Best bets this weekend include The Next Best Comic of the Four Corners and Cirque de Lycée.
Comedy Showcase Durango will host the Next Best Comic of the Four Corners competition at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Henry Strater Theater, 699 Main Ave.
The Next Best Comic is hailed as the Four Corners’ most hilarious competition show.
This year’s show will be hosted by Wes Stein, founder of Comedy Showcase Durango. Round 1 of the competition kicks off this weekend with a dozen comics taking the stage in front of a panel of guest judges, including Kyle Pogue, David Oakley and last year’s champion, Kate McLachlan. The winner will get a paid spot at the Four Corners Comedy Festival in August.
Keep up with contestants and showtimes on the competition’s broadcast sponsors 99X Durango, DurangoTV and 92.0-FM The Point. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at https://bit.ly/2Vj3GCo.
HHHPowerhouse Science Center will host the Annual Spring Showcase and Fundraiser with Cirque de Lycée at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Powerhouse, 1333 Camino del Rio. Cirque de Lycée is presented by The Durango Circus and Durango Aerial Arts and Acrobatics.
Circus performers of all ages will entertain guests with a show portraying the relatable and humorous struggles high school students face every day. The show will be staged in a three-ring setting and will feature aerial arts, acrobats, juggling, unicycling, hand-balancing, music and dancing.
In addition to the circus, a silent auction will offer a variety of items for guests to bid on. All proceeds from the auction go toward building a circus school in Durango. Tickets are $27 in advance and $35 at the door, and can be purchased online at https://bit.ly/2VWWKL3.
One Man Show with Edward Aldrich opening, 5 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave.
Spring Gallery Walk, 5 p.m., downtown Durango.
PJ Moon and The Swappers with J-Calvin, 9:30 p.m., $10-$12, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, https://bit.ly/2DXIXcS.
Pete Giuliani at Durango BID’s Spectacular Spring Red Balloon Event, 1 p.m., Main Mall, 835 Main Ave.
Darryl Kuntz, Durango Shimmy Mob and Durango Acrobatics & Aerial Arts, 8 a.m., Durango Farmers Market, 259 W. 9th St.
Montezuma Community Barn and Contra Dance, 3 p.m., students $5/adults $10/family pricing available, Legacy Dance, 20 W. Main St., Cortez.
Arcadian Dreams, 4:30 p.m., $5, The iAM MUSIC Institute, 1315 Main Ave., #207, https://bit.ly/2H881P5.