AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together

Events Around Town

AIDS 2012 Reunion Launch Dance Party
Keep the Promise March and Rally
YouthForce Reception
Film Screening: How to Survive a Plague
Film Screening: deepsouth
2012 AIDS Film Festival
Lifebeat Concert: The Beat Goes On IV
 

AIDS 2012 Reunion Launch Dance Party


Saturday, July 21, 11pm to 3am
Town Danceboutique, 2009 8th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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Keep the Promise March and Rally

Sunday, July 22 at the Washington Monument - 15th St NW and Constitution Ave, NW
Rally begins at 8 a.m. with featured guests scheduled to take the stage at 2 p.m.

Speakers and guest performers include:

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Laureate
  • Wyclef Jean, Grammy award winning musician, songwriter and producer
  • Blair Underwood, acclaimed actor and social activist
  • Reverend Al Sharpton, civil rights leader
  • Andrew Young, civil rights leader and former United Nations Ambassador

Hours before the opening of the 2012 International AIDS Conference, thousands of AIDS advocates will rally with the aim of reminding world leaders and policy makers that the AIDS epidemic remains a global threat to public health.

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YouthForce Reception

Monday, July 23, 7:30 pm
Black Cat Club, 1811 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

The Red Hot Party is the official event welcoming young people to the conference, hosted by Red Hot and Advocates for Youth.

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Film Screening: How to Survive a Plague

Monday, July 23, 8:00 pm
Barbara Jordan Conference Center, 1330 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions—ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group)—whose activism and innovation helped turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

Learn more here.


Film Screening: deepsouth

Tuesday, July 24, 7 to 9 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 3 to 5 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 7 to 9 pm
Landmark E Street Cinemas, 555 11th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

The film shines a light on the lives of those affected by HIV in the American South and explores broader social and political themes across the rural South.

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2012 AIDS Film Festival

July 24, 25, 28
Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square
Smithsonian Museum of American History – 1400 Constitution Ave. NW

Learn more here.


Lifebeat Concert: The Beat Goes On IV

Thursday, July 26, 8:00 pm
Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Latin Music superstar Juanes will headline the Beat Goes On lV, a concert to benefit Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS.

Learn more here.