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Volume 24, Issue 3Che Demczuk, a junior at the Lab School in D.C., talks to journalist Dave Zirin; Jack Kaltenheuser, a junior at the Lab School in D.C., examines measles immunity.

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Highlights & Things to Do:

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 20-21, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, 7:30 p.m., Catholic University of America. “Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz” – works by Grammy and Academy-Award winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Tickets are $30, $15 for CUA alumni, faculty, staff, and seniors; and $10 for students. Ward Recital Hall, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E.

Sunday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m: Screening “A Band Called Death” (2012): A rockumentary on the incredible journey of Detroit’s Hockney brothers. Almost three decades after they formed the protopunk band Death, an abandoned 1974 demo tape creates new life for the band in 2009. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, Md. $5. 

Wednesday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m., and March 1, 2 p.m., Parilla Performing Arts Center, Rockville campus: “Rent” performed by Montgomery College players. General admission: $10 ($8 for seniors, $5 for students with ID). Visit montgomerycollege.eduPAC or call the box office 240-567-5301. 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Md.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library, DCPL: “BlackLivesMatter And The Power of Sports: A Panel with Dr. John Carlos.” 1630 Seventh Street, NW, 7 p.m. FREE

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., THEARC Theater: An original collaboration of THEARC, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington and Keni Fine Productions –“Truth - The Musical” – A tale of a contemporary urban teenager who encounter Sojourner Truth. Tickets: $20 at-door, $15 in advance. 1901 Mississippi Ave SE, near Southern Avenue Metro. 

Friday, Feb. 27, 2:00 p.m. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, author Heather M. Butts discusses her book “African American Medicine in Washington, DC: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era." 1901 Fort Place, SE. Free!

Saturday, March 7, 6 to 9 p.m., Grand Slam Finals for the 2015 DC Youth Slam Team, Arena Stage Kreeger Theater, 1101 6the Street, SW, DC. Tickets $15 (plus $1.82 Eventbrite fee) go up to $20 if purchased March 7.

Artists YDC loves are very busy this month

Rose Jaffe and Graham Patrick “Duologue: Portraits, Patterns, Prints," Feb. 6 through Feb. 28, at ReCreative Spaces, 1613 Rhode Island Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.

Cynthia Farrell Johnson at the African American History Month Celebration, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, Md.

Teresa Roberts Logan, aka The Laughing Redhead, February art exhibition at Bistro Bohem, 600 Florida Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.


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