Things to do in Denver today, June 21: Hurray for the Riff Raff and three different movie nights

Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff. (Photo: Sarrah Danziger)
Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff. (Photo: Sarrah Danziger)
Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff. (Photo: Sarrah Danziger)

If you’re in the mood for some rootsy, activist-minded folk, you can still get a ticket to see Hurray for the Riff Raff at the Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave. It’ll cost you $20.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts with Making Movies at 8 p.m.


And there are a few good options around town if you want to make it a movie night.

“Star Wars: Rogue One” is playing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway. Tickets are $15 and the film starts at dusk, but get there at 7 p.m. and check out local bands the Haunted Windchimes and the Milk Blossoms.

Recess Beer Garden, 2715 17th St., #103, is hosting a showing of “The Sandlot” to benefit Special Olympics Colorado’s softball program. Tickets are $20 and include a free drink and raffle entry. Doors are at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 7:30 p.m.

And at the Esquire Theatre, 590 Downing St., they’re showing “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything,” starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo star as three drag queens who get stranded in the tiny Midwest town while traveling from New York City to Hollywood for pageant. Screenings are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and tickets are $8.50.

Ashley Dean

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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.