The party is hosted by WinWear, a collective of artists, musicians, filmmakers, chefs and anyone else creative that typically throws artier shows and events; the last one was a screening of experimental films having to do with dreams and nightmares at the Mercury Cafe in July.
"So once a year, we just get together and party," says Shane McAllister, one of the organizers of the event. "Last year was pretty epic -- it got way crazy big -- and this year's going to be even bigger."
It's not hard to understand why: For one thing, the $10 entry fee includes unlimited beer from locally brewed Great Divide, one of the event sponsors, and an extra $5 will get you a plate of soulful goodness courtesy of Mark Schusterman, a former baker for Beatrice and Woodsley. For another, there's the music -- soul classics from eight DJs, including Scott Beck and Rett Rogers, resident soulmeisters at Lost Lake for some time now (they're spinning there tonight, as a matter of fact).
"Dance parties in Denver tend to be lame," McAllister laments, "with all that electronic stuff. There's something about soul music that just makes you feel good."
Get on up (or get down, depending on your preference) at Theory and Practice Gallery, 738 Santa Fe Drive, tomorrow night from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Your soul will thank you.