Monday, January 5, 2009

Events for the Week: January 5-11

Posted by Jarvis Holliday On 1/05/2009 1 comment
Your best weekly list for parties, nightlife, social, and cultural events in Charlotte. If I learn of more events, I’ll update this post throughout the week.

Tuesday, January 6

A Peace of Jazz (weekly event)
Radio personality Jaye Delai and his wife Monica present this weekly jazz series at one of Charlotte’s swankest lounges. 7 p.m. $10. Kiss Lounge, 204 W. Woodlawn Rd.

Wednesday, January 7

Pop Life (weekly event)
It’s the most popular social networking event on a Wednesday night. Starts after work but ends late. Music by select DJs. Presented by Creative Loafing and The Sol Kitchen. 6 p.m. Free. Apostrophe Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St. (South End).

Thursday, January 8

Kickin' It On the Northside
Enjoy an after-work networking event in north Charlotte. Featuring drink and appetizer specials and live music by Rhythmology. Presented by Digital Divas. 5-10 p.m. Free. Utopia Restaurant and Lounge, 10210 Berkeley Place Dr.

Cufflinks and Cocktails / Kappa Weekend 2009
Presented by Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s Charlotte Alumni Chapter, Cufflinks and Cocktails is held at a different bar each month. And this month’s event kicks off Kappa Weekend 2009, the fraternity’s national founder’s day celebration (visit website for Friday and Saturday’s events). Come mingle with a group of well-dressed professionals, from 20- to 40-somethings. Drink specials and free appetizers will be served. Free. 6 p.m. Blue Restaurant & Bar, 214 N. Tryon St. (corner of Fifth and College streets).

Indulge Thursdays
Enjoy a relaxed evening with music and food and drink specials at Charlotte’s newest coffeehouse—it transforms into a trendy late-night lounge. Music by DJ Rsenal. Presented by JSW Media Group. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. PJ’s Coffeehouse and Lounge, 210 E. Trade St., (first floor of the EpiCentre).

Touch One Thursdays (weekly event)
Come and enjoy a live band and spoken word by Charlotte’s slam poets. An after-party follows. Presented by Touch One Productions. 9 p.m. $10. Wine Up, 3306 N. Davidson St.

Friday, January 9

Friday Afterwork Rendezvous (weekly event)
End your workweek on a high note at this networking event, held at a different venue each week. Enjoy live music and drink and appetizer specials. Presented by Talk of the Town. To learn this week’s location, text “rendezvous” to 38714. 6-10 p.m. Free.

Legacy of Black Women Film Showcase
Enjoy award-winning short films by African-American female filmmakers at this sixth annual event. Presented by the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Reception 6:30 p.m., films begin 7:30 p.m. $20. McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 North College St.

Angel Lola Luv’s Welcome to Charlotte Party
The model and video vixen hosts this party. Music by Power 98’s Mr. Incognito. 10 p.m. Cost varies; members free until midnight. Visit website for membership. Club 935, 935 S. Summit Ave.

Saturday, January 10

Platinum Saturday’s with Melyssa Ford
For the second night in a row, a top model and video vixen hosts a party at this club. This will also be a Carolina Panthers playoff viewing party with more than 20 TVs to watch the game. 7 p.m. Cost varies; everyone free until 10 p.m. Club 935, 935 S. Summit Ave.

Sunday, January 11

TNA Wrestling Live
You’ve seen these wrestlers battle it out on Spike TV, now see them in person. 7:30 p.m. $20-$150. Bojangles’ Coliseum (formerly Cricket Arena), 2700 E. Independence Blvd.

Wu Tang Clan
The only thing that surpasses the excitement of this live show is the anticipation over which of the eight members will actually show up. 8 p.m. $40-$45. Amos’ Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St.

Ssshh: Sensual Seduction Sundays at Happy Hour (weekly event)
Enjoy an infusion of open-mic poetry and jazz over candlelight. Hosted by poet Bluz. After-party and dancing follows. Presented by Pink Diamond. 9 p.m. $10. Happy Hour Bar and Lounge, 3603 S. Tryon St.

Sunday Seductive (weekly event)
It's a party strictly for the 30-and-older crowd. Hosted by Q92.7's Stacey Blackman. 9 p.m. Free. The Cafe Room, 1250 S. Lucky Penny Dr.

1 comment :

  1. I was searching for upcoming inaugural events and ran across your blog. You told me you were going to do it. It looks great...a lot of good information. Hope all is well with you:)


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