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Neighborhood Theater

By Elisabeth Monaghan

The Alamo Drafthouse Denver has a jam-packed schedule of movies playing in theatres nationwide, combined with special screenings that are sure to delight a wide range of filmgoer tastes.

In partnership with the Colorado Environmental Film Festival (CEFF), the Alamo Drafthouse Denver will commemorate Earth Day with three short films, “The Shaman,” “Rising Vines” and “How We Grow.” A Q&A session will follow (Sunday, April 22, 7 p.m.).

On Wednesday, April 25, Greg Sestero returns to the Alamo Drafthouse to present his latest film, “Best F(r)iends: VOL 1” (8 p.m.) That weekend, the theater will host the Denver Silent Film Festival (April 27 through 29).

The Alamo Drafthouse Denver will have a special screening of “Glengarry Glen Ross,” featuring a live performance from the Edge Theater Company. (Monday, April 23, 6:30 p.m.) Proceeds benefit the Denver Actor’s Fund.

Movie parties taking place at the Sloan’s Lake location include screenings of “Mean Girls” (Thursday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.), “La Bamba” (Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.) and “Clue” (Friday, April 20, 7:45 p.m.)

For details on these and other special screenings or films playing at the Alamo Drafthouse, visit

Edge Theater’s Production Of Glengarry Glen Ross Runs Through May 5

The Edge Theater opened its production of David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Glengarry Glen Ross” on April 13. Running through May 5, this is one of the Edge’s two remaining shows scheduled for 2018.

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Rodents Benefit Locally Based Dolls For Daughters

On Saturday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m., the Rodents of Unusual Size will perform their Comedy for a Cause, which will benefit Denver-based Dolls for Daughters. The show, which takes place at the Grange in Wheat Ridge, is free, with a suggested donation of $5 or a total of $15 for families of three or more.

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