This Weekend In Arts: March 13-16

 

1. BADASS
(Friday 3/14, 7:30 p.m.)
R&B-soul a cappella group B.E.A.T.S. is partnering with the Dynamics for its annual show. The performance will take place in Devlin 008. Admission is free.

2. Battle of the Bands
(Friday 3/14, 8:30 p.m.)
The Arts Council, in conjunction with UGBC, Nights on the Heights, and the Music Guild, will be hosting a competition between seven of BC’s premier music acts in the Cabaret Room this Friday: Seaver’s Express, Bobnoxious, Times New Roman, Free Alley, The Mints, Comeback City, and Juice.  Doors open at 8 p.m.

3. Flashdance
(Friday 3/14, 8 p.m.)
In the musical Flashdance, Alex Owens dreams of escaping her life working as a bar-dancer and becoming a professional performer. Limited tickets for the show are sponsored by BC2Boston for $20, but student rush tickets may also be available at the Citi Performing Arts Center for $27 one hour before the show begins.

4. FCBC Fashion Show
(Saturday 3/15, 7 p.m.)
The Fashion Club of Boston College is hosting its first fashion show, highlighting various kinds of styles, in the Rat on Saturday night. The event will feature designs by Daisy Spade, Rubex, and Stella & Dot, as well as a concert by Times New Roman.

5. ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’
(Ongoing)
Moonrise Kingdom director Wes Anderson tells the comical story of a European hotel concierge and his lobby boyfriend in his latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is playing at AMC Loews Boston Common 19.

6. Hope ‘N Mic Night
(Thursday 3/13, 7 p.m.)
Organized by BC’s chapter of To Write Love On Her Arms, Hope ‘N Mic Night will be an evening of music and conversation dedicated to people struggling with depression, self-injury, and suicide. The free event will be held in the Vanderslice Caberet Room. Seventy-five percent of donations will be sent to TWLOHA.

7. ‘Spotlight’
(Thursday 3/13 to Saturday 3/15, 7:30 p.m.)
The Boston College Dance Ensemble is presenting its spring showcase, Spotlight, in Robsham this weekend. Tickets are $10, with all proceeds benefiting the Campus School.

 

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Ariana Igneri was the Associate Arts & Review editor at The Heights in 2014, where she enjoyed writing about boy bands, ballet, and other finer things. Follow her on Twitter at @arianaigneri.