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4 cool performing and visual arts events in Boston this weekend

4 cool performing and visual arts events in Boston this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on February 07, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Boston this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from tap dancing to hip-hop.

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Friday Tap Dance Jam

Grab a seat to the Friday Tap Dance Jam at the Harvard Ed Portal. Tap dancers will be accompanied by a live jazz trio. The free show is open to all ages.

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave.
Admission: Free
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Overdrive 9.0 Jam and Dance Showcase

OVRDRV Jam & Dance Showcase is a two-part event. During the day, all styles of hip-hop dancers are invited to perform in front of judges, like Stackz, Lil O and Tony Ray. At night, finalists will compete for the grand prize.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 12-10 p.m.
Where: Tsai Performance Center and SAC Gym Quad C, 665 Commonwealth Ave.
Admission: $0-$17
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Lecture: 'They Did What?!! Mid-Twentieth Century Studio Jewelers and How Their Groundbreaking Work Continues to Shape the Field Today'

Also this Saturday, the Society of Arts and Crafts' guest curator Heather White presents a lecture on how artists featured in the current exhibition were influenced by mid-20th century jewelry designers. The talk marks the closing of White's exhibition "Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contemporary Studio Jewelry Then + Now."

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Society of Arts and Crafts, 100 Pier Four Blvd., #200
Admission: Free
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Public Opening: Li Hongwei and Saul Steinberg at Pucker Gallery

Finally, also Saturday, head to the Pucker Gallery to view the works of Chinese sculptor Li Hongwei and Saul Steinberg, whobest known for his career as an artist for The New Yorker. Li Hongwei will be in attendance.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Pucker Gallery, 240 Newbury St., Floor 3.
Admission: Free
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