Denver-Alert! There are Some Great FREE Events this Week for the Biennial…(July 16-July 21)

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Denver-Alert! This week begins the Biennial of the Americas in Denver, and with it some fabulous free events…

July 16th – Art Opening “Draft Urbanism”at the McNichols Building, (Colfax & Bannock) 7-9pm, International artists and architects examine the evolving relationship with the urban fabric of our cities. Meet the curators and artists behind the Biennial installations and celebrate public art.

July 17th, “Canada Night” at Sustainability Park (26th & Arapahoe) 7-11pm, A public block party exploring the intertwined concepts of energy and sustainability through food, fun, and music.

July 18th, “La Noche De Mexico” in Civic Center Park, 6:30-11pm, with family activities, traditional dance performances, and a screening of the movie “Bajo la misma luna” (Under the Same Moon) from the Denver Film Society.

July 19th, “Denver Night”! Civic Center Park, 7-11pm. This is the big one, I can’t wait! An evening of music and art featuring an eclectic concert of folk, classical, jazz, rock & avant-garde music, video art, sculpture, and dance. It kicks off with a performance of artist Nick Cave’s horse soundsuits, followed by a dog opera accompanied by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, and acoustic performance by members of the Fray. Not to be missed!

8:00pm Nick Cave, HEARD-DAM

8:30pm You Are My Sunshine – A Reclamation

9:00pm Fox in the Mirror/El zorro en el espejo

9:30pm Tragedy on the Sea Nymph: An Operetta in Three Acts Starring an all Dog Cast

10:00pm members of The Fray, a special acoustic performance

There will be butterflies on the 16th Street Mall from the 16th -September 2nd, multiple temporary public art installations, and more! There are ticketed events as well, but everything I’ve listed here is FREE! Get more information at: http://www.biennialoftheamericas.org/

I will be updating this post with the weekend’s art openings on Wednesday as well, so check back!

Get out there and have some fun this week Denver! Enjoy the Biennial.

UPDATE: Here’s more FREE Art Events happening this weekend: (Courtesy of denverarts.org)

July 19, 2013
July 20, 2013

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