This Week In Boston (December 10-15)

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New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans- Monday- The Patriots will be back at home to face off against the Texans. Both teams are on a six-game winning streak that will end for one on Monday. Houston’s unblemished road record will be put to the test against the AFC East champions.

Awolnation– Wednesday- Awolnation will bring their electronic rock and indie sounds to the House of Blues. Formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno, the band will be performing songs off of their 2011 debut album, Megalithic Symphony.

Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks- Wednesday- The Celtics and the Mavericks will face off at TD Garden. Boston will have just played the 76ers while the Mavericks will be on the road after their home game against the Sacramento Kings.

Holiday Pops– Friday, Saturday, Sunday- The Holiday Pops will be back this Friday to continue the much-loved Boston Holiday tradition. Historic Symphony Hall will become a winter wonderland as conductor Keith Lockhard and the Boston Pops Orchestra perform classically loved holiday music and have a visit from jolly old St. Nick. The show features the majestic voices of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus as well as different guest narrators and projections. The show will last until December 24 with multiple shows weekly.

The Nutcracker– Saturday- The reimagined production of The Nutcracker will be held at the Boston Opera House. The show has been tweaked and reworked this season with new costumes and sets to become the centerpiece of the Boston Ballet’s 49th season. Director Nikko Nissenen exclaims, “Boston is in for a great ride as the Company continues to present a diverse range of repertoire that excites, engages and challenges our audiences.”


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