SCOUT PICKS: 4/10/15-4/12/15

scout picks

We’re taking it from art to zines in this week’s Scout Picks.

All Weekend
Miller Street Open Studios
Miller Street Artist Studios
11 Miller St.
Stop by Miller Street Artist Studios all weekend for their annual open studios event. The event kicks off tonight from 5-10 p.m. with “Miller Street After Dark,” featuring live music and refreshments. And from 12-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, you can see photography, sculpture, paintings and more by artists including Linda LichtmanRebecca Doughty, Steve Imrich and James Weinberg.

Friday, 4/10
Miro Sprague, solo jazz piano
8 p.m., $12 in advance or $18 at the door
Third Life Studio
33 Union Sq.
Looking to jazz up your weekend? Head to Third Life Studio, where recent Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance grad Miro Sprague will be delighting guests on the piano. You can preview Sprague’s music here, and get your tickets here.

Saturday, 4/11
Zine Workshop
1-3 p.m., Free
Parts & Crafts
577 Somerville Ave.
If our neighbors in Boston declaring Thursday, 4/9 to be “Riot Grrrl Day” got you excited for zines, punk rock and creativity, then stop by Parts & Crafts on Saturday. Halley Murray will be guiding attendees through a day of typewriting, photo copying and gluing, all for no charge. This event is open to the public, so you don’t need to be a Parts & Crafts member to attend.

Sunday, 4/12
2015 Painted Burro Guac Off
3-5 p.m., Free
The Painted Burro
219 Elm St.
A $150 gift card, a spot on the Burro’s menu and, most importantly, unlimited bragging rights are all on the line at the Painted Burro’s third annual guac off.  Only 19 free tickets remain—grab yours here before they’re gone!