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Brookline: Cappella Clausura presents “A Garland of Madrigals,” featuring songs by Renaissance teenager Vittoria Aleotti, as well as by her contemporaries John Dowland and Carlo Gesualdo, next Sunday at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul St. $13-$25. 617-680-3854,

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Framingham: The four-piece band Cold Chocolate, which is creating a new sound in the world of Americana by fusing bluegrass and roots with a dash of funk in their original tunes, performs Friday, 8 p.m., at the Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St. $18, $17 students and seniors, $9 kids. 508-405-2787,

Newton: A special Youth Coffeehouse features music and comedy by local teens Saturday, 7 p.m., at the First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington St. in West Newton. $10, $5 youths; proceeds to benefit relief efforts for orphans in Zambia.

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