WISH Newsletter: Things to Do

February 12, 2014

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Things to do


Cupid Undie Run   Sunday, February 16th
This Valentine’s Day weekend, come put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of half-naked runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Be a part of something great. Last year Cupid’s raised over $1.3 Million to end NF and we’re relying on YOU to join and make this year’s fundraising (and party) the biggest and best yet.
Start a team, join a team, or just run solo and make some new friends!
*Registration Required

DC Fashion Week February 17-23
this is a weeklong event that highlights fashion design, clothing merchandising and modeling as well as enhances the visibility of the nation’s capital as a center of international fashion.

The D.C. Independent Film Festival February 19-23 

WISH SEMINAR February 19, 6:30p.m.
Topic: Why are you here? In the end – why the system actually works
Speaker: Ryan Shucard
Location: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill 

Mathew Brady: Photography, Celebrity, and War in 19th-Century America  February 22@ 2p.m.
Location: American Art Museum (Metro: Gallery Place)
Biographer Robert Wilson brings the pioneering photojournalist out from behind the camera to present a portrait of a complex man whose iconic images defined a changing America. A visit to view Brady’s works in two Smithsonian museums rounds out the afternoon.
* Ticket $25

Ann Hornaday presents“Preview of the 86th Annual Academy Awards”  February 25 @ 11:30a.m.
Location: Woman’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
(Metro: Dupont Circle)
Hollywood comes to the WNDC when The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 86thannual  Academy Awards, just five days before Oscar night. She will discuss some of the best – and some of the worst —  films of 2013. She will also talk about the art of film criticism and other issues related to the motion picture industry. Ms. Hornaday has been a Post film critic since 2002. Previously, she was a film critic for The Baltimore Sun and the Austin American-Statesman. She also worked for The New York Times. She started her career at Ms. magazine where she was an assistant to Gloria Steinem.
* Ticket $30 (Includes Lunch)

WISH Social/Game Night February 27, 6-8p.m.
Come mix and mingle with WISH!
Pizza & refreshments provided


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