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.
First Mondays: The Art of Networking Series
Monday, March 2, 6PM – 8PM – City Hall Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce launches a new monthly networking series. Free admission. For more info, visit the Chamber at m-dcc.org.
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1st Wednesdays HBCU/Black Alumni Networking Social
Every 1st Wednesday, 6PM – 9PM – Hollywood Wine Bar, 1916 Harrison St, Hollywood
For the past six years, the monthly 1st Wednesdays Black Alumni Social presented by the South Florida HBCU Alumni Alliance has been the most consistent monthly networking event of South Florida’s upwardly mobile young black professionals. Each month you can count on healthy dose of social plus business networking. Music by DJ Ed the World Famous and always free. For info, visit HBCUAlumni.eventbrite.com.
The Mic Xchange Open Mic Concert
Wednesday, March 4, 8PM – 12AM – The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami
A new monthly open mic event launches with a poetry & soul open mic set and live music. Tickets $10 at www.mxcmiami.eventbrite.com.
Redman Live & Special Guest Talib Kweli
Thursday, March 5, 8PM – Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave, Miami
Redman performances live with his classics with a special appearance by Talib Kweli. Tickets $20 online at http://redmanmiami.brownpapertickets.com.
Gospel Stage Play “Choir Boy”
March 6 – 8, The Historic Lyric Theater, 810 NW 2nd Ave, Miami
The Black Archives in partnership with GableStage present three free shows of the hit Gospel stage play, Choir Boy, written by Miami native, Tarell Alvin McCraney. Choir Boy tells the story of five young men enrolled at the prestigious Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. When one of them is named leader of the school’s celebrated gospel choir, the sweet harmonies of classical spirituals contrast with the bristling tensions that arise. Choir Boy is a music-filled story of masculinity, tradition, coming of age, and speaking your truth. Free tickets available at www.eventbrite.com/e/choir-boy-tickets-15553664429.
Our Family Dinner Miami: “Power of Love”
Saturday, March 7, 4PM – 7PM – Crazy About You Restaurant, 1155 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami
The trending social dinner event that has been popular in other cities returns to Miami for the third in a series of dinners to bring like minded professionals together to build community. Dinner includes a three course meal and drinks. Early bird tickets are already sold out and final tickets remaining are $32.50 and available online at miami-ourfamilydinner.ticketleap.com/march2015/dates/Mar-07-2015_at_0400PM.
The Color Purple starring Jennifer Holiday
Saturday, March 7, 8PM – 11PM – James L Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami
The all time classic film comes to Miami in a live stage play and musical about love. Tickets starting at $45 at ticketmaster.com.