Giving a whole new meaning to the term "dinner dance," Tasca (1612 Comm Ave, Brighton) presents a live flamenco show on June 27. Dinner reservations can be made for 6:45 or 8:45 p.m. for the special evening, which features a 40-minute performance at each seating. A $5 cover charge will be in effect; the regular dinner menu will be offered. Call (617) 730-8002 for reservations and information.
Just because you havenít been able to score Red Sox tickets doesnít mean you have to pay scalpersí prices to catch a game. On June 27, Mortonís (1 Exeter Plaza, Boston) will be giving away two tickets to an upcoming Sox/Yankees game. For $50, youíll get one of 50 spots at the steak houseís monthly wine-tasting dinner, which features filet mignon sandwiches, wine, and more. At the end of the evening, one guest will win the tickets and dinner at Mortonís on game day. All proceeds benefit the Red Sox Foundation. The dinner runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m., and reservations are strongly recommended; call (617) 266-5858.
You might not be able to pronounce the names of all the sakes youíll be drinking at the second sake dinner at Kawa (1280 Beacon Street, Brookline), but itís still worth a visit. On June 30, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., the French-inspired Japanese restaurant, located above Fugakyu, hosts the dinner, which will feature smoked-duck salad with Sennenju-Junmai Ginjo sake and grilled lobster tail with Minowamon-Gensho sake, among other dishes. The cost is $85; call (617) 383-6578 for reservations and information.