Winston writes: “Exploitative rental offers free lodging in exchange for a servant”
The Craigslist ad says:
“FREE PRIVATE ROOM IN BED AND BREAKFAST (ADAMS MORGAN)
START DATE: IMMEDIATELY
Great opportunity for an intern or recent college grad with good knowledge of Marketing and that can cook delicious breakfasts. We are looking for one (1) person to help in our bed and breakfast in exchange for free rent, etc.
TO APPLY, please forward Items 1 and 2 below:
1) Resume (list school, jobs, and dates attended.
2) Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in this job, what is your current living, school and job situation, how long do you plan to be in DC, how well can you cook breakfast, and how much marketing experience do you have.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Rent Free — a Private Furnished Room with 1 Single Bed, Dresser, Armoire, Small Fridge, Utilities, Cable TV, Cleaning Products, WiFi, Laundry.
WHAT WE NEED:
Someone that is punctual, responsible, dependable, honest, hardworking, energetic, detail oriented, able to multitask with perfectly spoken and written English. We give preference to college graduates with marketing and hospitality experience, with good breakfast cooking skills.
SCHEDULE: WORK EVERY OTHER WEEK
MORNING SHIFT – 7 am to 11 am every other Saturday and Sunday.
Prepare/serve breakfast, check-in/check-out guests, process emails/reservations, post to social media.
5:30 pm to 10:30 pm every other Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Post to social media, blog weekly, update marketing related reports, Check-in/Check-out guests, process reservations, and emails. Must be able to help carry guest’s luggage up the stairs. We do not have an elevator.
YOU MUST BE/HAVE:
A Non-Smoker, excellent spoken and written English, conservative manners/dressing, lots of energy, energetic, must be able to multitask, be detail oriented, organized, responsible, very dependable, kind, friendly, outgoing, honest, punctual, conscientious, clean/neat.
You must be able to cook at least 2 breakfast specials every other weekend. We offer Breakfast Specials such as egg Benedict, quiches, crepes, potato casserole, frittatas, freshly baked muffins, scones, etc. You must know how to cook for this to work.
Must come in for a morning and evening try out.
Perfect situation for interns, recent college graduates, and researchers.
We are looking for someone that can stay at least (1) year.
We require a $250 deposit and you must sign a Resident Innkeeper Agreement prior to moving in.
No Entertaining of friends or family at the guest house.
No storage available
Please DO NOT call to inquire about the job — We will respond to emails ONLY.
We are located 10 minutes walk to the Dupont Circle Metro station on the RED line.
Our resident innkeepers normally hold a full-time job outside the guest house or are full-time students.
We may require a drug test and background check.
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
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Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Four talented storytellers. Four unbelievable stories. Three are true. One is false. Can you spot the liar? Listen. Laugh. Interrogate. Vote. And then brace yourself for the shocking truth!
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