This Weekend In the Arts
Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013 01:01
1. Broken City
An action-packed crime drama, Broken City, stars Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe, and opens this Friday. The movie involves an ex-cop and a city mayor in a scandal that explores the ever-thinning line between justice and injustice.
2. Augustana Acoustic Concert at the Paradise Rock Club
(Friday, 1/19 7:00pm)
Known most widely for their melancholy, pop-rock hit, “Boston,” Augustana is playing a completely acoustic, stripped-down show this Friday at the Paradise Rock Club with Lauren Shera.
3. The Boston Festival of Films from Iran: Rhino Season
(Saturday, 1/20 7:00pm)
Rhino Season, a poignant story of love and loss, is the first installment of the Museum of Fine Art’s annual Iranian Film Festival. Screened in Farsi with English subtitles, it offers viewers a unique opportunity to experience, reflect upon, and celebrate the diversity of Persian culture.
4. Angle of Repose: A Photography Exhibition by Professor Toni Pepe Dan
Professor Toni Pepe Dan’s photography exhibit is rounding out its last weekend on display in the third level O’Neill Library Exhibit. A striking collection of pictures, her exhibit delves thematically into elements such as absence and presence as well as into ideas such as memory and decay.
5. Downton Abbey
(Sunday 9:00 and 10:00pm)
A British period drama centering on the ornately lavish and shockingly scandalous lives of the aristocratic Crawley family, Downton Abbey is airing its third episode of season three this Sunday on Masterpiece Classics.