Every Thursday at noon, EST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Boston area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Thursday, July 28 to Saturday, July 30 Nick’s Comedy Stop Welcomes the National Urban League Acts include Bethany Van Delft, Corey Rodrigues, Corey Manning and Chris Tabb.
Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31 Roxbury International Film Festival The Roxbury International Film Festival takes place over four days, with workshops, panel discussions and film screenings taking place at the Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, the Roxbury Center for the Arts at Hibernian Hall and the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
Friday, July 29 to Saturday, August 6 Bug Flat Earth will present Tracy Letts’s psychological thriller “Bug” at The Factory Theatre, Boston. In a seedy motel room on the outskirts of Oklahoma City, cocktail waitress Agnes invites an aloof Gulf War veteran, Peter, to spend the night. Peter identifies a hidden bug infestation in the room, and undertakes efforts to eradicate it. The two, fuelled by drugs and isolation, start to unhinge as they dig deep to uncover the source of the mysterious pests. What begins as a minor annoyance escalates into a full-blown conspiracy theory that threatens to unravel the final traces of reality.
Friday, July 29 Comedy Night Live at the Orpheum Theatre featuring Joe Wong Joe Wong headlined the Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner where he roasted vice president Joe Biden. He made multiple appearances on the David Letterman and Ellen Degeneres shows. Joe’s life has been very boring except two surprises in 2010. He went to the Great American Comedy Festival and won the competition there. Then he became Boston Comedian of the Year, after failing to become Boise Idaho comedian of the year.
Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 GIRLS GUNS AND GLORY – CD RELEASE SHOW – TWO NIGHTS! Girls Guns & Glory; the brainchild of singer/songwriter Ward Hayden and rounded out by a wealth of outstanding musicians, work to create a unique and energized blend of music rooted in the sounds and soul of early rock ‘n’ roll and traditional country. “Sweet Nothings,” Girls Guns & Glory’s 4th studio album, produced by Paul Q. Kolderie and Adam Taylor (Radiohead, Sarah Borges, Uncle Tupelo) is GGG’s first release on Lonesome Day Records and the last project recorded at Boston’s legendary Camp Street Studios.
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