There’s always something to do in KC! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Kansas City this week.
1. TALES FROM THE BLACK WEST
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saddle up for an interactive musical that debunks myths and explores the life and times of thousands of African-American cowboys and cowgirls. Learn more here.
2. GOOD BURGER MOVIE BURGER AND BEER
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
“Welcome to Good Burger. Home of the Good Burger. Can I take your order?” Those words are drilled into the memories of 90s kids. Watch this iconic movie and enjoy a “good burger” and beer from Tapcade in the Crossroads District. Learn more here.
3. TRIBE KC: SOCIAL JUSTICE HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Learn about ways to to get involved with social justice issues in the Kansas City area over drinks. Learn more here.
4. BREWS AND BBQ
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy bites from local BBQ joints and sip on Boulevard Beer while raising money for the Children’s Place, a nonprofit organization that aims at preventing child abuse. Learn more here.
5. KC SINGLES MIXER
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Are you single and ready to mingle? Join Kansas City matchmaker Timmy Gibson for a Single’s Mixer in the River Market. Learn more here.
6. COOKING CLASS: CRUCIFEROUS CUISINE
Friday, March 24, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
It’s not too late to start eating healthy. This free cooking class will give you an opportunity to learn about the many health benefits of eating cruciferous veggies like cauliflower, collard greens, kale and broccoli. Learn more here.
7. NU SOUL REVIVAL
Friday, March 24, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Some of your favorite early 2000s artists will perform on one stage. Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, Kindred Family Soul and Avery Sunshine take over The Midland. Learn more here.
8. FRESH TO DEF: FEATURING MATT HARTNETT AND THE GUMBO ALLSTARS
Friday, March 24, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Trombonist Matthew Hartnett will perform works from his album Southern Comfort. This Houston native will bring a fusion of funk, jazz, hip-hop and reggae to The Tank Room. Learn more here.
9. CURLY HAIR GIRLS PHOTO SHOOT
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join other curly girls for a photo shoot to celebrate your natural hair. Learn more here.
10. LIVE TAPING OF “THE SAME DIFFERENCE” PODCAST
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Experience the live tapping of local podcast “The Same Difference” featuring DaLosFactor. Learn more here.
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