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Volume 24, Issue 4David Anderson reads comic that inspired civil rights veteran Rep. John Lewis. Che Demczuk reminds readers of deadline for D.C. Council special election voter registration March 30. Photo teasers for Jack Kaltenheuser's March photo collage and David Anderson's story on the Lady Terps.

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Highlights & Things to Do:


Check out April programs at museums and other venues by visiting

April 16–May 10: Mariela in the Desert is a gripping mystery that reveals what happens to a family when someone’s creativity is shut away. Gala Hispanic Theatre, 1333 14th Street, NW, DC, visit Gala's website for information about the production and special student matinees and ticket prices.

Wednesday, April 17, 6 p.m: The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (Week of April 13) is in its 45th year. Check out 10-Minute Play Readings in the Terrace Theater, , featuring readings from Brigham Young University, Lesley University, University of Minnesota-Duluth, University of Missouri, and Savannah College of Art and Design. FREE!

Monday, April 27, 8 p.m: Jazz Appreciation Month is celebrated in style at the University of the District of Columbia, which launched a major festival in 1987. Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival featuring ensemble performances from UDC, Howard University and the University of Maryland. Tickets are $20 (general admission), $15 (seniors), and $10 (students) and can be purchased in advance at the UDC Music Program, Performing Arts (Bldg. 46-West), UDC Van Ness Campus, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, or online at, or at the door of the University Auditorium-Theatre of the Arts. Get there by Metro Red Line (Van Ness/UDC station).



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