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What’s Hot in the City this week, February 3rd

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, February 3rd

This Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2 Chainz performs at the House of Blues along with Pusha T and August Alsina beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets: $39.50 general admissions standing; $55 VIP seating. It’s an all-ages show. To order tickets, go to

On Thursday, Feb. 6, Offiong Bassey performs at The RegattaBar in Cambridge at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20. For more information, visit

This Friday, Feb. 7, ArtsEmerson presents Michele Mitchell’s documentary “Haiti: Where Did the Money Go” at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10, general admission. To purchase:

Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical “American Idiot” comes to Boston for three days only from Feb. 7 thru Feb. 9. For tickets and show times, visit

Check out comedian Godfrey at Laugh Boston this Saturday, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. Tickets: $25. To purchase, go to

Also this Saturday, DJ Kon spins the best in classic soul, disco, pop, funk and hip hop at the Middlesex Lounge in Cambridge. Admission: $10 after 9 p.m.

For the first time the Museum of Fine Arts Boston presents a selection of works by 20th century Brazilian artists of African descent. The exhibit “Samba Spirit” is on display now through October 2014. For more information, visit

Be sure to check out our Black History Month section for events that focus on Black History.