Whether you prefer movies, interesting history, or robots battling out their disagreements, there are plenty of great free events this week.
The story of underclothes
The Lobo Living Room will host UNM Theater Department professor and costume designer Dorothy Baca’s lecture, “The History of Underwear: The Foundations That Shape Us.” Learn all about how modern underwear came to be, and why we even need it. The ninety-minute lecture begins at 6 p.m in Rodey Theatre, located inside The Center for the Arts building. All ages welcome.
Sparkle in the library
Twihards rejoice! The Albuquerque Main Library will host a Twilight Movie Marathon starting at 3 p.m. Relive the romance of Edward and Bella for free with other series lovers. Sorry, fans older than 19 are not invited. The library is located at 501 Copper Ave. NW Ages 13-18.
Robots will rule the world
Robots! Yes, robots! Fighting robots! On campus! K-12 students from New Mexico and Colorado will be competing in the Vex Robotics Competition from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Centennial Engineering Center. The Centennial Engineering Center is located at the corner of University Blvd. and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All ages welcome.
Classic music and beautiful words
Listen to performers Jesse Tatum, Lynn Gorman Develder and David Felberg in Flute, Harp and Viola, as you enjoy spoken word from author/illustrator Betsy James at the Sunday Chatter at The Kosmos. Show starts at 10:30 a.m. The Kosmos is located at 1715 5th St. N.W. All ages welcome. Adults $15, Children $5.