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literacy activities attended and books read     percussionist and performance poet David                                                                                                          202-842-6799.
during the summer. 1:30 p.m. Free. Juanita      Foreman combining education rap with                                                                                                                   ■ Busboys and Poets will present films
E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood          African-style drums. 10:30 a.m. Free.                                                                                                             about the ongoing conflict in the
Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-541-         Tenley Interim Library, 4200 Wisconsin Ave.                                                                                                       Democratic Republic of the Congo. A dis-
6100. The workshop will continue Aug. 10        NW. 202-244-3212.                                                                                                                                 cussion will follow. 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. $3.
at 1:30 p.m.                                         ■ The Tehreema Mitha Dance Company                                                                                                           Langston Room, Busboys and Poets, 2021
                                                will present world premiere of “Ghaibana                                                                                                          14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
Concerts                                        Taruf.” 4 p.m. $15. Woolly Mammoth                                                                                                                     ■ “The Buffy Musical: Once More With
     ■ The Flute Choir from the 31st annual     Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 866-811-4111. The                                                                                                          Feeling — Big Screen Interactive
William Montgomery Flute Master Class will      performance will repeat Saturday at 4 p.m.,                                                                                                       Extravaganza” will feature an audience sing-
perform. Noon. Free. Arts Club of               Sunday at noon and Tuesday at 7 p.m.                                                                                                              along, puppets and a trivia contest. 11:30
Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-                  ■ The In Series will present “Petpourri,”                                                                                                    p.m. $9.75; $7 for seniors, students and
7282, ext. 22.                                  a cabaret-musical devoted to the world of                                                                                                         military personnel. Avalon Theatre, 5612
     ■ “Music al Fresco” will feature a per-    pets and their owners. 4:30 p.m. $15.                                                                                                             Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-966-6000. The
formance by members of the American             Warehouse Theater, 1021 7th St. NW. 202-                                                                                                          film will be shown again Sunday at 11:30
Federation of Musicians. Noon. Free. G          315-1323. The performance will repeat                                                                                                             p.m.
Street overhang, Martin Luther King Jr.         Saturday at noon, Sunday at 7 p.m. and
Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-        Monday at 10 p.m.                                                                                                                                 Performance
1245.                                                ■ Dissonance Dance Theatre, a new                                                                                                                ■ The Songwriters’
     ■ The second annual Capital Fringe         D.C.-based contemporary dance company,                                                                                                            Association of
Festival will feature cabaret music. Noon to    will present the world premiere of                                                                                                                Washington will present
1:30 p.m. Free. Wilson Plaza, Reagan            “Human,” which uses movement to                      Saturday, JULY 21                                                                            its monthly showcase,
Building and International Trade Center,        express various facets of the human psy-                                                                                                          hosted by Michael
                                                                                                     ■ Film: The Saturday Movie Matinee series for ages 5 through 14 will feature the
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-             che. 4:30 p.m. $15. Lang Theatre, Atlas                                                                                                           Yugo. 8 p.m. Free.
1300.                                           Performing Arts Complex, 1333 H St. NE.              2005 film “Duma,” about a young boy in South Africa who befriends an orphaned                Modern Times
     ■ The “Jazz in the Garden” series will     866-811-4111. The performance will                   cheetah. 2 p.m. Free. Room 200, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St.           Coffeehouse at Politics
feature pianist Gary Motley. 5 to 8:30 p.m.     repeat Saturday at noon and Tuesday at 6             NW. 202-727-1248.                                                                            & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-
Free. National Gallery of Art Sculpture         p.m.                                                                                                                                              362-2408.
Garden, 7th Street and Constitution Avenue           ■ D.C.-based singer Lester Feder and
NW. 202-737-4215.                               his band Hot Coffee, Mississippi, will head-      offer an introductory yoga class. Noon and           ■ National Public Radio senior corre-      Special event
     ■ Grammy Award-                            line an “Unplugged Open Mic” night. 8 p.m.        2 p.m. Free; reservations required. Van         spondent Juan                                       ■ “Print Saturday,” a fundraising event
winning singer, song-                           Free. Modern Times Coffeehouse at                 Ness Dahn Yoga Center, 5010 Connecticut         Williams, author of “My                         benefiting Union Printmakers Atelier, will
writer, actress and edu-                        Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave.           Ave. NW. 202-237-9642. The class will           Soul Looks Back in                              feature local artists Margaret Adams
cator Joanne                                    NW. 202-362-2408.                                 repeat July 28 at noon and 2 p.m.               Wonder: Voices of the                           Parker, Ellen Verdon Winkler, Richard
Shenandoah will per-                                                                                   ■ Jonathan White, an oncology social       Civil Rights                                    Hellman, Nina Muys and Rosemary Cooley
form a blend of pop,                            Storytelling                                      worker, will lead a “Five Wishes” workshop      Experience,” will dis-                          presenting portfolios of their prints. Noon
folk and classical music                            ■ Storyteller Candace Wolf will perform.      designed to assist adults in making med-        cuss the civil rights                           to 5 p.m. Free admission. Jane Haslem
inspired by her Iroquois                        10:30 a.m. Free. Room 200, Martin Luther          ical, emotional, physical and spiritual deci-   movement in conjunc-                            Gallery, 2025 Hillyer Place NW. 202-232-
heritage. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage,        King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW.          sions regarding end-of-life issues. 2 p.m.      tion with the exhibit “Witness to History:      4644.
Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.                   202-727-1248.                                     Free. Tenley Interim Library, Suite 117,        The March on Washington.” 3 to 5 p.m.
     ■ The D.C. Youth Orchestra Program will        ■ Storyteller Candace Wolf will perform.      4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-244-3507.           Free. Department of the Interior Museum,        Sporting event
present a summer concert. 6 p.m. Free.          1:30 p.m. Free. West End Neighborhood                                                             1849 C St. NW. 202-208-4659.                       ■ The Washington
Auditorium, Coolidge High School, 6315          Library, 1101 24th St. NW. 202-724-8707.          Concerts                                                                                        Bayhawks, part of
5th St. NW. 202-723-1612.                                                                             ■ Participants in the National Symphony     Festivals                                       Major League
     ■ Participants in the Middle C Music       Saturday, July 21                                 Orchestra Summer Music Institute will per-           ■ The National Park Service will cele-     Lacrosse, will host the
                                                 Saturday JULY 21
Rock Band Camp will perform. 6 p.m. Free.                                                         form chamber music. 6 p.m. Free.                brate the water lilies and exotic plants that   Los Angeles Riptide. 4
Middle C Music, 4530 Wisconsin Ave. NW.         Activity                                          Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-          grow in the ponds at Kenilworth Park and        p.m. $19 to $24. Multi-
202-244-7326.                                       ■ A park ranger will teach children           467-4600.                                       Aquatic Gardens. Events will include a pup-     Sport Facility,
     ■ The U.S. Army Concert Band will per-     about popular 19th-century games and                  ■ The Fort Dupont 2007 Summer               pet show, face painting, greenhouse tours,      Georgetown University,
form. 8 p.m. Free. West steps, U.S.             activities. 2 p.m. Free. Peirce Barn, Tilden      Concert Series will feature performances        workshops on water gardening and the            37th and O streets NW. 866-994-2957.
Capitol. 703-696-3399.                          Street and Beach Drive NW. 202-895-6070.          by Brass Construction and Shadz of Soul. 8      25th annual Lotus-Asian Cultural Festival.
     ■ “Hirshhorn After Hours” will feature a                                                     p.m. Free. Fort Dupont Park, Randle Circle      10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Anacostia Avenue        Tours
performance by                                  Book sale                                         and Minnesota Avenue SE. 202-426-5961.          and Douglas Street NE. 202-426-6905.                ■ A park ranger will lead a horseback
Great Noise                                         ■ The Friends of the Cleveland Park                                                                ■ A Gateway Georgia Avenue festival        tour of Rock Creek Park for ages 12 and
Ensemble.                                       Library will hold a sidewalk book sale, offer-    Discussions and lectures                        will feature a Scrabble tournament, a per-                      See Events/Page 36
9:30 to 10:30                                   ing $1 hardcover fiction and nonfiction, 50-          ■ Retired attorney Arnold Hammer will       formance by the D.C. Youth Orchestra, quilt-
p.m. $12.                                       cent trade paperbacks and free paperback          discuss his recent visit to the Jewish com-     ing and jewelry-making demonstrations,
Hirshhorn                                       romances. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cleveland             munity of Cuba during Shabbat morning           wine tasting, a moon bounce and face              LARGEST SELECTION of sheet music in DC!
Museum and                                      Park Neighborhood Library, 3310                   service. 9:30 a.m. Free. Adas Israel            painting. The day’s events will kick off with
Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at        Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-362-3599.                Congregation, 2850 Quebec St. NW. 202-          a continental-breakfast reception at the
7th Street SW.                                                       362-4433.                                       library. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Juanita E.
                                                Classes                                               ■ Steven J. Harper                          Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood
Dancing                                              ■ Suzanne Chazin, a writing instructor       (shown) will discuss his                        Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW, and the
    ■ The band The Nighthawks will per-         at New York University and Sarah Lawrence         book “Crossing Hoffa:                           7300 through 7800 blocks of Georgia
form at a swing dance. 8:30 p.m. to mid-        College, will discuss “Imaginative Writing:       A Teamster’s Story,” at                         Avenue.
night. $15. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207          The Elements of Craft.” 9:30 a.m. to 5            1 p.m.; and Chris                                    ■ “Family Day: Celebrating America’s
Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.                p.m. $131. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100          Mooney will discuss his                         Public Gardens” will feature tours, chil-
                                                Jefferson Drive SW. 202-633-3030.                 book “Storm World:                              dren’s activities, cooking demonstrations
Discussions and lectures                             ■ Becky Umeh, a member of the                Hurricanes, Politics,                           and ask-the-expert discussions. 10 a.m. to
    ■ Paper conservation intern Samantha        Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers, will              and the Battle Over Global Warming,” at 6       4:30 p.m. Free. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100             YOUR MUSIC
Sheesley will discuss her work to repair        lead a weekly African dance class. 10 a.m.        p.m. Free. Politics & Prose, 5015               Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-1116.
damage after an exhibition of Karen             to noon. $10. Josephine Butler Parks              Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      STORE & MORE!
Stahlecker’s “Vortices and Reveries.” 3:45      Center, 2437 15th St. NW.                             ■ Attorney Joy R. Butler, author of “The    Films
p.m. Free. F Street lobby, Reynolds Center           ■ International Coach Federation presi-      Permission Seeker’s Guide Through the                ■ The Weekend Family Matinee series              CDs, Music Posters.
for American Art and Portraiture, 8th and F     dent Marianna Lead will offer an introduc-        Legal Jungle: Clearing Copyrights,              will feature the 1968 fantasy musical                 Come in Today for
streets NW. 202-633-1000.                       tion to life coaching. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.       Trademarks, and Other Rights of                 “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang” starring Dick
    ■ Kristin                                   $131. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100               Entertainment and Media Productions,” will      Van Dyke, James Robertson Justice, Sally               Your Print Music,
Gore will dis-                                  Jefferson Drive SW. 202-633-3030.                 discuss “Intellectual Property and              Ann Howes and Gert Frobe. 10 a.m. $5.                Accessories and Gifts.
cuss her novel                                       ■ Scientific illustrator Elizabeth Lockett   Licensing: How To Avoid Being Sued.” 1          Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW.
“Sammy’s                                        will provide an introduction to the history       p.m. Free. Cleveland Park Neighborhood          202-966-6000. The film will be shown
House.” 7 p.m.                                  and techniques involved in botanical illus-                                                                                                          MON-THUR 10 am – 8 pm
                                                                                                  Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-         again Sunday at 10 a.m.
Free. Politics &                                tration. 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $25; registra-      282-3080.                                            ■ The National Gallery of Art will pres-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      FRI & SAT 10 am – 6 pm
Prose, 5015                                     tion required. National Museum of Health              ■ Willem Floor will discuss “The Persian    ent Cecil B. DeMille’s 1925 film “The                   SUN 12 – 5 pm
Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.              and Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical            Gulf: The Economic and Political History of     Golden Bed,” with live piano accompani-           4530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
                                                Center, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-782-            Five Port Cities, 1500-1730.” 2 p.m. Free.      ment by Philip Carli. 2:30 p.m. Free. East
Performances                                    2673.                                                                                                                                                     202-244-7326
                                                                                                  Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery, Jefferson      Building Auditorium, National Gallery of Art,
   ■ “Jali-D: Talking Drums” will feature            ■ The Van Ness Dahn Yoga Center will         Drive and 12th Street SW. 202-633-1000.         4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW.    
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Continued From Page 35                         p.m. Free. East Building Auditorium,                                                                                                              “Jesus Christ Superstar.” 9 p.m. $5. Riot
                                               National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and                                                                                                           Act Club, 1610 14th St. NW.
older. 9:30 a.m. $30; reservations             Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.
required. Rock Creek Horse Center, 5100            ■ Anne Corbett of the Cultural                                                                                                                Reading
Glover Road NW. 202-362-0017.                  Development Corp., Paul Ruppert of                                                                                                                    ■ Author Lauren
    ■ A park ranger will lead a walking tour   Warehouse Arts and George Koch of                                                                                                                 Carr will read from her
through historic Georgetown to Francis         Artomatic will discuss “The Final Frontier:                                                                                                       novel “A Reunion to Die
Scott Key Park. 10 a.m. Free. Old Stone        Performance Space in D.C.” in conjunction                                                                                                         For” as part of the
House, 3051 M St. NW. 202-426-6851.            with the second annual Capital Fringe                                                                                                             Mystery Monday
    ■ Mobile Tours will offer a “Lincoln       Festival. 5 p.m. Free. Olsson’s Books &                                                                                                           Lunchtime Series. 1
Assassination Walking Tour.” 7 p.m. $10.       Records, 418 7th St. NW. 202-638-7610.                                                                                                            p.m. Free. Chapters
Meet at the Andrew Jackson statue in                                                                                                                                                             Literary Bookstore, 445
Lafayette Square, 16th and H streets NW.       Films                                                                                                                                             11th St. NW. 202-737-5553. The tour will repeat every         ■ The “Classic Musical” series will fea-
Saturday through October.                      ture the 1964 film “Umbrellas of                                                                                                                  Tuesday, July 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tuesday JULY 24
                                               Cherbourg,” starring Catherine Deneuve.
 Sunday 22
Sunday, July JULY 22                           10 a.m. $7. Avalon Theatre, 5612                                                                                                                  Class
                                               Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-966-6000.                                                                                                                     ■ A beginner workshop will make use of
Concerts                                            ■ The “Modernity and Tradition: Film in                                                                                                      digital photographs to produce postcards of
    ■ Participants in the National Symphony    Interwar Central Europe” series will spot-                                                                                                        literacy activities attended and books read
Orchestra Summer Music Institute will per-     light the rich mythical universes present in                                                                                                      during the summer. 1:30 p.m. Free. Tenley
form chamber music. 6 p.m. Free.               the region’s cultural traditions, with screen-      Tuesday, JULY 24                                                                              Interim Library, Suite 117, 4200 Wisconsin
Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-         ings of “Waxworks” and “The Magic Eye.” 4           ■ Concert: The U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note will perform. 8 p.m. Free. West
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ave. NW. 202-244-3507. The workshop will
467-4600.                                      p.m. Free. East Building Auditorium,                steps, U.S. Capitol. 202-767-5658.                                                            continue July 31 at 1:30 p.m.
    ■ Jaared will perform as part of a         National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and
Sunday night jazz series. 7 p.m. $15.          Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.                                                                                                             Concerts
Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th St. NW.                                                                                                                                                               ■ Pianist Sonya
202-829-1999.                                  Performance                                      help children understand the importance          Washington.” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free;            Subbayya Sutton and
                                                    ■ Joy of Motion Dance Center students       of eating seasonally fresh and healthy           reservations required. National Press Club,     organist Bryan Mock
Discussions and lectures                       will perform in “Dance Plus: An Evening of       local foods and to get to know the farm-         529 14th St. NW.                will perform piano and
    ■ The Rev. Dr. Nancy James will dis-       New Choreography.” 8 p.m. $12; $10 for           ers who raise and grow the food. 10 a.m.              ■ Ann Amernick,                            organ sonatas by Julius
cuss her book “The Pure Love of Madame         seniors and students. Jack Guidone               to noon. Free. Freshfarm Market, 20th            executive pastry chef                           Reubke. 12:10 p.m.
Guyon: The Great Conflict in King Louis        Theater, Joy of Motion Dance Center, 5207        Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW.              and co-owner of Palena                          Free. Church of the
XIV’s Court.” 9:15 a.m. Free. St. John’s       Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-276-2599.                                   restaurant, will discuss                        Epiphany, 1317 G St.
Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525                                                                                                         her new book “The Art                           NW. 202-347-2635, ext. 18.
H St. NW. 202-347-8766.                        Reading                                          Walk                                             of the Dessert.” 7                                   ■ Participants in the National Symphony
    ■ George Washington University profes-         ■ Heddy Reid will read from her book              ■ A park ranger will discuss the story of   p.m. Free. Olsson’s                             Orchestra Summer Music Institute will per-
sor Amitai Etzioni will discuss his book       “A Far Cry: Poems of Childhood and               the Jusserand Memorial, dedicated to one         Books & Records, 418                            form chamber music. 6 p.m. Free.
“Security First: For a Muscular, Moral         Psychoanalysis,” and Martin Galvin will          of Teddy Roosevelt’s closest friends, during     7th St. NW. 202-638-7610.                       Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-
Foreign Policy.” 1 p.m. Free. Politics &       read from his chapbook “Circling Out.” 5         a rigorous two-mile hike up the Teddy                 ■ Lisa See will dis-                       467-4600.
Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-          p.m. Free. Politics & Prose, 5015                Roosevelt Trail to Pulpit Rock and back via      cuss her novel “Peony                                ■ The U.S. Navy Band and specialty
362-2408.                                      Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.               the Valley Trail. 10 a.m. Free. Peirce Barn,     in Love,” set in 17th-                          groups will perform. 8 p.m. Free. U.S. Navy
    ■ Diane Arkin, coordinator of adult                                                         Tilden Street and Beach Drive NW. 202-           century China and                               Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-
docent programs and lecturer at the            Special event                                    895-6070.                                        based on the true story                         433-2525.
National Gallery of Art, will discuss “An         ■ Freshfarm Market will host a “Green                                                          of three “lovesick maid-
Open Window to the Whitney Collection.” 2      Kids at Market Day” celebration that will        Monday, July 23
                                                                                                 Monday JULY 23                                  ens.” 7 p.m. Free.                              Discussions and lectures
                                                                                                                                                 Politics & Prose, 5015                               ■ McClatchy
                                                                                                Concerts                                         Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.              Newspapers
                                                                                                     ■ Com Voce                                       ■ The All the World’s a Stage Book Club    correspondents
        SUMMER DAY CAMP                                                                         will perform
                                                                                                Brazilian jazz
                                                                                                                                                 will discuss “The Year 1000: What Life Was
                                                                                                                                                 Like at the Turn of the First Millennium,” by
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jon Landay
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (shown) and
                                At Jelleff Boys & Girls Club                                    selections.                                      Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger. 7 p.m.         Warren Storbel
                                 Georgetown 9am - 4pm                                           Noon to 1:30                                     Free. Room 222, Martin Luther King Jr.          will discuss
                               $250 per two week session.                                       p.m. Free.                                       Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-        “Disputing the Bush Case for the Iraq War.”
                         Extended Care Available. Swimming, Art,                                Wilson Plaza,                                    1161.                                           11:30 a.m. $25. Woman’s National
                                     Sports, Trips, etc.                                        Reagan Building and International Trade                                                          Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire
                           For More Info. Call 202-462-1317                                     Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-          Educational program                             Ave. NW. 202-232-7363.
                                                                                                312-1300.                                            ■ Maryland Science Center will present           ■ National Gallery of Art lecturers Sally
                                                                                                     ■ Participants in the National Symphony     “What’s the Matter? Chemistry With Fizz,        Shelburne and Mark Levitch will discuss
                                                                                                Orchestra Summer Music Institute will per-       Foam and Flash,” a program for teens.           “Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-
                                                                                                form chamber music. 6 p.m. Free.                 1:30 p.m. Free. Palisades Neighborhood          1945.” Noon. Free. West Building Rotunda,
                                                                                                Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-           Library, 4901 V St. NW. 202-282-3139.           National Gallery of Art, 7th Street and
                                                                                                467-4600.                                                                                        Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.
                                                                                                     ■ The Fort                                  Films                                                ■ Dorothea Dietrich, associate profes-
                                                                                                Reno concert                                         ■ “Katharine Hepburn: A Centennial          sor of art history at the Corcoran College of
                                                                                                series will fea-                                 Celebration,” the National Theatre’s sum-       Art + Design, will discuss “Discovering the
                                                                                                ture perform-                                    mertime salute to the legendary star of         Bauhaus.” A cocktail reception will follow.
                                                                                                ances by The                                     stage and screen, will feature the 1959         6:30 p.m. $70. Embassy of the Federal
                                                                                                Andalusians                                      film “Suddenly, Last Summer,” co-starring       Republic of Germany, 1800 Foxhall Road
                                                                                                and Meredith                                     Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift. 6:30     NW. 202-639-1700.
                                                                                                Bragg & The Terminals (shown). 7:15 p.m.         p.m. Free. ASAE Center, Concourse Level,             ■ Jamie Malanowski, managing editor
                                                                                                Free. Fort Reno Park, 40th and                   Ronald Reagan Building and International                               of Playboy, will dis-
                                                                                                Chesapeake streets NW.             Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.                               cuss his novel “The
                                                                                                     ■ The U.S. Navy Band will perform. 8        202-783-3372.                                                          Coup,” a political
                                                                                                p.m. Free. West steps, U.S. Capitol. 202-            ■ The ninth annual “Screen on the                                  satire about a vice
                                                                                                433-2525.                                        Green” film program will feature the 1951                              president with an irre-
                                                                                                                                                 horror film “The Thing From Another World”                             sistible itch to
                                                                                                Discussions and lectures                         on a 20-foot-by-40-foot outdoor screen.                                advance to the top
                                                                                                     ■ Robert DiCalogero, chief executive        Sundown. Free. National Mall between 4th                               post. 6:30 p.m. Free.
                                                                                                officer of Leadership & Management               and 7th streets. 877-262-5866.                  Borders, 600 14th St. NW. 202-737-1385.
                                                                                                Coaching, will discuss how to align values                                                            ■ Scott W. Carmichael, senior counter-
                                                                                                with career goals. 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. Free.      Performances                                    intelligence investigator at the Defense
                                                                                                Suite T-2, 40Plus of Greater Washington,             ■ Storyteller Candace Wolf will perform.    Intelligence Agency, will discuss his book
                                                                                                1718 P St. NW. 202-387-1582.                     10:30 a.m. Free. Palisades Neighborhood         “True Believer: Inside the Investigation and
                                                                                                     ■ Chicago Sun-Times columnist Robert        Library, 4901 V St. NW. 202-282-3139.           Capture of Ana Montes, Cuba’s Master
                                                                                                Novak will discuss his memoir “The Prince            ■ Gutter Rock Theatrical will present a     Spy.” 6:30 p.m. $20. International Spy
                                                                                                of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in               concert-style version of the rock musical                         See Events/Page 37
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Continued From Page 36                          Center, 601 F St. NW. 877-324-6671.                                                                                                         Cooper playing jazz and adult contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                            selections. 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Farragut
Museum, 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.             Wednesday, July 25
                                                 Wednesday JULY 25                                                                                                                          Square Park, Connecticut Avenue and K
     ■ Architectural his-                                                                                                                                                                   Street NW. 202-463-3400.
torian Douglas Lewis                            Class                                                                                                                                           ■ The St. Luke’s Jazz in the Garden
will discuss “Castles                                ■ A beginner workshop will make use of                                                                                                 series will host vocalist Julie Hall. 6:30 to
and Crusades,” about                            digital photographs to produce postcards of                                                                                                 8:30 p.m. Free. St. Luke’s United
the mutual influence of                         literacy activities attended and books read                                                                                                 Methodist Church, 3655 Calvert St. NW.
architecture and cul-                           during the summer. 1:30 p.m. Free. Chevy                                                                                                    202-333-4949.
ture among Europeans                            Chase Neighborhood Library, 5625                                                                                                                ■ The “Sunset Serenades” concert
and Middle Easterners.                          Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-282-0021. The                                                                                                      series will feature the U.S. Army Blues per-
6:45 to 9 p.m. $40. S. Dillon Ripley Center,    workshop will continue Aug. 8 at 1:30 p.m.                                                                                                  forming blues and jazz selections. 6:30 to
1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 202-633-3030.                                                                                                                                                      8 p.m. Free. Lion/Tiger Hill, National Zoo,
     ■ Editor Jason                             Concert                                                                                                                                     3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-633-4480.
Rodriguez (shown) and                              ■ The U.S. Marine Band will perform. 8                                                                                                       ■ The Fort Reno concert series will fea-
artists Matt Dembicki,                          p.m. Free. West Terrace, U.S. Capitol. 202-                                                                                                 ture perform-
Danielle Corsetto and                           433-4011.                                                                                                                                   ances by
Robert Tinnell will dis-                                                                                                                                                                    Antelope
cuss their new book                             Discussions and lectures                                                                                                                    (shown), The
“Postcards: True                                     ■ Chef, instructor and nutrition adviser                                                                                               Omega Band
Stories That Never                              Tania Mercer will demonstrate recipes for a        Thursday, JULY 26                                                                        and Scanner
Happened,” a graphic anthology of tales of      summer picnic. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Free; regis-         ■ Concert: The Young Brothers Trio will perform jazz selections. Noon to 1:30 p.m.       Freaks. 7:15
romance, adventure, hardship and mystery        tration required. Conservatory Classroom,          Free. Wilson Plaza, Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300                 p.m. Free. Fort Reno Park, 40th and
inspired by an array of antique postcards. 7    U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave.             Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.                                                      Chesapeake streets NW.
p.m. Free. Olsson’s Books & Records, 418        SW. 202-225-1116.                                                                                                                               ■ The U.S. Marine Band will perform. 8
7th St. NW. 202-638-7610.                            ■ Crawford Young,                                                                                                                      p.m. Free. Sylvan Theater, Washington
     ■ Copley News Service reporters            professor emeritus at                                                                                                                       Monument grounds, 15th Street and
Marcus Stern, Jerry Kammer and George E.        the University of                               Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.       Capitol St. SE. 202-397-7328.                Independence Avenue SW. 202-433-4011.
Condon Jr. will discuss their book “The         Wisconsin, will discuss                         202-312-1300.
Wrong Stuff: The Extraordinary Saga of          “The African Colonial                               ■ Storyteller Candace Wolf will perform.   Tasting                                      Discussions and lectures
Randy ‘Duke’ Cunningham, the Most               State and the                                   10:30 a.m. Free. Juanita E.                        ■ Joshua Wesson, co-founder of Best           ■ Illustrator Dan Dailey will discuss his
Corrupt Congressman Ever Caught.” 7 p.m.        Encounter With                                  Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood            Cellars, will lead a European wine and       35-year career designing works that inte-
Free. Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut        Decolonization.” 4 p.m.                         Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-541-        cheese tasting. 7 p.m. $60. Corcoran         grate glass and metal. Noon. Free. Grand
Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.                          Free. Room 119, Thomas Jefferson                6100.                                          Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-    Salon, Renwick Gallery, 17th Street and
     ■ Doug Dupin of the Palisades Museum       Building, Library of Congress, 10 1st St.           ■ Synetic Theater’s BlackOut Series will   1700.                                        Pennsylvania Avenue NW. 202-633-1000.
of Prehistory will discuss artifacts discov-    SE. 202-707-2692.                               feature “My Little Girl,” which explores sex                                                     ■ A discussion on the origins of life and
ered during the Palisades Park renovation.           ■ Andrew Freear,                           education and societal taboos. 6 p.m. Free.    Thursday, July 26
                                                                                                                                                 Thursday JULY 26                           the universe will feature
7 p.m. Free. Palisades Neighborhood             director of the Rural                           Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-                                                      two Nobel Prize winners
Library, 4901 V St. NW. 202-282-3139.           Studio at the Auburn                            467-4600.                                      Concerts                                     — NASA chief scientist
                                                University School of                                ■ Delrica Andrews will host the D.C.           ■ Costa Rican group Duo Feterman will    John Mather, who will
Films                                           Architecture, will dis-                         Slam Poets. 7 p.m. Free. Modern Times          perform on piano. 6:30 p.m. Free. Inter-     discuss “From the Big
     ■ The “Magical Musical” film series will   cuss “Rural Studio:                             Coffeehouse at Politics & Prose, 5015          American Development Bank Auditorium,        Bang to the Nobel
feature the 1944 film “Meet Me in St.           Education of the Citizen                        Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-362-2408.             Iglesias Conference Center, 1330 New York    Prize,” and University of
Louis,” starring Judy Garland. 5 p.m. Free.     Architect.” 6 p.m. Free.                                                                       Ave. NW. 202-623-3558.                       Massachusetts Medical
McEvoy Auditorium, Reynolds Center for          Koubek Auditorium, Catholic University, 620     Sporting event                                     ■ A brass ensemble from The Serapis      School professor Craig Mello (shown), who
American Art and Portraiture, 8th and F         Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-6861.                     ■ D.C. United will play Monarcas           Foundation Inc. will perform a classical     will discuss “Life on a Cosmic Scale: From
streets NW. 202-633-1000.                            ■ Jasper Fforde will                       Morelia as part of the SuperLiga               repertoire. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage,   the Primordial Soup to a Nobel Prize-
     ■ The “Foreign Policy in Focus” series     discuss his book                                Tournament, which pits four U.S. teams         Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.                Winning Worm.” 2 p.m. Free. Room 119,
will present “The Cult of the Suicide           “Thursday Next: First                           against four Mexican clubs. 8 p.m. $18 to          ■ The “Sounds in the Square” concert     Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of
Bomber,” narrated by ex-Central Intelligence    Among Sequels.” 7                               $45. RFK Memorial Stadium, 2400 East           series will feature keyboardist Patrick      Congress, 10 1st St. SE. 202-707-2692.
Agency agent Robert Bare. 5:30 to 7:30          p.m. Free. Politics &
p.m. Free. Langston Room, Busboys and           Prose, 5015
Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.          Connecticut Ave. NW.
     ■ The “Hot Movie Hits!” series will fea-   202-364-1919.
ture the 2007 film “Norbit,” starring Eddie          ■ Author Patricia Schultz will discuss
Murphy. 6 p.m. Free. Room A-5, Martin           “1000 Places To See in the U.S.A. and
Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St.     Canada Before You Die.” 7 p.m. $25.
NW. 202-727-1248.                               Rasmuson Theater, National Museum of                                conveniently located on Massachusetts Avenue above Embassy Row,
                                                the American Indian, 4th Street and                                          providing excellent education for over 50 years
Performances                                    Maryland Avenue SW. 202-633-3030.
     ■ “Jali-D: Talking Drums” will feature
percussionist and performance poet David        Films
                                                                                                                       ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
Foreman combining education rap with                 ■ The “Voices of Palestine” film series                       PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 7
African-style drums. 10:30 a.m. Free. West      will feature Nida Sinnokrot’s 2005 film

End Neighborhood Library, 1101 24th St.         “Palestine Blues,” about the repercussions
NW. 202-724-8707.                               of the Israeli separation wall and settle-
     ■ Singer Ron Gartner will perform a Las    ment expansion in the Palestinian farming
Vegas-style show. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Free.       communities of the West Bank and the
Wilson Plaza, Reagan Building and               Gaza Strip. 6:30 p.m. Free. Jerusalem                                         Small class size • Experienced and dedicated
International Trade Center, 1300                Fund, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW. 202-338-
Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.             1958.                                                   teachers • Integrated reading and writing program • Advanced
                                                     ■ “Films on the Vern: Heroes and                   Math track • Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation Classes • Strong
Reading                                         Villains” will
    ■ The Joaquin                               present the
                                                                                                        Fine Arts Program • Community Service Program • Extracurricular
Miller Cabin Poetry                             2006 film                                               activities • Before and After Care
Series will feature read-                       “Casino
ings by Sarah Browning                          Royale,” star-                                                                                     Scholarships Available
and Kurt S. Olsson.                             ring Daniel
7:30 p.m. Free.                                 Craig. 8:30                                                                                            Please contact:
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Creek Park, Beach Drive at Military Road        Foxhall Road NW. 202-242-6673.                                                 3825 Klingle Place NW, Washington, DC 20016
Overpass. 301-537-6570.                                                                                                          202-362-1408 (phone) 202-363-4057 (fax)
Sporting event                                      ■ Flamenco Fire will perform Spanish                                         Our Principal is a Winner of The Washington Post
   ■ The Washington Mystics will play the       dances. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Free. Wilson                                             Distinguished Educational Leadership Award
Seattle Storm. 7 p.m. $10 to $58. Verizon       Plaza, Reagan Building and International
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                                                           Events Entertainment   &
‘Talk to Me’ provides look into hometown D.C. at dawn of home rule
                                                                    spect for ego-inflated author-                                                                    fully crafting fascinating por-

          ative Washingtonians are many times dismayed by
          the way Hollywood films portray their city. Most          ity figures of any race and                                                                       traits of each man.
          often, films set in the District concentrate on global    self-deprecating honesty. The                                                                         The supporting cast, led
affairs, political intrigue or street violence. Director Kasi       combination proved irre-                                                                          by Sheen and Taraji P.
Lemmons (who wrote “Eve’s Bayou”) brings a different per-           sistible to listeners, and                                                                        Henson (“Hustle and Flow”)
spective of the city to her new film, “Talk to Me.”                 Greene’s morning radio                                                                            as Greene’s girlfriend, add
   Based on the life of the beloved and controversial 1960s         show became the talk of the                                                                       heft and flavor to the film.
and ‘70s radio and television host/commu-                           city.                                                                                             Many scenes, particularly
                                                                        A popular weekly televi-                                                                      those set in the hours and
     Current SCENE ■ BY Joe Barber                                  sion show followed, along                                                                         days after the assassination
                                                                    with stand-up comedy sets at                                                                      of the Martin Luther King
                                                                    local, then national, comedy                                                                      Jr., will move viewers to
nity activist Ralph “Petey” Greene, this                            clubs. Managed by Hughes,                                                                         tears and laughter. Even
entertaining and thought-provoking film                             Greene gets a shot to appear        Don Cheadle stars as Ralph “Petey” Green in “Talk to Me.” those born years after the
offers a close-up look at the “real” Washington.                    on “The Tonight Show” with                                                                        event are likely to find them-
    Don Cheadle stars as Greene, who, as the movie begins, is       Johnny Carson. But with his growing fame comes mounting          selves facing a variety of emotions.
serving a 10-year sentence in Lorton Reformatory. An irrev-         pressure and the return of the personal demons that drove           While the filmmakers do compress time in some places
erent and funny presence on the prison’s in-house P.A. sys-         Greene into a life of drug abuse and crime. Even the friend-     and take dramatic liberties with a couple of situations, much
tem, he believes he’s ready for a job in commercial radio           ship born of Greene and Hughes’ need for one another             of what appears here is true and memorable. Petey Greene
once he’s released. Another prisoner brings Greene to the           approaches a breaking point.                                     was someone who spoke the unvarnished truth when it need-
attention of his brother, radio executive Dewey Hughes                  Lemmons and screenwriters Michael Genet and Rick             ed to be said, even when it was an uneasy truth about him-
(Chiwetel Ejiofor), who has just become program director for        Famuyiwa have crafted a cinematic time capsule of sorts that self. “Talk to Me” presents his journey and celebrates the
WOL-AM, one of two major stations aimed at Washington’s             takes viewers back to the days when the District was taking      power of a special voice to make radio more than just a glori-
black listeners. Hughes dismisses Greene as a jive-talking          its first, tentative steps toward home rule. Greene’s razor-     fied music box. Get out and see this movie as soon as you
buffoon.                                                            sharp wit and refusal to bow to the racial politics of the day   can. “Talk to Me” is rated R for profanity, mild violence,
    But when Greene is released from jail through a series of       made him both controversial and necessary during those           drug and sexual content, and it gets three-and-a-half stars
unusual circumstances, he shows up at WOL demanding a               changing times.                                                  from me.
job. After some initial clashes, Hughes, in desperate need of           Cheadle, Lemmons and the screenwriters are unblinking           Joe Barber’s reviews can be seen weekly on WETA-TV’s
higher ratings, decides to give Greene a try. Battling major        in their portrayal of Greene, examining and exposing his         “Around Town,” heard weekends on WTOP-FM and read at
resistance from the rest of the station’s staff and its conserva-   flaws alongside his virtues. Ejiofor and the off-screen crafts- He can be heard regularly on “The Tony
tive owner (Martin Sheen), Hughes helps Greene find his             men do the same with the intelligent and ambitious Hughes.       Kornheiser Show (Starring David Burd)” airing weekdays
own radio voice — a unique blend of ribald humor, disre-            The two men play off each other beautifully while also skill-    from 8:30 a.m. to noon on 1500 AM and 107.7 FM.

                                                                                 Warner Theatre to host famed Kabuki troupe
                                                                                       he Japan-America Society of Washington will
                                                                                       celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting two
                                                                                       performances by Tokyo’s renowned Heisei
                                                                                 Nakamura-za Kabuki troupe July 26 at the Warner
                                                                                   The program will include “Kanjincho (The

                                                                                                       On STAGE

                                                                                 Subscription Roll),” one of Kabuki’s most famous his-
                                                                                 torical plays, and “Migawari Zazen (The Substitute),”
                                                                                 a more lighthearted work. Led by Nakamura
                                                                                 Kanzaburo XVIII, the performers are part of one of the
                                                                                 most famous dynasties in Kabuki’s 400-year history.
                                                                                     Performances are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range
                                                                                 from $65 to $127. The Warner Theatre is located at
                                                                                 513 13th St. NW. 202-397-7328;
                                                                                 ■ The second annual Capital Fringe Festival will
                                                                                 open tomorrow and continue through July 29, incorpo-
                                                                                 rating more than 200 companies in over 500 perform-
                                                                                 ances in an effort to “connect exploratory artists with
                                                                                 adventurous audiences,” according to its Web site.
                                                                                     Shows include “Hamlet? That is the Question,” in
                                                                                                                         which clowns
                                                                                                                         stuck in the
                                                                                                                         tragedy must       Actor Nakamura Kanzaburo XVIII portrays Lord
                                                                                                                         deconstruct        Ukyo, the two-timing husband in “Migawari Zazen,”
                                                                                                                         their way out;     one of two plays to be performed by the Heisei
                                                                                                                         “Too Much          Nakamura-za Kabuki troupe at the Warner Theatre.
                                                                                                                         Light Makes
                                                                                                                         the Baby Go           Ticket prices, times and locations vary. Visit
                                                                                                                         Blind,” an for all details.
                                                                                                                         ever-changing      ■ Theater J will host “Voices From a Changing
                                                                                 “Margherita,” about Benito              attempt to per-    Middle East: A Festival,” consisting of five bare-bones
                                                                                 Mussolin’s lover, is part of the        form 30 plays      productions and two readings, tomorrow through July
                                                                                 Capital Fringe Festival.                in 60 minutes;     29.
                                                                                                                         “A Swedish            The festival, presented in conjunction with the
                                                                                 Tiger,” which reconsiders Sweden’s neutrality during       Capital Fringe Festival, will include David Bryan
                                                                                 World War II; and “Margherita,” which centers on a         Jackson performing in a reprise of “Via Dolorosa,”
                                                                                 lover of Benito Mussolini.                                                                   See Theater/Page 40
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                                                            Events Entertainment     &
Museum brings Latin American art to D.C.
                                                                                    Located at 1726 Wisconsin Ave.

                andings 5,” the fifth in
                a series of exhibitions
                                                        On EXHIBIT                  NW, the gallery is open Tuesday
                organized in Belize to                                              through Saturday from 11 a.m. to
highlight the work of Central              202-797-0701.                            6:30 p.m. 202-328-9100.
American, Caribbean and southeast ■ “Summer Showcase,” featuring                    ■ “Renewal: Printmakers From the
Mexican artists, opened recently at        oils and acrylics by seven artists,      New Northern Ireland,” presenting
the Art Museum of the                      opened Monday at Foxhall Gallery         prints from the region’s two most
Americas, where it will continue           and will continue through Aug. 25.       active printmaking workshops, will
through Sept. 16.                              Featured artists are David           close Friday at Hillyer Art Space.
     It is the first in the series to      Bottini, Christopher Burch, Joan             Located at 9 Hillyer Court NW,
come to the United States; the four        Johnson, Janet Keena, Carol Sue          the gallery is open Monday through
earlier ones                                                     Lebbin, Victor     Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 202-
were only                                                        Nizovtsev and      338-0680.
shown in                                                         Mark Sprinkle.     ■ “Evidence of Things Not Seen,”
Central                                                              An opening     an exhibit of works on paper by
America and                                                      reception will     Eve Hennessa and sculpture by
Mexico.                                                          be held            Joan Belmar, will continue through
     Thirty artists                                              Saturday from      Saturday at the Watergate              “Life,” by Tequisha, is part of an exhibit at the Martin Luther King Jr.
are highlighted                                                  2:30 to 5 p.m.     Gallery. A closing party will take     Memorial Library and THE ARC featuring works by formerly homeless
in site-specific                                                 Located at 3301    place Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.        children and adults.
installations of                                                 New Mexico             Located at 2552 Virginia Ave.
photography,                                                     Ave. NW, the       NW, the gallery is open Monday         202-234-2711.                         emerging female artists from New
video, sculpture                                                 gallery is open    through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6       ■ “From the Ground Up: Renwick        York, will continue through July 28
and mixed-                                                       Monday             p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to      Craft Invitational 2007,” highlight-  at Addision/Ripley Fine Art.
media pieces.                                                    through            4 p.m. 202-338-4488.                   ing glass artists Paula Barton and        It features Elisabeth Bernstein,
     Located at                                                  Saturday from      ■ Gallery plan                                               Beth Lipman,    Abby Manock, Kristine Moran,
201 18th St.                                                     10 a.m. to 5       b will close                                                 paper artist    Emily Mae Smith, Mara Sprafkin
NW, the muse-                                                    p.m. 202-966-      Sunday an                                                    Jocelyn         and Ruby Stiler.
um is open                                                       7144.              exhibit of                                                   Chateauvert         Located at 1670 Wisconsin Ave.
Tuesday                                                          ■ “A Good          mixed-media                                                  and ceramicist  NW, the gallery is open Tuesday
through Sunday                                                   Time Is Now,”      pieces by Betsy                                              Beth Cavener    through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6
from 10 a.m. to                                                  a group show       Damos and                                                    Stichter, will  p.m. 202-338-5180.
5 p.m. 202-458- Victor Nizovtsev’s “Mermaid                      featuring 20-      J.M. Hengry.                                                 close Sunday at ■ American Painting will contin-
6016.                    With Lanterns” is part of Foxhall plus artists from            Henry com-                                               the Renwick     ue an exhibit of paintings by mem-
 ■ “Home Is              Gallery’s summer show.                  across the coun-   bines soot and                                               Gallery.        bers of the Washington Society of
...,” an exhibit                                                 try, will open     oil in work with Barbara Nuss’ “Rock Creek” is                  The gallery, Landscape Painters portraying
created by formerly homeless chil-         Thursday at Knew Gallery and             an organic feel,    part of American Painting’s             located at       District locales through July 28.
dren and adults now in affordable-         continue through Aug. 19.                while Damos         exhibit of paintings of D.C. sites. Pennsylvania         The show features scenes of monu-
housing programs administered by               Featured artists include Michael     addresses envi-                                             Avenue and       ments, parks, gardens, neighbor-
SOME (So Others Might Eat),                Ciervo, Paul Campbell, Cecilia           ronmental issues.                      17th Street NW, is open daily from hoods and interiors.
opened recently at two locations.          Biagini and Cibele Vieria.                   Located at 1530 14th St. NW,       10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 202-633-1000.        Located at 5118 MacArthur
     The show will continue through            An opening reception will be         the gallery is open Wednesday          ■ “Perfect Competition,” a group      Blvd. NW, the gallery is open
July 23 at Martin Luther King Jr.          held Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m.          through Saturday from noon to 7        show of paintings, photographs,       Wednesday through Saturday from
Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW,            Located at 1639 Wisconsin Ave.           p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.       prints and installations by six       11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 202-244-3244.
where it can be viewed Monday              NW, the gallery is open Tuesday
through Thursday from 9:30 a.m.            through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6
to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday          p.m. 202-338-4588.
from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                ■ “Counterculture,” an exhibit fea-
     It will also continue through         turing art created during the 1960s
Aug. 6 at THE ARC (The Town                and 1970s, will open Thursday at
Hall Education, Arts &                     District Fine Arts and continue
Recreation Campus), 1901                   through Sept. 8.
Mississippi Ave. SE, where it is on            The exhibit includes photo-
view daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.           graphs and paintings by Richard
     The works resulted from classes Friedman, Gene Markowski, Lida
in which participants explored the         Moser, Robert Otter and Karl
connection between telling person-         Umlaff.
al stories both visually and orally            An opening reception will be
and working for social change.             held Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m.

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                                     Theodor Herzl,” described as a         unite to reveal the racial and cultur-       In this commentary on modern
THEATER                              controversial look at 100 years of
                                     Zionist history.
                                                                            al complexities born out of gentrifi-
                                                                            cation. Through poetry, mono-
                                                                                                                     black life, a slave ship rises out of
                                                                                                                     the Hudson River in front of the
                                                                                                                                                             ■  Studio Theatre has extended
                                                                                                                                                             “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life
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                                        The shows will take place at        logues, dance and original music,        Statue of Liberty, sending New          of Florence Foster Jenkins”
about British playwright David       various times at the Washington        these two communities offer their        York City into a whirlwind of emo-      through July 29.
Hare’s journey to Israel and         DC Jewish Community Center,            visions of home, reasserting their       tion.                                       Before there was “American
Palestine, and a reading of Akbar    1529 16th St. NW, and at Busboys       presence in this ever-changing city.         Performances are at 7:30 p.m.       Idol,” there was Florence Foster
Ahmed’s “Noor,” a kidnapping         and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW.               Performances are at 8 p.m.           Wednesday and Sunday, 8 p.m.            Jenkins, a singer whose ear-split-
drama about the crisis of modern     Tickets cost $15. Details are avail-   Tickets are free, but a $10 donation     Thursday through Saturday and 2         ting voice made her a cult sensa-
Islam set in a modern capital.       able at           is suggested for ages 19 and older.      p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets       tion. Stephen Temperley’s musical
Rounding out the schedule are per-   ■ GALA Hispanic Theatre will           The theater is located at 3333 14th      cost $38 to $50, with discounts         “Souvenir” follows Jenkins from
formance pieces by Lebanese-         present “Shout Out! Black and          St. NW. 202-234-7174; galathe-           available for students and groups.      drawing-room performances to the
American author and actress Leila    Brown Voices of Home” July 27                                A number of half-price tickets are      sold-out house of Carnegie Hall.
Buck and two premieres from          and 28 at its 14th Street theater.     ■ Arena Stage will close Daniel          available 90 to 30 minutes before           Performances are at 7:30 p.m.
Jewish playwright David Zellnick        In this show co-directed by         Beaty’s one-man show                     curtain, and a limited number of        Wednesday through Sunday and
— “Ariel Sharon Hovers Between       Quique Aviles and Sage Morgan-         “Emergence-See!” as part of the          $10 tickets for 5- to 25-year-olds      2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Life and Death” and “Dreams of       Hubbard, black and Latino youth        “Arena Presents” series Sunday.          are available 30 minutes prior to       Tickets cost $39 to $55. The theater
                                                                                                                     curtain. Arena Stage is located at      is located at 1501 14th St. NW.
                                                                                                                     1101 6th St. SW. 202-488-3300;          202-332-3300;
                                                                                                                                    ■ Shakespeare Theatre
                                                                                                                     ■ Forum Theatre & Dance will            Company will stage Shakespeare’s
                                                                                                                     close “Valparaiso,” one of only         “Hamlet” through July 29 at the
                                                                                                                     three full-length plays by novelist     Lansburgh Theatre.
                                                                                                                     Don DeLillo, Sunday at the H                Michael Kahn directs the pro-
                                                                                                                     Street Playhouse.                       duction, which employs modern
                                                                                                                         Performances are at 8 p.m.          dress in part to emphasize the
                                                                                                                     Thursday through Saturday and 2         play’s universality.
                                                                                                                     p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets           Performances are generally at
                                                                                                                     cost $15 to $18; $12 to $15 for sen-    7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday;
                                                                                                                     iors and students. The H Street         8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and
                                                                                                                     Playhouse is located at 1365 H St.      Saturday; 7:30 p.m. Sunday; and 2
                                                                                                                     NE. 800-494-8497;          p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets
                                                                                                                     ■ Theater J will close Motti            cost $19 to $76.25, with discounts
                                                                                                                     Lerner’s “Pangs of the Messiah”         available for students and seniors.
                                                                                                                     Sunday at the Washington DC             The Lansburgh Theatre is located
                                                                                                                     Jewish Community Center.                at 450 7th St. NW. 202-547-1122;
                                                                                                                         Eight West Bank settlers resist
                                                                                                                     the dismantling of their settlement     ■ Studio Theatre 2ndstage will
                                                                                                                     and an impending peace accord           present “Reefer Madness: The
                                                                                                                     between the Israeli government and      Musical” through Aug. 5.
                                                                                                                     the Palestinian Authority.                  The play by Kevin Murphy and
                                                                                                                         Performances are at 7:30 p.m.       Dan Studney depicts a 1930s cam-
                                                                                                                     Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday;         paign against marijuana through
                                                                                                                     8 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m.             the story of Jim Harper, an
                                                                                                                     Sunday. Tickets cost $15 to $45.        upstanding youth turned murderous
                                                                                                                     The Jewish Community Center is          pot fiend.
                                                                                                                     located at 1529 16th St. NW. 800-           Performances are at 8:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                     494-8497;                 Wednesday through Saturday and
                                                                                                                     ■ Studio Theatre will close Tom         7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $35
                                                                                                                     Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and             to $39. Studio Theatre is located at
                                                                                                                     Guildenstern Are Dead” Sunday.          1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300;
                                                                                                                         Performances are at 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                     Wednesday through Saturday, 7           ■ Solas Nua will present “The
                                                                                                                     p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday         Drunkard” in Georgetown
                                                                                                                     and Sunday. Tickets cost $39 to         University’s Davis Performing Arts
                                                                                                                     $55. Studio Theatre is located at       Center through Aug. 5.
                                                                                                                     1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300;             An adaptation of the 19th-centu-
                                                                                                                                 ry American temperance play of
                                                                                                                     ■ The Foundry Players will pres-        the same name, Tom Murphy’s
                                                                                                                     ent “Assassins,” with music and         “The Drunkard” transfers the
                                                                                                                     lyrics by Stephen Sondheim,             action to rural Ireland in the 1800s.
                                                                                                                     through July 28.                            Performances of “The
                                                                                                                         Performances are at 8 p.m.          Drunkard” will be at 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                     Thursday, Friday and Saturday and       Thursday through Saturday and 3
                                                                                                                     2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $18;     p.m. Sunday, except during the
                                                                                                                     $15 for students and seniors. The       Fringe Festival from July 19
                                                                                                                     group performs at the Foundry           through 29, when shows will be
                                                                                                                     United Methodist Church, 1500           daily (at the same times). Tickets
                                                                                                                     16th St. NW. 202-332-3454;              cost $15 to $20. Georgetown
                                                                                                                                University is located at 37th and O
                                                                                                                     ■ Rorschach Theatre will present        streets NW. 800-494-8497; solas-
                                                                                                                     Jennifer Maisel’s “Birds” at the
                                                                                                                     Sanctuary Theatre in Casa Del           ■ Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The
                                                                                                                     Pueblo Methodist Church through         Phantom of the Opera” will return
                                                                                                                     July 29.                                to the Kennedy Center through
                                                                                                                         A wealthy woman with a past         Aug. 12.
                                                                                                                     falls into the city’s underbelly when       The longest-running production
                                                                                                                     she gives a homeless man her            in Broadway history, the musical
                                                                                                                     lover’s coat.                           tells the love story between a dis-
                                                                                                                         Performances are at 8 p.m.          figured composer and his muse, a
                                                                                                                     Thursday through Saturday, with 3       beautiful opera singer.
                                                                                                                     p.m. matinees on July 21, 28 and            Performances are generally at
                                                                                                                     29. Tickets cost $12 to $20. Casa       7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
                                                                                                                     Del Pueblo Methodist Church is          and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and
                                                                                                                     located at 1459 Columbia Road           Sunday. Tickets cost $36 to $94.
                                                                                                                     NW. 800-494-8497; rorschachthe-         202-467-4600;
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                                                                                         were to locate there.
                                                                                            “We would have to redo the 25-,
                                                                                         30-year-old garage to add parking
                                                                                         spaces, which is critical for
                                                                                                                                that would compete with Tysons
                                                                                                                                    But he also said: “The only
                                                                                                                                place in Washington that’s viable
          WINDOWS & DOORS                         A spokesperson for the deputy          Georgetown. There are a bunch of       for international fashion is
                                               mayor for planning and economic           public improvements that would         Georgetown. We’re envisioning a
                                               development declined to comment           benefit us and the rest of             Soho-style fashion center [at
 RENEW RESTORATION, INC.                       about any specific location. “We          Georgetown. ... Some might go          Georgetown Park], if we can land
✴ ✴ ✴ Historic Restoration Specialists ✴ ✴ ✴   would love to see Nordstrom come          into the hard costs of building out    an appropriate department store.”
Window & Door Restoration & Replication        to Washington,” he said. “We are          the shell for Nordstrom’s to make it       He noted that stores like
                                               not picking out a site.”                  ready for them to build out their      Nordstrom “want to be in a place
    Glass Replacement & Re-Glazing
                                                                                         store,” he said, adding that the       with the energy of Georgetown
            Weather-Stripping                  The Georgetown option                     area’s sewer system also needs         with tourists, students and restau-
301-855-1913 •            Brown said in an interview that       improvements.                          rants.”
                                               a Nordstrom store in Georgetown                                                      Brown agreed, saying
                                               would need to receive financial           Why city funds?                        Georgetown would be more likely
TREE SERVICES                WINDOWS           help from the city’s tax-increment            The city currently has $200 mil-   than downtown to draw desired
                                               financing or “TIF” program, possi-        lion available for tax-increment       customers into the city from the
                                               bly about $20 million. Through that       financing, according to Evans and      suburbs.
                                               program, the city would float bonds       Brown.                                     “Shoppers wouldn’t leave
                                               to be financed by the increase in             When asked why the city should     Pentagon City or Tysons Corner for
                                               sales taxes generated by the store.       use that money for an already pros-    the old convention center, but they
                                                   Western Development has been          perous area like Georgetown,           would for Georgetown,” he said.
                                               planning a major renovation of the        Miller answered, “It’s not about       “Nordstrom’s will be anchor to a
                                               indoor shopping mall, which has           Georgetown compared with               number of other retail shops. It will
                                               frontage on the south side of M           Georgia Avenue. It’s Georgetown        attract more people.”
                                               Street and then dips two stories          compared with Chevy Chase,                 Evans said Nordstrom manage-
                                               underground.                              [Md.,] and Tysons Corner.”             ment does not believe their store
                                                   In an interview, Western                  Georgetown Park itself, he         alone can attract a sufficient num-
                                               Development president Ben Miller          added, “could support more than a      ber of shoppers to make it prof-
                                               said his firm plans to establish a        $100 million TIF” because of the       itable. The company told city offi-
                                               task force with representatives from      amount of sales tax revenue it cre-    cials they are looking to locate in
                                               the advisory neighborhood com-            ates.                                  an area that is already a “destina-
                                               mission, Citizens Association of              Council member Brown sug-          tion — such as Georgetown.”
                                               Georgetown and Georgetown                 gested use of some of the tax-incre-       “They have no interest in being
                                               Business Association “to determine        ment financing funded by               out there by themselves,” Evans
                                               the highest and best use for              Georgetown Park to help under-         said.
                                               Georgetown Park.”                         served neighborhoods, where the
                                                   “We have been talking to differ-      taxes generated by new retail          Lawsuit
                                               ent retailers to see if they are inter-   would not be sufficient to pay off         A complicating factor in the
                                               ested in Georgetown Park,” Miller         the bonds.                             financing debate may be a lawsuit
                                               continued. “Nordstrom is interest-            “Kwame’s idea of letting a         Western Development has filed
                                               ed, but it’s a little early to say how    Georgetown Park TIF underwrite         against the city over a rejected pro-
                                               much of a TIF we would need.”             the needs of other areas is right      posal for a real estate development
                                                   He said the chain would likely        on,” said Miller.                      near the new baseball stadium.
                                               require financial assistance to open          Evans pointed out that Brown’s         In response to a question, Evans
                                               in Washington because of the way          approach would require legislative     said he doubts the Fenty adminis-
                                               the market for department stores          changes. Currently, each tax-incre-    tration would offer the company
                                               operates.                                 ment financing project must be         tax-increment financing while the
                                                   Major department stores usually       self-financing.                        suit is pending. “I would not think
                                               get their sites for practically noth-         “A $20 million TIF for             the city would entertain any kind of
            Advertising in                     ing when they build in suburban           Nordstrom’s in Georgetown Park         economic incentives for any com-
                                               shopping centers, Miller said. “And       could be supported by the center’s     pany that is currently suing the
                                               they are given tens of millions of        potential of $110 million,” Brown      city.”
                                               dollars [by the shopping center           said. “If you need, say, $20 million       He said Western Development
  THE CURRENT NEWSPAPERS                       developers] to build out their
                                                                                         for Nordstrom’s, you would still
                                                                                         have $90 million left over for other
                                                                                                                                should drop the lawsuit, but not as
                                                                                                                                a quid pro quo. Then, he added, he
                                                   The stores then draw customers        underserved areas where a TIF can-     would favor a serious consideration
                                               to the mall’s smaller stores, which       not be supported. ... To me that       of tax-increment financing for a
                                               pay rent. Part of the rent is used to     could be a win-win.”                   Nordstrom in Georgetown Park.
             gets results!                     cover the department store pay-               A study by Basile Baumann              Miller could not be reached for
                                               ments, he explained.                      Prost & Associates Inc., a             comment on Evans’ statement.
                                                   “Department stores are having         public/private development adviso-
                                               to adopt their model for urban            ry firm hired by Western               Opposition
                                               locations, but they are not used to       Development, estimates that by             Ed Lazere of the D.C. Fiscal
Call now to get your business promoted:        paying real rent,” Miller said. “ …       adding Nordstrom, Georgetown           Policy Institute, a budget-analysis
                                               There is no way we can bring              Park would see a yearly sales          group generally linked with liberal
                                               Nordstrom’s into an urban location        increase of over $159 million,         causes, has objected to city finan-
                                               like Georgetown without the city’s        yielding the District over $9.7 mil-   cial support for a Georgetown
                                               support. It is just impossible.”          lion in sales taxes.                   Nordstrom.
                                                   Miller said Western                       The report says additional shop-       Lazere said in an interview that
                                               Development has not calculated
        202-244-7223                           how much help it would need. “We
                                                                                         pers attracted by the department
                                                                                         store and more high-quality retail
                                                                                                                                if the project can generate enough
                                                                                                                                revenue to justify a $100 million-
                                               haven’t submitted for anything in         in Georgetown Park likely would        plus tax-increment financing bond
                                               the way of a TIF. ... I don’t know        make purchases of over $60 mil-        issue, Western Development
                                               where the $20 million number              lion in the Georgetown area outside    “should be able to finance the proj-
                                               came from.”                               of the center, yielding almost $3.5    ect on [its] own.”
                                                   Evans said the number was             million in additional sales taxes.         “You pay consultants to get
                                               mentioned during conversations he                                                what you want,” Lazere added,
                                               and Brown had with Nordstrom              Georgetown vs. downtown                referring to Basile Baumann Prost.
                                               officials but was not meant to be            Miller said Nordstorm is inter-     “You cannot put a single dime of
                                               precise.                                  ested in the city because of recent    trust into future projections [recom-
                                                   Miller said his company would         demographic changes. “The city         mended by] consultants who are
                                               make a number of improvements to          has gotten a lot younger. It could     paid for by the beneficiaries of the
                                               Georgetown Park if Nordstrom              now support a real fashion center      outcome.”
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                                                                                                    pick-up and delivery for off-site repair.                       CUSTOM CABINETRY                                          301-588-0630
                                                                                                          References are available.                                    Entertainment Centers,                                  Serving the Metro Area Since 1978
tan leather interior. $6,500. 107,000K                 WE ARE seeking to share your nanny                                                                           China Cabinets, Bookcases,
Excellent condition. 301-916-3524.                     for our 5 month old. I am a Janney                  Call (202) 412-7690 or                                    Hope Chests, Tables, Etc.
                                                       teacher and need childcare beginning                  Visit our website at                                  Martin Patterson 202-363-8488                     Spring Valley Craftsmen, LLC
           Autos Wanted                                August 27. Please contact Sarah at                                                                   • Fine trim carpentry
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Exterior rot repairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Kitchen, Bath, Basement remodel.
      $ FAST CASH $                                                                                                                                       DINING ROOM Table - solid cherry                
          Wanted Cars & Trucks                             Child Care Wanted                                                                              oval Queen Anne table, 60\"x44\", ex-                           Call Todd 202.270.2077
           Call Marty Salins @                                                                                                                            tends to 80\" with 2 leaves. Excellent                        Insured-Licensed-Bonded
            Auto Plaza                                 AU PARK stay-at-home mom needs                                                                     condition, $450. 202-686-1655.                                     Local References
                                                       help with 4.5 y.o. daughter and 16
           301-325-1973                                month old boy/girl twins, 5-7 p.m. four
                                                       or five evenings per week, plus one af-
                                                       ternoon 12-5 p.m. per week (afternoon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tom Wass Handyman Services
   Child Care Available                                must be Tues., Wed., or Thurs.). Must                                                                                                                                                     Drywall
ARE      YOU     interested  in   a
                                                       be legal, reliable, energetic, and lov-
                                                       ing. Driving a big plus; no car needed.
                                                                                                                                                                Can Do Services                                                                 Tile Work
nanny-share? Available ASAP. Please                                                                                                                               •Kitchen/ Bath Remodeling
                                                       Please     leave    a    message     at
call 202-722-7310.                                     202-362-0392.
                                                                                                                                                                  •Minor Electrical/ Plumbing
                                                                                                                                                                   •Drywall/ Plaster/ Painting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Call   301-412-0331
                                                       FT NANNY sought for Woodley Pk                                                                           •Demolition/ Removal of Debris
                                                                                                                                                                     ALL JOBS
                                                       (red line) home of 2 kids. Must be legal
able M-F in the afternoon. Excellent                   and experienced with excellent refer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hauling/Trash Removal
references. Please call (301)649-3839.                 ences. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.                                                                                 Big and Small
                                                       Can start now or as late as Oct. Lv                                                                                   Free Estimates
EXPERIENCED NANNY available be-                                                                                                                                           References Provided
                                                       msg 202.905.5159.
ginning mid August. Our loving nanny
of 4 yrs needs FT work with family in                                                                                                                                Call Fernando                                               TREES AND HEAVY TRASH
Cleveland Park/Chevy Chase. Call                       LOOKING FOR a loving part-time (3                                                                             301-806-3540
Kim     202-248-9064     or     email                  days/wk) nanny for two adorable pre-                                                                                                                                        BRUSH, APPLIANCES                         schoolers! Must speak English, drive,                                                                                                                                      CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS,
                                                       and have experience. We live in
                                                       Rockville.   Please call Julie at                                  Computer problems solved,             HANDYMAN                                                      ALL FURNITURE, ATTIC CLEANUP

avail. 9/1; M-F till 6. Loving, reliable,
                                                       571-217-5007.                                                      control pop-ups & spam,
                                                                                                                          upgrades, tune-up, DSL /
                                                                                                                                                            PROFESSIONAL GRADE
legal, drives. Call Pauline directly,                                                                                     Cable modem, network,             Everything from bathrooms & kitchens
240-353-8295; or Cheryl for reference,                      Cleaning Services                                             wireless, virus recovery etc.    to plumbing, drywall, furniture assembly,
202-422-3593.                                                                                                             Friendly service, home
                                                                                                                          or business. Best rates.          painting, electrical, general handyman                       703-863-1086 • 703-373-3297
LOVING CHEVY Chase Mom avail-                                                                        Call Michael for estimate:                                services, yards, decks, and patios.
able. Responsible, gentle and trust-                                                                      202-486-3145
worthy mom wanting to stay home one                                                                                            Call 202-369-1595                                                  Bulk Trash Low Very

more year with 2 year toddler; looking                                                                                                                        GREAT RATES / RELIABLE / GUARANTEED
to sit for newborn – 3yr old. Love go-
ing to zoo/park and reading stories.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pick Up Prices
References.      Available    in
August/September. Please call 202.
                                   late                                                                                                                    BUILD IT BETTER                                                    • Sofas as low as $15.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Appliances as low as $25.00
                                                       HOUSE CLEANING - wkly, Bi-wkly,                                                                        • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Carpentry                              • Yards, basement & attic clean-up
                                                       move in/ move out, over 20 yrs exp.                                                                     • Windows and Doors • Plumbing                                 • Monthly contracts available
                                                       Free estimates, Special Discounts.                                                                   • Electrical • Counter-Tops • Ceramic Tile
WONDERFUL NANNY available im-                          Currently   serving   your    area.                                                                     • General Repairs • Shower Doors
mediately. Our nanny, Clara, has over                  202-870-2313.
25 years of experience. She is kind,                                                                                                               
loving and actively engaged with our                   HOUSECLEANER AVAILABLE: 15                                                                                        301-779-8837
child. Clara has CPR, first aid and                    years exp. Apts. & Houses. Free esti-
childcare certifications. Clara can be                 mate. Call (202)345-2267.                                                                           MHIC: 41353    Licensed D.C. – M.D.   DCHIC: 3661
contacted at (202) 265-0914 and Jae,
her current employer, at jh9754@hot- or (202) 421-0409.
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        Help Wanted                                      Help Wanted                              Help Wanted                         Housing for Rent (Apts)                                Instruction
           Accountant                                   CAMPAIGN JOBS                                                                                                                      TUTOR TRAINING
Local commercial real estate devel-            To help elect Democrats
                                                                                                                                        AU / Cathedral Area
                                                                                                                                                                                   Tutor training at the Lab School of
opment company seeks bright indi-              $1,400-$2200/mo.                                  NON-MEDICAL                            Idaho Terrace Apts – 3040 Idaho Ave, NW
                                                                                                                                                                                   Washington runs through the
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                                                                                                                                                                                   2007-2008 school year. Applicants
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and MS Excel. Please fax or e-mail                                                         Fair at the Wheaton Montgomery Works                                                    program may become part of the
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                                                Front Desk Clerk/Receptionist                                                                                                      placed in paid positions. The time                                                                  When: July 20, 2007 (11a-3p)
                                               Senior Community in upper N.W                                                                                                       commitment is 8:00 am to 12:15 pm
                                                                                                  Where: Montgomery Works
                                               needs a part time Front Desk                               11002 Veirs Mills Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                   weekdays in the school and 12:30 to
                                               Clerk/Receptionist for on-call posi-                       Wheaton, MD 20902                     Housing for                        2 pm Mondays and Wednesdays
                                                                                                                                                                                   for a course on teaching strategies.
                                               tion. Work hours vary greatly and                                                                Rent(Hs/TH)                        Credit towards a master’s degree in
                                               may include holidays. HS diploma
                                               and at least three years previous                                                                                                   special education can be arranged
                                                                                                Junior Accountant                      American University Park Area               through American University.
                                               front desk experience required Ex-        Non-profit private school in north-          Near Fessenden St., NW
                                               perience working with seniors pre-                                                                                                         Call Sharon Ellison at:
                                                                                         west DC has immediate opening for            Cozy home for small family                                202-944-3086
                                               ferred. Fax resume to                     a part-time Accountant/Jr. Account-          $2,500 per month
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                                                                                         payroll and benefits by completing           202-232-4674
                                                                                         journal entries, variance analysis,
After Care Assistants                                                                    bank reconciliations, various finan-
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Beauvoir, the National Ca-                                                               tions and other duties consistent           ba. in Spring Valley; Library, deck, ga-
thedral Elementary School,                         in your business,                     with the position. Position will not        rage. $5,300/ mo. 202-237-2775.
                                                                                         exceed 24 hours/week.
seeks After Care Assistants                      and want to build it. . .                                                           SHORT- TERM sublet avail. Sept. 1. 3
for the 2007-2008 school                                                                 Proficiency in MS Excel and Word            3 BR furn home w/ fenced yard avail
                                                                                         required. Knowledge of Blackbaud            for 2 mo. $3150/ mo. walk to fr. hts
year to lead group activities
for children in grades Pre-                          ADVERTISE IN                        HIGHLY desirable.                           metro, pol. & prose & avalon. e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                          Interior Design
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school days. Experience and                         THE CURRENT                          sume and salary requirements to
                                                                                         C.R. Bush @ 202.965-5106.                         Housing For Sale                        DECORATING?
love of working with young
children a must. To apply
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          Conference Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
                                                                                              Prudential Carruthers Realty
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family is seeking a Conference Coor-
dinator/Admin Asst. to handle a variety of responsibilities at our educational                                                                                                             Lost & Found
non-profit Individual will be responsible for confer-                                                           Beautifully restored 1895
ence planning, database management, administration of the post-graduate                          Special Assistant:                                                               LOST BIRD 5/26: White/gold (Lutino)
training program, publication and AV orders, handling telephone and e-mail
                                                                                                                                       Victorian 5-bedroom home                   Cockatiel  (Small   bird). Reward
                                                                                         duties mostly administrative and
inquiries, and other administrative tasks. This person will also assist with the         computer research, minor driving re-                                                     202-244-0610.
annual fund campaign.                                                                    quirements. Multitasking, stressful,         Two blocks from Corsica River
                                                                                         rewarding, TV environment. Top               in the pastoral setting of Centre-                  Misc. For Sale
We require a BA/BS, excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience               dollar.               ville, Maryland. Double lot with
                                                                                                                                                                                  CALIFORNIA CLOSETS 60+ linear
in conference planning. Mac skills are useful as is a background in Filemaker                                                         carriage house and garage.                  feet closet shelving - incl. 22 sides (90
Pro. The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal and organizational                                                              $635,000.                                   inches tall) and 84 shelves (18 to 48
skills. This is a full-time job with health insurance and other benefits available
                                                                                                                                           Call Shirley Joyce at                  inches wide) from 7 closets w/ hard-
and a pleasant work environment.                                                                  Housesitting                                410-758-3000.                       ware for assembly. Free. You haul.
      Please send your resume to
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                                                                                                                                                                                  sham Gold, fruit pattern. 17 dinner, 12

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                                                                                                                                                                                  bread, 6 salad, 8 dessert, 6 cereal, 8
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  ADVERTISING SALES                                                                                  Call Simone 202.726.3392
                                                                                                                                     nished 4 story home in Palisades. Pri-
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  The Current Newspapers is interviewing for a sales position in its expanding          Housing for Rent (Apts)                      non-smoker. Call 244-2135.                          Moving/Hauling
  Display Advertising Sales Department. We are looking to add a well-                   1 BRS & Studios. Cityline condo ten-
  organized, polite salesperson who wishes to be part of a successful organization.     leytown. Avail. August 1. Please call
                                                                                                                                     SHARE GEORGETOWN TOWNHSE
                                                                                                                                     Professional or grad student for fur-          big green moving
                                                                                        (202)345-4856.                               nished BR in luxe TH heart of G’town.
                                                                                                                                     w/d, CAC, cable, internet; kitchen priv.,
                                                                                                                                                                                        calm is preserved
  Applicant will be responsible for sales and service of an existing customer base of   APARTMENT IN private home near
  retail businesses in Northwest Washington as well as soliciting and selling new       Wisc & Porter. LR, DR, Kitchen, BA,
                                                                                                                                     parking, garden. Great home in neigh-
                                                                                                                                     borhood for right person. Immediate @            202.363.0770
  prospects. Outside sales experience required and advertising experience preferred.    BR.     No pets.     No smoking.             $900. Phone Charles 202-244-1414.    
  Salary and bonus. Medical.                                                            AU PARK bsmt apt. Furn, dedicated                        Instruction
                                                                                        computer    line. $945/mo.   Call                                                             CONTINENTAL MOVERS
                                                                                        202-966-4480                                            Tennis Lessons                               Free 10 boxes
                                                                                                                                         Experienced teacher will help you          Local-Long Distance • Great Ref’s
   Mail or fax resume to: Gary Socha, The Current Newspapers                            BASEMENT APARTMENT for rent on                                                              301-984-5908 • 202 438-1489
                                                                                                                                       learn/ improve. I am one block from
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                        Washington, D.C.                                                patio. Call for info. 202-396-2282              hour or I will meet you at your near-
           mailto:                                                                                     est Metro. Call Mark: 202-333-3484
                                                                                        ENG BASEMENT for rent in Cleve-
                        Fax 202-363-9850
                                                                                        land Park N. Sep. entr., full kit. & bath.
                                                                                        $750/ mo., utils. included. Avail Aug
                                                                                        Please    call    860-434-1366
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Public Notice
        Moving/Hauling                                                                       Pets
                                                                                                                                                                                        PUBLIC NOTICE
 Ellen’s Movers "Let a Lady Do It!"
 Woman owned & operated for over                                                                                                                            U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), REGION III
 30 yrs! We do local and long dis-                                                                                                                                       NPDES BRANCH, MAIL CODE 3WP42
 tance moves! Reasonable rates!
 Packing services available! We also                                                                                                                               OFFICE OF WATER PERMITS AND ENFORCEMENT
 do evictions! We specialize in Pi-                                                                                                                                 1650 ARCH STREET • PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107
 ano Moving. Call (301) 386-3000 or
 Email us:                                                                                                                                             PUBLIC NOTICE NUMBER: PN-0701-GC
 Contact us for a free estimate                                                                                                                                            PUBLIC NOTICE ISSUE DATE: July 18, 2007

                                                                                                                                                               The United Stated Environmental Protection Agency Region III (EPA) proposes
                                                                                                                       Pets                                 to grant a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to modify a
                                                                                                                                                            Federal Facilities Compliance Agreement (FFCA) establishing a schedule for com-
                                                                  Pets                                                                                      pliance with numeric discharge limitations provided in a National Pollutant Elimi-
                                                                                                                                                            nation Discharge (NPDES) permit for the Washington Aqueduct Drinking Water
                                                                                                                                                            Treatment Plant issued by EPA March 14, 2003 (NPDES Permit No.DC0000019)
                                                                                                                                                            and addressing conditions for interim discharges.
                                                                                                                                                               The Washington Aqueduct is located at 5900 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Wash-
                                                                                                     (zoe ahl’ uh tree) n. 1) the worship of animals.       ington, DC 20016-2514. The Washington Aqueduct provides drinking water for
                                                                                                  2) excessive devotion to animals, especially to a pet.    the residents of the District of Columbia, Arlington County, Virginia, and the City
                                                                                                  Dog Walking Service • Crate Training                      of Falls Church, Virginia through water sales agreements between the Corp and the
                                                                                                                                                            District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, Arlington County Government and
                                                                                                           202 • 547 • WALK                      Insured    the Falls Church City Government.
                                                                                                                                                                NPDES Permit No. DC0000019 (NPDES permit), issued by the U.S. Environ-
                                                                                                    Professional Services                                   mental Protection Agency Region III (EPA) to the Washington Aqueduct on March
                                                                                                                                                            14th, 2003, among other things, imposes numeric technology-based discharge
                                                                                                    Personal/ Professional Assistant                        limitations on the concentration and quantity of total suspended solids (TSS) and
              Painting                                                                            Can help with organizing, financial, le-                  aluminum in on the discharges from the Washington Aqueduct. When the NPDES
                                                                                                  gal, business, real estate & other pa-                    permit was issued, EPA and the Corps entered into the FFCA. The FFCA is an
                                                                                                  perwork, bookkeeping, (QB, Quicken).                      expression of EPA’s enforcement discretion, and it establishes a schedule to allow
                                                                                                  Energetic, smart, & hardworking.                          the Washington Aqueduct a reasonable time period to select and install treatment
                                                                                                  Chevy Chase native. Catholic U grad.                      to comply with its NPDES Permit. Although not required to do so, EPA solicited
                                                                                                  Excellent references. Reliable & confi-                   public comment on the draft FFCA due to significant public interest. Pursuant to
                                                                                                  dential. Call Julie Furth: 202 557-0529                   the FFCA, the Washington Aqueduct must achieve compliance with the numeric
                                                                                         •                         discharge limitations set forth in the NPDES Permit at one or more of the sedimen-
                                                                                                                                                            tation basins no later than March 1, 2008, and full compliance with the numeric is
                                                                                                    PERSONAL ASSISTANT                                      charge limitations at all basins no later than December 30, 2009.
                                                                                                   Experienced organizer & facilities manager has
                                                                                                     opening for 1 – 2 additional weekly clients.             On May 3, 2007, the Washington Aqueduct requested two modifications to the
                                                                                                  I do everything to help you have the quality of life      FFCA: (1) an extension of the final December 30, 2009 deadline to November 30,
                                                                                                               you seek. is includes:
                                                                                                  •Home & office organization •Automate finances &
                                                                                                                                                            2010; and (2) elimination of the March 1, 2008 interim deadline for compliance at
                                                                                                           tax prep •Managing paper flow                     one or more sedimentation basins.
                                                                                                                •Home Maintenance
                                                      PALISADES/ KENT
                                                     VACATION SERVICE                                     Paul Orsinger, LLC                                   Although not required to do so, EPA is soliciting public comment on draft modi-
                                                                                                     •Personal Assistance & Home Management                 fications to paragraph 22 of the FFCA granting the Corps’ request for modifications
                                               • Pets, Plants, Mail, Lights                       •Skilled, Caring & Confidential • Local References         to the FFCA.
                                               • Responsible and Experienced
                                               • Jack and Jenny Casasco                                        202-365-1932
                                                                                                                                                               The FCCA, the Washington Aqueduct’s request for modification, and a draft
                                               202-248-2059 or 301-529-5728                                                                                 proposed modification to paragraph 22 of the FFCA extensions can be found at the
                                                                                                               Senior Care
                                                                                                                                                            following web sites:
                                                                                                 CNA HAS 10 yrs experience. Looking                         Federal Facility Compliance Agreement (FFCA)
                                                                                                 for private duty, elderly care. Refer-                          (http:://
                                                                                                 ences available. 240-997-5386.                             Army Corps of Engineers Request for Modification
                                                                                                 CNA SEEKS live-in job. 20 yrs experi-
                                                                                                 ence, good references. Willing to
     Personal Services                                                                           travel.Please call 407-973-8954.
                                                                                                                                                            PUBLIC COMMENT
                                                                                                                                                               Persons wishing to comment on the Request for Extension contained in this
NURSE ASSISTANT, certified/male,                                                                                                                            notice are invited to do so in writing until August 17, 2007. Comments must be
assist with activities of daily living, prvt                                                                                                                received within this public comment period to be considered in the formulation of
duty skills, food prep. DC License,                                                                                                                         this FFCA modification. All comments should be written and include the name,
202-234-5848.                                                                                                                                               address, e-mail address and telephone number of the commenter and a concise
                                                                                                                                                            statement of the exact basis of any comment and the relevant facts upon which such
                  Pets                                                                                                                                      comments are bases. All written comments should be submitted to:
                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Andrew F. Seligman, Environmental Scientist/Enforcement Officer
ADOPT “JENNA,” lovely 1 year old               Our business is going                                                                                             Office of Permits and Enforcement • Water Protection Division
brown tabby w/ huge green eyes. Real                to the dogs!                                                                                                 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III
sweetie 202-244-0556                                                                             WOULD YOU like to make a little extra                           1650 Arch Street • Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029
                                                                                                 money? A senior citizen needs some-
                                                N Midday dog walks N In-home pet care
ADOPT “RUDY” 9 week, white with                                                                  body to drive her. Must have car.                             Copies of all documents described herein are on file and may be inspected and
grey. Super fuzzy, dreamboat KITTEN.            N Overnight visits N Pet food delivery           202-364-0605.
                                                            N Cat care too!                                                                                 arrangements made for copying at the Region III Office at anytime between 9:00
202-244-0556                                                                                                                                                a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except during Federal Holidays. They
                                                 202/337-8456                                                   Upholstery                                  may also be obtained by writing to EPA Region III at the above address or by call-
      Dogsitter/ Dog Daycare                                                                                                                                ing Mr. Seligman at 215-814-2097.
 Personalized daycare and overnight
 petsitting in my home. Lots of care,                        Insured & Bonded.
          walks and park time.
                                                                                                         Custom workroom for
           Good references.
                                                  LAB        Steve’s               REASO                  • Window Treatments
             202-328-8244                        SCHOOLTE
                                                GRADUA      Pet Care                    NA
                                                                                     RATES BLE         • Bed Treatments • Pillows                                                   Yard/Moving/Bazaar
                                                        Chevy Chase/NW DC                               and other custom items.
                                                         Friendship Heights                           We will work with your fabric
                                                                                                                                                            THE STUDIO THEATRE ANNUAL                            NW HALF-PRICE SALE
FABULOUS FELINES for adoption in-                                                                           or provide fabric.
cluding many kittens-a rainbow of col-             202-320-2559                                                 Call Mary
                                                                                                                                                                     GARAGE SALE                                    Sat Jul 21 10-2
ors, purr-sonalities and ages; See pho-                                                                                          Saturday 7/21, 10-4 pm                         All Men's, Women's Clothing! Ex-
tos at;                                                                          202-966-1196                                  Furniture, costumes, unique items              cluding Boutique! Large Inventory
703-671-5504.                                                                                                                                              from 06-07 Season.                             Furniture Priced for Quick Sale! Col-
                                                    Susan McConnell’s                                  Yard/Moving/Bazaar                                  14th & P Street, NW. Info:                     lectibles, Glassware. Treasures,
                                                     Loving Pet Care.                                                                                                 202-232-7267                        Clothing, Furniture Shops
                                                                                                 FIRST APARTMENT? Come get eve-                                             Ingleside Retirement Community
                                                   Boarding • Mid-day Walks
   Call to place your ad in                                    • Home visits
                                                                                                 rything you need! Moving sale with
                                                                                                 couches (2), twin bed sets (3), desks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3050 Military RD NW

  THE CURRENT                                               • Personal Attention
                                                                                                 (3), end tables, foos ball table, chaise,
                                                                                                 chairs, even a piano keyboard. Sun-
                                                                                                 day July 22, 10 am-4 pm, 3740 Mili-
    202-244-7223                                                                                 tary Road NW. No clothes; no jew-
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