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  • Profile: Entrepreneurship with Rabia Kamara & Ruby Scoops

    Profile: Entrepreneurship with Rabia Kamara & Ruby Scoops

    Located in Washington, D.C., Ruby Scoops is a local and online retailer of premium small batch ice creams, sorbets, sherbets, and desserts, all handcrafted and scratch made in Union Kitchen by Chef & Owner, Rabia Kamara. http://www.rubyscoops.com ABOUT RUBY SCOOPS Ruby Scoops came to fruition October 2014, when Rabia noticed the increasing rarity of consistent high quality local desserts. She decided it was time to help change that, all the while beginning to take steps to work for herself. Ruby […]

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  • Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies is an Oral Historian, librarian, writer, cultural heritage specialist and mother. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library – Central Library The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, the central library of the DC Public Library, opened on August 21, 1972. An extensive study by the firm of Booz, Allen and Hamilton had established the need for a new central library in the downtown business district. The original Carnegie Library, opened in 1903 at Mount Vernon Square, was […]

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  • Spaces: Christylez Bacon Beatbox in Brasília, Brazil

    Spaces: Christylez Bacon Beatbox in Brasília, Brazil

    Through the Washington Sound Museum (WSM), Christylez Bacon visits the Brasilia, Brazil to connect with music and culture. While there, he connected with a local beat box artists and a quick beatbox session jumps off.

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  • Profile: Culture Shock DC

    Profile: Culture Shock DC

    Culture Shock® DC is a part of a network of Culture Shock® organizations around the country and in Canada who bring the power and beauty of hip-hop to diverse audiences via professional entertainment, dance education, and community enrichment programs. http://cultureshockdc.org

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  • Luis Peralta Del Valle – The Artist

    Luis Peralta Del Valle – The Artist

    Award winning artist, Luis Peralta Del Valle was born in Nicaragua in 1980 and migrated to the U.S. in 1985. At the age of 13 he started painting graffiti murals in the District, Maryland and Virginia. A few years later at Bell Multicultural High School he began his formal artistic education, continuing his studies at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. http://www.luisperaltagallery.com

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  • Spaces – Cecily feat. Nighttime Exploration of Penn Quarter

    Spaces – Cecily feat. Nighttime Exploration of Penn Quarter

    Cecily paid us a visit at our office in Penn Quarter. We in turn explored Penn Quarter with our cameras, Angle style. Cecily is a young vocalist and songwriter whose sweet soprano and honest lyrics have garnered attention and loyal fans not only in her native Washington DC, but also up and down the East Coast. Unmoved by passing trends, Cecily’s sound is rooted in a deep appreciation for mid-century soul and jazz, 90’s R&B, and re-imagined folk music. She […]

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  • Spaces – VeVe & Tha Rebels feat. Baltimore from Up High

    Spaces – VeVe & Tha Rebels feat. Baltimore from Up High

    Using art to embody the feelings of a movement have long been practiced. VeVe & The Rebels use their piece to speak about the current tension felt by America surrounding the deaths of blacks by police. Coupled with images of Baltimore, a city that is in a growing list of hubs centered in this ‘movement’, VeVe & Tha Rebels help bring life to feelings felt by many. ve ve and the rebels

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  • A Changing U Street – Perspective from Don Wilson

    A Changing U Street – Perspective from Don Wilson

    We spent an hour with Don Wilson by the African-American Civil War Memorial to talk art, politics and all things DC. Her’s a few words about his beloved U Street.

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  • Profile: Wax Candle Company by Jennifer Bryant

    Profile: Wax Candle Company by Jennifer Bryant

    Wax Candle Co. is a Washington, DC based boutique candle company that pairs all-natural soy candles with DJ curated mixtapes to create a unique aromatherapy listening experience. Wax is the brainchild of Jennifer Bryant, a proud 2007 graduate of Howard University. The idea for Wax grew out of Jennifer’s own afterwork ritual of coming home after a long day, lighting candles and listening to records. Music and candles instantly melted away the stresses of the day and helped to create […]

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  • Spaces: Malcolm X / Meridian Hill Park feat. the Cornel West theory

    Spaces: Malcolm X / Meridian Hill Park feat. the Cornel West theory

    Meridian Hill Park is a structured urban park located in the Washington, D.C neighborhood of Columbia Heights; it also abuts the nearby neighborhood of Adams Morgan. The park was designed and built between 1912 and 1940. This 12 acre (49,000 m²) formally landscaped site is maintained by the National Park Service as a part of Rock Creek Park, but is not contiguous with that much larger nearby park. Meridian Hill Park is bordered by 15th, 16th, W, and Euclid Streets […]

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