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2009_Can_BLine67Canada -- Ontario -- Queen Victoria Park -- Legendary Borderline Band performance
2009_Can_NiagaraFW12Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara Falls -- Fireworks
2009_Can_Niagara_CityON37Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara Falls -- The city itself
2009_Can_Niagara_FallsON156Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara Falls (from Canadian side)
2009_Can_Queen_Vic_Pk34Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara Falls -- Queen Victoria Park
2009_CA_Balboa184CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Miscellaneous Sites
2009_CA_Balboa_SculptureCt15CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Panama-California Sculpture Court
2009_CA_Balloon14CA -- San Diego -- Balloon launch for 70th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz
May 10, 2009: Warner Home Video is celebrating the 70th anniversary of The Wizard of OZ by launching a grand Wizard of Oz Hot Air Balloon Tour that will travel across the United States from Los Angeles to New York visiting cities and hot air balloon festivals all across the United States to celebrate...
2009_CA_CapistranoB48CA -- San Juan Capistrano -- Mission Basilica
2009_CA_CapistranoI106CA -- San Juan Capistrano -- Mission (ruins) -- Interiors
2009_CA_CapistranoM184CA -- San Juan Capistrano -- Mission (ruins)
After an evening visit to the outside of the destroyed mission, I decided to come back a few days later for a typical Guthrie-scale visit. You'll see that later.
2009_CA_Capistrano7CA -- San Juan Capistrano (city)
2009_CA_CrittersCA7CA -- Critters -- Mom and kid seagull at the San Diego Convention center
2009_CA_Death_Valley53CA -- Death Valley Natl Park
It was 111 degrees the day I was there.
2009_CA_El_Capitan5CA -- Hollywood -- El Capitan Theatre
2009_CA_Forever111CA -- Hollywood -- Hollywood Forever Cemetery
2009_CA_GlendaleC53CA -- Glendale -- Forest Lawn Memorial Park
While he wasn't here yet, this is the cemetery where Michael Jackson was buried in September.

From http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/03/AR2009090303411_pf.html

Michael Jackson's Resting Place Among Greats
Forest Lawn Guards Singer's Privacy in Death
By Sue...
2009_CA_Graumans20CA -- Hollywood -- TCL Chinese Theatre (Grauman's)
2009_CA_GriffithO147CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Observatory
The little string and ball were illustrating the progress of Apollo 11 which had happened 40 years ago.
The interview was done by local channel 35 with the director (?) of the observatory. I was also interviewed for the piece.
2009_CA_GriffithV18CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Park -- Views from...
2009_CA_Griffith9CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Park
2009_CA_Hollywood51CA -- Hollywood
2009_CA_Hollywood_Highland1CA -- Hollywood -- Hollywood and Highland Center
2009_CA_Inyo30CA -- Inyo National Forest
2009_CA_Joshua_Tree120CA -- Joshua Tree Natl Park
It reached 109 degrees this day.
2009_CA_Kings_Canyon27CA -- Kings Canyon Natl Park
2009_CA_LAC_ArboretumA22CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden -- Animals
Mostly peacocks and waterfowl.
2009_CA_LAC_ArboretumS52CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden -- Historic Structures
2009_CA_LAC_Arboretum165CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
2009_CA_LA_Art18CA -- Los Angeles -- Public Art
2009_CA_LA_Bradbury8CA -- Los Angeles -- Bradbury Building
I got there too late to actually go into this building but, having just watched "Blade Runner" again, I definitely need to go in the building next time!
2009_CA_La_Brea117CA -- Los Angeles -- Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
2009_CA_LA_Chinatown4CA -- Los Angeles -- Chinatown
The Chinatown arch.
2009_CA_LA_City_Hall20CA -- Los Angeles -- City Hall
The AAA write-up mentioned you could go into the city hall and see a view from the rooftop. Next trip!
While I was there, there was an American Cancer Society rally "Relay For Life".
2009_CA_LA_El_Pueblo96CA -- Los Angeles -- El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
2009_CA_LA_Library26CA -- Los Angeles -- Richard Riordan Central Library
2009_CA_LA_LTokyo46CA -- Los Angeles -- Little Tokyo
2009_CA_LA_Music_Center29CA -- Los Angeles -- Music Center (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Walt Disney Concert Hall, etc)
2009_CA_LA_Our_Lady1CA -- Los Angeles -- Our Lady Queen of Angels - La Placita
2009_CA_LA_UStation22CA -- Los Angeles -- Union Station
2009_CA_LA_Walking84CA -- Los Angeles -- AAA downtown walking tour
2009_CA_Leatherneck88CA -- San Diego -- Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
2009_CA_Mammoth5CA -- Mammoth Lakes
2009_CA_Manzanar76CA -- Independence -- Manzanar NHS
2009_CA_Manzanar_VC107CA -- Independence -- Manzanar NHS -- Visitor Center
2009_CA_Mariposa34CA -- Yosemite Natl Park -- Mariposa Grove
2009_CA_Million$8CA -- Los Angeles -- Million Dollar Theater
2009_CA_Mono_Lake117CA -- Mono Lake
2009_CA_Mulholland36CA -- Los Angeles -- Mulholland Drive
2009_CA_Postpile35CA -- Devils Postpile National Monument
2009_CA_PPP13CA -- Los Angeles -- Pan Pacific Park
I visited this park because there was a Holocaust memorial here. Unfortunately, it was being totally redone and there was a large construction zone around it. But that will make this cooler when I come back to see it later.
2009_CA_Rogers_SHP22CA -- Pacific Palisades -- Will Rogers State Historical Park
They no longer allowed photography inside the house -- the guide said this was because of worries about the Internet (which I never understood) -- so all the shots are through windows.
2009_CA_San_Diego10CA -- San Diego -- Miscellaneous downtown sites
2009_CA_Scotty210CA -- Death Valley Natl Park -- Scotty's Castle
2009_CA_SDBotanical43CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2009_CA_SDCCA105San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Artists
Artists shown here:

Preview Night:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges, Mark Buckingham, Kevin Eastman, Keith Knight, Scott Shaw!, Sergio Aragones, Tiffany Taylor, Laurie B, Batton Lash, Mike Carlin, Paul Levitz, Andy Runton, Matt Fraction, CB Cebulski, Mike Choi, Mark Brooks, Bill Morrison, RIchard...
2009_CA_SDCCP01_09072336San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Astro Boy
Summit Entertainment: Astro Boy -- A superhero origin story set in a futuristic world, Astro Boy is an all-new CG-animated feature film based on the classic manga about a young robot with incredible powers and his adventure-filled journey in search of his identity and destiny. Director David Bowers,...
2009_CA_SDCCP01_0907241San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Mattel and DC Comics: A Heroic Partnership
Mattel and DC Comics: A Heroic Partnership -- You've been a fan of Mattel's popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest news, sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes scoop on your favorite Mattel/DC action figures, including DC Universe Classics, Justice League Unlimited, Infinite Heroes, and exciting new...
2009_CA_SDCCP01_09072565San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Marvel: "Hero Up" with The Super Hero Squad Show!
Marvel: "Hero Up" with The Super Hero Squad Show! -- Marvel's first action-comedy series is a manic, mind-blowing, all-ages romp through the Marvel Universe. Coming to Cartoon Network in September, the animated show is loaded with superstar voice talent. Several of the actors will preview their...
2009_CA_SDCCP01_09072636San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel -- Fifteen years ago, Jack Kirby left us, but his vision and creations live on to inspire everyone who comes into contact with his work. Mark Evanier (author, Kirby: King of Comics) moderates this annual tribute to the King. Joining Mark this year will be actor Bill...
2009_CA_SDCCP02_09072318San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Disney: Stan Lee's Time Jumper
Disney: Stan Lee's Time Jumper -- Don't miss Stan Lee and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment as they present a special sneak peek of their new digital motion comic series Time Jumper. Comic book legend Stan Lee is joined by Natasha Henstridge (one of the character voices in Time Jumper), Omar Ponce...
2009_CA_SDCCP02_09072463San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Comic-Con in the '80s
Comic-Con in the '80s -- Comic-Con moved to the Convention and Performing Arts Center in the 1980s and added a trade show. What was it like to be there during these growth years? Panelists include Lance Geeck, Mike Pasqua, David Scroggy, Barry Short, Mark Stadler, Jim Valentino, and Phil Yeh, with Janet...
2009_CA_SDCCP02_09072572San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Quick Draw!
Quick Draw! -- We say it each and every year, but it's true: Quick Draw is the most fun panel you can visit at Comic-Con. Mark Evanier puts Sergio Aragonés, Scott Shaw!, and this year's guest artist, Disney Legend Floyd Norman, through their paces as they draw on the big screen. If you haven't seen this...
2009_CA_SDCCP02_09072631San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 2
Cartoon Voices II -- It's yet another gathering of top cartoon voice actors, and co-hosts Mark Evanier and Earl Kress are there to put them through their paces. Come hear Hank Garrett (G.I. Joe), Susan Silo (Biker Mice from Mars), Greg Cipes (Teen Titans), Tom Kane (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends)...
2009_CA_SDCCP03_0907236San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary
LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary -- Ten years ago in a galaxy not far away LEGO and Star Wars came together! Find out how such an amazing partnership was formed from Jonathan Rinzler (executive editor, Lucasfilm) and Rob Johnson (art director, The LEGO Group), while Simon Beecroft (author and publishing...
2009_CA_SDCCP03_09072462San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Spotlight on Patrick Oliphant
Spotlight on Patrick Oliphant -- Comic--Con special guest Patrick Oliphant -- one of the world's leading political cartoonists -- is interviewed by well-known cartoon authority and author Harry Katz, in a freewheeling one-on-one discussion of the political cartoonist's work, interspersed with live...
2009_CA_SDCCP03_09072545San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 1
Cartoon Voices I -- Another annual gathering of the cream of the voice acting business. Co-hosts Mark Evanier and Earl Kress bring you the vocal stylings of Laraine Newman (As Told by Ginger), Bill Farmer (Goofy), James Arnold Taylor (Johnny Test), TV legend Chuck McCann, and others.
Left to right:...
2009_CA_SDCCP03_09072627San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Spotlight on Bill Willingham
Spotlight on Bill Willingham -- Both a master storyteller and an incredible artist, Bill Willingham has created a huge following for his bestselling books. His credits range from the DCU's Justice Society of America, Salvation Run and Robin to the already classic Vertigo titles Fables and Jack of Fables...
2009_CA_SDCCP04_09072344San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Sergio and Mark
Sergio and Mark -- They're back! Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier reunite for their yearly discussion on all things Groo and beyond. Joining them are their Groo-horts Stan Sakai and Tom Luth.
Left to right: Mark Evanier, Stan Sakai, Sergio Aragones, Gordon Kent, Tom Luth, and Russ Heath.
2009_CA_SDCCP04_09072430San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Past Life
Past Life Pilot Screening and Q&A -- Past Life makes its debut at Comic-Con with a screening of the pilot episode and a Q&A with the show's creator and stars. Come talk with executive producers David Hudgins (Friday Night Lights) and Lou Pitt, as well as series stars Kelli Giddish (Damages), Nicholas...
2009_CA_SDCCP04_09072521San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: DC: Green Lantern: Blackest Night
DC: Green Lantern: Blackest Night -- The dead are rising in the DCU -- who will survive when the Blank Lantern Corps attacks? This is your only chance to hear what's coming up in Blackest Night, the most anticipated comic event of the year! Featuring all the key figures behind the biggest, coolest...
2009_CA_SDCCP04_09072651San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: The Business of Cartoon Voices
Business of Cartoon Voices -- So you want to speak for animated characters? Here's a serious "how to" look at the business telling you what it takes to get in and how to avoid getting ripped-off. Each year for this, Mark Evanier and Earl Kress assemble a panel of agents, casting directors and working...
2009_CA_SDCCP05_0907235San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Golden and Silver Age of Comics
Golden and Silver Age of Comics -- A Comic-Con tradition: the yearly gathering and discussion of the clan of some of the finest comic book creators ever to put pen or typewriter to paper! This year's panel -- moderated by Mark Evanier -- includes Comic-Con special guests Murphy Anderson (Hawkman), Gene...
2009_CA_SDCCP05_09072436San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Two Funny Frebergs
Two Funny Frebergs -- Hunter Freberg and Stan Freberg appear around the world as a comedy team. They have been married only eight years but are together personally and professionally 24/7. They feel that each year equals ten in Freberg years, so last month was their 80th anniversary! They will interview...
2009_CA_SDCCP05_09072547San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Spotlight on Ray Bradbury
Spotlight on Ray Bradbury -- The legendary fantasy and science fiction writer is once again a Comic-Con special guest, as he was for the very first show in 1970. Ray Bradbury will discuss his new books, plays, and other projects with his long-time friend, writer and producer Arnold Kunert, and...
2009_CA_SDCCP06_0907235San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Spotlight on Brian Herbert
Spotlight on Brian Herbert -- The famed science fiction author (and son of Dune creator Frank Herbert) talks about his career and what's next. Brian Herbert is a Comic-Con special guest.
2009_CA_SDCCP06_09072428San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Mighty Boosh
The Mighty Boosh -- Creators/stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher, and Dave Brown, will be on stage to take questions from fans and discuss the magical, bizarre, and exciting world of The Boosh, which The San Jose Mercury News describes as "an...
2009_CA_SDCCP06_09072543San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Human Target
(6) Human Target Pilot Screening and Q&A -- Join Human Target stars Mark Valley (Fringe), Chi McBride (Pushing Daisies) and Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), the show's executive producers Jon Steinberg (Jericho), Brad Kern (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) and Peter Johnson (Supernatural:...
2009_CA_SDCCP07_09072324San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Spotlight on Richard Thompson
Spotlight on Richard Thompson -- Comic-Con special guest Richard Thompson (Cul de Sac, Richard's Poor Almanac) has been doing the syndicated daily comic strip Cul de Sac for less than two years and it's already gotten raves from Bill Watterson, Art Spiegelman, and comics fans just about everywhere. Join...
2009_CA_SDCCP07_09072542San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries Pilot Screening and Q&A -- The Vampire Diaries stars Nina Dobrev (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Paul Wesley (Killer Movie), and Ian Somerhalder (Lost) appear with executive producer/writer Kevin Williamson (Scream), writer Julie Plec (Kyle XY), and executive producer Bob Levy...
2009_CA_SDCCP08_09072316San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Cartoon Books & Abstract Studios Happy Hour with Jeff Smith and Terry Moore
Cartoon Books & Abstract Studios Happy Hour with Jeff Smith and Terry Moore -- The perfect way to spend your first happy hour at Comic-Con! Don't miss your chance to chat with indie icons Jeff Smith and Terry Moore as they talk about new projects, upcoming appearances, and sharing a booth at this year's...
2009_CA_SDCCP08_09072539San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Myth Busters
Myth Busters Q&A and Sneak Peeks -- The series called "the best science program on television" by the New York Times returns for its second year at Comic-Con. Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are joined by Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara to discuss their offbeat series that uses science to determine the...
2009_CA_SDCCP09_09072533San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Batman: Arkham Asylum
Sneak Peek of Batman: Arkham Asylum with Mark Hamill & Kevin Conroy -- a first-look panel for the breakout Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment game Batman: Arkham Asylum. The festivities will open with a Batman: Arkham Asylum panel led by the benchmark voices of Batman and the Joker, Kevin Conroy...
2009_CA_SDCCP10_09072521San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Panel: Watchmen: Director's Cut -- Live with Zack Snyder!
(10) Watchmen: Director's Cut -- Live with Zack Snyder! -- Get the ultimate inside track with the world premiere screening of Watchmen: Director's Cut and Then Watchmen director Zack Snyder, legendary illustrator Dave Gibbons and actor Jackie Earle Haley discuss the nuances of the film's Director's...
2009_CA_SDCC160San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 -- Miscellaneous
2009_CA_SDJFG42CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Japanese Friendship Garden
2009_CA_SDMOM164CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Man
2009_CA_SDVMMC137CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2009_CA_SD_Bay6CA -- San Diego -- Bay area (except Embarcadero area)
2009_CA_SD_ConvC2CA -- San Diego -- Convention Center
2009_CA_SD_InspirationV3CA -- San Diego -- Inspiration Point -- Views from...
2009_CA_SD_NHM1CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum
2009_CA_SD_Ped_Bridge3CA -- San Diego -- Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge @ Convention Center (incl views from)
2009_CA_SD_Timken1CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Timken Museum of Art
2009_CA_SD_Trains2CA -- San Diego -- Trains (except Santa Fe terminal)
2009_CA_Sequoia152CA -- Sequoia Natl Park
I totally missed the Grant tree. On the other hand, I got to see two bears and four tarantulas.
2009_CA_Walk_Fame46CA -- Hollywood -- Walk of Fame
2009_CA_Wedding_09080150CA -- Los Angeles -- Wedding ceremony
This couple was getting married at the plaza ... It was in a public place and you know me on taking pictures. No, I didn't crash the event -- I stayed outside the ropes. So the pictures we're great angles -- hey! I wasn't invited! -- but what the heck.
Later, I searched Google to see if I could find...
2009_CA_Whitewater6CA -- White Water -- San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm
2009_CA_Wilshire23CA -- Los Angeles -- Wilshire Blvd
2009_CA_Yosemite111CA -- Yosemite Natl Park
2009_DC_1000F7DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House)
2009_DC_11001stV41DC -- NoMa -- 1100 1st Street, NE -- Views from...
These pictures from the 12th floor were taken during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the NOMA development area.
2009_DC_1201Wisc1DC -- Georgetown -- PNC Bank (1201 Wisconsin Ave NW)
2009_DC_1stDiv4DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2009_DC_1Woman_09011012Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Film Talk: "A Single Woman" (w/Kamala Lopez)
Reel Portraits: Jeannette Rankin and "A Single Woman": A Single Woman (2008) is the story of the United States's first congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin. Twice elected to represent Montana, in 1916 and 1940, Rankin twice lost her seat for voting against this country's entry into world wars. Her portrait...
2009_DC_2230Mass1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- 2230 Mass. Ave NW
2009_DC_2315Mass2DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- 2315 Mass. Ave NW (Moran House) (now Embassy of Pakistan)
2009_DC_2ndDiv8DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial
2009_DC_4th_Archives_090704102DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2009)
Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
* Greetings from Bob Dotson, NBC News National Correspondent
* Presentation of Colors by the Continental Color Guard
* "National Anthem" led by Duane Moody
* Performance by the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard" Fife and Drum Corps
* Remarks by...
2009_DC_4th_Fireworks_09070451Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2009) from the Lincoln Memorial
2009_DC_4th_Parade_0907045DC -- 4th of July parade (2009)
Just a pass by -- don't expect much.
2009_DC_5555DC -- Public Art: Murals @ 555 11th Street NW (Lincoln Square)
2009_DC_950F2DC -- Penn Qtr -- 920/926/950 F St (Atlantic Bldg)
2009_DC_AACW44DC -- U Street -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2009_DC_Abortion_0901225DC -- Rally: Pro-choice march and rally on anniversary of Roe v Wade @ Penn Ave
2009_DC_Adams_Morgan73DC -- Adams Morgan neighborhood
2009_DC_AFRH2DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2009_DC_Afro_Bop_09101520Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Afro Bop Alliance
Relax and Take Five! With live jazz, cool drinks, and stunning art every third Thursday of the month.

Afro Bop Alliance
When jazz septet Afro Bop Alliance returns to the Take Five! jazz series, the visitors will hear plenty of material from their 2008 Latin Grammy Award-winning album. The band...
2009_DC_Albom_09110279Sixth & I -- Mitch Albom ("Have A Little Faith")
Mitch Albom: Have a Little Faith: A True Story
Have a Little Faith, Mitch Albom’s long-awaited return to nonfiction since Tuesdays with Morrie, explores life through a unique journey: Mitch’s search for the right words to eulogize a man of deep faith. The book begins with an unusual request: Albom's...
2009_DC_Aldrin_0904043Newseum -- Special -- Buzz Aldrin being interviewed
2009_DC_Alive_09022842Newseum -- Inside Media w/Jim Hoagland and George Ibrahim (Alive from Palestine)
"Alive from Palestine" with Jim Hoagland and George Ibrahim:
Created by Palestinian artists, these stories of ordinary life lived in extraordinary circumstances reflect the artists’ view of the Palestinian experience.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Jim Hoagland joins artistic...
2009_DC_All_Souls6DC -- Columbia Heights -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2009_DC_Almas_Temple9DC -- Downtown -- Almas Temple (1315 K St NW)
2009_DC_ALS_09021635Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Panel -- Abraham Lincoln Symposium
Abraham Lincoln Symposium: The National Portrait Gallery presents a scholarly symposium on Abraham Lincoln in conjunction with the exhibition One Life: The Mask of Lincoln. The program will consist of four lectures that will examine various aspects of Lincoln and his times. The speakers are:
* David...
2009_DC_American_Legion3DC -- Downtown -- American Legion Bldg (1608 K St, with 1612 K sometimes)
2009_DC_AmerInd20DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas
2009_DC_AmerInd_Contemporary16DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities
2009_DC_AmerInd_Int21DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2009_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples92DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
2009_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ6DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
2009_DC_Annies_090526103Sixth & I -- Steve Luxenberg ("Annie's Ghosts") w/Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward and Steve Luxenberg: Sixth & I’s Who Do You Think You Are? genealogy series continues with Bob Woodward and Washington Post senior editor Steve Luxenberg discussing the process and implications of applying investigative journalism to family history. In Annie's Ghosts: A Journey into a...
2009_DC_APhA3DC -- Foggy Bottom -- APhA Headquarters Building (2215 Constitution Avenue NW)
2009_DC_Apollo10_09051882Newseum -- Inside Media w/Gene Cernan (Apollo 10 Anniversary)
Newseum Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Apollo 10
At 11:49 a.m. EST on May 18, 1969, Apollo 10 was launched into space. Destination: The moon. The flight was a test run, a crucial dress rehearsal leading up to the historic Apollo 11 mission, which in two months would carry the first humans to walk on...
2009_DC_Aquatic163DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2009_DC_Arboretum27DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2009_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai36DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
2009_DC_Archives87DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2009_DC_Archives_ArchRm1DC -- Natl Archives -- Archivist's Room
Allen Weinstein's portrait has finally gone up in the Chief Archivist's section.
2009_DC_Archives_Big79DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: BIG!
To celebrate a big anniversary—our 75th—the National Archives presents this exhibition featuring big records, big events, and big ideas. With the computer age in full swing, as viewers struggle to see documents and records reproduced on screens growing ever smaller, we present the original record shown...
2009_DC_Archives_Eman9DC -- Natl Archives -- Case: Emancipation Proclamation (2009)
The Emancipation Proclamation
January 1, 1863
When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he said, "I never in my left, felt more certain that I was doing right than I do in signing this paper." The document proclaimed that slaves held in areas still in...
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Ext_090425128Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Exterior shots
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Grp_09042559Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- NBM tour group
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Int_090425119Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Interior shots
2009_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Southwest -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Views from structure
2009_DC_Arena_Preview_09051670Lincoln Theater -- Arena Preview (2009)
Curious about Arena Stage's next season? Want to sample some great food? You're invited to a special preview of Arena Restaged Part Two, the second half of a two-year, multi-venue festival of American voices leading up to the opening of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Voices. Directed by...
2009_DC_Artigas_Statue2DC -- Foggy Bottom -- General Jose Gervasio Artigas Statue
2009_DC_ArtomaticO81Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Other
Including a lot of belly dancing.
2009_DC_ArtomaticP145Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Paintings
2009_DC_ArtomaticS233Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Sculpture
2009_DC_ArtomaticV60DC -- 55 M St SE (Artomatic site) -- Views from...
This was the site of Artomatic 2009.
2009_DC_Artomatic_Peeps52Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Peeps Show III
2009_DC_Asbury_Statue4DC -- Mt Pleasant -- Francis Asbury (Lukeman) Equestrian Statue (16th and Mt. Pleasant St, NW)
2009_DC_AT4G_09061038DC -- Annual Technology for Government Reception (w/Vinton Cerf)
The Annual Technology for Government Reception: Mayflower Hotel ~ Washington, DC:
TechAmerica, the country’s leading technology industry association, cordially invites you to attend the annual Technology for Government event. Our 2009 event will be held for the first time as a reception at the...
2009_DC_Atlas15DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2009_DC_ATPM_09031686Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "All the President's Men" (w/Carl Bernstein and Leonard Downie Jr.)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: All the President’s Men (1976):
Guests: Carl Bernstein, Leonard Downie Jr.
"All the President's Men" tells the story of Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman), who stumble upon a trail of deception while...
2009_DC_Barnard_09120536DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Event: Bryn Barnard
The Art and Science of "OUTBREAK: Plagues that Changed History" with the artist Bryn Barnard
Bryn Barnard, author and artist of "OUTBREAK," will host three exciting programs, including an illustration workshop and a special session aimed at younger audiences.
10:00 a.m.: Writing and Illustrating...
2009_DC_BATF7DC -- NoMa -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bldg (Ariel Rios Federal Bldg)
2009_DC_Battle_09080841Newseum -- Inside Media w/Haynes Johnson and Dan Balz ("The Battle for America 2008")
Inside Media: “The Battle for America 2008: From the tug of war in Iowa, to a come-from-behind victory in New Hampshire, the 2008 presidential campaign was full of unforgettable moments.
Washington Post political reporters Haynes Johnson and Dan Balz give their "definitive account" of the events as...
2009_DC_Bean_0911138Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Alan Bean
Vice Adm. Donald D. Engen Flight Jacket Night: A Conversation with Alan Bean

NOTE: I was apparently the only one in the audience not allowed to take any photos during the event itself. These photos therefore only cover the book signing.
 
On November 19th, 1969 Alan Bean became the fourth man to...
2009_DC_Bens66DC -- U Street -- Ben's Chili Bowl
A couple of visits including after the inaugural weekend as well as after the founder, Ben Ali, died.
2009_DC_Berlin_09092169Newseum -- Live from the Berlin Wall (w/panel)
Live from the Berlin Wall:
The Berlin Wall became a mighty symbol of oppression. Although it separated East and West Berliners, it could not stop the flow of information or the desire for freedom. How did the news media cover the wall and the circumstances surrounding it for nearly three decades?
In...
2009_DC_Bikeshare2DC -- Bike Sharing / Racks
2009_DC_BlackBerry_09031145DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Zola's
2009_DC_Blaine_House1DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2009_DC_Blank_09091056Dept of Commerce -- Event: Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Dr. Rebecca Blank, testifies before the JEC
JEC HEARING: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage: Assessing Key Census Indicators of Family Well-Being in 2008

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chair of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) will convene a hearing to examine the to-be released Census Bureau data examining...
2009_DC_BLee_09020473NPC -- Barbara Lee ("Renegade for Peace and Justice") (w/Helen Thomas)
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, will discuss her new book, Renegade for Peace and Justice: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Speaks for Me, at a National Press Club Book Event on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Lee will be introduced by Helen Thomas, who has covered every...
2009_DC_Block_0904147Neighbors -- Tom Block @ Ultrecht's
Tom Block was on public display at the downtown Utrecht store, working on preparatory drawings for his next large installation painting ("Manifesto")
2009_DC_Bolivar_Statue10DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
2009_DC_Boochever_Awards_091022121Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: Opening -- 2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Director of the National Portrait Gallery invites you to the awards presentation and cocktail reception celebrating The Outwin Boochever 2009 Portrait Competition
2009_DC_Book_Hill1DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park
2009_DC_Botanic24DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2009_DC_Botanic_Garden25DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden
2009_DC_Botanic_Xmas107DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2009)
2009_DC_Breaking_09091219Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mike Walter ("Breaking News, Breaking Down")
Inside Media: "Breaking News, Breaking Down". Guest: Mike Walter
Broadcast journalist Mike Walter has covered some tough stories — from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. But reporting on these catastrophes took an emotional toll.
One day after the eighth anniversary...
2009_DC_Breuhan_0911165NPC -- David Breuhan ("Spread the Wealth")
There was an author talk going on during the Kalb Report so I didn't get to see it but I'm sure it was excellent. Afterward, I talked with the author as well as Hugh Grindstaff and Allison Silberberg.
2009_DC_Brookland10DC -- Brookland neighborhood
2009_DC_Brucie_09121086NPC -- Cousin Brucie ("Rock & Roll... and the Beat Goes On")
Broadcast Legend “Cousin Brucie” to Speak at the National Press Club:
On December 10, at 6:30 pm, “Cousin Brucie” Morrow, member of the Radio Hall of Fame, Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame, and the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame will speak at the National Press Club about his new...
2009_DC_BuildingC_09091348NBM -- Architectural competition 2009
Student Design Competition: Meet the next generation of Washington architects and watch them at work. Students from local architecture schools are challenged by an intriguing design problem (which remains a closely guarded secret until a week prior to the competition). They will work all day to come up...
2009_DC_BuildingL_09070956NBM -- Panel discussion and reception for new photography exhibit
Members of The Builders are invited to attend this year’s annual Builders' Event. Invited guests will enjoy a reception and panel discussion with photographers Richard Ross, Camilo José Vergara, and Philip Trager, moderated by National Building Museum curator Laura Schiavo. During the event, all three...
2009_DC_BuildingO_09101422NBM -- House Of Cars (exhibit opening)
Member reception with remarks:
Chase W. Rynd, President and Executive Director, National Building Museum
Martin L. Stein, President, National Parking Association
Herb Anderson, Chairman, National Parking Association and President and CEO, Impark

Join us as we celebrate the exhibition's opening and...
2009_DC_Building7DC -- Natl Building Museum
2009_DC_Burke_Statue4DC -- Edmund Burke Statue
2009_DC_Burnett_09112232Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Burnett (Photographing a Revolution)
Inside Media: Photographing a Revolution
Guest: David Burnett
Recently described by The New York Times as "one of the world's best working photojournalists," David Burnett has worked in more than 80 countries and has covered the war in Vietnam, famine in Ethiopia, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the...
2009_DC_Burns_09011880Sixth & I and Humanity in Action -- Ken Burns (Visions of Race in America)
Visions of Race in America with Filmmaker Ken Burns: Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will discuss race in America and show relevant film footage as part of Sixth & I’s weekend of inaugural festivities. Burns has been making films for more than thirty years, producing and directing some of...
2009_DC_Burrough_09062730Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bryan Burrough ("Public Enemies")
Inside Media: Public Enemies vs. the FBI w/Bryan Burrough
When a spectacular crime wave in the 1930’s led the U.S. president to declare a federal "war on crime," the resulting manhunts, shootouts and blaring headlines transformed the fledgling FBI into an effective crime-fighting agency.
Bryan...
2009_DC_Busboys_5K2DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 5th and K NW
2009_DC_Callbox21DC -- Callboxes
2009_DC_CalTort10California Tortilla @ Gallery Place (Promotion)
2009_DC_Canal_Park3DC -- Southeast -- Canal Park
2009_DC_CapHill101DC -- Capitol Hill neighborhood
2009_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2009_DC_CapitolX57DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2009)
2009 -- Blue Spruce -- 85 feet (26 m) -- Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests -- Arizona -- Joined by Kaitlyn Ferencik, from Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise, Arizona, Nancy Pelosi lit the tree in a ceremony on December 8. The tree was felled in early November, and delivered to Washington on...
2009_DC_Capitol107DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Including after a snowfall.
2009_DC_Capitol_Crossing3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Capitol Crossing (200/250 Mass. Ave NW) (formerly I-395 Overpass)
2009_DC_Capitol_Grounds9DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2009_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto10DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
2009_DC_Capitol_SenatePk19DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Senate Park (Fountain, Reflecting Pool)
2009_DC_Capitol_VC44DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2009_DC_CardozoV13DC -- Columbia Heights -- Cardozo High School -- Views from...
2009_DC_Cardozo14DC -- Columbia Heights -- Cardozo High School
2009_DC_Cards_09121231Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Holiday Cards
On Dec. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m., the Archives will offer visitors the chance to turn their holiday inspiration into cards. Artist Ed Bisese, who makes his annual holiday card, will describe his process and then guide participants in creating mail-ready works of art.
2009_DC_Carnahan_09042147Treasury Historical Association -- Burrus Carnahan ("Act of Justice") @ Treasury Bldg
To Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln The Board of Directors of the Treasury Historical Association (THA) invites you to a lecture by Mr. Burrus Carnahan, author of Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation and the Law of War. Event will be held in the Cash Room of the U.S....
2009_DC_Carnegie_LibI4DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HSW5Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
Included here are some photos of Roland L. Freeman, guest curator for the "Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of our 44th President" exhibition at the museum:

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, as part of the city’s inaugural celebration activities presents, “Quilts for Obama,”...
2009_DC_Carter_Woodson3DC -- Shaw -- Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site (1538 9th St NW)
2009_DC_CBOCM_09032890DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Miscellaneous
Anything except the stage itself from the opening ceremony events. This includes family day participants and performers getting ready.
2009_DC_CBOCR_09032888DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Post-ceremony reception
Pictures from the reception after the ceremony.
2009_DC_CBOC_090328143DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM
Opening Ceremony events on the stage:
- Waltz of the Cherry Blossoms from the Nutcracker, by the Washington Ballet and the Washington School of Ballet
- National Anthem of Japan & National Anthem of the United States, performed by Noriko Sakai Hunter
- "Yozara" (Night Sky) and "Umiyuki" (Ocean...
2009_DC_CB_Fireworks_09041134Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2009)
2009_DC_CDLM_09062447Hist Soc of Wash DC & the Humanities Council @ Carnegie Library -- A Conversation w/the District's Living Mayors
A Conversation with the District’s Living Mayors: 30 years of Transformation
The Humanities Council presents a discussion on the transformation of Washington, D.C. over the past 30 years. Invited panelists include all living Mayors of Washington. Note: Two showed up: Anthony Williams and Marion...
2009_DC_Chaka_09060327Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Performance: Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan Performs at Live! Live! on Woodrow Wilson Plaza kicks off with the legendary Chaka Khan! Come hear her perform hits like "I'm Every Woman," "Tell Me Something Good" and "Sweet Thing,"

From http://www.itcdc.com/PDFs/rrb-ITC-live-2009-release-final-2009.pdf :
LIVE! on Woodrow Wilson Plaza...
2009_DC_Chast_090426128Reynolds Center & Washington College -- Roz Chast ("Charles Adams's Boiling Oil")
American Pictures: The American Pictures Distinguished Lecture Series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture. This series pairs great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American Pictures lecture features an eminent writer, thinker, historian, or...
2009_DC_Cherry102DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2009)
Including Fran and her friend. Also including John and Pud, his cat that he takes for walks.
2009_DC_Chess_Players3DC -- Public Art: Chess Players (sculpture by Lloyd Little) @ Judiciary Square
2009_DC_Chinatown9DC -- Chinatown neighborhood
2009_DC_Chronicling_09020750Newseum -- Inside Media w/Juan Williams and Kenneth Love (Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement)
Inside Media: Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement: Guests: Juan Williams and Kenneth Love
More than a journal of African-American life, the Pittsburgh Courier was a muckraking crusader in the vanguard of the civil rights movement.
In his new documentary, "Newspaper of Record: The Pittsburgh...
2009_DC_CIS20DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2009_DC_ClintonFB66DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
2009_DC_Clinton_09052068DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Catherine Clinton ("Mrs. Lincoln, A Life")
Cottage Conversations: Catherine Clinton:
Join us for Cottage Conversations featuring author Catherine Clinton. Clinton will speak about her new book, Mrs. Lincoln, A Life (Harper Collins, 2009). The talk is immediately followed by a book signing with the author.
2009_DC_Clydes15DC -- Clyde's Restaurant @ Gallery Place
2009_DC_Cogan_09111287Sixth & I and FotoWeek DC -- Joshua Cogan ("Soundprints Vol. 1" opening)
"Soundprints Vol. 1": Exhibit opening
Emmy Award-winning photographer Joshua Cogan will show a selection of his work revolving around music. Long fascinated with catching both the energy of music and the feelings that it evokes, Cogan's imagery ranges from roots music and rock to hip hop and...
2009_DC_Cohen_09111123Politics & Prose -- Stephen Cohen ("Beyond America's Grasp")
Stephen Cohen, director of the Institute for Middle East Peace and Development, has written a comprehensive account of American Middle East diplomacy since the end of World War I. The product of forty years of work and study in the region, this volume begins with the idealism of Woodrow Wilson—which...
2009_DC_Cokie_09051018Newseum -- Inside Media w/Cokie Roberts ("Founding Mothers")
Founding Mothers with Cokie Roberts: In celebration of Mother's Day, we recognize the women who helped shape our nation. Join Emmy Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Cokie Roberts as she discusses her book "Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation."
Roberts is a contributing...
2009_DC_Coliseum4DC -- NoMa -- Washington Coliseum (Uline Arena)
2009_DC_Collier_09081530Newseum -- Inside Media w/Barnard Collier (Live from Woodstock)
Inside Media: Live from Woodstock: Guest: Barnard L. Collier
Mud-soaked teenagers. Peace signs and hair down to there.
Assorted stories have emerged from the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of 1969. But what really happened on that August weekend in the Catskills?
Former New York Times reporter Barnard...
2009_DC_ColombiaBPR_090910102DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Breakfast press roundtable
Washington, DC – Ambassador Carolina Barco, Colombian Ambassador to US, and Maria Claudia Lacouture, General Manager of Colombia is Passion, will hold a breakfast press roundtable on Thursday to discuss the cultural exhibit that is being showcased at Union Station and at 40 satellite locations around...
2009_DC_ColombiaCCDM_09091283DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Colombian Community Day -- Musicians and audience
Colombian Community Day: Listen to traditional Colombian music performed by Colombia Tropical. Presentation of the “Colombian Footprint in the World” community service award. Award recipients to be announced.
2009_DC_ColombiaCCDP_09091289DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Colombian Community Day -- Awards presentation
Colombian Community Day: Listen to traditional Colombian music performed by Colombia Tropical. Presentation of the “Colombian Footprint in the World” community service award. Award recipients to be announced.

Formal description of the presentation:

The Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and...
2009_DC_ColombiaLMA_090906133DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Audience
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMP_090906115DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Performance
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2009_DC_Colombia135DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Heart art around town
Hearts 1-7 and 15 along Pennsylvania Avenue. Cumulative total seen = 8 of 40.
2009_DC_Columbia_Heights119DC -- Columbia Heights neighborhood
Cultural Tourism DC has a new self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood. It was a beautiful day so I walked it.
2009_DC_Columbia_Heights_CP2DC -- Columbia Heights Civic Plaza (and sidewalk mosaics)
2009_DC_Const_Gardens1DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2009_DC_Cook_09021073Sixth & I and WPAS -- Barbara Cook in conversation with Dwight Blocker Bowers
Barbara Cook: Conversations with Legends: Famed as a supreme interpreter of the American songbook, the Tony award-winning singer/actress and American icon comes to Sixth & I to discuss her career. The host for the conversation will be Dwight Blocker Bowers, Curator of American Entertainment History at...
2009_DC_Cooper_0911149Newseum & FotoWeek DC -- Inside Media w/Susan Morgan Cooper ("Unlikely Weapon: Eddie Adams Story" screening)
Inside Media: The "Unlikely Weapon" of Eddie Adams
Guest: Susan Morgan Cooper
In the middle of a Saigon street in 1968, famed photojournalist Eddie Adams snapped his camera shutter as a South Vietnamese police chief abruptly executed a Viet Cong prisoner. Adams captured the image in 1/500th of a...
2009_DC_Corcoran9DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2009_DC_Cosby_09102674DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2009 -- Bill Cosby)
Bill Cosby will be feted by an all-star roster of talent when he receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center on Oct. 26. Among those saluting the multi-talented Cosby will be fellow comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Sinbad and Dick Gregory. Wynton Marsalis and Willie...
2009_DC_CourthousePk12DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it)
2009_DC_CrittersDC5DC -- Critters -- Squirrel @ trash can, hawk in tree
2009_DC_Cupcakes_090214180Reynolds Center -- Special -- Presidential Cupcakes
Presidential Cupcakes: Artist and baker Zilly Rosen's medium of choice isn't paint or clay; she prefers flour, frosting, and fondant. In honor of Presidents Day, Zilly will create a portrait, A New Birth of Freedom, made entirely of cupcakes, which celebrates President Barack Obama's inauguration and...
2009_DC_CWPT_Endangered_090318104CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2009) w/Richard Dreyfuss
RICHARD DREYFUSS JOINS CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST TO UNVEIL REPORT ON ENDANGERED BATTLEFIELDS

Academy Award-Winning Actor Helps Unveil Report Identifying America’s Most Endangered Battlefields

(Washington, D.C.) A bucolic Maryland battleground threatened by a trash incinerator’s unsightly...
2009_DC_DangerousR_09102979DC -- DC LaborFest -- Film: "The Most Dangerous Man in America" (w/Daniel Ellsberg) -- Pre-event Reception
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2009_DC_Dangerous_091029156DC -- DC Labor Filmfest @ US Capitol -- Daniel Ellsberg ("The Most Dangerous Man in America")
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2009_DC_Darfur_09041829Newseum -- "Journey to Darfur" (w/Nick Clooney)
Inside Media Special Edition: A Journey to Darfur
Guest: Nick Clooney
In April 2006, noted journalist Nick Clooney and his son, George, spent days documenting the plight of hundreds of thousands of refugees who escaped militias ravaging the western region of the Sudan. The film "A Journey to Darfur"...
2009_DC_DAR19DC -- Foggy Bottom -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2009_DC_DC_Courthouse33DC -- Judiciary Square -- DC Courthouse (Old City Hall)
2009_DC_DEAM_09102086Dept of Commerce -- Event: National Disability Employment Awareness Month presentation (w/Aimee Mullins)
The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is pleased to announce its program commemorating 2009 National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which is celebrated annually from...
2009_DC_Deli_09102195Sixth & I and Nextbook -- David Sax ("Save the Deli") w/Ezra Klein
Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen
As a life-long deli obsessive, David Sax was understandably alarmed by the state of Jewish delicatessen -- a cuisine that once sat at the very center of Jewish life had become endangered by assimilation,...
2009_DC_Dialogue_09121727Wilson Center -- Joseph Sohm (Dialogue interview)
Dialogue host John Milewski interviews Joseph Sohm about his new photographic book, "Visions of America".
2009_DC_DinnerP_090212109Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia -- Bicentennial dinner -- Presentations
The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held its Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. Invited speakers were The Honorable George S. McGovern (Senator, Author, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient.) and Dr. Craig L. Symonds (Historian, Author,...
2009_DC_Dinner_090212201Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia -- Bicentennial dinner -- Except for podium presentation
The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held its Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. Invited speakers were The Honorable George S. McGovern (Senator, Author, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient.) and Dr. Craig L. Symonds (Historian, Author,...
2009_DC_DOC38DC -- Dept of Commerce Building (Herbert C. Hoover Bldg)
Including the law library and the court yard which is being redone as the designated swing space for when the building is gutted.
2009_DC_DOI4DC -- Dept of Interior Building
2009_DC_DOI_CafeV4DC -- Dept of Interior -- Views from Snack Bar
2009_DC_DOI_Murals114DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- Murals
Including some Indian artwork as well.
2009_DC_DOI_Murals_Tour_0909199Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: U.S. Department of the Interior Murals
U.S. Department of the Interior Murals Tour:
The U.S. Department of the Interior Main Interior Building was designed to be a “symbol of a new day” during the Great Depression. Explore more than 20 New Deal-era murals and learn how this public art project stimulated more than just the economy. Led by...
2009_DC_DOJ9DC -- Dept of Justice Building (Robert F. Kennedy Dept of Justice Bldg)
2009_DC_Donaldson_09032840Newseum -- Inside Media w/Sam Donaldson
Inside Media with Sam Donaldson: He has been described as "a polite smart aleck," "a smart, seasoned bulldog" and "an assertive, even bullying, questioner." And Sam Donaldson might agree, having once described himself as a "born trouble-maker."
As chief White House correspondent for ABC News, Donaldson...
2009_DC_Downtown4DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2009_DC_DTSB_090508122Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company: Dancing through the Asian American Experience

One of the areas leading dance troupes, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, premiers its latest work-in-progress -- Island -- along with Chino Latino and Hyphen to kick-off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month....
2009_DC_Duelfer_09022037Wilson Center -- Charles Duelfer ("Hide and Seek")
Middle East Program Book Talk: "Hide and Seek: The Search for Truth in Iraq":
Panel:
* Charles Duelfer (Author of "Hide and Seek"), Former Director, Iraq Survey Group and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
* Robert Litwak (Commentator), Director, International Security Studies,...
2009_DC_Duke_SOA8DC -- Georgetown -- Duke Ellington School of the Arts
2009_DC_Dumont_Mem2DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2009_DC_Dupont_Circle7DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2009_DC_Eastern_Market39DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)
2009_DC_East_East_End1DC -- (East) East End neighborhood
2009_DC_Ecelbarger_09032232Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Author Talk: Gary Ecelbarger ("The Great Comeback")
The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the 1860 Republican Nomination:
Author and independent historian Gary Ecelbarger poses an intriguing question that applies to only one American president: How does a two-time senate loser win his party's presidential nomination just seventeen...
2009_DC_Eckington11DC -- Eckington neighborhood (incl Metro Yards)
2009_DC_Edgewood22DC -- Edgewood neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center)
2009_DC_EDiscovery_09030529DC -- DGI -- E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conf & Expo
E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conference & Expo : March 5, 2009:
Changing Rules, Technologies & Strategies
Join government and industry experts who will discuss current requirements, challenges, and examples of successful e-discovery and records management programs. Speakers: (not...
2009_DC_Einstein23DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Albert Einstein Memorial
Including after a snow.
2009_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2009_DC_EMarket_09062741Eastern Market street festival after reopening
The public street festival for the newly reopened Eastern Market. Entertainment included Memphis Gold and Jay Summerour.
2009_DC_Emb_Australia26DC -- Embassy of Australia
Part of Passport DC 2009:
Under the stars of the Southern Sky, learn about travel and work opportunities in Australia while enjoying Australian eats and the sounds of the didgeridoo.
2009_DC_Emb_Bolivia1DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
2009_DC_Emb_Botswana7DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of PassportDC 2009:
In northern Botswana, women are noted for their skill at crafting baskets from Mokola palm and local dyes. The embassy presents a display of these baskets, along with art and jewelry, and an opportunity to hear listen to the sounds of traditional African music.
2009_DC_Emb_Brazil1DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2009_DC_Emb_Britain37DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come visit the British Embassy and take part in a low-carbon Bazaar showcasing the best of the United Kingdom. Learn about the United Kingdom and how we are ensuring a greener future for the world with family-friendly activities, music, entertainment and tastings of the...
2009_DC_Emb_Bulgaria3DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of Bulgaria will offer its guests samples of Bulgarian cuisine and wine as well as brochures, leaflets, booklets and pins. Bulgarian folk music will be performed at the exhibition “Medieval Bulgaria.” Additional information: “Medieval Bulgaria" will be open...
2009_DC_Emb_CanadaX9DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2009_DC_Emb_Colombia1DC -- Embassy of Colombia
2009_DC_Emb_Croatia3DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2009_DC_Emb_Cuba4DC -- Embassy of Cuba
2009_DC_Emb_Czech55DC -- Embassy of Czech Republic
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of the Czech Republic offers a unique program featuring traditional Czech music and world-famous beer and more. This year, visitors can view the photography exhibition “Spouses of the Ambassadors of the EU Diplomatic Missions to the US,” located in the main...
2009_DC_Emb_Denmark15DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and learn why Danes are the happiest people on earth. Discover why Denmark is so successful in living green, test your bicycle skills on our obstacle course, sample Danish food, play with Legos, tour the residence of the Ambassador and learn about our heritage. A...
2009_DC_Emb_Ecuador1DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
2009_DC_Emb_Egypt3DC -- Embassy of Egypt
2009_DC_Emb_France14DC -- Embassy of France
2009_DC_Emb_Haiti2DC -- Embassy of Haiti
2009_DC_Emb_Hungary10DC -- Embassy of Hungary
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and taste authentic Hungarian food and wine from the kitchen of Embassy Chef and Hungarian TV cook Mr. Lázár Kovács. Sing and dance to true Hungarian folk songs with the assistance of Tisza Dance Ensemble. Learn about Hungary and the European Union by watching...
2009_DC_Emb_India1DC -- Embassy of India
2009_DC_Emb_Ireland21DC -- Embassy of Ireland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The open day will offer a greater perspective of Ireland and of its place in the European Union: Irish history, food and wine, film, dance, literature. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Numbers will impact on mobility.
2009_DC_Emb_Italy28DC -- Embassy of Italy
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Guided tours of the Embassy of Italy and an exhibit of ceramics of the Florentine sculptor, Paolo Staccioli, are featured. The Embassy of Italy will close at 3 pm for the Open House, instead of 4 pm. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Yes, but...
2009_DC_Emb_Latvia24DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2009
2009_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art20DC -- Embassy of Latvia -- Exhibit: Latvian Dimensions
Latvian Dimensions: Contemporary Installations and Sculpture." Hosted by the Embassy of Latvia, during Europe Week -- a week-long celebration of European culture: this exhibit features new works in varied media by Ilze Dilane, Gints Grinbergs, Karlis Rekevics, Gundega Berzina Seng, and Linda Treija....
2009_DC_Emb_Lithuania3DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2009_DC_Emb_Marshall1DC -- Embassy of Marshall Islands
2009_DC_Emb_MexicoCI6DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute
2009_DC_Emb_Philippines2DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2009_DC_Emb_Poland32DC -- Embassy of Poland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

As part of the EU Open House, the Embassy of Poland will open its premises to the visitors wanting to learn more about our country—the homeland of Chopin and Pope John Paul II and the cradle of "Solidarity" (the first free trade union in Central and Eastern Europe),...
2009_DC_Emb_Romania21DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Take a video tour of Romania: see its beauty and feel its atmosphere through a video presentation that will be continuously screened. Furthermore, enjoy the photography exhibition “Sihastria Putnei: Faces of a Monastic life” by Dragos Lumpan, as well as Romanian short...
2009_DC_Emb_Slovenia34DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Join us for an exciting cinematic journey through Slovenia, showcasing several routes one may travel when visiting the country. Experience video projections "Transpositions" by Slovenian video artist and filmmaker Nataša Prosenc. Prosenc exhibited at the 48th Venice...
2009_DC_Emb_Spain_Arts1DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture
2009_DC_Emb_Sweden15DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2009_DC_Emb_Trinidad20DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of PassportDC 2009:
Enjoy live performances of steelpan – the only musical instrument invented in the 20th century – while sampling the food and rums of this country. Also view Calypso Dreams, a feature film on the history of Calypso.
2009_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2009_DC_Emb_Uzbekistan35DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan
Part of Passport DC 2009:
The Embassy of Uzbekistan features a sampling of Uzbek beverages and dried fruit, a gallery of ethnographic art, and a short documentary on the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.
2009_DC_Emb_Zambia3DC -- Embassy of Zambia
2009_DC_EnemyR_09042827Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: A Pilot and the Enemy He Shot Down -- reception
GE Aviation Lecture -- A Pilot and the Enemy He Shot Down -- reception
2009_DC_Engine034DC -- (East) End End -- Engine Company 03 (439 NJ Ave NW)
2009_DC_Engine132DC -- Southeast -- Navy Yard -- Engine Company 13 (400 E St. SW)
2009_DC_Engle_09052188Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Joe Engle
Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture: To the Edge of Space and Beyond
Presenter: Major Gen. Joe Engle
Maj. Gen. Joe Engle is an exciting speaker with a multitude of experiences in air and space. He has logged more than 14,700 hours in the air piloting more than 185 different types of aircraft, and...
2009_DC_Epoch6DC -- Public Art: Epoch (sculpture by Albert Paley) @ 9th and G NW (Penn Qtr)
2009_DC_Evans_09112942Newseum -- Inside Media w/Harold Evans ("My Paper Chase")
Inside Media: His (News)Paper Chase
Guest: Sir Harold Evans
Join Sir Harold Evans, best-selling author of "The American Century," as he reflects on his wild ride through the newspaper life that is captured in his new book “My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times.”
The former editor of the...
2009_DC_Exorcist11DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
2009_DC_Faber_09022682Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Sandy Faber ("The Milky Way: Why We Need Her...")
"The Milky Way: Why We Need Her and How She Was Formed" by Dr. Sandy Faber
6:00 PM Screening of the documentary 400 Years of the Telescope (http://www.400years.org/)
7:00 PM Meet the lecturer
7:30 PM Lecture begins

A hundred years ago, astronomers did not know about galaxies, let alone that the...
2009_DC_Farmers48DC -- Farmers Market by White House
2009_DC_FCUCC2DC -- Penn Qtr -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2009_DC_FDR_Archives1DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives)
2009_DC_Fisher_0911086Newseum -- Inside Media w/Marc Fisher (Reporting the Wall's Fall)
Inside Media: Reporting the Wall's Fall
Guest: Marc Fisher
In autumn 1989, Washington Post reporter Marc Fisher found himself suddenly thrust into reporting a sensational international story: the fall of the Berlin Wall. Fisher had barely begun his new job as Bonn bureau chief for the Post.
Hear his...
2009_DC_Fletcher_09082921Newseum -- Inside Media w/Michael Fletcher (White House Press Corps)
Inside Media: In the White House Press Corps. Guest: Michael Fletcher
Michael Fletcher keeps Washington Post readers informed about President Obama’s inner workings and inner circle.
Fletcher has covered the White House for the Post since President George W. Bush’s second term. Previously, he reported...
2009_DC_FNA_09031265Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "BIG!" opening
The National Archives and Record Administration & The Board of Directors of the Foundation for the National Archives invite you to a Private Reception and Exhibition Preview of BIG! An Exhibition Celebrating the National Archives 75th Anniversary.

Speaking during the event:
- Adrienne Thomas,...
2009_DC_Foer_091201109Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Jonathan Safran Foer ("Eating Animals")
Jonathan Safran Foer: Eating Animals
Written with the verve readers know from his novels, Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Foer’s first nonfiction book - Eating Animals - grew out of his need to justify dietary decisions to his children. A vegetarian and sometime...
2009_DC_Foggy_Bottom16DC -- Foggy Bottom neighborhood
2009_DC_FolgerOH_090426110DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger reading rooms are open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone!

This year, Elizabethan Fashion is a special focus of the Birthday. We'll explore clothing worn in...
2009_DC_Folger112DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)
2009_DC_FolklifeLA54Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2009) -- Las Americas
Las Americas:
Un Mundo Musical/The Americas: A Musical World
Las Americas is the final and most extensive program of the Nuestra Musica: Music in Latin Culture "living exhibitions" series. It features outstanding artists from the United States and Latin America who represent a rich diversity of...
2009_DC_FolklifeW80Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2009) -- Wales
Wales:
Smithsonian Cymru
Wales Smithsonian Cymru highlights the dynamic and creative culture of this small country, which is one of the first in the world to promote sustainable development as a core principle. Tying old to new and heritage to innovation, the program will show how language, foodways,...
2009_DC_FONZ_Event_09042369DC -- FONZ Event -- Welcome reception for Zoo's Acting Director Dr. Steven Monfort
John Berry had left to become the head of the Office of Personnel Management. Dr. Steven Monfort was chosen as Acting Director. A long-time employee of the Zoo, he was introduced in his new capacity by Bob Lamb (head of FONZ) and Wayne Clough (Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution).
2009_DC_FONZ_Viewing_09022852DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Gorilla baby
Go bananas and help celebrate the birth of a western lowland gorilla at the National Zoo. Enjoy an a-peel-ing breakfast and have bunches of fun. Meet curator Lisa Stevens and hear her speak about western lowland gorillas. Then check out a special presentation about the Zoo's cognitive research...
2009_DC_FordsOH103Ford's Theatre -- Open House (two visits)
Ford's Theatre reopened after being closed for renovations for 18 months. Pictures shown here were taken on two separate days:
(090212) These are pictures taken of the noontime presentations on the stage during the open house as well as a ranger-led talk afterward. Presentations were by:
-- Federal...
2009_DC_Fords64DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2009_DC_Fords_CEL1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2009_DC_Fords_Museum78DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
Pre-opening tour of the new museum. (A lot of these photos are of signage. There's *lots* of signage! Which is good.)
2009_DC_FOSE71DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- w/Chris Anderson, Louis Freeh, and Vivek Kundra
Chris Anderson: Editor-in-chief, Wired Magazine
For the People and By the People: Delivering on the Promise of Gov 2.0
Outside of government, a generation of consumers is growing up in Web 2.0, where popular sites are fast, easy to use and full of user participation tools, from comments to popularity...
2009_DC_FotoDC26FotoWeek DC -- FotoWeek Central Gallery
2009_DC_FPlaza9DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2009_DC_FP_Abortion_0909114DC -- Exhibit: Anti-Abortion display @ Freedom Plaza
Interesting idea. The handwriting on the notes I saw, however, seems to have all been done by the same person which seriously detracts from the presumed realism of the display.
2009_DC_Franklin16DC -- Downtown -- Franklin School (963 13th St NW)
2009_DC_Franklin_Sq6DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (Commodore John Barry statue)
2009_DC_Frank_091005130Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Congressman Barney Frank & Stuart Weisberg ("Barney Frank")
Congressman Barney Frank & Stuart Weisberg:
Congressman Barney Frank and author Stuart Weisberg will discuss their highly anticipated political biography, Barney Frank: The Story of America’s Only Left-Handed, Gay, Jewish Congressman. The book covers everything from Frank’s working-class childhood and...
2009_DC_FRB9DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Federal Reserve Building (Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Bldg) (2051 Const Ave. NW)
2009_DC_Friendship_Arch15DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2009_DC_Frontier_091114103Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Frontier!
Family Day - Frontier!
Take off with American Art and the Portrait Gallery as we journey out to the Western Frontier. Dress up like Annie Oakley or George Catlin for a photo-op and make corn-husk dolls and dream catchers to take with you. Our scavenger hunt through the art galleries will be your map to...
2009_DC_FSKey_Park5DC -- Francis Scott Key Park
2009_DC_Future_09091257Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Jim VandeHei and Sam Donaldson)
The Future of News w/Frank Sesno
Guests: Jim VandeHei and Sam Donaldson
Jim VandeHei of Politico and former ABC News White House correspondent Sam Donaldson will explain how they are adapting to the new challenges of News 2.0.
The show's touchscreen presentation is handled by Sonya Gavankar.
"The...
2009_DC_Future_09100848Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Walt Mossberg and Mara Schiavocampo)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: "Web 3.0": The Impact of Technology
Guests: Walt Mossberg and Mara Schiavocampo
New media experts Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal and NBC's Mara Schiavocampo join Future of News host Frank Sesno to discuss the digital revolution in the media landscape, and...
2009_DC_Future_09101041Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Jay Rosen and Clarence Page)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: Citizen Journalists: What's Their Role?
Guests: Jay Rosen and Clarence Page
Jay Rosen is a professor at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute; the author of PressThink, a weblog about journalism, and a leading proponent of citizen journalism. Clarence Page...
2009_DC_Future_09101641Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Dan Rather and Farai Chideya)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: News and the Public Trust: Old Values in a New Media World
Guests: Dan Rather and Farai Chideya
Veteran journalist Dan Rather is now anchor and managing editor of "Dan Rather Reports" on HDNet.
Farai Chideya is the founder of PopandPolitics.com, writer of multiple...
2009_DC_Future_09101753Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Tina Brown and Ken Paulson)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: Print News: Can It Survive?
Guests: Tina Brown and Ken Paulson
Tina Brown is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast and the former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.
Ken Paulson is president of the Newseum and the former editor of USA...
2009_DC_Future_09102465Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Bob Woodward and Bill Buzenberg)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: Investigative Journalism: How Will it Survive?
Guests: Bob Woodward and Bill Buzenberg
Bob Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post, is one of the country's preeminent investigative reporters and non-fiction authors.
Bill Buzenberg, a former...
2009_DC_Future_09103142Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Aneesh Chopra and Ellen Miller)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: Digital Democracy: Who Decides What's Next?
Guests: Aneesh Chopra and Ellen Miller
Aneesh Chopra is the first chief technology officer for the White House.
Ellen S. Miller is co-founder of the Sunlight Foundation, which advocates openness in government through the...
2009_DC_Future_09111447Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (Chris Matthews and Jan Schaffer)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: Non-Stop News: The 24/7 News Cycle
Guests: Chris Matthews and Jan Schaffer
Chris Matthews is the anchor of MSNBC's "Hardball" and one of cable TV's top political reporters. He started his career as a political operative and then became a print reporter before...
2009_DC_Future_09112151Newseum -- Future of News w/Frank Sesno (John King and Steve Grove)
The Future of News with Frank Sesno: What's the Future of TV News?
Guests: John King and Steve Grove
John King is anchor of "State of the Union" on CNN.
Steve Grove is the Head of News and Politics at YouTube, where he directs the news and political strategy and programming for the company. Steve...
2009_DC_Gallery_Place3DC -- Gallery Place building
2009_DC_Gallup_Bldg3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F) (901 F St NW)
2009_DC_GAO8DC -- Judiciary Square -- General Accountability Office Bldg
2009_DC_Garfield_Mem14DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- James A. Garfield Monument
2009_DC_Gatekeepers_09032527Wilson Center -- Patrick Hyder Patterson (Gatekeepers of Christendom?)
The Gatekeepers of Christendom? Religious Politics and the Challenge of Islam in Eastern Europe
Speaker: Patrick Hyder Patterson, Assistant Professor of History, University of California-San Diego.
The Wilson Center moderator was Martin Sletzinger.
2009_DC_Gateway_Wings1DC -- Public Art: Gateway Wings (sculpture by Kent Bloomer) @ NY Avenue
2009_DC_GeorgetownL2DC -- Georgetown -- Library
They're still saying this library is going to reopen in 2010.
2009_DC_GeorgetownSG6DC -- Georgetown University & FotoWeek DC -- Lucille and Richard Spagnuolo Gallery
2009_DC_GeorgetownU20DC -- Georgetown University
2009_DC_GeorgetownV3DC -- Georgetown view of the Potomac River and Rosslyn
Taken from "Book Hill" and the FotoWeek DC building.
2009_DC_Georgetown58DC -- Georgetown neighborhood
2009_DC_Gibran_Memorial1DC -- Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden
2009_DC_Gohike_09012965Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Frank Gohike ("Stories in the Dirt: Stories in the Air")
An Artist's Story -- Stories in the Dirt, Stories in the Air:
Photographer Frank Gohlke, a leading figure in American landscape photography and subject of the exhibition Accommodating Nature, will present a selection of readings from his catalogue essay entitled Stories in the Dirt, Stories in the...
2009_DC_Gompers_Mem5DC -- Samuel Gompers Memorial
2009_DC_Goodall_09090954DC -- Georgetown University -- Event: Dr. Jane Goodall
Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Jane Goodall in Gaston Hall. Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will give a special keynote lecture at Georgetown University. Join Dr. Goodall as she shares stories from her new book, 'Hope for Animals and Their...
2009_DC_Good_Night_09012696Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "Good Night, and Good Luck" (w/George Clooney and Bill Small)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
Guests: George Clooney, Bill Small
At the height of Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s anti-Communist campaign in the 1950s, legendary CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow takes on McCarthy against a backdrop of intense political pressure. Academy...
2009_DC_Gould_09092019Newseum -- Inside Media w/Terry Gould ("Marked for Death")
Inside Media: Dying for the Story:
Guest: Terry Gould
Uncovering the truth can lead some journalists to the darkest corners of the globe and the point of no return.
In his book, "Marked for Death: Dying for the Story in the World’s Most Dangerous Places," investigative reporter Terry Gould...
2009_DC_GovDelivery_09052824DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Connecting Web 1.0 with Web 2.0
FCG Presents: Proactive Public Communication Roundtable
"Connecting Web 1.0 with Web 2.0" - Featuring HHS & GPO

Plan now to attend Federal Consulting Group's timely and educational session on compelling content and social media. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be talking about...
2009_DC_GPO_Open_09121615Government Printing Office -- Public Printer's Open House (2009)
This was a Holiday Open House sponsored by Robert C. Tapella, the Public Printer of the United States in his Public Printer's Suite at the GPO building.
2009_DC_Grant_Mem51DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2009_DC_Great_Decision_09022682Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Great Decision (w/John Paul Stevens, Cliff Sloan, and David McKean)
First Amendment Center Program in conjunction with The Supreme Court Fellows Alumni Association:
A Conversation with Justice John Paul Stevens, Cliff Sloan and David McKean on Chief Justice John Marshall's "Great Decision". The discussion was in connection with the book "The Great Decision: Jefferson,...
2009_DC_Gregory_09070261Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2009) -- Dick Gregory
Social Satirist Dick Gregory Speaks at Folklife Festival

Comedian and social critic Dick Gregory will take to the stage Thursday, at 6 PM, at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s Oratorium stage.

Gregory will speak with the Smithsonian’s Lonnie G. Bunch, director of the National Museum of African...
2009_DC_Greyhound9DC -- Penn Qtr -- Greyhound Bus Station (1100 New York Ave NW)
2009_DC_GULC7DC -- Georgetown University Law Center
2009_DC_Gutierrez_09011639Dept of Commerce -- Event: Carlos Gutierrez bids adieu
Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez requests your company at an All Hands Meeting.
The event included an appearance by Donald Evans, the first Commerce secretary under the second Bush.
2009_DC_Hallowed_090522111DC -- Embassy of France -- Event: Opening of "Hallowed Grounds" documentary
From these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
— Abraham Lincoln

Many people are aware of the famous American military cemetery at Omaha Beach, Normandy, site of one of the D-Day landings in 1944. But few know there are...
2009_DC_HamiltonianAT_09042132DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Artist Talk
Hamiltonian Gallery had an artist talk involving the three artists on display at the gallery's fifth exhibition: Lisa Brotman, Tom Block, and Michael Enn Sirvet
2009_DC_HamiltonianV7DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Views of U Street area
2009_DC_Hamiltonian_09032197DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Exhibition opening
Hamiltonian Gallery and Hamiltonian Artists are proud to announce the opening of their fifth exhibition featuring the lush and emotional work of Lisa Brotman, the tumultuous second installment of Tom Block's series exploring mysticism in our post-religious age, and Michael Enn Sirvet's sculptural work...
2009_DC_Health_09091376DC -- Rally: Pro-health care @ U.S. Capitol
This was a small response to the scary anti-health care demonstration the previous day. Organizers of the pro-health care demonstration say there will be a bigger pro-health care demonstration in October.

Personal commentary: I didn't take any pictures of the previous day's anti-health care protest....
2009_DC_Herblock_09101569Library of Congress -- Event: Haynes Johnson and Harry L. Katz ("Herblock: The Life and Works") @ Madison Bldg
To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of political cartoonist Herbert Block (Herblock), the Library of Congress and the Herb Block Foundation, in association with W. W. Norton & Company, have published "HERBLOCK: The Life and Works of the Great Political Cartoonist." Authors Haynes Johnson and...
2009_DC_Hess_09011717Newseum -- Inside Media w/Stephen Hess ("What Do We Do Now?")
Inside Media: Presidential To Do’s with Stephen Hess
Stephen Hess knows firsthand about what our new president needs to do now. His new book, "What Do We Do Now?: A Workbook for the President-elect," spells it all out.
Having served as adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and on the...
2009_DC_Hill_Center7DC -- Capitol Hill -- Hill Center (921 Penn Ave SE)
2009_DC_Hilton1DC -- Adams Morgan -- Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Ave NW)
2009_DC_HI_Washington2DC -- Downtown -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2009_DC_Holiday_Market57DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
Entertainment by Glorious Sounds of United House of Prayer, a gospel brass group.
2009_DC_Holocaust59DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2009_DC_Holzer_090418117Reynolds Center & Washington College -- Harold Holzer ("John Henry Brown's Abraham Lincoln") -- People
American Pictures: The American Pictures Distinguished Lecture Series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture. This series pairs great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American Pictures lecture features an eminent writer, thinker, historian, or...
2009_DC_Honors_091206220DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2009)
Pictured here include Laura Dern, Cal Ripken Jr., Lynda Carter, Robert Altman, Bob Schieffer, William Daley, Katie Couric, Brian Williams, Harold Evans, Tina Brown, Charles Overby, Vernon Jordan, Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Carl Reiner, Nancy Pelosi, Gary Locke, Melissa Etheridge, Adrian Fenty, Newt...
2009_DC_HotelW8DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (515 15th St NW)
2009_DC_HSmith_09031545Env Film Festival (2009) -- Inside Media w/Hedrick Smith ("Poisoned Waters") @ Newseum
Inside Media: Our Water Quality w/Hedrick Smith:
How have 35 years of the Clean Water Act impacted our environment?
Join Emmy Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent Hedrick Smith for a discussion about his new documentary "Poisoned Waters," a revealing look at the fragile condition of the Chesapeake...
2009_DC_Hughley_09092814DC -- Filming DL Hughley segment @ Union Station
I just happened to run into him and a crew filming some random people at Union Station.
2009_DC_IDBCC_50Years17DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 50 Years, 50 Works
50 Years, 50 Works: The Art of Latin America and the Caribbean in the 20th Century. The exhibition gathered 50 outstanding artworks from the art collections of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States—both in Washington, D.C. It was...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Being22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Being Elsewhere
Being Elsewhere (Canada)
Seven Artists from the Latin American and Caribbean Diaspora in Canada
The exhibition features artists born in Latin America and the Caribbean who have emigrated to Canada. The exhibit takes a closer look at their work in an attempt to understand some of the motivations behind...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Medellin20DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Medellín
Medellín: Art and Development. An exhibition exploring the development and projection of the City of Medellín, Colombia, site of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank, as interpreted by the work of 19th and 20th century artists and photographers.
2009_DC_Ifill_09012417Newseum -- Inside Media w/Gwen Ifill ("The Breakthrough")
Inside Media: A Breakthrough Administration: Gwen Ifill puts Barack Obama’s political rise in perspective and analyzes the political landscape just days after his historic inauguration. Ifill is the moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "The Newshour With Jim...
2009_DC_ImmaculateCC45DC -- Shaw -- Immaculate Conception Church (1315 8th St., NW)
Stop #11 on the Shaw Heritage Trail: Seventh Street Develops:
Seventh and N Streets, NW
In 1864, St. Patrick's Parish opened a new mission church — Immaculate Conception Church — for Catholics living far from St. Patrick’s downtown F Street home. The current imposing, Gothic style building opened a...
2009_DC_Inaug_AABall_090120309All American Inaugural Ball (2009) @ Westin Washington DC City Center
Seldom in our lifetime is an event of such high importance as to claim a prominent position in history. On January 20th, 2009 the inauguration of America’s 44th President is just such an occasion.
The All American Ball Inaugural Committee is proud to announce that the 4th All American Inaugural Ball...
2009_DC_Inaug_ParadeC_09012040DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Tailgate party for the inaugural parade (2009)
Murray Horwitz from AFI got me into this. I froze and Barack didn't get out of his car until a couple of blocks after where I was standing but it was still great. Thanks Murray!
2009_DC_Inaug_Parade_09012050DC -- Inaugural parade (2009)
I hadn't tried to see an inauguration since 1993 but this was Barack Obama! It was bitterly cold. The event was delayed because Senator Kennedy had had a seizure in the Capital. And neither Barack nor Joe Biden were outside of their vehicles by the time they reach my position at the Canadian Embassy....
2009_DC_Interview_0901225Personal -- Being interviewed by WUSA9.com (flag and the button man)
This was a bit of a surprise! Lindsey Mastis, a reporter for ...
2009_DC_Islamic_Center1DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Islamic Center of Washington (2551 Mass. Ave., NW)
2009_DC_IWP10DC -- Dupont Circle -- Institute of World Politics building (1621 16th St NW)
2009_DC_Jaisohn_Mem3DC -- Philip Jaisohn Memorial
2009_DC_Janke_09092237Capitol Hill History Project -- Cindy Janke ("The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill")
Overbeck Lecture: The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill:
Don’t miss it. On Tuesday evening, September 22, local historian Cindy Janke will present an illustrated Overbeck History Lecture on William Prout, the 18th century owner of the land that today comprises most of the Capitol Hill Historic...
2009_DC_Jap_Amer26DC -- Natl Japanese-American Monument
2009_DC_JAWilson9DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2009_DC_JazzFr_09052244DC -- Embassy of France -- Event: Performance: Tarace Boulba
Brace yourself for a musical experience and jump into summer (a little early) with a free, invigorating performance by France's best brass ensemble, Tarace Boulba! La Maison Française and Alliance Française de Washington are thrilled to host this lively group of performers on Friday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m....
2009_DC_Jeff_Mem7DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2009_DC_Jones_Day10DC -- (East) End End -- Jones Day Bldg (51 Louisiana Ave NW)
2009_DC_JPJ22DC -- John Paul Jones Memorial
After the snowfall.
2009_DC_Judiciary3DC -- Judiciary Square neighborhood
2009_DC_JW_Marriott5DC -- Penn Qtr -- JW Marriott Washington DC (1331 Penn Ave)
2009_DC_Kalb_09020975NPC -- Kalb Report: "The Business of Business Reporting" (w/Alexis Glick, Diana Henriques, Steve Pearlstein, and Ali Velshi)
The Kalb Report Tacles "The Business of Business Reporting": Journalists Alexis Glick, Diana Henriques, Steve Pearlstein, and Ali Velshi join Marvin Kalb in discussion of the global economic crisis and the role of reporters in covering the story.

WASHINGTON - Four of the nation's top business...
2009_DC_Kalb_090323112NPC -- Kalb Report: "Down to the Wire: Journalism in Crisis"
Down to The Wire: Journalism in Crisis:
Guests
* Vivian Schiller, President & CEO, NPR
* Jon Klein, President, CNN
* Tom Curley, President & CEO, Associated Press
* Alberto Ibargüen, President & CEO, Knight Foundation
Four journalism's most influential executives come together at the...
2009_DC_Kalb_09111645NPC -- Kalb Report: "What Makes 60 Minutes Tick?" (w/Lesley Stahl and Jeffrey Fager)
What Makes 60 Minutes Tick? CBS News 60 Minutes Correspondent Lesley Stahl and Executive Producer Jeffrey Fager join Marvin Kalb for a behind-the-scenes look at television's most successful news magazine and what it takes to keep 60 Minutes on the air and on top of the ratings.
Guests:
Lesley Stahl,...
2009_DC_Kane_09022370Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "Citizen Kane" (w/Tom Shales and Frank Mankiewicz)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: Citizen Kane (1941)
Guests: Tom Shales, Frank Mankiewicz
Loosely based on the life of newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, Orson Welles’s iconic 1941 classic is hailed as one of the greatest films ever made. Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post television and...
2009_DC_Karasik_09101849Politics & Prose -- Paul Karasik ("You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation")
Paul Karasik, Ed. - You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation: Since the release of I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets, Karasik has archived even more of Fletcher Hank’s brutally surreal comics and here he presents a second sampling of Hank’s work. An expansive introduction offers details on the...
2009_DC_Kennedy_09082936DC -- Ted Kennedy funeral procession @ Constitution Ave
2009_DC_Kennedy_Center1DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Taken from across the water by the House of Sweden building.
2009_DC_Korean_War133DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After two snow falls. I was glad I took them when I did because just as I was finishing, some idiotic teenager decided to tromp through the snow around the figurines. When I told her she wasn't allowed beyond the low fence, she said I wasn't her father and I could kiss her a**. While I appreciated...
2009_DC_Lafayette_Square3DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
Including photos as the inaugural stands go up and, after the inauguration, they come down.
2009_DC_Lamont_Plaza6DC -- Mt Pleasant -- Lamont Plaza
2009_DC_Lang_09080954Newseum -- Inside Media w/Michael Lang ("Road to Woodstock")
Inside Media: The Road to Woodstock: Guest: Michael Lang
In August 1969, more than 500,000 young people descended on an upstate farm in Bethel, N.Y., for a rock and arts festival, leaving their indelible footprints in history.
Billed as a weekend of peace, love and music, Woodstock defined the 1960s...
2009_DC_Lansburgh1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company (450 7th St NW)
2009_DC_LATCRA_091104165Willard Hotel -- Event: Lincoln at the Crossroads Alliance gala dinner
A Call to Union
An Evening at the Willard Inter Continental Hotel
November 4, 2009

PROGRAM
Master of Ceremonies Kim B. Holien, Professional Military Historian
Speakers:
The Honorable Frank J. Williams. Chief Justice (Ret.) of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, Author, Lecturer
Mr. William B....
2009_DC_Law55DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Including engraving the new names for the year.
2009_DC_Law_CandlelightC_09051392DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Ceremony
Program of the Evening:
- Opening Musical Tribute: Phoenix Police Department Honor Chorus
- Presentation of the Colors: United States Park Police
- National Anthem: Performed by Lieutenant Randy Sutton, Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department
- Invocation: Officer Steven V. Hillman,...
2009_DC_Law_CandlelightR_09051372DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Related images
2009_DC_LCROSS_09100967Newseum & NASA -- NASA Kicks Up Moon Dust (LCROSS)
NASA Kicks Up Moon Dust at the Newseum
Guests: Lori B. Garver, Jim Garvin and Benjamin Neumann
Water on the moon? NASA recently found evidence of it. But is there more, and how much? That's what NASA hopes to find out on Oct. 9, 2009, when the space agency crashes a spacecraft into the lunar surface...
2009_DC_Levy_09032546Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: David Levy ("Why Is Astronomy So Popular?")
Exploring Space Lectures: Why is Astronomy so Popular?
Speaker: David Levy
6:00 p.m. Special theater presentation in the Lockheed Martin Imax Theater: End of the World, with curator comments + Discovery Stations in the Museum
7:00 p.m. Meet the Lecturer
7:30 p.m. Lecture

Well-known interpreter of...
2009_DC_Levy_09050328Newseum -- Inside Media w/Sari Horwitz and Scott Higham (Chandra Levy Case)
The Chandra Levy Case with Sari Horwitz and Scott Higham: When a Capitol Hill intern went missing in 2001, a frenzy in the national media followed and continued well past the discovery of her body a year later.
With the case still unsolved in 2008, Sari Horwitz and Scott Higham were among the...
2009_DC_Life_09091322Newseum -- Inside Media w/Robert Lipsyte and Gail Sheehy ("Life (Part 2)" screening)
Inside Media: A Report on "Life (Part 2)".
Guests: Robert Lipsyte and Gail Sheehy
With frank discussions about life and love after 50, the PBS series "Life (Part 2)" helps baby boomers prepare for the second stage of adulthood.
Noted journalist and author Robert Lipsyte will host the show’s second...
2009_DC_Lift_Off3DC -- Public Art: Lift Off (by David Black) @ 5th and K NW
2009_DC_Lily_Pond4DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lily Pond Sculpture
2009_DC_LincolnP90Willard Hotel -- Event: Lincoln Presenters
The Willard InterContinental and The Association of Lincoln Presenters brought together 60 costumed Abraham and Mary Todd Lincolns, along with Frederick Douglass and General Ulysses S. Grant, in the hotel lobby, conversing in character with guests and children from DC's Thomson Elementary School....
2009_DC_Lincoln_4th34Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2009) -- Waiting for the fireworks at the Lincoln Memorial
2009_DC_Lincoln_CottageI3DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images
2009_DC_Lincoln_Cottage23DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2009_DC_Lincoln_Flannery17DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2009_DC_Lincoln_MemV24DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
2009_DC_Lincoln_Mem94DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Several visits including after a snow. Later, a bunch of tourists who asked that I take their pictures during the beautiful sunset.
2009_DC_Lincoln_Pk21DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park
2009_DC_Lincoln_Theater44DC -- Lincoln Theater
2009_DC_LLOratory_090427111Ford's Theatre -- Living Lincoln Series -- Oratory in the Age of Lincoln
Ford's Theatre Society, Paul R. Tetreault, Director
Presents
Living Lincoln Series
Central High School Orators on the Power of Public Speech
An evening of original and historic speeches, created and presented by the students of the Central High School speech classes
With your hosts:
Michael...
2009_DC_LLRace_09042016Ford's Theatre -- Living Lincoln Series -- Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln
Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln.
A panel discussion with:
Edna Greene Medford, Moderator, Howard University
Lucas Morel, Washington and Lee University
Catherine Clinton, Queens University, Belfast
Vernon Burton, Coastal Carolina University and University of Illinois
2009_DC_LLSeen_09021610Ford's Theatre -- Living Lincoln Series -- Lincoln Seen & Heard (Sam Waterston and Harold Holzer)
Ford's Theatre Announces Programming for Free Living Lincoln Series:
Washington, D.C.—Paul R. Tetreault, Director of Ford’s Theatre Society, announced the line-up for the free Living Lincoln Series, which will premiere Feb. 16, 2009. This Monday-night series will explore the many aspects of President...
2009_DC_LLShakes_09041321Ford's Theatre -- Living Lincoln Series -- Lincoln and Shakespeare
Ford's Theatre Society, Paul R. Tetreault, Director
and
Shakespeare Theatre Company, Michael Kahn, Artistic Director
present
Living Lincoln Series
Lincoln and Shakespeare
Written and performed by:
Stephen Dickey
William Lee Miller
Heather Nathans
Shakespeare's Speeches Performed By:
Andrew...
2009_DC_LMM_09040554Newseum -- Inside Media w/Roger Wilkins and Raymond Arsenault (Lincoln Memorial Memories)
Inside Media: Lincoln Memorial Memories
Guests: Roger Wilkins and Raymond Arsenault
When acclaimed vocalist Marian Anderson sang for 75,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday in 1939, her performance and quiet courage amid swirling racial and political tensions marked a breakthrough in...
2009_DC_Locke_09033141Dept of Commerce -- Event: Secretary Gary Locke meet and greet
Secretary Gary Locke will address Department of Commerce employees in the main auditorium Tuesday to introduce himself and outline his vision for the department, including the critical role it will play fostering innovation, creating jobs and turning around America’s economy.
After remarks, Locke will...
2009_DC_LOC_BHope8DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2009_DC_LOC_Ext67DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2009_DC_LOC_Gershwin15DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
December 11, 2008–Ongoing
Experience the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s in this permanent tribute to the brothers who helped provide a musical background to the period. The exhibition contains a wealth of materials that provide...
2009_DC_LOC_GH133DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2009_DC_LOC_Lincoln_090304114Library of Congress -- Event: Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (presentations)
Award-Winning Scholars Gather on 148th Anniversary of Lincoln’s First Inauguration:
Law and politics dominated Abraham Lincoln's public life, yet being president brought little reward, for he could not escape the weight of war and the issue of racial inequality. However, his words and deeds that shaped...
2009_DC_LOC_Mahogany27DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2009_DC_LOC_MRR161DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They don't allow public visitors into the main reading room very often and they allow photography even less often. Today was an open house though so...
2009_DC_Logan25DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2009_DC_Logan_Statue10DC -- Logan Circle -- Major John Logan Statue
2009_DC_Lothrop_Mansion4DC -- Kalorama Triangle -- Lothrop Mansion (2001 Connecticut Ave NW)
2009_DC_Lotus_Knows_09110615DC -- Lotus Knows Bus Tour
Please join us for the Lotus Knows Bus Tour on Friday, November 6th, from 12 to 2 PM! The Lotus Bus will be stopping at the Federal Triangle Metro Station.
2009_DC_Loyn_09100422Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Loyn ("In Afghanistan")
Inside Media: What to Expect in Afghanistan
Guest: David Loyn
David Loyn, a foreign correspondent for the BBC for 30 years, has reported from Moscow, Kosovo, Delhi, Kashmir, Sri Lanka, Iraq and Afghanistan.
With his insider’s view of Afghanistan’s recent violent history, his deep knowledge of the...
2009_DC_LP_Dime_09042720DC -- Rally: March of Dimes Protest @ Lafayette Park
Police Arresting Angry Members of the Disabled Community Who Are Picketing White House

April 27, 2009 2:09 PM

ABC News' Jake Tapper and Sunlen Miller report:

Police have started to arrest some of the disabled protestors picketing outside the White House right now. Almost all of the 400...
2009_DC_LR9_09100342Newseum -- Inside Media w/Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page (Story of the Little Rock Nine)
Inside Media: The Story of the Little Rock Nine
Guests: Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page
Facing down an angry mob, nine black students integrated Little Rock’s all-white Central High School in 1957. Embraced as the "Little Rock Nine," their story captured national headlines and marked a...
2009_DC_Luther_Place_MC4DC -- Logan Circle -- Luther Place Memorial Church (1226 Vermont Ave NW)
2009_DC_Macaulay_09061376DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Event: David Macaulay
David Macaulay, Author Talk and Book Signing:
Join David Macaulay for a discussion about his new book, The Way We Work, as he illuminates the most important machine of all — the human body. Your body is made up of various complex systems, and Macaulay is a master at making the complex understandable....
2009_DC_Mall34DC -- Natl Mall area
2009_DC_Maples34DC -- Maples (Friendship House) (619 D St SE)
I'm not sure how long ago the building was shuttered or what will happen to it now. It's obviously in a state of some disrepair.
2009_DC_March_For_Babies_0904264DC -- Rally: March for Babies @ U.S. Capitol
This was a March of Dimes event that I passed through on my way to see Roz Chast. Unfortunately, I don't know how to actually pass through something without taking pictures so...
2009_DC_Marconi_Statue4DC -- Mt Pleasant -- Guglielmo Marconi (Piccirilli) Statue (16th and Lamont Streets, NW)
2009_DC_Marshall_Statue5DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue
2009_DC_MBT17DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2009_DC_McClellan_Pk12DC -- Kalorama Triangle -- Major General George B. McClellan Park
2009_DC_McPherson7DC -- Downtown -- McPherson Square and James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2009_DC_Meacham_09010726Politics & Prose -- Jon Meacham ("American Lion")
Jon Meacham: American Lion. The Newsweek editor and author of Franklin and Winston and American Gospel presents a new look at the presidency of Andrew Jackson. Meacham sketches a fresh, colorful, and very human portrait of the man. He credits Jackson with guiding the country away from elitism and into...
2009_DC_Meade9DC -- George Meade Memorial
2009_DC_Mem_Bridge35DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
More pictures of those Italian statues on the DC side of the bridges.
2009_DC_Meridian50DC -- Columbia Heights -- Meridian Hill Park (Malcolm X Park)
2009_DC_Merry_09120275Politics & Prose -- Robert W. Merry ("A Country Of Vast Designs")
Robert W. Merry - A Country Of Vast Designs:
Robert Merry, publisher of Congressional Quarterly, examines the one-term presidency of James Polk and concludes that Polk’s tenure in the White House has been underrated. Polk not only won the struggle with Britain over the Oregon Territory, but he also...
2009_DC_Metropolitan_Sq2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Metropolitan Square (655 15th St NW) (incl Old Ebbitt Grill)
2009_DC_Metro_CoH1Metro Station -- Columbia Heights
2009_DC_Metro_CUA1Metro Station -- Brookland / Catholic University of America
2009_DC_Metro_GP3Metro Station -- Gallery Place
The station has various signs alerting people to the upcoming inaugural.
2009_DC_Metro_NY4Metro Station -- NoMa–Gallaudet U station on New York Avenue
2009_DC_Metro_RI1Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2009_DC_Metro_U5Metro Station -- U Street/AACWM/Cardoza (art)
2009_DC_Miss_DC_0901132402008 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Kate Marie to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics
The Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Organization invites you to the Miss America Send-Off Reception for Kate Marie Grinold, Miss District of Columbia 2008, at the Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington DC.

Also shown are a number of the previous Miss DC winners...
2009_DC_Mortenson_091203129Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Greg Mortenson ("Stones Into Schools") w/Tom Friedman
Greg Mortenson - Stones Into Schools: Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005; and the unique ways he has built...
2009_DC_MPPL1DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library
2009_DC_MTCDC_0902213Newseum -- "Moments that Changed Us: Diahann Carroll" (w/Nick Clooney)
Inside Media Special Edition: Moments That Changed Us:
Veteran journalist Nick Clooney will host a screening of an installment of the American Life TV series, "Moments That Changed Us." This film looks at the life and career of Diahann Carroll, an award-winning actress, singer and...
2009_DC_Mt_Pleasant100DC -- Mt Pleasant neighborhood
2009_DC_Mt_Vernon28DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle neighborhood
2009_DC_Murals75DC -- Public Murals
2009_DC_Murals_3Macaws2DC -- Public Art: 3 Macaws (mural by G. Byron Peck, demolished 2013)
2009_DC_Murals_Air_Shaft2DC -- Public Art: Air Shaft Tunnel (mural by Val Lewton) w/Mayer Mitchell Bldg @ H and 3rd NW
2009_DC_Murals_Edgewood200DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro
2009_DC_Murals_Edgewood_D_090824181DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro -- Event: Dedication Ceremony
Dear Friends,
You are invited to join us to celebrate the completion of the Edgewood Mural. The mural will be officially given to the community by the Mayor Adrian M. Fenty on Monday, August 24th at 4:30pm.
There will performances by the young artists from the Summer Youth Employment Program. The...
2009_DC_Murals_Edgewood_J_090815233DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro -- Event: Mural Jam (2009)
Pictures taken during the 2009 "mural jam" event.

It's FREE!
Friday, August 14, 2009

If you've traveled along Metro's Red Line near the Rhode Island Avenue station lately, you might have seen it: a wall 500 feet long and two stories tall in the process of being turned into the largest mural of...
2009_DC_Murals_Edgewood_P_09082798DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro -- Event: Artist Show @ Solea Building
Meet the artists of the Edgewood Mural project in a comfortable cool place this Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. They are presenting their work on canvases along with photos of the past work and ideas for the future... The event is organized by the Pink Line Project and is in the new Solea Building on 1405...
2009_DC_Murals_Mama_Ayesha9DC -- Public Art: Mama Ayesha's Restaurant (mural by Karla "Karlisma" Rodas)
2009_DC_Murals_Marilyn1DC -- Public Art: Marilyn Monroe @ 2602 Connecticut Avenue NW (mural by John Bailey)
2009_DC_Murals_MBT35DC -- Public Art: Murals along Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT)
2009_DC_Murals_Oasis3DC -- Public Art: As Oasis in the City (mural by Bryan King and G. Byron Peck)
2009_DC_Murals_Song4Hope6DC -- Public Art: A Song for Hope mural @ Mt Vernon
2009_DC_NA1864_09051941Natl Archives -- Charles Bracelen Flood ("1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History")
Join us as Charles Bracelen Flood discusses his book 1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History. In his narrative, Flood brings to life the drama of Lincoln’s final year, in which he oversaw the final campaigns of the Civil War, was reelected President, and laid out his vision for the nation’s future in a...
2009_DC_NA2020_09091729Natl Archives -- Panel -- The Constitution in 2020
The Constitution in 2020: What will the Constitution look like over the next decade? What are the issues that will arise and how should they be handled? Four Yale Law School scholars will discuss constitutional issues of the future, including the challenge of new technologies, Presidential power,...
2009_DC_NA75DAT_09091451Natl Archives -- Panel -- 75 Years of Discovering Archival Treasures (w/Cokie Roberts, Michael Beschloss, Drew Faust, and David Grubin)
75 Years of Discovering Archival Treasures
The National Archives has been our nation’s record keeper for 75 years, and priceless treasures await researchers. Tonight a distinguished panel discuss their favorite discoveries in the National Archives and explain why records matter. Cokie Roberts,...
2009_DC_NA75_09061744Natl Archives -- Panel -- 75 Years: The Natl Archives from a Community Perspective
75 Years: The National Archives from a Community Perspective: Many types of researchers take advantage of the vast resources of the National Archives. Our panelists, all experienced researchers, will consider the National Archives of the past and future. Moderated by David McMillen, Director of External...
2009_DC_NAAGR_09121645Natl Archives -- Annette Gordon-Reed ("Hemingses of Monticello")
Annette Gordon-Reed: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family:
In The Hemingses of Monticello, the Hemings family finally comes to light in all its complexity. Pulitzer Prize–winning author Annette Gordon-Reed, professor of law at New York Law School and professor of history at Rutgers...
2009_DC_NABecton_09021132Natl Archives -- Julius Becton ("Becton: Autobiography")
Becton: Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant:
Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr., discusses his memoir, Becton: Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant. Becton fought for his country in three wars, overcame many obstacles, and reached the unprecedented rank of three-star general. Later, he...
2009_DC_NABerlin_0911099Natl Archives -- Romesh Ratnesar ("Tear Down this Wall!")
"Tear Down this Wall!" Reagan and the Berlin Wall
Romesh Ratnesar, deputy managing editor of Time magazine, recreates Ronald Reagan's historic June 1987 speech at the Brandenburg Gate and his famous challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev in "Tear Down this Wall!" .
The speaker was introduced by Douglas...
2009_DC_NABrandeis_09111947Natl Archives -- Panel -- Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the Law and the 21st Century
Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the Law and the 21st Century
As a Supreme Court justice (1916–1939), Louis D. Brandeis developed the modern jurisprudence of free speech and laid the basis for a constitutionally protected right to privacy. He helped draft the Federal Reserve Act, the Clayton...
2009_DC_NACG3_09092381Natl Archives -- Panel -- 3rd Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (20th Anniversary of the Johnstown Flood)
Third Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program
The Johnstown Flood: 20th Anniversary Screening and Discussion
Charles Guggenheim accepted his third Oscar® in 1990 for The Johnstown Flood (Best Documentary Short Subject). The film expertly weaves archival photographs, narration, and historical...
2009_DC_NACTD_09101445Natl Archives -- Clifton Truman Daniel ("The Truman Letters")
The Truman Letters by Clifton Truman Daniel:
President Harry S. Truman was a prolific letter writer, but it was believed First Lady Bess Truman destroyed all the personal letters she sent to him. Grandson Clifton Truman Daniel gives us a peek at some not-yet-released letters discovered after his...
2009_DC_NADOL_09022541Natl Archives -- Douglas R. Egerton ("Death or Liberty")
Death or Liberty: African Americans and Revolutionary America:
In Death or Liberty, Douglas R. Egerton offers a sweeping chronicle of African American history from Britain’s 1763 victory in the Seven Years’ War to the election of slaveholder Thomas Jefferson as President in 1800. A book signing will...
2009_DC_NAEWSF_09050751Natl Archives -- Rob Hummel ("The BIG Picture The Evolution of Wide Screen Film")
The BIG Picture: The Evolution of the Wide Screen Film – Tucker: The Man and His Dream
The Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), in partnership with The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives,...
2009_DC_NAForgotten_09052737Natl Archives -- Amity Shlaes ("The Forgotten Man")
Amity Shlaes discusses her book The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, which draws parallels between the Great Depression and the current economic situation. Shlaes rejects the conventional interpretation that the Depression represented capitalism’s failure and that FDR’s New Deal...
2009_DC_NAGiants_09012226Natl Archives -- John Stauffer ("Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln")
Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln are the two preeminent self-made men in American history. Lincoln was born poor, had less than one year of formal school, and became one of the nation’s greatest Presidents. Douglass spent the first 20 years of his life as a slave, had no formal schooling, and...
2009_DC_NAGWF_09091660Natl Archives -- Cdr. Henry J. Hendrix ("Roosevelt and the Great White Fleet")
Roosevelt and the Great White Fleet:
Cdr. Henry J. Hendrix, USN, will discuss Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy: The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century. Hendrix examines Roosevelt’s use of U.S. seapower to advance his diplomatic efforts and facilitate the emergence of the United States...
2009_DC_NAHLG_09020599Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. (American Conversations)
An American Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The National Archives welcomes Harvard professor and renowned author Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to discuss African American genealogy. Professor Allen Weinstein and Dr. Lonnie Bunch will co-moderate the discussion. While researching his own family...
2009_DC_NAHT_09101667Natl Archives -- Helen Thomas and Craig Crawford ("Listen Up, Mr. President")
Listen Up, Mr. President: Everything You Always Wanted Your President to Know and Do
Helen Thomas has covered the administrations of nine presidents in a career spanning nearly sixty years. She is known for her famous press conference closing line: “Thank you, Mr. President,” but in Listen Up, Mr....
2009_DC_NAL4L_09061870Natl Archives -- Philip B. Kunhardt III ("Looking for Lincoln")
Philip B. Kunhardt III will discuss Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon, which describes the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around Lincoln in the years between his assassination and the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922, and examines how our 16th President’s legend...
2009_DC_NALAC_09041780Natl Archives -- Panel -- Lincoln Assassination Conspirators (w/Harold Holzer and Edward Steers Jr.)
The Lincoln Assassination Conspirators: Their Confinement and Execution, as Recorded in the Letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft
On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, President Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the Washington Arsenal military...
2009_DC_NALTI_09020926Natl Archives -- Jason Emerson ("Lincoln the Inventor")
Lincoln the Inventor: Abraham Lincoln is the only President to hold a patent. Jason Emerson, author of Lincoln the Inventor, is the first historian to treat the subject of Lincoln’s “device to buoy vessels over shoals” as more than a historical footnote. Emerson also discusses how Lincoln’s penchant for...
2009_DC_NAMove_09011577Natl Archives -- Panel -- White House: Moving Out/Moving In
The White House: Moving Out/Moving In: How does a first family prepare to move into the White House? How does a President-elect plan to govern from day one—and through his first 100 days? What role does the outgoing President play in assisting the newcomers, and where do his official papers go? More...
2009_DC_NANG_09082613Natl Archives -- Dennis Conrad ("Papers of General Nathanael Greene")
General Nathanael Greene: An Appraisal:
Dennis Conrad, editor of the Papers of General Nathanael Greene, presents an assessment of Greene and the Revolutionary War in the South. Greene, a forgotten hero of the American Revolution, reconquered the South after the British had destroyed two American...
2009_DC_NAOsborne_09101550Natl Archives -- Robert Osborne (introducing "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington")
70th Anniversary Screening of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film, presents Frank Capra’s classic film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, which premiered on October 17, 1939 at Constitution...
2009_DC_NAOscA_09022130Natl Archives -- Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees (introduced by WIFV and Animator's Roundtable members)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NAOscB_0902194Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "The Betrayal" (introduced by Jennice Fuentes)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NAOscE_0902203Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: ""Encounters at the End of the World" (introduced by Jennice Fuentes)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NAOscG_0902225Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "The Garden" (introduced by Jennice Fuentes)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NAOscL_09022110Natl Archives -- Academy Award Live Action Short Film Nominees (introduced by Margaret Parsons)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NAOscW_09021829Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Man on Wire" (introduced by Grace Guggenheim and Jennice Fuentes)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the fifth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film—from Wednesday, February 18, through Sunday, February 22. The...
2009_DC_NARR_09062414Natl Archives -- Robert Remini ("A Short History of the United States")
Robert Remini, Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, discusses A Short History of the United States, which vividly contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, and growth of the United States along with other themes that have run through our history.
The speaker was...
2009_DC_NASky_09102871Natl Archives -- Larry Tise ("Conquering the Sky")
Conquering the Sky: The Secret Flights of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk
Following their first powered flights in 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright enjoyed anonymity until 1908. In Conquering the Sky, Larry Tise describes how the Wright brothers were catapulted into unwanted fame by the international...
2009_DC_NASS_09070119Natl Archives -- Manley Irwin ("Silent Strategists")
Silent Strategists: Harding, Denby, and the U.S. Navy’s Trans-Pacific Offensive, WWII
In November 1943, the U.S. Navy launched an offensive that would carry U.S. Armed Forces to the far reaches of the Pacific. Author Manley Irwin discusses his findings and the records in the National Archives from the...
2009_DC_NAStrides_09030594Natl Archives -- Panel -- Big Strides: Diverse Paths: Women's Journeys to Political Leadership
Big Strides, Diverse Paths: Women’s Journeys to Political Leadership:
The influence of women has redefined the nature of politics, but how did they get there and what are the stories of their political journeys? Join moderator Eleanor Clift, weekly panelist on The McLaughlin Group and author of Madam...
2009_DC_NASurvivor_09110355Natl Archives -- Lynne Joiner ("Honorable Survivor")
Honorable Survivor: Mao’s China, McCarthy’s America and the Persecution of John S. Service:
Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment: World War II was ending, the Cold War was dawning, and the McCarthy-era witch-hunters were stirring....
2009_DC_NAS2DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg
2009_DC_NAThemis_09012959Natl Archives -- John Sigwarth (NASA's THEMIS Project)
NASA’s THEMIS Project: When viewed from Alaska and other northern locations, the aurora borealis, or “northern lights” is a shimmering, ethereal phenomenon that dances in a spectacular burst of colorful light and rapid movement. But what causes it? To find out, the National Aeronautics and Space...
2009_DC_Natl_Baptist3DC -- Columbia Heights -- National Baptist Memorial Church (1501 Columbia Rd, NW)
2009_DC_NATN_09081444Natl Archives -- Tom Nastick ("The USIA Film The School at Rincon Santo")
National Archives Expert Series: Featuring staff experts who will focus on archival treasures discovered among the holdings of the National Archives. Tom Nastick, public programs producer, Center for the National Archives Experience,“The USIA Film The School at Rincon Santo” .
The speaker was...
2009_DC_NATop_09120923Natl Archives -- Peter Carlson ("K Blows Top")
75th Anniversary Noontime Lecture Series: Featuring authors whose research significantly reflects the holdings of the National Archives
"K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude, Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America’s Most Unlikely Tourist"
Author Peter Carlson marks the 50th anniversary of Khrushchev’s...
2009_DC_NATVA_09031735Env Film Festival (2009) -- "Built for the People: The Story of TVA" (w/Sean and Andrea Nix Fine) @ Natl Archives
BIG Ideas, BIG Projects: Built for the People: The Story of TVA (2008) was produced by Academy Award®-nominated Washington documentary filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine (War/Dance). The film chronicles the transformation of the vast and magnificent Tennessee Valley—devastated by flooding,...
2009_DC_Naval_BlessingF_090404146Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2009) -- Outdoor ceremony
WHAT: The 18th annual Blessing of the Fleets celebration, when the fountains on the Navy Memorial Plaza are officially turned on for the season, follows the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Ceremonial Guard will proceed across the Plaza’s “Granite Sea” to pour water...
2009_DC_Naval_Center25DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
2009_DC_Naval_Lodge3DC -- Capitol Hill -- Naval Lodge Masonic Hall (330 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
An interesting camera thing in the balcony.
2009_DC_Naval_Med5DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of Naval Medicine
2009_DC_Naval_Memorial21DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2009_DC_Naval_Seabees7DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the Seabees
2009_DC_NAWAW_09120848Natl Archives -- Roger Kennedy and David Larkin ("When Art Worked")
When Art Worked: The New Deal, Art, and Democracy:
Under the New Deal’s Federal Arts Project, the American government helped artists get through a difficult time in history. The New Deal provided food, work, and wages, but it also employed out-of-work artists who worked to enhance community and...
2009_DC_NBW_7th4DC -- Penn Qtr -- National Bank of Washington (301 7th St NW)
2009_DC_NCap2DC -- North Capitol area
2009_DC_NCNW3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW)
2009_DC_Neal_09101011Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Neal (Capturing Olympic Images)
Inside Media: Capturing Olympic Images
Guest: David Neal
Capturing the thrills and agonies of sports events for a live television broadcast requires an artist’s eye and split-second decision making.
David Neal, executive vice president for NBC Olympics and executive producer for NBC Sports, describes...
2009_DC_NewseumT_0902232Newseum -- Members' Preview -- "Manhunt" exhibit
2009_DC_NewseumV37DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including the Capital Pride event from on high.
2009_DC_Newseum15DC -- Newseum
Including a private event going on for the American Hospital Association on the 2nd floor deck.
2009_DC_Newseum_Athlete20DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (C) Athlete (Sports Illustrated Photography of Walter Iooss)
Athlete: The Sports Illustrated Photography of Walter Iooss

A photography exhibit featuring highlights from the career of legendary Sports Illustrated photographer Walter Iooss Jr.

On display: Oct. 9 through Dec. 31, 2009

Location: CONCOURSE LEVEL
"Athlete: The Sports Illustrated Photography...
2009_DC_Newseum_Berlin_09110824Newseum -- Family Day -- Berlin Wall
Berlin Wall Family Day
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Newseum with fun-filled activities and events for the entire family.
Events shown here are:
German car ...
Express Yourself: Exercise your freedom of expression by painting your own message on the Newseum's...
2009_DC_Newseum_NHG34DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (5) News History Gallery
2009_DC_Newseum_Pulitzer3DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (1) Pulitzer Prize Photographs
2009_DC_Newseum_Russert13DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Tim Russert's desk
Inside Tim Russert's Office:

It It's Sunday, It's "Meet The Press":
"Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert's hard-hitting interview style and ability to cut through political spin made him one of the country's most respected journalists.
Russert's office at NBC's Washington DC bureau is partially...
2009_DC_Newseum_WAW51DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (C) Our World At War
The International Committee of the Red Cross sent five award-winning photojournalists to eight war-torn and ravaged countries to document how war and armed violence have affected people’s lives. The result of their work is featured in the new exhibit "Our World at War: Photojournalism Beyond the Front...
2009_DC_New_HopeBC6DC -- Penn Qtr -- Greater New Hope Baptist Church / Washington Hebrew Congregation (816 8th St, NW)
2009_DC_New_Media_09042534Newseum -- Inside Media w/Charles Davis and Brian Kelly (New Media)
New Media and the News with Charles Davis and Brian Kelly: Technology has brought sweeping change to the way news is reported and delivered, with an increasing number of publications choosing to publish primarily or exclusively online. Charles Davis and Brian Kelly will give front-line insights into the...
2009_DC_NGAEW_Bldg11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2009_DC_NGAEW_Galleries13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2009_DC_NGAEW_Guston4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Philip Guston
In the Tower: Philip Guston
January 15, 2009 – January 3, 2010

Overview: 9 paintings and 8 prints created by American artist Philip Guston between 1948 and 1980 were presented in this installation. Of the works, 14 were drawn from the Gallery's collection, including gifts from Edward R. Broida and...
2009_DC_NGAP1429DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings (1 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
2009_DC_NGAP2547DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings (2 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
2009_DC_NGAP3343DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings (3 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
2009_DC_NGASG49DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Several visits:
(090904) Friday night jazz concert. Includes running into Mara Mayor and her granddaughter.
(091021) They're preparing for both the ice skating rink and a new outdoor sculpture.
(091108) Graft by Roxy Paine.

At the National Gallery, art that goes out on a limb
By Blake...
2009_DC_NGAS186DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture
2009_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building
2009_DC_NGA_LincolnM15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Lincoln Memorial
Designing the Lincoln Memorial: Daniel Chester French and Henry Bacon:
February 12, 2009-April 4, 2010
The 6-foot-high plaster working model of the celebrated seated Lincoln statue by American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850–1931), designed for the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, will be...
2009_DC_NGA_Shaw26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Shaw Memorial
2009_DC_NGS5DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)
2009_DC_NGS_Garden5DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Outdoor Sculpture Garden
2009_DC_NGS_Polar_Obsess4DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Polar Obsession
2009_DC_NMHMDC20DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Barnard6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Plagues that Changed History: Bryn Barnard
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Being1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Human Body, Human Being
2009_DC_NMHMDC_CW29DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2009_DC_NMHMDC_ID_Dead22DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln15DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes26DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Trauma_Bay5DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Trauma Bay II (Iraq)
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Whitman1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2009_DC_NoMa169DC -- North of Massachusetts Avenue (NoMa) neighborhood
2009_DC_NOMA_Tour_09091946Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR
NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR:
This up-and-coming neighborhood north of Union Station is home to landmarks such as Uline Arena, site of the Beatles first North American concert in 1964. The New York Avenue Metro station opened in 2004, igniting the pace of development in NoMa. With lead anchors like...
2009_DC_Nora_09071433Washington Post -- Meet Nora Roberts
Meet Nora Roberts, #1 New York Times best-selling sensation, during a lunch time Book Talk & Signing hosted by PostPoints.

Nora's books, which include such celebrated titles as Black Hills, Bed of Roses, and Vision in White, have spent a combined 155 weeks at the number one spot on the New York...
2009_DC_Norma1Personal -- Norma
Norma, who's in her eighties, bikes in for activities from the Arlington Courthouse area.
2009_DC_NPC_Bookfair_091117156NPC -- 32nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2009)
Authors shown here: James Reston Jr., Anthony Pitch, Wayne Alan, Nancy Baggett, Stuart E. Weisberg, Max Cleland, Harlow Giles Unger, Harold Evans, Gil Klein, Vali Nasr, Richard Wolffe, Henry Waxman, Craig Crawford, Helen Thomas, Haynes Johnson, Dan Balz, Janet Langhart Cohen, Ann Coulter, Jack Williams,...
2009_DC_NY_Pres2DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave., NW)
2009_DC_OAS25DC -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior
Outside art after a snow.
2009_DC_OAS_Bilateral53Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Bilateral Engagement
Biltareral Engagement:
October 16, 2009 - January 15, 2010
A collaborative sculpture exhibition between the Washington Sculptors Group and the Art Museum of the Americas at the Organization of American States
Washington, DC: The Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) of the Organization of American States...
2009_DC_OAS_Butterflies_090330166OAS Main Bldg -- Event: Washington Premier of "Code Name: Butterflies"
The Washington Premiere of "Code Name: Butterflies" will take place on Monday, March 30, 2009 in the Hall of the Americas at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. at 6:30 PM.

Guests traveling from Santo Domingo to Washington for the event include...
2009_DC_OAS_Disappeared16Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: The Disappeared
The Disappeared
November 19, 2008-January 25, 2009
The Disappeared gathers the work of thirteen visual artists plus a collaborative work by thirteen others from Latin America who over the last 30 years have made art about the disappeared and addressed universal human rights concerns in a powerful and...
2009_DC_OAS_Salmona36Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces
Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces
July 23 to September 30, 2009
The Art Museum of the Americas announces the opening of Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces, the first U.S.exhibition devoted entirely to the work of celebrated Colombian architect Rogelio Salmona (1929-2007)...
2009_DC_OAS_Space24Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Space, Unlimited
"Space, Unlimited" includes the work of seven contemporary artists who challenge the boundaries of physical, perceptual or psychological space. Through a variety of mediums, from painting and photography to assemblage and video, these artists defy expectations that may be traditionally imposed over the...
2009_DC_Octagon41DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2009_DC_OEOB70DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)
Including an inside tour!
2009_DC_Office_Greene_09091844Office (STAT-USA) -- Phil Greene's departure event
Good Afternoon! As you may or may not have heard, our colleague and friend, Phil Greene, is leaving us for a position with the Dept. of the Navy. His new position will be Associate Counsel (Trademark) for the Office of the Counsel to the Commandant, US Marine Corps. As Phil has been with the DOC for 20+...
2009_DC_Office_ITC2Office (USITC) -- ITCers after Statistical Data Users Group meeting
2009_DC_Office_STAT99Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots
(090106) Cyndi, Joe, and Jack's farewell event
(090611) Welcoming reception in honor of Under Secretary Rebecca M. Blank.
(090702) Ileana Gabriel-Martinez brings her daughter in
(090815) Linel Soto and hubby @ National Harbor in Maryland
(090910) You Are Invited -- Please join us for cake and...
2009_DC_Old_PostI5DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2009_DC_Old_PostV29DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2009_DC_Old_Post_Cafe13DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Cafe Scene 2002
Cafe Scene, 2002:
The 50-foot-long painting contains places and people of Washington DC. The concept for the design took the form of a cafe scene as that would carry on the theme of the businesses in this section of the Old Post Office Pavilion. The primary medium is window paint on canvas. Acrylics...
2009_DC_OSt_Market6DC -- Shaw -- O Street Market (800 P St NW)
2009_DC_Pageant_0Rehearse_090712472009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (0 of 10) -- Rehearsal
2009_DC_Pageant_1Other_090712712009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 10) -- Other
2009_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_090712402009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 10) -- Welcome
2009_DC_Pageant_3Swimsuit_090712432009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 10) -- Swimsuit
2009_DC_Pageant_4Inter_090712332009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 10) -- Interviews
2009_DC_Pageant_5Betweens_09071242009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 10) -- In-Between Presentations
2009_DC_Pageant_6Talent_090712772009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 10) -- Talent
2009_DC_Pageant_7Evening_090712572009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 10) -- Evening Wear
2009_DC_Pageant_8Goodbye_090712452009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 10) -- Goodbye -- Kate Marie Grinold Stage Appearances
2009_DC_Pageant_9ACrown_090712752009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 10) -- Crowning (Jen Corey)
Miss District of Columbia Class of 2009

* JENNIFER COREY -- 2009 Miss District of Columbia

* Katori Brown
* Lily Chen
* Nadia Christian
* Sophia Davis
* Afiya Hosten
* L. Ashton Kunkle
* Sherry Langrock
* Randi Levendusky
* Talila Lewis
* Stefaney Rants
* Katie Robertson
*...
2009_DC_Pageant_9BPost_0907121112009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (10 of 10) -- Post-Crowning Photos
2009_DC_Pageant_Teens_090712912009 Miss District of Columbia -- The Miss Teen DC Pageant
Pictures here are of the Miss Teen DC portion of the pageant. The winner of the Miss Teen DC portion was announced during the Miss DC pageant presentation.

The Miss Teen DC 2009 contestants were as follows:
Nhari Frederick Bryant
Veronica Yvonne Beverly
Nirvana Chavez
Breanna Valencia...
2009_DC_Page_09062829Newseum -- Inside Media w/Clarence Page
Inside Media with Clarence Page: It’s been 25 years since he began writing a column for The Chicago Tribune, and Clarence Page still has plenty to say.
Now nationally syndicated in about 150 newspapers, his column tackles the top issues in Washington, D.C., politics, foreign policy, the Obama...
2009_DC_PAHO3DC -- Pan American Health Organization (World Health Organization) Bldg
2009_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
2009_DC_Penn3DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2009_DC_Penn_Qtr106DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2009_DC_Pershing2DC -- Pershing Park (became National World War I Memorial in 2021)
2009_DC_Petersen_House23DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)
2009_DC_Peterson_09051747Newseum -- Inside Media w/Gordon Peterson
Special Members-Only Inside Media with Gordon Peterson:
Gordon Peterson is a local TV news legend. Hailed as "Dean of Anchors" by The Washington Post, Peterson has nearly 40 years of experience covering news in the nation's capital. In addition to his duties as senior correspondent and anchor of ABC 7...
2009_DC_PGold_09011043Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dana Priest, Anne Hull, and Roy Harris (Pulitzer's Gold)
Inside Media: Pulitzer's Gold: Behind the Prize for Public Service Journalism
Guests: Dana Priest, Anne Hull and Roy Harris, Jr.
The story of the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center that returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan faced made national news and captured the...
2009_DC_Pike_Statue3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue
2009_DC_Pinball_09103172Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Pinball in the courtyard
Tilt! Learn everything you ever wanted to know about pinball machines with collector and historian David Silverman. Then join us in the courtyard to test your skills on his one-of-a-kind pinball machines. Lecture at 3 p.m., game playing follows.
2009_DC_Plantes_09062037Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bill and Chris Plante
Inside Media with Bill and Chris Plante: This Father's Day weekend, we celebrate a father and son's journey inside the news media with Bill Plante and his son Chris Plante, and see how differently they look at events of the day.
Emmy Award-winning newsman Bill Plante has spent four decades reporting...
2009_DC_Plouffe_09112392Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- David Plouffe ("The Audacity to Win")
David Plouffe: "The Audacity to Win"
Plouffe not only led the effort that put Barack Obama in the White House, but he also changed the face of politics forever and reenergized the idea of democracy itself. The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory is his story...
2009_DC_PollinC_091101173Sixth & I -- Generations of Generosity Award (2 of 3) -- Ceremony
The Inaugural Irene & Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award
Presented to Arlene & Robert Kogod
The Irene and Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award recognizes individuals whose work enriches lives and promotes vibrant Jewish culture.
Arlene and Robert Kogod are the first recipients of the...
2009_DC_PollinD_091101149Sixth & I -- Generations of Generosity Award (3 of 3) -- Desert and Dancing
The Inaugural Irene & Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award
Presented to Arlene & Robert Kogod
The Irene and Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award recognizes individuals whose work enriches lives and promotes vibrant Jewish culture.
Arlene and Robert Kogod are the first recipients of the...
2009_DC_PollinR_091101113Sixth & I -- Generations of Generosity Award (1 of 3) -- Pre-event Reception
The Inaugural Irene & Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award
Presented to Arlene & Robert Kogod
The Irene and Abe Pollin Generations of Generosity Award recognizes individuals whose work enriches lives and promotes vibrant Jewish culture.
Arlene and Robert Kogod are the first recipients of the...
2009_DC_PresFFD_09021488Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2009)
Join us for the fourth annual Presidential Family Fun day at the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum to honor America's presidents. Some of the activities scheduled for this Presidents' Day holiday weekend extravaganza include fife-and-drum music, a children's choral group,...
2009_DC_PrideP_090614179DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- stage performances
Including performances by:
- DC Swoing,
- Sister Funk,
- DC Cowboys,
- Ella Fitzgerald (not that one),
- Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC,
- Odd Girl Out,
- Lori Michaels,
- Vanessa Conde,
- Martha Wash, and
- RuPaul
2009_DC_Pride_09061435DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- except stage performances
2009_DC_Pride_09070951Dept of Commerce -- Event: LGBT Pride Month presentation w/John Berry
The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is pleased to announce its program commemorating 2009 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. The 2009 national theme is...
2009_DC_PSRW5DC -- Mall -- Event: Public Service Recognition Week (Military)
2009_DC_Raddatz_09041932Newseum -- Inside Media w/Martha Raddatz
Inside Media with Martha Raddatz:
Reporting from some of the world’s most dire and dangerous hot spots, Martha Raddatz has delivered news on some of the most pressing issues facing the country at home and abroad.
Currently senior foreign-affairs correspondent for ABC News, Raddatz also has served...
2009_DC_Rainforests_090112236Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: "Will the Rainforests Survive?” symposium
The Smithsonian Institution announces a tropical science symposium in early January 2009, as a critical review of threats to tropical biodiversity. “Will the Rainforests Survive? New Threats and Realities in the Tropical Extinction Crisis” offers cutting-edge science and first-class entertainment and...
2009_DC_Rawlins_Statue6DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2009_DC_Red_Cross1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2009_DC_Red_Ink_09090833Wilson Center -- Panel ("Black and White and Red Ink All Over: Newspapers In Peril")
"Black and White and Red Ink All Over: Newspapers in Peril, Leonard Downie, Jr., Former Executive Editor, The Washington Post; Allison Silver, Founder, The Washington Independent; Paul Starr, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University; Gabor Steingart, Washington Bureau Chief, Der Spiegel
The Woodrow...
2009_DC_Reiner_09102658Library of Congress -- Event: Carl Reiner @ Madison Bldg
Comedy Icon Carl Reiner to Speak at Library of Congress:
Carl Reiner, a giant of American comedy for nearly six decades, will speak at the Library of Congress as part of the Books & Beyond author series sponsored by the Library’s Center for the Book. Following his talk, Reiner will sign his recently...
2009_DC_ReykjavikO_09031494Revisiting Reykjavik: Nuclear Policy for the New Century @ Carnegie Inst -- Pictures of everything else
Photos in this section concern everything that's not specifically the presentations themselves -- breaks, lunch, the reception, audience shots, etc.
2009_DC_ReykjavikP1_09031478Revisiting Reykjavik: Nuclear Policy for the New Century @ Carnegie Inst -- Pictures taken of presentations before lunch
I missed the welcoming remarks (sorry!). Pictures on this page cover three sessions held before lunch:

(1) Nuclear Weapons Policies: Perspectives from the Past:
- Robert S. Norris, Author, Racing for the Bomb
- Andrew Brown, Author, The Neutron and the Bomb
- William Lanouette, Author, Genius...
2009_DC_ReykjavikP2_090314128Revisiting Reykjavik: Nuclear Policy for the New Century @ Carnegie Inst -- Pictures taken of presentations after lunch
Pictures on this page cover two sessions held after lunch:

(1) Reading of excerpts from Reykjavik, a new play by Richard Rhodes:
- Playwright: Richard Rhodes
- Director: Norm Seltzer
- Ronald Reagan: David DeBoy
- Mikhail Gorbachev: Jim Epstein
- George Schultz: Jack French
- Richard...
2009_DC_Rice_090503167Jewish Primary Day School & Sixth and I -- Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture: Condoleezza Rice ("Perspectives on Peace and War") w/Leon Wieseltier
Condoleezza Rice JPDS-NC Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture: Perspectives on Peace and War:
In her first return appearance in Washington since leaving the State Department, Condoleezza Rice reflects on her experiences in the Middle East, and her commitment to the education of children as a force against...
2009_DC_Richard_III_09030730Newseum -- Inside Media w/Sulayman Al-Bassam and Karen DeYoung (Richard III)
Inside Media: Richard III: An Arab Tragedy:
Guests: Sulayman Al-Bassam, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center Arabesque Festival, and Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post
Are people in the East really different from those in the West?
Writer and director Sulayman Al-Bassam’s contemporary...
2009_DC_RinggoldMM10DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Ringgold-Marshall Museum (DACOR) (1801 F St NW)
2009_DC_Rita2Personal -- Rita Hill
2009_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem44DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
I needed some fall colors...
2009_DC_RRB_I22DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)
2009_DC_Russell_09040441Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Russell
Inside Media with Mark Russell:
Whenever comedian Mark Russell is down in the dumps, he opens the newspaper and immediately cheers up. Join Russell as he discusses his colorful career, and learn how he crafts musical satire from current events.
Russell has spent most of the past 30 years on public...
2009_DC_SAAMNY_090124160Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2009)
SAAM I Am - Happy Chinese New Year! SAAM invites the whole neighborhood to join us in celebrating the Chinese New Year in the heart of Chinatown. Festivities to bring in the Year of the Ox include the famous Lion Dance parade, performances by the Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe, and traditional martial...
2009_DC_SAAM_JAM_09040450Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Jazz Appreciation Month
SAAM I Am - JAM at SAAM Family Day:
April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and we will bebop and toe-tap to the beat. Musicians from Baltimore Jazz Alliance’s Jazz for Kids program will provide instruction and encourage experimentation with nine different musical instruments. Everyone is invited to...
2009_DC_Sanger_09013126Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Sanger (National Security Briefing)
Inside Media: National Security Briefing: David Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, shares stunning inside information gleaned from his reporting on the administration of George W. Bush and its execution of foreign policy.
His new book, "The Inheritance: The World Obama...
2009_DC_Sanger_09021844Wilson Center -- David Sanger ("The Inheritance")
Book Launch: The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power, author David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center.
The Wilson Center moderator was Robert S. Litwak.
Lee Hamilton, the President...
2009_DC_Sarcophagus_09032677Smithsonian Associates & the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus -- Sarcophagus from Palaipafos
Sarcophagus from Palaipafos

Cosponsored with the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus. With Reception Hosted by His Excellency Ambassador Andreas S. Kakouris

In 2006 one of the most important archaeological finds was unearthed in western Cyprus—a richly colored sarcophagus dating back to the 5th...
2009_DC_Schmidle_09061332Newseum -- Inside Media w/Nicholas Schmidle (Taliban in Pakistan)
Inside Media: The Taliban in Pakistan: As budgets for foreign coverage continue to shrink in the nation’s newsrooms, the need for in-depth reporting from increasingly volatile countries continues to grow.
Freelance writer Nicholas Schmidle has immersed himself into the worlds where the Taliban,...
2009_DC_Scottish_DCSR8DC -- Adams Morgan -- Scottish Rite Temple -- DCSR (2800 16th St NW)
2009_DC_Serving_09042048Newseum & Ford Foundation -- Panel -- Serving the Public Good
Serving the Public Good: A Recipe for Responsible Media in a Digital Age:
On April 20, the Ford Foundation will host an in-depth conversation about the future of public-interest media, which in the past decade has undergone a dramatic shift because of rapidly changing technology, a rising number of new...
2009_DC_Sesame_09010645NPC -- Michael Davis ("Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street")
Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street: By Michael Davis
Join the Club’s Book & Author Committee for an evening discussion of the unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of Sesame Street, one of the most influential programs in the history of television. In his work of narrative non-fiction,...
2009_DC_Shaw114DC -- Shaw neighborhood
2009_DC_Sheehan_09100475Politics & Prose -- Neil Sheehan ("A Fiery Peace in a Cold War')
Neil Sheehan - A Fiery Peace In A Cold War: World War II morphed quickly into a Cold War with a race for new and more deadly weapons. A convergence of many factors led to the arms race: 1) The new President Truman was unlikely to give the Soviets the benefit of the doubt, for he was not involved enough...
2009_DC_Shepard_09071119Newseum -- Inside Media w/Alicia Shepard
Inside Media with Alicia Shepard:
What is the role of a news organization’s ombudsman? And how does she deal with the more than 75,000 questions and comments she receives each year?
As National Public Radio’s ombudsman, or public representative, Alicia Shepard straddles the line between the news...
2009_DC_Sheridan7DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2009_DC_Sherman4DC -- Sherman Memorial
The flowers were in bloom at the base of the memorial.
2009_DC_Shin_09070750Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Jean Shin (In Conversation)
A Conversation with Artist Jean Shin:
Artist Jean Shin sits down with contemporary art curator Joanna Marsh and conservator Hugh Shockey for a conversation about creating art made of ephemeral materials and the challenges and considerations for museums in preserving uniquely constructed works of...
2009_DC_SIAfri2DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2009_DC_SIAfri_Tishman103DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection Highlights
2009_DC_SIAH_Bldg11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots
2009_DC_SIAH_Burden5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2009_DC_SIAH_Counter2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2009_DC_SIAH_Flag2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Star Spangled Banner sculpture
2009_DC_SIAH_Gowns36DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2009_DC_SIAH_GWStatue3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2009_DC_SIAH_Julia2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Julia Child’s Kitchen
2009_DC_SIAH_Lemelson1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2009_DC_SIAH_Lincoln130DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
While photographing the exhibit one time, I ran into James Swanson giving a private tour of the collection to Conan O'Brien, who gave a Lincoln talk the previous night at Ford's Theatre.

Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life:
Ongoing, Third floor center
As part of the Smithsonian-wide celebration...
2009_DC_SIAH_PopCult2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2009_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2009_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2009_DC_SIAH_Scurlock4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Scurlock Studio
The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise
January 30, 2009 – February 28, 2010
Nearly a century's worth of photographs from the Scurlock Studio,which operated from 1911-1994, form a vivid portrait of black Washington, D.C., in all its guises -- its challenges and its victories,...
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bean29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Alan Bean: Painting Apollo First Artist on Another World
Alan Bean: Painting Apollo, First Artist on Another World
July 16, 2009 – January 13, 2010
On view are approximately 40 original paintings and drawings of the moon's landscape, fellow Apollo moonwalkers, and views of Earth from space by Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth astronaut and only...
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
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2009_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2009_DC_SIAIR_POP22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
The new outdoors observatory opened this year.
2009_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2009_DC_Signs22DC -- Temporary Signs
2009_DC_SIHIRO121DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2009_DC_SIHIR122DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2009_DC_SIHIR_CSpider4DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Louise Bourgeois' Crouching Spider
Louise Bourgeois
February 26, 2009 – May 17, 2009
This is the first major survey since 1995 of works by the French-born artist Louise Bourgeois (born 1911). Bourgeois has worked through most of the avant-garde artistic movements of the 20th century, from Surrealism to Conceptual art, but has always...
2009_DC_SIHIR_Wish_Tree14DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
2009_DC_SIMLRG23DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2009_DC_SINH_Bone136DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Written in Bone
2009_DC_SINH_Bone_09020777Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Written in Bone curator presentation
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake Baird Auditorium, 1 - 2:00 p.m. Explore forensic science with exhibition curators Dr. Douglas Owsley and Kari Bruwelheide as they present an illustrated lecture in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition of the same name.

Learn...
2009_DC_SINH_Mummies39DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt (Mummies)
2009_DC_SINH_Natures_Best60DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2008 and 2009)
Nature's Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International: Awards 2008:
A photograph of nature represents a single moment in the ever-changing web of life; it is a brief and irreplaceable record that brings immediate and long-lasting impact to both the image maker and the image viewer. There is a...
2009_DC_SINH_Ocean31DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
2009_DC_SINH_Orchids69DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchids Through Darwin's Eyes @ Natural History Museum
Orchids Through Darwin's Eyes:
Forming one of the largest families of flowering plants, orchids had adapted to live in almost every type of environment around the world. Orchids helped Charles Darwin (1809-1882) formulate his theories of natural selection and evolution. Since then, they have starred in...
2009_DC_SINMAA_Comp36NMAAHC -- Event: Conceptual Design Competition @ The Castle
These models were on display at the Smithsonian Castle for several weeks. Sign:

A New Museum:
The Smithsonian presents six visions of its new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The museum -- the Smithsonian's nineteenth -- is scheduled to rise on the National Mall, on a...
2009_DC_SINZ_Const15DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2009_DC_SINZ_Elephant7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
Including my last shots of Happy the Hippo who was sent off to another zoo a few weeks later.

Happy the Hippopotamus Leaves the National Zoo for Milwaukee
Happy, the National Zoo's 28-year-old Nile hippopotamus, was transported on September 28, 2009, to his new home at the Milwaukee County Zoo in...
2009_DC_SINZ_Primate20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
There was a new western lowland gorilla baby female born on January 10th. They'll have a contest to name her.
2009_DC_SIPG_1934154DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
1934: A New Deal for Artists
Now through January 3, 2010

In 1934, Americans grappled with an economic situation that feels all too familiar today. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration created the Public Works of Art Program—the first...
2009_DC_SIPG_Ball_09011821DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals: Pre-inaugural ball
I have no idea who was supposed to be at this one but it looked interesting! I was told later that it was a fund-raiser event. Some of the period people were part of the Victorian Dance Ensemble.
2009_DC_SIPG_Bldg50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the portrait gallery's recent acquisitions section which is being repainted.
2009_DC_SIPG_Boochever55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
These are pictures from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Every day we are inundated with faces. Images of celebrities, acquaintances, and friends -- in the news, on social networking sites, on the street -- are constantly changing. Portraits, on the other hand, slow us down. They capture...
2009_DC_SIPG_Bravo48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2009_DC_SIPG_Champions52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2009_DC_SIPG_Coins17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Coins
2009_DC_SIPG_CW102DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2009_DC_SIPG_CW_GGen24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: OIe Peter Hansen Balling's "Grant and His Generals"
2009_DC_SIPG_GM111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters I
Graphic Masters I: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
November 27, 2008 – May 25, 2009
On view are watercolors, pastels, and drawings from the early 19th century through the 1930s to celebrate the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. The works...
2009_DC_SIPG_GM222DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters II
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum:
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the second in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These...
2009_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2009_DC_SIPG_Modern45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2009_DC_SIPG_Mvsevm13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: MVSEVM (by David Beck)
2009_DC_SIPG_Painting108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2009_DC_SIPG_Portrait500DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2009_DC_SIPG_Preamble2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Preamble (by Mike Wilkins)
2009_DC_SIPG_Pres221DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Pictures here include the newly unveiled Shepard Fairey iconic "Hope" image. Made of a composite of materials, it was only up temporarily and then they got to work trying to figure out how to conserve it.
Also here is the new Bill Clinton portrait, this time with a wedding ring!
2009_DC_SIPG_Recent12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2009)
New Arrivals
January 30, 2009 – November 14, 2010
The recently acquired works displayed in this installation span more than two centuries of American history and culture. The breadth of works includes paintings of 19th-century statesman Daniel Webster by George Linen; a self-portrait by William...
2009_DC_SIPG_Reflections75DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century
Reflections/ Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century: April 10, 2009 through August 16, 2009:
Louis Lozowick This exhibition of approximately 75 works will probe the complex issues of understanding identity in the past century. Included in the exhibition are self portraits by Edward...
2009_DC_SIPG_Rentals15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
2009_DC_SIPG_Sculpture80DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2009_DC_SIPG_Vw9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2009_DC_SIPG_Xmas57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Season's Greetings
“Season’s Greetings: Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art” celebrates the personal style and sentiment of artists’ handmade holiday cards. This exhibit will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 10, 2010, in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for...
2009_DC_SIRG_Bldg12DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2009_DC_SIRG_Salon105DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Grand Salon (Before 2015)
The Grand Salon was redone this year. Some visits:
(20090417) Pictures of them packing up the old Catlin exhibit
(20090528) Pictures of the soon-to-open Grand Salon.
(20090608) Pictures of the Grand Salon after its reopening.

From http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2009/grand_sa...
2009_DC_SISG_KirbySG46Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Event: Michael Kirby's "Falnama" chalk art
Photographs over four days:
(Day 1) He starts with outlines.
(Day 2) He paints a base using paint mixed with sugar.
(Day 3) He's mostly done with it at this point. (I got there after he'd gone back to Baltimore for the day so he's not in these pictures.)
(Day 4) All done! He covers it with a...
2009_DC_Sixth_I23DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)
Including a nice sunset and the runners group.
2009_DC_Sixth_Wall90Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2009_DC_SI_Castle6DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2009_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Commons33DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Idol3DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Judges Desk and Chairs from American Idol
Judges Desk and Chairs from American Idol
June 27, 2009 – September 13, 2009
On view are the judges' desk and chairs from the Fox television show American Idol.
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Loot23DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Pile of Loot from Night at the Museum
Pile of Loot from Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
May 4, 2009 – October 1, 2009
On view is the "pile of loot" from the Twentieth-Century Fox movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. This prop was created by designer Claude Pare and includes replicas of such famous artifacts...
2009_DC_SI_Ripley9DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center
2009_DC_SI_Ripley_VSA810DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: VSA 8th: "Accelerate"
A Juried Exhibition of Emerging Artists with Disabilities:
For the eighth year, VSA arts and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., have partnered to recognize and showcase emerging artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are living in the United States. This collaboration supports these artists at a...
2009_DC_SLA11Work (STAT-USA) -- Special Libraries Association 2009 conference in Washington, DC
2009_DC_Sohm_09121236Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joseph Sohm (Visions of America)
Inside Media: Visions of America
Guest: Joseph Sohm
How do you photograph democracy? Joseph Sohm's images, which span 30 years and all 50 states, may demonstrate the answer. Sohm's journeys have taken him from Washington, D.C.'s greatest monuments to the country's back roads and byways in his effort...
2009_DC_Solar652DC -- Mall -- Event: Solar Decathlon (2009)
Several sets of pictures:
(20090913) This year's Solar Decathlon will be held on the Mall on Oct 9-13 and 15-18.
Virginia Tech is the only U.S. team that will compete in both the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 and Solar Decathlon Europe in 2010. Its entry, Lumenhaus, is focused on...
2009_DC_Solar_RC_091008160DC -- Mall -- Event: Solar Decathlon (2009) -- Ribbon cutting
Speakers in sequence:
- John Lushetsky
- Presentation of Colors
- Kristina Johnson
- Steven Chu (Secretary, Department of Energy)
- Beatriz Corredor (Spanish Ministry of Housing)
- Lucas Dixon (Ohio State) and Allison Kopf (Team California)
- Sponsors of the event
2009_DC_SoleaV14DC -- Solea Building @ 1405 Florida Avenue NW -- Views from...
2009_DC_Soler_0906289National Gallery of Art -- Introduction to "The Art of Power" w/Alvaro Soler del Campo
Introduction to the Exhibition—"The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain".
Alvaro Soler del Campo, curator, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid

From http://www.nga.gov/press/exh/3018/curator.shtm
Alvaro Soler del Campo is director of the Royal Armory in Madrid. He...
2009_DC_Southeast7DC -- Southeast areas (Navy Yard vicinity)
2009_DC_Southwest24DC -- Southwest neighborhood
2009_DC_So_Called_091217122Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2009)
My So-Called Jewish Life:
Spend Chanukah with Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC, Washington's premier storytelling organization, for a night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish. Performers in sequence were:
(1) Amy...
2009_DC_Stanton_Pk3DC -- Capitol Hill -- Stanton Park
2009_DC_Steichen_09060266Naval Heritage Center -- Mark Famar ("Faces of War: Untold Story of Edward Steichen's WWII Photographers")
United States Navy Memorial and Navy Times co-host: "Faces of War: The Untold Story of Edward Steichen's WWII Photographers".
Navy Times reporter and author Mark Faram will discuss his newly published book about legendary photographer Edward Steichen and the military photographers' unit he formed,...
2009_DC_Stills_091107170DC -- House of Sweden w/FotoWeek DC and AFI -- Stills and Flicks Reception
The Embassy of Sweden, FotoWeek DC, and AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center cordially invite you and a guest to an opening reception of: Stills and Flicks
Join us for a spectacular evening as we inaugurate the exhibition "What Lies Beneath: Nature & Urban Landscape in EU Photography" and celebrate the...
2009_DC_Stillwell_09060970Naval Heritage Center -- Paul Stillwell ("Submarine Stories")
Part of the Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” Series of Navy-related Book Lectures. Paul Stillwell will read excerpts from his book, "Submarine Stories: Recollections from the Diesel Boats", followed by Q&A and book signing.
Culled from many never-before-published narratives and oral histories...
2009_DC_STN_091023204Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- All except the welcoming presentation
Smithsonian Teachers' Night :
Attention all teachers of all subjects and grade levels!
Find new classroom-ready resources, meet Smithsonian educators, and attend demonstrations of school programs and materials at the Smithsonian's annual education expo. Be among the first three thousand educators to...
2009_DC_STN_Welcome_09102357Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- ONLY the welcoming presentation
Join Dr. Jill Biden, Dr. G. Wayne Clough, and Ms. Stephanie Norby for a very special welcome and kickoff to Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2009.
Jill Biden has been an educator for the past twenty-nine years and continues to teach English classes at a DC-area community college. She is the wife of Vice...
2009_DC_Stonewall_09091077Sixth & I and DCJCC -- Panel -- Breaking Down a Stonewall: 40 Years of LGBT Jewish Activism (w/Frank Kameny, Anne Kronenberg, Dana Beyer, Robert Raben, and Winnie Stachelberg)
Breaking Down a Stonewall: 40 Years of LGBT Jewish Activism: On June 28, 1969, police raided a gay bar in New York City known as the Stonewall Inn. After years of police harassment, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people decided to fight back. Often cited as the defining moment of the...
2009_DC_StreetcarG6DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2009_DC_Stuever_09112821Newseum -- Inside Media w/Hank Stuever ("Tinsel")
Inside Media: Special Investigations
Guest: Hank Stuever
Whether the topic is the holidays, A-list celebrities or plastic patio furniture, Hank Stuever’s feature writing cuts to the core of an issue and serves it in wry style. His unique ability to capture the essence of modern life is showcased in...
2009_DC_St_Agnes2DC -- Downtown -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes (1215 Mass. Ave NW)
2009_DC_St_Johns_Gtown1DC -- Georgetown -- St John's Episcopal Church, Georgetown (3240 O St NW)
2009_DC_St_Patrick_09031586DC -- St Patrick's Parade
2009_DC_Supreme_Ct27DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
2009_DC_Swanson_09021437Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson ("Manhunt")
Inside Media:  Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
John Wilkes Booth thought he could get away with President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, but fate and the long arm of the law caught up with him. Author and Lincoln expert James Swanson discusses the wild chase for Booth through the streets, swamps and forests...
2009_DC_SW_Duck_Pond2DC -- Southwest Duck Pond
2009_DC_Symonds_09021029Naval Heritage Center -- Craig Symonds ("Lincoln and His Admirals")
Part of the Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” Series of Navy-related Book Lectures. Craig Symonds will read excerpts from his newly published book, Lincoln and His Admirals, followed by Q&A and book signing.

Abraham Lincoln once wrote very honestly to his Navy Secretary, Gideon Welles: “I know little...
2009_DC_Taft_Br15DC -- Taft Bridge
2009_DC_Taguba_090505123Dept of Commerce -- Event: Natl Asian Pacific Amer Heritage Month w/Antonio Taguba
Please join U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in celebrating 2009 National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Postal Service, will...
2009_DC_Tattoo_09102574Sixth & I and Nextbook -- Ami James (Tattoos & Taboos -- Miami Ink) w/Todd Weinberger
Tattoos & Taboos with Ami James of Miami Ink:
For the tattoo-bearing and the tattoo-curious, Sixth & I presents an evening on the controversial topic of Jews getting inked. In light of the controversy as well as the prevalence of tattoos today, two tattooed Jews deeply involved in the world of body...
2009_DC_TechWorld4DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2009_DC_Theater2DC -- Natl Theater -- Some folks outside of the National Theater who needed their pictures taken
2009_DC_Thomas_09032935Newseum -- Inside Media w/Evan Thomas (Inside Tales from the Campaign Trail)
Inside Media with Evan Thomas: The Obama administration is halfway through its first 100 days. Newsweek editor Evan Thomas will share inside stories from the campaign trail and offer his perspective on promises made and promises fulfilled.
Thomas is a regular panelist on the weekly public affairs TV...
2009_DC_Thomas_09110139Newseum -- Inside Media w/Helen Thomas and Craig Crawford ("Listen Up, Mr. President")
Inside Media: "Listen Up, Mr. President"
Guests: Helen Thomas and Craig Crawford
Called the "dean of the White House press corps," Helen Thomas has covered the administrations of 10 presidents in a career that spans nearly 60 years.
She is joined by her co-author, Craig Crawford, a columnist for...
2009_DC_Thomas_Statue1DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue
2009_DC_Thompsons_SINH3Personal -- Thompson family @ Natural History Museum
2009_DC_Tilt_091031132Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Talk: David Silverman ("Tilt!")
Tilt! Learn everything you ever wanted to know about pinball machines with collector and historian David Silverman. Then join us in the courtyard to test your skills on his one-of-a-kind pinball machines. Lecture at 3 p.m., game playing follows.
2009_DC_Tivoli9DC -- Columbia Heights -- Tivoli Theater --> GALA Hispanic Theatre (3333 14th St NW)
2009_DC_Toynbee2DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
Stikman Robot tile near the Mall.
2009_DC_Trails_Adams3DC Heritage Trails: Roads to Diversity: Adams Morgan Heritage Trail
2009_DC_Trails_CHeights20DC Heritage Trails: Cultural Convergence: Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
2009_DC_Trails_Duty2DC Heritage Trails: Tour of Duty: Barracks Row Heritage Trail
2009_DC_Trails_Mt_Pleasant20DC Heritage Trails: Village in the City: Mount Pleasant Heritage Trail
2009_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
Views inside the Cash Room.
2009_DC_True_Reformer3DC -- U Street -- True Reformer Bldg (incl Duke Ellington mural by G. Byron Peck)
2009_DC_TSNY40DC -- Southeast -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)
2009_DC_Tussauds3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1001 F St NW)
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks90DC -- Cleveland Park -- Historic Twin Oaks estate
Photographed during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the estate.
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks_Tour_09091921Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate
Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate:
Twin Oaks, the largest privately owned estate in Washington DC, was built in 1888 by Gardiner Hubbard, founder of the National Geographic Society. The 26-room house features the early colonial (Georgian) Revival style. From 1937 to 1978, Twin Oaks served as the...
2009_DC_UHPrayer10DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- United House of Prayer for All People (601 M St. NW)
2009_DC_Union_Columbus6DC -- Union Station -- Columbus Fountain
2009_DC_Union_StationI15DC -- Union Station (Interior)
2009_DC_Union_StationX43DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display
Photos of the Christmas tree, the Norwegian train set (complete with trolls), and the giant wreaths. There was a wedding party that was getting pictures done while I was there so you'll see them as well.
2009_DC_Union_Station37DC -- Union Station (exterior)
Including pictures of the Bike Station right before it was about to open.
2009_DC_Uni_Church6DC -- Adams Morgan -- Washington Family Church National Cathedral, FFWPU of Washington DC (Unification Church of DC) (1610 Columbia Rd., NW)
2009_DC_Up_09052927Newseum -- Special -- Disney/Pixar -- UP-lifting Experience
Newseum and Disney/Pixar Offer 'UP'-lifting Experience

WASHINGTON — To celebrate the May 29, 2009, opening of Disney/Pixar’s new PG-rated animated movie "UP," several lucky Newseum visitors can win the chance to soar up to 50 feet in the air aboard a balloon-powered easy chair.

The UP-lifting...
2009_DC_USDC8DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)
2009_DC_USIPCW_Grp_09120258DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Construction Watch Tour (people on tour)
2009_DC_USIPCW_Int_091202136DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Construction Watch Tour (building)
2009_DC_USIPVw23DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Views from building
2009_DC_USIP18DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace
The United States Institute of Peace building that's going up by the Vietnam Wall memorial (ironic, isn't it?).
2009_DC_USMB26DC -- U.S. Marine Band
2009_DC_USTR5DC -- Foggy Bottom -- USTR Building (Winder Building) (604 17th St. NW)
2009_DC_US_Art_of_Can177DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Red Bull Art of Can
Red Bull Art of Can is a national juried exhibition featuring artwork in a variety of media that have one thing in common - they are all inspired by Red Bull or crafted from the iconic blue and silver cans. The juried exhibition is open to anyone with a flair for creativity and the talent to transform...
2009_DC_US_Colombia217DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Discover Colombia Through Its Heart
2009_DC_US_Protest_0909084DC -- Union Station -- Protestors
There were a handful of complaints about the Discover Colombia Through Its Heart display.
2009_DC_US_Sesame4051DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Sesame Street 40th Anniversary
Sesame Street 40th Anniversary Exhibit
Union Station, Main Hall
November 10-30, 2009
Sesame Street has been using the power of media -- and the power of Muppets -- to help children around the world reach their highest potential for 40 years! 
Union Station is very excited to play an important role...
2009_DC_US_TrainT167DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour
Two visits:
- I arrived just as they were inflating the theatre structure. The 3D previews would be shown inside starting the next day. I tried to see the outside of the train but building security nailed me before I got close enough.
- The train was open for visitation! They were also showing a...
2009_DC_US_Wenner94DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Kurt Wenner GM chalk work
I had run into Kurt Wenner previously at the San Diego Comic-Con and here he was doing art for a GM promotion. I visited him several days including talking to him about David Macaulay -- he said that Macaulay had been one of his teachers way back when. Small world! On days I missed him, I enjoyed...
2009_DC_U_Street71DC -- U Street Heritage neighborhood
2009_DC_VDEAud_09013142Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Victorian Dance Ensemble (Lincoln's Inaugural Ball) -- Audience
Lincoln's Inaugural Ball: Back by popular demand, the Victorian Dance Ensemble once again re-creates Lincoln's second inaugural ball, one of the most memorable inaugural events to take place in the museums' historic building.
2009_DC_VDE_090131189Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Victorian Dance Ensemble (Lincoln's Inaugural Ball) -- Performers
Lincoln's Inaugural Ball: Back by popular demand, the Victorian Dance Ensemble once again re-creates Lincoln's second inaugural ball, one of the most memorable inaugural events to take place in the museums' historic building.
2009_DC_Verizon49DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center
Including lights and a commemorative banner for the recently deceased Abe Pollin.
2009_DC_Viet_Wall43DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
After the snow, including the holiday tree.
2009_DC_Volta4DC -- Georgetown -- Volta Laboratory and Bureau (3414 Volta Pl NW)
2009_DC_VRE_LEnfant3DC -- VRE Station @ L'Enfant
2009_DC_WAF_090124125Washington Architectural Foundation -- Exploring Architecture w/Kids -- White House Neighborhood
Exploring Architecture with Kids: Walking Tour of the White House Neighborhood: The Washington Architectural Foundation is offering a free workshop and outdoor walking tour for kids ages 6 to 13 on Saturday, January 24th. Highlighting the architecture of the White House neighborhood, this is part of a...
2009_DC_Waggaman2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Waggaman Auctioneer Bldg (917 F St NW)
2009_DC_Warholapalooza_09062053Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Warholapalooza
Warholapalooza: Make a piece of art in the style of Andy Warhol and Marcel Duchamp. Including a book reading in the Kogod Courtyard with James Warhola, Andy Warhol’s nephew and author of "Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol," followed by a book signing in the G Street lobby. The book may...
2009_DC_War_Room_09051879Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "The War Room" (w/George Stephanopoulos, Paul Begala and Dee Dee Myers)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: The War Room (1993)
Guests: George Stephanopoulos, Paul Begala and Dee Dee Myers
The movie takes viewers behind the scenes of the 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton to reveal how the young Arkansas governor took on incumbent President George H.W. Bush — and...
2009_DC_Wash_Harbor7DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2009_DC_Wash_Mon7DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Including after the snowfall.
2009_DC_WCCVw15DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2009_DC_WCC4DC -- Washington Convention Center
2009_DC_WCC_Art27DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Art
2009_DC_Wennerstein_09041450Capitol Hill History Project -- John Wennersten and Robert Pohl ("Abraham Lincoln and the end of Slavery in the District of Columbia")
The Overbeck History Project continues its Lincoln bicentennial theme with a lecture by Capitol Hill historians John R. Wennersten and Robert Pohl on the end of slavery in Washington, DC. Emancipation in the District came on April 16, 1862, nine months prior to the general Emancipation Proclamation,...
2009_DC_Whitehurst_UPass1DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2009_DC_White_House9DC -- White House
Originally, I was taking pictures of bee keepers installing some instant pollinators in the White House lawn. Later, the Presidential helicopter had come in and I realized I was seeing Michelle Obama and Bo, the First Dog, a Portugese water dog.
2009_DC_WHouse_Inaug36DC -- White House -- Presidential Inaugural Stand
2009_DC_WHouse_Passby2DC -- Presidential Motorcade drive-by or Helicopter flyby (pick one)
2009_DC_WHouse_People_09011040Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and friends touring the White House and EEOB
2009_DC_Whouse_People_09121024Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House
2009_DC_WHouse_Tree66DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2009)
Including the tree on the Ellipse taken near dusk after the snowfall.
2009_DC_WHouse_WWing44DC -- White House West Wing Tour
Sorry but they only allowed photos outside and in the press room.
2009_DC_WHouse_XMas143DC -- White House interior Christmas decorations (2009)
2009_DC_WHVC18DC -- White House Visitor Center
2009_DC_Wildlife_Borders26Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Exhibit: Wildlife Without Borders photo show
A Climate For Life: An Exhibition:
No One Doubts that the world environment is under severe stress from pollution, diminishing resources, destruction of habitat, and the extinction of species. Climate change threatens to accelerate and amplify these problems knowing what to do is complicated by the...
2009_DC_WileyFD_091003124Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- William Wiley
Help us welcome artist William Wiley to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Wiley will perform his own music for audiences of all ages. In between attending Improv for Kids workshops and playing the pinball machines, you can create pinball paintings and design your own buttons.
2009_DC_Wiley_09093083Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Talk: William Wiley ("What's It All Mean") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Artist William Wiley: What’s It All Mean:
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures: The Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art brings outstanding artists,critics, and scholars to the museum to add to the ongoing national conversation about art. This annual series is made possible by the...
2009_DC_Willard4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)
2009_DC_Wilson_09040827Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Talk: Richard Guy Wilson ("Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, & The Creation of a National Architecture")
Martin Sullivan, Director, National Portrait Gallery and
Mallory Walker, Chair, National Portrait Gallery Commission
Welcome you to a lecture by Richard Guy Wilson on
Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, and The Creation of a National Architecture
Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's...
2009_DC_Wilson_Center6DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2009_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem11DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2009_DC_Wilson_Plaza3DC -- Woodrow Wilson Plaza (between Clinton and Reagan buildings)
2009_DC_WNY12DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard
2009_DC_Wolffe_09061431Newseum -- Inside Media w/Richard Wolffe ("Renegade: Making of President Barack Obama")
Inside Media with Richard Wolffe: Join journalist Richard Wolffe as he discusses his new book "Renegade: The Making of President Barack Obama" and hear his analysis of the opportunities and challenges the new president faces.
Wolfe, the former senior White House correspondent for Newsweek, appears...
2009_DC_WomensP_090307146Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Women's History Month (2009) -- Performances
Family Day: Women's History Month: Enjoy an afternoon of storytelling with author Yona Zeldis McDonough and folk artist Malcah Zeldis, a musical concert from a capella trio Ulali, craft activities, dance performances, stamp designing, and a scavenger hunt. Clara Barton will be on hand to share her...
2009_DC_Womens_090307144Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Women's History Month (2009) -- Crafts
Family Day: Women's History Month: Enjoy an afternoon of storytelling with author Yona Zeldis McDonough and folk artist Malcah Zeldis, a musical concert from a cappella trio Ulali, craft activities, dance performances, stamp designing, and a scavenger hunt. Clara Barton will be on hand to share her...
2009_DC_WP13K3DC -- Downtown -- New Washington Post Bldg (1301 K St NW) -- Exterior
2009_DC_WP_Meet_09120113Washington Post -- Meet and Greet Night (2009)
Get into the holiday spirit at this free evening reception at The Washington Post. Come meet your favorite columnists, reporters and the editors behind your favorite sections. Plus, you can enjoy plenty of holiday cheer, courtesy of area retailers!

Event Features:
*A chance to talk to your favorite...
2009_DC_Wright_091007203Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: World's First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer
The World’s First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer:
The culminating event of the year-long Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum observance of the Centennial of Military Aviation will be an evening public symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer. This...
2009_DC_Wuerker_09120548Newseum -- Inside Media w/Matt Wuerker (Politico cartoonist)
Inside Media: Politico Cartooning
Guest: Matt Wuerker
No subjects in the news headlines escape the illustrated commentary of Politico's staff cartoonist, Matt Wuerker.
Wuerker's witty takes on the battle for health care reform, the economic stimulus, Afghanistan and political melees at every level of...
2009_DC_WWII36DC -- World War II Memorial
Including after a snow.
2009_DC_WWI10DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
After a snow.
2009_DC_Yarrow_091002123Politics & Prose -- Peter Yarrow ("Day Is Done")
Peter Yarrow, of the wonderful trio Peter, Paul and Mary, wrote Day is Done as an anti-war song during the Vietnam era. With colorful illustrations by Melissa Sweet, the lyrics make a beautiful picture book, which comes with a CD. Yarrow will join us to sing some old favorites and sign his book. All...
2009_DC_Yehoshua_090419130Sixth & I -- A.B. Yehoshua ("Friendly Fire") w/Leon Wieseltier
Best known as a novelist and playwright, A.B. Yehoshua is among the most widely recognized and celebrated Israeli authors. Described by The New York Times as "a kind of Israeli Faulkner," Yehoshua is the author of numerous novels, including The Lover, Late Divorce, Mr. Mani, and The Liberated Bride....
2009_DC_Yes_Virginia_09120557Newseum -- "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" (w/Tony Perkins)
"Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus"
Guest: Tony Perkins
Get into the holiday spirit and join Fox 5 morning weather personality Tony Perkins for a special reading of the timeless New York Sun editorial “Is There a Santa Claus?”
The editorial, written in 1897 by Sun editor Francis Pharcellus...
2009_DC_Younger_09022761Wilson Center -- Stephen M. Younger ("The Bomb: A New History")
Book Launch: "The Bomb: A New History" by author Stephen M. Younger, former Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center.
From his years at Los Alamos and the Nevada Test Site to his meetings with nuclear arms experts in Moscow, former weapons designer...
2009_DC_Zoofari_09051431DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2009)
Folks here include Bob Lamb, Clinton Fields (a previous FONZ director), and Brian Gratwicke (the zoo's amphibian specialist who's heading a program to save South America's frogs from a fatal skin fungus).
2009_IL_Almanac_Play_09092776CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Almanac Trial recreation (presentation)
Vernon and Georganne Burton's play which recreates the Almanac Trial. The play starred George Buss as well as number of CWPT members!
2009_IL_Almanac_Prep_09092741CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Almanac Trial recreation (pre- and post-production)
Preparation and post-production cast photos for Vernon and Georganne Burton's play which recreates the Almanac Trial. The play starred George Buss as well as number of CWPT members!
2009_IL_Beardstown30IL -- Beardstown
2009_IL_CWPT_Beardstown_0909279CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Beardstown, IL
2009_IL_CWPT_Board_09092543CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Board meeting
2009_IL_CWPT_Dinner_090926104CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Dinner: Lincoln Museum
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas Schwartz, Illinois State Historian, chief historian for exhibits and content in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and director of Research and the Lincoln Collection in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Dr. Schwartz will speak on "The Illinois Home Front during...
2009_IL_CWPT_Group_0909255CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots
2009_IL_CWPT_Lecture_09092535CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Talk: John C. Waugh
2009_IL_CWPT_New_Salem_09092536CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: New Salem
2009_IL_CWPT_Tour_LHLO_09092622CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Lincoln-Herndon Law office
2009_IL_CWPT_Tour_LH_09092628CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Lincoln Home
2009_IL_CWPT_Tour_OCap_09092674CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Old State Capitol
2009_IL_CWPT_Tour_OR_09092669CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Oak Ridge Cemetery
Including CWPT wreath-laying at Lincoln's tomb.
2009_IL_CWPT_Tour_OS_09092643CWPT Grand Review (2009) in Springfield, IL -- Tour group: Springfield (outdoors sites)
Tour guide: Justin Blandford.
2009_IL_HatsOff28IL -- Springfield -- Hats Off to Mr. Lincoln project
2009_IL_Lincoln_Herndon40IL -- Springfield -- Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
2009_IL_Lincoln_Home74IL -- Springfield -- Lincoln Home NHS
2009_IL_Lincoln_Museum14IL -- Springfield -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2009_IL_New_SalemM62IL -- Petersburg -- Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site -- Museum
2009_IL_New_Salem112IL -- Petersburg -- Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site
2009_IL_Oak_Ridge62IL -- Springfield -- Oak Ridge Cemetery (Lincoln Tomb)
Including a wreath-laying event.
2009_IL_ORD9IL -- Chicago -- O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Including pictures of the Lincoln exhibit at the airport.
2009_IL_Route6684IL -- Springfield -- 8th Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival
2009_IL_SpringfieldV94IL -- Springfield -- Washington Hilton -- Views from...
2009_IL_Springfield103IL -- Springfield
2009_IL_Springfield_Cap55IL -- Springfield -- State Capitol
2009_IL_Springfield_OCap86IL -- Springfield -- Old State Capitol
2009_IL_Springfield_UStation19IL -- Springfield -- Union Station
2009_MD_AFI23MD -- Silver Spring -- AFI Silver Theatre
2009_MD_AFI_Inaug_090120210AFI -- Presidential Inauguration Simulcast
Speaker:
-- Murray Horwitz (AFI Director)

Avoid the cold and the crowds in downtown DC--watch the historic inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, broadcast LIVE on the big AFI Silver screen!

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2009_MD_AntietamNC38MD -- Antietam National Cemetery
2009_MD_AntietamVC23MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2009_MD_Antietam_Illumin_09120529MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Event: Illumination
One candle for each of 23,000 casualties during the battle. Unfortunately, we had our first snow that evening and a fair number of candles had been extinguished by the rain, wind, or snow so the effect wasn't quite what I hoped for. It was certainly cold though!
2009_MD_Antietam_Lower21MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)
2009_MD_Antietam_Pry19MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House
2009_MD_Antietam_Upper47MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)
2009_MD_Art_WhinoBC_09012472MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino Opening: "Proof of Faith" (Bryan Collins)
Proof of Faith: The solo show of Bryan Collins

Art Whino presents Proof of Faith. A journey into the seemingly impossible world of obstacles and overcoming adversity. With so much pessimism in our culture about the future, this collection of Bryan's work is intended to plant seeds of hope and...
2009_MD_Art_WhinoIA_09081580MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino Opening: "Innocence & Arrogance" (Brandi Read and Arabella Proffer)
Innocence & Arrogance: The Art of Brandi Read and Arabella Proffer

Art Whino presents Innocence & Arrogance: The Art of Arabella Proffer and Brandi Read. These two pop-surrealist and neo-realist women artists have teamed up to create an exciting exhibition of Punks, Goths, Muses, Models and Royalty....
2009_MD_Art_Whino78MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino gallery
2009_MD_Bad_Influence_0906277Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concerts -- Bad Influence
2009_MD_Baltimore13MD -- Baltimore
2009_MD_Baltimore_Art2MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art
2009_MD_Baltimore_Peabody29MD -- Baltimore -- Peabody Conservatory (including a view inside the library)
Bound to Please

November 6, 2008 - February 3, 2009
The George Peabody Library Exhibition Gallery

Bound to Please explores the art of finishing, from simple adornments on vellum bindings to exquisite gilt-tooled bindings. More than 60 beautifully bound and tooled works from the late 17th to the...
2009_MD_BCCA50Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Artists
Artists shown here: Neal Adams, Don Rosa, Tom Mandrake, Brian Michael Bendis, Bernie Wrightson, Greg LaRocque, Andy Runton, George Perez, Chris Claremont, Barry Kitson, Tim Sale, Scott Kurtz, ???, Dick Ayers, ???, Stuart Immonen, Mark Waid, Matt Wagner, (from Kill Audio:) Sheldon Vella, Claudio Sanchez,...
2009_MD_BCCCC_Kids_09101142Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- 13 and under
Page 2 of 5 -- Kid contestants (13 and under).
2009_MD_BCCCC_Men_091011112Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- Adult males
Page 4 of 5 -- Male contestants over age 13.
2009_MD_BCCCC_Prep_09101143Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Preparation and Audience
Page 1 of 5: Preparation and Audience.

Baltimore Comic-Con First Annual Costume Contest: In addition to the all-star line-up of talent scheduled at this year's gala 10th anniversary Baltimore Comic-Con, the show will host it's first-ever costume contest... with a $1,000 grand prize!

"We wanted to...
2009_MD_BCCCC_Winners_09101159Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Final Judging
Page 5 of 5: Winning contestants.

These are the folks who won the initial round in the judges' decision and then waited while the grand prize winner was selected. Pictures also include a group shot at the end as people divvy up the loot!
2009_MD_BCCCC_Women_09101182Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- Adult females
Page 3 of 5: Female contestants over age 13.
2009_MD_BCCP1_09101118Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Image United
Image United:
A crossover adventure where all the characters involved are drawn by their creators? It sounds impossible but that's exactly what you'll get in "Image United," an event like no other. Join creators Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silverstri, and Jim...
2009_MD_BCCP2_09101113Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Spotlight on Stan Sakai
Spotlight on Stan Sakai:
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of "Usagi Yojimbo." Join the celebration as creator Stan Sakai talks about the history of the popular series, the characters who populate Usagi's world, his working process, and more in this panel that fans of all ages will enjoy.
2009_MD_BCCP3_0910117Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Spotlight on Chris Claremont
Spotlight on Chris Claremont:
Chris Claremont has written just about every character around, from Batman to Iron Fist to the Fantastic Four. However, to a legion of comics fans, he is fondly regarded as "the" X-Men writer. He's wowing readers with his take on the X-Men in the current series, "X-Men...
2009_MD_BCC41Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Miscellaneous
Also shown are a whole bunch of folks getting ready for the costume contest.
2009_MD_Boogaloo_09071153AFI -- "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo" After-film Event
Speaker:
-- Tal Levitas (AFI)

Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo: 25th Anniversary!
You know the title--now see the movie! This time, Kelly is torn between Paris, Princeton and the streets, while Ozone and Turbo have their own problems: their community center has been threatened with demolition, their...
2009_MD_Branching_091114117AFI -- "The House of Branching Love" (w/Elina Knihtilä & Anna Easteden)
Speakers:
-- Elina Knihtilä & Anna Easteden interviewed by Todd Hitchcock (AFI)

The House of Branching Love [Haarautuvan Rakkauden Talo]:
In Person: Actresses Elina Knihtilä & Anna Easteden; post-screening reception courtesy of the Embassy of Finland.
A hit in Finland, Mika Kaurismaeki's latest...
2009_MD_BrooksideB90MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
"Wings of Fancy" - Live Butterfly Exhibit: Help a caterpillar fly, plant your garden to provide! Why did the caterpillar cross the road? To get to its host plant!
This year the focus is on butterflies in your backyard, and the host plants that local caterpillars need in order to survive and thrive....
2009_MD_BrooksideRR43MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set (2009)
The railroad display was done by the Washington, Virginia and Maryland Garden Railway Society.
2009_MD_Brookside102MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Includes a lot of testing with the new Nikon D90 camera trying to figure out the proper settings to get decent pictures without them being too huge. Some of the images ended up being over 5MB apiece. Basically, there are a number of settings that impact picture quality -- medium (3216x2136) and large...
2009_MD_Burkittsville27MD -- Burkittsville
2009_MD_Casino_09103069AFI -- "American Casino" (w/Leslie and Andrew Cockburn)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Leslie and Andrew Cockburn
-- Panel with Leslie and Andrew Cockburn, Mark Pittman, and Michael Greenberger

AMERICAN CASINO
When you are in Wall Street's casino, you play by their rules.
Official Selection, 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection, IDFA
Filmed...
2009_MD_Collapse_09121150AFI -- "Collapse" (w/Michael C. Ruppert)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Adrian Spencer (AFI)
-- Michael C. Ruppert

COLLAPSE: In Person: Michael C. Ruppert, the subject of the film.
"Not just sobering; it's a full-on assault." - The New York Times
"There are many layers to the man and the movie, and it's hard not to leave the theater...
2009_MD_Easton26MD -- Easton
2009_MD_Eisner_09120634Washington Jewish Film Festival (2009) @ AFI -- "Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artrist" (w/Andrew D. Cooke)
Speakers is sequence:
-- Josh Gardner (Washington Jewish Film Festival)
-- Andrew Cooke

DC Premiere! WILL EISNER: PORTRAIT OF A SEQUENTIAL ARTIST: In person: Director Andrew D. Cooke
Will Eisner began drawing comics in the 1930s, just as the art form was exploding in popularity and cultural...
2009_MD_FOTHOC_09123175Friends of the Homeless on New Years (package preparation)
The first part of Victor Block's report follows.

Note: According to the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, at least 17,800 men, women and children are homeless in the Nation's Capital over the course of a year.
 
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2009_MD_Fox_Gap14MD -- Fox's Gap (Reno Monument, South Mountain)
2009_MD_Fred_Churches2MD -- Frederick -- Various Churches

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