April 19, 2012 at 9:29 am EDT | by Juliette Ebner
Out & About: DC (April 20)

Potomac Fever, an ensemble that's part of the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, performs this weekend. Joshua Bennett takes lead in this file photo. (Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Chorus’s smaller ensembles join forces

The Gay Men’s Chorus outreach ensembles, Potomac Fever and Rock Creek Singers, perform Saturday at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave., N.W.) at 5 and 8 p.m.

Selections from the ensembles will include songs like Cee Lo Green’s “Forget You,” George Michael’s “Faith” and classics like “Make Them Hear You” and “If We Only Had Love.”

These performances will also be recorded live for the groups’ next album.

Tickets are $35 and available online at gmcw.org.

Gay Democrats to honor Frank

The National Stonewall Democrats will honor Congressman Barney Frank at its Capital Champions reception on Tuesday at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters building (25 Louisiana Ave., N.W.) from 7 to 9 p.m.

Standard tickets are $100, host tickets are $250 and include two tickets and a listing in the program and student and non-profit tickets are $65.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit stonewalldemocrats.org.

Dancing in Dupont

In the Circle Productions presents “Dance in the Circle” on Saturday in the center of Dupont Circle Park from 3 to 9 p.m.

The event will feature performances and instruction in various styles of dance from dance companies across the D.C. area such as Bomb Squad Dancers, Calico Cloggers, DCypher Dance, Urban Artistry and more.

There will also be a sound system, DJ and dance floor set up in the park.

For more information, visit danceinthecircle.org.

HRC hosts lecture on gender non-conforming children

Human Rights Campaign is kicking on its new speaker series “Equality Talks” on Monday with a conversation with Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D., author of “Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children,” at the HRC building (1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.) at 6 p.m.

Ehrensaft, a developmental and clinical psychologist and director of mental health at the newly formed Child and Adolescent Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, will use clinical experiences and personal experiences as a mother of a gender-nonconforming child to present her theories of gender and advice for parents.

For more information and to RSVP for the event, visit hrc.org/equalitytalks.


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