Weekly Highlights: Angela Davis, Beantown Jazz Festival, Boston Fashion Week, Black Girls Nutrition and More!

This week is the official end of summer! It’s time to pull out those fall jackets and head on inside!.While you’re on your way indoors, you might as well meet some new people! See where to go this week and don’t forget to tell ’em where you got the information!

queen_of_katwe_posterMonday, September 19

Get free passes to see “Queen of Katwe” at the Boston Regal Fenway (201 Brookline Ave) at 7:00 p.m. The colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion. Directed by Mira Nair (“Monsoon Wedding”). Tickets are currently sold out here, but you never know!

savvor_2003_20meg_20jones_20wall-0Tuesday, September 20

Attention Guys! Do some male bonding outside of your man cave at the Boston Men’s Dinner taking place at Savvor (180 Lincoln Ave) 5:30 p.m – 9:00 p.m. The dinner has been taking place for over 10 years and has been organized by Emerson Foster, Wayne Budd, Paul Francisco and Peter Pedro.Tickets are $30.00 and include appetizers, but not a meal. There may be tickets available at the door, but you may purchase them in advanced hereFor inquries, click here.

Angela DavisWednesday, September 21

It’s art, wine and pizza time at Dudley Dough (2302 Dudley St, Roxbury) from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. You’ll be painting while enjoying some pizza and wine with new friends. Cost is $25.00 per person. If you are bringing a group, let them know, and they’ll seat you together. Complete details are here.

Enjoy an Evening with Angela Davis at the Cutler Majestic Theatre (219 Tremont St) from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This is a free public event, so arrive early. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Free tickets are going fast for the launch of Black Girls Nutrition taking place at Hatch Fenway (401 Park Drive, 8th Floor, Fenway) 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. You’ll learn about what they’ve done so far, see a plus-sized inclusive fashion show and get a sneak peek on what they have in store. Get your tickets here.

Calling all singers, poets, lyricists and creative beings! Come enjoy a Unplugged Session with a live band at The Inner Sanctum (18 Palmer St, Roxbury) 7:45 p.m. – 10: 45 p.m. The evening will feature Neo-Soul duo: Sade White singer/songwriter: Guy Claude, and poet: Schnieder Predestin. You can also show your skilss during the open mic session. Artists are $5.00 and Spectators are $3.00.

male-panelThursday, September 22

Valarie Anselme invites you to a reception for her exhibit the Flawed Beauty Project at the Hyde Park Library (35 Harvard Ave, Hyde Park) from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tonight, you’ll be able to meet the artist while enjoying light refreshments and conversation. The exhibit is currently on display and will run through October. This event is free and open to the public.

Join BAMS and moderator, Derek Lumpkins ( Director of Neighborhood Partnerships and Programs, Northestern Crossing) for Pulse: Male Perspective on Arts, Music Northeastern Crossing (1175 Tremont St, Roxbury) with panelists Jae Williams (Filmmaker, Father & Creative Entrepreneur, Forever Ink – The REEL Experience), Rob Gibbs (Graffiti Writer, Educator & Entreprenuer, Artists for Humanities, ProBlak), D. Ruff, (Spoken Word Artist, if you can feel it, you can speak it), Cliff Notez (Music Producer/Engineer & Artist HipStory), Brandon G. Green (Theatre Artist & Educator), and Chad Shabazz (Choreographer & Community Leader Boston Dance Scene). This event is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved on-line. Seating is limited.

Eva Marcille OK! Magazine's Sexy Singles Party - Arrivals at The Roxbury Los Angeles, California - 07.06.12 Mandatory Credit: Brian To/WENN.com
Eva Marcille
OK! Magazine’s Sexy Singles Party – Arrivals at The Roxbury
Los Angeles, California – 07.06.12
Mandatory Credit: Brian To/WENN.com

Friday, September 23

It’s Boston Fashion Week! Accessory Diary presents Fashion in the City hosted by Boss Lady News 
at East End Grille (118 Broadway, Somerville) starting at 6:00 p.m. with music by DJ Oscar, make up & hair by Toni and Guy Academy Braintree, and photography by Julian Sanchez. Featuring designers will be, The Lucky Onez, Imperfectly Perfected by Tonay Nichols, Bianca Ashlee and Nyne NYC. General admission is $20.00. $35.00 includes a gift bag. This a 21+ event. Get your tickets here.

Join A Maven’s World Lifestyle Brand for Opening Night – Boston Fashion Week hosted by actress, host and fashion model Eva Marcille at ALoft Boston Seaport (401-403 D Street) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The evening will feature designers such as Claude Michelle, Ortega Jewelry, Beauty Rockx and more! General tickets start at $50.00. You can purchase yours here.

bad-boy-family-reunionSaturday, September 24

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival has the theme Jazz: The Peace Supreme this year.  Bring the whole family out to Columbus Ave and Washington Street from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. There will be food vendors, fun and of course music for the whole family. Note: There will be no family park this year due to construction. The event is free and open to the public. For complete details and artists schedule, click here.

The Bad Boy Family Reunion comes to Boston’s TD Garden (100 Legends Way, North End) 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tickets start at $15.00 and can be purchased here.

graffitiSunday, September 25

Experience Boston’s 1st live graffiti art gallery at South End Open Market at the Ink Block (375 Harrison Ave, South End) 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event will feature local and internationally recognized graffiti artists as part of an interactive live graffiti gallery experience and block party. The event is free and open to the public.