There’s always something to do in The Queen City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Charlotte this week.
1. HIDDEN FIGURES: JAZZ AND A MOVIE
Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:00 p.m.- 9:45 p.m.
Enjoy live jazz entertainment followed by this amazing movie. $20 covers seating for the movie and the performance. Learn more here.
2. BOYS TO BAGHDAD
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Playwright and director, Rory D. Sheriff, has brought on his second stage production, Boys To Baghdad. The story is a romance set in the late 80s/early 90s, showing the challenges of manhood through the military and brotherhood. The play has dates through to the 21st. Learn more here.
3. THE KICKBACK
Friday, January 13, 2017, 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
You worked hard all week and you deserve to be around those who bring good vibes and positive energy. That is what this event is for. Head to Apostrophe Lounge and unwind with great music and good drinks. Learn more here.
4. 14TH ANNUAL LEGACY OF BLACK WOMEN FILM SHOWCASE
Friday, January 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Join the Deltas of Charlotte Foundation as they celebrate Black Women in and behind the scenes of film. A reception with refreshments start at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Learn more here.
5. SPECTRUM: FUNKY JAZZ WITH A TWIST OF SOUL
Friday, January 13, 2017, 9:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
SPECTRUM, a band with the best jazz and soul musicians in the QC will be hosting this fun filled night with music to keep you on the dance floor. Meet them at the Morehead Tavern this Friday night for a funky good time. Learn more here.
6. MID-MONTH GET DOWN
Friday, January 13, 2017, 10:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
Lounge, party and parlay with TerryBerry Events in the Ivory Lounge at Label! Entry is free before 11:00 p.m. so don’t wait around. Get there early to beat the crowd! Learn more here.
7. PUT FEET 2 FAITH: ACTION BOARD WORKSHOP
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
If you need to get started on your 2017 goals, this is the event for you. If you haven’t created an action board before, it would be great to go and learn how. If you have created one before, you know how effective this can be. Learn more here.
8. BRUNCH AND BREWS
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Food Network Star and owner of Cafe Ganache, Chef Abdullah, will partner with black owned Three Spirits Brewery to host a brunch you will not forget. There will be four courses (including the famous Kronuts) of entrees that will be paired with a beer from the brewery. Learn more here.
9. CHAMPAGNE SUNDAYS @ INDUSTRY
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Something new for Charlotte this Sunday at a new place, Industry (the former Osso Restaurant). Gather your friends and be prepared to have a great time and crazy champagne specials. Learn more here.
10. MLK WEEKEND: A KINGS KICKBACK
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
No work on Monday, turn up on Sunday! That’s the way it goes, right? The sounds will be provided by DJ Rozay and there will be drink and hookah specials all night. Learn more here.
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