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Miami Soul weekend guide: Black Professionals Summit, Our Family Dinner, Hush Rooftop 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.

Flow Fridays

Friday, September 11, 8PM – 12AM – Piano Hollywood, 5805 Seminole Way, Hollywood


Ingrid B presents a weekly spoken word experience and an evening of cool vibes, cocktails, and

open mic poetry featuring local poets. Admission $10 with a two drink minimum per person.

Conversations With…Dr. Rudolph Moise

Friday, September 11, 7PM – 11PM – Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59th Terr, Miami


Perforce Group and the Northeast Second Ave Partnership presents another Conversation With event in its monthly conversation series featuring a local community leader. This month’s conversation is led by Dr. Rudolph Moise, a prominent Haitian-American doctor, attorney, former U.S. Air Force pilot, actor, and current Haitian Ambassador at Large. Admission $10.

Black Professionals Summit

Saturday, September 12, 8:30AM – 5PM – FIU Wolfe University Center, North Miami Campus, 3000 NE 151st St, North Miami

FIU Black Alumni presents a full day of dynamic panels, workshops, and discussions suited to developing and cultivating South Florida’s emerging Black professionals and led by local leaders and entrepreneurs. Registration and more info can be found at BlackProfessionalsSummit.com. Bill Diggs, President & CEO of the Mourning Family Foundation, will serve as keynote speaker. Some of the panel discussions you can expect include:

Millennial Life Crisis moderated by the Young Professionals Network of Miami and featuring young entrepreneurs, including Trey Haley, Director of the film, “The Man in 3B;” Brandon Okpalobi of Tibia Athletics, and others.

Eonomics of Politics featuring our Black elected officials including Mayor Oliver Gilbert, State Senator Oscar Braynon, II, School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Miami Dade Commissioner and Board Chairman Jean Monestime, Councilman Alix Desulme, and State Representative Shevrin Jones.

Our Family Dinner: A Time for Love

Saturday, September 12, 3PM – STK Miami, 2377 Collins Ave, Miami Beach


The social dinner experience that started in New York and now hosted in 30 other cities returns to Miami for another experience for young professionals. Enjoy a culinary treat presented by STK Miami, a Welcome Toast and cocktails flowing throughout the experience. Tickets $37.50 and available online at http://miami-ourfamilydinner.ticketleap.com/sep2015/

Hush Rooftop Party: A Wireless Headphone Party Experience

Saturday, September 12, 8PM – 1:30AM – 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach


SocialXchange Miami presents a new party experience featuring Silent Revolution wireless headphones and the ability to experience music by three DJs at the same time in the same party experience. Admission $11 in advance and $16 general admission.



Midday Soiree’/Beach Side Brunch

Sunday, September 13, Brunch: 11AM – 4PM; Soiree: 4PM – 10PM – RSVP for location


The Shakers Group hosts a Sunday beach side vibe for professionals with brunch featuring bottomless mimosas and the afternoon soiree including a $20 open bar from 4pm – 6pm. Attire upscale daywear. RSVP at ShakersGroup.com for complimentary entry.

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