This Weekend In Arts
Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 01:09
1. ICA First Fridays: PERFORMATHON (Friday, 9/6 5:00pm)
The Institute of Contemporary Art is hosting Performathon as part of their “First Fridays” series. It will feature DJ sets, live musicians, and dance competitions. Admission to the 21+ event is $15 for nonmembers, but free with a BC ID.
2. Yellowcard Concert (Friday 9/6 7:00pm)
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their hit album, Ocean Avenue, the punk-rock band Yellowcard has released a stripped-down version of the record. They’ll be touring and playing the acoustic songs this fall, stopping at the House of Blues this weekend. Tickets are $26 at the door.
3. Mending Boston (Ongoing)
A 12 by 14 foot tapestry, “Mending Boston” is an impressionistic fabric map created by artists Clara Wainwright and Eve Perkins to represent the city collectively bonding together after the tragedy of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The piece will be on view at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum until 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free with a BC ID.
4. @fter Midnite (Friday-Sunday)
The Coolidge Corner Theater will be screening late night showings of The Fast and Furious, The Room, and Hell Baby this Saturday. Movie tickets can be purchased both online and at the box office.
5. Boston Calling
(Saturday & Sunday, 9/7-9/8)
Music acts including Vampire Weekend, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, and Local Natives (below), among many others, will be performing at City Hall Plaza for Boston Calling, a two-day music festival. Both single day and weekend passes can be purchased online for $75 and $130, respectively.