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Halloween a la Alexandria!!

Alexandria is the place to be for Halloween, with historic scares, a hip art bash, doggie happy hour and costume contest, chic trick or treats, and more! Below is a list of Alexandria’s Halloween events.

Pink Boa Nights with Tigerlily Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Grab a pink boa and mingle with DC’s fun and philanthropic, while creating awareness for young women and breast cancer. Tigerlily Foundation will feature an awesome speaker, enjoy Tigertinis and have a great time!

Transformer’s Gallery Presents Tang: “Freedom & Its Owner”

Transformer’s most conceptual work to date, Tang takes over Transformer’s project space with a bold, highly stylized and meticulously rendered site-specific installation. As a culmination of Tang’s previous works, the ultimate combination of his life philosophy and travel experiences.

Halloween Party at Flow Yoga Center

Join Live Green, Java Green, Flow, and One Common Unity communities for an evening of dancing and festivities including DJ Jeffrey Platts, Vanessa King, Katie Capano, Lisa Molinaro and the DC Acro Yogis, plus Afro Brazilian Dance Lessons with legend Angela Ingram (as seen on MTV)…

Female DJs “Spin in the City”

Every month, the social scene will be introduced to a NEW Women’s Movement bringing you some of the best female DJ’s from around the nation! We believe its time that Lady Deejays get the // R-E-S-P-E-C-T they deserve by today’s social scene consumers! – And what better place to have some fun than Recess Lounge- a place beyond the crowds, beyond the velvet ropes and where music is celebrated. Welcome to SPIN in The City!

WEAVE DC discusses domestic violence awareness

Do you know the definition of domestic abuse? October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month and WHW publisher April Watts talks with Anne Garcia, social worker and program manager of the Corazon program for WEAVE (Women Empowered Against Violence).

(FREE EVENT) Live Music at Breakfast Klub’s Acoustic Afternoons

Get to know this up and coming talent through an on stage interview and cool acoustic set of soul. What could be better than a little free live music with a delicious brunch menu and BELVEDERE x Mimosas. 4p-6p Free

Trevor Joyner follows with a comedic interlude + DJ Infinite Soundz

SUSHI SOCIAL: An Evening of Elegance, Excellence & Purpose

A diverse group of professionals and entrepreneurs will converge over eclectic grooves, cocktails, and complimentary sushi as WHW Web hosts “Sushi Social”: an evening of elegance, excellence and purpose, on Wednesday, October 13 from 7pm to 9pm at Jordan’s 8 Restaurant in Capitol Hill.

Vivian Green & Chico DeBarge Concert (Photo Recap)

Over the weekend, soul music sensations Vivian Green and Chico DeBarge captivated the audience at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium. Vivian’s performance was impeccable with a sensual flair. Chico’s high notes drove the ladies wild. Here are some behind the scenes and performance photos as captured through the lenses of WHW photographers Emmanuel Calvin Fisher and Shevry Lassiter.

Oh Really Poet v. 35: The latest on the Bishop Long scandal, Lindsay, T.I., Demi & Ashton and more

Bishop Eddie Long has finally responded to the charges against him…”I ask that you pray for my wife, my children, and church. “I have never dealt with anything like this before. I have been under attack before, but everything else has been different levels and different challenges. Know that I am also praying for the families and the young men who are accusing….”

Capital Bookfest lines up celebrity authors inclucing Victoria Rowell & Sonia Sanchez

Capital BookFest-Largo will again be held on the first Saturday in October at the Boulevard @ The Capital Centre. We have confirmed several celebrity and nationally-known authors for the one-day Free event.

The Black Crowes to play 9:30 Club

Bluesy Rock fans, The Black Crowes are playing the 9:30 Club on November 13th and 14th. Why are we sharing this info more than a month in advance? Because the first show is already SOLD OUT. On your mark. Get set. GO BUY THOSE TICKETS!

Women for Women International– Fashion for Hope Runway Show

October 17, 2010, Women International will come together for our second annual must see event. Fashion for Hope was created with the vision of helping others. This event will begin with a small meet and greet cocktail VIP reception followed by the extraordinary Fashion Showcase. This fashion showcase will highlight designers on skills and creativity.

Just Be–Divas MPH Anniversary Fundraiser

Imagine a community Educated about health and disease prevention, Empowered to make healthy choices, and Effective at improving the wellness of their communities. Now meet the four dynamic women of Divas, MPH (Making Our People Healthier) – who have created a movement around health education. The Divas will celebrate their one-year anniversary, “Just Be” with a fundraising reception, featuring live entertainment, community leadership awards, giveaways and light fare, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at FunXion, DC’s first fit restaurant and lounge, located at 1309 F. Street NW, Washington, DC.

(VIDEO) President Obama Addresses CBC at Phoenix Awards Dinner

President Obama addressed the Congressional Black Caucus at the Phoenix Awards Dinner last Saturday, September 23rd. During his speech, the POTUS reassured the audience, “we are moving in the right direction,” and reiterated his commitment to healthcare and job security. Obama also referred to the black caucus as the “conscience of Congress”.

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