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Saturday, October 31, 2009

Fly Event: Today: Jaguar Wright Live! 7PM

Your grown-up, EARLY alternative to the costumed madness- a soulful halloween
TODAY! (10.31.09): CASRAM, Smirnoff & Census 2010 present Philly Soul sensation JAGUAR WRIGHT & BAND LIVE IN CONCERT!

@ The Scene
2221 Adams Pl. NE
Washington, DC

Smirnoff specials and complimentary buffet. Proper ID required to be admitted.



CASRAM Presents is a series of events leading up to the official 5th Annual CASRAM Festival, scheduled for the week of June 7-12th. Events feature special showcases of leading women in soul and hip-hop, film, art, and a unique performance competition series.

CASRAM Presents gives artists with less publicity an opportunity year round to participate in CASRAM related events under the CASRAM brand. CASRAM Festival: June 7-June 12 , 2010.

Happy Halloween!

Fly girls, this is your one time to be able to dress like a slut and get away with it! Happy Halloween! Be Safe!

Click to hear my fave Halloween song, A Nightmare On My Street by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.

Fly Fashion: All Halloween on SALE at Annie Creamcheese

Are you still looking for a Halloween costume? Head over to the vintage store, Annie Creamcheese in Georgetown for a great Halloween sale. Find a cool vintage costume.

3279 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Fly Fashion: For The Love Of It + Redeem's 3 Year Anniversary Event

Good things come in threes, third time's a charm, three's company... Redeem couldn't be more humbled and happy to have made it to this momentous milemarker.

Join Redeem, and their very talented group of local friends, for a night celebrating why Redeem brings the latest fashions to D.C.: For the Love of It. Featuring a pop-up shop with DC-based designer de*nada and new works by artist Kelly Towles. Tunes by the lovely DJ Ca$$idy, and beverages by locals Flying Dog and Wasmund's.

Event Info

Where: Redeem + 1734 14th Street NW
When: Saturday November 7th
Time: 6:30PM to 9PM

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Fly Fashion: Giveaway: Lucky Shops VIP Giftbag, value $750

One of my favorite sites, Shop It To Me is hosting a fabulous giveaway. Lucky Magazine’s fly event, “Lucky Shops”, is coming up on November 5th and 7th. “Lucky Shops” is a shopping event with deals to 75% off retail, complimentary cocktails and giveaways all sponsored by Lucky Magazine.

To add to the anticipation of this event, for one lucky Shop It To Me member, Lucky Shops is giving away a VIP gift bag filled with fun goodies, valued at $750! Inside you’ll find Amrita Singh bangles, Kiehl’s products, a Clu tanktop, tons of other fun beauty products and more.

To enter, just do the following:

·Visit to become familiar with the event (you may want to consider buying tickets while you’re at it!)

·Leave a comment on Shop It To Me’s post about what you think is the most exciting part of Lucky Shops. Visit post here.

·You must be a Shop It To Me member to win. Sign up to be a Shop It To Me member here.

Shop It To Me will pick a winner on Friday, October 31st at 5pm PST by conducting a random drawing among all comments left on their site.

Please note: Prize can only be sent to a U.S. mailing address.

Good luck fly girls!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Revisited Flyness: Artist Spotlight: Interview with Monica

R&B star Monica premieres her new show, Still Standing after the Hip-Hop Honors tonight on BET. Last December, I had the opportunity to speak with Monica in Washington, D.C. where she first spoke of her television show.

Click here to read the interview. I heart her!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Fly Music: Keri Hilson's 'I Like'

'I Like' is featured on the soundtrack to the German flick, Zweiohrk├╝ken. A video was shot by music video director, Aaron Platt. The official record is set to drop on November 20th. This song is added to my workout playlist and Keri looks fab on the cover.

Fly Music: 'Say Something' by Timbaland featuring Drake

New music from super producer Timbaland's Shock Value 2. 'Say Something' features Drake.

Fly Event: Triple Star Sound Stage Presents Kindred

Triple Star Sound Stage is bringing the heat to D.C. With a knack in soul music, Aaron J of Triple Star Sound Stage promises to showcase artists who can put on a great live show. On Saturday, November 21st at 8pm, Kindred, The Family Soul will hit the stage and take over South East D.C.

Purchase tickets here. Orchestra Seating $23, Premium/Box $26

Theater is located at
1901 Mississippi Ave SE
Washington DC 20020

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Fly Fashion: Lettie Gooch's Beth Bowley Trunkshow

Bring Out the "Beth" for Fall !!!

Join Lettie Gooch and Beth Bowley, this Thursday, as Lettie Gooch bring out the best for the fall season.

If you like Beth Bowley as much as Lettie does (and we know you do!), then come see what Lettie's #1 one designer has in store for you this fall season!!!

For veteran "Beth"-a-holics, this trunkshow is a MUST to expand your growing collection with the brand that you adore.

New-"Bowley"-es, come and explore garments that are a favorite in every classic fashionistas' closet.

Sample cashmere knits to wrap you in luxury. Silk dresses to enhance every silhouette. And amazing Outerwear to add polish to any ensemble.

And ONLY at Lettie Gooch for a LIMITED TIME !!!!!

Thursday, October 22, 2009
6pm to 8pm at
Lettie Gooch boutique
1517 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Fly Beauty: Neha Threading Salon & Spa Fall Fiesta

For my B-More fly girls, Neha of Neha Threading Salon & Spa is the best eyebrow specialist in the area. Her precision and skill are the ingredients for great eyebrows. Next weekend, her salon is hosting a fall fiesta and customer appreciation celebration.

On Saturday, October 24, 2009 from 4 pm to 7 pm Neha’s Threading Salon & Spa will have demos and free mini treatments on anti-aging, stress therapy, beauty treatment, hair styling and new trends, spa manicures/pedicures, henna tattoos and the art of threading.

If you’ve never had your eyebrow threaded, check out Neha’s Threading Salon & Spa to learn more about the art of threading and to see the salon’s other services.

Fly Fashion:Alexander McQueen Spring 2010 Shoes

I can’t tell if these Alexander McQueen shoes are actually wearable on a sidewalk and not a runway but I sure wouldn’t mind testing these fly booties out to see! They are a pair of funky, weird, sparkly goodness. Click more of McQueen’s spring look here.


Fly Event: Art Klash D.C. 10.29.09

Art Klash is a new positive way to celebrate art and talent from around the capital. Purple PORK, the event producer, is geared for the continued development of both youth and creative culture. With their second installation of Art Klash, they are bringing together a diverse group of individuals to enjoy the arts of theDMV in a new fashion. All artists participating in the competition are from either from D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.

Art Klash is a social gathering and live art battle celebrating creative minds in the nation's capital. The battle places four of the Washington D.C. areas best painters in front of a live audience with nothing more than a blank canvas and 90 minutes to construct a painting based on a randomly selected theme. Winners will be selected by our judges and live audience.

Musical vibes provided by DJ Beatstreet

Hosted by Leo Breckenridge

Spoken Word performance by Danielle Koon

Tickets are $8.00 in advance for Students and $10.00 in advance Regular Price.

Tickets will be on sale at the door for $10.00.

Doors Open at 8:00pm. Competition starts at 8:30pm

What: Live Art Competition

When: October 29th, 2009 8:00pm-11:30pm

Who: X.O. (Studio 43 recording artist) and Juanita “Busy Bee” Britton (Owner of the Anacostia Art Gallery) are guest judges for the competition

Where: Lenfant Moderne Gallery 3232 P Street NW, Washington D.C. 20007

Visit for more info and pictures from the past events.


Thursday, October 8, 2009

Fly Fashion: Chanel Spring 2010 X Clogs

We'll be seeing a lot of clogs this spring. The Chanel Spring 2010 ready-to-wear collection is very classic Chanel. Hate 'em or love 'em, wooden heels will be on every fashionista next spring.

Fly Girl: Solange in Honey Magazine

How dope is Solange? She beats to her own drum and truly doesn’t give two cents to what others think, care or feel about her. She comes across as a poised, confident, young mother and her last album was hot!

Check her interview in Honey Magazine by clicking here.

Fly Event: Taste of Georgetown

This Saturday, head on over to Wisconsin Ave, & M St. for the sixteenth annual Taste of Georgetown. Enjoy food from 1789, Hook, Georgetown Cupcake, Tony & Joe's Seafood Place, Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and other Georgetown favorites.

Who: Taste of Georgetown
What: Enjoy delicious food from your favorite restaurants.
When: Saturday, 11a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Ave. & M Street.

Tickets available online at

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Fly Event: Russell Taylor Live at The Scene

I’m a huge fan of real artistry and Russell Taylor is a prime example of such. If you want to hear and experience music in its truest form then please check out Russell Taylor on Friday, October 8, 2009, at The Scene in Washington, DC.

It will definitely be a soulful Friday.

Fly Fashion: Topshop's Student Shop

NY fly girls, this event is for you! Topshop is hosting a special student only shopping event. For two days, October 13th and the 14th, serious student shoppers will receive 20% off with their student id card. Topshop will also have DJs playing while you shop, style advisors, goodie bags and hidden prizes.

What a treat for the fashionable scholar.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Fly Fashion: Shopping & Goodness with Nana and Nest

Do good. Feel good. Look good.

Join Nana on Oct. 7th for a night of shopping & goodness with Nana and Nest.

Have an oldie but goodie you no longer want (or need)? Bring your gently used necklace or bracelet to Nana on October 7th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm and receive 25% off an authentic Nest artisan product.

Your used jewelry will be given to Nest's loan recipients. A percentage of sales will be donated to Nest's interest-free microlending program. And you will have done a world of good (and shopping!).

Learn more about Nest at! See you the 7th!

Fly Music: Karen O and the Kids' 'Where the Wild Things Are' Soundtrack

My excitement for Where the Wild Things Are continues with the release of the soundtrack. Since we still have two weeks left till this incredible looking film hits theaters, its great to have something to hold us over. Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs fronts the movie’s soundtrack from DGC/Interscope.

It’s whimsical and fun and it’s in stores now.

Where the Wild Things Are Soundtrack

And if you've been hiding under a rock and have no idea about Wild Things, check the preview.

Fly Fashion: Sunshine and Shadow

Label Sunshine and Shadow is just giving a little taste of what their Spring/Summer 2010 line will look like. The suspense is killing me.

Spring/Summer 2010, coming soon!

Fly Music: Keri Hilson's 'Heart Attack'

New music from Keri Hilson. Produced by The Clutch.
Click to listen: