Chatting with film critic Howie Movshovitz

The Museum of Boulder's monthly series, Boulder Conversations with Extraordinary People, highlights residents who have made remarkable contributions to the community. This time around, the museum is hosting Longtime Colorado film critic Howie Movshovitz. The director of film education at the University of Colorado Denver, Movshovitz has a long history with the Denver Film Society, including helping to launch the now-defunct Starz FilmCenter (the society now operates the Sie FilmCenter). Join him in conversation today over light appetizers and wine; 5 p.m., Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $10-$15; 303-449-3464, museumofboulder.org.

TODAY

Creating a Clean, Efficient Transport Future — The event is part of the Energy Future Exchange Project which promotes transatlantic collaboration on transport planning issues and coincides with the Global Climate Action Summit in California. By participating, attendees will ensure the Mountain West has a voice in shaping the future of accessible and sustainable cities in both Europe and the U.S.; 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Norlin Library, 1720 Pleasant St., Boulder; $5-$40; 720-252-2902, eventbrite.com/e/creating-a-clean-efficient-transport-future-an-eu-us-dinner-dialogue-tickets-49032585784.


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September Wine Club with Rodney Strong Vineyards — Featuring four wines from Sonoma County, paired with appetizer tasters from the executive chef; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Spruce Farm & Fish, 2115 13th St., Boulder; $25; 303-440-2880, eventbrite.com/e/spruce-farm-fish-wine-club-rodney-strong-vineyards-tickets-47975464907.

Boulder Opera Gala Concert — The 7th Gala Concert and Fundraiser will include a silent auction, appetizers, drinks and more. Boulder Opera Singers will present selections from the season and other opera favorites with Hyun Kim at the piano. This is a black-tie event, with proceeds supportingBoulder Opera's programs; 7 p.m. Wednesday, The Studio, 3550 Frontier Ave. Suite A2, Boulder; $75-$150; 970-379-7539, app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=88251.

Boulder In-The-Round — Four singer-songwriters take turns sharing their local and original music in a curated community experience, accompanied by live painting. Please RSVP; 7 p.m. Wednesday, eTown, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; free; 303-443-8696, etown.org/events/boulder-in-the-round-2.

Nathan Schneiderr discusses "Everything for Everyone" — Nathan Schneider will speak about and sign his new book, "Everything for Everyone;" 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074, boulderbookstore.net.

UPCOMING

Symbols of Resistance: a tribute to the martyrs of the Chicano Movement— A look at the history of the Chicano Movement as it emerged in the 1970s, with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Documentary "Symbols of Resistance" explores the struggle for land, the student movement and community struggles against police repression. A panel discussion will be held after the screening; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $9; 303-440-7666, chautauqua.com.

Cinema Program screening "Persona"— "Persona," directed by Ingmar Bergman and featuring Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson (1966), the duplicity of cinema is explored, as well as of human nature. An actress suddenly stops speaking during a performance and put in the care of a young nurse at a doctor's summerhouse, as their personalities co-mingle. In Swedish with subtitles. (84 min.); 7 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; calendar.boulderlibrary.org/event/4201185.

Boulder Bach Festival Gala Opening Concert — The Boulder Bach Festival kicks off its 2018-2019 season with wine, tapas and special performances, including one of the world's most famous harpsichordists, Robert Hill, makes his debut with the Boulder Bach Festival in a recital of works by J.S. Bach, including a concerto, chromatic fantasy and fugue. Internationally-recognized violin soloist and conductor Zachary Carrettin joins in on sonatas played on violin and viola and a suite performed on cello da spalla; 7:30 p.m. Thursday , Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont; $10-$30; longmontcolorado.gov.

BETC presents Pride and Prejudice— In this playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance, Kate Hamill gives the story we know and love an unconventional updating. In Regency England, love is a serious game, and the Bennet sisters are playing for keeps; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Grace Gamm Theater, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; betc.org.