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.
Purple Party Celebrating Prince’s Birthday
Thursday, June 9, 6PM – 9PM – Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
This week’s Poplife at PAMM goes all out for Prince with a special happy hour on the terrace. ndulge in Prince-inspired drink specials (available for purchase) as DJ Mike Deuce and Sweat Records’ DJ Lolo play the singer’s greatest hits. Wear purple for free museum admission.
2nd Fridays “Conversation With” Series…
Friday, June 10, 6PM – 10PM – Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 5925 NE 2nd Ave, Miami
Purforce Group and Northeast 2nd Ave Partnership hosts a monthly 2nd Friday Happy Hour “Conversation With” series with this month’s event featuring the Ultimate Haiti Experience 2016 Excursion. Enjoy great conversations, cocktails, appetizers, and music by Dj Big Ben with a dynamic group of young professionals from the Diaspora. Admission $10 donation and includes appetizers.
Friday, June 10, 8PM – 2AM – Sport of Kings Lounge at Gulfstream Park, 901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale
The gentlemen of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Zeta Chi Chapter Fort Lauderdale usher in summer with their annual Boogaloo. Admission $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Tickets available at 2016zxqueboogaloo.eventbrite.com.
Point and Drive FAMU Documentary Premiere
Friday, June 10, 6:30PM – 10PM – African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale
Point and Drive is a documentary that presents the passion, talents, history, struggles and triumphs of the most imitated marching band of all time, the Florida A&M University Marching 100, from the voices of it’s successful alumni spanning over four decades. Join the film director, alumni, and HBCU alumni for the Ft. Lauderdale premiere. Immediately following the screening is a panel discussion. Tickets $25 in advance; $35 at the door and can be purchased online at PointandDrivepremiereftlauderdale.eventbrite.com
9th Annual All Greek Cookout
Saturday, June 11, 11AM – 5PM – Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill
The National Panhellenic Council Broward County chapter hosts their annual cookout for all Greeks and Divine 9 groups for an afternoon of food, fellowship, and games. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 at the event ad children five years and under are free. Advance tickets available at 2016allgreekcookout.evenbrite.com.
MUCE Summer Series: Music.Art.Film.Good Vibes.
Saturday, June 11, 5PM – 12AM – Chef Creole, 5400 NW 2nd Ave, Little Haiti
Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE) presents the 2nd annual summer series every second Saturday at Chef Creole featuring local vendors presented by The Roots Collective, live music from local artists, an art pop, short films, interactive arts zone, a yoga & drum circle, and lively conversations. June is Scleroderma Awareness month & 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Scleroderma foundation. Tickets $15 online; $25 general admission available online at eventbrite.com/e/muce-summer-series-musicartfilmgood-vibes-tickets-24980228536?
Sunday, June 12, 4PM – 11PM – Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St, Wynwood
Kulcha Shok presents live music by Red Lyte & Sound Movements and the Kulcha Shok Crew for the new Reggae Sundays that moved from Jazid to Wynwood Yard. Free and open to the entire family.
Beyond Brunch Sundays
Sunday, June 12, 11AM – 7PM – Martini Bar at Gulfstream, 601 Silks Run, Hallandale
LIV Alive Social Group hosts a weekly Sunday brunch and day party. $35 all you can eat unlimited brunch and $15 bottomless mimosas from 11am – 4pm; followed by the day party from 3pm-7pm. Complimentary entry before 7pm.