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GLOV to Participate in First Annual LGBT Volunteer Fair

GLOV to Participate in First Annual LGBT Volunteer Fair

 

This event comes to us from Hassan S. Naveed:

Washington, D.C. – Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) – D.C.’s LGBT Anti-Violence Task Force – is pleased to be participating in the DC Center’s First Annual LGBT Volunteer Fair on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at District. With biased crimes against LGBT persons at an all time high, already up over 40% compared to this time last year, it is critical for GLOV to have a strong presence in the Washington metropolitan area.

 

Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther

Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther

The Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington, DC in collaboration with Tysons Galleria and Capitol File Magazine will host the Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview and keynote presentation with award winning fashion journalist and Creative Director of The Fashion Group International®, Marylou Luther on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Tysons Galleria.

The presentation will feature a compilation of apparel, accessories, beauty, color and fabric trends from the New York, Milan and Paris Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collections in an engaging and truly inspiring experience for industry professionals and media before the trends reach the consumers. The Fashion Group International® has showcased audio-visual presentations covering the seasonal fashion runway collections in the United States and in Europe since Ready-to-Wear shows began in the 1960's.

This Saturday, The D.C. Metro Community Will Get A Chance To See The World

This Saturday, The D.C. Metro Community Will Get A Chance To See The World

 

This Saturday, May 14, the D.C. Metro community will have the chance to take part in one of the coolest events in the District.

 

From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., you can take part in the Around the World Embassy Tour, part of Cultural Tourism DC’s Passport DC program.

 

During the six hour event, more than 30 embassies, representing countries and continents from all over the globe, will welcome visitors into their embassies to give them a taste of their respective nations.

 

Attendance is absolutely free, and there is no reservation required.  Each embassy will offer a variety of displays, featuring indigenous food and culture, so that "participants can travel the world".

 

Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying

Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying

 

This story comes to us from Rahima Rice-Marsh:

Washington, DC – In commemoration of DC Black Pride and Capital Pride, The Downtown Players will pay tribute to several youth lost to suicide through a performance of song, dance, poetry and special readings, in Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying.

 

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This event comes to us from Josh Karlen:

Local Bar Gives Back to Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center

 

Tomorrow Friday, May 13th  is Maddy’s Day at Maddy’s Bar and Grille in Dupont Circle.  

 

Join us for the 24th annual Bark Ball !

Join us for the 24th annual Bark Ball !

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, the Washington Humane Society will host its 24th annual Bark Ball at the Washington Hilton. As DC’s only black-tie gala for the four-on-the-floor crowd, the Bark Ball draws many of the area’s most illustrious residents and their canine companions. The guest list always includes leading figures from the political, media, entertainment, sports, and business worlds.