There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.SILENT SOCIAL DALLAS
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
You’ve definitely heard the buzz by now, Urban Fêtes’ Silent Parties are the city’s main attraction! Join them Thursday, March 15th at the beautiful Le Méridien hotel and be the first to experience their Silent Social event. Partying with headphones on is the wave. Learn more HERE.
2. 2018 WOMEN OF THE WORLD POETRY SLAM
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 p.m.
The Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWps) is a four day poetry festival, in which 96 of the best female-identified poets in slam will compete against each other in order to crown the Women of the World Poetry Slam champion. The top poets will go on to the finals at Majestic Theater to compete for the title of The 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion! Learn more HERE.
3. TRAP KARAOKE
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
It’s back! Trap Karaoke as said by founder Jason Mowatt, is a platform on top of music; a backdrop for life; a nexus into cultural participation, personal empowerment, cherished moments, human connection, and community. It’s a lit-uation basically. Learn more HERE.
4. DEON COLE LIVE
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – Saturday, March 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
This man is hilarious. Deon plays the character of adjunct college professor “Charlie” on ABC’s Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award winning series Black-ish and also writes Grown-ish. See him live and laugh until you can’t anymore. Learn more HERE.
5. ‘TIL MIDNIGHT
Friday, March 16, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
One of our favorite local events, ’til Midnight at The Nasher Sculpture Center, returns Friday March 16th! Look forward to an evening of music, movies, and moonlight in the Dallas Arts District. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in social media giveaways, progressive tours of the Nasher’s grounds, and view the permanent collection and special exhibitions! Plan your evening by ordering a picnic basket from @central_market or enjoy a cash bar, grab and go snacks, and street tacos provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Learn more HERE.
6. MINGLING OVER MARTINIS
Friday, March 16, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
We went from mingling over mimosas now to mingling over martinis. Debonair Society would like to invite you to join their group of young men and women who are passionate about our communities, professions, and perceptions. Experience their first ever “Mingling Over Martinis” experience and jump start your weekend with classy, like-minded individuals. Your ticket purchase includes bottomless martinis (until dry), light hor d’oeuvres, seating, and music from the livest DJ in the city, @BlackSpadesMedia! Learn more HERE.
7. DALLAS ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE + FESTIVAL
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
The Largest St. Patrick’s Parade in the Southwest! Over 125,000 in attendance, a 2 mile route, more than 90 parade float entries and more than 1,700 parade participants. Turn up in the streets. Learn more HERE.
8. BAD + BOOZY: ST. PATRICKS DAY EDITION
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Party while you brunch…brunch while you party…pop bottles in between. This is the move after the parade. Sounds by DJ Trill and the food is first come, first serve, so pull up as soon as you can. Hosted By Cuzin Junebug. Learn more HERE.
9. ST. PATRICKS DAY BLOCK PARTY
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sandaga never disappoints, of course if that is the type of vibe you’re going for. Sounds by DJ Steve Nice, Freeze, Jay Clipp, Mknight, Klassik and Phil. Drink Specials all day long plus food trucks, crawfish and Three Fellas BBQ. A true block party. Learn more HERE.
10. TAKE CONTROL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SERIES
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Eric Thomas, ET, The Hip-Hop Preacher is touring with his brand new take control entrepreneurship series. If you’ve ever wondered about creating a six-figure income for yourself or your family, or or were troubled by your inability to execute your ideas to produce their maximum yield successfully, then this conference is for you. Learn more HERE.
Want to advertise your event on I DON’T DO CLUBS? Submit it HERE.