Hello June Events!

Happy June<3 This June so far is cold ūüė¶ It started off sunny and hot but then the temperature dropped. It then got cloudy and¬† literally started POURING. Now today¬†it is still cloudy, rainy¬†and the temperature¬† is still low. I’d take hot weather over this current weather any day. This June I am going to…

Crochet Braids Inspiration # 2

This week in Crochet Braids inspiration! Click here for last week’s inspiration. @jessnnecee Crochet braids done by Constance Esotu NYC {@_ethnicity} #CrochetedByCoco ¬†@downtoaT Check out her video How to Recurl Crochet Braid @donedo Check out her video: Crochet Wig Yep that’s a wig! @tricediva She describes how she achieved this look and what kind of…

Crochet Braids Inspiration!

HAPPY THURSDAY! Today’s post is going to feature pictures the fabulous crochet braids of fellow bloggers and vloggers. Crochet braids are currently a popular hairstyle/protective style. My second set is almost¬† two months old. I get asked questions daily about my crochet braids. I am constantly getting compliments and handing out my stylist’s contact info…

July 2014 Festivals and Events in the Washington, DC Area

SOURCE Free Summer Concerts Find concert schedules for family entertainment throughout the month in various destinations around Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Outdoor Movies in the Washington, DC Area Watching movies on a large screen outdoors has become a popular summer activity. Find the schedules of outdoor movie festivals in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern…

DMV July African American Events

Click HERE for more information. When you arrive at the page, click on the event you’re interested in to be directed to the event’s website {which usually provides more event details}. DISNEY’S ‚ÄúTHE LION KING‚ÄĚ 7/1/2014 7:30pm Kennedy Center-Opera House, 2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC JAZZ ON THE LAWN 7/2/2014 Riversdale House Museum, 4811…

Spring Happenings <3

I love spring and flowers! Spring is the perfect time to check out botanical gardens and nature trails. I am on a mission to visit all of the lovely gardens and nature trails that Maryland and especially DC have to offer. I have listed below gardens in DC and Maryland. Sometimes the national mall and…

Artist Files: Chidinma Dureke

A: Where are you currently based? Chidinma: Oil painter and graphic artist based in Maryland, USA A native of Maryland born in Washington D.C., raised by parents of Nigerian descent. A: Who are your primary artistic influences? Chidinma: Currently, my top three artistic influences would have to be Frida Kahlo, Kehinde Wiley, and Margaret Bowland.…