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Through the Checkpoint
Apr
15
3:00 PM15:00

Through the Checkpoint

April 12-16, come learn more about our Palestinian, Jewish Israeli and Bedouin neighbors living in Palestine/Israel through their visual and voiced stories featured in the multimedia project "Through The Checkpoint," created in partnership with the nonprofit Creative Visions. Artist Katie Archibald-Woodward’s hope is to help our global community gain a fuller picture of life in Palestine/Israel and compel viewers to join movements that aim to catalyze equity, peace, and coexistence without occupation for Palestinians, Bedouins, and Jewish Israelis alike

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Art Between Us - An All Women's Open Mic
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Art Between Us - An All Women's Open Mic

“Art Between Us” is the DMV's quarterly all-women’s event for an all-women audience. (All persons who identify as women are welcome!) In an effort to create safe spaces for ladies from marginalized arts communities, “Art Between Us” aims to encourage creativity, develop sisterhood within the arts, and build a support network for women and girls of all backgrounds to connect with each other over artistic expression and celebrate our diverse voices and experiences in a space that's just for us. 
 

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Palestinian Tales: A Storytelling Workshop
Jul
30
2:00 PM14:00

Palestinian Tales: A Storytelling Workshop

Since 2015, the Boston-based Palestinians Podcast has hosted a series of live storytelling events, where 5-8 storytellers share their truths, trials, triumphs, and tribulations. Palestinians Podcast frequently partners with festivals, museums and student groups, and is partnering with the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival to bring a unique Palestinian perspective to the District.

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Tratamiento Para Tod@s / Treatment for All - Film Screening
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Tratamiento Para Tod@s / Treatment for All - Film Screening

The Association of People Affected by Hepatitis C (La Plataforma de Afectad@s por la Hepatitis C) was formed in November 2014 to fight for the human right of patients to receive new life-saving drugs. TRATAMIENTO PARA TOD@S/TREATMENT FOR ALL traces the organization's struggle from its inception through May 2015, during which time the group organized mass mobilizations to defend and strengthen Spain's free, high quality, universal public health system, and to fight against the neoliberal restructuring of healthcare.

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Joy Ike and Rachel Joy Pletts in Concert
Sep
24
7:00 PM19:00

Joy Ike and Rachel Joy Pletts in Concert

JOY IKE 

"The depth of subjects she tackles in her poetic lyrics are perfectly complemented by a unique blend of neo-soul, with just the right dash of pop...a truly compelling act to watch in person, with the ability to create an intimate setting in locations big and small."

RACHEL JOY PLETTS

The words and delivery are paramount, so accompanying music is purposefully kept simple and sweet allowing the focus and gaze of the audience to be swept up into the story. 

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Jazz Night with Paul Pieper
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

Jazz Night with Paul Pieper

Versatile guitarist Paul Pieper brings technical and improvisational prowess to every song he plays. As a jazz musician he's toured the world, performing across upwards of twenty countries from Japan to Turkey and from Iceland to Ecuador. Grounded in the melodic traditions of post-Coltrane jazz and the pioneering influence of John Scofield, Paul's distinctive voice shines through his performances and compositions.

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