X Alfonso at Havana Nights, which caps the Biennial of the Americas.
Start your engines: You’re going to need to move fast to get to all the big events in Denver this week.The seventh edition of CRUSH kicked off on Monday, September 11, in RiNo, where it will continue through September 17; the Biennial of the Americas revs up on Tuesday, September 12, and ends with a great free party celebrating Havana. And in between? There’s plenty more to do; keep reading for the 21 best events this week.
Tuesday, September 12
A celebration of the Western Hemisphere, the Biennial of the Americas is back as a series of symposia and speakers with a civic-minded bent, cultural events and satellite art exhibits, and will present leaders from more than twenty countries around the Americas. Because it’s still a beast to navigate, this year’s Biennial, which runs Tuesday, September 12, through Saturday, September 16, has been divided into tracks and packages to suit your personal interests and time constraints, including a daily Lunch and Learn series. Or if you’re seeking culture, look no further than MCA Denver, which will host an opening for Saber Acomodar: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915-Now from 6 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, September 13, or party down at Havana Nights, a two-night warehouse bash of Cuban music, dance and art on the evenings of September 15 and 16. Explore your 2017 Biennial options and chart your course at biennialoftheamericas.org.
Bring your paddle to Ping Pong on the Plaza.
Phantom Circus gets a leg up on the competition.
Michael Cera is the focus of a Very Cera September.
The Bug packs twenty years of fun into one night.
Hot times in Westwood.
Take the plunge at the Unseen Festival.