SCOUT PICKS: 7/10/15-7/12/15

HELLO, SUMMER IS CALLING

Friday

Summer Residency Showcase
7-9 p.m., Free
Gallery 263
263 Pearl St.
Pop into Gallery 263, where they’re kicking off their six-week summer residency program featuring Michele Lauriat, Lucy Lindsey, Suzanne Mahoney and Diana Jean Puglisi.

Special Summer Reading with Music: Kissing Moonlight.
7 p.m., $5 suggested donation
Grolier Poetry Shop
6 Plympton St.
This very special event features poets Mahmood-Karimi-Hakak and Bill Wolack who will read to the gentle accompaniment of musician Srinivas Reddy. Reddy will perform “a unique combination of Persian Love Poetry and Hindustani ragas that will feature the ghazals of Hafez performed in both Persian and English.”

Saturday

Sh*t-faced Shakespeare
7:30 p.m., $15-$25
Oberon
2 Arrow St.
Whether you know the bard intimately or you still have nightmares about reading aloud in English class, this night is sure to be interesting. One member of the cast, chosen at the beginning of the show, will get wasted while you watch them stumble through an abridged Shakespearean play. Don’t worry: There’ll be drinks for you, too.

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