Local author Liliane Willens will speak about her experience of living in Shanghai during World War II and the establishment of the People's Republic of China based on her memoir Stateless in Shanghai.
Two local performers lead a discussion about contemporary gay performing artists' expression of their identity through their art.
This program is presented by East River Jazz, in partnership with the DC Public Library.
Written by Jazz vocalist Barry Morton and HIV activist Rodderick Sheppard, Day Dream is a play inspired by the life of jazz artist and composer Billy Strayhorn.
Contrasting Billy's journey with the journey of Andre, an aspiring jazz vocalist, the play is set in two periods: Billy in 1965 and Andre in 2015.
The DC-Area Literary Translators Network is hosting a reading featuring local poetry translators followed by an open mic celebrating poetry in translation. You are invited to read poetry that has been translated from any language into English (or from English into other languages).
Your contribution should be a total of one poem or 4 minutes maximum.
Hosted by Yvette Neisser Moreno co-chair of DC-Area Literary Translators Network and featuring:
For the college-bound or those interested in conducting more advanced research, this course provides tips, tricks, and tools that will help you find digital information. A basic understanding of internet searching and intermediate computing is required.
In accompaniment of the Yours Naturally: Beauty that grows on you photo exhibition, please join award-winning photographer Jason Miccolo Johnson and select portrait subjects for a panel discussion titled The Politics of Natural Hair, 1968-2015.
The discussion will address the evolution of natural hairstyles in popular culture and in the media.