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March 2018

Your Community | Your Story

March 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States
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The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is unlike any other in the District, utilizing the community around it to help shape exhibits, programs and collections. This display highlights some of the museum’s greatest achievements and stories and how it has addressed contemporary urban themes and helped amplify a diverse group of voices to build a better community. 

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May 2018
Free

No Spectators : The Art of BURNING MAN

May 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Renwick Gallery, 17th and Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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‘No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man’ – Through Jan. 21, 2019 The Renwick Gallery hosts the first major national exhibition to focus on the large-scale participatory work from the annual gathering of bohemians who construct a city of 70,000 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for one week every year. No Spectators will take over the entire building, even extending outdoors, with sculptures positioned throughout the surrounding neighborhood in parks and on streets in a collaborationbetween the museum and the Golden Triangle BID. Overall, this extensive exhibit will showcase room-sized…

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June 2018

NIH – Research for Type 2 Diabetes –

June 13 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
NIH, 10 Center drive
Bethesda, MD 20892 United States
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ADVERTISEMENT LINK      Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH ) Clinical Center are seeking African American Adolescents with Type 2 diabetes mellitus for a study of newer treatment methods. Purpose: To better understand combination therapy with liraglutide and metformin versus metformin alone. Who: African American adolescents (boys and girls) with type 2 diabetes mellitus between the ages of 12-21 years old. What: During the study, participants will provide urine and blood samples and a dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan. Participants will…

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September 2018
Free

WHUT Appy Hour

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bellevue Library, 115 Atlantic St. SW DC 20032 United States + Google Map
October 2018
4040

Author Walter Mosley Book Launch: John Woman

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Calvary Baptist Church, 733 8th St NW DC United States + Google Map

Sankofa Bookstore is excited to host The DC Launch of New York Times-Bestselling Author Walter Mosley's new book: John Woman. Reception/Signing and Dialogue between WALTER MOSLEY & W. PAUL COATES, Founder/Publisher, Black Classic Press.   Calvary Baptist Church: Woodward Hall, 733 8th St NW, Washington, DC $40 Advance Admission includes reception and a copy of John Woman

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Free

Indie Lens PopUp – Film Screening of DAWNLAND

October 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Dawnland / By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip   ITVS/WHUT Indie Lens Pop-Up presents DAWNLAND a film by Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip Sunday, October 14, 5:30 PM Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW Film and Discussion on Indigenous Communities and the Impact of Child Separation on Cultural Survival    No Admission fee. RSVP Requested Eventbrite: https://dawnland_ilpopupdc_101418.eventbrite.com Follow the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., which investigates the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With…

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Free

WHUT | POVdocs Free Film Screening – DARK MONEY

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
WHUT Studio, 2222 4th St. NW
Washington, DC 20059 United States
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Dark Money, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and…

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December 2018
Free

Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Screening – RUMBLE

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is an electrifying look at the Native American influence in popular music — despite attempts to ban, censor and erase Indian culture. The film reveals how early pioneers of the blues and jazz had Native American roots, and as the folk-rock era took hold in the '60s and '70s, Native Americans such as Peter La Farge and Buffy Sainte-Marie helped to define its evolution, while Native guitarists and drummers such as Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis,…

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January 2019
Free

Indie Lens PopUp – Film Screening of WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR

January 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Won't You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America's favourite neighbour: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.

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March 2019
Free

Indie Lens Pop Up – Film Screening of “THE PROVIDERS”

March 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. Amidst personal struggles that at times reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare system. With intimate access, the documentary shows the transformative power of providers’ relationships with marginalized patients.   TRT: 56 minutes

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