Roxanne Bellamy of Roxanne Bellamy Co. (a Black-owned event planning and design firm), hosted Shop Made In D.C. 's Celebrate Black Makers activation this weekend at The Roost.
The event highlighted a panel discussion with Dr. Tayiana Reed of The Wellness Apothecary, Regina Watson of Farm and Muse, and our very own Chris Cardi. In addition to the panel discussion, the event featured a marketplace of curated goods by a number of D.C.’s Black makers.
Celebrate Black Makers
Saturday, Feb. 26 @ 10 AM
Shop Made In D.C. at The Roost
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Black Nostalgia In The Year Of The Tiger is a dinner discussion celebrating and dissecting both the Black and Asian cross-cultural influence on American pop-culture.
Chris Cardi, who is both Black and Filipino, curated the event hosted by Matt Talley, owner of Cool Kids Vinyl - an independent Black-owned record shop located inside of Maketto - an Asian-owned communal marketplace on H street NE in Washington, D.C. What better place to host a cross-cultural dinner discussion about the intersection of the Black and Asian experience in America than here!
The event is in partnership with NAAAP DC (National Association of Asian American Professionals), in which Chris volunteers his experience as the organization’s Washington, D.C. chapter Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
For more information and reservations visit the NAAAP DC linktree here.
Black Nostalgia In The Year Of The Tiger
Hosted by Matt Talley
Monday, Feb. 28 @7:30 PM
@CoolKidsVinyl / Maketto
1351 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Follow Cool Kids Vinyl on Instagram @coolkidsvinyl and owner Matt Talley @TalleyIsMajor.
In the spirit of Black 2 Black business, we are excited to announce our new retail partnership with Groom Guy. The boutique barber shop and showroom is nestled in the lobby level of the Yours Truly hotel in D.C’s West End neighborhood.
The Groom Guy showroom at Yours Truly is the brainchild of Darius “Sunny D” Davie - a multi disciplined lifestyle enthusiast and entrepreneur.
The showroom will feature a number of Chris Cardi accessories and small luggage pieces; including our Denzel Dopp Kits, Wool Watchmen Beanies, and more, perfect for the stylish traveler.
Check out Darius’ Groom Guy recent feature in District Fray Magazine and follow on Instagram @groomguy.
Groom Guy Showroom
@ Yours Truly Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037
Hours: Wednesday - 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday - 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday - 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday - 11:00AM - 7:00PM
Shop our line up of Denzel Dopp Kits in a variety of colorways.