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Jun
5
Thu
Re-Mixed Taste – Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics @ MCA Denver
Jun 5 – Aug 29 all-day

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver Presents Re-Mixed Taste
Celebrating 10 Years of Mixed Taste With A Special All Star Season

Re-Mixed Taste – Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics
Enjoy & Learn From Experts

Thursday Nights June 5 – August 28

6PM Reception

7PM Main Event

Tickets $20 / $15 Members

Members Only VIP Season Pass $175

Tickets On Sale For Members Tuesday May 6
Tickets On Sale For Non-Members Tuesday May 13

June 5 – Barnett Newman & Psychic Animals, Dean Sobel & Alexandre Philippe
June 12 – German Expressionism & Atomic Time, Nora Burnett Abrams & Andrew Novick
June 19 – Cave Painting & Tequila, Kirk Ambrose & Carlos Gonzalez
June 26 – Walrus & Gonzo Journalism, Dr. Kirk Johnson & Anita Thompson
July 3 – Polish Poets & Barbecue, Nicky Beer & Joe York
July 10 – Buffalo Bill & Swiss Typography, Steve Friesen & Joel Swanson
July 17 – Soul Food & Salvador Dalí, Adrian Miller & Elliot King
July 24 – Sigmund Freud & Machine Guns, Gillian Silverman & Col. John Plating
July 31 – Urban Spelunking & Artificial Flavor, Geoff Manaugh & Nicola Twilley
August 7 – Existentialism & Giant Vegetables, Maria Talero & Carol O’Meara
August 14 – Motown & Human Mating, Arthur Jones & Ty Tashiro
August 21 – Machiavelli & Fresh Meat Sausage, Nancy Wadsworth & Pete Marczyk
August 28 – Minimalism & Giant Wombats, Elissa Auther & Gifford Miller

Mixed Taste is sponsored in part by MCA Denver’s Director’s Vision Society Members and Colorado Creative Industries. We also thank the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

Jul
30
Wed
Cherry Creek Fresh Market @ Cherry Creek Shopping Center
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The award winning Cherry Creek Fresh Market, produced by Colorado Fresh Markets, is the largest farmers market in Denver. Touted as the “Cadillac of farmers markets,” you’ll find a high quality mix of Colorado growers and unique local gourmet food vendors representing the best of the Rocky Mountain region. Also enjoy chef events, gardening tips from Master Gardeners and Master Composters, live music and more in a fun and festive outdoor shopping environment.
Cora Vette’s RestoMod Burlesque @ VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm
Cora Vette's RestoMod Burlesque @ VooDoo Comedy Playhouse | Denver | Colorado | United States

Cora Vette’s RestoMod Burlesque
Vintage, classic and built for speed…

Opening Oct. 3rd at the VooDoo Comedy Playhouse

Denver, CO— THURSDAY NIGHTS, opening October 3rd at 8:00PM at The VooDoo Comedy Playhouse (1260 22nd St, Denver, CO 80205), Cora Vette is opening a BRAND NEW show! Cora Vette’s RestoMod stars Cora’s VaVaVettes and Hot Rods in a show not to be missed!

In the style of the Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge, “It’s all just a little bit of history repeating”. RestoMod is performance art burlesque that combines classical style with contemporary flair. Performances that remind you of the best things in life: laughter, love, beauty and fun…Above all else…fun!

Why RestoMod? Well, a restomod is a classic car that retains its vintage styling, but the inside is updated and built for speed. That is the perfect way to describe this new show. Cora Vette’s RestoMod will feature both updated classics and contemporary songs with a classic approach. RestoMod will bring classic burlesque into the present and mix contemporary neo burlesque with the past.

This striptease and musical spectacular will feature fully staged group numbers choreographed by Gigi D’Lovely (a 10 year veteran of the burlesque stage), and costumes by Cora Vette custom crafted at her shop in the Wazee Union. This will be the biggest, most professional burlesque stage show that Cora Vette has mounted in her 6 years of experience as a burlesque show producer.

Cora’s production manager was the head flyman for the Mandalay Bay Theater, and head of automation for Mamma Mia! before returning to Denver. He is also her husband and affectionately named “Misther Cellophane” because he is mostly found behind the scenes. On Thursday nights, The VooDoo Comedy Playhouse will be transformed into a sexy salon style theater with footlights, leopard print curtains, tablecloths, candles…the works! The VooDoo Comedy Playhouse only seats 80 people, so this will be the most intimate, sexy night in Denver.

Cora Vette’s RestoMod opens the week after Cora returns from hosting her 5th year of the New Orleans Burlesque Festival (named one of the Top Ten Sexy Festivals in the World – gadling.com). She will be hosting a boylesque show called STRUT at Harrah’s Casino and The Bad Girls Of Burlesque at the House of Blues. The Bad Girls show will also be featuring the VaVaVettes! Then Cora Vette and the VaVaVettes are coming home to Denver and their new home at the VooDoo Comedy Playhouse.

Tickets for this intimate new weekly show are $20. But, for the month of October as a kick off special Cora is offering them at half price. Just enter the code RESTOMOD when ordering your tickets to get this special limited time deal.

Reyna Von Vett (aka Cora Vette) performed for more than one million guests over three years as Tanya in Mamma Mia! at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. She now runs 2 burlesque troupes The VaVaVettes (Burlesque) and The Hot Rods (Boylesque). The 2 troupes merge together this fall to star in Cora Vette’s RestoMod at the VooDoo Comedy Playhouse in Denver.

She has written two burlesque musicals, the critically acclaimed Victorian comic burlesque operetta, Leadville or BUST! and a pot opera called Reefer Mania: Denver’s Gone To Pot. As Cora Vette, she is your naughty hostess with the mostest. She is clad mostly in sparkle vinyl clothing that she makes herself creating costumes that have the longevity of a car seat and are ready for thousands of rear-end hours that she can happily provide.

Cora travels the country hosting national burlesque festivals – The New Orleans Burlesque Festival, Show Me Burlesque Festival in St. Louis, Hot Rods And Heels in Dallas, The Texas Burlesque Festival in Austin, The Southern Fried Burlesque Festival in Atlanta, The Miss Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Competition in Las Vegas, and the Southwest Burlesque Showcase in Albuquerque to name a few. She also frequently travels to New Orleans to host “STRUT” at the House Of Blues and Harrah’s Casino in the French Quarter.

Cora’s shows were awarded Best Burlesque Night and Best Boylesque Night by the Denver Westword in 2012. Cora Vette was named Local entertainer of the year by the readers of OUT Front Colorado in 2012 and 2013.

Cora Vette’s RestoMod!
Vintage, classic and built for speed…
VooDoo Comedy Playhouse
Thursday Nights, Opening October 3rd
8:00PM
Tickets $20 (half price, $10 tickets in October, promo code RESTOMOD)
Purchase tickets at www.voodoocomedy.com
1260 22nd Street, Denver, CO 80205 • Tel 303-578-0079 • Fax 303-484-2083
More information online at www.coravette.com

Jul
31
Thu
Mental Health Coaching with Thomas Ramey Watson
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Starting two recurring coaching groups (times are not yet concrete, contact Thomas Watson for exact dates, though they will most likely be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays):

1.  for people who’ve lost their animal and/or human companions and need help dealing with it. Thomas Ramey Watson, Ph.D., psychotherapist/coach, author several books dealing with grief, including the popular, Baltho, The Dog Who Owned a Man, about my rescue Afghan Hound, Balthazar, Baltho, who served for years as my co-therapist. He’s come back for the third incarnation with me, this time as Melchior.  You can read about the fascinating story here: http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/15262375-trust-the-mystery-baltho-the-dog-with-three-lives

2.  A general purpose group along the lines of the one written about in my popular memoir, Baltho, The Dog Who Owned a Man, about my rescue Afghan Hound, Balthazar, Baltho, who served for years as my co-therapist. He’s come back for the third incarnation with me, this time as Melchior.

Thomas Ramey Watson, author of Perversions, Originals, and Redemptions in Paradise Lost, Baltho, The Dog Who Owned a Man, The Necessity of Symbols, Love Threads. Signed copies available directly: thomasrameywatson.com/editing. Also at Amazon & other venues. allvoices.com/contributed-news/15262375-trust-the-mystery-baltho-the-dog-with-three-lives

First Friday women’s party by Babes Around Denver @ Tracks/EXDO
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 2:00 am
First Friday women's party by Babes Around Denver @ Tracks/EXDO | Denver | Colorado | United States

First Friday is the largest and longest running (11 years) lesbian (EVERYONE WELCOME) party in the US with more than 1500-2000 guests every month. 3 rooms and 4 DJs spinning music for everyone including country/retro/Top 40 dance and Hip Hop. This is THE place to be on First Friday

Who Will Sing For Lena
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Who Will Sing for Lena at the Aurora Fox Studio Theatre,  directed by Libby Arnold and starring Adrienne Martin-Fullwood runs July 17- August 3, at 9900 E. Colfax in Aurora, Colorado at 7:30 pm.  Thursday-Saturday and 2:00 on Sunday. Tickets are $22.00 for general public, $20.00 for students and seniors, and on July 24th it is cheap date night, all tickets are $11.00. Call 303-739-1970 or go to www.andtototoo.org  for tickets.

In 1944 Lena Mae Baker was wrongfully convicted of capital murder in a trial that lasted five hours. She was sentenced to die in the electric chair, making her the only woman in the history of the state of Georgia to die by electrocution. This riveting one woman show takes you through her life and the incident that led to her conviction and death.

Aug
1
Fri
Social Structure @ Sync Gallery
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SYNC Gallery presents Social Structure, a ceramic installation by Linda Gleitz and Infinite Color new paintings by Brian Popp: July 17 through August 9

Opening reception on 7/18 & First Friday Art Walk on 8/1

Gleitz ceramic installation is about what people do behind closed doors. It is a commentary on with extreme views and those subject to them. Popp’s works are infusion of bright, vibrant, saturated colors executed in reverse paintings on glass.

Who Will Sing For Lena
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Who Will Sing for Lena at the Aurora Fox Studio Theatre,  directed by Libby Arnold and starring Adrienne Martin-Fullwood runs July 17- August 3, at 9900 E. Colfax in Aurora, Colorado at 7:30 pm.  Thursday-Saturday and 2:00 on Sunday. Tickets are $22.00 for general public, $20.00 for students and seniors, and on July 24th it is cheap date night, all tickets are $11.00. Call 303-739-1970 or go to www.andtototoo.org  for tickets.

In 1944 Lena Mae Baker was wrongfully convicted of capital murder in a trial that lasted five hours. She was sentenced to die in the electric chair, making her the only woman in the history of the state of Georgia to die by electrocution. This riveting one woman show takes you through her life and the incident that led to her conviction and death.

Aug
2
Sat
Cherry Creek Fresh Market @ Cherry Creek Shopping Center
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The award winning Cherry Creek Fresh Market, produced by Colorado Fresh Markets, is the largest farmers market in Denver. Touted as the “Cadillac of farmers markets,” you’ll find a high quality mix of Colorado growers and unique local gourmet food vendors representing the best of the Rocky Mountain region. Also enjoy chef events,
gardening tips from Master Gardeners and Master Composters, live music and more in a fun and festive outdoor shopping environment. 
Belmar Fresh Market
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Belmar Fresh Market is celebrating it’s 10th season with new management, new vendors, a new day and a new location! Enjoy the high quality mix of Colorado growers and unique local gourmet food vendors representing the best of the Rocky Mountain region, brought to you by the organizers of the Cherry Creek Fresh Market.