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Calendar: Feb. 5-11

Events in the week to come



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The Super Bowl is this Sunday.

Friday, Feb. 5

P&P Live! presents a virtual discussion with nonbinary journalist and author Annalee Newitz on their latest nonfiction work “Four Lost Cities of the Urban Age” tonight at 7 p.m. This deep history of urban life explores Italy’s Pompeii, Cambodia’s Angkor, Turkey’s Catalhoyuk and the ancient metropolis of Cahokia in indigenous America. For more information on this free event, visit the P&P Live Facebook page.

Saturday, Feb. 6

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site hosts a walking tour of Douglass’ Anacostia today at noon. Tickets are $20. Local reporter and historian John Muller leads the walk through the neighborhood, which explores historic and contemporary politics, architecture and folklore. Visit for more information and for any pandemic-related changes.

Sunday, Feb. 7

Red Bear Brewing (209 M St. N.E.) invites the public to watch the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. This Super Bowl LV watch party is an indoor dining event displayed on Red Bear’s TVs and big screen. For more information on this event and pandemic guidelines, visit

Monday, Feb. 8

Tyler Stovall, author of “White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea,” is tonight’s guest for Black History Month on P&P Live! at 6 p.m. Stovall’s work discusses the history of modern conceptions of freedom and democracy amidst the American ideal of liberty and the reality African slavery. For more information on this and other events, visit

Tuesday, Feb. 9

The White House Historical Association presents “Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood” tonight at 5 p.m. as part of their Facebook Live series commemorating Black History Month. This free event delves into stories such as the 1848 Pearl Incident, considered to be the largest attempted escape of enslaved people in D.C. Visit the White House Historical Association’s Facebook page for details.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

The DC-Area Transmasculine Society virtual Transmasculine and Nonbinary Social Hour is tonight at 8 p.m. This free event is for individuals who were assigned female at birth but do not feel that assignment defines them. Participants do not have to live in the D.C. area to join this event and make new friends and connections. For more information, visit

Thursday, Feb. 11

A League of Her Own hosts Second Thursday Queer Trivia at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Participants are welcome to play individually or in a team to share knowledge on women’s contributions to sports, literature, and more. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.


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CAMP Rehoboth’s final concert of the season is almost here

Chorus performs ‘Music of the Night’



CAMP Rehoboth Chorus is ready to close out another season.

CAMP Rehoboth Chorus will perform “Music of the Night” on Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church. 

The chorus will sing more than 36 song selections, including “Fly Me to the Moon,” “I Could’ve Danced All Night” and “In the Still of the Nite.”

Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased on CAMP Rehoboth’s website.

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LGBTQ science fans, gather here

‘Building Space & Amplifying Voices’ event held at AT&T Forum



“LGBTQ+ in STEAM: Building Space & Amplifying Voices” will be on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. at AT&T Forum.

This event will celebrate and empower LGBTQ individuals in the science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics fields. There will be a diverse range of speakers who will share their experiences and insights on how to create more inclusive spaces and amplify LGBTQ voices in the STEAM industry. 

This event is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

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Calendar: September 22-28

LGBTQ events in the days to come



Friday, September 22

“Center Aging Monthly Luncheon with Yoga and Bingo” will be at 12 p.m. at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. Bingo will be hosted by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. To RSVP, visit the DC Center’s website

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Social in the City” at 7 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott Dupont Circle. This event is ideal for making new friends, professional networking, idea-sharing, and community building. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Trans Support Group will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This group is intended to provide an emotionally and physically safe space for trans people and those who may be questioning their gender identity or expression to join together in community and learn from one another. For more details, email [email protected]

Women in their Twenties and Thirties will be at 8 p.m. on Zoom. This is a discussion group for queer women in the D.C. area. For more details, visit WiTT’s closed Facebook group

Saturday, September 23

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Brunch” at 11 a.m. at Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant. Guests are encouraged to come enjoy brunch with other LGBTQ folk. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Black Lesbian Support Group will be at 11 a.m. on Zoom. This is a support group devoted to the joys and challenges of being a Black lesbian. For more details, email [email protected]

Sunday, September 24

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Coffee & Conversation” at 12 p.m. at As You Are. This event is ideal for those looking to make new friends & connections in the DMV’s LGBTQ community. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

AfroCode DC will be at 4 p.m. at Decades DC. This event will be an experience of non-stop music, dancing, and good vibes and a crossover of genres and a fusion of cultures. Tickets cost $40 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

Monday, September 25

Center Aging Monday Coffee and Conversation will be at 10 a.m. on Zoom. LGBT Older Adults — and friends — are invited to enjoy friendly conversations and to discuss any issues you might be dealing with. For more information, visit the Center Aging’s Facebook or Twitter

Queer Book Club will be at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. This month’s reading is “Ace: What Sexuality Reveals About Desire, Society and the Meaning of Sex” by Angela Chen. For more details, email [email protected]

Tuesday, September 26

Pride on the Patio Events will host “LGBTQ+ Social Mixer” at 5:30 p.m. at Showroom. This event is a weekly cocktails and dinner social mixer for the LGBTQIA community in Frederick, Md. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Genderqueer DC will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This is a support group for people who identify outside the gender binary, whether bigender, agender, gender fluid, or just know that you’re not 100% cis. For more details, visit

Wednesday, September 27

Job Club will be at 6 p.m. on Zoom. This is a weekly job support program to help job entrants and seekers, including the long-term unemployed, improve self-confidence, motivation, resilience and productivity for effective job searches and networking — allowing participants to move away from being merely “applicants” toward being “candidates.” For more information, email [email protected] or visit

Asexual & Aromantic Group will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom and in person at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. This is a place where people questioning this aspect of their identity or those who identify as asexual or aromantic can come together, share stories and experiences and discuss various topics. For more details, email [email protected]

Thursday, September 28

Virtual Yoga Class with Jesse Z. will be at 12 p.m. online. This is a weekly class focusing on yoga, breath work, and meditation. Guests are encouraged to RSVP on the DC Center’s website, providing your name, email address, and zip code, along with any questions you may have. A link to the event will be sent at 6 p.m. the day before.

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