What to do when there is “nothing” to do. . .


EVENTS

Jeff Leeson

Jeff Leeson and Tige Wright’s 2021 Comedy Tour. 7 p.m. Thursday, October 21, Dickens Opera House, 300 Main Street, Longmont. Tickets: $ 12, dickensoperahouse.com

For over 20 years, Jeff Leeson has amazed crowds across North America (and once in Cuba) with his improvised and improvised style. Leeson uses his surroundings and the people in front of him to create a personal spectacle. In addition to being a headliner in the best comedy venues in North America, his comedy has been featured on Sirius / XM Radio, The Bob and Tom Show, Spotify, iTunes and he has two special hours of comedy on Amazon Prime. Leeson will be supported by Canadian comedian Tige Wright.

R. Alan Brooks

Gene Hayworth Authors’ Series: “Yes, we’re supposed to be here! »Make your identity shine through writing. 7 p.m. Friday, October 22, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder. Price: Free – registration required, thedairy.org

Graphic novelist and professor R. Alan Brooks will host this roundtable of writers for the Dairy Arts Center, featuring: Olivia Abtahi, author of Perfectly Parvin; Steven Dunn, author of the power of water and Meat in a pot; Dylan Edwards, writer and artist of Politically InQueerect and Transpose. The panel will discuss art as protest, art as ‘no’ protest, and what it means to enter the world of writing with an identity and perspective that is not always heard.

BDT Stage presents “Take to the Highway”. October 21-31, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder. Tickets: $ 60- $ 65, bdtstage.com

Take the highway—The new original show that celebrates the music of James Taylor, Carole King and Carly Simon — features dozens of hits, including “Carolina In My Mind”, “Mexico” and “Fire and Rain”, as well as charts from Simon and King, including “I Feel The Earth Move”, “It’s Too Late” and “You’re So Vain”. Four incredible singers and pianist Paul Falk bring the 70s folk-rock movement back to life.

Screening of the documentary ‘Side by Side’ by Ron Taylor. 6 p.m. Wednesday October 27, Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15, museumofboulder.org

The Museum of Boulder will host an in-person screening of Side by side, a documentary about life with cerebral palsy. As social / political as Crip Camp is, Side by side is the flip side of the disability coin: emotionally alive and personally interactive as only a great slice of life documentary can be. Thomas T. Reiley, retired physician and clinical professor at Colorado Children’s Hospital, will present the film.

The blind coffee experience. October 21, 22 and 23, The Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom Street,
Rock. Tickets: theblindcafe.com/boulder

The Blind Café is an award-winning social impact chat, sensory tasting dinner, and live music experience entirely in the dark. Depending on where people are in the development of their psychology, participants have very different experiences in the dark. The experience will include live music, a dark social impact chat between audience and performers, a sensory tasting dinner, all in 100% blindfolded darkness!

Stories on Stage presents “Harmony of the World” (in-person and virtual performance). 7 p.m. Friday, October 22, Nomad Theater, 1410 Quince Avenue, Boulder. Tickets are $ 22 and ticket holders will receive a pre-show link, storiesonstage.org or 303-494-0523

that of Charles Baxter World harmony is a bittersweet love story about what happens when a music critic (Geoff Kent) falls in love with an opera student (Emily Van Fleet) whose tone is a little less than perfect. The show will feature live piano accompaniment by Martha Yordy as well as songs performed by Van Fleet.

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Home Grown Shorts of the 2021 Boulder International Film Festival. 7:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m. Thursday October 21, Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont. Tickets: $ 5 to $ 10, bit.ly/3pqZCy7

An evening devoted to short documentaries by local filmmakers from Denver, Boulder and Longmont showing at this year’s Boulder International Film Festival, followed by Q&A with the filmmakers. Welcome foreigners follows newly released immigrants as they are released from a local for-profit ICE center in Denver. The silence of quarantine follows two elderly African-American women living in Boulder during their forties. The Incredible Lamont covers the life of Boulder magician Lamont Ream, who has spent a lifetime astounding audiences with illusions and escaping art.

Author Presentation: OE Tearmann — Aces High, Jokers Wild Series. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 5, boulderbookstore.net

In this presentation, OE Tearmann will talk about his new series of books, As High, Wild Jokers. It’s 2155, and seven companies run the City Grids for a profit on the land that used to be the United States of America. You are tied to your business the day you are born and your life is dictated by the hand that holds your corporate citizenship contract. Freedom is just a word in news videos. But outside of the networks, there are people who are fighting for a change. The As High, Wild Jokers The series revolves around a unit in the fight for the return of representative democracy in America: the Wildcards. They are dreamers and fighters. They are a family. They are fighting for each other and for a future worth living.

Pay or Play October from eTown – Halloween Show. 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, eTown Hall, 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 20, ettown.org

Join other music lovers at eTown for a very special reimagined Pay or Play. Come jam on the eTown stage in October and dress up as your favorite artist. You are not an artist and would like to see the show? Buy a ticket for the event and feel free to dress as well. It will be a Halloween show where the audience can vote for the best costume. eTown asks artists to dress like the artist they’re covering, or feel free to think outside the box. This month, local artists can choose any artist they want to cover. Remember to keep the costumes family-friendly and not offensive.

Queerly Magical: LGBTQ Youth Dance. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday October 23, Lafayette YMCA, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette. To free. RSVP: bit.ly/lgbtq-dance

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Put on your scariest outfit for the annual Out Boulder County Youth Dance, open to ages 13-18 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. Masks are mandatory regardless of vaccination status. Volunteer opportunities:
bit.ly/jeune-danse-volontaire

Prohibition – A puzzling 1920s adventure through Boulder. 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday October 23, Pearl Street Mall, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder. Price: $ 120, rabbithole.rs

It is the 1920s and the murder of “John Doe” took place on Pearl Street; now the fate of the city’s sweatshop is in your hands! Spend the afternoon finding clues, interacting with the characters, and solving the murder to find out the location of the after-party. All teams that make it to the underground bar will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win $ 100, $ 300 or $ 500 at the after party. The winning teams must be present to receive their prize.

CONCERTS

Willie Green Project

Thursday October 21

Above and Beyond with Olan, Gardenstate. 6:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Tickets: $ 65- $ 125.

Willie Green Project. 8:00 p.m. Dairy Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15 – $ 20.

Back 2 Business. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, 1135 13th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15 – $ 20.

Friday 22 October

Midnight. 6:00 p.m. Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142 Pratt Street, Longmont. To free.

Peter Stoltzman, Gabriel, Jewelry, Drew. 7:00 p.m. Caffè Sole, 637 S. Broadway, Boulder. Suggested $ 15 coverage.

Above and Beyond with Olan, Gardenstate. 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300West Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Tickets: $ 65- $ 125.

Ivalas

Jokes and Jazz. 7 p.m. Muse Performance Space, 200 East S. Boulder Road, Lafayette. Tickets: $ 10. After a set of three of the best of the Denver jazz scene, enjoy an evening of comedy hosted by comedian Zoe Rogers.

Ivalas Quartet. 7 p.m. Louisville Arts Center, 801 Grant Avenue, Louisville. Tickets: $ 15.

Willie Green Project. 8:00 p.m. Dairy Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15 – $ 20.

Wreckno with Megan Hamilton. 9:00 p.m. The Fox Theater, 1135 13th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 20 to $ 25.

saturday 23 october

The personalized store. 6:00 p.m. Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142 Pratt Street, Longmont. To free.

Dreamville on the Rocks with JID, Ari Lennox, Earthgang, Bas, Cozz, Lute and Omen. 6:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Tickets: $ 49.95.

Peter Stoltzman, Gabriel, Jewelry, Drew. 7:00 p.m. Caffè Sole, 637 S. Broadway, Boulder. Suggested $ 15 coverage.

Boulder Chamber Orchestra presents Pandemic Heroes: An All-Beethoven Concert. 7:30 p.m. Boulder Seventh-day Adventist Church, 345 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder. Tickets: $ 25 – $ 18.

Aqueous. 8 p.m., The Fox Theater, 1135 13th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 18 to $ 20.

Willie Green Project. 8:00 p.m. Dairy Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15 – $ 20.

Ultralowfi. 8 p.m. Louisville Metro, 640 Main Street, Louisville. To free.

John Hiatt with Jerry Douglas. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 50- $ 60.

Sunday 24 October

Rebecca Folsom. 3:00 p.m. The back patio of the Trident Cafe, 940 Pearl Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 20.

Svdden Death with Space Laces, Oolacile, Aweminus, Phiso, Neonix b2b SYZY. 6:00 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Tickets: $ 29- $ 69.

Pert Near Sandstone. 7:30 p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder. Tickets: $ 20.

Dar Williams with Heather Maloney. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 29.50 to $ 39.50.

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Birdtalker with Lonas. 9:00 p.m. The Fox Theater, 1135 13th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 15 – $ 20.

Tuesday October 26

The Del McCoury Group. 8:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder. Tickets: $ 25- $ 37.50.

Wednesday October 27

G-Eazy with Joyner Lucas, Yung Baby Tate, ALLBLACK, Kossisko. 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Tickets: $ 59.95.

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