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What’s Hot in the City this week Jan. 6th

Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein has been a contributing arts & entertainment writer for the Banner since 2009. VIEW BIO
What’s Hot in the City this week  Jan. 6th

Reggae artists New Kingston headline the Brighton Music Hall this Thursday, January 9 at 9:00 p.m. Tickets: $12.00 in advance and $15.50 day of show. Go to

If you’re a oenophile then make sure to attend the 25th Annual Boston Wine Festival. It kicks off this Friday with a Grand Opening reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel at 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $100.00. To purchase tickets and for a schedule of events visit

SpeakEasy Stage Company presents The Color Purple which opens this Friday and runs through February 8 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. For tickets and show times, go to

Company One presents the play We Are Proud To Present a Presentation beginning Friday, January 10 at the Emerson/Paramount Center.

Scullers Jazz Club presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy also on Friday for two shows at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Tickets: $45 Show; $85 Dinner and show. To purchase, visit

This Saturday, it’s the annual “Hot Stove, Cool Music” at the Paradise Rock Club featuring Howie Day, Kay Hanley, Peter Gammons & the Hot Stove All-Stars at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds to benefit The Foundation To Be Named Later. Tickets: $40.00. It’s an 18+ show.

Comedian Pablo Francisco brings his off-the-wall, animated comedy to The Wilbur this Saturday, January 11 for one show at 7:00 p.m. For tickets, go to