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Denver hosting a hot lineup of performing arts events this week

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up some creative events and deals around Denver this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a magic show to discounts on a paint-and-sip class.

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You Got the Commission, Now What? Imagine 2020 Workshop: Public Art 301, presented by Denver Arts and Venues

From the event description:

This workshop will discuss the many complexities that come with a new public art commission that first-time artists may not anticipate. Permits, contracts, insurance, prevailing wage and the project management sides of the process will be covered. Additionally, this event will feature a conversation with artist Jeanne Quinn, creator of 2017 public art work "Sing and Glide."

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave.
Price: Free

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Sleightly Impossible: Comedy Magic Show at Lumber Baron Mystery Mansion

From the event description:

The math of Sleightly Impossible is pretty easy to add up — when you put two magicians on stage, you’re bound to have twice as much fun. Gene R. Gordon and Matthew C. Brandt are about a million times more entertaining than a solo magic performance. Blending their two unique styles of close-up magic, this show will delight you from curtain up to the final ta-da!

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.
Where: Lumber Baron Mystery Mansion, 2555 W. 37th Ave.
Price: $12.50 (more ticket options available)

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40% off art class at Sipping n’ Painting Highland

From the Sipping n' Painting Highland deal description:

At Sipping n' Painting Highland, instructors provide step-by-step guidance during two-hour sessions as guests of all skill levels complete their own canvas paintings while sipping on a glass of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage with some light snacks. Instructors guide everyone through the steps to recreate a copy of the artwork featured during that class, but guests are encouraged to work on their own ideas, as well. Painting materials, tools and an apron are provided.

Where: Sipping n' Painting Highland, 4995 Lowell Blvd.
Price: $25 one painting class for one (40% discount off regular price)

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