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The Fenway Cohort 2023 Presents: Travel Through Music

Travel Through Music invites you to embark on a rhythmic journey through the African Diaspora. Let the captivating beats transport you to the sweet voices of Africa, and a fusion of Caribbean sounds and engaging and interactive dance lessons will lift your spirits. This cultural festival will feature musical and dance performances, as well as food […]

The Fenway Cohort 2023 Presents: Purple Produce 2.0

*Due to weather, Purple Produce 2.0 has been rescheduled for October 7th.* Purple Produce is where hip-hop meets wellness. Kyara Andrade, a.k.a DJ TROY Frost first hosted Purple Produce, a ‘heal thy self art jam,’ in 2022, with the goal of providing people of African Descent in the Boston area the opportunity to learn how they can […]

An Original In Concert – Debo Ray and her All Star Band at the Regent Theatre

An Original in Concert will feature Ms Ray performing many of her original compositions moving effortlessly from pop to rock, sould & r&b with jazzy elements. Her songs deal with relationship issues, good times, bullying and personal empowerment. From jazz, to rock, to metal, to opera and most recently funk, r&b and soul, her versatility […]

Chineke! Orchestra presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

This Spring brings an exciting and important Boston debut: the inaugural visit by Britain’s Chineke! Orchestra. Founded in 2015 by the pioneering double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku, CBE, the Orchestra champions change and celebrates diversity through high-level professional performance opportunities and career development for Black and ethnically diverse classical performers in the UK and Europe. […]

The Ties That Bind: A Concert Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Ties That Bind:  A concert honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Opera unMet, led by founder Marshall Hughes, brings a soul-stirring performance. Not to be missed!  The concert will be followed by refreshments and optional story circle. This is a free concert that will be held on the campus of the UU rban Ministry […]


HONORING REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WITH MUSIC AND SPOKEN WORD Monday, January 16, 2023 at 1pm at Faneuil Hall Presented by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and the Museum of African American History The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) and The Museum of African American History come together to celebrate and honor Rev. […]


On Sunday November 20 at 4 pm Convergence Ensemble brings together a quartet of esteemed local string players for Strings Galore at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Uphams Corner. Featuring guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, violist Michelle LaCourse, violinist Heidi Braun-Hill and cellist Hyun-Ji Kwon, the ensemble will perform quartets for guitar and string trio as well […]

American Premiere of Pedro Halffter’s Opera KLARA

OCTOBER 12, 8 PM, PAINE HALL HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 3 Oxford Street   New York based opera company Divaria Productions will partner with The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma ( HPRT ) and the Chester M. Pierce, MD, Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School to present […]

Nubian Nights Goes Live in Nubian Square

Community Calendar Announcement Media Contact: Kelley Chunn For Immediate Release (cell) 617/388-7148 August 5- August 21st, 2022 -Danny Rivera, Nubian Nights Goes Live in Nubian Square (Roxbury, MA) Join the Roxbury Cultural District for the second iteration of “Nubian Nights,” a multimedia experience that has since been expanded to a live in-person activation […]

Berklee Gospel Performance WorkShops

Gospel Music Masterclass with Gospel Music icon Kurt Carr Explore the traditions of gospel music at Berklee College of Music For 5 days, explore your distinct sound, and connect with the music in your soul. Masterclasses conduced by acclaimed gospel legend Kurt Carr and industry expert Dr. Teresa Hairston. Ensembles, songwriting, praise and worship taught […]

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