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Saturday, May 25 - Free Admittance at the MFA
Via a sponsor, admittance is free at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) from May 25, through Monday, May 27th from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. for each of the three days. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, www.mfa.org, 1-800-440-6975.
Boston Art and Architecture Weekly Tours
The Boston Public Library offers public tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters.
The free tours last about an hour and are given by volunteer guides. No appointment is necessary. Tours meet in the lobby of the McKim Building (Dartmouth Street entrance).
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Black History Museums and Afro-Artists ToursThe Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA)
Guided Tours of African Meeting House occur daily (except Sundays). Walk where Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Stewart and all the abolitionist leaders who helped bring an end to slavery in this country were active. Tours led by Rangers of the National Park Service, Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF), start on the hour, 11am – 3pm. Location: MAAH Boston, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston. Call (617) 725-0022
This black art museum is open during the hours of 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday through Sunday. Adult admission is $4.00; Seniors and students admission is $3.00. This venue is dedicated to the celebration, exhibition, collection and criticism of black visual arts heritage worldwide. Go to 300 Walnut Avenue, Boston MA 02119 and call (617) 442-8614 to confirm arrangements.
BLACK BOSTON TOURS. Request a custom town car or chauffeured SUV tour and you and your group can have an up close dose Boston's African-American Culture and networking connections. We will customize tours to meet your specifications. Most tours will last about two hours. You'll discover and explore information not found on any other Boston tour. Sign-up to receive a brochure spec.
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The Young Professionals Network is a Boston-based activity of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. YPN targets people aged 19-45 and invites them to a mix of social and civic duty activities ongoing.
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Slades Bar and Grill is home to R&B and 3- 7 pm impromptu going away parties staged by friends of school principals, nurses and other professionals. Then it turns into a night time spot with a live band or the house DJ is spinning cool, chill, funk, house, pop, R&B, Rock, smooth jazz and special requests with the appetizers Chicken Wings,Oven Roasted Chicken Wings, Catfish Nuggets, Ribs and more. SBG is at 958 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02120, 617-442-4600.
Boston's diverse night time Black party scene announces itself in many voices from alternate locations. You'll hear about it from DJs on FM radio stations HOT97, Touch and Big City and e-mails circulate announcements..
May 25th Gospel Night at Symphony Hall, 8PM -- Revel in the rousing sounds of Gospel music. The passion, the delight, the celebration that is at the heart of all Gospel music will entertain and enlighten you throughout the concert. Featured is the Boston Pops Gospel Choir, whose exuberant sound will leave you walking on air as you leave Symphony Hall after one of the Boston Pops most popular nights. Charles Floyd, conductor. Phone (617) 266-1492, Tickets Price $22.00 - $92.00
ARTWeekly popup events featuring film and LIVE music occur at the Black community based Hibernian Hall in Roxbury (617) 849-6324.
Just around the corner on Thursday nights there are Art is Life ITself performer sets at the Haley House Bakery, 12 Dade Street Roxbury (617)445-0900.
The Western Front at 43 Western Ave., Cambridge MA is one of the Boston area's oldest reggae music showcases. Check in for what's new there.
Sat, Apr 13 Badfish at The Sinclair, Cambridge
Sat, Apr 20 Collie Buddz at House of Blues, Boston
Sat, Apr 27 John Brown's Body at Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Ryles Music Bar and Grill in Inman Square Cambridge offers a deal on Salsa classes and brunch on Sundays. We just went by there. Its a good package and you'll have company. About 15 people were practicing their Salsa moves. MOJITOS is downtown near the Boston Common across from Park Street where Latino power couple Richy Pena and Jody Mendoza have created a popular upstairs night club where everyone is welcomed. Go to 48 Winter Street, (617) 834-0552.The Middlesex Lounge at 315 Massachusetts Ave in Cambridge, Massachusetts 02115, 617-868-6739 was chosen as the BEST OF BOSTON by Boston magazine in 2011 in the best dance club category but this paragraph is in no way a comprehensive resource for upscale club spots.
Go to Darryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen in the South End, 604 Columbus Ave, 617-536-1100 and keep your eyes open for happenings at FELT, the Downtown Crossing area nightclub at 533 Washington Street, Phone: 617-350-5555. Both spots attrack young professionals and marture audiences.
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Wally's Cafe is among the oldest family owned and operated jazz clubs in existence. It was founded in 1947 by Mr. Joseph L. Walcott and features live music 365 days a year.
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