Arts, On Campus, Off Campus

This Weekend In Arts: Acappellafest, Shakespeare At Fenway, And More

1. Acappellafest

(Friday 9/19, 8 p.m.)
All of Boston College’s a cappella groups are sharing the Robsham stage and performing selections from their repertoires. Tickets are  $10, with proceeds benefiting The Morgan Center, a preschool for children with cancer. The event has assigned seating.

2. Astronomy After Hours

(Friday 9/19, 8:30 p.m.)
Spend Friday night under the stars with the Museum of Science. The Gilliand Observatory, located on the museum’s garage rooftop, is free and open to the public, so long as weather permits. Call 617-589-0267 to confirm programming schedule prior to arrival.

3. ‘Songs From The Moon’

(Friday & Saturday, 9/19 & 9/20, 7:30 p.m.)
Dreamscape Project Group is sponsoring Songs From The Moon, a play about six women whose stories unfold in South Boston. The show is being staged in the Bonn Studio Theatre. Tickets are $10 for students.

4. Paint Nite

(Saturday 9/20, 1:30 p.m.)
Pour yourself a drink and pick up your paintbrush for an afternoon at Cambridge’s Sinclair Kitchen. A professional will help you complete your own art project and provide you with all necessary supplies—canvas, acrylics, and apron included. Limited tickets are available for $45 at Use coupon code “boscal20” for a 20 percent discount, courtesy of The Boston Calendar. The event is 21-plus.

5. Shakespeare At Fenway

(Friday 9/19, 7:30 p.m.)
Shakespeare is up to bat at Fenway this Saturday, as the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company kicks off its 20th anniversary season. The event will feature local and national stars, including Kerry O’Malley and Neal McDonough, performing scenes from the playwright’s most famous works. Tickets are available for $35 at

6. The Beatles Remixed

(Thursday 9/18, 9:30 p.m.)
Come together with friends and fellow Beatles lovers for a night of tribute music at The Beehive—a buzzing jazz club on Tremont St. Admission is free, but guests can order from the restaurant’s dinner menu and wine list. The event is 21-plus and reservations are encouraged.

7. The Black Keys Concert

(Sunday 9/21, 8 p.m.)
The Ohio rock band The Black Keys is stopping by TD Garden for its fall tour, titled Turn Blue World. Tickets start at $48.50 through Ticketmaster.

Featured Image Courtesy of Paint Nite

September 18, 2014