From ‘Superbad’ to National Whiskey Day: What To Do In Denver This Week

Film On The Rocks – Superbad – $15

WHERE Red Rocks Amphitheater 
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Celebrate Film On The Rocks’ 18th anniversary and summer kick-off season with a screening of one of the greatest teen flicks of the last decade – Superbad. The night kicks off with a performance by The Other Blac and Sur Ellz. Buy tickets and see the full summer schedule at
WHEN Monday, May 15

Kehlani – $25

WHERE Ogden Theater 
WHY YOU SHOULD GO The Oakland-born R&B singer and songwriter Kehlani, the soulful singer takes inspiration from the spirit of Motown and neo-soul. The honesty and passion she brings to her singing has fans hooked. Ella Mai, Jahkoy, and Noodles open the show. 
WHEN Wednesday, May 17

Crom Comedy Festival – $0-15

WHERE Crossroads Theater at Five Points

WHY YOU SHOULD GO This DIY comedy festival features local and national comedians from across the country including Allen Strickland Williams, Brooks Wheelan, The Puterbaugh Sisters and more. Check out free shows at Ratio Beerworks in addition to the headliner showcases at nearby Crossroads Theater ($15 admission for two shows). “It is very punk rock in spirit, so no jerks allowed.” 
WHEN Friday, May 19 – Saturday, May 20

Fifth Annual Whiskey Throwdown and Doughnut Showdown – $28-$115

WHERE McNichols Building
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Celebrate National Whiskey Day at the Fifth Annual Whiskey Throwdown and Doughnut Showdown. Enjoy tastings of locally distilled spirits and indulge in limited edition doughnut delights from over 30 vendors. Your ticket also helps support local charity, Minds Matter Of Denver.

WHEN Saturday, May 20

Calder: Monumental – $10-$14

WHERE Denver Botanic Gardens

WHY YOU SHOULD GO American sculptor Alexander Calder’s large-scale metal sculptures known as “stabiles” are on display at the Denver Botanic Gardens through September 24th. Activities and lectures are scheduled throughout the exhibit’s run, as well as one-hour guided tours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

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