#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Give the gift of life at GW Nursing’s blood drive. Plus a screwball comedy about race in Hollywood, GW historians discuss a year of war in Ukraine and more.

Blood Drive


March 2 at 9:30 a.m. GW Nursing Blood Drive

Innovation Hall, Room 305
45085 University Dr.
Ashburn, Va.
Registration required

Share one of humanity’s most valuable resources at this community drive. Photo ID and face masks required. Allow one hour for donation.

Coming Up:






March 1 to 10 at 6 p.m. REGRESSION: A Collection of Solo MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Smith Hall of Art, Gallery 102
801 22nd St., NW
Registration requested

Students will exhibit their MFA thesis shows all spring, beginning with Dajana Peric’s “Nine Stitches.” Born in Serbia and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Peric’s artistic practice embodies deeply personal experiences and interpersonal relationships in the context of her native land. Through performance, she synchronizes the process of internal changes with art.


March 1 to 5 D.C. Independent Film Forum

Various locations
$13 and up

Since 1999, DCIFF has kept the spirit of independent film alive in the nation’s capital. This year they’ll screen more than 70 films across every genre and budget, as well as hosting seminars for aspiring filmmakers.





March 2 to 5 By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Building XX Black Box
814 20th St., NW
$10 to $20

In this screwball comedy it’s the Golden Age of Hollywood, and aspiring actress Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Then Vera learns about a film set in the antebellum South—one where the slaves have lines.

Save the Date:







March 8 at 2 p.m. Paws 'n' Relax

University Student Center, 3rd floor terrace
800 21st St., NW
Registration required

Having a ruff semester? Need some paws-itivity? Get rejuvenated at this tail-wagging interlude with People Animals Love (PAL) and their professional therapy pups. Registration is required and the dogs one will be popular, so prepare for a short wait.