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.

Third Annual Fundraiser Celebrating School Justice Project

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the School Justice Project
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Featuring an open bar (beer & wine), heavy hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and raffles, and fantastic company, the Third Annual Fundraiser will celebrate the D.C.-based legal non-profit School Justice Project.

National Pride Shabbat

Date: 
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:15pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Bet Mishpachah
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On Erev Pride (the night before the Capital Pride Parade), Rabbi Shira Stutman of Sixth & I, Bet Mishpachah's Rabbi Laurie Green, and members of GLOE - GLBTQ Outreach & Engagement at the Edlavitch DCJCC lead an inclusive service celebrating the diversity of our community. Celebrate Pride with the entire Jewish community—LGBTQAI and friends and allies.

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