BostonTalks, WGBH’s smarter happy hour, brings you a night of drinks and short speaking programs around the theme “Underground.” Listen as speakers share their insights and stories about the underground–both literally and figuratively. Between talks, chat with the speakers over a brew!
Hip Hop Artist
Blaze is a hip hop artist, activist, self-proclaimed trap feminist. Inspired by Lil' Kim and Missy Elliot, her raw lyrics and dynamic stage presence allows her to compete with the boys and rep for the ladies. Blaze aims to celebrate people that identify as women and femmes through the language of hip hop. Connect with her on Twitter with @brandieblaze.
Historical archaeologist Luiz is a historical archaeologist right here in Boston! Her work helps us better understand Boston culture in the 1800s by focusing on what it was like to live and work in a brothel in Boston’s North End in the 19th century. Connect with her on Twitter with @JadeLuiz.
Funeral director, embalmer and assistant professor Young-Stopyra is a licensed funeral director and embalmer working in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Possessing a passion for education, she also teaches at Mount Ida College in the department of funeral service education. With few women in the funeral service industry, Young-Stopyra has developed a top-notch reputation! Learn about this underground world at BostonTalks.
You must be at least 21 with a valid ID to attend. Beer, wine and hard cider is available for $5 each.
Monday, July 1
Saturday, July 13