10 New Orleans Events For Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in Nola! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in New Orleans this week.

1. MONDAY GET RIGHT
Monday, April 16, 2018, 4:00 p.m. 
The goal of The Monday Get Right from creator DJ Chinua is for teachers (he’s an educator himself) and other NOLA professionals to have an intentional space for camaraderie and recuperation. You’ve spent all day working hard trying to get over the Monday blues, come spend a few hours every third Monday setting the tone for your own personal happiness and the rest of the work week by celebrating yourself and your fellow professionals. Learn more HERE.

2. NOLA GREEK HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join NOLA GREEK for Happy Hour at Ace Hotel. NOLA Greek offers a social outlet for collegiate and professional individuals, particularly those who are bonded via Greek letter organization affiliation. DJ Hawaii 5ive0 sets the soundtrack. This month’s theme is a tribute to Spring Lines. Come hang out and celebrate yourself and your organization. Learn more HERE.

3. IT’S LIT COMEDY SHOWCASE
Friday, April 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Come join @thesecondlineshow for their 3rd Annual “It’s Lit” Comedy Showcase, Featuring @DjSlumFlower grooving all night PLUS some of the top New Orleans Comedians! Featuring Shervey, Mark Caesar, Riga Ruby, Amanda G. and more. It’s going down at @threepalmsbarandgrill starting at 6:30 pm until you’re tired of good jokes! Special treats, food, drinks and more. Learn more HERE.

4. ATYPICAL
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(A)typical’s Second Annual Day After Party is going to be blessed with performances by @hughaugustinemc and NOLA’s very own @prosper_jones_ at @thealleynola. This 4/20 weekend is pretty lit and filled with events. Learn more HERE.

5. THE VARIETY SHOW
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
A night of acts to delight including star up, improv, clowning around, music and more! Hosted by the funniest person in New Orleans, Lauren Malara! Get ready to sit back and enjoy the many talents of New Orleans! Learn more HERE.

6. BRUNCHELLA
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TSolete and his Hangover Brunch crew are back and in the Beychella spirit as it’s Weekend 2 of the Coachella festival. And you know New Orleans loves festivals, and we support any festival the Queen is performing at! You may not be in the deserts of California, but DJ Red Stylez will have you jamming like you were and this is the warm-up for the local Jazz Fest turn up the following weekend! Learn more HERE.

7. ALL THE FIXINS
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 2:00p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
A Sunday afternoon full of crawfish, live music, and beer. Music provided by DJ Legatron Prime, Lil Jodeci and G-Cue with live performances by Assata Jones & Pro$per Jone$. Yes, the crawfish comes with the fixins (corn, potatoes, sausage). And yes, you can buy plates & drinks at the event. Learn more HERE.

8. DAYTOX
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Popular event promoter, author and now restauranteur Larry Morrow presents Daytox every Sunday at the new Revolution. Look your flyest and end the weekend with the finest cool kids in the city. And since it’s a day party in the afternoon, you can go to church, turn up and get home in time to meal prep and tuck the kids in. Learn more HERE.

9. OUTSPOKEN
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
A night of poetry, comedy, and R&B. This event is hosted by Comedian Shervey Carter featuring artists Xeno Moonflower, Poetically Destructable and Shady Feel Good. With this talented lineup, you are sure you get original funny, powerful and soulful content to end your weekend on a good note. Learn more HERE.

10. ABSTRACT NOLA
Sunday, April 22, 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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