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What's Hot in the City - Sept. 23

Colette Greenstein | 9/23/2013, 3:11 p.m. | Updated on 9/23/2013, 3:11 p.m.

The fall season is upon us and the city is abuzz with a host of live performances, from art shows and plays to concerts and festivals. Here’s a look at what’s hot in Boston this week!

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the “What Dreams May Come Tour” with headliner J. Cole comes to the Agganis Arena at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.

On Thursday, Sept. 26, the Institute of Contemporary Art’s artist talk series features designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, better known as Proenza Schouler, at 6:30 p.m. $15 for members and students, $20 for nonmembers. To purchase tickets, visit www.icaboston.org.

On Friday, Sept. 27, Kid Cudi performs at Bank of America Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. Go to www.livenation.com to purchase tickets.

Also Sept. 27, the Color of Film Collaborative presents dinner and a movie featuring Words of Witness at 6:00 p.m. at the Haley House Bakery Café in Roxbury. Tickets are $25. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/464968.

Artweek Boston kicks off on Sept. 27 and runs through Oct. 6. This collection of curated events throughout the city highlights the diversity in arts, culture and entertainment in Boston. For a lineup of events, go to www.artweekboston.org.

Saturday, Sept. 28, marks the second annual Boston Seafood Festival. If you’re a fan of seafood, check out this event at the Bank of America Pavilion from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The festival features chef demos, a lobster bake and seafood samples from over 20 vendors. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit www.bostonseafoodfestival.org.

Also Sept. 28, at 12-6 p.m., the 13th Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival comes to town. One highlight of the festival will be a performance by 10-time Grammy-nominated singer and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello. This free outdoor festival featuring three stages of live performances is open to the public. For a full lineup of performers and activities, visit www.beantownjazz.org.

On Sunday, Sept. 29, check out Big Boi of Outkast performing at the Paradise Rock Club beginning at 8 p.m. Find tickets for $33 on www.ticketmaster.com.