Sunday, Feb. 12 — Light ‘N’ Up the Winter Blues, workshop and exhibit, 12-2:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Nine Dot Gallery, 763 Main St. Winter blues — who has the winter blues?! How soon we forget the unrelenting and record-setting weeks-long whiteout of 2014-15. Or the miserably interminable icy mix a couple years earlier. Those were blues-inducing days, to be sure. Would’ve inspired a Lightnin’ Hopkins song. But maybe your doldrums have descended for various other winter-related reasons.
Local Business Spotlight: Nine Dot Gallery
Wherever they came from, head on down to see our old friends at Nine Dot Gallery. It seems they have a cure in mind. Artist Cathy Weaver Taylor and herbalist Julia A. Tree-doe will lead a noon workshop that will help you “inspire and uplift” your home environment. Cost is $15/$10. A related exhibit featuring Weaver’s work, gallery owners John and Tommy Vo, and others opens at 6.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 — Black Culture Movie Night presents “Hidden Colors,” 6-8 p.m., Saxe Room, Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square This acclaimed 2011 documentary professes to tell the “real” history of people of color around the world.