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Beyond Borders, ‘Dr. Strange,’ and Heightsmen This Weekend in the Arts

Beyond Borders: Identities and Perceptions in Today’s World

(Nov. 7 – 8)

The O’Neill One exhibition looks at international photographs submitted by members of the Boston College community. Part of International Education Week, a nationwide initiative with the goal of fostering international education, the exhibit hopes to share new knowledge from about the globe.

‘Doctor Strange’

(Opens Fri.)

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch as he undergoes a transformation from Steven Strange, a renowned neurosurgeon, to Dr. Strange, a supreme sorcerer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As he undergoes training from The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), Strange discovers dimensions beyond the ones naturally visible.

Faculty & Staff Art Show

(Nov. 4 – 30)

Presented by Boston College Art Club, the 10th annual Boston College Faculty and Staff Art Show in the Bapst Library Gallery shows off the artistic side of members of the BC community. Seeing such work come from all the corners of BC is sure to have viewers marvel at what we are all capable of creating.

‘Hacksaw Ridge’

(Opens Fri.)

Mel Gibson comes back on the scene to direct Andrew Garfield as U.S. Army medic Desmond T. Doss, winner of the Medal of Honor for his valiant efforts in the Battle of Okinawa, despite his conscious and constant refusal to bear arms.

Heightsmen Fall Invitational

(Fri. at 7:30 pm)

The Heightsmen a cappella group prepares for its biggest show of the year, along with Dance Organization of BC, Juice, and Sexual Chocolate. The invitational is sure to attract a large crowd to Robsham Theater, as the event will be held there for the first time.

Picturing Paradise: Cuadros from the Peruvian Women of Pamplona Alta as Visions of Hope

(Opens Nov. 2)

This exhibition features embroidered and appliquéd fabric pictures called cuadros, created by the women of Compacto Humano and Manos Ancashinas, two art cooperatives located in Pamplona Alta, a shantytown in Peru. See this testament to will in the Theology and Ministry Library Atrium Gallery.

Stories of Recovery Road: A Photo Exhibit

(Opens Nov. 1)

Especially poignant to the New England area, the Stories of Recovery Road photo exhibit showcases the untold stories of Boston’s opioid crisis, the stigma of addiction, and the road to recovery. Head to the Yawkey Athletics Center to see images of those unfortunate enough to find themselves in the face of addiction.


(Opens Fri.)

The trolls have nothing to worry about until the Bergens invade Troll Village. Poppy (Anna Kendrick)  and Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends, save the village, and learn something spectacular about troll-kind along the way.

Featured Image By Walt Disney Studios

November 3, 2016