Tonight at The Buttonwood Tree on Main Street, graduate and undergraduate students from The Hartt School of music will be performing works for guitar and other instruments. For more information about Buttonwood events, go to www.buttonwood.org
Tonight, The Wesleyan Cello Ensemble and Private Lessons Teacher Julie Ribchinsky present music for solo and multiple cellos, at 7pm in the Russell House.
View the talents of the seniors in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History: Alexandra Malouta, Anna Mckinsey, Kamar Thomas, Don Christian Jones, and Timothy Lee today through Sunday, in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery on the Wesleyan University campus.
Tonight, Wesleyan presents a Javanese shadow play accompanied by the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble under the direction of Artist-in-Residence I.M. Harjito and guest musicians at 8pm in the World Music Hall.
All this weekend at the 92 Theater on High Street, catch Lila Becker’s Senior Thesis, The Ash And The Elder, a theatrical presentation of 5 creation myths from around the world. For more information about all art happenings at Wesleyan, visit wesleyan.edu/cfa.
Tonight at Higher Grounds Coffee House on 70 Main Street in East Hampton it’s their weekly open mic. All are welcome and the show starts at 8PM. Saturday night at Higher Grounds, is a night of Acoustics with singer guitarist Rhiannon Elliot. The show starts at 8PM.
On Saturday, the first-ever “Jazzin’ with the Stars” concert will unite The Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band, with special guest stars Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame artist, Ronnie Spector; and the 50s/60s hit-maker Jimmie Rodgers. Held at The First Church of Christ, 190 Court Street in Middletown from 2pm to 5pm. Contact Nancy Loader with questions, email@example.com
Body & Sold by Deborah Lake Fortson is a documentary account of true stories from the world of child and youth sex trafficking/slavery. This live theater performance, presented by Soroptimist International of the CT River Valley in cooperation with CT Heritage Productions takes place on Saturday at 7 PM and Sunday at 3 PM, at the Woodrow Wilson Middle School Auditorium, Hunting Hill Ave. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, the South Asia Film Series at the Wesleyan Center For Film Studies, on 301 Washington Terrace continues. This week, it’s Pather Panchali, an acclaimed drama about a young girl, Durga, and her family’s village life. Free of charge at 2 pm.
At Real Art Ways in Hartford, this Friday are showings of the movie “This is Not A Film” and the cult classic, “The Room”. Tickets, times, and more can be found at realartways.org
Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford, is hosting the “April in Paris Film Festival” all this week, featuring “Gainsbourg: a Heroic Life”, and “Persepolis”. And beginning Sunday for a 4-day run is “Goethe in Love”, described as a charming romantic comedy. For more information visit Cinestudio.org.