Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, January 13-15, 2012
Melismatics at the hi-dive (Saturday)
Minneapolis's own Melismatics have a way of taking you back to a time when it was about the music, the man. Featured on the soundtracks to MTV pseudo-reality series Laguna Beach and The Hills, Melismatics would have also fit right along with the channel's actual music video programming fifteen years ago. Just $8 will get you a ride in this musical time machine.
Times Are Hard for Dreamers at Super Ordinary Gallery (Opening Saturday)
A rare solo show for tattoo artist and painter Sandi Calistro, TAHFD will showcase an array of her portraits and prints. Saturday's opening also includes a fashion show, spins provided by DJ Brian Castillo, and wine, beer and cupcakes for those sick of the usual art show hors d'oeuvres. Susan Froyd has more details on Times Are Hard for Dreamers.
Broncos vs. Patriots Viewing Party at Spill Lounge (Saturday)
If none of the other events on this list have interested you, it's probably because you plan to spend your weekend worshiping the big 1-5. Spill Lounge is welcoming all of the faithful to come and worship together at its Broncos vs. Patriots viewing party this Saturday at 6 p.m.. As an added bonus, the party becomes a UFC 142 viewing party once the Broncos beat the Pats. There's no cover and Bud/Bud Lights are only $3.
Nurses at the hi-dive (Sunday)
Portland band Nurses is back in Denver with its eccentric stage presence and sound, touring for its latest album Dracula. For just $10, this show is not to be missed. Tom Murphy has more details on Nurses at the hi-dive.
How to Watch a Film Series at Dairy Center For the Arts (Every Sunday through January 29)
Ever watch a movie and just think, "Huh?" The good people at the Dairy Center for the Arts have encountered this problem a time or two and have come up with an educational series to help the film un-educated figure out those head-scratchers. Each Sunday the DCA screens a movie and then has a film historian deconstruct it; the evenings range from $7-$10. Susan Froyd has more details How to Watch a Film Series.