Weekly Highlights: Floetry, Bryson Tiller, Martin Lawrence, Isaura Mendes and More!

FLOETRYMonday, April 25

Potluck & Politics will be hosted in collaboration with Northeastern Students, Staff and Community Leaders in order to build a greater understanding and awareness around how the community & Northeastern with a panel discussion at Northeastern Crossing (1175 Tremont St, Roxbury) 5:30 p.m. including John Tobin, Vice President of Northeasterns City & Community Affairs; Glynn Lloyd, Managing Director at Boston Impact Initiative; Susannah Franco, Community Ambassador, Northeastern. The panel will be Malia Lazu.

Bryson Tiller performs at The House of Blues (15 Lansdowne St, Fenway) 7:00 p.m. You can purchase your tickets here.

Floetry performs at The Wilbur Theatre (246 Tremont St) 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35.00. You can purchase yours here. This event has been cancelled.

Isaura MendesTuesday, April 26

Tonight’s Café Night at the Roxbury Innovation Center (2300 Washington St) will support “The Veteran Entrepreneur” where veterans can get together and collaborate. Admission is free and open to the public. See the schedule here. Event starts at 4:00 p.m.

Isaura Mendes, a peace activist, shares her story about finding forgiveness and peace after acts of violence were committed on her children. Artist Daniel Callahan explores her narrative through a short film featuring his art technique of MassQing. The film will be followed by Q&A. Panelist for the Q&A include Frank FarrowCourtney GreyIsaura MendesHodari Cail and Daniel Callahan. Refreshments will be served.

JobeThursday, April 28

See the soul-music adaptation of the Biblical book of Job with Jobe at Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury) Scripted and composed by Milton Wright; directed by Vincent Ernest Siders; arrangements by Kavayah Amn. This musical takes place in the proverbial “Our Town” of Overton. Tonight the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 pick them up now.

“All Good” is back at The Good Life (28 Kingston St.) 10:00 p.m. No cover. No coat check. Arrive early.

wounded-places-thumbnailFriday, April 29

Enjoy a unique fashion experience on an Open Runway in Downtown Crossing (One Summer St) at 12:00 p.m.as a part of Art Week.  There will be fashion designers at every stage of their careers. This event is free and open to the public.

Dinner and a Movie is back at Haley House Bakery and Café (15 Dade St, Roxbury) at 6:00 p.m. Tonight’s film will be Wounded Places: Confronting PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked Cities. You’ll also get a sneak peek in to the Roxbury International Film Festival 2016. Tickets are $12.00. A dinner special will be available off of the Haley House menu for additional charge. Get your tickets here.

martin lawrenceSaturday, April 30

Honor women color at a networking and appreciation event Women of Color Sisterhood Convention at the YWCA Cambridge (7 Temple St, Cambridge) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The purpose of this event is to showcase local businesses owned by women of color focusing on various aesthetics like hair, fashion, and beauty. No cost, see complete events here.

The Salon at 10 Newbury will be hosting a Ibrahim Ali-Salaam artist reception. See his latest figurative series. We are looking forward to this event and Ibrahim will be donating 20% of sales that evening to our non profit, Wigs for Well Being. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Martin Lawrence’s Doin’ Time Tour will be at the Citi Performing Arts Center (270 Tremont St, Theater District) 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $43.25  and are available here.

SOWASunday, May 1

Today, SOWA opens at 375 Harrison Ave in the South End. Enjoy food and artisans from across the state!