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Feb
28
Fri
Three Centuries of LGBTQ+ History in the Mid-Atlantic @ Sandy Spring Museum
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Three Centuries of LGBTQ+ History in the Mid-Atlantic @ Sandy Spring Museum |  |  |

Long before Pride parades and Supreme Court arguments over Marriage Equality, LGBTQ+ people have been part of the fabric of American life. In this program by Dr. Christopher Mielke and local historian Ron Padrón, we will look at the hidden queer history of colonial America and the young Republic. Through documented histories of queer and gender non-conforming individuals, our speakers will cover the evolution of gender and sexuality in the mid-Atlantic over three centuries, and challenges face by Revolutionary War generals, African American schoolteachers and female husbands, among others.

Mar
6
Fri
Words out Loud @ Glen Echo Park
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Words out Loud @ Glen Echo Park

Bonnie Naradzay (poetry) and Arthur Harrison (theramin, electronic musical instrument). Plus open mic and literary trivia quiz.
Bonnie Naradzay’s poetry has appeared in New Letters (Pushcart nomination), RHINO, Tar River Poetry, EPOCH, Tampa Review, JAMA, Poet Lore, Anglican Theological Review, Pinch (Pushcart nomination), The Ekphrastic Review, Split This Rock, and elsewhere. She earned an MA in English literature from Harvard University. In 2010 she won the University of New Orleans MFA Program’s Poetry Prize. More recently, in 2017 she earned a master’s degree in liberal arts at St. John’s College in Annapolis. She leads poetry workshops in a homeless day shelter and a retirement center, both in Washington DC.
Arthur Harrison is the president of Harrison Instruments, a Maryland-based corporation that designs and manufactures electronic systems for a wide range of applications, including consumer articles for electronic music. Mr. Harrison has over 40 years of experience with electronic music, and has performed on the theremin for two decades. His work appears on numerous audio recordings and sound tracks, and he is considered a technical authority on the theremin, with his circuit designs implemented by electronic music enthusiasts the world-over.

Mar
7
Sat
B-CC Used Book Sale @ B-CC High School
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm

B-CC Used Book Sale
Over 50,000 quality used books, most priced between $1 and $3
Hardcover, paperback and audiobooks, carefully sorted into over 60 different categories, including a huge children’s section
Saturday, March 7, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, March 8, 10 am – 3 pm. Sunday Special: Fill one of our bags for $10
Cash, checks or credit cards accepted ($20 min.)
Cafe and musical entertainment both days
Something for everyone at this well-organized sale! All funds raised support programs and clubs at B-CC High School.

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