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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

On the Calendar

If you haven’t checked it out yet, the renewshaw calendar is filling up quickly: recently additions are weekly functions at the library (who knew they have so much regular programming?!), daily happy hour deals (which will supplemented/revised on a rolling basis), and a handful of upcoming events (like next week's Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting). Here are a few items worth calling out:

DCist Exposed Opening at Long View Gallery Tonight -- presents the fifth annual DCist Exposed Photography Show at Long View Gallery. Tonight (Wednesday March 16) is the second and final opening night of this annually popular show. Admission is $15 at the door (advance tickets available here). The show runs through March 27, 2011.

The 41st Annual Morehouse College Glee Club Concert Friday Night (March 18) – This Friday from 7 pm – 10 pm at Shiloh Baptist Church (1500 Ninth Street, NW), the church presents the 41st Annual Morehouse College Glee Club Concert with the DC Boys Choir! The performance will include classical selections, solo performances, quartet standards, Negro spirituals, gospel, and traditional African music. General Admission Tickets: $20 to $100; for more information, call 202.387.2986

Bingo at Metropolitan Community Church of DC Friday Night (March 18) - Doors open at 6:10 and games begin at 7:00pm. MCCDC is located at 474 Ridge Street NW just two blocks from the Mount Vernon Square Metro Station. Free onsite parking is also available. For more information email

Old City Green Opens for the Season on Saturday (March 19) – Our amazing community garden center opens for the season this Saturday. It will be stocked with a fantastic selection of plants. Their spring hours are Tuesday - Thursday 9am - Noon & 3:30 - 6:30pm; Friday 9am - 6:30pm; Saturday 9am - 6:30pm; and Sunday 9am - 5:00pm.

If you live or work in the neighborhood and have an event you’d like to list, please email me at slumhistorique [at] yahoo [dot] com. Be sure to include the name of your event, the date and time, the location, a brief description, and URLs of any websites relating to the event. I can’t promise I'll include every event I hear about, but I’ll do my best!

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