Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, May 9-12

This past weekend was wet, and there won't be a dry eye in the house this week at a couple of incredible free events, including a special edition of My Teenage Angst. Keep reading for our favorite free events this week, and dheck out the Westword calendar for even more to do, starting with free day at the Museum of Nature & Science. 

My Teenage Angst
Denver Public Library Park Hill Branch
7 p.m. Wednesday, free
Grab the journals of your youth and take advantage of this free edition of My Teenage Angst, which is coming to Park Hill for free.  Click here if you want to jump on stage and read from your old diaries, or just keep your vault locked and enjoy the embarrassment of others.

Visiting Critic Lecture: Ben Davis on Art and Class
The Dikeou Collection
6:30 p.m. Thursday, free

Welcome New York-based art critic and author Ben Davis to town for an insightful and engaging discussion. Find out how the art world functions when the subject of class comes up. The people with the money are keeping artists fed — but with what downside? 
Talkin' Shop with Jordan Wieleba
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Thursday, free
Tonight's live podcast taping of Talkin' Shop is sure to go beyond comedy into touchy human topics. Not only is Wieleba one of Denver's funniest comedians, she also may be the city's only transgender comic. See her in person atTalkin' Shop; and if you can't get to Mutiny, you can download the show here.
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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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