***Free swag bags for the first 250 people - Passed hors d'oeuvres from 7pm-8pm***
THE BONNER ROOM presented by Lil SoSo Productions
7:10PM: Self Love in the Age of Distraction: Evelyn Bandoh ( Mystic Genius) Shares the realities of maintaining self-love and care perspectives in the modern, fast-paced, digital age where selfies and constant status updates rule.
7:45PM: The Goddess Flow (WOMEN ONLY): A mini workshop led by Mayasaa Telfair (It's Time for Healing Holistic & Fitness Center) You will explore moves & techniques to strengthen vitality and awaken Chi using the yoni egg gemstone derived from exercises of the indigenous village life of healing women.
8:30PM: Black Love: A Conversation on Sustaining and Maintaining the Community: A panel discussion moderated by Amina Carter (Womansphere) featuring six thought leaders who reflect on the experiences as community organizers, artists and public figures and how Black love can be serve as a tool for community action, engagement and maintenance.
Makini Niliwaambieni - Asheru, Guerilla Arts - EZ Street, 93.9 WKYS - Omolola Adele-Oso, Act4Accountability - Chioma Iwuoha, Black Lives Matter, DMV - Geronimo Collins, All The Fly Kids
9:20PM: Yang Builders (MEN ONLY): Amtchat Edwards will feature participants practicing breathing, stretching and mental exercises to activate and increase their inner YANG potential.
10:00PM: The Interplay (EVERYONE): Amtchat Edwards' workshop based on principles of Polarity and Attraction will help participants experience the interplay of Yin and Yang in a physically close, intimate, and natural way.
PAINT & SIP instructed by Creative Carousel
7:30pm Session #1
9:30pm Session #2
BLACK LOVE EXPERIENCE ART EXHIBIT curated by District Canvas
POP-UP SHOP curated by Nubian Hueman / presented by Nomad Yard
QUALE: A photography series on images of Black Love presented by Ebone' McCloud
COIF CAFE The essense of our hair salon experience with natural hair sessions featuring the photography of Kelvin Bulluck presented by N Natural Hair Salon