There’s always something to do in The D! Check out my curated list of events for Black professionals this week.
1. THE 48HR PRESENTS: TONY WHLGN
Monday, January 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Watch this riveting creative process live and in person for 48 hours straight! This is a two-day event where artists are put into a pressure cooker with other artists to create an entirely new work of art in 48 hours. Learn more HERE.
2. PARLOR TALK: TIFFANY BROWN
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Earlier this year, the 400th African-American woman was licensed to be an architect in the United States. With over 110,000 registered architects, that makes .03 percent who are Black women. Detroit architectural designer Tiffany Brown wants to change that. Come out and join in the conversation about moving the needle. Learn more HERE.
3. PUFF PUFF PASS POETRY
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Nothing like some mellow moods, poetry, and music on a Tuesday. The recurring Puff Puff Pass poetry series hosted by Ben Jones is back at the Bathtub Pub for a chill open mic night. Vocalists, Hip-Hop artists, poets, and comedians welcomed. Learn more HERE.
4. UNDERGROUND ART CLOSING
Wednesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come out for the closing reception of the Underground Art show. Featured artists include Brea Harris, Cyrah, and Noura Ballout. Music curated by DJ JIDO. Learn more HERE.
5. MARU & SUNTORY WHISKEY DINNER
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Ever had Japanese whisky? If the answer’s no, now’s the time to come out for an exclusive dinner event with Maru Sushi & Suntory Japanese Whisky. You can taste some of the rarest whiskeys that Japan has to offer, along with some featured Maru favorites. There will be seven tasting courses accompanied by a Toki-inspired cocktail and four tastes of various rare Suntory whiskeys. Learn more HERE.
6. THE POP-UP PARTY SERIES
Friday, February 2, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Pop-Up Party Series is an exciting soirée for the social influencer, popping up at various retail locations, bars restaurants, and other non-traditional venues. Look for Pop-Up Party dates and details in the event section of the Street Pass app. Events will also be announced via Facebook and push notifications. Learn more HERE.
7. PAINT N’ POETRY
Friday, February 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Indulge in a vibed-out evening of live poetry and live painting\ of a beautiful model hosted by April Renee. If you are interested in being a part of the open mic series, please email email@example.com as slots will be limited. Learn more HERE.
8. JAY ELECTRONICA
Friday, February 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Jay Electronica will be performing live at the Majestic Theater. Grab your tickets and come out for a dope evening of music, drinks, and vibes. Learn more HERE.
9. 90’S ONLY PARTY
Friday, February 2, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
There’s no decade like the 90s. From the music to the fashion and TV shows. Which is why Drive Table Tennis Social Club is throwing a free, litty event in honor of the best decade of all time. Hosted By HOT 107.5’s Kamal Smith and sounds by DJ L Boog. Learn more HERE.
10. BEYONCÉ TRIBUTE PARTY
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
If you love you some Queen Bey, then you need to get in formation and hit up D.I.M.E. Detroit for an all-night Yoncé-themed event! Beyoncé-themed drink specials all night. Ladies free all night! Grab your tickets now. Learn more HERE.
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