Monday Night Bowling @ The Connection
Take a break from studying and head to the UMC for the Connection’s weekly bowling deal. You get two hours of unlimited bowling, shoes and a soft drink for $8. This deal begins at 6 p.m. and runs until close at 11:30 p.m.
Keeping It Real: Korean Artists in the Age of Multi-Media Representation @ the CU Art Museum
Check out an exhibition about the contemporary state of South Korean art. It features photography, video, installations and sculpture of eight emerging Korean artists. The CU Art Museum is located in the Visual Arts Complex. The Keeping It Real exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and will run until May 12.
An Evening with Lara Logan @ the UMC
Beginning at 7 p.m., CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan will speak in the Glenn Miller Ballroom of the UMC. Logan exposed the atrocities of Apartheid in her home of South Africa when she was only 17 and has since gone on to cover terror, war, conflict and global change. Admission is free and open to the public, and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Marylyn Dintenfass @ the VAC
CU’s Department of Art and Art History’s Visiting Artist Program will present New York artist Marylyn Dintenfass. Dintenfass will discuss her work, most interestingly her 30,000 square foot installation Parallel Park, which is one of the largest permanent art installations in the United States of the past decade. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Complex, Dintenfass will present her body of work, which spans art, architecture, sculpture, painting and printmaking. This event is free for CU students.
The Herd’s St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser @ the UMC Fountain
After raising over $25,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation last year, The Herd wants to break their record. Register at cuherd.org and then show up at the UMC Dalton Trumbo Fountain between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to get your head shaved. The money you raise goes towards children’s cancer research.
“Polanski’s Chinatown and the End of the American Empire” with author Jim Shepard @ the UMC
The Conference on World Affairs Athenaeum Series presents Jim Shepard. Shepard is the author of six novels and four story collections, including “You Think That’s Bad,” “Like You’d Understand, Anyway” and “Project X.” His short fiction has appeared in Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire and the New Yorker. Shepard will be speaking at 7 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. This event is free for students. There is also a free dinner with Shepard for students that takes place on Thursday, March 15, and they must RSVP beforehand to email@example.com.
Miramontes Festival: Veiled Humor with Comedian Tissa Hami @ the UMC
Come see the stand-up comedy of Iranian-American Tissa Hami as part of Miramontes Festival. Hami will comment on airport security checks, stoning and veiling in UMC room 235 beginning at 7:45 p.m. This event is free, and refreshments will be served.
Ladies Night with the CU Independent @ Absinthe House
Absinthe House and the CU Independent are hosting Ladies Night this week, once again. Women enjoy free drinks from 10 p.m. until midnight while DJ Petey mixes sweet jams.
Adventure Photography 101 @ REI Boulder
Beginning at 6:30 p.m., location recreational photographer Jason Hill will instruct amateur photographers at REI. This training is free and will introduce basic concepts of outdoor photography.
“Norwegian Wood” @ Dairy Center for the Arts
“Norwegian Wood” is a film that tells the story of teenagers in a love triangle. It is set in 1960s Tokyo. General admission is $10 and $8 for students. The film begins at 7 p.m.
Technicolor Tone Factory and West Water Outlaws @ Boulder Theater
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Technicolor Tone Factory at their EP(ic) release party! The Boulder funk/rock-fusion group is releasing their first EP, which will include tracks from their recent performance at the Fox Theater. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day @ Conor O’Neills
For a more traditional St. Patty’s Day, come to Conor O’Neill’s on Pearl Street for Irish Dancers at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Bagpipers play at 2 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Mumbouli comes on at 10 p.m. In addition, Conor’s will have an Outdoor Irish Festival from noon until 9 p.m. in a heated tent behind the pub, where there will be food, beer, Trout Steak Revival at 2 p.m., and Tommy and the Tangerines at 5 p.m.
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