After another wonderful weekend here in Denver, we at City Sessions are so excited to announce that our company’s big national television debut is tonight on Fox News. Jesse Watters, of Watters’ World on the O’Reilly Factor, decided to take a cannabis tour with his camera crew in tow and see what life’s really like here in the Mile HIGH City! Some of the stops included DANK’s Dispensary and Grow, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and VooDoo Doughnut. To see just how much fun Jesse had, check out Watter’s World tonight at 6pm and 9pm MST on FOX News.
This week the 8th annual DocuWest Documentary Film fest is back and will be taking place at the Sie Filmcenter, in the Capitol Hill, beginning on Wednesday, May 11th, through Sunday, May 15th. The DocuWest film fest was founded in 2008 to explore and celebrate our world through the lens of a documentary film, and to spark a dialogue about subjects covered. This year there will be 15 screenings in the lineup along with events and parties throughout the week. If you don’t want miss out on any of the fun, the DocuWest 2016 Festival Pass will give you full access to all the screenings and after parties. We highly recommend you eat a couple doses of your favorite infused treat and uber it down for one or more nights of the DocuWest Film Fest! For more details or to purchase tickets, check out docuwestfest.com.
Have you ever wanted bump circuit boards with futuristic ‘bots and avant-garde automatons? Well now you can at Denver’s ball for machines and humans alike on Friday, May 11th. The Robot Ball, a 21+ evening at Denver’s Nature and Science Museum, will be taking place in the temporary exhibition Robot Revolution with entertainment and refreshments from 7 to 11pm. We Highly recommend you eat a couple space cakes and appease the inner nerd with this after hours night at the museum where costumes are encouraged. For more details or to purchase tickets ($43), check out dmns.org.
If you missed out on the festivities at The Big Wonderful this weekend, worry not! This Saturday, May 14th, The Big Wonderful will be back from 2 to 8pm with more fun in store. This local market brings together good people with food trucks, music, vendors and more. We highly recommend you grab a Jett Cannabis vape pen and make it out to Sustainability Park in the Cole Neighborhood for an evening at this amazing local neighborhood festival. Tickets are $10 with an option for a VIP pass that includes swag and access to the VIP tent. For more details check out thebigwonderful.ticketfly.com.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to Swing Dance? Well now you can this Saturday, May 14th. Every second Saturday of the month, Swingin’ Denver will be hosting Swingin’ Saturdays at Stem Ciders. This free dance class is a great way to get out and get grooving, all while sipping on some sweet and refreshing cider! We Highly recommend you get a little sativa buzz going (perhaps a little Spicy Disco) and then head down to Stem Ciders in the RiNo neighborhood and get to swingin’! For more details check out www.swingindenver.com.
If you are a fan of Native American culture and art, we Highly recommend that you make it out to the 16th Annual Indian Market & PowWow that will be taking place at The Fort restaurant in Morrison. This event will have over 50 of the nation’s top award winning Native American artists in pottery, jewelry, easel arts and more. 50 inter-tribal American Indians will occupy the valley this Saturday and Sunday to share their heritage through traditional dancers and drummers, with a special dedication on Sunday, May 15th, for Native Americans in our Armed Services. For more details check out www.tesoroculturalcenter.org/indian-market-and-powwow.
The Colfax Marathon will be taking place in Denver this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, May 14th &15th, starting at City Park and ending at Sloan’s Lake (depending on the race). This does mean that traffic will be a bit trickier than normal with lots of road closures. Be prepared for long waits, or plan alternate routes if you are trying to get through the city between the hours of 6am and 2pm. For more details on the Marathon, good spots to watch, and traffic closures, check out www.runcolfax.org.