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‘Follies for Boston’

The performance of “Follies for Boston” featuring The Boston She Party and Max Ridley’s Midnight Riders will take place through Jan. 5 at the BCA Plaza Theatre, 539 Tremont St.

“Follies for Boston” is a sassy, high energy strut through history. It brings together some of Boston’s best dancers with highly trained jazz musicians for a one-of-a-kind theatrical event. Hovering on the edge of naughty and nice, this interactive evening celebrates our city’s rich history as the birthplace of America. Reinvented pop numbers and saucy dance sets hit Boston’s historical high notes. The jazzy numbers lead you through the Boston Tea Party, the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and much more. Bursting at the seams with class and sass, the “Follies for Boston” are a revolutionary take on tradition.

For show times and tickets, visit

Dudley Reads Book Club

Join the Dudley Reads Book Club, hosted by the Dudley Branch librarians, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Frugal Bookstore, 57 Warren St. in Roxbury.

The book selections are Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Jan. 6); Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (Feb. 3); and Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler (Mar. 2)

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SoWa Second Sunday

The artists of SoWa Artists Guild are hosting SoWa Second Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 12. More than 80 artists will be in their studios at 450 Harrison Ave. in the SoWa Art and Design District on the second Sunday of every month.

People can meet the artists, see a wide variety of original contemporary art and have the opportunity to art works from the people who created them.

To visit via the MBTA, take the Orange Line to the New England Medical Center, then the Silver Line outbound to Union Park Street. Parking is also available.

For more information, visit or

‘We All Fall Down’

The Huntington Theatre Company will present “We All Fall Down” on Jan. 10 through Feb. 9 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont St.

A riotous and heart-wrenching Passover Seder celebration is the setting for a family’s confrontation with major life changes and conflict.

For tickets and show times, visit

35 Below After Party

A special 35 Below After Party will be held until 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 following the 8 p.m. performance of “We All Fall Down” at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont St.

Mingle with members of the cast and creative team, meet other 35 or younger theater lovers holding performance tickets (sold separately) and enjoy music plus two free drinks and food.

Tickets are just $30 at

Celebrate with Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market South End, 348 Harrison Ave. turns five years old. Celebrate with free samples, exciting giveaways, and, of course, cake (while supplies last) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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‘Pass Over’

The performance of “Pass Over” runs through Jan. 25 at the SpeakEasy Stage Company, 539 Tremont St. An Artists’ Forum will be held on select Sundays following the 3 p.m. performance.

Moses and Kitch chat their way through yet another aimless day on their local street corner crafting everyday profanity into poetic and humorous riffs until an ominous stranger changes their world forever. Potent, daring and breathtakingly theatrical, “Pass Over” unflinchingly exposes the reality of young black men just looking for a way out.

The show is recommended for people 15 years old and older. For tickets and other information, visit or phone 617-482-3279.

Two solo exhibitions

Two solo exhibitions, Jeffu Warmouth’s “Urgent Blowout” and John Christian Anderson’s “Dancing in The Bardo” is on view through Jan. 26 at the Boston Sculptors Gallery, 486 Harrison Ave.

An Artists’ Talk will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11. New winter gallery hours are from 11 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday.

These events are free and open to the public.

Visit to learn more about the artworks and the artists.


SHIMMER: A fashion-forward winter party to benefit the BCA – curated by Ethan Vogt will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. (Snow date: Friday, Jan. 24)

There will be live performances, art installations, DJ sets, signature cocktails, and late night bites. All proceeds support Boston Center for the Art’ residency programs.

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The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus will present “Cabaret” at Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. from Feb. 21 through Feb. 23.

Ticket Sales (for 21+) are now on sale for these fun, festive – and always a little risqué – fabulous nights out. Visit for show times, other details and tickets.

‘Born This Way’

The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus will present the world premiere of “A Peacock Amongst Pigeons” at the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St. from Mar. 14 and Mar. 15.

With vibrant costumes, animation and an original score from a Broadway composer, the award-winning story teaches the importance of celebrating our differences and learning to love the feathers we live in. The second act showcases music and stories that rejoice in how we are “Born This Way.”

Ticket Sales (for 21+) are now on sale for these fun, festive – and always a little risqué – fabulous nights out. Visit for show times, other details and tickets.