Secret Society Wednesdays @ DS17
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 3:00 am

Each & Every Wednesday Atlanta’s Young Professionals Get Together And Party At What We Like To Call #SecretSocietyWednesdays !!! Come Out & Experience The Ambiance of the Atlanta Hawks Gaurd, Derrick Schroeder’s new Restaraunt & Lounge, DS17!! Great Atmosphere, Great Music, Great Food, Great People! Check Out A Few Of The Details & Specials We Have To Offer:





– $100 MOET ICE




– PROPHECY EVENTS (@prophecyevents / @luthermcelroy)

– TWELVE THIRTY EVENTS (@twelvethirtyevents / @planblack)

– DREAMSCAPE ENT (@dreamscapeent)

– UPSCALE ENT (@mikeupscale)

– MANNY (@cirocboymanny)

– NICK MARSH (@nickmarsh)

– CAESAR CLARKE (@caesarclarke)

– JAY DOT FLE (@jaydotfle)



Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 30 @ 11:00 pm


New York Weekend is a movement that celebrates New York culture and what it means to be a New Yorker in cities outside of New York. We acknowledge music, style, pride, hustle, talent…overall, we have events that honor a culture.

Nostalgia and Pride are words that describe our events. Rarely do you ever see boroughs come together for one common goal, recognizing the New York culture. Our network is like family, family that comes to New York Weekend events to hear throwback music, laugh, and dance.

Soundtracks will be provided by New York Legend DJ Mister Cee (former Dj from Hot 97), The Harlem Show Stopper DJ Danny Dee, Brooklyn’s Own Dj Lance, and 4th Quarter Boyz Dj Fish.

Click the link below to book early bird room rates.

Hosted by the 1 & Only Boogie Black aka Mr. Henny aka Mr. Facts.

July 27 – Ladies Night

July 28 – The Blue & White Affair

July 29 -It’s the 90’s: Bad Boy Edition

July 30 – The Empire City (Day Party)


Black CEO TOUR: ATLANTA @ Hotel Indigo Atlanta
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day
Black CEO TOUR: ATLANTA @ Hotel Indigo Atlanta | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Black CEO Tour is the number #1 Conference for the Development of Black CEOs. This focus is on building business based wealth in the black community and the goal is to help develop the mindset necessary to achieve success. The Black CEO Conference will be an amazing opportunity for you to receive coaching and mentoring from industry experts, influences, and thought leaders from around the country!

Black CEO TOUR: ATLANTA @ Hotel Indigo Atlanta - Vinings
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm

Black CEO Tour is the number #1 Conference for the Development of Black CEOs. This focus is on building business based wealth in the black community and the goal is to help develop the mindset necessary to achieve success. The Black CEO Conference will be an amazing opportunity for you to receive coaching and mentoring from industry experts, influencers, and thought leaders from around the country!

You will walk away with …..

  • The tools, techniques, systems and structure needed to create a legacy of wealth for future generations.

  • Strategies that you can implement immediately to start generating results for your business

  • The opportunity to network and build collaborative relationships with other Black CEOs

  • The knowledge to develop a mindset necessary to acheive success

Hotel Accommodations: We have reserved a block of rooms for your convenience for a discounted rate of $99 per night. To reserve your room online visit the group code: BCT or call 866-819-2393 to may your reservation by phone and request the Black CEO Tour Atlanta Group Rate.

Lord of the Ribs with Basketmouth & Bovi with the WoWo Boyz Live in ATL @ PVC Event Hall
Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm


Enjoy an Evening of Laughter at Lord of the Ribs. Atlanta will be lit by two of Africa’s biggest comedic stars, Basketmouth and Bovi.

The doors open at 8:00pm. Come and take pictures on the red carpet and grab a seat before the show starts at 9pm.

All VIP guests get dinner and African snacks/finger food.

The WoWoboyz will also be in attendance to premier the release of their new show, WoWo Boyz and Friends






Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
Jul 31 – Aug 13 all-day
Atlanta Black Restaurant Week @ Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Atlanta Black Restaurant Week presents its inaugural culinary series. For two weeks, Atlanta will experience the diverse culinary offerings from the African Diaspora. Black Restaurant Week offers a variety of opportunities for culinary professionals to get involved.

Visit website for updates

Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
Jul 31 @ 4:30 am – Aug 13 @ 11:30 pm


Lining up plans in Atlanta? Whether you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, you’ll be sure to have fun during Atlanta Black Restaurant Week. For two weeks, Atlanta will experience the diverse culinary offerings from the African Diaspora. Black Restaurant Week offers a variety of opportunities for culinary professionals to get involved.

Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
Jul 31 @ 3:47 pm – Aug 13 @ 4:47 pm
Atlanta Black Restaurant Week

Black Restaurant Week (BRW), originally created in Houston, TX, is expanding to Atlanta! BRW will kick off its Inaugural Annual Summer Culinary Series, in the city of Atlanta, Georgia July 31- August 13, 2017.

Due to the huge success of the spring culinary series of Black Restaurant Week in Houston, BRW has decided to expand! Foodies will be able to eat their hearts out with options from an ever-growing list of participating Black-owned restaurants featuring unbelievable price options for brunch, lunch and dinner. Diners can enjoy casual dining options for $15 – $25 per person, and fine dining options from $35 to $45 per person.

Participants will also be able to experience a series of events, from a catering tasting to a showstopping bartending competition, that will showcase the city’s diverse culinary scene and spotlight the various food talent that the City of Atlanta has to offer.

Visit the Atlanta Restaurant Week website, ( or connect with us via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! #ATLBRW

Restaurants, chefs, caterers and bartenders interested in participating in Atlanta Black Restaurant Week can find more information

An Ankara Bazaar – ATL
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The first ever Ankara Bazaar ATL, Creating a unique retail shopping experience with featured elements of Afrocentric vibes (Shop. Sip and Swag) devoted to presenting A class vendors of african designs, supporting small business owners, celebrating family, and art, music and food in a beautiful atmosphere. SATURDAY 1pm – 9pm VIP ENTRY/SHOPPING 1PM GENERAL ENTRY 2PM *DRUMMING/DANCE FIRST FASHION SHOW 3PM *PERFORMANCE SECOND FASHION SHOW 6PM LAST CALL 8PM DOORS CLOSE 9PM *AFTERPARTY (tbc in this city) The Ankara Bazaar, a day event highlighting African and Afrocentric creativity; features vendors with unique and extraordinary designs in style and detail, mostly African inspired, but each offering their own take on fashion through an African/Afrocentric lens. The Bazaar experience includes Traditional African food, Our exclusive Pop-up fashion show showcasing our designers, live DJ, Cultural Performances, and our juice bar. * We are committed to presenting our customers with vendors with the highest quality standards of designs, finishings and styles. * Ankara Bazaar is not responsible for designs and will not refund items bought from vendors. *All items sold are final. See vendor’s booth for specific Return Policy. * All tickets sold to this event are final. We do not refund tickets. * All event participants grant Ankara Bazaar the right to use images, likeness, sound, voice or impressions captured during our event without compensation, and/or credit, for any or all purposes, in any or all media, worldwide in perpetuity. * This event is rain, snow, shine or otherwise. * Please plan ahead for the weather as Ankara Bazaar is not reponsible for changes in weather forecasting. * We reserve the right to confirm or cancel vendors. * Activities are subject to change. Models, Vendor participations and other enquiry Contact:

Buy Black Movement Annual Convention @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
SummerTime Beauti-Tea Soiree – Atlanta @ Hammond House Museum
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SummerTime Beauti-Tea Soiree - Atlanta @ Hammond House Museum | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Join Us At The SummerTime Beauti-Tea Soiree In Which We Will Be Celebrating Our Inner Beauty!!! You Will Be Encouraged, Inspired, and Motivated By Three Awesome Speakers And You Will Enjoy An Afternoon Of Food, Fellowship, & Fun!!!

Grab Your Favorite Summer Dress And Join Us For Tea!!!!

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County
Sep 2 – Sep 3 all-day
The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County @ Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh & Wake County
Labor Day weekend
SEPT 2nd & 3rd
The African American Cultural Festival
is an annual celebration of African American culture as expressed through art, music, food and community. Over the past seven Labor Day weekends, the two day festival has connected diverse people and families from across our region with local, national, and international artists, performers, food vendors, area business owners, and our local media outlets. The festival has become Raleigh’s premiere destination for teaching, sharing, and celebrating the distinctive folk and cultural traditions of African Americans here in North Carolina and from around the world.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
Office: 919-833-0140
#nbgnetwork #nationalblackguide

2017 Black Parents Forum @ The Friends School of Atlanta
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration is now open for #2017BlackParentsForum & Admissions Fair 9/16/2017 www.blackparentsforum.info The Black Parents Forum & Admissions Fair is a great day to learn more about the admissions process at private day and boarding schools, Pre K – 12th grade. The day is packed with information sharing, educational resources, education consulting for student recruitment.

Every Black Parents Forum event is open to ALL families interested in independent school education. In 2017 the BPF celebrates its 19th year serving thousands of families in the South. Young Horizons Indigo is pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming Forums and Teacher Recruitment Fairs in Atlanta. TOC & BPF will operate “rain or shine” on their scheduled dates. There will be no “snow date” and TOC/BPF cannot be responsible for travel problems resulting from weather or any other reason. Because of the high cost inherent in planning and guaranteeing the event, there can be no refund of any portion of the registration fee for any reason.

Celebrating 19 years, the Black Parents Forum (BPF), BPF Rountables and Teacher of Color Recruitment Fairs (TOC) provide information and support for ALL parents and teachers interested in pursuing academic excellence for their children.  The Black Parents Forum, BPF Roundtables and Teacher of Color Recruitment Fairs are hosted by Young Horizons Indigo, the online news source for parents and teachers.

The Ritz Gala by Orchestra Noir, The Atlanta African-American Orchestra @ The Ritz-Carlton
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Ritz Gala by Orchestra Noir, The Atlanta African-American Orchestra @ The Ritz-Carlton | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Orchestra Noir invites you to our highly anticipated season opening concert, The Ritz-Carlton Gala! This event promises to be an extraordinary night of class, high art, and elegance. Maestro Jason Ikeem Rodgers will lead the orchestra through a magical evening of classic orchestral and operatic masterpieces as we celebrate the first concert of the season in grand fashion!

All guests will walk the red carpet and enjoy a complimentary assortment of European and American artisan cheeses, fresh and dried fruits and nuts, “Fairywood Thicket” jams and marmalades, and assorted artisan breads during the lavish pre-concert soiree. All guests will then make their way into the breathtaking Grand Ballroom where they will be seated at tables and served masterfully prepared gourmet hors d’oeuvres as they take in the soothing sounds of the orchestra. Guests in Conductor’s Circle will enjoy premium, intimate seating up close with the maestro.

Ladies be sure to wear your most glamorous gown and gentlemen please wear a tuxedo, as this is a black-tie event.

Pre-concert soiree at 7:00PM. Concert at 8:00PM.

*Wine, champagne, and top shelf alcohol will be available for purchase throughout the entire evening.

Orchestra Noir is The Atlanta African-American Orchestra! Founded in 2016 by Music Director, Jason Ikeem Rodgers, Orchestra Noir acts as a living testament to the African-American legacy of excellence and resilience in Atlanta and the nation. Our mission is to showcase and celebrate the musical excellence as well as the business and cultural achievements in our community here in Atlanta through concert events.

Gaining commercial and critical acclaim by fusing classical music with pop culture, Orchestra Noir has collaborated with international hip-hop superstars Migos and 2 Chainz for the “Culture” album which reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition, Orchestra’s Noir’s historic first season culminated with a performance featuring nine time Grammy Award winning producer and DJ Bryan-Michael Cox in an epic orchestra vs. DJ battle designed by Maestro Rodgers. Orchestra Noir has been covered in notable media outlets such as the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Upscale Magazine, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Ed Lover Show, Rolling Out Magazine, Atlanta Black Star, NPR, Georgia Public Broadcast, Griots Republic, CBS Radio, Blavity, and many more.

Still Standing & Stepping Out, The Purple Affair @ The Gathering Spot
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are invited to join us as we bring awareness, honor and celebrate survivors of Domestic Violence at The Still Standing Foundation’s 6th annual Purple Affair.

On October 6th, 2017, a diverse and philanthropic group of Atlanta media, business professionals, celebrities, advocates and social gatherers will assemble to pledge their generosity and ongoing support to a worthy cause at the 2017 Still Standing & Steppin Out, The Purple Affair – a benefit event that honors survivors of Domestic Violence.

Riding the waves of previous years vastly successful and generously sponsored Purple Affair, this year’s event is expected to be yet another night to remember.

Guests will enjoy a collage of live entertainment, dancing, celebrity guest appearances, awards & scholarship presentation and more…

6:00 pm
Cocktail Reception featuring The Purple Boutique and Wounds to Wisdom Book Signing

7:00 pm
Seated Dinner, Guest Speaker, Awards & Scholarship Presentation

8:00 pm Live Entertainment & Dancing

Proceeds will benefit The Still Standing Foundation’s Domestic Violence Awareness, Advocacy, and Prevention Fund.

Attire: Cosmopolitan/Semi-formal