Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Blind Date: Dining in the Dark

    The ultimate 'blind' taste test, this interactive dinner theatre masks your eyes, but not the flavors. 

    Hungry eyes: The event combines music, story, and a blindfolded four-course group dinner.

    Sat 7p. The College Club, 44 Commonwealth Ave., Back Bay (617-536-9510). $75 here

    Nearby: Rattlesnake; Met Bar; Parish Cafe

  • Tipsy Reading: Drinking Boston Book Release Party

    Stephanie Schorow's book Drinking Boston documents the city's booze culture; you document the booze.

    Cheers: Admission includes a signed copy of the book and drinks from Bully Boy Distillery. 

    Sun 7p. The Reagle Beagle, 308 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-739-5151). $35-40 here.

    Nearby: Hops N Scotch; FuGakYu; Lineage 

  • Kicking Back a Few: Whiskey and Boots at Ball and Buck

    Make your old man proud by ditching the sneakers and beer for a pair of Danner boots and a glass of whiskey.

    Old glory: Finish your man makeover by booking an appointment at the old school in-store barbershop.

    Fri 6-9p. Ball & Buck, 144 Newbury St., Back Bay (617- 262-1776). Free.

    Nearby: Lolita; Top of the Hub; BarLola

  • Spin to Win: Red Bull 3style

    Five DJs try to outduel one another with their best 15-minute live mixes while jacked up on Red Bull.

    Sound clash: DJs will be judged on mixing skills, stage presence, and how loud the girls are screaming. 

    Fri 8p. Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave., Allston (617-779-0140). Free.

    Nearby: Tavern on the Square; Sunset Grill & Tap; Wonder Bar

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