And Matt Damon is doing his bit as well, by not using toilets. At all.
This Sunday’s Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam is the 16th anniversary of the event, and Jeff Robinson has found a way to turn up its power yet again: He says he’s bringing in 16 musicians and 16 poets to mark the occasion, even though the Lounge itself won’t be able to pack in any more people than the usual sold-out night.
Pick up some fashionable bargains at a Clothware trunk show. See what’s up, doc, at a Brattle film festival. Hear true stories about getting a crush on someone (and being crushed). Celebrate the emmmmergence of five baby DJs into the world. And miss the Somerville Copy Cat Festival and Lamb Jam.
One Billion Rising Cambridge – part of the V-Day campaign to end violence against women and girls – is hoping people come at 2:45 p.m. Thursday to Joan Lorenz Park at the Cambridge Main Library “to rise up against violence with dance, music and an open mic.”
Ben Affleck’s personal brand is “floundering”? What must Forbes think about Matt Damon’s latest film? (Maybe the magazine thinks Passion Pit is floundering too, what with it quickly filling Madison Square Garden.)
“The Vagina Monologues” goes on Saturday, despite snow, and so does a pre-Valentine’s show of songs by The Smiths, Dashboard Confessional and more. On Sunday, go “Around the World in an Afternoon” with violin and piano; get fashionable at Oona’s e-store Launch Party and Fashion Show; and mingle with Boston film critics.
It looks as though nothing can stop Ben Affleck now. But even a man who can buy a $2,500 rug because it carries “the blood of 10,000 kings” and wear a bear suit and race Justin Timberlake in high heels doesn’t want his kids to work in Hollywood. Also, more than you wanted to know about kissing in Hollywood.
Sample and judge free chili in Harvard Square. See Islamic Art collected over three decades by a unique Harvard grad. Laugh at love with “My Bloody Valentine” Geek Comedy. Go forth to Beethoven’s Fifth, for free, and be out by six. And join an amazing circus led by What Time Is It Mr. Fox?
So could Ben Affleck still be in the running for “Justice League”? Is Matt Damon’s revenge on Jimmy Kimmel more important to him than getting the Harvard Arts Medal in April? While you think about it, there’s a great Passion Pit remix video to watch.
Get “Hot, Dark, Sweet and Decadent” at Harvard Square’s Chocolate Festival. Reload on some summer in Davis. Survive the 35th Annual Science Fiction Marathon at MIT. Turn performance art into your art. And gawk at the spectacle of the Head of the Zesiger Cardboard Boat Regatta.