Suspect Press Issue 12 Release Party The Deer Pile
8 p.m. Saturday, free
Support local creatives doing big things in the publishing world. Tonight you can enjoy readings by Josiah Hesse, from his novel Carnality: Dancing on Red Lake, along with selected works from Charly “City Mouse” Fasano, Suzi Q. Smith and Dan Landes, along with music from Anna Smith. There will also be 45s spinning Suspect Press audio-literature for your listening pleasure.
Tropical Saucer 16: A Concert for Plants DATELINE
9 p.m. Saturday, free with donation of a plant
Grab a succulent and head to DATELINE for an evening of sci-fi art installations and plant-positive music. You might even want to dress up as some kind of far-out cosmic traveler or plant — the more carnivorous, the better.
Denver Retro Con Ramada Plaza Convention Center
11 a.m. Sunday, $6-$10
It's kind of weird to think that the 1980s and ’90s are what's retro now. Revel in the toys, fashion and music of your youth at the first Retro Con. Browse the vendors selling relics, get your hair done, get an Aladdin Sane bolt on your face and enjoy the stylings of a KISS tribute band. Above all, get back to your future. Click here for ticket info.
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