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You’ll Be Longing For Ice Soon
It’s 20 degrees and your heating bill is running wild; ice is one of the last things you want to talk about. But soon enough you’ll be sticking your head in a freezer for relief from the heat. Air conditioning and deep freezers aren’t that old. Learn how people kept cool years ago from retired engineer William Reich. He hosts a lecture, “How Longmont Kept its Cool,” all about the booming ice trade before Freon. 7 p.m. March 5 at the Longmont Museum, $5. 303.651.8969

A Look at Fiji
Did you know that Fiji was first known throughout the modern world for its fearsome cannibals? Or that it’s been inhabited since a millennium before the Common Era? Or that, despite bloody coups, Fiji remains one of the most popular tourist spots? Learn why by seeing “The Real World of Fiji” narrated by Rick Howard. 10:30 a.m. March 19 at DL Parsons Theatre, Northglenn, $7. 303.450.8800

Scope the Icehouse
If you haven’t checked out Waterloo Icehouse in Louisville, here’s a great reason to: Meniskus is playing there. The three-piece band—Brian Bardusco on guitar and percussion, Eric Ostberg on violin and lead vocals, and Chris Wright on keyboard—is cutting a new swath of acoustic electronica on the Front Range. 9:30 p.m. March 28 at Waterloo Icehouse, Louisville. 303.993.8094


Indulge in a Pint With This Celtic Band
Probably Colorado’s best known Celtic band, The Indulgers create a slick blend of traditional Irish, Scottish and American folk with strong pop sensibilities. The end result is an enduring sound that has garnered the band attention regionally and even brought them into the hearts of fans across the pond on the Emerald Isle. So celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this friendly, homegrown quintet. 7:30 p.m. March 14 at Nissi’s, Lafayette, $15. 303.665.2757

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