This Is the Day….You Have Made

I usually do my tearing up before I meet the public. My family and I are going to an inauguraation watch party at Station 9 on U Street hosted by the DC for Obama volunteers. DC for Obama paddled my sanity canoe to safe shores when we were going down the rapids of the campaign. […]

Two More Days! – The Eclectique Citizen and DC Native’s Perspective on the Inauguration

As tickled, inspired, and proud I am about Barack Obama taking the oath of office tomorrow morning, the one change that didn’t happen as the campaign vibe shifted into the transition vibe was the Washington pecking order. This is not the Obamas’ fault; don’t get me wrong. Personally, I think they do model a paradigm […]

Something to Keep You Warm – Quilts for Obama

Yesterday I decided to go offline and visit the Historical Society of Washington, DC (801 K Street, NW) to see the opening of “Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of Our 44th President.” The exhibit is curated by photographer and quilt collector/artist Roland Freeman. Roland Freeman is one of those community activists who uses art […]

Manifest Art for the Manifest Hope: DC gallery exhibit

The Manifest Hope: DC gallery (3333 M Street, NW, Washington, DC) is accepting online art submissions for their exhibit — Jan. 17 – 19 –preceding the Presidential Inauguration. You can make one submission per category, totaling a maximum of three submissions. The three categories are: Health Care Reform (Manifest Change), Workers’ Rights (Manifest Unity); and […]