What's Hot in the City last week of May

Cirque du Soleil Amaluna opens this week

Colette Greenstein | 5/28/2014, 9:22 a.m.

Cirque du Soleil Amaluna opens this Thursday, May 29 at the Boston Marine Industrial Park on the Waterfront, through July 6. Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. For tickets and show times, go to www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/amaluna/tickets/boston.aspx.

The Paradise Rock Club presents the “Tamar Braxton: Love and War Tour” on Thursday at 7 p.m. It’s an All Ages show. Tickets: $25 in advance at the box office; $33 online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Also on Thursday, The French Cultural Center is excited to bring the local community together for Le Bar à Vins to enjoy an evening of wine tasting of selections from the Côtes du Rhône region and mingling in French From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 members; $20 non-members. RSVP is required. Please call 617.912.0400.

On Friday, comedian Bruce Bruce performs at The Wilbur for one show at 9:45 p.m. Tickets: $22.50-$30. To purchase, go to www.ticketmaster.com.

Scullers Jazz Club presents R&B/pop vocalist and songwriter Bobby Caldwell at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Tickets: $40 for Show; $80 for Dinner/Show. For tickets, go to www.scullersjazz.com

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year, the legendary R&B group, The Whispers, perform at the Berklee Performance Center this Saturday, May 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $50, $69, $79 and $89. To purchase, go to www.vendini.com.