As March goes out like a lamb this weekend, you don't have to worry about wasting all your April rent. Because you can learn about the woman who may have written Shakespeare's catalogue, attend a donation yoga class or party at an adult prom -- all for under $10.
As always, the online Westword calendar is teeming with more weekend events. And feel free to share bargain happenings we may have missed in the comments section below.
Were all of the works attributed to William Shakespeare really written by a woman named Mary Sidney? Author Robin P. Williams thinks so. Tonight she'll discuss her theory, which is the center of her bookSweet Swan of Avon
, at the library in a rousing talk.
The One-Liner Show at Voodoo Comedy Playhouse (Friday, $5) Find out who will win the title of One-Liner Champion tonight at Voodoo Comedy's monthly comedy battle. The lineup includes such funny people as Jordan Wieleba and Abby Alt, all rattling off their best jokes.
Untitled #65 (Say Anything) at the Denver Art Museum (Friday, $10) The Denver Art Museum's Untitled series continues tonight with an evening centered on freedom of expression, from Suzi Q. Smith's poetry to a discussion of uncomfortable topics with Warm Cookies of the Revolution, to an art-making party with artist Oliver Herring. Wander around the museum and interact with a variety of performances and experiences at the monthly art party.
Lipstick on your Collar at the McNichols Building (Friday, $10) Was your prom a bust? Rewrite that lame memory tonight at Lipstick on your Collar, the adult prom that's sure to get you dancing. And this time around you don't have to sneak in a flask.
Studio Tours at various locations (Saturday, free) Get a rare glimpse into the inner workings of printmaking studios today. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., places like the Denver Bookbinding Company, Good Thieves Press and Red Delicious Press will open their doors for public tours and open studio visits.Fringe-y Double Feature at madelife (Saturday, $10)
As part of Boulder Arts Week, madelife will host two live shows tonight for just $10 each. SeeThe Great Green
, a Boulder Fringe favorite, followed by comedian Kelsie Huff'sLive Lit: An Evening of Storytelling
CommUnity Yoga at the Mercury Cafe (Saturday, by donation) Community yoga is back just in time for spring. Come to the donation-based class to downward dog your way into a better mental and physical state.
2014 Grand Slam at the Mercury Cafe (Sunday, $5) It's that time of year again for the Mercury Cafe poetry slam. See wordsmiths battle it out in what's always a compelling evening of powerful performances.Propaganda! at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret (Sunday, free)
Head to Lannie's for free comedy tonight at Propaganda!, the winner of our Best Comedy Night award. Tonight's headliners include Elliot Woolsey, Amber Tozer and Jordan Doll.
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Vintage Voltage Expo at the Ramada Plaza Convention Center (Sunday, $5) Check out rare electronics today at the Vintage Voltage Expo. The convention will showcase classic gear for audio, radio, TV and music from vendors from all over the state.