Even if you'll have to empty your pockets on tax day, you can fill your calendar with free events this week. Bargain entertainment opportunities include a film at the library, a burlesque celebration of tax day, and an evening of storytelling. Check out the online Westword calendar for more events, and feel free to share information on more tax-week deals in the comments section below.Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Denver Central Library (Tuesday, free)
Fresh City Life's Broadway musicals series continues with Stanley Donen's 1954 Best Picture nominee about what happens when a backwoodsman brings home a wife and his six brothers begin their hunt for matrimonial bliss. Sing along with stars Jane Powell and Howard Keel tonight.
The Esteemed Philosophe and Adventurer, Dr. Fosberry, & His Civicus Carnivale Spectacular at the McNichols Building (Wednesday, free) After you pay the tax man, head to Dr. Fosberry's Civicus Carnivale to learn more about taxes through burlesque, face-painting, a discussion of morality and more. Many happy returns! The Narrators at Deer Pile (Thursday, free) Denver's favorite evening of storytelling will celebrate its last night at Deer Pile tonight before next month's move to Buntport. See the show of hilarious and touching tales hosted by Andrew Orvedahl and Robert Rutherford, and bid farewell to the space where it started.
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