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Lost and found

Which of these activities satisfies your voyeuristic need: reading other people’s notes and letters or watching strangers on video? Both? Lucky you, because at “Found vs. Found,” folks from the Found Footage Festival and Found Magazine strut the stuff they scoop up at garage sales, thrift stores, in dumpsters, and on the ground. Pictured: Found Magazine’s Davy Rothbart. April 25 at 8 p.m. $12. Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge.


From Bach to the Beatles Local guitarist Quentin Callewaert is no stranger to the string circuit. Performing since he was 10, the veteran 12-year-old prodigy of classical and steel string guitar joins Adam Levin for “An Evening of Guitar With Adam Levin and Quentin Callewaert.” Levin specializes in contemporary Spanish guitar.
7:30 p.m. $14. Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square,
Newburyport. 978-462-7336.

It’s all rite When it was first performed in 1913, Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” was scandalous. See what all the fuss was about when New England Conservatory’s Philharmonia and the Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood director of orchestras, Hugh Wolff, celebrate the centennial of Stravinsky’s ballet. 8 p.m. (6:45 p.m. lecture). Free. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston. 617-585-1122.


Field trip We were unaware that Medford is the place to go to experience a “Rainforest,” but thanks to Barton and Priscilla McLean (known as “McLean Mix”), the sights and sounds are waiting for you at this interactive installation inspired by the pair’s expeditions. 10:30 a.m.-noon and 3-8:30 p.m. (April 25 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.). Free. Tufts University Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave.,
Medford. 617-627-3679.

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Everybody loves her Ten years ago, Katherine Elizabeth King released “Everybody Loves You,” and the guitarist/singer/songwriter said that the record was “a compilation of different musical thoughts I had while trying to mess up everyone’s idea of how the guitar is played.” The musician known as Kaki King will perform the album.
9 p.m. $15, $18. 18+. Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave., Allston. 800-745-3000.

Independent adolescence Here’s another 10-year celebration, the Independent Film Festival Boston, whose mission is “to find the best local, national, and global films to share with our community; and to showcase our city to visiting artists, introducing them to savvy audiences and ideal locations for future films.” 7:30 p.m. (through April 30). April 24 tickets are $15 (passes available). Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville (check website for additional venues).


First and foremost Let us know if you get to all of Harvard’s Arts First events — there are more than 200. Matt Damon will be honored at the 4 p.m. Harvard Arts Medal ceremony moderated by John Lithgow. April 25 at 4 p.m. (through April 28). Free (4 p.m. tickets required and available at 617-496-2222 or www.boxoffice.harvard
; most festival events are free). Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge (see website for additional venues). 617-495-8676.