Author Archives: AFRO Staff

  • STOP Africa Land Grab Concert

    Major African artists will perform for the STOP Africa Land Grab Concert at the Warner Theatre located at 513 13th Street N.W. on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. The concert will feature renowned musician Femi Kuti and brings to D.C., for the first time ever, the legendary Mbilia Bel from the Democratic ...

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  • Nubian Hueman Hosts Anniversary Celebration

    Nubian Hueman, dubbed one of the best new boutiques in Washington, D.C. by CBS News, will celebrate the first year of its brick-and-mortar store with trunk shopping, a live catwalk show, and a complimentary champagne/dessert bar Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at The Anacostia Arts Center located at 1231 ...

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  • Theta Omega Chapter AKAs Host Diabetes Walk

    The Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will host a charities walk for diabetes, scholarships, and the mission of their Ivy Vine Charities organization on Sept. 27 at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Park, located at 1120 Jackson Road in Silver Spring, Md.  Participants can ...

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  • Speak Life Tour Artists at Eubie Blake

    Seven young artists from Baltimore City will showcase their talents through performing arts at the renowned Eubie Blake National Jazz and Cultural Center, 847 N. Howard Street in Baltimore, 6 p.m., Sept. 20.  The Speak Life Tour (SLT) is a creative arts mentor platform for youth in the ...

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  • Wes Moore to Host ‘American Graduate Day 2014’

    American Graduate Day 2014 returns this fall for its third consecutive year with Wes Moore, best-selling author and U.S. Army veteran, as host for the all-day broadcast, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 27. Broadcast and streamed live from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City, the ...

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  • ‘Three Sistahs’ Stage Play Comes to Metro Stage

    “Three Sistahs” is a musical about three women who reflect on the promise of the future, while revealing the pain of the present and their regrets of the past. The musical was written and directed by Thomas W. Jones II. It will run at the Metro Stage, located at 1201 North Royal St., ...

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  • Shalom Ministries Hosts Family and Friends Day

    Shalom Ministries Christian Center will hold a family and friends day Sept. 21 for its 11 a.m. service. The service will include a guest psalmist, liturgical dancing and refreshments. The church is located at 515 Kerby Hill Road in Fort Washington. For more information, contact: Angie Edwards, ...

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  • Senior Classes Available Through Osher Lifelong Learning

    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers a unique opportunity for seniors to continue learning at the university level. Subjects include: Politics, Law and Government; Visual Arts and Music; Literature and Language; Psychology, Sociology and Culture; Economics; Biology, Physics, ...

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  • Homecoming Festival and Ministries Fair

    “Change the World” is the theme for Asbury United Methodist Church’s 2014 Homecoming Festival and Ministries Fair Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Asbury will present an interactive ministry showcase, featuring the congregation’s nurture, outreach and witness programs. The event will include ...

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  • AKA Community Shred Day

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Rho Mu Omega Chapter will hold its first community paper shred day Sept. 20 to help residents protect their identities. The sorority will only shred documents that are in ream sized boxes. All boxes, three at maximum, must be delivered by car to the University of ...

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