Wednesday, September 18, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Third Thurs Four more events to choose from on THURS, Sept 18th, Free or by donation

Thursday, September 18th

Poly Discussion with Tamara Pincus at The DC Center
Free, $5 donations appreciated
"Polyamory is the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved. This group is designed to be a forum for people at all different stages to discuss polyamory and other consensual non-monogamous relationships. Newcomers will be given a basic introduction into what polyamory is and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are. Attendees who are already in relationships will be given the opportunity to discuss their situations and get advice from the group if they feel that would be helpful. We will cover a variety of topics including coming out as poly to parents, managing jealousy, managing polyamory with kids and whatever other issues people have on their minds."
The DC Center
in The Reeves Center
2000 14th St NW - at the corner of 14th & U - #105
Metro: U St or take the Circulator bus or any bus along 14th or U St to the intersection of 14th & U

"Breathing Life" Art Exhibition at the Josephine Butler Parks Center
Local art, free food, cash bar, and live folk music!
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Free, RSVP Requested
"A unique exhibition exploring the unity of human and non-human form, featuring artwork from Michael O. Snyder of Interdependent Pictures and programming from Washington Parks & People and One Common Unity, D.C. based non-profit organizations with a unified mission to breathe life into urban green spaces and connect urban communities to the earth. The 24 pieces showcased in the exhibit were created using a double exposure technique to blend the human body with natural forms. The images were captured in Washington, D.C.'s Meridian Hill / Malcolm X Park with local yoga instructors Hawah Kasat and Helena Snyder. While the event is free, donations are welcome online and at the door. All framed images and posters are for sale. All sales and donations will benefit Interdependent Pictures, Washington Parks and People and One Common Unity."
Josephine Butler Parks Center
across from Malcolm X/ Meridian Hill Park
2347 15th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk about 12 minutes or take the S1, S2, S4 or S9 bus to 16th & Euclid and cut through the park, look for the pretty light yellow building on 15th St

Third Thursday Poetry Reading "We Are Takoma" featuring Gregory Luce
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Gregory Luce is the author of the chapbooks Signs of Small Grace (Pudding House Publications) and Drinking Weather (Finishing Line Press). His poems have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Kansas Quarterly, Cimarron Review, Innisfree Poetry Review, If, Northern Virginia Review, Foundling Review, MiPOesias, Praxilla, Little Patuxent Review, and in the anthologies Living in Storms (Eastern Washington University Press) and Bigger Than They Appear (Accents Publishing). He lives in DC and works as Production Specialist for the National Geographic Society.
Takoma Park Community Center
7500 Maple Ave - Takoma Park, MD (map)
Metro: Takoma, about an 8 minute walk, left on Carroll, left on Maple, just past Philadelphia

now every Third Thursday of the month
8:30pm - 11:00pm
Free, 21+
The lovely and talented Flo Anito plays her new monthly gig at District 2 Bar and Grille, where bartender Rob O'Neil Klein (formerly of Chief Ike's) has moved to. District 2 is over on Wisconsin Ave near the Cathedral.
3238 Wisconsin Ave NW - at Macomb St by the Cathedral
Metro: Tenleytown and take any of the 30 line buses south along Wisconsin or take a bus across from Woodley Park, see metro trip-planner for best bus acesss

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