There’s always something to do in The Bean! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Boston this week.
1. GIRLS TRIP
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Get your squad ready for a perfect night out to see a special screening of Girls Trip. This screening will take place at Cambridges historic Bratte Theatre. In highlighting some of the best cinema of 2017 the movie Girls Trip will be featured. Learn more HERE.
2. WHINE OUT WEDNESDAY
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sweat and slay your way to a healthier you while having fun. Join Whine Out Wednesday, every week @ The Z Spot Boston. Put on your fiercest workout gear, lace up your sneakers and get ready to twerk-it-out with other women in a fun, safe environment. This is a ladies-only class, so feel free to let your Boss Chick loose. RSVP Required. Learn more HERE.
3. BRIDGING THE GAP BAZAAR
Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
The Bridging the Gap Bazaar is an event focused on promoting cultural exchange among individuals and fostering healthy, positive connections between local and global communities. We encourage progressive innovation and sustainable design with the intention of exemplifying methodical approaches concerning community wealth building and solidarity. The Bazaar includes a gift, trade, buy, and sell marketplace. Learn more HERE.
4. MICHEAL BLACKSON COMEDY SHOW
Friday, January 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of Comedy’, has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Inspired by the stand up comedy of Eddie Murphy, Blackson began to develop his comedic talent in 1992 in the unkind comedy clubs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A must- see stand up comedy performance. Learn more HERE.
5. JA RULE AND ASHANTI
Friday, January 12, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Celebrate the holiday season in style with the Grammy-nominated artist, DJ Jazzy Jeff at The Grand. On Thursday, December 14, gather a group of your fellow industry pros and head over to The Grand as DJ Jazzy Jeff brings his special “Holiday Mix” and flawless turntable skills to the dance floor. Best known for his collaboration with Will Smith on “DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince,” DJ Jazzy Jeff brings unique musicality to the booth. Learn more HERE.
6. RHYTHM AND BRUNCH
Sunday, January 14, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kicking this year off with a brand new episode of #RnBrunchBos. The RnB vibes will be in full effect with resident DJ Ryu back in the mix, alongside SuprSprt of Deco Fam. As always, the champagne pops and the eggs crack at 11AM sharp! Learn more HERE.
7. THE WAVE BOSTON 4 Year
Sunday, January 14, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Back on the stage and celebrating it’s fourth consecutive Year of monthly lituations is the Wave Boston. Come out to celebrate #TheWaveBoston turning four at The Sinclair with special performances by Buddy, Bia and hometown favorites DJ Big Bear and DJ Yvng Pavl. Learn more HERE.
8. SCHOLARS BEYONCE BRUNCH
Sunday, January 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Scholars presents their Beyonce Brunch #2. The DJ will be playing all your favorite Beyonce, Destiny’s Child, & Jay-Z hits from 12pm-4pm. There will be a Beyonce themed brunch and cocktail menu and themed photo props and give-aways to get that perfect instagram post!! Learn more HERE.
9. BRUNCH SO HARD SUNDAYS
Sunday, January 14, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Come Brunch with #DreamSundayz This Sunday, January 14th at La Casa De Pedro (Seaport). Enjoy great music such as hip-hop, R&B, Bachatam and Afrobeats as well as great food and great people. Dress code is trendy and fashionable. Brunch will never be the same! Learn more HERE.
10. MLK OPEN HOUSE MFA
Monday, January 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.
Free admission for all! Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community. Enjoy free admission all day long at the MFA’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House. There’s an array of vibrant, engaging, and collaborative programming scheduled throughout the day for all ages and abilities, presented in the spirit of Dr. King. Learn more HERE.
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