There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.DALLAS STARTUP WEEK
Monday, April 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – Friday, April 6, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Techstars Startup Week Dallas is a 5 day event hosted in Downtown Dallas, dedicated to connecting our rapidly growing startup community with opportunities for mentoring, partnerships, and friendships through common goals, struggles and achievements experienced in the entrepreneur ecosystem. Techstars Startup Week Dallas is the opportunity to bring everyone together for a week of education of networking. Speakers come from various different areas and career fields featuring Yohan Bobcombe, Lyft Market Manager for DFW. Check out the various events throughout the week. Learn more HERE.
2. JUSTINE SKYE @ HOUSE OF BLUES
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Justine Skye is making moves this time around. See the songstress live in the Cambridge Room at the House of Blues as she becomes more transparent with her lyrics in her work as well as a person. She’s a good mix of Pop with R&B. Learn more HERE.
3. MIGUEL @ HOUSE OF BLUES
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
A voice with emotion. Hear his amazing voice live for yourself as Miguel continues to travel the country proving why he is one of the best. There will be nothing to regret after hearing him. Learn more HERE.
4. SOUTHWEST BLACK ART SHOW
Friday, April 6, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – Sunday, April 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Black art at the first museum dedicated to us in DFW. In addition to displaying art works by artists of African and African-American descent, the Southwest Black Art Show presents a series of workshops for anyone interested in becoming a collector. Hear presentations by seasoned collectors, scholars and gallery owners. The show is farmily friendly with hands-on activities for families and children throughout the weekend. Learn more HERE.
5. THE SOCIALITE FRIDAYS
Friday, April 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Do a Uptown Friday night. Drink specials and free cover with RSVP before midnight. If you feel like going out on a Friday, pull up. Learn more HERE.
6. DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL
Friday, April 6, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – Sunday, April 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
A tradition. The Deep Ellum Arts Festival first debuted in 1994 as a one block street party and has since become one of the largest visual and performing Arts Festivals in the region achieving international recognition for presenting the finest in original performing and visual artists. The festival now consists of over 100 original bands and singer-songwriters performing on 5 stages, 200-juried visual artists displaying and selling their one of a kind works and more. Swing thru, it’s free. Learn more HERE.
7. DBDT: ENCORE! – RISING EXCELLENCE
Friday, April 6, 2018 – Saturday, April 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
DBDT: Encore! presents a world premiere from Japanese choreographer Takehiro Ueyama. In the Sea of Heaven was created as an ode to the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami, and the recent 2017 hurricanes. It’s a powerful work featuring Encore! dancers exploring a variety of global cultural aesthetics. Learn more HERE.
8. THE SIDE HUSTLERS + ENTREPRENEURS BRUNCH
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Boss Women Who Brunch is bringing you another dope networking brunch. Everyone entering the realm of being your own boss will run into situations where guidance is always appreciated. Boss Women Who Brunch is here to help you gain the insight you need, actionable takeaways on how to establish your brand, resources to use to help you understand a profit and loss sheet, and more. Be around like-minded individuals. Learn more HERE.
9. BAD BOY VS. SO SO DEF DAY PARTY
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Turn up at the old Sunset Lounge and go hard to your favorite label. Complimentary admission with RSVP before 4:30 p.m.. Hookahs available, valet parking and drink specials, the usual. Learn more HERE.
10. ROOFTOP PAINT + SIP @ NYLO DALLAS
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday Sunset paint party hosted by Klarity And Klarity. Beautiful downtown views, three of DFWs hottest artists, and an unforgettable paint experience. All supplies included, including a 16×20 take home canvas in this artist led event. Learn more HERE.
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