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Jill Scott Brings Summer Block Party to the Stage

With the Verizon Center nearly filled to capacity, Jill Scott stepped on the stage gracefully, rocking a new short hair cut. Mid concert she addresses her hair, asking for the audience approval. The crowd responds excitedly in favor of the style. Washington seems to be a favorite tour stop for Scott, as she recorded her  Read more »

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Musical

The smash hit, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast returns to the National Theatre for two weeks.  From June 12th- June 24th Broadway lovers can catch actors Emily Behney and Dane Agostinis in the lead roles of Belle and the Beast.  

Jamaican Women of Washington’s 10th Annual High Tea

WASHINGTON (WUSA) — The Jamaican Women of Washington’s (JWOW) main focus is to raise awareness; by providing support to organizations who focus on improving the health and quality of life of under-served and vulnerable women, children and families, primarily in Jamaica and through out the Caribbean.  During the past decade, JWOW has tackled important social  Read more »

Afro American Newspaper’s 120th Year

The Afro American newspaper will celebrate their 120th anniversary on Wednesday, June 6th.  Afro American’s General Manager Edgar Brookins went one on one with JC about this special occasion.

JC Hayward Inducted Into The World Hall of Love

JC Hayward Inducted Into The World Hall of Love

On Saturday, April 28, 2012, the Maine Avenue Ministries honored JC Hayward with an induction into “The World Hall of Love” at a special luncheon at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The lunch marks the Thirteenth World Spiritual Service Leadership and Scholarship Awards, which “celebrates those who use their lives to help others, their communities  Read more »

Dr. David Caruth: God’s Perfect Timing

Dr. David Caruth  experienced a lot of trials and tragedies on his way to getting his Ph.D. He grew up in an abusive home, was diagnosed with dyslexia, almost falsely imprisoned and was in a coma for 4 days after being struck by lightning. But thru it all, Dr. Caruth defied the odds and maintained  Read more »

Italians In DC Festival

Italians In DC Festival

Ivan Butina is bringing a piece of Italy to Washington. He apperead on 9 News Now at Noon to promote the 2nd annual Italians in D-C Festival which will be held on  Sunday May 20th at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza. Italians in DC Festival May 20th 2012 2pm-9pm Woodrow Wilson Plaza e Aria Pizzeria &  Read more »

What Every Woman Needs to Know: How Women Can Become Their Own Best Advocates

WASHINGTON WOMEN’S WEEKLY invites you to an event that is way more than just lunch: Friday, May 11, 2012 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm | The Ritz-Carlton | 1150 22nd Street, NW | WDC No program or initiative can be the “silver bullet” to advance women into senior roles. But what if there were visible and intentional  Read more »

Jeremy’s Run

A personal tragedy spurred Cyndi Glass into organizing a race to save lives. Jeremy’s Run is in memory of her son, Jeremy Glass who died of a drug overdose at the age of 20. Jeremy’s Run is an annual Walk/Run to benefit The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the Kolmac Foundation, and The Family Support Center’s school  Read more »

Ebony, Ivory and Ink

The Olney Theatre Center is celebrating some of the world’s greatest piano songwriters. The production is called Ebony, Ivory and Ink from May4th- 5th at Eight P-M. Music director Chris Youstra went One on One with JC to talk about this upcoming production.