Boston-area events

Oct. 25 Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University presents “The Politics of Handsome” at Modern Theatre.

Oct. 25and 26 Kurt Elling at Scullers Jazz Club.

Oct. 27 Hanneke Cassel at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. www.rockport


Oct. 28 Comedian Lizz Winstead at Johnny D’s in Somerville.

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Nov. 1 Jeff Garlin at Wilbur Theatre.

Nov. 2 Boston Lyric Opera’s production of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” opens at Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre.

Nov. 7 Little Feat & Leon Russell at Wilbur Theatre.

Nov. 9 The Script at Agganis Arena.


Nov. 11 Chris Isaak at Orpheum Theatre.

Nov. 13 Ani DiFranco at Wilbur Theatre.

Nov. 15 and 16 Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra at the Paradise Rock Club.