Special Events: World Series of Poker, The Lodge Casino, Black Hawk
Starts Thursday, March 14
Many of us have made a pit stop in Black Hawk to try and earn some extra cash on our way to the mountains. If you're looking for an excuse to make the side trip, we've got one: For the first time ever, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will make a circuit stop in Colorado. The Lodge Casino is hosting 12 official ring events, with buy-ins starting at $365. The main affair on March 22 requires a $1,675 buy-in (!) so expect to see some of the big names in competitive gambling. READ MORE...
MORE TO DO: Denver Home Show | The Lost Weekend | A Polo -Themed Dinner | Dan Baum | Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest
Performing Arts: Chesapeake, University Theatre, CU-Boulder
Wednesday, March 13, through Sunday, March 17
When conservative political candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of an artist's federally funded project resonates positively with voters, the senator thinks he has the vote in the bag. But Kerr, the artist, has a different plan. READ MORE...
MORE TO DO: Race | Other Desert Cities | The Local Lab New Play Festival | Tiny Gods | Hal Holbrook Mark Twain Tonight | Godspell
Visual Arts: seen . unseen, Hinterland
Opens Thursday, March 14
Challenge what's in front of you. This exhibit—part of Denver’s Month of Photography—takes what we see on a daily basis and converts it into the unseen, either through framing or the development process. READ MORE...
MORE TO DO: Christian van Minnen | me, myself & thou | Time Capsule
Music: The Australian Bee Gees Show, Paramount Theatre
Friday, March 15
The Bee Gees didn't invent the falsetto, but the trio's soundtrack to John Travolta's disco strut in Saturday Night Fever certainly put the singing style on the map. READ MORE...
MORE TO DO: Denver Eclectic Concerts | Clyfford with a 'Why'? | Frightened Rabbit | G. Love and Special Sauce | The English Beat | America | Judy Collins
Food and Drink: An Irish Whiskey Dinner with Bushmills, Q's Restaurant, Boulder
Saturday, March 16
No green beer here! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef and whiskey instead. READ MORE...
MORE TO DO: Honig Wine Dinner | The Art of Sushi | Oaxaca Dinner | Chefs Up Front | Colorado Craft Beer Week | Dishcrawl
—Davina van Buren, Elliott Johnston, and Chelsea Long; edited by Daliah Singer