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Plan your weekend (2/9-2/11)

Vanderbilt Tennis players face-off against other SEC teams at the Commodore Scramble on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Vanderbilt Tennis players face-off against other SEC teams at the Commodore Scramble on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Hunter Long

Vanderbilt Tennis players face-off against other SEC teams at the Commodore Scramble on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Hunter Long

Hunter Long

Vanderbilt Tennis players face-off against other SEC teams at the Commodore Scramble on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Claudia Willen

If you’re not headed to New Orleans, LA for the weekend, you’re in luck; there is an abundance of activities and must-see events happening in good ol’ music city. Check out the Life section’s guide below to carve out your ideal weekend on campus or around Nashville.

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What: Chaplains Speaker Series Workshop: Clearing the Closet
When: Friday, February 9 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Divinity School – Reading Room
Why: Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart, Faith Work Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, will facilitate a workshop that focuses on the intersections of handling religious and social trauma in the midst of fighting for one’s identity.
Who: Religious Life

What: The Human Soul and Neuroscience: What is the soul, and when does it come to be?
When: Friday, February 9 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Light Hall Room 407 ABCD
Why: Join the VMS Chapter of the Thomistic Institute for a lecture and discussion with Professor James Madden on the compatibility of neuroscience and the soul.
Who: Vanderbilt Medical School Chapter of Thomistic Institute

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What: Men’s Tennis vs. Tennessee State
When: Saturday, February 10 at 9 a.m.
Where: Currey Tennis Center
Why: The Commodore take on Tennessee State during the Saturday morning match.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Music City Challenge
When: Saturday, February 10 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Multipurpose Facility
Why: Women’s track is hosting the Music City Challenge and its Senior Day on Saturday, February 10. Senior Day ceremonies begin at noon.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Nashville SC vs. Atlanta United
When: Saturday, February 10 at 3 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Park
Why: Watch Nashville SC challenge Atlanta United at First Tennessee Park.
Who: Nashville SC

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What: Harambee: Back to Blackish
When: Saturday, February 10 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: African Student Union’s annual cultural showcase offers exciting dances, amazing guest performances, exquisite food and an overall astounding experience highlighting several African countries
Who: African Student Union

What: Temple Visit
When: Sunday, February 11 at 11:30 a.m. to Sunday, February 11 at 1:15 p.m.
Where: Sri Ganesha Temple
Why: Vandy Karma will be visiting the Sri Ganesha Temple for its monthly temple visit.
Who: Vandy Karma

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What: Mardi Gras Masquerade
When: Saturday, February 10 at 7 p.m. to Feb. 11 at 2 a.m.
Where: Frisky Frog’s Nashville
Why: A Demonbreun Mardi Gras celebration with games, festivities and more.
Who: Frisky Frog’s Nashville

What: BlackGirlFest
When: Sunday, February 11 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center
Why: This event is meant to showcase the attributes that characterize black girl excellence, while simultaneously promoting mentorship with neighboring high schools, career development and community strengthening with other college students and professionals in the Nashville area.
Who: African Student Union

What: Dancing with the Stars: Live—Light It Up!
When: Sunday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Grand Ole Opry
Why: An evening showcasing many of your favorite professional dancers performing ballroom and contemporary dances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars.
Who: Dancing with the Stars

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What: FLiCX: In the Fade
When: Friday, February 9 at 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Belcourt Theatre
Why: There will be an introduction by Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Professor of German and Cinema & Media Arts. Professor Koepnick will also lead a post-screening discussion in the upstairs Jackson Education and Engagement Space.
Who: FLiCX

What: Choral Prism
When: Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Where: Blair School of Music
Why: This year’s performance will feature the Vanderbilt Chorale, the Symphonic Choir and Vanderbilt University Concert Choir, the Blair Vocal Jazz Ensemble and some of Vanderbilt’s premiere student-led a cappella groups, including The Vanderbilt Melodores, winners of NBC’s The Sing-Off, and Vanderbilt’s Harmonic Notion, perennial ICCA competitors.
Who: Vanderbilt Chorale

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What: Graduate and Professional Student Silent Meditation
When: Friday, February 9 at 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: Meditation is helpful tool to manage stress, increase academic performance and become less reactionary in everyday situations.  All levels welcomed.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Cupid’s Undie Run
When: Saturday, February 10 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: BB King’s Blues Club
Why: Cupid’s Undie Run is a fun run that takes place in the middle of a party. Proceeds go toward finding a cure to Neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 children born.
Who: Cupid’s Undie Run

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Editor’s Note: Source of event information is Anchor Link and Facebook.

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