It's Thursday, so it's time for to round up activities for your weekend.
This week, Jim Sullivan shares his top picks — a darkly comic "how to" book by Augusten Burroughs (of "Running With Scissors" fame), a concert with the young singer-songwriter Regina Spektor and an immersive, multimedia theater performance at the ICA.
Details for all of Jim's picks can be found below.
- Jim Sullivan, contributor to the Boston Herald and editor of jimsullivanink.com, a Boston arts and events guide
BOOK TOUR: Augusten Burroughs
Who: Augusten Burroughs reading from his new book, "This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike"
When: Thursday, May 10, 6 p.m.
Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline
Hosted By: The Brookline Booksmith (find ticket information here)
More: Watch another interview with Burroughs (caution: contains explicit language).
MUSIC: Regina Spektor
Who: Regina Spektor, performing songs from her new album "What We Saw from the Cheap Seats"
When: Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Orpheum Theatre in downtown Boston
DANCE: red, black & GREEN: a blues
What: red, black & GREEN: a blues, an immersive dance/music/theater performance
When: Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston's waterfront/Fort Point district
More: Watch additional videos and read more about the production.
This segment aired on May 10, 2012.