Madaleine Sorkin Talks Climbing at Chautauqua: Madaleine Sorkin is a rock climber living with her wife on an off-grid property near the Black Canyon National Park in Colorado. She is drawn to free climbing long, difficult rock walls from the Rockies to Yosemite, and internationally as far as Kyrgyzstan, Patagonia and Jordan. At this appearance, she’ll talk about climbing 5.14 on The Diamond on Longs Peak. She has made several first or early free ascents on remote rock walls as well as first female ascents or first female team ascents; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $13; chautauqua.com.
‘The Twist of a Knife’ Virtual Book Discussion: Famed British mystery and suspense author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz will be in conversation with author Shari Lapena to discuss his new book “The Twist of a Knife.” A ticket includes admission to the virtual event and a hardcover copy of the book with a signed bookplate; 10 a.m. Tuesday, on Zoom, Boulder; $29.99-$39.99; get Zoom info at boulderbookstore.net.
‘A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings’ Book Signing: Colorado cartoonist Will Betke-Brunswick will speak about and sign their new book, “A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings.” They will be in conversation with Kelly Shortandqueer, publisher of Shortandqueer zine; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; boulderbookstore.net.
Many Mountains at The Local: Local folk-rock duo Many Mountains will perform at this new neighborhood pub and barbecue joint; 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Local, 2731 Iris Ave, Boulder; thelocalboulder.com.
Direct Encounters with Arctic Landscapes Panel Discussion: The CU Earth Sciences & Map Library will host a this panel that will feature scientists and artists, who have spent significant time in the Arctic, reflecting on the rapidly changing landscape. They will tell stories of adventure and the challenges of working in a rugged environment; 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library, 2200 Colorado Ave., Boulder; Free; colorado.edu.
Faculty Tuesdays features Peter Cooper and Friends: This concert captures the oboe as a romantic instrument in music that spans 250 years. Works will range from Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Wedding Cantata” to the gorgeous “Poem” by Marina Dranishnikova and the lush “Schilflieder” trio by August Klughardt played by CU faculty members Jennifer Bird, Daniel Silver, Hsiao-Ling Lin and Margaret McDonald; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grusin Music Hall, 1020 18th St., Boulder; Free; cupresents.org.
Face Vocal Band at Nissi’s: Boulder’s famed a cappella group will bring the rock hits to Nissi’s; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nissi’s, 1455 Coal Creek Drive, Unit T, Lafayette; facevocalband.com.
Jam with the Jam Society: The Jam Society at CU offers a platform for young musicians to expand their musical abilities by jamming out with other musicians on campus; 7 p.m. Tuesday, University Memorial Center, The Connection, First Floor, CU Boulder campus; calendar.colorado.edu.
Poetry Open Mic at R Gallery: In collaboration with Colorado Poet’s Center, R Gallery hosts this open mic poetry night the third Tuesday of each month. A member of the center will present a reading, followed by an open mic where anyone is welcome to read their poetry to a fun, welcoming and supportive audience; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, R Gallery + Wine Bar, 2027 Broadway, Boulder; Free; rgallery.art.
Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers: Join outdoor enthusiasts for a day hike with this leaderless, rule-following drop-in group that breaks into smaller groups and carpools to various trailheads. (Drivers are reimbursed for expenses.) Bring a lunch, water and snacks, and be prepared for all weather conditions; 9 a.m. Tuesday, North Boulder Park, 7th & Dellwood, Boulder; Free; 303-494-8822.
Boulder World Affairs Discussion Group: This free discussion group that’s open to the public, has weekly chats about international, national and state affairs, moderated so that everyone has an opportunity to speak; 10 a.m. Tuesday, Boulder Library Meadows Branch, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; boulder-wadg.org.
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