Wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
If you’re vaccinated, it’s a great time to revisit your favorite establishments or the ones you wish you made it to before the whole panorama. Barred in DC rounded up 51 favorites based on Twitter polls of favorite D.C. bars, and there’s also a [supposedly] definitive list of the city’s dive bars.
Friday, June 4
DYK the story arc of fictional characters in books like To Kill A Mockingbird and the works of Sylvia Plath have been used in medical schools’ training programs to study mental health? Learn about the impact writers and fictional characters have made in psychiatry. (7pm)
A gathering for all music heads
Loop Sessions is hosting an online event to unite music makers and producers in the DMV. Connect on music production, network, and make really cool content on the spot. (8pm)
DCs Royals: A celebration of drag
Using photographs gathered from the archives of the Washington Blade Magazine and video interviews, the exhibition “aims to honor the roots of drag in America authentically, while also celebrating the power, pride, and leadership that define the drag community.” (5-10 pm)
“Wine. Cheese. Cookbooks. Vintage Goods. Art Prints. Plants.” A pop-up curated by Underground Goods, PLNT, Each Peach Market and Bold Fork Books. (11am)
A good day to fight to #DefundMPD
The Defund MPD Coalition, a Black-led multi-racial coalition of people and organizations in DC, will host a mass mobilization at BLM Plaza to demand a transformation of public safety systems ahead of a June 10 hearing on MPD’s budget. (2pm)
If you can’t attend, you can sign their petition here.
The Gay Men’s Chrous turns 40
Sing along or just let GMCW do their thing. Tune in online to hear their beautiful renditions of “From Now On” (from The Greatest Showman,) “Rise Up,” + musical highlights through the years. (7pm)