High Plains Comedy Turns 10, ‘Vandal Futurism,’ and Music for Beer-Drinking
This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of what our guest calls “Comedy Christmas” — aka, the High Plains Comedy Festival. Returning fave Joshua Emerson, who also co-chairs the Denver American Indian Commission, is telling jokes on stage at High Plains for the second year running. He joins host Bree Davies and producer Paul Karolyi to share his High Plains hacks, recommend a few shows (with tickets still available), and dish on how Denver comedy stacks up to other cities. Plus, Paul takes the reins to share his top event picks, and we make our official City Cast Denver ‘Maybe’ for your weekend.
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Here are some links to the events Paul mentioned:
- National Public Lands Day
- Coach Prime and the CU Buffs vs. Oregon Ducks (Saturday, 1:30 p.m.)
- “Making Our Mark: An Exploration of Vandal Futurism” (RedLine Contemporary Art Center)
- Battle of the (Brewery) Bands (The Crypt)
Paul also mentioned 5280 Magazine’s list of the best college football bars in Denver.
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