Freedom Friday

Hello Lovelies!

The weather has been gorgeous the past two days, and I hope it continues into the weekend. Fall is quickly approaching, so enjoy the rest of the summer while it is here with these event. Peace and Blessings, ThatKellieGirl 🙂


You are invited to the Heineken Mural Project VIP LAUNCH EVENT! Four renowned, bicultural street artists have been tasked with the mission to interpret Heineken’s Open Your World message throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Meet the Heineken Artists, get an exclusive preview of the G40 Art Summit, and step inside the new Blind Whino SW Arts Club for the first time as we unveil the official home of the Heineken Mural Project.

Friday, September 7

SW Arts Club

700 Delaware Avenue SW



RSVP here



Kick-off the Nation’s Classic Weekend festivities with the Spellman and Morehouse Alum Associations at Lounge 201 for their 2nd Annual Happy Hour!!!

Friday, September 6

201 Lounge

201 Massachusetts Ave NE


10 bucks



A monthly Afrocentric international happy-hour mixer where DMV’s African & International community can unwind, connect and enjoy the best selection of African and other international hits at the rooftop of DC’s prime lounge/bar. DMV’s favorite international DJs will be rocking the house. An event you do not want to miss.

Friday, September 6

Current Lounge

1215 Connecticut Ave NW


Free w/ RSVP

RSVP here



Chopteeth is a 14-piece Afrofunk orchestra exploring the common ground between West African and American popular music. The core of the Chopteeth sound is Afrobeat: a big-band funk invented by Fela Kuti in 1970s Nigeria. Afrobeat is a unique mix of modern jazz, Yoruba tribal music and burning, James Brown-inspired rhythms. Chopteeth then adds classic Ghanaian dance tunes, Senegalese rumba and Jamaican ska to create an energetic, danceable sound. Also featuring Head Roc and Black Masala.

Friday, September 6

Black Cat

1811 14th St NW


15 bucks



The brothers three: Adrian Loving, Jahsonic and Stylus will be giving you all the new jack goodies (fast and slow), Ed will have the visuals on tap and Kat will spread love and glitter. In return we are looking forward to dance battles and party shirts.

Friday, September 6


2001 11th St NW





Come join the fun at the Local 11th Street Bridge Celebration and Bridge Dedication! Free and open to all, this festive community event will commemorate the completion and full opening of the new local bridge portion of the larger 11th Street Bridge Project – which is the largest project in the District Department of Transportation’s history. Featuring a main stage for entertainment, a variety of local food trucks and speakers from various District agencies.

Saturday, September 7

11th St Bridge SE





The AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® is a new age Black College Football Classic which will renew the college football rivalry between Howard University and Morehouse College after nearly 15 years. It will showcase the Tradition, Service, Unity and Heritage of these prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and offer a cultural experience that can’t be matched. Students, alumni and supporters of HBCUs from around the country will come together in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the pride, pageantry and energy of Black College football. The history between these two teams dates back to 1923 when Howard defeated Morehouse 10-0.

Saturday, September 7

RFK Stadium

2400 East Capital Street, SE


Get tixs here



Montgomery County’s celebration of America’s great art form SILVER SPRING JAZZ FESTIVAL. Featuring prominent local talent and internationally renowned headliners! The Silver Spring Jazz Festival is a free annual event in Downtown Silver Spring featuring a variety of jazz performances. The headliner is the renowned saxophone legend Branford Marsalis!

Saturday, September 7

Veterans Plaza-Silver Spring Civic Building

One Veterans Place, Fenton Street & Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD





In the newly renovated Lincoln Theater, Chuck D will receive the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute’s 2013 Paul Robeson “Here I Stand” award. Chuck D will be interviewed live on stage on his extraordinary career as songwriter and MC for the highly successful hip hop group Public Enemy. Performing in Chuck D’s honor are: the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers, Wrhatnala USA, BlackNotes, Dragon Princess Olivia Zhang, Hung Tao Choy Mei “Lucky Lions,” Russel Ferguson, the season 6 winner of the hit TV program “So You Think You Can Dance” and DC’s own Head Roc.

Saturday, September 7

Lincoln Theater

1215 U Street NW


25 bucks

Get tixs here



You are Invited to Rebirth Energy Drink 1 Year Anniversary Event ” Girls Rock Edition” With DJ Heat & Special Performances By Alison Carney, Ihsan Bilal Tamika Love Jones.

Saturday, September 7

Sports Zone Elite Georgetown

3140 M St. NW





Celebrating Virgos, come get down with the get down in your finest PJ’s!! DJ Uncle Q Daryl Quartermaine Francis & Mr2oh2 will keep you dancing in your PJ’s till the lights come on!! See you at Reminisce!!

Saturday, September 7


2001 11th St NW


Free w/ RSVP

RSVP here



The 35th Annual Adams Morgan Day is an annual neighborhood festival with live music and international food from around the world. Enjoy sidewalk cafes, colorful vendors, cultural demonstrations and dances. The expanded Kid’s Fair has games, interactive science exhibits (in English & Spanish) clowns, and the Chinese Lion Dancers. “Arts on Belmont,” a shaded residential block full of original artisans. And join a cast of great Indie Artists for Festival. Brought to you exclusively by Indie Adams Morgan. 6 STAGES & 60+ PERFORMANCES

Sunday, September 8

Adams Morgan

18th St & Wyoming Ave NW



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