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This Weekend In Arts: Bostonians Halloween Show, Aaron Carter Concert, And More

Aaron Carter Concert

(Sunday 11/2, 5:30 p.m.)
The “I Want Candy” ’90s star Aaron Carter is making this Hallo-weekend even sweeter with a concert at Brighton Music Hall. General admission tickets are $22, and meet and greet passes are $74 through Ticketmaster.

Brattle Theatre Halloween

(Through Wednesday 11/5, 5:30 p.m.)
Cambridge’s Brattle Theatre is screening a special lineup of Halloween themed films, including Richard Kelly’s 2001 hit Donnie Darko and Horns, starring Daniel Radcliffe and exclusively premiering in the Boston area on Friday. Tickets are available at

College Night: MFA After Dark

(Thursday 10/30, 7 p.m.)
Van Gogh to the MFA on Thursday night for gelato, a Halloween themed photo booth, a concert by local indie rockers Grey Season, and the chance to explore the museum’s collections with other New England college students. Admission is free with a BC ID.

International Cat Video Film Festival

(Thursday 10/30, 6:30 p.m.)
Whether you’re feline fanatic or a casual cat person, Berklee Performance Center’s International Cat Video Festival is the “purrfect” way to end the week. The live event will feature a curated collection of kitty clips, vines, and shorts. Tickets are $12 at

Lucid Soul’s Inaugural Pajama Party

(Saturday 11/1, 8 p.m.)
Lucid Soul—the funk-rock band that opened for Macklemore at Modstock—is going to be ‘pajammin’ in Mod 3B for BC’s first ever university-sanctioned live music event in an on-campus residence hall. Fuzzy robes, slippers, and onesies are recommended. The show is free, but concertgoers must RSVP on Facebook by noon on the day of the performance.

‘Swan Lake’ Black & White Masquerade

(Friday 10/31, 7:30 p.m.)
Join the Boston Ballet for a special presentation of Swan Lake—ticket holders to Friday night’s show will receive a free mask and are encouraged to wear their finest black and white attire for the event, where they will be able to take photos in front of two commemorative backdrops. Tickets start at $58 at

The Bostonians of Boston College Halloween Invitational

(Friday 10/31, 7 p.m.)
The Bostonians of Boston College invite you to trick-or-treat yo’ self to an evening of a cappella—featuring The Heightsmen as well as the Treblemakers from Boston University. The performance will take place in McGuinn 121, and admission is free.

‘Tigers Be Still’

(Thursday 10/30 Through Saturday, 11/1, 7:30 p.m.)
Audiences in the Bonn Studio Theater are sure to be roaring with laughter this weekend, as The Dramatics Society presents playwright Kim Rosenstock’s offbeat comedy Tigers Be Still—a play about an unemployed art therapist and an escaped zoo animal. Tickets are $12 through Robsham.

Zombie prom

(Thursday 10/30, 5:30 p.m.)
Zombie Prom at The Beehive will be anything but dead—with an ’80s cover band, a costume contest, and a special food and drink menu, the South Boston club’s event promises to be one of the liveliest Halloween happenings in the city this weekend. See for more information.

Featured Image by Clare Kim / Heights Staff

October 29, 2014