Connect with us

Out & About

Sampson ready to throw ‘Shade’

Gay comedian performs at D.C. Arts Center

Published

on

Sampson McCormick, comedy, gay news, Washington Blade

Sampson McCormick (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Gay comedian Sampson McCormick performs a show in his hometown at D.C. Arts Center (2438 18th St., N.W.) Friday night at 7 and 10 p.m. with “The Shade of It All: a Standup Comedy Affair.”

McCormick’s comedy, which he has been performing for over a decade, focuses on serious issues in a humorous way such as religion, homophobia, race and sexuality. Official Laughs named him one of the 20 funniest LGBT comedians. Tickets are $10. Doors open a half hour before each performance. The late show is sold out.

For more details, visit sampsonindc.eventbrite.com.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Out & About

DC Center to host estate planning seminar series

Three sessions presented by Murray Scheel

Published

on

The DC Center hosts a series of talks on end-of-life planning next week.

The DC Center for the LGBT Community and the DC Department on Aging and Community Living will host “Estate Planning Tools with Murray Scheel” via Zoom. 

Scheel will walk guests through the process of taking care of the end-of-life planning business that needs to be addressed during the golden years. Scheel is Senior Staff Attorney at Whitman-Walker Health’s Legal Services.

This event series will consist of three 1.5-hour sessions:

Jan. 19, 3 p.m. – “Tools for while you’re living” (overview, general power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney, disposition of remains, etc.)

Jan. 26, 3 p.m. – “Tools for after you’re gone” (living wills, last wills, assets, etc.)

Feb. 2, 3 p.m. – “Healthcare insurance & long term care” (Medicare, Medicaid, correcting misinformation, skilled nursing, hospice care, etc.)

To register for this event, visit the DC Center website.

Continue Reading

Out & About

DC Center to host legal seminar for trans people

Attorney Richard Tappan and paralegal Miranda Shipman to give legal advice

Published

on

The DC Center for the LGBT Community will host a “Gender and Name Change Legal Seminar” on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. online. 

Attorney Richard Tappan and paralegal Miranda Shipman will give legal advice and speak on the importance of the legal community within the LGBTQ community, the difficulties of the LGBTQ community in the legal field and name and gender changes. 

Guests can find the link at the DC Center website.

Continue Reading

Out & About

Busboys and Poets to focus on peace in 2022

Special guests include Angela Davis

Published

on

Busboys and Poets will host “The 2022 NYE Peace Party” on Friday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. at Busboys and Poets in Columbia. 

The event will feature peace activists and literary powerhouses such as political activist, philosopher, academic, scholar and author Angela Davis, activist, scholar and educator Gina Dent, and renowned writer, poet, playwright and activist Sonia Sanchez, among others. 

There will also be live music, food, party favors, champagne toast and free parking. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow Us @washblade

Sign Up for Blade eBlasts

Popular