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Volume 23, Issue 3May front page with Angel Island poetry story plus teasers about biography of Margaret Sanger by graphic illustrator Peter BaggeSummer 2014

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Highlights & Things to Do:

D.C. is celebrating the birth of Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown (Aug. 22, 1936-May 16, 2012)
Posthumous album “Beautiful Life” drops Tuesday, Aug. 19 (preview on iTunes). Includes tracks that remind listeners of his 1992 album “The Other Side” with Eva Cassidy.
Ribbon cutting Friday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m: Chuck Brown Memorial Park, 18th Street, NE, between Franklin and Hamlin Streets (near rear of DCPL Woodridge Branch): FREE The memorial area is over 65,000 square feet of Langdon Park in Northeast D.C., featuring a public plaza and a wall of Chuck Brown’s musical timeline, and discography of the songs he composed.

Dance a farewell to summer at Glen Echo
Saturday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. Swing Dance/Tom Cunningham Orchestra, all ages, $18.
Sunday, Aug. 24, 6:30-11:00 p.m., Argentine Tango/Tango Brillante DC, Back Room Annex, $15 with lesson; $10 “dance only” starting at 8:30 p.m.

Glen Echo’s 44th Annual Labor Day Art Show: FREE
Saturday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 1: More than 200 artists of the DMV exhibit a wide array of media and styles. Added feature: Irish Music & Dance Showcase, 1:00–5:00 p.m., Bumper Car Pavilion.

Celebrate 30 years of great public art with Rosslyn, Va., by walking around the blocks that surround its Blue Line Metro Stop. FREE. Start with Y. David Chung's Rosslyn mural in the station and then find:
Anna and David by Miriam Schapiro, 1525 Wilson Blvd.
Cupid's Garden by Chris Garner, N. Oak Street,
Dark Star Park by Nancy Holt, 1655 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
The Family: David, Haggit, and Adoniyya by Boaz Vaadia , 1300 N. 17th Street









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