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Top entertainment picks for this weekend - ranging from the Nuggets game to an orchestra performance at the University of Denver - including details for prices, times and tickets.
By Mary Butler
Mike Connors starred in "Malbec" - right?
I'd heard the word, "Malbec" before, but until last week I thought it a Canadian city or the 1970s cop show starring Mike Connors. But really it's the grape of Argentina's wine culture.
By Cathie Beck - The Wine Wench
Denver Art Museum goes psychedelic
The Denver Art Museum transports rock fans to the Flower Power era with "The Psychedelic Experience: Rock Posters from the San Francisco Bay Area, 1965-71." The exhibit, opening on Saturday and running through July 19, features about 300 works from the museum's newly acquired collection of posters promoting shows by such icons as the Grateful Dead and the Doors.
By Mike Cote
'Ballet Bob' says dance is for guys, too. Really
Think of ballet and hairy, burly men in leotards don't normally come to mind. But that was the risk the Colorado Ballet took in an advertising campaign for everything from "Swan Lake," to the "Nutcracker." Colorado Ballet finishes the season Saturday with The Repertory Series; a premiere of a Twyla Twarp piece and two other world premieres.
By Maria Cote
Denver filmmaker's "Ink" garnering rave reviews
Denver filmmaker Jamin Winans'latest creation, "Ink," debuted in January to critical acclaim at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival; it's now playing at the Starz FilmCenter in Denver now through March 26th.
By Dan Ray
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