January 19, 2012 at 12:46 pm EST | by Staff reports
Arts briefs: Jan. 20

Singer/songwriter Catie Curtis (Photo by Joseph Anthony Baker; courtesy Curtis via Mautner)

Parenting seminar slated for Saturday

Grubb’s N.W. Specialty Pharmacy (1517 17th St., N.W.) is having a special seminar for the LGBT community on how to achieve the goal of parenthood on Saturday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Rafat Abbasi, a reproductive endocrinologist; Jennifer Fairfax, an attorney who specializes in adoption and ART law; and Joyce C. Migdal, a clinical psychologist will be there to speak about topics ranging from psychosocial issues related to in vitro fertilization, the legal implications of the process and more.

This is a free seminar and space is limited. Those interested are asked to RSVP by calling Emily or Daphne at 202-503-2644.

Women’s party celebrates three years of events    

Bare, voted Best Place to Meet Women in the 2011 Best of Gay D.C. issue, is celebrating its third anniversary at Cobalt (1639 R St., N.W.) on Saturday from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

The party will feature DJs Rosie and Keenan providing the music and the DystRuXion Dancers with special guest Sara Bettencourt from “The Real L Word.”


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There is limited space for the VIP pre-party featuring some of the ladies of “The Real L Word” starting at 8 p.m.

VIP admission is $35 and general admission is $25.

Curtis to play Mautner benefit

Lesbian singer/songwriter Catie Curtis plays a concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center (7995 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring) as a benefit for the Mautner Project, a lesbian health organization. Tickets are $35 or $100 for VIP. Visit mautnerproject.org/catiecurtis for more information.



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