Oct 16, 2023 - Things to Do

Sistine Chapel exhibit, Reggie Watts talk and more things to do in Boston this week

A dimily lit photo of comedian and musician Reggie Walks talking into a mic on stage as he does a set in Berlin, wearing glasses and a black T-shirt that says "sex positive."

Reggie Watts is a musician, comedian and, now, an author. Photo: Frank Hoensch/Redferns

Here's what's happening around Boston this week:

ğŸŽ¨ If you can't make it to Rome, Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel The Exhibition brings the classic ceiling mural to Boston with high-definition life-size photos and special printing techniques to emulate the original frescoes.

  • Thursday - Sunday, 11am-6pm until January 14 at 121 Webster Ave. in Chelsea.
  • Tickets start at $20 for adults.

📽️ "I Heard it Through the Grapevine," filmmaker Dick Fontaine's documentary following writer James Baldwin through the sites of the Civil Rights-era South will be screened at the Harvard Film Archive.

  • Monday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm. $10 tickets.

📖 Alternative humorist and musician Reggie Watts will be at First Parish Church to discuss his new book "Great Falls, MT: Fast Times, Post-Punk Weirdos, and a Tale of Coming Home Again'' with fellow alternative comedian Eugene Mirman.

  • Thursday at 7pm. A $40 ticket includes a copy of the book.

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