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Upcoming Theatre Performance in Washington, D.C.

This story comes to us from Rahima Rice-Marsh:

Free cinema all weekend long

Last week I told you about the screening of Gone Forever at the AFI Silver in Silver Spring this Saturday April 16. There will be two shows at 12:30PM and 1:30PM. And not only are the screenings free to attend, but there will be free food, too. Go to the Gone Forever website for more information.

Gallery Talk with Richard Gordon

Gallery Talk with Richard Gordon

During the 1970s, artist Richard Gordon created Meta Photographs, a book and portfolio that explores the self-referential nature of photography in a series of ironic, humorous scenes. Comprised of 47 photographs that refer to other images, to the camera, or to the act of looking, Meta Photographs confirms the significance of photography in American culture. Join Richard Gordon as he reflects on these photographs on view in the gallery. For more information and to register, please visit https://getinvolved.corcoran.org/richardgordonmetaphotographs.

Image Credit: Richard Gordon, Santa Cruz, California, 1973-1978. Gelatin silver print, 10 15/16 x 14 inches. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Gift of Mr. Isidore and Mrs. Dorothy (Steinberg) Kavka and Museum Purchase, 1996.59.w. © Richard Gordon 1978/1994.

Washington, D.C. Muslim Film Festival Emphasizes the Young Muslim Generation

This community event comes to us from Hassan Naveed:

Washington, D.C.-The Muslim Film Festival will be held in Washington, D.C. from April 19th to 27th, 2011. The festival is organized by the American Islamic Congress and Project Nur.

Part Seven: 1 House, 20 Designers, 30 Days, 1 Great Cause

Part Seven: 1 House, 20 Designers, 30 Days, 1 Great Cause

This story is part seven in a seven-part series about the 4th Annual DC Design House, which opens April 9th. All proceeds benefit Children’s National Medical Center.

After presenting some behind-the-scene looks at the 20 talented designers’ spaces in parts one through six, the last article in this series offers a snapshot of the past week’s activities and the rooms’ many special touches as the DC Design House is just hours away from opening to the public.

The designers and executive committee greeted members of the media last week for five hours so they could peruse the spaces and take in the designs that make this Design House a showstopper. From TV appearances to reporter interviews to online web chats, the designers are offering tips to help visitors make their stop at the Design House as well as their own homes warm and welcoming.

How to Be an Actor in D.C.: Stonehenge

How to Be an Actor in D.C.: Stonehenge

Since 2005, local filmmaker, Bjorn Munson, and Team Jabberwocky have been holding an open casting call known as Stonehenge. Next Sunday April 17, Stonehenge XIII will be held at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts in Georgetown. Actors will perform prepared monologues for 80 local filmmakers, including representatives from WILL Interactive and Discovery Channel. The event is already fully booked, with 120 actors auditioning and 72 stand-bys.

Children's Chorus Of Washington Presents Its 15th Anniversary Spring Concert

Children's Chorus Of Washington Presents Its 15th Anniversary Spring Concert

This story comes to us from ??Sophie Maupoil?:

Washington, D.C. - Children's Chorus of Washington (CCW) will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a world premiere by Finnish composer Olli Kortekangas along with the international release of The Great American Folksong CD, produced under the guidance of GRAMMY winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer and collaborators Kim & Reggie Harris, during a special concert on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 4 p.m. at National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle, Washington, D.C. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling CCW’s office at (202) 237-1005 or online at www.instantseats.com. Single ticket prices are $10/children 12 and under and CCW alumni; $25 for adults; and $50 for reserved section (both adult and children).