There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1. SPIT’IN ANGER: THE TRAUMA OF FATHERLESS CHILDREN DOCUMENTARY SCREENING + PANEL DISCUSSION
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Spit’in Anger is a dramatic and compelling film documentary exploring the expressed and unresolved anger in men and boys from not having fathers in their lives. 72% of Black children are raised in a single parent household. While the film centers on this fact, Spit’in Anger is a universal lens for every American family suffering from absent fathers. After the filming of this great documentary, join expert panelist, Matt Horace, CNN & Wall Street Journal Law Enforcement Commentator, and others as they discuss the issues of this epidemic. Learn more here.
2. YOUNG THUG @ THE BOMB FACTORY
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Hailing from Atlanta, flamboyant 25-year-old Young Thug instantly made a name for himself in one of the densest, most saturated hip-hop markets. You either love him or hate him, but he is definitely being cosigned by some of your favorite artists. Come see one of the hottest rappers out now. Learn more here.
3. DALLAS BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join the Black Chamber of Commerce for their holiday open house and meet the chairman, interim president, officers, staff and members. Learn about services, membership opportunities and gain insight about what’s going on in Dallas from their point of view. Learn more here.
4. AT&T PRESENTS: DIVERSITY ENTREPRENEUR DAY
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join AT&T and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center for an evening aimed to inspire, empower and connect North Texan minority entrepreneurs and small business owners. Dinner, drinks, workshops, tips and showcases from Black owned startups and small businesses will all be included. This is a great event for your business if you are trying to gear it up for the next level in 2017 so don’t miss out! Learn more here.
5. DEEP ELLUM WINE WALK
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sip and shop around the Deep Ellum for a winter themed experience. Santa and his elves will be on hand to bring you exciting in-store events and promotions. Buy a wine glass for $10 at the check-in table or, bring a new, unwrapped toy for the SoupMobile, and the glass is free. Drink responsibly. Learn more here.
6. “THAT VIBE” THURSDAYS
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
“Girl you’ve got that vibe…” like R.Kelly would say. A new Thursday evening spot on the come up, Fusion Bistro Lounge is bringing that kind of vibe all Thursday night as a spot for mature professionals to sip, mix, mingle, dine and dance. Full menu available featuring their amazing Asian fusion dishes and drink specials all night. You know you need this midweek fix before the holidays. Learn more here.
6. BROWN SKIN II: AN ADULT EROTIC POETRY SHOWCASE
Friday, December 16, 2016, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Brown Skin II is literally where you are free to celebrate the skin you’re in, in any way you please. This is part 2 of a 4 part series that provides an open minded platform for super expressive stories, poems and sensual songs that capture the love of brown skin. The feel, the texture of this event is all about the essence of Black love. Drinks , food, paintings, sculptures and more will all be included in this very, very detailed intimate night. Chile, watch out now. Learn more here.
7. LE VIBE LIVE @ PRYME
Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
This new experience for your Friday night is action packed with popular forms of live entertainment which include poetry, comedy, music, motion graphics, dance and much more. Le Vibe Live is perfect for those looking for an exhilarating veer from your normal dinner and a movie or bar/club scene. Food is available all night. Learn more here.
8. MUSIC INDUSTRY NIGHT
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Hosted by Keke Perez Voice Studio, come network with poets, singers, writers, photographers, producers, videographers and more. This will be a night of networking, live music, open mic, and connecting with others. It’s all about who you know. Learn more here.
9. MINGLING OVER MIMOSAS
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Who doesn’t want mimosas?! The Debonair Society is a lifestyle brand that was established to build a unique culture identity in Dallas among like-minded individuals who are Dallas Transplants and/or Dallas Natives around the Metroplex. The Debonair Brunch is where attendees can come out to enjoy music and good food while mingling over mimosas and network. Let this “Sunday Funday” consist of you building connects as well. Learn more here.
10. UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER PARTY + TOY DRIVE
Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Support a cause with your favorite DJ, DJ So4kis, with his ugly Christmas sweater party and toy drive. He will keep the vibes right all night long playing an array to music showcasing his very diverse mixing and good music selection skills. Crown & Harp is the perfect place for this being in intimate, yet turnt experience. Support the cause. Learn more here.
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