There’s always something to do in the Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1. DINNER WITH THE DOC
Monday, April 3, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Miller for a wonderful evening of great food, fun, and life changing information. As a doctor at Restoration Dallas Chiropractic, Dr. Miller will be going over how to live a quality life by reducing and eliminating medications and avoiding surgery, Saving hundreds of thousands of dollars, avoiding sick medical debt (the #1 cause of bankruptcy today), and more! Your health is your wealth. Learn more here.
2. ART OF CONNECTION
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Support Black colleges. Join SHAPE and the Zeta Eta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and discover your inner-lion through the artistic intricacies of the mind, body, and soul. No experience? No worries! The evening will provide step-by-step instructions in a fun and stress free environment. Come out and unleash your creativity. Food and drinks will be provided. Learn more here.
3. DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL
Friday, April 7, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Sunday, April 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Six blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists, 150 original bands and singer/songwriters performing from six different stages and two additional performance areas, the renowned Pet Parade, and enticing foods and drinks. Festival attendees can stroll through and admire displays of cutting-edge decorative arts and commission. You can also purchase the works of sculptors, muralists, jewelers, painters, leather and wood crafters, as well as other specialized fine artists, some of whom will be creating original pieces on the spot. It’s free, y’all! Learn more here.
4. FRIDAY NIGHT BLOCK PARTY
Friday, April 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Summer, summer, summertime! Pull up at the Dallas Farmers Market every Friday as they bust in to the weekend. Expect live music, games, drink specials, and plenty of fresh seafood. Think of this as a cool, chill night when you want to go out, but not to the club. Learn more here.
5. MO’NIQUE LIVE
Friday, April 7, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
She’s been off the scene for a while now but let’s not pretend she didn’t use to have us weak. Mo’nique’s performing live at the Addison Improv bringing it back to her comedic roots. She’s done stand up comedy, television, film and literature. On the real, not many can say they have done that much in her realm. Check her out and see what’s up for yourself. Learn more here.
6. VINCE STAPLES @ SOUTH SIDE MUSIC HALL
Friday, April 7, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
If you like rappers with actual bars, then you might like Vince Staples. The West coast representer paints vivid pictures with his words and never disappoints. There’s not much to say but to either listen to him for yourself or see him live. You have to truly like lyricism to vibe. Learn more here.
7. DALLAS ISD JOB FAIR
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
If you love the kids, this event is for you. Dallas ISD gives talented educators the chance to become the kind of teachers that’ll make a difference for kids in the Dallas community. Come join and teach everyone where they’re needed most: in Dallas. Please plan accordingly and bring plenty of resumes! Learn more here.
8. DFW CRAWFISH SOCIETY LAUNCH EVENT
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
First of all, Dallas has a crawfish society? If so, that’s definitely what’s up. Purchase your honorary membership that includes admission, an exclusive bar, unlimited crawfish, DFW Crawfish Society t-shirt and souvenir platter. Learn more here.
9. DALLAS PANCAKES + BOOZE ART SHOW
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Food, booze and art are all you need in life. Swing through this art show and witness some of Dallas’ emerging talent. 75+ artists, live body painting, art, and DJs with a free pancake bar (say what?!). Yep, sounds dope to me. Learn more here.
10. ARIANA GRANDE @ AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Let’s not sit here and act like this girl can’t sing, because she really can. This pop princess is stopping in Dallas for her Dangerous Woman Tour doing what she does best, singing. She’s only 23-years-old and has built her music and TV career up to be a legendary household name in her generation. Don’t sleep on her. Learn more here.
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