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Team DC holds drag benefit for scholarship program

‘March Madness’ is scheduled for the 27th

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“March Madness: A Drag Benefit for the Team DC College Scholarship Program” is Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m. It costs $10 to receive the access code to view the performance and access the online tip jar. 

Team DC awards college scholarships to D.C.-area LGBTQ high school student-athletes. This year they are teaming up with performers from the Miss Adams Morgan Pageant to raise funds while enjoying March Madness. 

The event will be broadcast live from Nellie’s Sports Bar, the Duplex Diner, the Dirty Goose and Pitchers. To participate, patrons can purchase March Madness Party Packs for pick up or delivery and help the scholarship fund. 

The Miss Adams Morgan Pageant is planned for Oct. 30 and the theme for this year is “Back to the ‘80s: A New Wave Extravaganza.”

For more information about the event or making tax-deductible donations, visit teamdc.rallyup.com/marchmadness/Campaign or the event’s Facebook page. 

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Howard County to celebrate Pride Oct. 9

Community to gather at Symphony Woods at Merriweather Park

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Howard County Pride will begin on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Symphony Woods at Merriweather Park.

Howard County Pride celebrates and unites the LGBTQ+ community. The official roster of events has not been released yet, however, it will be available on HoCo Pride’s website.

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Capitol Hill Walking Tour has returned

Rainbow History Project holds educational event

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The walking tour ends at Mr. Henry's Restaurant. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

The Rainbow History Project will host the return of the Capitol Hill Walking Tour on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. at the plaza outside the Eastern Market Metro entrance.

Tour guide Philip Clark will conduct this educational and enlightening walking tour that will end at Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. The tour will be limited to 35 guests, and will take place rain or shine. To reserve a spot, email [email protected]

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National Portrait Gallery honors American designer

Tribute to Maya Lin held on Oct. 16

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National Portrait Gallery (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

The National Portrait Gallery will debut “Surroundings: A Tribute to Maya Lin” on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at Kogot Courtyard.

The gallery’s choreographer-in-residence Dana Tai Soon Burgess will be performing in response to the museum’s exhibition “One Life: Maya Lin.”

The performance and exhibition explore the life and work of the acclaimed architect, sculptor and environmentalist. Burgess drew inspiration from Maya Lin’s design training and linear aesthetic and has choreographed an abstract, angular and architectural performance that emphasizes the lines of the dancer’s bodies in relation to space.  

Admission to the performance is free and more details are available on the gallery’s website

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