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101 Women of Hope

I’ve already made plans to “play hookie” in May. Care to join me? Come on! It’ll be FUN. On Friday, May 13th, join over 101 women (myself, included) as we take a day to give back to DC’s youth. KIPP DC 2600 Douglass Road, SE Washington, DC 20020 For more information, donation form and to register, [...]

“Songbirds of Soul” Honors Erykah, Lauryn and Aaliyah

“Songbirds of Soul” honors several soulful songbirds.

[Editor's Pick] Glynn Jackson’s Bridal Fanfare

Wedding season is upon us! Whether you’re planning for this year, next year or browsing for the distant future, you don’t want to miss Glynn Jackson’s Bridal Fanfare in Silver Spring. Allow the “maven of all things fabulous” to show you how a wedding of style should be done.

Essence Magazine: Girlfriend’s Appreciation Day!

Celebrate your girlfriends/besties/BFFs/homegirls/sister friends with Girlfriend’s Appreciation Day and Essence Magazine!

My Bougie Baby lauch celebration, Spring/Summer collection

  SPRING ALERT: LET’S GET GIRLY! Friday, April 15th marks the launch of My Bougie Baby – This Shopping Affair is designed exclusively for chic little darlings! Outfit your Bougie Baby with floral prints, wild pops of color, bold statements of white and sassy stretch jeggings. RSVP Today! • Spring/Summer Collection Showcase • Sizes range [...]

Bike to Work Day 2011

Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) are offering tools and resources to prepare commuters for Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 20, and beyond.

[Update] Korto Momolu returns home after 23 years to design for Amani Liberia

International fashion designer, Korto Momolu, will return to her home country of Liberia, in May 2011 to show a 27-piece collection designed specifically for Amani Liberia’s “Sankofa Fashion Show.” Get the details on this and watch as Korto talks to WHW Editor, April Watts about being exiled from her homeland.

[Editor's Pick] Tigerlily Foundation’s 3rd Annual EmPower Ball

  The Tigerlily Foundation’s 3rd Annual EmPOWER Ball will bring together people from around the Washington, DC Metropolitan area to raise funds to support young women 15 – 40, before, during and after breast cancer.  Tigerlily Foundation’s programs provide education, buddies, buddy bags, meals, financial assistance and support to young women.  Scheduled for June 24, [...]

[Editor's Pick] Fashion Empowering Women presents “The Vagina Monologues” April 29th and 30th

  “THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES” WITH   Join them as they raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls.  Special award recipient Neil Irvin, Executive Director of Men Can Stop Rape. Who:  The Fashion Empowering Women Foundation What:  Benefit production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues”  Where:  Montgomery College Performing Arts Center 7995 [...]

Baby Bash and Bling: Interactive Lifestyle Expo for Expectant Mothers

Show off your “baby bump” at the ‘Baby Bash and Bling’!

‘I Am Still Music’ tour feat. Lil’ Wayne + Nicki Minaj + Rick Ross + Travis Barker [Photos]

Last night, the ‘I Am Still Music’ tour touched down at the Verizon Center in downtown DC. The line-up included the biggest names in hip hop’s new era: Lil’ Wayne (who brought out Drake during his set), Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, and Travis Barker.

[Editor's Pick] DCPL introduces ‘Real World Experts’ program

This year DCPL is introducing a new component to its Summer reading program. As an incentive to read more, teens who finish at least six books will have the opportunity to explore that mythical place—the “Real World”. They’ll be able to spend a few hours with our community of talented, embedded,“real world experts”—YOU!


The NCAA Championship is underway and there’s no better place to watch Butler take on UCONN than Jordan’s 8 Sushi Steakhouse.    BOTH FLOORS & ROOFTOP OPEN!!! GRILL AND DRINK SPECIALS ALL NIGHT. TIP OFF AT 7:00 Jordan’s 8 523 8th Street SE Capitol Hill, DC

Drag City DC ‘Skate for Life’ fundraiser

Shi-Queeta-Lee and her fabulous cast of Queens are hosting a roller skating party to raise funds for their new reality series, ‘Drag City DC’. Get all the details and join the fun!

The ‘BIG List’ of events

Just in time for Spring, here’s WHW’s BIG List of events. From sightseeing and social sports activities to

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