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Women's Artistry Reception: Celebrating Her Story

Join us in celebrating the artwork in City Hall's galleries at the Women’s Artistry Reception: Celebrating Her Story!

March 7, 2024
2024-03-07T18:00:36 - 2024-03-07T19:30:00

Join us on Thursday, March 7 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. for the Women’s Artistry Reception: Celebrating Her Story. We will be celebrating women artists whose work will be displayed all over City Hall.

Women's Artistry Reception Poster

 

Don’t miss this chance to be in community, enjoy music from DJ Juelz, and experience some of the wonderful artwork that enlivens our building.



This program is a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement.

March 7, 2024
2024-03-07T18:00:36 - 2024-03-07T19:30:00
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Bring It to the Hall Featuring London (Escada) Saint Morta of HBO Max’s Original Series, LEGENDARY

February 23, 2024
2024-02-23T12:00:00 - 2024-02-23T14:00:00

Join the Mayor's Office of LGBTQ+ Advancement for a Youth Tour followed by a panel and demonstration; registration is limited, and lunch will be served, as we explore the history of the House-Ball Culture, an underground LGBTQ+ subculture created by Black and Brown individuals in opposition to racism within established drag queen pageant circuits, with a voguing performance by the Legendary House Mother London Saint Morta and their house members, who were also finalists on HBO Max’s LEGENDARY.

Space is limited. 

Register Here

February 23, 2024
2024-02-23T12:00:00 - 2024-02-23T14:00:00
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BCYF Skate and Trivia Night

February 22, 2024
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Chez Vous Skating Rink
    11 Rhoades Street
    Dorchester, MA 02124
  • Contact:
    Erika Butler
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Dorchester
  • Posted:
2024-02-22T17:00:00 - 2024-02-22T20:00:00

Get ready for an exciting evening of skating and trivia at the BCYF Skate and Trivia Night! Limited reservations are up for grabs, so secure your spot now!

This event welcomes participants aged 17 and under.

For additional details, reach out to Erika Butler at Erika.butler@boston.gov.

February 22, 2024
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Chez Vous Skating Rink
    11 Rhoades Street
    Dorchester, MA 02124
  • Contact:
    Erika Butler
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Dorchester
  • Posted:
2024-02-22T17:00:00 - 2024-02-22T20:00:00
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The Melanin Roll

February 17, 2024
2024-02-17T12:00:00 - 2024-02-17T15:00:00

Come with your family and experience roller skating to the rhythm of your favorite 90’s music. The Melanin Roll welcomes attendees to dress in 90’s clothing/costume while enjoying the newly renovated Mattapan treasure Chez Vous.

Register Now

Hosted By: Racial Justice

February 17, 2024
2024-02-17T12:00:00 - 2024-02-17T15:00:00
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Selections from Songs of Free Men: Honoring Baldwin's Centennial

February 9, 2024
2024-02-09T18:30:00 - 2024-02-09T21:30:00

An evening dedicated to commemorating Black History Month, featuring the music of Negro Spirituals and narratives honoring James Baldwin.

Free Food will be provided



 

February 9, 2024
2024-02-09T18:30:00 - 2024-02-09T21:30:00
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2024 Black History Month Celebration and Flag Raising

Join us as we kickoff Black History Month 2024 with 'An Ode to Black Culture Through the Arts' 

February 6, 2024
2024-02-06T12:00:00 - 2024-02-06T14:00:00

Join us on the third floor Mezzanine, where we will showcase incredible art from members of the Black ART Community, with keynote speaker Taneshia Laird, Inaugural President and CEO of the Greater Roxbury Arts & Cultural Center.

This year's theme, "African Americans and the Arts," pays tribute to the profound impact Black Americans have made in visual arts, music, and cultural expressions. From the deep south's solace-seeking melodies to the urban jazz scenes in New Orleans and Chicago, our history is steeped in artistic brilliance. 

The kickoff will also be a special occasion as we collectively honor living legends of African American Artists:

  • Paul Goodnight,
  • Dominga Martin,
  • Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga

These remarkable individuals have made significant contributions to the arts, and we are delighted to come together as a community to celebrate their impact.

Visit our page for more information regarding Black History Month!

February 6, 2024
2024-02-06T12:00:00 - 2024-02-06T14:00:00
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Boston Youth Poet Laureate Showcase 2024

Join us on January 27 for the Youth Poet Laureate Showcase, where we will be naming Boston's next Youth Poet Laureate!

January 27, 2024
  • 2:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
    149 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Arts and Culture
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2024-01-27T14:00:00 - 2024-01-27T16:30:00

Several Boston Youth Poet Laureate semi-finalists will be invited to participate in a public reading at the Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library from 2 - 4:30 p.m. At the end of the reading, we'll be announcing Boston's next Youth Poet Laureate. 

Boston Youth Poet Laureate Showcase,  Join us to hear several Boston Youth Poet Laureate semi-finalists participate in a public reading and find out who will be Boston’s next Youth Poet Laureate! Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library (149 Dudley St.), Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, 2 - 4:30 p.m.

The Boston Youth Poet Laureate program (BYPL) was created in cooperation with the national youth literary organization, Urban Word, local youth literary leaders, the Boston Public Library, MassLEAP, and 826 Boston to promote appreciation for poetry. Similar to the Poet Laureate's civic challenge, the Youth Poet Laureate is tasked with inspiring deeper engagement in the written and spoken word.

January 27, 2024
  • 2:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
    149 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Arts and Culture
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2024-01-27T14:00:00 - 2024-01-27T16:30:00
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Winter Group Bike Ride in East Boston

Interested in trying out winter biking? Join us for a family and beginner friendly bike route through East Boston, ending with free hot chocolate!

April 6, 2024
2024-04-06T10:30:00 - 2024-04-06T12:00:00

This last group ride of the season is in East Boston!

Ride Details: 

  • Exact ride locations will be announced soon
  • We will gather starting at 10:30 a.m. and depart for the ride promptly at 11 a.m.
  • There will be free hot chocolate at the end of the ride!
  • Please dress warmly, with lots of layers
  • Please register below!

If we need to cancel due to weather, we will update the website and email all registered participants. 

Don’t have a bike? Register online to request a Bluebike for the ride!

Register for the event


Can't make this ride? Join another ride in this series:

  • Saturday, January 20, in Jamaica Plain
  • Saturday, February 3, in Dorchester
  • Saturday, March 2, in Allston
  • Saturday, April 6, in East Boston
April 6, 2024
2024-04-06T10:30:00 - 2024-04-06T12:00:00
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Winter Group Bike Ride in Allston

Interested in trying out winter biking? Join us for a family and beginner friendly bike route through Allston, ending with free hot chocolate!

March 2, 2024
2024-03-02T10:30:00 - 2024-03-02T12:00:00

This group ride is in Allston!

Ride Details: 

  • Exact ride locations will be announced soon
  • We will gather starting at 10:30 a.m. and depart for the ride promptly at 11 a.m.
  • There will be free hot chocolate at the end of the ride!
  • Please dress warmly, with lots of layers
  • Please register below

If we need to cancel due to weather, we will update the website and email all registered participants. 

Don’t have a bike? Register online to request a Bluebike for the ride!

Register for the event


Can't make this ride? Join another ride in this series:

  • Saturday, January 20, in Jamaica Plain
  • Saturday, February 3, in Dorchester
  • Saturday, March 2, in Allston
  • Saturday, April 6, in East Boston
March 2, 2024
2024-03-02T10:30:00 - 2024-03-02T12:00:00
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Winter Group Bike Ride in Dorchester/Roxbury

Interested in trying out winter biking? Join us for a family and beginner friendly bike route through Dorchester and Roxbury. There will be free hot chocolate!

February 3, 2024
2024-02-03T10:45:00 - 2024-02-03T13:00:00

This ride is in Dorchester/Roxbury!

Ride Details: 

  • There will be two route options: a full route and a half route.
  • Full route details (6 miles)
    • Starting and ending location: in front of Franklin Park Zoo (1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121)
    • We will gather starting at 10:45 a.m. and depart for the ride promptly at 11 a.m.
    • We will stop for free hot chocolate half way through the ride
  • Half route details (3 miles)
    • Starting location: home.stead cafe (1448 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02122)
    • Ending location: in front of Franklin Park Zoo (1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121)
    • We will gather for the ride starting at 12 P.M. and will depart for the ride promptly at 12:20 P.M.
    • We will begin with free hot chocolate at the beginning of the ride
  • Please dress warmly, with lots of layers
  • Please register below!

If we need to cancel due to weather, we will update the website and email all registered participants. 

Don’t have a bike? Register online to request a Bluebike for the ride!

Register for the event


Can't make this ride? Join another ride in this series:

  • Saturday, January 20, in Jamaica Plain
  • Saturday, February 3, in Dorchester/Roxbury
  • Saturday, March 2, in Allston
  • Saturday, April 6, in East Boston
February 3, 2024
2024-02-03T10:45:00 - 2024-02-03T13:00:00
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