‘Being Evel,’ astounding vocals, and more arts happenings to get you out on the town

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Film still from director Daniel Junge’s documentary 'Being Evel'

Boulder International Film Festival
March 5 - 8
Various venues, Boulder

The eleventh annual festival includes more than 50 film screenings, including the Colorado premiere of Oscar-winning Denver director Daniel Junge’s “Being Evel,” a biographical documentary about American daredevil Evel Knievel. There's also the first ever CineChef, a movie-themed culinary competition between Boulder chefs.

HIJACK presents “DanSix: Between the Lines”
March 5 - 7
Colorado College Armstrong Hall, Colorado Springs

This Minneapolis dance and choreography duo – formed by Colorado College alumni Kristin Van Loon and Arwen Wilder – return to their alma mater to showcase new choreographic works alongside Colorado College's dance faculty.

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Vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth

Roomful of Teeth
March 6
Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Denver

This Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble mashes together non-classical techniques from around the globe, including Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, belting and Georgian singing. The group will be joined by a string ensemble from the Colorado Symphony.

“The Zoo Story”
March 6 - 7
Wright Opera House, Ouray

Written in 1958 by Edward Albee, this two-character play takes place in New York City’s Central Park, where a chance encounter on a park bench changes one man’s life forever.

Screw Tooth presents “Chainmail”
Feb. 21 - March 10
Buntport Theater, Denver

This exhibition, which covers the entirety of Buntport Theater’s large warehouse space, combines sculpture, costumes and other three-dimensional visual art, inspired by and including the works of visiting French artists Nils Bertho and Sam Rictus.

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra presents “Brahms, Bernstein and Broadway”
March 7 and 8
Strings Music Pavilion, Steamboat Springs

The mountain-based classical music ensemble welcomes soprano Tiffany Haas, direct from her Broadway performance as Glinda in “Wicked,” for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, Leonard Bernstein and other composers.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop presents “Making the Mountain”
March 6
Lighthouse Writers Workshop Grotto, Denver

This series brings creatives from across Colorado together to talk about their artistic and professional journeys. Hear stories from Roy Katz and Tanya Fleisher, co-founders of canvas and leather goods maker Winter Session, investigative journalist Rachel Sturz and Garrett Ammon, artistic director of the Wonderbound contemporary dance company.

Colorado Watercolor Society's 24th Annual State Exhibition
March 4 - 30
Lone Tree Arts Center, Lone Tree

This exhibition includes 85 watercolor paintings from artists around the state, including Western Slope artist Frank Francese, whose paintings earned the Best of Show honor in the past two years.

“Human Being”
March 5 – May 23
The Art Gallery at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora

On loan from the Denver Art Museum, this collection of photographs from artist Andrea Modica documents one hundred skeletons buried a century ago on the grounds of the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. The bones were discovered in 1993.

Jayme Stone's Lomax Project
March 5
Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder
March 6
The Palm Theatre, Telluride
March 7
Rogers Hall, Lyons

Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this project aims to revive, recycle and re-imagine traditional music. The repertoire includes Bahamian sea chanties, African-American a cappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes and work songs.