Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, March 7-11

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Even though we're losing a Denver staple tonight, there's plenty of free fun in town. So after you head to Mutiny Information Cafe to say goodbye to a variety show,  you can say hello to more arts events. Let us know if we missed a bargain, and check out the Westword calendar for even more to do around town.

Them Punk Arts Closes 
Mutiny Information Cafe 
7 p.m. Monday, free

After a good run, it is with heavy hearts that we say so long to Them Punk Arts. The open mic has showcased original comedy, music, monologues and anything else that can be done on a stage. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened — and support this final night.
Thuriffic Thursdays
Navajo Street Art District
5 p.m. Thursday, free

First Fridays are a hot event, but Thursdays are heating up, too, now that the Navajo Arts District is presenting the new art party every Thursday through May. Stop by the block that houses Pirate, Edge, NEXT and Zip 37 galleries, as well as the Bug Theater and Patsy’s Inn Italian Restaurant for a well-rounded evening full of art shows, demonstrations and maybe even some mean marinara.

Virtual Lecture: Stefan Simchowitz
Leisure Gallery 
7 p.m. Thursday, free

Nomadic museum Black Cube has teamed up with Leisure Gallery to present a live stream with the guy best-known for producing Requiem for a Dream. He's also hailed as a bad-boy art collector and Internet entrepreneur who has been on a quest to assemble an amazing body of contemporary art. Learn all about art collecting and hear some great tales along the way.  

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.

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