Around Harvard

Bars and Clubs

Axis. 13 Lansdowne St., Boston. 262-2437. Psychedelic Soul Shack on Thursday April 7.

Black Rose. Harvard Square. 492-8630. Smokehouse Blues Band jam on Sundays. Open Mike on Tuesdays. Rob Jaret Trio and Jazz Jam on Wednesday.

House of Blues. Harvard Square. 491-BLUE. Kim Wilson on Thursdays, April 7. James Cotton on Friday, April 8.

ManRay. 21 Brookline St., Central Square, Cambridge. 864-0400. Campus for Gay Men on Thursdays. Underground House Alternative Dance on Saturdays. Orbit Gothic Industrial Techno mayhem on Wednesdays.

The Middle East 472 Mass Ave., Cambridge. 497-0576. Downstairs: Girls Against Boys on Friday, April 8. Slowdive on Saturday, April 9. Angelique Kidjo on Sunday, April 10. Upstairs: Small 23 on Thursday, April 7. U/D Alloy on Friday, April 8. Velvet Crush on Saturday, April 9. Lung Fish on Tuesday, April 12.

Regatta Bar. The Charles Hotel, Harvard Square, Cambridge, 937-4020. Arthur Taylor's Wailers on Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8 at 8 and 10 p.m. Flor de Cana on April 9 at 8 and 10 p.m.

Ryles. Inman Square, Cambridge. 876-9330. Charlie Hunter Trio on Friday, April 8.

Scullers Jazz Club. Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Storrow Drive, Boston. 562-4111. Cerci Miller and Dominique Eade on Thursday, April 7. Susannah Mccorkle on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9. Michael Thomlinson on Friday, April 8.

Venus de Milo. 11 Lansdownes St. Boston. 421-9595. Techno and house music with DJs Debo and Tim Ryan on Thursday.

Western Front. 343 Western Ave., Cambridge. 492-7772 Loose Caboose on April 8 and 9. Life Line Trio on April 13.

Concert

Boston Symphony Orchestra. Symphony Hall, 301 Mass Ave., Boston. 266-1200, Performs Gabrieli's "Canzona per sonare," Harbison's Cello Concerto and Brahms Double Concertto. With Josef Suk, violin and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. April 7 at 8 p.m. April 8 at 1:30 p.m.; April 9 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 8 p.m.

Exhibitions

The Children's Museum. 300 Congress Street, Boston. 426-8855. Current exhibits include: the Climbing Sculpture, a twostory suspended puzzle piece climbing maze; Climbing the Wall, a rock climbing exhibit; El Mercade De Barrio, a replica of a Latino neighborhood market in Boston; Teen Tokyo, an exhibition on fashion, food, sports, music, art and school and family life for kids in Japan; Columbus: Through Native American Eyes, a reexamination of the discovery of America from both Columbus and the Native American perspectives.