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What’s Hot in the City this week!

Boston Poetry Slam, Joe Torry and ClimActs made our hot 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 week!

From concerts theater and comedy shows around the city, there’s a lot to keep you busy this week. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

Monday, May 19, The Theater Offensive presents climACTS! BOLD with Broadway superstar and Tony Award-winner Billy Porter from Kinky Boots at The Wilbur at 6 p.m. Tickets: $108.70 for General Admission; $177 VIP. To purchase go to

Check out the Boston Poetry Slam with host Tonya Ingram on Wednesday, May 21, at The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge at 8 p.m. Tickets: $3. For a list of performers, go to

The Red Room at Cafe 939 presents three talented singer-songwriters: Christa Gniadek, Eric Leva, and Emily Correia this Thursday, May 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10; general admission. Buy online at

The Huntington Theatre Company presents Lydia Diamond’s clever new comedy “Smart People” beginning this Friday, May 23, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA at 8 p.m. The play runs through June 29. For tickets and show times, visit

Boston Calling kicks off this Friday, May 23, and runs through Sunday, May 25, at Boston City Hall Plaza. This year’s line-up includes Jack Johnson, Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan &Sara, Modest Mouse and more. Limited single tickets are available at

Comedian Joe Torry headlines “Chocolate Sundays” this Sunday, May 25, at Laugh Boston at 8 p.m. Tickets: $30. Purchase online at

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