August is officially Admit You're Happy Month, and that's not going to be hard when there are so many terrific free events this week, including a morning concert with Wheelchair Sports Camp, walking tours of public art in Five Points and a sexy cosplay lesson. Check out the Westword calendar for even more to do.
Book it: Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp.
Sunrise Concert with Wheelchair Sports Camp
Denver Central Library
9:15 a.m. Tuesday, free
The Denver Public Library's Sunrise Concert series continues with Wheelchair Sports Camp, as Kalyn Heffernan raps about life in a wheelchair and life in general to a combination of live and electronic instruments with a jazzy, experimental sound. Not only is this a great place to catch Heffernan in the act, but there will be free food — and the concert doesn't actually start at sunrise, but instead in the hour before the library opens at 10 a.m.
You might not meet the ghosts of Five Points, but you can find out where they hang out.
Dekan Naked at Flickr
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New Public Sites: Five Points
RedLine Contemporary Art Center
Wednesday and Thursday, free
RedLine is hosting "48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation" this week, and among the events are walking tours of Five Points with public artist Graham Coreil-Allen. There will be a couple of tours over the two days, so you should be able to catch one.
Mutiny Comics Podcast: MotherF**ker in a Cape
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Wednesday, free
R. Alan Brooks and Jordan Froelich came up with a rad theme for tonight's uber-nerd podcast: "Too Sexy for Your Dickery: Courtesy for Cosplayers." This is your chance to get up close and personal with cosplayers Tara Piehl, Justine McKinney and Michelle Berra, as well as the comic hosts.