Denver Modernism Show—10 Year Anniversary

Modernism Show



The Denver Modernism Show returns September 11-13 at the National Western Complex Expo Hall. This event marks the 10th anniversary of the retro show, with plenty of exhibitors, live bands, a car show, an appearance by Charles Phoenix, and your chance to pick up tickets to the Harvey Park Home Tour! Also, on September 12, sit in on the “What’s Ahead for Bertoia and Saarinen?” presentation by the designers’ daughters, Celia Bertoia and Susan Saarinen. Check out the full weekend schedule:

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Friday, September 11
note: All Friday tickets include Weekend Passes!

4:00 – 6:00 pm- VIP Preview
5:00 – 7:00 – Professional Prom Photos at the Balloon Arch – Stage area. Free!
6:30 – Juried Art Gallery awards & Brandon Borchert Pop Art Award presented by Dana Cain
7:00 – Prom King and Queen winners announced!
7:10 – Miss Modernism Pageant, hosted by Naughty Pierre
8:00 – 10:00 – The Velvet Elvis!  Live on Stage!
8:30 – Charles Phoenix’ Test Kitchen serves up Dessert! Twink & Ho at Charles’ booth!
10:00 – Doors Close.

Saturday, September 12

10:00 am – Doors Open
10:00 am – 6:00pm – Vintage Voltage Expo by main stage area 
10:00 – 11:30 – The Beloved Invaders – live surf music 
1:00 – Charles Phoenix: Big Retro ColoradoLand Slide Show!
2:00 – Daughters of Design Reunion: What’s Ahead for Bertoia and Saarinen? Celia Bertoia and Susan Saarinen
3:00 – Class of ‘77 Fashion Show hosted by Ms. Retro 
4:00 – FourEverFab Beatles tribute show! Denver’s best Beatles band will perform songs from Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road, The White Album and Let It Be. 
4:00 – 6:00 –   Tiki Lounge Happy Hour!  $1 off all Tiki Drinks! 
4:30 – Charles Phoenix tour departs for Casa Bonita, Lakeside Amusement Park! Tickets $39!
6:00 – Doors close

Sunday, September 13

11:00 am – Doors Open
11:00 am – 4 pm – Motorama Car Show, hosted by SACK
11:00 – 4:00 – Motorama Drive-In between events. Vintage videos, TV episodes and more!
12:00 – 3:00 –  Hot Pin-Ups and Cool Cars!  Photography session with pin-up girls at the car show!
12:00 noon – “Tiki:  Exploring Mid-Century Polynesian Pop Culture” with Tiki Mike Skinner in the Tiki Lounge
12:00 – 4:00 – Harvey Park Home Tour.  $10  tickets at Harvey Park booth 
1:00 – Cruisin’ Oldies Trivia Bowl  in the Car Show area hosted by Randy Jay! $100 cash prize!
2:30 –  “Best in Show” car votes due at Registration 
2:30 – Broncos vs Ravens game on TV in the Tiki Lounge
3:00 – Car Show Awards presented at the Car Show by Charles Phoenix! $200 cash prize for Best in Show!
4:00 – Doors Close. See you next year!

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