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Georgetown BID Call to Artists: Public Art Mural Project (Deadline Extended)

June 26, 2014

The Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) invites professional street and mural artists to submit proposals for public art panels to be installed on the construction site of the former Latham Hotel at 3000 M Street NW in Washington DC.

The panels will be installed on a temporary basis, for a period not to exceed two months.  To read the full details including proposal guidelines, timeline and application, please click on the  Call to Artists document here.

All proposals must be emailed to with the subject "3000 M Street Public Art Proposal" by 11:59 p.m. EST on June 29, 2014. Proposals are to be attached as a single-combined PDF. 

For more information, please visit the BID's website at

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Beasley RE Ranks High in DC Area

June 11, 2014

The Washington Business Journal has released its Book of Lists for Residental Real Estate Companies and has ranked Beasley Real Estate #16 in the Washington region.

The rankings were based on 2013 metro-area sales.  Beasley Real Estate’s 14 agents sold $247.72MM last year.  Beasley is ranked #6 among independent brokerages in the region.

Beasley Real Estate posted an enormous sales growth increase from the previous year.  In 2013, Beasley agents sold a quarter of a billion dollars ($250MM) in real estate transactions.  The company’s growth in sales volume escalated by 150% from sales in 2012.  The average growth was 42% among Beasley agents. This boutique brokerage firm is among the top-producing real estate companies in the nation.

With offices in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, MD., the firm serves the entire Washington Metropolitan Region, including Northern Virginia.

“We are extremely excited to provide the Washington real estate market with a clear choice. Our success is a testament to Beasley’s business model and the hard work, knowledge, and experience of our agents,”said Jim Bell, founder and managing partner of Beasley Real Estate.


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'Shark Girl' World Premiere June 8th

May 28, 2014

Event: World Premiere of Shark Girl (USA, 2014, 46 min.) followed by Q & A with the film's subject, shark conservationist Madison Stewart, and director Gisela Kaufmann

Who:Presented by the Smithsonian Channel, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital and National Museum of Natural History  

When: World Ocean Day, Sunday, June 8, 4 p.m.

Where: National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium, 10th St. & Constitution Ave., NW

FREE.  No reservations required.  Suggested ages: 12 and up.  

Sneak Peek:

Further information:

SHARK GIRL (USA, 2014, 46 min) World Premiere of Smithsonian Channel documentary. Madison Stewart is an inspiring young woman with a passion to protect the creatures most people fear: sharks. Known to many simply as "shark girl," she's been diving with sharks since the age of 12.  Now 20, Madison has made it her life's mission to safeguard the creatures and the reefs she loves. Shark Girl dives into Madison's underwater world, following her journey from Australia to Mexico, Palau and the Bahamas, where Madison's extraordinary relationship with these endangered wild animals unfolds. Her journey is a powerful wake-up call about the vital role of sharks in the health of our oceans and a moving recordof one determined young woman's devotion to protecting the sharks and underwater ecosystem of our world. Directed by Gisela Kaufmann. Produced by Kaufmann Productions in association with Smithsonian Channel.


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