November 27, 2013 | by Mariah Cooper
World AIDS Day events in the region
World AIDS Day, gay news, Washington Blade

World AIDS Day vigil at Dupont Circle. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Sunday, Dec. 1

 

Al Sura Inc. presents “World AIDS Day Sunday Sip” at Tattoo Bar (1413 K St., N.W.) from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Come learn about upcoming events and how to become a volunteer over drinks. For details, visit alsura.org.

The D.C. Center hosts “World AIDS Day Edition of SPARKLE,” an open mic poetry event, at Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St., N.W.) from 8-10 p.m. tonight. Featured poet Adam Stone will perform as well as members of the Brave Soul Collective. There is a $5 cover. Tickets can be purchased online at busboysandpoets.com/events/info and in the restaurant.

Whitman-Walker Health will hold a candlelight vigil today at 5 p.m. at 1407 S Street, N.W., its original site.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 3

 

NOVASalud Inc. presents singing duo Frankie and Betty for “Join Forces: World AIDS Day” at Busboys and Poets (4251 Campbell Dr., Arlington, Va.) from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Tickets are $10. Hor d’oeuvres will be served. For details, visit joinforcesworldaidsday.eventbrite.com.

 

Saturday, Dec. 7

 

SMYAL (410 7th St., S.E.) hosts “World AIDS Day Drag Show” today from 1-4 p.m. This annual drag show for youth welcomes beginner and veteran drag performers for a make over and chance to perform on stage. For details, visit smyal.org.

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