There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.SMART TRAVEL: LESSONS LEARNED FROM COMMUNICATORS IN TRANSPORTATION
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Learn how top communications executives are able to connect people worldwide with their brand. From marketing to crisis communications, uncover how these women put effective strategies in place to uphold and improve their company’s reputation and reach. Speakers include Mia Phillips, Toyota Director – Brand, Multicultural, and Crossline Marketing Strategist, Cynthia Vega, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Sr. Business Communications Manager and more. Network for your net worth. Learn more HERE.
2. VIEWS @ BOTTLED BLONDE
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
One of the most dopest views in Dallas. Belvedere, Jameson and bottle specials all night with sounds by @thedjshereal. Also, free entry before midnight with rsvp. Proceeds will go to C3 Cares Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit with the purpose of giving a grant to a deserving STEM student. Pull up. Learn more HERE.
3. NATURAL HAIR THE MOVIE PRIVATE SCREENING
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join Grind Over Matter Films for the private screening of the film Natural Hair The Movie. This movie is a featured film documentary kickstarted by contributors interested in the Natural Hair Movement in America. The night will begin with a viewing of the film, followed by Q&A with the producers of the film, ending with a dope after party. Learn more HERE.
4. ERYKAH BADU’S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Mama is inviting you to her lit birthday party held at The Bomb Factory. Last year’s celebration was crazy with various celebrity appearances from Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and more. The Queen of South Dallas gives you performance and party all in one because that’s what legends do. Hope to see you there. Learn more HERE.
5. THE CONNECT DALLAS PRESENTS: YOU ARE BLACK HISTORY
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Connect and link with some like-minded Black intellectuals. Come vibe with The Connect Dallas as they celebrate the end of Black History month at the British Beverage Company. All Black cocktail attire is requested. Learn more HERE.
6. MALCOLM X @ THE TEXAS THEATER
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
The Texas Theater is proud to present a filmmaker series in conjunction with the Black Cinematheque at the South Dallas Cultural Center. Co-presented by the South Dallas Cultural Center, come watch an exclusive screening of ‘Malcolm X’ at this historic theater. Black culture is everywhere this weekend. Learn more HERE.
7. PRETTY GIRLS LOVE TRAP + PAINT: DALLAS EDITION
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Flawless Fashionistas Boutique and Co-hosts by @Theadventuresofafatgirl podcast present Pretty Girls Love, at Amethyst Boutique in Cedar Hill. Listen to trap and paint a gold grill while us pretty girls trap out to the latest trap and rap music. Canvas provieded. This event is BYOB and small bites are included. Also, feel free to shop! Learn more HERE.
8. J.I.D + EARTHGANG @ TREES
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Top Dawg Ent. maybe on fire, but don’t sleep on Dreamville either. J. Cole has been assemblying a team over there with his home team. These latest additions to the Dreamville family have been reciving lyrical praise from many legends thus far. They are lyricists, so if you don’t actually listen to music for the art form, they may not be your cup of tea. Learn more HERE.
9. PAUL WALL @ THE CURTAIN CLUB
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Still swangin’ in the rain. See an H-Town legend this Saturday at the Curtain Club. Paul Wall has maintained his relevancy amongst other Houston rappers by leaving the studio and working on other projects such as his grillz. He’s ready to dive back into his music and is now hitting the road to stop through here first. See him live. Learn more HERE.
10. THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS VOL. 5
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Pull out the sexy black dress. Men, come stylish and scented. RSVP for complimentary admission before 10:30 p.m. and ladies with black dresses receive complimentary admission before 11 p.m. with rsvp. Hosted at Altitude, also known as Ghostbar – yes. Learn more HERE.
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