There’s always something to do in The District! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Washington, DC this week.
1. SIP AND PAINT AT IVY CITY SMOKEHOUSE
Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Looking for something relaxing and fun to do Tuesday night when you get off of work? Ivy City Smokehouse is hosting a sip and paint. So come enjoy great food, drinks, and artistic expression with them. Only at Ivy City Smokehouse. Learn more HERE.
2. BYOV WEDNESDAYS A THE W HOTEL DC
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
After work slide on over to the luxurious W Hotel in downtown DC to sip some bubbly. Then, come and enjoy the sounds of DJ 2-Tone Jones on the turntables with a refined mix of soulful house, downtempo, hip-hop, funk, and more. If you want to add to the mix bring some of your own vinyl records and spin a DJ set. Learn more HERE.
3. 2ND WEDNESDAYS
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
This week’s upcoming 2nd Wednesdays for Women’s History Month is featuring the 2016 Baltimore Youth Poet, the one and only, Hannah Sawyerr. Open minds, open rhymes, and wide open mic with nothing but endless love and good vibes in the room. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and be sure to arrive by this time if you wish to sign the open mic list. It fills quickly. Learn more HERE.
4. G- EAZY CONCERT
Saturday, March 17, 7:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.
This upcoming Saturday, it’s going down at the DAR Constitution Hall. G- Eazy is coming to the chocolate city to let us know … It ain’t safe It ain’t safe .. when he comes to bless the mic. So what are you waiting for? Go get your tickets now. Learn more HERE.
5. THE BLACK LOVE EXPERIENCE
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Year five will be beyond epic! Originating from the masterminds behind Nubian Hueman, The Black Love Experience is a conglomerate of artistry and inventiveness geared towards creatives, revolutionaries, kindred souls, and fearless visionaries celebrating ourselves under the canopy of all things Black. This event connects the vibrant creative community of the Washington DC Metro Area and beyond, through expressions of music, art, wellness, and creative commerce, but most of all it’s good vibes and togetherness. To contain it under the guise of a party, pop-up, concert, or gathering of any kind would be an understatement. A portion of the proceeds goes towards organizations and schools in our local community. Learn more HERE.
6. CREATIVEX SMALL BUSINESS INTENSIVE
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
CreativeX is the perfect business event to attend for Small Business Owners who are looking to move past being inspired and into obtaining tools and processes to aid them in running their business. CreativeX is not an event that touches the surface of what you should be doing in your business. It delves into it, giving each attendee the tools they need by showing them step-by-step in order to manage and sustain a profitable business. Experience one phenomenal day with those who have implemented tactics into their business and who want to teach you the exact same thing. Learn more HERE.
7. SONGWRITER SUNDAYS
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Come to MilkBoy ArtHouse every third Sunday of the month for Songwriter Sundays. Curated by local songwriter Annette Wasilik. Each performance showcases three incredible songwriters and includes a short opening set from a local rising star. Learn more HERE.
8. UZODINMA IWEALA FOR SPEAK NO EVIL
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Uzodinma Iweala received the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the Academy of Arts and Letters, the New York Public Library Young Lions 2006 Fiction Award, and the 2006 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for Beasts of No Nation. In 2007, he was selected as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. A graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he lives in New York City and Lagos, Nigeria. Now he presents this book. You don’t want to miss the book signing. Learn more HERE.
9. SUNDAY SOCIAL MARCH
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Being a part of an artistic community always has its share of surprises and unexpected epic occurrences. Sunday Social is a space where art is everything. The crux of the experience is based on social engagement and creative presentation. The experience happens every 3rd Sunday of the month. Welcome to Sunday Social. Learn more HERE.
10. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE CONCERT
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Who else was having it up during the super bowl watching Justin Timberlake? If you are like anyone else who enjoyed the super bowl halftime show then you want to get your tickets now. Justin Timberlake is coming and ready to give each of you an unforgettable night to remember. Learn more HERE.
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