Event Calendar: Thursday, March 21 – Wednesday, March 27

Claire Wallace, news correspondent

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Thursday, March 21, Third Thursdays: Empower, Create, Change

Check out the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum after-hours during its special third Thursday event, showcasing how local creators use art to shape narratives and amplify change. There will also be a monologue performance written by Hilton Als. 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; $10 for students.


Friday, March 22, Relay For Life of Northeastern

Celebrate the tenth Relay For Life of Northeastern and walk all night for the fight against cancer. This event raises money for the American Cancer Society and is a fun way to meet others while playing games, hearing inspirational stories, watching performances and more. 6 p.m.-6 a.m.; Matthews Arena; Donation.  


Saturday, March 23, “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse” at Trident

Chill out at Trident Booksellers & Cafe and watch last December’s Oscar-winning film “Into the Spider-Verse.” A drink special and full menu will be available. Make sure to arrive early to get a seat as this event is first come, first served. 7 p.m.-8:30; Trident Booksellers & Cafe; Free.


Sunday, March 24, Lu’au 2019

Hawai’i Ohana at Northeastern University, or HONU, will host its fourth annual lu’au featuring special Hawaiian food, games and performances. HONU’s ukulele group will be a featured performer. There will also be prizes for game winners. 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Curry Student Center Ballroom; Free.


Monday, March 25, Spotify’s Use of Artificial Intelligence

Learn how Spotify uses artificial intelligence to transform the listening experience. Spotify engineer David Murgatroyd will be the keynote speaker, discussing how AI is used to create a user’s Discover Weekly and Daily Mix playlists. Pizza and drinks will be provided. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Raytheon Amphitheater; Free.


Tuesday, March 26, The Art of Communicating Science

Mariette DiChristina, the editor-in-chief of Scientific American, will speak about how to write about science in a way that is easily understood and entertaining to the general public. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Raytheon Amphitheater; Free.  


Wednesday, March 27, MFA Music: Dreamers’ Circus
Nordic band Dreamers’ Circus will perform new traditions of folk music from Denmark, Sweden, Iceland and Greenland in their first North America performance live at the Museum of Fine Arts. The trio has toured Europe, Asia and Australia and won awards at the Danish Music Awards. 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; $30.