10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), May 2-4
Are you eager to go out this weekend but have an empty wallet? Fortunately, Denver is full of inexpensive entertainment, from a Cinco de Mayo fest to a birthday bash for the late, great James Brown. We've picked out ten of the best events in town, and none of them cost more than $10. Check out the Westword calendar for more fun happenings, and share information on your own favorite bargains in the comments section below.
Fashion In Action at Figure Yoga (Friday, $5)
Catch designer athletic clothes on a yoga-mat catwalk tonight at the Tristan Christopher and Couture Tee Designs fashion show for a cause, which also features magicians, music and a kids/ yoga performance. The cause? Raising money and awareness for humantrafficking.org.
Gangsta's Paradise at DATELINE (Friday-Saturday, free)
The two-day opening at DATELINE is sure to be one of the weekend's most intriguing art events. Friday night's zine release party will also include a performance by Thug Entrancer, and Saturday night's opening reception will celebrate a group show featuring work by Francis Brack, Jazzmyn Barbosa, Taylor Barbosa and Molly Bounds, among others.
Muertos in May at Black Vulture Tattoo & Art Gallery (Friday-Saturday, free)
Sugar skulls don't have to be reserved for the fall. Celebrate Day of the Dead with this killer art event, which includes face-painting, storytelling and kids' art tables in addition to an impressive group show.
Asian Food Bazaar at the Simpson United Methodist Church (Saturday, $10)
Spend your Saturday sampling sushi, manju, chow mein and beef teriyaki at the 64th annual Asian Food Bazaar. Your $10 entry includes a delicious lunch plate.
Cinco de Mayo Festival at Civic Center Park (Saturday-Sunday, free)
Honor Latino culture this weekend at Civic Center Park's huge Cinco de Mayo celebration, which spans two days and includes everything from a green chile cook-off to vendors to bands to dance performances.
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