Things to Do

Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, September 8-11

As the air gets cooler, the entertainment opportunities are heating up. This week you can learn about booze in an unusual place, meet artists from around the world and catch Clyfford Still in action -- all for free. Check out our complete list of events (free or not) on the online Westword calendar, and share any bargains we missed in the comments section below.

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Let's Talk Tequila! at Schlessman Family Branch Library (Wednesday, free) Usually the bar or a back yard on a balmy evening are the kind of places to talk tequila -- but tonight we're doing it at the library. Join Carlos Gonzalez, owner of Tequila Proximus -- a local tequila operation -- at this free presentation, and finally figure out the difference between reposado and añejo.

Archival Film Screening: Still in Motion at Clyfford Still Museum (Wednesday, free) Last year twelve reels of 8mm film were discovered that contain the only moving images of Clyfford Still. Tonight, you can catch the premiere of Still in Motion, with live accompaniment, on the lawn of the museum. Bring a blanket and some snacks, and prepare for a truly unique experience. Americas Latino Eco Festival at Dairy Center For the Arts (Thursday, free) Described as "a Latino South by Southwest," the second edition of this festival kicks off with an art show featuring Nadia Guthmann, Alan Manuel, Margarita Cabrera and more. Browse the art, meet the artists and check out what will be going on the rest of the weekend.

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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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