BMoCA Launches Exhibits with Four Colorado Artists and Other Events in Boulder for Today – Boulder Daily Camera
Opening Reception at the BMoCA: Four Colorado artists have works that experiment with photography in new exhibits, which kick off with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. “Just As I Am” features large-scale painting and printmaking artwork by Kristopher Wright, “A Home In Between” by Erin Hyunhee Kang that reflects the emotions felt when her home was damaged during the Marshall’s Fire and “Plane of Action” will have deconstructed and distorted photographs of Kevin Hoth and George P. Perez; exhibitions until the new year; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.
Walking Street Wise Murals Tours: The annual ‘artivism’ festival kicks off today and will run through Sunday. Join the crew for a guided walking tour of the downtown murals with a Street Wise docent. It’s limited to 15 people, so register now to secure a spot; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday; Street Wise Headquarters, 1909 Broadway, #100, Boulder; donations accepted; streetwisearts.org.
Picnic lunch at Lake Viele: Boulder Atheists are having a picnic at Harlow Platts Park. Bring a lunch and a chair or blanket and look for the Boulder Atheist sign. Picnics are held on the first, third and fifth Thursdays of October. Head to Tra Lings in case of bad weather; noon Thursday, Harlow Platts Community Park, 1360 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder; Free; boulderatheists.org.
Women who light up the community: Boulder Chamber’s Women in Business Leadership Group annually honors women who have made significant contributions through innovation and committed effort to meet a significant business or nonprofit, artistic, or community need, at local, regional, national or global level; 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Lionsgate Event Center, 1055 US-287, Lafayette; $55 to $75; cm.boulderchamber.com.
Classic Country at BOCO Cider: Local band Misty Way Ramblers will perform a mix of classic country standards, originals and newer outlaw country at BoCo; 5 p.m. Thursday, BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Drive, Unit 14, Boulder; Free; bococider.com.
Boulder Housing Coalition fundraiser at DV8: For over 20 years, Boulder Housing Coalition has provided ongoing community-focused affordable housing through the creation of co-ops. This second annual fundraising event will offer community, live performances, free food and craft cocktails at the Boulder Inclusive Queer Club; 6 p.m. Thursday, DV8 Distillery, 2480 49th St. E, Boulder; from $5 up to a donation of $642 to cover one month’s rent; linktr.ee/bhccoops.
Book signing by Katherine E. Standefer: New Mexico-based author Katherine E. Standefer will speak and sign her new book, “Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life,” at Boulder Bookstore; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; boulderbookstore.net.
Alicia Stockman at Muse: Utah-based American folk singer-songwriter Alicia Stockman will perform a set at Muse; 7 p.m. Thursday, Muse Performance Space, 200 E. South Boulder Road; $20; museperformancespace.com.
Modern Feast and Rewards Month: Enjoy an evening of cocktails, food, music and community as this event celebrates the region’s most acclaimed names in modern design. Food and drinks provided; 7 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $65; z2ent.com.
BETC’s production of The Children: Two retired nuclear scientists entertain an unexpected guest with a chilling question in the environmental thriller ‘The Children,’ produced by Butterfly Effect Theater Company; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St, Boulder; $16.95 to $39.55; betc.org.
Piano concert by Margaret Leng Tan: Singaporean pianist Margaret Leng Tan is a much-loved interpreter of American experimental music. His recital features the last completed composition by George Crumb (1929-2022), “Metamorphoses, Book II” and more; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Grusin Music Hall, 1020 18th St., Boulder; Free; cupresents.org.