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Chinese dancers perform at the International Street Festival on April 15, 2017. (FILE)

Weekender Briefs: Experience the International Street Fair; laugh with your mom at the Demetri Martin stand up show


International Acoustic Night at 6 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, 17 1/2 W. Washington St. Enjoy diverse acoustic sets performed by musicians from all over the world.

Admission: Free

Moms Weekend Paint Night with The Clever Canvas at 6 p.m. at Athens Uncorked, 14 Station St. Show off your skills by painting your own cherry blossoms while sipping on your favorite wine with your mom.

Admission: $30

World Music & Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Hosted by the OU Performing Arts Series and more sponsors as part of a week of international arts exhibitions, attend the ninth annual concert, which will celebrate diversity at OU and beyond.

Admission: Free with OU ID; $12 general admission and $9 for other students

Romeo and Juliet at 8 p.m. in the Forum Theater in the Radio Television Building. Kick off Moms Weekend by taking her to see a William Shakespeare classic performed by students in the School of Theater. This show will also be performed at the same time Saturday. 

Admission: Free with OU ID; $10 for adults and $7 for other students/seniors


Moms Weekend Beginner Yoga at 9:30 a.m. at the Research and Technology Center. Try something new with your mom by attending this early morning yoga session hosted by the OU Yoga Club. 

Admission: $15 for one person; $25 for a pair

International Street Fair at 11 a.m. on East Union Street. Participate in cultural activities hosted by multiple student organizations and see the flag parade. Music will be provided by The Larger Sound and The Ark Band.

Admission: Free

Book Making Workshop and Tea Blending at noon at Alden Library. Spend some quality time with your mom by creating a small book and blending and tasting Herbal Sage teas.

Admission: $10

Demetri Martin at 8 p.m. at MemAud. Laugh your socks off and enjoy this stand up comedy show by Demetri Martin, a comedian from New York.

Admission: $20

Any Colour: Celebrating the Music of Pink Floyd at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. Jam out to your favorite Pink Floyd tunes from this tribute band — and take your mom if she’s into that, too. 

Admission: $10


April Contra Dance at 6:30 p.m. at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St. Dance along to the music of The Brickersons. All dances will be called, all experience levels are welcome, and no partner is needed. 

Admission: $10 suggested donation

The Lone Bellow and more at 7 p.m. at MemAud. Enjoy performances by The Lone Bellow, Over the Rhine, Scott Mulvahill, Anna Tivel and Adam Remnant as the 941st episode of the music radio show Mountain Stage is filmed. 

Admission: $12-20

Movies to see at The Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St.

Apollo 11 (rated G): Friday, 5:15 and 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 2:45, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 2:45, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:50 p.m.

The Beach Bum (rated R): Friday, 5:05, 7:35 and 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 2:55, 5:05, 7:35 and 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 2:55, 5:05, 7:35 and 9:40 p.m.

Everybody Knows (rated R): Friday, 4:55 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4:55 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:35, 4:55, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.

The Princess Bride (rated PG): Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m.


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