Celebrating Existence as Resistance: A Muslim Women's Gathering

Date: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join DC Justice for Muslims Coalition for a gathering for and by Muslim women. We will celebrate each other, with facilitated discussion on our perspectives in the current atmosphere and how we can work together to build a safer DC-metro region for Muslim women.
We will also share a meal, so bring a dish to pass and we'll bring more and extras! Want more of a reason to come? We will also have henna and music to celebrate and dance the night away!
Bring your favorite music selections and come ready for fun and healing!

Girls Rock! DC 10th Anniversary Camper Showcase

Date: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Doors - 10:30am
Show - 11:00 am

Tix: $12 at the door
Kids 8 and under FREE!

It's the BEST SHOW OF THE YEAR!

Our birthday wish is to continue creating the safest space possible for our all of our campers to feel included, accepted, seen and heard. For them to create change through music, RISE UP and ROCK OUT.

All week, Girls Rock! DC campers (ages 8-18) are going to be learning instruments, forming bands, writing songs, and gearing up for THIS SHOW. And it's going to be truly amazing.

~Raffle prizes to win!~

FRESH TALK: Who are the new superwomen of the universe?

Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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Join up for Fresh Talk on the new wave of superheroines entering the comic universe, leading the fight for justice and dispelling traditional stereotypes in fiction and beyond. Followed by the Catalyst cocktail hour.

DanceAfrica, DC 30 Anniversary

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 10:00am
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Dance Place
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In loving honor and memory of Baba Chuck Davis.

The 30th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora! Introducing Mama Sylvia Soumah as Griot, outstanding African dance companies from the DC metropolitan area, a master class series, free outdoor activities and our signature African Marketplace, this festival is guaranteed to inspire, invigorate, educate and entertain. Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival

Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Smithsonian
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Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival
July 27-29, 2017 | Washington, DC
at the Smithsonian, Library of Congress & Dupont Underground
Full Schedule TBA
www.smithsonianapa.org/lit/

NoDAPL in DC | #DCReInvest & Indigenous Art Party and Jam

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Rising Hearts, the Piscataway Indian Nation, & DC ReInvest.
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Calling all DMV Native people and friends! Join up for Native food, live music, and art builds to support the struggle to divest DC funds from Wells Fargo, a major funder of the Dakota Access Pipeline and a danger to local low-income and black and brown neighborhoods.

Queerview Mirror: A Celebration of Queer Artists Through Time

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Camp Variety Cabaret
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The arts carry the stories of human history - but what becomes of queer stories left to fall into forgotten idiom? Through comedic, poignant, transformational and heartbreaking performances, we celebrate the stories of queer artists throughout time and across continents. We welcome you to join us to celebrate the queer lives of artistic icons, past and present.

Hosted By: Dr. Torcher- The Art History Professor

Anacostia Coordinating Council 2017 Annual Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Anacostia Coordinating Council
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Join the Anacostia Coordinating Council for our 2017 Annual Meeting, featuring a Community Conversation with Antwan Wilson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools. The conversation will be moderated by Ward 8 Representative on the DC State Board of Education, Markus Batchelor.

This annual evening meeting is an opportunity to elect our new board of directors and honor our outgoing President, The Honorable Arrington Dixon.

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