As our Show and Tell blog just reported, former Denverite Montgomery Knott is bringing Monkey Town 4, a Brooklyn-born video cube and dining installation, to Denver -- for its first foray outside of New York. The pop-up will start its several-month pop-up run beginning February 27 in the Exdo in RiNo. See also:Ruth's Chris returns, Furr's departs Colorado: Our Restaurant Roll Call for January
"Monkey Town started on an airplane with a delirious sketch on a cocktail napkin and a desire to create an experience bringing together my love of film and video with adventures in food -- and to share it with all my friends. Over the years, it blossomed into something way beyond my vision, where a community of artists shaped and designed the space into what it actually became," Knott told Susan Froyd. "It's great to be back in Denver, where I grew up. "
Monkey Town 4, created in partnership with MCA Denver, Denver Digerati and Ivar Zeile of Plus Gallery, as well as the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, will feature a menu by local chefs Jonathan Power of the Populist, Daniel Landes of City, O' City/WaterCourse Foods and Andrew Van Stee and Chris MacGillivray of Noble Swine Supper Club, to be enjoyed while viewing stunning curated video works on the walls in an immersive setting.
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There will be servings nightly at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays during the run, which goes through June 1. Find more information and purchase tickets, $50 for a Tuesday-night three-course meal or $80 for the five-course option served Wednesdays through Sundays, online.