Films, Not Movies
Looking to schmooze with the biggest names in Hollywood? Well, you live in Colorado, so that’s probably not very realistic. However, the Boulder International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in the country, attracting many celebrities and tons of amazing new films. Head up for the three-day festival for the inside scoop on everything Hollywood. The schedule this year includes Oscar-nominated films and a reported visit from Peter Fonda. The Boulder International Film Festival, Feb. 14-17. biff1.com
Since Jerry Garcia’s passing, the void left in the souls and bone-shaking ribcages of the legions of Deadheads has been only partially filled with the Phish-flavored jam bands that have risen to take his place. Add to that list Furthur, comprised of former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, and rife with the jam-filled style fans adore. Furthur stops in for a three-night stand at 1ST Bank Center from Feb. 22 through 24. Dubbed the “Colorado Winter Run.” Get the info at furthur.net.
Theatre of the Absurd
Everyone knows the Weekly World News was at the height of serious journalism. Remember the story about Bat Boy, discovered in a cave in Virginia and found terrorizing people all over the area? Nothing screams musical theater better than an Earth-shattering story like that. Bat Boy: The Musical is coming to the Bug Theatre courtesy of Equinox Theatre Company, who also brought Reefer Madness: The Musical to North Denver theatre-goers. Bat Boy alights at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver, starting Feb. 15. Check out EquinoxTheatreDenver.com for details.