Theatre Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

No togas. The director of Julius Caesar, now playing at The Meadow at Johns Hopkin’s Evergreen Museum & Library, made a conscious choice not to clothe the actors in Roman garb because in his mind, they looked ridiculous. Instead, the costumes are reminiscent of Colonial America; since Shakespeare’s London was initially built by Romans, Director […]
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Theatre Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

Weekly Highlights: Kandace Springs, Todrick Hall, Soul in the Square, Young Women’s Summit and More!

I really hope the heat dies down this week. My goodness! Here are some more great events to check out this week. Don’t forget to tell ’em where you found the info!

7m6MTHEG_400x400Monday, August 1

Kandace Springs (can we say hair envy!) performs at the Sinclair (52 Church St, Cambridge) at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $16.00 and can be purchased here.

Counting CrowsTuesday, August 2

Counting Crows are performing at the Bank of America Pavillion (290 Northern Ave). Show starts at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are start at $36.00. Get your tickets here.

Heal through spoken word at the Dudley Café (15 Dudley St, Roxbury) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The evening will feature performer Angelica Maria Aguilera. There is no cover, but a $5.00 donation is suggested.

todrick-hall-750x563Wednesday, August 3

The highly creative Todrick Hall performs at The Wilbur Theatre (246 Tremont St, Theater District) starting at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $25.00 and can be purchased here.

Thursday, August 4

Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley invites you to the 3rd Annual Jump into Peace, a family-friendly event bringing people of all ages together for poetry, community, and double dutch. This free event will be hosted at Malcolm X Park (47 Elmore St, Roxbury) 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dust off your open mic skills with Soulkore at Bella Luna (284 Armory St, Jamaica Plain) 9 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. This is a 21+ event.

Kahlo_Dos Mujeres_0Friday, August 5

Bring your circle of friends to First Friday at the Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntington Ave ) to celebrate “Dos Mujeres” by Frida Kahlo! Party like Frida would have in 1929 when she celebrated the first work she ever sold, which will be on view in the Art of the Americas Wing as part of the new installation, “Kahlo and Her Circle.” There will be fine art, music, bars featuring signature cocktails, and delicious snacks available for purchase. This is a  21+ event with valid ID. Free for members and $25.00 for those who are not. Purchase your tickets here.

Soul FestSaturday, August 6

Tonight Soul in the Square kicks off The Highland Park Music Festival with an outdoor music festival in Roxbury’s John Eliot Square from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  The event will feature D. J. and producer, Rich Medina out of Brooklyn, New York along with Highland Park’s own D.J. Chris Grant. This is a grown folk event, so you may want to leave the kiddies at home.

Have some family fun at Wollaston Beach in Quincy with a  free family event featuring inflatables, games, prizes, face painting, balloon animals, crafts, and more from 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.! Families can picnic on the beach or purchase concessions from Daddy’s Fried Dough. Bring blankets/lawn chairs for the movie, Zootopia on the beach at sunset! All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Celebrate young women at the Young Women’s Summit taking place in Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury) 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The day includes a panel discussion featuring Michelle Cook, Tiffany Payne, Samara Gaul, and Sailee  as well as live performances. Ticket price is donation based. Pay what you can here.

A Maven's WorldSunday, August 7

Join A Maven’s World Lifestyle Brand for their end of the summer #ShopMavenLifestyle Trunk Show at Savin Bar and Kitchen (112 Savin Hill Avenue, Dorchester) 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy sales of discounts of 50% or more, including accessories, clothing, home collection, and shoes. As an added bonus, you will get a preview the Fall ’16 Collection. Appetizers will be served and every attendee will receive a complimentary #ShopMaven Lipstick and a discount code to their Boston Fashion Week Event. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased here.

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Weekly Highlights: Kandace Springs, Todrick Hall, Soul in the Square, Young Women’s Summit and More!

Spotted: Leslie Jones Parties at Drai’s Nightclub

Actress Leslie Jones let off some steam this weekend. The “Ghostbusters” star partied inside Drai’s Nightclub Friday night.

Lez had so much fun, partying in a VIP booth, according to our spies that she even tweeted about it.

“Everyone need to be partying right now at @DraisLV it’s dope ass hell!!” she wrote.

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Ghostbusters Star Leslie Jones Spotted at Drai's Nightclub at The Cromwell in Las Vegas 8

Leslie was among the partygoers who enjoyed a performance by Jeremih at the rooftop indoor-outdoor nightclub.

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Spotted: Leslie Jones Parties at Drai’s Nightclub

Theatre Review: Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at the Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center is an institution, inspiring awe from the moment you walk in the door. You get to your seat and the stage is an Elizabethan hall, with light filtering through the latticework of the walls, and smoke and dust billowing around the expanse. Today, The Merchant of Venice is affectionately termed one of […]
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Theatre Review: Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at the Kennedy Center

In Memoriam: Remembering Arena Stage’s Zelda Fichandler

Zelda Fichandler, co-founder of Arena Stage, died July 29th at her home in Washington, DC, of congestive heart failure. She was 91. Arena Stage released the following statement: “Arena Stage is deeply saddened to announce that visionary leader and pioneer of the regional theater movement Zelda Fichandler. She was co-founder and the first Artistic Director of Arena […]
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In Memoriam: Remembering Arena Stage’s Zelda Fichandler

Instant Vintage 78’s 3rd Annual ‘Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop’

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Last weekend, Instant Vintage 78 hosted their ‘3rd Annual Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop’ in Washington, DC at Penn Social! They successfully turned the entire bottom floor of Penn Social into a vintage shopping mall and the pieces were priceless! Hosted by Fashion Designer and Stylist KAS, with sounds by DJ Amen Ra, the […]

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Instant Vintage 78’s 3rd Annual ‘Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop’

Theatre News: “Broken Bone Bathtub” Gets the Submersive Treatment This August

BALTIMORE, July 29, 2016 – This August, actor Siobhan O’Loughlin returns to Baltimore to join forces with collaborative arts company Submersive Productions to present “Broken Bone Bathtub: The Submersive Edition.” “Broken Bone Bathtub” is an immersive theatre experience taking place within a bathroom of an actual home. After a serious bike accident, a young woman […]
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Theatre News: “Broken Bone Bathtub” Gets the Submersive Treatment This August