Weekend Highlights: Roxbury International Film Festival, Alice Smith, New Edition, Trent Shelton and more!

The weather seems to be cooperating with summer – yay! And of course we have some great events for you to “Find Your Fab!”. Check ’em out and don’t forget to tell ’em BostonFab! sent you! Check back often for updates!

roxbury-film-festivalWednesday, June 25th 

See a FREE screening of the documentary The Anonymous People at Somerville Theatre (55 Davis Square, Somerville) at 5:30pm. Learn about overdose prevention and Narcan training by the Cambridge Needle Exchange. The film will begin at 6:15pm.

The Roxbury International Film Festival kicks off tonight at the Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntington Ave) with a showing of “The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne” a telling story of a notorious African-American woman jewelry thief. The show begins at 7:30pm and the festival will be held all weekend. Check on their website for showtimes. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased in advanced here!

Be a part of Future Boston Alliance’s Assemble: RAW Mixx at MiniBar (51 Huntington Ave.) Featuring artists Lexi Grahame & Molly Rosner with tunes by DJ Castaneda. 7:00pm – 11:00pm. No cover, but you can RSVP here, so they know to expect you.

alice smith in dcThursday, June 26th

The World Cup frenzy has hit an all time high and Mayor Walsh is cashing in on it with a FREE outdoor screening of the US vs. Germany in City Hall Plaza. So head on down around 11:30am and join in on the excitement!

Alice Smith performs at the Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave, Brighton) at 7:00pm Friend of the Fab Joy Daniels will be opening up! Tickets are $20.00 and you can purchase yours here!

All Good is back at The Good Life (28 Kingston St). No Cover. No Coat Check. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Trent SheltonFriday, June 27th

Take the Test Boston is helping people “Know Your Status” all this weekend. There are various testing site, with most in Roxbury. All testing is FREE and confidential. For complete details click here!

Adelante is the film that will be featured at The Roxbury International Film Festival’s signature event Dinner and a Movie at Haley House (12 Dade St, Roxbury) 6:30pm. Your meal will be a Garden Salad with vinaigrette dressing, Roast Herb Chicken Breast with Roasted Red Potatoes and Sauteed String Beans, and Brownie Bread Pudding for dessert. A vegetarian option is available. Tickets are only $25.00 and you can purchase them here!

Get some Trent Shelton Rehab Time at Lombardo’s (6 Billings St, Randolph), VIP Cocktail Reception: 7:00pm-8:00pm. REHAB TIME: 8:00pm-10:00pm.  Reception, Mixer, Music and Meet & Greet: 10:00pm -1:00pm.  Tickets start at $60.00. You can purchase yours here!

The Debbie Allen Dance Company presents Brothers of the Knight an urban twist to the story of the 12 Princesses at the Culter Majestic Theatre (219 Tremont St) 7:30pm. The performance opens tonight and continues through Sunday matinee. Bring the whole family for this kid-friendly production! Tickets start at $25.00 and you can purchase them here!

New Edition is back in their hometown with Joe at the Agganis Arena (925 Commonwealth Ave, Allston). Show starts at 8:00pm and tickets are $48.00 -$98.00. You can purchase yours here!

Boston Jerk FestSaturday, June 28th

The Boston JerkFest is back for a second year at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (41 Berkeley St, South End) 11:00am – 10:00pm. Spicy food, rum tastings, music and great people! Tickets start at $5.00 and you can purchase them here!

Join in on the Reggae Rave at Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave, Brighton) starting at 8:00pm. The event features Mad Bwoy, Endangered Speeches, Irose Shinez, True’ly Young. 18+ show. Tickets are $15.50.

Feel appreciated at the 30+ Appreciation party at Savvor (150 Lincoln St, Leather District). Doors open at 10pm. It’s free entry, but if you want to guarantee your entry you can pay $5.00 in advanced. Don’t ask me how that works. Here’s the link!

kerry-washingtonSunday, June 29th

The Roxbury International Film Festival closes out with a film starring Kerry Washington called “Lift” at the Museum of Fine Arts (265 Huntington Ave). It’s a throwback with a Q&A with Naheem Garcia, Crystal Tyson, and Jackie Parker. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased in advanced here