Published: Oct. 10, 2019

This weekend brings Jordan Peele's latest horror flick, CU on Friday, guided meditation, a global warming lecture, CU vs. CSU soccer, a comedy play and more.

Students walking on snowy campusFriday, Oct. 11

Feel Good Fridays

12:15–12:45 p.m. CU Art Museum
There’s no better way to dive into the weekend than to feel good! Stop by this drop-in workshop for an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo stress, soothe the nervous system and feel better. Let all of your worries drain away. Remember to arrive on time; there is no late admittance.

CU on Friday: A Magical Treat

4–6 p.m. UMC 235
CU on Friday is all about bringing the CU community together. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in this fun UMC tradition! This month’s event will have Harry Potter trivia, free pumpkin bread and other snacks, cookie decorating and more!

CU Comedy open mic night

6–8 p.m.  UMC North Dining Room
If you enjoy hearing live jokes or telling them, then this is the place for you! No experience necessary to sign up and perform. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the mic opens. Invite your friends, and come ready to enjoy a fun-filled evening of laughs and entertainment!

Fri-Yay Night: CU vs. CSU soccer

7–9 p.m.  Lower Grass Field
Come cheer on the CU men’s club soccer team against our big rival, the CSU Rams! Sko Buffs!

No-No Boy in concert

7:30 p.m.  Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
No-No Boy presents an immersive multimedia concert combining original folk songs, storytelling and projected archival images to bridge a divide between art and scholarship. Emilia Halvorsen and Nashville-born songwriter Julian Saporiti have transformed years of doctoral research at Brown University into this innovative concert, all in an effort to bring this work with World War II Japanese internment camp survivors and other stories of Asian American experiences to a broader audience.

Program Council Series: Us

8–10 p.m. Chem 140
Program Council’s Halloween film saga in October continues! Be sure to catch the latest film from acclaimed writer and director Jordan Peele. Us stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss. In the film, a family’s serene beach vacation turns into chaos when their doppelgangers appear and begin to terrorize them. As always, there will be free popcorn!


Saturday, Oct. 12

International Student Archery Tag

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Rec Center, turf gym
Join the CU Rec Center for this fun-tastic, all inclusive, international student archery event on Saturday in the turf gym.

CU on the Weekend lecture: “An Arctic Perspective on Contemporary Global Warming”

1–3 p.m.  Biotech Building, Butcher Auditorium
In this free CU on the Weekend lecture, Gifford Miller, professor of geological sciences and interim director of the Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), will discuss how researchers measure and evaluate contemporary global warming, and how current warming trends compare to earlier centuries.

Edges: By Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

7:30 p.m.  Old Main Chapel
Edges is a song-cycle about four burgeoning adults asking classic coming-of-age questions. Written by Tony-nominated Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (DogfightJames and the Giant Peach) in their sophomore year at the University of Michigan, this charming, witty and honest examination of adulthood explores what happens when we are teetering on the edges of our lives.


Sunday, Oct. 13

CU volleyball vs. UCLA

2 p.m.  CU Events Center
Support the Buffs as they take to the court against the UCLA Bruins in this Pac-12 battle. Bring your Buff OneCard for free entry.

Burning the Old Man: A play by Kelly McAllister

2 p.m.  University Theatre, Loft Theatre
Two brothers who can’t stand each other have 24 hours left to fulfill their dad’s dying wish to have his ashes scattered at Burning Man. When their car goes up in smoke near a seedy motel in the desert, they’re forced to confront their worst enemy: themselves. Don't miss the regional premiere of this serious comedy, performed by CU students.