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Wednesday, June 20th 2018 VerBaLizAtiOn Boston’s longest-running open mic gathering that provides a variety of spoken word poetry, rhyme, song and more. @Fort Hill Bar & Grill: 2805 Washington St., Roxbury MA 6:30PM-9:30PM Hosted by VCR With featured poet: M’SHAIRI

Dr. Kokayi Patterson comes to Boston!

Wholistic healer & Reiki master, Dr. Kokayi Patterson, COMES TO BOSTON! A contemporary of Mutulu Shakur, Dr. Sebi, Queen Afua, Dr. Liala Afrika, Dick Gregory and others, Dr. Patterson is coming Sunday to talk about his methods. Come by and hear what he has to say.

Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival

Celebrating 50 years of wonder and play at Franklin Park! Gather your family and friends at Franklin Park on Saturday, May 18th to celebrate spring at the annual Kite & Bike Festival! Picture endless blue skies dotted with colorful kites, children and families running and laughing across bright green fields — this event is not […]

BAA Honors 2020 hosted by Boston Arts Academy Foundation

****POSTPONED**** The Boston Arts Academy Foundation is hosting its annual BAA Honors celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The signature fundraising event that Boston Arts Academy (BAA), Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts, features a cocktail reception, dinner, student performances, live auction, and dancing. The event will be followed by […]

5th Annual Strong Black Woman Redefined Conference

Stop neglecting your well-being. Join us for a full day of healing, and personal development. Get ready to redefine what it means to be a Strong Black Woman at the Strong Black Woman Redefined mental wellness conference, proudly hosted by Mindful + Melanated. Crafted by a Black woman specifically for Black women, this annual conference […]

Ward 15 Democratic Committee meeting

“The Ward 15 Democratic Party Committee will hold its June monthly meeting via Zoom on Saturday, June 15, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. All are welcome to join as we interview candidates for local elections and discuss the issues facing our community and country. To receive a Zoom invitation, send a message to”

Freaky Friday Halloween Ball featuring Debo Ray

Come celebrate the season with Debo Ray with Her All Star “Band of Ghouls” LIVE at Arlington’s Regent Theatre! Resident artist, singer/performer extraordinaire Debo Ray brings funky, pop-oriented original music and Halloween classics from The Monster Mash to Ghostbusters (Ray Parker), Psycho Killer (Talking Heads) and a full performance of Michael Jackson’s Thriller to the Regent […]

The Emancipator Presents: Historically Black Phrases Live! starring jarrett hill and Tre’vell Anderson

The Emancipator Presents: Historically Black Phrases Live! Wednesday, June 19 at WBUR’s CitySpace. Special guest contestants include Boston poet laureate Porsha Olayiwola, Harvard Gullah professor Sunn M’Cheaux and influencer Claudine Philippe, creator of Nail the Cocktail. This Juneteenth, The Emancipator proudly presents the Boston stop of Historically Black Phrases Live!, a national touring game show […]

Roxbury Unity Parade 2024

The Roxbury Unity Parade is Boston’s official parade for the neighborhood of Roxbury. Founded by Roxbury native Toy Burton, the parade honors and celebrates the history, culture, and community spirit of Roxbury. Once a predominantly Black neighborhood, Roxbury holds a significant place in Boston’s cultural landscape. The Roxbury Unity Parade not only showcases the neighborhood’s […]

Words and Music – Poetry and Classical Guitar

Presented by Dorchester based chamber music nonprofit Convergence Ensemble and Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library, Words and Music explores spoken word and poetry in dialogue with classical guitar to create a back and forth of poetic commentary on music. Featuring intimate performances from our very own Charles Coe, treating us to his own […]


THIS IS AN IN PERSON MEETING Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2024 Time: 6:00PM Meet At: Commonwealth Salon, BPL Central Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 There will be an opportunity for the public to raise comments, questions, and concerns. If you any questions or comments about this proposal, please contact: Conor Newman Mayor’s Office […]

Juneteenth Celebration w/ North Shore Juneteenth

Join us at Lynn Museum and Frederick Douglass Park to celebrate Juneteenth. You are welcome to attend the **Juneteenth Celebration** with **North Shore Juneteenth**! Join us on **Saturday, June 22nd, 2024** at 11:00 AM for a day filled with joy, music, and community. Come to **Lynn Museum at 590 Washington St.** and celebrate this important […]