Weekly Highlights: Massachusetts Conference for Women, Tory Lanez, Ebony Winter Gala and More!

Brrrr the weather outside is getting frightful, but these great events will help you through it. Be sure to check back for updates and as always tell ’em where you go the info!

(Boston, MA, 06/03/14) Bar area of the new restaurant, Liquid Art House on Tuesday, June 03, 2014. (Staff photo by Matt Stone)
(Boston, MA, 06/03/14) Bar area of the new restaurant, Liquid Art House on Tuesday, June 03, 2014. (Staff photo by Matt Stone)

Monday, December 5

Join Boston Business Women and a curated selection of local vendors for an evening of holiday celebration, shopping and networking at Liquid Art House (100 Arlington St) 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Artisans range from beauty and health related products, to items for the home, heart and beyond. There will be a tasty menu and exquisite cocktails available to purchase. General admission is $5.00, and you can get your tickets here.

do-not-resistTuesday, December 6

Join Sanaa with Friends for ‘Shai’ at Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave,. Doors open for happy hour at 6:00 p.m. painting begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00, and you can get yours here!

See the powerful film Do Not Resist, an urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States at Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center (559 Washington St, Theater District) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Discussion with director and Emerson College alum Craig Atkinson, MA ’08, to follow moderated by alum Jae Williams (’08, ’16). This event is free and open to the public.

torylanez-webWednesday, December 7

The Massachusetts Conference for Women invites you to experience the conference opening night with networking, food, keynote speakers, book signings and exploring our exhibition area of women-owned businesses. Plus career workshops, and one-on-one Image and wardrobe consulting! 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  at the  Boston Conference and Exhibition Center (415 Summer St) 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Entrance is $25.00, and you can purchase tickets here.

Hang out with the great folks at NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) at the Google Office (325 Main St, Cambridge) for an Ugly Sweater and networking event 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. There will be trivia and you can win highly coveted tickets to the Ebony Gala. This event is free, but please register here so that they know you are coming.

Tory Lanez performs at House of Blues (15 Lansdown St, Fenway) 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Tickets start at $25.00 and can be purchased here.

Join BostInno at their year-end awards celebration recognizing the city’s inventors, disruptors, luminaries, and newsmakers across all industries at the Moakley Federal Courthouse (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport) Civic. Design. Food & Drink. Retail. Education. Healthcare & Medicine. Investment. Marketing & Advertising. Professional Services. Sports & Fitness. Technology. Attendees will experience an exclusive first look at the 2016 50 on Fire award winners through a high-octane video premiere and will be a night to remember with delicious food and drink, fun music, and celebrations with Boston’s best and brightest. Cocktail attire suggested. Event is strictly 21+. Attendees must have photo ID to enter. Tickets start at $120.00 and can be purchased here.

Kush Groove Grand Opening 6Thursday, December 8

Join the guys at Kushgroove (1536 Tremont St, South End) or a casual evening of networking, music and drinks to welcome the members from the Women Grow community 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. This event is free, but please register so they know to expect you. You must be 21+ to enter.

ebony-winter-galaFriday, December 9

It’s gala season and the highly anticipated NSBE Boston Professionals in association with The United Minority Professionals cordially invite you to the 29th Annual Ebony Winter Gala at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – (415 Summer St, Boston) 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.  It is said to be Boston’s premiere soiree as we enjoy an evening of networking, music, and entertainment. Event Ticket – $65 in advance/ $80 at the door. Currently they say the event is sold out, but there are still people with tickets so be on the look out. Look for updates here.

Experience your last chance to join the free all-night party at  taking place in the Museum of Fine Art Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art (465 Huntington Ave, Roxbury) as part of #mfaNOW, a season celebrating contemporary art and artists! Free tickets will be available same day on a first come, first served basis. No advance tickets available.Enter through the Linde Family Wing Entrance starting at 9 pm, after the Museum is closed. All are welcome.

daddy-daughter-galaSaturday, December 10

From 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. join the 35+ organizations and coalitions working to improve the quality of life for residents of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park at Perkins Community Center (155 Talbot Avenue, Dorchester). You’ll learn about ongoing initiatives, new innovations strategies, and get connected with other residents and get involved! Participate in an arts activity and interactive workshops. Food and language interpretation will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

There’s a new gala entering the gala circuit this year, the 1st Annual Daddy Daughter Gala. The event invites daddy’s to take their daughters out for a night to dress up and spend quality time together at the Yawkey Club of Boston (115 Warren St, Roxbury) 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 and are currently sold out, but you never know! Look for details here.

outofonemanySunday, December 11

Rhythm&Brunch invite you to their last event of the year at Causeway (65 Causeway St) 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sounds spun by RYU and DJ Guru Sanaal (Da ill Vibe Podcast). Tables are on a first-come first-served basis. A $5.00 event fee will be tagged onto your bill after purchase.

Join together with people of faith from across the city for a special evening service that will feature testimonies from local residents, prayers from Boston’s interfaith leaders, and a non-partisan call to Senator Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Marty Walsh for dignity and diligence in this time of heightened social tension and political transition at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) – (100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury) 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome, but respect the space and the event. Free, but sign up here for entry.