Things to do in Denver today, April 5: Free jazz, an engineering movie, a Pulitzer-winning play and a Rihanna-approved band

Any band that’s good enough for Rihanna should be good enough for the rest of us.

Oxymorrons. (FPSF)

Oxymorrons. (FPSF)

Any band that’s good enough for Rihanna should be good enough for the rest of us, so you better cough up the $12 to see Oxymorrons tonight at the Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St.

If having shared a stage with Rih, Common and Bruno Mars isn’t enough to sell you, just give the Queens alt-hip-hop group a listen.

Doors are at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. with Grim & Darling and Flavortooth.

You’ve still got a few weeks to see the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Disgraced” at Ricketson Theatre, 1400 Curtis St., but a Wednesday night’s as good a time as any to jump on it.

The play tells the story of a man who spends his adulthood downplaying his upbringing, but finds misconceptions about his culture too much to bear after a high-profile court case and his wife’s Islam-inspired art show.

Tonight’s performance is at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $35. It looks like it’ll sell out, so grab them now.

Over at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., they’re hosting a screening of “Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World.”

The documentary looks at engineering feats around the world, including the Great Wall of China, the high-tech Shanghai Tower, underwater robots and solar powered cars. Producer and director Greg MacGillivray will be there to talk about making the film.

Tickets are $15 and the event lasts from 7 to 8 p.m.

If you’re tired of leftover pizza and want to feel more sophisticated tonight, Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox, 1215 20th St., has an offer for you: free jazz at dinner.

The Stephen Brooks Trio starts playing at 6 p.m. No tickets are necessary, but it couldn’t hurt to make a reservation.