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B.F.A. actors Erik Armstrong and Hannah McCauley in She Kills Monsters, opening February 20 in the Forum Theater. (Photo provided by Riley Perone)

Weekender Briefs: Catch the last show of ‘She Kills Monsters’; dance to Latin music to help the Latino Student Union

 

Friday

NOTS with DANA and Taung Child at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. Listen to the sounds of NOTS, a four-piece “nuevo no wavo” band hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, and DANA with special guest Taung Child.

Admission: $10

https://www.facebook.com/events/1049906375360492/

Perfect Arrangement at 8 p.m. at Create Space, Putnam Hall, 96 E. Union St. The play is set in 1950 amidst the Red Scare. Inspired by the true story of the earliest stirrings of the American gay rights movement, two ‘All-American’ couples are forced to stare down the closet door.

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/189015342166769/

90s Night with Talkboy Trio at 7 p.m. at Eclipse Company Store, 11309 Jackson Dr., The Plains. Listen to Talkboy Trio, a Columbus-based band that strips down 90s classics. Don’t expect grunge or hip-hop, though. 

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/795312067615147/

Saturday

River Park’s Annual Polar Plunge at 12 p.m. at River Park and River’s Edge on South Green, 36 N. McKinley Ave. Residents of River Park and River’s Edge and their guests can participate or watch others jump into a freezing pool. There will be free food and drinks, however attendees must be 21 years old to drink. 

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/1068392613494606/?active_tab=about

She Kills Monsters at 8 p.m. at Forum Theatre, RTV Building. It’s the last night to catch Qui Nguyen’s play about Dungeons and Dragons and family.

Admission: Free to OU students, $10 for adults and $7 for other students and seniors

https://www.facebook.com/events/916404232130175/?active_tab=about

African Heroes Night at 6:30 p.m. at Baker University Center, 1 Park Place. This year, Ohio University African Students Union honors Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, a public speaker, educator, diplomat, entrepreneur and founder of medical clinics. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Admission: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

https://www.facebook.com/ohiouniversityafricanstudentunion/photos/gm.352192405738562/3995818007098593/?type=3&theater

Fiesta Latina at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. The Latino Student Union is raising funds to build homes in southern Ecuador to help fight Chagas disease.  

Admission: $5 under 21, $3 over 21

https://www.facebook.com/events/2587131561521356/

Sunday

Game Night at 3 p.m. at Little Fish Brewery, 8675 Armitage Rd. Take a break from studying, grab your friends and head to Little Fish for a game of Dungeons & Dragons, Risk, Monopoly or any game that tickles your fancy. 

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/343112149672328/?event_time_id=343112293005647

National Unplug Day Hike at 1 p.m. at The Ridges, State Route 682 and Richland Ave. OU Outdoor Pursuits encourages everyone to do a digital detox and hike the trails at the Ridges. 

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/602481796975911/

Athens Noise Show at 4 p.m. at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St. Come listen to three hours of sounds and music from Weedghost, Dinner of Swords, David Colagiovanni, Robert McClure, Noise_MF and more. Bring food to share.

Admission: $5 suggested donation

https://www.facebook.com/events/609079053264924/

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