Tonights culminating event at the Mercury Cafe, A Bohemian Extravaganza, really sums it up: A stirring montage of live music, art films, theater and poetry readings, featuring a subterranean Denver whos who, the evening will explore why and how the city harbored such an active underground community. Ward says he was offered a more sophisticated venue for the event, but he axed the idea. We couldnt do a Bohemian Extravanganza there, he says. Were going to put this on in Bohemia. And the Mercury, Marilyn Megenitys hipster landmark at 2199 California Street, certainly qualifies.
The Beat goes on at 5:30 p.m., with plenty of time for socializing between performances; admission is $10 at the door. For more details on this and related events, go to www.emmanuelgallery.org/upcomingshow.htm or call the Merc at 303-294-9281.
Sat., June 6, 5:30 p.m., 2009