This Weekend In Arts: February 6-9

1. American Idiot

(Friday 2/7 to Sunday 2/9)
Based on and featuring music from Green Day’s multi-platinum rock album of the same name, the musical American Idiot is on tour at the Boston Opera House through Sunday. For tickets and show times visit

2. Music Guild Open Mic Night
(Thursday 2/6, 8 p.m.)
A collection of Boston College musicians is slated to perform at the old Chocolate Bar on Thursday night. This space is located at the College Road entrance to McElroy Hall. Admission is free.

3. Seaver’s Express Concert
(Sunday 2/9, 7 p.m.)
BC’s own indie-rock band Seaver’s Express is opening for Tommy and the High Pilots at The Middle East Club in Cambridge on Sunday night. Tickets are $10.

4. The Monuments Men
George Clooney directs and stars in The Monuments Men, a comedy-drama war film about an allied platoon whose mission is to retrieve a collection of art from the Nazis in Germany.

5. The Refusal Of Time
A 30-minute, five-channel video installation, artist William Kentridge’s exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art explores themes of science, globalization, and memory. Admission to the ICA is free with a BC ID.

6. The Vagina Monologues
(Thursday 2/6 to Saturday 2/8, 8 p.m.)
Exploring different aspects of the female human experience, BC’s 11th annual Vagina Monologues will be held in McGuinn 121. Tickets are $10 through Robsham.

7. Your Date of Birth & Other Obligations: An Every Day Project
For his Every Dayproject, BC professor Karl Baden has taken a picture of his face every day since 1987. The new exhibit in O’Neill’s Level One Gallery features a collection of Baden’s images, edited by his Photoshop students and corresponding to the day they were born.

February 5, 2014