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No small feat

With more than 90 years of performing between them, Little Feat & Leon Russell have long made their marks on the music scene. The former (top) fuses California rock, funk-boogie, folk, blues, rockabilly, and more; the latter is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist who has worked with Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, the Rolling Stones, and other music mavens. This event has been rescheduled from Nov. 7 to January 13. All tickets will be honored, for more information please call the Wilbur Box Office at 617-248-9700.

TUESDAY

Unknown vulnerability Elizabeth Kostojohn encourages viewers to explore vulnerability when they see her mylar pieces in “Hurt and Damage: Graphite Drawings.” Pieces by the Boston-area artist are on view at Towne Art Gallery. Tuesday hours are 1-5 p.m. (through
Nov. 15). Free. Towne Art Gallery, Wheelock College, 180 The Riverway, Boston. 617-879-2219. www.wheelock.edu/art

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Grounded When Sandy was wreaking havoc last week, thoughts of “Building an Ark” might have crossed your mind. Or, perhaps you were thinking about the new release by the northern California roots reggae band Groundation. 8 p.m. $20. 18+. Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com

Witch is it During the Salem Witch Trials, accusers used spectral evidence (dreams or visions) in court to link a member of the community to witchcraft. At Balagan’s “Spectral Evidence,” films by Boston and New York women liken issues about the female body in the Republican Party’s social campaign to the 17th-century hunts.
8 p.m. $10, $8 students and seniors. Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge. 617 876-6837. www.balaganfilms.com

Birds of a feather To distract his 29-year-old heartbroken daughter (whom he forbade from marrying the man she loved), Dad paid for Genevieve’ Jones’s publication, “Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio.” Her brother collected the nests and wrote the text and Genevieve created images by drawing on lithographic stones. Sadly, she died of typhoid fever and her mother finished the art work. The rare 19th-century book was donated to Mass Audubon, which presents the exhibit “Nests, Eggs, Heartbreak & Beauty.”
Tue-Sun 1-5 p.m. through Jan. 13. $4, $3 seniors and ages 2-12.
Mass Audubon Visual Arts Center, 963 Washington St., Canton. 781-821-8853. www.massaudubon.org/visualarts

WEDNESDAY

Not on her watch Miriam Weissenstein refuses to hand over her Tel Aviv photo shop, which houses a million negatives documenting Israel’s history. In “Life in Stills,” which opens the Boston Jewish Film Festival, you’ll watch the feisty 96-year-old go one-on-one with real estate developers and her gay grandson, who is working with her against the developers. Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (through Nov. 19). $25, $20 students and seniors. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline (check websites for screenings, prices, and venues). 617-244-9899. www.bjff.org

Tolkien is turning In 1969, “Bored of the Rings” made its debut. Harvard Lampoon’s out-of-print New York Times bestselling parody of “The Lord of the Rings” returns with Frito Bugger who is out to save Lower Middle Earth. Members will discuss and sign copies of the book. Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Free. The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. 617-499-2000. www.thecoop.com

Correction: The Little Feat and Leon Russell concert scheduled for Nov. 7 at the Wilbur Theatre has been rescheduled to January 13.

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