What to do this Weekend

Friday, Feb. 3:

The Power of Purple: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Tinkham Veale University Center. Wear purple, buy delicious baked goods, participate in trivia games or shoot around on our mini-hoop to score points for your class. The winning class gets a fabulous prize. Event by Colleges Against Cancer at CWRU.

Open Project Night: February: 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Experts and novices come together to share and review a diverse range of original short films, open mic-style. All genres are welcome from experimental pieces to animated narratives. Films must be 10-minutes or less and are added to the line-up on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach a 60-minute program. The event is free, but donations are suggested.

Adult Swim: Winter Wines and Chocolate: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Event ticket includes: 20 tasting tickets, souvenir tasting glass, light hors d’oeuvres and full access to the Aquarium. Ticket prices are $40 for non-pass holders, $30 for pass holders and $20 for Designated Drivers.


Saturday, Feb. 4:

Shen Yun 2017: Feb. 4 and 5 at 2 p.m. at State Theater at Playhouse Square. Fascinating stories from 5,000 years of Chinese culture, vivid and athletic classical Chinese dance, a groundbreaking East-West orchestra and grand and animated backdrops that immerse you in the action. Buy tickets at http://www.shenyun.com/cleveland

17th Annual Social Justice Teach-In: 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Tinkham Veale University Center. FREE for high school students, college students and graduate students, and $10 for others. The Teach-In provides participants with information, practical skills and resources to support justice and human rights programming at their schools, congregations or civic groups. Choose from 30+ workshops on local and global justice issues. Register on our EventBrite Page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-social-justice-teach-in-tickets-19735904622

Casino Night 2017: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. in Thwing Center Ballroom. Blackjack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Craps, Roulette and more. Combined with free snack foods and drinks, you can gamble to your heart’s content, and at the end of the night, cash in your chips for chances to win prizes big and small. Group Tickets: $6 each (for groups of 5 or more), Individual Tickets: $8, At the Door: $10.


Spectrum’s Drag Ball: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Tinkham Veale University Center. Free event with food, great performances by students of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Music and Cleveland Institute of Art and a few audience games. All money raised through donations will go to the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland.


Sunday, Feb. 5:

Deconstructing The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The Beatles expert Scott Freiman takes an in-depth look at the composition and construction of some of the best tracks from the band’s psychedelic 1967 album and TV show, including “The Fool on the Hill,” “I Am the Walrus,” “Penny Lane” and “All You Need Is Love.” (Approx. 120 min.) Each program is $20; for CMA members, seniors over 65 years old and students, the price is $15. Both programs are $35; for members, seniors and students it is $25.