The year is flying by; it seems like just yesterday when summer was starting, and now we're well into October. There's not a moment to waste if you're looking for fun -- and you won't have to waste a dollar doing it. This week we're watching fly movies, learning about new cultures and warming up the orchestra. For more events (free or not), check out the Westword calendar, and if we missed any bargain entertainments, let us know in the comments section below.Cruel Autumn Horror Film Series at Crash 45 (Tuesday, free)
Horror season is upon us, so get some friends together to enjoyThe Fly
tonight at Crash 45. The theme for this season's series is killer couples; stars Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum were a real-life couple while filming this movie, which might not be the scariest, but is definitely entertaining. Come back to Crash on the first Tuesday of the month through December for more killer events.
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Indigenous Film & Arts Festival at Denver metro area (Tuesday through October 13, free) The Indigenous Film Festival brings a slew of activities to town this week, everything from discussions to documentary screenings. The festival kicks off with the opening of Raven Cry Message From the Stronghold, at the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, Sturm Hall, with artist Walt Pourier speaking at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 7. Find the complete festival schedule here. Cafe Phil at Dairy Center for the Arts (Wednesday, free) Hang out with the Boulder Philharmonic and see how an orchestra comes into perfect harmony as you watch a live rehearsal and wander through the art exhibits at The Dairy .