Noire Miami weekend guide: National Black MBA networking, FAMU Strikers Dance Troupe, Caribbean exhibit at PAMM, and more

Why Are Black Women So Angry? Part 3…from a Male’s Perspective
Thursday, April 24, 6:30PM – 8PM – Urban League of Greater Miami, 8400 NW 25th Ave, Miami

The conversation continues with a lively and thought provoking discussion led by the men and featuring panelists Luther Campbell and others. For info:

Networking with National Black MBA Association – South Florida Chapter
Thursday, April 24, 6:30PM – 8:30PM – III Forks at Gulfstream Village, 501 Silks Run Rd, Hallandale Beach

Come out and network with National Black MBA Association South Florida Chapter for a networking event to welcome the new board, engage members, and celebrate educational excellence. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Complimentary entry. RSVP:

Opening Exhibit Celebration for Caribbean: Crossroads of the World
Thursday, April 24, 6PM – 9PM – Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd

Perez Art Museum Miami opens a spectacular new exhibition featuring Trinidadian performance artist Akuzuru and a waterfront bar on the terrace with music by DJ Majestic. Free to PAMM members (and Rhythm Foundation members by RSVP at before 4/22); general museum admission fees to the public. For info:

MCCJ Film Series: Parallel Lives
Thursday, April 24, 6PM – 9PM – Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science, 3280 S Miami Ave, Miami

The Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews (MCCJ) hosts another edition of its “Can We Talk?…Really” film series and discussion with the film “Parallel Lives” produced by WPBT2. The documentary details the lives of local historians Dr. Arva Moore Parks (founder of The Black Archives) and Dr. Dorothy Jenkins-Field who experienced growing up in our community in two very different ways but eventually found their professional and personal connection here in Miami, and went on to build a life-long friendship. Prior to the film, the museum’s “RACE: Are We So Different?” exhibit is open attendees. Admission is $6. For info: (305) 755-6096 or

Miami Under 40 Monthly Mixer
Thursday, April 24, 6PM – 10PM – Batch Gastropub, 30 SW 12th St, Miami

Attend for a night of cocktails and the opportunity to meet and network with the finest of South Florida’s young professionals. For info: Visit

After Five Professionals Mixer
Friday, April 25, 6PM – 9PM – The News Lounge Cafe, 5580 NE 4th Ct, Miami

South Florida Black Professionals presents their monthly installment of After Five with this month’s event honoring Leaders Recognizing Leaders. Free entry and happy hour drink specials.

FAMU Strikers Dance Troupe Presents: Living Legends Celebrating 25 Years of Dance
Saturday, April 26, 8PM – Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami

The Black Archives, sponsored by the Southeast Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency and Miami-Dade County, present the FAMU Strikers and Mahogany Dance Theatre for a one-night only presentation of the dance group’s traveling anniversary performance. Tickets: $15 in advance at the Black Archive office; $20 Grandstage seating, $25 orchestra seating; $35 VIP balcony. Purchase tickets online:
Smooth Teddy Live
Saturday, April 26, 9PM – 1AM – Avenue D, 8 South Miami Ave

Enjoy live top 40 music by The Smooth Teddy Band. Enjoy food, drinks, live music, spoken word, and a smooth atmosphere. Admission $10.

Scandalous Sundays Live Music & Spoken Word
Sunday, April 27, 7PM – 12AM – Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, 16701 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month, enjoy a night of live music by Jai Rose Band, Derek Mack, Karina Iglesias, J Horne, and Christian Rivera; spoken word by Sahnya, Calvin madeSON Early and Jenson; and creative performance by Nest of Living Arts (NOLA). Dress code enforced: cocktail/evening attire, no blue jeans, no sneakers, and no flip flops. Tickets are 1 for $15 and 2 for $25 when purchased in advance. For info: (954) 400-8948 or Bring a new pair of shoes to support Shoes 4 Your Soul, 501(c)3 organization.

Selectah Sundays
Sunday, April 27, 10PM until – Will Call Miami, 700 NE 2nd Ave, Miami
Sunday night lounge vibe with music by DJ Heron and DJ Self Born. Free admission.