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They are the champions

Your fave? “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Radio Ga Ga,” “Killer Queen,” “Fat Bottomed Girls,” “Bicycle Race,” “We Will Rock You,” and “We Are The Champions” are some of the royal hits by a band that has been rocking for more than 40 years. Queen + Adam Lambert get together at the Gahden. July 22 at 7:30 p.m. $38.50-$128.50. TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston. 800-745-3000.


Off to see. . . That fabulous foursome has been making its way to Oz for 75 years and you should make your way to Brookline for a screening of “The Wizard of Oz,” part of the Big Screen Classics series. 7 p.m. $11, $9 seniors and kids. Coolidge Corner Theatre,
290 Harvard St., Brookline. 617-734-2500.

In a bind Today’s quiz: What is the English translation of “La Couleur Du Vent”? Temps est écoulé. The answer is “The Color of the Wind,” the title of an international book bindings touring exhibit by 51 French, Canadian, and American artists. The book contents are the same, the bindings are not. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 12. Free. North Bennet Street School Windgate Gallery, 150 North St., Boston. 617-227-0155.

Arm and branch Erin Sutton has been hiking to New York’s Adirondack Park for more than 10 years, and “Walking With Trees” is a show of large-scale works painted in her East Boston studio.
Mon-Thurs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Aug. 14. Free. Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery at Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence.


International cuisine Boston’s culinary culture is anything but bland, but don’t believe us, eat for yourself at A Taste of Ethnic Boston . Food from Senegal, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Cape Verde, Thailand, and India will be prepared by up-and-coming young chefs from the New England Center for Arts and Technology. Restaurants include Lorenz Island Kuisine, Merengue Restaurant, and Teranga Senegalese Restaurant. July 22 from 6-8 p.m. $15 (advance registration required). Boston Athenaeum, 10½ Beacon St., Boston. 617-357-5777.

Code of ethics Alan Turing came out with the Turing Machine, an early computer used to solve the German Enigma code during World War II. The mathematician also came out as a gay man which, at the time, violated British law. Barrington Stage Company presents Hugh Whitemore’s “Breaking the Code” starring Mark H. Dold. July 22 at 7 p.m. (through Aug. 2). $20 and up. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage,
30 Union St., Pittsfield. 413-236-8888.

Mansfield metal We love this definition of heavy metal: “aggressive and heavily amplified rock music, commonly performed by groups that wear spectacular or bizarre costumes.” Please confirm (or deny) the “bizarre costumes” part for us at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Four stages will handle music by Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, and others. July 22 at 1:15 p.m. $29.50-$79.50. Xfinity Center, 885 S. Main St., Mansfield. 800-745-3000.

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