Among the stupidest ways you can ever spend 16 minutes is this cult classic, a stupefying sociological document of mid-80s hairmetal DMV suburbia with the magical ability to kill your brain cells just by watching. WAMU called it "viral before the Internet existed." We cannot recommend this lifestyle.
Shooters are rarely caught, and unsolved shootings disproportionately affect communities of color, per a year-long joint investigation between BuzzFeed and The Trace. In major cities across the US, chances police clear a case are “abysmally low,” and even lower if the victim survives. Emblematic: Flint detectives are assigned an average of 927 cases, including violent crimes.
Alligator found in house that organized animal fights
Calling all musicians, artists, business owners, programmers, photographers, marching bands and U St corridor folks. Help support this year’s Funk Parade and make it the epic party it’s meant to be. (6:30pm)
Workshop on surviving your non-profit
Non-profit industrial complex got you down? Potter’s House is hosting a workshop where you can learn strategies to rise above the rampant dysfunction of DC’s brutal nonprofit landscape, and rant (confidentially) about how much you hate the word “synergy.” Win, win! (6:30pm)
Home movies and The Beatles
Musicologist Scott Freiman deconstructs the creative process behind The Beatles and their one-hour film, Magical Mystery Tour, at E Street Cinema. (7pm)
Watch home videos from the DCPL vaults and viewers like you at Suns Cinema. (8pm)
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