Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Grapevine November 6, 2008

This is the Grapevine, a collection of the who, what, and where.

Things coming up this week are music, fun, and so much more.

Saturday November 8th

Essence presents Your Women's Leadership Conference Jumpstart Your Future at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. For even program and a list of appearances visit

The Washington Performing Arts Society presents Cassandra Wilson live at the Warner Theatre. The show starts at 8pm sharp. Ms Wilson is a Grammy Award Winner who uses her vocals to create her own jazz blues compositions. Visit or call 202-785-9727 to purchase tickets..

Monday November 10th

Blues Alley will be having the jazz vocals of Alyssa Graham for two shows at 8pm and 10pm. Take some time to hear her unique music from the album Echo. For ticket and artist information visit

Tuesday November 11th

Tami D'Mar will be performing live at lota for the 8:30pm show.

Ongoing/Upcoming Events and Notices

Dar Williams can be seen at the Birchmere for a two night serious November 7-8, 2008 at the 7:30 pm shows. Visit for further details.

Trouble the Water is now in theaters. Hurricane Katrina exposed the

reality of poverty and racism in this country and this documentary

follows those issues. Check it out online for theaters and times:

October 17, 2008 - January 25, 2009 visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts for the exhibit Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography. Visit for more details

November 13-16, 2008 Regina Belle will be doing a concert serious for the 8pm and 10pm show at Blues Alley. For further details visit

November 29, 2008 @ the Warner Theatre Lalah Hathaway will be performing for the Soulful Christmas. The event starts at 8pm and tickets are on sale now at

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This has been the GrapeVine, compiled by Carla Thorpe. You've heard

it all here on Sophie's Parlor, WPFW, 89.3 FM Washington. Now back to

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