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A Meet the Candidates’ Forum will be held Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the ABCD/Thelma D. Burns Building, 575 Warren St., Dorchester, MA. This is the first District 7 candidates’ forum. This is a FREE event.

July - August
YouthSpark programs at Microsoft Store
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The Professional Networking Circle
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The 8th Annual Save R Streets Summer Classic will be held Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jeep Jones Park, 205 Roxbury St., Roxbury, MA. Join Score 4 More at this two-day basketball tournament and community peace weekend. For more information, Click HERE: web site. This is a FREE event.

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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.


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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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  • Martha's Vineyard things to do :
          - Farm. Field. Sea. food tour
          - OAKS BLUFF events
          - VINEYARD GAZETTE events
           - Art on the Vine in August
             w/ Nate Lewis & resident artists of color

  • Franklin Park events for kids

  • KROC Center Dorchester recreation

  • Black newspaper events page

  • STEM Events
    by Diane E. William

    we're updating the list, check back soon.

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    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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    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.

    NEWPORT Jazz Festival
    Newport, RI - 3 days, world's best musicans.

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    279 Tremont St., Downtown

    Whisky Saigon
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    Jillian’s Lucky Strke Lane
    145 Ipswich St., Fenway

    Club Oberon
    2 Arrow St., Cambridge

    Good Life
    28 Kingston St., Downtown

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    90 Exeter St., Back Bay

    Tequila Rain
    3 Lansdowne St., Fenway
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