This Weekend In the Arts
Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 20:02
1. Sexual Chocolate Presents Big Show
(Friday 2/15, 7:00 PM)
A sweet treat, Boston College’s all male step team, Sexual Chocolate, is presenting their annual Big Show with Fuego del Corazon and BC’s Dance Ensemble in Robsham Theater this weekend. Tickets are available both at the box office and online for $10.
2. The Bad Plus Concert
(Friday, 2/15, 7:00 and 9:30 pm)
The avant garde band The Bad Plus will be premiering their bold jazz/rock rendition of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring at the Institute of Contemporary Art. An astounding video mix designed by Cristina Guadalupe and Noah Hutton will accompany the concert. For students, tickets are $31.50.
3. Portugal, Jesuits, And Japan
(Opens Saturday 2/16,)
Examining the age of exploration of the 16th and 17th centuries, The McMullen Museum’s latest exhibit illustrates the complex exchange of commodities, customs, religious ideas, and artistic styles that merchants and missionaries partook in at the time. Admission is free.
4. Tiny Furniture Screening At MFA
(Saturday 2/16, 11:00 am)
Delving into relatable themes such as romantic embarrassment and post-collegiate confusion, Lena Dunham’s film, Tiny Furniture, is both honest and charming. Tickets are available for $7 through the MFA.
5. Safe Haven
Safe Haven, released this Valentine’s Day, is the most recent film based on the best-selling romantic novels from Nicholas Sparks. Starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Houghe, it tells the story of a mysterious young woman who is forced to confront her past when she falls in love with a small-town, North Carolina widow.