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#WhereToBe 9.23.16-9.28.16


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 9.23.16

Art Plug 3

Hosted by: Jamilah Unique & The Inner Sanctum

Networking/free expressive arts event that features all different types of artists from a wide range of mediums. Artists from Boston (and beyond) each holding their own Unique crafts and artistic aesthetics get to show off their latest and greatest pieces as well as sell them if they can let go!

Film, Photography, Fashion, Mixed Media, Live Art Gallery, Local Vendors, Body Art, Handmade Art, Musical Performances, Poetry

When: 6 p.m.

Where: The Inner Sanctum, 18 Palmer St., Boston, MA (near Dudley Square)

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Saturday 9.24.16

Castle of Our Skins Presents: A Veil Of Liquid Diamonds

Hosted by: Castle of Our Skins & Sound Energy

Castle of our Skins kicks off its season with its first ever portrait concert featuring Boston’s new, contemporary music string trio Sound Energy and the kaleidoscopic music of Jeffrey Mumford. Ranging from solo violin to string duos, trios and his monstrous “a veil of liquid diamonds” string quartet, September 24th will bring a healthy dose of this uniquely rich African American voice to Boston.

A Veil of Liquid Diamonds is supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit the project page at:

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center, 1234 Columbus Ave., Roxbury Crossing, MA

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Sunday 9.25.16

Off The Wall: A Live Graffiti Art Gallery & Block Party

Hosted by: South End Open Market at Ink Block

Boston’s first live graffiti art gallery! #OFFTHEWALL will feature local and internationally recognized graffiti artists as part of an interactive live graffiti gallery experience and block party at the South End Open Market @ Ink Block. Featured Artists: Brandalizm, ProBlak, Imagine, and Go5

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Sound End Open Market at Ink Block, 375 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

Monday 9.26.16

HubWeek Presents: Roxbury Showcase

Hosted by: Hub Week

At the HUBweek Roxbury Showcase, now’s your chance to taste innovation in Roxbury. Hear from leaders making an impact by promoting inclusive innovation in our city. Meet tomorrow’s innovators who are shaping the future of business, technology, design and fashion. Learn, mingle and share experiences to help each other take new ideas and ventures to the next level.

Don’t miss the YouthBiz Marketplace where you will have the opportunity to meet high school entrepreneurs from both BUILD Boston and The Possible Project. Come enjoy delicious light bites, hor d’oeuvres, and cocktails prepared by Dudley Cafe, Dudley Dough, Suya Joint, Beta Burger, Haley House, Fresh Food Generation, Lyndigo Spice, Nola’s Fresh Foods

Join thought leaders who are making an impact within their community through innovation, strategy and leadership. Leaders include Epicenter’s Malia Lazu, Liora Beer of Fairmont Innovation Lab and more.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Roxbury Innovation Center, 2300 Washington St., Boston, MA

For more information, please visit:

Tuesday 9.27.16

More Charter Schools?

Hosted by: Harvard Graduate School of Education

Voters will face a decision this November regarding charter school caps — whether or not to authorize up to 12 new charter schools or expand enrollment in existing Massachusetts charter schools beginning as early as January 2017. Will a “yes” vote harm mainstream schools and undermine their funding? What other opportunities are there for parents stuck on charter school waiting lists? Will this decision influence the future of charter schools nationwide? This referendum has attracted national attention in the heated controversy about the future of charter schools in the U.S. public school education system. How do taxpayers/voters determine what’s best to keep mainstream school systems healthy while looking out for what’s best for individual children? Join us as proponents and opponents square off on the merits of charter school expansion in this inaugural of the Askwith Debates.

Speakers include: Tito Jackson, Marc Kenen, Michael Robinson & more!

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA

Wednesday 9.28.16

Artist For Humanity Open Studios with AFH Alumni Kituana Parker & Jameel Radcliffe

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Open Studios featuring new work by AFH alumni Kitauna Parker and Jameel Radcliffe!

Tour the studios at Artists For Humanity and view never before seen works. Wine and cheese will be served.

This event is free and open to the public!

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Artists For Humanity, 100 W 2nd St., Boston, MA

For more information, please visit:

Thursday 9.29.16

TED x Cambridge 2016 Fall

Hosted by: TEDxCambridge

Tickets are now on sale for the TEDxCambridge Fall event at the Boston Opera House on the evening of Thursday, September 29. This year’s Fall show features six speakers, two performances, and a technology exhibition at Boston’s premier performing arts venue. TEDxCambridge celebrates the remarkable innovation, creativity, and inspiration found within New England and beyond.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston, MA

For more information and tickets, please visit: