PICK OF THE DAY
Can you dig it?
If you build it, they will come, and they will come to the BSA Space for “Canstruction.” Teams of local architects, engineers, and designers created sculptures from canned goods using this year’s theme of “Cinema and Movies.” The cans will be donated to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank in Lowell. Tuesday hours are
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (through Nov. 1). Free. BSA Space, 290 Congress St., Boston. 617-391-4039. www.architects.org
Almost 40 Steve Whittlesey’s table is made from shutters and blueberry twigs from his garden. Another artist created a human-sized candelabra. These are two of the 39 pieces on view at “Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State” featuring work from the past 40 years in diverse mediums, methodologies, and influences. Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Feb. 9
(Thu until 9 p.m.; Oct. 20 reception 2-5 p.m.). $8, $5 students and seniors, free under 13 and for all on Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton. 508-588-6000. www.fullercraft.org
Ella and Joe From 1997-2010, Jan Shapiro was chair of Berklee College of Music’s Voice Department. Her voice is what you get to hear at Tuesday’s Jazz @ The Arsenal when the vocalist and the John Baboian Guitar Trio pay tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and guitarist Joe Pass.
7:30 p.m. $20, $15 students. Arsenal Center for the Arts,
321 Arsenal St., Watertown. 617-923-8487.
A is for Australia Bassist Ryan Lamb has said of “A Is for Alpine,” the debut album by Alpine: “We wanted to represent the different sides of our music, so there’s some sad moments, some dancey moments, some rocking out, and lots of harmonies.” The Australian alt-pop band delivers at Great Scott. 8:30 p.m. doors. $12. 18+. Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave., Allston.
The ups and downs Joe Putignano has been a high-flying acrobat with Cirque du Soleil and, sadly, a high-flying addict on heroin. The Boston native tells his story in “Acrobaddict,” an explanation of the close relationship between drug addiction and athletics. Oct. 16 at
7 p.m. Free. Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge. 617-491-2220. www.portersquarebooks.com
Cope-ing Clarence Greenwood has changed locations over the years with time spent in Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, D.C., and New York. The singer, songwriter, and producer also changed his name. At “An Acoustic Evening w/ Citizen Cope” listen for regional influences in his musical stories. How about these lyrics from his 2002 debut album, “Citizen Cope”: “You’ve got them crooked politicians eating up the treasury and taking our cash . . .” Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. $35-$39.50. The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St.,
Boston. 800-745-3000. www.thewilbur.com
Where they’ve BIN Twenty years ago, the Berklee International Network (BIN) got underway to provide musicians from around the world with access to contemporary music education. It worked, and the proof is in the hearing at the Berklee International Network 20th Anniversary Concert. Berklee students plus BIN and Berklee alum celebrate with a concert of diverse music representing schools in Ecuador, France, Japan, Malaysia, Spain, and South Korea. Oct. 16 at 8:15 p.m. Free. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 617-747-2261. www.berklee.edu/bpcJune Wulff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.