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5 fun things to do in Boston this week - Metro US

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week Hamilton
Hamilton finally arrives in the Hub. Photo by Joan Marcus

In the immortal words of Elvis Costello, welcome to the working week. While it might not thrill you to be back to the grind, the fun doesn’t have to stop just because the weekend is over. From concerts with legends to blockbuster musicals and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.

Things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band

The Beatles icon is back in Boston this week for a show with His All Starr Band. Not only will Starr rock out on stage at the Wang Theatre, but the music legend will also bring a special fine arts show to town for fans to check out.

Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston, $49+, bochcenter.org

The Naked Magicians

Who needs clothes to do magic? Not these guys. Billed as a “Magic Mike”-like show, just with some actual magic in it, these Australian performers will bare it all as they perform epic illusions at Laugh Boston all week long.

Sept. 17-23, Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St., Boston, $29.50+, 18+, laughboston.com

Dogs & Drafts

Enjoy a pint while having a night out with your pup this week. The Dogs & Drafts series continues at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel in Cambridge on Tuesday night with raffles, bites and brews from Aeronaut Brewing Co. Guests can also make doggie bags for their furry friends with treats courtesy of Polka Dog Bakery. Proceeds will go to benefit the Great Dog Rescue New England. Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa.

Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Kimpton Hotel Marlowe, 25 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge, eventbrite.com

“Hamilton”

“Hamilton” finally arrives in the Hub this week as it kicks off its fall run at the Boston Opera House. Tickets are still available to the hit musical, but they aren’t cheap—unless you’re lucky enough to score $10 seats via the special lottery.

Sept. 18-Nov. 18, Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston, boston.broadway.com

Dessa

The singer, rapper and writer takes over the Brattle Theatre on Wednesday to chat about her new book “My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love.” The event includes a book signing as well as a conversation with Love Letters columnist and Boston Globe writer Meredith Goldstein.

Sept. 19, 6 p.m., Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge, $6-$27.75, harvard.com

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