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THU 4/23 Heather Cassils: The Body as Social Sculpture

Hallwalls | 7pm | free

Heather Cassils uses the physical body as a sculptural mass to rupture societal norms. Elaborating on the idea that our bodies are often formed in relation to societal expectations, Cassils will talk about their two most recent works Cuts: A Traditional Sculpture and Becoming An Image.

FRI 4/24 Alan doyle

Town Ballroom | 7pm | $20-$24

Alan Doyle, formally from the folk rock band Great Big Sea will be performing at the Town Ballroom on Friday evening. He just released an album back in January and this will be his very first tour as a solo artist.

FRI 4/24 Luanjie featuring butterslacks

Tudor Lounge | 11pm | free

The Funk-rock three-piece Luanjie will grace the stage of the Tudor Lounge along side Butterslacks.

SAT 4/25 The Reverend peyton's big damn band

Waiting Room | 7pm | $15-$20

Coming all the way from the southern foothills of Indiana, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will be making their way to the Waiting Room this Saturday night. They’ll be playing their catalog of hillbilly blues with sharp lyrics and powerful harmonies.

SAT 4/25 adeline hotel

Dreamland | 8pm | $5

Brooklyn’s folk artist, Adeline Hotel is set to play at Dreamland (387 Franklin St.) on Saturday night with Johanna Samuels and Alex Berkley.

TUES 4/28 Defeater

Studio @ Waiting Room | 5:30pm | $15-$20

On Tuesday night, the Boston melodic hardcore group, Defeater will be kicking things at the Studio at Waiting Room. Capsize, Better Off, and Hotel Books will be opening up the show

WED 4/29 Visual Artist Selma Selman

Dreamland | 8pm | free

Visual Artist of Romani Descent Slema Selman was named best young artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She will present a video screening, perform her work, and follow with a Q&A. Her performance is presented by UB department of Art and Dreamland.