10 New Orleans Events For Black Professionals This Week

1. TOO TRILL TRIVIA
Monday, April 9, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This month, Geneva and Camille of Black Girl Giggles Comedy Festival join Too Trill Trivia for a night of serious trivia foolishness. This month’s prizes include bragging rights, Ace Hotel New Orleans bar tabs, Black Lit Starter Kit, the Hood Snack Pack, and bookoo Chek. Learn more HERE.

2. WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
YLC Wednesday at the Square Presented by AOS is a free 12-concert spring music series with food and drink for sale. It supports Young Leadership Council’s mission to young professional leadership through community service. Learn more HERE.

3. COOLNASTY WEEKLY JAM
Wednesday, April 12, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
The Jam w/CoolNasty takes place EVERY Wednesday night at NOJM. If you are an aspiring musician, poet, comedian, etc. this is the event for you! Mingle with the local creative community at the open mic jam and enjoy handcrafted cocktails. Arrive early to sign up as the list fills up quickly! Learn more HERE.

4. FRENCH QUARTER FEST
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – Sunday, April 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
More than one dozen stages will rock the French Quarter throughout the three-day weekend. Music lovers will find traditional and contemporary jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans funk, classical, swing, rock, international and the many diverse sounds that are part of this city’s rich cultural gumbo. Look for more than 100 of New Orleans’ favorite musical performers to entertain—with a whole raft of other New Orleans legends and international all-stars. Learn more HERE.

5. GREETINGS FROM QUEER MOUNTAIN
Friday, April 13, 2018, 7:30p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Greetings, From Queer Mountain is a monthly LGBTQ storytelling showcase started in Austin and now featured every second Friday of the month in New Orleans at The Theatre at Allways. Featuring the best storytellers from all across the land! Go and enjoy stories that will make you laugh, cry, ponder the meaning of life and make that drink taste even sweeter. Learn more HERE.

6. TRAP BINGO
Friday, April 13, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
So in an effort to redefine the “mix n mingle” atmosphere in New Orleans, NOLA KOOL KIDS have created what’s become their highly anticipated Trap Bingo event series. This isn’t your maw maw’s traditional game night! As always, the goal of their events is to facilitate the connection between the executive, mid-level, and intern, place them all in an “unbuttoned” eclectic environment surrounded by good music and food. Learn more HERE.

7. A NIGHT OF FEMININITY
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
A Night of Femininity is an interactive art show honoring female creativity and strength. This is a night to put a spotlight on the female herself from her beauty and emotions to herself mentally and spiritually including nothing but female artists of all kind. A night to come and appreciate the woman for who she is while having some good ole fun. Expect to leave with a greater appreciation and understanding of what it’s like through the eyes of a female. Learn more HERE.

8. PACK THE ROOM
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Pack the room comedy Show is back for a second round of unlimited laughs. Piss yo Pants comedy has put together a phenomenal collection of comedy talent that is sure to leave the audience in stitches. Learn more HERE.

9. LAGNIAPPE
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:00 p.m.
“Lagniappe” is a quarterly get down that mixes charity, a packed dancefloor, and intentional space for creatives, professionals, and artists of color. Hosted by DJ RQ Away, Lagniappe features a dope soundtrack with everything from your cool Uncle’s favorite LP’s to Migos and Cash Money, new memories with the people you love, sweat-soaked shirts and blouses and piles of donations for those in need. Learn more HERE.

10. ABSTRACT NOLA
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Enjoy a night of artistry with a vibe unlike any other in the city at Abstract Nola! Filled with a variation of live painting, performances, live body art, poetry, food, and a few surprises. Come out and enjoy the usual good vibes and great energy from some of the most talented creators in the city. Learn more HERE.

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