Arcadia started the summit five years ago with closer to 40 participants after noticing how quickly business deals get done when the two parties, who often keep opposite schedules, are in the same room at the same time.“One of the top trends nationwide is local sourcing.
People want to eat food grown by farmers in their immediate area,” Hess said.
Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30 are the official DCBP event dates. DCBP has partnered with several organizations to provide various social events and parties.
Only official DC Black Pride events are listed on this page.
If an event is not listed, it is not an officially sanctioned DCBP event.
Singles Events like Mixers, Happy Hours and Speed Dating are a great opportunity to come out and socialize.
We provide an alternative to the bar scene for busy single professionals.
Match up your lock and keys as you mingle to earn prizes. social club for internationally-minded professionals (singles and couples) hosting dinners, black-tie galas, wine tasting, dances, networking and outdoor and cultural trips in aid of international charities.
A great way to break the ice and a perfect excuse to talk to anyone you fancy. Singles On Sailboats Non-profit sailing club for single adults organising a wide range of sailing related activities including day sails, cruises and social functions at sea and ashore. The night will be hosted by Dynce with music by DJ Jai Sincere and DJ Lady Mysterious. “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Marlo Hampton will host. W.) hosts “Gurl’s Play,” a dance party, from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. ,” the opening reception, pass distribution and happy hour, 4-9 p.m. Music will be a mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and house. E.) hosts 5000 Men Pride Mega Party with a performance by soul singer Elle Varner from p.m.- a.m.Writers scheduled to appear are Buddah Desmond, La Toya Hankins, J. Ballroom Community 101: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Ballroom Community, a workshop that explores the ballroom culture as shown in the documentary “Paris is Burning,” is at the Grand Hyatt Washington (1000 H St., N. Guests are encouraged to bring questions to discuss. Black Pride Poetry Slam at the Grand Hyatt Washington (1000 H St., N. There will be three DJs on three levels spinning tracks. There will be an interfaith service at the Grand Hyatt Washington (1000 H St., N. The Rock the Block Party will be held at the Fairgrounds (1299 Half St., S. DJs will be playing hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and house music. The Health and Wellness Festival an HIV/AIDS awareness festival, is at Francis-Stevens School (2425 N St. W.) from noon-6 p.m There will be vendors, food and activities for children. The play tells the story of a veteran detective and his rookie partner who try to solve the murder of a popular gay activist. E.) holds its sixth annual House Rocker Female Dancer of the Year Competition from 9 p.m.-4 a.m. The Annual Picnic will be held at Fort Dupont Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be dancers and hip-hop, R&B, reggae and house music. Lock & Key Events Each female guest receives a lock and each male guest a key. A sports and social club for all seasons organising ski trips, hiking, biking, rafting, canoeing and kayaking for the adventurous, sailing, tennis and other sports plus dinners, movies, wine tastings, happy hours and dances.