There’s always something to do in Cincinnati! Check out our curated event list for Black professionals in Cincinnati, OH this week!
1. NAACP NATIONAL CONVENTION
Saturday, July 16, 2016 – Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The 107th Annual Convention returns to Cincinnati during yet another pivotal election year. Lots of attention will be given to voter registration, voter education, and Get Out The Vote efforts, in addition to restoration of the Voter Rights Act.
2. CINCINNATI BURGER WEEK
Monday, July 18, 2016 – Sunday, July 24, 2016
Enjoy $5 burgers from Cincinnati’s most delicious restaurants. From gourmet blends to off-menu specialties and even beer pairings, Cincinnati pays tribute to America’s sweetheart, the Hamburger! Each restaurateur and Chef will prepare their unique take on the burger.
3. DIGABLE PLANETS WITH CAMP LO
Monday, July 18, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
90’s hip-hop staple Digable Planets reunites along with Camp Lo for a memorable night of new and old sounds.
4. VIBE CINCINNATI: FEATURING TALIB KWELI & DOUG E. FRESH
Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
A precursor to the Cincinnati Music Festival, Vibe Cincinnati will offer a new, intimate night of music with hip-hop artist Talib Kweli and Human Beat Box extraordinaire Doug E. Fresh.
5. CINCINNATI MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016 – Saturday, July 23, 2016
Now in its 54th year, the CMF has grown into the nation’s second-largest, annual R&B music festival, attracting more than 50,000 people from across the country with leading R&B, jazz, soul and hip-hop artists. This year’s line up includes, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, New Edition, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Babyface, The Whispers, Ledisi, Leela James, The Deele, Judith Hill, and more.
6. EAT DRINK PAINT AT ART ON THE LEVEE/CARNEVALE WINE BAR
Friday, July 22, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Eat Drink Paint is a simple paint night concept that brings people together for a couple hours at a local venue to enjoy food, drinks, painting & fun. Finger food, complimentary wine with souvenir glass and atmosphere provided by Carnevale Wine Bar.
7. BRUNCH ON THE SQUARE
July 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join The Green Day Group and Cincinnati Chapter of National Black MBA Association as we enjoy the tradition of the Cincinnati Music Fest weekend on the square! One free drink ticket and free appetizers are included
8. CINCY SOUL: THE BLACK TASTE OF CINCINNATI
Saturday, July 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
During the Jazz Festival weekend, come experience the inaugural Cincy Soul: The Black Taste of Cincinnati. African-American restaurants & food trucks will showcase all the delectable dishes the city of Cincinnati has to offer. They will be centrally located downtown on 5th St (between Vine & Walnut – adjacent to Fountain Square).
9. SURVIVAL OF THE LITTEST
Saturday, July 23, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Celebrate the Cincinnati Music Fest, with an epic all day and night turn up! Starting off at Ivy Lounge then transitioning to Mynt Lounge from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. One presale ticket will get you into both events so hurry up and buy!
10. GOSPEL SUNDAYS FEATURING DOUG WILLIAMS
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy free gospel music at Fountain Square featuring Grammy Award nominee and long-time Williams Brothers member, Doug Williams.
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