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THBE MUMMY Movie opens June 9th in Boston

High Risk Youth Network Meetings are ongoing !!

Youth-at-high-risk are between the ages of 12-24, and meet one of the following criteria: court involved, truant or drop out, off track in school/not at grade level, gang involved, chronic substance use, homeless, incarcerated parent, pregnant or parenting.

Non-profit leaders and commumity volunteers meet every last Friday of the month until June 23rd from 9:15 AM – 11:30 AM at Twelfth Baptist Church, 160 Warren Street, Hester Hall, Roxbury, MA. Get involved. Call 774-219-9756 or email

Poetry in the city
Writer and Poet Danielle Legros Georges is the City of Boston's official Poet Laureate raising the status of poetry every day. Danielle is an advocate for poetry, language and the arts. booking info.

Black Boston Poet Laureate is Haitian
Danielle Legros Georges is a professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division at Lesley University. Her areas of academic interest include arts and education, contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation.


I Dream: Boston
May 24th 6:30 - 8:30pm.
An ArtsEmerson collaboration With The Boston Arts Academy and Snowden International High School under the direction of teaching artists Jacqui Parker, Brandon G. Green, and Michelle Baxter, and therapeutic professional Myisha Rodrigues-Scott.
I Dream Boston
Location: At the Robert J. Orchard Stage will be a performance by Daniel Beaty, original I Dream: Boston participant performances and youth leaders. Free event, open to the public; groups are welcome.

May 30th - Collette Philips GET KONNECTED
The GKMENTORS meetup
Tuesday at 5:30, learn from presidents of The Boston Red Sox, Eastern Bank, WCVB5 Television, The Wage Project and Boston Magazine in a premier networking event for urban professionals. C-suite speed mentoring. Location: Blue Cross Blue Shield MA, 101 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA. $30 (617)-357-5777.

JuneTeenth at MAAH
Friday, June 16th fro 6-8pm
Museum of African American History on Beacon Hill

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A Dream imagined: Race, Ethnicity and the Struggle for Boston's Future
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The Ladies Lounge
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6/14 Presentation Skills & Public Speaking Workshop | BostonSpeaks
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Learn Lab Workshops: Fundamentals of Powerpoint and Sway
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ChallengeHER Boston
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CASTING CALL for movies

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  • Franklin Park events for kids

  • KROC Center recreational activities

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  • MEDIA - Television and Black Museums


    Blacks on TV
    BLACK BOSTON TV offers local, and regional programming choices. The WGBH Basic Black series show is the longest running public affairs television program in Boston. BNN-TV Channel 23 is Boston's Public Access tv station offering a full slate of programming by people of color.

    The Museum of Afro-American History on Beacon Hill offers guided tours while exhibiting Colonial African American life in Boston.
    The Robert Gould Shaw and U.S. 54th Regiment Memorial nearby has Civil War figures of Shaw and his decorated posse.

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    The second volume of all new and unreleased live recordings from Gary’s most recent 2016 performances.

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    Where the GOOD JAZZ is.
    The oldest most reliable pure jazz joint is WALLY'S JAZZ PUB.

    SLADES Bar and Grill is a noteworthy stop. Music is live, food is good, drinks are nice. Atmosphere brings working class, middle upper middle and jazz crowds. This restaurant bar space is in the South End.

    Darryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen restaurant has the music, the food and the drinks you want. Featuring brunch, lunch, dinner and live bands, DCBK is an award winning Best of Boston Black-owned establishment.
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    Berklee College of Music
    Berklee produces shows every day and night. There is so much music going on there. Master classes, public concerts, club dates.

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