This Weekend In Arts
September 19, 2013
Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 22:09
1. Prisoners (Ongoing)
A thrilling drama exploring the ambiguities of justice, Prisoners is about a desperate father (Hugh Jackman) and his dangerous search to recover his abducted daughter from a mysterious kidnapper in an RV. The movie, opening in theaters this Friday, also stars Jake Gyllenhaal.
2. Remembering Their Stories (Ongoing)
Remembering Their Stories: Exploring the Influential Relationships Made Through International Service Work is the latest exhibit featured in the Level One Gallery of O’Neill Library. It displays student photos taken of the different people one meets while abroad—the people who make the experience so memorable.
3. Life Is Good Festival (Friday 9/21 - Saturday 9/22)
Celebrating optimism and good vibes, The Life is Good Festival, to be held in Canton, Mass., will feature a host of different musical talents across its two-day span, including Jack Johnson and Hall & Oates (below). Weekend passes are $120, and single day tickets are $65—any net profits generated from the festival go directly to The Life is Good Kids Foundation.
4. Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam (Sunday, 9/22 4:00 P.M.)
Poetry Jam is a reoccurring Sunday event that spotlights the talents of local slam poets and spoken word artists. Hosted by Joyce Cunha and Jeff Robinson in the intimate Lizard Lounge of Cambridge, Mass., it includes an open mic session as well as a featured poet segment. The cover charge is $5, and entry to the venue is 21+.
5. The Raven's Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe's Boston (Sunday 9/22 12:00 P.M.)
A 90-minute tour focused on poet Edgar Allen Poe and his relationship to the city of Boston, The Raven’s Trail will explore sites such as Edgar Allan Poe Square and the King’s Chapel Burying Ground. It will be led by BC English professor Paul Lewis. Tickets must be purchased at the starting point of the tour, 2 Park Plaza.