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"Building the Table" is an in-person extension of ‘The Table On Air’ talk show, designed to culturally explore intersectional identities and highlight the dynamic lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ community members. This quarterly event series, in partnership with Nobody's Darling Bar, features moderated discussions with creative entrepreneurs, grassroots organization members, and social impact leaders on diverse topics. The series acknowledges and celebrates the importance of the LGBTQIA+ community in society.

Quarterly Topics:

Event Format: Each event includes a panel discussion followed by a social mixer. The panel discussion is pre-recorded and later broadcasted, featuring live audience interaction.

Event Details:

Experience an afternoon dedicated to fostering networking and connection for Black and Queer professionals across various industries. Engage with a diverse community of entrepreneurs, creatives, tech innovators, and more. Build meaningful relationships, navigate the evolving professional landscape, and uncover strategies for your continued success.

Event Schedule:

Proposed Guests for Q2 (Arts, Entertainment, & Culture):

About the Host: Darius Caffey, a South Side Chicago native, is a thought leader focused on empowering underrepresented communities. With extensive experience in social justice-oriented entrepreneurship and media consulting, Caffey is dedicated to increasing positive representation of Black LGBTQ+ individuals. He serves as the Founder/CEO of The Closet Unlocked and Director of Institutional Partnerships for Black Alphabet.


Don't Miss Out: Join us for an enriching and engaging experience that celebrates intersectional identities and fosters professional growth and community connection. RSVP now and be part of the "Building the Table" series at Nobody's Darling Bar!

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We look forward to seeing you there!

General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.