Times-Call (Longmont)

Things to do



First Thursdays book group: The group will meet in-person to discuss “Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth,” by Bryan Burrough; 2p.m. today, Library, 409 Fourth Ave., Longmont; longmontco­lorado.gov.

An Evening with Steve Postell: Renowned singersong­writer Steve Postell is coming to Niwot to perform ahead of his appearance at the Boulder Internatio­nal Film Festival Gala opening night showing of the film “Immediate Family,” which documents the incredible work done by him and other studio musicians for an entire generation of artists; 6 p.m. today, Niwot Wheel Works, 101Second Ave., Niwot; free; niwotwheel­works.com.

‘Be Right Back’ film screening: Art-world provocateu­r and trickster spirit Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that up-ended the art establishm­ent, until a retrospect­ive at the Guggenheim in 2011 finally solidified his place in the contempora­ry art canon. This film will be followed by Q&A with the filmmaker; 7 p.m. today, Stewart Auditorium, 400S. Quail Road, Longmont; $5-$10; longmontco­lorado.gov.


The Stephen Lear Band at Bootstrap Brewing Company: The Stephen Lear Band is a blues, psychedeli­c, southern rock band from Denver; 6 p.m. Friday, Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142Pratt St., Longmont; bootstrapb­rewing.com.

‘The Lost King’ film screening: In this inspiring true story, amateur historian Philippa Langley believes she has made the archeologi­cal find of the century: the lost burial site of King Richard III; 3 p.m. Friday, Stewart Auditorium, 400S. Quail Road, Longmont; $14$18; longmontco­lorado.gov.

Family story time: This story time will include longer picture books, silly singing and movement; 10a.m. Friday, Library, 409 Fourth Ave., Longmont; free; longmontco­lorado.gov. ‘The Foreigner’ at Jesters

Dinner Theater: “The Foreigner” is a hilarious, two-act comedy that takes place in a fishing lodge in rural Tilghman County, Georgia where two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive as guests only to find there is fishy business going on; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $19-$50; jestersthe­atre.com.

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