This Week’s Forecast: 5.13.10
Stuff worth knowing about this week. Inspected & selected by the editors at Boston Mag.
5/11-5/16 BRIMFIELD ANTIQUE SHOW
This sprawling event draws shoppers and antiques dealers from around the world. The vast selection is rich with unexpected treasures, from Victorian-era furniture to classical guitars. brimfielshow.com
5/13 CELTICS VS. CAVALIERS
Game 6, and a chance to win the series. ticketmaster.com
5/13 FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS WINE TASTING
Fenway Park is hosting the inaugural wine tasting event benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness. With tickets starting at $100, the night will feature wines, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. blindness.org
5/13 POST CLUB OF BOSTON WINE EVENT
Learn the art of wine making and wine tasting while sampling cheeses from around the globe, featuring a selection of cheeses and accoutrements from the Boston Cheese Cellar. postclub.com
5/14 TASTE OF THE NORTH END
30 North End restaurants, including Fiore’s, Taranta, and Tresca, among others, join together at the New England Aquarium to dish out food and wine with proceeds benefiting the North End Community Health Center. tasteofthenorthend.org
5/14 BRUINS VS. FLYERS
Game 7. Enough said. ticketmaster.com
5/14 JOHNNY BASEBALL
We’re only six weeks into baseball season, and even the American Repertory Theatre has Sox fever. Tonight it opens this world-premiere musical about the Curse of the Bambino and its 2004 exorcism through the healing hands (or batting grip?) of Big Papi. amrep.org.
5/15 DIANA ROSS
The iconic diva kicks off a nationwide tour at the Wang Theatre tonight, the kind of production she hasn’t attempted in six years. Accompanied by live strings and horns, the shows reportedly will be heavy on the greatest hits — a tall order for whoever makes the set list, given Ross’s 18 number one hits and 50 years of recordings. citicenter.org.