It feels like a most autumn autumn in Washington. May we nourish ourselves with nature and warming things.
I hope to see you at some of the events below. Please email with any questions or feedback.
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FABUM documentary screening: "Magic Pills"
I am thrilled that filmmaker and homeopath Ananda More has authorized me to host a screening of her documentary "Magic Pills" on Monday, November 26th at 7 PM at the Arts Club of Washington. The film explores multiple media campaigns against homeopathy, which propelled More to travel the world and uncover whether homeopathy is truly science-based and effective or a mere placebo that endangers lives.
Conversation will be welcomed and encouraged afterwards and refreshments will be served. More information and RSVP at http://magicpillsdc.eventbrite.com.
FABUM Bossa Nova Party December 2nd!
On Sunday, December 2nd at 4:30 PM, FABUM will be hosting a cultural event In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Bossa Nova music. Join us for an evening of Brazilian food, music and more, featuring the JGB Brazilian Jazz Collective.
The JGB Brazilian Jazz Collective—spearheaded by drummer Julian Berkowitz— is a new project paying tribute to Brazil’s unique contributions to jazz music. The JGB Brazilian Jazz Collective is comprised of DC’s top Brazilian jazz artists, including bassist Leonardo Lucini, guitarist Dani Cortoza, saxophonist Michel Nirenberg, and vocalist Elin Kathleen Melgarejo.
From the music of Tom Jobim to Vinicius de Moraes, this program will stimulate the senses and highlight the golden age of the Brazilian songbook. Tickets and more information at http://bossanovaparty.eventbrite.com.
Restorative Yoga Thursdays and Saturdays in DC:
Thursday evenings at the Palisades Recreation Center (5200 Sherier Place NW) from 6:30-7:30 PM, free admission. Please RSVP to . Saturday mornings at the Arts Club of Washington (2017 I (Eye) Street NW) from 10:00-11:00 AM, $10 donation to the Arts Club. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-331-7282
I keep an online calendar at http://www.jameson.live/calendar/
DTSBDC Brought Silhouettes to Life at NPG...
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company premiered "Silhouettes" at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery October 27th and 30th, a dance inspired by the "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now" exhibition by Asma Naeem, currently on display through March 2019. The performances and imagery were thrilling, and it is a unique and beautiful dance. Read Arielle Ostry's review in Dance View Times: https://www.danceviewtimes.com/2018/11/a-peek-into-the-dark.html; and see Jeff Malet's beautiful photos in The Georgetowner: https://georgetowner.com/articles/2018/11/04/dana-tai-soon-burgess-brings-silhouettes-life-portrait-gallery-photos/
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