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Weekend Picks: Current Events

June 23, 2017, 12:00 am

We don't care what the thermometer says, it's time to jam with music events, art openings, closing weekends for beloved festivals and tons more all over the place. We're thinking of maybe picking up a Slip 'n' Slide, too, but only after we've done all the weekend things like doing all the weekend things is going out of style.

Currents New Media Festival Exhibition

There are only a few days left to check out the light art, video installations and interactive pieces in the final weekend exhibit of the 2017 art festival. Immerse yourself in contemporary works and neon awesomeness.

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Baca Railyard Block Party

Visit your favorite midtown businesses and greet newcomers like tea-serving Oputina Café at this special evening get together that celebrates community and unity in the Baca district.

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Pride Celebration White Party feat. DJ Thomas & Gordon

Dress up in your best and brightest whites and come celebrate pride!

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Wes Cowan: What's Your Treasure Worth?

Cowan, from PBS's History Detectives and a featured appraiser on Antiques Roadshow, and his team evaluate your treasures. Bring that weird lamp or that tea box you inherited, it may be worth a fortune ... Or nothing at all.

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They describe their own sound as "ethno-chaos" and they perform traditional Ukrainian folk music with experimental additions and diverse instrumentation. The freak-folkers of Cloacas opens the night.

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Art Fight!

Live painting at everyone's favorite new beer/coffee haunt, HQ Santa Fe. All pieces will be auctioned off at the end of the night.

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Hot Honey

Old time pop-folk classics with time sass by Lori Ottino, Lucy Barna and Paige Barton who reunite for this special performance.

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Hidden Whale

Jim Goulden of the Gluey Brother's and his partner Angela bring the chill vibe of Hidden Whale to a mellow Sunday afternoon at Duel Brewing.

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Kate Ware: Frida and Warhol; The Self Image

Ware speaks about the connections between two of the most well known modern artists in conjunction with the exhibit Mirror, Mirror, which includes over 50 photographs of Frida Kahlo throughout her life.

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