There’s always something to do in The ATL! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Atlanta this week.
1. M3 INDUSTRY MIXER
Monday, January 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Good things come in three’s right? In this case, it’s models, musicians, and moguls. Come out to The League Tavern for speed networking, happy hour specials, and giveaways. Learn more HERE.
2. BRANDING MIXTAPE: A LECTURE SERIES FOR DOERS
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
It’s time to #SecureTheBag! This lecture series will cover design, technology, culture, code, and all things business. In 2018 branding is everything! This vital information is being shared for free. Come to learn something new or make new connections. Learn more HERE.
3. WUSSY RELEASE PARTY
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join Wussy magazine at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center for the release party of “The Queer Sex Issue.” It’s a brand new art and literary magazine featuring work from over 30 queer artists. Enjoy the curated content with a cocktail as excerpts from the issue are shared. Learn more HERE.
4. BLEND THURSDAYS
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
For some reason, we have an affinity for Patron and Henny. We get it! So, Blend Thursday’s at the Alibi has $5 Patron and Henny until midnight to get you right! Learn more HERE.
5. OOH LA LA PAINT
Friday, January 26, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Do something new and exciting at Ooh La La Paint. This isn’t the usual class where you paint a sunset or a skyline. Your inspiration for your canvas are nude male and female models. Be amazed and intrigued while you’re painting Adam and Eve in all their glory. Learn more HERE.
6. HONDA BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
The Honda Battle of the Bands is here! HBCUs do not play when it comes to their marching bands and most importantly the drumline. It gets real serious, real quick this time of year in Atlanta. Get your tickets now before they sell out. Learn more HERE.
7. ATLANTA MARDI GRAS BALL
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
If you can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras it’s OK. Atlanta has something just for you! It’s the eighth annual Atlanta Mardi Gras Ball. It’ll feel just like you’re in New Orleans. Learn more HERE.
8. TAKE ME BACK TO THE 90’S SOIREE
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
We just love events where you can have a good time and support a great cause. The 90’s soiree will benefit young men in their journey to becoming upstanding and productive citizens of the world and in our communities. Come out to support and party. Be sure to wear your best 90’s gear! Learn more HERE.
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Live music, live African drums, and live vibes are what you’re going to get at Afropop! The music for the night is curated by the dynamic DJ Kato. Doors open at 10:00 p.m. and admission starts at $10. Vendors are welcomed. Learn more HERE.
10. TRAP X ART
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Come out to Halo Lounge and get trapped in the art. This trap x art event is inspired by SZA. She will not be in the building but art pieces at the event are influenced by the Love Galore singer. It’s trap x art, for the sophistiratchet at heart. Learn more HERE.
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