“Symbols of Resistance: A tribute to the martyrs of the Chican@ Movement” and other Boulder-area events Sept. 13, 201

Documentary looks at Chicano/Chicana movement of the ‘70s

University of Colorado‘s United Mexican American Students are hosting a screening of “Symbols of Resistance: A tribute to the martyrs of the Chican@ Movement” today at Chautauqua. The documentary looks at the history of the Chicano and Chicana Movement as it emerged in the 1970s, with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico and it explores the struggle for land, the student movement and community struggles against police repression. A panel discussion will be held after the screening; 6:30 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $9;, .

TODAY

‘We Are Going to Be Lucky‘ — Local author Liz Fox‘s new book contains excerpts from more than 2,500 letters her parents wrote daily to each other during WWII from 1943-1946. Join Liz as she describes her 6-year journey to share her parents‘ story. Lunch is served; 12 p.m. , Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; $15-$18;, .

Waking up in Alaska: 100 Miles in the White Mountains — After two failed attempts at northern Minnesota‘s famed Arrowhead 135-mile winter race (2016 and 2017), ultrarunner Wendy Drake decided to try a shorter winter distance: 100 miles in the White Mountains, just north of Fairbanks, Alaska. On March 25, she jogged with friends from the Wickersham Dome trailhead, determined to take one step at a time; 7 p.m. , Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S. Broadway, Boulder; free;, .

BETC presents Pride and Prejudice — In this playful adaptation of Jane Austen‘s classic romance, Kate Hamill gives the story we know and love an unconventional updating. In Regency England, love is a serious game, and the Bennet sisters are playing for keeps; 7:30 p.m. , Grace Gamm Theater, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; .

UPCOMING

Eat Well Play Well- Exhibit — Bringing nutrition and fitness education together; 9 a.m. Friday, Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $0-$10;.

Beethoven and Bach piano concert at Flatirons Terrace — Concert pianist Brad Sclar will perform classical compositions by Beethoven and Bach for Flatirons Terrace residents and guests. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call; 3:30 p.m. Friday, Flatirons Terrace, 930 28th St., Boulder; free;.

Movies @ Meadows: ‘Wonder‘ — This family-friendly movie screening includes pizza and/or popcorn; 4 p.m. Friday, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; free;, .

Art Night Out — Old Town Lafayette will be filled with an Art Market, live music, art demonstrations beer and wine, kids activities food trucks and more — including music by The Hazel Miller Band; 5 p.m. Friday, Old Town Lafayette, S. Public Rd. (from Cannon St. to Emma St.), Lafayette; free; .

Firefly Handmade Fall Market at the Downtown Boulder Fall Fest — Premier handmade-only artisan market on the Front Range will line the downtown Boulder Fall Fest with vendor booths full of local crafts and art; 5 p.m. Friday, Pearl Street Mall, Pearl St., Boulder; free; .

Boulder Food Rescue‘s Annual Fundraiser — The 6th Annual -Food Rescue Feast will be filled with an evening with Indian food from Food Rescue donor Tandoori Grill (with mostly vegetarian and vegan delights) as well as appetizers and desserts created from local chef Jordan Anderson. This all-you-can-eat, drink and dance your face off event directly supports Boulder Food Rescue. There will also be a photo bus, games and a farm tour at the Jewish Community Center; 6 p.m. Friday, Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; $60;, .