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Evening Noise
February 17, 2017 / Music / By Beau Finley

DC might as well stand for drone city when it comes to experimental music: it’s a hub for the mostly underground genre. On Friday, January 13th, local experimentalist Tristan Welch hosted an evening of noise at Bossa, in Adams Morgan, bringing together local drone...

DC Bids Bye Bye to Bao Bao
February 14, 2017 / Events / By angela n.

Washingtonians have loved watching Bao Bao grow up. She was just six weeks old when the 2013 government shutdown darkened the National Zoo panda cam. Some federal workers suddenly had lots of free time, but sadly no panda cub video stream to fill those hours....

DC Takes Its Pants Off For Charity
February 13, 2017 / Events / By Miki Jourdan

At DC Focused we've spent much of our time in recent weeks documenting emotionally-charged political protests. However last Saturday, Cupid's Undie Run was a reminder that life goes on, even in the Nation's Capital....

The light against the darkness #NoBanNoWall
February 7, 2017 / Protests / By Editor

The protests against President Trump's travel ban on visitors from seven predominately Muslim countries continue. These images are from two candlelight vigils held over the weekend. One was in front of the Lincoln Memorial and other was one that started at the Islamic Center of...

Protest at the Supreme Court
January 31, 2017 / Protests / By Victoria Pickering

Last night at the Supreme Court, Democrats from both the House and Senate sponsored a protest of the new immigration order. Despite the cold and dark and difficulty hearing the speakers, there was a large and passionate crowd. Here is some of what...

Documenting #TheResistance
January 30, 2017 / Portraits / By Editor

DC Focused has always covered protests but never to the extent that we have in the past two weeks. And there doesn't seem to be any end in sight to the protests against the new administration and its policies. Saturday's outpouring of protest against the...