Published: March 5, 2020

This weekend brings CU on Friday: Luck o’ the Buffs; skiing at Vail, Winter Park or Copper; the Club 156 grand reopening concert, the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening and more.

Students doing crafts in the UMCFriday, March 6

Free professional headshots

10–11:30 a.m.  Koelbel S135
Step up your LinkedIn game with a professional photo! Stop by for free headshots anytime between 10 and 11:30 a.m., and don't forget your business professional dress.

International Coffee Hour

4–5:30 p.m.  UMC main dining area
Stop by for free coffee, tea and snacks, and connect with the international community here at CU Boulder. This week's event is co-sponsored by Student Legal Services and OCHNR. Held across from Alferd Packer Grill.

CU on Friday: Luck o’ the Buffs

 4–6 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
CU Boulder students, faculty and staff are invited to this fun UMC tradition! This month’s theme is Luck o’ the Buffs: Enjoy cookie decorating, free bowling, billiards, video games and food.

Extreme bowling

 7 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme bowling you’ll find in Boulder, and it’s fun for everyone!

Program Council Film Series: This Changes Everything

 8 p.m.  Chem 140
The 2018 documentary This Changes Everything features Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Rashida Jones, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Oh, Jessica Chastain, Tiffany Haddish and other top actresses as they discuss gender discrimination in the media and entertainment industry. Admission is free, and popcorn is provided! Watch the trailer.

Saturday, March 7

Ski bus to Vail or Winter Park

 6 a.m. Williams Village, 6:15 a.m. Kittredge, 6:30 a.m. Farrand Field  $10–20
Get your ski days in before the season ends! Buy a ski bus ticket to Vail or Winter Park on Saturday or to Copper Mountain on Sunday. Tickets are $20 and $10 for Herd members.

Persevering Legacy

 2 p.m. Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
In celebration of Women's History Month, the College of Music presents Persevering Legacy, a student concert that elevates stories of historically marginalized, diverse female composers to align classical music with social activism. The concert is free with no tickets required; just show up!

Club 156 presents: Disco Lines, Skinny Limbs, Pardi

 6:30–9:30 p.m.  UMC, Club 156
Club 156 will be reopening with an electronic show featuring headliner Disco Lines, supported by Skinny Limbs and Pardi. Make sure to get your tickets now! The show is open to both the public and students.

Sunday, March 8

Write West

Entry deadline March 17 
Search your hard drive for poems, stories and papers you have written on Western-related topics—or write something new—and enter the Thompson Awards for Western American Writing! Pick your genre. Tell your story. Your entry could be worth $500 (or more). Open to CU Boulder students only.

Spring Awakening

 2 p.m. University Theatre
Catch your fellow Buffs in this Tony Award-winning musical, called "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade" by Entertainment Weekly. Spring Awakening explores the sometimes perilous journey from adolescence to adulthood. Told through the lens of Germany in 1891, the electrifying stories of sex, sexuality and teenage rebellion are as modern as pop and rock and roll. Show runs March 6–15.