The fifth annual Denver Food & Wine Classic kicks off at 6 p.m. tonight with "Art of the Cocktail and a Movie," which will pour on the drinks before an outdoor screening of Pressure Cooker, in which documentarians Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker follow three inner-city culinary students through a citywide cooking competition. Tickets for tonight's event, which takes place on the Quad on the Auraria Campus, are $29; you can also get an $80 movie/grand-tasting package, which includes signature movies cocktails and movie food.
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The Classic continues tomorrow with wine dinners at several restaurants, and culminates on Saturday with the grand tasting that runs from noon to 4 p.m., also on the Auraria Campus. For complete details, go to www.denverfoodandwine.com.