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#WhereToBe 7.29.16–8.4.16

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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 7.29.16

E.G.O.L’s Feel The Buzz Fashion Show!

Hosted by: Yung Naz, Natan Santos, Reginald Fils & Bradley Souffrant

Get ready for a night of fashion, performances and celebration!

Empowering Generations of Leaders is a group of young entrepreneurs, creatives and designers ready to change the face of the youth in Boston. With this event, they are hoping to bring about a better sense of community while also keeping the true meaning of the arts present and making it lit! 

You can expect to see fly designs by kids living right in your backyard, dope performances by youth you follow on soundcloud, exquisite food from your favorite local restaurants, and be on your feet by the end of the night!

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St., Boston

For more information and tickets, visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/egol-presents-feel-the-buzz-tickets-26378343335

Saturday 7.30.16

Trap Community Clean Up

Hosted by: We Are The Ones

We Are The Ones will be holding a community clean-up in the Codman Square area. As members of the Boston community, it is very urgent to directly engage with our Black and Latino residents from the Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan area. Please join us on a day of sharing love and building with one another!

When: 11:45 a.m.

Where: Codman Sq., Dorchester Center

For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/events/152954908444595

Sunday 7.31.16

Critical Breakdown: #MidSummer16

Hosted by: Critical Breakdown

Share your talent. Network with fellow artists. Build community. Open to all ages and free to the public (donations accepted).

When: Show begins at 6 p.m. Sign up for the open mic list at 5:30 p.m. If you want to get on the list, be prepared to get there early.

Where: Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St., Roxbury

For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/events/971382169651671/. If you have any questions, please email: CriticalBreakdownBoston@gmail.com

Monday 8.1.12

Let’s Talk: Communicating Our Cause

Hosted by: Massachusetts Jobs With Justice

Join MJWJ this summer for a series of trainings on the skills you need to make change in your workplaces schools, neighborhoods, and communities! In this session, Natalia Berthet Garcia, Coordinator of Communications for Massachusetts Jobs with Justice will give advice on how to write and speak with passion to tell your story and forge powerful relationships.

All are welcome, but please RSVP to Gillian at Gillian@massjwj.net or 617–524–8778!

When: 6 p.m.

Where: 3353 Washington St., Jamaica Plain

Afterwards, join MJWJ for …

The Revival: Time for a Moral Revolution of Values

“The Revival: Time for a Moral Revolution of Values” is a national tour to redefine morality in American politics and challenge leaders of faith and moral courage to be more vocally opposed to harmful policies that disproportionately impact the poor, people who are ill, children, immigrants, communities of color, and religious minorities. The Revival is co-led by the Rev. Dr. James A Forbes Jr. and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, architect of the historic Moral Monday Movement in North Carolina.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: 40 Walk Hill St., Jamaica Plain

For more information and tickets, visit: https://actionnetwork.org/events/the-revival-time-for-a-moral-revolution-of-values?source=direct_link

Tuesday 8.2.16

Elma Lewis PlayHouse in the Park

Hosted by: Elma Lewis PlayHouse & Franklin Park Coalition

Please come out and join the community for this legendary, cultural arts series. Founded in 1966 the Elma Lewis Playhouse in Park has hosted magnificent musical acts such as Duke Ellington, to Billy Taylor Trio and others alike. This family oriented venue has events for all ages. In the morning dance events get everyone up and moving, and in the evening; concerts showcase talents from the local communities and neighborhoods. Live music will be provided by DJ Dance Party with Nomadik.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Franklin Park by the Overlook Ruins, 1 Circuit Dr., Dorchester

For more information, visit: www.franklinparkcoalition.org/fpc-programs/playhouse-in-the-park/. If you have more questions please contact 617 442 4141, or email mail@franklinparkcoalition.org.

Wednesday 8.3.16

PRX Podcast Garage Opening

Hosted by: PRX & Radiotopia

Join PRX and Radiotopia for the opening of PRX’s Podcast Garage, a community recording studio and educational hub dedicated to supporting audio producers at all levels, and providing access to professional equipment, education and networking opportunities.

There will be Aeronaut beer, live music, local food truck snacks and tours of the Podcast Garage. Entrance is free! No tickets required! Family-friendly admission!

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: 267 Western Ave. Rear, Allston

For more information, visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/prx-podcast-garage-launch-party-tickets-26525455351

Thursday 8.4.16

The T Party

Hosted by: Company One Theatre

“The party to redefine all parties is coming to Boston — and you’re invited. Shake things up. Bend the rules. Break the binary. Through an exhilarating series of scenes that blur the line between audience and actors, real stories and fantastical satire, THE T PARTY casts an exuberant, kinky, and surprisingly tender look at gender expression and sexuality. This wild mash-up of a performance will sweep you off your feet and take you for a ride. The only house rule? Leave your expectations at the door.” — Company One Theatre

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at The Boston Center For The Arts, 527 Tremont St., Boston

For tickets and more informations, visit: www.bostontheatrescene.com/season/The-T-PARTY/