North Korea presentation and more Boulder-area events for Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

TODAY

North Korea presentation — The Avenues Crofton Park will welcome Active Minds for a presentation on North Korea. The presentation will cover the successes and shortcomings of diplomatic efforts between North Korea, the United States and other countries. RSVP to; 2 p.m., The Avenues Crofton Park, 12431 King Court, Boulder; free;.

Movies @ Meadows: Jumanji — A family friendly movie on the second Friday of each month is planned. Next up is “Jumanji.” Pizza and popcorn will be served. The event is sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation; 4 p.m., Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; free;, .

Cellar West Artisan Ales Friday Open Pick — Farmhouse-inspired ales and an open bluegrass pick is planned; 6 p.m., Cellar West Artisan Ales, 1001 Lee Hill Drive Unit 10, Boulder; free; Cellar West Artisan Ales.

The Sign Painters: The Unacknowledged Artists — Hand-painted signs are a product of American history.”Sign Painters” explores this unacknowledged art form through anecdotal accounts from the artists. These vanguards of unseen originality are leading a renaissance with a creative purpose and exemplify the working class American success story. Steve Beach will lead a post-screening discussion; 7 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $9-$12;, .

UPCOMING

Dominique Christina: Poetic Justice in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Motus Theater and the CU Boulder Student Creative Writing Association present a free poetry evening featuring the legendary author, educator, feminist and world champion slam poet Dominique Christina, who will perform a selection of her poems in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.; 6 p.m., Saturday, Old Main Chapel, 1600 Pleasant St (CU-Boulder Campus), Boulder; free; .

Boulder Phil: Bach Transfigured — Michael Butterman, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra conductor, leads a concert that includes work by C.P.E. Bach, J.S. Bach, Shoenberg, and Philip Glass, who composed a piece for pianist Simone Dinnerstein, and Dinnerstein will join the orchestra to perform the piece; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; $13-$70;.

Blind Tiger presents Blues House — Blind Tiger presents Blues House; 8 p.m., Saturday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $12-$15;, .

The Fremonts return to The Laughing Goat — After seven months away from their hometown, including a 36-show tour of the Midwest and East Coast, The Fremonts will return to Boulder for a show; 9 p.m., Saturday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free.

Boulder Comedy Show — Boulder Comedy Show, established in 2013, is a weekly live standup comedy showcase featuring distinguished comedians from across the country, with credits such as Comedy Central, MTV, Vice, HBO, NBC, TruTv and so many more. The show runs every Sunday, with two shows at 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder; $5;, .

Hot Rize — The bluegrass band Hot Rize celebrates its 40th anniversary with special guests Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, Jerry Douglas and more; 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $45-$65; .



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