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Quick hits on the meatless beat.
Still Confused? Chipotle sponsors a free screening of “American Meat,” a documentary unveiling the history of the current CAFOs system and the pioneering antics of Omnivore Dilemma’s superstar farmer Joel Salatin. Feel free to scoop up a free ticket (or protest) today at 7 p.m. at E Street Cinema. Tickets first come, first served; panel discussion to follow film.
No More Jackin’ Around: Now clean and vegan, MTV’s Steve-O, of Jackass fame, travels to D.C. for a fundraiser benefiting The Kindness Collective on Saturday, Dec. 3. from 1 p.m. to 2pm at Busboys and Poets (1025 5th St. NW). Founded by D.C. lawyer Amber McDonald, the new organization “works at the intersection of human and animal welfare, seeking to improve the lives of all beings through programs encouraging plant-based diets and other acts of compassion,” according to a press release. Register: Free; requested donation $8; donation and Steve-O book $25.
If You Took a Holiday: Join in the merriment of veganism at Compassion Over Killing‘s holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 10, starting at 7 p.m. Enjoy all-you-can eat vegan fare while betting on silent auction goodies. Register: $75 suggested donation. Silver Spring Regional Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD.
Photo by Stefanie Gans