End of the Year Financial Check
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Perfume Chick Celebration April 4
To celebrate The Perfume Chick Galleria’s 4th anniversary and to honor the late co-owner LaShawn Lindsey’s birthday, the store will offer “pin-the-wheel” discounts and light refreshments Saturday, April 4 from 11:30a - 5p. “It would have been her 44th birthday,” said her widower Antonio Lindsey.
Lashawn transitioned unexpectedly and suddenly January 25, 2015. The store in Suitland, Maryland continues to be open Wednesday through Saturday, added Antonio, and managed by one of their children, Antoinia Lindsey, “The Perfume Chick, Jr.”
Yours Naturally Ends April 25
The Martin Luther King Library is hosting the exhibit “Natural Hair,” March 25 – April 25. It will also hold a panel discussion, "The Politics of Natural Hair" Saturday, April 4, 2p-4p with Pamela Ferrell of Cornrows & Co, Jonelle Henry of Districtly Speaking, Shanti Walker of Natural Kinks, Stephanie Suthers, and others.
National Black Memorabilia Show
“Civil Rights memorabilia may provoke thoughts of the struggles and sacrifices that were made to achieve equality and fair treatment as human beings as portrayed in the 2015 movie “Selma,”” explained Dr. Lindsey B. Johnson of Johnson Shows, producer of the 31st annual National Black Memorabilia, Fine Art & Crafts Show.
The Show happens Saturday and Sunday, April 11 & 12 to educate the public on African American history and culture. The event is at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Admission is only $7 and students are admitted free. Show hours are 10am to 7pm Saturday and 10am to 5pm Sunday.
Beside history buffs and black memorabilia collectors, the event is an opportunity for the whole family to become better informed on African American history and culture. Also, sculpturer Woodrow Nash will hold a chip and ding sale and another will sell traditional soul food. To reach the Fairgrounds, take I-270 exit 11 and follow the signs. For additional information call (301) 649-1915.
Woodrow Nash at Black Memorabilia Show
To Go Boldly: The History of Black Exploration
Tue, Apr 7, 7p
Discussion: The Politics of Natural Hair
Martin Luther King Library
9th and G Street, NW
Saturday, April 4, 2p-4p, Free
Dissonance Dance Theatre
Black To Silver: Sons of Baldwin
Jack Guidone Theater
5207 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Sat, Apr 11 – Sun, Apr 12, $
National Black Memorabilia Show
Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Sat, Apr 11 - Sun, Apr 12
Sat (10a to 7p) - Sun (10a to 5p)
$7 and students are admitted free.
Inclusive Love Concert
Convent Baptist Church
3845 South Capitol St, SE
Sat, April 11, 2p-4p, donations
Flower Power in Historic Anacostia
1200 Block of Good Hope Road
Sun, Apr 12, 12-4p, free
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper:
Harriet Tubman's Homegirl
Tue, Apr 14, 7p
Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt St.
Wed, April 18 – Sun, Aug 30, $
Art From Excess exhibit
Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake St
through Apr 5, free
Careers in the Environmental Field
at Green Drinks Gary
18th Street Brewery
5725 Miller Ave
Tue, Apr7, 6p, free
Melvin Van Peebles and Walter Mosley in Conversation
New York University
Institute of African American Affairs
Global Center NYU Grand Hall, 5th Floor
238 Thompson Street btw 3rd and Washington Square
Mon, Apr 6, 6:30p, free
National Sibling Day
Fri, Apr 10
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