August is officially Admit You're Happy Month, and that's not going to be hard when there are so many terrific free events this week, including a morning concert with Wheelchair Sports Camp, walking tours of public art in Five Points and a sexy cosplay lesson. Check out the Westword calendar for even more to do.
Sunrise Concert with Wheelchair Sports Camp
Denver Central Library
9:15 a.m. Tuesday, free
The Denver Public Library's Sunrise Concert series continues with Wheelchair Sports Camp, as Kalyn Heffernan raps about life in a wheelchair and life in general to a combination of live and electronic instruments with a jazzy, experimental sound. Not only is this a great place to catch Heffernan in the act, but there will be free food — and the concert doesn't actually start at sunrise, but instead in the hour before the library opens at 10 a.m.
New Public Sites: Five Points
RedLine Contemporary Art Center
Wednesday and Thursday, free
RedLine is hosting "48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation" this week, and among the events are walking tours of Five Points with public artist Graham Coreil-Allen. There will be a couple of tours over the two days, so you should be able to catch one.
Mutiny Comics Podcast: MotherF**ker in a Cape
Mutiny Information Cafe
7 p.m. Wednesday, free
R. Alan Brooks and Jordan Froelich came up with a rad theme for tonight's uber-nerd podcast: "Too Sexy for Your Dickery: Courtesy for Cosplayers." This is your chance to get up close and personal with cosplayers Tara Piehl, Justine McKinney and Michelle Berra, as well as the comic hosts.