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).
Washington Teachers’ Union is putting together an “read-in” event on the front steps of the Wilson building to “stop DCPS from eliminating school librarians.” Enjoy free books, prizes, and treats while community members share how you can lend support. (4pm)
DC Improv is having their first live show from the Bullpen. The outdoor showcase will feature Eddie Morrison, Eddie Bryant, Natalie McGill, Matt Deakins, Rahmein Mostafavi, Lucas Bohn Tables will be socially distant and capped at 6 people/table with food + bev delivered to you. (7pm)
First a book, then a movie, and now a limited series directed by Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight,” “If Beale Street Could Talk”). Read/watch The Underground Railroad then join author Colson Whitehead, Barry Jenkins, and 1A host Jenn White in conversation about the book’s adaptation to the big screen. (7:30pm)
On Dreaming and Refusal: screening and art talk
SAAM is hosting a virtual film screening for the works of Girl, a duo made up of Brooklyn-based artists Chitra Ganesh and Simone Leigh. Through a queer feminist lens, Girl’s film centers on the interiority of women of color as a direct response to female nudes throughout Western art history. (5:30pm)
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)
“We Starve Ourselves and Each Other”: Hunger and Lesbian Self-Fashioning in 1970s America, through NMAH. (5 pm)
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