3 things to do for free this week, October 22-25, 2012

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All zombie-d out from the weekend? Don't worry: There are no undead events on this list, just dead-free ones. From a bring-your-own records party to a RMCAD faculty art show to a live podcast taping and bash, you have many great ways to spend time this week -- without spending cash. (You can use all your savings on your Halloween costume.) For more events, visit the Westword calendar. And if you know of more free events this week, share them in the comments section.

See also: - Photos: Relive Mondo Guerra's design career through his childhood Halloween costumes - Riverside Cemetery is offering moonlight history and mystery tours - Photos: Sign artist Kevin Hennessy's ten favorite pieces around Denver

Love + Hate Fest at Illegal Pete's (Tuesday) Celebrate the Denver Diatribe's 100th episode tonight with drinks, burritos and tons of entertainment and prizes. Comedians Nathan Lund, Kevin O'Brien and Adam Cayton-Holland will perform; there will also be music from Lizzie Huffman, Chella Negro, the Epilogues' Chris Heckman and more. Come to see the performances and record your own love or hate rant -- it could be featured on the podcast.

Bring Your Own Records Party at Lost Lake (Wednesday) Tired of lame DJs who never play the hits you wanna hear? Good news: Westword MasterMind Sarah Slater's BYO Records party is back. At this fun even, you -- and anyone else with records -- can step up to the turntables as the DJ. Just bring three to five songs on vinyl, sign up when you get there, and hear your favorites through the P.A. It's sure to be a DJ night full of all kinds of diverse music choices that you normally don't get to hear in a bar.

Together, Now at the Philip J. Steele Gallery (Thursday, free) Twice a year, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design's faculty members exhibit their own work in a show that is always full of interesting art. This season's, entitled Together, Now, will feature 32 faculty members from all over the college. Go to the opening reception tonight to see what they have to offer and -- and, with any luck, enjoy some free refreshments.

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