There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1. THE 5TH ANNUAL VIRDIKO MUSIC + DJ NETWORKING EVENT
Monday, March 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. –2:00 a.m.
This industry is solely about who you know and your strategy. VirDiKO Global Music Promotion is proud to officially announce the highly anticipated 5th annual networking event. Specifically designed for professional and aspiring DJ’s, artists, producers, records labels, A&R’s, music enthusiasts and entertainment industry professionals. If you are serious and are ready to shoot your shot, email me for a free ticket. Learn more here.
2. HIP-HOP BOOK CLUB
Monday, March 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
If you’re a music enthusiast, this one may be for you. Hip-Hop Book Club is a monthly organized discussion and debate on major musical contributions to hip-hop culture by various artists. It is an event designed to educate and entertain those who are heavily influenced by the culture. This week’s topic of discussion will be on Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” album. Favorite album? Share why with other like minded connoisseurs like yourself. Learn more here.
3. THINK TANK
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
This place is where ideas, collaborations and connections are made. If you’re a Black millennial who wants to eventually open your own business, a creative, or just want to be around progressive Black people, then come to Think Tank. Think Tank is a bi-weekly co-working gathering that allows any and everyone to come together and really just think of ways on how to progress as a people, within the business sector and beyond. Theis group of people will keep you motivated. You’re trying to buy back the block right? Yeah, see you there. Learn more here.
4. DOLLS + DANDIES SOCIAL SOIREE
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m..
Black bloggers in the building. Kick off spring with a night of socializing and networking. Join the ever dapper Black Dandies and glamorous Dallas bloggers at Tortaco. Dallas fashion blogger queen Melody Sours, and others will be in attendance. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, happy hour drink prices all night and DJ Lion King in the mix. Bloggers unite. Learn more here.
5. DEDE IN THE MORNING PRESENTS: THE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
In celebration of Women’s History Month DeDe from K104 is inviting you to join in her for a special happy hour! Come, honor and salute those “history-making” women in your life. Bring your homegirl, mom, sisters, aunties and cousins. Celebrate and network together on the rooftop! Learn more here.
6. MOTOWN IN D-TOWN: PRE-GALA CELEBRATION
Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Do it for the culture. The African American Museum’s Annual Fundraising Gala is in a few weeks. Join the museum for a pre-gala celebration – karoake and costume party. Dress as your favorite Motown artists and be ready to dance! Learn more here.
7. FURIOUS THOUGHTS LIVE! DALLAS
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Kid Fury from the ever-so-popular podcast, ‘The Read’ is coming to Dallas! Fans have listened to him rant and “read” on such topics for several years, and on Saturday night, you get to hear one of his signature diatribes in person. Nothing but tea will be spilled. Learn more here.
8. THE GLITZ + GLAMOUR GALA
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Treasured Vessels Foundation black tie event will truly be an evening of glitz and glamour. As a community, come together to learn about the issue of child sex trafficking in our area, and what you can do to help. The funds raised will help build long-term, trauma informed care, safe houses for up to 60 adolescent girls, as young as 11 years old, who are victims of sex trafficking in our area. Cocktails, red carpet and silent auction begin at 7:00 p.m., with seated dinner, live auction, and a keynote speaker 8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
9. AIDS WALK SOUTH DALLAS
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Engage, educate, empower. The community of South Dallas is hosting an AIDS walk to empower persons infected and affected by HIV/AIDS with emphasis on homosexual men. This effort will serve as an aid for prevention, advocacy, education, peer support and emergency financial assistance. Donations are accepted as well as volunteers. Learn more here.
10. CAM’RON @ TREES
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
You’re boy is back, pink fur and all. Check out Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling rapper Cam’ron in Dallas, back with a vengeance. He’s been able to remain relevant through the years like when he told Anderson Cooper he wouldn’t snitch on a hypothetical serial killer neighbor. He is a NY legend and always ready to prove it. Learn more here.
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