We’ve compiled 5 events happening for Seattle black professionals this week. Would you like to have your event added to the list? Please feel free to email tbiagas@theblackprofessional.com for more information.

The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

April 27 – 30

#LHAAFF 2017 is a four day curated experience in the heart of Seattle dedicated to celebrating Black brilliance in independent cinema. In its 14th year, the festival presents provocative films and works about the Black experience shot from an independent lens.

BiT Hackathon 2017

Saturday, April 29

Please join us for this two-day hackathon at Facebook Seattle South Lake Union Offices. The theme for this hackathon is Social Good. The goal of this hackathon is to create an app or website that will make a difference in your neighborhood or community. An example of such an idea would be Facebook Safety Check.

Audre Lorde Film Screening

Saturday, April 29

The S/BFL will be screening The Edge of Each Others Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde on Saturday, April 29 at 4 pm. This will be after the Audre Lorde Guided Paint Session, happening earlier in the day. Everyone who registers for the art activity will automatically be signed up for this film and have a guaranteed seat. Otherwise, general registration will open up on Monday, April 24: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/audre-lorde-guided-paint-session-tickets-33553614765

Bubblin Brown Sugar 2017

Saturday, April 29

High school dance teams will compete to win at Bubblin Brown Sugar

Whiskey + Yoga at Westland Distillery

Saturday, April 29

The morning begins with an hour long, all levels, Yoga practice. Following our practice, we will enjoy a tasting of Westland’s American Oak and Sherry Wood Whiskey served both neat and mixed in a cocktail. Leave your worries at the door, get your body in motion, taste some of Seattle’s finest craft Whiskey, and get to know your community.