Hiss Golden Messenger and more Boulder-area events for Monday, May 21, 2018

Hiss Golden Messenger

Etown plans a live radio show taping of Hiss Golden Messenger, with Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen. Audience members will watch the eTown Broadcast recorded in front of them, complete with performances and interviews with both visiting artists, as well as the eChievement Award, eTown‘s opportunity to honor everyday heroes who are doing their part to make the world a better place; 7 p.m., eTown, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; $25;, .

TODAY

VIVA Theater at the Library — Take a sneak peek at VIVA‘s spring play with three vignettes from “The Dining Room” by A.R. Gurney. A touching, delightful comedy that reflects the changing generations of the white Anglo-Saxon Protestant (WASP) culture. VIVA is part of the Society for Creative Aging; 2 p.m., Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free;, .

“Seven Days” screening and speakers‘ panel — The City of Boulder and the Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership, will host a Fair Housing Act film screening of “Seven Days” and panel discussion. This event recognizes the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act, one of the great achievements of the Civil Rights Era passed one week after the assignation of MLK; 6:30 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; free;, .

Propaganda as Reality: How We are Manufactured by the News — Moji Agha will introduce culture-analysis and hermeneutics, for a relatively easy to digest un-packing of the often hidden methods by which our mass media manufacture the “unconscious” reality that “we” often take for granted. A seemingly “highly objective” root-source news item will be analyzed in this public interactive gathering; 6:30 p.m., Hellems Art and Sciences Building, Room 241, CU Boulder Campus, Boulder; free; .

UPCOMING

Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers — Join on a day hike with a drop-in group. The group carpools to trailheads and reimburses the drivers for expenses. Bring lunch, water, and snacks, and be prepared for all weather conditions. Each person hikes at his/her own risk; 9 a.m. Tuesday, North Boulder Park, 7th and Dellwood parking lot, Boulder; free;.

Ed Talks 2018 — Join the CU Boulder School of Education for a series of short, engaging Ed Talks led by CU Boulder education professors. Inspired by TED Talks, these presentations will feature the latest research about some of today‘s most pressing issues in education. Featuring Allison Atteberry, Michelle Moses, Kathy Schultz, Kevin Welner, and Terrenda White; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; free;, .

Mary Democker: “The Parent‘s Guide to Climate Revolution” — Mary DeMocker will speak about and sign her new book, “The Parent‘s Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night‘s Sleep”; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5;, .

Finn O‘Sullivan — Finn O‘Sullivan plays guitar, ukulele, piano, and bass. The alt-pop artist is an award-winning singer-songwriter based in Boulder; 10 p.m. Tuesday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free; .

Dark Waters Project with Grant Wiscaver — Nashville‘s darkgrass duo, Dark Waters Project, performs, with Grant Wiscaver; 8 p.m. Wednesday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; $5-$15;.

Karaoke Night — Wednesday is Karaoke Night is hosted by DJ Dick Black every Wednesday; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder; .