Weekly Highlights: Wale, Mother and Daughter Gala, An Evening with Entrepreneurs and More!

With graduation season in full swing, and as people are gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend, this week is a little light on events. But  that doesn’t mean you have to stay home :). Remember to tell ’em where you got the info! #bostonfab #thefabempire

AE_logo_THEATRE_FINAL_Purple2_1Monday, May 22

Join ArtsEmerson’s Play Reading Book Club Brown Bag Colloquium at the Emerson/Paramount Center Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre (559 Washington Street, Theater District) 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join Emerson College teaching artist, play reading book club members and community partners for an annual review and presentation of the models, methods and impacts of the ArtsEmerson Play Reading Book Club! Come learn how the program engages diverse communities through in-depth script analyses, fostering social connectivity, and by developing new audiences. Bring your lunch and they’ll provide the lemonade and cookies.

princeTuesday, May 23

NSBE Boston invites you to “An Evening with Entrepreneurs“, featuring the author of “Five Steps To Live Like An Entrepreneur: A Complete Guide to Entrepreneurship”, Prince Sefa-Boakye at the Charlesmark Lounge (655 Boylston St) starting at 6:00 p.m..This is a professional networking event for current and future entrepreneurs. Bring your business cards and be ready to expand your network. Light refreshments will be served.

Fashionistas can hear from great influencers in fashion at Noteworthy: An inside look at the changing scene of fashion in Boston at Boston Magazine (300 Massachusetts Ave) 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Joelle founder of I Am Kreyol will be speaking as one of the panelists.  This event is open to the public.

Daniel Beaty 035Wednesday, May 24

Daniel Beaty’s I Dream – I DREAM takes place at The Paramount Theater (559 Washington St, Theater District) 6:00 p.m. he I Dream: Boston 2017 Culminating Performance will feature devised original works created and performed by the I Dream: Boston participants. The performances will include storytelling based in social justice issues that are important to these theatre-makers.This event is free and open to the public. Get tickets here.

allgoodThursday, May 25

Allgood. is at The Good Life (28 Kingston St) 10:0 0 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. No cover. No coat check. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Obehi JaniceFriday, May 26

Check out Obehi Janice’s reading of her newest play writing adventure Old White Sugah Daddy at The Stanford Calderwood Pavillion (527 Tremont St) 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT, but you never know. Find out details here.

Wale -- dcfabSaturday, May 27

Boston City Councillor and Mayoral Candidate Tito Jackson is once again opening his home 37 Schuyler St, Dorchester to visitors starting at 1:00 p.m. for his annual Tito’s Turkey Fry Block Party. There will be vegetarian friendly items as well. DJ, games for the kids, and an all around good time. This event is family-friendly, free and open to the public.

Come join The CLLCTV for Fun and Games at The Boston Common. They’ve invited 4 teams made of up members of establishments such as Bodega and Parlor Sports to be challengers in a rousing game of Kickball. Come and cheer the teams on and enjoy the outdoors on the unofficial first weekend of summer. Free and open to the public. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Boston’s Mother Daughter Gala will take place at Carson Place (180 Mount Vernon St, Boston) from 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. This will be a night for mother and daughter(s) to enjoy a night full of dancing, laughs, food, and lots of fun! Come in formal dress camera ready. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT, but you never know! See details here.

Grown Folks can help out the Young Folks at the #GrownFolks II event taking place at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave, Roxbury) starting at 6:00 p.m. The event benefits the Youth Organizers Fellowship that provides a weekly open mic for youth. This is a 21+ event with a DJ and spoken word by several artists. $8.00 on-line and $10.00 at the door. All proceeds will go to funding their programs. Get your tickets here.

Wale performs at the House of Blues Boston (15 Lansdowne St, Fenway) at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $27.00 and can be purchased here.

Sunday, May 28th

The Wave Boston monthly party is here with its Memorial Day Weekend edition at Middlesex Lounge (315 Massachusetts ave, Cambridge). Doors open at 4:30 p.m. DJs include: Zikomo, Riobama, Bearly Pablo (YVNG PAVL + Big Bear). Tickets are $10.00 in advanced and $15.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased here.