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Black Nativity – A Must See in DC

We all love Holiday recipes right? Here’s one: Take the classic Christmas story. Add one of the most famous playwrights and writers, (Langston Hughes), and high expectations. Now add dancing, stepping and amazing vocals. Stir in gospel, pop and blues music. Sprinkle in soul – the kind that can’t be taught – the kind that … Continue reading

Artists for Charity’s 8th Annual Art – The Turning

The Artists for Charity 8th Annual Art Auction Benefit was held Saturday at the Impact Hub DC in downtown DC. There was the usual awesomeness: networking, delicious food, high energy, great art, door prizes, hugs, laughs and wet eyes. Yes, tears. What I noticed most when I had personal conversations with a few of the … Continue reading

Glynn Jackson’s 2014 Golden Scissors Awards – #HairGames2014

Glynn Jackson is as hardworking and dedicated to his work as he is fashion forward (have you seen his style?). His passion may be even larger than his personality. As the founder and creator of the 23rd Annual Golden Scissors Awards, Jackson gave the world yet another chance last night to see for themselves. With the theme … Continue reading

Dreaming Out Loud – Shifting Paradigms and Empowering Communities

A paradigm shift is defined as a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. Busboys and Poets owner, Andy Shallal spoke of paradigm shifts last night at the Dreaming Out Loud, Inc.’s ‘When Dreams Emerge: Building an Equitable Food System” event. “The fact is,” he said, “people don’t like their paradigms to change.” He added that … Continue reading