3-Day Weekend

March 21, 2013 

Jason Stokes and Dewey Scott-Wiley star in Trustus Theatre's mainstage production of “Good People.”

JONATHAN SHARPE

Thursday

Chamber music

The CMA Chamber Music on Main concert at 7 tonight will feature compositions by Mozart, Chen Yi and Tchaikovsky. Cellist Edward Arron, the artistic director of the series, will be joined by violinist Jennifer Frautschi, violinist Amy Schwartz-Moretti, violist Che-Hung Chen, violist Max Mandel and cellist Peter Stumpf. The museum is at Main and Hampton streets; $5-$35; columbiamuseum.org

Friday

‘Good People’

“Good People” will open at Trustus Theatre. Margie Walsh (Dewey Scott-Wiley) loses her job at a South Boston dollar store in the play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Margie turns to an old boyfriend, Mike (Jason Stokes), now a successful doctor, for help. It’s not long before Margie realizes that stories from Mike’s past might be used to her advantage. The play runs through April 6. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Trustus is at 520 Lady St. $15-$22; www.trustus.org

Saturday

Poetry reading and workshops

“Pulling in the Horizon: How a Black Lady Tells It Straight,” part of Allen University’s “Big Read” programming, will feature readings by new USC professor Nikky Finney and former USC professor Kwame Dawes at 6:30 p.m. (The event will feature a series of writing workshops hosted by Finney, Dawes and Allen’s Charlene Spearen and Vicki Cleveland from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) Allen University’s Student Center is at 1530 Harden St.; (803) 576-5794

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