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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.
Saturday, April 7
10:30 a.m. Kids: Wee The People presents “Little Voices Big Change: What Is Racism?” at Hyde Park Library, Boston.
11 a.m. The Future: Robot Block Party at Pizzitola Sports Center, Providence.
11 a.m. Art: Newton Open Studios. Continues on April 8.
Noon. Art: April Open Art Studios at Western Avenue Studios, Lowell.
3 p.m. Art: AS220 co-founder Umberto Crenca Pop Up Art Opening at 233 Westminster, Providence.
5 p.m. Art: “Culture Hustlers Pink Slip Party,” to “discuss alternative models and approaches and provides the perfect chance to air your grievances with peers, explore new opportunities and gain business advice.” At Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts.
6 p.m. Art: Boston Biennial V – Opening Gala at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston.
6 p.m. Art: Reception for “Can’t You See How Hard I’m Working?” an exhibition featuring artists who have their studios at Dorchester Art Project, at the project, Boston.
7:30 p.m. Music/Film: Screening of “Boys From Nowhere: The Story of Boston’s Garage Punk Uprising” at Cabot, Beverly. Plus Q&A with filmmakers Chris Parcellin and Lenny Scolletta followed by live sets by The Nervous Eaters and Willie Alexander & The Boom-Boom Band.
8 p.m. Theater: Manual Cinema performs “Lula Del Ray” at Moses Brown School, Providence.
8 p.m. Music: Black Violin at Berklee Performance Center, Boston.
10 p.m. Music/Fashion: Revelfest’18 “the second annual multimedia festival that pulsates with Rhode Islands’s music, fashion, and arts cultures” at Revel Factory, Pawtucket.
Sunday, April 8
10 a.m. Pyschedelics: The 8th Annual Perspectives in Psychedelic Medicine conference presented by Northeastern University’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy at the Boston school.
2 p.m. Kids: Wee The People present “Breaking the Chains: Celebrating Haiti’s Dance of Freedom” at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem.
3 p.m. Kids: Somerville author Susan Tan presents “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic” at Concord Bookshop in Concord.
3:30 p.m. Kids: Junot Díaz presents his book “Islandborn” at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston.
4 p.m. Poetry/Music: “Sunday Afternoon Rager of Poetry n’ Song” at Arts at the Armory, Somerville.
6:30 p.m. Peace: 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman speaks at First Parish Church in Concord, Unitarian Universalist.
8 p.m. Rock: Screaming Females, Thou, Hirs, Assembly of Light Choir perform at AS220, Providence.
Monday, April 9
6:30 p.m. Art/Dance: Conversation about “Arts and Climate Change – Cambio Climático y las Artes” with City of Boston Artist in Residence Marsha Parrilla at BCYF Paris Street Community Center, Boston.
Wednesday, April 11
6 p.m. History: “Stories of Villa Victoria: History Forum” to celebrate Inquilinos Boricuas en Acccion turning 50 at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston.
7 p.m. Harassment: “Beyond #MeToo: Confronting Power Imbalances in Arts and Media” panel discussion at Emerson College.
7 p.m. Media: Dan Kennedy talks about his book “The Return of the Moguls” at Grace Episcopal Church, Medford.
8:15 p.m. Music: Lucy Dacus, And the Kids, and Adult Mom perform at Sinclair, Cambridge.
Thursday, April 12
6 p.m. Architecture: Reception for “Brutal Destruction” photos of demolitions of brutalist/heroic buidings. At Pinkcomma gallery, Boston.
6 p.m. Art: Artist Renée Green and speaks with choreographer Yvonne Rainer at Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge.
6 p.m. Art: “Tortilla Social” by Salvador Jiménez-Flores at Tufts University’s Aidekman Arts Center, Medford.
6 p.m. Guns: “March for Whose Lives?: Community Space By & For People of Color” at Youth Justice and Power Union, Boston. “This event is exclusively for and by people of color.”
6:30 p.m. Race: “Spotlight Series on Race: Millennials Respond” forum at Emerson’s Paramount Center, Boston.
Friday, April 13
6:30 p.m. Arts: “Black Woman is God,” a “a sacred, ceremonial and celebratory space created by Black women for the appreciation of Black women’s contributions to art, history, and existence” at Black Market, Roxbury.
8 p.m. Music: The Devils Twins, Julie Rhodes and Diablogato perform at Opus Underground, Salem, Mass.