Duty calls on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 5-8 p.m.: "Party to Get Big Money Out of Colorado Politics" at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. Colorado Common Cause, the League of Women Voters and Voter Revolt are all sponsoring this free event, featuring food and live music, to support the Amendment 27 campaign-finance reform initiative. A contribution of $50 to the amendment campaign is encouraged but not required. For more info, visit www.voteyes27.org.
Free yourself on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. Did you know that the population of incarcerated individuals in Colorado has increased 500 percent in the last 20 years? Epimethian Press is organizing a reading group to discuss books about the current state of our prison system. The orientation will be held on Sept. 18 at 29 S. Institute. Call 475-8059 for more.