Best Bets for September 7, 2005

September 8 2005, 9:51 AM
Hurricane Katrina Benefit Events:
You can help raise money for Gulf Coast hurricane victims simply by hitting the town this week. Here's a list of hurricane-related benefit events around Denver. Sept. 7
For one night only, 20 percent of all proceeds from Mao Asian Bistro and Nine75 will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for hurricane victims. Sept. 12
Dave Matthews Band added a fourth show to its three sold-out concerts at Red Rocks this week. Monday is "A Concert for Hurricane Relief," with proceeds benefiting the rebuilding of communities in affected areas. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 303-830-TIXS or visit www.ticketmaster.com. Brew at the Zoo and Wine Too! — Sept. 9
Beer, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and dancing amongst the wildlife—it'll be one wild party, indeed. Proceeds benefit the Red Apple Fund, a scholarship fund of the Denver Zoo. Fri 6:30-10 p.m. Denver Zoo, 9300 Steele St. $50 in advance ($60 at the door). For more information, call 303-376-4860 or visit www.denverzoo.org. Friendship Powwow at the Denver Art Museum — Sept. 10
The 16th annual celebration of Native American culture and art helps welcome a new piece of art to the museum: "Wheel" a sculpture by Cheyenne/Arapahoe artist Edgar Heap of Birds. Take the kids there to enjoy dance exhibitions, art activities, and traditional food. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Denver Art Museum. Free. For more information, visit www.denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0105. Buffalo Bicycle Classic — Sept. 11
Join thousands of riders on a 35-, 65-, or 100-mile route along the back roads of Boulder and southern Larimer County. The race, which begins and ends on the Boulder campus near Folsom Field, helps raise money for TIAA-CREF student scholarships. Sun. $38. For more information or to register, visit https://aacnt.colorado.edu/bbc/index.asp. Stories on Stage — Sept. 11
The annual storytelling series begins this weekend with a reading of Ronald Reagan's "Farwell Address 1992" by Former Mayor Wellington Webb. Also hear "FDR's Second Inaugural Address" and other speeches and stories read by local actors. Sun 2 and 7 p.m. Stage Theatre of the Denver Center. $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 303-494-0523. Also visit www.storiesonstage.org.