Ah, the last week of classes; every seat is oddly filled, Redbull and 5 Hour Energy are out of stock and the library is starting to charge rent. To avoid going stir crazy during the most hectic week of the semester, check out what’s going on in and around Boulder to break up the monotony of note copying and paper writing.
CMT Tour: Miranda Lambert – Revolution
Dust off that cowboy hat and pull on those kicks, country rocker and Grammy nominee Miranda Lambert is coming to the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland Dec. 7. Tickets start at $25.00 and can be purchased here. Get there at 7 p.m. to watch newcomer Josh Kelley and outlaw Eric Church perform before Miranda takes the stage. Check back with the CU Independent for coverage plus an interview with Eric Church.
Race to Nowhere – A Documentary on Education
The Boulder Theatre will show “Race to Nowhere – A Documentary on Education” followed by a panel discussion Dec. 7. Director Vicki Abeles reveals the pressures put on schoolchildren and teachers to perform and succeed. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Holiday Gift Shopping on Campus
Buy something for mom that will make a difference. On Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Volunteer Resource Center will host an alternative gift fair in the UMC West Ballroom. It will be full of vendors and organizations selling local and global goods that benefit others. There will be hot chocolate, cookies to decorate and music. Plus, learn about volunteer opportunities while you’re in the giving spirit.
You read right, and with all those finals and projects, you should take one. The Dennis Small Cultural Center in UMC 457 will offer a place to nap from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. Sleep tight.
Colorado Skies: Winter Skies
For all those astronomy nerds (closet nerds are welcome, too) there will be a talk on Winter Skies as part of the Colorado Skies series at the Fiske Planetarium on campus. Show up on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. for stars, constellations and a whole lot more. This event is free for all CU students and faculty with a valid BuffOne Card.
The Hood Internet
The Chicago-based duo known as The Hood Internet will play at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. They are known for their hip-hop and indie rock mash-ups. Tickets are $12 in advance and can be purchased here. Slim Thugz feat. Frequent-C and the Candyman and DJ Narn will kick off the show. Check back with the CU Independent for coverage.
The Switch Movie Showing
Program Council will show “The Switch”, a romantic comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman, on Friday, Dec. 10. The show is free to students and starts at 9 p.m. in Chem 140 on campus.
Contact CU Independent Entertainment Editor Taylor Coughlin at Taylor.email@example.com.