This Weekend in Arts
October 10, 2013
Published: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 22:10
1. Trident Booksellers & Cafe
(Friday, 10/11 8:30 P.M.)
The Boston College English Association is hosting an evening of trivia, food, and literary conversation at the Trident Booksellers & Cafe on Newbury Street. A group of students will be leaving campus at 7:45 p.m. from the main gate bus stop. All are welcome. For more information, contact email@example.com.
2. Amy Sillman: One Lump or Two
A prestigious modern artist, Amy Sillman is presenting a 90-piece collection at the Institute of Contemporary Art. The exhibit, titled One Lump Or Two, tracks her stylistic development, which evolved from drawing to painting to moving images and from figuration to abstraction. Admission to the ICA is free with a student ID.
3. Watch-a-thon Cult Classic Marathon
(Saturday & Sunday, 10/12 & 10/13 12 P.M.)
The Brattle Theater in Cambridge is presenting a weekend-long, movie-marathon fundraising event from noon until midnight. Six different films will be screened each day, including Beetlejuice and The War of the Worlds among many others. All-day student passes are $30.
4. The Naked and Famous Concert
(Saturday, 10/12 6 P.M.)
An alternative-rock band from New Zealand, The Naked and Famous will be playing a show at the Boston House of Blues to promote the release of their latest record, In Rolling Waves. General admission tickets can be purchased online for $25.
5. John Singer Sargent Watercolors
The MFA is showcasing a display of works by painter John Singer Sargent that is as daring and experimental as it is brilliant. Produced at the peak of his career (from 1902 to 1911), his featured watercolors depict landscape, labor, and leisure scenes. Museum admission is free with a BC ID.