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10 New Orleans Events for Black Professionals This Week

10 New Orleans Events for Black Professionals This Week

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

1. TOO TRILL TRIVIA
Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
A trivia night with more Living Single than Seinfeld, more Hughes than Hemingway, more bell hooks than Becky with the good hair. This month they couldn’t decide if we should do Black History Month, Mardi Gras, or Valentimes. So they’re doing all three.
Learn more here. 

2. DAVE CHAPPELLE & CHRIS TUCKER
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – Thursday, February 16, 2017, 12:00 a.m
Comedy legends Dave Chappelle and Chris Tucker invade New Orleans for four straight nights to perform in the Saenger Theatre. When Chapelle came to New Orleans last year he sold out tickets in minutes and had to add another show, so you know the show will be good and the place will be packed. Learn more here.
3. ALL STAR WEEKEND PARTY GRAS
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – Monday, February 20, 2017, 4:00 a.m
Local party promoters Big Stan Productions, HereWeGo Entertainment, G Johnson & Red Carpet Events NOLA are hosting four nights of turn up at the popular nightclub the METROpolitan. Celebrity guests throughout the weekend include Terrence J, Fabolous, Jadakiss, Jeezy, T.I. and more. Learn more here.
4. NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – Sunday, February 19, 2017, 11:00 p.m
The 66th edition of the NBA All-Star Game is back in New Orleans for 2017 and will be played at the Smoothie King Center. Leading up to that Sunday night game between the East and the West, it’s a weekend full of events and activities that you can bring your friends and family to during the day for some NBA fun. Learn more here.
5. #HENNYPALOOZA
Friday, February 17, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
#HennyPalooza is heading to New Orleans for the first time EVER! They’re finally making their way to the home of crawfish and the original Popeye’s! This party is about the people, and we’re certain that New Orleans and it’s gorgeous people will show the crew a good time! Learn more here.
6. BLEACHER REPORT ALL STAR COMEDY JAM
Friday, February 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – until

Join Bleacher Report and Rock On Foundation at The Howlin’ Wolf for a night of comedy and music. Hannibal Buress, Michael Che and Joe Mande will be dishing out basketball inspired jokes and Rob Nice will be spinning throughout the night. Learn more here.

7. NOLA GREEK COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
NOLA Greek, LLC. in partnership with NOLA NPHC, HBCU NOLA, and NOLA Black Professionals invite you to join us in lending a helping hand to the New Orleans East Area and those affected by the recent tornado. Shuttle Buses will be provided to and from Xavier, Suno, and Dillard campuses in order to assist those who need rides. Let’s support our NOLA family!  Learn more here.

8. TPS CARES WEEKEND OF SERVICE
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The ladies of the Paragon Society, Inc. are lending a helping hand in the wake of the tornados that occurred on February 7 in the New Orleans East area with their, “TPS Cares: Weekends of Service” in conjunction with the Lake Bullard Homeowner’s Association. Learn more here.

9. NBA ALL STAR SUITE V1
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m – Sunday, February 19, 2017, 3:30 a.m.

Enjoy drink specials in a classy atmosphere while watching the 3-Point Shootout and Dunk Contest at the People’s Health New Orleans Jazz Market. Viewing is available on all screens in the building and the big screen in the performance hall. Soundtrack for the evening provided by DJ Groovekidd, DJ Big Reeks, DJ E-Clazz, and Raj Smoove. Your host for the evening is Ryan Cameron of V103 Atlanta. Learn more here.

10. DJ RQ AWAY & #AWAYTEAM PRESENTS: LAGNIAPPE
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – Sunday, February 19, 2017, 3:00 a.m.
The first Lagniappe of 2017 will happen during All-Star Weekend taking over Tipitina’s. It’s Lagniappe so don’t forget your donations! Everyone is encouraged to donate, continuing the help with Second Harvest Food Bank in support of relief for those in need. Learn more here.

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Chantell Chantell is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencer of New Orleans. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University and is a public affairs professional. She enjoys brunching, watching Instagram workout videos and attending live events, in that order. Follow her at @blacknbklyn on InstagramTwitter, & Snapchat and @hbcunola on Instagram.

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