Start-up fitness company promotes awareness walk for Alzheimer’s, diabetes, dementia

I don’t ever want people to get to that point,” said Bouldin. More than 16 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s or dementia by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. In response, Higher Power Fitness Training Company wants to reduce the possibility and host its first annual Diabetes, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk April 14. These diseases are personal to Casaundra Bouldin, 26, founder … Continue reading Start-up fitness company promotes awareness walk for Alzheimer’s, diabetes, dementia

New hip-hop dance company spotlights the art in dance, gives back

Honor your art. That is the motto for New Renaissance Performing Arts Company a new hip-hop dance instruction firm serving the D.C. metropolitan area. Founder Darius O’Neil built the firm from the ground up beginning in 2017 and is still working to expand, promote, and most of all – honor artistic expression. O’Neil, a 32-year-old postgraduate student at Georgetown University, knows all too well the … Continue reading New hip-hop dance company spotlights the art in dance, gives back

Grammy-winning opera singer returns to stage after 20 years with Underground Railroad Spirituals

WASHINGTON – Grammy-award winning soprano singer, Kathleen Battle, reclaimed the stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 28. Battle reawakened the narrative of the Underground Railroad after a 23-year absence from the spotlight. Kathleen Battle sings Fix Me in Philadelphia performance Lines of people extended throughout the concert hall as more than 500 audience members prepared to enter the auditorium … Continue reading Grammy-winning opera singer returns to stage after 20 years with Underground Railroad Spirituals

Her journey to purpose: when God speaks, move

“I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for her,” said Mott, husband of Minister Bertha Gaymon. On Thursday evening, a noticeably cold winter night, married couple Mott and Bertha Gaymon was instantly welcoming and warm contrasting the nighttime air. Clothes, containers, and paperwork was scattered throughout their living room, family room and the kitchen. Laundry was folded in stacks on the couches. … Continue reading Her journey to purpose: when God speaks, move