Following Sean Screening with Director Ralph Arlyck -- We often wonder what happened to people from our past, but we rarely reconnect with them. When director Ralph Arlyck tracked down Sean Farrell, the four-year-old subject of his 1969 documentary, Sean about the childs hippie upbringing in Haight-Ashbury he turned his quest into art. Arlycks 2004 film, Finding Sean, follows his return to the Bay Area 30 years later as he examines how life unfolded for his young subject and, ultimately, for himself. The screening, which is co-presented by the Boston Jewish Film Festival, begins at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $10, $8 for MFA or Boston Jewish Film Festival members. Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-369-3306.
Mixed: My Life in Black and White -- When author Angela Nissel (inset) was growing up in a bi-racial household in Philadelphia, her parents told her that love has no color. Unfortunately, the rest of the world wasnt quite so colorblind, and Nissel struggled to reconcile conflicting ideas of who she was and where she belonged. Humor became her main defense, and she now writes for the popular TV sitcom Scrubs. Learn how Nissel turned cultural confusion into comedy gold when she reads from her memoir, Mixed: My Life in Black and White, at this event sponsored by the Center for New Words, which launches an ongoing programming relationship with the newly refurbished Hibernian Hall. The reading happens at 7 p.m. and is free. Hibernian Hall, 182-184 Dudley St., Roxbury. 617-876-5310.
Tre: Dominican Art: Folk, Contemporary, Environmental -- Learning about another cultures traditional dress and artwork provides a window into the life of its people. But seeing examples of the environment that surrounds it is what completes the picture. Or at least thats the idea behind a new multimedia exhibition about the Dominican Republic, which combines carnival costumes, contemporary art, and Harvard professor Brian D. Farrells detailed photographs of insects. An opening reception for the show will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition runs Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through April 26. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second St., Cambridge. 617-577-1400, ext. 10.
Ghorar Deem Express & Julz-A -- If you think youve seen it all, you havent at least not until youve attended this concert, which includes not one but two performances by accordion-playing rappers. The Massachusetts-by-way-of-Amsterdam musical collective Ghorar Deem Express follows up on its sold-out CD release party held back in August at the Zeitgeist Gallery with this show at the same space, which is now called the Lily Pad. While their singer studies business in Paris, accordion player Rachel Koppelman and bassist Andrew Bergmann will take on the groups unique meld of Bengali and Italian rapping. Joining in will be Brooklyn-based MC Julz-A, who plays accordion while unfolding rhymes over pre-recorded beats. The musical mash-up happens from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10. The show is all ages. The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge. 617-909-9027.