Concert: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Court Square Theater
Friday-Thursday, showtimes vary based on date, $8.50/$9.50
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H., a leg- endary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.
Rocktown Poetry Circle
Greenberrys, every third Wednesday of each month Price: Free, but please do buy a drink from Greenberrys
Rocktown Poetry Circle invites writers and readers of poetry to attend poetry nights. Each meeting has a different feature. Come alone or with your friends and enjoy the friendly environment. There’s no pressure to participate, organizers say, you may also simply sit and listen. epending on time, an open mic may follow the feature.
John C. Wells Planetarium’s last public science talk
Thursday, April 17, 7pm
James Madison University’s Memorial Hall Auditorium
The John C. Wells Planetarium presents the LAST public science talk of the year.The biggest stars burn the fastest and brightest and when they die, they do so spectacularly, exploding as supernovae and leaving behind some of the most fantastic objects in the universe: neutron stars and black holes. In this talk, Dr. Ransom will discuss how these crazy objects are created, some of their amazing properties, and why we (probably!) don’t need to worry.