There’s always something to do in The ATL! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Atlanta this week.
1. CINCO DE FEBRUARY
Monday, February 5, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
To get you prepared for Cinco de Mayo, we’re starting early in February! Cinco De February is a fictional pop-up holiday that celebrates freedom of expression and diversity in Atlanta. This event is definitely for creatives or for those that appreciate the work of creatives. Enjoy comedy, poetry, dance, musical performances and more! Learn more HERE.
2. WEEKLY HIP-HOP YOGA CLASSES
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Health is wealth! Let’s stay on track with those fitness goals and combine two things that we love. Yoga and hip-hop are coming together for a unique experience for your mind, body, and soul. Learn more HERE.
3. QUEER LIT
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Guys and dolls, king and queens, come out to Queer Lit and be on the scene! This event is an explosion of art from the queer lens. The visuals, the music, the art and the poetry will be on point! It’s time to get Queer Lit! Learn more HERE.
4. DARK SIDE OF THE ROOM SHOW
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Has there ever been a horror movie where at least one Black person survives? Are you getting tired of yelling at the screen telling the Black guy, “Don’t go in there!” This improv show takes classic movies and creates stories of what Black people would do in the movie. Learn more HERE.
5. FERNBANK AFTER DARK
Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Fernbank After Dark has a special Valentine’s Day inspired evening just for you. Enjoy a cocktail and live music as you learn how your biology influences your relationships, especially an intimate relationship. Rihanna wasn’t lying, “Must be love on the brain, that got me feeling this way.” Learn more HERE.
6. SIPS UNDER THE SEA
Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For some adult mingling, single, taken, with friends or for fun, make it a night to be at Sips Under the Sea! Sip on a cocktail and take in the beautiful scenery of the Georgia Aquarium, which is also great for photo ops! Learn more HERE.
7. WHISKEY BLUE’S RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT PARTY
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Let’s say you’ve been eyeing this woman or man for a while, you want to approach them, but you don’t know if they’re single or taken. It’s stressful isn’t it? Whiskey Blue has an answer for you! It’s the 5th Annual Red Light, Green Light Party! Everyone will have on colored wristbands: green is single, red is taken, and yellow is on the fence. Learn more HERE.
8. AFRICAN BAZAAR
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
We celebrate the motherland and being Black year round, but in the month of February, we go harder because it’s Black History Month. African Bazaar is a monthly marketplace experience bringing you art, Ankara fashions, jewelry, food and much more. Celebrate and show out for the motherland at African Bazaar. Learn more HERE.
9. THE RUM PUNCH BRUNCH
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Are you ready for this? The Rum Punch Brunch is about to have us all lit! Brunch will include some bomb Caribbean food and endless rum punch. After eating, vibe out to some eclectic tunes and drink up with your endless rum punch! Learn more HERE.
10. LOVE AND BASKETBALL
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
It may not be basketball but we all have a love for something. Find a new love in art, music, film or fashion, or rekindle it. Under one roof, immerse yourself in art, music, film, food, fashion, and dance. There will be three floors of art, a guest chef, live music and independent films. Learn more HERE.
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