Ani DiFranco at Boulder Theater and other Boulder events for today
Ani DiFranco at Boulder Theater: Widely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is the mother of the DIY movement, being one of the first artists to create her own record label in 1990. While she has been known as the "Little Folksinger," her music has embraced punk, funk, hip-hop, jazz, soul, electronica and even more distant sounds; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $35-$50; z2ent.com.
Seven Deadly Sins exhibit: This exhibit by local Colorado artists will focus on the seven deadly sins: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth; 11 a.m. Wednesday, R Gallery + Wine Bar, 2027 Broadway, Boulder; free; rgallery.art.
Scott Graham and Kathleen Donnelly author signing: Scott Graham and Kathleen Donnelly will speak about and sign their new books, "Saguaro Sanction" and "Chasing Justice," at Boulder Book Store; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; boulderbookstore.net.
"Crossings" film screening: Christine Ahn will lead a discussion following the public screening of "Crossings," a documentary film following the journey of 30 women peacemakers who crossed the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, calling for an end to a 70-year war that has divided the Korean Peninsula and its people; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), Chancellor's Auditorium, Boulder; free; calendar.colorado.edu.
Grand Traverse meetup: A gathering for anyone doing the Grand Traverse or curious about the race. Come meet previous racers and gain tips, tricks and other insights; 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S. Broadway, Boulder; free; eventbrite.com.
Third Thursday downtown art walk: Begin the walk at any of the participating venues and end the evening at the R Gallery + Wine Bar with a live music performance by George Nelson; 6 p.m. Thursday, R Gallery + Wine Bar, 2027 Broadway, Boulder; free; rgallery.art.
Batterhead at BOCO Cider: Boulder's Batterhead leans into the '90s alt-rock scene ranging from grunge to Smashing Pumpkins and Sonic Youth. Batterhead will be playing a more striped down acoustic show for this event; 6 p.m. Thursday, BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Drive, Unit 14, Boulder; free; bococider.com.
Science Under the Dome: Less than 70 years ago, humanity first ventured to the edge of space. In the decades since, there has been an explosion of space-faring technologies. This talk will consider these implications further; 7 p.m. Thursday, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder; $8-$12; calendar.colorado.edu.