play of 2017. For the people of Reading, Pennsylvania, work is so much more than a paycheck – it’s the glue that holds the town together. The floor of their central factory is where lifelong friendships are made, where love blossoms and where family members work side-by-side. But as layoffs become the new norm and a cheaper workforce threatens the viability of the local union, the threads that once kept the community together begin to fray. Sweat is an “extraordinarily moving drama” (The New York Times) that powerfully contrasts life’s happiest highs with the heart-wrenching struggles of survival. Using warm humor and deep empathy, this 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner from Lynn Nottage (Ruined) paints a moving portrait of today’s working-class America in decline.