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The Week: March 12-15, 2012
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Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock

Spring evenings are going to be growing even brighter this week. The calendar includes: the Wild & Scenic Film Festival; a performance by Nathan Laube; and, more live music from Hoots & Hellmouth, Herbie Hancock, and Mustard Plug.


Monday 3.12 NOTEWORTHY: Photographer Linda Eastman marries Beatle Paul McCartney, 1969.


Tuesday 3.13
NOTEWORTHY: Tennessee prohibits the teaching of evolution, 1925.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Barrymore Theatre, 7 pm
This touring program features selections from Nevada City, Calif.'s annual eco-movie confab, including shorts about activists, irrigation and a woman whose foraging livelihood is threatened by mining.

Nathan Laube
Overture Hall, 7:30 pm
Young organist Laube, a nationally renowned musician, sits down at Overture's big instrument to play a program of Bach, Liszt, Maurice Duruflé and more.


Wednesday 3.14
NOTEWORTHY: Karl Marx dies, 1883.

Hoots & Hellmouth
High Noon Saloon, 8 pm
Soul and gospel vibes infuse this Philadelphia band's version of rock 'n' roll, which has turned heads at festivals like Wakarusa and South by Southwest. With Josh Harty.


Thursday 3.15
NOTEWORTHY: Julius Caesar asks, "Et tu, Brute?" 44 BC.

Herbie Hancock
Overture Hall at Overture Center, 7:30 pm
The post-bop pioneer, piano virtuoso and 14-time Grammy winner is a living legend, weaving jazz, blues and modern classical sounds into sonic tapestries that fray each genre's boundaries with beauty and creativity.

Mustard Plug
Frequency, 8:30 pm
Ska-punk enjoyed a brief stint in the spotlight in the 1990s, and it's been raging underground ever since. Skank the week's stresses away as one of the genre's finest struts its stuff onstage. With Deal's Gone Bad, 4 A.M. and Something to Do.

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