Colcannon library concert and other Boulder-area events March 19, 2019

3rd Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series: Colcannon

Traditional with a touch of chamber music and music hall, Colcannon plays Irish music with panache, warmth and wit. Timeless songs and great musicianship transport the audience to another time and place. ; noon, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free;, .

TUESDAY

Open Mic Night — Show what you‘ve got, or sit back and listen to some of Boulder‘s most talented musicians and poets; 6 p.m, Twisted Pine Brewing, 3201 Walnut St. Ste A, Boulder; free;, .

Board Game Happy Hour — Enjoy games from your childhood, while enjoying an adult beverage; 6 p.m., Upslope Brewing Company (Lee Hill), 1501 Lee Hill Road Unit 20, Boulder; .

Ski & Snowboard Waxing Workshop— Get the best glide out of your gear this winter season. Learn how to wax skis or a snowboard in this hands-on workshop. You‘ll learn the basics of cleaning and waxing your skis or snowboard, and how to choose the best wax to make the most of your next trip to the mountains. Bring your own gear. No prior experience needed; 6 p.m., REI, 1789 28th St., Boulder; $35-$55;, .

Amy Rivers Author Talk — Amy Rivers will speak about and sign her new book, “All the Broken People;” 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5;, .

Billy Idol & Steve Stevens: Turned on, Tuned in and Unplugged — See these ‘80s idols in all of their glory; 8 p.m., Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $75-$425.

UPCOMING

AeroSpace Ventures: Research Blitz 2019— During the Blitz, university researchers will present their work in short “lightning round” sessions focused on aerospace and defense research topics ranging from cybersecurity, space weather and quantum to hypersonics, autonomy and robotics. This event is designed to help industry partners network with CU Boulder‘s research community to identify opportunities for collaboration. Registration Fees Industry/Government Partner: $50 (includes breakfast and parking) CU Boulder Faculty, Student, or Staff: Complimentary ; 8 a.m. Wednesday, Space Science Building (East Campus), 3665 Discovery Dr., Boulder W120AB, Boulder; .

Flatirons Mineral Club— The Junior Geologists meeting is for children ages 5 to 15. Organizers present educational information on minerals and geology topics. This is a free group centered around fun, educational activities. : Gerry Naugle ; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; .

Bird Talk and Book Signing with Ted Floyd— Ted Floyd will be presenting on and signing copies of his new book “How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding;” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Front Range Birding Company, 5360 Arapahoe Ave., E, Boulder; free;, .

Batsheva Dance Company: “Venezuela” by Ohad Naharin— A revered Israeli dance company brings together rap, Gregorian chants, tango and more; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Macky Auditorium, University of Colorado, Boulder; $34-$73; .

Cass McCombs— Blending genres such as rock, folk, psychedelic, punk, and alt country, McCombs has played in numerous bands in the Bay Area and Pacific Northwest during the 1990s; 8 p.m. Wednesday, The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $18-$20.

 

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