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MahoganyBooks Presents An Author Talk & Book Signing with Songstress, Ledisi | Sunday, December 2nd

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MahoganyBooks is proud to present, 12x Grammy-nominated recording artist, actress, songwriter and author, Ledisi for a special discussion and signing of her powerful new book, The Walk: Accepting Your Life As It Is Now. This powerhouse is known around the world for her spellbinding voice and today she is sharing her truths about enjoying your life’s journey right where you are.

“The act of walking requires you to take one step and then another until you arrive at your destination. In ‘The Walk’, Ledisi shares the steps she took to get to her best life. And just like her songs, the gems she so bravely shares about her life will inspire many. I am so proud of her! Keep walking in your majesty, my beloved.”
~Iyanla Vanzant, Host, Iyanla: Fix My Life

Ledisi will be in conversation with MahoganyBooks Co-owner, Connection Strategist and 2018 Root 100 Honoree, Ramunda Lark Young.

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My Sister’s Soul Presents… The Remnant: A Candid Conversation with Simply Stacy

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April 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm $10
April is recognized as National Poetry Month, Following His Way wanted to celebrate with a poetic presentation featuring Simply Stacy and the melodic music stylings of Katrice Walker. This event will be filled with poetry, music and conversations – worth the time and money of every attendee.
Proceeds from The Remnant will benefit the I Am Valuable Mentoring Program, Inc. in direct support of the future of our youth. Please join us as we seek to encourage and inspire.
If you are unable to attend the show, but you’re interested in donating to I Am Valuable Mentoring Program, Inc. visithttp://bit.ly/IAVMent

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WRAPture, a temporary public art project created through a series of sari fabrication workshops

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Monica Jahan Bose partners with the Anacostia Arts Center, We Act Radio, members of the community in Washington, DC and Katakhali Village, Bangladesh to present WRAPture, a temporary public art project created through a series of sari fabrication workshops.  WRAPture will wrap or drape five buildings in Anacostia with massive colorful cotton fabric saris from Bangladesh covered with printmaking and writing about climate change by residents of Anacostia and Katakhali Village, Bangladesh.
Installation hubs: Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington DC) and We Act Radio (1918 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue).
Day 1: Thursday, April 4 — Unveiling and Reception
  • The first day of the WRAPture installation. Viewing hours 3-8 pm.  During viewing hours, Monica Jahan Bose and WRAPture participants will be continuously on site to speak to visitors.
  • From 3-5 pm, Slideshow in Anacostia Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre, featuring the sari workshops in Washington DC and Bangladesh.
  • From 6-8 pm, Dedication and Reception at We Act Radio.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR! FIFTH ANNUAL ANACOSTIA RIVER FESTIVAL Sunday, April 14

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Celebrate the River Festival’s 5th Anniversary & Anacostia Park’s centennial with canoe rides, fishing, a bike parade, live DC music and
lawn games. Explore the annual artists market and listen to local bands to experience SE DC’s art scene! The festival is FREE and family friendly! Sign up for updates and visit our website to learn more.

Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032

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