March 28, 2013 at 12:04 pm EDT | by Erin Durkin
Calendar through April 4
#5, Leslie Johnston, gay news, Washington Blade

‘Journey to Lo Manthang No. 5’ by Leslie Johnston is one of several paintings in the exhibition that is inspired by a 12-day trek into the historically remote upper Mustang region. The area was once known as Nepal’s Forbidden Kingdom that was open to the public in the mid-1990s. (Photo courtesy Touchstone Gallery)

Friday, March 29

MOVA (2204 14th St., NW) hosts “Mujeres en el Movimiento” networking happy hour this evening at 6 p.m. Presented by the Latino GLBT History Project, this as an event for Latina lesbians in Washington in celebration of Women’s History Month. A $5 donation is suggested. For more information, visit or

Saturday, March 30

Lambda Sci-fi holds its gaming party this afternoon at 2 p.m. at 1425 S St., NW. Attendees are asked to bring a favorite table game, munchies or soft drinks. A dinner break is planned. For more information, visit

Sunday, March 31

Lincoln Congregational Temple-United Church of Christ (1701 11 St., NW) has a worship service at 11 a.m. The parish consists of progressive Christians who are open to people of all races and sexual orientations. Visit for more information.

Monday, April 1

The D.C. Center (1318 U St., NW) holds coffee drop-in for the senior LGBT

community today from 10 a.m.-noon. The Center will provide complimentary coffee and a community to chat with. For more information, visit

Tuesday,  April 2

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 For more information, visit         

Wednesday, April 3

Touchstone Gallery (901 New York Ave., NW) provides a preview of two upcoming exhibitions: “Journey to Lo Manthang” by Leslie Johnston and “Pagan Dreams” by Janet Wheeler today at 11 a.m. The opening receptions is April 5 at 6 p.m. For more information, visit

Thursday, April 4

Georgetown University’s Department of Performing Arts presents “Spring Awakening” at tonight at 8 p.m. at Davis Performing Arts Center (3700 O St., NW). Originally written by Benjamin Wedekind in 1891, the production (first written as a play) follows the lives of German teenagers as they discover their sexual identities. The show has won eight Tony awards. Tickets are $18 for the general public and $8 for students. Visit for details.

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