There is always something to do in The D. Here is my curated list of events for Black professionals this week.
1. RETAIL BOOTCAMP 2018 INFO SESSION
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Now you already know that we need more black businesses in Detroit. 2018 is the year of yes. If you have something that you have been working on that you are afraid to get off the ground, go to this free retail boot camp info sessions and see if this is something that you could use to make that dream a reality. Learn more HERE.
2. PIZZA PLEX KARAOKE
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Pizza. Cocktails. Karaoke. Go with a group of friends after work or meet new ones there. This karaoke night boasts the most diverse and biggest collection of up to date song dockets in Detroit. Learn more HERE.
3. THE VINTAGE SOCIAL AT DRIVE
Friday, January 26, 2018, 9:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Nostalgic music cultured event infused with 80’s, 90’s, 00’s Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, food, cocktails, ping pong and cool vibes at Drive Table Tennis Social Club. Every Friday! Hosted by Kamal Smith of HOT 107.5 | Sounds by Dj L BooG. Learn more HERE.
4. TRAP YOGA: CARD I B. VS. NICKI MINAJ
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Come experience where hood and hippy meet through an all levels foundation flow to the tune of your favorite Cardi B & Nikki Minaj hits. Great for beginners, seasoned yogis who want a new spin, and trap music lovers. Learn more HERE.
5. HALF A STACK POETRY
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m.-11:00p.m.
12 Poets are competing for half a stack ($500, for those of you who don’t know…). This is poetry slam style so this could go in any way for the poets or for you. If you have never been to a poetry slam I highly encourage that this one be your first. Learn more HERE.
6. MO BETTA BLUES
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:30p.m.-12:30 a.m.
To all my folks who appreciate Live Music, a Mo’ Better Blues Vibe, strolling hors d’oeuvres/appetizers and a splash of turn-up, this one is for you! Food and Live Entertainment from the 313 Experience, and open Bar from 8:30pm to 9:15pm. Learn more HERE.
7. VISIONISTA’S AND GOALDIGGERS VISION BOARD SOIREE
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00p.m.
You are cordially invited to join TruBeauty Studio for their 1st Annual Vision Board Soirée. This Vision Board Soirée is a celebration where you’ll be creating a vision board. All materials provided. Learn more HERE.
8. SUMN LIGHT
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:30 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.
Madame Fajita & Clay Hova present SUMN LIGHT. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite du rag, and judging by the photo, that new faux fur you just copped at Zara. Hosted By: @ogxwhlgn, sounds by @DJKillaSquid. Food and drinks will be provided by Jungle Juice Jan & Chef Fresh. Learn more HERE.
9. A TASTE OF ART
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
The Exchange is at it again with their second installment of A Taste of Art series. Enjoy another rotating selection of hors d’oeuvres by Chef Davante Burnley and craft cocktails by Justice Akuezue while Tony Rave blesses us with not one but two eye-catching pieces from his King of Broken Hearts series. Learn more HERE.
10. MONICA BLAIRE
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
From Mozart to Mainstream, eclectic is the way to describe Monica Blaire. Classical, rock, soul, gospel, funk, hip-hop, techno, and pop playfully coexist. For Blaire, the audience is the performance and her voice is the vehicle. Writing since the age of 5 and singing since a baby, Monica’s need to connect with the listener comes first. Learn more HERE.
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