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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

For June's Legends & Lore DC book discussion series, we will continue discussing Literary Capital edited by Christopher Sten.
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Book Club in June: Beauty Queens

Fifty beauty pageant contestants on their way to the Miss Teen Dream Pageant crash land on a desert island. What to do? Practice your talent or find food? Work together or do contest rules apply? Find out what happens to these young women as they find themselves while hoping to be found.  
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Summer of Safe Sex

Start the summer off right! Stop by, get informed, and get tested. Service Providers from the Latin American Youth Center will be on hand to talk about condoms, HIV, STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections), testing resources in the DC area, and answer any questions you might have. In the meeting room on the main floor. Free & confidential testing will be available. Ages 13 - 24.
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Rise of An 'Empire': The Black Gay Man on Screen

The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film? What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?   Join Kevin Beard in conversation for an in-depth  analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.
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West End Fiction Book Club

Discussion of Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, with guest facilitator Azar Nafisi, a close reader and a neighbor and the critically acclaimed author of
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Rainbow History Project: Collecting & Preserving DC's LGBT History

The Rainbow History Project is the archive for preserving the city’s LGBT history and memory. Join member and advocate       Vincent Slatt as he presents on the Rainbow History Project’s digital and physical collections including its oral history project, recent acquisitions, and collecting efforts.  
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Rise of An 'Empire': The Black Gay Man on Screen

The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film? What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?   Join Kevin Beard in conversation for an in-depth  analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.
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Improv for All

This fun & free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater allows participants to deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 & up. 
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Improv for All

This fun & free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater helps participants deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 & up.   

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