A time to remember.
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
What: NYC-based Tectonic Theater Project world premieres the epilogue to its seminal work, revisiting the Wyoming town and including the first-ever interviews with Matthew Shepard’s killers.
Why: The show debuts in tandem with a production of the original piece to spark further dialogue.
When: Thru Oct. 2. Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Theater District (617-824-8000). Tickets ($15-$79) online at artsemerson.org.
Boston Fashion Week
What: Toast the city’s style setters during a rollicking week of runway shows, fundraisers, photo exhibits, clothing swaps, and after-parties.
Why: Tonight’s free kickoff event at The Beehive includes complimentary nibbles and raspberry mojitos ($12) to benefit All4One Alliance.
When: Fri.-Oct. 1.
Where: Info online at bostonfashionweek.com.
What: A 180-seat harborside outpost of the North End ristorante evokes 1940s cruise ship glamour — check out the imported terrazzo flooring — while dishing out decadent entrees like pan-seared filet mignon with coffee bean crust.
Why: Drink in the last sips of summer on the patio, then cozy up by the massive dining room fireplaces when the season turns.
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1 Marina Park Dr., Fan Pier (617-345-3992).
Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival
What: Celebrate the musical stylings of New Orleans via Latin, blues, and jazz artists (Jon Batiste, Nona Hendryx, Al Kooper); Mardi Gras Indians; and a Crescent City marching band.
Why: Get down and dirty with plates from Big Moe’s M&M Ribs, Jake’s Boss BBQ, and R&S Jamaican Restaurant.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Columbus Ave., b/t Massachusetts Ave. & Burke St., South End. Info online at beantownjazz.org.
What: Tuck into an all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet of naturally raised meats (goat sausages, kebabs, burgers, and dogs) from local purveyors like Lyn-Dell Farm and Austin Brothers Valley Farm.
Why: Free-flowing beer and wine, plus a Top Chef-style veggie burger face-off (amateurs welcome). Charitable bonus: Ticket proceeds benefit farming org TheMove.
When: Sat. Cocktail hour, 4 p.m.; buffet, 5-8 p.m.
Where: 38 Cherry St., Porter Square. Tickets ($25-$30) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Photo: Ken Friedman / Courtesy of ArtsEmerson
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