Hot Tickets: Boston

29 Dec

Here are this week’s Hot Tickets in the Boston area. Check back every Thursday at noon, EST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Friday, December 30 I The Dress Up Show  Join hosts Bethany Van Delft and Erin Judge for their fabulous twist on the typical stand-up comedy showcase. They’ve got some hilarious comics and everyone’s going to be dressed to the nines. This is one of Mottley’s Comedy Club’s longest running and most popular shows and it’s always great, so don’t miss it!

NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I New Exhibition Room presents It Happened (we can’t say when)  New Exhibition Room shuffles off 2011 with a celebration of the bygone era of Silent Film. Jump start your New Year’s celebrations with “It Happened (we can’t say when).” The folks at New Exhibition Room will provide festive foods, novelty games, period costumes and a special sneak-peak at their next new project inspired by their love of the silent silver screen.

NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I Boston Vegetarian Society New Year’s Day Dinner  It’s time for one of Boston Vegetarian Society’s most popular traditions – their New Year’s Day Banquet at Grasshopper! Start the new year with good cheer and wishes for a healthy and compassionate 2012! They will have a generous banquet of soup, salad, five appetizers, six entrees, — even taste a new mango soft-serve vegan yogurt for dessert. Here’s what else is on the menu: Vietnamese Salad  — finely shredded raw cabbage, carrots, daikon, and celery with tofu, in a light sweet/sour dressing, topped with chopped peanuts; Nori Rolls – Sticky rice with shredded carrot and daicon, avocado, wrapped in thin paper of sea vegetable, with pickled ginger and wasabe; Japanese Buckwheat Noodles  — with peanut sauce and sesame seeds; Vermicelli Hand Rolls — elegantly wrapped in rice sheet, with dipping sauce; Fried Yellow Bean Cakes — crispy and very delicious; Steamed Dumplings filled with mixed vegetables, napa, and tofu, with ginger dipping sauce and the House Special Crispy Taro Nest – Three Mushrooms, Broccoli, and Mixed Vegetables with vegetable oyster sauce served in a delicious, edible taro basket.

NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I New Years Eve Comedy with Joe Devito and Boston’s Favorite Comedians  Ring in the new year the right way: LAUGHING with The Orpheum Theatre Foxboro & Boston’s favorite comics. Featuring Joey Devito – R-Rated Hypnotist.

Sunday, January 1 I GIRLS GUNS and GLORY’S 2nd annual Tribute to HANK WILLIAMS  Recently anointed “Americana Artist of the Year” at the 2011 Boston Music Awards, Girls Guns & Glory bring their “Tribute to Hank Williams” back to the Lizard Lounge for the second consecutive year. Jan 1, 2012 marks the 59th year of Hank’s passing & GGG has assembled a performance honoring the man & his music. Very special guest Jason Anick joins GGG on Fiddle. And The Sweet & Lowdown (featuring Miss Tess & Rachel Price) open the show with a stunning set of covers from the 40’s & 50’s.

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

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