March 29 to April 4, 2019:

Pictured above: Holi celebrated at Wheaton College in 2012 (Greg Cook)

Friday, March 29, 10 p.m.
Playland at Dorchester Art Project, Boston.
Electronic music and projections by Houston-based producer and performer New Dad (aka Michael Andor Brodeur) and Providence duo Le Feeling (Dan Boucher & Tom Roach) turn two galleries into “a site for honoring and reviving lost queer spaces of the past,” including Boston’s 119, Bobby’s, Chaps, the Safari Club, Lava Bar, the Napoleon Club, Luxor, The Loft, Sporters, Quest, Buddies, Glad Day, Paradise, the Regency Baths, the Chess Room, Paradise, ManRay, the Punch Bowl, or the legendary Playland on Essex Street.

Friday, March 29, 10 p.m.
Red Shaydez and Mint Green at Atwood’s Tavern, Cambridge.
Two acts with Boston ties—rapper Red Shaydez and alt-rock punk outfit Mint Green—play the “Sketchbook” live music series curated by Boston rapper Cliff Notez.

Boston Tattoo Convention. (Courtesy)
Boston Tattoo Convention. (Courtesy)

Friday to Sunday, March 29 to 31
18th annual Boston Tattoo Convention at Hynes Convention Center, Boston.
International tattoo artists, vendors, music, performances and the Miss Boston Ink contest.

Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Woolapalooza at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln.
Spring festival of fiber and food.

Holi celebrated at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, May 4, 2012. (Greg Cook)
Holi celebrated at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, May 4, 2012. (Greg Cook)

Saturday, March 30, 1 p.m.
Holi at Boston University’s Cummington Mall.
Boston University’s Hindu Students Council celebrates the Hindu spring Festival of Colors
DJ, dancing, refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 31, noon to 4 p.m.
Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge.
Examine artifacts, carve cuneiform writing on clay, and try spearthrowing (weather permitting).

Monday to Sunday, April 1 to 7
“Woodstock 50” at Berklee College of Music, Boston.
Remembering a 1969 rock concert at a muddy New York dairy farm with a week of concerts, clinics, exhibits, films, speakers and a symposium—including rock photographer Henry Diltz, who was there, talking on April 1 at 1 p.m.

Sharks! Talk at Harvard Museum of Natural History,. (Courtesy)
Sharks! Talk at Harvard Museum of Natural History,. (Courtesy)

Tuesday, April 2, 6 p.m.
“Living with White Sharks” talk at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge.
Gregory Skomal, a senior scientist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, talks about what he’s learned from studying and tracking white sharks in the Atlantic for more than three decades.

Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m.
Roz Chast & Patricia Marx talk at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline.
They discuss their new book, “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?,” a collection of advice that New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.

Thursday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.
Charles Coe features at Stone Soup Poetry, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Boston.
Legendary Cambridge poet reads from his new book “Memento Mori.”

Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m.
“Writing the Fantastic” talk at Boston University’s Tsai Performance Center.
Charlie Jane Anders, author of “All the Birds in the Sky,” Leigh Dana Jackson and Theodora Goss talk about building fantastic fictional worlds.

Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m.
Freezepop at Dillon’s, Boston.
The Boston electronic band performs a preview of their upcoming album “Fantasizer” at this free indie617 party.

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