Sunday Night Music: The Open Irish Session at the Petworth Citizen
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Sunday Night Music: The Open Irish Session at the Petworth Citizen

S E S S I O N R U L E S

The Petworth Citizen Open Session happens every third Sunday of the month from 7:00-10:00pm at the Petworth Citizen and Reading Room, which is by the intersection of Georgia ave. and Upshur st. in Petworth NW DC. The following primer outlines the conduct and comportment recommended for all participants:

1. Show respect by performing to your highest standard.

2. Do not play out of tune, speed up or slow down.

3. Do not interrupt a good tune with a conversation, and do not interrupt a good conversation with a tune.

4. No more than one harmony instrument (guitar/bouzouki/piano) and one bodhrán may be present at any time. Multiples of either should be prepared to take turns.

5. All songs and singers must be cleared by the session leader.

6. Be prepared to relinquish your seat to special guests, and if there are other musicians waiting to play you must take turns.

7. If the session leader raises an eyebrow in your direction, you are in violation of one of these rules.

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Sherry and Christie Book Club Discusses Poirot Investigates
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Sherry and Christie Book Club Discusses Poirot Investigates


The Reading Room's resident Sherry Expert Chantal Tseng joins Loyalty Bookstore owner Hannah Oliver Depp in a monthly book club that will read through Agatha Christie's works in order of publication within each of her detectives and celebrate them in style with a tea service and some sherry to boot. Come enjoy the book, delightful company, and delicious treats with us! Each ticket includes admission, a glass of sherry, all the tea and snacks you can hold, and 20% off the book in the store. There is also a ticket option that includes advance purchase of the book.

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Literary Cocktails : "White Elephant" by Julia Langsdorf (author visit)
Aug
9
to Aug 10

Literary Cocktails : "White Elephant" by Julia Langsdorf (author visit)

Literary Cocktails gets inspired by local DC author Julie Langsdorf's new book "White Elephant." It's described as a suburban drama in which the American Dream collides & combusts amidst gossip, drama & dark humor.

Bonus! She will be there on Friday!
Doors open ay 7pm both nights.

#LiteraryCocktails in the Reading Room behind Petworth Citizen & Loyalty Books
#GetLit #GetLitDC #📚🍸🍹🍷🍵

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Copy of lowercase ft.:  Naomi Thiers
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Copy of lowercase ft.: Naomi Thiers


It's the August edition of the lowercase! Join us at our monthly reading series for the DC writing scene, 826DC friends and volunteers, and members of the community!

Jacquelyn Bengfort was born in North Dakota and educated at the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Oxford. She has received fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and is the author of the chapbooks Navy News Service (Ghost City Press, 2018) and Suitable for All Methods of Communication (Ghost City Press, 2019). Find her on the web at JaciB.com.

Want to share your work? Email us at lowercase@826dc.org to reserve your spot in the open mic lineup, and bring your friends! It's sure to be a great time.

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Literary Cocktails: Jaws
Aug
2
to Aug 3

Literary Cocktails: Jaws

Literary Cocktails gets inspired by Shark Week with this week's classic, "Jaws," by Peter Benchley. The book was inspired by real life incidents and a fascination for shark attacks, but Benchley went on to become an ocean conservationist as well as a pro-shark advocate after the negativity his novel fostered against sharks.

Doors open ay 7pm both nights.

#LiteraryCocktails in the Reading Room behind Petworth Citizen & Loyalty Books
#GetLit #GetLitDC #📚🍸🍹🍷🍵

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Sunday Night Music: The Open Irish Session at the Petworth Citizen
Jul
21
7:00 PM19:00

Sunday Night Music: The Open Irish Session at the Petworth Citizen

S E S S I O N R U L E S

The Petworth Citizen Open Session happens every third Sunday of the month from 7:00-10:00pm at the Petworth Citizen and Reading Room, which is by the intersection of Georgia ave. and Upshur st. in Petworth NW DC. The following primer outlines the conduct and comportment recommended for all participants:

1. Show respect by performing to your highest standard.

2. Do not play out of tune, speed up or slow down.

3. Do not interrupt a good tune with a conversation, and do not interrupt a good conversation with a tune.

4. No more than one harmony instrument (guitar/bouzouki/piano) and one bodhrán may be present at any time. Multiples of either should be prepared to take turns.

5. All songs and singers must be cleared by the session leader.

6. Be prepared to relinquish your seat to special guests, and if there are other musicians waiting to play you must take turns.

7. If the session leader raises an eyebrow in your direction, you are in violation of one of these rules.

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