Voice Lessons: A Sisters Story

Boulder author Cara Mentzel shares her new memoir about growing up in the shadow of a larger-than-life older sister and musical theater sensation Idina Menzel; 7 p.m., Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave. Boulder 80303, Boulder; $15-$20; 720-749-2530, boulderjcc.org.

TODAY

Snark Attack Tuesday — Are you snarky? Do you enjoy criticizing movies? If so, join Snark Attack Tuesday. On the first Tuesday of each month, a group will enjoy cringe-worthy movies, videos and TV shows that are lovably bad. Contact Teen Services at 303-335-4845 or teenservices@louisvilleco.gov e-mail; 4 p.m., Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., Louisville; 303-335-4845, louisvilleco.gov.

2nd Annual Mardi Gras Beer Dinner — The 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Beer Dinner includes five Cajun-themed courses paired with five beers; 6 p.m., Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder; $40; 303-444-8448 ext. 27, boulderbeer.com/shop/mardi-gras-beer-dinner.

How marine animals treat enemies and friends — Our ecosystem is not only composed of diverse organisms, but also the complex interactions among them. How do different clam species fight against enemies and help their friends? Come learn about the behaviors and ecology of these intriguing marine animals; 7 p.m., CU Museum of Natural History, 1030 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-492-6892.


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UPCOMING

Ben Hammond — Denver-based performer and songwriter Ben Hammond will play in Boulder; 6 p.m., Wednesday, Rayback Collective, 2775 Valmont Road, Boulder; free; strumsy.com/1260.

Travel Show: Beautiful Brazil — In Brazil you can experience several world wonders in one country, from the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro to the incredible Iguazu Falls in the south. Get a taste for the country in this program; 7 p.m., Wednesday, Changes in Latitude Travel Store, 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Suite H2A, Boulder; free; 303-786-8406.

Discovering Dinosaurs in the Wilds of Madagascar — Discover dinosaurs and other vertebrates and mammals from the Denver Museum of Nature & Sciences' curator of vertebrate paleontology, David Krause; 7 p.m., Wednesday, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; free; 303-335-4581, louisvilleco.gov.

Beni Brosh at The Laughing Goat — In a modern age of music, Beni Brosh harkens back to the roots of Americana and folk. His music recollects the hardships and joys that define every soul, with lyrics as honest as an adage; 8 p.m., Wednesday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free; thelaughinggoat.com/events.

Digital Fab for Teens — Digital Fabrication for teens working on multi-modal projects for tactile exhibition design at the Museum of Boulder is planned. The group will explore different maker technologies and how they can be used to create objects accessible to blind or visually impaired patrons. More information coming soon. Additional spots will be available to teens outside of the Museum of Boulder internship. Open to students age 12-16; 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org.

Lynn Hill: Ascending Women — Lynn Hill is a living legend. She changed the definition of what is possible in rock climbing with her first free ascent of the sheer rock face of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley and for repeating it the next year in less than 24 hours; 7 p.m., Thursday, Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $9-$12; 303-440-7666, chautauqua.com.