Arcade’s guide to February events

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

Tired of rewatching the same shows on Netflix all the time? Branch out with these exciting virtual or socially distanced events coming up in the month of February. 

Pub Trivia Night

Feb. 4, 9 p.m. 

Miss showing off your skills during trivia? Join Tulane After Dark for Pub Trivia Night with host Jeremy from Challenge Entertainment. The event offers prizes for the winners, so bring your A-game!

Opportunities in Service: Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel

Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m.

For those considering the Peace Corps as part of their post-graduate plans, this information session will offer the valuable perspective of returned volunteers who served in the program.

Mardi Gras for All Y’all

Feb. 12-14, 8 p.m.

This virtual, three-day event will be sure to get you in the Mardi Gras spirit. The event will feature music, performances and visits from Louisiana icons such as Jimmy Buffet and Emeril Lagasse. 

Movie Night: Broken Hearts Gallery

Feb. 13, 6 p.m. or  9 p.m. 

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day Eve with this 2020 romantic comedy about a young woman who starts a gallery for tokens from failed relationships. The film will be streaming in the Lavin-Bernick Center.

Yard-Games Wednesdays

Feb. 17, 6 p.m.

Yard-Games Wednesdays is a perfect way to get active while still having fun. Join Intramural Sports on Brown Field for class yard games such as cornhole, Kan Jam and Spikeball. 

Water Colors on the Bayou 

Feb. 20, 9 a.m.

Join Tulane Campus Recreation for Water Colors on the Bayou to explore Louisiana and channel your inner artist. Participants will hike through the beautiful Barataria Preserve and then have a chance to paint what they’ve observed. Tickets can be purchased here

Mystery in Motion: African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras

Feb. 25, 6 p.m.

Interested in the rich cultural history behind Mardi Gras? The exhibit “Mystery in Motion: African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras” will be opening at The Presbytére Museum on Feb. 13. This temporary exhibit, curated by Kim Vaz-Deville and Ron Bechet, explores Black masking traditions. The museum is hosting a virtual conversation between the curators where they will discuss their process and share aspects of the exhibition. The conversation will be moderated by museum historian Karen Leathem. This event is free and open to the public, and you can register here