Worcester Weekly: Bull Mansion opens + 5 more things to do as August turns to September

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Wednesday, Aug. 31 — Culture Club, 8 p.m., Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 2 Southbridge St.  So for kids today, Culture Club is probably something they do after school over at South High to pad their college applications. Back in the olden days, known in your history books as “The ’80s,” though, Culture Club was, like, a totally rad rock band. Lead singer Boy George and Co. belted out a string of hits that would make them a quintessential part of any time capsule buried in 1984. Even the young’uns know “Karma Chameleon,” amiright?!

Happy Birthday to Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts!

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Boy George + Hanover Theatre = awesome.

The British pop quartet’s biggest hit will surely be on the playlist — maybe even “I’ll tumble 4 ya!” (the ’80s were weird, huh?!) — as they swing by the Hanover amid a series of East Coast dates to finish off their 2016 tour. Full-price tickets start at $45 and range to $250. Discounts are available for theater members and groups.

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Thursday, Sept. 1 — Olympic Fencing Open House, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Worcester Fencing Club, 243 Stafford St.  Lots of kids going back to school this week, which means it’s time to sign them up for copious after-school activities so you can convince them early on just how stressful life really is and that you’ll never, ever have time for anything … and sooner or later, you’re going to wake up and regret every single decision … Wait, wait, sorry — wow, that was weird …


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