Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, March 9-11, 2012
Don't know what to do this weekend? We've got you covered. From a bike-themed art show to an all-female performance group, to John Waters's favorite movie, this is your events guide all in one place. The best part? None of these events will cost you more than a Hamilton. Get up, get out, and enjoy the weekend.
For a full calendar of events, visit westword.com/calendar.
Norwegian Wood at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax (Friday-Sunday, $9.75)
It's about time Haruki Murakami's beloved novel Norwegian Wood was turned into a film. And now it finally has, directed by Oscar nominee Trần Anh Hùng. Titled after the Beatles song of the same name, we're stoked to see how this bittersweet coming-of-age tale translates from page to screen.
Bike Art at the Dairy Center for the Arts (Friday, free)
It's all about bikes tonight at the Dairy Center for the Arts, with an entire show dedicated to the two-wheeled contraptions. From paintings to photography to even performance art, bike lovers are sure to get a kick out of this ode to velocipedes.
New Gothic at Super Ordinary (Friday, free)
Visual artist Mario Zoots is known for his original, bizarre, and fascinating collage art, as well as his other wide array of artistic pursuits, including the band Modern Witch. He'll be showcasing his work tonight in a show titled New Gothic, which will feature a series of his particular brand of collage art.
Sweet at 1396 Josephine St. (Saturday, free)
All female performance group GASP (which stands for Girls Assembling Something Perpetual) will make its debut tonight with a performance of Leslie Scalapino's poem play Sweet. With wine, tea, and a music performance by Poet's Row, the performance is sure to be something intimate and unique.
Sky on a String at the Museum of Outdoor Arts (Saturday, free)
This is a rare chance to see the art of George Peters and Melanie Walker up close and in person -- their work is usually among the clouds. The couple makes beautiful art kites, which they'll show for free tonight at the Museum of Outdoor Arts.