Things to do in Denver Sept. 8: Paper Bird release party, hip-hop movie making, vegan drinking and more

Rock, bop, watch and drink this Thursday.

An audience aflame. Queen City Fest. Aug. 14, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)queen city fest; music; arts; concert; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
An audience aflame. Queen City Fest. Aug. 14, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) queen city fest; music; arts; concert; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
An audience aflame. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Get some new music from Paper Bird live and on record tonight at Twist & Shout Records, 2508 E. Colfax Ave.

The Denver folk mainstays will be celebrating the release of their self-titled record from 6 to 7 p.m. Pre-order the album from Twist & Shout and you’ll get a wristband that guarantees first entry for the show and a spot in the autograph line.


Queen City Hip Hop and Young Amsterdam are bringing 10 local artists to the stage at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E Colfax Ave., for a taped performance.

“A Movie” will feature AP, FL, Ray Reed, Bvggz, Doobie Newton, Tripper Jones, BMG Show, Yung Filthie and Sun Dolce.

The show is 16 and up. Doors are at 8 p.m. and tickets are $20.


The Museum of Nature and Science and the Nature Conservancy present a screening of “National Parks Adventure 3D” in the museum’s IMAX theater (2001 Colorado Blvd.) from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

This film follows climber Conrad Anker through places like the Great Sand Dunes. Chris Pague from the Nature Conservancy and Fred Bunch from the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve will discuss their work to protect and manage the land.

Tickets are $15.


From 7 to 9 p.m., celebrate the one-year anniversary of Denver Vegan Drinks at Finn’s Manor, 2927 Larimer St.

The social networking group welcomes anyone interested in animal rights, veganism and perhaps some alcoholic beverages. They’ll have a table set up outside and the food trucks at Finn’s Manor offer vegan options.

Ashley Dean

Author: Ashley Dean

Ashley Dean covers dining and nightlife, and other odds and ends. She previously covered music and did some copy editing for the Denver Post, the Colorado Daily and the Daily Camera. She's from New York, likes her bourbon straight and has strong opinions about Kanye West. She can be reached at adean@denverite.com, 303-502-2804 or @AshleyDean.