Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

October 2, 2012 10:04 AM

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(Photo Credit: Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre)

(Photo Credit: Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre)

Looking to get your fix of art in Boston on this Columbus Day weekend? Check out some of the best arts that Boston has to offer.

Here are some weekend recommendations from our friends at ArtsBoston.

fakus Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

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The Fakus

September 21-October 6, 2012
Presented by Centastage
Boston Center For The Arts, Boston

Trust can be bought by the highest bidder in The Fakus – A Noir, a head-spinning theatrical romp mingling money, passion and dreams. Centastage will debut this new play by Joe Byers, directed by Joe Antoun. more…

radius Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

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Radius Ensemble | Dragons

October 6, 2012
Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College and Radius Ensemble
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

The season opener features Prokofiev’s 1924 quintet for winds and strings, originally a ballet score. And Morton Gould’s celebration of Benny Goodman’s tour of the Soviet Union. Plus Weber’s classical flute trio and Mark Schultz’s astonishing Dragons in the Sky for horn and percussion. more

urbano Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

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World on Stage FOLKLORE URBANO

October 6, 2012
Presented by World On Stage
National Heritage Museum, Lexington

Pablo Mayor & Folklore Urbano, a NYC-based collective, is a fresh, sophisticated, and wildly fun addition to the burgeoning scene of new Colombian music. Pablo Mayor, an accomplished jazz pianist and composer, originally from Palmira, a town near Cali, Colombia, has turned his talents towards harnessing the joyful and complex rhythms of his country’s dance music, and the result is the band’s latest CD, Baile/Dance! more…

sequence Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

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Sequence 8

September 27-October 7, 2012
Presented by ArtsEmerson
Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage presents Sequence 8. After blowing the minds of Boston audiences with PSY, Les 7 doigts de la main returns with their sixth and newest creation, Sequence 8, giving Boston another chance to witness their incredible movement-based artistry. more…

ballet Boston Area Arts Picks For Columbus Day Weekend

(Photo Credit: Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre)

Mysterious Arrangements

October 5-October 28, 2012
Presented by Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
The Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge

Jose Mateo, New England’s most celebrated dance-maker, opens the Company’s remarkable 27th Season with a concert of stunning original ballets – including a world premiere. Mysterious Arrangements features Mateo’s acclaimed Time Beyond Time (2005), set to French composer Olivier Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’. more…

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