With promises of fall looming in the air, CU students are finding themselves in a mad dash to show off those last sundresses, bid their AC unit farewell and rediscover the pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks. Let’s see what’s going on around campus between class and mitten shopping.
Arts and Culture Week 2011
This year’s Arts and Culture week begins Sept. 12 and continues through Sept. 19. Look for free and low-cost events all over campus that celebrate Boulder’s art culture this week. Monday night brings a performance by the Tesla Quartet in Grusin Music Hall at 7 p.m. in the Imig Music Building.
CU Volleyball vs. Utah
Come cheer on our mighty volleyball Buffs at the Coors Events Center at 7 p.m. as we play against Utah. Fox Sports will be covering this event, so in addition to having a blast supporting our athletes, there is always the chance you may end up on TV. CU Students get in free with a BuffOne Card, and tickets are $1 for other fans.
Arts and Culture Week highlight: Sherman Alexie
Noted poet Sherman Alexie will be contributing to CU’s Arts and Culture celebration with a performance of his Native American poetry and literature. This event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the UMC, followed by a reception and book signing.
Repo Man with Director Q&A
From the International Film Series, come explore “Repo Man,” a 1984 classic. The event will be hosted by filmmaker Alex Cox on September 14 at 7 p.m. in Muenzinger Auditorium.
Advanced screening of “Real Steel”
Is there anything better than being in on a secret before everyone else? See Hugh Jackman as a robot-boxing promoter in this sneak peek of this new movie, Real Steel. The event is free and starts at 7:30 PM in CHEM 140.
Ladies night at Absinthe
DJ Petey and the CU Independent will be at Absinthe house this Thursday night. Ladies drink free wells from 10pm until midnight, swing by to get your vodka-cran, dance to Petey’s remixed top 40 and chat with the CUI staff!
Left Right TIM
Kick off your Friday night with Left Right TIM, CU’s improv comedy group. This week’s show is “Petite Giraffe” and will start at 8 p.m. in Hale 270. Tickets are $3.
Rock out with DEERPEOPLE, hosted by Program Council in the UMC’s Club 156. This Oklahoma-based indie band has a haunting alternative vibe and honest lyrics. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door.
Contact CU Independent Staff Writer Lauren Cross at Lauren.email@example.com.