Sept. 19: Used and Discarded: The Story of a Trafficked Survivor
On Thursday night, performance artist Christine Walters will live out the true story of a sexually abused child who ran away from home, only to be sold at the age of 13 to a New York City pimp. A live DJ will spin the music, while Walters uses costumes and paint to share the story of abuse, addiction, innocence lost and realized freedom. Used and Discarded: The Story of a Trafficked Survivor will be held at JinDC in Northwest at 6 p.m.
Sept. 17: Doing it for Me
Tonight is the premiere of Doing it for Me, a documentary created by teenagers about teenagers, specifically those who struggle to stay in school. The film explores the city’s dropout rate from a young person’s point-of-view, and was directed and produced by students from Sitar Arts Center in Adams Morgan. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the school’s de Laski Theater.
Music: “Pashtu” by Aziz Herawi