Friday, August 10, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung's Salon: Essence Pierce, whose work with Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma based in Baltimore was featured in the February issue of O: The Oprah Magazine. www.astt.org
August 14 through September 1
Paintings by Matewos Legesse
All events at Space 7:10 at Kefa Cafe, 963 Bonifant St. in downtown Silver Spring
Friday, August 17, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Reception for Matewos Legesse
Friday, August 24, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung's Salon: Meena A. Nayak to read from her new novel, Endless Rain (Penguin), which is set in Kashmir. Meena teaches Creative Writing and Mythology at Northern Virginia Community College.
Friday, August 31, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung's Salon: Kyi May Kaung reads from her new dramatic monologue, "With or Without Womb," based on an interview of a Burmese woman.