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Good evening Boston, here is your list of things to do this weekend, June 28th - 30th


‘Pod Save America’ Live Show @ The Wilbur @ 7:30PM ‘The Democracy or Else Tour 2024’ brings journalists, politicians, and activists and breaks down the political news of the week that makes us laugh, cry, and hope for the best.

‘Lovett Or Leave It’ Live Show @ The Wilbur @ 10PM This live comedy and variety show breaks down the week’s biggest news in politics and pop culture with games, sketches,and jokes.

City Dance Party @ Cambridge City Hall @ 6PM Join thousands of Cambridge residents and visitors for the ultimate summer dance extravaganza!

Hiatus Kaiyote @ Roadrunner @ 8PM With Elliott Skinner


‘PAPAYA’ Dance Show @ The Rockwell @ 7PM Presented by MELLE, ‘PAPAYA’ is a dance theater work that explores queer femininity through interconnected histories of two women.

Trey Anastasio in Concert @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 7PM Hear Phish frontman Trey Anastasio's guitar wizardry and songwriting genius complemented by the full orchestral might of the Boston Pops.

Blackmore’s Night @ Berklee Performance Center @ 7:30PM Enjoy this folk-rock evening inspired by many melodies of the Renaissance period transformed into contemporary music.

Music of Taylor Swift For Kids @ Paradise Rock Club @ 11AM *Presented by the Rock & Roll Playhouse

Yellow Days @ The Sinclair @ 8PM With The Jack Moves

Jon & Wendy’s Breakfast of Grampions @ Crystal Ballroom @ 8PM Featuring Versus, Hallelujah the Hills, & more


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


SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Boston Art & Music Soul Festival @ Franklin Park Enjoy live music from headliner BJ the Chicago Kid, Xavier Omar, Butcher Brown, and others. Plus dance classes, an art exhibition, a special kids’ stage, a vendor village, and food trucks!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - ‘Intersections’ Ballet @ Calderwood Pavilion Presented by Asian American Ballet Project, this show features 4 uniquely Asian American ballets that explore connections between Asia and America, bridging the cultural divide through dance and art.

All weekend - Roxbury International Film Festival LAST CHANCE - One of the biggest of its kind, the festival is dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color around the world. Find screenings, panels, and workshops in different spots in the city!

All weekend - ‘MJ: The Musical’ @ Citizens Bank Opera House Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to you as ‘MJ,’ the multi Tony Award-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour.

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 - ‘Next To Normal’ Musical @ Central Square Theater LAST CHANCE - Bringing energetic pop-rock musical about a Black upper middle class family, this Pulitzer Prize winning play is an emotional powerhouse at the intersection of mental health and race, gender and class.


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 - ‘Portraits from Boston, With Love’ Exhibition @ ISG Museum NEW - The summer exhibition explores how portrait photographs by artists from New York City, Boston, and Dallas reflect and refract multifaceted LGBTQIA+ experiences. Ends 9/8.

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. Ends 9/2.

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. Ends 1/5/2025.

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. Ends 7/28.

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. Ends 9/2

Ongoing - Ancestors and Place: Indigenous North American Prints’ Exhibition @ MFA The exhibition features more than 30 works by Indigenous artists from the United States and Canada that explore the nuanced ideas of stewardship, history, colonization, and community. Ends 10/16.

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. Ends 11/3.

Ongoing - ‘Draw Me Ishmael: The Book Arts of Moby Dick’ Exhibition @ Peabody Essex Museum‘Draw Me Ishmael’ is the first exhibition focused on the book arts of the hundreds of editions of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick - the most persistently pictured of all American novels. Ends 1/4/2025.

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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