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.
South Florida Black Professionals After Five Mixer
Friday, April 24, 6PM – 9PM – Tokyo Blue at Ocean Manor Resort, 4040 Galt Ocean Dr, Ft Lauderdale
The monthly networking event presents another social mixer with a complimentary drink and complimentary appetizers from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Admission $10 at the door or $5 off with online pre-registration at eventbrite.com/e/after-five-south-florida-black-professionals-mixer-tickets-14937786321?
Meet Forbes’ List Top Black Female Billionaire, Foloruso Alakija
Friday, April 24, 6PM – 9:30PM – Embassy Suites, 1601 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach
A reception is being hosted to welcome Nigerian female billionaire, Folorunso Alakija, in her visit to South Florida. The VIP reception is from 6pm-7pm followed by the program from 7pm-9:30pm. Ms. Alakija recently surpassed Oprah Winfrey as the richest black women in the world with an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion and is one of only three black female billionaires. Her fortunes came from the Rose of Sharon House of Fashion, her business in the Nigerian fashion industry, as well as her role as Executive Vice Chairman in her family’s oil exploration and production business (FAMFA Oil Limited) and a real estate development company with investments in different parts of the world. Tickets are $35 and VIP reception is $75, which includes hors d’oeuvres. Tickets available at eventbrite.com/e/dream-big-think-big-tickets-16452094658.
Hush Miami: Wireless Headphone Party Experience
Saturday, April 25, 8PM – Gale Hotel Rooftop, 1667 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
SocialXchange and Good Vibes Entertainment partners with Silent Revolution wireless headphones for a new monthly rooftop party series where the headphones feature two channels to cycle through two DJs competing for your listening ears and one channel to watch Old School Movies on the wall. Headphones are complimentary thanks to Silent Revolution. Around 11pm skip the line and take the elevator down stairs to “Rec Room” nightclub located in the basement. Enter at the Rec Room entrance on 17th Street. Free RSVP at HushMiami.eventbrite.com.
RonDayVu Day Party
Sunday, April 26, 5PM – 11PM – Martini Bar at Gulfstream Village, 601 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach
LIV Alive Social Group hosts its monthly day party with complimentary food and happy hour from 5pm – 8pm. Free entry for Pisces. Complimentary entry before 6pm with RSVP or $10 after 6pm online at eventbrite.com/e/sunday-april-26th-martini-bar-gulfstream-rondayvu-day-party-tickets-16477383297
Mondrian Sundays: Solomon’s Yard
Sunday, April 26, 1PM – 8PM – Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave
The Mondrian Poolclub hosts a new weekly Sunday lineup with this week’s music experience featuring Vintage Roots and Reggae.
Taste the Islands with Chef Irie
Monday, April 27, 6PM – 9PM – Fusion Cafe, 15531 Sheridan St, Davie
Chef Irie hosts a watch party for the premiere of the PBS series “Taste the Islands with Chef Irie” featuring celebrity guests Kevin Lyttle, Ato Bolden, Inner Circle, and more. The event is emceed by Barrie Hype, music by Y100’s DJ GQ, and after show live jazz band. Showtime is 7:30pm.
Mellow Dramatic Mondays Open Mic Night
Monday, April 27, 8PM – 11PM – The Cabaret South Beach, 233 12th St, Miami Beach
Ingrid B hosts a new Monday night Sip & Sing open mic night hosted by Lavie and keys by Allen Paul. Poets, singers, and musicians welcomed. Admission $5 and $10 drink specials all night.