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10 Philadelphia Events for Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in Philadelphia! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Philadelphia this week!

1. SOULCOMEDY @WARMDADDYS WELCOMES DICK GREGORY
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Soul Comedy is honored to welcome, comedian, activist and educator Mr. Dick Gregory. He is the author of autobiography, Nigger, and one of the originators of political satire and social comedy. Learn more here.

2. UNLEASH THE BEAST
Friday, October 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join The Rise of the Artrepreneur for an elegant art show and series finale featuring a special live performance by Kriss Mincey. This is a 3-part series about becoming who you are as an Artepreneur. Enjoy a great food menu and cash bar while connecting with immensely talented featured artists and attendees. Learn more here.

3. POWERHOUSE 2016
Friday, October 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – until
iHeartMedia’s Power 99 announced the return of POWERHOUSE 2016 with a superstar line-up of performances by Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Desiigner, Trey Songz, Lil Uzi Vert, Jeezy, Young M.A., PNB Rock, Kehlani, Dreezy and Cardi B. Learn more here.

4. ROCKTOBER
Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Support the H.N.Y (Haiti Needs You) Campaign and enjoy some great recognition and showcasing of Philly’s best entrepreneurs and their businesses. There will be special guest founders and CEOs introducing their brand. Connect with like minded professionals while reveling in a beautiful view overlooking the city from the 52nd floor. Learn more here.

5. ANIMAL HOUSE – HALOWEEN EDITION
Friday, October 28, 2016, 10:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
If you missed it last time, you definitely don’t want to be left out again. You can expect a vicious DJ, lewd dancing, hookah, dabbing, twerking, drinking, flip cup, bear pong, a giant Jenga, corn hole, trash talk, connect the dots and more. It’s also a costume party and there will be a contest for best man and woman costume. The most important thing? It’s BYOB. Learn more here.

6. BUT FIRST, BRUNCH
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
A weekend isn’t complete without brunch, so come out for a day of fellowship, fun, food and day partying. Punch Line Philly, a new “Go Green” inspired gem of a venue resonates good vibes while catering to you with signature cocktails and dishes using environmentally friendly eating and drinking utensils. There will be an a la carte brunch menu and bottomless signature mimosas. After brunch the party continues as the dance floor opens up and the kitchen continues service with their regular menu. Learn more here.

7. PHILLY HEAVY SUNDAYS
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 8:00 p.m. – until
An Eagles away game like you’ve never seen before. Live at Union Transfer. Eagles vs. Cowboys on the really big screen, DJ Aktive performing live, a halftime performance, local art, great food, giveaways, and ice-cold Bud Heavy flowing freely. Learn more here.

8. HENNY HALLOWEEN
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Step out for an indoor/outdoor costume lounge and rooftop party. There will be a cash prize for the best costume. Or you can just stop in to pregame and watch the Eagles vs. Cowboys game at 8:00 p.m. on the flat screen or all new projector on the rooftop. Learn more here.

9. MAKE AMERICA SKATE AGAIN
Monday, October 31, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Celebrate Halloween at The Fillmore Philadelphia and cap off their one year anniversary in a way they have never done before! They are bringing in a pro skating floor and will have DJs keeping you moving. Skating and admission is free for all ages from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. At 8:00 p.m. they will pick back up for the 21+ crowd with progressive pricing. Very limited early bird tickets are available. Learn more here.

10. LECRAE
Monday, October 31, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
“This tour is meant to be an invitation to collectively breathe through art and music,” says Lecrae. Watch Lecrae take his latest endeavors on the road on his Destination Tour. Learn more here.

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LeYante Le'Yante is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencer of Philadelphia. She is a graduate of Florida State University and is an insurance professional. She enjoys concerts, traveling to as many places as her wallet allows, and being an avid crafter in her free time. Follow her @leyante on Facebook, @leyantita on Instagram, and @yannii37 on SnapChat.

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