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Good afternoon Boston, here is your list of things to do this weekend, June 6th - 9th

Have a stellar weekend everyone!


Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl @ City Hall Plaza @ 12PM Attendees can enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream and other frozen treats, plus live entertainment, games, and more, while contributing to a common cause.

Jazz Is Dead @ The Wilbur @ 8PM The legacy all-star instrumental ensemble Jazz Is Dead interprets classic Grateful Dead songs with jazz influences.


First Fridays: Pride Edition @ MFA @ 6PM Celebrate Pride month with other art enthusiasts and participate in art making activities, hear drag story reading, and relax to music from DJ Dayglow.

First Fridays Party @ ICA @ 5:30PM Kick off Pride month, summer, and the return of outdoor First Fridays with seaside drinks, contemporary art, and a dance party!

Glow in the Park @ Rose Kennedy Greenway @ 7:30PM Kick summer off in style with live music, lawn games, your favorite food trucks, beer, wine, and more.

National Youth Film Festival @ Harvard Art Museums @ 6PM ‘Do It Your Damn Self!’ is the country’s longest-running youth film festival where you can catch the works of promising teen filmmakers.


Boston Pride Festival and Parade Enjoy a full-day of non-stop festivities and entertainment at one of nation’s premier Pride Festivals.

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Boston @ ICA @ 12PM Watch divers free-fall from up to 90 feet in the air, into the Boston Harbor, all while performing awe-inducing acrobatics.

Boston Kids Comics Festival @ Northeastern’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex @ 10AMFostering the creativity and imagination among Boston youth, this festival helps discover and explore “kid friendly-comics”, graphic novels and hybrid books.

‘Road to Boston’ Screening @ MFA @ 2:30PM *Part of the Hallyu Hits: Korean Films that Moved the World Series

Gospel Night @ Symphony Hall @ 7:30PM Close out the season with an evening of soul-stirring celebration and infectious rhythms with Charles Floyd and the Pops.


Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival @ Charles River See the oldest dragon boat festival in the US! Enjoy traditional races, arts and crafts stations, live performances, and exciting food vendors.

Ongoing - Open Market @ SoWa @ 11AM One of the largest open-air farmer and artist markets returns this summer season!

‘Kim Ji-young, Born in 1982’ Screening @ MFA @ 2:30PM *Part of the Hallyu Hits: Korean Films that Moved the World Series

Beethoven, Brahms, & Williams in Concert @ Seiji Ozawa Hall @ 4PM Enjoy a summer concert of Beethoven and Brahms classics performed by Longwood Symphony Orchestra.


THURSDAY & FRIDAY - ‘Broadway Today! Broadway’s Modern Masters’ Concert @ Symphony Hall @ 7:30PMIn this dynamic and diverse program, the Boston Pops showcases groundbreaking songs from Tony-winning contemporary musicals.

All weekend - Salem Arts Festival @ Downtown Salem Celebrate the vibrant arts scene in Salem with live entertainment, drop-in activities, games, local vendors market, installations, and much more fun for the entire family!

All weekend - ‘Gatsby’ Musical @ Loeb Drama Center F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ comes to new life in this world-premiere grand musical with a score by international rock star Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine.

All weekend - ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Musical @ North Shore Music Theatre This classic and much beloved award-winning tale captures the essential human longings for love, community, success, freedom, family, and meaning.

All weekend - ‘Toni Stone’ Play @ The Huntington Theatre The Huntington’s season finale is a beautiful, rich portrait of a trailblazing woman. Follow the inspiring and life-affirming story of baseball legend Toni Stone.

All weekend - ‘Yellow Face’ Play @ Lyric Stage Satirical and argumentative, this provocative comedic play explores the concepts of race and assimilation and asks the daring question “who has the ownership of a culture?”


Ongoing - Summer Market @ Seaport Seaport’s summer bazaar returns with a mix of popular returning artisans and new entrants, all offering a unique assortment of products from clothing to home décor, pet goods, food, and much more.

Ongoing - Musical Shows @ MoS Planetarium
Museum of Science puts on special experiences adapting the music of Pink Floyd, Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Prince to immersive visuals in the Charles Hayden Planetarium.

Ongoing - ‘Firelei Báez’ Exhibition @ ICA One of the most exciting painters of her generation, Báez explores the multilayered legacy of colonial histories and the African diaspora in the Caribbean and beyond.

Ongoing - ‘Wordplay’ Exhibition @ ICA Highlighting the rich interplay between imagery and text, the exhibition showcases how contemporary artists have played with words to animate and expand their art practices.

Ongoing - ‘Hallyu! The Korean Wave’ Exhibition @ MFA Enjoy an immersive and multisensory journey through Korea’s fascinating history, and celebrate its contemporary vibrant creative force.

Ongoing - ‘Dress Up’ Exhibition @ MFA Through more than 100 works from the MFA’s collection including 20th- and 21st-century clothing, jewelry, accessories, illustrations, and photographs, this exhibition explores adornment and its role in the creation of a look.

Ongoing - ‘Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party’ Exhibition @ MFA This exhibition brings together 27 powerful photographs by Stephen Shames that feature the women of the Black Panther party and showcase their crucial work for the movement.

Ongoing - ‘Thinking Small: Dutch Art to Scale’ Exhibition @ MFA Featuring 15 intriguing objects from 17th-century Netherlands such as paintings, prints, silver medals, and books, this exhibition compels viewers to reconsider their relationship to the world around them.

Ongoing - ‘Our Time on Earth’ Exhibition @ Peabody Essex Museum LAST CHANCE - This traveling exhibition from the Barbican Centre in London celebrates the power of global creativity to transform the conversation around the climate emergency.

Ongoing - ‘AI: Mind the Gap’ Exhibition @ MIT Museum
MIT Museum presents its latest riveting, interactive exhibit exploring the tremendous promise, unforeseen impacts, and everyday misconceptions of AI.

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