Freedom Friday: The Pre-Turkey Day Edition

Hello Good People!

Just before Turkey Day, there are some fabulous event going on this weekend in the DMV.  Check it out!


The Glamourholics ( is hosting an Insider’s Industry Chat w/TV Personality and Author of “Never Shop Retail Again”, Daisy Lewellyn ( who is the headliner and featured in the latest edition of Jones magazine (!    This event includes: an autographed signed book, an intimate Q&A session on How to Get into the Fashion Industry, Glam swag bag, 2 free tickets to the Sat 11/20 Go Glam & Get Gorgeous Holiday Soiree and complimentary appetizers and drinks. 

Friday, November 19

Ketchup @ National Harbor

152 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745


Tickets are $50.  Use the discount promo-code on eventbrite: VIPGlamUntailored). Code gives you $10 off! 

For tickets:


The 2nd Annual Go Glam & Get Gorgeous Holiday Shopping Soiree w/Daisy Lewellyn at the National Harbor’s Aloft Hotel!   This event includes: LASH APPLICATIONS, BROW SHAPING, GELLISH/SHELLAC NAIL APPS & COMPLIMENTARY MAKE-UP APPS ALONG WITH FABULOUS SHOPPING & STYLE SESSIONS WITH DAISY LEWELLYN!  We will also have glamorous prizes and giveaways! 

Saturday, November 20

Aloft @ National Harbor

156 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745


Tickets are $10.  Use the code on eventbrite: GlamUntailored.  The code gives a ticket for 1/2 price.

For tickets:


If you love the music of James Brown, then you recall hearing James shout out Maceo.  Well, tonight is your chance to hear the man behind the funkiest horn section in music.  Maceo started with James Brown, then jumping aboard the Mothership with George Clinton and stretching out with Bootsy’s Rubber Band.  He’s the living, breathing pulse which connects the history of Funk in one golden thread.

Friday, November 19

9:30 Club

815 V St NW

Tickets: 29 bucks

For tickets:


DC’s only party dedicated to Hip Hop music & culture returns to the Black Cat this Friday.  Pull out your dopest throwback Hip Hop gear and come out and celebrate the golden era of Hip Hop. Special guest DJ Scotty Rock from the World Famous Butta Team will join Dredd (

Friday, November 19 (Every 3rd Friday of the month)

Black Cat

1811 14th St NW

9PM- 2AM

7 bucks


Since 1988 Fannie Mae has been rasing money to provide resources to the homeless or those at risk of being homeless in the DMV.  The 2.5 mile walkathon is a way for communities to help those in need.  You can register on-line or on-site to help in this worthy cause.

Saturday, November 20

 National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets


On-line Registration (until 11/1910, 5Pm):

Adult: $25/ Youth: $15

On-site Registration:

Adults: $30  / Youth: $15


WKYS is throwing their Turkey Bash this Saturday with Chuck Brown, Suttle Thoughts and Rare Essence so you can work off the pounds after dinner.  Check them out.

Saturday, November 20

9:30 Club

815 V Street NW


For tickets:


Fatback ( is a funk and soul dance party.   People come to get down, so be prepared to work up a sweat. No cover, no dress code, just a chance to do it right.

Saturday, November 20 (every third Saturday of the month)


11th & U St NW



Happy 99th Birthday to the Ques!

Saturday, November 20

Hyatt Regency

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA


For tickets:


Without a Home, the premiere of an evening length Afro-fusion work by Artistic Director Lesole Z. Maine, examines the lives of homeless people in the United States and South Africa. The work explores, reflects, and questions the issues of homelessness; and challenges the audience to think about their role in society and how it compares to that of a homeless person.

Saturday, November 20 at 8PM

 Sunday, November 21 at 4PM

The Dance Place

3225 8th Street, NE

For tickets:


 The best in classic music . . . Dance , Soul/R & B, House, Funk, 80’s pop, Rare Grooves, Originals, Early Hip Hop, Electro and more. Daylight Musical Journey by DJ Bill Source (Grits and Gravy & Republic Gardens) and DJ Divine ( Eargasm Productions and Soul Stew Radio ).  Free food catered by Nichelle Johnson. Chill, Dance, Enjoy . . . DAYLIGHT!

Sunday, November 21 (Every Sunday)


11th & U St NW



Have a good weekend everyone! 🙂

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