Dec 9th KICKBACK Boston
JUKE JAM, $10 at Casablanca Market
169 Norfolk Avenue – web site
Featuring the hottest album drops of Q3 + Q4 with turntablist DJ Real P and mixologist Elise Elizabeth. Mingle, vibey jams, themed drinks,set list available from the KickBack.
Dec 9th Azealia Banks + SHUG
Central Sq, Camb. MiddleEast Club
Dec 1 – 17th, Black Nativity
The Black community’s Christmas gift to the world brought by a company of singers, actors, dancers and musicians offering messages of joy, hope, victory and liberation. Plays at Paramount Theatre.
poetry by Major Jackson
December 11th, Gardner Museum, the Situation Room
ADMISSION INFO: Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5
free for members and children 17 and under
Contact: 617-278-5156 | gardnermuseum.org
Where art masterworks are hanging on the Isabella Stewart’s walls in gold trim, Major Jackson will provide a reading of his own work in the Tapestry Room. Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry: Roll Deep (W. W. Norton, 2017), Holding Company (2010) and Hoops (2006), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002), winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Award.
Dec 16 – Dec 28th – The Urban Nutcracker
A celebration of diversity through dance. Watch this trailer of the show. Plays at Back Bay Events Center.
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