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4 community and culture events to look forward to in Washington this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on April 25, 2019.

Looking to get out into the community this weekend?

From an annual bike ride to film screenings, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural meetups coming up in Washington. Read on for a rundown.

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Symposium

From the event description:

The Georgetown University Persian Language and Culture Program and the Jalinous Endowed Fund for Persian Culture and Language Studies invite you to an exclusive screening of the documentary film, "Sardari’s Enigma," about Abolhosssein Sardari, the Iranian diplomat who saved hundreds of Iranian Jews in Paris in 1942. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion on Sardari and on Christian and Jewish Polish refugees in Iran during World War II.

When: Friday, April 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Georgetown University, 3700 O St. NW., Intercultural Center (ICC Auditorium, Floor 2).
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

10th Annual D.C. Seersucker Social Bike Ride

From the event description:

Join us for our annual stylish and leisurely 10-mile spring bike ride through the streets of Washington, D.C. We will have a few fun stopping points along the way and are working on some fun surprises as well.   

When: Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Dupont Circle
Admission: Free
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Sneak Preview Fundraiser

From the event description:

Mu Films, Me & Korea, and Adoption Links DC cordially invite you to a special fundraising event in Washington, DC featuring a sneak preview of the soon-to-be released documentary, "Geographies of Kinship," by Emmy Award-winning director Deann Borshay Liem and an advance peek at the work-in-progress film, "Relative Strangers." Festivities include a live cultural performance and a catered reception. 

When: Saturday, April 27, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Howard University Hospital, Towers Auditorium, 2041 Georgia Ave. NW.
Admission: Free; donations are encouraged
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

The Muslim Women of Spoken Word

From the event description:

Crescent Moon Nights and My Voice Speaks LLC present "The Muslim Women of Spoken Word." Seven Women of the Mic will converge on the stage to captivate and poetically enthrall you with the truths that they know as life. 

When: Sunday, April 28, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St. NW.
Admission: $20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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