#WhereToBe 5.5–5.11

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 and follow the hashtag #WhereToBe.

Friday 5.5

Inside the Minds of Creative Geniuses

Hosted by: BostonSpeaks

“For May, in collaboration with ArtWeek Boston, BostonSpeaks invites you to join our monthly panel breakfast series for entrepreneurs! Learn, network and get inspired every month as we invite some of the most exciting entrepreneurs and top thought leaders in Boston to discuss tricks-of-the-trade in their fields and the success principles they gained along the way! First Friday, Every Month! Free breakfast from b.good and coffee from High Brew Coffee.

Join our community and get the latest updates here: www.bostonspeaksseries.com

When: 8am

Where: BostonSpeaks 50 Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109

For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/117017208849062/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2223%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Saturday 5.6

39th Annual Wake Up the Earth Festival

Hosted by: Artifacts Everyday

“Join us for the annual Wake Up The Earth festival in JP! There will be parades in the AM leading to music, food, live art and all kinds of vendors set up around the Southwest Corridor at Stony Brook T stop. We will have a tent (two actually) with wares from Scope Apparel, Artifacts Everyday, Master Merchant, Moringa Direct, Jacob Leidolf, Es’Sentials and more! Come through and check out our spring line and support local artists / small businesses.”

When: 10am

Where: Stony Brook Park, 02130 Jamaica Plain

For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1231354703639749/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2223%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Sunday 5.7



“Color Foam Fest 2017:

The most colorful celebration the city of Boston has witnessed.

Join us in celebrating Color Foam Fest, the festival of colors and Foam from the land of the Himalayas as we dare to paint the skies of Boston in hues of red and blue and yellow and green. And all other colors you can imagine.

Listen to some grooving live music from talented musicians, dance to the beats of DJ and enjoy delicacies from Nepal while you experiment what colors look good on you and your loved ones.

This is an event you don’t want to miss out on. You can either take our word on it or regret not being there while you browse through pictures of your friends having the time of their lives.”

When: 11:30

Where: City Pop Egleston 3195 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1857458994535599/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2223%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Monday 5.8

An Evening of Mozart

Hosted by: Concert Choir

“Conducted by Ned J. Rosenblatt, the Berklee Concert Choir and Berklee Advanced String Quartet will perform the following pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Dixit Dominus & Magnificat, K.193

Quartet in C, K.465 (“The Dissonant”) Adagio-Allegro

Great Mass in C Minor, K.427 (With Orchestra)

The performance will feature Linda Balliro (soprano), Emma Sorenson (mezzo-soprano), David Thorne Scott (tenor), and Bradford Gleim (baritone).”

When: 8pm

Where: Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115

For more info go to: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/concert-choir-an-evening-of-mozart

Tuesday 5.9

Aspects of Me Artistic Showcase

Hosted by: Into Your Art Inc

“Looking to be around great energy and vibes of creatives?

Make plans to Go to A Live Arts Event: “Aspects of Me Artistic Showcase.

The night will be featuring Poets, Dancers, Fashion Designers, Musical and Visual Artists from different cities/towns of Massachusetts, presenting artistic work and performances. All in one night, guests will be able to get their body painted for a fee, see an art exhibition, watch music, poetry, art/fashion demos and art talks performances as well as dine and network.

YOU Must BE 21 + with ID to Enter

Support Creatives

Buy your $15.00 Pre-Sale Tickets Today in their name.

$20 at the door.


When: 8pm

Where: Into Your Art Inc Boston, Massachusetts 02130

For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/409613569392573/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2223%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Wednesday 5.10

Brainiacs and Brews

Hosted by: Dorchester Brewing

“Join WGBH at Dorchester Brewing Co. for a night of brainy challenges over craft beer! It’s free to play, but registration is required.

How it works

Spend the evening with fellow brainiacs solving a variety of brainteasers, puzzles and challenges as you move through the bar. Be prepared to move around! Challenges are scattered throughout the bar. Each correctly solved challenge wins you points. The individuals or teams with the most points will compete in a head-to-head, puzzle-solving showdown for the title of “Brainiac of the Brewery!” The winners will receive a WGBH prize pack.

Teams can be no more than four people.

This is not a seated event.

Must be 21 or older to attend with a valid ID.”

When: 7pm

Where: Dorchester Brewing 1250 Massachusetts Ave Dorchester, MA

For more info go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brainiacs-and-brews-dorchester-brewing-5102017-tickets-32694385788?aff=es2

Thursday 5.11

Gallery Pop-Ups: John Cage’s “Lecture on Nothing”

Hosted by: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

“Join us throughout the evening for pop-up performances of John Cage’s “Lecture on Nothing,” performed in the Palace galleries by actor Ayesha Jordan. Enjoy this work of contemporary theater in contrast to the Museum’s historic collection.”

When: 6:30pm

Where: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 25 Evans Way Boston, MA 02115

For more info go to: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/events/7702