Music and events calendar

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Photo by Catrine Turillon
Rob Kuykendall as the Nutcracker

THURSDAY, OCT. 25 / MUSIC

Zion I & Minnesota — With The High Tops, Inclines. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

Switch 2 — Rapid-fire idea sharing. 6 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Your Brain on Art — The relationship between artistic expression and brain function. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26 / MUSIC

Ablution & Alkahest — With Boulder Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of Boulder, 1128 Pine St., Boulder, www.firstcong.net.

Devotchka’s Day of the Dead Mayan Apocalypse — With March Fourth Marching Band. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Zoogma. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Autumnal Rumble: Fall in Love With Yourself — Presented by The Studio Project. 9:30 p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

The Rake’s Progress. 7:30 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

The Sinner’s Ball — Costumes required; risqué and naughty attire encouraged. 9 p.m. Shine, 2027 13th St., Boulder, 303-449-0120.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27 / MUSIC

Devotchka’s Day of the Dead Mayan Apocalypse — With Land Lines. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Martyparty — With Project Aspect. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Rim of the Well. 8 p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

EVENTS

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow — Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado. 3 p.m. Chautauqua Picnic Shelter, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

Niwot’s Great Pumpkin Party. 10 a.m., Old Town Niwot, 303-652-2626.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28 / MUSIC

AER — With Yonas and David Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Ron Carter Quartet. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow — Presented by Theatre-Hikes Colorado. 3 p.m. Chautauqua Picnic Shelter, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

The Rake’s Progress. 2 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

TUESDAY, OCT. 30 / EVENTS

El Día de los Muertos Community Altar Opening — Public invited to bring memorials to loved ones. Two Hands Paperie, 830 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-0124.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31 / MUSIC

Allen Stone — With Tingsek & Dechen Hawk. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Green Genes — Halloween Funk. 8 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

The Motet Plays Parliament Funkadelic. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

El Día de los Muertos Community Altar. Two Hands Paperie, 830 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-0124.

Monster Mash & Pizza Bash. 10:30 p.m. Oak at Fourteenth, 1400 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-3622.

Munchkin Masquerade — Trick-or-treating on Pearl Street. 2 p.m. Downtown Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

Superhero Halloween. All day, Centro Latin American Kitchen, 950 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-442-7771.

THURSDAY, NOV. 1 / MUSIC

Radio 1190’s Pledge Drive Kickoff — With Rubedo, Achille Lauro, Mancub & Mombi. 6:45 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

El Día de los Muertos Community Altar. Two Hands Paperie, 830 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-0124.

How the World Began — With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Lady Bits 2012 Comedy Show — With Katie Goodman, a comedy show fundraiser benefiting Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Your Brain on Art — The relationship between artistic expression and brain function. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

FRIDAY, NOV. 2 / MUSIC

An Evening with Aaron Freeman. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

West Water Outlaws & the Congress — With Na’an Stop. 8:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

El Día de los Muertos Community Altar. Two Hands Paperie, 830 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-0124.

How the World Began — With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Niwot Native American Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. Elysian Fields Auction Co., 6924 79th St., Niwot, 303-931-3084.

Pearl Street Stampede. 7 p.m. Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

Skin — With Evolving Doors Dance. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

SATURDAY, NOV. 3 / MUSIC

Head for the Hills — With Fruition. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

John Denver Tribute Concert — With Boulder Symphony. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, 303-402-6400.

Kyle Hollingsworth Band & John Brown’s Body. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Zeppephilia ­— A tribute to Led Zeppelin. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Backcountry Bash — Hosted by Colorado Mountain Club with ski film screenings. 5:30 p.m. American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St., Golden, 303-279-3080.

Dance Is for Every Body Showcase. 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-441-4391.

A Dangerous Liaison — Ballet Nouveau Colorado with Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. 7:30 p.m. PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, 303-466-5685.

How the World Began — With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Skin — With Evolving Doors Dance. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Viviane le Courtois — Book signing. 11 a.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

SUNDAY, NOV. 4 / MUSIC

Collegiate
Chorale, Golden Buffalo Men’s Chorus & University Women’s Chorus.
7:30 p.m. Grusin Music Hall, CU campus, 303-492-8008.

EVENTS

Dance Is for Every Body Showcase. 12:30-5:30 p.m. Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-441-4391.

A
Dangerous Liaison
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado with Baroque Chamber
Orchestra of Colorado. 2 p.m. PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave.,
Parker, 303-466-5685.

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Skin — With Evolving Doors Dance. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

MONDAY, NOV. 5 / EVENTS

Skin — With Evolving Doors Dance. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

TUESDAY, NOV. 6 / EVENTS

Skin — With Evolving Doors Dance. 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7 / MUSIC

Open Mic — Featuring MC Paul Soderman. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

The Polish Ambassador — With Elfkowitz and Unlimited Gravity. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Hot,
High and Dry in Colorado — Part of the Environmental Science Series. 7
p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

Warren Miller’s Flow State. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

THURSDAY, NOV. 8 / MUSIC

Emancipator — With Blockhead and Natasha Kmeto. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Warren Miller’s Flow State. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Your
Brain on Art — The relationship between artistic expression and brain
function. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St.,
Boulder, 303-443-2122.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9 / MUSIC

Boogie Machine — Disco Dance Party. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Collie Buddz — With New Kingston, Los Rakas and Pacific Dub. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

A
Dangerous Liaison
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado with Baroque Chamber
Orchestra of Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th
Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Impermanence — By Art as Action. 8 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Warren Miller’s Flow State. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10 / MUSIC

Bach for Kids — Presented by the Boulder Bach Festival. 11 a.m. WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 North Harrison Ave., Lafayette, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

Carpe Diem String Quartet — With Jayme Stone. 8 p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

The Green — With Natural Vibrations and Billy Vann. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Ailey II — Ballet. 7:30 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

A
Dangerous Liaison
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado with Baroque Chamber
Orchestra of Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th
Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Impermanence — By Art as Action. 8 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra. 6:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder, 720-443-0565.

Warren Miller’s Flow State. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11 / MUSIC

Xavier Rudd — With Yeshe. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Bolder
Nights — An evening of local and original theatre, art and music. 7
p.m., Nomad Theatre, 1410 Quince Ave., Boulder, 303-443-7510.

A
Dangerous Liaison
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado with Baroque Chamber
Orchestra of Colorado. 2 p.m. Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th
Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Warren Miller’s Flow State. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

MONDAY, NOV. 12 / MUSIC

B.B. King — With Delta Sonics. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

3
MPH: A Woman’s Walk Around the World
— With author Polly Letofsky. 7
p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder,
303-442-3282.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13 / MUSIC

Asher Roth — With Kids These Days, Chuck Inglish and Special Guests. 7 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 / MUSIC

Andre Nickatina — With Brotha Lynch Hung, Mumbls, Slo Pain. 8:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Vocal Journeys Fall Showcase. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

William Topley — With Danny Shafer. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15 / MUSIC

Papadosio — With Octopus Nebula. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

FRIDAY, NOV. 16 / MUSIC

Basilisk
& Ankh
— Presented by the Boulder Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m.
First Congregational Church of Boulder, 1128 Pine St., Boulder, www.firstcong.net.

Czech Mate! ­— Music for singers, strings and sackbuts, presented by the Seicento Baroque Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder, www.seicentobaroque.org.

The Jurassicasters. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

The
Last Waltz — Feat. Polytoxic, reenacting the Band’s Last Waltz,
benefiting the Denver Rescue Mission. 7:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032
14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

State Radio — With Sarah Jaffe. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Open
Wall ­— One-night exhibition and fundraising auction. 7 p.m. Boulder
Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

Pearl Street Stampede. 7 p.m. Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17 / MUSIC

Basilisk
& Ankh
— Presented by the Boulder Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m.
Montview Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia St., Denver, www.boulderchamberorchestra.org.

Martin Sexton — With Adam Gontier. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

State Radio — With Sarah Jaffe. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

SUNDAY, NOV. 18 / MUSIC

Peter Wernick & Flexigrass. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Richard Marx. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

RNDM
is Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam, Joseph Arthur and Richard Stuverud — With
Gull. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

How
the World Began
— With the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Switch on the Holidays. 6:30 p.m. Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

MONDAY, NOV. 19 / EVENTS

Young
Artists at Work — Thanksgiving workshop. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Boulder Museum
of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

TUESDAY, NOV. 20 / EVENTS

Conversations
with Extraordinary People — With Otis Taylor. 5:30 p.m. Chautauqua
Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, 303-449-3464.

Young
Artists at Work — Thanksgiving workshop. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Boulder Museum
of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21 / MUSIC

Nelson Rangell. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22 / EVENTS

Thanksgiving Buffet. 12-4 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

FRIDAY, NOV. 23 / MUSIC

Leftover Salmon. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

A
Night of Improvisational Theatre
— With Playback Theatre West. 8 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

Enchanted Evening — Tree lighting ceremony. 6 p.m., Niwot.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Boulder Ballet with the Boulder Philharmonic
Orchestra. 6 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

St.
Nick’s on the Bricks — Free visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 24 / MUSIC

Leftover Salmon. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

My Old School — Tribute to Steely Dan. 8 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Otis Taylor’s Trance Blues Jam Festival. 8 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.

EVENTS

Holiday Parade & Santa’s Visit. 10:30 a.m. Second Avenue & Murray, Niwot.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Boulder Ballet with the Boulder Philharmonic
Orchestra. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

St.
Nick’s on the Bricks — Visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Downtown
Boulder Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

Teddy Bear Tea — Benefit for The Children’s Hospital. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

SUNDAY, NOV. 25 / MUSIC

Holly and the Husbands. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Boulder Ballet with the Boulder Philharmonic
Orchestra. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27 / MUSIC

Face. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28 / MUSIC

The Pearls. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29 / MUSIC

The Retrosonics. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

FRIDAY, NOV. 30 / MUSIC

Killswitch Engage — With Shadows Fall and Acaro. 7 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Nature’s Realm — With Boulder Symphony. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, 303-402-6400.

SATURDAY, DEC. 1 / MUSIC

Hazel Miller. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Pamela Z — With Boulder Laptop Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Grusin Music Hall, CU campus, 303-492-8008.

Griz. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Holiday Mountain Market. 10 a.m – 5 p.m. Nederland Community Center, 750 Highway 72 N, Nederland, 303-258-9721.

Holiday Tea — With music by the Ptarmigan String Quartet. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

St.
Nick’s on the Bricks — Free visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 2 / MUSIC

Forest
Kelly and the Bob Schlesinger Trio — Great American Songbook Holiday
Show. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Holiday Mountain Market. 10 a.m – 5 p.m. Nederland Community Center, 750 Highway 72 N, Nederland, 303-258-9721.

Holiday
Tea — With music by the Yuletide Carolers of Julie’s Studio. 12 p.m.
Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

MONDAY, DEC. 3 / EVENTS

37th
Annual Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar — Fundraiser for the Lyons Depot
Library. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lyons Elementary School Gym, Fourth Avenue and
Stickney Street, Lyons, 303-823-5165.

TUESDAY, DEC. 4 / EVENTS

37th
Annual Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar — Fundraiser for the Lyons Depot
Library. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lyons Elementary School Gym, Fourth Avenue and
Stickney Street, Lyons, 303-823-5165.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5 / MUSIC

Dueling Pianos — Holiday Edition. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Kreayshawn — with Rye, Rye, Honey Cocaine and Chippy Nonstop. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Conversations
with Extraordinary People — With JoAnn Joselyn. 5:30 p.m. Chautauqua
Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, 303-449-3464.

Ignite Boulder — Five-minute presentations. 6 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, igniteboulder.com.

Lights of December Parade. 6 p.m. Downtown Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

THURSDAY, DEC. 6 / MUSIC

Horse Feathers — With Frank Fairfield. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

FRIDAY, DEC. 7 / MUSIC

Holiday Festival — Presented by CU College of Music. 7:30 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

Perpetual Groove — With Springdale Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

1940s White Christmas Ball. 6 p.m. Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd., Denver, www.1940sball.com.

Longmont Lights. 5 p.m. Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, 303-774-4757.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Pinnacle
Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

SATURDAY, DEC. 8 / MUSIC

Holiday Festival — Presented by CU College of Music. 4-6 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303-443-0028.

Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Never Shout Never — With William Beckett, Anarbor and Me Like Bees. 6 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Soul School. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Holiday
Tea — With music by the Yuletide Carolers of Julie’s Studio. 12 p.m.
Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

Lafayette
Historic Society Annual Holiday Open House. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lafayette
Miners Museum, 108 East Simpson St., 303-665-7030.

Longmont Lights. 5 p.m. Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, 303-774-4757.

Louisville Parade of Lights. 6 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 901 Main St., Louisville, 303-666-5747.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

St.
Nick’s on the Bricks — Visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Downtown
Boulder Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 9 / MUSIC

Holiday Festival — Presented by CU College of Music. 4-6 p.m. Macky Auditorium, CU campus, 303- 443-0028.

Punch Brothers — With The Milk Carton Kids. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Skanson & Hansen’s “Winter of Love” Holiday Show. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303- 665-2757.

EVENTS

The Nutcracker — Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 2 p.m. Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

Nutcracker Tea — A benefit for the Boulder Ballet. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12 / MUSIC

New Breed Dance Company Cabaret. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Of Monsters and Men — With Elle King. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

THURSDAY, DEC. 13 / EVENTS

Demo
and Dialogue — With artist Michael Gadlin. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Museum of
Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14 / MUSIC

Bach in the Community — Concert and art show. 2:30 p.m. Longmont Senior Center, 901 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

The Gift of Music — With Boulder Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, www.boulderchamberorchestra.org.

The Glory of Christmas — With Boulder Symphony. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, 303-402-6400.

Trace Bundy. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Zappa Plays Zappa. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Firefly
Handmade Holiday Market — With more than 70 indie craft artisans. 6
p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder,
303-443-3399.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Pinnacle
Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15 / MUSIC

The Gift of Music — With Boulder Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine St., Boulder, www.boulderchamberorchestra.org.

Girls on Top “Naughty Elves Show.” 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

The
Glory of Christmas — With Boulder Symphony. 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. First
Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, 303-402-6400.

Moira Smiley — With Voco. 8 p.m. Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-3282.

EVENTS

Firefly
Handmade Holiday Market — With over 70 indie craft artisans. 11 a.m.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Holiday Tea —
With music by the Yuletide Carolers of Julie’s Studio. 12 p.m. Hotel
Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
Nutcracker
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

St. Nick’s
on the Bricks — Visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Downtown Boulder
Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 16 / MUSIC

The
Christmas Revels — In Celebration of the Winter Solstice. 1 p.m. & 6
p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

Colcannon — Celtic Holiday Show. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

The Nutcracker — Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 2 p.m. Pinnacle Charter School, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

Nutcracker Tea — A benefit for the Boulder Ballet. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 1
and 4 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

MONDAY, DEC. 17 / EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

TUESDAY, DEC. 18 / MUSIC

17th Avenue All-Stars — White Christmas Show. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19 / EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— By Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. The
Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

THURSDAY, DEC. 20 / MUSIC

Face — Holiday Show. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder,
303-665-1841.

FRIDAY, DEC. 21 / EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 7:30
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

SATURDAY. DEC. 22 / EVENTS

Holiday Tea. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 4
and 7:30 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder,
303-665-1841.

St.
Nick’s on the Bricks — Visits with Santa. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Downtown
Boulder Visitor Information Center, 1301 Pearl St., Boulder, www.boulderdowntown.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 23 / MUSIC

The
Christmas Revels — In Celebration of the Winter Solstice. 1 p.m. & 6
p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

Holiday
Tea — With music by the Yuletide Carolers of Julie’s Studio. 12 p.m.
Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 1
and 4 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

MONDAY, DEC. 24 / EVENTS

The
SantaLand Diaries
— Presented by Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company. 1
p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-665-1841.

TUESDAY, DEC. 25 / EVENTS

Christmas Day Buffet. 12 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

FRIDAY, DEC. 28 / MUSIC

The Wailers Perform “Survival.” 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Yonder Mountain String Band. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29 / MUSIC

Yonder Mountain String Band. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

SUNDAY, DEC. 30 / MUSIC

The Motet — With Euforquestra. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

Yonder Mountain String Band. 8 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

MONDAY, DEC. 31 / MUSIC

The Motet — With Euforquestra. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

World Music Night — With Boulder Chamber Orchestra. Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-987-7876.

EVENTS

The Great Gatsby Gala. 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. general admission. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344.

Miracle Wonder — New Year’s celebration. 9 p.m. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2 / EVENTS

Young
Artists at Work — Winter workshop. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Boulder Museum of
Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122. Through Jan. 4.

SATURDAY, JAN. 5 / EVENTS

The
Comedy Crew — Featuring Vinnie Montez, John Christ, Elliot Woolsey,
Troy Walker.7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette,
303-665-2757.

SATURDAY, JAN. 12 / MUSIC

Black Water — Doobie Brothers tribute. 7:30 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

TUESDAY, JAN. 15 / MUSIC

Femi Kuti & the Positive Force. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

Conversations
with Extraordinary People — With Fred McLaren. 5:30 p.m. Chautauqua
Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, 303-449-3464.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16 / EVENTS

A
Journey of the Human Spirit
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado,
Central City Opera, The Colorado Symphony, Mizel Arts and Culture Center
and Newman Center. 7:30 p.m. Gates Concert Hall, University of Denver,
2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17 / MUSIC

Marc Cohn Trio — With Rebecca Pidgeon. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

EVENTS

A
Journey of the Human Spirit
— Presented by Ballet Nouveau Colorado,
Central City Opera, The Colorado Symphony, Mizel Arts and Culture Center
and Newman Center. 7:30 p.m. Gates Concert Hall, University of Denver,
2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, 303-466-5685.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20 / MUSIC

School
of Rock Shows. Led Zeppelin, Women in Rock, Tom Petty. 12 p.m., 3 p.m.,
6 p.m., Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

THURSDAY, JAN. 24 / EVENTS

Marius
Lehene & Ellie Moseman — Expert talk. 6 p.m. Boulder Museum of
Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27 / MUSIC

School
of Rock Shows. Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, Women of Rock. 12 p.m., 3 p.m.,
6 p.m., Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1 / EVENTS

Carry
On
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado and Paper Bird. 7:30 p.m. Lakewood
Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-466-5685.

SATURDAY, FEB. 2 / MUSIC

Reverend Horton Heat — With Reno Divorce. 8:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.

EVENTS

Carry
On
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado and Paper Bird. 7:30 p.m. Lakewood
Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-466-5685.

SUNDAY, FEB. 3 / EVENTS

Carry
On
— Ballet Nouveau Colorado and Paper Bird. 2 p.m. Lakewood Cultural
Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, 303-466-5685.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8 / MUSIC

Français Fantastique — With Boulder Symphony. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder, 303-402-6400.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10 / MUSIC

Kids for Bach — Presented by the Boulder Bach Festival. 2 p.m. Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14 / EVENTS

Valentine’s Evening Dancing & Dining — 4-course dinner. 7 p.m. Nissi’s, 2675 N. Park Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

FRIDAY, FEB. 15 / EVENTS

Stepping
Out 2013
— Contemporary ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 8 p.m. The
Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.

SATURDAY, FEB. 16 / EVENTS

Stepping
Out 2013
— Contemporary ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 8 p.m. The
Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.

SUNDAY, FEB. 17 / EVENTS

Stepping
Out 2013
— Contemporary ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 2 p.m. The
Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.

SUNDAY, FEB. 24 / MUSIC

Boulder Bach Festival Opening Concert. 4 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine St., Boulder, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1 / MUSIC

Bach’s St. John’s Passion — Boulder Bach Festival. 7:30 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1350 Washington St., Denver, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

SATURDAY, MAR. 2 / MUSIC

Bach’s St. John’s Passion — Boulder Bach Festival. 7:30 p.m. Mountain View Methodist Church, 355 Ponca Place, Boulder, www.boulderbachfestival.org.

EVENTS

Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel. 7 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8 / EVENTS

Frozen
Dead Guy Days. 3-8 p.m. Nederland, frozendeadguydays.org.

The Little
Prince
— Storybook ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 7 p.m. The Dairy
Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9 / EVENTS

Frozen Dead Guy Days. 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Nederland, frozendeadguydays.org.

The
Little Prince
— Storybook ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 7 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10 / EVENTS

Frozen Dead Guy Days. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Nederland, frozendeadguydays.org.

The
Little Prince
— Storybook ballet presented by Boulder Ballet. 7 p.m.
The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-SEAT.