Weekend Highlights: YPN-ULEM 5th Annual Conference, Paris Street Gallery Fundraiser, Soweto Gospel Choir and More!

If you are getting ready for midterms or a busy holiday season, you still need some “fab” time! Be sure to support these great events with your attendance. Don’t forget to tell them where you found the info, of course share the wealth and check back for updates!

12034454_870332553062107_3022397691566604623_oThursday, November 12th

After the nonstop joy parade that was last season’s The Magic Flute, the world-renowned South African Isango Ensemble returns to Boston with two new reimagined classics: uCarmen and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Paramount (599 Washington St, Theater District) starting tonight at 7:00pm with a Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tickets start at $10.00, and you can get yours here!

If you can Feel it, you can Speak it’ Open Mic Movement is turning 6, and you’re invited to their celebration at Bella Luna (284 Armory St, Jamaica Plain) 9:00pm – 1:00am. Come ready to drop a prose!

12242273_10100317896599993_994582640_nFriday, November 13th

Youth Design holds its annual fundraiser tonight at The W Hotel (100 Stuart St, Theater District) 6:00pm – 8:30pm. The event will have opening remarks by Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Ronald Walker II. Fun. Tickets are $150.00 and can be purchased here!

Funny man, Craig Robinson comes to The Wilbur (276 Tremont St, Theater District) with a show starting at 10:00pm. Tickets are $29.95, and you can get them here!

Saturday, November 14th

Today, YPN-ULEM holds their 5th Annual Leadership Development Conference “Achieving Success Through Failure” held at Northeastern University’s historic John D. O’Bryant African American Institute (40 Leon Street, West Village F, Roxbury) 9:00am – 6:00pm. Tickets start at $30.00 for the full day of inspiring speakers and workshops. Get your tickets here!

Meet dozens of entrepreneurs at the Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneurship Confere12108293_899974910094890_3380016830446831458_nnce – Spark (Soldier’s Field Rd, Cambridge) starting at 9:00am. You will be able to have access to some of the countries top entrepreneurs and maybe even share some of your own ideas! Tickets are $35.00, and you can purchase yours here!

Meet Author Mariah Cajuste and learn about her book What Would Jesus Vote at the New Art Center (61 Washington Park, Newton) 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Refreshments will be served and a lively discussion encouraged. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Paris Street Studios/Gallery (101 Paris St, Everett) will be hosting a fundraiser that will support the creation of art and music activities for the surrounding communities. If you’ve ever been to the space, you know what a great contributor it is to the Greater Boston Area. Support their cause from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. You’ll enjoy a full dinner, cash bar and art exhibit for a donation of $30.00. Get your tickets here!

The Glory Project presents “Why Black Lives Matter“at The Loft (921 Boylston 3rd Floor) 8:00pm. The event will be a culmination of conversation, debate, and a moderated Q&A geared toward racial inequality, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and what we as a community can do to help. This event is FREE and open to the public.

11822556_10153160941918931_420977983750787939_nSunday, November 15th

Get into “The Spirit” with the Soweto Gospel Choir at Symphony Hall (301 Massachusetts Ave) 3:00pm.Tickets start at $65.00, and you can get yours here!

Here the sounds of Blahk Kraun at the UForge Gallery (767, Centre Street, Jamaica Plain) 3:30pm. Tickets are $5.00 and you’ll be supporting Berkeley School of Music musicians!

GTA and K Camp perform at The Middle East (472 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) 7:30pm. Tickets are $20.00, and you can get yours here! This event is 18+