The beginning of September is the end of jolly summer months for the kids and their parents. As kids get ready to go back to school, the adults get busy with their routine of the family life. But in the midst of all that business and chaos, you must take time out for a little entertainment, and Boston is all geared up to entertain you come September. Here is a note on some of the noteworthy events happening in Boston the coming month.
Laughter is the best medicine, without a doubt. The Laugh Boston in the Westin Hotel in the north end is a stand up club that you should consider going to this September. The 300-seat laugh club is featuring top stand-up comedians including Baron Vaughn on September 26, Alonzo Bodden on September 4, Mitch Fatel on September 11 and Orny Adams on September 18. The club is also featuring the Boston Accents act, the Laughter for a Good Cause act during the September 6 weekend and Boston Comedy Chicks on September 14.
Movies and Theatre
The Movies at the Milk Bottle is going to show a handful of classic children’s’ movies in honor of the newest exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum, the My Sky. In September, the movies you should catch up with your kids include E.T – The Extra Terrestrial on September 5, and Wall-E on August 29. The 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory will be screened at the Museum of Fine Arts on 7 September.
For those of you who enjoy the theatre, community theatre groups have quite a few shows lined up for you. Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy play – The Importance of Being Earnest will be at the Actors Studio of Newburyport on September 19. The theatre will also feature a play called Sikyatki by Josh Faigen on September 13, Saturday. The Cotuit Center for the Arts will showcase the Tony award winning play called 33 Variations on September 25.
Not a month goes by without a music event or festival in Boston. And September is that time of the year when Boston calls out to all music fans in and around the city for its annual Boston Calling music festival. The festival spans three days, starting September 5 and has collaborated with the Samuel Adams Oktoberfest this year.
Besides that, September also brings to the city artists and bands including the rock band The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, The Black Keys, Chris Isaak and Steely Dan. There is also a Labor Day concert called An Italian Journey at the First Lutheran Church. Then there is the September Fest 2014, an event by the students of The Longy School of Music of Bard College.