• Smart Funny & Black Comedy Show: Amanda Seales

    Stateside Theater

    If you follow Amanda you know this show will be lit! Those seriously interested can Cashapp me @ $voguespr99 total $39.40 ($30 + $9.40 theatre tax & fees) NO LATER than 12 noon April 1. Group tickets will be purchased at that time to ensure we sit together. We can gather for dinner before the show. Comment if interested. (The 7pm show is sold out!) Comedian, actress, writer, producer, and more, Amanda Seales doesn’t just make you laugh, she makes change! With an uncanny knack for taking serious topics (racism, rape culture, sexism, police brutality, etc.) and with humor, making them relatable and interesting, she combines intellectual wit, exuberant silliness and a pop culture obsession to create her unique style of smart funny content for the stage and screens. Along with performing stand up across the globe, and touring colleges doing comedic lectures on everything from sexism and diversity, relationships to black popular culture, this former MTV VJ with a master’s in African American studies from Columbia University is a series regular as Tiffany on, HBO’s “Insecure”, guest starred on, “Blackish, has performed stand up on Late Night with Seth Meyers and opened for Chris Rock, is creator/host of LA’s hit comedy game show, “Smart Funny & Black” at The Roxy, speaks truth to change via her wildly popular Instagram and weekly podcast, and soon to be book, “Small Doses”, has written/produced/starred in two seasons of her scripted comedy, Get Your Life, available on www.Blavity.com and went viral after articulately and passionately confronting Caitlyn Jenner on issues of race and equality in America, during a live streamed dinner, hosted by Katy Perry, on Youtube. A Jedi Khaleesi with a patronus that’s a Black Panther with wings, Amanda Seales continues to keep audiences laughing, thinking, and living in their truth!

  • The Ballad of Klook and Vinette (Theatre)

    Zach Theatre

    Update: due to conflicting events, the date for the play has been moved from April 27 to May 1st. May 1st is alao featured a special “Post-Show Discussion” screening for participants!! —————— A contemporary new love story adapted from the book by Ché Walker. This is a seductive premiere musical about inevitability and the thrill of falling in love. Infused with lyrical prose, Jazz, Blues, and Soul. The Ballad of Klook and Vinette is a mesmerizing theatrical experience you won’t want to miss! Tickets: $50 (some $30 tkts but EXTREMELY LIMITED....with enough interest, we can get seats together ...msg below if so) https://tickets.zachtheatre.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=8044

  • JMBLYA Festival 2019 (Concert)

    Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

    Lineup includes: Travis Scott Lil Wayne Kevin Gates Gunna Shock Wes Youngboy Never Broke Again Bhad Barbie Blueface City Girls Maxo Kream P-Lo Whookilledkenny 10k.Caash GA Tickets: $109 (multiple packages available) http://jmblya.com/tickets-austin/ Visit http://jmblya.com for festival details (lockers, parking, free water stations, etc.)

  • NEW DATE! Jazz in the Park NOLA Festival (FREE!)

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    New date announced! Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled to May 19!! New Orleans style festival right here in Austin! Music | Bands | Cajun foods | Parade Second Line Parade starting at 4th & Congress @ 1p See flyer for music, food and parade details

  • Dating While Black: A Male Perspective

    Getaway Motor Club

    A “safe space” that will curate deep, mature discussion centered around black dating, whereas the goal is to tackle the relationship space from “we go together” to “we’ve built a life together”....and anything in between. Led by an all black male panel helping to generate quality & open discussion from the audience. Variety of questions addressed, such “who taught you how to date?” to “how to have a successful relationship/marriage”... FREE RSVP: datingwhileblack.eventbrite.com EncoreATX will be present to give away 2 FREE tkts to see RL of the R&B group Next, held at Hanovers2.0 later that evening. Winners announced onsite! Hosted by #blackdatingsociety & #youngblackaustin Catered meals available sponsored by Dirty Glove BBQ @dgmbbq Single, Divorced and Married ...All welcome! Use #datingwhileblack and #atxincolor

  • Concert: Nas & Mary J. Blige

    Austin360 Amphitheater

    The 22-date trek pairs the Illmatic rapper with the “Real Love” belter for no discernible reason beyond the fact that people love them. Tickets can be purchased on Ticketmaster With enough interest we can purchase group tickets to sit together. Additional info forthcoming.

  • Singles Concert & Dinner: Rahsaan Patterson!

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    Our last time at this venue seeing Marsha Ambrosius was mind blowing...let’s do it again!! Come enjoy this swank affair with other Austin Black Singles...Rahsaan Patterson live in concert at the intimate, One World Theater, followed by dinner at The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen. Saturday November 30, 2019. Concert: Early Show begins at 7pm One World Theatre 7701 Bee Caves Rd Dinner: Immediately following concert The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen 6317 Bee Caves Road Tickets: $25 to $65 (small, intimate theater...all seating has excellent views of the stage) ******To get a stake at the $25 seating, group ticketing will be purchased May 30th. Please comment below if seriously interested in attending so I may include you in head count. Visit here for details... http://www.oneworldtheatre.org/event/rahsaan-patterson/