Weekly Highlights: Nina Simone, Migos, Minority Business Expo, Tank and More!

We’re into March already? Can you believe it? Spring is definitely on the way, and while you’re getting ready for warmer weather, we are highlighting some events where you should be seen and support. Be sure to tell ’em where you found the info and check back for updates – on and DON’T FORGET TO VOTE TODAY! :

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Tuesday, March 1

Celebrate Ms. Nina Simone with director Jeff Lieberman at The Paramount Bright Family Screening Room (559 Washington St, Theater District) for a free screening of his documentary Bright Lights: The Amazing Nina Simone. The show begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available here.

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Wednesday March 2

Black Lives Matter Cambridge will present on Black liberation movements at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (621 Huntington Ave, Roxbury) at 1:00 p.m. to be followed by a panel discusssion. Panelists include MassArt 1st year grad student in 3D, Bashezo Boyd; MassArt professor Steve Locke; UMass Boston professor and activist Tony Van Der Meer; and BLM Cambridge leadership. This event is free and open to the public.

Dab kings Migos perform at The Middle East (472 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) starting at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are currently sold out at $30.00. This is an all ages show. Get your tickets here.

H.O.P.E. Inc’s open mic returns to will feature Joseph Skoot Mosby. Sign up to perform between 8-9:00pm. DeDé Decoo-Rivera will be hosting. No cover, but you are expected to purchase food and drink. 

womentakethereelThursday, March 3

The Brattle Theatre (40 Brattle St, Cambridge) presents Women Take the Reel which will celebrate Black women in film 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The celebration will be through film, music, poetry, and dialogue. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here as space is limited.

There will be Love & RnB at The Hard Rock Cafe (22-24 Cliinton St) 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. with performances by Troy Durden, April Stanford, Simpli Whitney, Lee Wilson and more. $10.00 admission.

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Independent artist Joy Ike will perform tonight at the Dudley Cafe (15 Warren St, Roxbury) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Brittany Butler and Rebecca Zama will also perform. No cover, just purchase food and drink.

Celebrate the youth at this open mic night featuring Rev. Sekou and the Holy Ghost at 633 Centre St, Jamaica Plain starting at 7:00 p.m. No advanced tickets are being sold, so you may want to show up early (read: on time).

minority business expoSaturday, March 5

After much anticipation, it’s here, it’s here! The Minority Business Expo with Keynote speaker Benoni Tagoe and featured speaker Monica Cost at the Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club (15 Talbot Ave, Dorchester) 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. General admission is free! Get more information on the speakers and more here. If crowds aren’t your thing, you can go to the pre-conference mixer at Urbano Gallery (29 Germania St, Jamaica Plain) at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $30.00.

Come enjoy brunch, network and ask questions of entrepreneur Cassandra Prophete for Business People Who Brunch at the Onyx Hotel (155 Portland St) 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tickets start at around $35.00. Get yours here.

Leon Bridges performs at The Wilbur Theatre (246 Tremont St) 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 – $35.00, and you can purchase yours here.

bostonforflintSunday, March 6

Boston for Flint invites you to watch the presidential campaign as well as help raise funds for the children of Flint, Michigan who have been without clean drinking water. The event is taking place at The Charlesmark (655 Boylston St) 8:00 p.m. There is no cover, but you can donate funds here.

Spend some quality time with Tank at The Hard Rock Cafe (22-24 Clinton St) 9:00 p.m. for the Sex Love and Pain II album release event and after party. Tickets start at $30.00 and you can get yours here.