3 things to do for free in Denver this week, September 3-5
The free Labor Day fun is over, but you can still fill your week with aliens, art and poetry -- all without emptying your wallet. If you know of more worthy free events, post information on them in the comments section below, and visit the online Westword calendar for a comprehensive look at what's going on this week.Xtro at Crash 45 (Tuesday)
Get your horror fix at Blood-Thirsty Theresa's impeccably curated Cruel Autumn Horror Film Series tonight. This month's terrifying choice isXtro
, an early '80s, low-budget British flick that combines midget clowns, alien abduction and toys trying to kill people. Find out more inCory Casciato's interview with Theresa Mercado
Stephanie O. Designs
TicketsThu., Jan. 26, 7:30pm
Burgos with: Ransteez, Giothevillan, Chicitychino
TicketsSat., Jan. 28, 8:00pm
Stand Up! the Workshop - Comedy Showcase
TicketsTue., Jan. 31, 7:00pm
TicketsThu., Feb. 2, 7:30pm
These Jokes Are for You (W/ Denver Comedy Champion Nathan Lund)
TicketsThu., Feb. 2, 8:00pm
Own It at the Auraria Campus (Wednesday) This free party put on by Metro State's Center for Innovation promises a smorgasbord of art-related offerings. Catch music from bands like Vices I Admire and James and the Devil, as well as a fashion show with designs by Stephanie O., Kristen LittleJohn Equillibrium and more; there will also be food trucks and art vendors on hand.
Word 4 Word at the Meadowlark (Thursday) There's a new poetry night in town. Word 4 Word at the Meadowlark just launched as a regular poetry contest in which poets compete in audience-judged rounds for a chance at the impressive, $200 prize. See some spoken word or register online to enter the contest.
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