DCentric Picks: Faces and Stories of D.C. Youth

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Courtesy of Critical Exposure

This exhibit runs until the end of June.

What: Critical Exposure presents “Both Sides of the Lens: The Faces and Stories of D.C. Youth.”

Where: 702 8th St., NW.

When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Cost: By donation.

Why you should go: This is the nonprofit group’s sixth annual exhibit of student works. More than 80 works from 50 D.C. youth will be on display, providing a unique perspective into life in the District. Check out DCist’s profile of the group and the students’ fight to improve their school libraries.

Other picks this week: Consider attending the Mount Pleasant Music Festival on Saturday or “Crossing the Color Line: The Night Malcolm X Spoke at the Oxford Union” on Friday.