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Oh Really Poet v. 32

It must be something in the summer breeze that makes me people wild out all over the place. Like a certain femcee catching a felony, or even someone finding owe they owe Uncle Sam $11 million dollars or how about a certain celeb couple marrying to cover up a bun in the oven??.” Sit a spell, stay a while and enjoy the show…

NBA Players “Bowl for Haiti”

Several current and former National Basketball Association players will join forces on August 7 for “Bowl for Haiti,” a charity bowling match to take place at Lucky Strike in the heart of the Nation’s Capital.

Miss Black USA Pageant Comes to DC

This year, the Miss Black USA Pageant comes to the Nation’s Capital. Celebrities and political leaders will participate in the pageant’s week long activities. The Honorary Host Committee includes members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) such as Congresswoman Barbara Lee(CA-9), Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.(IL), Congressman Elijah E. Cummings(MD-7), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton(DC), and Congressman Donald Payne (NJ-10).

Hidden Beach’s Mike Phillips Free Jazz Concert Brunch SUN.

Come meet & greet Hidden Beach Recordings’ artist Mike Phillips as he performs songs from his new CD MP3 and soon to be released Jazz Hip Hop mash up Unwarpped Vol. 7. 4-6 PM and then stick around for …District 51′s the BREAkFAST kLUB.

“New Voices” Does DC

The next generation of music industry royalty–Vanessa and Angela Simmons and Aaron and Anotonio Reid, Jr.–held auditions in DC to find the area’s top 10 artists for their New Voices talent search. The top 10 semi-finalists recently competed at the Water Club (formerly known as Zanzibar) for the chance to take on the Big Apple and perform for super producer Antonio Reid and Hip Hop icon, Rev Run. The winner will become the next big thing in music.

What’s So Deep About Inception?

The promotional hype and stellar cast, was enough to put “Inception” at the top of my must-see movie list. But the Twitter buzz peaked my curiosity to the point, I bolted to Georgetown Loews to see if Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi action film was as amazing and complex as my timeline reflected. To my delight, the film satisfied my curiosity and far exceeded any expectations.

Fashion Forecast: Wedge Allegiance

Fashion is cyclical and wedges are back, with a vengence! This Fall, if you don’t buy at least one pair of wedges, you’ll most likely be the odd woman out. So stand up, place your right hand over your heart and “wedge” allegiance!

Real Estate Gem In the “Diamond District”

The William L. Slayton House is a gorgeous, International Style home located in the Cleveld Park neighborhood of Washington, DC. It was designed by architect I.M. Pei in the late 1950′s and was listed on the National Register of Historic places in 2008.

Paparazzi: Bobby Brown Spotted @ The Diner

The original “Bad Boy of R&B” aka “The Brown Bomber” aka the self-proclaimed “King of R&B” was spotted today in Adams Morgan at The Diner. A man’s gotta eat! Especially if he’s going to give a good performance tonight at the Tape Deck Throwback concert at Constitution Hall. Bobby is one-third of the group “Heads of State”, which also consists of New Edition compadres Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill.

City Flicks: DC Residents Go Orange!

Its an election year and, once again, District politicians are vying for position. Vincent Orange is in the running for DC Council Chair. This morning, pedestrian Mykal Gomez spotted Orange supporters campaigning in Friendship Heights.

Dine For The Gulf @ Hudson Restaurant

During the week of July 19 through 25, 2010, Hudson Restaurant & Lounge will feature Gulf Coast and Louisiana inspired dishes and re-creating Classic New Orleans cocktails from their bar, to increase awareness to this area’s fishing communities.

SIGMA BRUSHES: Stroke Of Genius

I have always felt that it’s not about the product that you are using, it is more about how you are applying the product. That’s right, using the right brush makes all the difference. I don’t usually endorse any particular product, but I do try products and provide you with my honest opinion of whether it worked for my clients and/or me. Lately, I have been on the search for great brushes at great prices and I just think, I may have found them, Sigma Makeup.

Fashion Forecast: How The West Was Worn

Now, hold on there cowpoke! You don’t have to rustle up cattle or have duels at dawn to look FAB in western wear. This year, some of your favorite designers have been influenced by the Wild West incorporating finge, suede and studs into their pieces.

Oh Really Poet v.31 (Fully Loaded!!!)

Guess who’s back after a brief hiatus?! Did ya miss me?? Last week was some kind of week in entertainment…don’t believe this fully loaded ORP for yourself…

2010 ESPY Awards Red Carpet RECAP

This year’s ESPY awards show was not as entertaining as past ceremonies . Luckily, for us, red carpet arrivals are always exciting!!! Check out some of your favorite atheletes and celebrities as they rocked the red carpet at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

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