I am grateful for people who hear their call and speak back to it. The ones who do not turn away from reality and choose to better it. This weekend, Boston has 2 fundraisers for 2 different causes and a send-off celebration for one of its most beloved and talented singer/songwriters. This weekend, You have additional choices for a good time, goodwill and support. Consider yourselves Alive in these times of Action.

TONIGHT!! Artist, DJ and BPS Educator Jesse Cardoso invites our friends DJ Savuth (LUV/Release Your Dance) and DJ Dende (T.C.C./ERATO) to join him on deck at the Milky Way, 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, for his ongoing fundraiser efforts with LIFT AS WE CLIMB dedicated to his students and their peers. Tonight’s Lift As We Climb installment UPLIFT begins at 9:30 p.m. and with these three Men selecting, it will be a guaranteed night of beautiful sounds, soul-driven movement and open hearts. This 21+ event will donate your $10 entry fee to Boston Public School students. Strength in numbers. Allow our Children to Be.

Friday, September 29th sees Boston and the U.S. sending off our beloved Lee Wilson as he sets off for his European tour in October! The Hostelling International Boston, 19 Stuart Street, Boston and its HI Welcoming Party will showcase Lee Wilson as host and performer with complimentary food and drinks included! From 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. enjoy the serenades of Your DJ Alberto Souljah Correia and the You Have to Hear Him LIVE Lee Wilson! Lee, we love you and hope Europe is ready for you!!

PUERTO RICO. You know her right? Also on Friday, September 29th, Whole Bunch Of People Networking will be holding a fundraiser for our beloved kin. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., you may bring supplies and donations to the Paris Street Gallery, 101 Paris Street, Everett, MA in hopes of helping the people of Borinquen. Please do not forget Us. Puerto Rico’s recovery will take months.

Worldwide Prayers. Local Prayers. Personal Prayers. Substitute Prayers for illusions, dreams, hopes, wishes. The reality is : ACTION. You must ACT. Tonight, tomorrow and every day, you have the power to do so.

Music, Dancing, Community. Enjoy these gifts. See you on the dance floor and the post office shipping off relief.

Be With Us All, LOVE.

 

Liza Zayas is a lover of writing and dancing and celebrates both as a singer and songwriter performing as Luna del Flor. You can hear her collaborative sounds and experience life through her storytelling. She invites you to dance. Her poetry seeks to initiate dialogue by intentionally expressing consequences of love, lust, ego and self-respect.