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Bars and Clubs

Black Rose. Harvard Square. 492-8630. Den of Thieves with Hip Pocket on Friday, Nov. 12. Jim Plunkett on Saturday, Nov. 13.

House of Blues. Harvard Square. 491-BLUE. Chuck Morris on Thursday, Nov. 11. Phillip Walker on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

ManRay. 21 Brookline St., Central Square, Cambridge. 864-0400. Campus for Gay Men on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Alternative/Industrial Gothic Mayhem on Wednesdays.

The Middle East. 472 Mass Ave., Cambridge. 497-0576. Downstairs: Bliss Factory on Thursday, Nov. 11. Concussion Ensemble on Friday, Nov. 12. Luna on Saturday, Nov. 13. The Boo Radleys on Sunday, Nov. 14. Grateful Dead's Robert Hunter on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Unrest on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Upstairs: 6L6 on Thursday, Nov. 11. Groove Butcher on Friday, Nov. 12. Majesty Crush on Saturday, Nov. 13. James Hall on Sunday, Nov. 14. Church of the Sub Genius on Tuesday, Nov. 16.


T.T. The Bears. 10 Brookline St., Cambridge. 492-BEAR. Pluck Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 11. Hi-Hats on Friday, Nov. 12. Plan Be on Saturday, Nov. 13.

Western Front. 343 Western Ave., Cambridge. 492-7772. Mighty Charge on Thursday, Nov. 11. Banki Banx on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13.


MIT Chapel Series. Harpsichordist Frances Conover Fitch. MIT Chapel, noon. Free. Thursday, Nov. 11.

Boston Symphony Orchetra. Symphony Hall, 301 Mass Ave. 266-1492. Performs works by Schreker, Schumann and Beethoven on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts. 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 267-9300. The Age of Rubens. Through Jan. 2. The first major survey of Flemish Baroque painting ever mounted in the United States, presenting about 120 paintings by Rubens and his most important pupils. Robert Cumming: Cone of Vision. Through Nov. 28. Focuses on the remarkably consistent and the objects he has chosen to focus on - the disc, cone, boat, house and chair. Duccio to Delacroix: Masterpieces of European Paintings from the Collection. Through Jan. 2. Includes over 80 European paintings. African and Oceanic Sculpture: Treasures from a Private Collection. Through July 3. The objects are mostly wood and terracotta, ranging from a miniature wooden mask from Zaire to a monumental yoruba veranda post from Nigeria. Rubens, Bellange, Rembrandt: European Graphic Art, 1580 - 1660. Through Feb. 6. Ninety prints, drawings and illustrated books explore the rich variety and visual extravagance of European graphich art from the final phases of the Renaissance through the apogee of Baroque. In and Out of Place: Contemporary Art and the American Social Landscape. Through Jan. 23. Explores representations of people, from the homeless to the wealthy, and the places they inhabit. Deities, Saints, and Allegories: Late Antique and Coptic Textiles. Through March 6. Includes tapestries of full-length images and busts of Classical deities, saints and allegoric figures.


Brattle Theatre. 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. 876-6837. An Evening with Allison Anders at 7 p.m. and "Gas, Food, Lodging" at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12. "The Ballad of Little Jo" at 1, 3:15, 5:30 and 7:45 on Saturday, Nov. 13. "The Gift" at 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 13. Starring Katharine Hepburn: "Sylvia Scarlett" at 4:05 and 7:35 and "Christopher Strong" at 2:30, 6 and 9:25 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14. Film Noir: "Lady from Shanghai" at 4 and 7:55 and "Gilda" at 5:45 and 9:35 Vamps and Other Lesbians: "Pandora's Box" at 4 and 7:30 p.m., "A Fool There Was" at 6 p.m. and "It" at 9:30 p.m. From Hong Kong: The Films of Tsui Hark: "Once Upon a Time in China" at 7:40 and 10 p.m.

Coolidge Corner Cinema. 390 Harvard St., Brookline. 734-2500. On Thursday, Nov. 11. "Singing in the Rain" at 2:25 p.m. "8 1/2" at 4:45 and 9:20. "La Strada" at 7 p.m. "Manhattan Murder Mystery" at 2, 4, 6 and 8. "Blade Runner" at 10 p.m.