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Some events don’t fit in a other tumble humanities categories. Here are a few to note. If no URL is given, hunt for a eventuality on Facebook for details.

Washington Improv Theater’s “Rise Up!” eventuality non-stop this week and continues through Sunday, Oct. 1 at a D.C. Arts Center (2438 18th St., N.W.) in Adams Morgan. Several LGBT performers are involved. Details at

The sixth annual Chefs for Equality event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 19 during 5:30 p.m. at Dock5 during Union Market. Tickets are $200. Details at

The Latino GLBT History Project has a 12th annual Hispanic LGBT Heritage Awards on Friday, Sept. 22 during 6 p.m. at HRC Headquarters (1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.). Admission is giveaway though donations will be accepted. Details on Facebook or at

The 10th annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival returns to a common three-block site in Hyattsville, Md., on Saturday, Sept. 23 from noon-6 p.m. Details at

Story District is celebrating a 20th anniversary deteriorate with several events including “I Did It For a Story: a Tribute to 20 Years of Storytelling” (Sept. 23) during Lincoln Theatre; “Best of Real to Reel” (Oct. 4) during Arlington Cinema Drafthouse; a monthly storytelling eventuality reason a second Tuesday of any month during Town and more. Story District skeleton a bilingual, LGBT eventuality on National Coming Out Day on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Full sum at

Comedian and author Jen Kirkman plays a Howard Theatre (620 T St., N.W.) on Sunday, Sept. 24 during 8 p.m. Tickets are $22.50-40. Details at

The Ask Rayceen Show” has a common tumble events. Rayceen’s Reading Room will be during a Shaw Neighborhood Library (1630 7th St., N.W.) on Monday, Sept. 25 to flog off D.C. Public Library’s Banned Books Week. Admission is free. Upcoming shows are Wednesday, Oct. 8 (talent competition) and Wednesday, Nov. 8 (season finale). The uncover is reason during a Human Rights Campaign Equality Center (1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.). Doors open at 6 p.m. It’s free. Details at

Pride Outside offers “The LGBT Community and a Outdoors” eventuality on Wednesday, Sept. 27 during 7 p.m. at Patagonia Store (1048 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.) to “shine a light on a LGBT village and a outdoors.”

The Northern Virginia Pride Festival 2017 is dubbed “Declare Yourself” and is Sunday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Va. Details at

Baltimore Black Pride week is Oct. 2-9 but events are designed all month.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) has several events for tumble including Capitol Jazz Foundation Conference (Oct. 5), “She Rode Horses Like a Stock Exchange” (Oct. 5-14), We Happy Few Presents “Dracula” (Oct. 30) and more. Full sum at

Youth Pride Day was bumped this year from a common May date. It will be reason on Saturday, Oct. 7 from noon-5 p.m. in Dupont Circle.

A contention about LGBT self-murder prevention is partial of a “One Love for a City” eventuality during Hillcrest Children and Family Center that runs Oct. 8-15. Details at

Real-life lesbian married couple Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher bring their “Back to Back” stand-up uncover to the 9:30 Club on Saturday, Oct. 7 during 8 p.m. They’re famous as a initial happy married integrate to co-create and star in their possess TV uncover (“Take My Wife”). Look for a eventuality on ticketfly or at for details.

The 50th annual Dupont Circle House Tour is Sunday, Oct. 15 during noon.

No information yet, though the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club will expected reason a 41st annual Leadership Awards in mid-to-late October.

The OutServe-SLDN sixth annual LGBT Military Community Conference is Oct. 19-21 at Dupont Circle Hotel.

The Blade will reason its 16th annual Best of Gay D.C. Awards on Thursday, Oct. 19. Details pending.

The Maryland Renaissance Festival continues through Oct. 22 in Annapolis. Details at

The 31st annual High Heel Race will be Tuesday, Oct. 24 on 17th Street.

The National LGBTQ Task Force has a Oct formulation assembly for a Creating Change discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 25 during 6 p.m. at National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, N.W.).

The 21st annual HRC National Dinner is Saturday, Oct. 28 at a Washington Convention Center (801 Mt. Vernon Pl., N.W.). Tickets are $400. Details at

The Walk 5k to End HIV, a 31st anniversary of AIDS Walk Washington, will be reason progressing this year on Oct. 28-29. The walk/run is on Saturday in Freedom Plaza; a brunch will be held on Sunday. Details at

The 20th annual SMYAL Fall Brunch is Sunday, Nov. 5 at a Marriott Marquis (901 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.) at 10:30 a.m. Details at

The annual spray laying for LGBT veterans is Saturday, Nov. 11 during noon at Congressional Cemetary.

Local drag legend Shi-Queeta-Lee celebrates her 53rd birthday with “Decades of a Queen” during Town on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 6-10 p.m.

Trans Breast Cancer Awareness is Saturday, Nov. 18 at a D.C. Center.

Trans Day of Remembrance is Monday, Nov. 20 at Metropolitan Community Church of Washington at 5:30 p.m. (474 Ridge St., N.W.). Details at or on Facebook.

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