Sep. 22—Marc Maron at Boulder Theater: Comedian Marc Maron has four hit stand-up comedy specials, a landmark podcast "WTF with Marc Maron," acting chops under his belt and, of course, plenty of stand-up comedy. See him live in Boulder for his "This May Be The Last Time Tour;" 8 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $49.50-$65; z2ent.com.
Billionaires and Boulderites, a Bolder Future for Space: Against a backdrop of billionaires taking trips to space, Colorado remains a steadfast leader in the advancement of Earth and space sciences. Fiske's Theater Manager, Nickolas Conant, will take viewers on a trip exploring the Boulder science that makes future exploits in space possible, including NASA's upcoming missions to the moon, addressing global climate change and the increasing threat of solar activity on our everyday lives, and more; 7 p.m. Thursday, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder; calendar.colorado.edu.
Fall Festival at the Boulder JCC: Join us for a fun, family-friendly celebration with live music, entertainment and activity stations for all ages; 4 p.m. Thursday, Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; Free; boulderjcc.org.
'Less Is Lost' Book Signing: Pulitzer Prize winner for his book "Less," Andrew Sean Greer will speak about and sign the breakout book, "Less Is Lost" at Boulder Public Library's Canyon Theater; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Boulder Public Library's Canyon Theater, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder; $10; boulderbookstore.net.
Laurie & Lorrie Duo at Trident: Local musician duo Laurie & Lorrie will be performing originals from Laurie Dameron's three albums; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 940 Pearl St, Boulder; Free; lauriedameron.com.
'The Automat' Screening at International Film Series: Watch a special screening of "The Automat," a 2021 documentary that looks at the vending machine popularized in the 20th century that offered fresh cooked meals in a commissary-style eatery. It was produced by Lisa Hurwitz, written by Michael Levine and features an original song by Mel Brooks; 7 p.m. Thursday, Muenzinger Auditorium, 1905 Colorado Ave., Boulder; internationalfilmseries.com.
Zach Deputy at Velvet Elk: Hear some tunes from an early pioneer of looping and synth guitar work from this Savannah, Georgia-based musician. Atlanta-based groove-rock band Khaliko opens the show; 7 p.m. Thursday, Velvet Elk Lounge, 2037 13th St., Boulder; velvetelklounge.com.
Autumn Equinox Celebration: Unity Boulder is honoring the changing season with an event that will have ritual dancing, singing, chant, meditation and a burning bowl ceremony. We will be outside, weather permitting; 7 p.m. Thursday, Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom St., Boulder; Free; unityboulder.com.
CU Symphony Orchestra's Fall Concert: Check out a wide variety of symphonic repertoire from this group that appeared with pop artist Natalie Merchant (and has recorded with the Indigo Girls); 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; calendar.colorado.edu.
Ibibio Sound Machine at the Fox: Check out this group, fronted by London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams, who pumps out a clash of African and electronic beats. Terror Jr opens the show; 9 p.m. Thursday, The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $20-$25; z2ent.com.
Erin Stereo at Rosetta Hall: This local DJ who's got "best DJ" props from Westword over the years, will spin house music for a late-night dance party; 10 p.m. Thursday, Rosetta Hall, 1109 Walnut St., Boulder; rosettahall.com.