Space might be the place, but earth is home, sweet, home. And for that reason, tonight's installment of Deer Pile's monthly space-nerd evening, Space in Your Face, will turn its telescope on the place where we live, approaching the planet from a dizzying variety of angles, both scientific and out-of-this-world.
See also: - Lost in Space: Space Junk 3D - We talk with DMNS Curator of Astrobiology David Grinspoon about 2001 - Dr. David Grinspoon is out of this world! Discover Life Out There this weekend at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Along with lively repartee from your host, Julia DeMarinas of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the event -- Earth...WTF? -- will include footage of earth as seen from the International Space Station, an all-girl Beastie Boy cover band rappin' the solar system, a planetary diatribe from "Sarcastic Earth," ArgusFest film series founder Jason Bosch on ways to save the earth, and a special presentation by CU-Boulder glaciologist Ulyana Horodyskyj, whose time-lapse cameras set up to record the rapid retreat of Himalayan glaciers were confiscated by the Nepalese government on suspicion of being used for spying. Whew.
Find information on hundreds of other arts and entertainment events in our online Calendar.
To keep up with the Froyd's eye-view of arts and culture in Denver, "like" my fan page on Facebook.
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.