Thursday, June 5, 2008

Sophie’s Parlor Women’s Radio Collective
WPFW 89.3FM The GrapeVine June 5, 2008

This is the Grapevine, a collection of community events we can attend to support one another, grow and make 2008 the year we Shine. Events coming up this week are as follows:

Thursday June 5th
LCPA presents New Orleans:Spirit a’ Risen a discussion about the challenges New Orleans artist face in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Street artist Veronica Leandrez and Bedonna Wakeman will be in attendance. Come see their art at the Pickford Theater Madison Bldg. Third Floor of the Library of Congress from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Contact Laverne Page at for further details.

Saturday June 7th
Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure 5K Walk/Run will be in Washington, DC on the National Mall this Saturday. To sign up to be apart of this wonderful event or learn more on

Upcoming/ Ongoing Events and Notices
Come share a Day of Celebration as the Ladies of Sisters4Sisters launch their Wellness Center for those in need throughout our community. The grand opening & ribbon cutting ceremony is June 14, 2008 from 11-3pm. For more information visit

Regina Belle can be seen live at Blues Alley from June 19th to 22nd. She will be sharing her R&B vocals with the DC area. To purchase your tickets go to

emma’s revolution (a musical uprising of truth and) returns to Loudoun June 21, 2008. The benefit concert will be held at St. James, 10 East Broad Way in Lovettsville, at 7:30 pm. A backstage pass party with the artists and a silent auction will begin at 6:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased by contacting or calling 703.431.0882, and are also available at Greater Goods, 1 S. Loudoun St. in Lovettsville. Hear audio tracks at:

On June 22nd Sisters4Sisters, Inc in collaboration with the Beauty Industry will Discuss and Distribute information and resources on Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention and other Needed Services designed with Women and Girls in Mind. Along with a program entitled Mondays with a Mission, which provides complimentary hair and beauty services for Women and Girls in Need and in Life Transition. For details visit

If you have events coming up and would like to share it here on the Grape email us at or

This has been the GrapeVine, compiled by Carla Thorpe. You’ve heard it all here in Sophie’s Parlor on WPFW, 89.3 FM Washington.


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