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Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Hamilton/Newburyport: The 40-voice Cantemus Chamber Chorus commemorates a milestone anniversary with “Cantemus Turns 30: Celebrating Artists of the North Shore,” a program of songs by New England composers based on texts by North Shore poets. Highlights include Daniel Pinkham’s “The Tenth Muse” with texts by Anne Bradstreet; and Randall Thompson’s “Frostiana,” and Ronald Perera’s “North Country” song cycle, both using poetry of Robert Frost. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Christ Church of Hamilton and Wenham, 149 Asbury St. $20, $17 seniors, students free. Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 166 High St., Newburyport. 978-465-5351,

Stoneham: The Annual MEF Comedy Night Dinner Show features comedians Lenny Clarke, Dave Russo, and Artie Januario. Tickets include show and dinner. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Melanoma Education Foundation. Friday, 7-11:30 p.m. Montvale Plaza, 54 Montvale Ave. $50. 781-438-8858,

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