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In this week’s City Paper, you’ll find:
- Our exhaustive guide to Silverdocs 2007, the ever-more-prominent Silver Spring-based festival of documentary films. Find out what Louis Bayard, Matthew Borlik, Jule Gardner, Aaron Leitko, Mark Jenkins, Justin Moyer, and Tricia Olszewski have to say about this year’s showings.
- Jonathan York and Arthur Delaney on the amazing things to be found in Georgetown University dumpsters around graduation time—-and the people who take advantage of it.
- In Loose Lips: James Jones on Adrian Fenty‘s low-number license plate assignments. Guess which bow-tied former Wilson Building occupant was never asked if he wanted one.
- In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna on the recent triumph of the D.C. Divas women’s-football team over their archrivals, the Detroit Demolition.
- In Show & Tell: Jessica Gould on how a tiff between a clubowner and an alcohol investigator was as much sartorial as procedural. Plus: an obituary of Bird Noises guitarist Joseph Amoury.
- A couple of film features: Justin Moyer on Las Historias Mas Sexy Del Mundo!, a combination of D.C. punk and vintage porn aesthetics, and Matt Borlik on
Alex Pacheco‘s debut feature
- In Young & Hungry: Tim Carman tries to recreate Michel Richard‘s legendary lobster burger.
- Plus Ask Bob, Suit Yourself, film, music, theater, and more