Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, August 15-18

Air-guitar stars gather in Denver this week.
Air-guitar stars gather in Denver this week.
Dave Ingraham

Sometimes the best things in life really are free. Over the next few days you can get democratic, meet an artist, and see musicians making performances out of thin air. Here are our three favorite free events this week; check the Westword calendar for more entertainment options.

Blind Date With Democracy: Experiments and Conversations on Gathering
Counterpath 
5 p.m. Wednesday, free

 The "Art of Being Many" is a new reason to get people together — bringing ideas, art and democracy into focus at one gathering. Join a local introduction of the movement at Counterpath, which will host a mini-conference with discussions,writing experiments, Senate hearing screenings and live performances. See the schedule here

Meet internationally acclaimed artist Matt Sesow.
Meet internationally acclaimed artist Matt Sesow.
Matt Sesow Facebook

Summer Speaker Series: The Art + Life of Matt Sesow
Gensler Denver
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, free

Matt Sesow, a self-taught artist from Washington, D.C. has an interesting story about his life — and an even better outlook on life. Fresh from his exhibition at the Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, he'll present some of his work as well as screen a documentary film about his life. Matt Sesow: Divide & Conquer opens at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 19, at VSA/Access Gallery.

There could be a guitar there.
There could be a guitar there.
Dave Ingraham

Ratio Air Guitar Throwdown
Ratio Beerworks
7 p.m. Thursday, free

There's a real art to mimicking those epic ax solos. Grab a beer and watch some of the pros from the US Air Guitar circuit do their thing on stage. And if you think you have the chops, send a video to Ratio for a shot at performing on stage as well. Find more info on that here.   

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Counterpath

7935 E. 14th Ave.
Denver, CO 80220

counterpathpress.org

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Gensler Denver

1225 17th St.
Denver, CO 80205

303-893-7163

www.gensler.com

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Ratio Beerworks

2920 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80205

ratiobeerworks.com

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