Freedom Friday: The Spring Edition

*SINGING* Everybody loves the sunshine!!!!  🙂

Hey Good People,

I am so loving this 70 degrees weather.  It makes me so excited for the summer.

Overall, this has been a good week for me.  I hope you can say the same.

Enjoy the weekend! And check out these spots below.

My good friend Maceo is hosting the Capital Canvas for the Cause this evening.   The featured artist is Rams Brisueno.  Sales of all his work will go to supporting Mentoring Today.

Friday, March 18

Long and Foster Office

721 D St. SE



DC’s only party dedicated to Hip Hop music & culture goes down every 3rd Friday of the month. Hosted by the one and only Grap Luva.  Pull out your dopest throwback Hip Hop gear and come out and celebrate the golden era of Hip Hop.

Friday, March 18 (Every 3rd Friday)

Black Cat

1118 14th St NW


7 bucks


To celebrate Women’s History Month, come enjoy a special event, “A Woman’s Touch,” featuring a special performance by R&B and soul singer-songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, and actress, Angie Stone. From her hits “No More Rain (In This Cloud)” to “Brotha,” Stone gives her all in every song.

Friday, March 18

The Park

920 14th St NW

Show starts at 7PM (3rd Floor)

RSVP for free admission to by 3pm Fri March 18th


In support of the exhibition “American I Am: The African American Imprint“, the D.C. Public Library is offering a free ticket to the exhibition at the National Geographic Museum to children, 12 and under.   The child must choose a title from the America I AM book list or read a book about the many contributions of African-Americans to the development of the United States.  Then request a postcard from the librarian to receive the free ticket from the museum. You can get a postcard from any neighborhood library.  Hurry!  First come, first serve.  For more information, call 202-727-1248.

D.C. Public Library

Until Supplies Lasts


The DC Environmental Film Festival features 150 documentary, feature, animated, archival, experimental and children’s films from around the world. The films will be shown at more than 52 venues around Washington, DC, including museums, embassies, libraries, universities and local theaters. The critical connections between energy and the environment are a major theme of the 2011 DC Environmental Film Festival. Fifty-five filmmakers and 94 special guests will discuss their work at the Festival. Most screenings are free to the public and include discussion with filmmakers or scientists.

March 15-27

Throughout DC

Click here for a list of films and venues.


Fatback will be in it’s usual home at Liv (upstairs of Bohemian Caverns building) starting at 10pm. IN ADDITION, Fatback DJs will start spinning on the ground floor space – aka the newly re-opened Tap & Parlour – starting at midnight. No dress code, no cover, just a chance to do it right.

Saturday, March 19

Liv 2001 11th St NW



In honor of Women’s History Month, commemorated in March, the nonprofit Womanifesting (WOMA), in collaboration with the DC Public Library, will host a panel discussion entitled “Womanifesting  in Action.”  The event will serve as a platform for local female leaders to share how they are womanifesting a difference through community building, collaboration and social activism. The discussion will be moderated by Marita Golden, acclaimed author, master literary teacher and co-founder of the Hurston/Wright Foundation, along with Nikita Mitchell, Gen Y Writer/Blogger, who was recently named one of the Top 10 Nonprofit Bloggers to Watch in 2011.

Saturday, March 19

MLK Library

901 G St. N.W., Room A-5



Your new dose of the BREAkFAST kLUB is ready!  This time a line up of awesome talent and a DC music legend takes the stage with the incredible Black Alley.  The line-up will be: Levi Stephens, Chelsey Green, and  Jas Funk. Hosted by funnyman Trevor Joyner.

Sunday, March 20

Cafe Asia

1720 I St NW

Doors Open 5PM/  FREE b4 6PM/ $20 after



And for those of you who don’t know, please check out these wonderful ladies called “KING“.  Their harmonies are fresh and their lyrics mean something.  Here is their video for their song “The Story.”

Click here for their EP.

Peace and Blessings! 🙂

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