Miami Soul weekend guide: Questlove spin session, House Party 25th Anniversary party, Mellow Dramatic Mondays

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Boombox: Questlove Spin Session
Saturday, July 25, 11PM – 5AM – Basement Miami, 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Questlove has a love affair with Miami, and It’s always a great night when he’s spinning. Check him out at the Studio 54 themed bowling alley + skating rink + club. Spin session featuring Questlove and bowling with music by Cosmo Baker and DJ Bre. $20 cover with limited reduced advanced tickets at

Pumps, Pearls & Politics
Saturday, July 25, The Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne

The ladies of the Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. gather Miami’s most influential and civic-minded women (and men) to network, talk politics, and address domestic and international issues for a lively discussion on racism, access to healthcare, education, and immigration. The distinguished panel is in formation and includes: Keynote speaker Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson; Adora Obi Nweze, President-Florida State Conference of the NAACP and President, Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP; Annette Taddeo, Past Vice Chair – Florida Democratic Party & Past Chair, Miami-Dade Democratic Party; and Attorney and First Lady of the City of North Miami, Patricia St. Vil-Joseph. Entertainment provided by Grammy-nominated spoken word artist Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns. For more information or to RSVP, call Vanessa Byers at 305-323-7614 or email

Mellow Dramatic Mondays
Monday, July 27, 8PM – 12AM – The Cabaret South Beach, 233 12th St, Miami Beach

Ingrid B presents a weekly Monday night open mic sip & sing event with poets, singers, and musicians welcomed. Admission $5 and $10 drink specials all night.

Mayor Oliver Gilbert Presents…Open Mic Night
Monday, July 27, 6PM – 9PM – Betty T. Ferguson Center, 3000 NW 199th St, Miami Gardens

Mayor Oliver Gilbert of the City of Miami Gardens presents an evening of karaoke, singing, dancing, and spoken word.

House Party (Kid ’n Play): 25th Anniversary + Party
Tuesday, July 28, 7:30PM – 11PM – O Cinema Wynwood, 90 NW 29th St

O Cinema presents the 25th anniversary screening for House Party in addition to a pre-screening party for early arrivals featuring Scratch DJ Academy. The first 70 people to arrive also receives a free vintage pack of Yo! MTV Raps or The Rap Pack trading cards. Limited tickets are $14 and can be purchased at