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6/30-10/22, Times vary

More than 50 artists from around the world show off their art of piercing and cutting—transforming paper, rubber, plastic and metal into extraordinarily exquisite forms.

7/1-1/15/2018, Times vary

Bowie’s official photographer, Mick Rock, shares 65 photographs that show Ziggy Stardust’s journey from inception to live performance, with rare images of backstage life. Bonuses: audio tour (narrated by Rock) that talks about Bowie, the stories behind the photographs, rare video interviews and performance footage of Bowie/Ziggy.

7/6-8/3, 6-8 p.m.

Although trained as a photographer, Zwick works in printmaking, large-scale installations, wearable sculptures, painting and interactive video installations. The artist’s pleasure in subverting reality comes through in three-dimensional vignettes that focus on symmetry and duality using digital photography.

 

7/6-7/10

If you love dinner theater, here’s a chance to see new and experimental work for less than the price of a regular season ticket. Café Nordo ends its 2017 season with the second edition of The Pressure Cooker, a new-works program featuring productions by up-and-coming local directors and artists. This year’s Pressure Cooker production is Please Open Your Mouth by Joanna Garner, directed by Norah Elges Schneyer. The audience is invited to an underground supper club, where diners will explore their fetishes and fantasies around food and sex. Yum.

 

7/7, 7:30 p.m.

It’s not often you find a comedian with a wicked sense of humor hidden behind an unassuming delivery, but that’s how Funches gets it done. He smoothly delivers social commentary and pairs it with everyday observation that goes down easy, with a great laugh to boot.

7/8–10/1, Times vary

The Henry presents the first major exposition of artist Doris Totten Chase (1923–2008), known for her large kinetic public sculptures. This retrospective will include sculptures, paintings, drawings and videos that Chase created between 1956 and 2000, and gives a glimpse inside the video art Chase began working on in the early 1970s, her experiments with computer imaging in collaboration with the Boeing Company, and her focus on feminist issues and self-sufficiency.

 

7/8, 8 p.m.

Video game technology meets rock concert meets symphony orchestra, giving birth to Video Games Live, an immersive concert of video game music from titles such as Final Fantasy, Halo, Mario, The Legend of Zelda and World of Warcraft. Game industry veteran Tommy Tallarico has gathered top orchestras and choirs from around the world in a touring production, combining their music with interactive and live segments to produce a unique experience for gamers and non-gamers alike.

 

7/11-7/30, Times vary

This Tony award–winning musical introduces protagonist Alison at three different ages as she attempts to solve the eternal mystery of childhood. Source material comes from the best-selling graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel.

 

 

7/13-7/16, Times vary

Hey there, Muggles! Ready for a trip back to Hogwarts? Enjoy Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in high definition, while the symphony plays John Williams’ magical score.

 

7/15, 8 p.m.

Formed in Toronto in 1985, this beloved alt-country group, known for its ethereal, evocative covers of “Sweet Jane” and other classic hits, also continues to create new work that reflects the creative journey of a band committed to traveling on the road. Luckily, the group has agreed to settle down for one night to play at The Neptune.