Thursday, September 23rd, The Shops at Wisconsin Place will grant all adventure seekers their very own “passports to style”. From 5pm to 8pm, DC’s fashion forward will sip cocktails and partake in gourmet treats while shopping the hottest retailers and taking advantage of exclusive savings.
Last week the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 40th Annual Legislative Conference got underway at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown DC. Politicians, celebrities, educators and more converged to seek solutions to issues that impact African Americans.
Friday, September 24 a worthy night of glitz and glamour direct from New York’s Fashion Week. Guests will preview designer Edwing D’Angelo’s superb 2011 fashion collection, enjoy music from internationally acclaimed Julliard concert pianist Edvinas Minkstimas, and indulge in dazzling fashion photography by Viktorija Juodenaite.
FLOTUS Michelle Obama helped launch the CBC Foundation’s alumni series as part of the Annual Legislative Conference. Last Wednesday, Mrs. Obama participated in the first of a three session series, “The ABC’s of Healthy Student Learning: Addressing Disparities in Academic Achievement and Health.”
The 2010 VMA went down over the weekend…Chelsa Handler as host SUCKED… she wasn’t very funny and more then a few of her jokes were down right racially disrespectful. And was it me or did chick seem like she was DRUNK or HIGH out her mind?? Will.I.Am p’d people off, because it looked like he was performing in “blackface” although the mc claims otherwise. I was also kinda peeved that Nicki didn’t perform more alone! Taylor caught the wrath of every social network after her performance (seems her new single is about/dedicated to Kanye) I don’t know about anyone else but I tuned in for 5 performances honestly…
Viva La FOOTBALL season…yes I’m excited…LOL! Kiddies back in school…ahhhh the end of summer…time to bring in the fall follies. After a summer of countless sex tapes, arrests, divorces, marriages and other juicy scandals…what?? #dontjudgeme…left more then a few wondering how do celebs manage to cram so much drama into a day? So is being busted with cocaine the new way to reinstate your career? Or leaking a sex tape that instead of giving you 15minutes of fame, might now end your NFL dreams? Oh you messy huh? Find out who just lost one and who survived another round in the 24 hour reality show I call…Hollyhood…
TS Sound Stage presents Vivian Green and Chico DeBarge in concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium.
The show takes place on Saturday, September 25th at 8pm. Doors open at 7pm.
Orchestra tickets are $24. Balcony seats are $27.
Get more info or purchase your tickets…
THE DIVA LOUNGE DC: CELEBRATING WOMEN IN POLITICS AND CIVIL SERVICE. The Diva Lounge originated in New York City as a networking event designed to connect female tastemakers as well as introduce them to premium lifestyle brands. The DivaLounge’s existing network consists of women from all backgrounds and industries who are as professional and progressive as they are influential. On Wednesday, September 15, 2010 this event will bring the Diva Lounge experience back to Washington D.C.!
Are you ready for some football?” Come out and watch Monday Night Football with CIROC Vodka and DC’s biggest football fans starting Monday, Sept 13th at Ozio Lounge 1813 Mst NW Washington DC. Enjoy $5 Ciroc Cocktails, Food and Fellow Fans. Arrive during the 1st Quarter of the game to qualify for a Raffle Prize you will not want to miss out on! Halftime Music will be provided.
Occassionally, What’s Hot Washington “rocks” the road to cover exceptional events that we think may be of interest to DC urbanites. Last week we took a bite out of the Big Apple!
The Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) held its 2nd annual awards celebration in NYC.
As election day draws near, local politicians are pulling out all stops. Council member, Marion Barry, recently unleashed a secret weapon to help Coucil Chairman Vincent Gray in his campaign for mayor. Barry broke down and sang the Blues, while wearing a “Gray for Mayor” t-shirt, at Ward 8 Day festivities! WHW i-Reporter, Heron Gibran, captured it all on tape.
WHW’s own gossip guru, Poet Taylor, will host an “RHODC Live Tweet” every Thursday at 10pm on our Twitter page. Be sure to follow us @WHW_Web to read what Poet has to say about Michaele, Linda, Stacie, Mary, Cat and Paul (the unofficial 6th Housewife). We hope you’ll watch the show with us, and tweet us your thoughts!
Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen will be the guest of honor when The NFL Players Association – Former Players, Washington, DC Chapter (NFLPAFP-DC) and the Washington Redskins Alumni host “Return to Glory: 2010 NFL Season Kickoff Party” on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from 7pm – 11pm at Union Jack’s Restaurant in Arlington, Virginia. The event is being held to allow fans to celebrate the return of the NFL season with their favorite former NFL greats while raising money for the players’ favorite charities.
NY Times best selling author Terry McMillan is back with the long awaited sequel to Waiting to Exhale, “Getting to Happy”. Spend an evening with Terry at Montgomery College Performing Arts Center. Also view video of Terry reading an excerpt from her latest novel.
Sept. 10-12, come experience DC’s new waterfront destination. Enjoy a fun-lled weekend of events in the Park—musical performances, kids activities, food and drink, fitness classes, water features, and more!
Events are free and open to the public.