There is SO much happening this weekend, I think my head might explode!

First, there’s my birthday.  I’ve noticed there are many Virgos floating around– I guess many people find themselves “in the mood” around the December holidays. I’m September 18. Me and Greta Garbo. But if you DON’T want to be alone this weekend, there is SO MUCH TO DO. See here:

:star::star::star::star: THE 27th ANNUAL BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL! SEPTEMBER 16-22!!  Six world premiere movies and one U.S. premiere in this year’s lineup at the Stuart Street Playhouse in Boston!  Red Carpet daily at 6PM! or call 617-523-8388.

 FREE 24 HOUR CELEBRATION at MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS!! The opening of THE LINDE FAMILY WING for CONTEMPORARY ART! September 17 – 18  7 pm – 7 pm!!!

 SPEAKEASY STAGE COMPANY’S  21st Season kicks off Friday Sept. 16th with the New England premiere of the hit Broadway play NEXT FALL.   Meet Playwright Geoffrey Nauffts at the theater! Sunday September 18 following the 3pm performance!

 8th ANNUAL REVELS RIVER SING!  SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18!! Join thousands of voices in song on the banks of  the Charles River! 5PM by the Weeks footbridge in Cambridge! FREE!

 5th ANNUAL SOUTH END OPEN STUDIOS!! SEPTEMBER 18-19  11-6PM! The Event Showcases the works of more than 200 established and emerging artists!  Among the participants: BCA artists in the Artists Studio Building! ERIC ANTONIOU PHOTO EXHIBIT!  And Check out the groovy handbags on September 17-18 at 59 Wareham Street ( 3rd Floor)!

WORLD PREMIERE of GORILLA OPERA’S  LOOSE, WET, PERFORATED— a morality play by Nicholas Vines! SEPTEMBER 16-25!  Cambridge.

 RARE VIEWING of HENRI MATISSE’S most ambitious work – JAZZ! Galerie d’Orsay, 33 Newbury Street, will feature this important and historic suite in their latest exhibition running through October 2nd!

VOICES OF HOPE! Symphony Hall! Fundraising Gala September 17!  Song, dance, and testimonials to benefit DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE!

All the Journeying Ways A rare chance to see these two critically acclaimed performances in repertory– two weeks only:

THE ODYSSEY & THE BACCHAE –CWT and Whistler in the Dark!
September 14 – 25!