Of course, we strongly advise you toattend ESSENCE Fest in New Orleans. With over 50 performers (Missy Elliott, Kevin Hart, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, the list goes on) and over 100 speakers (Iyanla Vanzant, Deepak Chopra, Jussie Smollet, Keke Palmer, and more), we're absolutely positive this is something you won't want to miss.
The great thing about summer is that you don't have to workout indoors--you can do it in NYC's Union Square! This Thursday, Cardio and Strength with Brick New York opens their exercise classes to everyone. Be sure to grab a mat and join in on the healthy fun.
Attend Philly's First Friday, Sax and the Beat Jazz Concert
If you're in Philadelphia be sure to check out the Barnes Foundation's Sax and the Beat Jazz show this Friday, with saxophonist Steve Wilson and drummer Lewis Nash in "duologue." Join in on the jazzy vibes and cool tunes you're bound to hear.
For all the NYC-ers who like to party it up on July 4th-- enjoy this super epic block party filled with free food, free admission and free fun. That's "free" three times. Sound like an automatic green light.
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Attend Chicago's African Caribbean International Festival of Life