Eight Arts Must-Sees in June

shake a leg
Bernie Worrell, the legendary keyboardist for P-Funk and Talking Heads, brings his nine-piece band to Johnny D’s in Somerville. 6/9

take me to the river
Cambridge shows off its most endearingly batty, eclectic self (and lots of local music and artists) at the 33rd annual Cambridge River Festival. 6/2

the wizard of cahs
Car Talk: The Musical!! revs up the puns at the Central Square Theater, just down the street from Click and Clack’s auto-body shop. 6/14–7/15

as seen on tv
Melinda Doolittle (American Idol) and Crystal Aikin (BET’s Sunday Best) lift their voices to a higher power than Simon Cowell at the Boston Pops’ 20th anniversary of Gospel Night. 6/9

wimpier kid diaries
David Yoo’s memoir, The Choke Artist, will make your own childhood blunders seem totally boring. $14, out 6/19


Island Universe by Josiah McElheny (Photo by Todd-White Art Photography, London)

grand illusion
Lose yourself in Josiah McElheny’s cosmic glass-and-mirror sculptures at the ICA’s “Some Pictures of the Infinite” exhibit. 6/22–10/14

everything has its price
Bring Grandma’s collectibles to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center when Antiques Roadshow comes to town for the first time in a decade. 6/9

playing with the past
The Emerging America festival stages locally created plays (The Hotel Nepenthe and The Friends of Eddie Coyle) along with top shows from around the country. 6/21–6/24