This Weekend In Arts
September 26, 2013
Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 22:09
1. BC Pops On The Heights Concert
(Friday, 9/27 8:00 p.m.)
A Boston College Parents’ Weekend tradition, Pops on the Heights: The Barbara and Jim Cleary Scholarship Gala, is taking place in Conte Forum on Friday evening. Both the Pops Orchestra and Katherine McPhee will be performing for the fundraising event. Tickets are sold out.
2. Sightings Opening Reception
(Friday, 9/27 6:00 p.m.)
The avant-garde Fourthwall Project gallery is hosting a weeklong, new exhibit called Sightings: A Cryptozoology-themed Art Show this week. Presented by video game artists from Harmonix (Guitar Hero, Rock Band), the display blurs the line between the mythic and the scientific. Admission is free.
3. Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival
(Saturday, 9/28 12:00 p.m.)
Reappearing in Boston’s South End for its 13th year, the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival will feature live jazz, Latin, blues, and soul performances, international food vendors, and other interactive activities. The all-day, outdoor event is free, and it’s being held on the corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenue.
4. Boston Fashion Week
Kicking off this Friday, Boston Fashion Week is a grassroots civic initiative celebrating the vibrancy of local style. Over 60 events, including shows, parties, and educational programming, have been organized for the duration of the week. For a detailed schedule or for more information, see Boston Fashion Week's website.
5. Don Jon
Directed by and starring (500) Days of Summer actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Don Jon, is a romantic comedy about two people struggling to find true intimacy in a culture bent on the media. It opens in Boston theaters this Friday.