Issue #11: How D.C.'s arts culture differs from New York 🎨

Yes, it's that time again—time to start the week off right by checking out a new issue of Capital Women, this time with an interview by the founder of the multi-cultural art platform The Agora Culture. In the new Capital Women podcast, Jessica Stafford Davis will be offering her insight into what she wish she knew when she started collecting art, what local artists are worth keeping an eye on, and how D.C’s art scene may grow and change over the next few years. Also, in the newsletter, expect news on Arlington County Board's first female millennial and a new political artwork projected on the Trump International Hotel.

  • A new D.C. law will allow women to get birth control without a doctor's visit. [NBC4]

  • A D.C. restaurant association will host its first-ever sexual harassment training. [Washington Business Journal]

  • Robin Bell strikes again! See how an artist projected Trump’s sexual misconduct claims on his D.C. hotel. [Newsweek]

  • For the first time, the Arlington County Board is being led by a female millennial. [FOX 5]

  • See why D.C. might as well stand for "Dating Capital." [WTOP]

  • February 8: Ben’s Next Door is hosting a happy hour promoting pleasure, prevention, and sex positivity with vendors that will offer lube samples and steam room consultations.
  • February 8: In this two-hour, introductory class, learn how to defend yourself with basic techniques.
  • February 10: Calling all aspiring or emerging women entrepreneurs! This free virtual event hopes to get your business in front of others in the entrepreneur space just like you.
  • February 10: In Fairfax, Virginia, reaffirm your strengths and rediscover your creativity with this brunch for women.

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.