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Weekly Event Rundown

From wine tastings to cherry blossom festivals, WHW’s stellar, sassy and social blogger L. Denise lists some cool events for your weekly to do list.

[Editor's Pick] Washington Twestival: Tweet. Meet. Give.

This year, the Washington Twestival is guaranteed to be a blast. Come engage some of the most socially savvy individuals (both online and offline), at one of the most attractive nightclubs in the city, while doing your part to prevent human trafficking of youth around the world.

[Editor's Pick] “A Thousand Words” photo exhibit addresses breast cancer

Shoot for Change, Pink Jams DC!, and Capital Breast Care Center have collaborated on a very special exhibit that merges photography and breast cancer awareness.

Style for Hire and Urban Chic show new moms how to be fab

Kara Allan, a Stacy London-trained stylist and uber-fashionable mother of three, teaches her secrets and gives personal style tips this Thursday at Urban Chic, in Georgetown.

[Editor's Pick] SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber – DC Listening Party

What happens when RZA meets Ramsey Lewis? SHAOLIN JAZZ!! Get the deets on the DC listening party for this refreshing mixtape project.

[Photos] Beauty for Empowerment raises funds for WEAVE

Last weekend, Make-up artist Kenyetta Greene added dimension to the Georgetown scene with the Beauty for Empowerment fundraising event for Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE).

[Photos] Celebrities of color gleam at the NAACP Image Awards

If you missed some of your favorite multi-cultural celebrities on the red carpet of the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, we’ve got you covered.

[Photos] Fantasia and Chrisette Michelle perform at NABOB Communications Awards dinner

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters held its 27th Annual Communication Awards Dinner on Friday, March 4 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Chrisette Michelle, Regina Bell, and Fantasia gave gripping musical performances.

[Photos] Obama awards Medal of Freedom to President George H.W. Bush, Maya Angelou, Bill Russell and more

On February 15, 2011, President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom upon 15 recipients including President George H.W. Bush, poet Maya Angelou, NBA legend Bill Russell, investor Warren Buffett and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor.

WHW rocks the road: 2011 Oscars

Enjoy some red carpet photos we captured during the biggest night in Hollywood–the 2011 Oscars.

[Photos] Black politicians attend the 2nd annual A Voice Heritage Celebration

Recently, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation commemorated Black History Month with its 2nd annual A Voice Heritage Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC.

[Photos] Legendary band Earth, Wind, & Fire visits Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Arguably one of the greatest bands of all time, Earth, Wind, & Fire recently visited the Duke Ellington School of the Arts as part of the Performance Series of Legends. The program has also featured the brilliance of comedian David Chapelle, opera singer Denyce Graves and musician Stevie Wonder.

Spa fundraiser to benefit young women with breast cancer

Tigerlily Foundation is excited about hosting a unique event to kick-off their annual three-month fundraiser where local spas donate a proceeds from various treatments to Tigerlily Foundation. On March 10, 2011, join Tigerlily Foundation to mingle, enjoy special treatments and support a great cause.

Romantic places to pop the question in the DC area

Plan on popping the question on or around Valentine’s Day? Read this list if you want to make the moment unforgettable.

[Video] R&B artist Bilal Oliver rocks The Park at Fourteenth

It doesn’t get more romantic than soul music that is reminiscent of an era when chivalry was anything but dead and lyrics were all about love. On Friday, Bilal Oliver brought his brand of soul to The Park at Fourteenth. If you missed it, check out this video…

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