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.
Big Night in Little Haiti Finale
Friday, April 15, 6PM – 10PM – Little Haiti Cultural Center, 5925 NE 2nd Ave
It’s been a nice run, but the monthly Big Night in Little Haiti comes to an end with a final show with the popular konpa group Gabel performing live along with a celebration with Rara Lakay. For five years, Big Night in Little Haiti celebrated Haitian music and culture for the Third Fridays outdoor festivities that took over the courtyard at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Presented by the Rhythm Foundation with funding supported by the Knight Foundation, the monthly free event brought together a diversity of people from various backgrounds. Enjoy the finale with the art exhibit in the gallery and activities for the kids. Free admission and fun for the entire family.
The Jam: A Monthly Day Party
Saturday, April 15, 5PM – 10PM – The Event Space at 1306, 1306 N Miami Ave
On The B Side presents a new monthly day party concept with DJ Fly Guy & DJ LS One spinning 80’s classics, 90’s favorites, and 2000’s guilty pleasures. $10 cover or free with RSVP at www.dld.bz/ez3pY
Saturday, April 16, 10AM – 6PM – South Pointe Park, 1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
Grab a float, pack some food, and hit the beach with your crew for the new Floatopia craze. Simply put, it’s just a cool, new reason to have some fun on our beautiful beaches. Free; no bottles or styrofoam allowed.
HispanioLove: A Contemporary Romeo & Juliet Love Story
Saturday, April 16, 3:30PM & 7:30PM and Sunday, April 17, 3:30PM
Little Haiti Cultural Arts Theater, 212 NE 59th Terr, Miami
Sister Islands but worlds apart, this stage played borrowing from the plot of Romeo and Juliet addresses the socio-political struggles of Haitian refugees and their bittersweet relationship with sister island Dominican Republic. Admission $25 online at evoke180.com
Rakim performing live at Sunday School Festival
Sunday, April 17, 4PM – 11PM – Sidebar Miami, 337 SW 8th St
The legendary Rakim performs live at the all new Sunday day party spot with music from DJ Classic, DJ Heron, Self Born, Johnny Walker, and DJ Exes. Only 100 discounted $15 tickets in advance and $20 at the door and can be purchased online at sundayschoolrakim.eventbrite.com