This Saturday Black Market, 2136 Washington Street, Roxbury debuts NUBIANA, an outdoor festival occurring every first Saturday of the month through October!

The debut event is a tribute to 80’s hip hop with DJ Tony Tone of the legendary Cold Crush Brothers as an event DJ. Other performers include Planet Patrol, ED OG and Black Dollar. Muralists include Pro Black, Kwest and Acoma. A fashion show is happening, food will be available and local vendors will be there for your Unique tastes!

From Black Market: (See you there!)

This Saturday!!! Nubiana, the open-air Gallery and Black-Owned Marketplace powered by Black Market and hosted on the Blair Lot behind Black Market July-Oct 2021!

Come to Nubiana and experience a variety of work ranging from emerging artists to internationally recognized professionals. The self-guided Nubiana tour will include work by muralists, photographers, illustrators, fashion designers, African artisans and florists..

“Artist at Work” allows patrons and visitors to engage with artists, enjoy live demos, and purchase art at each event. Learn about the creative process and what steps an artist takes to bring ideas from concept to completion.

Whether you’re treating yourself to a new piece for your home, trying to find a cool graffiti-splattered jacket or searching for that perfect artistic backdrop for your Zoom meetings, Nubiana will have it.

Engage in the Nubiana Auction and invest in amazing works for your lobby at your Non-profit, Corporation, Restaurant or Educational institution!

Enjoy our Young, Gifted and Black Gallery for youth with art kit activities led by the Museum of Fine Arts Monica Garcia.

Come with the audacity to create in our Freestyle corner with paints provided by AOA Supply!

Nubiana is a one-stop art destination for all things local and beautiful.

Calling all Foodies and beverage buffs!

We invite you to Boston’s most diverse food and beverage experience with delicious food offerings from around African Diaspora!

Taste favorite dishes from some of the city’s high-profile and Black-Owned restaurants powered the Boston Black Restaurant Coalition’s Nia Grace Owner of Darryl’s Bar & Grille.

Enjoy refreshing beverages like fresh Sorrel, Gingerbeer, and Sour sap or perhaps an ice-cold adult beverage in our Beer and Wine Garden (21+ only).

Shopping in Nubian Square the first Saturday of the Month just got real!

Nubiana’s Black-Owned Marketplace will span the 1.9 acre Blair Lot and feature exhibitors and vendors from all creative backgrounds.

One can find anything – arts & handmade soaps, health & wellness, fitness, fashion & accessories, snacks, pre-packaged food, educational products, art, books, music, and much more. Imagine- everything that is socially-conscious, trendy, vintage, unique – enveloped within 3500 sq ft of Artwork curated by local Artists.

We invite you to become a part of the wealth gap solution and welcome you to partake in the shopping adventure supporting our amazing marketplace vendors!

This Event is Free, but donations are welcomed!
The Nubian Square Public Art Initiative!

Black Market Nubian.

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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.