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Best bets: Hollywood’s goldie oldies, sexy firefighters & Cherry Creek Sneak

Lisa Ryckman //April 23, 2010//

Best bets: Hollywood’s goldie oldies, sexy firefighters & Cherry Creek Sneak

Lisa Ryckman //April 23, 2010//


It’s the Golden Age of Hollywood in music, from The Alamo to the Bride of Frankenstein. Presented by the Colorado Symphony at 7:30 p.m. in Boettcher Concert Hall. Tickets: $15-$75. Call (720) 865-4220


So, who’s the hottest of them all? When it comes to firefighters, it’s a tough call. Thirty participants ages 23 to more than 50 compete in the Colorado Firefighter Calendar Judging Contest presented by Fired Up for Kids at the EXDO Events Center from 8-11 p.m. Tickets: $25-$50. Call (303) 302-2150.



Move it your waay at the Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 5k Run/Walk at the Boulder Reservoir from 4-7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the eradication of Lung Cancer with patients, survivors and their families through research, education, awareness, early detection, prevention and treatment. Adults: $25, kids $10. Call (303) 441-3461



Put on your running shoes for the 28th annual Cherry Creek Sneak, which helps support The Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Starts at 8 a.m. at Steele and Ellsworth. Tickets $35/adults, $20/seniors and kids

Get that wedding put together in one day, in one place: the Rocky Mountain Bridal Show at the Colorado Convention Center. Compare services, products and prices the easy way.  From 11-4, tickets: $7. Call (303) 228-8000

This weekend

Catch on of the last performances of Hamlet by the National Theatre Conservatory, Shakespeare’s ultimate tragedy turned into graphic novel for the stage. Performances tonight at 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Denver Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $18. Call(303) 893-4100

If you’re a closet pinball wizard, it’s time to come out. The Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown 2010 is happening all weekend at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, featuring free games, tournaments for all ages and skill levels, seminars and specialty businesses buying and selling pinball machines. Noon to 10 p.m. today, 9-10 on Saturday and 9-5 Sunday. Tickets: $10-$50.  Call (303) 938-9889

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