This Weekend In Arts: ArtWeek Boston

The Scene presents seven of the many events, including tours, workshops, and shows, taking place in Boston this weekend for the city’s biannual arts celebration, running through Sunday 5/2

Fork&Tune
Friday 4/25 and Sunday 4/27, 7 p.m.
Fusing music and food, Fork & Tune is a unique, four-course meal dining experience meant to underscore the top ingredients of the season, relating them to the complete track listings of various classic albums. For these dates, the menu will be inspired by Prince’s Purple Rain. The restaurant is at 379 Washington St. Tickets are $40.

‘Becoming Cuba’ Post-Show Discussion
Friday 4/25, 8 p.m.
Following the Huntington Theater Company’s presentation of its drama Becoming Cuba on Friday night, Boston Globe photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize Winner Essdras M. Suarez will lead a talk about his work and experience in Cuba. The discussion is free and open to both the show’s attendees and the general public.

Boston Ballet Workshop Series
Saturday 4/26, 11 a.m.
The Boston Ballet is offering free workshops this weekend, allowing participants 18 and under to learn about the costumes, business, athleticism, and music of the dance company on Saturday morning until 3:30 p.m. Food samples, courtesy of Fresh Food Generation, will be a part of the event, too.

Ready Sets Go: Fashion Photography
Saturday 4/26, 3 p.m.
Boston Studio photographer and Pravda Models International owner Younes Sphynx is leading a workshop in which attendees will be able to learn various camera, lighting, and styling methods in addition to participating in a photo shoot at Restoration Resources. Guests must RSVP to [email protected].

Green Patriot Posters Exhibition Tour
Friday 4/25 and Saturday 4/26, 5 p.m.
Sam Aquillano, executive director of Design Museum Boston, is heading free tours of a new exhibit of print and interactive digital posters inspired by World War II graphic illustrations. The gallery, which deals with the theme of combating climate change, is located at 315 A. St.

ONEMIC (One Moment Inspiring Creativity)
Saturday 4/26, 10 a.m.
The Boston community is invited to showcase its artistic talents on Saturday afternoon at the Citi Performing Arts Center’s Wang Theatre for a free open mic event.

Sketcherific Night Out
Friday 4/25, 7 p.m.
Audio Concepts, Broadview Marketing, and illustrator Fran Constantino are hosting a date night drawing extravaganza at 870 Comm. Ave. this Friday night. Art supplies, snacks, and drinks (for guests over 21 years old) are included with the purchase of a $12 ticket.

 

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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.