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'Selma' Free to D.C. Students

January 18, 2015

The March on Washington Film Festival has joined the #SelmaForStudents project to send public school students in Washington, D.C. to see Ava Duvernay’s Selma, the historical drama based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.

This unprecedented effort has brought together D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) and business and non-profit leaders to ensure students have the chance to see this important film.

D.C. students in 8th through 12th grade can bring their student ID to the following theaters and receive a free ticket to the film:

  • AMC Loews Georgetown 14
  • AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center
  • Regal Bowie Stadium 14
  • Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14
  • AMC Mazza Gallerie

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Docents Wanted at Dumbarton House

December 30, 2014

Do you have a passion for early American history, the decorative arts, architecture, or museums in general? 

Dumbarton House is currently recruiting docents to volunteer in the visitor center and house museum. Lead tours, greet and assist visitors, collect admission fees and record gift shop sales. As a trained docent you will share Dumbarton House's Federal period history, enhance visitor's appreciation of early American history and inform and educate the public.

To learn more, click here.

Dumbarton House is located at 2715 Q Street in Georgetown.

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The Foundry Gets a New Owner

December 17, 2014

Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investment Partners, and The JBG Companies of Chevy Chase, have formed a joint venture to invest about $250 million in equity to acquire $500 million in office, retail and multifamily properties.

The Washington Business Journal reports that through this partnership, they have acquired The Foundry at 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street in Georgetown.

Read more here.

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