Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver August 8-11

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. 
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.
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.

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Alex Brown is a freelance writer from Denver, Colorado. You can find him around town falling off his skateboard, eating burritos and petting dogs.
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