Around Aurora

A Look at Food Delivery Options

March 31, 2020

Working from home, having the kids out of school—nothing about the COVID-19 situation has disrupted our lives more than not being able to go out to eat and drink. Just because the dining rooms of our favorite restaurants are closed doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the experience. Check out all the ways you can …

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day This Weekend!

March 12, 2020

**Given social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 virus, we suggest you visit the 9News list of closures or individual venue websites to determine whether the following events are still being held or have been cancelled or postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience.**

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Film Festival, Plays Aplenty, and Aurora’s Own Dan Soder!

March 5, 2020

For everyone who loves cutting-edge film, you can’t beat the Boulder International Film Festival—well worth the drive over to Boulder! In addition to a variety of films by award-winning local, national, and international filmmakers, there are also galas and a music festival! Plus, Aurora-native Dan Soder fresh off his HBO comedy special appears for a …

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Unforgettable Plays AND Return of the Jedi!

February 27, 2020

For one weekend only, the groundbreaking 1996 Broadway musical Rent is in Denver with a 20th Anniversary tour production that brings to life the story of irrepressible young artists trying to make it in New York’s East Village. In neighborhood theatre, you can catch a world-premiere of the amazing story of Einstein and African-American opera …

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New Play Summit This Weekend!

February 20, 2020

Every thespian’s dream—the Colorado New Play Summit Festival—has arrived! Five exciting new plays have been workshopped by actors and directors based on audience feedback from last weekend’s readings. Now after a week of intense work, the Colorado New Play Summit brings you readings of these fully-workshopped plays, as well as productions of two plays that …

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Discounts and Deals – Now Till June!

February 18, 2020

January is a memory and February is more than halfway over, and with no more holiday sales on the horizon what you need now is a plan of attack for discounts you can count on between now and Memorial Day. Nerd Wallet comes through with a catalogue of major sales and surefire markdowns coming your …

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It’s The Weekend for Romance in Aurora and Denver!

February 13, 2020

The entire weekend is full of Valentine’s Day events—yours for the choosing! Wine or beer connoisseurs will appreciate gourmet pairings with their libation of choice; comedy fans will find a funny Valentine waiting for them; and music buffs have myriad opportunities to be swept off their feet by a wide variety of musical styles! And …

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Happy Lunar New Year!

February 6, 2020

This weekend is at the center of Chinese New Year’s festivities, but you don’t have to go to China to celebrate! It’s the Year of the Rat—which mean all kinds of new things are on the horizon! For a festive taste of Chinese culture, check out the biggest Chinese-themed Lunar New Year party in the …

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Catch Some Culture This Weekend!

January 30, 2020

With a wide range of theatre and musical offerings this weekend in Denver and Aurora, you’ve got your choice of many new productions. You can catch a show right in the neighborhood—from Othello at the People’s Building to Squirrels, a wickedly funny satire at the Aurora Fox Theatre. The new Donna Summer musical is at …

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Beer, Bourbon or 1920s Cocktails?

January 23, 2020

It’s one way to stay warm—attend an event with a featured libation! The Winter Brew Festival is a great way to hang out under heated tents and sample local brews with friends, while the Bourbon and Bacon Fest will entice your tastebuds. To go all out, the Speakeasy Soiree features handcrafted cocktails 1920s-style, as well …

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