Here’s what is happening at HUBweek Saturday

Boston’s HUBweek festival welcomes Saturday with a multitude of panels and performances focused on technology, business, and the arts. Here are a few events to light up your weekend.

Former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Kaepernick is among eight recipients of Harvard University's W.E.B. Du Bois Medals in 2018. Harvard has awarded the medal since 2000 to people whose work has contributed to African and African-American culture. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


Kaepernick, Chappelle receive Harvard black culture awards

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.

Paul McCartney performs on day one of the Austin City Limits Music Festival's first weekend on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)


Paul McCartney fires up the crowd at Robert Kraft’s exclusive bash

When the former Beatle starts cranking out hits, it can be hard to concentrate on anything else. Even a Red Sox-Yankees game.

A woman stopped to take a photo of the feature wall painted by Okuda San Miguel.


What’s happening at HUBweek on Tuesday

HUBweek returns for its second day with a variety of events focusing on sustainability, technology, and the arts.

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Music fans groove to their own soundtrack at HUBweek Silent Disco bash

Participants could choose one of three different channels, their wireless headphones lighting up a different color depending on which tracks they preferred.

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(L to R, Foreground): Lukas Haas, Ryan Gosling and Corey Stoll in FIRST MAN. On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash,

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Rapper Kanye West speaks during his meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 11, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

No surprise: Kanye’s free-style riffs dominate Oval Office

Declaring that his red “MAGA” hat makes him “feel like Superman,” rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office Thursday.

In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.

President Trump, Kanye West to have White House lunch

The White House has said they will talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago, where West grew up.

Molly Burch faces her fears and finds her voice

The Austin-based singer-songwriter talks about overcoming shyness and dealing with social anxiety, facing everyday sexism, and what she misses most when she’s on the road.

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Composer Steven Mackey: from rock guitar to ‘this new language in my head’

Mackey, an early practitioner of combining electric guitar and “traditional” classical instruments, will have two works performed in an upcoming concert by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.

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An outpouring of mellow gold from Kurt Vile’s ‘Bottle It In’

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Phil Collins onstage at TD Garden.

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At TD Garden, a ‘not dead yet’ Phil Collins breathes life into all those hits

The singer, impaired by back and foot ailments, remained seated for a two-hour show of pop hits and poignant moments.

Then president-elect Donald Trump, left, and musician Kanye West met in 2016.

Kanye West to visit Trump at White House

President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are expected to meet with musician Kanye West on Thursday at the White House.

FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

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The singer’s endorsements might have gained her some extra haters, but isn’t likely to result in a massive backlash against her, observers say.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft applauded as fans called out to him as he walked onto the field before the start of a game. His girlfriend, Ricki Noel Lander, is in the backround at left.


Robert Kraft has a special guest coming to his private Gillette bash

If it’s fall, it must be time for a swanky private bash at Gillette Stadium hosted by Patriots owner Robert Kraft. And we hear that tonight — Tuesday — is the night.

Stevie Nicks performed at the TD Garden in 2016.

Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

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06/30/2018 BOSTON, MA Esperanza Spalding (cq) performs in TEN with Nicholas Payton (cq), and Terri Lyne Carrington (cq) at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)


Esperanza Spalding releases her new album one track at a time

The Grammy-winning musician will unveil an additional song and accompanying video every day until Oct. 18.

New Kids on the Block will play at the TD Garden.


New Kids on the Block announce 2019 summer tour lineup

The upcoming tour will feature iconic pop and hip-hop acts Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature.


Boston Symphony Orchestra celebrates new season with Symphony Hall gala

The event — which raised more than $1.7 million — featured performances by the BSO’s new principal cellist Blaise Déjardin and the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir.

FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Taylor Swift performs during her


Taylor Swift wades into politics by endorsing candidates for the midterm elections

The pop star might have a home in Rhode Island, but she says she’ll be casting her vote in Tennessee.

Elton John performed a 24-song set at TD Garden Saturday night.

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Letting the sun go down, Elton John glitters in farewell tour

His Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is a three-year round-the-world jaunt celebrating the British piano man and his huge catalog.

‘SNL’ doesn’t mince words when it comes to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

The show also addressed the unplanned speech Kanye West gave on last weekend’s “SNL” episode, in which the rapper professed his support for President Trump.

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Elizabeth Rowe (right) has filed a lawsuit against the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law.

BSO denies top flutist’s allegations of pay discrimination

In a court filing, the orchestra responded to an equal pay lawsuit by principal flutist Elizabeth Rowe, stating that it has not discriminated against her based on gender.

Marion 'Suge' Knight looks on at his sentencing in Los Angeles, California on October 4, 2018 where Knight was sentenced to 28 years in state prison for the fatal confrontation outside a Compton burger stand nearly four years ago. (Photo by David McNew / POOL / AFP)DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images


Ex-rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison

A judge on Thursday sentenced him for running down and killing a man.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in

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Sheet music for Felix Arndt’s “Nola,” written in 1915, became a perennial best-seller.


A ragtime great, felled too soon

Oct. 16 marks a century since the death, at age 29, of pianist and composer Felix Arndt — killed in the 1918 influenza pandemic — who was best known for “Nola,” a “Silhouette for the Piano” written in 1915 that became one of Tin Pan Alley’s most enduring legacies.

**FILE** John Lennon performs at New York’s Madison Square Garden in this Aug. 30, 1972, file photo.His fans gathered in New York’s Central Park on Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, to celebrate what would have been his 66th birthday. It was Dec. 8, 1980 when Lennon was gunned down outside of his New York apartment. (AP Photo/File) ORG XMIT: NYET158 Library Tag 12302007 Ideas 05AlbumReview

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Scottish rock guitarist Davey Johnstone (L) and English rock singer-songwriter Elton John perform onstage at the Palais Nikaia concert hall, on June 22, 2012 in Nice, southeastern France. AFP PHOTO/ VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/GettyImages) 05Elton

Elton John’s bandmates in no rush to say goodbye

Davey Johnstone and Nigel Olsson talk about the three-year farewell tour that caps nearly 50 years of touring and playing with the pop superstar.

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The South Florida hip-hop star talks punks vs. rappers, the color scheme behind his new album, and why, at 23, he’s no longer an up-and-comer.

“Between Riverside and Crazy” from SpeakEasy Stage Company, which is one of 29 arts and cultural organizations to receive grants as part of the Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative.


Barr and Klarman foundations team up on $25 million arts initiative

They have partnered on a major investment to 29 arts and cultural organizations across the state.

“C’est La Vie” is singer and songwriter Matthew Houck’s first album as a parent.

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This version of Phosphorescent wears dad jeans

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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, Chance The Rapper performs on day two of the Austin City Limits Music Festival's first weekend, in Austin, Texas. Chance the Rapper says he has purchased the former news website Chicagoist, making the announcement in a new song. The Chicago native released four songs on his website late Wednesday, July 18, 2018, including “I Might Need Security,” where he proclaims “I bought the Chicagoist.” WNYC confirmed the acquisition in a statement.(Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)


Chance the Rapper, John Mayer, SZA to perform at Mac Miller benefit

Live Nation announced Tuesday that Travis Scott, Miguel, and Ty Dolla $ign will also perform at the concert on Oct. 31 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

Gwilym Lee, Angie C from WZLX, Rami Malek, and Joseph Mazzello attend the Boston red carpet screening of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the film about the rock band Queen and its lead singer Freddie Mercury, at AMC Boston Common on Monday.


Rami Malek and other stars walk red carpet for Boston screening of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

The forthcoming movie about British rock band Queen stars Malek as frontman Freddie Mercury.

Singer and songwriter Cardi B is assisted by security guards as she left a police precinct Monday in the Queens borough of New York.


Cardi B gets summons in connection with strip club fight, but she didn’t hurt anyone, lawyer says

A lawyer for Cardi B says the rapper has received a summons in connection with a fight at a New York strip club.

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Handel and Haydn Society opens season with fresh, vital Bach

Among many highlights in the period-instrument orchestra’s performance, the Concerto for Two Violins, performed without a conductor, was an exhilarating experience.

Kanye West wants everyone to refer to him by a new name: Ye.

To Ye or not to ye, that is one of many questions for Kanye West

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Amandla Stenberg stars in Twentieth Century Fox's “The Hate U Give.”


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Rendering of a proposed music theater the Red Sox owners and Live Nation would build alongside Fenway Park.

Music venue next to Fenway Park proposed

The Red Sox owners and Live Nation are exploring a 5,000-seat music hall between Lansdowne and Ipswich streets.

Many scenes in “Permadeath” take place within an online role-playing game.

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Video-game opera ‘PermaDeath’ comes to the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

Local impresario and librettist Cerise Lim Jacobs launched perhaps her most technologically ambitious production to date.

Neill Byrnes and members of Draw The Line, onstage at the Sherburne Gymnasium in Sunapee, New Hampshire.

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The dude looked like Steven Tyler. And he ended up in an Aerosmith tribute band

For nearly 30 years, landscaper Neill Byrnes has played the part of the Aerosmith frontman in Draw The Line. For some hard-core fans, he’s just as good as the real thing.

Playing Dead pays tribute to the late Jerry Garcia and company.

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Six other local tribute bands worth checking out

Fans of U2, The Beatles, the Grateful Dead, and others queue up for these groups.

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Tyler Hubbard (left) and Brian Kelley of country duo Florida Georgia Line.

Florida Georgia Line could have been a one-hit wonder, but built an empire

The duo used the momentum from ‘‘Cruise,’’ one of the most downloaded country songs in history, and kept going, releasing 14 songs that went to No. 1. They are also laser-focused on the business side, leading to their own publishing company, a popular bar in downtown Nashville, their own whiskey, and more.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 11, 2015 Hozier performs on the second day of the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. - Hozier on Thursday September 6, 2018, released his first new music in four years, a stirring tribute to the activism of Nina Simone and other singing greats. The Irish singer and guitarist found a global audience after his 2013 Grammy-nominated breakthrough

On new EP and tour, Hozier draws ‘Power’ from the sounds of soul icons

Irish star Andrew Hozier-Byrne’s stirring “Nina Cried Power,” released earlier this month, is a tribute to his idols and the spirit of protest many of them have embodied throughout their careers.