What is it about certain individuals that inspire the people around them, organizations, and even whole nations to be more creative, innovative and transformational? “Be” by Bahriye Goren-Gulek proposes that inspiring leaders are not only successful because of what they do but because of who they are. Whether you are a CEO, a student, a parent, or merely someone who wants to make a positive difference in the world, reaching deeper levels of awareness is what will help you make that difference, 7:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074 or boulderbookstore.net.

“Moonglow and Ghosts” Pointillism Art Exhibit A multi-faceted mirror reflecting artist Archie Milard’s questions and anxieties about the evolution of life. The repeating elements are symbolic of spirtualism, nature, and the physical laws of space and time, 9 a.m., Ace Self Storage, 4635 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-444-7870.

“Victims – Witnesses – Survivors” The Boulder Creative Collective presents artist William Stoehr’s exhibition “Victims-Witnesses-Survivors.” Staged as a church-like setting, Stoehr’s paintings explore the process of human resilience. Stoehr describes the essence of his art as an exploration of fundamental issues of our time and our shared moral imperatives, 10 a.m., The Boulder Creative Collective, 2500 47th Street Unit 10, Boulder; free.

“Before Sunrise” Jesse, a young American, meets a French beauty on a train traveling through Europe. They enjoy each other’s conversation so much that when they arrive in Vienna, Jesse convinces Celine to accompany him wandering the Vienna streets until it’s time for his plane to depart. As they talk and walk through Vienna one magical night, they fall in love, 6 p.m., City of Longmont Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont; $6; longmontcolorado.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/14641/1300?curm=02&cury=2017.

“Neruda” An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. Inventive, intelligent, and beautifully filmed, Neruda transcends the traditional biopic structure to look at the meaning beyond the details of its subject’s life, 2 and 7 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590Walnut St., Boulder; $6-$11; 303-444-7328.

“Fire at Sea” Situated some 200km off Italy’s southern coast, Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern migrants hoping to make a new life in Europe. Rosi spent months living on the Mediterranean island, capturing its history, culture and the current everyday reality of its 6,000-strong local population as hundreds of migrants land on its shores on a weekly basis. The resulting documentary focuses on 12-year-old Samuele, a local boy who loves to hunt with his slingshot and spend time on land even though he hails from a culture steeped in the sea, 4:30 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590Walnut St., Boulder; $6-$11; 303-444-7328.

“City of the Jaguar” Over the past two years, the excavation of an ancient city in Honduras has yielded a trove of remarkable stone artifacts from a mysterious, unnamed Pre-Columbian civilization. A joint American-Honduran team of archaeologists led by Colorado State University’s Dr. Chris Fisher uncovered and removed more than 200 sculptures from the base of a large earthen mound at the center of the site, which is being called the “City of the Jaguar,” 7 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $9-$12; 303-440-7666.

“Unspoken” Exploring how hope is born from tragedy, “Unspoken” peers into the lives of a small group of friends in New York City and examines how unexpected events alter their lives, 7:30 p.m., Loft Theatre, 1515 Main Campus Mall, Boulder; free; colorado.edu/theatredance/events-tickets/theatre-events/unspoken.

Shakespeare’s “King Lear” The Upstart Crow Theatre Company presents “King Lear” by William Shakespeare. “Lear” is Shakespeare’s “Game of Thrones”: broad-swords and betrayals, madness and malice, plots and pathos in ancient Britain, in one of the greatest plays ever written, 7:30 p.m., Longmont Performing Arts Center, 513 Main St., Longmont; $21-$25; 303-442-1415 or theupstartcrow.org/currentshow.php.


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