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Good afternoon Boston, here is your list of things to do this weekend, February 29th - March 3rd

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.


‘Monster’ Screening @ MFA @ 7PM Palm d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda (‘Shoplifters’) directs this unique Japanese mystery-thriller about the secret lives of children.

2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films Screenings @ ICA ICA presents its annual selection of Oscar-nominated live-action shorts you always wish you’d seen come Oscar night.

Museums at Night @ Harvard Art Museums @ 5PM Get ready for an evening of art, music, food, and more! This event is free and open to everyone.

ArtsThursdays: Year of the Dragon @ HMNS @ 5PM Embrace the Year of the Dragon through traditional activities and performances at this free and fun evening at the museum.


First Fridays @ ICA @ 6PM Sip a spicy signature cocktail, catch performances and lessons from Salsa y Control, and show off your finest red attire on the dance floor.

B.J. Novak Live Talk @ MFA @ 7PM Writer, actor, and comedian B. J. Novak returns to the MFA to relive his prank of recording over the Museum’s audio guides when he was a high schooler living in Newton.

Bored Teachers Comedy Show @ Hanover Theatre @ 7:30PM Bored Teachers Studios, the #1 teacher-entertainment platform, presents the funniest teacher-comedians in the world all on one stage.

Bianca Del Rio Comedy Show @ Wang Theatre @ 8PM Everyone's favorite "clown in a gown", Bianca is returning to the stage with a new comedy show, aptly titled ‘Dead Inside.’

Candlelight: A Tribute to Nirvana in Concert @ Simons Theatre @ 7PM Hear the best of Nirvana in classical interpretation as performed by Beacon Street Quartet.

Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer in Concert @ Simons Theatre @ 9PM Hear Hans Zimmer’s best soundtracks from ‘Inception,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Dark Knight,’ and more.


🎭 Tapered Expectations XVII: "Comedy Renaissance" (A Standup Comedy Event) 🎭 @ Museum of Modern Renaissance @ 6PM Come celebrate the rebirth of revelry as Acquired Taste Comedy brings together the funniest local comedians & live musicians in a breathtaking venue in Somerville!

40th Anniversary Festival @ Sam Adams Brewery @ 12PM The iconic Boston spot celebrates its 40th birthday and hosts a beer festival with special releases, live music, and food.

‘Winners’ Screening @ MFA @ 2:30PM Set in a small Iranian village, this film takes viewers on a journey through Iranian cinema history through the eyes of two local kids.


World Wildlife Day @ Franklin Park Zoo @ 9AM Stop at the special conservation stations, hear keeper chats, and learn about our planet’s biodiversity and conservation.

‘Blue Giant’ Screening @ MFA @ 2:30PM Director Yuzuru Tachikawa brings the award-winning manga brilliantly to life with lyrical imagery and raw jazz performances in a unique cinematic experience.

Let’s Dance: Popular Caribbean Dances @ ICA @ 7PM Discover some of the Caribbean’s most popular dance forms in these fun introductory sessions led by internationally renowned dance and music company, Masacote Entertainment.

Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 in Concert @ Symphony Hall @ 3PM Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra plays one of the greatest masterpieces of classical music.


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 - 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 - Boston Baltic Film Festival @ Emerson Paramount Center Enjoy three days of the latest award-winning films from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

All weekend - Music of the Midnight Sun: Nordic Music in Concert @ Symphony Hall Finnish conductor John Storgårds leads a program featuring Sibelius, Nielsen, and Tarkiainen in the ‘Music of the Midnight Sun’ series, paying homage to Nordic storytelling and music.

All weekend - Boston Ballet’s Winter Experience @ Citizens Bank Opera House LAST CHANCE - Boston Ballet presents an unforgettable celebration of dance that includes new, world-premier and re-envisioned productions from award-winning choreographers.

All weekend - ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical @ Emerson Colonial Theatre Based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, this new musical from an award-winning production team promises to lift your spirits and light up your heart.

All weekend - ‘3 Courses’ Musical @ BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre ‘Three Courses’ follows three ‘couples’ as they have dinner at different restaurants and unpack their current and past relationships.

All weekend - ‘Becoming A Man’ Play @ Loeb Drama Center American Repertory Theater’s newest production is an honest, passionate, and illuminating story of P. Carl’s courageous journey of gender transition and transformation.

All weekend - ‘Thirst’ Play @ Lyric Stage Tension, humor, and hope reside in this heartbreaking tale of love and belonging set during Eugene O’Neil’s classic ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’

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.

All weekend - ‘John Proctor is the Villain’ Play @ The Huntington at the Calderwood Pavilion Alternately 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 - ‘Three Sisters’ Play @ Boston Conservatory Theater Based on the story by Anton Chekhov, ‘Three Sisters’ is a portrait of a family grappling with the bittersweet distance between reality and dreams.

All weekend - ‘Twelfth Night’ Play @ Balch Arena Theater ‘Twelfth Night’ is a rousing contemporary musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy about mistaken identity and self-discovery.


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 - Winteractive @ Downtown This free, walkable art experience features 16 artworks and interactive play elements in downtown Boston.

Ongoing - Winter Sauna Experience @ Rose Kennedy Greenway Moki Winter Village is a unique wellness oasis featuring saunas and cold-plunge pools tucked away between the city’s skyscrapers.

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 - ‘ Dinorá Justice: The Lay of the Land’ Exhibition @ MFA In her multidisciplinary works, Brazilian American artist Dinorá Justice uses a distinct visual vocabulary to examine intertwined histories of gender, landscape, and visual culture.

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 - ‘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 - ‘Our Time on Earth’ Exhibition @ Peabody Essex Museum 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 MuseumMIT Museum presents its latest riveting, interactive exhibit exploring the tremendous promise, unforeseen impacts, and everyday misconceptions of AI.

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