There’s always something to do in MIA! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Miami this week.
1. GOOD VIBES AT BRICK WYNWOOD
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday Nights all roads lead to Brick Miami in Wynwood for the Ultimate weekly Caribbean event, where Afrobeat meets Soca meets Dancehall! The night features $5 Heineken & $6 Jack Daniels before 11pm and Free admission with RSVP. Learn more here.
2. DUBWISE MIAMI
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
DubWise Jamaica brings you authentic Roots, Dub & Reggae every Wednesday in the city of Miami. This week join other locals at Coyo Taco for good vibes and Roots music all night. Learn more here.
3. SOULFUL JOURNEY
Friday, February 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Join Xcyte Marketing Group for a Night to Remember, where Sophistication meets fun!Be ready to come and enjoy a Live Band performing, with DJ Stan on the 1s and 2s. Food and drinks available. Learn more here.
4. THE BLACK CANVAS PARTY
Friday, February 17, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come out to a BYOB paint and sip party in Historic Overtown! The ticket includes art supplies, canvas, access to an art teacher and music. Ticket proceeds will be donated to the fund to develop the new Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora. Learn more here.
5. CELEBRATE BLACK EXCELLENCE
Friday, February 17, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come out to “Celebrate Black Excellence” and support Black Businesses for Black History Month at 1st Klass Café and Lounge. Several black business owners will be in attendance showcasing their products and services, while you enjoy Happy Hour specials and network with tons of Black Professionals from across South Florida. There will also be raffles and giveaways. Learn more here.
6. MACY’S CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join Host Ashlee K. Thomas from MUCE and Hip – Hop vocalist/Spoken Word Artist Kamau for a special performance! In addition, the Miami – Dade County Black Advisory Board is invited to discuss the local and national impact of Black Art, Expression and Culture in Miami. Following the performances, enjoy lite bites and drinks from Chef Creole! Learn more here.
7. LADY BOOKWORM X YEELEN GALLERY PRESENTS THE LITERARY SERIES
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lady Bookworm x Yeelen Gallery Presents The Literary Series, a bi-monthly event that highlights authors who are discussing social issues in today’s time. Join Lady Bookworm for an open forum which will discuss various topics ranging from neo-liberalism to new slavery with author of Soundless Cries Don’t Lead to Healing, Valencia D. Clay. Guests will enjoy small bites from Vegetarian Delight, light cocktails, and a chance to meet and greet with the ladies of The Literary Series. Learn more here.
8. AFRIKAN: HEALING OUR NATION
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
AFRIKIN is a celebration of history, culture, people – us. The night will feature a live musical performance by Grammy-nominated Haitian outfit, Boukman Eksperyans, with their captivating Haitian Roots Music (Rasin), and a spoken word performance by Jamaican dub poet, actor, and educator, Mutabaruka. Learn more here.
9. WAYUP STAYUP
Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Kola Champagne Presents WAYUP STAYUP, an evening of good music, vibes, and more. Kola Champagne is a Miami based creative collective, founded by Silent Addy, with an aim to bring the bashment party vibe to all creative endeavors and to put a refreshing spin on the Reggae, and Dancehall experience. Grab your ticket and get there! Learn more here.
10. THE SOUTH FLORIDA BLACK BUSINESS DIRECTORY RELEASE PARTY
Sunday, February 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come out and celebrate the highly anticipated release of the Official South Florida Black Business Directory, a directory that will lists hundreds of Black Owned Businesses based in the South Florida region. This celebration will highlight the efforts of the Black Business owners, influencers, and community leaders that made this initiative possible. The event features music by Hot 105 DJ Bigh Man Kelly, Jazz Soul performance by Saxophonist Keenan P., food by Chef Chad Cherry, and drinks sponsored by Jack Daniels. Learn more here.
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