BEATLES BEHIND THE SCENES
Beatles expert Scott Freiman explores the making of the band’s 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a presentation that includes rare recordings and video clips and insight into the Fab Four’s innovative studio techniques. At Brookline’s Coolidge Corner Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. 617-734-2500; coolidge.org
Grab your history-loving honey and head to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum at 6 p.m. Thursday or Friday to hear actors give readings from the love letters of John and Abigail Adams (timed to Valentine’s Day, of course). Tickets ($35 each) include a chocolate tasting and a wine toast. 617-338-1773; bostonteapartyship.com
New York-based A Palo Seco Flamenco Company puts on a show with both traditional and contemporary elements at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge Friday at 8 p.m., followed by a Q and A with company members. Tickets cost $40. 617-577-1400; multiculturalartscenter.org/events
The Brattle Theatre’s Bugs Bunny Film Festival is back with a packed nine-day schedule of screenings starring the Looney Tunes gang. Tickets are $9.75. 617-876-6838; brattlefilm.org
That’s the number of registered boats in the United States. Yearning to join the seafaring ranks? Cruise over to the New England Boat Show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center starting Saturday. Hundreds of craft, both sail and power varieties, from 8 to 46 feet long, will be on display. Tickets cost $15. newenglandboatshow.com
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