There’s always something to do in the MIA. Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Miami this week.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 8;00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
DJ International Stephen is blessing his South Florida fans by kicking off his Birthday Tour at Good Vibes. Expect a night of non-stop dancing thanks to the line-up of selectas, such as Blink Da Link and LL Cool Blaze. Admission is free with RSVP, so you have no excuse not to add some Good Vibes in your life for the week. Learn more HERE.
2. THE LOVE JONES OPEN MIC EXPERIENCE
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Relax your mind and soul with an evening of spoken word, singers, musicians and more at the Love Jones Open Mic Experience. The Special Edition this month, Black Talent Matters, will have performers proclaiming love, self-love, struggles, the Black Lives Matter movement, culture, pride, and motivation. The chill artistic atmosphere, coupled with awesome talent, amazing music, and delicious food and drinks makes this the place to be to start your weekend early. Learn more HERE.
3. ZO’S FAMILY HEALTH AND WELLNESS GROOVE
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
With the New Year upon us, help yourself stick to your health resolutions by participating in Zo’s 5k run/walk at the annual Zo’s Family Health and Wellness Groove. In addition to the run/walk, there will be a health and wellness fair, fitness classes, obstacle courses, free giveaways, and plenty more activities for you to enjoy. So, grab your fitness shoes and a few family members to put your health plans in action. Learn more HERE.
4. MADD ABOUT NOMI
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency for M.A.D.D. About NoMi, featuring Grammy-nominated singer, Angie Stone. Experience the Hungry Black Man’s Mac and Cheese Showdown, food demonstrations and sample BBQ from local chefs. All the fun isn’t always found on South Beach, let North Miami show you a good time. Learn more HERE.
5. MARRIED MEN MOVIE PREMIERE
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Clearshot Entertainment is pleased to present the Miami premiere of “Married Men” at the Historic Lyric Theater. The film is about three married couples that face individual turmoil and the trauma that their marriages bring. Regular and VIP tickets are available for purchase. Learn more HERE.
6. FOUNDER’S DAY FRENZY
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Calling all Greeks! Come out and celebrate the Founders Days of five illustrious organizations apart of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Expect drink specials, good music, and tons of fun. Learn more HERE.
7. MIAMI FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
If a gut-splitting laugh is what you’re in need of in the New Year, search no further than Miami Festival of Laughs. Comedic greats, Mike Epps, Tony Rock, Sommore, George Wilburn, and Tommy Davidson will be tearing down the house at the James L. Knight Center. They say laughter is the best medicine, so get yourself a full dose this Saturday. Learn more HERE.
8. #BLXCKCARD: ALL WHITE EDITION
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
This MLK weekend, enjoy an upscale experience at #Blxckcard. Held at the new and improved Hollywood Live, and hosted by the handsome @IHATEJULIAN, expect a night to remember. Ladies put on your favorite dress and Gentleman pull out your best outfit to come dressed to impress in your all white. Learn more HERE.
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
One of the best monthly parties in Wynwood is back for the New Year! Expect the same great food, drinks and beautiful people at Wyncarib at the Wynwood Yard. Experience the hottest in Hip-Hop, R&B, Soca, Dancehall, and Reggae from DJs EccentrixSound, Doctor Esan, Disco Neil, and DJ Kyle Desouza. Learn more HERE.
10. AFROBEATS DAY PARTY
Sunday, January 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join Ankara Miami, African Elite Entertainment, and friends as they kick off the new year Afro-Caribbean style during #AfrobeatsDayParty (MLK Weekend Edition)! The music vibes will be created by international DJs hailing from Nigeria, Haiti, and Cameroon playing the latest in Afrobeats, Soca, Dancehall, Kompa, Hip Hop, and R&B. Admission is free, before 6 pm, with RSVP, so get there early. Learn more HERE.
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