There’s always something to do in The ATL! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Atlanta this week.
1. MARGARITA MONDAYS
Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
What do you get when you combine tequila, triple sec, lime juice and sour mix? A delicious and always reliable Margarita. Margarita Monday’s at Encore has $3 margaritas for you all night! While you’re there partake in the $15 hookahs and vibe out to some R&B hits, past and present. Learn more HERE.
2. GRIOT TUESDAYS
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
Griot Tuesdays are the perfect mix of chill and lit! For your chill side, there’s poets, live painting, and a bonfire. For your lit side, turn up with the DJ, a cipher, and a few drinks. Learn more HERE.
3. KINGS AND QUEENS: BATTLE OF THE BOSSES
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
In the game of chess, the King is the most valuable piece but the Queen is the most powerful. Who is the real boss? Baller Alert Radio presents: “Battle of the Sexes, I mean Bosses.” Come out and discuss relationships with the lifestyle specialist Kenny Burns, Su Sulo, and Ferrari Simmons. Learn more HERE.
4. ATLANTA MARDI GRAS PARTY
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Celebrate Fat Tuesday in The A! This event is giving you tons of goodies for the free! You’re getting free masks, free beads, and a free buffet! That leaves plenty of funds to buy $3 drinks all night long. Learn more HERE.
5. VALENTINE’S DAY MIXER
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
It’s officially Valentine’s Day for all the lovebirds. It’s also Single’s Appreciation Day for the single folks. If this time next year you want to fly over to the lovebird side come out to the Valentine’s Day Mixer at the MBar. May the odds be ever in your favor. Learn more HERE.
6. ALVIN AILEY
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – Sunday, February 18, 2018
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater uses the beauty and humanity of the African American heritage and culture and other cultures to unite people from all over the world. But, let’s be real, we attend to get a healthy dose of #BlackGirlMagic and #BlackBoyJoy. See it live on stage at the Fox Theatre. Learn more HERE.
7. VIBES OF WAKANDA
Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Black Panther has us showing out and showing off! Let’s continue to support and celebrate at Vibes of Wakanda. It’ll be a night of fashion, music, and art, as we continue to celebrate Black History Month. Learn more HERE.
8. THE TRAP JAZZ BIRTHDAY BASH
Friday, February 16, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Come out to Apache Cafe and get familiar (if you aren’t already) with Trey Daniels. This is his trap jazz birthday party! The classic sounds of the saxophone collide with music from Kendrick Lamar, Migos, and Future. Learn more HERE.
9. MARDI GRAS VS. CARNIVAL DAY PARTY
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
It’s almost certain that you’re going to have a good time when Mardi Gras and Carnival are in one event! This day party is exclusive and all-inclusive. Satisfy your foodie side and indulge your lush side. Learn more HERE.
10. STUCK IN THE 90’S PARTY
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 1:45 a.m.
It doesn’t matter the time or the place, the 90’s will always get love! It was one of the best eras for the Black culture. The 6th annual Stuck in the 90’s Party is back and it’s bigger and better! You can dress up in your best 90’s wear or buy 90’s inspired t-shirts when you’re there. Make sure you hit up that open bar too. Learn more HERE.
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