PICK OF THE DAY
The exhibit “From Daguerreotype to Digital: Anthropology and Photography” showcases the history of photography and its impact on anthropology. Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (ongoing). $9, $7 students and seniors, $6 ages 3-18, free on Sundays from 9 a.m.-
noon. Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge. 617-496-1027.
Humans, gods, and their stories If your summer reading includes Ovid’s "Metamorphoses,” check out “Polaroid Stories” by Naomi Iizuka and see how they compare. Heart & Dagger Productions presents this updated version of the Roman poet’s history of the world using stories about gritty, urban street kids and their life challenges. 8 p.m. preview (through July 14; for ages 15 and older). $20, $15 students and seniors. Boston Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre, 539 Tremont St., Boston. www.happymediumtheatre.com
Unconfined A former jail is the perfect venue for emerging artists to break out and show their talents. The Brooks Young Band is featured at the Powerhouse Breakout Artist Series, and the five-piece rock and blues group has shared the stage with B.B. King and Pat Benatar. 8:30 p.m. (live music every Friday). No cover. The Liberty Hotel/Lobby Bar, 215 Charles St., Boston. 617-224-4000. www.liberty
Close to them At Friday’s “Closer to You: A Live Tribute to the Carpenters” benefit performance, Grammy-nominated singer Judy Pancoast will perform the duo’s entire “A Song for You” album to commemorate its 40th anniversary. 8 p.m. (through July 1). $25, $15 students (June 29 benefit for the Performing Arts Parents Association of Arlington High School); $23, $28. The Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849. www.regenttheatre.com
For your review Check out this list of all-star music menschen at the Jay Geils Jazz & Blues Review: Gerry Beaudoin, Bellevue Cadillac, Doug Bell, Fred Lipsius, Cassandre Mckinley, Rich Lataille, Doug Wolverton, Jesse Williams, Mark Texiera, and the namesake, of course. June 30 at 7 p.m. $28.50. Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place, Foxborough. 800-745-3000. www.showcaselive.com
Four-tunately Like a leap year, the Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival is held every four years. More than 1,800 dancers from 50 Lithuanian dance groups will be dressed in authentic outfits representing Europe, South America, Canada, and the United States. July 1 at 2 p.m. $25-$65. Boston University’s Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com