Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: Highlights Post for THURS, Oct 25th, More events to choose from! As always, Free, by donation, or under $10

Highlights post for events on Thursday, October 25th
organized by start time

image grabbed from google search, from this site
Family Friendly Halloween Party 
Halloween Party at 'lil omm yoga in Tenleytown 
Thursday, October 25th
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Recommended for the little ones, 0-5 years old
RSVP requested to

"Help us put the BOO into Buddha! Join lil omm for an afternoon of stories with Tenley/Friendship children's librarian Katie Fitzgerald and Halloween yoga adventures with Pleasance! Come wearing costumes and get special treats! Family friendly, free event, babies through 5 years welcome."

lil omm
4708 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Metro: Tenleytown, just a short walk north on Wisconsin, on the same side of the street as Best Buy

Art Opening & Stories - at Pleasant Plains Workshop
Low Moments - Opening Reception
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Eames Armstrong, 'self-portrait
at 17, lamenting the tragedy of
being underage, homework to do,
considering dying my hair pink',
xerox print, 11 x 8.5 in
Low Moments is a showcase of artistic 'misses' presented in an effort to provide group therapy for artists in the Metropolitan Area. What better way to move on from painful moments than to share them with others and have a laugh? This light-hearted look at some of our not-so-successful moments includes works and stories from:
Frank Adams, Eames Armstrong, Kristina Bilonick, Amy Braden, Ruben Breslar, Anthony Dihle, Janna Dinolfo, Bryan Ewsichek, Joe Hale, Mariah Johnson, Becca Kallem, Chandi Kelley, Jon Lee, Kathryn McDonnell, Lisa Rosenstein, Miki Saito and Dafna Steinberg. For more information visit Pleasant Plains Workshop.

Pleasant Plains Workshop
2608 Georgia Ave, NW
Metro: Columbia Heights

Marsha Aizumi and her son, Aiden Aizumi, hold a copy of “Two Spirits, One
Heart,” which tells their story. (Photo by RYOKO NAKAMURA/Rafu Shimpo)
from post about the book found on 
Literary Reading at the DC Center
OutWrite Presents Marsha Aizumi

Aizumi will read from her new book: Two Spirits, One Heart: A Mother, Her Transgender Son, and Their Journey to Love and Acceptance, where she shares her compelling story of parenting a young woman who came out as a lesbian, then transitioned to male. "This inspiring memoir chronicles Marsha's personal journey from fear, uncertainty, and sadness to eventual unconditional love, acceptance, and support of her child who struggled to reconcile his gender identity. Told with honesty and warmth, this book is a must-read for parents and loved ones of LGBT individuals everywhere." Read an 

1318 U St, NW
Metro: U St

Soapbox - Performances at Hillyer
SOAPBOX at Hillyer Art Space in Dupont 
October - Boston Edition - Live Performances
Thursday, October 25th
by doantion, $5 suggested

The SOAPBOX performance art series returns to Hillyer Art Space in Dupont with the Boston Edition of Soapbox, featuring two Boston-based duos - Creighton Baxter and Hayley Morgenston, and Sarah Hill and Jessica Borusky, and Baltimore/Providence Xavier Valentine.

From Australia, Chris Pickering 
Hillyer Art Space
9 Hillyer Ct, NW
Metro: Dupont Circle, turn into alley between the Phillip's Collection buildings

Live Music - Australian Musicians
Acoustic Aussies at Columbia Station!
8:30pm - 12:30am
Free, 21+

Chris Pickering and Lachlan Bryan, two of Australia's best new singer-songwriters are on the road in October with their 'Acoustic Aussies' tour. Check them out while they are in town, free show!

Columbia Station
2325 18th St, NW - Adams Morgan
Metro: Woodley Park or Columbia Heights and walk or take the Circulator bus to Adams Mill, or you can take the 42 bus from Dupont toward Mt Pleasant and get off at Belmont, walk down hill one block to 18th St.

Late Night Happy Hour + Canned Food Drive
"No Cover, Just Cans!" Happy Hour at McFadden's DC 
Charity drive - food will be donated to Food For Others.
Thursday, October 25th
9:00pm - 12:00am
Free when you bring 2 canned goods, 21+
That gets you happy hour specials from 9-midnight

Canned goods are the golden ticket at McFadden's this Thursday night! When you donate canned goods you'll get happy hour deals from 9:00pm til midnight. Deals include $3 domestic drafts/bottles and $4 rail mixed drinks.  Bring 10+ cans and get a $15 McFadden's gift card!

McFadden's DC
2401 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Metro: Foggy Bottom or take the Circulator bus from Dupont Circle toward Georgetown to the stop closest to 24th & M St

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