'The Mark of Zorro'
"The Mark of Zorro," the 1920 film starring Douglas Fairbanks, which will be screened at Chautauqua today, tells the story of Don Diego Vega, the weak and foppish son of a wealthy landowner in Southern California, who transforms into Zorro, the mask-wearing, sword-wielding scourge of the local oppressors; 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $12, $6 for concert members and children under 12; chautauqua.com.
Intro to Henna Class — This is a 2-hour, hands-on workshop for anyone over the age of 11 interested in learning more about henna. The group will be learning about the history and cultural practices, how to make it, and basic design elements. All the materials needed will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Teen Services at 303-335-4845, email@example.com e-mail; 2:30 p.m., Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., Louisville; 303-335-4845, louisvilleco.gov.
George Lakoff — Renowned linguist George Lakoff talks about how to effectively communicate to progressives and moderates and how childhood experiences form political consciousness. Video of Lakoff, followed by discussion. Lakoff is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley; 6 p.m., Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Arapahoe Room, 2nd floor., Boulder; free.
Larry Burk: "Dreams That Can Save Your Life" — Larry Burk will speak about and sign his new book, "Dreams That Can Save Your Life: Early Warning Signs of Cancer and Other Diseases"; 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074, boulderbookstore.net/event/larry-burk-dreams-can-save-your-life.
Katie Costello — Rebel Pop artist Katie Costello will be performing her unique brand of indie pop, with tracks from her new album "Twice the Love"; 8 p.m., The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free; katiecostellomusic.com.
Summer Book Club — Get ready to read four fantastic books as part of ZEE JLF at Boulder Free Summer Book Club. Meet new literature-loving friends, and get to know the amazing authors and their stories behind the story. June's book selection is Laird Hunt's "The Evening Road"; 6 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; free.
Law Enforcement Leaders Read Do You Know Who I Am? — In honor of the City of Boulder's Immigrant Heritage Month, Motus presents the Boulder premiere of the film "Law Enforcement Leaders Read 'Do You Know Who I Am?" at the Canyon Theater at Boulder Public Library. The event is free and open to the public; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Canyon Theater at the Boulder Public Library, Ninth Street and Canyon Boulevard., Boulder; free; motustheater.org/event/boulder-premiere-law-enforcement-leaders-read-do-you-know-who-i-am.
Summer Song Circle — Three talented duos — The Fremonts, Many Mountains and Tough Old Bird — share the stage with their tunes and tales for a Summer Song Circle performance; 7 p.m. Thursday, Still Cellars, 1115 Colorado Ave., Longmont; $5-$15.00.
Colorado Music Festival Opening Night — Celebrated violinist Vadim Gluzman returns to Chautauqua Auditorium to kick-off the 2018 season with an evening of music including Leonard Bernstein's most lyrical orchestral works, his Serenade, and Tchaikovsky's turbulent Fourth Symphony. Corigliano's Promenade Overture opens this spectacular opening night program; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $12-$55; 303-665-0599, coloradomusicfestival.org/concert/opening-night-with-violinist-vadim-gluzman.
Public Art Social — The City of Boulder's Office of Arts and Culture presents a weekend of activities celebrating public art in Boulder's Civic Area. Public Art Social is an opportunity for the community to explore permanent and temporary public art projects that have been recently commissioned by the city; 11 a.m. Friday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free; 303-441-4391, boulderarts.org/public-art/updates-opportunities/public-art-social.
Shinyribs: Louisville Street Faire — It's a hip-shaking, belly laughing, soul-singing, song-slinging, down-home house party. Original songs laced with magical-realism meet novel interpretations of popular songs old and new. Ride down the Shinyribs river of country-soul, swamp-funk and tickle; 5 p.m. Friday, Steinbaugh Pavilion, 824 Front St., Louisville; free; downtownlouisvilleco.com/street-faire.