Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, October 3-6

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October is off to a fast, fun start — with plenty of free entertainment. This week you can enjoy a cornucopia of podcasts, loud music in a quiet space, and grown-up art by little grownups. Keep reading for our three favorite events, and check the Westword calendar for more events.  

The Night of 1,000 Podcasts
Syntax Physic Opera
7 p.m. Monday, free

Enjoy a smorgasbord of conversation with your favorite local podcasters. Brian Flynn of The Revisionists will welcome Cody Spyker's Ice Cream Social and Empty Girlfriend to share the stage. If that isn't enough, Whiskey and Cigarettes and Broadcast Geeks will be in the mix as well. Turn that digital experience into a tangible one.

An Evening at the Library with Automatic Iris
Park Hill Branch Library
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, free

Turn up the volume at the Park Hill library tonight, with smooth rock-and-roll ditties from Automatic Iris. While you're there, check out some books — and don't forget to visit the library's Volume for more local music.

Love Tooth, by Resident Artist Heejin Jang
6 p.m. Thursday, free

PlatteForum always presents the best youth art in town, but tonight's program looks particularly good. New York-based sound and video artist Heejin Jang worked with kids from Youth on Record and ArtLab to capture the sounds of the streets in Denver’s La Alma/Lincoln and Five Points neighborhoods. The resulting collaboration explores the pain of love. 

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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