On World AIDS Day, Thursday, Dec. 1, the DC Center HIV Working Group and Us Helping Us will present a reading of The Infection Monologues, an original comedy about the personal stories of five HIV-positive men and written by Eric Rofes and Alex Garner. The play features a cast including Justin B. Terry-Smith, Patrick Zornow, Michael Sainte-Andress, Henry Maticorena and Juan Carlos Loubriel. Brant Miller directs. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. The Thurgod Marshall Center Gymnasium, 1816 12th St. NW Suggested donation of $5. Visit thedccenter.org.