Black Pride Schedule of Events

DC Black Pride 2012

All events at the Host Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel
400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.


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Thursday, May 24

DC Black Pride ”Party With Stars”
Sponsored by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Grey Goose Vodka. DJ and specialty drinks! Admission: $10. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, 1001 F St. NW, 10pm-2am

Friday, May 25

Hospitality Suite
Congressional D
Open from Noon to 9pm

Opening Reception
Honoring Leandrea Gilliam & King Peggy. Book Signing. Thornton, 6:30-8:30pm

Speed Dating
Hosted by RainbowConnects
Yellowstone, 7-9pm

She’Baltimore
Written and directed by Ira Kip
The Warehouse Theater, 1071 7th St. NW, 8pm. Admission: $25

Game Room
Cards, board games, etc.
4pm-2am

Saturday, May 26

Hospitality Suite
Congressional D
10am-8pm

Black Pride Workshops
See workshop schedule

DC Black Pride Film Festival
See film festival schedule

”The Four of Us”
A reading by Terry W. Sidney
Mead Lab Theater, 916 G St. NW 2pm. Admission: $20

DC Black Pride Poetry Slam
Hosted by Buttafly Soul
First place prize $250.
Regency B, 5:30-8pm, $15

She’Baltimore
Written and directed by Ira Kip
The Warehouse Theater, 1071 7th St. NW, 8pm. Admission: $25

Revelations!
The True Unfolding Behind the Meaning of Black Pride With Reality TV Star Karamo Brown. Presented by the Black Men’s Xchange. Congressional A, 7-9pm

Soul Train Dance Party
Featuring DJ Mandrill. Dance to the old dance classics that made Michael Jackson, Gloria Gaynor and Donna Summer famous!
10pm-1am, $15

Sunday, May 27

Faith Service
Capitol Room, 9-11am

”It’s a Family Affair”
Noon-6pm
DC Black Pride Health and Wellness Expo at Francis-Stevens School (outside), 23 & O Streets NW. Featuring Buttaflysoul, Simone Battle, Shiqueeta Lee, Ihsan Bilal, Victoria Salter, and a cast of hundreds; food & community vendors; children’s play area; DJ and entertainment honoring Donna Summer, Etta James, Whitney Houston & Vester Williams.

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