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Five things to do, July 10-16

Paw Palooza on Cape Cod, Taste of Cambridge, “Crimetown Live” at the Wilbur, and more.

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Enter your pup in the dock-diving contest or opt for a pampering doggie massage at Paw Palooza on Cape Cod.


Tuesday, July 11

Sample offerings from dozens of restaurants, watering holes, and other vendors at the 15th annual Taste of Cambridge at Lechmere Canal Park. A mocktail contest will highlight booze-less drinks, and attendees can vote on the new Best in Taste award. 5:30 p.m. Tickets $50 for food and nonalcoholic beverages, $75 with four alcoholic beverages, $12 ages 6 to 13, free 5 and under.


Tuesday, July 11

Singer-songwriter Dia Frampton plays Brighton Music Hall supporting her first album in five years, Bruises. Formerly a contestant on The Voice and half of the duo Meg & Dia, Frampton has toured with Blake Shelton and The Fray. 8 p.m. $17.


Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16

Have a barking good time at Paw Palooza at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School in Yarmouth. Enter your pup in the dock-diving contest or opt for a pampering doggie massage. Scores of vendors will offer goodies for your best friend. 9 a.m. both days. $5, free for dogs and children 12 and under.


Saturday, July 15


Podcast lovers who didn’t get enough tales of mob malfeasance in Providence from the first season of Crimetown will find kindred spirits at the Wilbur for Crimetown Live. Moderated by Dan Barry of The New York Times, the show will feature the cops and citizens who figured in the first season, plus bonus clips and videos. The evening ends with an audience Q and A. 7 p.m. Tickets $25 and up.


Sunday, July 16

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Members of the Boston Opera Collaborative bring their art outdoors with a performance in Brookline’s Olmsted Park. Expect to hear arias, duets, and songs by Puccini, Handel, and more. The show is part of the 10th annual Summer on the Emerald Necklace lineup. 6 p.m. Free.

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