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Hot Tickets: Boston

15 Dec

Every Thursday at noon, EST, Brown Paper Tickets posts 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.

Saturday, December 17 I For the Sake of the Song: A Tribute to Tom Petty  For the Sake of the Song brings together local musicians to perform their own material and pay tribute the songwriters who have influenced them. In their December edition For the Sake of the Song pays tribute to Tom Petty with Sarah Blacker, Air Traffic Controller, and Jon Berman. Hear classic songs like “You Don’t Know How It Feels”, “Free Falling” and more along with original material from featured artists!

Saturday, December 17 I Leave it on Stage – Arclite – Louis Deluxe  L.I.O.S. and Arclite are teaming up for the Hardcore Electro Dance Party of the Century at The Magic Room in Boston! Leave It On Stage (LIOS) is a Boston based electro-house/dub-step/d&b power trio. Their genuine style of live EDM is created by syncing live and electronic drums with software and synthesizers.

Sunday, December 18 I A VERY VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CAROL, DONE LIKE DICKENS! Travel back in time to the Victorian Era with “ENGLISHMAN THOMAS HUTCHINSON” portrayed by Actor Al LePage for a DRAMATIC READING PERFORMANCE!  LePage not only based his specially created shortened version on DICKENS’ HISTORIC SCRIPT, but also does it ON LOCATION WHERE DICKENS DID IT, in the HISTORIC PARKER HOUSE HOTEL!  DICKENS’ ACTING STYLE! Dickens simply used his voice, made facial expressions, gestured and moved his body to CREATE ALL THE CHARACTERS!  LePage will do the same — accents and all — plus sound effects, too!  From Scrooge to Tiny Tim, from Marley’s Ghost to Mrs. Cratchit, there’s howls and growls, bangs and bongs, a DANCE WITH A SONG, lively laughter and heartfelt tears.

Monday, December 19 I Introduction to Burlesque  Through a series of lessons and demonstrations which build upon one another, students will learn the fundamentals of burlesque dance. At the end of the course, you will have the building blocks to create your own fun and flirty dance routine. Over the four weeks, instructors and students will discuss burlesque-related topics like music selection, the art of costuming, and performing for an audience. Burlesque is a terrific form of expression for any woman. It builds confidence, comfort with your own body and it’s great exercise too!

Know of any other events happening in the Boston area this week? Post them in the comments section.

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