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Humanitini: Statehood & New Columbia

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This Month: Statehood & New Columbia What does the 115th Congress have in store for the District of Columbia? On 03 January 2017, the first session of that legislative body meets. Up until recently, Congress has used the District as a laboratory of democracy, conducting social experiments. Will the District accept these changes, or revive its historic effort to achieve the status of a sovereign state? Join the conversation 6:30-8:30pm on April 6th at the Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good

Join us March 2nd for our next Humanitini at Busboys & Poets!

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This Month: The Creative Economy & the DC Cultural Plan John Howkins coined the term “creative economy” to identify the intersection of arts and humanities entrepreneurship, government policy, and private foundation support. The creative economy defines how a community sees itself. The DC Council’s recent foray into shaping the local creative economy – the DC Cultural Plan – may shape the District’s identity for years to come. (See: Panelists   Uwe S. Brandes Brandes has over 20 years of

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