The Vagina Monologues
Swallow Hill Music
2 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $10
From a six-year-old to a Bosnian survivor of rape, the voices in The Vagina Monologues deliver an empowering message, not to be missed. For 2017, the classic show highlights the terrible everyday occurrence of violence against women in the workplace. We'll hear from six women from vastly different backgrounds with stories evoking tears of sadness and joy. Catch the show on Friday or Saturday. Pick up your tickets here.
Ironton's Final Art Show & Party
Irontown Studios & Gallery
6 p.m. Friday, free
Ironton Studios provided a home for dozens of artists for the past nineteen years. Before RiNo was RiNo, Ironton held over 150 art shows, solstice celebrations, weddings, iron pours and many more moments of joy. Join the wake and wave goodbye to the institution. Cheers to Ironton, and good luck to the residents' future endeavors.
Feral Factory Company Launch and Exhibition Opening Party
7 p.m. Friday, free
Say what's up to Denver's newest art organization, Feral Factory, which is beginning its four-month residency at the Crash. Get to know the people behind it while exploring a photo exhibition of works by Armando Martinez and Shana Cordon. Enjoy performances from actor/playwright extraordinaire Gemma Wilcox, improv from Circo di Nada, spoken word with Brenton Weyi, and beats from DJ Sosan. Sounds like they're really kicking this one off with a bang, so don't miss it.
Wrestling Is Art: Rocky Mountain Pro Live
Denver Art Museum
7 p.m. Friday, $10
Wrestling Is Art: Rocky Mountain Pro Live is a part of this month's Untitled party at the Denver Art Museum, which is celebrating the art of the costume. And it's bringing live wrestling into the museum, which is kind of nuts and awesome. The Rocky Mountain Pro Stars will also be leading an arty tour that you won't want to miss.
Sexpot Comedy Presents The Nerd Roast: Presidents
7 p.m. Friday, free
If anyone is a nerd, it has to be a president. What a nerd job to want. Luckily, all these comedy nerds are going to do their best impressions of presidents past. Nate Balding as Lincoln, Cory Helie doing Nixon, Aaron Middleton on the sax as chill Bill Clinton, and many more — including a super-special guest. If political humor and satire is up your alley, you'd better be there.
Read on for more of this weekend's best events.