#WhereToBe 8.26.16–9.1.16

Background Photo Cred- Fendika Music Group

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community, learn, and commemorate some influential people and events around Boston! Have something coming up that you’d like to see here? Tweet us @epicentercom#WhereToBe.

Friday 8.26

Fresh Friday!

Hosted by: Dorchester Community Food Co-op

“It’s the 6th Annual Fresh Fridays celebration with activities, food and music! Pay as you are able — -$10 suggested donation. ALL ARE WELCOME!”

About Dorchester Community Food Co-op- “The Dorchester Community Food Co-op is an initiative to build a community & worker-owned cooperative market that provides economic opportunity and healthy affordable food.”

When: 6pm

Where: 191 Bowdoin St, Dorchester, MA 02122–1818

For more information, please visit: http://www.dorchesterfoodcoop.com

Saturday 8.27

Pop Latina!

Hosted by: Pop Latina JP

“Daydream about a Saturday night of pop, cumbia, bachata, electro tropical, and salsa you can dance to all night long?

Then, ven comigo, ven comigo, baby! Introducing Pop Latina with DJ ChiChi Flada & DJ Stella (La Boum). Pop. Latina. Musica. Always a queer friendly space at the Milky Way. No cover, lover. 21+

Solamente Tú,

Pop Latina”

When: 10pm

Where: Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge | 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

Sunday 8.28

The Vibe: Gospel Showcase Brunch

Hosted by: Carlyle Musick Entertainment Firm

“Carlyle Musick presents The Vibe: Gospel Showcase Brunch on August 28, 2016 at Dudley Cafe in the heart of Dudley Square. Bringing the Vibes with a Gospel Theme. Special Features Gospel Artist Tolieth Marks and Spoken Word Artist Ashley Wonder. Live Music, open mic, spoken word, and great food. FREE Cover Charge/ All Ages Welcome / Brunch is from 12pm-5pm / Showcase is from 12–4pm We hope you can join us bringing you “Great Vibes with Great People” #thevibeboston

For open mic signup please email: carlylemusick@gmail.com

When: 12pm

Where: Dudley Cafe | 15 Warren St, Roxbury, Massachusetts 02119

For more details, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582856045353149/

Monday 8.29

Art of the Cocktail: Locally Crafted

Hosted by: Boston Center For the Arts

“Massachusetts is a special place. The Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, the Sons of Liberty turned the tinder of revolution into a spark, and it’s the home of Boston Center for the Arts and our latest iteration of Art of the Cocktail! Discover Massachusetts-made Privateer Rum with head distiller Maggie Campbell surrounded by the work of BCA’s very own ASB artists. Art of the Cocktail: Locally Crafted is the perfect way to celebrate your Massachusetts spirit — and learn how to mix a few new drinks while you’re at it! Join us at the Mills Gallery to enjoy a rum tasting and a lecture on cocktail-making, all included with the price of entry. 21 plus guests. ID required.”

Tickets are $25 before the event., $30 at the door. No refunds or exchanges for tickets.

When: 6pm& 8pm

Where: Mills Gallery | 551 Tremont Street, Boston MA

For more information and to register for tickets, please visit: www.bcaonline.org/calendar/calendar-of-events/details/825-art-of-the-cocktail-locally-crafted.html

Tuesday 8.30

Greater Ashmont Summer Coffee Hour

Hosted by: Greater Ashmont Main Street & Ashmont/ Peabody Square Farmer’s Market

“Join us for Coffee and Conversation on the MBTA plaza once a week in July & August, when we bring out our lawn furniture and do some special placemaking in our Main Street District. while we catch up with our neighbors. Contributions of treats to share warmly welcome but absolutely not required. (In case of rain, the event will be canceled)”

When: 10am

Where: Ashmont Station — MBTA Red Line | Dorchester Center, Massachusetts 02124

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1605998353044972/

Wednesday 8.31

Fendika at MFA Boston

Hosted by: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

“Traditional Ethiopian dance and music troupe Fendika closes out the Concerts in the Courtyard series with a mesmerizing performance of resonant vocal chants, vibrant stringed instruments, spirited drum rhythms, and spectacular dancing.

Opening the evening will be a performance from Wax & Gold featuring Kaethe Hostetter.

Tucked inside the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s Calderwood Courtyard, Concerts in the Courtyard is a season-long series showcasing lively acts ranging from art-inspired indie rock to Irish folk.”

When: 7:30pm

Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

For tickets and for more info, please visit: www.mfa.org and search Fendika in the search bar.

Thursday 9.1

Level Up! September Edition

Hosted by: Bad Decisions Collective

You’ve been good to us summer. A little hot sometimes, sure, but overall you did us right.

So as you hit your final lap, ready to pass the baton off to fall, we’re going to party you out. It’s only right.

Come join us for a night of dope music, a few drinks, and some good company. Thursday night is BASICALLY the start of Labor Day weekend anyway, so kick it off right. And this month we’re bringing our friend SLICK VICK in to rock with us, so you know the tunes are going to be at 100.

RSVP for free entry before 11 pm at https://levelupboston.splashthat.com/ — plus we’ve got a little special treat for those of you who RSVP which we’ll announce in a few days.

Let’s welcome in September with a turn up!

When: 10pm

Where: Good Life Boston | 28 Kingston St, Boston, Massachusetts 02111

For tickets and more information please visit: https://levelupboston.splashthat.com