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Inspiring Poetry, Rent, Urban Art & More

It's Thursday again, and if you've still got no idea what to do this weekend, our Thursday feature, "Get Out" has ideas for stuff to do and places to go.

1.

Where: , 12 South Street

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $5 donation

Why go:  If you agree with T.S. Eliot that “April is the cruelest month,” think again.  You may find inspiration in the artful words of local poets Susan Nissenbaum Becker, Vincent Dorio, and John Hodgen.

 2.

Where: , 284 Amory Street

When:  Friday, 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Why go:  DJ's Stella and Shailah spin One Hit Wonders, pop, synth, dance, and songs from the 1980's and 1990's.

3.

Where: The Footlight Club, 7 Eliot Street

When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.

Price: $19-$24

Why go: It’s the opening weekend for the Footlight Club’s production of Rent.  The Tony award-winning musical concerns a group of young musicians and artists in New York City during the 1980’s and 1990’s.

4.

Where: The Footlight Club, 7 Eliot Street

When: Saturday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Price: Free

Why go: In conjunction with its production of Rent, the Footlight Club is having an art exhibit entitled Street City/Spirit Blues.  The show, which will be on view through April 18, features the art of Gail Bos, Katherine Doughit and Nancy Marks.

5.

Where: , 12 South St

When: Sunday, 3 p.m.

Price: $15 Donation ($10 seniors, students and members)

Why go: Eric Haas and Chris Hendriksen perform a Teutonic repertoire on recorders and archlute.

James LaFond-Lewis March 31, 2011 at 02:26 PM
Chapter and Verse was postponed until April 8th, same time, same place, same scheduled readers.
James Morgan March 31, 2011 at 03:12 PM
Thank you for the update, James.

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