Thursday, December 18, 2014

K. Michelle, international dance party, celebrate all things Wu

The weekend starts now! Don't miss this weekend's holiday parties. See you in the streets...


Tropical Island In NoDa - Put away your ugly holiday sweater and grab your Hawaiian shirt for A Taste of Haiti. This is the first event that raises money for charitable work in Haiti. Tickets includes a signature drink, a signature hookah and Haitian food. Bring a toy or a cash donation and receive a free raffle ticket to participate in our grand prize giveaway. 7 p.m., Red @ 28th in University, 9539 Pinnacle Dr. Ste. 203.


International Party - Enjoy partying with people from more than 100 nationalities including Russian, Greek and Baltic communities at Global FeverDJ Europrogressive & DJ Dim will create a European experience in nightlife; spinning Euro House, Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Greek, Albanian, and much more! 10 p.m. The Vault, 210 E. Trade St. The EpiCentre. Parking available. $10. 


Music Benefit - Queen City Showcase benefits MusicCares, which provides a wide range of resources for people in the music community. Performers include Mark Lassiter, Forgive Me Not, the Feral and others. 7 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $10. Paid parking onsite and street parking. Bring cash for parking.

Enter The Wu - Enjoy all things Wu at the Off the Wall Wu Tang Forever Edition. You'll hear  Wu Tang Clan albums, solo member albums, collaobs, Clan affiliates and more! Grooves by DJ Justice & Aking. They'll also be spinning classic Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, rare grooves, reggae and Pop. 10 p.m. Crown Station Coffee House & Pub, 1425 Elizabeth Ave.


Who Let The Dawgs Out? - Georgia Bulldogs fans help set a tailgate record at Draught for the Georgia Bulldogs Tailgate. Noon. Draught, 601 Cedar St.

After The Game, It's The AfterParty - Wear your Panther gear and head over to Label. DJ Cuttz and DJ LP spinning the hottest tunes for the Panthers v. Brown AfterParty. 10 p.m. Label, NC Music Factory, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd.

Stringer Bell Broke Her Heart! - "Love And Hip-Hop's" K. Michelle is getting mad press after opening up about her relationship with heartthrob Idris Elba. Apparently, their eight-month relationship inspired her new album "Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?" Sounds like it didn't end well. 7 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre 511 E. 36th St. $50 and up.