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.
Moonlight Movie Premiere
Saturday, October 29, 2PM, 4:30pm, 7PM, 9:30PM – O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St, Wynwood
The groundbreaking film filmed in Liberty City opens today with limited release. Here’s your chance to attend two screenings with a Q&A with playwright, Tarell Alvin McCraney, following the screening. Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man named Chiron from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. The film was directed by Moonlight, a film set and made in Miami by native Miami filmmakers- writer/director Barry Jenkins, playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, and co-producer Andrew Hevia. Tickets can be purchased at www.o-cinema.org/event/moonlight.
Social Horror Story Halloween Costume Party
Saturday, October 29, 9PM – 2AM – The Social House, 905 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami
SocialXchange hosts a Halloween costume party with drink specials and a cash prize for the best costume. Costumes are strongly suggested. Tickets $15 and available at eventbrite.com/e/the-social-horror-story-halloween-party-tickets-28461617464
YPN’s Broward Nights Halloween Party
Saturday, October 29, 10PM – 2AM – Silhouettes Lounge, 2674 E Oakland Park Blvd, Ft Lauderdale
The Young Professionals Network of Broward hosts a Harlem Nights themed Halloween party. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door and can be purchased online at ulbroward.org/ypnhalloweenparty.
Halloween Mask Party
Saturday, October 29, 10PM – Signature Cigars & Lounge, 19801 NW 27th Ave, Miami Gardens
Wear your masks, light up a cigar, and enjoy $5 Ghostbuster cocktails with music by DJ Funkmaster Ollie.
90’s Halloween Party
Saturday, October 29, 11PM – 4AM – Basement Miami, 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Skate and bowl at the Halloween 90’s House Party featuring beats by Stretch Armstrong. Admission $20.
Griot Fest: The Haitian Food Festival
Saturday, October 29, 4PM – 11PM – Sunset Cove Amphiteater, 20405 Amphiteater Circle, Boca Raton
Celebrate and learn about Haitian culture and enjoy exotic Haitian cuisines and tropical drinks with live music representing Haiti and the Caribbean. Enjoy performances by Klass, T-Vice, 5Lan, Miami’s Black Dada, Phyllis Ross, and Movdo with music by DJ Lexx, DJ Wicked, DJ Dutty Sex, and more. Tickets are $28 in advance, $15 for kids, and $50 for VIP seating and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/griot-fest-the-haitian-food-festival-tickets-26731910865.
Creepy Carnival Halloween Bash
Sunday, October 30, 6PM – 3AM – Grand Cafe, 12389 Pembroke Rd, Pembroke Pines
It’s a Caribbean themed Halloween costume party with three DJs spinning reggae, Soca, Hip Hop, and dancehall. Admission $10 and can be prepaid at eventbrite.com/e/creepy-carnival-2016-halloween-bash-tickets-28632468484.
Halloween Day Party
Sunday, October 30, 4PM – 10PM – Cafe Iguana Pines, 8358 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines
Cafe Iguana hosts a costume day party with music by Funkmaster Ollie and a $300 costume contest. Admission is $15. Costume is not mandatory for entry.