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4 performing and visual arts events happening in Boston this week

Strand Theatre. | Photo: Vivian C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 25, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Boston this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from an interior design panel to a comedy show.

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Tom Thakkar at Cityside Bar

Kick your week off with a laugh with comedian Tom Thakkar at CitySide Monday night. Thakker is the host of "Stand By Your Band" podcast, which humorously defends musical acts society loves to hate. He is also the former co-host of Comedy Central Radio/SiriusXM's "You Up" with Nikki Glaser.

When: Monday, March 25, 8 p.m.
Where: Cityside Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton
Price: Free
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Heighten with Handmade: How to Use Handcrafted Art in Residential and Commercial Setting

If you're interested in interior design, check out a panel on how to incorporate handmade crafts in residential and commercial developments. Visitors will also be able to purchase items at the gallery and consult with the retail gallery manager. 

When: Thursday, March 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Society of Arts and Crafts, 100 Pier Four Blvd., #200
Price: Free
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Patron Saint

Check out a new art installation at a one-night only event at the Distillery Gallery Friday night. Created by Georden West, "Patron Saint," a religious and historical figure, is reinterpreted as a queer deity.

The piece is adorned with clothing from Rhode Island-based menswear designer Jamall Osterholm.

When: Friday, March 29, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Distillery Gallery, 516 E. Second St.
Price: Free
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Blood & Fashion

Check out a the latest designs at a "Dracula"-inspired silent play and fashion show Saturday night.

The night will include a dinner and banquet; live music during intermission; an African-inspired dance performance; and a red carpet meet-and-greet. This show is designed to provide an outlet for disadvantaged urban youth to learn about fashion and the performing arts.

When: Saturday, March 30, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road
Price: $70
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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