What’s Up Weekly

Kick off spring semester with art exhibits, stress management classes, concerts and more all week long.

WEDNESDAY

the invisible connectedness of things exhibit

This new exhibit at the CU Museum of Natural History by internationally recognized artist Kim Abeles explores the effects that transportation has on the air quality in Boulder. Abeles takes a closer look at the lichens in our air with paintings, photos, video, sculptures and more. The exhibit runs through Aug. 8 and admission is free. Visit the CU Museum website for information on visiting hours.

THURSDAY

Meditation for Stress Management

If that new stack of syllabi has you stressed out about the upcoming semester, check out the Counseling and Psychological Services series on using meditation to manage stress. Drop in between 12:15 and 12:45 every Thursday in C4C S484. Contact Amy Robertson with questions.

Hollywood, Colorado exhibit

Who knew that Colorado has been the setting for over 500 movies since 1898? Go see this exhibit at the Boulder History Museum to learn about more than 100 years of Colorado’s film history in original movie posters and film footage. The exhibit runs through April 15. Student admission price is $6. Visit the Boulder History Museum website for information on visiting hours.

FRIDAY

Technicolor Tone Factory @ The Fox

Check out local band Technicolor Tone Factory with West Water Outlaws and James and the Devil at the Fox. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; show begins at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $10, plus $2 for under 21 tickets. Visit the Fox Theater website for more information.

SATURDAY

Salsa Dancing

Get your dancing shoes on. The Millennium Harvest House Hotel holds salsa dancing every Saturday night. Lessons begin at 8:30 p.m.; dancing starts at 9 p.m. Admission costs $5 and includes night-long drink specials.

Snowshoe Tours

Fresh snow on the ground means perfect weather for snowshoeing. Luckily, for all you winter weather fans, the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center gives Saturday snowshoe tours. Visit their website to find out more information about tour cost and where to meet.

SUNDAY

An Afternoon with Local Authors

The Boulder Book Store is hosting local authors Swami Parameshwarananda, James Fontaine and Jay Valusek. The authors will discuss their respective works beginning at 2 p.m.

eTOWN @ Boulder Theater

Joshua Radin will be performing along with Sarah and Christian Dugas at the Boulder Theater’s eTOWN event. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $19 and are available for all ages. Find more information on the Boulder Theater website.

Contact CU Independent Staff Reporter Natalie Proulx at Natalie.proulx@colorado.edu. 

Natalie Proulx

Entertainment reporter. Senior creative writing major. Lover of peace, people, and pancakes.

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