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#WhereToBe: 6.24.16-6.29.16

Stephanie Millions

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community, learn, and commemorate some influential people and events around Boston! Have something coming up that you’d like to see here? Tweet us @epicentercom #WhereToBe.

Friday 6.24.16

“Confused by Love” Roxbury Int’l Film Festival Screening

Hosted by Confused by Love Film

“Confused … by Love,” returns “home” as the independent romantic comedy makes it’s Roxbury, Mass., debut in the heart of the Bay State, Boston, Mass., as an official selection of the 2016 Roxbury International Film Festival. 

Meet the filmmakers and attend the 18th edition of this exciting film festival. Get your individual ticket and festival pass below and see “Confused … by Love” today.

Synopsis: After only one year, Ferguson and Tiffany Marie Middlebecker’s marriage is suddenly on the rocks. The couple is broke, about to lose their lovely home to sudden foreclosure. Hope, however, comes in the form of Reggie Maxwell, Ferguson’s former best friend, and Jo-Jo, Ferguson ex-girlfriend, who both pop out of nowhere to help Ferguson and Tiffany out. Hidden skeletons and uncomfortable secrets soon begin to reveal themselves to these four individuals as they do all they can to not only save a home, but their respective relationships as well, before it’s too late.

When: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, 02115

Purchase tickets: www.mfa.org/programs/film/confused-by-love ($11)

Saturday 6.25.16 

2016 Taste of Allston

Hosted by Allston Village Main Streets

19th Annual Taste of Allston — the best event of the year! With around 20 restaurants participating, you are certain to enjoy many yummy treats on a beautiful summer day.

There will be live music, lawn games, and plenty of family-friendly fun, so bring the whole crowd!

This is an indoor/outdoor venue, so the event is held rain or shine. Free parking is available and the site is located right at a bus stop for the #66 and #86 buses. bike racks and a free bike valet are also available at the venue.

All proceeds benefit Allston Village Main Streets, a non-profit revitalization effort.

When: 12:00 p.m.

Where: Murr Center, 65 N Harvard St, Boston, 02134

Purchase tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-annual-taste-of-allston-tickets-25795923301 ($25)

Sunday 6.26.16

Critical Breakdown: Mother

Hip Hop’s Birthday & Black Music Month

Hosted by Critical Breakdown

CriticalBreakdownBoston brings together people of all ages through socially conscious visual and performance art.

Share your talent. Network with fellow artists. Build community.

Open to all ages and free to the public (donations accepted)

For more info contact: CriticalBreakdownBoston@gmail.com

When: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St., Roxbury, 02119

Monday 6.27.16

The Workout — JUNE Edition

Hosted by KillerBoom Box

A DJ Cypher & Networking Event for Creatives

This month’s Workout features the talents of: VINCE 1, G BIGGZ, BLACKOUT, BIGTUNEZ, RICHARD FRAIOLI

About the workout: The Workout is a free monthly event for music lovers designed to celebrate DJs, and allow them to do what they do best — entertain and expose audiences to new music. The Workout is the DJ equivilent of a jam session by a group of musicians. DJs are unrestricted and free to showcase their talents and skills.

In a cocktail setting with great food and drinks, The Workout features abbreviated sets from a rotating roster of specially selected guest DJs. In addition an “open tables” session allows new and veteran DJs to sign up and share their skills during the night.

Gathering a cross section of patrons, The Workout fosters the growth of a passionate music community. Our guests include area tastemakers, influencers, artists and music lovers relaxing and networking in a setting that is sure to become the go-to destination to experience the best DJs as they “work out.”

RSVP required for admission to The Workout.

When: 7:00 p.m.

Where: Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St., Boston, 02210

RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-workout-a-dj-cypher-networking-event-for-creatives-june-edition-tickets-25995958612

Tuesday 6.28.16

Studio Sessions: The T PARTY

Hosted by Company One

Transgress. Transform. Transcend. And #PartyWithC1! 

Part cocktail hour, part exploration of the rehearsal process, Studio Sessions is an opportunity to interact with our productions prior to opening night. 

Join the cast of THE T PARTY at Urbano Project in Jamaica Plain for a night of community, cocktails, and an inside look into how the performance is taking shape. 

Free snacks — $5 drinks

When: 7:00 p.m.

Where: The Urbano Project, 29 Germania St., Boston, 02130

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/a/cityyear.org/forms/d/1DyF12msbicJvwqg-kI5KrZrCiJHpOGNSxeJ-Pwi2ge4/viewform

On the web: https://companyone.org/production/the-t-party/

Wednesday, 6.29.16

Night at Fenway Park featuring “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

Hosted by Fenway Park

Movie Night at Fenway Park, presented by Mitsubishi Electric

Don’t miss this great evening of family fun featuring the 30th anniversary of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” the popular ’80s comedy about a teen who feigns illness in order to skip school and spend a carefree day exploring Chicago with his friends. The movie will be featured on the Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Vision center field videoboard at Fenway Park.

General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under (free for children 2 and under).

When: 7:00 p.m.

Where: Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, 02215

Purchase tickets: http://m.mlb.com/bos/tickets/info/movie-night