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A Joyful Gift Giving Guide

Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or a family celebration in December, your Towwn Team has curated a gift guide filled with special Art & Culture experiences for family and friends. Tickets to all events are on sale now and will sell out, so it’s not too early to buy tickets. Then wrap them in a unique way to surprise the people you love most in the world!

For the art lover or maker…THE ART OF BANKSY

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” ~ Banksy. 80 Banksy artworks are going on tour throughout the U.S. and Denver is one of the first cities to showcase his work (SFO, Chicago and Boston are also on the calendar). This globally acclaimed showcase features original and authenticated works associated with, arguably, the most intriguing and talked-about artist in modern history. On display are prints, canvasses, screenprints, sculptures, unique works and limited-edition pieces mainly dated between the years 1997 to 2008, the period which resulted in Banksy’s most recognisable and well-known works. The exhibit features iconic works such as ‘Girl and Balloon’, ‘Flower Thrower’ and ‘Rude Copper’ alongside some of Banksy’s lesser known masterpieces. Banksy is most infamous for his outdoor art which can be found in streets all around the world. Banksy’s indoor pieces — original and unique works on canvas, wood and paper — have been less exposed and are also on display at this exhibition. Learn more and buy tickets:

For the person who makes you laughILIZA SHLESINGER

Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. Her 5th Netflix stand up special UnVeiled premiered in November 2019 and delves into her journey of getting married. Her past specials include Confirmed Kills, Freezing Hot, and War Paint. Her previous Netflix special, 2018’s Elder Millennial, is the subject of Iliza Shlesinger: Over & Over, her “fan-u-mentary” which is currently streaming and gives fans an inside look into what goes into the making of one of her specials. Learn more and buy tickets:

For that special someone who is always grooving to a beat…AILEY II

“The entire company looks terrific. Clearly, the future is theirs.” — The New York Times. Sumptuous, powerful and jaw-dropping. The up-and-coming dancers of Ailey II are universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Learn more and buy tickets:

For your nature loving cinemaphile…Telluride’s MountainFilm (showing in theaters across Colorado and the U.S. in Q1 2022)

Enjoy a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride. Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival that showcases nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues.The touring festival explores themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission: to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. The list of over 30 short films (1–17 minutes in length) includes Whales Without Walls, Wild Child, Mighty Waters and more. Learn more and buy tickets:

For your girlz who are bookworms…Wildest Women

Stories on Stage brings stories to life! They are about sometimes funny, sometimes moving, always thought-provoking live stage performances of all types of literature. They create shared human experience of hearing great stories. Wildest Women is the final installment of Stories on Stage’s rollicking Wild Women Trilogy. Learn more and buy tickets:

For your loved one who wishes they were a rock star…Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and former model who has established herself as one of the leading artists of current time with the release of her eponymous debut album. The album, which contains eight singles so far, includes the UK number-one single ‘New Rules’, as well as two more UK top-10 singles, ‘Be the One’ and ‘IDGAF’. Her best-selling single ‘New Rules’ has been a hit worldwide, charting on №2 in Australia, №6 in the US, and №7 in Canada. Guest artists: Megan Thee Stallion and Caroline Polachek. Learn more and buy tickets:

For the fam…Potted Potter

All seven Harry Potter books in seventy hilarious minutes! Playing to sold out houses worldwide, the Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff condenses all seven Harry Potter books (and a game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes. Even if you don’t know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter. This brilliant family entertainment is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed). Learn more and buy tickets:

For your special thespian…The Liar

Directed by Geoffrey Kent Charming, handsome, and a compulsive liar, Dorante arrives in Paris looking for a good time. He falls in love with the beautiful Clarice, but his dishonest ways throw him into a tangled web of mistaken identities and false accusations. After lying his way into a world of trouble, can Dorante lie his way back out again? Fiendishly clever and a bit naughty, this updated adaptation of the classic French farce weaves wordplay and swordplay into a wild 17th Century romp. Learn more and buy tickets:

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