Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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This weekend brings a Conference on World Affairs panel discussion, free fitness classes at The Rec, a show by magician Trent James, Netflix Party, a College of Music musical revue and more. 

Friday, Jan. 29

Conference on World Affairs virtual event

9–10:10 a.m.  Virtual
This three-day virtual event explores how the U.S.'s international affairs might take shape as we enter a new presidential administration. Friday's panel will explore if the U.S. abandoned its traditional role as the leader of the free world. It will be held via Zoom and livestreamed to the CWA YouTube channel; viewers may submit questions. Free and open to all.

Boulder Mural Bike Tour

2–3:30 p.m.  UMC Bike Station
Join us for a bike ride to some of Boulder's most interesting and vibrant street art—great photo opportunities! A free ticket is required. This event depends on good weather; those with tickets will be notified if the ride is canceled. Masks and 6+ feet distance must be maintained at all times.

Community Game Nights: Netflix Party

4 p.m.  Virtual
Get your popcorn ready and join your fellow Buffs for a movie night! The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) will be showing The Sleepover. So get comfortable, bring your candy and start your Friday right. 

Free fitness classes

Through Feb. 14  Rec Center and virtual
Take part in a free fitness class through The Rec! From HITT workouts to yoga, you can register for in-person or virtual classes. If you’re visiting the Rec Center, don’t forget to bring your Buff OneCard!

Saturday, Jan. 30

Buffs After Dark: Magician Trent James

7 p.m.  Zoom
Join the Center for Student Involvement and watch magician Trent James perform a show of sleight of hand magic tricks and illusions. Learn how to perform some magic with items available in your room or house! Learn more about Buffs After Dark.

Sunday, Jan. 31


Stream through March 8  Virtual  Pay what you can
In this musical revue of compositions by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber, College of Music performers ask themselves and the audience about life's frustrations. What is our outlook toward the future? How do we keep smiles on our faces? How do we maintain hope? As in the real world, #Life explores the ways we survive and thrive in the face of obstacles.

Horses in the North American West

 Virtual exhibit
This new online exhibit at the CU Museum of Natural History combines 3D scans and museum artifacts to take viewers on a virtual journey into the past. Explore how archaeologists trace ancient human-horse relationships through bones, and learn the incredible impact horses had on Indigenous cultures in the West. Available in both English and Spanish.