Out-and-About: April 8th – April 14th

All the fun/cheap/life-changing events happening this week around Beantown, just a hop, skip, and a jump from campus!

Friday, April 8th: Bron Don / The Black Moons / Migrant Hotel

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Head over to Berklee’s Red Room @ Cafe 939 for some Boston-bred music! Bron Don performs their newest album Bats and Oranges, The Black Moons bring some alt-pop a la the Eagles and The Beatles, and Migrant Hotel will round out the evening with some rock ‘n’ roll fresh off of SXSW.

The Red Room @ Cafe 939. 8 pm. $10. https://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=b8a2e1d340f065fed8625889c0f9564f&vqitq=ec2beabf-f157-4f31-9ce6-d565765d0c8d&vqitp=c0197339-9693-4bda-8957-439248991ff4&vqitts=1457371795&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqitrt=Safetynet&vqith=a47379a37ed01cb7c1b512407073d5c8

Saturday, April 9th: Laughing Liberally Boston

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In the midst of what will (hopefully) be this generation’s craziest presidential race, we’re in need of some laughs now more than ever. Laughing Liberally is a monthly political comedy show bringing together Boston’s finest progressive comedians, local politicians, reporters, and radio hosts for a lighthearted look at our current political pickle.

The Riot Theater, 146A South St. Jamaica Plain. 8 – 9:30 pm. $8. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/laughing-liberally-boston-tickets-16436587275?ref=ebtnebtckt

Sunday, April 10th: Rockin’ Spring Flea Market

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This ain’t your Nana’s flea market. ONCE Somerville hosts Boston’s largest sale of all things funky, accompanied by DJ Mike the Considerate, face painting, pool tables, good eats, and all-day Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas for the 21+ crowd. Stop by to browse stalls full of vinyls, plants, jewelry, vintage clothes, prints, and many more random things that you’ll soon be unable to live without. It’s more than a flea market, it’s a party!

ONCE Somerville, 156 Highland Ave. 11am – 6pm. Free entry. https://www.facebook.com/events/1711467012409654

Monday, April 11th: Cinema Jukebox – West Side Story

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America’s favorite musical hits the big screen at the Coolidge Corner Theatre next week! This 50s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet pits two New York gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, against each other in a bitter fight for neighborhood control. The plot thickens when Jets member Tony falls in love with Maria, the younger sister of Sharks ring-leader Bernardo. Its drama well deserving of the Coolidge Theatre’s 1930s-era splendor!

Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street. 7 – 10 pm. $12. http://www.coolidge.org/films/west-side-story

Tuesday, April 12th: Salsa Night – Steps for Charity

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Ryles Jazz Club is Boston’s favorite spot for salsa dance, and next week it becomes the best spot to kick up your heels for an awesome social cause! All proceeds from the evening will go to the Boston Rotaract Club with plans on purchasing a boat to help transport children in Ganvie, Benin to school. No experience is necessary; Ryles is the perfect place to be introduced to salsa and pick up some brand new moves!

Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St (2nd floor). 7:30 – 9:30 pm. $20. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salsa-night-at-ryles-steps-for-charity-tickets-23206293649

Wednesday, April 13th: Wind Down Wednesdays

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De-stress mid-week with Wind Down Wednesdays at Gallery 263! Pro-yogini Erica Filippi introduces students of all skill levels to Kripalu-style yoga designed to calm the body and foster a sense of empowerment. Combined with an awesome art-filled studio space, you’ll be full of uplifting energy and all set to take on finals!

Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St. Cambridge. 7 – 8 pm. $10. http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/wind-down-on-wednesdays-yoga–10

Thursday, April 14th: The Harvest

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Sponsored by NU Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy, The Harvest is the story of the forgotten children who feed America. This film profiles three young migrant farm workers as they travel across the country following the seasonal harvests in search of work, sacrificing childhood to survive.

Dockser Commons, Dockser Hall. 6 – 7:30 pm. Free (snacks provided!). http://calendar.northeastern.edu/event/film_screening_la_cosechathe_harvest#.VwaZIfkrKUk

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