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The Funemployed: Darin Michelle

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? My name is Darin Michelle (full name Darin Gilliam). I am a Lead Designer for the Symmetry Agency and 19FIFTYTHREE, blogger at darinmichelle.com and foodieannapolis.com, and a lover of music and fresh baked … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Lorra Rivers

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? My name is Lorra Rivers, owner/creative director of LORRARIVERS, LLC. LORRARIVERS is a fine leather handbag and accessories company. Professionally trained as an interior designer, I received my Bachelors of Science degree … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Ayesha aka Ayes Cold

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? My name is Ayesha, also known as Ayes Cold and I’m a DC-based DJ. In June 2015 I founded Ayes Cold Productions, and recently began producing events and creating my own music.

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The Funemployed: Shireen Dodson

So I had to start the first post of The Funemployed at home with the coolest lady I know and the one who taught me everything.  My mother. Tell The People – Who Are You? * (Officially) Shireen L. Dodson (aka … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: An Interview Series

When the term Funemployed first hit my ears, I fell in love.  It sounded like a dream.  It sounded to me like combining passion with employment and that to me is a winning combination.  At the time it was the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!! As It Happens Coming Soon!!

Four years ago I started this crazy journey and didn’t have a clue what I was doing.  Friends suggested I start a blog about DC and as a native and what to do here so DCFunemployment was born.  I was … Continue reading

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Happy Dirty Thirty to Me!!

So in case the title didn’t give it away, today is my birthday!! I did the math once and I am a Valentine’s day baby birthed about 9 months from that day of romance 30 years ago.  Today I graduate … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: DAYBREAKER DC is my JAM

Let’s start at the very beginning which is with an answer to the first question I always get when I bring up Daybreaker, “what is that?”  Well as described by its creators: “DAYBREAKER is a morning movement that will start … Continue reading

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Upcoming (Repeat) Event: One of my favorite signs of spring… Truckeroo!!!

Truckeroo is a monthly festival held April thru October at the corner of Half St. and M St., SE showcasing food trucks from the Washington, D.C. area. It is one of my favorite ways to spend a Friday once the … Continue reading

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Event Recap: Urban Chic VIP Spring Fete

Urban Chic helped us jump into Spring with a VIP Spring Fashion Fete at their store in Georgetown. We were greeted by a Spring ready table display by Socially Unacceptable and they did a great job! Looked good enough to … Continue reading

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