SCOUT PICKS: Dungeons and Beekeepers

scout picks

A weekend of unconventional conventions and more in this week’s Scout Picks.


Vericon XIV
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave

Vericon is an annual science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction convention, featuring awesome events like book signings, movie screenings and author panels. Past guests have included George R.R. Martin, Brandon Sanderson and Tamora Pierce. This year’s guests include Patrick Rothfuss, Saladin Ahmed, and others!

William Oberst Reception
5 – 8:00 pm, free
Touch Art Gallery, 281 Concord Ave.

The realist painter William Oberst will show his complex and moving oils of people at Touch Art Gallery from March 17-31, 2014, with a Reception Friday March 21st, 5:00-8:00 pm.


Sarah Borges with Ruby Rose Fox
10 – 11:30 pm, $10
Atwood’s Tavern, 877 Cambridge St.

Two of Boston’s greatest young songstresses join forces for an unbelievable evening of ladies who rock.


Typhoon with Lady Lamb the Beekeeper
8 – 10:00 pm, $16 advance, $18 day of show
The Sinclair, 52 Church St.

While the indie band from Oregon fronting the bill is nothing to sneeze at, don’t miss this homecoming for Boston Music Award-winning Lady Lamb.