10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), November 22-24
Don't let the snow keep you inside this weekend. There are plenty of great events to lure you out of the cozy comfort of your home, from a comedy show with free pizza to a Doctor Who dance party. And get this: All of these events are under $10, and six are totally free. Did we overlook some bargains? Let us know in the comments section below, and check out the complete online Westword calendar for many more entertainment options.
Invasion of the Podcast People at the MCA Denver (Friday, $5)
Podcast people will invade the MCA Denver's Black Sheep Fridays tonight with a discussion of the world of the audio shows. Join Taylor Gonda and Kevin O'Brien from the These Things Matter podcast and Josh Mattison from Bad or Not Bad for a lively talk, and browse the MCA's collection of art while you're at it.
Food for Starving Artists at Converge Denver (Friday, free)
There is such a thing as a free meal at Converge Denver's Fourth Friday event. Eat in the company of other artists and discuss your newest ideas and projects at this dinner party founded to support starving creative types and promote interesting conversation.
Pete & Toshi Get a Camera at the Oriental Theater (Friday, $10)
Banned from performing after being released from jail for choosing not to answer questions in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee, musician and activist Pete Seeger and his wife, Toshi, took up filming home movies of their musician friends. Making its Denver premiere, this film combines that footage with current interviews with the couple; it's a fascinating look at musicians from all over the world.
Fairytales from Around the World at the Aurora Fox Arts Center (Friday-Sunday, $8)
This weekend Aurora Dance Arts will take you all around the globe with a performance that explores international fairy tales. Learn about fantasy stories from other countries at this imaginative dance show in the heart of Aurora.
Cosmic Machine at the Inca House (Friday, free)
It doesn't have to be First Friday for you to find an interesting art opening. Tonight artist and curator Taylor Boylston will unveil a show filled with new works of collage, textile, photography, drawing and painting at her backyard gallery, the Inca House.