The mother lode.SEEVoltage 2011What: MassArt film and fashion talents debut a high-concept style flick (graveyards and talons!) before segueing into a live runway show and dessert reception.Why: Collaboration is the best accessory. When: Sat., 6:30 p.m.Where: The Power Station, 540 Harrison Ave., South End. Tickets ($25) at 617-879-7676.MAKEBeyond the Bar: Bonbon DemonstrationWhat: Pull the curtain back on chocolatier Elaine Hsieh’s sweet genius as she divulges the genesis of a more perfect truffle ($40).Why: Blind taste testing lets neophytes sharpen their palates.When: Today, 6:30-8 p.m.Where: EHChocolatier, 561 Windsor St., Somerville (617-284-6096). Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.ALIGHTTo NantucketWhat: Vacay ahead of the masses: DailyCandy readers get 25 percent off rooms at White Elephant and The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin thru May 31.Why: At check-in, you’ll receive a $25-$50 dinner credit for Brant Point Grill plus two $25 credits for White Elephant Spa.When: It’s time to get back to ACK. (Blackout dates: May 19-21 & 27-29.)Where: Reserve online at whiteelephanthotel.com or thecottagesnantucket.com and enter promotion code DC for the discount.LISTENThayer Street Outdoor Concert Series What: Bebop over to SoWa for alfresco tunes courtesy of JazzBoston as the neighborhood unveils its latest cultural benefaction.Why: You have a sax to grind.When: Thru Oct. First Sat. of every month, 4-6 p.m.Where: Thayer St., at Harrison Ave.TRYMeadhallWhat: The industrial Kendall Square watering hole pours more than 100 drafts (our rec: the Taza Chocolate Russian Imperial Stout), each with its own insignia glass; free sampling encouraged.Why: Elegant comfort fare (steamed Maine mussels, Niman Ranch braised lamb shoulder) to top off your brew. When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.Where: 4 Cambridge Ctr. (617-714-3879).Photo: Courtesy of MassArtCelebrate Cinco de Mayo! We’ve rounded up our favorite Mexican restaurants and recipes.