Feb 4, 2022 - News

Four live performances you can't miss in Denver this weekend

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Live entertainment abounds in Denver this weekend.

Here are our top four picks:

🐍 "Rattlesnake Kate," a new musical by an Aurora native and former member of The Lumineers, details the early 20th-century story of a strong, progressive frontierswoman from Greeley who single-handedly saved her son from 140 rattlesnakes.

  • The show makes its world premiere at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts today.

🎻 The Colorado Symphony will perform Disney's "Fantasia" in sync with the original 1940 film as it's projected on the big screen with dual Saturday and Sunday shows.

  • Tickets are selling out fast, so act now.

🩰 "Romeo & Juliet," Colorado Ballet's newest production, debuts this Saturday with stunning sets, costumes and choreography along with live scores performed by the Colorado Ballet orchestra.

  • The emotional performance runs through Feb. 13.

🐯 Chinese lion dances and martial arts demonstrations will be performed this Saturday and Sunday at the Far East Center in celebration of the year of the tiger.

  • Live DJs, kids' fashion shows and Taiko drummers will also perform.

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