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The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Seize the Day!”

The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Seize the Day!”

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Seize the opportunity

Carpe diem has always been good advice, and there’s no time like the present to offer it again. The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus does so musically with a performance titled “Seize the Day!” The concert highlights the chorus’s high school outreach program and features the Keynotes and the Rice Street Singers from Wellesley High School. The 225 combined voices will sing the premiere of a Ricky Ian Gordon piece set to poetry of Langston Hughes, music from “Pippin” and “Newsies,” and Stephen Schwartz’s “Testimony.” March 23, 8 p.m. March 24, 3 p.m. $16-$46. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston. 617-542-7464, www.bgmc.org

SATURDAY

White punch lines The characters of Abraham Lincoln, Satan, SuperDog, and The Boss have all appeared in sketches by The Whitest Kids U’ Know. The comedy troupe that’s collected more than 50 million YouTube views, had its own comedy TV show, and made the movie “The Civil War on Drugs” visits Boston. March 23, 9:45 p.m. $22.50. Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. www.thewilbur.com

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A-Dar-able Since she emerged on the folk-pop scene in the 1990s with winsome tunes like “When I Was a Boy” and “The Babysitter’s Here,” Dar Williams has been a favorite on the folk scene. Her latest recording is “In the Time of the Gods.” She performs to benefit the Wellfleet Preservation Hall and WOMR/WFMR. March 23, 7:30 p.m. $25-$50. Wellfleet Congregational Church, 200 Main St., Wellfleet. 508-349-1800, www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org

Songs from the south The Spectrum Singers celebrate the sounds of South America in “Fiesta Latina!
Sacred and Profane Music and Dance From Argentina and Brazil.” Soprano Kristen Watson, eight cellos, and tango dancers Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo are featured in music of Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, and Ginastera. Arrive early for a talk by musicologist Steven Ledbetter. March 23, 8 p.m. (lecture at 7 p.m.) $15-$45. First Church, 11 Garden St., Cambridge. 617-492-8902, www.spectrumsingers.org

Skin deep Lalita looks white, but only because aging and disease have caused the 60-year-old to lose her skin pigment. See how she grapples with mortality and her sense of self in Julie Mallozzi’s film “Indelible Lalita.” The screening is part of the WAM! (Women, Action & the Media) Film Festival. March 23, 6:45 p.m. Festival March 23-24. Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge. www.womenactionmedia.org

SUNDAY

Ready to role play Soprano Zorana Sadiq employs interpretive as well as singing skills in Sebastian Currier’s “Vocalissimus,” 18 settings of the same Wallace Stevens poem. The piece is part of “Role-Play,” a concert by Boston Musica Viva that also features works of Elliott Carter, Judith Weir, and Peter Child. March 24, 3 p.m. $9-$30. Tsai Performance Center, 685 Comm. Ave.,
Boston. www.bmv.org

Romeo, oh Romeo Despite his name, bachata star Romeo Santos didn’t get where he is today by focusing on romance. From his website: “While most 13-year-old boys were out chasing girls and shooting hoops, Romeo opted to stay home, penning his first songs.” As a result, he’s been named ASCAP Songwriter of the Year three times. Santos is reprising his tour in support of his record “Formula Vol. 1.” March 24, 8 p.m. Agganis Arena, 925 Comm. Ave., Boston. 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com

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