Current Events 2/15/18-2/28/18

By S-L Street Team Member Anna Moore

Looking for something to do in the upcoming weeks? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood!

Empowered 002: A Night of Poetry

What? In support of Girls’ LEAP, an organization that aims to end cycles of violence by teaching girls they have the right to be safe and defend themselves if needed, Empowered is an 18+ open mic night aiming “to bring people together and provide a sense of community in a world that seeks to divide”. In addition, a few speakers (Rebecca Lynn, George Abraham, and Miette Hope Goldman) will be featured. For more information on the speakers, check out the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1540951989351396/.

Where? Make Shift Bostonsl 2

549 Columbus Ave

Boston, MA 02118

When? Tuesday February 20, 8pm 

Cost? $5-$20 suggested donation at the door. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empowered-002-a-night-of-poetry-ft-rebecca-lynn-miette-hope-tickets-42631939278?aff=efbeventtix


Black Excellence Art Show

What? Pi Art Society presents an 18+ art show featuring an eclectic lineup of 30+ artists and musicians. 8pm- Doors Open 8:15-9:45 pm- Fine Art & Wine 9:45pm- Spoken Word 10:15pm-12am- Live Musical Performances sl

Where? District Hall

75 Northern Ave

Boston, MA 02210

When? Saturday February 17th, 8pm

Cost? Artist presale $15, At The Door $20. Get your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-excellence-art-show-tickets-42319438580?aff=es2


Stories to Scenes

What? Comedy group Improv Jones Boston and storytelling collective MassMouth collaborate monthly to create an improv show based on real-life tales of humor, tragedy and more. With the goal of proving that fact can be stranger than fiction, each show is filled with humor as stories are told and new scenes are created spontaneously. Can’t go in February? Don’t worry! Shows happen the third Saturday of every month.

Where? The Riot Theater sl 3

146 South St.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

When? Saturday February 17th, 8pm 

Cost? $10 General Admission, $5 for Students. Get your ticket here: https://www.goldstar.com/events/jamaica-plain-ma/stories-to-scenes-tickets#dates-times


Movie Screening: The Book of Negroes

What? In honor of Black History Month, the Loring Greenough House is holding a two-day screening of The Book of Negros. The Book of Negros is a six-part miniseries of the untold stories of Black Loyalists in the American Revolution. The screening will take place on two consecutive days, viewing three 1-hour episodes each day.

Where? The Loring Greenough HouseSLLLLLL.jpg

12 South St.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

When? Saturday February 17th, 1:30pm & Sunday February 18th, 1:30pm

Cost? FREE Reserve seats here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-the-book-of-negroes-tickets-41953646486

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