Freedom Friday

Hello Good People!

I am looking forward to this weekend– celebrating at a bridal shower/party and hitting up the MJB/ D’Angelo concert! 🙂   I know you are ready too, so check out these great events below.

Happy Friday! 🙂

Nas will be at The Park tonight.  Come join the party.
 
Friday, August 24
 
The Park
 
920 14th NW
 
5PM
 
FREE

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4th Annual Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba Tribute

August 24 & 25

Bohemian Caverns

2001  11th St NW

8:30PM & 11:30PM

Click here for tickets

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TransAfrica African Diaspora Film Festival is showcasing the rich selection of films from the UK, Egypt, the USA, Jamaica, and Suriname .

August 24-26

Goethe Institute

812 Seventh Street, NW

Click here for tickets

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U Street Music Hall has quickly become the spot for dancers to get down in the DC Area. Old School and New School dancers alike share cyphers, circles, stage and floor each week to the sounds of a great line up of DJ’s brought to you by the experienced and talented staff at U Street Music Hall.  

Friday, August 24

U Street Music Hall
1115 U Street NW
 
10PM
 
10PM registration begins for The Illest Ingredient All-Styles Dance Competition.12AM the TOP 8 dancers will be chosen to advance from a cypher style PRELIM to compete in a single-elimination tournament style bracket at 1:00am.1st place $200 Cash!
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Ladies and Gentleman, boys and girls, step right up and join the fun! The St. Elizabeth’s East Bike Carnival is a FREE event for all ages. Games, prizes, parades, and more!  Skill courses, tours, and treats galore!’  Hop on your bikes and grab some friends for a day of exploration and bike celebration.
 
Saturday, August 25
 
St. Elizabeth’s Campus
 
2700 MLK Ave SE
 
10AM-2PM
 
FREE
 
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 Recess is here! This is the 8th installment of Recess and every year it gets bigger and better. More people, more games, more FUN! This time will be no different!  What is Recess? It’s an event where adults in the DMV area get together to re-live those fun games and activities that they used to play during their favorite class in grade school…Recess! The event takes place at a local park where attendees compete in individual and team events such as Steal the Bacon, Dodge Ball, Freeze Tag, Duck Duck Goose, and many, many more!
 
Saturday, August 25
 
Garfield Park
3rd and G St SE
 
11AM-4PM
 
FREE
 
RSVP here
 
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Adult Play Date -A- Charitable Affair is an Adult Field day that will recapture your fondest childhood memories!!! In teams of Four (4) individuals will compete against one another in Tug- A- War, A Crazy Obstacle Course and Wacky Relay Races!!!Saturday, August 25
 The Yards
 
10 Water St SE
 
Noon to 5PM
 
Click here to to register your team(s) and for more info!
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Welcome to Hitsville, USA a tribute to the incredible “Motown Sound”.   Sounds provided by DJ 2-Tone Jones from Ill Street Grooves on 89.3fm WPFW

Saturday, August 25

Boundary Stone

116 Rhode Island Ave., NW

10PM-2AM

Free

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Funk Episode & Celebrate!!! Featuring N’digo Rose, E.d. Sedgwick with guest DJ Deborah Bond.
 
Saturday, August 25
 
Ras Lounge
 
4809 Georgia Ave NW
 
8:30PM-3AM
 
$10
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It’s MJ’s birthday month, so there will be a nice, substantial, soul pleasing block of music from the King Of Pop and his siblings.  Also, we’re celebrating the 5th Anniversary of SoulBounce.com, the award winning website for progressive modern black music.
Saturday, August 25
 
Liv
 
2001 11th St NW
 
10PM-3AM
 
$5 before 10PM & $10 after
 
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Spinning live: Deep Soulful Underground House & R&B Club Classics  featuring the OMG Boys, DJs Osiruss & LuminescentSoul.  Celebrate Louis & Glenda’s 10 year wedding anniversary.
 
Sunday, August 26
 
Tap & Parlour
 
2001 11th St NW
 
6PM-6AM
 
FREE
 
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