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To Blog or Not To Blog, It's Not Even A Question - Free Workshop @ Connect113 - Old Town Alexandria

To Blog or Not To Blog, It's Not Even A Question - Free Workshop @ Connect113 - Old Town Alexandria
  • Where: Connect113, 113 S Columbus St, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Suite 100 (Below Red Barn Mercantile))
  • Date: February 18, 2011
  • Time: 12:00pm–1:30pm
  • Have you felt perplexed by starting a blog. To many it can be seen as a possible waste of valuable time. Trust me it is not!

    This energetic workshop conducted by DeeNice Rhodes, the Digital Dynamo, will help you clear up any apprehensions about the world of blogging and make positive steps toward using one of the most profound internet platforms today.

    What will be covered:

Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming To DC

Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming To DC

This story comes to us from Judith Keyserling:

After a five-plus year hiatus, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) will return to the stage in Washington, DC when its Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble (DTH Ensemble) performs at the Lincoln Theatre on Friday, March 25 at 8pm. Presented by The Laurel Fund for the performing arts, founder/president Elvi Moore, the 12-member troupe, with pianist, will also conduct lecture demonstrations and a master class during its visit to Washington. Established in 2004 from leading participants in Dance Theatre of Harlem School’s Professional Training Program, DTH Ensemble began touring nationally under a “Dance for America” banner in 2009, and since then the Ensemble has toured to more than 35 cities in 26 states, performing for more than 65,000 patrons, drawing positive notices from critics and audiences for its vibrant, energetic presentations of ballet for the 21st century.

Celebrate Valentine Date Night at Your Local Giant

Celebrate Valentine Date Night at Your Local Giant

From Kaitlin Sanderson of Susan Davis:

Back by popular demand, Giant Food of Landover, Md. is hosting the third annual Valentine Date Night on Saturday, Feb. 12 at all 179 Giant Food locations. Date Night events include food tastings, raffles, cooking demonstrations, games, cookie decorating, and a special “Lovers Lane Express Checkout” for Valentine’s Day purchases. Valentine Date Night will run from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Here are some participating locations:

'For Love of Children' To Host Fundraising Happy Hour at Asylum in Adams Morgan Tonight, Feb. 10

This story comes to us from Natalie Torentinos:

Are you looking for a happy hour that’s also for a good cause?

Join staff, volunteers and friends of For Love of Children (FLOC) tonight, Feb. 10!

Words Beats & Life To Host Three Events

Words Beats & Life To Host Three Events

This story comes to us from Dany Sigwalt:

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and DC based Hip-Hop nonprofit Words Beats & Life is hosting three events to celebrate the musical tradition, philanthropy, and the love of the dance within Hip-Hop.  These three events will be hosted to kick off a year long member and support campaign called I © WBL.”  The campaign multi-media series will include a number of celebratory events. 

Black History Celebration; Celebrating Blacks Making History: Past, Present, and Future

This story comes to us from Gary Clark, Sr.:

On Saturday March 19, 2011, Pep Rally for Peace in the Streets (PRPIS) is proud to  host its Second Annual Black History Celebration with a focus on Blacks in History; Past, Present, and Future, between the hours of 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Emery Park Recreation Center, located on Georgia Avenue and Madison Streets, N.W.. This year’s theme places a strong focus on history makers from our past and present, but even more so, on the city’s history makers of our future.  

Community Humane Heroes Honored 10th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair

Community Humane Heroes Honored 10th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair

What do Nationals’ pitcher John Lannan and DC Councilmember Mary Cheh have in common?  They are both being honored by the Washington Humane Society for their commitment to helping WHS end animal cruelty and pet homelessness. To celebrate a decade of Sugar & Champagne, this year for the first time ever, WHS is celebrating these special individuals and businesses with Humane Hero Awards.

“WHS is honored to have amazing community partners who advocate for animals. These men and women truly care about our mission and their work to support us has made a huge impact on the animals were care for.  These Humane Hero Awards are just a small token of our gratitude,” said Lisa LaFontaine, WHS President & CEO.

Humane Hero Award Winners: