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

Tasting Tuesdays: France and Italy @ Drink Lab Nola

5/23/17; 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Aiming to give you a deeper appreciation of classic, prestigious wines from various regions, all while diving glass deep into the mysteries and myths of wine tasting and food pairing.

Tasting Tuesday’s 3 Part Series will include:

  • Wine making & Tasting 101
  • A Taste of the New World: USA and Southern Hemisphere
  • A Taste of the Old World: Europe and Beyond

Learn about the wine making process, ordering, bottle opening and everyone’s favorite part – TASTING of course! Your pallet will be privy to 6 different wine selections of unique and intense flavors from around the world, along with the proper food selection for each.

Raising of America @ Xavier University of Louisiana


Healthy Start New Orleans would like to cordially invite you to join them to watch The Signature Hour of The Raising of America series. The series explores how a strong start for all our children leads to a stronger, healthier and more equitable America. The Signature Hour discusses the many stressors families experience raising their children and their effects on children’s well-being.

The 2017 Greek Festival

5/26 – 5/28/17

Great Greek Food, Live Music and Entertainment, and Family Fun — On Bayou St. John at the 2017 Annual Greek Festival! Featuring plenty of homemade traditional Greek food and wine, and desserts, desserts, desserts! Live traditional Greek dancing, performed by the Hellenic Dancers. A live Greek band will be playing on the Bayou so you can get your Greek on! Tour our beautiful Cathedral, visit the kid’s area, get our annual poster, and visit our Greek grocery with delectable cheeses, dips, spices, and much more.

Glass House Day Party


Saturday, May 27th, #GlassHouse Day Party goes to a new level at Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market. Enjoy lite bites, 2 dope DJs, your fun friends and an incredible venue!

#Awayteam House Party: Part 1 of 3


DJ Rq Away and the Away Team’s house party series returns. An uber curated series of experiences featuring soulful food creations, bottomless cups of Jack Daniels, and a special mix of tunes that don’t echo Saturday night club vibes. Each edition will draw from the space it’s in to inspire a unique combination of elements making each episode different from the last. 1941 Arts St. NOLA from 3PM-7PM!