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What’s Hot in the City this weekend?

A Trip to Bountiful, Comedian Russell Peters and 50 Cent with G-Unit made the list this week

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 weekend?
Trip to Bountiful

Tonight (Thursday), the Berklee Performance Center presents self-described “Little Folksinger” Ani DiFranco at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35; www.berklee.edu/BPC

Ani DiFranco

Comedian Finesse Mitchell from the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam Tour performs at Laugh Boston tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 & $30; www.laughboston.com.

This Friday, don’t miss Cicely Tyson in her Tony award-winning performance as Carrie Watts in The Trip to Bountiful at 8 p.m. at Emerson’s Cutler/Majestic Theatre. Tickets: $25, $55, $75, $95 and $125; www.artsemerson.org.

On Saturday, B.o.B. performs an all-ages show at the House of Blues at 7 p.m. Tickets: $29.50, $39.50; www.livenation.com.

B.o.B.

Also this Saturday, is the 2014 Boston Bhangra Competition (a dance competition influenced by modern Asian pop music) at the Orpheum Theatre beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets: $22.15 – $48.35 at www.livenation.com.

Finesse Mitchell

Comedian Russell Peters takes The Wilbur stage with his “Almost Famous World Tour” this Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $50-$65; www.ticketmaster.com.

On Sunday, it’s 50 Cent with G-Unit at the House of Blues for one show at 8 p.m. Limited seats available at www.livenation.com.