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“What’s Hot” in Boston!

Colette Greenstein | 6/19/2013, 2:29 p.m.

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theatre, art and even dining al fresco. Here’s a look at what’s hot this week!

Today at 12 Noon, Berklee’s “Summer In The City” series presents Dave Whitfield performing at Brewer Plaza on Boston Common. The event is free and open to the public.

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Summer In The City” series presents Dave Whitfield

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013, noon
  • Brewer Plaza on Boston Common, Boston,
  • Not available / Free

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Tonight learn about Isabella Gardner’s globetrotting adventures. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum hosts the exhibit “Third Thursdays: Wanderlust” beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets are $15 each and include museum admission. For more information, visit www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/events/4930.

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“Third Thursdays: Wanderlust”

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
  • The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston,
  • Not available / $15

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Latin Jazz

  • Wally’s Café Jazz Club, 427 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston,
  • Not available

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Sting's "Back To Bass” tour

  • Friday, June 21, 2013, 8 p.m.
  • Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA
  • Not available

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Haley House Bakery Café for its Summer Solstice #RoxTweet

  • Friday, June 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Haley House, 12 Dade Street , Roxbury, MA
  • Not available

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Rajdulari Barnes

  • Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9 p.m.
  • cafe 939, Boston, MA
  • Not available / $15

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Legends of Boston Comedy Show

  • Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8 p.m.
  • Citi Shubert Theatre, 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
  • Not available / $28.75 - $48.75

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Andre Ward

  • Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8 p.m.
  • Scullers Jazz Club , 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA
  • Not available / $25

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Andre Ward

  • Saturday, June 22, 2013, 10 p.m.
  • Scullers Jazz Club , 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA
  • Not available / $25

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Eric Bloom Presents “Tribute Jazz To Jazz Trumpet Pioneers”

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 9 p.m.
  • Beehive, 541 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
  • Not available

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Open Jazz Jam

  • The Bella Luna Milky Way, 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Not available / Free

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Every Thursday, Wally’s Café Jazz Club in the South End presents Latin Jazz at 9 p.m.

This Friday, June 21 Grammy® Award winner Sting's critically acclaimed “Back To Bass” tour stops at the Bank of America Pavilion for a sold-out show at 8 p.m.

Also on Friday, join the Haley House Bakery Café for its Summer Solstice #RoxTweet to celebrate the contributions of women to the arts and culture in the Roxbury community. Admission is free but registration is required at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6588912615#.

Described as a combination of “Ella Fitzgerald’s clear vocal tone, Jill Scott’s spunk and Chaka Khan’s funk,” The Red Room at Café 939 presents jazz vocalist Rajdulari Barnes on Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at http://www.cafe939.com/events/.

If comedy is your thing, then check out why Boston is known as one of the best comedy towns around the country with the “Legends of Boston Comedy Show” at the Citi Shubert Theatre. The performance features local comedy “greats” Lenny Clarke, Tony V., Steve Sweeney and Don Gavin. Tickets: $28.75-$48.75. To purchase tickets, visit www.citicenter.org.

Scullers Jazz Club presents saxophonist Andre Ward this Saturday for two shows at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets for the show are $25 and can be purchased at www.scullersjazz.com.

If you’re in the South End stop by the Beehive on Tuesday, June 25 for Eric Bloom Presents “Tribute Jazz To Jazz Trumpet Pioneers” beginning at 9 p.m. For more information, go to www.beehiveboston.com.

The Bella Luna Milky Way Restaurant & Lounge in Jamaica Plain presents the “Open Jazz Jam” on Tuesdays in June at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.