This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Monday, August 23There's a good chance that a lot of gals -- and a few sensitive guys -- will fill the seats when the Chicks With Attitude Tour, a cavalcade of female expression, arrives at the Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, tonight. Indie rocker turned sex kitten Liz Phair, operatic-piped pop singer Charlotte Martin, L.A. teen queen Katy Rose and Swedish popsters the Cardigans will help get things revved up. The concert, sponsored with a bat of the eyelashes by Maybelline, begins at 7 p.m.; for tickets, $35, call 303-830-TIXS.

Tuesday, August 24Good, clean, free fun can still be had on a Tuesday night, at least for a couple more weeks. Just head for Boulder's Municipal Plaza, located off 13th street between Canyon Boulevard and Arapahoe Avenue, for Folkdancing on the Plaza. The Postoley Dance Ensemble's annual free summer event teaches dances from around the world to anybody who shows up, regardless of age, race, gender or number of left feet. The Tuesday-night dances, which begin with a lesson at 7 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m., end for the season on August 31; for information, call 303-499-6363.

Wednesday, August 25Gather up the family and go take a hike -- a nice, easy one: Chatfield State Park's Wednesday-night interpretive hikes are tailored to all ages, covering changing nighttime topics each week. Tonight, it's a guided Stargazing Stroll to study the summer constellations in an open setting. Meet at the Chatfield campground office at 8 p.m.; the hike is free, but a Colorado State Park pass is required for each vehicle. Chatfield is at 11500 North Roxborough Park Road in Littleton; for information, call 303-791-7275 or log on to

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