Event Spotlight: Pru Tower Red for World AIDS Day
The biggest event is in the South End, but there are two events in the Back Bay this afternoon and evening.
Massachusetts' AIDS Action Committee has a detailed list of events throughout the state, but Patch has pulled out two events in the Back Bay and one in the South End worth traveling to see.
Event info and text courtesy of the organizer/AAC:
Boston Living Center Presents World AIDS Day 2011 at the Prudential Tower
Please join the Boston Living Center as we light the Prudential Tower RED in honor of WORLD AIDS DAY, Thursday, December 1, 2011 from 4:30-6PM. Come remember and celebrate those who have lost their battle with this disease as well as celebrate those still living. This dynamic event will include a reading by poet Joel Romo, and a vocal presentation by Anita Murrell. View member artwork and mingle with friends and family. Come show your support, We'd love to see you there.
This holiday season, The Shops at Prudential Center and Prudential Tower will shine a light on The Boston Living Center during 31 Nights of Light. On December 1, 2011, we will “flip the switch” to light the top of Prudential Tower RED in honor of WORLD AIDS DAY. For more information, visit www.prudentialcenter.com or www.livingcenter.org.
- Date/Time: 12/1 from 4:30pm-6pm
- Location: The Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Old South Jazz Worship Remembers World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day. Got someone, friends to remember? Want to light a candle for them in a room bathed in candlelight, mysterious and eclectic, where everyone is welcome, people of all ages, hues, origins, abilities, and social locations, no matter who you love, or what kind of body you have; people of faith and no faith at all gather for a service of gentle jazz, prayer, reflection, and love.
For more information, please contact Ron at 617-536-1970 ext. 224 or email@example.com.
- Date/Time: 12/1 from 6pm-7pm
- Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
World AIDS Day Medicine Wheel Vigil At The Cyclorama
Medicine Wheel, a public art installation and vigil run by artist Michael Dowling and held annually at the Boston Center for the Arts, is the longest running Boston Area World AIDS Day event.
Medicine Wheel provides a safe place to gather and reflect on the impact of the pandemic, while artists offer their gifts of music, dance and poetry.
The exhibit runs midnight-to-midnight, and it's free and open to the public.
- Date/Time: 12/1 all day until midnight.
- Location: Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA.