There’s always something to do in The Magic City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Miami this week.
1. P.H.I.R.S.T. IMPRESSIONZ OPEN MIC
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
P.I. is interactive open mic experience that celebrates all facets of the performing arts. The open mic features a topic of discussion for the audience to engage as a community in between the performances. Audiences members will also get a chance to write poetry together as a group. Learn more here.
1. CONCRETE POETRY DINNER
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join us in celebration of the Sackner Archive the world’s largest collection of concrete and visual poetry based in Miami. This performative dinner will commemorate the intersection of word and image, where language, typography, and poetry inspire each course and guides the evening’s festivities.. Learn more here.
2. WYNWOOD HIP-HOP DANCE WORKSHOP W. SEAN GREEN
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Keep Bouncing! and the Future Steps family present “Steppin’ Out”, a Hip-Hop workshop taught by world renown choreographer Sean Green, choreographer for the Miami Heat Dancers, as well as his appearances on America’s Best Dance Crew and Showtime at the Apollo. This workshop is open to ALL skill levels, from newbies to pro’s! Space is limited, so reserve your ticket now! Learn more here.
3. COMMUNITY GENIUS AWARDS
Thursday, June 21, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join The Knight Foundation, Kenan Charitable Trust, and Miami-Dade College as they celebrate the 2017 BMe Community Geniuses as well as other fellow Miami Community Geniuses. Learn more here.
4. ARTIST SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY: RAW ARTISTS
Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Come out and support Miami’s local art community with Raw at Revolution Live! The event will showcase over 55 amazing visual artists, photographers, musicians, performance artists, hair stylists, makeup artists, film makers, accessory vendors, and fashion designers. Learn more here.
5. A GYPSY’S LIBRARY
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Join Negra Sappha at Venture Cafe as they discuss their literary collective and dive into creative writing for their magazine, A Gypsy’s Library. Anyone interested in submitting their piece (prose, visual art, comics, screenplays, poetry, you name it) can also do so. Negra Sappha is a collective of two curly headed beauties promoting literacy in South Florida. Learn more here.
6. AN EVENING WITH JACK: A MUSICALLY ACCOMPANIED DINNER SERIES
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join R House and Jack Daniels they tip their hat to tradition!Enjoy Jack Daniel’s cocktail specials, fine cuisine, and the sweet sounds from Jeff Grainger and the Sinatra Band. Learn more here.
7. 2017 NEW TIMES BEST OF MIAMI PARTY
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Miami New Times invites you to celebrate their 30th year anniversary. Guests will enjoy delicious culinary delights and specially crafted cocktails, great music and will have private access to the new Frost Science Museum. Must be 21+ to attend the event. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science. Learn more here.
9. HAPPY SELF-LOVE SATURDAY: LOVE IS THE ANSWER
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
HAPPY SELF-LOVE SATURDAY: The Answer Is Love Tour is a three city brunch tour hosted by Danielle Darlynn of DanielleDarlynn.com. Sponsored by Lotta Body,The goal is to inspire women to live their healthiest and happiest lives through self-love. Learn more here.
10. BABY GIRL: A LOVER’S ROCK EDITION
Sunday, June 25, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Come out to a special Lover’s Rock edition of the R&B party, Baby Girl Comeover, hosted by The KGN for Caribbean Heritage Month. Learn more here.
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