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The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington celebrates uniqueness and equality Saturday night.
The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington celebrates uniqueness and equality Saturday night.

(Feb. 18) The Kids Are All Right
There’s a lot to celebrate this weekend, including uniqueness. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington champions equality for LGBT youth and adults with song and performance Saturday night at the Lisner Auditorium in Northwest.

(Feb. 18) Happy Birthday, George!
If you want to celebrate George Washington’s birthday in style you can do so with the man himself at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum in Alexandria Saturday night. George Washington’s Birthnight Banquet and Ball includes English country dancing, character reenactments and a toast or two. For some presidential fun for the whole family you can head to the American Art Museum Saturday for crafts, songs, stories and - of course - special guests.

(Feb. 18-19) Happy Birthday, Greenbelt!
Greenbelt celebrates its 75th this weekend and it gets some help Saturday from the Reverie Jazz trio. Early jazz and blues standards from around the time Greenbelt was founded are performed at The New Deal Cafe.

Music: “Attaboy” by The Goat Rodeo Sessions

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