There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1. JEWELRY DESIGNER IPPOLITA @ NEIMAN MARCUS
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Neiman Marcus at NorthPark Center invites you to meet jewelry designer Ippolita as she speaks to her inspiration and technique, and showcase a selection of one-of-a-kind pieces. In 1999, she launched her eponymous fine jewelry collection, IPPOLITA, at Bergdorf Goodman. In 2015, she conceived ARTEMEST, the first online retailer of high-end crafts made in Italy. Over the years Ippolita has consistently collaborated with the creative class, both in photography and art, including Ryan McGinley, Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, and more. Yes, she knows people. Learn more HERE.
2. TYLER THE CREATOR + VINCE STAPLES LIVE
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
See the Flower Boy this Thursday at The Bomb Factory. He has remained busy and influential with his many tv shows, internet series, productions and more. However, this album was Grammy nominated for best rap album and was actually good. Peep him live with another lyricist, Vince Staples, and have fun! Learn more HERE.
3. TRAPPIEST HOUR ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
It’s their anniversary. Celebrate a one year anniversary of trap on a Thursday at OT Tavern. Sounds by DJ Swavor all hosted by @thekennyreeves. $2 pizza slices, hookah and more. Swing by the trap. Learn more HERE.
Friday, February 9, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
This pop-up concert will be located at The Green Elephant as an R&B and Hip-Hop concert proudly sponsored by TopShelf Shows and T.Co Live! Performers include Blythe Dennis, PEEPSnation, Six Co., RealSleezy, and more! $5 early bird tickets on sale now. Learn more HERE.
5. MONEY MAN LIVE
Friday, February 9, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
My favorite trapper. See Money Man live at DFW Empire so he can tell you How It Feel? He’s one of the hottest rappers bubbling on the map right now, especially after signing to Cash Money. Though his contemporaries might still be in their teens or early 20s, Money Man is 31 and basically rapping about what he spent the last few years of his life doing. Peep my boy live. Learn more HERE.
6. FAKE LOVE DAY PARTY
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Love to love or love to hate. Turn up with @TrillionTheDJ and @DJ_GS at Lekka. Drink specials all day with $5 old fashioned and margaritas, $6 you-call-its, and $12 mimosa carafes. Pour up for the haters. Learn more HERE.
7. PEEK + PAINT
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Paint a naked person. Peek & Paint is no ordinary paint party. You’ll be painting an attractive live NUDE model that will be used as your canvas inspiration. So spice up your date night, ladies night, birthday party or if you just want to paint a naked person, and come to Peek & Paint! Learn more HERE.
8. DOPE DAY PARTY
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Addison has a subtle turn up side, too. DJ Freeze and DJ IE in the mix at Union Park Addison so you know the music will be good. Check it out, especially if you don’t feel like hiking to Downtown Dallas. Learn more HERE.
9. IV:TUNATE 4:44
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Four DJs, DJ Phil, DJ Tr3y, DJ Luv SSik and DJ Rod Deloach and more. Four hosts and four lounge areas and a bunch of birthday celebrations. Join this huge 4th annual party at The Blue Fish and just have fun. Learn more HERE.
10. TOO FLY DALLAS: FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Too Fly is touching down with another event for those who just love to travel. As always, this event will continue to raise funds for travel grants and passports for youth. Brunch bites will be provided by Chef Gabrielle McBay and sounds by DJ Phife. Specialty travel themed cocktails will be provided by The Nines so po’ up for the cause. Learn more HERE.
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