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Miami Soul weekend guide: Afropolitan Miami, Travel Chat Dine, Ques Mardi Gras party, and more

Miami Soul – your ultimate source for places to go, people to see, and things to do in the Black social scene. Check out this week’s weekend guide from Miami Soul. For a list of weekly reoccurring events, check out miami.com/miami-soul.



Afropolitan Miami

Friday, March 4, 6PM – 11PM – Tempo Lounge, 3607 NW 19 Street, Lauderdale Lakes


Enjoy an evening of connections, culture, and cocktails at the monthly Afro-Caribbean professional mixer featuring a cultural fusion of Afrobeats, soca, dancehall, kompa, and hip-hop. Come early to network from 6pm – 8:00pm, and stay late to party 8pm – 11pm. Free before 7pm with RSVP at AfropolitanMiami.com

Lyric Live

Friday, March 4, 8PM – 11PM – Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami


The Black Archives presents the return with season three of Miami’s amateur night showcase hosted by comedian Chello and where the audience decides who’s got the talent and who’s got to go. Cheer on your favorite performers and dance along with the Lyric Live Junkanoo as contestants take the historic stage to compete for the grand prize! General admission is $10, and tickets can also be purchased at the door or online at eventbrite.com/e/lyric-live-the-historic-lyric-theater-tickets-21257316205?

Flow Fridays Live Music & Poetry Dinner Party

Friday, March 4, 8PM – 1M – Piano Hollywood at Hardrock, 5805 Seminole Way, Hollywood


Ingrid B and On the B Side hosts the weekly live music and poetry dinner party featuring local and international poets and singers. Admission is $10 with a two drink minimum per person.

Omega Ques Mardi Gras party

Saturday, March 5, 8PM – 2AM – War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St, Ft Lauderdale


The gentleman of the Zeta Chi Ques Ft. Lauderdale chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. hosts a Que Dawg party like none other at its annual Mardi Gras party. Advance tickets are $35 and includes a food buffet from 9pm – 11:30pm and Patron party pack giveaways and can be purchased at mardigrasparty2016.eventbrite.com



Travel Chat Dine: Caribbean Mimosa Brunch

Saturday, March 5, 1PM – 5PM – Cubaocho Museum, 1465 SW 8th St, Little Havana


Erica Knowles of Getting to Know the World and Ernisha Randolph of Juanita’s Kitchen hosts a Caribbean brunch with flowing mimosas and is set in a fabulous art gallery. Participate in a conversation about authentic travel and Miami’s Caribbean culture. Juanita’s Kitchen will present a cooking demo by Miami’s top chefs. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online at eventbrite.com/e/travel-chat-dine-caribbean-mimosa-brunch-tickets-19151077388.

Tuskegee University Golden Voices Concert Choir

Tuesday, March 8, 6PM – 9PM – Historic Overtown Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Overtown


The South Florida Tuskegee Alumni Club in partnership with The Black Archives presents a live performance with the university’s “Golden Voices.” Since its inception, the Tuskegee Choir has served as an artistic model while carving its place in American history. General admission tickets are $5, and students are free with student ID. The Director’s Reception is $10. Tickets are available online at GoldenVoicesConcert.eventbrite.com.

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