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Academy of Washington

Downtown
1315 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
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Special event dates only. Organization dedicated to drag and illusionist events since the 1960s. Often located at the Almas Temple location.

Favorite for: Drag

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The Academy of Washington
Saturday, May 7, 2011
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The Academy of Washington
April 28, 2011
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Ziegfeld's / Secrets
Sunday, March 20, 2011
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Almas Temple
Saturday, April 19, 2008
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Almas Temple
Saturday, April 21, 2007
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Almas Temple
Sunday, February 24, 2007

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