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Events February 26, 2017 at 6:01 pm

FREE Shade Throwing Comedy Celebration @ Right Proper Brewing Co.

WHAT
Power of Positive Drinking pt. 44: The Shade Awards
No more games. It’s time to get real with you guys. There’s a lot of f*ckbois and f*ckgirls out there who still haven’t recognized that their shenanigans do have consequences. Luckily, we at the Power of Positive Drinking appreciate the patience and talent it takes to discretely but unequivocally tell these clowns to go eat the appropriate amount of horse feces. So we’d like to gather our favorite comedians together to honor everything from side eye to slight, awkward laughter. Come join us for a night craft beer and laughter at those who are beneath us. And remember: never let anyone get away unscathed.

WHEN
Friday, March 10th
Doors Open: 5pm
Comedy Show: 7:30pm

WHERE
Right Proper Brewing Company
Brookland Production House + Tasting Room
920 Girard Street NE
Washington, DC 20017

SEATING IS LIMITED AND ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-shade-throwing-comedy-celebration-right-proper-brewing-co-tickets-32351087975?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

Events February 22, 2017 at 4:04 pm

Madonna | Michael Jackson | Prince Dance Party This Friday at The Black Cat

1958 flyer

1958—A dance party featuring the music and video of Prince, Madonna and Michael Jackson.

In the summer of 1958, pop music’s biggest superstars were born. Celebrate the music, videos and legacies of the superheroes of pop music.

Music curated by DJ Dredd and video by Robin Bell.

About Dredd:

The Washington Post calls DJ Dredd “Washington’s foremost Princeologist,”—stating that no DJ in Washington is more associated with Prince’s music. Dredd is the architect of the long-running Prince dance parties in DC that have spanned almost two decades.

Dredd has recently performed at private events for Prince, Stevie Wonder, Berry Gordy (Motown), Washington Life Magazine, Cafe Milano, SAG-AFTRA, and Droga5. He is also the resident DJ for events at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, DC.

Events February 22, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Stango Rocks

W Washington DC presents Stango Rocks in partnership with Artist’s Proof. Join us in the
Living Room for a night of music and art on March 8. Celebrate the launch of John
Stango’s newest Pop Art portraiture series featuring some of the greatest music icons of our time.Come dressed as your favorite rock idol and dance the night away to the beats of DJ Shea Van Horn while you mix and mingle with your favorite DC Drag Queens. RSVP at wwashingtondc.com/happenings.

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30pm
W Washington DC
515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
wwashingtondc.com/happenings

Events February 22, 2017 at 7:40 am

Finding the Magic – Special Event for Children & Adults

There is magic in our world … but as we grow older and the wonder gloss fades from our eyes it can become harder and harder for us to see this magic. No matter how old or young you are, join us for this special family event as we learn to restore our youthful vision and find the magic that is waiting for each of us. Nothing will be quite the same again. Real magic is contagious. (This program is recommended for adults and children age 8 and older, Children must be accompanied by an adult).

Saturday, February 25th, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD. Free Event – Contributions Appreciated. RSVP at http://www.meditationmuseum.org/meditation-events.

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Events February 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm

Self Guided Tour of O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street

Where: O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W. – Dupont Circle
When: Daily: 11 – 3 (closes at 5pm) — based on availability
Prices: $15/per
Tickets: Advanced on-line reservations required for admission
http://www.omuseum.org/visit#tours

Create your own adventure when you explore The O Street Museum and its collections. Tour through the themed rooms and search for secret doors, signed guitars (over 60 to find), memorabilia, art and much more on this one-of-a-kind journey.

O Street Highlights!
• Themed rooms & secret doors to explore
• Unique architecture & decor
• 16 kitchens, 32 bathrooms
• Original Tiffany windows
• A two story Log Cabin, John Lennon Suite & Safari Room
• Wine cellar (find the secret door)
• More than 20,000 books
• Sculpture, photographs, paintings & more!

Bring your own shopping bags. Everything is for sale!

Events February 3, 2017 at 10:03 am

FREE Post-Truth Comedy Game Show @ The Fridge [February 17]

WHAT
It’s official people: we live in the post-truth era. Look it up, I’ll wait. So how do you determine what’s real and what isn’t? How do you sift through the information overload? Well, here’s a good place to start. We’ve got six highly knowledgeable and funny people. Each of them is going to inform you a little bit on ten different topics. You, the audience, decide what’s reality and what’s horse bologna. If you guess correctly, they have to face the consequences. And you can bet the stakes will be high.

Hosted by Pete Musto

Featuring the combined brain power of:
Natalie McGill
Kevin Tit
Alyssa A. Cowan
W. Cody Skinner
Michelle Martin, MD

AND IT’S FREE!!!!!!!!!!

WHEN
Friday, February 17
Doors 8pm
Show 8:30pm

WHERE
The Fridge
516 8th St SE, Rear alley
Washington, DC 20003

RESERVE A SPOT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-post-truth-comedy-game-show-the-fridge-dc-tickets-31752927862?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

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Events February 1, 2017 at 10:33 am

Charging Electric Cars for Street Parkers

Hi,

We live in Brookland and only have access to street parking in front of our house. I’d like to buy a little electric car like a Nissan Leaf, but I’m not sure how I’d charge it. Is anyone aware of a city program to make car charging easier? Does anyone have an electric car and charge it somewhere other than through their garage?

Thanks!

Brandon

Events January 24, 2017 at 11:32 am

Microbes After Hours: The Never-ending Vaccine Race

Thu, February 23, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

American Society for Microbiology
1752 N Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

FREE, Register Now

Veteran medical journalist Meredith Wadman will discuss her book The Vaccine Race. It tells the timely, epic, and controversial story of the development of the first widely-used normal human cell line and, through it, important viral vaccines, including the vaccine for rubella (German measles). Far from being an instrument of history, vaccine development in the modern era is targeting new (and reemerging) infectious diseases, including Ebola, Zika, Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Dr. April Killikelly, a scientist at NIH’s Vaccine Research Center, will discuss the latest tools and technologies used to design tomorrow’s vaccines.

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Events January 23, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Film Screening + Pop Up Exhibit by Fazlollah Tari

Join Aftab on February 8th, 2017 at 6 PM for our screening of 3 short internationally acclaimed documentaries by film director, producer and cartoonist, Fazlolah Tari. The event also includes a pop up exhibit of Fazlollah’s artwork focusing on racism and poverty.

FREE!

Please RSVP. There will be free Drinks and Food!

Wednesday, February 8 at 6 PM – 8 PM

Wonderbread Factory 621 S St NW, Washington, DC 20001-5131

To RSVP and for more info Visit Aftabcomm.org

Synopsis :

1) A Meeting with the Leaf (Winner Audience Favorite Documentary 17th Moondance Film Festival, Official Selection at 2nd Chicago Feminist Film Festival)- 14 minutes.

An elderly lady whos husband passed away long time ago, believes that his soul is in a tree that has grown since he has passed. So she believes that he is alive.

2) God’s House (Best Documentary at 1st International Religious Film Festival Iran, Official Selection at 24th Roverreto Film Festival, Italy 2012) – 32 minuts.

A short documentary about the Atigh Jame’ Mosque, a 9th-century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran. Atigh Jame Mosque is an ancient religious site of Shiraz and a personal favorite, of the 14th century mystic and poet, Hafez. The mosque played a imporant social and political role in its time influencing the poetry of Hafez.

3) Lonliness Full of Hubbub (Best Documentary and Best Editing in 17th national youth film festival Iran) – 18 minutes – 2010.

A short documentary about the coal mine workers working in northern Iran near the Caspian Sea. The documentary gives a poetic narrative of the dangerous conditions these men work and live in.

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Events January 19, 2017 at 7:42 am

Thanks Obama! Clap It Out 7pm Tonight.

It’s not the official Thanks Obama event happening two miles from the White House tonight, but they plan to start clapping at 7pm. Bring yourself and friends to the Ellipse side of the White House at 7pm and give a final clap for President Obama. Just a casual stroll . . . with some clapping involved. That is . . . if you can pull yourself away from the 3 Doors Down concert a few blocks away . . . .

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Events January 17, 2017 at 5:21 pm

DancEthos with Gin Dance Company

As is our signature, DancEthos will present a varied and dynamic program featuring the work of 6 diverse choreographers. We are also excited to be sharing the stage with the brilliant dancers of guest company Gin Dance Company. With dances ranging from intimate and evocative to fierce and explosive, tender and introspective to energizing and whimsical, this performance is sure to have something for every audience member!

Saturday April 8th at 7pm and Sunday April 9th at 2pm
Kreeger Auditorium
at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852

Tickets available at http://www.dancethos.org/ or at the door

General Admission $25
Student/senior/military $20
Children 12 and under $15

Events January 16, 2017 at 1:09 pm

Special Inauguration Day Event: Finding Trust in a Changing World

In a rapidly changing world dominated by divisions, illusions and deceptions, it is more important than ever to increase the quality of trust so we can continue to grow. Join us for this special event with Sister Jenna on inauguration day as we learn how to use our innate spiritual powers to increase self confidence and trust in ourelves, God, and others.

Sister Jenna is a radio and TV personality, renowned speaker and founder and director of the Meditation Museums in Silver Spring, Maryland and McLean, Virginia. Selected by Empower a Billion Women 2020 as one of 100 Most Influential Leaders of 2015 and served as a principal partner with the Oprah Winfrey Network and Values Partnerships on the Belief Team, a community of individuals from diverse spiritual, cultural and faith backgrounds, and as an influential connector, she coordinated bringing on-board organizations and thought leaders to engage in this global dialogue on Belief.

Sister Jenna’s voice of influence is particularly needed in the wake of tragedy and increasing violence in our world. Friday, January 20th, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. In Maryland, at the Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD.

Free Event – Contributions Appreciated. RSVP at http://www.MeditationMuseum.org/meditation-events.

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Events January 10, 2017 at 1:59 pm

We The People! Dance party January 14th at Black Cat

We The People Flyer

Join DJ Dredd, Adrian Loving (Axel F) and Robin Bell as they pay tribute to the musicians and rebels we lost in 2016. Featuring music by David Bowie, George Michael, Sharon Jones, Maurice White (Earth Wind and Fire), Phifedawg of A Tribe Called Quest, Vanity and Prince.

Doors at 9:30pm. $10
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Events December 30, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Great American Square Dance Revival – Saturday, January 7th!

If joining hands with fellow humans feels like a good way to start your 2017 — or if you just want to stomp your feet and swing your partner — come dance the night away with us on January 7! Local Virginia boys Jake and the Burtones will be playing the tunes, and Old Man Kelly from Blacksburg will be calling the moves. It’s sure to chase away the chills on a cold winter night!

St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church – Washington, DC
1525 Newton St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

As always, all are welcome – young and old, brand new and experienced dancers. No partner, lessons, overalls, or frilly dress needed. Just walk on in and dance.
Doors at 8:00 pm; dancing 8:30 to 11:30 pm.
Admission is $5 cash or check. Sorry, no credit cards. Snacks and drinks to share are welcomed. Water bottles encouraged as we are no longer able to provide drinking jars.
Folks outside the neighborhood, consider biking or taking the Metro! Saint Stephens is a short walk from the Columbia Heights station on the green/yellow lines. For drivers, there is some street parking and a garage below the shopping mall on Park Rd. at 14th St.
Want to stay up-to-date with future dances? Subscribe to our mailing list: http://list.dcsquaredance.com/
This dance is sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington.

Events December 23, 2016 at 11:37 am

FREE Post-Truth Comedy Game Show @ The Fridge

WHAT
It’s official people: we live in the post-truth era. Look it up, I’ll wait. So how do you determine what’s real and what isn’t? How do you sift through the information overload? Well, here’s a good place to start. We’ve got six highly knowledgeable and funny people. Each of them is going to inform you a little bit on ten different topics. You, the audience, decide what’s reality and what’s horse bologna. If you guess correctly, they have to face the consequences. And you can bet the stakes will be high.

Hosted by Pete Musto (Win a chance to shave off his glorious beard!)

Featuring the combined brain power of:
Sam Levine
Kasha Patel
Alli Hanley
Max Wolfson
Shelley Kim BoSlice

AND IT’S FREE!!!!!!!!!!

WHERE
The Fridge
516 8th St SE, Rear alley
Washington, DC 20003

WHEN
Friday, January 6th
Doors 8pm
Show 8:30pm

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