The month is already coming to a close. Can you believe it? Well go out with a bang as it just might add some degrees to the plummeting temperatures. Don’t forget to tell ‘em BostonFab sent you and check back for updates!
In Honor of Black History Month, Future Boston, Fab Awards Nominee Litework Events, and the NAACP are coming together to observe, share, and celebrate the works of Gordon Parks at the Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntington Ave., Roxbury) 6 – 7:30pm at the Taste Wine Bar. Parks was Life Magazine’s first black photographer and was celebrated for his ability to capture the African American experience through photography and film. After the show, head to Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave, South End) for networking and discussion. This event is FREE and open to the public, but let them know to expect you here!
Check out scenes of The Colored Museum at The Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester) 6:45pm. Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the spinning heights of Harlem. Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe‘s landmark comedy has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, skewering stereotypes and redefining what it means to be black in contemporary America. Thus is a FREE event open to the public. Show up early to get good seats! See the full play coming to the Huntington Theatre starting March 6th!
Join Fab Awards-Nominee DJ Nomadik at Berklee College of Music’s A Brief Hip-Hop History at The Loft (921 Boylston St) 6.00 pm-7.30 pm Sabrina Kwist (Director of Engagement & Inclusion for the Diversity & Social Justice Resource Center, and co-founder of the Annual Hip-Hop For Change Conference), Sascha Brown (Program Coordinator in the Office of Student Activities at Mills College) will help you buff up on your skills. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Grammy Award-Winning rapper and actor Ice-T will be speaking at Bunker Hill Community College (250 New Rutherford Ave, Charlestown) today at 1:00pm in the A300 Auditorium. Tickets are FREE and open to the public, but you are required to RSVP here! *Note all seats are reserved at this time, but check back if more open up!
The men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. would like to invite you to their Annual Tribute to Black Women & Sapphire Awards Ceremony. This event honors three women of African Diaspora in the fields of education, business, and social action at Northeastern University John D. O’Bryant African American Institute (40 Leon Street, Boston). The Brother’s will be honoring Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, President/CEO of the Dimock Center; Cheryl Watson-Harris, Deputy Superintendent of Boston Public Schools; Fab Lister Elizabeth “Liz” Miranda, Youth Activist – Social Action. The reception will start promptly at 5:30pm with the program going from 6:00opm – 9:00pm. The event is at capacity, but if you check back they may release seating.
Rapper Lil’ Durk performs at The Middle East (472 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) show starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $18.00 in advanced. $20.00 at the door. This is an All Ages show. You can get tickets here!
Fab Award-Winning party allgood. is back at The Good Life (28 Kingston St). 21+. No coat check, no cover charge, no dress code! Arrive early to avoid disappointment. 21+
Join The Brothers of Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated in Supporting the undergraduate Brothers of Sigma Chapter as they host their 100 Year Chapter Anniversary Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant at The Courtyard Marriott – Boston (275 Tremont St). Doors open at 6:00pm, Food is served at 6:30pm and the show begins @ 7:00pm. There will be hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar. For priority seating and a complimentary drink ticket, go for the VIP package. Costs start at $20.00. For more information click here!
Join our friends at Love Life Now for their Annual White Ribbon Night Gala at Phillips Old Colony House (780 Morrissey Blvd) at 8:00pm for their formal evening of male awareness against domestic violence (women are encouraged to attend as well) . The event is apart of the nationwide White Ribbon Campaign. There will be appetizers, a cash bar and FREE parking. Tickets are $50.00 and proceeds will partially benefit Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC) Shelters To purchase tickets, and for more information click here!
Bring your old tuxedos, formal wear and accessories to Belle & Beau of the City (formally Operation Prom Dress & Tuxedo) prom clothing drive at Dudley Branch Public Library (65 Warren St, Roxbury) starting at 12:00pm. The organization is an effort to ensure no Boston area junior or senior is denied the opportunity to attend their prom because of financial difficulties. All clothing donations must be new or dry cleaned. Shoes may be slightly worn or new. They are also accepting accessories. F!
Continue the conversation about Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatter with two evenings of art, performance and discussion brought to you by United Story: Boston and Beyond. The first of which will take place at the First Church Somerville (89 College Avenue) with doors opening at 7:00pm. There will be a gallery of photography and writing, performances of original devised and documentary theatre, performance poetry, music, film and more. The performance will be followed by a facilitated discussion to strategize what we as a community can do in response to these stories. The event is FREE and open to the public though a $10.00 donation is suggested. The follow-up event will occur on Wednesday, April 29 at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre (539 Tremont Street, South End). For more information click here
Tonight super producer / DJ Jermaine Dupri is at Bijou (51 Stuart St). *Fab Gal Tip* The dress code is strict and the lines can be long. If you haven’t heard him DJ before, gooooo!
Comedian Gary Holcomb is coming to The Wilbur (276 Tremont St, Theater District) tonight for a 9:45pm show. Tickets are $25.00, and you can get yours here!