Bars and Clubs
Axis. 13 Lansdowne St., Boston. 262-2437. Grinning Bradley on Wednesday, April 26.
House of Blues. Harvard Square. 491-BLUE. Radio Kings on Friday, April 21. 11th Hour on Saturday, April 22. Entrain on Sunday, April 23. Ron Levy on Tuesday, April 25.
ManRay. 21 Brookline St., Central Square, Cambridge. 864-0400. Domination on Saturday, April 22. Hi Energy and Euro Dance on Saturdays. The Best of the Early 80s on Wednesays.
The Middle East. 472 Mass Ave., Cambridge. 497-0576. Downstairs: Cliffs of Doneen on Thursday, April 20. Bim Skala Bim on Friday, April 21. Archers of Loaf on Saturday, April 21. archers of Loaf on Saturday, April 22. Clay People on Wednesday, April 26. Upstairs: Skavengers on Friday, April 21. Tuscadero on Saturday, April 22. God Head Silo on Wednesday, April 26.
Paradise. 967 Comm Ave., Boston. 254-2052. Alex Chilton Hank on Saturday, April 22.
Regatta Bar. The Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. 876-7777. The Pharoah Sanders Quarter on Thrusday, April 20 to Saturday, April 22. Sonny Rollins on Friday, April 21.
Ryles. Inman Square, Cambridge. 876-9330. Music from 8:30 p.m. nightly. Made in the Shade on Thursday, April 20. Dan Braden Landing Zone on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22.
Scullers Jazz Club. Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Storrow Drive, Boston. 562-4111. Ronnie Earl on Thursday, April 20. Taylor Made on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22.
Upstairs at the Pudding. 10 Holyoke St., Harvard Square. 864-1933.
Venus de Milo. 11 Lansdowne St., Boston. 421-9595. American Spirit, Classic rock on Thursdays.
Boston Symphony Orchestra. Symphony Hall, 301 Mass Ave., Boston. 266-1492. Performs Krasa's Chamber Symphony, Schumann's Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 3, "Polish" on Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. for an open rehearsal; Thursday, April 20 at 3 p.m.; Firday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, 25 at 8 p.m.
Boston Conservatory. 536-6340 or 536-3063. The Boston Conservatory Theater is lacated at 31 Hemenway Street, Boston. Seully Hall is located at 8 The Fenway, Boston. The First and Second Church is located at 66 Marlborough St., Boston. Patricia McCarty, viola, and Martin Amlin, piano, perform works by Carter, Liebermann, George Wilson and Boston compsoers Martin Amlin and Karen Campbell. Thursday, April 20, Boston Conservatory Theatre Concert Room, 8 p.m. Free.
Student Chamber Concert on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. Seully Hall. Free.
Student Choregraphy Concert. Boston Conservatory, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Free.
Student Chamber Concert. Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 23. Free.
Senior Choreographers Concert, "Four Women." Boston Conservatory Theater, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23. Free.
Boston Conservatory Chamber Ensemble. First and Second Church, 4 p.m. $7 for students. Sunday, April 23.
Chorale Concert. Seully Hall, 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25.
Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble. Seully Hall, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 8:30 p.m.
Longy School of Music. Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, 27 Garden St., Cambridge. 876-0956, ext. 120. Apple Hill Chamber Players on Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m. Pianist Marian Rashkovetsky and Lilia Muchnik, violiniost, present an all Russian program on Sunday, April 23 at 8 p.m.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Through April 30. Their movement carries you along from one emotion to the next, using modern jazz, ballet, Afro-Caribbean and much more. Contact Bank of Boston Celbrity Series for ticket information at 482-2595. Wang Center.
Earth Day Sunday Festival
First parish in Cambridge, Mass Ave. and Church Street. Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. Singalong with Fred Small, Barbara Herson and Doug Albert. Keynote speaker John Kenneth Galbraith. Activities for kids.
The Children's Museum. 300 Congress Street, 426-8855. Current exhibits include: the Climbing Sculpture, a two-story suspended puzzle piece climbing maze; Climbing the Wall, a rock climbing exhibit; El Mercado 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; Jump Up! Boston's Caribbean Carnival; and Powwow, an exhibition of photographs of Arapahoe and Shoshone powwows.
Hart Nautical Gallery. 55 Mass Ave., M.I.T., Cambridge. 253-5942. Ongoing "Course 13, 1893-1993: From Naval Architecture to Ocean Engineering." "Permanent Exhibition of Ship Models."
M.I.T. Museum. 265 Mass Ave., Cambridge. 253-4444. Through June 18. "From Louis Sullivan to SOM: Boston Grads Go to Chicago." Through drawings and artifacts, this exhibition explores the explosive growth of the city of Chicago in the last quarter of the 19th century and the contributions to this buildingboom by MIT and Boston architects.
Ongoing. "Holography: Artists and Inventors.""MIT Hall of Hacks." "Light Sculptures by BillParker." "Math in 3D: Geometric Sculptures byMorton G. Bradley, Jr." "MathSpace."
Museum of Fine Arts. 465 HuntingtonAve., Boston. 267-9300.
April Vacation Week at the MFA. With the theme"Celebrate Nature and Art," activities in art,storytelling and dance will be offered throughApril 21. $8 for adults and $3.50 for children.Call 369-3300 for more information.
From Wed., April 19 through June 30, 1995."Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art andRitual," juxtaposing Japanese Buddhist paintingand sculpture with temple adornments, ritualobjects and the possessions of monks.
Through Oct. 22. "Degrees of Abstraction: FromMorris Louis to Mapplethorpe." The selection ofobjects and the installation of this exhibitionwill play "pure" abstraction againstrepresentation.
Through June 4. "Dennis Miller Bunker: AmericanImpressionist." Featuring 50 of the artist'sfinest works, this exhibition will be the firstcomprehensive exhibition will be the firstcomprehensive exhibition accompanied by anextensive catalogue.
Through May 7. "Emil Nolde: The Painter'sPrints." Nolde, known for his vibrantly coloredoil paintings and watercolors, will be the focusof the first major U.S. exhibition of one of thegreatest modern German artists.
Through Aug. 20. "John Singer Sargent: Studiesfro the Murals at the MFA and the Boston PublicLibrary." Murals painted by American artist JohnSinger Sargent are celebrated in conjunction withthe shared anniversaries of the two institutions:the 125th anniversary of the founding of theMuseum and the 100th anniversary of the Library'sbuilding in Copley Square.
Through May. "Monet Installation." The Museum'sentire collection of paintings by Claude Monetwill be installed in the impressionist galleriesfor the first time in nearly 20 years. Noinstitution outside of France holds a largercollection of paintings by Monet than the MFA. Theinstallation will be complimented by a selectionof works by other impressionists such as Renoir,Degas, Manet and Gauguin.
Through June 25. "The Renaissance Print: Franceand Italy." This exhibition presents a provocativedialogue between French and Italian graphic worksfromt he 16th century.
Through July 25, 1995. "The Taste for Luxury:English Furniture, Silver and Ceramics,1690-1790," exploring the influence of stylisticdevelopments in the decorative arts through the18th century.
Through Nov. 17, 1995. "South of the Border:Latin American Tapestries and Decorative Arts,"displaying fourteen tapestries and textiles,sculpture, silver and furniture used for bothdomestic and religious purposes.
Museum of Science. Science Park, Boston.723-2500. Exhibits include "The Observatory,"featuring infrared and ultrasonic sounds andimages of unseen events; and "The Test tube," anexhibit of some of the museum's work-in-progressfor upcoming exhibits. Laser show "Pink Floyd:Dark Side of the Moon," "The Police,""Lollapalaser," and "Dream On: The Music ofAerosmith." Omni Theater. Planetarium.
Nostalgia Factory. Through April 30. 336Newbury St., Boston. 236-8754. "Kids in a Can: TheCampbell's Soup Story in Ads," featuring originalCampbell's soups ads from the late 19th centurythrough the 1970's. Admission is fee.
Wheelock College. Towne Art Gallery, 180The Riverway, Boston. 734-5200. "Streets are forNobody," photographs and interviews of homelesswomen in Boston and other communities by MelissaShook.
Boston Public Library. Copley Square.536-5400. Through April 27. "A Voice for Citizens,A force for Change," exhibiting historicalphotographs documenting the struggle to pass the19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
Through June 6. "Ancestral Hebrew Culture,"exhibiting rare books and manuscripts.
Brattle Theatre. 40 Brattle Theatre. 40Brattle St., Harvard Square. 876-6837. "Ju Dou" at4 and 8 p.m. and "The Story of Qiu Ju" at 6 and9:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. "An UnforgettableSummer" at 4"30, 6:15, 8 and 9:40 p.m. formFriday, April 21 to Tuesday, April 25 with weekendmatinees at 1 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. BostonInternational Festival of Women's Cinema fromWednesday, April 26 to Thursday, May 7.
Sony Fresh Pond. Fresh Pond Plaza.661-2900. On Thursday, April 20. "Stuart Saves HisFamily" at 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.,"Jury Duty" at 1, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m."Muriel's Wedding' at 2:45, 5:45, 8:45 and 10:40p.m. "Exotica" at 8:30 p.m. "Born to Be Wild" at1:30 p.m. "Goofy Movie" at 12, 2, 4, 6 and 8:15p.m. "Outbreak" at 4:20, 7:15 and 10 p.m. "TommyBoy" at 1:45, 4:10, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. "Bad Boys"at 1:15, 3:45, 7 and 9:30 p.m. "Pebble and thePenguin" at 12:30, 3:30, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. "DonJuan de Marco" at 2:15, 4:45, 8 and 10:15 p.m."Dolores Clairborne" at 12:15, 3:30, 6:15 and 9p.m.
Sony Harvard Square. 10 Church St.,Cambridge. 864-4580. On Thursday, April 20. "FunnyBones" at 1:15, 4:30 and 9:50 p.m. "Rob Roy" at12:45, 4:15, 7:25 and 10:15 p.m. "Farinelli" at1:45, 5, 7:45 and 10:25 p.m. "Circle of Friends"at 1:30, 4, 6:45 and 9:35 p.m. "Jefferson inParis" at 12:30, 3:45, 7 and 10 p.m.
Sony Janus. 57 JFK St., Harvard Square.661-3737. On Thursday, April 20. "Priest" at 2,4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Demons. Through May 5. AmericanRepertory Theatre Company, Hasty Pudding Theatre,12 Holyoke St., Cambridge. 547-8300. By RobertBrustein, this is a modern Faust play that willtake you on a wild ride down today's informationsuperhighway, through the laptop, the Internet,the CD-ROM and software adventure of a HarvardDivinity School professor.
The Bible: The Complete Word of God(abridged). Through May 7. The ReducedShakespeare Company, C. Walsh Theatre, 45 TempleSt., Suffolk University, Beacon Hill. 547-8300.Notorious for their four-minute Hamlet, TheComplete, Works of Shakespeare (abridged) and TheComplete History of America (abridged), the badboys of abridgment are back! This time the R.S.C.romp through the Holy Book with irreverent gleethrough this unauthorized King Jim Version of theGreatest Stories Ever Shortened.
The Accident. Through May 7. AmericanRepertory Theatre Company, Hasty Pudding Theatre,12 Holyoke St., Cambridge. 547-8300. By Carol K.Mack, this play is a fascinating, constantlyunfolding mystery that probes the depths of thehuman psyche, fusing reality and illusion. Adisoriented women searches for her identity wipedout by an "accident" that she cannot remember.
Joey and Maria's Comedy Wedding.Ongoing. Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston.(800) 733-5639. An audience-participation dinnershow that, in the guise of the marriage of MariaAngelina Cavatelli to Giuseppe Antonio Gnocchi,serves up a roomful of Italian stereotypes.
Nunsense I and II. Ongoing. TheatreLobby, North End. 931-ARTS or 227-9872/
Shear Madness. Ongoing. CharlesPlayhouse, Warrenton St., Boston. 426-5225