Saturday, September 21, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free and low-cost events this SUN, Sept 21st

Free and low-cost events this Sunday, September 21st

9/11 Unity Walk 2014: "Service for Peace"at Washington Hebrew Congregation
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Free, donations appreciated, RSVP here
The 9/11 Unity Walk, see program, brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to learn to respect each other through a framework of experiential education, compassionate leadership and intentional service. 9/11 Unity Walk seeks to create a world where we are united, rather than divided, by our many faiths. This year's theme "Service for Peace" in light of International Day of Peace which happens to also fall on Sunday, September 21st, 9/11 Unity Walk is partnering up with The White House President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge and LDS Day to Serve in Service for Peace, bringing young people from all different faiths across the country to experience this the Unity Walk in service to others!
Washington Hebrew Congregation
3935 Macomb St NW
This free walking tour will be presented and led by local Adams Morgan resident, documentary film maker, researcher, preservationist and community activist Eddie Becker. "Take a step back in time Adams Morgan, starting briefly, with the displacement of the Native American People, who once made tools from quartz along rock creek, through the history of slavery and institutionalized segregation that divided the neighborhood. Learn about bank red-lining, leading up to the riots & police occupation in the 1960's. And early 70's And find out cultural contributions of immigration from Chile and Central America and the displacement caused by the conversion of Apartment buildings into Condominiums in the 1970s and 80s. Then hear about the conversion of residential housing and local retail services into bars and nightclubs in the 1980's and 90's and how that process continues through to today with brief moments of push back and resistance." The walk will be about 15 blocks and is wheelchair accessible
Tour leaves from Sun Trust Bank Plaza
18th & Columbia Rd NW
Metro: Woodley Pk and walk over the bridge or take the Circulator bus one stop to Adams Mill, also accessible by any of the 90 line buses or the 42 bus from Dupont

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Heather Lounsbury one of Los Angeles’ most well-known acupuncturists and author of Fix Your Mood with Food. Heather will speak about how she draws from her own personal and clinical experiences as well as her extensive studies in holistic and Chinese nutrition and Chinese medicine to help people achieve emotional and physical health. Readers will be empowered by natural options for mood improvement with plant-based, whole foods dietary insight based on ancient healing practices. Whether you’re a constant worrier, easily agitated, stressed, suffer from panic attacks, or anything in between, you can take back control and return to emotional balance. Heather will give guidance on how to elevate mood naturally for people who want to improve (and prevent) a variety of physical ailments, including heart conditions, high cholesterol, digestive issues, headaches, and energy problems. Her talk and book include comprehensive food charts and health tips. Books will be available for sale at the event, as well as book signing. 
1115 U St, NW 
Note: Entrance is on 11th St 
2nd Floor, Suite 202
Metro: U St

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Nuria Rodríguez, Curator and Director of UNIT will discuss the process of creating augmented reality for the exhibition. Afterwards, head up to the Terrace Gallery with graphic designers Pep Carrió and Isidro Ferrer where they will discuss selected works from the exhibition. Read more about the exhibit here.
Dome Theater
1101 Wilson Blvd - Arlington, VA
Metro: Rosslyn

Swing by DCAC for a conversation with artist Dana Jeri Maier, moderated by Philippa Hughes of the Pink Line Project. Dana will discuss her work in “You Can’t Put Art on a Pedestal.” Discussion topics will include (but are not limited to): the way art is experienced in museums, why people feel intimated by art galleries, and what’s the deal with all of Dana’s mordant little cat drawings, anyhow?
2438 18th St, NW - Adams Morgan
Metro: Woodley Park and walk across the bridge or take the Circulator bus to Adams Mill from Woodley Park or Columbia Heights metro to Adams Mill. From Dupont Circle, take the 42 bus toward Mt Pleasant to 18th & Columbia.
Curator & Artist Talk: THINK WITH YOUR HANDS
Family-Friendly event at BloomBars - Callaloo in Concert with Winston, IhsAn and Pan Lara
4:30pm - 5:30pm 
BloomBars hosts an free, family-friendly afternoon with award-winning storyteller Marjuan Canady, illustrator and animator Nabeeh Bilal and musicians IhsAn and Pan Lara. Click link above to read more about the artists.
3222 11th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights, walk north on 14th one block to Kenyon, turn right and walk over to 11th and turn left, right next door to Wonderland.

OnStage Ignite Artist Sarah J. Ewing presents an evening of dance that explores the question “What defines home?” Ewing’s professional troupe, S.J. Ewing and Dancers, will perform an adaptation of Australia Home Land, commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the 2013 Local Dance Commissioning Project, in which Ewing shares cultural experiences from Australia’s history. The evening includes a performance by students from CityDance– connecting the DC youth to the Capitol Hill community through the joy of dance. Whether you are attracted to the cultural context of Australia Home Land, or just the simple joy of dance, Ewing and friends promise a fun, thought-provoking experience.
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE 
Metro: Eastern Market

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