Playbill: This week's performing arts picks
From participatory performance art on a stage in a picture window to an improvised gag-fest about the pitfalls of speed dating, there are many ways to find relief from the summer heat, whether it's in a gallery environment or a dark theater. Here are a few of the coolest performing-arts options this week.
Gruesome Playground Injuries, Dairy Center for the Arts.
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Adriana Cubides, a dancer and performance artist based in Durango, brings You, Me and Them, an interactive experience, to Denver for a two-night run in the front window at Leon Gallery. You read that right: Cubides invites participants to sit blindfolded in a single red chair in the window as she dances around them and people walk by outside on the street, for a $10 fee. The five-minute spots on the hot seat are limited to 38 each night; for a reservation, call 303-832-1599 or e-mail the gallery.
Keep reading for two more cool picks.