Start February off right with concerts, films, museums and more. It’s all happening this week in your neighborhood.
Blind Pilot @ Boulder Theater
Portland-based band Blind Pilot is coming to the Boulder Theater. Come enjoy the musical styling of this six-piece ensemble as they play original tunes off their sophomore album, We Are The Tide. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $19.25. Visit the Boulder Theater website for more information.
American Outrage film screening
The Center for Multicultural Affairs is hosting a free film screening and discussion of the documentary American Outrage. This film about two Shoshone sisters’ ranch is bound to anger and inspire you. Screening begins at 5:30 p.m. in the C4C. Refreshments will be served.
Student Involvement Fair
CU’s semi-annual Student Involvement Fair is setting up its tables in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Learn about all the fantastic ways you can get involved on campus. The fair goes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“Beetles: Small Wonders” exhibit
Find out everything you’ve never known about the beetle at this new exhibit opening at the CU Museum of Natural History. The demonstration will be on display until Sept. 7. Admission is free. Visit the museum website for more information.
Guest Recital: “The President’s Own”
“The President’s Own” is America’s oldest active musical band. Hear this U.S. Marine band brass quintet play a guest recital at CU. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Grusin Music Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Demetri Martin @ Macky
Comedian Demetri Martin is coming to CU. He is known for his work on Conan O’Brien, The Daily Show and his own TV show, Important Things with Demetri Martin. Check out his performance at 8 p.m. in Macky Auditorium. Visit the Macky website for ticketing information.
Ace of Cakes tournament
Think you have what it takes to become the Ace of Cakes? UMC intermission is hosting a creative cake competition with the theme “The Best Part of CU.” Take your skills to the UMC Grill and see what you can do. Supplies will be provided. Event begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Go see this chilling film hosted by the International Film Series about a woman who flees a cult and attempts to recreate her identity in her new life. Screenings begins at 7 and 9 p.m. in Muenzinger Auditorium. Admission is $6 with CU student ID.
EstETHICa: Ethical Fashion Show
See CU students and alumni model local, ecological, fair-trade designer clothing in support of CU’s INVST Community Studies Program and Un Mundo. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. at Absinthe House. Tickets start at $15. Visit Un Mundo’s website for more information.
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