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What’s Hot in the City for New Years Eve!

Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein has been a contributing arts & entertainment writer for the Banner since 2009. VIEW BIO
What’s Hot in the City for New Years Eve!

Celebrate First Night Boston 2014 this Tuesday, December 31 with a host of activities ranging from live music, stand-up comedy, film screenings, ice sculptures, a puppet festival and more throughout the day and evening. For a schedule of events, go to

The Boston Young Professionals Association 11th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball One Night in Paris happening at Petit Robert Bistro features a 10-foot Eiffel Tower, French food and a midnight Champagne toast. To purchase tickets, visit

If you’re in the mood for dressing up for New Year’s Eve, then you must attend “Timeless Gala: A Bond Evening” by Synergy Events. It’s an evening of “Old Hollywood” combined with a James Bond theme, red carpet, music, signature cocktails, and live entertainment. For more information and tickets go to

Over at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts is a “The Envy of Gatsby,” a speak-easy style party with a live jazz band, appetizers and an open bar. Tickets: $99.00-$149.00. For more info, call 732.687.7910.

On Wednesday, enjoy a ride on the Monster Sled (a 20-foot high sledding and tubing ramp set) during Citi Frozen Fenway 2014 at Fenway Park. Tickets: $25 for 1 hour of sledding. For more information, visit

This Thursday, January 2, the smash Broadway musical Sister Act comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $42.00 – $72.00. To purchase, go to

Beginning this Friday, January 3 is the Huntington Theatre Company presents David Ives’ Broadway smash hit Venus in Fur at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre. For show times and tickets, visit

Also this Friday, The Lyric Stage Company presents Working, A Musical. For show times and tickets, log on to