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Friday, March 30
7 a.m. Anime: “Anime Boston 2018” convention opens at Hynes Convention Center. Continues through April 1.
2 p.m. Tattoos/Metal: Tattoo & Music Festival at Fete Music Hall, Providence.
4 p.m. Money: Economist Thomas Piketty speaks at Harvard’s Kennedy School, Cambridge.
6 p.m. Art/Tech: Opening reception for “Now You See It” exhibition of augmented reality art at Boston Cyberarts gallery.
7:30 p.m. Music: “Black Cotton Club Jam Session: Women’s Edition” at Black Market, Roxbury, Boston.
8 p.m. Balloons/Music: Performance by Judy Dunaway and Ricardo Arias, who have “specialized in free improvisation and experimental music on the latex balloon for decades, making it their main instrument.” At SMFA at Tufts Library, Boston.
8 p.m. Games: “Game Over” a “part arcade/gaming installation, part synthwave/faux-retro 80s infused nightclub” at Boston Center for the Arts.
Saturday, March 31
8 p.m. Music/Discussion: “What Makes a Scene?” discussion about the music world. At the Record Co., Boston.
10 p.m. Music: STL GLD DJ Set at the Sinclair, Cambridge.
Sunday, April 1
Noon. Music: Deep Thoughts JP’s 5th Birthday at Deep Thoughts, Boston.
8 p.m. Noise: Lightning Bolt plays at Sinclair, Cambridge.
Monday, April 2
6 p.m. Feminism/Art: Curator Andrea Giunta speaks about the exhibition “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985,” which opens at the Brooklyn Museum on April 13. Talk at Harvard’s Rockefeller Center, Cambridge.
Tuesday, April 3
6 p.m. Party: Wonderland’s Greg Cook hosts “Greg’s Fake-Birthday Real-Party” at Cantina La Mexicana, Somerville.
6 p.m. Talk: “What is art writing today?” Gertrude’s Artist Salon at Boston Center for the Arts Mills Gallery, Boston.
7 p.m. Music: Yo La Tengo performs at Paradise, Boston.
7 p.m. Books: Local author Erin Dionne speaks about her new young adult novel “Lights, Camera, Disaster” at Wellesley Books, Wellesley.
7 p.m. Trek: Actor William Shatner answers questions after a screening of “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” at the Hanover Thetre, Worcester.
Wednesday, April 4
10 a.m. Art: Go Behind the Scenes of “Sculpting with Air” at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln.
6 p.m. Activism: Not1more- Rally Vs Cop Brutality StephonClark2TerrenceColeman organized by Mass Action Against Police Brutality at Boston Police Headquarters.
9 p.m. Music: Glenn Jones and Thalia Zedek perform at Atwood’s Tavern, Cambridge.
Thursday, April 5
6 p.m. Art: Reception for Watertown artist Caitlin Duennebier’s exhibition “Learning How To Cry While Driving Up Ghost Mountain” at Aviary Gallery, Boston.
6 p.m. Art: Artist David Buckley Borden gives a tour of his exhibition “Proposed Futures: Then and Now” at Urbano Project, Boston.
7 p.m. Star Wars: Beginners’ Night at Boston Jedi in Cambridge.
7:30 p.m. Dance: “Conference of the Birds” by Anikaya Dance Theater at Boston Center for the Arts, Boston.
7:30 p.m. Music: Mr. Fox performs at Cabot’s Streetside Bar, Beverly.
Friday, April 6
5:30 p.m. Art/Global Warming: “33°: Jacob Kirkegaard, Camille Seaman, Olaf Otto Becker” at Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence. Continues through May 27.
6:30 p.m. Art/Activism: SERC (Social Emergency Response Center) at MassArt, Boston.
6:30 p.m. Art: Reception for “Emergente” exhibition of of emerging artists with Latin American heritage. At Villa Victoria, Boston.
7 p.m. Brass: Extraordinary Rendition Band 9th Birthday Fundraiser Bash at Dark Lady, Providence.
7 p.m. Puppets/Film: Puppet Film Night at Somerville Media Center, Somerville.
9 p.m. Music: Juliana Hatfield at Once Ballroom, Somerville.
9 p.m. Dance Party: Beyonce vs. Rihanna Tribute and Dance Party at Middle East, Cambridge.