10 New Orleans Events For Black Professionals This Week

1. CUFFING SEASON
Monday, March 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
CUFFING SEASON is a monthly soulful speed dating event. Sign up for an evening of conversation, laughter, tasty food and possibly love! This is all taking place at 14 Parishes, the hottest new restaurant in the Crescent City! Join your host DC PauL and Geneva Joy as they guide you through up to 20 dates with the most alluring and beautiful singles in New Orleans. Learn more HERE.

2. GOOD FRIDAY AT BACKATOWN
Friday, March 30, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Join the local radio station WBOK 1230AM family at their annual Spring Mixer. This year they’re proud to host it at Backatown Coffee Parlour on Good Friday. Come out from 5 to 8 pm and enjoy some bites complimentary of their sponsors and TheMisbelief Punch by DC Paul. Learn more HERE.

3. NOIRLINIANS MEET UP/POP UP SHOP
Friday, March 30, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Join your friendly neighborhood Africans, Mwende and Denisio of the Noirlinians, for another meetup/pop up shop. There you can support local Black vendors and businesses, buy goods imported from Kenya and catch up with your peoples. Vendors and DJ TBA, food by Afrodesiac NOLA. Learn more HERE.

4. BRANDING & BREWS
Friday, March 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Derin Lindsey presents BRANDING & BREWS: Fix My Brand, a networking party and panel discussion on branding your image. If you’re an entrepreneur and looking to start or expand your business and not sure where to go or what to do, this event can help get you in the right direction and introduce you to experts interested in seeing you succeed. The event includes a live performance and delicious light bites! Learn more HERE.

5. R&B ONLY
Friday, March 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
In just over a year, R&B ONLY has exploded as the largest celebration of R&B music across the country and it’s coming to NOLA for a night you won’t forget! Join DJ Printz, Dauché, and Jabari on the 2018 R&B ONLY tour! Jam to your favorite R&B songs with your friends and make some new friends in the process! It’s spring so now’s the time for love to blossom and R&B ONLY can set that tone! Learn more HERE.

6. SILENT PARTY NOLA
Friday, March 30, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Urban Fêtes Silent Parties are the city’s main attraction for party-goers out on the town! Head to Eiffel Society this Friday and be the first to experience the special “ISLAND VYBZ” Silent Party. Three DJ’s will spin music ranging from Reggae/Dancehall, Afro Beat and Soca to Hip-Hop and R&B making it a Caribbean, connected experience for everyone in attendance. Learn more HERE.

7. THE TIPPING POINT
Friday, March 30, 2018, 11:00 p.m. 
Created by DJ RQ Away it began with the idea of giving those seeking a good time an alternative to what he and his cohorts had come to know as a “regular” night out. With no lines, no cover, no enforced dress code, and a laid-back vibe The Tipping Point has become a “to do” for Good People looking for Good Music on Friday nights. With the emotionally driven music selections of RQ Away, Good Vibes are always guaranteed at The Tipping Point. Learn more HERE.

8. #WEHIKETOHEAL
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The #wehiketoheal movement brings women together in an effort to create community around mindfulness, self-care and the great outdoors! Grab a small backpack and comfortable boots to group hike with The Black Outdoors and REMIXEcology as they end their month long campaign of empowering and inspiring women all over the globe! This is a 5.5 mile hike in the Woodlands Preserve in Belle Chasse suitable for all experience levels. Learn more HERE.

9. THE THROWBACK PARTY
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 p.m. 
THE THROWBACK PARTY is a 90s and early 2000s inspired event featuring guest DJs spinning all your favorite hip-hop, R&B, and occasional pop hits. 90s attire and costumes are highly encouraged! Special guest DJs to be announced! Learn more HERE.

10. 14 PARISHES SUNDAY BRUNCH
Sunday, April 1, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
After attending Easter Sunday church service (or watching it online) head over to 14 Parishes in your pastels and big hats for a filling, Sunday brunch. Your reservation includes your choice of one entree with one side and bottomless mimosas. There will be live entertainment from a special guest and DJ.  Learn more HERE.

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