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7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

March 2019

In the Executioner’s Shadow Documentary Screening

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Free

"In the Executioner's Shadow" casts a penetrating look at the consequences of the death penalty through three powerful stories – the rare perspective of a former state executioner who comes within days of executing an innocent person; a Boston Marathon bombing victim who struggles to decide what justice really means; and the parents of a murder victim who choose to fight for the life of their daughter's killer. As the battle to overturn capital punishment continues in the United States,…

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Third Thursday Poetry Reading

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Free

Local poets Zelda Dilworth, Donald Illich, David Martin (aka Quasar), and Pamela Murray Winters will read their original work with introductions by Takoma Park Poet Laureate Kathleen O’Toole. A reception will follow the reading.

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May 2019

Throw Like a Girl Rough-Cut Documentary Screening

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Free

"Throw Like A Girl" is a quest to understand why American women are often shut out of our national pastime. Filmed over a decade, this new documentary follows the Dream Team, a group of trailblazing 12-year old girls, who later encounter difficulty continuing with the sport in high school and college. The film uses baseball as a microcosm to examine gender roles and sexism in our society. Director Cami J. Kidder is a filmmaker, photographer, and editor in Los Angeles…

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