May Events: Look away now Mia, this evening’s for Woody fans

Elsewhere Louisiana has reopened and there are dozens of events aimed at science fans

Woody and his wife of over 23 years, Soon-Yi (photo: David Shankbone)
April 29th, 2021 9:10 am| by Ben Hamilton
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Evening for Woody Allen fans
May 13, 19:00-22:00; Husets Biograf, Rådhusstræde 13, 2th, Cph K; 90kr
Get ready for a night with Woody Allen and jazz. Start the evening with live hot jazz from the gypsy jazz quartet GITANES, who will play songs from Woody Allen films. After that, you will be invited to the screening of Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight in Paris’.
Critical Edges Seminar
May 4, 16:00; online at Critical Edges; free tickets via Eventbrite
Are you looking to understand what neoliberalism means and how it affects education and student life? This seminar series will discuss the consequences of neoliberalised education.
CPH  Democracy Summit
May 10, 13:00 – May 11, 17:15; online at Alliance of Democrats; free adm
The Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2021 will draw participants – from business executives and political leaders to activists and other democracy supporters – to discuss the future of global democracy, US leadership and post-COVID recovery, technology and democratic trust.
Night Terrors Film Festival
May 14, 19:00-22:45; Husets Biograf, Rådhusstræde 13, 2th, Cph K; 70kr
There will be a short intermission about halfway through the program. All the screenings will either be English language or subtitled in English.
CPH:DOX: ‘Writing With Fire’
April 22-May 5, online at cphdox.dk; free adm
The CPH:DOX festival is excited to present the Sundance Film Festival winner to an European audience. In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Chief reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions, redefining what it means to be powerful.
Dawn of the Universe
May 11, 18:00; Huset, Rådhusstræde 13, 2th, Cph K; free adm
In May sci-fi fans celebrate Star Wars Day! So the organisers thought it was finally time to learn about what was happening a long, long time ago in galaxies far, far away. Professor Charles Steinhardt will talk about the beginning of the universe and the Big Bang! Dr Iary Davidzon will look at how galaxies evolve.
Louisiana reopening
ongoing; Gammel Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; from 120kr
The reopening of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is flanked by two striking and wide-ranging exhibitions. In the South Wing, enjoy the biggest international presentation so far of Arthur Jafa, one of the most important figures in contemporary art. In the West Wing, don’t miss the crossover exhibition ‘MOTHER! Origin of Live’, a mixture of art, cultural history and science that focuses on the mother figure.
Enter the world of 3D
May 10, 18:00-19:30; online event; free adm
Are you dreaming of a career within 3D? Join and learn about the 3.5-year, SU-approved educational program ‘3D Digital Artist’. A livestream by current Truemax students and staff will introduce you to the 3D Digital Artist, which will answer what questions you may have.
Nordic Race
May 15, 09:00-18:00; online at Big Event 2021 Live; free adm
Challenge yourself to a 3 km, 5 km or 8 km run. Sign up and then complete the challenge at your own residence when it suits you.
Nordic Noise
May 7, 17:00 – May 8, 23:45; Øresundsvej 6, Cph S; from 350kr
The Nordic Noise festival was established in 2013 and is today considered one of the most important rock/metal festivals in Denmark. Over 10.000 people have attended the festival and artists like Candlemass andDenner/Shermann have performed over the years.
BlaBla Language Exchange
May 6, 19:30-21:30; Online at Big Event 2021 Live; free adm
How the events work. It’s very easy. The events always start in English and/or the local language. Then, once two or three people want to speak the same language, it will be possible to create a new linguistic group. For example if two or three people wish to speak French, a group in French will be created.
International Evening
May 11, 17:30-20:30; online at iuno.law, free adm
François Zimeray will share interesting stories from his life as an international lawyer and give advice to the law students who dream of an international career.
Philosophy as a Way of Life
May 8, 16:00 – May 9, 20:00; online at Bodhi College; free adm
From India to Greece, since ancient times, philosophy has been understood as a way of life – to be practised through rigorous self-examination and ethical living. Over this weekend, learn some of the striking parallels between the practices of early Buddhism, as found in the discourses of the Pali Canon, and those of Hellenistic philosophy as presented in the teachings of the Sceptics, Epicureans and Stoics.
World virtual beer beaters
May 8, 14:00-18:00; online at Tivoli; free adm
Join in on this world record attempt. Live from Plænen in Tivoli, enjoy beer tasting, music and entertainment, along with a large number of famous guests. A place in Guinness World Records is up for grabs!
Egyptological Conference
May 4, 21:00 – May 6 12:00; online at Egyptological Conference in Copenhagen; free adm
The theme of this year’s conference is trade and administration in Ancient Egypt. Send an email to ecc.ucph@gmail.com with a request to register.
Watch sanctuary
May 4, 19:00-21:15; online at Greenpeace Lokalgruppe København; free adm
The team behind Greenpeace Copenhagen Group is organising  a very special and interesting online screening of the documentary film ‘Sanctuary’. This film is showcasing stories of changes, challenges and hope for the oceans and marine life around the world, but especially in Antarctica.
Critical Post humanities
April 29, 12:00-14:00; online event at Watch Live Events Streaming Online; free adm
This lecture rests on the assumption that a contemporary posthuman scholarship in the Humanities is a convergence phenomenon unfolding at the intersection between post-humanism on the one hand and post-anthropocentrism on the other. The former criticises the idea of ‘Man’ as the allegedly universal standard-bearer for human-beings, whereas the latter objects to species hierarchy and human exceptionalism.
Drop-in meditation
May 3, 17:00-18:30, online event at Copenhagen Insight Meditation; free adm
Each session contains the following elements: 40 minutes of meditation, a tea break and stretch, dialogue, exchange and study about meditation, and everyday life with meditation and insight.

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