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Altan

Altan
Saturday, February 28
8:00 pm
$26.50 (reg. $30)
Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA
Purchase by January 29

Altan is regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh sings ballads with seemingly effortless beauty and grace, and her duets with fellow fiddler Ciaran Tourish are the centerpiece of the group's sound. Their complementary styles are anchored by one of the best rhythm sections in the business, with Dáithí Sproule on guitar, Ciarán Curran on bouzouki, and newest member Martin Tourish on accordion. "Altan continues to be one of the Celtic world's great treasures, gifted with a front line that is a sheer powerhouse" (Los Angeles Times).


Golden Dragon Acrobats

Golden Dragon Acrobats
Saturday, March 21
8:00 pm
$42/mezzanine right (reg. $48)
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 20

Cirque Zíva is sure to entertain, delight, and keep audiences of all ages on the edge of their seats. Performed by the internationally celebrated Golden Dragon Acrobats from Hebei Province, China, this fast-paced, technically innovative performance showcases traditional Chinese acrobatics, dance, and costumes; ancient and contemporary music; and modern theatrical techniques. The renowned acrobats dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, heart-stopping stunts, and the grace of their centuries-old art form. "There is a precision and beauty about everything they do." (The Washington Post).

Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters
Sunday, March 29
1:00 pm
$37/corner loge (reg. $41)
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 27

The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their fun & fantastical basketball skills to the TD Garden. Don't miss this must see family fun event!


Newsies

Newsies
Sunday, June 28
6:30 pm
$78/orchestra seating
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by May 15

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it "A musical worth singing about!" (The New York Times). Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what's right…and staying true to who you are.

Pasta

Pasta Making Class
Friday, March 13
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$66/pp
81 Holland Street, Somerville, MA
Purchase by February 13

It takes more than luck to make great pasta! Learn to make fresh egg pasta at home with ease. This is a hands-on pasta making class where you will learn basic dough technique, cutting pasta, and quick ravioli making. Taste your fresh pasta creations paired with samples from the wine room and take home your handmade bundle of fresh pasta!

The Wiz

The Wiz
Sunday, February 15
2:00 pm
$25/mezzanine (reg. $45) ~ save $20/ticket
Fiddlehead Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by January 15

The Wiz takes L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and injects it with even more heart and a little bit of soul! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul! friendship, empathy, and courage can pave the way of any journey, down any kind of road. A perfectly magical journey for all audiences!

 


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