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Things to Do This Weekend in Boston

Plan the perfect weekend in Boston with our list of weekend events and activities.


Music

Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Headline Boston Calling 2020

Boston public art
Arts

A Photo Guide to Boston's Murals

new music venues
Music

Are We Entering a New Golden Age of Live Music in Boston?


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Arts + Entertainment

The Fenway Skating Rink Will Open December 16, with a Bang

Its first season will begin with a Winter Carnival.

Theater

Influencer: The Art of Offense

The Theater Offensive’s executive director wants to shake up the city’s status quo.

"Blink" light show Quincy Market
Entertainment

How Does Quincy Market Put on the "Blink" Light Show?

It’s all thanks to the engineers in charge at the Dover-based firm DesignLight.

Events

Here’s a First Look at the Seaport Skating Rink, Open Now

There’s no booze at the Snowport Winter Village yet, but there is a Waffle Cabin.

Arts

A Glowing, Swaying Field of 28,000 Lights Is Sprouting in the Seaport

Called Entre les rangs, it’s made of thousands of reflectors on sticks, and it’s the latest eye-catching installation in the neighborhood.

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Music

Over a Decade, Hip Hop Claimed a Hard-Won Seat at the Table

The city hasn’t always had the good sense to embrace what it’s good at.


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Best of Boston, A&E

Best of Boston, A&E

Including theaters, museum options, and other ways to explore the city.


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Literature

Kids’ Stuff

With their latest children’s book on shelves now, Boston’s own Ben and Tonya Mezrich tell all.

Entertainment

Seeing Red

Think you have it rough this holiday season? Try being a local mall Santa.

Comedy

Have You Heard the One about My Crippling Depression?

Mental illness almost killed North Shore comedian Gary Gulman. Then it made him famous.

Shopping

Shop These Holiday Markets for Unique and Local Gifts

These seasonal pop-ups are making holiday shopping fun and festive.

Arts + Entertainment

10 Tips from Local Experts to Make Your Christmas Tree Sparkle

Your tree can look just as nice as the Boston Common tree.

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Movies

ArcLight Cinemas Has Officially Opened with Craft Beer, Plush Seating, and "Silent Popcorn"

No commercials before the trailers, either!

Music

Here’s Our First Look Inside Fenway’s Planned MGM Music Hall

They’re breaking ground on the new 5,000-capacity venue next to Fenway Park.

Entertainment

Attention, Questers: Boda Borg Boston Is about to Get a Whole Lot Bigger

New quests are coming to Malden.

Arts + Entertainment

The Best Holiday Light Displays in Boston and Beyond

From a trolley tour through the nighttime streets of Somerville to a theme park ablaze with 17 million bulbs.

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