Kathleen Mellen’s best bets
“The Central Park Five,” a riveting documentary directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, tells the story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a white woman jogger in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film airs through April 27 on WGBY, but you also can watch it online at www.wgby.org/program/5735.
ANOTHER GOOD BET
A benefit concert for First Generation, a performing arts and youth leadership program, features Charles Neville, Evelyn Harris, Avery Sharpe, Jo Sallins, Tony Vacca and Youssoupha Sidibe. Saturday, 7-9 p.m. concert at the Academy of Music; 9-11 p.m. reception at R. Michelson Galleries. performanceproject.org, 586-4960