'Lasting Impressions' exhibit at CU Art Museum and other Boulder events for today

Jan. 31—TODAY

'Lasting Impressions' at CU Art Museum: How do museums build art collections? "Lasting Impressions" answers this question with a close look at the CU Art Museum's collection of American prints. Among the first artworks acquired by the museum in 1940, prints continue to be a focus of the museum's art collection. Open through June; 10 a.m. Tuesday, CU Art Museum, 1085 18th St., Boulder; free; colorado.edu/cuartmuseum.

Queer cumbia dance party: Enjoy a 90-minute cumbia dance class followed by 90 minutes of social dancing time. The class is designed to be beginner-friendly, so no experience is necessary; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Equality Center of the Rocky Mountains, 3340 Mitchell Lane, Boulder; free; outboulder.org.

'When Innocence Is Not Enough' book-signing at Boulder Book Store: Thomas Dybdahl will speak about and sign his new book, "When Innocence Is Not Enough: Hidden Evidence and the Failed Promise of the Brady Rule," at Boulder Book Store; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; boulderbookstore.net.

Faculty Tuesdays — 'Love's Labor': "Love's Labor" explores the oft-overlooked aspects of relationships through song: the struggles and contradictions; forgiveness and redemption; doubts and uncertainties. Featuring works by faculty composers Jeffrey Nytch and Annika Socolofsky, with additional selections by Ned Rorem and Samuel Barber; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grusin Music Hall, 1020 18th St., Boulder; free; cupresents.org.


Katharine Wilkinson public talk: Best selling co-editor of "All We Can Save," strategist and teacher Katharine K. Wilkinson will speak in the second annual Patricia Sheffels Visiting Speaker Series at the University of Colorado Boulder; 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder; free; calendar.colorado.edu.

'Jewish Life in Poland — Past, Present, and Future' presentation: Jonathan Lev will share the story of his participation in the 2022 JCC Krakow Ride for the Living. The Ride for the Living is a three-day experience in Poland that combines Holocaust education with a 60-mile bike ride from the gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau to the JCC in Krakow, Poland; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; free; boulderjcc.org.

The Year Ahead: The Boulder Arts Commission invites artists and organizations to celebrate all the amazing arts and culture coming to Boulder in 2023 at this annual event. Come prepared with one-minute, informal presentations on upcoming performances, exhibits, installations and works; 6 p.m. Wednesday, R Gallery + Wine Bar, 2027 Broadway, Boulder; free; boulderarts.org.

CU Boulder SoundWorks — 'Garden Odysseys': CU Boulder SoundWorks will present "Garden Odysseys," an introspective evening featuring contemporary works in diverse styles and manners of music making, with music written and performed by CU Boulder artists, composers and collaborators; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Grusin Music Hall, 1020 18th St., Boulder; free; cupresents.org.