With all kinds of art events occurring in and around Boston  this week, it's time to turn your attention in a new direction. Give your own outdoor piano concert, play Quidditch, build a xylophone or think about a new romance. The choices are almost endless.

ArtWeek Boston, happens throughout Boston from September 27 – October 6th.
Catch more than 30 events presented throughout the city, including pop-up theater in a Dorchester restaurant, a tech jam with geeks, open studios, digital finger painting, master classes, exclusive backstage tours, and Indian music and dance. This is the premiere week-long celebration of the arts in Boston, presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by Citi Performing Arts Center. It showcases arts and cultural organizations collaborating with local businesses designed to engage and involve the audience.

Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience—A Parody by Dan and Jeff
The hit off-Broadway show comes to Boston for a limited, three week engagement. Written by former BBC Television hosts Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, Potted Potter condenses all seven Harry Potter books into 70 madcap minutes and includes the audience in a real-life game of Quidditch.

Rush opens in theaters Friday.
Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, Academy Award® winning director Ron Howard delivers an exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed. In a spectacular re-creation of the 1970s rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, whose clashes on the Grand Prix racetrack epitomized the contrast between these two extraordinary characters, Rush follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance. 

Enough Said, opens in theaters Friday.
A divorced, single mother spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter's impending departure for college. She meets Albert, a sweet, funny man also facing an empty nest. As their romance quickly blossoms, doubts set in.  This bright comedy explores the mess that often comes with getting involved again.

This week on Open Studio:
Meet singer/songwriter Patty Larkin and hear about her new album Still Green. Learn about four centuries of Massachusetts furniture and see Motion House, a British dance company using water and machines as inspiration.