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The weekend is almost upon us, so it's time to start thinking about ideas for things to do.
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"Cupcake" at Club Cafe Boston through June 24 (Courtesy Joel Benjamin)
"Cupcake" at Club Cafe Boston through June 24 (Courtesy Joel Benjamin)

What: "Cupcake: The Musical"

Where: Club Cafe Boston

When: Select dates June 8 through June 24

Price: $25 -$35. Tickets available online or by phone at 617-536-0966

More: The play is set in the seaside resort of Summertown — a stand-in for Provincetown — where everyone seems to be fixated on hunky Tom, the baker of some irresistible cupcakes, which are illegal to sell on the street.


What: "Star Wars: Uncut"

Where:  Brattle Theatre

When: Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m.

Price: $8-$10, Brattle Theatre passes are OK.

More: So bad it's good? If there were no internet this never would have happened, but there is and it is and it is nothing if not silly.


Bootsy Collins, left, leads a tribute to funk during the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP)
Bootsy Collins, left, leads a tribute to funk during the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP)

What: Bootsy Collins

Where:  House of Blues

When: Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m.

Price: $25-$39.50

More: You might know him as Bootsy, Bootzilla or the way he refers to himself these days, Casper the Funky Ghost. He’s just about always wearing star-shaped sunglasses and in the song “Bootzilla” he calls himself a “rhinestone rock star monster of a doll.” Expect a mélange of hard funk, psychedelia, crooning ballads, sassy songs about the ladies and musings about extraterrestrials.


Anthony's Pick

Photographer Ansel Adams poses with his famous photograph, "Moonrise," in this undated photo. (AP)
Photographer Ansel Adams poses with his famous photograph, "Moonrise," in this undated photo. (AP)

What: Celebrating Ansel Adams

Where:  Peabody Essex Museum in Salem

When: Opens Saturday, June 9 with docent-led gallery tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Price: Tickets available at admissions desk on day of tour

More:  Adams was fascinated with water in all of its forms, and this exhibit will feature over 100 photographs, including his very first shot, which he took at the age of 14.

This segment aired on June 7, 2012.

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