Convention Daybook: Events for Tuesday

Posted August 25, 2008 at 7:51pm

All listings local Denver time (MDT); compiled by Julie Restivo/GalleryWatch.

MySpace Cafe
MySpace Cafe; Free, open to the public.
7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Leela’s and Tarantula’s 820 15th St., Denver; Contact unavailable

MySpace Cafe
MySpace.com; Free, open to the public.
7 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Corner Office; 1401 Curtis St., Denver; Contact unavailable

Denver Resident Post DNC Event Tidy Up
Denver Parks and Recreation; Free, open to the public.
7- 9 a.m.; City and County of Denver Parks and Recreation; Tina Romero, 303-806-9083

Hula Hoops for Peace
Hula Hoop for Peace; Open to the public.
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; University of Denver, 2199 S. University Blvd.; 404-660-5775

In Common Cause: Black-Jewish Engagement
American Jewish Committee; Open to the public.
8-10 a.m.; The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St., Denver; nadasj@ajc.org

Energy and Climate Change I
Denver 2008 Convention Executive Committee; Tickets required, open to the public.
8-10 a.m.; The Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC), Buell Theatre, 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-534-6200

Movies With a Message Morning Reception
The Creative Coalition, Screen Media Films, Perennial Strategy Group; Open to the public.
9-11 a.m.; Earl’s Restaurant, 1600 Glenarm Pl. Denver; The Creative Coalition, 212-512-5876

All-Access Bike Station
Denver Host Committee; Open to the public.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver; 303-534-6200

Meditate 08
Meditate 08; Open to the public.
9 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fishback Landing Park; W. 23rd and 7th streets, Denver; Kerensa Meadows, Kerensa@Meditate08.org

Daily Convention Briefing
Democratic National Convention Committee; Ticketed, open to the public.
9:15-10:15 a.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

Celebration of Civil Rights Icons and “Movie Makers With a Message”
Party with a Purpose and the Creative Coalition; Open to the public.
9-11 a.m., Earl’s, 1600 Glenarm Pl., Denver; 212-512-5876

Free THINK PRECINCT Training
Think Precinct: The Grassroots Organizing Guide for a Progressive America; Open to the public.
9-11 a.m.; The Judicial Arbiter Group (JAG), 1601 Blake St., Suite 400, Denver; info@democracyforcolorado.com

Technology Roundtable
Denver 2008 Convention Executive Committee; Tickets required, open to the public.
9:30-11 a.m.; The Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC), Buell Theatre, 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-534-6200

A Day at Coors Field
Convention Baseball Group, Colorado Rockies Charity Fund, In Support of the Colorado Rockies Charity Fund, Woman’s Bean Project of Denver and Treelink; Open to the public.
10 a.m.; Coors Field, 2001 Blake St., Denver; convntnbaseball@aol.com

FSR Financial Literary Brunch
Allstate, Aegon, Bank of America, Capital One, Charles Schwab, Chubb, Edward Jones, Fidelity, Genworth, Mastercard, Mutual of Omaha, Nationwide, Principal Financial Group, State Farm, NASDAQ, U.S. Bank, Visa, Wachovia and Wells Fargo; Invitation only.
10 a.m.-Noon; Mile High Station, 2027 W. Colfax Ave., Denver; Contact unavailable

Brunch with Vernon Jordan
Akin Gump and Strauss Hauer Feld; Invitation only.
10 a.m.-Noon; Ritz-Carlton Denver Ballroom, 1881 Curtis St., Denver; Contact unavailable

All Boats Rising: Transforming the American Economy
AFL-CIO, the American Prospect; Open to the public.
10-11:30 a.m.; Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom, 700 14th St., Denver; Alison Omens, 202-637-5083

Women’s Caucus Meeting
Democratic National Convention Committee; Ticketed, open to the public.
10 a.m.-Noon; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

Energy and Climate Change II
Denver 2008 Convention Executive Committee; Ticketed, open to the public.
10 a.m.-noon; DPAC, Space Theatre, 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-534-6200

The Issues that Unite Us — Unity Town Hall Meeting
Congressional Black Caucus Institute; Ticketed, open to the public.
10 a.m.-noon; 1770 Sherman Event Complex; 202-785-3634

Manifest Hope Gallery
MoveOn.org, Evolutionary Media Group, Upper Playground; Open to the public.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Manifest Hope Gallery, 2110 Market St., Denver; 323-658-8700

UnCONVENTIONal Fare
Highlands Square Merchant Association; Open to the public.
10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Highlands Square; 32nd Ave. and Lowell St., Denver; https://www.32ndavedenver.com

Women’s Caucus
Democratic Caucus Meeting; Open to the public.
10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Four Seasons Ballroom; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

American Presidential Experience
American Presidential Experience; Ticketed, open to the public.
10:00 a.m.; INVESCO Field at Mile High, 1701 Mile High Stadium Cir. W., Denver; 877-832-9507

The Yoga Health Festival at Air Forest
Dialog:City; Some events need tickets, some events free.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Air Forest City Park, Denver; Contact unavailable

Sustainable Living Roadshow
Sustainable Living Roadshow; Open to the public.
10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Highland Bridge to Hirshorn Park; www.sustainablelivingroadshow.org

SeaChange Ideas Forum Events
SeaChange Communications; Ticketed, open to the public.
10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver; https://www.seachangecom.com or allison@seachange.com

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Briefing with Chamber President Tom Donohue; Open to the press, RSVP required.
10:00 a.m.; The “VoteforBusiness Bandwagon,” Outside 1445 Market St.; J.P. Fielder, jfielder@uschamber.com or 202-463-5682

New Energy Station
City and County of Denver and ReDirect Guides; Free, open to the public.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; DPAC, Galleria and Sculpture Park, 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-459-7885

Hindsight Is Always 20/20
Dialog: City; Open to the public.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; DPAC 1000 14th St., Denver; Contact unavailable

Impact Film Festival — Freeheld
Impact Film Festival; Delegates only.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver; info@impactfilmfestival.org

House Democratic Leadership
News Conference on American Energy Independence with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.), Majority Whip James Clyburn (S.C), Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel (Ill.), Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and others; Open to the press.
11:00 a.m.; Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St.; Doug Thornell, 301-466-4968, or Nick Papas, 202-841-4162

Partly Sunny
Dialog:City; Free, open to the public.
11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St., Suite 264, Denver; https://www.dialogcity.org/contact/contact.php

Latino Leaders Luncheon Honoring Frederico Pena
Latino Leaders Network; Invitation only. Sen. Ken Salazar (D-Colo.), New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D), Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte and National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguia
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; DPAC 1000 14th St., Denver; 202-904-2003

Technology Lunch
Denver 2008 Convention Executive Committee; Ticketed, open to the public.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m..; DPAC, 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-534-6200

Energy and Climate Change Lunch
Denver 2008 Convention Executive Committee; Ticketed, open to the public
11:30 a.m.-1p.m.; DPAC, 1000 14th St. Denver, 202-534-6200

Faith Caucus Meeting
Democratic National Convention Committee, Obama for America Campaign; Open to the public.
Noon; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; Jenni Engebretsen, DNCC, 720-362-2006

Game Change: How the New Media Are Impacting the ’08 Race
The Huffington Post; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m. Brown Palace, 321 17th St., Denver; emma@huffingtonpost.com

Truman National Security Project Luncheon: Passing the Baton
Truman National Security Project; Ticketed, open to the public.
Noon-2 p.m.; The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St., Denver; 202-266-2884

Youth Caucus
Democratic Caucus Meeting; Open to the public.
Noon-2:00 p.m.; Wells Fargo Theater 3; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

Disability Caucus Meeting
DNCC; Ticketed, open to the public.
Noon-2 p.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; 720-362-2006

Youth Caucus Meeting
DNCC; Ticketed, open to the public.
Noon-2 p.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; 720-362-2006

Faith Caucus
Democratic Caucus Meeting; Open to the public.
Noon-2:00 p.m., Korbel Ballroom 4A-C; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

Disability Caucus
Democratic Caucus Meeting; Open to the public.
Noon-2:00 p.m., Meeting Rooms 610 and 612; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

Celebrating Democratic Women
Women Flying High, LLC.; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m.; Doubletree Stapleton, 3203 Quebec St., Denver; Alisa Chambers, 404-659-0919

GLBT Delegate Luncheon
Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, the Human Rights Campaign; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m.; Sheraton Denver Hotel, 6363 E. Hampden Ave., Denver; 202-628-4160

State of the Housing Industry Luncheon
National Apartment Association, The Creative Coalition; Invitation only.
Noon-1:30 pm; Osteria Marco, 1453 Larimer St., Denver; The Creative Coalition, 212-512-5876

Faith Forum
Democratic National Convention Committee; Ticketed, open to the public.
Noon-2 p.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; 720-362-2006

Impact Film Festival — “Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story”
Impact Film Festival; Delegates only.
12:30-2:30 p.m.; Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver; info@impactfilmfestival.org

Working Together: Artists and Policymakers United to Help Diabetes Patients
The Creative Coalition and Eli Lilly; Invitation only.
1-2:30 pm; Panzano 909 17th St., Denver; The Creative Coalition, 212-512-5876

Take Back America Forum
Campaign for America’s Future; Invitation only.
1-4 p.m.; The Big Tent, 1536 Wynkoop St.; 202-955-5665

Gelato Party for Democratic Legislators
The Department of Peace and Nonviolence Campaign; Ticketed, open to the public.
1-4 p.m.; Gelazzi (Larimer Square), 1411 Larimer St., Denver; 303-989-1369

Emergency Preparedness
Rocky Mountain Roundtable; Open to the public.
1:30-3 p.m.; DPAC 14th and Curtis St. Denver; Rock the Vote; 1000 14th St., Denver; 303-534-6200

Two Million Strong, and Growing
New Democrat Network; Open to public, RSVP required.
2 p.m.; The Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St., Denver; Kevin VanderMolen, 202-384-1216

EMILY’s List Gala Reception
EMILY’S List; Sold out.
2-4 p.m.; Sheraton Denver Hotel, Downtown, 1550 Court Place, Denver; Colleen Medlock Hodgson, 800-68-EMILY

“Culture Wars” Panel
The Hispanic Institute and The Common Good; Open to the public.
2-4 p.m.; Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver; 202-544-8284

New Tools New Audiences
New Democratic Network; Invitation only.
2-4 p.m.; The Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St., Denver; 202-547-2929

Gulf Coast Anniversary
Oxfam America; Invitation only.
2-4 p.m.; Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver; ablejwas@oxfamamerica.org

AAPI Grass-Roots Strategy Session With Rep. Mike Honda
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress.
2-4 p.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; apafp@apafprprogress.org

Veterans and Military Families Caucus
Democratic Caucus Meeting; Open to the public.
2-4 p.m.; Korbel Ballroom 1; Convention press office, 720-362-2006

ONE Community Service Project
The ONE Campaign; Open to the public.
2-5 p.m.; Manual High School; 1700 E 28th Ave., Denver; 202-552-4990

The Western Majority Project Briefing: Capturing the Hispanic Vote
Democratic National Convention Committee; Open to the public.
2:30-3:30 p.m.; Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver; 720-362-2006

Energy and Climate Change IV
Rocky Mountain Roundtable.
3:30-5 p.m.; DPAC 14th and Curtis St., Denver; 303-534-6200

Democratic National Convention Reception for the Diplomatic Corps
American Jewish Committee; Invitation only.
3:30-5:30 p.m.; Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1750 Welton St., Denver; Joshua Nadas, nadasj@ajc.org

National Women’s Political Caucus Delegate Reception
National Women’s Political Caucus; Ticketed, open to the public.
3:30-5:30 p.m.; Baur’s Ristorante, 1512 Curtis St., Denver; 202-785-1100

The Future of Environmentalism
The New Republic; Ticketed, open to the public.
4-5:30 p.m.; Tattered Cover, LoDo, 16th St., Denver; Contact unavailable

Reception Honoring Civil Justice Democrats
American Association for Justice (formerly ALTA); Invitation only.
4-7 p.m.; Hotel Monaco, 1717 Champa St., Denver; 202-965-3500

Salute to American Veterans
Circle of Friends for American Veterans; Ticketed, open to the public.
5-6:30 p.m., Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St., Denver; 703-237-8980

Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Ticketed, Sold out.
5 p.m.; University of Denver-Byron Theatre, 2199 S. University Blvd.; Diane Roth, 303-871-7580

Securing the High Ground
National Security Network and VoteVets.org; Ticketed, open to the public.
5-8 p.m.; Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Pl., Denver; Moira Whelan, 202-289-5999

Dialog:City Responses Opening Reception
Dialog:City; Open to the public.
6-8 p.m.; PS1 Charter School, 1062 Delaware St., Denver; Contact unavailable

Open Mic/Open State: Free Speech
Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret; Open to the public.
7:30-11:30 p.m.; Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 16th St., Denver; 303-293-0075

Concert with Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper and Rufus Wainwright
Human Rights Campaign, Ticketed, open to the public.
7:30 p.m.-midnight; Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St., Denver; 800-777-4723

Generation Action
Do Something and Glassbooth; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-midnight; Jet Hotel and Lounge, 1612 Wazee St., Denver; Kevin Hager, dosomething.org

Post-Gavel Reception With Chevy Chase and Debra Winger
The Common Good and the Hispanic Institute; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-midnight; Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway, Denver; Aurelie Cole, 212-722-6390

Celebrating History in the Black Press
The Los Angeles Sentinel and the National Newspaper Publishers Association; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-Midnight; Ritz-Carlton, 1881 Curtis St., Denver; Brenda Marsh Mitchell, 323-299-3800

Celebration Honoring the New Democratic Coalition
Center Stage; Ticketed, open to the public.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th St. Denver; Contact unavailable

“Manifest Your Destiny” Reception
Perennial; Ticketed, open to the public.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Vinyl, 1082 Broadway, Denver; www.pwap2008.com

Saluting African-American Delegates
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-11:30 p.m.; Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1750 Welton St., Denver; CBCFdenver08events@cbcfinc.org

Concert for a Cooler Planet With Two Members of Death Cab for Cutie
League of Conservation Voters; Ticketed, open to the public.
9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; 1770 Sherman St. Event Complex; sean@perstrategies.com

Every Woman Counts Late-Night Celebration
Rock the Vote and the White House Project; Invitation only.
10 p.m.-1 a.m.; Cowboy Lounge, 1941 Market St., Denver; 202-719-9910

Celebration of Life Reception
The Creative Coalition; Astellas; Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck; Invitation only.
10 p.m.; Denver Comedy Works, 1226 15th St., Denver; The Creative Coalition, 212-512-5876