What’s happening in Groningen /Week 13
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A selection of the best events happening this week and onwards
Arts and Culture
Flicks Short Film Festival 2019
March 28-30 20:00-23:00 at Usva
What better way is there to get a rest from your busy exam studying than with an evening of passive films watching? In this festival, short films from all over the world are shown, giving you enough opportunities to find an interesting film to go to.
Price: 4 euros every day, get your ticket here
Green Office Art Project
March 25 - March 29, 16:00 - 18:00
Love making things? Then this is for you. Thanks to this new initiative from the Green office, you can turn waste into something worth keeping. There is no formal commitment necessary, just walk in!
DOT DOME Cinema: Dark Side of the Moon
March 30 21:00-21:45 at DOT
Do you like Pink Floyd? Or do you like the beautiful visualisations of the DOT dome? In this event the music of Pink Floyd's album Dark Side of the Moon is combined with visuals on the dome to give you a new experience with the music.
Price: 10 euros, get your ticket here
CLASH XXL Festival /w WEVAL, Forest Swords, AMMAR 808 & more
April 6 20:00 – April 7 07:00, at Grand Theatre, OOST and Vera
Next week, Clash is taking over the city centre of Groningen with visual art, DJs, live music, installations and performances. It will be a weird yet perfect combination of a rave, an art museum and a festival you never knew you needed. With the main locations of the festival being the Grand Theatre, OOST and Vera Groningen, this will be something you don’t want to miss.
HIGH TEA Groningen
April 6 23:00-06:00, at Graanfabriek
A home for more than Drum & Bass, HIGH TEA is a fusion between your living room and a bass event. After a successful first edition in Groningen, it will return to the Graanfabriek (a former grain factory transformed into a creative hotspot in a unique industrial area in Groningen). Warm up for the event here.
Caerus Board Interest Drinks
March 27 16:00 - 19:00, at UCG Bar
Caerus is looking for you. Whether you want to apply or are still on the fence, this is the perfect way to find out more about a Caerus board year. Give it a try, it doesn’t hurt.
Price: FREE. Find all info here
Citizen Science and the Data Avalanche
March 27, 20:00 - 21:30 in the Academy Building, Broerstraat 5
Ever looked up into the night sky and wondered what mysteries are out there? It’s not only the crazy smart astronomers that do that, and it’s not only them figuring things out. Crowdsourcing has now become a method that astronomers use to advance scientific discoveries. Professor of astronomy, Stephen Serjeant, will tell you all about it.
Price: FREE, get your ticket here
RUG Master’s Day
March 29, all day, at various locations
Recently, we’ve had representatives from all faculties come to UCG to talk with us about master programmes. Now, it is time for us to go to them. Come visit the master’s day of the RUG to figure out what you’ll be doing in the future.
Lecture and Documentary Night: City of Two Springs
April 1, 20:00 - 22:00 in Cafe de Troubadour, Peperstraat 19
This night will start with two short lectures by Esther Schoorel, lecturer at the Department of Middle-Eastern Studies, and Frederick Mansell, director of the documentary City of Two Springs, about the situation in Iraq and the making of this documentary. Afterwards, you will watch the moving documentary itself. Watch the trailer here.
Price: FREE, read all the info here