Weekly Highlights: Lizard Lounge Celebrates 20 Years, James Earl Jones, Trevor Noah, Keke Wyatt and More!

It’s still Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and there is a 3-day weekend on the horizon. Don’t worry about whether you’re single or taken, just get out and DO something! Don’t forget to tell ’em where you got the info @bostonfab @thefabempire #bostonfab #thefabempire

Sisterhood_40-1-e1357260259599Wednesday, February 15

Be in the company of your sisters at the Sisters Unite kick-off event at the First Church of Roxbury (10 Putnam St, Roxbury) 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The event is a space for Black Women to discuss the issues plaguing them and their community. It will be a safe space to grow, organize, and mobilize to create a better future for Black Women. This is a no-cost event.

KickBack at the W Hotel Gallery (100 Stuart St) 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. with some cozy jams w/ @wheresnasty. Not a club. Not a pub. Just Kick Back . $10 cover. You can purchase your admission in advanced here.

Lee FieldsThursday, February 16

Lee Fields & The Expressions perform at Royale (279 Tremont St, Theater District) 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 in advanced. $18.00 the day of the show. Purchase your tickets here.

trevornoah3Friday, February 17

Common Kings perform at Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave) Show starts at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $18.00 and can be purchased here.

Host of the Daily Show Trevor Noah has a weekend residency at The Wilbur (276 Tremont St, Theater District). Tonight’s show is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are currently sold out, but you never know! Check for updates here.

James_Earl_Jones_HeadshotSaturday, February 18

Want to be a part of a Power Couple? Show up to the Power Couple Brunch at Altelier Florian (116 Chapel St, New Haven, CT) 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  to celebrate black love and to elevate dynamic stories of loving and lasting partnerships. Over a three course brunch the panel and those in attendance will enjoy performances and have a lively discussion on how to maintain a successful professional, family and love life — unlocking the secret code that makes it all come together and last forever. Couples and singles are welcome. Tickets start at $45.00 and include a 3-course brunch. Get yours here.

Get Beyond the Vision Board at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave) 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This workshop will allow you to take your visions into the next step of action. Tickets are $20.00. Scholarships are available. You must sign up in advanced here.

Tonight, see the opening night of Tennesee Williams Play – The Night of the Iguana with James Earl Jones leading an all star cast at the Loeb Drama Center (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge) 7:30 p.m. The story follows a hotel proprietress and the scandal-soaked Southern preacher who turns up on her veranda. Tickets are almost sold out for tonight, but the show will run through March 18th. Tickets start at $50.00. Get tickets here.

Lizard Lounge (1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) from 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. will be celebrating 20 years with a headline performance by Nigerian-American poet, recording artist and TED Fellow, Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo and Foundation Movement. Admission is $10.00 and can be purchased in advanced here.

Keke Wyatt performance at William Reed Auditorium (24 Washington St, Dorchester). Door open at 8:00 p.m. Show begins at 9:00 p.m. Tickets start at $25.00 and can be purchased here.

cllctv_boston_3Sunday, February 19

The Award-winning party The Wave invites you to their monthly festivities with this month’s theme The Lovers Rock at The Middlesex Lounge (315 Massachusetts Ave) 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. DJ’s spinning will be DJ Slick Vick, Real P and NU. $10.00 in advanced here. $15.00 at the door.