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What’s Hot in the City this weekend?

It’s an art and music-filled weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

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?
Oleta Adams

ArtWeek Boston kicks off tomorrow (Sept. 26) and runs thru October 5. For a list of events, go to

On Friday, Scullers Jazz Club presents Oleta Adams at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets: $40 Show; $80 Dinner & Show. To purchase tickets go to

Last Comic Standing Live comes to The Wilbur on Friday night for two shows at 7:30 p.m. and 9:55 p.m. Tickets: $29-$39. Purchase at

Boston’s biggest block-party, the 14th Annual Berklee’s BeanTown Jazz Festival takes place this Saturday, September 27 on Columbus Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and Burke Street in the South End. The free event runs from 12 noon – 6 p.m with three stages of live music including performances by Sheila E., Dionne Farris, Marcus Santos and Bloco AfroBrazil, and more! For a schedule of events, visit

Also on Saturday in Copley Square is the all-day free food festival, Let’s Talk About Food, featuring an edible garden, cooking demo, food talks and more. Visit for more information.

Food Festival – Lets Talk About Food

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull along with J Balvin take the TD Garden Stage this Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $29.50, $49.50, $99.50 and $149.50;

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull at the TD Garden

On Sunday, Leedz Edutainment presents DJ Premier VS Pete Rock: Battle of the Champions Round 2 at the Middle East Downstairs. Doors open at 7 p.m., 18+. Tickets: $30. For more info, go to

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