March 7, 2013 | by WBadmin
Calendar: Through March 14
Mr. Imagination, Gregory Warmack, Glitterbomb, Off-Rhode Studio, gay news, Washington Blade

‘Mr. Imagination’ by Gregory Warmack, one of the pieces on display starting Saturday (through March 30) in the exhibit ‘Glitterbomb’ at Off-Rhode Studio. (Photo courtesy of Paul Yandura)

Friday, March 8

Special Agent Galactica returns with her happy hour show this evening at 6 p.m. at Black Fox Lounge (1732 Connecticut Ave., NW). The show includes live jazz, blues, cabaret, standards and comedy. Galactica is backed by a three-piece jazz combo. There is no cover charge. For more information, visit pinkhairedone.com.

Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) hosts “10 Hail Marys: A True Blue Madonna Tribute” tonight starting 10 p.m. The party celebrates her first 10 albums.  There is an open vodka bar from 10 to 11 p.m. For more information, visit greenlanterndc.com.

Saturday, March 9

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Our City Film Festival kicks off tonight with an opening night party at 9:30 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St., NE). This party is free. The festival continues tomorrow at noon with its first screening of “Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz.” This is the only film festival that showcases D.C.-focused films. Individual tickets are $12, and VIP tickets are $150. For more information, visit ourcityfilmfestival.com.

Off-Rhode Studio at Art Enables (2204 Rhode Island Ave., NE) opens the art exhibit “Glitterbomb” provided by art collector Paul Yandura this afternoon at 1 p.m. The show redefines the attitudes and uses of glitter in artwork with pieces from several different artists and mediums. For more information, visit art-enables.org.

Team D.C. hosts its annual Fashion Show and Model Search tonight at 7 p.m. at Town (2009 8th St., NW). The featured fashions range from club wear and swimsuits to underwear and leather from Universal Gear and Adam & Eve. Pussy Noir will be guest judge. Cover is $10. For more information, visit teamdcsports.com.

Community Life Newsletter celebrates eight years tonight with a night at the theaer to see “Ladies Swing the Blues” at Metro Stage (1201 North Royal St., Alexandria) at 8 p.m. The Community Life Newsletter’s goal has been to connect and educate the community. Tickets are $55. For more information, visit metrostage.org.

Sunday, March 10

Lambda Sci-fi has its monthly meeting this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at 1425 S St. NW. Attendees are asked to bring a snack or a non-alcoholic beverage to the social. For more information, visit lambdascifi.org.

Bishop Gene Robinson gives a homily as part of a Lenten Series at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (3rd and A St., SE) this morning at 10 a.m. Robinson was consecrated as Bishop in 2003 by the Episcopal Diocese in New Hampshire, becoming the first openly gay bishop. His talk will start a discussion about the journey of St. Mark and about the global Anglican Church’s inclusion of the LGBT community. For more information, visit stmarks.net.

Monday, March 11

The D.C. Lambda Squares holds its dance series tonight at 7:30 p.m. at National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW). The only square dance club located in Washington, the group invites everybody to learn square dancing in just 16 Mondays. No special outfits, partner or prior dance experience is needed. The cost is $100. For more information or to register, visit dclambdasquares.org.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its HIV+ Newly Diagnosed Support Group tonight at 7. It is a confidential support group for anyone recently diagnosed with HIV and the group welcomes all genders and sexual orientations. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For details, visit whitman-walker.org.

Tuesday, March 12

D.C. Center kicks off its new Center Military program this evening at 5 p.m. at MOVA Lounge (2204 14th St., NW). The program is a new initiative to support LGBT service members, veterans and their families. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.

Whitman-Walker (1701 14th St., NW) holds its group Starting Over for Women tonight at 7. The group is for women whose long-term relationship with another woman. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For more information, visit whitman-walker.org.

Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) hosts its Safer Sex Kit-packing program tonight from 7-10:30. The packing program is looking for more volunteers to help produce the kits because they say they are barely keeping up with demand. Admission is free and volunteers can just show up. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.

Pop singer Rihanna performs at 1st Mariner Arena (201 West Baltimore St.,) tonight. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $33-$123. For more information, visit baltimorearena.com.

Wednesday, March 13

The Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and dozens of other LGBT networking groups invite professionals to Town Danceboutique (2009 8th St., NW) this evening at 6:30 p.m. for its fifth annual Mega Networking event. There is no cover and registration is free. For more information or to register, visit caglcc.com.

The Big Gay Book Group discusses the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Angels in America: Part I Millennium Approaches” by Tony Kushner tonight at 7 p.m. at 1155 F St., NW, Suite 200. The epic weaves together historical and fictional characters spanning the Reagan-Bush years. For more information, visit biggaybookgroup.com.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its HIV+ Newly Diagnosed Support Group tonight at 7. It is a confidential support group for anyone recently diagnosed with HIV and the group welcomes all genders and sexual orientations. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For details, visit whitman-walker.org.

The Tom Davoren Social Bridge Club meets tonight at the Dignity Center (721 8th St., SE) at 7:30 p.m. for social bridge. Newcomers are welcome and no reservations are needed. For more information or if you need a partner, visit lambdabridge.com.

Thursday, March 14

P!NK comes to the Verizon Center (601 F St., NW) on her tour “The Truth About Love” tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50-$115. For more information, visit verizoncenter.com.

Special Agent Galactica celebrates the coming weekend at her show at Nellie’s Sports Bar (900 U St., NW) tonight at 8 p.m. Her show brings a variety of music genres and comedy. There is no cover for this event. For more information, visit pinkharedone.com.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its gay men over 50 support group this evening at 6:30 p.m. The group is for gay men entering a new phase of life. Registration is required to attend. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For more information, visit whitman-walker.org.

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