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Good afternoon Boston, here is your list of things to do this weekend, February 8th - 11th

Enjoy your weekend Boston! If you ever have anything you’d like to see added, please feel free to reach out using the contact link at the bottom.


‘Science 101: Aliens’ Live Show @ MoS @ 7:30PM New York’s hit show, ‘Science 101,’ makes its Boston debut! Expect games, ridiculous audience polls, blistering hot takes, drawing challenges, tangible prizes, and real, actual scientists...

An Evening with Gary Janetti @ The Wilbur @ 8PM Iconic author and producer reads essays from his bestselling books and answers questions from the audience.

‘Slyde!’ Tap Dance Show @ Berklee Performance Center Named after the iconic performer Jimmy Slyde, this performance highlights and honors the history of tap through both live music and live tapping.

Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Concert @ Temple Ohabei Shalom @ 6:30PM / 8:45PM The special love-filled program includes classics from Debussy, Morricone, Tchaikovsky, and other romantic compositions.

No Vacation @ The Sinclair @ 8:30PM With French Cassettes


‘Joy Ride’ Screening @ MFA @ 7PM From the team behind ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ this hilarious story centers on four unlikely friends who embark on a once-in-a-lifetime international adventure.


Small Mart @ Crystal Ballroom @ 11AMVisit this curated market featuring 40+ of favorite local artisans, vintage, makers and experiential vendors, perfect for your Valentines Day shopping.

Lunar New Year Festival @ Peabody Essex Museum @ 10AM Celebrate the Year of the Dragon during this vibrant festival that includes live performances, storytelling, and art-making activities for all.

'I HEART Science' Day @ Harvard Museum of Natural History @ 1PM Meet scientists and fellow enthusiasts, participate in experiments, and get excited for a day full of science!


‘Pearl’ Screening @ MFA @ 2:30PM *Part of the Bloody Gorgeous: The Art of Horror film series

‘Criminal’ Podcast Live @ The Wilbur @ 8PM Webby Award-winning podcast takes the live stage with an evening of brand new stories and cases.


FRIDAY & SATURDAY - ‘Black Hole: Trilogy and Triathlon’ Dance Performance @ ICA @ 8PMInspired by the spirit of Afrofuturism, this multidisciplinary performance combines dance, original sound, video projection, and light design in an exciting and empowering production.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - ‘Sweat’ Play @ Footlight Club Filled with warm humor, ‘Sweat’ tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor.

All weekend - Plaza Winterfest @ Harvard Science Center Plaza Play seasonal games including curling, ice bowling, and ice shuffleboard or year-round favorites including ping-pong, illuminated cornhole, or giant chess!

All weekend - Curling @ The Liberty Hotel Enjoy a winter Curling experience in the Liberty's private patio, complete with seasonal cocktails and bites.

All weekend - Pink Rink @ The Rink 401 Park Enjoy the special Valentine’s Day pink rink!

All weekend - Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Market @ Boston Public Market BPM’s pop-up market is a one-stop shop for finding thoughtful and unique gifts for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day.

All weekend - ‘Duel Reality’ Contemporary Circus Show @ Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre See the triumphant return of The 7 Fingers circus troupe with an acrobatic tour-de-force inspired by the star-crossed tale of the Montagues and Capulets.

All weekend - ‘Voir Dire’ Opera @ Boston Conservatory Theater Taking place in a courtroom, this opera consists of a series of colorful and provocative vignettes that give audiences an insider’s look into the dark, and often bizarre world of legal drama.

All weekend - Bartók’s ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’ in Concert @ Symphony Hall American conductor Karina Canellakis leads the BSO in an epic concert performance of Béla Bartók’s chilling and evocative opera ‘Bluebeard’s Castle.’

All weekend - ‘Annie’ Musical @ Wang Theatre The beloved musical returns with a brand new production of the classic story of family, optimism, and the American spirit.

All weekend - ‘Evil Dead’ Musical @ BCA Plaza Theatre Join the gory, yet campy adventures of five college students on a weekend getaway in Michigan as they battle the demons and deadites.

All weekend - ‘John Proctor is the Villain’ Play @ The Huntington at the Calderwood PavilionAlternately touching and bitingly funny, this new comedy inspired by Arthur Miller’s classic ‘The Crucible’ follows a group of teenagers as they navigate love, authenticity, and transformation.

All weekend - ‘A Case For the Existence of God’ Play @ The Huntington at the Calderwood Pavilion Told with humor, empathy, and wrenching honesty, this award-winning play follows an unlikely pair of men as their lives entangle in a story that is both small and big at the same time.

All weekend - ‘Stand Up If You’re Here Tonight’ Play @ The Huntington Theatre After sold out runs in LA, Chicago, and Paris, this thoroughly unique, interactive theatrical experience from Olivier Award-nominated John Kolvenbach comes to Boston.


Ongoing - ‘Orchid Adventure’ Botanical Exhibition @ Franklin Park Zoo From rare species to exotic hybrids, Orchid Adventure promises an immersive experience that combines the enchantment of the animal kingdom with the delicate beauty of orchids.

Ongoing - ‘Deep Sky’ IMAX Screening @ MoS Go on a journey to the beginning of time and space, to never-before-seen cosmic landscapes as captured by NASA’s Webb Telescope in this new IMAX documentary.

Ongoing - Immersive Disney Animation @ Boch Center Step into the art and legacy of Walt Disney Animation Studios and celebrate the music, artistry and animation from the creators of Frozen, The Little Mermaid, Big Hero 6 and many more.

Ongoing - Musical Shows @ MoS PlanetariumMuseum of Science puts on special experiences adapting the music of Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Lady Gaga, and The Divas to immersive visuals in the Charles Hayden Planetarium

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 - ‘Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s - Today’ Exhibition @ ICAAnchored in the concept of diaspora, the exhibition surveys the works of 28 artists of Caribbean descent and aims to challenge conventions and propose new ways of looking at and understanding the region.

Ongoing - ‘Mondrian: Foundations’ Exhibition @ MFA The exhibition presents 28 paintings and works on paper, primarily from Mondrian’s early career, that trace the artist’s explorations as he progressed from realistic traditions to experimental abstractions.

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 - ‘Marking Resilience: Indigenous North American Prints’ Exhibition @ MFA The exhibition features 30 newly acquired works by Indigenous artists from the United States and Canada who were inspired by the resilience and creativity of their cultures.

Ongoing - 'Tiny Treasures: The Magic of Miniatures' Exhibition @ MFALAST CHANCE - Featuring ancient and contemporary works in a surprising array of forms, this exhibition explores miniaturization in art and how artists and artisans play with our perception of scale.

Ongoing - 'Matthew Wong: The Realm of Appearances' Exhibition @ MFASee the full scope of Wong's works created during his short but vibrant career.

Ongoing - ‘Picasso: War, Combat, and Revolution’ Exhibition @ Harvard Art Museums The exhibition explores the dictator Francisco Franco’s Spain, imagery of death, struggles of good and evil, political and artistic revolution, and issues of desire and capture.

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

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