Entertainment wisdom from Aug. 19-25 – Boulder Daily Camera



If you love scrolling pics, memes and vids of animals on your iPhone, you may love “Free Puppies,” a documentary about a group of women who have helped rescue tens of thousands of pets from the South ever since Hurricane Katrina left so many without homes. It screens at 4:30 p.m. today, 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Boedecker cinema in the Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $9-$12; thedairy.org.


It’s that time of year again for the Great Zucchini Race, as well as food, drinks, arts and crafts and live music during the annual Boulder Creek Hometown Festival. The fete runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at and around the Boulder Bandshell, 1212 Canyon Blvd., Boulder; bceproductions.com for more details.



Kinesis Dance’s is hosting a Free Day of Dance for all levels, from toddlers to adults, who can sample a variety of dance classes that the troupe offers throughout the year. There will be giveaways, discounts and classes; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 635 S. Broadway, Unit D, Boulder, in the Table Mesa Shopping Center; kinesisdance.com/new-years-event.


Hear the stories and songs of the country legend Patsy Cline when Kelley Zinge and her band perform Zinge’s “Purely Patsy” at 7 p.m. Sunday at Nissi’s, 1455 Coal Creek Drive, Lafayette; $30-$35; nissis.com.


Color, sound and lots of movement will be on display during “AYA,” a celebration of West African drumming, dance and song, produced by the Bao Bao Foundation at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $10-$22; thedairy.org.

World folk artists Sprig of That play The Muse in Lafayette Saturday. (Courtesy photo)
World folk artists Sprig of That play The Muse in Lafayette Saturday. (Courtesy photo)


Combining acoustic guitar, fiddle and tabla drum, Sprig of That creates music with roots in very different parts of the world, and the folk trio plays at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Muse, 200 E. South Boulder Road, Lafayette; $10-$20; museperformancespace.com.


Appalachian roots revivalist Anya Hinkle, a fiddler and singer-songwriter from the mountains of North Carolina, plays at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Gold Hill Inn Beer Garden, 401 Main St., Gold Hill; free; goldhillinn.com.



The Faculty Tuesdays series returns to CU Boulder when CU Music School professor and harpsichordist Robert Hill performs with special guests at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in CU’s Grusin Music Hall, 1020 18th St., Boulder; free; cupresents.org.



The Arts Hub puts “Disney’s Descendants” on stage, singing songs from the popular Disney series in the one-hour, youth-performed show at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the events space located at 420 Courtney Way, Lafayette; $10-$25; artshub.org.


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