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Authors Helping Authors: Creating Book Magic

    Authors Helping Authors:  Creating Book Magic By Vicki Hinze   As the publishing landscape continues to change at the speed of light, authors are stumbling and seeking more ways to help themselves and each other.  Information-sharing [...]
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Black Masala (Unplugged + Unhinged) at Bossa Bistro on Nov. 13

Black Masala - “Unplugged and Unhinged” on Nov. 13, Doors 9PM $5 at Bossa Bistro 2463 18th St, NW Washington, DC 20009 Black Masala always puts on an amazing, high-energy live show that features brass, tuba, accordion, [...]

Trafficking Survivor’s Crimes Vacated in New York

Trafficking Survivor’s Crimes Vacated in New York Victims of human trafficking often find themselves in positions where they’re forced to commit crimes. There’s prostitution, of course—trafficking victims are sometimes caught by [...]
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Tropicalia Halloween Monster Bash with Black Masala & Osaka Monaurail

  Black Masala (DC’s own Balkan-inspired brass band) Osaka Monarail  (Japan’s premier Funk band) Dj Crown Vic’s ‘Weird World’ Doors 9PM $10 at Tropicalia 2001 14th ST NW Washington, DC 20009 Japan’s [...]
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Islamic Radicals Attack Vienna (Again)

By Jay Holmes In 1682, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I was facing the nightmare that had haunted Austro-German leaders for centuries—the Hapsburg Empire was threatened by simultaneous wars on two fronts. On the Rhine to the west, his German states [...]

Spy Truth & Fiction: Common Handgun Misnomers

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes There are basically three types of handguns—the revolver, the semi-automatic, and the automatic. All three are commonly misnamed or misrepresented in fiction. Before we get to the differences in those three [...]

National Geographic’s Harvest Festival, the official D.C. celebration of Food Day

National Geographic’s Harvest Festival, the official D.C. celebration of Food Day WHEN:       Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  COST:   FREE  WHERE:         National Geographic Museum                       [...]
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Why people sometimes doubt children who have been abused

Why people sometimes doubt children who have been abused I recently read that a child who is being sexually abused or trafficked has to tell an average of seven adults before someone believes them. That’s messed up. If a child came to us [...]
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The Ever Softening Focus of the Life Lens

By KM Huber The turning of the life lens is like a kaleidoscope, quick glimpses of what might be, any and all a possibility. Not all choices will be clear, even momentarily, but those chosen find a forever as memories, a clarity all its own. Focus [...]
American Wine Story Invitation

American Wine Story Film Screening & Wine Tasting

Special Screening of American Wine Story followed by Q&A and a tasting reception showcasing the wineries featured in the film and presented by the owners and winemakers. Thursday, November 13, 2014 E Street Cinema 555 11th Street, [...]