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Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, December 19-22

We're in the final stretch of the Christmas season, which means it's time to escape the seasonal stress by enjoying a free event or two. Nerd out on the Force, get down with some trippy beats or have a few laughs while eating cereal. Check the Westword calendar for even more weekly distractions.
Optumentaries Film Series: Wave Twisters & Freeze
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Wednesday, free

Coming in hot this month, the Optumentaries film series tackles the legendary films of DJ Qberts and DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist. The night begins with the animated featureWave Twisters, a journey into the mind of DJ Qberts that's the first turntablism-based musical; Freeze chronicles the last time DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist played their legendary set of the same name.

Cartoons & Comedy Christmas Spectack
The Deer Pile
10 p.m. Thursday, free

This holiday edition of Cartoons & Comedy promises to be truly spectacular, as comedians rip on all of your favorite holiday cartoons and the commercials that went with them. Have a giggle with first-time C&C rifers Spencer James and Cody Spyker; TV star Ben Roy — bonus! — will jump on the mic as well. As always, you'll find all the free cereal you can eat, and there could be a surprise guest.

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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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