There’s always something to do in The Triangle! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in the area this week!
1. MICROPHONE MONDAYS W/ WADE BANNER & MIR.I.AM
Monday, December 12, 8:00 p.m. – Tuesday, December 13, 12:00 a.m.
Got talent? Wade Banner & Mir.I.am from K97.5 will host a unique open mic night for rising artists to perform while learning about the industry. Learn more here.
2. 13th on the 13
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Join All Of Us Or None NC and SpiritHouse Inc. and Southern Coalition for Social Justice for a screening of Ava DuVernay’s documentary, “13th.” Don’t miss this night of fruitful discussion, food and networking. Learn more here.
3. Bull City Business Leaders BNI Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Attend one of the most coveted holiday parties for entrepreneurs and business owners in the Triangle. Each year, Durham’s largest BNI chapter hosts more than 200 people so bring plenty of business cards and a spirit of networking. Learn more here.
4. TRIANGLE SOCIAL EXPERIMENT
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
The “Triangle Social Experience” is back at Proof Five Points. Come unwind after work and enjoy other professionals. Learn more here.
5. JINGLE JAMMIN CONCERT & CHRISTMAS PARTY
Wednesday, December 14, 8:00 p.m. – Thursday, December 15, 2016, 12:00 a.m.
The Joy of Connecting People invites you to their annual Jingle Jammin Concert and Christmas Party at Noir Bar & Lounge. This year’s event promises spoken word and live performances from a variety of artists. Learn more here.
6. GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING CLASS
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.; Friday, December 16, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Decorate your own gingerbread house for a good cause at Carroll’s Kitchen. A portion of the ticket proceeds will help provide a house and decorating opportunity for a child at the Raleigh Rescue Mission. You may also purchase additional houses for the children staying there. Learn more here.
7. ICE RALEIGH
Friday, December 16, 2016; 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Skate on Raleigh’s only outdoor natural ice skating rink to the sounds of funk rock band, Chit Nasty. Learn more here.
8. Black Nativity by Langston Hughes
Saturday, December 17, 2016; 4:00 & 8:00 p.m. shows
Experience the joyous story of Jesus Christs’ birth based on the Gospel of St. Luke. Vividly portrayed through the poetic genius of Langston Hughes, breathtaking soloists, a soaring multicultural chorus, inspirational dancers and the heartwarming procession of the three king bring this amazing piece to life. The production features the African-American Dance Ensemble and world-renowned drummer Bradley Simmons. Learn more here.
9. Canvas Creations
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Unleash your inner artist and paint a masterpiece with friends over your favorite bottle of wine. See Why Designs will provide the materials. You will bring your own wine. Space is limited to the first 25 people who register online. Learn more below.
10. MARCUS ANDERSON @ BEYU CAFFE
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saxophonist and former member of Prince’s New Power Generation, Marcus Anderson, graces the Beyu Caffe stage. This is one performance that you do not want to miss! Learn more here.
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