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January 2013

Icarus Session

January 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
PunchRock United States + Google Map

Joey speaking at Seth Godin's Icarus Session.

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Ripple Effect Exhibit and Postcard Workshop

January 12, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Museum of the Americas, 201 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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$10

We'll be taking in the Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas, part of the Organization of American States. We'll be joined by artist and filmmaker Mark Strandquist, who is one of the featured artists in this exhibit that showcases and models using art for social change. Strandquist's particular project, Write Home Soon, engages people to consider spaces, real or metaphorical, that they have lost. Poignant and powerful, it will affect you…

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February 2013

Shattering Social Silos: Taking Relationships from Sectored to Spacious: SPACIOUS/UnSectored Conversation

February 11, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Punchrock, 1800 Wyoming Ave, NW
Washington , DC United States
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Free

We love our partner, UnSectored, and their good work around breaking down barriers between sectors in the city. We aim to do on a personal level what they do on a structural or institutional level. We're leading a talk on the interpersonal, relational side of connecting with others who are different than we are. This'll be an interactive conversation, lots of fun. Part of an ongoing series, this is our turn to lead. The event will be at Punchrock, a…

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March 2013

HEARTBEAT Meet-up

March 5, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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On Tuesday night, March 5th, SPACIOUS joins Busboys & Poets in welcoming HEARTBEAT (http://www.heartbeat.fm/), the Israeli-Palestinian youth music community, for their debut visit to Washington, DC!  Their dynamic concert begins at 9 pm at Busboys' 2021 14th St NW location.  HEARTBEAT's founder and director is a long-time Seeds of Peace friend of Joey's -- and they're both thrilled to turn their inaugural DC show into a spacious.orget-up! Info and sign-up here: http://www.facebook.com/events/422866017796213/?fref=ts.  Please email joey@spacious.org to let us know you'll be joining.  See you…

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Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

March 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dukem Restaurant, 1114-1118 U Street
Washington, DC United States
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Did you know that Amharic is the third most spoken language in DC? We have a huge Ethiopian community here. We'll gather from 2 to 4 for an authentic Ethiopian coffee ceremony at Dukem Restaurant at 1114-1118 U Street in D.C.  The coffee ceremony is free, and you can purchase food too if you like. Come learn about this fascinating culture and meet cool people. Sign up via this link, and we'll communicate more details a few days ahead of…

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Meet-up for Empathy in Business Panel Discussion

March 14, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Artisphere Arlington, VA United States + Google Map

Meet-up with Joey in Arlington, Virginia, at an Empathy in Business panel discussion  with Bill Drayton of Ashoka, Dr. Angel Cabrera, President of George Mason University, and others. Learn more and register here. And please also email Joey at joey@spacious.org if you're going, and he'll look for you.

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April 2013

Searching for Sugarman Documentary and Discussion

April 1, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
private home DC United States + Google Map
$6

Searching for Sugarman, an Oscar-winnning documentary, is the story of a man who had no idea he was famous. Sound impossible? Come watch this with us, and let's discuss it afterwards. We'll think about the themes of identity, how we see ourselves, how we react to how others see us (or our perceptions and misperceptions about that), and how we might change that to be more open to one another (and to our own gloriousness). We'll have movie theater snacks…

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May 2013

National Park Seminary Forest Glen Private Walking Tour

May 11, 2013 @ 1:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Glen Seminary, 2755 Cassedy Street
Silver Spring, MD United States
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$8

We're going on a walking tour of THE COOLEST PLACE ever. A hidden gem inside the Washington Beltway, it was built as a resort hotel in 1887 and then became National Park Seminary, a boarding school for the nation's wealthiest girls. With sorority houses modeled on buildings found in the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago, the campus is an amalgam of international architectural styles -- a pagoda, a chalet, a Dutch windmill building and much more. It became a rehab…

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So U Think U Can Spell!? 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee in Conjunction with Politics & Prose Bookstore

May 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC United States
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Free

Our first event was such a success that we're doing it again -- six months later. Join Merriam-Webster lexicographer Peter Sokolowski (in town for the Scripps Spelling Bee) author and emcee Stefan Fatsis, and Cary Umhau and Joey Katona of SPACIOUS as we mix it up at Politics & Prose, one of the preeminent independent bookstores in the world. We'll spell, laugh and find out the wisdom of not relying on spell-check. We'll see who can top the great finishes…

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July 2013

Blank Canvas Night with Offender Aid & Restoration

July 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Arlington, VA United States + Google Map
$25

SPACIOUS and Offender Aid & Restoration are joining forces to face our artistic challenges and create some beautiful magic. This is our third Blank Canvas event, by popular demand. We'll explore blocks to creativity, engage our inner artists and tackle blank canvases. Come prepared to find out that YOU ARE IN FACT CREATIVE! To sign up, contact cary@spacious.org to check availability (spaces limited to insure that we have an intimate, closer atmosphere) and reserve your spot. She'll send you a…

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