Friday, February 23, 2024

9 things to do this weekend: Dive into the ‘Me Decade’ of music and more

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This weekend brings Webb telescope discoveries, LGBTQ+ badminton, Babylon film screening, the International Festival, a fashion show of recycled couture, Reel Rock 17 world premiere and more. 

Friday, March 3

 5–7 p.m. ​ Rec Center lower court
Enjoy a fun evening of badminton hosted by Rec Services and the Pride Office.

 7 p.m. ​ Macky Auditorium  $30.50 
Trash The Runway is a fashion show put on by middle- and high-schoolers. Each runway outfit is made entirely out of recycled materials. 

 8 p.m. ​ CHEM 140
Program Council is holding a free showing of Babylon. It is a 2022 film starring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and more. It follows the journey of multiple characters during the transition from silent to sound films in the 1920s. 

Saturday, March 4

1–2:30 p.m.  CASE, fourth floor, auditorium 
From Black Power and punk to jam bands and Jewish soul music—this presentation explores the “Me Decade” of the 1970s.

 3–7 p.m. ​ UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
The International Festival celebrates diversity at CU. Enjoy various activities and booths representing many countries and cultures. 

 7 p.m. ​ Macky Auditorium  $30
Enjoy three heart-stopping new world-premiere films at the Reel Rock 17 world premiere. The event will include RR17 athlete appearances, Q&As with the filmmakers, gear giveaways and more.

Sunday, March 5

 1:30 p.m. ​ Lafayette Public Library, Conference Room 
Have you ever questioned the story behind a name? Boulder park names reflect the history of the city and its people. 

 7:30 p.m. ​ Old Main Chapel  $19
Antigone is a brand new play about a Catholic school drama club rehearsing its first play. Even during a scandal, the show must go on. 

 2:30–3:30 p.m. ​ Fiske Planetarium  $8–$12
Learn about the most recent discoveries from the James Webb Space Telescope.

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