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In the Mix with Stephanie Millions

Harlem Nights V Meets ‘The Great Gatsby’ and YOUNG M.A LIVE at Campaign Sundays

Stephanie Millions
In the Mix with Stephanie Millions
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Harlem Nights V Meets ‘The Great Gatsby’

As a young urban professional, it can be difficult to find an adult-themed party to attend. Halloween seems to be the only opportunity you get to dress up. Last Saturday, Twins & Friends hosted “Harlem Nights V Meets ‘The Great Gatsby’,” at the Emerson Paramount Theater in downtown Boston. Over the past five years, Harlem Nights has become one of the more highly-anticipated events in Boston. Attendees wore their best 1920s-era garments to the lavish party, which was like a dream come true for the retro crowd. Some guests were serenaded by a live band as others relaxed in a VIP lounge featuring food and a live DJ.

Daniella Twin, co-founder of Twins & Friends, said, “We picked this theme because it’s one of our favorite fashion eras, plus it’s fun and exciting. Our goal is to bring people together for an upscale, exciting, fun-filled evening with tons of visual stimulation.” That she did, from the décor to the atmosphere and music. Imagine going back to the 1930s — specifically the Harlem Renaissance era — where you were surrounded by live music, performers, gaming tables and guests. The event was co-sponsored by Zaz Catering, Bass Radio and Eclas Design group, and Emerson College.  

Twins & Friends Promotions and Event Planning is one of Boston’s fastest–growing and successful event planning companies. It specializes in a wide array of event planning, management and marketing services. The company is guided by the fundamental understanding that a successful party or marketing program is the result of detailed planning, a passion for perfection, confidence in quality, and a professional and respectful creative team. If you are looking for more events where you can mingle or network, or need help planning an event, visit www.twinsandfriends.com.

YOUNG M.A LIVE at Campaign Sundays

Going to a day party and hanging with your friends is the perfect way to finish the summer off with a bang. It’s the last chance you get to showcase your summer threads and enjoy the warm weather. Last Sunday, Nxt Era, Bosstown, Mr. Turn Up, Dana and Mick Da Mayor hosted Campaign Sundays at Garage Lounge on 20 Linden Street in Allston. The hype surrounding this event was satisfied by the special performance of Young M.A, the rapper who has taken the Hip Hop industry by storm with her hit single, “OOOUUU.” The catchy record became the hit of the summer and a favorite for music lovers all over the country.

Mick Da Mayor, main event coordinator for the series, said, “We are trying to bring that live turn up day party vibe to Boston, and bring some positivity to the urban culture in our city.” Launched this year, the Campaign Sundays summer series brought some of the hottest artist to Boston, with sets by well-known DJs.

As expected, Young M.A killed the stage. Her energy was through the roof and had the entire crowd on its feet, singing along every word. If you missed this show you can email CampaignSundays@gmail.com for upcoming events.

Meet Stephanie Millions — our new In the Mix reporter. Millions is passionate about media and works on many platforms. She anchors a morning motivational talk show called “Elevation with Stephanie Millions” on the Gag Order Network, and also hosts “The Secret Spot” every Monday night from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on WERS 88.9 FM. For more information, please visit www.stephaniemillions.com or email stephanie.millions@gmail.com to have her cover your event. Follow Stephanie on Twitter @StephMillions.