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What’s Hot in the City June 23rd

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 June 23rd

Singer Alice Smith performs at Brighton Music Hall Thursday, June 26 along with Son Little and Joy Daniels at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance at the box office and $25 online at

Also on Thursday, the Museum of Fine Arts presents world-renowned jazz pianist and composer Danilo Pérez and his band, The Panama 500. The band’s live performance and discussion takes place between 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets cost $24 for MFA members, seniors and students; $30 for nonmembers and can be purchased by visiting

The Institute of Contemporary Art presents “Talking Taste” with Jeremy Sewall, executive chef and co-owner of Island Creek Oyster Bar this Friday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for ICA members and students; $15 nonmembers and are available at

Hometown boys New Edition return to perform at Agganis Arena this Friday at 8 p.m. They will be joined by special guest, JOE. Tickets range from $48 to $98 and can be purchased at

This Saturday, the Pariah Theatre Company presents “For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf” at The Strand in Dorchester at 7:30 p.m. A suggested donation of $15 is payable at the door. Please visit for details.