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Short Film Awards

NEW HAMPSHIRE 20th Anniversary Film Festivak
OCTOBER 14 – 17, 2021

AN ACADEMY AWARD® QUALIFYING FESTIVAL FOR THE SHORT FILM AWARDS

 New Hampshire Film Festival (NHFF) draws professional filmmakers, screenwriters and film industry experts with film lovers. Short films that receive the festival’s Live Action Shorts Jury Award and Animation Shorts Jury Award may now qualify to enter the Short Films competition for the concurrent Oscar® season.


The FUN FREE FRIDAYS program offers individuals $0 (free) admission charge on Fridays during the Summer to 100 museums and attractions. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, the program runs until Aug. 31. Enjoy free admission to museums, zoos, carousels, and more.

July locations (go online, get tickets before you go)


BOSTON BLACK NIGHT CLUBS directory


FOR YOUTH AND FAMILY, OUTDOORS AND MORE….

AT THE ELMER LEWIS PLAYHOUSE in the Park
where: in Franklin Park, Roxbury get directions

Invite all your friends and family, bring a lawn chair and a picnic supper, and celebrate Elma Lewis’ 100th birthday. Bring a picnic supper, your lawn chairs, and lots of friends! But please remember, there’s no smoking or alcohol use in the park, and barbecuing is not permitted. Food trucks will be on site for the evening concerts.

Morning shows at 11am – for summer camps and families
Evenings at 6pm – for everyone

Tuesday, July 20
11am – OrigiNation dance troupe – AfroCentric
6pm – Simpli Whitney & Friends (R&B)

Tuesday, July 27
11am – Youth Music by Monet – classics
6pm – Angelina (R&B)

Tuesday, August 3
11am – OrigiNation dance troupe
6pm – Caribbean Night (Reggae)

Tuesday, August 10th
11am – Youth Music by Monet
6pm – E-Water Band (R&B) in memory of Eric Watson, beloved Playhouse performer

Other Activities

What: Kids & young adult activities

Who: organized by the Mothers for Justice and Equality.org

Why: for 9-12 ages, 13-14 and 15-18 ages. Contact: jlee@mothersforjusticeandequality.org

LOCAL FREE LIVE JAZZ
For weekly locations, contact: The Creative Music Series
arlemski@comcast.net 617/800-7255

https://www.creativemusicseries.com

https://www.facebook.com/CMS.in.Cambridge.MA


On-Going

BASQUIAT artwork. Hip-Hop culture exhibit has been held over until July 25th at the Museum of Fine Art. – www.mfa.org


Institute of Contemporary Art now in preview, www.ica.org opens to the public July 3rd

Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

ABLOH Jul 1 – Sep 26, 2021

Coming to the Bridgitt and Bruce Evans and Karen and Brian Conway Galleries at icaboston.

#VirgilAbloh. People feel cool around this creative. Virgil is an AFRICAN American designer, a DJ, and has been the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear collection, Paris. OFF WHITE #offwhite


film: A BLACK BOSTON UPPER MIDDLE CLASS STORY

Watch the short film titled “GROUNDED, Black Professional Couples in Boston,” an Eastern Bank production, tells a story about African Americans who moved on up to executive pay income range and wield power and influence in town. view movie