There’s always something to do in The City of Brotherly Love! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Philadelphia this week!
1. FINALLY FAMOUS
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
It’s Women’s History Month, and we want our things. As we continue to root for everybody Black (and female) check out an all-new monthly party held by none other than DJ A-List, Femcee Queen Jo, and special guest, Philly-raised, LA-based DJ Suga Shay. Even better, it’s free, so be there. Learn more HERE.
2. PUSSY CLAPS BACK
Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
A statement that’s more than just shock-value, Pussy Claps Back is a pro femme and pro women’s music and arts initiative based in Philadelphia whose events seek to raise funds for organizations that support women’s rights and artistic expression. The show will feature an opening DJ set, performances by Tsehaitu and Orion Sun, and more guests TBA. All proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Camp Sojourner, a girl’s leadership camp. Learn more HERE.
3. SOCIAL SAVVY
Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
Seeking a mature atmosphere and the company of modish, cultivated professionals? Then you are cordially invited to join the Glorious and the Social Savvy. Revel in provoking conversation amongst like-minded friends and acquaintances, and partake in appetizing dishes and crafty cocktails in the dashing newly renovated CiBo Ristorante & Lounge in Center City. Please dress accordingly. Learn more HERE.
4. BE EXPO 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.
The largest expo for diversity and empowerment in Philadelphia is back.There will be something for everyone in a family-filled atmosphere geared for the Philly community. Come and enjoy a day with an array of empowerment workshops, panel discussions, health seminars, celebrity interviews, private meet and greet sessions, fitness, fun and family activities. Check the link to see what to expect. Learn more HERE.
5. THE CULTURE CRAWL: ST. PATRICK’S DAY EDITION
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Gather your friends and get the day started on the right foot by celebrating our way with The Culture Crawl “Keeping Our Green in Our Community.” First stop will be brunch at Haute Lounge from 11am to 1 pm. The second stop is the rooftop at Maison 208. You’ll get a delicious brunch and sophisticated rooftop with drink specials from Slane Irish Whiskey. Learn more HERE.
6. I’M NOT IRISH BUT…
Saturday March 17, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Raise your hand if you love day parties. Are you looking for the St. Patty’s Day move that’s actually catered to you? Are you even Irish? No, me neither. 6ix8ight has you covered for the day. A little birdy also said, the weather won’t be that bad, so make sure you make your way out. Learn more HERE.
7. FRIENDS & FAM
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
A monthly Philly favorite. Check out a special edition of Friends & Fam, a monthly dance party held by Resident DJ, Matthew Law, who each month invites his friends in on the fun. This month will welcome the Official Bad Boy Reunion and Janet Jackson’s tour DJ, DJ Active. Get a city-wide, catch a twerk, and don’t forget the photobooth. Learn more HERE.
8. BIG K.R.I.T.: HEAVY IS THE CROWN
Monday, March 19, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
K.R.I.T. is your “veteran rapper’s favorite rapper, conscious or trapper,” who made it cool to be southern. He’s going on tour to commemorate his latest, and first major-label-free album 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time. He will be hitting the stage along with more southern favorites, CyHi Da Prynce, and newcomer Childish Major. Learn more HERE.
9. MIGUEL: WAR & LEISURE TOUR
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
R&B crooner, Miguel, is bringing his talents to Philly after the quiet release, of his latest album, War & Leisure. Did anyone know Miguel has a brother that does music as well? Well, he goes by Nonchalant Savant and he will be one of the opening acts. I took a listen for you, and he’s actually worth seeing. You’re welcome. Also joining them will be SiR. This will certainly be a show you don’t want to miss. Learn more HERE.
10. TY DOLLA $IGN: DON’T JUDGE ME TOUR
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
More than just a rapper, Ty Dolla $ign is a pretty in-demand writer, producer, instrumentalist, featured artist, and creative genius behind some of your fave’s best work. He’s ready to show you he’s a force to be reckoned with on his own with his Don’t Judge Me Tour. He’ll be joined on stage with a host of headliners, so check the link for more details. Learn more HERE.
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