Arts. Life. Leisure.

Thursday

Concerts

Dub Trio, Russian Circles, Dalek, Young Widow 9 p.m. Grog Shop $10 adv, $12 dos

Ace Frehley (original KISS guitarist), The Trews 8 p.m. House of Blues $26-$45

Friday

Movies

The Other Boleyn Girl (Focus Features) starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana

Semi-Pro (New Line) starring Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Andre Benjamin

Concerts

Men (JD & JO of Le Tigre), Hey Willpower, Yasayasa 9 p.m. Grog Shop $10 adv, $12 dos

Baby Dee, Unsparing Sea, Talons 9 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $8 adv, $10 dos

Todd Snider, Tim Easton (2nd Annual National Autism Association Benefit) 8 p.m. Beachland Ballroom $30 adv, $35 dos

Mikrophonx 9 p.m. Club Khameleon $5 (21+), $7 (18-20)

Comedy

Jim Norton, Marina Franklin 8 p.m. (early show)

10:30 p.m. (late show) House of Blues $25.50-$29.50

Saturday

Concerts

Bang Camaro, Hot Rails, Jakeway 9 p.m. Grog Shop $10

Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Paul Kelly 8 p.m. House of Blues $17.50-$27

The Hourly Radio 7 p.m. Peabody’s (Pirates Cove) $6

Paul Thorn & Band 7 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $15 adv, $17 dos

The Trashmen, The Sadies, Whiskey Daredevils 9 p.m. Beachland Ballroom $15 adv, $17 dos

Roue, HotChaCha, Hell’s Information 10 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $3, free w/ ticket to Trashmen/Sadies

The Avett Brothers 8 p.m. Kent Stage $20 adv, $25 dos

Sunday

Concerts

moe., Cornmeal 8 p.m. House of Blues $22-$25

Mushroomhead 7 p.m. Peabody’s $18 adv, $22 dos

Folklore (feat. members of Elf Power), The Dreadful Yawns, Mikey Baranick & Mike Uva 9 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $5

Monday

Concerts

Above This Fire 7 p.m. Peabody’s $8

Headlights, Evangelicals, Hallelujah the Hills 9 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $8.

Tuesday

CD releases

Warpaint (MRI) — The Black Crowes

Float (Side One Dummy) — Flogging Molly

Red of Tooth and Claw (Vagrant) — Murder by Death

DVD releases

Awake (Weinstein Co.) starring Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard

Into the Wild (Paramount) starring Emile Hirsch, William Hurt, Hal Holbrook

101 Dalmatians — Two-Disc Platinum Edition (Disney)

Concerts

Salt the Wound, The Analyst 7 p.m. Peabody’s (Pirates Cove) $8

Wednesday

Concerts

Shtreiml, Amazing Rondini Brothers, more 8 p.m. Grog Shop $10

N.E.R.D. 8 p.m. House of Blues $22.50-$29.50

Chimaira (official CD release party) 7 p.m. Peabody’s $5

Red Water Rojo, The Championship, The Plastic Hearts 9 p.m. Beachland Ballroom Tavern $5