2011 CIAA Parties & Events Thursday

2011 CIAA Basketball Tournament Week

2011 CIAA Basketball Tournament Week

2011 CIAA Parties & Events Thursday

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Thursday, March 3rd

Official CIAA Events
Men’s Quarterfinals
1:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m.; 7:00 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Arena | 333 E. Trade St, Charlotte
Buy Tournament Tickets Here

CIAA Toyota Fan Experience
Includes concerts by national recording artists, celebrity autograph signings, & free giveaways!
CIAA Toyota Fan Experience
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Cost: FREE
Charlotte Convention Center – Hall A/B | 501 South College St, Charlotte

CIAA Career Expo
CIAA Career Expo

Food Lion Health & Wellness Symposium
Food Lion Health & Wellness Symposium

Charlotte Black Film Festival March 3rd-5th
The Charlotte Black Film Festival (CBFF) will host (3) full days of educational, empowerment, and networking opportunities. Email: for more information. It is comprised of film screenings, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and the vision awards, which celebrates the films of African American Filmmakers. The festival will also showcases the work of emerging, actors, composers, screenwriters and directors.
@ Charlotte Convention Center & CPCC- Uptown

Night Events/Parties

Meet & Greet & Weekend Kickoff Party @ Cosmos Cafe
Presented by Brothers 4 Life & Meat Lynn Ent | Thursday, March 3rd | Meet & Greet 5pm-9pm | Weekend Kickoff Party 9pm-2am
Thu, March 3rd | Adv Tix $35 & $60 VIP. Ticket prices includes all 3 events
300 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Funny First Thursday
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Eddietainment and G.A.S.P presents…..Funny First Thursday hosted by KENNY “FB Famous” MACK Starring the Funniest Comedians around…This month our featured comics are HBO’s (“P. Diddy’s BAD BOYS OF COMEDY”) DAVE MARTIN and the hilarious talents of comedian J-Bliss. You can purchase tickets at
March 3rd, 8pm at Dixie Tavern | 301 East 7th St Charlotte

Heaven @ Blue
The Official Thursday Night Hot Spot! Voted the #1 Thursday Night Event each year by party goers near and far. So join Talk of the Town, again this year for our Annual Signature Party. We start the party off at 8 pm with the un-comparable DJ ’06, and end it with the live R&B, Neo Soul, Go-Go, and Hip Hop Band, ‘Let It Flow,” starting at 11 pm and at the end of the night when the lights come on at 2:30 am. Proper Attire is Required. It is advised that you reserve your VIP Table today or purchase tickets in advance. This is a Sellout! Venue is located on 5th & College Streets. For tickets: or call 704.488.3998 or 704.649.5304.

Fierce Fashion Show & Party
Brought to you by Turn Around Inc.
Price subject to change – G.A. $25.00
Thursday, March 3, 2011 | 7pm
Venue: Roof With A View
634 S. Cedar St Charlotte, NC

Celebration @ 5th Element
Thu, March 3rd | Time: 9pm – 2am | Cost: Varies
500 West 5th St, Charlotte, NC

The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Rho Psi Omega Chapter present Pink Groove 6. @ Phoenix (formerly The Forum)
Music by DJ Stacey Blackman. Dress code: Sophisticated, city chic, no athletic attire. Ages 21 & up (25 & up Preferred).
Thu, March 3rd | Time: 10pm | Cost: $35 in Advanced
300 N. College Street Charlotte, NC

Gucci Mane Welcome To Charlotte Party @ Club 935
Performance by Gucci Mane. Hosted by Power 98FM. Limited advance tickets at &
Thursday, March 3rd | 9pm – 3am
Club 935 | 935 S. Summit Ave

Diverse Thursday We Own The Block @ Dharma Lounge
Troy Veale/ Tiffany Hemby/ Dre Brown Presents “We Own The Block” 2nd annual Kickoff Thursday Block Party. Dharma & Marigny Lounge has been combined (with a VIP tent). This 20,000+ square foot mega-structure encompasses an Asian (Dharma) and Creole (Marigny) themed ambiance and décor with drink specials ($5 Chambord Vodka & Gentleman Jack) that’s unmatched in the Queen City! Dress code restrictions will be enforced. Early arrival and/or table reservations are highly suggested as a means to guarantee entry and a great experience.
Purchase discount tickets here:
Time: 9pm-Until Cost: $10 advance tix while they last
1440 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

The Prelude – Eric Benet Live @ Luna Lounge
Brought to you in part by: Entourage Ent | The Execs | Taylor Myde Ent | G-Class Ent | IMG Ent
Grammy Nominee Eric Benet will be live in the building! Complimentary food for a limited time will be provided. (upon early arrival). VIP sections available $200 compliments 4-5 people and a Rose bottle. 2 of the Hottest Special Guest DJ’s spinning all night long. Fully Stocked Bar Lounging areas for your seating pleasure. Tickets will go FAST, reserve yours now!! $20 Hand Tickets are available from one of the company’s representatives. Contact any of the following reps for additional info: Randy McLeod – 980.333.7021 – Julio Boseman – 704.957.7765
Thursday Feb 3rd
521 N College St, Charlotte

“TOSS UP” (Raleigh vs Charlotte) hosted by The A List & MAZ Entertainment
The CIAA Basketball Tournament is rooted in the spirit of friendly competition. People journey from all over the globe to support their beloved alma-maters and cheer them into victory. In that same spirit The A List and MAZ Entertainment have joined forces to ask and answer the question, “Who parties HARDER?” Raleigh or Charlotte? Since this is our event page, we are going to take the liberty to proclaim that Charlotte DEFINITELY goes harder than Raleigh! We’d like to challenge The A List and ANYONE else to show up Thursday Night and prove us wrong, NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE FROM!
Time: 10pm Cost: Adv tix available
@ Belk Theater | 130 N Tryon St, Charlotte

Fire and Ice @ Grand Central Events
This is the best of both worlds. The Alphas and Deltas of Charlotte are coming together to bring you this party. Get tickets at
Thu, March 3rd | Time: 10pm – 2:30am
1000 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC

Rick Ross & Wale @ Club Mansion
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Come party with Ricky Rozay & Wale at one of the largest clubs in Charlotte as they help kick off the 2011 tournament weekend. VIP & bottle service available.
Thu, March 3rd | Time: 9pm – 4am Cost: Varies; Adv tix available
421 E. Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC

Old School/New School Party @ Tempo
Hosted by the Tanglewood Crew.
9pm – 3am | Weekend Pass for $80 w/$5 Service Fee
4809 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte

Tip Off Thursday @ Whisky River
Drink Specials All Night Long. Music Provided By DJ Skillz
Thursday March 3rd. 9pm. Ladies free before 11pm w/flyer
210 East Trade St, Charlotte (2nd floor Epicenter)

The Sol Kitchen & M. Simmons present SUITE DREAMS 3 @ Suite
Music by DJ BroRabb. 21 to enter BUT 25+ preferred – Dress Code: Panache.
“We Have The Right To Be Selective Based On Attitude & Appearance”
Thursday, March 3, 2011 – 9 pm – 2 am
210 East Trade St, Charlotte (2nd floor Epicentre)

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