Weekly Highlights: The New Edition Story Watch Party, Brandale Randolph, The Wiz and More!

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Rich the KidMonday, January 23

Rich the Kid at Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Avenue, Brighton) 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased here.

the-new-edition-cast-2016-bet-billboard-1548Tuesday, January 24

Get treated like the queen you are at The Queens Dinner “Polishing Your Crown” at Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave, Roxbury) 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner will be served while attendees  talk about their goals and current projects while building trust, fostering a sense of community, and motivating each other in the process. Tickets must be purchased in advanced for $40.00! Each attendee will be entered into a raffle to receive a special gift at the end of the evening. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT, but you never know. Get complete details here.

We’re really hoping this time they get it right. Join die-hard New Edition fans to watch a night of BET’s 3-part movie series “The New Edition Story” at Atlantic Kitchen (1374 N Main St, Randolph) 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. This event is open to the public. Arrive early to get a seat and of course order something to support the business.

brandaledrandolph_1441738684_81Wednesday, January 25

Come meet local business owner Brandale Randolph at Home.Stead Bakery and Café (1448 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester) to hear about how his new bicycle manufacturing company, The 1854 Cycling Company, is making a difference. With a focus on opportunity, building job skills, and producing pride, Brandale is leading a mission-driven business that strives to open doors for its employees and was recently interviewed in Ebony Magazine. This event is free and open to the public, but please patronize this local business.

The WizFriday, January 27

Support the Boston Arts Academy, the city’s only public high school for the arts at their VIP event on the opening night of THE WIZ, the classic musical, reimagined in the Boston neighborhood of Roxbury showing at The Strand Theater (543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester) 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The show is reliant totally on outside funds. VIP tickets are $75.00 and include a cocktail, music and hors d’oeuvres reception before the show. Purchase your tickets here.

Get a bit of peace at the Breathing Beats event at Minibar (715 Boylston St) 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.. The creatives connections event is free and open to the public (21+). Get full details here.

yoga kidSaturday, January 28

Head to Northern Crossing (1175 Tremont St) for Moving Through it: Liberation Through Movement and Breath 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm. for meditation, breath work, yoga postures and a community dialogue designed by the 4 Corners Yoga School Teachers in Training. There will be light refreshments and a facilitated discussion about how to come togethr to increase access to well being practices for more in the community.  This event is free and open to the public.

Enjoy a night of local reggae with the Naya Rockers and Toussaint at Naco Taco (297 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

ragged mountainSunday, January 29

NSBE Boston in collaboration with Boston Ski Party invites you to a fun day of skiing at the Ragged Mountain Ski Resort (620 Ragged Mountain Road, Danbury, New Hampshire) 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Advanced tickets needed to be purchased by January 20th, but you are still able to meet with the group without the discounted tickets. Get more details here. Transportation may still be available.