This weekend brings the CU Involvement Awards, a free hip-hop fitness class, Community Game Night, a workshop on preparing for finals, an outdoor film screening of Avengers: Endgame and more.
Friday, April 23
Feel Good Fridays
12:15–12:45 p.m. Virtual
Take a 30-minute break today and participate in a mindfulness activity. This guided meditation can undo stress, soothe the nervous system and help you feel relaxed and revitalized. All are welcome, and there is no need for past experience with meditation. Registration is required.
DS Workshops: Preparing for Finals
3–4 p.m. Zoom
Come learn about the best test-taking strategies to ace your finals. In this workshop put together by Disability Services, you’ll learn how to create a study schedule for your final exams. Open to all students.
Free Friday Power Hour: Hip-Hop Groove
5–6 p.m. Rec Center, Studio 2
Come get your body moving before the weekend and join the Rec Center’s Free Friday Power Hour fitness classes. This dance fitness class feels more like a party than a workout. Learn easy-to-follow hip-hop dance moves with sculpting routines to target your glutes, thighs, abs and arms, all while jamming to the hottest hip-hop music. You must register to save your spot.
Zero Waste DIY Live: Craft from-home items
5–5:30 p.m. Instagram Live
Join the Zero Waste Outreach Team on their Instagram page for a live zero waste DIY life hack that you can add to your daily habits to reduce your environmental impact. Today’s hack is crafting from-home items to repurpose as gifts. Don’t forget to follow @cuzerowaste on Instagram and tune in for this event.
Community Game Night: Variety games
6:15 p.m. Virtual
Come meet new Buffs and enjoy a night full of games with the Center for Student Involvement. Leave your camera on or off, and play different styles of games that include party, conversation, tabletop and more. Better yet, you’ll be competing for awesome prizes! Make sure to register for this fun-filled event.
CU Involvement Awards
6–7:30 p.m. Virtual
Join the Center for Student Involvement and the Colorado Creed to recognize leadership and engagement across campus. The CU Involvement Awards is a free and open event that celebrates students, student organizations, faculty and staff who exemplify leadership and passion across the Boulder community.
Program Council Film Series: Carrie (2013)
8 p.m. Chem 140
Bring your popcorn, grab a friend and come watch Carrie. This is the story about a shy girl, an outcast to her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Saturday, April 24
CU on the Weekend: Face to Face with the Radical Right
1–2:30 p.m. Virtual
Assistant Professor Benjamin Teitelbaum from Ethnomusicology and International Affairs describes key episodes from his interactions with radical right figures, including long term-contact with white nationalist singer Saga; former Trump advisor Steve Bannon; and ideologue of the nationalist Sweden Democrats, Mattias Karlsson. His lecture explores the drawbacks scholars and journalists face when they initiate contact of this kind, but argues it is nonetheless necessary to better understand the particulars of our historical moment and where politics and society are headed.
Buffs After Dark: Outdoor film screening of Avengers: Endgame
8 p.m. Norlin Quad
Join the Senior Class Council and Program Council to celebrate the end of the school year with an outdoor film on a giant inflatable screen! Catch a free screening of Avengers: Endgame, the recent concluding film in phase three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The event is open and free for all students, but capacity is limited. Reserving a ticket via Eventbrite is strongly encouraged and will give you priority for attendance, but not guarantee entry to the event. Students are recommended to arrive by 7:30 p.m., with the film starting at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 25
Appropriate: A play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Stream April 23–30 Pay what you can
Winner of the 2014–15 Obie Award for Best New American Play, Appropriate is "exceptionally brilliant [and] gut-punchingly honest” (TimeOut). Follow along with bated breath as estranged family members return to their crumbling Arkansas homestead in the wake of their father's death. When a disturbing discovery surfaces among his possessions, their reunion takes a turn for the explosive, unleashing a series of crackling surprises and confrontations.