While there's still time, let's have all the fun we can. This list ensures nothing but good times, because we're celebrating art, light and dark, meeting bands and getting plain old sexy to round out this weekend. Check out the Westword calendar for even more events to check out.
Zoa Ace takes over Gallery 51 tonight.
Cut Outs Pop Culture Collage Gallery 51 in Buffalo Exchange
5 p.m. Friday, free
Let's kick off the weekend on South Broadway at the gallery inside Buffalo Exchange. Check out the new pop art-inspired collages by Zoa Ace. The work is eye-catching, full of humor and will be on view through February. Go on down there Friday night and give the artist a handshake.
Stepping Over the Sight Line Artist Reception 40 West Art Gallery and Studios
5 p.m. Friday, free Thanks to the Athena Project for inspiring and supporting this all-female art exhibition. The sight line in art is the perspective of the artist, which represents a reality plane. This show steps beyond that idea, mixing all types of mediums together from a variety of artists. Meet the makers, enjoy a drink and check out a new perspective. Art + Lit: Pop Art & A Little Life Lighthouse Writers Workshop
6 p.m. Friday, free
Join in the highbrow conversation that pairs a book with a work of art. CU Denver Assistant Professor of Art History Yang Wang and writer Alison Alexander lead the discussion surrounding Hanya Yanagihara's A Little Life and how it relates to pop art. The book is crazy interesting, so this discussion should be brilliant. It's okay if you haven't read the book — yet.
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