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Your Weekend Choices: Films From The Far East, Going To Graceland, Or A Chicken Ride

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The Colorado Dragon Film Festival kicks off with a special screening of 'Uzumasa Limelight.'

What do samurais, Paul Simon and Old MacDonald have in common? More than you might think. This weekend, you can get your fill of Asian-inspired films, hear Paul Simon in concert (and on your sound system) and engage your inner urban farmer...

Whether you’re a fan of old school kung fu or the latest in anime, the Colorado Dragon Film Festival will have something for you. The three-day festival will feature Asian and Asian American movies including an opening night screening of Uzumasa Limelight, director Ken Ochiai's bittersweet tribute to Japanese samurai films.

Colorado Dragon Film Festival, May 20 - 22, 2016, King Center on the CU-Denver Auraria Campus. $6-$10 per screening.


After five years, Paul Simon has a new album and tour out. Each pair of tickets purchased for his upcoming Denver show will come with a copy of Stranger to Stranger. Get it before it officially goes on sale June 3.

Paul Simon, 8 p.m. May 20, 2016, Bellco Theatre. $64.50-$154.50


The Sustainable Living Association’s Tour de Coop is a bike tour of Fort Collins’ urban chicken coops. The 6 to 8 mile ride will be your chance to learn more about creating your own backyard chicken coop as well as caring for the birds from beak to backside. The tour also will cover how to raise ducks (if chickens aren’t your thing) as well as more about the City of Fort Collins’ municipal codes regarding urban agriculture. Ever heard of a ‘chicken tractor’? Check out the video below to find out what it is, why you might want one and how to build it.

Tour de Coop, 8:30 to 1:30 p.m. May 22, 2016, Fort Collins (starting location to be announced). $15-$25 (includes lunch).


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