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Center Arts is the home for our arts and cultural programs. This includes the Reel Affirmations Film Festival (, the OutWrite LGBT Book Festival (, the Capturing Fire Poetry Slam (, and the DC Queer Theatre Festival ( The DC Center has displayed the work of visual artists including: Scott Brooks, Jeff Morin, Tim Tate, Michael Torra, John Borstel and Jorge Neyra.

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Reel Affirmations Presents: Lazy Eye & Jason and Shirley

Reel Affirmations is proud to present Lazy Eye and Jason and Shirley this Friday, September 30th! Lazy Eye synopsis: When Dean (Lucas Near-Verbrugghe), a graphic.....
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Reel Affirmations Film Festival, October 2016

The DC Center is anxiously counting down the days to the opening screening at the Reel Affirmations LGBTQ Film Festival! Running Thursday, October 13th.....
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DC Chinese Film Festival

The 3rd annual DC Chinese Film Festival begins today, Monday, September 19th and runs through Sunday, September 25th. This year the festival will feature two.....
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Meet Our New Center Arts Intern!

Hello! My name is Cierra Buckner (pronouns: she, her, and hers) and I am a junior studying social work at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.....
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The GenOUT Chorus First Rehearsal

The GenOUT Chorus for LGBTQ students and their allies ages 13-18, will begin its 3rd season on Sunday, September 11. Just last year the GenOUT.....
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Pulse Zumbathon at College Park

On Friday, August 26th, 2016 from 7-9pm at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Upsilon Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. will.....
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Billy Gilman Exclusive Performance for DC-OUT

DC-OUT, an LGBTQ dance event, is pleased to welcome double platinum country music performer Billy Gilman! Billy, who has been out since 2014, has.....
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Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ Voices Against Violence

The DC Anti-Violence Project seeks to use spoken word, dance, poetry, visual art, and other forms of artistic expression to bring DC LGBT communities together.....
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Update: More Volunteer Slots for OutWrite!

The OutWrite LGBT Book Festival is a three day long event filled to the brim with talented LGBT authors, speakers, entertainers, journalists, and organizations!.....
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