This Week’s Most-Wanted Events: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, World Hip-Hop Dance Championship

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CRY IF YOU WANT TO

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is filled with more anguish and deception than you can pour into your favorite decanter. This classic tale of two couples, one evening and a whole lot of insecurities even earned a Tony Award for Best Play in 1963. We suggest you attend Poor Richard’s Players production August 8-23 at Onyx Theatre as a cathartic experience. PoorRichardsPlayers.com.

YOU LOOK CUT(E) TOGETHER

It’s time to dump your old caricature portrait. Artists Todd Duane Miller and JW Caldwell invite you to stop by Face 2 Face at P3 studio to have your photo taken, cut and composited with another guest’s, then reimagined as a painting. The end result is two portraits, hung on opposite walls as a study on human connection. You have until August 10 to participate. CosmopolitanLasVegas.com.

STEP AND COMPETE

Those who can’t dance can watch at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship at Orleans Arena. The six days of competition (including popping, locking and breaking battles) culminates at the finals on August 10. Here’s hoping for an appearance by New Zealand’s Hip Op-eration crew, last year’s biggest buzz and the World’s Oldest Dance Group according to Guinness World Records. OrleansArena.com.

BEANTOWN BAD GUY

Longtime Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger evaded trial until 2013 at age 83, when he was sentenced to more than two life terms for murder and racketeering. He was the inspiration for Jack Nicholson’s character in The Departed and will be portrayed by Johnny Depp in the upcoming film Black Mass. Get a glimpse of the man behind the myth when the Mob Museum screens the Sundance-approved documentary Whitey: U.S. v. James J. Bulger on August 13. TheMobMuseum.org.

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