Get Out: The Good, The Bad and "The Room"
Among this weekend's performances, a so-bad-it's-good cult movie, and a talented batch of local students.
When/where: Services at 5:45 p.m., dinner at 6:15 p.m., at Chabad Center At Chestnut Hill
Why: The Marines may not be the first place you expect to see someone wearing the yarmulke and keeping kosher, but that's how Dave Rosner served his country. He's also a military and political commentator, and a stand-up comic, meaning the night will be insightful, interesting and funny.
Pricing: Adult $30, children under 12 $18
When/where: 7:30 p.m., Friday night, at the Holiday Inn.
Why: The evening offers a blend classical renditions, funky blues versions, opera and world music styles into a musical celebration of the holiday season. The songs will help tell the story behind the season, through a number of unique lenses. There will also be food and games.
When/where: Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. at the Pierce School,
Why: Come support our students, as they perform the Cole Porter classic. The story follows a group of people on a London-bound cruise ship, and the frantic situations they find themselves in. They promise great music and Pierce School talent.
Pricing: $7 for tickets
When/where: 11:59 p.m. Saturday night. One night only.
Why: You're tearing me apart, Lisa! One of the latest in the "so-bad-it's-good" genre, director, writer and star Tommy Wiseau's debut features over-acting, a baffling story, and an alarming giggle. Catch the show, find out why it's a must-see for Paul Rudd, David Cross and Jonah Hill, to name a few.
When/where: 19 Copley St, Brookline on Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Why: Stop by this home-hosted craft sale to pick up some unique handmade gifts. Among their wares, you can expect to find hand knitted neckwarmers, trapper hats and mittens, glassware, jewelry, soaps and muffins!