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  • My Parents, Anthony & CeCe Essa, if Dad was alive they would be married 55 years this August 8.

    I saw a couole of amazing things Today!

    July 8th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    “Today I saw a couple of amazing things at the gym, both of them very emotional, both bringing tears to my eyes and touching my heart as well as the eyes and heart of Pianist Extraordinaire Lucy Lawrence Kilpatrick. First one: I saw a young man walking on the track. His legs were what we […]

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    Antoinette’s Weekend Picks

    June 8th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    RICHMOND, VA. : Hot off the grill, that’s the way you’ll find the pork dishes at the annual Virginia Pork Festival happening in Emporia, Wednesday, June 12, from 4-8pm. Tickets are on sale for $35 and only sold in advance, and includes all you can eat and drink. Tickets will not be sold at the […]

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    Empower Yourself Against Default Workshop

    February 6th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | 1 Comment

    RICHMOND, Va. Whether it’s foreclosure or homeownership, there’s a workshop for that and Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond can help. “Empower Yourself Against Default”, is a free Educational workshop to help residents understand alternatives to foreclosure, homeownership and provide healthier and safer communities The workshop is Saturday, February 9, from 9am – 5pm at Trinity Family Life […]

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  • CBS 6 HLE Expo

    Lots going on In and around Richmond this Weekend!

    February 1st, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    CBS 6 Healthy Lifestyle Expo, Saturday, February 2, 10am-4p, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Trainer Stepp Stewart, “Hungry Girl” Lisa Lillien and other related health advice from experts, $3 for 12 and up, proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research, www.wtvr.com. Film/Lecture Series: Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, 600 North 2nd Street, Jackson Ward, Saturdays […]

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    February – Black History Month Events!

    January 31st, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    RICHMOND: Film/Lecture Series: Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, 600 North 2nd Street, Jackson Ward, Saturdays 1pm – February 2nd, Our Inspiration: The Story Of Maggie Lena Walker; February 9th – Harlem Renaissance; February 16, The Road to Brown – Brown v Board of Education; February 23rd, February One – Greensboro sit-in movement & The […]

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    Summer of FUn Camp & Education Fair

    January 30th, 2013 | Blog, Features | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    RICHMOND: Time to start thinking Summer Camps for your children. More than 35 Camp & Education Fair participants will set up shop Saturday, February 2nd for Richmond Parents Monthly 17th annual Summer of Fun Camp and Education Fair. If you’re looking for a Summer Camp, this is the place to be. The camp at The […]

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    Artifacts Roadshow at The Virginia War Memorial

    January 25th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    Every piece of Military Memorabilia has a story and the experts at the Virginia War Memorial wants to help you discover them at their 3rd Artifacts Roadshow. Noted Military collectable Robert House of Virgina Beach and Memorial’s Curator Jesse Smith will review and offer their opinions on the origin and history of your item. Whether […]

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    Israeli Fim Festival at The Weinstein JCC

    January 24th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    Israeli Film Makers show off their films at the 3rd annual Israeli Film Festival at The Weinstein Jewish Community Center January 24th – 27th. Four films are being offered this year Thursday, January 27, 7pm, “Violins in Wartime”, a documentary; “Sima Vaknin Witch” Saturday, January 26, 7:30pm a comedy; Sunday, January 27, 10am, “The Flat” […]

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    Generation Dream 2013 Youth Educoncert

    January 24th, 2013 | Blog, Features, News and Events | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    Richmond Peace Education Center honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Generation Dream 2013, The Richmond Youth Peace Project’s annual Educoncert. The shows features talented youth singers, dancers, instrumental musicians and spoken word. Due to a snowy forecast the Friday, January 25, 7pm performance has been postponed to February 8, 7pm at Richmond Community High […]

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    My picks for the weekend!

    January 18th, 2013 | Blog, Features | Antoinetteessa | No Comments

    “Shaka & FRIENDS: Smart from the Start” is a joint effort between VCU Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart and Friends Association for Children (FRIENDS) to win ESPN and Infiniti’s Coach’s Charity Challenge. The challenge pits 48 of the top college basketball coaches and their chosen charities against each other in a quest to win $100,000. […]

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