10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), July 19-21
It's one of those weekends where there are so many events that are crammed into three days, it's hard to focus on what to do. If you decide you want to have fun but hold onto your cash, there are plenty of happenings with an admission price that's less than a Hamilton. Watch The Lion King under the stars, go to Denver Night at the Biennial of the Americas, or dance with goths. For more events, check out the Westword calendar, and share more cheap and free events in our comments section.
- Travis Mathews talks working with James Franco on his new film Interior. Leather Bar.
- The Biennial of the Americas is putting Denver on the map this week
- Girls Rock camp Denver 2013: Why volunteering to help kids rock, rules
Chica Morada at the Museo de las Americas (Friday, $5)
Practice your Spanish, eat Peruvian food, and hang out at the Museo de las Americas tonight. This will be a great opportunity to meet other Spanish speakers, while also enjoying snacks and a musical performance by Jessica Martinez Maxey. RSVP in advance to email@example.com.
Design & Thinking at Metro State Center for Visual Art (Friday, free)
Screening tonight at Metro State, this captivating documentary looks at the changing landscape of business, culture and society. By interviewing CEOs, artists and creative minds of all sorts, the film examines design thinking and the ever-changing world of the 21st century.
Hearing Radmilla at RedLine (Friday, free)
Radmilla Cody is a Navajo and African-American singer whose road to becoming a Grammy-nominated artist was rife with struggles. Watch Angela Webb's film about Cody's troubled life story that included incarceration and domestic violence, and also catch a special performance by Cody herself tonight.
Stand Up Open Mic at Mouth House (Friday, by donation)
Get out of the comedy clubs with their wallet-straining two-drink minimums and enjoy some cheap laughs this weekend. Mouth House will host an open mic comedy night tonight that's sure to attract lots of entertaining, eclectic performers.
HEARD•DAM at the Civic Center Culture Complex (Friday, free)
As part of the Biennial's Denver Night, artist Nick Cave will display his spectacular Soundsuits in a choreographed performance featuring life-sized horse costumes. Also expect an opera with dogs, a set by The Fray...and lots more.