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.
Miami Broward Carnival Official Kickoff Lime Party
Friday, August 26, 6PM – 1AM – Krave Restaurant & Lounge, 4519 N Pine Island, Plantation
Countdown to carnival season right around the corner featuring the Pantastick Steel Band, carnival costumes, and surprise guest artists. Free entry and complimentary Mount Gay Rum from 6pm – 7pm for happy hour. $10 admission at 7pm.
YPN Broward Happy Hour
Friday, August 26, 5PM – 8PM – Gigi’s Music Cafe, 4385 NW 88th Ave, Sunrise
Urban League of Broward County Young Professionals Network kicks off their fall season with a happy hour networking mixer. Free admission.
Flow Fridays featuring Leesa Richards
Friday, August 26, 8PM – 12AM – Piano Hollywood, 5805 Seminole Way, Hollywood
On the Bside presents the soulful Leesa Richards live at the weekly live music and spoken word dinner party. General admission $15 and can be purchased online at tickettailor.com/checkout/view-event/id/61981/chk/8426/
David Banner presents: The God Box Lecture Tour
Saturday, August 27, 7PM – 10PM – Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th St, Miami Gardens
Grammy award winning musician, actor, and activist David Banner brings his lecture tour to South Florida for an evening of truth, wisdom, and knowledge. General admission tickets ate $27 and available at eventbrite.com/e/david-banner-presents-the-god-box-lecture-tour-tickets-26665936534
Black & White Affair
Saturday, August 27, 9PM – 3AM – 1st Klass Cafe, 9940 Pines Blvd, Hollywood
Urban Miami hosts their annual black & white party with happy hour from 9pm-11pm. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 general admission and can be purchased at eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-black-white-affair-tickets-25896416880
Grits and Soul Brunch Series
Sunday, August 28, 11AM – 4PM – 1st Klass, 9940 Pines Blvd, Hollywood
Chef Dee serves up a soulful Southern style brunch with bottomless mimosas and live music. Reservations strongly advised. RSVP at GritsandSoulBrunch.com
Sunday, August 28, 4PM – 11PM – Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St, Miami
Kulcha Shok Muzik presents a cool vibes and live reggae at this weekly event. No cover.
Sunday Remastered Dinner Party
Sunday, August 28, 8PM – The Forge, 432 W 41st St, Miami Beach
Chef and food culture creator Amaris Jones of South Street Fame hosts a weekly intimate evening with live music, the best in R&B and 90’s Hip Hop, and a curated #FeedYourSoul menu presented by Amaris every other Sunday. Dinner reservations strongly advised by calling (305) 538-8533.
#BringBackOurGirls Survivors Sunday Brunch
Sunday, August 28, 3PM – 5PM – Morgan’s Restaurant, 28 NE 29th St, Miami
U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and former Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson host an intimate brunch to kick off the first conversation between Miami mothers and the girls who managed to escape their Boko Haram captors in Nigeria. As a city ranked among the top three in the country for human trafficking, the brunch brings together several prominent Miami mothers for an important conversation. Brunch is $40 and tickets can be purchased eventbrite.com/e/bringbackourgirls-boko-haram-kidnapping-survivors-sunday-brunch-tickets-27304352052