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By June Wulff
Globe Staff / February 9, 2011

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Yesterday’s not gone Remember the double episode of ‘‘Batman’’ where Catwoman (played by Julie Newmar) stole the voices of Chad & Jeremy, put them in a jar, and held the British government ransom? Did you catch the episode on ‘‘The Patty Duke Show’’ when they sang ‘‘The Truth Often Hurts the Heart’’? Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde of ‘‘Yesterday’s Gone’’ and ‘‘Summertime’’ fame are in Rockport to take you back to the ’60s. Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. $25-$46. Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport. 978-546-7391. www.rockportmusic.org

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A dose of reality When she switched from documentary work to the Bravo network, Lauren Zalaznick moved from one reality to another. At Bravo she developed programs including “Top Chef’’ and “Real Housewives’’ and will talk tonight about reality TV. 7:30 p.m. $28, $45 (includes reception). Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 32 Arsenal St., Watertown. 617-531-4625. www.newcenterboston.org

Gershwin and more Pianist Russell Sherman confessed in a Globe interview last year, when he turned 80, to having an unquenchable thirst for Gershwin. The New England Conservatory artist-in-residence will perform Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the NEC Philharmonia and Hugh Wolff. The program also includes works by Shostakovich and Ravel. 8 p.m. Free. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston. 617-585-1122. www.necmusic.edu/concerts-events

A historic community This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the focus of this year’s Boston Public Library Local & Family History Lecture Series. Public historian and author Alex R. Goldfeld will discuss Boston’s African-American community at “From the North End to Beacon Hill: Boston’s Black Community Since 1783.’’ 6:30 p.m. Free. Boston Public Library McKim Building, 700 Boylston St., Boston. 617-536-5400. www.bpl.org/news/local_family_history_series.htm

See and hear More than 100 self-taught artists with disabilities are represented by Gateway Arts, and you can see their paintings, drawings, sculptures, and multimedia drawings at “Unfiltered: Gateway Raw.’’ You can also hear selected works by Gateway writers read by actors Ted Kazanoff and Annette Miller (6 p.m.). Today from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (reception 5-7 p.m.; through March 26). Free. Gateway Gallery, 62 Harvard St., Brookline Village. 617-734-1577. www.gatewayarts.org

In memoriam Berklee’s student-run label gives Berklee business and management majors the 411 on how to run a record company. Tonight’s Heavy Rotation Records Epic Event features the upcoming “Under the Influence’’ compilation recording. The concert is dedicated to Devin “Dabbo’’ Caucci, a young Berklee alum and bassist who died last month. 8:15 p.m. $10. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 617-747-2261. www.berkleebpc.com

Crossing the line In 2004, Edgar Chocoy, 16, was killed in his home country of Guatemala. He had filed for asylum in the United States, pleading that he was afraid to return home. This true story is documented in the play “De Novo’’ sponsored by New England Law-Boston’s Center for Law and Social Responsibility and the Immigration Law Society. 6:30 p.m. Free (RSVP requested to martha.s.drane@nesl.edu). Stuart Street Playhouse, 200 Stuart St., Boston. 617-422-7434. www.nesl.edu/centers/clsr_news.cfm?newsdetailid=3866