There’s always something to do in The District! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Washington, DC this week.
1. KARAOKE WITH BLACK GIRLS ROCK DMV
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come experience the Karaoke With Black Girls Rock DMV at Ben’s Upstairs. It’s a free event so leave your wallet at home. Come sing your favorite songs and help the Black Girls Rock DMV raise funds and awareness for their community causes. All proceeds will go towards BGRDMV fundraiser fund. Learn more HERE.
2. NEW CLASS: INTRODUCTION TO WINE
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Do you generally feel like you’re winging it when you order wine at a restaurant or buy wine from the store? Wondering what it really means for a wine to be full-bodied? You’re not alone. And, now there’s a solution. Come to the Introduction to Wine class where you will learn the fundamentals of tasting and buying wine. They will cover the major grape varietals, both white and red, and begin to get an understanding of how to evaluate wine. Learn more HERE.
3. YOUNG BLACK PROFESSIONAL DMV WINTER NETWORKING EVENT
Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
DMV, come connect with some of the most professional Blacks in the country. This Winter 2018 Networking event will be an evening of some networking and some mingling. The program will be as follows: they’ll have their business networking session for 2 hours and 30 mins and after that they’ll open it up to mingling, dancing and just enjoying the rest of the evening. They will also hold an introduction section. In this part of the program, they will call attendees to come out and talk about themselves, their profession, or if they have a business, tell them a little about the business. Learn more HERE.
4. WASHINGTON DC GODDESS EMPOWERMENT PHOTO SESSIONS
Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
So the Goddess Empowerment Photo Session will be in DC the weekend of March 23rd. So ladies, if you are interested in scheduling an Intimate Goddess Empowerment Photo Session or Modern Glamour session, get your tickets now. Slots are still open! They hope to see you soon there. Learn more HERE.
5. NEO SOUL 90’s HIP-HOP
Friday, March 23, 6:00 p.m. –1:00 a.m.
The DMV hosts it’s number 1 Neo Soul 90’s Hip-Hop Happy Hour and After Party. Guest DJ and legendary producer Keith Shocklee from Public Enemy Bomb Squad production. Come enjoy the spinning of the best of classic hip-hop, neo-soul, house music and reggae with DJ ZU while he is on his Loose Ends US DJ Tour. Get ready for good music, good people, and great food. Learn more HERE.
6. CAPITAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
Friday, March 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Has life been stressing you out? You feel like you need to get away from it all but you can’t afford to book a flight? Well then, come and laugh away your stress. This Friday Capital Comedy Festival features performances by Sommore, Arnez J, Don DC Curry, George Wallace, Tommy Davidson and George Willborn. Come get ready to laugh. Learn more HERE.
7. ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS & DANCE SOIREE
Friday, March 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the candlelit 18th Street Lounge for a delightful evening of music and dance! You are invited to learn and experience the Argentine Tango, one of the world’s most passionate and romantic dances that bring to life the romantic flair of 1930s Argentina. Attend on your own or with friends. They’ll have you dancing the Argentine Tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, even if you have never danced before. The Argentine Tango is known around the world for its romance and bold flair and this is your rare opportunity to learn the Argentine tango from an expert instructor as you meet ICDC members in a friendly and relaxed setting. Learn more HERE.
8. DJ KHALED AND DEMI LOVATO CONCERT
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
They don’t want you to be blessed! They don’t want you to go out to a concert and have fun with friends! This Saturday, come out to Capital One Arena and come have fun at the DJ Khaled and Demi Lovato Concert. Tickets are selling fast. Learn more HERE.
9. THE THROWBACK PARTY WITH KID AND PLAY
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
The Howard Theatre and Epic League Entertainment does it again. You don’t want to miss this throwback party with Kid N Play performing live. Get ready to dance to the jams from back in the day. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Oh, and the best part is Ciroc is sponsoring an open bar until 12am. Learn more HERE.
10. HENNY & WAFFLES WASHINGTON DC
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
DC’s #HennyAndWaffles Brunch & Day Party is coming on March 25 to Howard Theatre. Come for brunch, then turn up. Join them for one of their last installments of Henny & Waffles. Enjoy a lavish all you can eat buffet from 1pm to 4pm with unlimited mimosas. After you eat it’s time to party. The day party kicks off at 4pm with sounds by some of the best DJ’s around. Learn more HERE.
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