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.
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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.
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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.