Cannabist Calendar: January 2016 gets rolling with winter fests & lots more

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Turn over a new leaf and resolve to spend more quality time with friends and family this year! Friendly events are happening around Denver, Colorado Springs and everywhere in January.  

Stretch your limits at a vinyasa yoga class at Bend and Blaze every week or discuss the Bible every Thursday at the Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Catch a hip-hop show, including Mizznekol on her No Filter Tour on Jan. 16 at Speak Easy Vape Lounge or listen to a different beat at Keep Denver Beat, a Beat Generation book event. Head to the mountains for Colorado winter festivals celebrating fire and ice in Aspen, Telluride and Breckenridge; an abundance of entertainment options awaits during January! Happy New Year, Buds!

Find those 420-friendly events — and more than 50 others — in the listings below.

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Jan. 2: 2nd Annual 50 First Jokes. 50 comedians tell their first joke of 2016. Hosted by Timmi Lasley & Mara Wiles. $7. 8 p.m. Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo St, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 2: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan 3: Bend and Blaze. All level yoga class for adults 21 and up with cannabis pairings. Free. 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Green Labs, 1250 31st St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 3: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $5. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Jan. 4: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 5: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by (Cannabist pot critic) Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Jan 6: Keep Denver Beat. Book release by local author Zack Kopp. “The Denver Beat Scene” traces the Beat Generation connections throughout Denver, past and present. Free. 6-8:30 p.m. Kilgore Books, 624 E. 13th Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 6: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 7: Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Join Stoners 4 Jesus in a weekly Thursday night Bible study. Free. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Quince Essential Coffee House, 1447 Quince St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 8: Governor Jack Watches You Sleep. Comedy troupe leader Governor Jack interviews a nationally recognized improviser and then improvises scenes based on interview answers. This month’s guest is Morgan Miller. $10-$12. 8 p.m. Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, 1260 22nd St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 9: Crunchy Black Meet and Greet. Crunchy Black from Three 6 Mafia makes a meet-and-greet stop at Speak Easy Vape Lounge on his Death Awaits Tour. Performances by Kornbread, Smoked Out ENT, FAYRO and Black Angus. $10-$12. 7 p.m. Speak Easy Vape Lounge, 2508 E Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Jan. 9: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 


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Jan. 10: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $5. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Jan. 11: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Jan 12: Bend and Blaze. All level yoga class for adults 21 and up with cannabis pairings. Free. 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Green Labs, 1250 31st St, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 12: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Jan. 13: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 14: Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Join Stoners 4 Jesus in a weekly Thursday night Bible study. Free. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Quince Essential Coffee House, 1447 Quince St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 14: Sushi and J’s. Learn joint rolling and sushi rolling in one class. $65. 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Green Labs, 1250 31st St, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 14-18: Telluride Fire Festival.  Burning Man comes to Telluride for a fire festival with performances and workshops. Free and ticketed events. Noon- 10 p.m. Telluride. Click here for details

Jan. 14-17: WINTERSKÖL. 65th annual winter festival at Aspen Snowmass with snow sculptures, fireworks, a canine fashion show, and bike races. Free and ticketed events. 4 p.m- 9 p.m. Aspen. Click here for details 

Jan. 16: Mizznekol No Filter Tour. Colorado tour stop for hip-hop artist Mizznekol. With special guests Christopher Holmes and Stitch Eightyoneclassic and more. $5. 7 p.m.-midnight. Speak Easy Vape Lounge, 2508 E Bijou St., Colorado Springs. Click here for details

Jan. 16: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 


Ask The Cannabist

You’ve got questions about marijuana and legalization. We’ve got answers.


Jan. 17: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. Hosted by Brent Gill. $5. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Jan 17: Cannabis Wedding Expo.  Art gallery hosts an expo for brides and couples interested in incorporating cannabis into their wedding day and celebration. Guests must RSVP before event. Tickets $20. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Point Gallery, 765 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 17: Psychedelic Shine. Monthly speaker series on psychedelics with musical performances. $10-$15. 2 p.m- 5 p.m. Shine Restaurant, 2027 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details

Jan. 18: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Jan 19: Bend and Blaze. All level yoga class for adults 21 and up with cannabis pairings. Free. 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Green Labs, 1250 31st St, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 19: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Jan. 20: The Narrators Live.  Hosts Andrew Orvedahl and Robert Rutherford along with actors, comedians and musicians tell true stories from their lives. This month’s theme is “Promise.” Free. 8 p.m. Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 20: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 21: Nerd Nite Denver. Held in more than 70 cities across the globe, Nerd Nite is a monthly event in which several folks give 20-minute, fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines, while the audience drinks along. This month’s themes are homelessness, orbits, and academic humor. Bands, acrobats, trivia and other shenanigans occur. Denver host is Alexandra Bassett. $5-$8. 7 p.m. Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver.  Click here for details

Jan. 21: Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Join Stoners 4 Jesus in a weekly Thursday night Bible study. Free. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Quince Essential Coffee House, 1447 Quince St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 21: Uncalled Four. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Contestants are Sam Tallent, Nathan Lund, Phil Palisoul  and Bobby Crane. $10. 8 p.m.a Casselman’s, 2620 Walnut St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 23: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 

Jan. 23: Something Fabulous Comedy and Variety Show. A  comedy, burlesque and variety show hosted by Jordan Wieleba with music by DJ jodyb. $5. 8:30 p.m. Blush and Blu, 526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details


Ask The Cannabist

You’ve got questions about marijuana and legalization. We’ve got answers.


Jan. 24: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. $5. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details 

Jan. 25: Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Comedy Night. Open mic stand-up on Monday nights, hosted by Jeff M. Albright. Free. 8 p.m. Goosetown Tavern, 3242 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. Click here for details

Jan 26: Bend and Blaze. All level yoga class for adults 21 and up with cannabis pairings.  Free. 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Green Labs, 1250 31st St, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 26-30: International Snow Sculpture Championships. Artists from around the world begin with a 12-foot-tall  block of snow and use only hand tools to  carve ice sculptures for this unique competition. Noon-10 p.m. Breckenridge. Click here for details

Jan. 26: Uncalled Four: The Worst Bar Game. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the comedian contestants. Hosted by Jake Browne. Every Tuesday night at Armoury. Free. 8 p.m. 2048 Larimer St., Denver.  Click here for details

Jan. 27: Too Much Fun. The Fine Gentleman’s Club, with comedians Chris Charpentier, Nathan Lund, Sam Tallent and Bobby Crane bringing comedic talent every Wednesday. Free. 10:30 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E. 13th St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 28: Video Games LIVE. Play video games with comedians! Free. 7:30 Deer Pile, 206 E 13th Ave, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 28: Cartoons and Comedy. Celebrate the three year anniversary of cartoons with comedian commentary. Free. 10 p.m. Deer Pile, 206 E 13th Ave, Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 28: Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Join Stoners 4 Jesus in a weekly Thursday night Bible study. Free. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Quince Essential Coffee House, 1447 Quince St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 29: Puff, Pass & Pottery.  420-friendly pottery class with teacher Jessa Decker-Smith. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $55-$63. 7-9 p.m. Puff, Pass & Paint Studio, 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan. 30: 2nd Annual Denver Comedy Awards. Sexpot Comedy presents comedy awards.  $10 or free if you are a comedian. 8 p.m. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver. Click here for details 

Jan. 30: Puff, Pass & Paint. 420-friendly painting classes. All art supplies included. Twenty-five students maximum per class. $50. 7-9 p.m. 2087 S. Grant St., Denver. Click here for details 

Jan. 31: Boulder Comedy Show. Weekly showcase featuring comedians from across the country. $5. 7 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder. Click here for details 

Jan. 31: Propaganda! A standup comedy show hosted by Matt Monroe. Free. 8 p.m. Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver. Click here for details

Jan 31: Lucha Libre & Laughs: Fists of Fury. A night of stand-up comedians and luche libre wrestling matches. All matches are accompanied by amusing commentary. Hosted by Bobby Valentine.  $10. 7 p.m. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver. Click here for details  



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