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THIS IS AN IN PERSON MEETING Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2024 Time: 6:00PM Meet At: Commonwealth Salon, BPL Central Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 There will be an opportunity for the public to raise comments, questions, and concerns. If you any questions or comments about this proposal, please contact: Conor Newman Mayor’s Office […]

Trouble in Mind

It’s 1955, and after enduring indignities and lost opportunities, Wiletta Mayer, a seasoned Black actress, is finally making her Broadway debut. Written by a white playwright, her star vehicle is the allegedly progressive “Chaos in Belleville,” which turns out to be anything but. Leading a cast of both younger and experienced actors, Wiletta challenges not […]

Day of Community Wellness

Gather with The Advent School community to move and enjoy a moment of calm and stillness outdoors at the fourth annual Day of Community Wellness! Led by Advent’s Yoga & Mindfulness teacher Marlene Boyette, this event is free and open to the public. Participants will gather for 30 minutes to breathe and be in community. […]


Chase for Business Whether you’re starting, growing or managing a business, taking a little time to hear about new trends and emerging strategies can have a big impact. Chase for Business is dedicated to helping you gain the in-depth knowledge your business needs to take the next step. We invite you to join us for […]

Sister Act

After witnessing a murder, free spirited, disco diva Deloris Van Cartier finds herself in protective custody at a convent. At odds with a rigid Mother Superior, and a strict lifestyle, Deloris finds divine intervention bringing the choir from dour to dazzling with her signature style. While Deloris is busy raising the roof, her cover is […]

TWC Movie Screening & Discussion

The Wellness Collaborative Inc, in collaboration with the Roxbury Film Festival, New England Medical Association, and The TriggerProject will screen the documentary AT YOUR CERVIX, produced by  AA producer Stephanie Dawson and A”magine Goddard.  The film chronicles the history of gynecologic research on black women during and after slavery and the need for improving informed […]

TWC: Re-Imagining Health & Wellness – Security

Reimagining Health: This is a 2nd in a 7 part series on wholistic health and wellness for self and communities of color. We discuss the challenges and possible solutions for improving well-being Industry – Security – Education – Alimentation – Remediation – Communication – Habitation

The Play That Goes Wrong

“Break a leg!” takes on a whole new meaning for a woefully misguided troupe of players at the Cornley University Society’s opening night performance of The Murder at Haversham Manor. An unconscious leading lady, a corpse who can’t play dead, a ruffled detective, and a word-mangling butler (among others) must battle against technical gaffes, forgotten lines, […]

Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine

Success. Love. Fabulous wardrobe. Undine has it all. Until her husband steals her hard-earned fortune, sending her tumbling down the social ladder. Pregnant and penniless, with life unraveling at every turn, Undine is forced to return home to Brooklyn and the family she left behind, in a complicated new reality. In this satirical comedy by […]

The Light

On the night of their engagement, long-simmering discord bubbles to the surface for Genesis, a Principal at a Chicago charter school and Rashad, her firefighter boyfriend of two years. Long-buried secrets and painful revelations threaten to splinter the couple’s relationship when a gift of concert tickets is given. What should be one of the happiest days of their life begins to […]

Fauré Requiem and Works of William Grant Still

Conductor Kevin Leong has chosen the intimate and angelic Fauré Requiem and works of William Grant Still in an illuminating pairing. Come hear 50 splendid voices honor those lost to the pandemic and celebrate the living in this concert of remembrance and reflection. Featuring soloists Dana Whiteside, Baritone, and Kay Patterson, Soprano. Concert will be […]

Jason Palmer Quintet

Trumpeter Jason Palmer returns to Boston to lead his Quintet in a joyous, festive concert of holiday favorites! Taking inspiration from Thad Jones and Duke Ellington’s magical arrangements of classics, Palmer puts his own twist on Christmas and holiday favorites. Spend a Saturday afternoon with some amazing musicians: this show will be a can’t-miss holiday […]