Wednesday, March 25, 2009

GrapeVine 3-26-09

Sophies Parlor Women’s Radio Collective
The Grape Vine
March 26, 2009

This is the Grapevine, a source for what, where, when and who and is brought to you by Sophie’s Parlor each and every week. Sophie’s is show by womyn, about womyn, but for everybody. We welcome you this final week of the 2009 Women’s Herstory Month. Please go out and celebrate!!!!

Thur. Mar. 26th

Catch opening night of Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley. At the Theatre on the Run located at 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive in Arlington. This will run through April 19th with performances Thursday - Saturday at 8pm Sunday at 2pm.

Fri. Mar. 27th

Please join us at for an evening with Vera Yaa-Anna of Palaver Hut, a West African Culture and healing, experience at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 North Capitol Street N.E., beginning at 6pm. For more information call 202-723-5330 or visit

Sat. Mar. 28th

Soar high at the 43rd Annual Smithsonian Kite Festival held on the federal mall beginning at 10am. This family friendly event is free and open to everyone, bring a kite. For more info check online at

We want to make sure that each of you is aware of the special program being broadcast from the station this Saturday March 28th from 11 AM to 4 PM. The program is entitled “Yes We Do; The Many Faces of Women in Music”. The program will present 3 live Music Sets and 3 Roundtable discussions. This program is a collective effort of Sophie’s Parlor, Women programmers of WPFW. This is an event you don’t want to miss!!!!

Ladies Verse 9: State of Mind is an event like no other. Join the Ladies for an evening of true entertainment, woman styled. A Cultural fair begins at 7 pm, performances at 8:15 pm at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD.

Tues. Mar 31st

Join us for an exciting videoconference event with writer Elizabeth Moon, author of The Speed of Dark. Ms. Moon will be joining us live in an interactive discussion with students, faculty, staff, and community from 12:30-2 PM at Howard Community College, Monteabaro Hall (Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center 130). For more information go online to

Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO welcomes you out for a Women’s History Month Celebration with guest speaker Congresswoman Donna Edwards. The event takes place from 6-8pm at the IBEW Local 26, which is at 4371 Parliament Place in Lanham. For info call 443-995-6860 or 410-318-8507.

Ongoing/Upcoming Events and Notices

April is…

African American Woman’s Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
National Poetry Month

AGAIN!!! We want your events. Please share them here on the Grapevine. You can email us at or leave your event as a comment on our blog, that’s

The GrapeVine has been written by Andrea Thompson and you’ve heard it all here on Sophie’s Parlor, WPFW, 89.3 FM Washington. Now back to today’s DIVA, the charismatic Kimberly!!!!


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