14 things to do the weekend of March 9
In the last five years, Gauthier has written nearly 40 songs with veterans. “Looking over them, it’s like, dang, these are good songs!” she said. “They should go in the world and people should hear them.” To that end, Gauthier recently releasedRifles & Rosary Beads, a collection of 11 gut-wrenching country, folk and roots-rock songs that came out of the intimate SongwritingWith:Soldiers sessions.
- Midnight at Ace of Cups
- “Outsiders” at the Vanderelli Room
- “A Wrinkle in Time” opens in theaters
- “Benchwarmers” reception at Blockfort
Based on the young adult novel of the same name by David Levithan and adapted for chorus and orchestra by Levithan and composer Joshua Swank, “Two Boys Kissing” tells three concurrent stories against a common backdrop. In addition to the father-son storyline, there is also a narrative concerning a relationship involving a trans person and the story of two teenage boys who set out to break the world record for longest continuous kiss. In each, the characters encounter both conflict and affirmation, often from unexpected sources. A sort of Greek chorus of voices representing gay men lost to AIDS comments on the stories as they unfold.
- Cory Branan at the Basement
- “Sign of the Times” at 934 Gallery
- “Horizones” at Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
The second of four month-long exhibitions that will bring ROY G BIV’s time in the Short North (as a permanent, physical space anyway) to a close, features Cameron Granger, Doo-Sung Yoo and more exhibiting video and installation work.