Can A Sista Rock A Mic? Week 1 Schedule

7 Jun

Rappin' & Rhymin': B Girling at It's Best

Amplifying the Female Voice in Art, Design, Film, Theater, & Music

It’s Summer and it’s time for festivals to fill your social calendar. In walks CASRAM, Can A Sista Rock A Mic? It’s more of a statement than a question. Imagine your older sister, big “Sis”, neighborhood b-girl demanding her time to shine. Well, the folks at solSource and Fusicology  along with the BgirlManifesto.com are doing just that.

Below is the schedule for WEEK ONE of CASRAM, held throughout DC and Silver Spring. There are a few new artists that are ready to be discovered by your ears, and a few favorites that are ready to ROCK you like they did the first time, eeehemm, Dionne Farris!

See you out this week! Don’t hear about it the next day. Mark your calenders right now!

Tuesday June 8: CASRAM Reception /w LAUREN WHITE

@ Ben’s Next Door (Washington, DC)
1211 U Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
8PM-10PM
FREE

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Wednesday June 9: CASRAM GRAND OPENING: DIONNE FARRIS (ATL) and LEAH SMITH (Philly)

Hosted by W. Ellington Felton

@ Liv (Washington, DC)
2001 U Street Northwest (11th & U Streets)
Washington, DC 20001
7:30PM-11PM
$15 adv tix, more at door
dionnefarris.eventbrite.com

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Thursday June 10: CASRAM Theater production of  : PAIGE IN FULL

@ solSpace (downtown Silver Spring)
8504 Fenton Street (Fenton & Wayne Ave, across from Sprint)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
8PM-10PM
$15
paigeinfull.eventbrite.com

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Friday June 11: LADY X:  All female artistry with live graphic design, projections, paint, fashion,  singing, DJs and much more! with live performances from  MEGAN LIVINGSTON (Bmore) and CAROLYN MALACHI (DC/Bmore)

@ solSpace (downtown Silver Spring)
8504 Fenton Street (Fenton & Wayne Ave, across from Sprint)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
8PM-2AM
$10

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Saturday June 12: SUMMER LOVEFEST: Some of the finest on stage outdoors with vendors & more! with ALISON CARNEY, BLACK ALLEY, DEBORAH BOND, KIMBERLY NICHOLE (ATL/NY), PRINCESS OF CONTROVERSY, RA THE MC, SHAE FIOL (NY) + YAHZARAH!

Hosted by APRIL WATTS

@ Ellsworth Drive Stage (downtown Silver Spring between Georgia Avenue & Fenton Street)
916 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
2PM-9PM  COME EARLY

FREE  & OUTDOORS  ::  FREE CONVENIENT PARKING ::  BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS!

AFTER PARTY @ AUSTIN GRILL (across from the stage) – with Alison Carney & The Band  –  10PM FREE

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Sunday June 13: Smart Chicks Brunch:  The lovely ladies of Smart Chicks Inc. host a networking session with a live performance by violinist CHELSEA GREEN with her trio, and featured poets.

$1.25 mimosas

@ Utopia
1418 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
12PM-3PM
FREE

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