The Melanin Mixer

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The Melanin Mixer is a global collective of immersive, art, music, tech and cultural events - connecting melaninated millennial communities across the African diaspora. 

Each event is specially curated to celebrate and uplift people of African descent through movement, sound and words that connect our past, present and future.

Filtering by: Music

SLIM CINEMA :: VFF III
Dec
2
to Dec 3

SLIM CINEMA :: VFF III

It’s goin down on December 2nd as the Slim Cinema Vertical Film Festival returns for its third installment in Brooklyn, NY.

Get ready for our biggest event yet! Expect a night seeing original vertical short films, local artist's work, and meeting new people.  We also partnered up with Brooklyn's very own NVR SLEEP as they will be soundtracking the night and taking the reigns for the after party. There will be open bar and bites to keep the good vibes going and built in experiences for creative exploration. 

Ticket Price: $20

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The Culture LP Presents: Still Dreaming
Oct
27
to Oct 28

The Culture LP Presents: Still Dreaming

Join our fam at The Culture LP for the 5th Installment of their musical showcase Still Dreaming. Featuring live performances by Halley Hiatt and Skye's World.

If you're available please pull up, if not - share the code with a friend and tell them to rsvp at StillDRMN.co using the promo code "FreeDRMN" for 100% discount. 

Enjoy complimentary grub from Williamsburg Pizza and beer/shot specials by Old Blue Last. Live DJ sets by Rodney Hazard and Silky Black.  

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Outdoor Movie Night with Majah Hype: Presented by CARIBBEING
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Outdoor Movie Night with Majah Hype: Presented by CARIBBEING

Join CARIBBEING and Brooklyn Museum for happy hour drinks and a free screening of the Brooklyn-based Caribbean American comedy Foreign Minds Think Alike (Majah Hype, 2016, 115 min.), starring Majah Hype. It begins when Di Rass (aka Derval Fletcher), who dreams of a new life in America, travels to the strange land of New York City, where many cultures come together as one and seek the American Dream. Guaranteed to leave you in stitches! Includes a cash bar.

Arrive early (6-8pm) for Happy Hour and Caribbean DJ set by Libation Party's Ian Friday. 

Based in Brooklyn, NY aka Little Caribbean, CARIBBEING spans contemporary culture and is a hub for creativity and collaborations with some of the Caribbean’s most visionary talent and innovative brands. Now in its 5th year, CARIBBEING has grown into a global movement.

Free with Museum admission

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The Culture LP Presents: NVR Sleep
Jul
12
to Jul 13

The Culture LP Presents: NVR Sleep

After the "Independence" day shenanigans, link with The Culture LP and Rodney Hazard at Kinfolk for a mix of tropical house, international, dancehall, and hip-hop tunes. 
 
Meet beautiful people, sip something (Old Blue Last preferably), and shake something until 2am on a school night. 
 
This month they've got Trax and Field, Rodney Hazard, and special guests on the set. No Cover. Just Vibes.

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13th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival: Presented by Brooklyn Bodega
Jul
10
to Jul 15

13th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival: Presented by Brooklyn Bodega

  • Various Locations in Brooklyn (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Established in 2005, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building and social change.

In addition to musical performances, the Festival offers a number of activities for its audience, including: panel discussions, exhibitions, parties, an award show and a family-friendly block party. The Festival is more than a concert or outdoor fair. It is a family reunion for lovers of this great culture.

Visit www.bkhiphopfestival.com to check out the full schedule of events!

Ticket Prices: $0 - $180

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The Culture LP Presents: Summer Soulstice
Jun
24
2:00 PM14:00

The Culture LP Presents: Summer Soulstice

The Culture LP launched in June 2012 as a collective dedicated to uniting creators online and offline. Since then, we've had the privilege of working with countless artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs that we'd like to consider family.

DJ sets by ClassicNewWave, Anna Collecta, The Letter "C", SilkyBlack, and Rodney Hazard. 

Join the Culture LP at Ode to Babel on Saturday, June 24th to celebrate the last five years, and whatever the future has in store. 

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Doing Dope Things The Official Summer Launch Party For Makadréz
Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Doing Dope Things The Official Summer Launch Party For Makadréz

Come out to party, network with young black professionals, and dig into savory catered BBQ food at with Makadréz, LLC during our official Launch party. Leave the drama of work, running your business, life, friends and family home, and lets Celebrate Dopeness with Makadréz and friends!

Network with progressive professionals and individuals making dope moves, or just come out to party, enjoy the ON site BBQ food, dance to music that will make your waistline keep moving and your head keep bopping, and also vibe with dope people. LET'S START SUMMER OFF THE RIGHT WAY.... DOING DOPE THINGS, CELEBRATING DOPENESS!!!!

Dresscode: Casual
Age: Must be 21 and older to enter event
Ticket Price: $10

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NVR Sleep: The R&B Edition
Jun
14
to Jun 15

NVR Sleep: The R&B Edition

#NVRSleep is black with The R&B Edition. Last year TheCultureLP two stepped and lip-synced their hearts out for the all R&B everything edition of #NVRSleep. For those who don't know, NVR Sleep is a party for today's dreamers. No dress code, no cover, no bullshit. Meet us at Kinfolk 90, Wednesday night to party with the cool kids.

We have Fab Roc and ClassicNewWave joining forces with Rodney Hazard + SilkyBlack to curate the vibes all night. 

Pull up, and enjoy a cold Old Blue Last on us. 

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The Culture LP Presents: Still DRMN
Jun
1
to Jun 2

The Culture LP Presents: Still DRMN


Join TheCultureLP for their newest curated event series Still DRMN, an open format party and performance experience in an intimate setting. Enjoy live performances from musical guests Gio Dee, Halley Hiatt, and Akil B. Strange. 

As a friend of the CLP we're offering you 50% off tickets with the promo code: HalfDRMN

Tickets are just $10 and include complimentary open bar from @oldbluelast with your advance ticket purchase. DJ sets courtesy of @rodneyhazard x @silkyblack90.

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TRAP AILEY
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

TRAP AILEY

Join Alvin Ailey dancers as they perform to your favorite trap tunes. Enjoy Complimentary food & drinks all evening.  
 
Sounds By: DJ Rasaki

Performance By: Deadly Dose  

Attendance is FREE with  your RSVP - Email trapailey@thpmarketing.com
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Trap Ailey is in Celebration of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performances on Mother's Day Weekend
@NJPAC

Purchase tickets HERE to any of the 3 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Performances @ NJPAC on Mother's Day Weekend using code: HONORS to receive 20% off.

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