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    Fuller Craft Museum


    Glass menagerie

    Have you ever tried to fold glass? MIT Glass Lab director Peter Houk and his team figured out how it could be done, and at “Reversible Reactions: Art Meets Science @ The MIT Glass Lab” you’ll see how the two disciplines collide and collaborate. Be sure to watch the video of the “MIT Glass Band” playing glass instruments. Pictured: Houk’s “Big Dig Tacoma.” Thursday hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (through Nov. 3). $8, $5 students and seniors, free under 13, and for everyone Thurs 5-9 p.m. Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton. 508-588-6000.


    Razzle dazzle Roxie and Velma compete for fame and the services of defense attorney Billy Flynn in “Chicago.” The Tony-winning Broadway musical features musical gems like “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango,” and “Razzle Dazzle.” Presented by Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston. 3 p.m. (through June 23). $35-$57, $3 senior discount, $25 ages 5-18. Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham. 781-891-5600.

    “Words, words, words” This old political thriller sounds a lot like the stuff we watch on TV and read about. “Hamlet” is equipped with a country falling apart, a stolen election, and family problems. William Shakespeare knew about humans and their issues. Presented by The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company.8 p.m. (through June 30). $15, $12 seniors, $10 under 13. Laura’s Center For The Arts,
    97 Mill St., Hanover. 917-670-1184.


    Going coastal Childhood summers at Saratoga Lake were the springboard for Katherine O’Brien’s love of nature. The Massachusetts coastline grabbed her attention during her college years, and pastels became O’Brien’s medium of choice for capturing the textures, warmth, and colors of the coastline and tidal rivers of the Great Marsh. Works by the Ipswich artist are on view at Tues-Sun and Mon holidays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through July 28. Free. Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. 978-462-9998.


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    Grilling gala Don’t focus too much on the shorts or you might miss the barbecue bonanza before you at Chefs in Shorts. Area chefs creating their favorite dishes represent eateries including Ashmont Grill, Bambara, Forum, Gaslight Brasserie, Lucky’s Lounge, Metropolis Café, Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Tavolo, Top of the Hub, and Tremont 647. June 14 from 7-9:30 p.m. $70 (benefit for Future Chefs). The Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston. 617-385-5000.


    Edward painterhands Artist Edward Hopper painted many Gloucester houses, and you’ll see some of them on the Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour. The guided tour is a prelude for “Hopper Redux: Photographs by Gail Albert Halaban” which opens June 29 at the Cape Ann Museum. June 15 at 10 a.m. (selected Saturdays through Aug. 17). $20 (reservations required). Meet at the Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. 978-283-0455, ext. 10.