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2010_CA_Cabin_Fever28CA -- Running Springs -- Cabin Fever book store
2010_CA_Claremont17CA -- Claremont
Pictured here is Shelton Park (1997). This pocket park is located in the City's downtown Village shopping district. It includes a public art piece sculpted by former Claremont resident, John Fisher.

A sculpture carved by former Claremont resident John Fisher has been installed in Shelton Park in the...
2010_CA_Del_Coronado35CA -- Coronado -- Hotel Del Coronado
2010_CA_Descanso111CA -- La Canada Flintridge -- Descanso Gardens
2010_CA_Forever48CA -- Hollywood -- Hollywood Forever Cemetery
2010_CA_GriffithO105CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Observatory
I come here most years but I'd never actually gotten inside the observatory room. I thought you were always restricted to the viewing booth. Rather cool!
2010_CA_GriffithV22CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Park -- Views from...
2010_CA_Griffith2CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Park
2010_CA_HC_Cem68CA -- Culver City -- Holy Cross Cemetery
2010_CA_HHills177CA -- Hollywood Hills -- Forest Lawn Memorial Park
2010_CA_HillMP79CA -- Culver City -- Hillside Memorial Park
2010_CA_Horton_Plaza6CA -- San Diego -- Westfield Horton Plaza (incl views from)
2010_CA_Horton_PPk19CA -- San Diego -- Horton Plaza Park
2010_CA_LA_Art5CA -- Los Angeles -- Public Art
2010_CA_LA_Bradbury21CA -- Los Angeles -- Bradbury Building
2010_CA_LA_City_Hall8CA -- Los Angeles -- City Hall
2010_CA_LA_DWP37CA -- Los Angeles -- Department of Water & Power
2010_CA_LA_Fargo31CA -- Los Angeles -- Wells Fargo History Museum
2010_CA_LA_LTokyo5CA -- Los Angeles -- Little Tokyo
2010_CA_LA_Million$5CA -- Los Angeles -- Million Dollar Theater
2010_CA_LA_Music_Center18CA -- Los Angeles -- Music Center (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Walt Disney Concert Hall, etc)
2010_CA_LA_Walking26CA -- Los Angeles -- AAA downtown walking tour
2010_CA_Literacy_100731136CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library -- Campaign for Literacy Event
2010_CA_Moon_Garden34Personal -- The Yeh's Moon Garden
2010_CA_Nixon_BP27CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Birthplace
2010_CA_Nixon_Lib150CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Library
2010_CA_Ontario23CA -- Ontario
2010_CA_Ontario_Museum43CA -- Ontario -- Museum of History and Art
2010_CA_PBWVMP85CA -- Westwood -- Pierce Bros. Westwood Village Memorial Park
2010_CA_RSABG55CA -- Claremont -- Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
2010_CA_Running_Springs4CA -- Running Springs
There had been a fire here awhile back. Some houses were still gone. Others had been rebuilt.
2010_CA_San_BernardinoM16CA -- San Bernardino -- Mural
Phil Yeh's mural.
2010_CA_San_Bernardino8CA -- San Bernardino
Including a Phil Yeh mural.
2010_CA_San_Diego23CA -- San Diego -- Miscellaneous downtown sites
2010_CA_SBBook_10073176CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library -- Library Book Event
2010_CA_SBNF_Lake_Arrowhead2CA -- San Bernardino National Forest -- Lake Arrowhead
2010_CA_SBNF_ROTW4CA -- San Bernardino National Forest -- Rim of the World Scenic Byway
2010_CA_SB_Arrowhead6CA -- San Bernardino -- Arrowhead
2010_CA_SB_Library54CA -- San Bernardino -- Main Library
2010_CA_SB_McDonalds6CA -- San Bernardino -- 1st McDonald's Site
2010_CA_SDCCA232San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Artists
Artists in sequence:

Preview Night:
Mark Waid, Don Rosa, Jim Balent, Neal Adams, ???, Peter David, ???, Joe Quesada, Greg Broadmore, Travis Hill, Amy Mebberson, Keith Knight, Scott Shaw!, Sergio Aragones, ???, ???, Phil and Kaja Foglio, Mark Freedman, Andy Runton, Steve Leialoha, Bill Willingham,...
2010_CA_SDCCP01_10072211San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman -- From Pee-Wee's Big Adventure to Alice in Wonderland, composer Danny Elfman discusses his 25-year collaboration with director Tim Burton. Their legendary partnership includes such films as Beetle Juice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Nightmare Before Christmas, and Charlie and the Chocolate...
2010_CA_SDCCP01_10072335San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Drive Angry 3D
Summit Entertainment: Drive Angry 3D -- A vengeful father hunts down the people who brutally killed his daughter and kidnapped her baby in the newest film shot in 3D from the writer and director of My Bloody Valentine 3D, starring Nicolas Cage, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, and Amber Heard. Join the...
2010_CA_SDCCP01_10072423San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon Presents: The SpongeBob SquarePants Secret Formula Revealed! -- Ever wonder what delicious ingredients go into making an episode of SpongeBob? The masterminds behind the show -- executive producer Paul Tibbitt (Nightmare Ned), head writer Steven Banks (The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy...
2010_CA_SDCCP01_10072512San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Spotlight on Rick Riordan
Spotlight on Rick Riordan -- Comic-Con special guest Rick Riordan discusses his blockbuster book series Percy Jackson & the Olympians as well as his recently released The Kane Chronicles series and the upcoming all-new The Heroes of Olympus series. Join Rick for this one-on-one interview and Q&A...
2010_CA_SDCCP02_10072218San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: A Decade of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies and More
A Decade of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies and More: The Animated Insanity of Radical Axis Studios -- The team from Radical Axis -- animators, artists, and amateur magicians -- celebrate the studio's 10th Anniversary with a look back at its body of work that includes Aqua Teen Hunger Force,...
2010_CA_SDCCP02_10072337San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Skyline
Skyline -- Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, and Rogue Pictures present an exclusive look at the sci-fi thriller Skyline, directed and produced by the Brothers Strause (Alien vs. Predator: Requiem), whose company Hydraulx has provided visual effects for Avatar, Iron Man 2, The Curious Case of...
2010_CA_SDCCP02_10072442San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: The Event
The Event: World-Premiere Pilot Screening and Q&A with Cast and Producers -- Debuting on NBC this fall, the highly anticipated conspiracy thriller The Event follows an unlikely hero who gets entangled in one of the government's biggest cover-up operations that could ultimately change the fate of...
2010_CA_SDCCP02_10072552San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 2
Cartoon Voices II -- With so many great cartoon voices, we had to do two panels! Mark Evanier and co-host Earl Kress talk to Phil LaMarr (Futurama), Janet Waldo (The Jetsons), Laura Summer (The Garfield Show), and a few surprises. Meet the people behind the voices of your favorite cartoons!
Left to...
2010_CA_SDCCP03_10072215San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: A Leap Of Faith, A Quantum Leap Retrospective
TV Guide Magazine And The Paley Center For Media: A Leap Of Faith, A Quantum Leap Retrospective -- Moderated by TV Guide Magazine Executive Editor Craig Tomashoff, this panel will take a look back at the cultural phenomenon of the hit series Quantum Leap featuring clips from the Paley Center collection...
2010_CA_SDCCP03_10072385San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Super
Super -- Writer/director James Gunn (Slither), stars Rainn Wilson (The Office), Liv Tyler (Lord of the Rings), Nathan Fillion (Firefly), and Michael Rooker (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer), and producers Ted Hope (Adventureland) and Miranda Bailey (The Squid and the Whale) reveal footage from their...
2010_CA_SDCCP03_10072448San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: DC Universe: Event Horizon
DC Universe: Event Horizon -- Ian Sattler, senior story editor, and your favorite writers and artists are here for the main event: The DC Universe! What lies ahead for your favorite heroes and series? Got a question for your favorite DCU creator? Come on by! There's no greater gathering of top-tier...
2010_CA_SDCCP04_10072222San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Look Around You
Look Around You -- As their BAFTA-nominated show comes to BBC DVD, creators/stars Robert Popper (Peep Show, Hot Fuzz) and Peter Serafinowicz (Couples Retreat, Shaun of the Dead) are on stage to take questions from the fans on the nonsensical wonders of science and the series of gloriously deadpan...
2010_CA_SDCCP04_10072316San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Miramax Films: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark -- Producer/co-writer Guillermo del Toro and director Troy Nixey present a first look at their new film Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, a hair-raising, spine-chilling tale of horror about a little girl (Bailee Madison) who is sent to live with her father (Guy...
2010_CA_SDCCP04_10072413San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 1
Cartoon Voices I -- It's the first big panel of the weekend devoted to the actors behind the voices of your favorite cartoon characters! Mark Evanier and Earl Kress talk with April Winchell (Phineas & Ferb), Candy Milo (Jimmy Neutron), Gregg Berger (The Garfield Show), Tom Kane (Star Wars: Clone Wars),...
2010_CA_SDCCP05_10072234San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Penn + Teller: 35 Years of Magic & BS!
Penn + Teller: 35 Years of Magic & BS! -- Penn Jillette and [Raymond] Teller (Showtime's Penn & Teller: BS!) share insights into their 35-year-long careers with audience Q&A, TV and film clips, and a few tricks.
Left to right: Eddie Gorodetsky, Penn, and Teller
2010_CA_SDCCP05_10072372San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Sony Pictures Entertainment: The Other Guys, The Green Hornet, and Priest
Sony Pictures Entertainment: The Other Guys, The Green Hornet, and Priest— Two more sneak peeks at upcoming films from Sony Pictures Entertainment!

Priest (3D) -- A western-infused post-apocalyptic thriller, set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires....
2010_CA_SDCCP05_10072432San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Green Lantern: Emerald Empire
Green Lantern: Emerald Empire -- No evil shall escape this panel's sight as the top creative teams on the Green Lantern books drop hints on upcoming stories and take on your questions! Led by group editor Eddie Berganza with Geoff Johns (Green Lantern, The Flash), Tony Bedard (Green Lantern Corps), Joe...
2010_CA_SDCCP06_10072316San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: TV Guide: The 2010 Hot List
V Guide Magazine: The 2010 Hot List -- Featuring the hottest supernatural/sci-fi talent in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes from new and returning series. Moderated by TV Guide Magazine's executive editor Craig Tomashoff, the panel includes Morena Baccarin (V), Brannon Braga (Terra Nova, Flash...
2010_CA_SDCCP06_10072425San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: No Ordinary Family
ABC's No Ordinary Family: Exclusive Premiere -- This is No Ordinary Panel! Michael Chiklis (The Shield), Julie Benz (Dexter), and executive producers Greg Berlanti (Green Lantern), Jon Harmon Feldman (Tru Calling), and David Semel (Heroes) present an exclusive screening of the new ABC series No...
2010_CA_SDCCP07_10072327San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: World Premiere of Batman: Under the Red Hood
World Premiere: Batman: Under the Red Hood -- Warner Home Video, Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation proudly present the World Premiere of Batman: Under the Red Hood, the eighth entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 movies. In the film, Batman faces...
2010_CA_SDCCP07_10072420San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Kickstart Your Comic!
Kickstart Your Comic! -- Producing an independent comic requires not only a huge time commitment but also a sizable financial investment to cover the printing, promotion, and distribution costs incurred before your book even hits the shelves. Recently, some creators have discovered a new and effective...
2010_CA_SDCCP08_10072441San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Panel: Legend of Neil
World Premiere of Legend of Neil, Season 3 -- is back with Sandeep Parikh (The Guild) for another groundbreaking season of Legend of Neil. See the world premiere of new episodes from Season 3 and stay for a discussion with Sandeep, series stars Tony Janning, Mike Rose, Scott Chernoff, Eric...
2010_CA_SDCC298San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Miscellaneous
2010_CA_SDCC_Masquerade_10072442San Diego Comic-Con International (2010) -- Masquerade
2010_CA_SD_Art3CA -- San Diego -- Public Art
2010_CA_SD_Art_TCB1CA -- San Diego -- Public Art: Traffic Control Boxes
2010_CA_SD_ConvC1CA -- San Diego -- Convention Center
2010_CA_SD_El_Cortez3CA -- San Diego -- El Cortez
2010_CA_SD_Hotel_Churchill4CA -- San Diego -- Hotel Churchill
2010_CA_SD_MLK_Promenade4CA -- San Diego -- Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade
2010_CA_SD_Ped_Bridge1CA -- San Diego -- Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge @ Convention Center (incl views from)
2010_CA_SD_Spreckels2CA -- San Diego -- Spreckels Theater
2010_CA_SD_Trains1CA -- San Diego -- Trains (except Santa Fe terminal)
2010_CA_SD_YWCA9CA -- San Diego -- YWCA Building
2010_CA_US_Grant1CA -- San Diego -- US Grant Hotel
2010_CA_Yeh27Personal -- Phil Yeh's place
Including a trip to Arturo's where we were happened upon by Phil Ortiz.
2010_DC_2200PennCW_Grp_10090452DC -- Foggy Bottom -- 2200 Penn Ave NW -- Construction Watch Tour -- Tour group
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennCW_Int_100904128DC -- Foggy Bottom -- 2200 Penn Ave NW -- Construction Watch Tour -- Building itself
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennVw40DC -- Foggy Bottom -- 2200 Penn Ave NW -- Views from building
2010_DC_425MassVw17DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- 425 Mass. Ave NW -- Views from...
2010_DC_425Mass12DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- 425 Mass. Ave NW
2010_DC_4th_Fireworks_10070449Fireworks -- 4th of July Fireworks (2010) from the Lincoln Memorial
2010_DC_AACW19DC -- U Street -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2010_DC_AFLCIO1DC -- Downtown -- AFL-CIO Headquarters (815 16th Street NW)
2010_DC_Airmen_10070391Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Airmen of Note
Airmen of Note and The Smithsonian: Two National Treasures
Posted 7/1/2010
by Master Sgt. Brian McCurdy
The USAF Band
7/1/2010 - BOLLING AFB, D.C. -- On Saturday, July 3, and Sunday, July 4, the Airmen of Note will perform at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Each concert, featuring hits from...
2010_DC_ALA131American Library Association 2010 conference (Washington, DC)
Including various authors: Keith R.A. DeCandido, Michael Alan Nelson, Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff ("Queen of your Own Life"), Lucy Christopher ("Stolen"), Henry Cole, Pamela Duncan Edwards ("While the World Is Sleeping"), Alison Formento ("This Tree Counts!"), Amy Clipston, Lindsay George, Jackie...
2010_DC_Albright_10013135Newseum -- Inside Media w/Madeleine Albright
Inside Media: Read My Pins : Guest: Madeleine Albright
As the first female U.S. secretary of state, Madeleine Albright made history and news. While serving as the nation's chief diplomat, she used various pins as a signature diplomatic tool.
When the government-controlled Iraqi press referred to...
2010_DC_All_Souls2DC -- Columbia Heights -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2010_DC_AmerInd_Int6DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2010_DC_AmerInd_Vantage32DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection
Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection
September 25, 2010 – August 7, 2011
This exhibition highlights the museum's young but vital collection of contemporary art, with 31 significant works by 25 artists ranging from paintings, drawings, and photography to video projection and...
2010_DC_AOM_10011265Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "Absence of Malice" (w/Brian Williams)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: Absence of Malice (1981)
Guest: Brian Williams
A journalist should always report the facts, but can the facts lie? Can justice be served when the truth is at odds with the evidence?
Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of "NBC Nightly News," will examine...
2010_DC_APAE67DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: All Photo Alumni
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery: Corcoran College of Art and Design
All Photo Alumni Exhibition: October 26th-December 17
In conjunction with this year’s Fotoweek DC festival, the Corcoran’s 2010 All Photo Alumni Exhibition, curated by Cynthia Connolly and Colby Caldwell, will be held at Pepco’s Edison...
2010_DC_Arboretum51DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
Fall colors.
2010_DC_Archives17DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2010_DC_Archives_ArchRm4DC -- Natl Archives -- Archivist's Room
2010_DC_Archives_DCW146DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Discovering the Civil War (part 1)
Discovering the Civil War:
It ended almost 150 years ago. But Americans still discuss, debate, and disagree about the Civil War. No one alive today lived during this momentous conflict. Time and myth have obscured our perspective on the war.
So how do we know what happened?
Very often, we find...
2010_DC_Archives_DCW2138DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Discovering the Civil War (part 2)
Discovering the Civil War:
It ended almost 150 years ago. But Americans still discuss, debate, and disagree about the Civil War. No one alive today lived during this momentous conflict. Time and myth have obscured our perspective on the war.
So how do we know what happened?
Very often, we find...
2010_DC_Archives_DCW_PP_10042784Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Discovering the Civil War (part 1) (Presentation)
Discovering the Civil War:
A Traveling Exhibit from the National Archives
Created in Partnership with the Foundation for the National Archives

In 2010 the National Archives will peel back 150 years of accumulated analysis, synthesis, and punditry to reveal a Civil War that is little-known and even...
2010_DC_Archives_DCW_PP_10110458Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Discovering the Civil War (part 2) (Presentation)
2010_DC_Archives_DCW_PT_10042722Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Discovering the Civil War (part 1) (Tour)
Discovering the Civil War:
A Traveling Exhibit from the National Archives
Created in Partnership with the Foundation for the National Archives

In 2010 the National Archives will peel back 150 years of accumulated analysis, synthesis, and punditry to reveal a Civil War that is little-known and even...
2010_DC_Archives_DCW_PT_10110434Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Discovering the Civil War (part 2) (Tour)
2010_DC_Archives_Fighting38DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Fighting for Democracy
Fighting for Democracy:
This exhibit traces the real-life stories of seven young men and women whose lives were forever changed by the events of World War II. Denied their fundamental rights, each of them, in their own way, chose to fight for equality, freedom, and justice overseas and at home.
2010_DC_Archives_Rotunda55DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda
2010_DC_Archives_Vaults60DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Public Vaults
2010_DC_ArenaBS_10102397Arena Stage Open House -- Backstage tour
Pictures include the prop department, set shop, ???, and costume shop.
2010_DC_ArenaOE_101023119Arena Stage Open House -- Presentations (except ribbon cutting)
External events (except the ribbon cutting) including the closing finale. Performers here included the Show Choir Spectacular, Feels So Good, Elk Soldiers, and the Grand Finale (including Brad Oscar, Matt Bogart, Alice Ripley, E. Faye Butler, and the cast of Oklahoma).
Also internal events with: E....
2010_DC_ArenaORC_101023126Arena Stage Open House -- Ribbon cutting

Participants include Alice Ripley, Kate Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, E. Faye Butler, the Manzari Brothers, Brad Oscar...
2010_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Southwest -- Arena Stage -- Views from...
2010_DC_Arena47DC -- Southwest -- Arena Stage
Arena Stage on opening day.
2010_DC_Arizona_10042711DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: City council press conference on No More Arizonas
“No More Arizonas" say DC Rights Activists:
Condemning Arizona’s passage last week of the “Secure Communities” program as “racist and perverse,” dozens of labor, community and immigrant rights activists spoke out forcefully yesterday about the dangers of collaboration between local police and...
2010_DC_ArtsNStreet36DC -- Arts on N Street Festival
Arts on N Street Festival Comes to Washington Convention Center
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center partner to organize Arts on N Festival, a free affordable art festival featuring work by District artists, organizations and local businesses.
The DC...
2010_DC_Arts_On_Foot68DC -- Event: Arts on Foot
2010_DC_Art_Inspiration2DC -- Public Art: Inspiration (sculpture by Ethan Kerber) @ 5th and K NW (Mt Vernon)
2010_DC_Art_Lift_Off1DC -- Public Art: Lift Off (by David Black) @ 5th and K NW
2010_DC_Asbury_Statue2DC -- Mt Pleasant -- Francis Asbury (Lukeman) Equestrian Statue (16th and Mt. Pleasant St, NW)
2010_DC_AU71DC -- American University
2010_DC_Avalon6DC -- Chevy Chase -- Avalon Theatre (5612 Connecticut Ave NW)
2010_DC_Bag_It_10032827DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Bag It" (w/Suzan Bereza) @ Carnegie Inst
BAG IT (USA, 2010, 67 min. work-in-progress)
An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up with us,...
2010_DC_Ballpark2DC -- Southeast -- Washington Nationals ballpark -- Flags up for 9/11
2010_DC_Banville_10022547Politics & Prose -- John Banville ("The Infinities")
John Banville, "The Infinities":
John Banville, winner of the Man Booker Prize for The Sea, returns to read from his 15th novel. An elegant fiction about mortality and the immortals who may surround us, the book tells the story of the final days of Adam Godley, a renowned mathematician, the family who...
2010_DC_Baseball_100814130Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Baseball (2010) (w/Sean Burnett and Adam Kennedy)
The Washington Nationals are coming to American Art and National Portrait Gallery for the fourth annual Baseball Family Day featuring craft activities and performances by Snowday! Come dressed in your favorite Nats’ gear for photo-ops with the players, from 12-1 p.m.
Sean Burnett and Adam Kennedy from...
2010_DC_BBall_Fireworks_1005076Fireworks -- After baseball game from Marine Barracks
2010_DC_Bearss_10062335Natl Archives -- Ed Bearss ("Receding Tide")
Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg:
On Independence Day, 1863, not one but two pivotal battles ended in Union victory, marking the high tide of Confederate military fortune and ultimately dooming the South’s effort at secession. In Receding Tide, Edwin Cole Bearss, a recognized expert on both...
2010_DC_Beef_Stew_10050560Naval Heritage Center -- Rudy Shappee ("Beef Stew for 2500")
Part of the Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” series of book lectures. Author Rudy Shappee will present his new book Beef Stew for 2500: Feeding Our Navy from the Revolutionary War to the Present, followed by Q&A, a book signing and a lunchtime tasting prepared by the Navy’s culinary...
2010_DC_Berman_10101393Politics & Prose -- Ari Berman ("Herding Donkeys") w/Howard Dean
Ari Berman - Herding Donkeys:
Berman’s lively account of the rise of the Democratic party from its 2004 low point starts with Howard Dean, then shows how the Obama campaign built on Dean’s ideas, especially his fifty-state strategy. A tribute to grassroots activism, the book demonstrates the crucial...
2010_DC_Bhutan_10032866DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Bhutan: A Kingdom of Happiness" (w/Dara Padwo-Audick and Darin Olien) @ Carnegie Inst
BHUTAN: A KINGDOM OF HAPPINESS (30 min. work-in-progress)
There’s a lot at stake for Druk Yul, better known in the west as Bhutan. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, this tiny country has grand ambitions. Attempting to protect its ancient past while embracing economic development, Bhutan is the...
2010_DC_Bittman_10100548Sixth & I -- Mark Bittman ("Food Matters Cookbook")
Mark Bittman: The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living
In The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living, Mark Bittman offers over 500 recipes for fresh, delicious dishes that rely largely on fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Fish, meat, and...
2010_DC_BlackBerry_10032468DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Zola's
2010_DC_Bliss_10100332Newseum -- Inside Media w/Chris Bliss (Freedom of Expression and the Power of Humor)
Inside Media: Freedom of Expression and the Power of Humor: Chris Bliss
Commentator and comedian Chris Bliss explores the nexus between humor and truth-telling in a fresh and entertaining look at how irony, satire and ridicule impact the national conversation and change our perceptions of the...
2010_DC_Botanic50DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
Including a potato display.
2010_DC_Botanic_BHS_10121956DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2010) -- Barrington High School Madrigal Singers
2010_DC_Botanic_Potato59DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Spuds Unearthed
“Spuds Unearthed!” Exhibit Digs Up History of the Potato
Posted by Jennifer Martin, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, on October 4, 2010 at 9:27 AM
Jean Ristaino of North Carolina State University used USDA funds to sequence late blight disease, pictured, responsible for the Irish potato...
2010_DC_Botanic_Xmas184DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2010) -- World Heritage Sites (?)
The famous garden railway will feature world landmarks from the continents of Africa, Asia Europe and South America. 
2010_DC_Bradley_10110316Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Author Talk: James Bradley ("Imperial Cruise")
James Bradley will be at the National Portrait Gallery signing copies of his book "The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War."
In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the...
2010_DC_Breakthrough35DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Breakthrough!
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery Hosts
Breakthrough! Twenty Years After German Unification: Critical Perspectives of Berlin Artists

Sept. 21-Oct. 8

Breakthrough Art Organization, a DC-based nonprofit founded in 2009 that champions artists who use art as a means to overcome political, social and...
2010_DC_Breakthru_Opening_10100243DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Breakthrough!
2010_DC_Brentwood11DC -- Brentwood neighborhood
2010_DC_Brugioni_10071562International Spy Museum -- Dino Brugioni ("Eyes in the Sky")
Eyes in the Sky: Eisenhower, the CIA, and Cold War Aerial Espionage
He briefed presidents from Eisenhower through Ford. As a founder of the CIA’s National Photographic Interpretation Center, during the Cuban Missile Crisis he was a key member of the team that provided President Kennedy the evidence...
2010_DC_BuildingL_10121463NBM -- Holiday party and Chair's and President's Award
This year's annual holiday party will commemorate 30 years of America's only museum dedicated to the building arts and sciences. On this special occasion, the Museum will hold the premier presentation of two annual awards that recognize the dedication of people who have played a significant role in its...
2010_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
2010_DC_Building_LEGO37DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: LEGO Towering Ambition
Towering Ambition:
You are standing inside a building made of bricks. Actually, more than fifteen and a half million bricks were used to construct the National Building Museum's historic home. Now, begin to think smaller... and smaller... and you can just begin to fathom the challenge that Adam Reed...
2010_DC_Callbox6DC -- Callboxes
2010_DC_Call_Mom80DC -- Capitol Hill -- The Fridge -- Event: "Call Your Mom" mural project
2010_DC_CampbellBL_10061954Newseum -- Inside Media w/W. Joseph Campbell ("Getting It Wrong") -- Book Launch
These were pictures from the official book launch event that followed the Mr. Campbell's Inside Media presentation.
2010_DC_Campbell_10061964Newseum -- Inside Media w/W. Joseph Campbell ("Getting It Wrong")
Inside Media: Getting It Wrong
Guest: W. Joseph Campbell
Did The Washington Post bring down Richard Nixon by reporting on the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic remark by Walter Cronkite effectively end the Vietnam War? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to "furnish the war" in the 1898 conflict with...
2010_DC_CapitolX44DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2010)
2010 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 67 feet (20 m) -- Bridger-Teton National Forest -- Wyoming -- Lit by Nancy Pelosi on December 7. Decorated with approximately 5,000 ornaments, showcasing the tree's theme "Wyoming: Forever West," made by people from across Wyoming. The entire tree was decorated using strands...
2010_DC_Capitol10DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2010_DC_CarbonR_10032828DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Carbon Nation" Reception (w/Peter Byck) @ Helix
This was an after-screening, after-festival reception for the Carbon Nation folks.
2010_DC_Carbon_10032872DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Carbon Nation" (w/Peter Byck and panel) @ Carnegie Inst
CARBON NATION (USA, 2010, 83 min.)
Panel and film screening presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. Panel follows screening.
World Premiere Can we get the upper hand on global warming? The impending climate change crisis is inspiring courageous and optimistic Americans to action. From citizens operating on...
2010_DC_Carla54Politics & Prose -- Carla Cohen Tribute -- In-Store Displays
Pictures of the in-store displays for the Carla Cohen Tribute.
There's also a slide show highlighting Carla: ...
2010_DC_Carla_Tribute_101121260Politics & Prose -- Carla Cohen Tribute -- People
Speakers in sequence:
- Barbara Meade
- Anne Shields
- Howard Norman
- Mary Kay Zuravleff
- Seymour Hersh
- Alexandra Zapruder
- E.J. Dionne
- Phyllis Thereoux
- Mark LaFramboise
- David Cohen

The reception was catered by Judy Starrells. Contributions for the reception were...
2010_DC_Carlos_Rosario3DC -- Columbia Heights -- Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (1100 Harvard St NW)
2010_DC_Carr_10062939Politics & Prose -- Nicholas Carr ("The Shallows")
Nicholas Carr - The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains:
Expanding his much-discussed Atlantic Monthly article about the Internet’s social and cognitive effects, Carr argues from scientific and anecdotal evidence that the Web, by fostering distraction in place of concentration, changes...
2010_DC_Carter_10113091Politics & Prose -- Jimmy Carter ("White House Diary")
Former President Carter kept a diary during his term as Chief Executive, and by the time he left office he had written some 5,000 pages on issues such as energy, the Camp David Accords, and the Iranian hostage crisis, as well as domestic politics. Now he has gathered selections from these journals,...
2010_DC_Cash_10081165Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Rosanne Cash ("Composed")
For thirty years as a musician, Rosanne Cash has enjoyed critical success. In Composed: A Memoir, Cash writes about her upbringing as the child of country-music legend Johnny Cash and the stepdaughter of June Carter Cash. She grew up in Southern California, worked for Columbia Records in London, and...
2010_DC_CBMSO35DC -- Penn Qtr -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office (437 7th St NW)
2010_DC_CBMSO_Placards3Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2010_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1011047Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour
After the tour of the new National Archives Discovering the Civil War Part 2 exhibit, those who wanted to could board buses and go to a tourism event at the Willard. The bus, provided by Cultural Tourism DC, stopped at Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office for a tour. Orientation on the bus was...
2010_DC_CBOCM_10032735DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Miscellaneous
Anything except the stage itself from the opening ceremony events. This includes family day participants.
2010_DC_CBOCR_10032747DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Post-ceremony reception
Pictures from the reception after the ceremony.
2010_DC_CBOC_100327197DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM
National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
- Sambaso -- Shigeyama Kyogen Theatre Group
- National Anthem of the United States -- Miss DC 2009 Jennifer Corey
- National Anthem of Japan -- Miss Iori Kotake
- Masters of Ceremonies -- Ms. Melanie Hastings and Mr. Doug McKelway, ABC...
2010_DC_Chaplains_10043088Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- "Chaplains Under Fire" (Washington premiere)
Washington Premiere: "Chaplains Under Fire"
The Religious Freedom Education Project will host the Washington, D.C., premiere of "Chaplains Under Fire," an independent documentary that examines the lives and work of military chaplains and the church-state tensions at the heart of the chaplaincy.
2010_DC_CHeights_Tour_10052314Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail:
The Columbia Heights Heritage Trail tour will begin and end in the heart of the 14th St. commercial area. We'll look at the boom, bust and boom of one of DC's hottest and most interesting neighborhoods. Covering most of Cultural Tourism...
2010_DC_Chernow_10100939Politics & Prose -- Ron Chernow ("Washington")
Ron Chernow - Washington:
The National Book Award-winning biographer of J.P Morgan, Alexander Hamilton, and others here gives a rich, full account of the first president, delving into his private life as well as chronicling his public accomplishments. Chernow undercuts the standard view of Washington...
2010_DC_Cherry80DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2010)
It was interesting how many military helicopters just happened to be doing maneuvers on this beautiful day.
2010_DC_Chinatown3DC -- Chinatown neighborhood
2010_DC_Chosin_10121569Naval Heritage Center -- Event: "Chosin" screening and discussion
The U.S. Navy Memorial is presenting "Chosin," a documentary about 15,000 U.S. troops who fought to save the lives of civilian refugees during the Korean War. Survivor accounts combined with never before seen footage take the viewer on an emotional journey. A panel discussion with the filmmakers and two...
2010_DC_Chubin_10010818Wilson Center -- Shahram Chubin (Iran's Nuclear Ambitions in Perspective)
Iran's Nuclear Ambitions in Perspective
Co-Sponsored with International Security Studies and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Shahram Chubin, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Non-resident Senior Associate, Carnegie Nonproliferation Program.
The event was hosted by Robert Litwak...
2010_DC_City_Church14DC -- AU Park -- City Church & Methodist Cemetery (formerly Eldbrooke United Methodist, now Citizen Heights) (4100 River Rd NW)
2010_DC_Climate_10062896Sixth & I -- Panel -- Climate War
The Climate War: A View From the Trenches
The great American argument over global warming continues to rage on Capitol Hill and beyond. What is it like to devote your career to passing a climate bill — a decade-long struggle that’s hotter than ever today? Why has it been so difficult for the U.S. to...
2010_DC_ClintonFBI7DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building -- Interior
2010_DC_CofC1DC -- Lafayette Square -- Chamber of Commerce Bldg (1615 H St., NW)
2010_DC_Cogan_10111034Sixth & I and FotoWeek DC -- Joshua Cogan ("Time Given" opening)
Time Given is a series of Joshua Cogan's more recent portraiture from around the world. The images explore the idea of how people deal with the time they have here on earth -- how people shape time and how it shapes them. The images draw heavily from the environments in which they were taken. From East...
2010_DC_Coltrane_10112053Sixth & I and WPAS -- Ravi Coltrane Quartet (performance)
Ravi Coltrane, saxophone
Luis Perdomo, piano
Drew Gress, bass
E.J. Strickland, drums

He may bear the name of jazz royalty, but saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, the son of the legendary John Coltrane and pianist Alice Coltrane, “blows an original and distinctly modern strain of jazz, distilling but never...
2010_DC_Columbia_Heights71DC -- Columbia Heights neighborhood
2010_DC_Communities_10052263Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Communities: Best of D.C.
Communities: Best of DC Family Day:
The current exhibition Portraiture Now: Communities is the source of inspiration for a family day event that includes local student talent, with music by the Sitar Center and Oyster Bilingual Elementary School, a student artwork display from Oyster Bilingual and...
2010_DC_Cooke_10013092Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Darwyn Cooke ("The Hunter")
The Hunter with Darwyn Cooke:
Eisner Award–winning writer and artist Darwyn Cooke will discuss his evocative graphic novel, The Hunter, based on the 1962 crime classic by Donald E. Westlake (writing under the name Richard Stark). This best seller has been critically acclaimed in The New York Times, The...
2010_DC_Corcoran38DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art (Through 2014)
2010_DC_Corcoran_Amer122DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Cont2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Eur59DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Salon24DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2010_DC_Covering_10102656Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Covering Religion in the Post 9/11 World
Covering Religion in the Post 9/11 World:
Recent events in the United States -- from anti-mosque protests to threats of Qur'an burning -- are stark reminders that in the post 9/11 world, religion matters. How well do journalists report the religious dimension of the news? Does the news media help...
2010_DC_Crowley_10032428DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Candy Crowley
Keynote: Candy Crowley’s STATE OF THE UNION: Insight on the changing political landscape
Candy Crowley is CNN's award-winning senior political correspondent and anchor of "State of the Union with Candy Crowley". She is based in the network’s Washington, D.C., bureau. Crowley will take the reins of...
2010_DC_CW2CR_10110489Willard Hotel -- Event: Civil War To Civil Rights Conference
DC Launches “Civil War to Civil Rights” Promotion to Mark 150th Commemoration of Civil War
(Washington, DC)...From Abraham Lincoln’s tide-turning elections and inaugurations to Dr. Martin Luther King’s soul-stirring “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC has served as a...
2010_DC_CW3D_10061079Natl Archives -- Bob Zeller and John Richter ("Civil War in 3-D")
The Civil War in 3-D:
In partnership with the Center for Civil War Photography, we present an illustrated lecture featuring about 170 stereoscopic images taken during the Civil War. Bob Zeller, president of the Center for Civil War Photography, and John J. Richter, director of imaging for the center,...
2010_DC_CWPT_Board_10030490CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Board meeting
2010_DC_CWPT_Endangered_10051357CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2010) w/Jeff Shaara
Civil War Preservation Trust Releases Annual Report on Nation's Most Endangered Battlefields

Best-Selling Author Jeff Shaara Joins Trust to Unveil “History Under Siege” Report

(Washington, D.C.) – The iconic Pennsylvania battlefield synonymous with American valor, now facing a second attempt to...
2010_DC_CWPT_Reception_100305126CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Opening reception
2010_DC_DC_Snow16DC -- Driving around after a snow
DC side roads were considerably worse than the ones in my area. Still, major roads were all navigable and people were moving.
2010_DC_Dialogue_10042185Wilson Center & Internews Interactive -- U.S.-Russian Citizen Diplomacy Past and Present (w/Phil Donahue)
Dialogue, Defense and Media Messaging: U.S.-Russian Citizen Diplomacy Past and Present
Cosponsored by Internews Interactive

Phil Donahue, journalist and television host, New York
Vladimir Pozner, journalist and television host, Moscow
David Hoffman, contributing editor, The Washington...
2010_DC_DOC5DC -- Dept of Commerce Building (Herbert C. Hoover Bldg)
2010_DC_DOC_Earth_10042269Dept of Commerce -- Event: Earth Day ceremony and fair
The Department of Commerce hosted an Earth Day Fair in the Herbert C. Hoover Building main lobby. Preceding that was a ceremony for the Environmental Stewardship Awards in the auditorium. The awards ceremony recognized achievements in environmental protection and energy conservation by NOAA, National...
2010_DC_Downtown1DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2010_DC_Dumont_Mem2DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2010_DC_Dupont_Birds30DC -- Public Art: Birds in the Park by Christy Hengst @ Dupont Circle
"Birds in the Park" is a touring project, which involves the temporary installation of thirty to sixty porcelain birdlike forms on the ground.
 Pecking around randomly, they might be taken for pigeons. They are, in a sense, carrier pigeons, as the forms carry images, text, and other documents, which...
2010_DC_Dupont_Circle10DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2010_DC_Earth_FD_100417148Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Earth Day
Family Day: Earth Day Celebration:
Celebrate Earth Day in conjunction with the opening of the Running Fence exhibition with live performances and interactive storytelling. Have fun making eco-friendly woven placemats, fabric collages, decorating tote bags, and even helping to make a community...
2010_DC_Earth_Week58DC -- Event: Earth Week (2010) @ Mall
Including: Earth Day with Kenji Williams

The DLN teamed with director and violinist Kenji Williams to present an out of this world experience known as Bella Gaia (Beautiful Earth). This one-of-a-kind multimedia journey of Earth, as observed from space, combined his music with NASA imagery. Bella Gaia...
2010_DC_Eckington10DC -- Eckington neighborhood (incl Metro Yards)
2010_DC_Eck_NYFLM1DC -- Eckington (+ NoMa) -- NY Ave/Florida Ave/Metro triangle (The Eleanor, The Burton)
2010_DC_EC_Inuit_Prints18DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Inuit Prints
Nipirasait: Many Voices -- Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset:
In celebration of the 50th anniversay of Kinngait Studios of Cape Dorset, Nunavut, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, in partnership with St Lawrence University, is proud to announce the opening of Nipirasait: Many Voices; a collection of...
2010_DC_EdgewoodMJ_10071038DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro -- Event: Mural Jam (2010)
2010_DC_EdgewoodM71DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro
2010_DC_Edgewood3DC -- Edgewood neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center)
2010_DC_Eisenhower_101209141Natl Archives -- David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower ("Going Home to Glory")
Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969:
At the end of his second term in 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower retired to his farm outside of Gettysburg, PA, and redefined his political role. In Going Home to Glory, grandson David Eisenhower and his wife Julie Nixon...
2010_DC_Elvis21_101106125Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Elvis at 21
Elvis at 21 Family Day
This family day, inspired by the exhibition, "Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer" will feature performances of Elvis’ early music by local tribute artist Will Debley and band Blue Steele. Visitors will enjoy hands-on craft activities; book reading and discussion as...
2010_DC_Elvis_10012370Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Elvis Is in the Building!
Elvis Is in the Building!

Join the Portrait Gallery for an afternoon celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the birth of the King of Rock and Roll—Elvis Presley! The program will include gallery talks in the exhibition “Echoes of Elvis”; a discussion and book signing by George Klein, author...
2010_DC_Elvis_10032716Newseum -- Inside Media w/Angie Marchese (Elvis!)
Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story
Guest: Angie Marchese
Angie Marchese, curator of Elvis Presley's Graceland estate in Memphis, talks about the Newseum's newest exhibit, "Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story."
Produced in collaboration with Elvis Presley...
2010_DC_Emb_Britain51DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
This was the first time I'd run into the British Ambassador to the United States, Nigel Sheinwald, who was manning the gate with his wife.
Britain on Your Doorstep: Showcasing the best of Britain. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s...
2010_DC_Emb_Canada3DC -- Embassy of Canada
2010_DC_Emb_Coite_Divoire2DC -- Embassy of Coite D'Ivoire
This wasn't open as part of Passport DC but I liked the look of the building.
2010_DC_Emb_Colombia33DC -- Embassy of Colombia
2010_DC_Emb_Denmark20DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
I didn't run into the Danish ambassador this time but I chatted with Søren Jensen, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy, for awhile.
Tour the first modern and carbon neutral embassy residence in Washington DC and learn about our...
2010_DC_Emb_Dominican19DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The second largest nation in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic was the first permanent colony of Europeans in the western hemisphere. DR, as it is fondly called, is also famous in the United States for the outstanding baseball players recruited each year for U.S. teams. The...
2010_DC_Emb_EU7DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
Be among the first to visit the EU’s new U.S. headquarters, which is on target to achieve lEED Gold status for its environmentally sustainable design, construction, and operation. Learn about EU leadership in the fight against global warming; meet...
2010_DC_Emb_Haiti12DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Long before the earthquake, Haiti was famous for its beauty, its art, and its hospitality. The embassy presents a historical exhibit focusing on Haiti’s cultural heritage and how it was affected by the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. The exhibit also highlights the...
2010_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan57DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Located along the ancient Silk Road, Kazakhstan is an ethnically diverse republic roughly the size of Western Europe. Kazakhstan has been at the crossroads of trade and empires for centuries. Visit the embassy for an introduction to Kazakh culture, history, modern life, as well...
2010_DC_Emb_Korea18DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Korean Embassy invites you to attend the re-dedication of the Korea Cultural Center on the occasion of Passport DC 2010. Sample Korean dishes such as Korean barbeque, kimchi, and other snacks; experience a Taekwondo demonstration and youth workshop; watch videos about...
2010_DC_Emb_Kyrgyzstan17DC -- Embassy of Kyrgyzstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Kyrgyzstan, located in the heart of Central Eurasia, is in the midst of the world-class Tien Shan Mountains. The Kyrgyz people are known for their generosity, friendliness, and hospitality.
2010_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Catlett26DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Exhibits: Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico and Shouts from the Archive
Two print exhibits -- Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico and Shouts from the Archive: The Political Prints from the Taller de Gráfica Popular:

Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico:
Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico features 57 powerful prints that the artist created in Mexico as a member of the artist collective known as...
2010_DC_Emb_MexicoCI79DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute
2010_DC_Emb_Saudi41DC -- Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Journey to the exotic and fascinating country of Saudi Arabia, the largest on the Arabian Peninsula. Have your hand painted with a henna design and your name written in Arabic calligraphy. Enjoy a variety of regional dances to the sounds of traditional music. Sample tastings of...
2010_DC_Emb_Spain_Arts7DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
Enjoy a tasting of Spanish tapas and wines, view the exhibition “Women&Women” by 5 women photographers, and discover how hi- tech windmills are back in style in the land of Don Quixote to combat climate change.
2010_DC_Emb_SwedenV11DC -- House of Sweden -- Views from rooftop terrace
2010_DC_Emb_Sweden11DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
The visitors will be greeted by live Swedish music, healthy treats for everyone, movies for children, and cool facts about Sweden. Three exhibits on the intersection of health and care for a healthy lifestyle. Rooftop lounge.
2010_DC_Emb_Sweden_Open_10050823DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: EU Open House
2010_DC_Emb_Thailand47DC -- Embassy of Thailand
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Discover the pride of Thailand by tasting its renowned Pad Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles with eggs and shrimp. Marvel at a live Muay Thai boxing demonstration and Ram Thai, an exquisite traditional dance. Experience a cooking demonstration, dance competition by talented...
2010_DC_Emb_Ukraine39DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Ukrainian Embassy regularly features traditional and artistic events including a popular classical music concert series. Located in Eastern Europe, the country’s literary heritage dates back to the 11th century. Music is a major part of its culture. Come and enjoy an...
2010_DC_Emb_Zambia1DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Zambia, a country in Southern Africa, is the home of Victoria Falls, the world’s largest curtain of falling water. Zambia offers an experience of astonishing wildlife during legendary walking safaris. Discover peaceful Zambia and its contemporary culture, which blends the...
2010_DC_Engine06_Old4DC -- Judiciary Square -- Old Engine Company 6 (438 Mass. Ave NW) -- location until 1974
2010_DC_Engine2024DC -- AU Park -- Engine Company 20 (4300 Wisconsin Ave. NW)
This fire station was holding an open house as part of the opening of the "Top of the Town" Tenleytown Heritage Trail.
2010_DC_Enquirer_10100940Newseum -- Inside Media w/Paul David Pope ("Deeds of My Father")
The History of The National Enquirer:
Philanthropist and businessman Paul David Pope talks about his family and the history of The National Enquirer in his new book “The Deeds of My Fathers: How My Grandfather and Father Built New York and Created the Tabloid World of Today.”
In the book, Pope —...
2010_DC_Eric_B_10031332Personal -- Eric B. Rick's event
2010_DC_Evening_Parade95DC -- Marine Barracks -- Evening Parade
2010_DC_Evolution_101017166USA Science & Engineering Festival (2010) -- Evolution Controversy
The Evolution Controversy:
Join acclaimed author of the Evolution Controversy: A Survey of Competing Theories, Thomas Fowler, for an impartial, objective look at the controversy swirling around the subject of evolution intended to inspire informed listeners to investigate the evolution debate, and come...
2010_DC_Faith_10030872Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- John F. Kennedy, Faith and Public Office (w/ Shaun Casey, John Seigenthaler, and Sander Vanocur)
John F. Kennedy, Faith and Public Office
The 1960 election, won by John F. Kennedy over then-Vice President Richard Nixon, was one of the closest and most contentious in American history. A key element was the Kennedy campaign's transformation of the "religion question" from a liability into an asset,...
2010_DC_FDR19DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
For some reason, they allowed the water areas to freeze before draining them. The icicles were very cool!
2010_DC_FedCityBB_10043022Natl Archives -- Performance -- Federal City Brass Band
The Federal City Brass Band performed celebrating the opening of the Discovering the Civil War exhibit.
2010_DC_Feeling24Sixth & I -- Art Exhibit -- "I've Gone Looking for that Feeling Everywhere"
I’ve Gone Looking for that Feeling Everywhere: An exhibition of emerging artists:
Exhibit on view from October 17 – November 2, 2010.
"I've Gone Looking For That Feeling Everywhere" is a group exhibition featuring emerging artists from around the country. Covering a broad spectrum of traditional and...
2010_DC_Feeney_10102750Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Mark Feeney ("Four Photographers on Three Wheels") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture with Mark Feeney:
The Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art program highlights excellence and innovation in American art through lectures by an outstanding artist, critic, and scholar. Reception follows each lecture.
Today, Mark Feeney, Boston Globe...
2010_DC_Feiffer_10031878Politics & Prose -- Jules Feiffer ("Backing Into Forward")
Jules Feiffer - Backing Into Forward: Feiffer, the inimitable cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter, and author of novels, nonfiction, and children’s books, tells his life story as a series of creative pursuits and encounters with powerful mentors. From his childhood strategy of avoiding bullies by...
2010_DC_Feiffer_100417121Reynolds Center & Washington College -- Jules Feiffer ("Bob Landry’s Fred Astaire in Puttin’ on the Ritz")
Cartoonist Jules Feiffer on Bob Landry’s Fred Astaire in “Puttin’ on the Ritz”:
The American Pictures series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture, pairing great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American Pictures event features an eminent...
2010_DC_Feldstein_10100250Politics & Prose -- Mark Feldstein ("Poisoning The Press")
Mark Feldstein - Poisoning The Press:
In their long, public, and very dirty fight, Richard Nixon and the columnist Jack Anderson set the stage for the contentious relationship between government and the press that Feldstein—a George Washington University professor of media and public affairs—sees...
2010_DC_FenceF_100402145Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Film Talk: "Running Fence Revisited" (w/Christo and Wolfram Hissen)
The Running Fence Revisited:
The premiere of a new film created for this exhibition, The Running Fence Revisited, will be followed by a conversation with director Wolfram Hissen and artist Christo.
2010_DC_FenceR_100401117Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Donor Event :Remembering the Running Fence
This event happened the night before the Remembering the Running Fence exhibit opened to the public. It included a chance to see the exhibition itself but also included a reception in the Kogod courtyard.
2010_DC_Fey_10110933DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2010 -- Tina Fey)
The Kennedy Center will present the 13th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Tina Fey on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 8 p.m. The award, named to honor one of America's - and the world's – greatest humorists, will feature a lineup of the biggest names in comedy, and will be taped for television...
2010_DC_Fischer_100501143Reynolds Center & Washington College -- David Hackett Fischer ("Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware")
Historian David Hackett Fischer on Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware

The American Pictures series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture, pairing great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American Pictures event features an...
2010_DC_Flashpoint48DC -- Flashpoint Gallery ("The Cinecitta Chapel" and "Veritas Obscura")
Two different exhibits:

Veritas Obscura by Marc Roman:
May 14 – June 19, 2010
Marc Roman combines photography, drawing and painting on mounted plexiglas sheeting and cast resin to give sculptural form to traditionally two-dimensional techniques. His interest lies in the unusual application of...
2010_DC_FNA_100128111Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Fighting for Democracy" opening (w/Daniel Inouye and George Takei)
A special opportunity to preview Fighting for Democracy, a temporary exhibition opening at the National Archives.
What do we mean by "We the People?" This question is explored in "Fighting for Democracy" through the experiences of women and men who sought equal treatment during World War II. This...
2010_DC_FNA_10022324Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Fighting for Democracy" tour
2010_DC_FNA_1012018Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Discovering the Civil War, Part Two: Consequences" reception
To say thank you to our members, to ring in the holiday season, and to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit "Discovering the Civil War, Part Two: Consequences", we invite you to join the Foundation for a special evening, including
* A private reception including favorite holiday treats and...
2010_DC_FOBA_101009136NBM -- Festival of the Building Arts
Festival of the Building Arts:
Celebrate the past, envision the future at the annual Festival of the Building Arts at the National Building Museum. Work side by side with architects, builders, designers, artisans, and trades people as they demonstrate their skills.
• PARTICIPATE in drywall finishing,...
2010_DC_Foggy_Bottom13DC -- Foggy Bottom neighborhood
2010_DC_Folklife93Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2010)
Pictures of the Mexican craft area and a music/dance session with Chinelos de Atlatlahucan.
2010_DC_FONZ_AM_101015112DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2010)
We hope you will join us at the FONZ Annual Meeting on Friday, October 15 for an informative and fun evening. Events will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the Think Tank with light refreshments. You will be updated on FONZ and Zoo accomplishments, as well as on goals for the year ahead. We will also introduce...
2010_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_100902139DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Opening of Phase I of Elephant Trails
Dennis Kelly, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, cordially invites you to the opening and reception for The Homer and Martha Gudelsky Elephant Outpost and New Elephant Habitat.

National Zoo Opens Phase I of Elephant Trails -- New Home for Asian Elephants:
The Smithsonian’s...
2010_DC_FONZ_Cubs_10111230DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: Cub-dunking event
2010_DC_FONZ_Donor_10013053DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Goodbye to Tai Shan (Breakfast with a side of butter)
Breakfast. With a side of butter:
Friends of the National Zoo invites you to a continental breakfast celebration in the Panda House. Say good-bye to Butterstick (aka Tai Shan) and learn about the future of the National Zoo's Panda Science Program.
2010_DC_FONZ_Event_10040884DC -- FONZ Event -- Welcome reception for Zoo's new director, Dennis Kelly
Friends of the National Zoo cordially invites you to escape the urban jungle at an exclusive reception in honor of Dennis Kelly, Director, Smithsonian's National Zoo.
2010_DC_FONZ_Event_10041780DC -- FONZ Event -- Cockadoodle Zoo
Cockadoodle Zoo
An exclusive event for FONZ members
Once a year, the National Zoo is open only to FONZ members. Formerly ZooNight, Cockadoodle Zoo is our way of saying thank you for being such good friends of the National Zoo.
FONZ members are invited to come sneak a peek at how Zoo animals and staff...
2010_DC_FONZ_Farewell_10013093DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan Farewell Celebration
Tai Shan Farewell Celebration:
Come wish Tai Shan a fond farewell!
Tai Shan, the Zoo's four-and-a-half-year-old giant panda, leaves for China on February 4 to be part of the breeding program that will help sustain giant panda populations in the wild. Giant pandas are endangered—only about 1,600 are...
2010_DC_FONZ_Tour_10012339DC -- FONZ Tour -- Backstage at the new Elephant Trails project
2010_DC_Food_In_Art_10112090Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Food in Art
Food in Art Family Day:
As Thanksgiving approaches, discover how food has been a source of inspiration for artists in our collection. Try a scavenger hunt through the galleries or sketch out the decoration for your own delicious cake. Decorate your own apron and pick up a recipe for frosting inspired...
2010_DC_Fords15DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2010_DC_Fords_CEL8DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
Scaffolding is up for the Center for Education and Leadership. I miss the Lincoln mural that was there!
From :
The Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership will be housed at 514 Tenth Street,...
2010_DC_Fords_Museum32DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2010_DC_Ford_Authors_10071053Ford's Theatre -- Lincoln Scholars
Join us on Saturday, July 10, and meet Lincoln historians Jean H. Baker, Gabor Boritt, Michael Burlingame, Catherine Clinton, Harold Holzer, Matthew Pinsker, James L. Swanson and Douglas L. Wilson. The scholars will be signing copies of their books in the Atlantic Lobby of Ford's Theatre from 2:30 to...
2010_DC_Forest8DC -- U.S. Forest Service Visitor & Information Center (1400 Independence Ave NW)
2010_DC_Forward50_100510100Sixth & I -- Panel -- Forward 50 (w/Ruth Messinger, Dmitriy Salita, Bill Kristol, and Jane Eisner)
The Forward 50:
Each year, the Forward names the Forward 50, recognizing the most influential American Jews today. They are activists and rabbis, novelists and community builders, politicians and athletes, and even a few transgressors. Join us for a panel discussion with recent Forward 50 honorees,...
2010_DC_FOSE42DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Mostly the military section of the show.
2010_DC_FOTHOC_10010152Friends of the Homeless on New Years (distribution)
The second part of Victor Block's report follows.

January 1, 2010. Because of overwhelming interest in helping out, five cars, rather than the four of past years, left FOTH Central a little after 10 a.m. on a cold New Years day, each carrying 20 gift bags. After distributing all of their bags,...
2010_DC_FPlaza5DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2010_DC_FP_Census_Day_100401102DC -- Freedom Plaza -- Census Day Rally
The US Census presents: 2010 Census Day Rally
Freedom Plaza
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Hosted by
- Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, (D-DC)
Opening Musical Act
- Boys and Girls Club Steel Drum Marching Band
- D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown...
2010_DC_FP_DADT_10031870DC -- Rally: Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell w/Kathy Griffin @ Freedom Plaza
2010_DC_FP_TParty_10041572DC -- Rally: Tea Party rally (w/Michele Bachmann) @ Freedom Plaza
Speakers included:
Ken Hoagland, Chairman Online Tax Revolt/FairTax National victory Campaign
(??? singer ???)
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform
Michele Bachmann of Minnesota
(???) Congressman John Linder, from Georgia

In 1754, George Washington led an unprovoked sneak attack...
2010_DC_Franklin_Sq14DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (incl Commodore John Barry statue)
Several visits. Including snow-damaged trees and a white tree in the middle of the park. Also including what turned out to be a religious concert at Franklin Square. The homeless had to listen to the concert before they were allowed to get the food or clothes that they wanted.
2010_DC_Fridge28DC -- Capitol Hill -- The Fridge (516 8th St NE)
2010_DC_Friendship_Arch1DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2010_DC_Frogs_10032640DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Frogs: The Thin Green Line" (w/Brian Gratwicke) @ Natl Zoological Park
Frogs have been living on this planet for more than 360 million years and, over the centuries, evolved into some of the most wondrous and diverse creatures on earth. Today, however, all their remarkable adaptations and survival tactics are failing them....
2010_DC_Ft_Reno26DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Reno Park and Reservoir
2010_DC_Ft_StevensNC19DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2010_DC_Future_10031578Newseum -- Future of News -- Who Decides What's News? (Bob Schieffer and Krishna Bharat)
The Future of News: Who Decides What's News?
Guests: Bob Schieffer and Krishna Bharat
Bob Schieffer, CBS News chief Washington correspondent and moderator of "Face the Nation," and Krishna Bharat, a research scientist at Google and the creator of Google News, join Sonya Gavankar to discuss 21st...
2010_DC_GAHM15DC -- German-American Heritage Museum
2010_DC_Gallery_Place1DC -- Gallery Place building
2010_DC_Game_Change_10021334Newseum -- Inside Media w/John Heilemann and Mark Halperin ("Game Change")
Inside Media: Game Change:
Guests: John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, two of the country’s leading political reporters, talk about their new book "Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime."
The authors use their unrivaled access...
2010_DC_GAR4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Indiana Plaza -- GAR Memorial
2010_DC_Gay_Art_10103013Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Talk: Jonathan D. Katz ("Gay Art before Gay Liberation")
Gay Art before Gay Liberation: George Bellows, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jasper Johns:
Jonathan D. Katz, co-curator of the exhibition Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, discusses the nature of gay art before the advent of gay politics through the work of three very different...
2010_DC_GeorgetownC9DC -- Georgetown -- C&O Canal NHP
2010_DC_Georgetown21DC -- Georgetown neighborhood
2010_DC_Georgetown_WFPk13DC -- Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2010_DC_Gilbert_100107184Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Elizabeth Gilbert ("Committed")
Elizabeth Gilbert, the best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, examines questions of compatibility, infatuation, fidelity, family tradition, social expectations, and divorce risks in her new memoir, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage.
At the end of Eat, Pray, Love, Gilbert fell in love with...
2010_DC_God_10092874Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- "God In America" Preview Screening
On September 28, 2010, there will be a exclusive screening of the upcoming documentary series God in America followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. The event will be held at the Annenberg Theater, Newseum in Washington, DC. Pew provided financial support for the documentary. WGBH is hosting the event in...
2010_DC_Gompers_Mem13DC -- Samuel Gompers Memorial
2010_DC_Gossage_10101453Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: John Gossage (In Conversation)
Conversation with John Gossage:
Photographer John Gossage finds moments of grace and elegance in even the most mundane places. Join the artist and curator of photography Toby Jurovics for a conversation about The Pond and its role in the history of American landscape photography.
2010_DC_GovDelivery_10030382DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Meeting the Open Government Directive
"Meeting the Open Government Directive"
Proactive Public Communication and Engagement Series

* Welcome: Ron Oberbillig - Chief Operating Officer, FCG
* Bobbie Browning - Vice President, Federal Consulting, GovDelivery, Using Innovative Technology to Embrace the Open Government Directive:...
2010_DC_Granite_101208101Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Panel -- Beyond Granite
Beyond Granite: Global Approaches to Public Art, Placemaking, and National Commemoration:
Are temporary works of public art as memorable and powerful as permanent ones? A renowned panel of experts -- including Julian Laverdiere (designer of the World Trade Center Tower’s Tribute in Light), Krzysztof...
2010_DC_Grant_Mem15DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2010_DC_Grossman_10101448Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- David Grossman ("To The End of the Land")
David Grossman - To The End Of The Land:
Evoking the ever-present intrusion of war into the daily life of Israelis, Grossman’s novel tells the story of Ora, a woman whose son, about to leave the army, instead goes to the front. To endure the anxiety, Ora leaves home with an old friend, an artist turned...
2010_DC_Guests_10091719Naval Heritage Center -- Linda Goetz Holmes ("Guests of the Emperor")
Linda Goetz Holmes Will Discuss and Sign Her Book "Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp" Followed by a Q&A

In World War II, more than 36,000 American men, mostly military but some civilian, were thrown into Japanese POW camps and were turned into forced labor for...
2010_DC_GWallace_10070163Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2010) -- George Wallace
Crackin' Wise: George Wallace Remembers the Apollo
2010_DC_Haiti_10120268Natl Archives -- Panel -- Lincoln and Haiti: Colonization and Haitian Recognition During the Civil War
Lincoln and Haiti: Colonization and Haitian Recognition During the Civil War:
As the Civil War continued, lawmakers, abolitionists, and colonizationists debated Federal support for colonization and the relocation of a significant portion of the slave population from the United States to the Caribbean....
2010_DC_HH_Talk_10071332NBM -- House and Home preview discussion
The National Building Museum cordially invites you to attend a special reception for The Builders featuring a presentation on the future exhibition
House & Home
by Sarah Leavitt
Curator, National Building Museum
2010_DC_High_Holy_1009186Sixth & I -- High Holy days
2010_DC_Hines_10040289Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies (w/Maurice Hines)
Join Sophisticated Ladies cast members Maurice Hines and John and Leo Manzari at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History for an in-depth look at the work of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies.
A discussion and dance exhibition by the cast members and Smithsonian Curator...
2010_DC_HI_Washington3DC -- Downtown -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2010_DC_Holiday_Market22DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2010_DC_Honors_101205128DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2010)
Receiving this year's Kennedy Center Honors are television host Oprah Winfrey, musicians Paul McCartney and Merle Haggard, dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones and lyricist Jerry Herman. The honorees will be saluted during a Dec. 5 all-star gala and sold-out performance at the Kennedy Center (which...
2010_DC_Hoover_10051852Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Bob Hoover
Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture: Bob Hoover
Robert A. “Bob” Hoover is a fighter, military, and civilian test and air show pilot of legendary proportions. Using his superb piloting skills to fly aircraft to the edge of their performance capabilities, Hoover has left an indelible mark in aviation...
2010_DC_Hotel_Monaco1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Monaco (700 F St. NW)
The telegraph marker.
2010_DC_Howard16DC -- Howard University
2010_DC_Hunter_10010948Newseum -- Inside Media w/Charlayne Hunter-Gault (Covering Africa)
Inside Media: Covering Africa:
Guest: Charlayne Hunter-Gault
In 1961, Charlayne Hunter-Gault made civil rights history when she and Hamilton E. Holmes became the first two African Americans to integrate the University of Georgia. Her graduation two years later with a coveted degree in journalism...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Expressions44DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Expressions of the Americas
IDB Cultural Center Exhibition: Expressions of the Americas: Selections from the IDB Art Collection:
A selection of popular and folk art from the Americas, drawn from the Collection of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The selection includes works in polychrome clay and wood, stone, and...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Turns22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Turns and Directions
Turns and Directions: Changes in the Arts of Central America's Spanish-Speaking Nations and Panama During and After the 1950s
August 16 – November 19, 2010
The exhibition will present a total of 27 pieces, coming from the IDB and the OAS collections, and it is part of an ambitious project, “About...
2010_DC_Ike_Mem4DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
I believe this is where the new Eisenhower National Memorial is going. The design was approved by the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on March 25, 2010.
2010_DC_Intersections_10091070Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Intersections/ Intersecciones
Intersections/ Intersecciones:
Artists Kathy Vargas, María Martínez-Cañas, and Martina López discuss the intersection of Latino culture and gender identity in their work. Moderated by Muriel Hasbun, associate chair and associate professor of fine art photography at the Corcoran College of Art +...
2010_DC_IRS3DC -- Internal Revenue Service building
2010_DC_Italiana32DC -- Judiciary Square -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana (595 3rd St. NW)
2010_DC_IWP23DC -- Dupont Circle -- Institute of World Politics building (1621 16th St NW)
2010_DC_JEDCW_10052788Natl Archives -- Panel -- Jewish Experience During the Civil War
The Jewish Experience During the Civil War:
To commemorate Jewish American Heritage Month, a panel discusses the contributions of Jewish men and women during the Civil War. Each panelist will discuss a “key text,” including documents and events related to including General Grant’s Order No. 11, which...
2010_DC_Jeff_Mem24DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
The sea wall work continues.
2010_DC_JJournalists_10041157Newseum -- Junior Journalists Family Day (w/Rob Rogers)
Junior Journalists Family Day at the Newseum
In addition to some caricature people, the family day included this presentation:
Be a Cartoonist with Rob Rogers:
Learn to draw like a cartoonist in this hands-on activity for the whole family. Seating is on a space-available basis.
Cartoonists in the...
2010_DC_JMem_100503104Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2010) w/Christiane Amanpour
Christiane Amanpour To Speak at Journalists Memorial Ceremony
International journalist Christiane Amanpour will be the keynote speaker at the 2010 rededication of the Newseum's Journalists Memorial on Monday, May 3, 2010.
The ceremony will add the names of 88 journalists who were killed in 2009 and...
2010_DC_JStreet_10041031DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Japanese Street Festival (2010)
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC Proudly Presents the 50th Annual Sakura Matsuri -- Japanese Street Festival:
From sushi to origami, from sake to kimono—
Japanese arts and crafts and products of all kinds—
Anime, manga, and J-POP music—
Traditional dances and the dramatic taiko drums—
2010_DC_Judiciary13DC -- Judiciary Square neighborhood
2010_DC_Kalb_10040674NPC -- Kalb Report: "The Making of a Modern Media Mogul" (w/Rupert Murdoch)
“Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Modern Media Mogul” - Tuesday, April 6
Chairman and CEO of News Corporation Joins Marvin Kalb to Discuss Headlines and Bottom Lines in April 6 Edition of “The Kalb Report,” 8 p.m., The National Press Club
Mar 30, 2010

WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of...
2010_DC_Kalb_10092172NPC -- Kalb Report: "The Great Debates" (w/Bob Schieffer, Sander Vanocur, Mike McCurry, and Janet Brown)
Kalb Report Launches New Season with “The Great Debates” September 21 at National Press Club
Bob Schieffer, Sander Vanocur, Mike McCurry and Janet Brown Join Moderator Marvin Kalb To Mark 50th Anniversary of Historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Forums and Explore Future of Presidential Debates in Age of Global...
2010_DC_Kalb_10111548NPC -- Kalb Report: "Scoops and Scandals" (w/Sam Donaldson, Douglas Brinkley, and Martha Joynt Kumar)
Scoops and Scandals: Two Centuries of Presidents and the Press on the Next Kalb Report, Nov. 15, 8 p.m.
Sam Donaldson, Douglas Brinkley, Martha Joynt Kumar join Marvin Kalb to Explore the Complicated Relationship between Reporters and Presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama

2010_DC_KatzenO_10050815DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Opening Reception (Public)
2010_DC_KatzenO_10061238DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Opening Reception (Public)
2010_DC_KatzenO_100911104DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Artists here include BG Muhn and Alan Binstock.
2010_DC_KatzenO_10111313DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010B19DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010B Early Spring Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2010 Early Spring exhibitions:
* Art Department: Student Exhibitions
* CausalityLabs: New Projects --> SHOWN SEPARATELY
* Pentimenti: After the Flood -- New Works by Don Kimes
* ANIMAR-TE: 20 Years of Computer Animation at U of Balearic Islands --> SHOWN...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010B_Animarte48DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010B Early Spring Exhibit: ANIMAR-TE: 20 Years of Computer Animation at the University of the Balearic Islands
ANIMAR-TE: 20 Years of Computer Animation at the University of the Balearic Islands
March 23 through May 1
Organized in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, this exhibition recognizes the work of the Digital Animation Department at the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain), an international...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010B_Causality13DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010B Early Spring Exhibit: CausalityLabs: New Projects
CausalityLabs: New Projects
March 20 through May 2, 2010
Andy Holtin and Galo Moncayo, working together as CausalityLabs, create works that explore the nature of the world through a kind of mechanical theatre with humor and mimicry. Their collective works dig into materials and events to get at our...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010C25DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2010 Late Spring exhibitions:
* Georgia June Goldberg: Emergence --> SHOWN SEPARATELY
* inSPIRATion
* Emilie Brzezinski: Family Trees
* Santiago Sierra: NO, GLOBAL TOUR

May 8 through June 6, 2010
Programmed by emerging curators in AU's Arts Management program,...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010C_Emerge12DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Exhibit: Georgia June Goldberg, Emergence
Georgia June Goldberg, Emergence
May 4 through August 8, 2010
"Emergence," created specifically for the American University Museum, is the largest single installation in the museum’s sculpture garden. Consisting of white wooden rhomboids sheathed in ice-blue netting, Emergence creates a glittering...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010D123DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2010 Summer exhibitions:
* Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Collection of Elizabeth French
* Soaring Voices: Recent Ceramics by Women of Japan
* Gery de Smet: See Something, Say Something!
* Norse Soul: The Legacy of Edvar Munch, Social Democracy, Old Myths, Anarchy and...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010E30DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2010 Early Fall exhibitions:
* Alan Binstock: Way-stations --> SHOWN SEPARATELY
* BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress --> SHOWN SEPARATELY
* Luciano Penay: Time, News, Paintings, and Natural Forms
* RE-VISION: American University Alumni

Luciano Penay:
Time, News, Paintings,...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010E_Binstock41DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Exhibit: Alan Binstock: Way-stations
Alan Binstock: Way-stations
August 31 through October 24, 2010
Washington sculptor Alan Binstock will present a series of new works for the Sylvia Berlin Katzen Sculpture Garden integrating steel and glass to create monumental forms.
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010E_Muhn12DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Exhibit: BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress
BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress
August 31 through October 17, 2010
BG Muhn’s first installation work is an ambitious and stunning series of invented “portraits” of mythical Chinese empresses. Using techniques ranging from deadpan official Chinese portrait style to a face composed of hundreds of...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010F111DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2010 Late Fall exhibitions:
* Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
* Ed McGowin: Name Change (One Artist, Twelve Personas, Thirty Five Years). and
* Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters

Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
November 9 through...
2010_DC_Katzen26DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2010_DC_Keck6DC -- Keck Center of the National Academies
2010_DC_Kite_Festival_10032790DC -- Mall -- Event: Smithsonian Kite Festival (2010)
2010_DC_Krauss_10101875Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Nicole Krauss ("Great House") w/Hanna Rosin
Nicole Krauss: Great House:
For twenty-five years, a reclusive American novelist has been writing at the desk she inherited from a young Chilean poet who disappeared at the hands of Pinochet’s secret police; one day a girl claiming to be the poet’s daughter arrives to take it away, sending the writer’s...
2010_DC_KSmith_10042272Sixth & I -- Kevin Smith (An Evening With...)
A unique & intimate Q&A with one of the nation's most accomplished screenwriters and directors. Smith has gathered a cult following with films like Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, and his most recent, Zack and Miri. He will be answering...
2010_DC_Kuebler_100218126Naval Heritage Center -- Diane Kuebler (Seabees of Iwo Jima)
The Seabees of Iwo Jima Lecture at United States Naval Memorial:
Researcher Diane L. Kuebler Will Present an Illustrated Lecture on the Navy’s Construction Battalions in the Famous World War II Battle
Part of the Navy Memorial’s “Year of the Seabees and Civil Engineer Corps” Exhibit. Ms. Kuebler’s...
2010_DC_Law14DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
They're working on re-inking the previous names on the memorial. They had been working for three months on the project and were almost done now.
2010_DC_Law_BlueM_100504143DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2010)
All parishioners and friends of St. Patrick's Catholic Church are cordially invited to join hundreds of first responders from around the country at St. Patrick's 16th Annual Blue Mass. Held each year at the beginning of National Police Week, we pray for those in law enforcement and fire safety, remember...
2010_DC_LA_Small28DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum
2010_DC_LCTY_10042932DC -- Lotusphere Comes To You (2010)
2010_DC_Lehrer_10051662Politics & Prose -- Jim Lehrer ("Super")
In his 20th novel, the prolific PBS NewsHour anchor focuses on the Santa Fe Railroad’s luxurious Super Chief, which traveled between Chicago and Los Angeles in 39 hours. Set in 1956 and based on actual events, the book is a murder mystery as well as a look at the train’s wealthy and glamorous...
2010_DC_Leonsis_100224117Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Ted Leonsis ("The Business of Happiness")
More than a quarter century ago, at the age of 25, Ted Leonsis - now the owner of the Washington Capitals - was already a highly successful entrepreneur, but reflecting on his life after surviving a plane crash, he realized that he wasn't truly happy. Walking away from that plane crash, Leonsis was...
2010_DC_Lewis_10031869Politics & Prose -- Michael Lewis ("The Big Short") w/Joel Achenbach
Michael Lewis (in conversation with Joel Achenbach) - The Big Short:
The bestselling author of Liar’s Poker and other books about money, Lewis here presents his interpretation of how and why the American economy has tanked. From villains on Wall Street to ineffectual government regulatory agencies, and...
2010_DC_Liberty_Plaza9DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Liberty Plaza (between USTR and CFPB on 17th St. NW)
2010_DC_Lincoln_CottageIML13DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images -- Mary Lincoln's Room
2010_DC_Lincoln_CottageI3DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images
2010_DC_Lincoln_CottageO_10051798DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Opening of Mary Lincoln Room
2010_DC_Lincoln_Cottage2DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
Including pictures of the new Mary Lincoln Room.
2010_DC_Lincoln_Final_10041957Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Final Meeting
WASHINGTON – The national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC) will convene its final meeting on Monday, April 19, 2010, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington. President Abraham Lincoln established the Department of Agriculture in 1862, calling it the “people’s...
2010_DC_Lincoln_MemV4DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
2010_DC_Lincoln_Studies_10041985Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- State of Lincoln Studies w/Matthew Pinsker
The Future of Lincoln:
Welcome and Video Presentation -- Harold Holzer, ALBC Co-Chairman
Introduction -- Darrel Bigham, ALBC Commissioner
Remarks -- Matt Pinsker
Q&A -- Moderated by Jim Horton, ALBC Commissioner
Closing Remarks -- Harold Holzer

The State of Lincoln Studies:

2010_DC_LOC_BHope19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
Ongoing exhibition, opened June 11, 2010.
Bob Hope, who entertainment historian and critic Leonard Maltin declared “may be the most popular entertainer in the history of Western civilization,” was arguably the nation's best-loved topical humorist...
2010_DC_LOC_GH110DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2010_DC_LOC_MRRCC5DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room -- Card Catalog
2010_DC_LOC_MRR216DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They open the Main Reading Room for pictures twice a year -- President's Day and Columbus Day. I went both times this year so these pictures might get redundant.
2010_DC_Logan41DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2010_DC_Logan_Statue15DC -- Logan Circle -- Major John Logan Statue
2010_DC_LP_DADT_10031839DC -- Rally: Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell event @ Lafayette Park
2010_DC_LSailor_Dinner_100915147DC -- Lone Sailor Award (2010) -- (2 of 3) Dinner itself (but not the presentation)
Pictures here were taken during the dinner. Pictures of the presentation itself are on another page.
2010_DC_LSailor_Misc_100915154DC -- Lone Sailor Award (2010) -- (1 of 3) The opening and closing receptions
These are pictures that were taken during the opening and closing receptions.
2010_DC_LSailor_Pgm_100915166DC -- Lone Sailor Award (2010) -- (3 of 3) Program
2010 Lone Sailor Awards go to: Lanier W. Phillip, Edward W. LeBaron, Jr., and William H. Cosby, Jr.


(1) Presentation of Colors: United States Sea Services Color Guard, US Navy Ceremonial Guard, Marine Barracks 8th & I, US Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard
(2) Invocation: Rear Admiral...
2010_DC_Maier_10102931Natl Archives -- Pauline Maier ("Ratification")
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787–1788:
When the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia adjourned in late summer of 1787, the delegates returned to their states to report on the new Constitution. Join us as Pauline Maier discusses her latest book Ratification, and the debate...
2010_DC_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
2010_DC_Manners_10052039Natl Theatre -- Event: Judith and Jacobina Martin ("Miss Manners' Guide To A Surprisingly Dignified Wedding")
Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin, and her newlywed daughter and co-author, Jacobina Martin, tell brides and their cortèges what advice to ignore, what "traditions" to skip, and how to achieve the rare, tasteful...
2010_DC_Maraniss_10031951Politics & Prose -- David Maraniss ("Into The Story")
David Maraniss - Into The Story:
This collection of 32 stories and essays by our friend, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author (Clemente, They Marched Into Sunlight), covers a rich array of topics, focusing on history as it affects individuals. Maraniss revisits Vietnam with an American...
2010_DC_Marconi_Statue4DC -- Mt Pleasant -- Guglielmo Marconi (Piccirilli) Statue (16th and Lamont Streets, NW)
2010_DC_Martel_10041467Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Yann Martel ("Beatrice and Virgil")
Yann Martel - Beatrice and Virgil: Martel won the 2002 Man Booker Prize for The Life of Pi, his story of a boy and a tiger adrift at sea. His new novel, featuring a donkey, a howler monkey, and an enigmatic taxidermist, is an equally whimsical and philosophical consideration of truth and deception,...
2010_DC_Matlock_10032346Eisenhower Institute -- Jack Matlock ("Superpower Illusions")
Eisenhower Institute Invites you to an Author Series Event featuring
Ambassador Jack Matlock
Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False Ideologies Led America Astray - And How to Return to Reality
Jack F. Matlock, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union from March 1987 to August 1991, served...
2010_DC_Mayor_100824183Sixth & I and JCRC -- DC Mayoral Debate (2010)
DC Mayoral Debate:
The Jewish community invites all District residents to a mayoral debate with candidates Mayor Adrian Fenty and DC Council Chairman Vincent Gray. Mayor Fenty and Chairman Gray will share their vision for the District, discuss issues affecting the Jewish community, and answer your...
2010_DC_Maysles_10042952Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Film Talk: "Christo in Paris" (w/Albert Maysles)
Christo in Paris with Albert Maysles
Christo in Paris tells the story of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s first grand-scale project: wrapping the oldest bridge in Paris (58 minutes, 1986). Valley Curtain examines the dramatic hanging of an immense orange curtain between two Colorado mountains (28 minutes,...
2010_DC_MBT14DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail (DC portion)
2010_DC_McCurry_10120334Natl Archives -- Stephanie McCurry ("Confederate Reckoning")
Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South:
When the Confederate States of America was formed, Southern statesmen and generals had built a proslavery, antidemocratic nation in order to protect their property—and excluded and disenfranchised white women and slaves, who comprised...
2010_DC_MCC_100427165Newseum -- Special -- Spirit of Americana -- Mary Chapin Carpenter (incl Judy Collins, Eric Brace, Rodney Crowell)
People speaking/performing on this page:
* Mary Chapin Carpenter in conversation with Ken Paulson
* Gene Policinski (executive director of the First Amendment Center)
* Jed Hilly (Executive Director, Americana Music Association)
* Eric Brace (performer)
* Kevin Cordt (trumpeter accompanying...
2010_DC_McDevitt_Tour45Cultural Tourism DC -- James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination
Ford Theatre’s Detective James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination:
Join the reenactment as Detective James McDevitt revisits and reexamines the sites and clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.
Presented by Cultural Tourism DC member organization Ford’s...
2010_DC_McGinty_10052625Natl Archives -- Brian McGinty ("John Brown's Trial")
John Brown’s Trial:
John Brown hoped to incite the slaves in Virginia to a rebellion when he attacked the armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry in 1859. Historians have credited this raid with rousing the country and accelerating the onset of the Civil War. In John Brown’s Trial, author Brian McGinty...
2010_DC_McGowan_10110547Natl Archives -- Panel -- 6th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications ("Long Distance Warrior")
The Sixth Annual McGowan Forum on Communications: "Long Distance Warrior"
Join us tonight for the special screening of Long Distance Warrior: A New Documentary about the Most Famous Entrepreneur You've Never Heard Of. The documentary tells the compelling story of William G. McGowan, the man who took on...
2010_DC_McPherson_10041090Reynolds Center & Washington College -- James M. McPherson ("Alexander Gardner’s Antietam, Md., Confederate Dead by a Fence on the Hagerstown Road")
Author James M. McPherson on Alexander Gardner’s
Antietam, Md., Confederate Dead by a Fence on the Hagerstown Road
The American Pictures series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture, pairing great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American...
2010_DC_Mecklenburg_10120713Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Talk: Virginia Mecklenburg ("Norman Rockwell and the Movies")
Virginia Mecklenburg: Norman Rockwell and the Movies:
Senior curator Virginia Mecklenburg shares the results of her research into Rockwell, his work, and the relationships between the artist and the movies. Rockwell was a masterful storyteller who could distill a complex narrative into a single frame...
2010_DC_Meritalk_10030435DC -- Innovation Nation Forum Spring Line Fashion Show (w/Kathy Ireland)
This was the event which ended the MeriTalk Innovation Nation Forum 20/20 IT Vision conference -- a Federal IT Spring Line Fashion Show featuring Strut Your IT Stuff. The host of this event was Kathy Ireland, "Supermodel turned Super Mogul".
2010_DC_Metro_EN5Metro Station -- L'Enfant Plaza
Interesting prism art at one of the entrances.
2010_DC_Metro_WF4Metro Station -- Waterfront-SEU
Construction equipment which accounted for single-tracking on the green line that day.
2010_DC_MI6_10100151Politics & Prose and International Spy Museum -- Keith Jeffrey ("Secret History of MI6") w/Sir John Scarlett
Keith Jeffrey - The Secret History Of MI6:
The world’s first spy agency, Britain’s MI6 was formed just before the First World War. For this authorized history of the organization, Jeffery, professor of British history at Queen’s University, Belfast, was granted access to hitherto secret archives. His...
2010_DC_MIC44DC -- Adams Morgan -- Meridian International Center (1630 Crescent Pl NW)
2010_DC_Milbank_10110617Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dana Milbank ("Tears of a Clown")
Inside Media: Dana Milbank on Glenn Beck:
Join Washington Post syndicated columnist Dana Milbank as he talks about his new book “Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Tea Bagging of America.”
The book looks at the remarkable rise of Beck, the former shock jock who has become one of the most...
2010_DC_Miss_DCM_1001132312009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_Miss_DCP_1001131152009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_Miss_DC_WB_1006211262010 Miss District of Columbia Reception -- Stephanie Williams @ John A. Wilson Bldg
Stephanie Williams, the newly-crowed Miss DC, came for a reception at the Wilson Building hosted by Paul Strauss (DC's "Shadow Senator" to the US Congress) and Michael Brown (At Large Representative).
2010_DC_Mitchell_100524124Jewish Primary Day School & Sixth and I -- Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture: George Mitchell w/David Brooks
George Mitchell, JPDS-NC Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture
Making Peace With One’s Enemies: Conflict Resolution in the Spirit of Yitzhak Rabin
Drawing upon his experiences in the U.S. Senate, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East, Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell will share his...
2010_DC_MLK_Mem27DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
They're getting it together. They said it's due to open in August 2010.
2010_DC_Monuments_10102089Natl Archives -- Robert Edsel ("Monuments Men")
The Monuments Men:
Beyond the familiar history lessons of World War II is an untold story of a Nazi plot to seize the world’s greatest cultural treasures—a plot thwarted by one tiny band of soldiers, detailed in The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History....
2010_DC_Moon_Men_10071323Naval Heritage Center -- Scott W. Carmichael ("Moon Men Return")
Author of Moon Men Return: USS Hornet and the Recovery of the Apollo 11 Astronauts at Navy Memorial
Scott W. Carmichael Will Discuss and Sign His Book Followed by a Q&A

The splashdown and recovery of Apollo 11 on July 24, 1969, was a historic event, which fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's...
2010_DC_Morrison_Clark12DC -- Morrison-Clark Hotel (1101 L St NW)
2010_DC_Morris_10112781Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Author Talk: Edmund Morris ("Colonel Roosevelt")
Meet the Author: Edmund Morris:
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Edmund Morris presents Colonel Roosevelt, his new book which completes the definitive biography of Theodore Roosevelt. Sales and signing, of only the new book, follow the program. This is the first book-signing for Colonel...
2010_DC_MPPL39DC -- Mt Pleasant Public Library
Photos of the children's reading room alcove that Aurelius Battaglia decorated with his "Animal Circus" murals. Battaglia later worked on Disney's Dumbo and Pinocchio animated cartoons and you can clearly see the connection.
2010_DC_Mt_Pleasant9DC -- Mt Pleasant neighborhood
2010_DC_Mt_Vernon65DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle neighborhood
2010_DC_Mt_Vernon_Tour_10052234Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood:
Sponsored by 425 Massachusetts Avenue Apartments and Steuart Investment Company
Walk the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood to learn about the history of this once forgotten neighborhood, including its rebirth, new retail, new offices, and new...
2010_DC_Murals39DC -- Public Art: Murals (not shown by artist)
2010_DC_Murals_Aniekan1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Aniekan Udofia
2010_DC_Murals_JBergner9DC -- Public Art: Murals by Joel Bergner (aka Joel Artista)
2010_DC_Murals_JPineda3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Juan Pineda (CRI)
2010_DC_Murals_LMullins1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Larry Mullins
2010_DC_Murals_RHolliday9DC -- Public Art: Murals by Regina Holliday
2010_DC_Murals_RMcDonnell11DC -- Public Art: Murals by Ryan McDonnell
2010_DC_Murals_Ultra7DC -- Public Art: Murals by Asad “Ultra” Walker
2010_DC_NACarr_10021728Natl Archives -- Adam Schrager ("The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr")
The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight Against Japanese American Internment:
Broadcast journalist and author Adam Schrager discusses his book, The Principled Politician, which tells the story of the only political leader in the country to welcome Japanese Americans to his state...
2010_DC_NAElvis_10010694Natl Archives -- Egil "Bud" Krogh and Jerry Schilling ("Nixon and Elvis")
Nixon and Elvis: We Were There When Nixon Met Elvis
In commemoration of the 75th birthday of Elvis Presley, the National Archives presents a discussion of the meeting between Elvis and President Richard Nixon at the White House on December 21, 1970. Timothy Naftali, Director of the Richard Nixon...
2010_DC_NAHealy_10022456Natl Archives -- Dennis Noble and Truman Strobridge ("Captain Hell Roaring Mike Healy")
Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy: From American Slave to Arctic Hero:
In the late 1880s, many lives in maritime Alaska rested in the hands of Michael A. Healy. During his years in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Healy arrested lawbreakers, helped to deter smuggling, rescued sailors in distress,...
2010_DC_NAHerf_10020413Natl Archives -- Jeffrey Herf ("Nazi Propaganda in the Arab World")
Nazi Propaganda in the Arab World
Jeffrey Herf, professor of history at the University of Maryland in College Park, offers the most extensive examination to date of Nazi propaganda activities targeting Arabs and Muslims in the Middle East during World War II and the Holocaust.
The speaker was...
2010_DC_Naipaul_10102172Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- V.S. Naipaul ("The Masque of Africa") w/George Andreou
V.S. Naipaul: The Masque of Africa:
From Uganda to Ghana and Nigeria, around the Ivory Coast and Gabon, and on to South Africa, the Nobel laureate’s latest work of travel and culture looks at the role of belief throughout the African continent. Considering native faiths based in animism as well as...
2010_DC_NAJHF_10021865Natl Archives -- Evelyn Higginbotham ("From Slavery to Freedom" and the Legacy of John Hope Franklin)
From Slavery to Freedom and the Legacy of John Hope Franklin:
The ninth edition of From Slavery to Freedom by John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Higginbotham has been revised to reflect the most current scholarship on African American history. Tonight we present a program on the legacy of John Hope Franklin...
2010_DC_NAOscA_10030618Natl Archives -- Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees (introduced by Marvin Pinkert and WIFV members)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAOscB_10030610Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Burma VJ" (introduced by Willie Waffle)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAOscF_10030312Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Food, Inc." (introduced by Willie Waffle)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAOscL_1003064Natl Archives -- Peggy Parsons (introducing Live Action Short Film Nominees)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAOscS_1003072Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Short Subject Nominees (introduced by Tom Nastick)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAOscW_10030713Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Which Way Home" (introduced by Willie Waffle)
The Center for the National Archives Experience will host the sixth 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, March 3, through Sunday, March 7. The screenings...
2010_DC_NAStealth_10011460Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Stealth Reconstruction: The Untold Story of Southern Politics and History
Stealth Reconstruction: The Untold Story of Southern Politics and History:
Amid the heroic history of the Civil Rights movement is an untold story of the quiet, practical, and biracial work of white politicians and black leaders. In partnership with the United States Association of Former Members of...
2010_DC_Natl_Baptist1DC -- Columbia Heights -- National Baptist Memorial Church (1501 Columbia Rd, NW)
2010_DC_Natl_Theatre10DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Theatre (1321 Penn Ave NW)
2010_DC_NATower_10042862Natl Archives -- Raymond Schmidt ("A Tower In Nebraska")
A Tower in Nebraska: How FDR Found Inspiration for the Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland
During his political career, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a hand in determining the appearance and location of many public projects including the Pentagon and National Archives Building. Nowhere was his...
2010_DC_NATuskegee_10021799Natl Archives -- Panel -- A Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen
A Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen:
In partnership with Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Archives Experience presents a panel discussion and film screening celebrating the achievements of America’s first African American...
2010_DC_Naval_BlessingF_100410121Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2010) -- Outdoor ceremony
19th Annual Blessing of the Fleets:

What is the Blessing of the Fleets?
Passed down through generations of sailors, fishermen, merchant mariners and navies around the world, the centuries-old "Blessing of the Fleets" ceremony is intended to safeguard fishing crews and ships from the danger of the...
2010_DC_Naval_BlessingN_10041079Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2010) -- Indoor events incl ribbon cutting
19th Annual Blessing of the Fleets:

What is the Blessing of the Fleets?
Passed down through generations of sailors, fishermen, merchant mariners and navies around the world, the centuries-old "Blessing of the Fleets" ceremony is intended to safeguard fishing crews and ships from the danger of the...
2010_DC_Naval_Center15DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
Navy EOD
The World's Most Capable Bomb Squad -
Air, Land, and Sea
U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is the world’s premier combat force for countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) and all other Unexploded Ordnance (UXO). An elite team of warriors,...
2010_DC_Naval_Ceremony_100514108Naval Heritage Center -- Event: Retirement Ceremony for Michael Good
This was a change of office and retirement ceremony that I just happened on. Portions that I filmed:
-- Master of Ceremonies -- Commander William J. Guarini, USN
-- Presentation of Colors
-- National Anthem
-- Retire the Colors
-- Invovation -- Mr. Cecil L. Whitfield, Jr.
-- Welcome and...
2010_DC_Naval_Ceremony_10051932Naval Heritage Center -- Event: Retirement Ceremony for Lynn Stofferan
Retirement Ceremony in honor of Disbursing Clerk / Personnel Specialist Chief Lynn R. Stofferan, United States Navy.
2010_DC_Naval_Concert_10051236Naval Heritage Center -- Event: Hatton High School performance
I happened on this concert while I was out for the day. The high school, Hatton High School, is from Town Creek, Alabama.
2010_DC_Naval_Ensigns_10091892Naval Heritage Center -- Event: Ceremonial Commissioning of Ensigns
This was a public swearing in ceremony for four ensigns (James Fisher, Jason Houser, David Lyon, and Tim Nank). The keynote address was given by RADM Gar Wright, USN and there was a follow-up reception at 701 Restaurant nearby.
In the middle, several groups of Honor Flight servicemen, who had served in...
2010_DC_Naval_EOD4DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Navy EOD
The World's Most Capable Bomb Squad -
Air, Land, and Sea
U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is the world’s premier combat force for countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) and all other Unexploded Ordnance (UXO). An elite team of warriors,...
2010_DC_Naval_Memorial9DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2010_DC_Naval_Seabees12DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the Seabees
2010_DC_Naval_Supply77DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of Naval Supply
2010_DC_NAWILJ_10031172Natl Archives -- Panel -- Women in Leadership: Journalism w/Gwen Ifill, Diane Rehm, Cokie Roberts, and Katharine Weymouth
Women in Leadership: Journalism
Women journalists have impacted the reporting and editing of our nation’s news. What are the challenges they have faced? And what has changed in the roles, expectations, opportunities, and obstacles for women in American journalism? A panel of journalists and news...
2010_DC_NCCC39DC -- Logan Circle -- Natl City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)
Including a visit inside.
2010_DC_Neff_10050722Natl Archives -- Stephen Neff ("Justice in Blue and Gray: A Legal History of the Civil War")
Justice in Blue and Gray: A Legal History of the Civil War:
Stephen C. Neff offers the first comprehensive study of Civil War legal issues in his book, Justice in Blue and Gray, and argues that many of these issues resonate to this day. Neff examines the lawfulness of secession, executive and...
2010_DC_Network_10032260Newseum -- Reel Journalism: "Network" (w/Gordon Peterson and Arch Campbell)
Reel Journalism with Nick Clooney: Network (1976)
Guests: Washington, D.C., journalists Gordon Peterson and Arch Campbell
"Reel Journalism With Nick Clooney" presents the classic 1976 movie "Network." Veteran Washington, D.C., journalists Gordon Peterson and Arch Campbell will join Clooney to discuss...
2010_DC_NewseumMN_10032211Newseum -- Members' Preview -- "Elvis!" exhibit
Unfortunately, the Newseum asked me to not post pictures of their exhibits (weird, isn't it?) so you won't find the exhibit itself on this site.
2010_DC_NewseumMN_10120663Newseum -- Members' Night -- Artifact viewing
2010_DC_NewseumV37DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including views of Pennsylvania Avenue during the Rally to Restore Sanity.
2010_DC_Newseum3DC -- Newseum
2010_DC_Newseum_Elvis24DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Elvis Presley
Including images as they were putting in the exhibit.
2010_DC_Newseum_Katrina37DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (6) Covering Katrina
Covering Katrina:
Hurricanes are a familiar story to reporters along America's Gulf Coast, but Hurricane Katrina was a story like no other.
Katrina was the most destructive hurricane in American History. The monster storm made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, packing 127-mph winds and a 28-foot storm surge....
2010_DC_Newseum_Pulitzer3DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (1) Pulitzer Prize Photographs
2010_DC_Newseum_Rally_10103023DC -- Newseum -- "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" being watched from the atrium
Jumbotron time!
2010_DC_NGAEW_Arcimboldo11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
September 19, 2010 – January 9, 2011

Overview: Sixteen examples of the fantastic composite heads painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo will be featured in this exhibition, their first appearance in the United States. Bizarre yet scientifically accurate, the unusual...
2010_DC_NGAEW_Galleries29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2010_DC_NGAP29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings
2010_DC_NGASG6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Preparing for the fountains to come back on.
2010_DC_NGA_Body22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Body Inside and Out
The Body Inside and Out: Anatomical Literature and Art Theory: Selections from the National Gallery of Art Library
July 24, 2010–January 23, 2011
During the Renaissance, a new focus on the science of anatomy came to light. Artists and physicians worked together and formed partnerships -- Leonardo and...
2010_DC_NGA_Dale97DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Chester Dale Collection
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection
January 31, 2010–July 31, 2011
Chester Dale's magnificent bequest to the National Gallery of Art in 1962 included a generous endowment as well as one of America's most important collections of French painting from the late 19th and early...
2010_DC_NGA_Tour11National Gallery of Art -- Event: Docent tour of animals in paintings
Pictures from a wonderful tour of about a dozen paintings involving animals at the gallery. The tour was given by National Gallery docent Eric Danker.
2010_DC_Ngugi_10031771Politics & Prose -- Ngugi wa Thiong’o ("Dreams In A Time Of War")
Ngugi wa Thiong’o: Dreams In A Time Of War
As he recounts in his memoir, the future professor and author of Wizard of the Crow, Decolonizing the Mind, and other books, was born in rural Kenya, the fifth child of his father’s third wife. From the effects of World War II on the then-British colony to the...
2010_DC_NMHMDC19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2010_DC_NMHMDC_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2010_DC_NMHMDC_Wounded36DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Wounded in Action
2010_DC_NMWA95DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave NW)
2010_DC_NMWA_NYASP58DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- New York Avenue Sculpture Project -- Niki de Saint Phalle
Niki de Saint Phalle 
Apr 28 - Nov 7, 2010 & Mar 26 - Oct 30, 2011
Niki de Saint Phalle’s sculptures on view showcased the ancient art form of mosaic in a new, exciting way. Combining dynamic color and form, de Saint Phalle created vibrant, lively figures, which are partly inspired by the famous...
2010_DC_NoMa54DC -- NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood
2010_DC_Norris_10101257Politics & Prose -- Michele Norris ("The Grace of Silence")
Michele Norris - The Grace Of Silence:
This memoir by the co-host of NPR’s All Things Considered delves into both family and national history to paint a vivid picture of the lasting effects of racism. Norris weaves memories of her Minneapolis childhood with events she learned of only later, chief...
2010_DC_NSD_10101686USA Science & Engineering Festival (2010) & Naval Heritage Center -- Navy Science Day
Naval Research Laboratory Hosts Navy Science Day at the Navy Memorial:
Educational and hands-on activities for K-12 students to teach them about Navy Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers.
A day-long program of speakers, static displays and interactive games that cover the history...
2010_DC_Nuremberg_10100634Natl Archives -- Sandra Schulberg (introducing "Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today") including reception
Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today (The 2009 Schulberg/Waletsky Restoration):
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film welcomes producer Sandra Schulberg, who will introduce the first complete 35mm picture and sound restoration of the U.S. Government’s 1948 film about the first Nuremberg...
2010_DC_Oak_Hill209DC -- Oak Hill Cemetery
The first time I'd ever been in the cemetery... and it was a beautiful fall day!
2010_DC_OAS1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior
2010_DC_OAS_50YearsT_1003265OAS Museum -- Event: "50 Years, 50 Works" -- Guided tour
The tour itself was conducted by ???, with assistance from Fabian Goncalves Borrega, exhibit coordinator for the Art Museum of the Americas.
2010_DC_OAS_50Years55Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: 50 Years, 50 Works
50 Years, 50 Works, 100th Anniversary
February 16-March 31, 2010

This exhibit was organized by the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS). It was first shown in 2009 in Medellín,...
2010_DC_OAS_Argentina37Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibits: Argentina in Focus & Emilia Gutierrez
Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept-Cristian Segura/Sergio Vega
September 15-November 21, 2010

Emilia Gutierrez: Drawings and Paintings
September 15-November 14, 2010

2010_DC_OAS_GS4DC -- Foggy Bottom -- OAS General Secretariat Building (1889 F Street, N.W.)
2010_DC_OAS_House22Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: House of the Americas Turns 100
2010_DC_OAS_Int98DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg Interior
2010_DC_OAS_Love_Me13OAS General Secretariat Building -- Terrace Level Gallery -- Exhibit: "Love Me, Quiéreme, Buy Me" (Carolina Mayorga)
Love Me, Quiéreme, Buy Me, by Carolina Mayorga:
On view March 12-April 30, 2010
Washington, DC: The Art Museum of the Americas announces the opening of Love Me, Quiéreme, Buy Me, an installation of photographic images and video art that comment on women’s behavior in relation to popular culture and...
2010_DC_OAS_Mujeres26Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Mujeres en su Tinta
OAS Inaugurates Cartoon Exhibit “Mujeres en su Tinta”

The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), the Museum of Art of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the hemispheric organization today inaugurated the exhibit, “Mujeres en su...
2010_DC_OEOB8DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)
2010_DC_Office_STAT139Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots
(100224) Cliff Beck's retirement party
(100305) Pictures in preparation of Carl Cox's retirement
(100407) Terri Long
(100528) Tahira Murphy's granddaughter visits
(100915) Beyond 20/20 group lunch for the dying office
(100922) Goodbye luncheon at Ulah Bistro
2010_DC_OJ_Simpson_10062044Newseum -- Inside Media w/Linda Deutsch and Jerrianne Hayslett (Covering the O.J. Simpson Trial)
Covering the O.J. Simpson Trial with Linda Deutsch and Jerrianne Hayslett
The O.J. Simpson trial had it all: a double murder, a celebrity defendant, a perjuring witness and a glove that didn't fit. Deutsch, The Associated Press's lead reporter on the trial, and Hayslett, media liaison for the L.A....
2010_DC_Olson_10022246Politics & Prose -- Lynne Olson ("Citizens of London")
Lynne Olson - Citizens Of London:
Olson follows Troublesome Young Men, her account of the renegade Tories who put Churchill in power, with another fine history of the period. She focuses on three resolute Americans who supported the Brits and helped bring the U.S. to their rescue: Edward R. Murrow;...
2010_DC_OLVictory3DC -- Berkley -- Our Lady of Victory Church DC (4755 Whitehaven Pkwy. NW)
2010_DC_ORourke_10103021Newseum -- Inside Media w/P.J. O'Rourke ("Don't Vote: It Just Encourages the Bastards")
Inside Media With P.J. O'Rourke:
With more than a million words of trenchant journalism under his byline and more citations in “The Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations” than any other living writer, P.J. O’Rourke has established himself as one of America’s premier political satirists.
His new...
2010_DC_OStraus_Mem15DC -- Oscar Straus Memorial @ Ronald Reagan Bldg
2010_DC_OSt_Market16DC -- Shaw -- O Street Market (800 P St NW)
2010_DC_OSt_Pump2DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- DC Water O Street Pump Station (125 O St SE)
2010_DC_Pageant_1Other_100620852010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 10) -- Other
2010_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_100620392010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 10) -- Welcome
2010_DC_Pageant_3Swimsuit_100620312010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 10) -- Swimsuit
2010_DC_Pageant_4Inter_100620472010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 10) -- Interviews
2010_DC_Pageant_5Betweens_100620182010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 10) -- In-Between Presentations
2010_DC_Pageant_6Talent_100620882010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 10) -- Talent
2010_DC_Pageant_7Evening_100620862010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 10) -- Evening Wear
2010_DC_Pageant_8Goodbye_100620292010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 10) -- Goodbye -- Jen Corey stage appearances
2010_DC_Pageant_9ACrown_100620982010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 10) -- Crowning (Stephanie Williams)
Miss District of Columbia Class of 2010:

* STEPHANIE WILLIAMS -- 2010 Miss District of Columbia

* Cassandra Allen
* Jennifer Beatty
* Michelle Beever
* Katori Brown
* Lauren Craig
* Sophia Davis
* Maria-Teresa Grinneby
* Haely Jardas
* Tonya Khakazi
* L. Ashton Kunkle
2010_DC_Pageant_9BPost_1006201222010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (10 of 10) -- Post-Crowning Photos
2010_DC_Parade_10041829Ford's Theatre -- "Parade" reading
Ford's Theatre Society, Paul R. Tetreault, Director, presents a reading of Parade, in association with Theater J, Ari Roth, Artistic Director.
Book by Alfred Uhry, Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Co-conceived and originally directed by Harold Prince, directed by Jeff Calhoun, music direction...
2010_DC_Peace_Mon2DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2010_DC_PeanutsFD_101002146Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Peanuts
The museum hosts a friends-and-family day for all ages with programs inspired by Charles M. Schulz and his characters from Peanuts:
• Snoopy is available for photographs.
• Joe Wos, cartoonist-in-residence at the Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California, offers workshops throughout the day.
• Sean...
2010_DC_Peanuts_101001116Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: Charles M. Schulz portrait unveiling event
National Portrait Gallery Presents Portrait of Charles M. Schulz: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of “Peanuts” Debut
A photograph of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz (1922–2000) will be presented to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in a ceremony for invited guests Oct. 1. The event...
2010_DC_Pearl_101207116Naval Heritage Center -- Event: Pearl Harbor Anniversary Tribute
The Navy Memorial Remembers Pearl Harbor:
Join the Navy Memorial at 1:00 p.m. on December 7 as we and Naval District Washington observe the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Several local Pearl Harbor survivors and their families will participate in the ceremony, which will be held...
2010_DC_Penn_Qtr62DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
Various pictures. Include some construction going on at 406-410 7th Street NW by the US Theatre Corporation. The permit said it was doing interior demolition to the basement and 1st floor retail space as well as 2nd and 3rd floor office spaces. (No structural work though.)
Also includes blockades and...
2010_DC_Petersen_House4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)
2010_DC_Philbrick_10051457Politics & Prose -- Nathaniel Philbrick ("The Last Stand")
Philbrick follows his nautical bestsellers, The Heart of the Sea and Sea of Glory, with this vivid account of General Custer’s defeat. While Custer lost his battle against the Plains Indian tribes led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, the event also proved to be the Plains Indians’ own last stand.
2010_DC_PieceByP27DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Piece By Piece (Lou Gehrig's Disease) work
The ALS Association Florida Chapter's Piece-By-Piece display will be in Washington during the ALS advocacy days in May.
On Mothers' Day, Sunday, May 9, the display will be at the Navy Memorial. I understand that the Navy Memorial is on Pennsylvania Avenue, halfway between the White House and the U.S....
2010_DC_Plotkin_10091138Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Plotkin (Mid-Term Elections)
Inside Media: The Mid-term Elections With Mark Plotkin
Mark Plotkin, WTOP political commentator and host of the weekly “Politics Program,” talks about the upcoming 2010 mid-term elections and the implications for the Obama administration.
Plotkin, who has analyzed national and local politics at WTOP...
2010_DC_Pour53DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Pour it on!
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery announces Pour it on!, in collaboration with The Illustrators Club of DC, Maryland and Virginia. The exhibition will be on view from May 11th through June 25th with the opening reception held on the 13th of May from 6-8:30pm. This year’s jurors include: Mary K. Baumann, Will...
2010_DC_Pour_Opening_100513105DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Pour It On!
Pour It On! The Illustrators Club 15th Juried Exhibition (May 11-June 25)

Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery announces Pour it on!, in collaboration with The Illustrators Club of DC, Maryland and Virginia. The exhibition will be on view from May 11th through June 25th with the opening reception held on the...
2010_DC_POW_MIA_10091756Naval Heritage Center -- Event: National POW-MIA Day wreath Laying
The Naval District Washington did a commemorative wreath laying in honor of National POW-MIA Day
2010_DC_PProse18DC -- Chevy Chase -- Politics & Prose (Main Store @ 5015 Connecticut Ave NW)
The rush the day before Christmas including a visit from the Grinch (Andrew Getman)!
2010_DC_PresFD_100213181Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2010)
Family Day: Presidents Day:
Join us for the fifth annual Presidential Family Day at American Art and the National Portrait Gallery! Music, storytelling, hands-on art projects, a scavenger hunt, and encounters with several “special guests” are just some of the activities scheduled for this lively...
2010_DC_PrideW_10061351DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- Chely Wright
2010_DC_Pride_10061336DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- except Chely Wright
2010_DC_Prints_10012328Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- What's It All Mean To Make Prints
Workshop: What’s It All Mean to Make Prints
Do you know the difference between a lithograph and a serigraph print? Join us for an informative session on printmaking led by Susan Goldman and her colleagues from George Mason University’s Art and Visual Technology Department. Help design a collaborative...
2010_DC_PSRW_Civilian_10050611DC -- Mall -- Event: Public Service Recognition Week (Civilian)
2010_DC_PSRW_Kickoff_10050658DC -- Mall -- Event: Public Service Recognition Week (Kick-Off)
PSRW Opening Celebration with, among others,
Steven Chu, Secretary of Department of Energy,
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services,
Martha Johnson, administrator of the General Services Administration,
Scott Gould, Deputy Secetary of Veterans Affairs,
John Berry, director of...
2010_DC_PSRW_Military_10050622DC -- Mall -- Event: Public Service Recognition Week (Military)
2010_DC_Pulitzer_10031421Newseum -- Inside Media w/James McGrath Morris ("Pulitzer: A Life in Politics")
Inside Media: The Life of Joseph Pulitzer
Guest: James McGrath Morris
Although he might be best known today for the journalism prize that bears his name, Joseph Pulitzer’s biggest contribution to American history was transforming journalism into a medium of mass consumption and immense...
2010_DC_Raging_Jews_100213145Sixth & I -- Raging Jews of Comedy
The Raging Jews of Comedy:
A fast paced, hang-on-the-edge-of-your-seat comedic revue. Five hilariously edgy comics give you two full hours of side-splitting entertainment. This is not your Borscht Belt comedy - they just happen to be Jewish and Raging. The brain child of entrepreneur Joel Marks, The...
2010_DC_Rally_101030159DC -- Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear @ National Mall
450 billion people showed up for this rally! Not really, but I figure I can make up numbers like Fox Views and that fiction writer Michele Bachmann do...
I've seen estimates that the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear "only" had 200,000 people. Maybe that's true. I dunno. But, like for all of these...
2010_DC_Reichstag_100512132Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Film Talk: "To the German People: Wrapped Reichstag" (w/Christo and Wolfram Hissen)
To the German People: Wrapped Reichstag:
Special guest, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States Klaus Scharioth introduces a screening of To the German People: Wrapped Reichstag 1971–1995 about the art project, Wrapped Reichstag, by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. A...
2010_DC_Remini_10043035Natl Archives -- Robert Remini ("At the Edge of the Precipice")
At The Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union:
Robert V. Remini, historian of the House of Representatives, discusses his newest book, At the Edge of the Precipice, a fascinating recounting of the Compromise of 1850, a titanic act of political will that only a...
2010_DC_Remnick_10040782Politics & Prose @ Avalon Theatre -- David Remnick ("The Bridge") w/Michele Norris
David Remnick - The Bridge @ The Avalon Theatre:
Using interviews and letters, David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, tells the 44th president’s life story and traces his remarkable political journey that led to the White House. His new book was previously presented in a distilled format as a...
2010_DC_Revenants_10091653Goethe-Institut -- Opening Reception: Reveants w/Oskar Schmidt
Exhibition opening with photographer Oskar Schmidt and Sarah Kennel, National Gallery of Art.

Bare, sparsely furnished rooms and introverted women and girls, barely present to their surroundings: the starkly reduced photographs of Oskar Schmidt are both portraits and interiors.

Like paper...
2010_DC_RFA1D_10070923Ford's Theatre -- "Road from Appomattox" and "One Destiny" Society event
Ford's Theatre Society
Paul R. Tetreault, Director
The Road From Appomattox
One Destiny

The Road From Appomattox
by Richard Hellesen
Robert E. Lee ... John Dow
Ulysses S. Grant ... Steven Carpenter
Directed by Mark Ramont

One Destiny
by Richard Hellesen
Harry Hawk ......
2010_DC_Ringling_Parade_10031623DC -- Ringling Brothers Circus Parade
2010_DC_Riordan_100506178Politics & Prose -- Rick Riordan ("The Red Pyramid")
The author of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Rick Riordan will present and sign his new book, which begins a new series and introduces his fans to an entirely different pantheon of gods!

Carter and Sadie Kane are working on a research experiment with their Egyptologist father when the Egyptian god...
2010_DC_Roberts_10042082Sixth & I -- Steve Roberts ("From Every End of this Earth") w/Diane Rehm
Immigration: Life Stories and Legal Changes with Diane Rehm and Steve Roberts:
Steve Roberts has been interested in the immigrant experience his whole life. His grandparents were Eastern European Jews who settled in Bayonne, N.J. (although one grandfather took a detour as a Zionist pioneer in Israel...
2010_DC_RockmanR_10112035Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Event: Opening Reception -- "Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow" exhibition -- Reception in the Kogod Courtyard
Elizabeth Broun, Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to a preview reception:
Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, with generous support from The Cowles Charitable Trust, Wayne Fingerman, Dorothy Tapper Goldman, Barbara and...
2010_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem76DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2010_DC_Rogers_100411116Newseum -- Inside Media w/Rob Rogers
Inside Media: The Best of Editorial Cartoonist Rob Rogers
The editorial cartoons of Rob Rogers have been gracing the pages of newspapers since 1984 when he was hired by the Pittsburgh Press.
A syndicated cartoonist with United Features Syndicate, Rogers has covered a diverse range of topics, including...
2010_DC_Roubini_10051354Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Nouriel Roubini ("Crisis Economics")
Nouriel Roubini: In Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance, Nouriel Roubini - renowned economist and professor of economics at NYU's Stern School of Business - reveals the methods he used to foretell the current financial crisis before other economists saw it coming and shows how...
2010_DC_RRB3DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Exterior Images)
2010_DC_RRB_I11DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)
2010_DC_RTKK_100909186Politics & Prose -- Richard Thompson and Keith Knight
Richard Thompson & Keith Knight:
Richard Thompson -- Cul De Sac Golden Treasury (Andrews McMeel, $16.99), and
Keith Knight -- The Knight Life (Grand Central, $17.99).
In conjunction with the Small Press Expo (September 11-12 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center), we’re delighted...
2010_DC_Rushdie_10111775Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Salman Rushdie ("Luke and the Fire of Life")
Salman Rushdie: Luka and the Fire of Life
With the same imagination that has made Salman Rushdie one of the great storytellers of our time, Luka and the Fire of Life revisits the magic-infused, intricate world he first brought to life in the modern classic Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
This new novel...
2010_DC_SAAM_MLK_10010938Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Martin Luther King Jr.
Family Day: Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...Have fun making a handprint wreath and a sampler after quilts used to help slaves as they made their way to freedom.
2010_DC_SAAW_10063018Natl Archives -- Academy Award "2010 Student Academy Award Winners" (introduced by Willie Waffle)
2010 Student Academy Award® Winners:
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in partnership with The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives, presents the winners of the 2010 Student Academy Awards®, which honor outstanding student...
2010_DC_Salome_10080797Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Silent Orchestra ("Salomé")
Salomé with Silent Orchestra
The Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery present the classic film Salomé (1923, 100 min) with a score performed live by Silent Orchestra. Regarded as one of America’s first art films, Salomé is adapted from an Oscar Wilde play that retells the saga...
2010_DC_Sanchez_10012592NPC -- Leslie Sanchez ("You've Come A Long Way, Maybe")
Leslie Sanchez, popular TV pundit and frequent columnist, discusses her new book, “You’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe: Sarah, Michelle, Hillary, and the Shaping of the New American Woman” at 6:30 pm on Monday, January 25, in the Holeman Lounge. A question and answer session will follow with special guests:...
2010_DC_Scantlin_10102896Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Doc Scantlin
Take 5! Doc Scantlin:
D.C. legend Doc Scantlin, Chou Chou, and the Imperial Palm Orchestra have been keeping the ‘20s, ‘30s, and ‘40s alive at the Carlyle Club for years. Now they make their debut on the Take 5! stage to kick things up a notch - or five!
2010_DC_SCEMS_10010874Smithsonian -- Microsoft Partners in Learning/Smithsonian Institution Summit Meeting @ Castle
Photographs from a meeting at the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum, hosted by the Smithsonian and attended by educators and education leaders from more than 70 countries. The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS) collaborates with Microsoft Partners in Learning on the...
2010_DC_Schiff_10111133Sixth & I -- Stacy Schiff ("Cleopatra: A Life")
Stacy Schiff: "Cleopatra: A Life"
In CLEOPATRA: A Life, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff takes on one of the greatest figures in history: Cleopatra VII, the last queen of Egypt. Schiff separates fact from fiction to illuminate the life of one of the most intriguing women of all...
2010_DC_Sculpture_Now26DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Sculpture Now 2010
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery Hosts Washington Sculptors Group
Gallery Showcases “Sculpture Now 2010”

WASHINGTON – Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery will host the Washington Sculptors Group’s exhibit, “Sculpture Now 2010,” from Tuesday, January 5 through Thursday, February 12.

“Sculpture Now 2010” is...
2010_DC_Secretariat_10091823Newseum -- Making of "Secretariat" (w/Randall Wallace and Bill Nack)
The Making of "Secretariat"
Join us for a special program with film director Randall Wallace as he talks about his new movie "Secretariat." With him will be sports journalist Bill Nack, who wrote the book "Secretariat: The Making of a Champion" on which the movie is based.
Wallace wrote the Academy...
2010_DC_Sedaris_10110884Sixth & I -- Amy Sedaris ("Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People")
Amy Sedaris: "Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People"
America's most delightfully unconventional hostess and the bestselling author of I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence delivers a new book that will forever change the world of crafting. Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People proves that crafting...
2010_DC_Sentry_Tower3DC -- Southeast -- Sentry Tower
2010_DC_Shaw23DC -- Shaw neighborhood
2010_DC_Shaw_Lib1DC -- Shaw Neighborhood Library
2010_DC_Sher_10113067Sixth & I and Tablet Magazine -- Susan Sher (Jews & Politics) w/Jodi Kantor
Jews & Politics: Susan Sher:
Susan Sher, Michelle Obama’s chief of staff and the White House’s liaison to the Jewish community, will join New York Times writer Jodi Kantor as a Midwestern voice in one of a series of discussions to explore how Jews around the country engage with politics and influence...
2010_DC_Showalter_100203133Sixth & I -- Panel -- All in the Family: Writing as a Showalter
All in the Family: Writing as a Showalter
Here’s an event to prove that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. On the occasion of the paperback release of Elaine Showalter's tenth book, A Jury of Her Peers: Celebrating American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, the three very...
2010_DC_SIAH_193922DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 1939
November 24, 2010 – October 21, 2012
This small exhibition reveals how Americans used entertainment to distract themselves during a turbulent year when the country was recovering from the Great Depression and World War II loomed -- 1939. Heroes, both real and imaginary, were made through radio...
2010_DC_SIAH_Apollo20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Apollo: Where Stars Are Born
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment
April 23, 2010 – August 29, 2010
The exhibition explores for the first time the rich history and the cultural significance of Harlem's Apollo Theater. It features photographs and artifacts to trace the story of the...
2010_DC_SIAH_Attic5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Toys from the Attic
Toys from the Attic
June 1, 2010 – January 31, 2012
Toys reflect changes in both technology and society. This case examines toys produced in 19th-century America, when childhood began to be seen as a distinct stage of life with its own unique needs. Featured are dolls, kitchen and housewares, hand...
2010_DC_SIAH_Bldg7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots
2010_DC_SIAH_Burden16DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2010_DC_SIAH_Cosmos9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt
Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt
May 28, 2010 – December 5, 2010
This exhibition features the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map. Hand-drawn in 1780 by Simeon De Witt (1756-1834), a surveyor for George Washington and the Continental army, the map shows the stars...
2010_DC_SIAH_Counter5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2010_DC_SIAH_Dollhouse6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Bradford Dolls' House
2010_DC_SIAH_Fold14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Fold, Pull, Pop, Turn (Paper Engineering)
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn
June 14, 2010 – September 5, 2011
This exhibition on innovative book design highlights movable, pop-up, folding, and multiple-construction books from the year 1570 to the present day. Although today pop-up books are often found in the children's book section,...
2010_DC_SIAH_Holidays4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Holidays on Display
Holidays on Display
November 13, 2009 – September 30, 2010
This exhibition examines the art, industry, and history of holiday displays across the United States, primarily between the 1920s and the 1960s, at the height of their popularity. On view are photographs, postcards, and illustrations of parade...
2010_DC_SIAH_Int10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2010_DC_SIAH_PopCult29DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2010_DC_SIAH_Telescope3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Telescope, 1865
2010_DC_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall100A21DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: (a) Milestones of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall102A9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall104A8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104/204: (a) Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall105A18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: (a) The Golden Age of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall106A6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: (a) Jet Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall107A19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: (a) Early Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall112A2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: (a) Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall113A14DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: (a) Moving Beyond Earth
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall114A3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: (a) Space Race
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall205A7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: (a) World War II Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall206A23DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: (a) Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall208A62DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: (a) Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall209A22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: (a) Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2010_DC_SIAIR_Gall210A12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: (a) Apollo to the Moon
2010_DC_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2010_DC_SINH_10029DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: 100th anniversary
Celebrating 100 Years at the National Museum of Natural History
May 29, 2010 – March 20, 2011
To mark the museum's 100th birthday, this exhibition highlights the behind-the-scenes research that advances scientific knowledge and inspires the museum's public educational programs. Over the last century,...
2010_DC_SINH_Bldg36DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2010_DC_SINH_Cyprus3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations
Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations
September 29, 2010 – May 1, 2011
The easternmost island of the Mediterranean has been a crossroads of civilizations for 11,000 years. Discover the history of Cyprus, its struggles, and achievements -- through a rich collection of more than 200 artifacts and...
2010_DC_SINH_Fossils18DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2010_DC_SINH_Gems17DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2010_DC_SINH_Human_Origins40DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
2010_DC_SINH_Korea10DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Korea Gallery
2010_DC_SINH_Opening_10031739Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Hall of Human Origins -- Opening Event
2010_DC_SINZ_Amazonia61DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
The big frog was quite interesting. He/she had a layer of skin which he was shedding. The frog shook off the layer, pushed it over its head, and ate it.
2010_DC_SINZ_Art38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2010_DC_SINZ_Bird7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2010_DC_SINZ_CatC_10122464DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats (cubs outing)
The cubs starting coming out the previous weekend. Awww...
The cubs, born in August and September, have been introduced to their father inside the storage pens but they haven't been allowed outside together. There's a chance that dad will kill the male cubs if he doesn't recognize them as his own and...
2010_DC_SINZ_Cat56DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
The lion parents (the dad fathered three cubs with one mother and four with the other) were out for their jaunt. Around noon, they were brought inside so the cubs could come out.
2010_DC_SINZ_Const90DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects -- Elephant Trails etc
Many of these pictures were taken during a FONZ-sponsored tour of the new Elephant Trails project. They still need money for this project so there's a donation campaign going on. Hop to the FONZ web site at to learn more about that.

Info about Elephant Trails:
The National Zoo...
2010_DC_SINZ_Elephant25DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2010_DC_SINZ_Farm3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2010_DC_SINZ_Halloween6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations
2010_DC_SINZ_Invert20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2010_DC_SINZ_Main17DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2010_DC_SINZ_Mammal18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)
2010_DC_SINZ_PandaVC1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2010_DC_SINZ_Panda126DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
I photographed Tai Shan a bit before he was sent back to China on February 4. His final goodbye celebration was during a snow day.
2010_DC_SINZ_Primate14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2010_DC_SINZ_Reptile39DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2010_DC_SIPG_Bldg14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2010_DC_SIPG_Courtyard11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Kogod Courtyard
2010_DC_SIPG_Folk58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2010_DC_SIPG_GM337DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters III
Graphic Masters III: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the third in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These twenty-eight exceptional watercolors, charcoals, and drawings from the 1960s to the...
2010_DC_SIPG_Lists14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (Archives of American Art) -- Exhibit: Lists
2010_DC_SIPG_Luce2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2010_DC_SIPG_Painting13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2010_DC_SIPG_Portrait54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2010_DC_SIPG_Preamble1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Preamble (by Mike Wilkins)
2010_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including yet another Bill Clinton portrait, this one by Chuck Close. They definitely have trouble getting a decent one of this guy!
2010_DC_SIPG_Recent29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2010)
Recent Acquisitions
November 19, 2010 – November 13, 2011
This exhibition of some 35 objects that have recently been added to the museum's collection spans centuries of American history and culture. The installation highlights a diverse group of journalists, artists, and leaders who have shaped the...
2010_DC_SIPG_Rentals42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals (usually in Kogod courtyard)
The courtyard was being set up for a couple of special events including the Telling Stories Gala which I wasn't invited to.
2010_DC_SIPG_Rockwell9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
July 2, 2010 – January 2, 2011
NOTE: No photography was allowed in the exhibit so this is just pictures of the line to get in.
Two of America's best-known modern filmmakers -- George Lucas and Steven Spielberg...
2010_DC_SIPG_Sculpture77DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Mostly sculpture by Paul Manship
2010_DC_SIPG_Telling_10063035Reynolds Center -- Preview (Staff) -- Telling Stories exhibit
In recognition of your hard work and support, you and a guest are invited to an exclusive preview of Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
Note: No photography is allowed in the exhibit itself.
2010_DC_SIPG_Tour6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour
A really big highlights tour group due in large part to publicity in the Washington Post. (Article below)

Get a closeup of the National Portrait Gallery during its Docent's Choice Tours
Friday, January 8, 2010
Museums can be overwhelming: They're crowded. They're big. And they're chock-full of...
2010_DC_SIRG_Bldg9DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2010_DC_SIRG_Bresler34DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection
A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection:
A Revolution in Wood celebrates the magnificent gift of sixty-six pieces of turned and carved wood to the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the noted collectors, Fleur and Charles Bresler. Works by some of the best-known wood artists in the United States...
2010_DC_SIRG_Chorus_10120415Renwick Gallery -- Family Day -- Holiday Festival (2010) -- Capital Accord Chorus
The Capital Accord Chorus performs at the Renwick Gallery as part of the Renwick Holiday Festival.
2010_DC_SIRG_GamanO_10030472Renwick Gallery -- Donor event -- Art of Gaman
The Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and The President of the James Renwick Alliance cordially invite you to a reception celebrating the opening of The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946.
2010_DC_SIRG_Gaman44DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Art of Gaman
The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946
March 5, 2010 – January 30, 2011
The exhibit features more than 120 arts-and-crafts objects made by Japanese Americans in U.S. internment camps during World War II, along with photographs illustrating life in the...
2010_DC_SIRG_Holiday_10120491Renwick Gallery -- Family Day -- Holiday Festival (2010) -- Crafts
Renwick Holiday Festival:
Celebrate the holiday season at the Renwick Gallery and visit our special exhibitions The Art of Gaman and A Revolution in Wood. Enjoy music, holiday crafts, ornament making, exhibition tours, lathe demonstrations, and more!
2010_DC_SIRG_Oct6DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Octagon Room (when not part of another exhibit)
2010_DC_SIRG_Perm45DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Permanent Galleries (Before 2015)
2010_DC_SixthVw44DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Views from Roof
Including two visits to the roof while the entire roof's copper sealing was being replaced.
2010_DC_Sixth_I9DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)
2010_DC_Sixth_Wall157Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2010_DC_SI_Castle2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection
The first major museum exhibition of jewelry from the personal collection of Madeleine Albright will premiere at the Museum of Arts and Design on September 30 and will remain on view through January 31, 2010. Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright...
2010_DC_SI_Castle_Commons9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2010_DC_SI_Ripley_Healing12DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Healing Power Of Art
The Healing Power of Art: Works of art by Haitian children after the earthquake
June 17, 2010 – February 27, 2011
Soon after the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, First Lady of Haiti Elisabeth D. Preval called on Haitian artist Philippe Dodard and his fellow artists, as well as psychologists,...
2010_DC_SI_Ripley_Sisters40DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Woman and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America
Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America
January 15, 2010 - April 25, 2010 (new closing date)
Rare artifacts and photographs from more than 400 communities are on view to explore the role of Catholic sisters in American life. From the time they first arrived in America nearly 300 years ago,...
2010_DC_SI_Ripley_VSA955DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: VSA: Revealing Culture
Revealing Culture
June 8, 2010 – August 29, 2010
This groundbreaking exhibition of contemporary art by 55 artists with disabilities features over 130 works in a range of media, including installations, video, performance, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. The works were juried from over 400...
2010_DC_Sleeper2DC -- Sleeper on the train
2010_DC_Smith_10121193Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Author Talk: Patti Smith ("Just Kids")
Seminal punk rocker Patti Smith discusses and signs copies of her book Just Kids, a memoir of early 1970s Manhattan and of her friendship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe.
2010_DC_Southeast7DC -- Southeast areas (Navy Yard vicinity)
2010_DC_Southwest8DC -- Southwest neighborhood
2010_DC_So_Called_101220104Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2010)
Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC present the second annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be-Jewish. Storytellers include:
(1) Amy Saidman is SpeakeasyDC’s artistic executive director. She is a two-time recipient of...
2010_DC_Spelman_1002209Ford's Theatre -- "Jon Spelman's Tales of the Lincoln"
Special Invitation to Ford's Theatre Members:
Jon Spelman's Tales of the Lincoln
Join us on Saturday, February 20, at 10:30 a.m. as performer and writer Jon Spelman presents his one-man show exploring the many and varied legends told about Abraham Lincoln by storytellers from around the world and...
2010_DC_Stanford_10032756Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Stanford Chamber Chorale
Stanford Chamber Chorale:
Twenty-four students from Stanford’s music department make up the Stanford Chamber Chorale, the university’s most select choir. Directed by Stephen M. Sano, associate professor and chair of the music department, the group performs works from British, American, folk, and...
2010_DC_Stengel_10112035Newseum -- Inside Media w/Richard Stengel ("Time: Illustrated History")
Inside Media: The History of Time Magazine:
Join Time magazine managing editor Richard Stengel as he discusses the new book “Time: The Illustrated History of the World’s Most Influential Magazine.”
The book, which looks at the history of the influential newsweekly, is a complete compendium illustrated...
2010_DC_STN_101022230Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2010) @ Natl Museum of American History
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.
Join Brent D. Glass, Director of the National Museum of American History;...
2010_DC_Stories_10121852Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Saturday Evening Post's Christmas Stories
Saturday Evening Post's Christmas Stories:
Rockwell’s images graced the cover of many Saturday Evening Post holiday issues and illustrated stories for the holiday season. Come and celebrate “the most wonderful time of year” with dramatic readings from a selection of holiday favorites, including Charles...
2010_DC_StreetcarG4DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2010_DC_St_Agnes3DC -- Downtown -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes (1215 Mass. Ave NW)
2010_DC_St_Columbas21DC -- Tenleytown -- St. Columba's Episcopal Church
This church was holding an open house as part of the opening of the "Top of the Town" Tenleytown Heritage Trail.
2010_DC_St_Johns_Gtown4DC -- Georgetown -- St John's Episcopal Church, Georgetown (3240 O St NW)
2010_DC_Swanson_10100226Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson ("Bloody Crimes")
Inside Media: 'Bloody Crimes' -- James Swanson:
"Bloody Crimes," the new book by author James Swanson, weaves together the stories of two fallen leaders as they made their last expeditions through a wounded nation in the wake of the Civil War.
On the morning of April 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis,...
2010_DC_Swanson_10102835Ford's Theatre -- James Swanson ("Bloody Crimes")
James Swanson Reading and Book-Signing:
James L. Swanson discusses his newest book, Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse, the sequel to his award-winning work Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. Swanson weaves together the stories of two...
2010_DC_Sze_10111692Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Sarah Sze (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art: Sarah Sze
Sarah Sze constructs extraordinary sculptures through an intricate assemblage of household objects. Her site-specific installations defy gravity in towering formations of mixed materials, and the contrast between small objects and large...
2010_DC_TapJam_100525167Lincoln Theater -- TapJam (w/Maurice Hines)
Bring your shoes, style and swing as we commemorate National Tap Dance Day with a Lunchtime TapJam with the cast of Arena Stage's Sophisticated Ladies. From noon to 1pm on May 25, the Lincoln Theatre will be jumping and jiving with the sound of tap.
In honor of the late Gregory Hines, Sophisticated...
2010_DC_Tenleytown19DC -- Tenleytown neighborhood
2010_DC_Their_Day_10012885Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Their Day in Court (w/Sandra Day O'Connor, Elena Kagan)
First Amendment Center Program in conjunction with The Supreme Court Fellows Alumni Association
Woman Advocates of the Supreme Court Bar: Their Day in Court
This unique event will explore the role and history of women lawyers who have argued cases before the Supreme Court. Former Justice Sandra Day...
2010_DC_ThisMG_100219252THIS for Diplomats Mardi Gras Celebration @ Meridian International Center
THIS for Diplomats Presents Mardi Gras Celebration

Come Join Us for Our Annual Fundraising Event, Featuring a Mardi Gras Celebration, Casino Night, and Silent Auction at Meridian International Center:
- Gamble at our casino tables,
- Enjoy hors d'oeuvres,
- Drink champagne, New Orleans...
2010_DC_This_Week_10013124Newseum -- "This Week" filming (Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington, George Will, Roger Ailes, Paul Krugman)
George Stephanopoulos left "This Week" and ABC has been rotating internal candidates like Jake Tapper and Terry Moran. However, this week, Barbara Walters was guest anchor. Her panel guests were Arianna Huffington, Paul Krugman, George Will and Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes.
2010_DC_Thomas_1003276Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Helen Thomas/Craig Crawford signing
2010_DC_Thomas_Statue17DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue
2010_DC_Tidal50DC -- Tidal Basin
They're fixing up the sea walls around the Tidal Basin. In addition, there was a huge oak that collapsed during the February DC snow storm. That's shown here. They said they're working on moving the underground utilities and once they do the stump will be removed.
2010_DC_Tivoli110DC -- Columbia Heights -- Tivoli Theater --> GALA Hispanic Theatre (3333 14th St NW)
Including shots from a tour inside.
2010_DC_Tivoli_Tour_10052317Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
This behind-the-scenes tour of GALA Hispanic Theatre, DC’s premier Latino arts organization, will touch on the history of the old historic Tivoli, including an introduction to the resident theater ghost, the redesign of the theater space by GALA...
2010_DC_TrabantP_101106109International Spy Museum -- Annual Parade of Trabants (2010) -- Painting Project
The Berlin Wall is long gone, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away -- the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany and the fall of Communism. Trabants are a rarity here, but on...
2010_DC_Trabant_101106116International Spy Museum -- Annual Parade of Trabants (2010)
The Berlin Wall is long gone, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away -- the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany and the fall of Communism. Trabants are a rarity here, but on...
2010_DC_TrailC_10111396Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was an event to dedicate the new "Top of the Town", the Tenleytown Heritage Trail. The event was held at the Fort Reno park.
Speakers, in sequence (more or less), were:
- Music by the Middle C Music Brass Ensemble
- Linda Harper, Executive Director, Cultural Tourism DC
- (Co-Host) Chris...
2010_DC_TrailR_1011138Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
Tour folks at Point Reno as well as at the fire station.
2010_DC_Transformers_10101128DC -- Filming "Transformers 3" outside of National Museum of the American Indian
I didn't see the car crash that was apparently today's filming. I passed by afterward and took some shots as they were preparing to leave.
2010_DC_Trans_Walk122DC -- Southeast -- Transportation Walk
2010_DC_Triangle_Pk_13EA23DC -- 16th Street Heights -- Triangle Park (13th St & Emerson & Arkansas NW)
2010_DC_Tribute_100613161Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Third Millennium Ensemble ("Tribute to Jeanne-Claude")
Tribute to Jeanne-Claude: Steinway Series:
As a special memorial to Jeanne-Claude and in honor of the birthday she shared with Christo, we present The Third Millennium Ensemble in concert. The performance will include a selection of works by Jeanne-Claude’s favorite composer, Mozart, and Catholic...
2010_DC_Trivia14Sixth & I -- Trivia Night
Trivia Night 2-Year Anniversary:
Come celebrate the 2-year anniversary of this quizzical event! We'll have cake, special prizes, and of course, lots of trivia questions. This birthday party is sure to sell out so be sure to sign up in advance.
2010_DC_TSNY29DC -- Southeast -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)
Now located near The Yards.
2010_DC_Union_StationCC_10101118DC -- Union Station -- Event: Columbus Day Ceremony
Display after ceremony for Columbus Day. (I missed the ceremony itself.)
2010_DC_Uni_Church3DC -- Adams Morgan -- Washington Family Church National Cathedral, FFWPU of Washington DC (Unification Church of DC) (1610 Columbia Rd., NW)
2010_DC_USASEF159USA Science & Engineering Festival (2010) -- Public
The Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival, hosted by Lockheed Martin, is the country’s first national science festival and descends on the Washington, D.C. area in October 2010. ... The culmination of the Festival will be a free, two-day Expo on the National Mall and surrounding areas on October...
2010_DC_USASEF_Nye_10102424USA Science & Engineering Festival (2010) -- Program: Bill Nye the Science Guy
Stage presentations:
* Bill Nye the Science Guy
2010_DC_USDA14DC -- Dept of Agriculture Building (Jamie L. Whitten Bldg)
2010_DC_USIPCW_Grp_10101337DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Construction Watch Tour (people on tour)
2010_DC_USIPCW_Int_10101375DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Construction Watch Tour (building)
2010_DC_USIPVw14DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace -- Views from building
2010_DC_USTR2DC -- Foggy Bottom -- USTR Building (Winder Building) (604 17th St. NW)
2010_DC_Uzuhi_10041038DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Japanese Street Festival (2010) -- Uzuhi
While there were numerous performers at the Japanese Street Festival, it was a very crowded event and I had a limited amount of time so there was only one act that I watched. That was the group Uzuhi. The program describes them as:
Uzuhi is a very high energy Japanese punk rock group. Its four...
2010_DC_U_Street32DC -- U Street Heritage neighborhood
2010_DC_Wash_Mon5DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
A concession building's roof started smoking but things calmed down pretty quickly.
2010_DC_WCCVw20DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2010_DC_WCC6DC -- Washington Convention Center
2010_DC_WCC_Art37DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Art
2010_DC_Weisman_10120422Newseum -- Inside Media w/Steven Weisman ("Daniel Patrick Moynihan")
The Life of Daniel Patrick Moynihan:
Few American politicians loom as large in the public memory as Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the senator from New York who was a pathfinder in President John F. Kennedy’s New Frontier, a commander in President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society and an enabler of President...
2010_DC_Whitehurst_UPass7DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2010_DC_WHouse_Garden41DC -- White House Garden Tour (2010)
2010_DC_WHouse_People_10041817Personal -- Josh, Joanne, Ryan, and James @ White House garden event
2010_DC_WHVC14DC -- White House Visitor Center
Including pictures of the White House Gingerbread House.

A Favorite Holiday Tradition
Posted by Bill Yosses on December 22, 2009 at 10:36 AM EST

Each year, the White House Pastry Team comes together with other members of the White House staff to work on a favorite holiday tradition: The White...
2010_DC_Willard5DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)
The panels in the ballroom.
2010_DC_Wilson_Center4DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2010_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem14DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2010_DC_Wolf_10030250Capitol Hill History Project -- Dick Wolf (Capitol Hill Restoration Society)
Wolf, a longtime leader in neighborhood preservation, will offer an “unauthorized review” of the struggles and accomplishments of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society since its founding in 1955. The storied organization has fought repeatedly and, for the most part, successfully against the destruction...
2010_DC_Womens_10030681Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Women's History Month (2010)
Family Day: Womens History Month Events for Kids & Family:
Kick off Women’s History Month with musical performances and hands-on art and stamp activities, and walk the red carpet at a celebrity dress-up and photo station. Jointly presented by the American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery,...
2010_DC_Woodley5DC -- Woodley Park neighborhood
They're gutting the fronts that will become the Woodley-Wardman Condominium.
2010_DC_World_10032111DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- World In Our Hands @ Natl Gallery
The World in Our Hands (A Selection of Children's Films) (52 min.)
Join us for a program of award-winning animated short films, each with an inspiring message about caring for the environment. The main character in each film imagines a better world and finds a way to contribute to the greater good with...
2010_DC_WRAMC12DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2010_DC_WWilsonHS1DC -- Tenleytown -- Woodrow Wilson High School
2010_DC_YardsV2DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- View of Anacostia River from...
2010_DC_Yards71DC -- Southeast -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2010_DC_Yards_Opening_10091135DC -- The Yards -- Event: Opening weekend
2010_DC_Yards_Whino72DC -- The Yards -- Exhibit: Art Whino Beautiful Minds show
2010_DC_Yoe_100416137Politics & Prose -- Craig Yoe and Warren Bernard ("Great Anti-War Cartoons")
Yoe, a historian of cartoons, has assembled a vast array of anti-war comics that span the globe and date back to the 1600s. These comics run the gamut of emotions, from Bill Mauldin’s humor to Francisque Poulbot’s sorrow. Yoe’s presentation will include source material from Warren Bernard’s private...
2010_DC_Yoo_Hoo_10090260Politics & Prose -- Aviva Kempner and Susan Stamberg ("Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg")
Aviva Kempner - Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg:
Kempner’s film uses vintage clips, behind-the-scenes-footage, and interviews to trace the life and work of Gertrude Berg, who wrote, starred in, and produced the first successful American sitcom, “The Goldbergs,” which ran from 1949 to 1956, and earned Berg the...
2010_DC_ZoofariC_10052085DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2010) -- Cake competition
Zoofari 2010: A Panda Bear Affair
ZooFari has been called D.C.’s "foodie event of the year," and the lineup for 2010 features more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, including Marcel's, The Source, and Vidalia. Add the fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and a great...
2010_DC_Zoofari_10052095DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2010)
Zoofari 2010: A Panda Bear Affair
ZooFari has been called D.C.’s "foodie event of the year," and the lineup for 2010 features more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, including Marcel's, The Source, and Vidalia. Add the fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and a great...
2010_DC_Zoo_LightsGB70DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2010) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
2010 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition Entries
In 2010, the National Zoo welcomed seven new lion cubs to their pride. Winners of the competition were awarded a behind-the-scenes tour for six to meet the cubs.
Each habitat was judged on:
* Relation to the theme: A Gin-GRR-Bread Habitat for the...
2010_DC_Zoo_Lights94DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2010)
2010_DC_Zuiker_10032367DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Anthony Zuiker
Opening Keynote:
Cross Platforming: A Visionary's Use of Technology
Anthony E. Zuiker
Creator & Executive Producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Zuiker is the creator and executive producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, one of the highest-rated dramas in television history, receiving an...
2010_KY_Arsenal14KY -- Frankfort -- Old State Arsenal
2010_KY_Ashland91KY -- Lexington -- Ashland, the Henry Clay estate
2010_KY_Bardstown50KY -- Bardstown
2010_KY_BG_Army_Depot11KY -- Richmond -- Blue Grass Army Depot (Richmond KY Battlefield)
2010_KY_Big_Hill56KY -- Richmond -- Rogers House (Big Hill -- Richmond KY Battlefield)
2010_KY_Camp_Nelson195KY -- Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park
2010_KY_CNelson_NC31KY -- Camp Nelson National Cemetery
2010_KY_CWPT_Banquet_100605179CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Banquet: Awards Dinner
2010 Preservation Awards:
Carrington Williams Battlefield Preservationist of the Year Award: Kurt Holman, Manager, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
National Leadership Award: Congressman Ben Chandler, Commonwealth of Kentucky
State Leadership Award: Governor Steve Beshear, Commonwealth of...
2010_KY_CWPT_Board_10060266CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Board meeting
2010_KY_CWPT_Breakfast_10060637CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Breakfast: Closing and Q&A
2010_KY_CWPT_Ceremony_100601106CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Ceremony: Land Transfer at Perryville
Land Transfer Ceremony at Perryville, Kentucky

CWPT cordially invites you to join Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow and other Commonwealth officials and preservation leaders to celebrate the transfer of 54 acres of hallowed ground for inclusion in Perryville Battlefield...
2010_KY_CWPT_CNelson_10060370CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Camp Nelson
2010_KY_CWPT_Dinner_100603119CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Dinner: Color Bearer Dinner
Including Garry Adelman's after-dinner slide show.
2010_KY_CWPT_Dinner_10060438CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Dinner: Frankfort
2010_KY_CWPT_Frankfort_10060447CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Frankfort
2010_KY_CWPT_Group_100679CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots
2010_KY_CWPT_LexCem_10060348CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Lexington Cemetery
2010_KY_CWPT_Lunch_100603115CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Lunch: Opening and panel
Main solo speaker: Kent Masterson Brown.
Panel discussion with: Richard McMurry, Ed Bearss, Kent Masterson Brown, moderated by Garry Adelman.
2010_KY_CWPT_Morgan_10060570CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Second Day of Morgan's Raid
This tour was led by Kent Masterson Brown. It visited several sites: Green River Lake and a country lane that was part of the Battle of Tebb's Bend as well as the site of a railroad station in Lebanon as well as their town square.
2010_KY_CWPT_Perryville_10060145CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Hicklen and Hankla Properties
Tour of Hicklen Property – public
Trustee Tour of Hankla Property
2010_KY_CWPT_Richmond_100604143CWPT Annual Conference (2010) in Lexington, KY -- Tour group: Richmond (KY) Battlefield
2010_KY_Fayette_DC15KY -- Lexington -- Fayette District Court
2010_KY_Frankfort4KY -- Frankfort
2010_KY_Frankfort_OSCap37KY -- Frankfort -- Old State Capitol
2010_KY_Gratz_Pk34KY -- Lexington -- Gratz Park
2010_KY_Green_River_Lake58KY -- Green River Lake
2010_KY_KHS36KY -- Frankfort -- Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Military Treasures: Selections from the Kentucky Historical Society Collections:
What makes something a treasure? This exhibition explores the meaning of military treasures. It asks you to look closely at a compelling selection of artifacts, images, and oral histories. They represent just...
2010_KY_LebanonKY1KY -- Lebanon
2010_KY_LebanonKY_RR7KY -- Lebanon -- Battle of Lebanon (Rail Road)
2010_KY_LexingtonKYV3KY -- Lexington -- Hilton Hotel -- Views from...
2010_KY_LexingtonKY167KY -- Lexington
2010_KY_LexingtonKY_Cem173KY -- Lexington Cemetery
2010_KY_LexingtonKY_HC47KY -- Lexington -- History Center (old Fayette County Courthouse)
2010_KY_LexingtonKY_Hilton15KY -- Lexington -- Hilton hotel
2010_KY_LexingtonKY_Lib38KY -- Lexington -- Public Library
2010_KY_MTLH13KY -- Lexington -- Mary Todd Lincoln House
Note that no photography is allowed inside the house itself.
2010_KY_Mt_ZionKY18KY -- Richmond -- Mt Zion Church (Richmond KY Battlefield)
2010_KY_Perryville27KY -- Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
Pictures from just two locations on the battlefield: the Hicklen property and the Hankla waterfront property. Most of the pictures are of insects, plants, and cows, some being around a pond that's going to get removed for reasons of historic accuracy.
2010_KY_Phoenix_Pk24KY -- Lexington -- Phoenix Park
2010_KY_PleasantVw93KY -- Richmond -- Pleasant View House (Richmond KY Battlefield)
2010_KY_RichmondKY8KY -- Richmond -- Miscellaneous sites
2010_KY_Richmond_CH27KY -- Richmond -- Court House
2010_KY_Tebbs_Bend21KY -- Battle of Tebb's Bend
2010_KY_UK_Arboretum52KY -- Lexington -- University of Kentucky Arboretum
2010_MD_AFI10MD -- Silver Spring -- AFI Silver Theatre
2010_MD_Airshow_Angels_100515118AirShow 2010 @ Andrews AFB -- Blue Angels
Pictures of the Blue Angels performance.
2010_MD_Airshow_Ground_100515127AirShow 2010 @ Andrews AFB -- Ground Activities
Pictures of things going on on the ground during the air show. I got there late and didn't have much time to actually visit most of the displays or talk to any veterans.
2010_MD_Airshow_Large_10051584AirShow 2010 @ Andrews AFB -- Large vehicle performances
Pictures of performances by large vehicles. These include:
- C-17 Globemaster Demo
- F-22 Raptor Demo
- F-16 Falcon Demo
- AV-8B Harrier Demo
- USAF Heritage Flight
- Fat Albert
2010_MD_Airshow_Small_100515175AirShow 2010 @ Andrews AFB -- Small vehicle performances including sky jumpers
Pictures of performances by small vehicles. These include:
- P-51 Mustang Demo
- Sky Soldiers
- Golden Knights
- GEICO Skytypers
- John Klatt - ANG
- USO Jet Car
- Sean Tucker -- Team Oracle
- Greg Poe - Fagen Inc
2010_MD_AI_Art103MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Artwork
2010_MD_AI_Drums_10042557MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Anansegromma of Ghana (drum circle)
Anansegromma of Ghana
This outdoor drum circle will bring audience and musicians together. Bring your own drum! After the hour-long program, citizen drummers will continue to create new rhythms and explore this ancient manner of communion and spirituality. (60 minutes + ad hoc, audience led after...
2010_MD_AI_FilmP_10042531MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Filmmakers panel @ Montgomery College PAC
Jerry Blumenthal (Kartemquin Films, Chicago), Jeffrey Spitz (Groundswell Films, Chicago), Jehan Harney (Egypt), Jeffrey Kramer (Price of Paradise film) and others will discuss using film for activist purpose. Adele Schmidt, of Festival Official Partner Docs-in-Progress, will moderate the panel.
2010_MD_AI_Folks204MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Folks
Pictures of people and families. The earlier pictures on this page include the opening night ceremony and feature everyone except the stage performers, although it includes most of the stage performers preparing to go on or afterward.
2010_MD_AI_JSM_10042568MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- JumpStart Media @ City Place Theater
JumpStart Media
With Dr. Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences theory as an educational basis, JumpStart Media Project teaches life skills to at-risk youth through media arts education. The assignment for each JMP group is to make a film on video that reflects their lives. This is the first of those...
2010_MD_AI_Lear_10042419MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Ben Lear @ Langano's
Ben Lear
For the past year, Ben has been hard at work composing a folk-opera about a man, all that he's lost and an island of plastic in the Pacific Ocean. At the Festival, you will hear Ben play these songs in their most original and intimate forms, with just voice and guitar.
2010_MD_AI_Sculpture22MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Sculpture Garden
2010_MD_AI_Stage_100423121MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Opening session @ Ellsworth Plaza
The sequence of speakers/performers on stage for the kick-off was as follows:
(1) Mem Music (musical performance),
(2) Tom Block (Art Festival creator and producer),
(3) Folabi Olagbaju (Director of the Amnesty International Mid-Atlantic Regional Office),
(4) Isiah “Ike” Leggett (Montgomery...
2010_MD_AI_Stage_10042428MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Stage acts @ Ellsworth Plaza
This DC-area sextet specializes in “Good Time Music” with a repertoire that includes everything from dance favorites and ballads from the last four decades to the latest and coolest of the current groups. When The Melonheads are in the house, you can’t help but boogie along with them, and...
2010_MD_AI_Story_10042447MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Thomason & Diabate -- Storytelling @ B&O Station
Storytelling with Lakota Sioux Dovie Thomason and Malian Griot Cheikh Diabate, professional storytellers who will share their craft.
(90 minutes) (B&O Railroad Station)
2010_MD_AI_Tariq_10042526MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Tariq Ensemble @ Langano's
Tariq Ensemble
Fuses music of the Near East and the Mediterranean world with jazz. The group’s material is a mix of original compositions, folk songs, and tunes from the jazz repertoire. The musicians of Tariq Ensemble are: GRAMMY Award-winning pianist Harry Appelman; Todd Marcus, bass clarinet and...
2010_MD_AI_VAWC_10042492MD -- Silver Spring -- Amnesty International Arts Festival -- Violence Against Women Conference @ City Place Theater
One of our central events will be this gathering of all the participants concerned with violence against women issues. This conference will address using art to advocate and educate on this central problem. Our eight artist/advocates who are working on this issue will introduce their work, followed by...
2010_MD_America_10042465AFI -- "America, America" (w/Stathis Giallelis and Foster Hirsch)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Foster Hirsch
-- Foster interviewing Stathis Giallelis

In Person: Actor Stathis Giallelis on April 24!

"My name is Elia Kazan. I am a Greek by blood, a Turk by birth and an American because my uncle made a journey." Elia...
2010_MD_Art_WhinoJS_10051590MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino Opening: "The Gamies" (Jophen Stein)
The Gamies: The Art of Jophen Stein
Entertainment has held a position of helping people cope with the everyday drudgery of life. The Game show, moreover, offers both the value of entertainment and a promise at a chance of making life better. Loosely based on Franz Kafka's The Trial Jophen Stein's...
2010_MD_Art_WhinoMC_10022037MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino Opening: "Personality Instantly" (Nick Morris) & Cutthroat
DOUBLE Opening!
Cutthroat and Nick Morris

Music by DJ Noel

Personality Instantly: The Art of Nick Morris
Featuring evocative, retro-style images, Nick Morris’ art calls to mind a time of artistic girl-next-door pin ups and sleek muscle cars, with a tinge of sci-fi. The pop style he has perfected...
2010_MD_Art_WhinoRS_10091858MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino Opening: "Beautiful Failures" (Rich Salcido)
Beautiful Failures: The Solo Show of Rich Salcido

Richard Salcido's work encompasses the process of exhibition development by creating an 'exhibition-worthy' piece under a daily time constraint from inception to completion, and embracing the idiosyncratic qualities that unfinished pieces may include....
2010_MD_Art_Whino95MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino gallery
2010_MD_Art_Whino_Sketch_10091829MD -- National Harbor -- Art Whino gallery sketch session
Sketching Session with live model 6-8pm
The sketching session begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm and is free. We will have special edition blank sketchbooks for sale at the show as well but you are welcome to bring your own sketchbook.
2010_MD_Arundel15MD -- Arundel County
2010_MD_Baltimore12MD -- Baltimore
2010_MD_Baltimore_Art2MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art (except murals)
2010_MD_Baltimore_Mem2MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)
2010_MD_Baltimore_NCem8MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore National Cemetery
2010_MD_BCCA98Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Artists
Artists photographed on Saturday (in sequence):
Dennis O'Neil, Jerry Robinson, Matt Wagner, John Snyder III, Marv Wolfman, Jim Shooter, Michael Golden, Joe Jusko, Mark Wheatley, Denis Kitchen, Steve Conley, Tim Truman, Todd McFarlane, Timothy Lantz, Bryan Brown, Terry Moore, Bill Tucci, Walt Simonson,...
2010_MD_BCCGL57Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Greg LaRocque and friends
Artists here: Greg LaRocque, Julie (Ms Marvel), and Cesar Castillo Jr.
2010_MD_BCCRT39Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Richard Thompson and friends
Artists: Richard Thompson, SL Gallant, and Sergio Aragones.
2010_MD_BCC64Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Miscellaneous
2010_MD_Behind_10062638AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Behind-the-Scenes Guide to Capitol Hill for Filmmakers
Join a bipartisan panel of high-powered legislative staffers who will take you on a behind-the-scenes look at how laws and policies are made in Washington, the people who make them and how you can best position your film to engage policy makers....
2010_MD_Bellflur_10041026MD -- Greenbelt -- Goddard Space Flight Center -- Yuri's Night (2010) -- Bellflur
This year's Yuri's Night event featured a performance by the group Bellflur.
2010_MD_Beltsville_Liquors6MD -- Beltsville -- Mural @ Veteran's Liquors
2010_MD_BethCCX4MD -- Bethesda -- Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Some people who were around the Small Press Expo were in need of a photograph so....
2010_MD_Bombshell_10120338AFI -- "Bombshell" (w/Michael Sragow)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Michael Sragow (author)

BOMBSHELL: In Person: Michael Sragow will introduce the 7:00 show on December 3 and the 2:45 show on December 4; copies of his book will be available for purchase (and autographs!) in the lobby following these two shows!...
2010_MD_Border_10062396AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- "South of the Border" (w/Oliver Stone)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Oliver Stone
-- Panel with Oliver Stone, ???, Mark Weisbrot, Cynthia Arnson, and Neal Conan.

Oliver Stone 2009
In his new documentary SOUTH OF THE BORDER, Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone embarks on a road trip to...
2010_MD_Briefing_10062664AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Special Briefing with Danny Glover and LinkTV
Come get a sneak peek at LinkTV’s—a next generation multimedia website that harnesses the power of storytelling to help reduce poverty, hunger and disease in the developing world. See how this cutting...
2010_MD_BrooksideB247MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
Beginning in early May and running daily through Mid- September 2010, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 p.m., Brookside Gardens South Conservatory will feature live butterflies. Come witness the butterfly life cycle as tiny eggs hatch into crawling, chewing caterpillars, which then encase themselves in jewel-like...
2010_MD_Brookside140MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Including pics from the 2010 National Capital Cactus and Succulent Society Plant Show and Sale. The show featured several hundred cacti and other types of succulent plants. The sale will feature hundreds of common and not so common succulent plants, as well as books, pots, etc.
Also included one...
2010_MD_BTemple26MD -- Colesville -- Buddhist Temple
2010_MD_Burnt_Mills23MD -- Silver Spring -- Burnt Mills Park
2010_MD_Camden_Yards2MD -- Baltimore -- Camden Yards
2010_MD_CensusI10MD -- Suitland -- U.S. Census Bureau -- Interior
2010_MD_CensusX57MD -- Suitland -- U.S. Census Bureau -- Exterior
2010_MD_Census_Mt4MD -- Suitland -- U.S. Census Bureau -- Mt. Suitland
2010_MD_College_Pk16MD -- College Park
2010_MD_CrittersMD1MD -- Critters -- Robins
Robins making their way south. I ran into another flock on the first major snow day of the season but I was too amazed by them to take photos.
2010_MD_DBT_100228173AFI -- "Secret to a Happy Ending" (w/Barr Weissman and Drive-By Truckers)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Barr Weissman
-- Panel with Brooks Boliek (moderator), Barr Weissman, Bryant Simon, Geoffrey Himes, Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood, and Brad Morgan

MARS: Mid-Atlantic Regional Showcase presents: THE SECRET TO A HAPPY ENDING
A documentary about the...
2010_MD_Defenders_Day_100905169MD -- Defenders Day @ Fort Howard Park
About 6,000 people attended the Battle of North Point Defenders' Day celebration at Fort Howard Park on Sunday, Sept. 5. Re-enactors – representing American militia units and the British Royal Marines – showed how local citizens defended Baltimore from the invading British on Sept. 12, 1814. The...
2010_MD_Discovery18AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Silver Session w/Discovery
A 14-year programming and development veteran with Discovery Communications, Kevin Bennett has been instrumental in the development of three networks – Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Times Channel and ID. Now he has brought his arsenal of skills and gut instinct to Discovery...
2010_MD_Dollar_100412137AFI -- "To Catch A Dollar" (w/Muhammad Yunus and Gayle Ferraro)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs)
-- Gayle Ferraro and Muhammad Yunus

"To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America":
In Person: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and director Gayle Ferraro!
Professor Muhammad Yunus never wanted to be a banker and he certainly...
2010_MD_Drew_10091968AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- "An Evening with..." (Robert Drew)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs)
-- Ron Sutton
-- Robert Drew

AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs presents: An Evening with Robert Drew
In Person: Filmmaker Robert Drew will lead a discussion following the program.
On the 50th anniversary of the release of PRIMARY,...
2010_MD_Druid_HillV28MD -- Baltimore -- Druid Hill Park -- Views from...
2010_MD_Druid_Hill23MD -- Baltimore -- Druid Hill Park
2010_MD_Dyson_10062564AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Announcing the Public Media Corps
Who defines public media? What is the future of public broadcasting as a relevant form of engagement for communities of color? How can various technology and broader trends in social media be used to increase public media's...
2010_MD_Easton9MD -- Easton
2010_MD_EduMarket_10062522AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Educational Market -- No Movie Left Behind
What every filmmaker need to know about handicapping their film for educational distribution: delivery, length, standards of learning and content issues, and acquisition priorities of leading distributors. What works and...
2010_MD_Elkridge_Inn4MD -- Elkridge -- Elkridge Furnace Inn
2010_MD_Evil_100827175AFI -- "All About Evil" (w/Joshua Grannell (Peaches Christ) and Mink Stole)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Peaches Christ
-- Mink Stole
-- ???

In Person: Director Joshua Grannell, Peaches Christ and Mink Stole!
The directorial debut of Midnight Movie impresario (and Annapolis, MD, native) Joshua Grannell (better known as "Peaches Christ"), this film is a...
2010_MD_Fair_Game_101019116AFI -- DC LaborFest (2010) -- Film: "Fair Game" (w/Doug Liman, Valerie Plame-Wilson, and Joe Wilson)
Indoor speakers in sequence:
-- Ray Barry (AFI)
-- Doug Liman (director)
-- Panel with Doug Liman, Valerie Plame-Wilson, Ambassador Joe Wilson, and Neal Conan

Closing Night Presentation! FAIR GAME
In Person: Director Doug Liman, Valerie Plame-Wilson and Ambassador Joe Wilson!
Washington, DC,...
2010_MD_Flesh_100820163AFI -- "Of Flesh and Blood" (w/Jeff Krulik, Jeff Mentges, Al Breon, and lots of folks)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Jeff Krulik
-- Miscellaneous folks from "Of Flesh and Blood"

20th Anniversary Screening!
In Person: Director Jeff Mentges plus the entire cast and crew, including Al Breon, Dick Bangham, Steve Lorber, Joe Sasfy, Jeanne Keskinen, Jeff Sacks, Dave...
2010_MD_Forgive_10062511AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Moving Images = Making Connections
Centering on the documentary film AS WE FORGIVE, Renee Shea will discuss strategies to analyze documentary film as nonfiction essay. Winner of the 2008 Academy Award for Best Student Documentary, director...
2010_MD_FOTHOC_10123156Friends of the Homeless on Christmas (package preparation)
2010_MD_Friendship_10111335AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2010) -- "Friendship" (w/Markus Goller)
Speakers in sequence were:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Markus Goller (director), interviewed by Todd Hitchcock

Friendship! [Freundschaft!]
In person: director Markus Goller
Growing up in East Germany, best pals Tom (Matthias Schweighöfer) and Veit (Friedrich Mücke) were cheerfully oblivious to...
2010_MD_Ft_HowardPk41MD -- Fort Howard Park
2010_MD_Ft_HowardVA36MD -- Fort Howard (former Veterans Affairs facility)
2010_MD_Ft_McHenry_Exh53MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Exhibit Rooms Inside Fort
2010_MD_Ft_McHenry_I41MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Inside Fort
2010_MD_Ft_McHenry_O38MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Outside Fort
2010_MD_Ft_McHenry_VC15MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Visitor Center
2010_MD_Ft_McHenry_Vw1MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- View of the water
2010_MD_Great_FallsF123MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 14.4 -- Great Falls (Maryland) -- Flood preparation
Preparing for the flood. I showed up pretty late but got to spend a few hours volunteering at the C&O Canal National Historic Park in Great Falls, Maryland helping them move furniture in preparation of the predicted flood. I can't say I was all that helpful but it felt good to be part of it. I was also...
2010_MD_HamptonNHS271MD -- Hampton NHS
My first visit this year was a flop. There was a little tiny sign, too small to be read while driving in, announcing they were closed no Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It happened to be Tuesday. There was no sign on the building itself or on the entrance door. The groundskeeper had to tell me about it. He...
2010_MD_Hirsch_1010232AFI -- Film Noir Festival (2010) -- Foster Hirsch preparing for Film Noir series
Foster Hirsch, author of over a dozen movies on subjects related to theatre and movies, was in town preparing for an upcoming Film Noir festival.
2010_MD_HMP_100806147AFI -- "Heavy Metal Picnic" (w/Jeff Krulik and lots of folks)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Jeff Krulik
-- Miscellaneous folks from "Heavy Metal Picnic"

Invited Guests: Filmmakers Jeff Krulik and John Heyn, Full Moon Jamboree creator Billy Gordon, Rudy Childs and the Earth Dogs, Asylum featuring Ronnie Kalimon and Dale Flood, and Tito...
2010_MD_Hyattsville102MD -- Hyattsville
Lots of construction going on!
2010_MD_ICC194MD -- Intercounty Connector construction project
Several visits to check out the project (which I've never been thrilled with). Finally, Ed Finn road has been split in half.
2010_MD_Illegal_101104143AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2010) -- "Illegal" (incl receptions)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Ray Barry (AFI)
-- João Vale de Almeida (head of the EU delegation)

AFI European Union Film Showcase:
The best of European cinema...without the jet lag.

AFI presents the 23rd AFI European Union Film Showcase, a selection of new films from EU member states including...
2010_MD_ITVS_10062631AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- ITVS Seminar: Hands-on Guide to Creating a Dynamite Work-in-Progress
As the single biggest funder of independent documentaries on television, the Independent Television Service has become indispensable for filmmakers seeking major funding for...
2010_MD_Iverson_10032962AFI -- "No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson" (w/Steve James and panel)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs)
-- Steve James
-- Panel with Steve James, Mike Wise, and Kevin Blackistone

AFI/Discovery Channel SilverDocs Presents: NO CROSSOVER: THE TRIAL OF ALLEN IVERSON
Directed by Steve James (HOOP DREAMS)
In Person: Director Steve James
2010_MD_Joneses_10041349AFI -- "The Joneses" (w/Derrick Borte)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Tiffany Graham-Golden (AFI)
-- Derrick Borte

This was an advance preview for the new film "The Joneses" with the writer and director Derrick Borte.
Demi Moore and David Duchovny star as a seemingly perfect couple who, along with their equally perfect teenagers -- Amber...
2010_MD_Killed_BHM_10062537AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Who Killed Black History Month?
WHO KILLED BLACK HISTORY MONTH? Teaching, Learning, and Celebrating African American History in the Digital Age
MORE THAN A MONTH follows African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. Through this journey, we investigate what the treatment of...
2010_MD_Lincoln_Other_10032053Abraham Lincoln 2010 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Other
Thirteenth Annual Symposium: "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"
Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc., the National Archives, the Foundation for the National Archives, the Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C., and the generosity of individual donors; and, endorsed by the U.S....
2010_MD_Lincoln_Party_10032060Abraham Lincoln 2010 Symposium -- Post-event party
These are pictures from an after-event party for participants of the symposium.
2010_MD_Lincoln_Speakers_100320216Abraham Lincoln 2010 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Speakers
Thirteenth Annual Symposium: "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"
Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc., the National Archives, the Foundation for the National Archives, the Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C., and the generosity of individual donors; and, endorsed by the U.S....
2010_MD_Loudon_NCem68MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park National Cemetery
2010_MD_Loudon_PkCem47MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park Cemetery
2010_MD_Lunch_10062563AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- CPB Filmmaker Networking Luncheon
2010_MD_MCAF_FD9MD -- Gaithersburg -- Montgomery County Agricultural Fair (2010) -- Fire Department
2010_MD_MCAF_LS59MD -- Gaithersburg -- Montgomery County Agricultural Fair (2010) -- Livestock
2010_MD_MCAF_Misc100MD -- Gaithersburg -- Montgomery County Agricultural Fair (2010) -- Miscellaneous
2010_MD_MCAF_Rides42MD -- Gaithersburg -- Montgomery County Agricultural Fair (2010) -- Rides
2010_MD_MC_CAF35MD -- Silver Spring -- Montgomery College -- Cafritz Art Center
2010_MD_MC_PAC13MD -- Silver Spring -- Montgomery College -- Performing Arts Center
2010_MD_MD_Snow10MD -- More snow pics
2010_MD_Metro_SSVw39Metro Station -- Silver Spring -- View from platform
2010_MD_Metro_SS1Metro Station -- Silver Spring
2010_MD_Me_Too155AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2010) -- "Me Too" (w/Alvaro Pastor) (two screenings) (incl reception)
Speakers in sequence were:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- ???
-- Álvaro Pastor (writer-director)

Centerpiece Screening: ME TOO [Yo, también]
In person: writer-director Álvaro Pastor at both screenings!
From Rotterdam to Sundance, this film has attracted attention for the real-life story of its...
2010_MD_Mine_100227109AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- "Mine" (w/Erin Essenmacher and Scotlund Haisley) plus Reception @ Jackie's
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Amy King,
-- Panel with Amy King, Scotlund Haisley, and Erin Essenmacher

AFI/Discovery Channel SilverDocs Presents: MINE
Hailed as "absorbing," "a must see," "Oscar material" and "the best movie at SXSW," this is a documentary about the bond...
2010_MD_Mormon22MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple
2010_MD_Mormon_LightsC272MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas -- Christmas Creche display
2010_MD_Mormon_Lights86MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas
Two visits (Jan2010 and Dec2010).
2010_MD_Mormon_Prop_10061843AFI -- "8: The Mormon Proposition" (w/Steven Greenstreet and David Melson)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Ben Field-Pickering, AFI
-- Steven Greenstreet and ???

In Person: director Steven Greenstreet
Official Selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival
This exploration of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's involvement in the passage of...
2010_MD_Mrs_Ks3MD -- Silver Spring -- Mrs. K's
2010_MD_Mudd9MD -- Waldorf -- Mudd House
Late afternoon drive by of the Samuel Mudd house.
2010_MD_MuralsMD_ADroze3MD -- Public Art: Murals by Augustina Droze
2010_MD_MuralsMD_BPeck20MD -- Public Art: Murals by G. Byron Peck
2010_MD_MuralsMD_JBergner3MD -- Public Art: Murals by Joel Bergner (aka Joel Artista)
2010_MD_MuralsMD_MFerguson1MD -- Public Art: Murals by Mary Carfagno Ferguson
2010_MD_MuralsMD_MKirby10MD -- Public Art: Murals by Michael Kirby
2010_MD_Natl_HarborA10MD -- National Harbor -- Public Art
2010_MD_Natl_HarborX9MD -- National Harbor -- Exteriors
2010_MD_Natl_Harbor3MD -- National Harbor
2010_MD_NOAA8MD -- Silver Spring -- NOAA Building
2010_MD_Nolan_10062675AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- "Disappearance of McKinley Nolan" (w/Danny Glover)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs),
-- Danny Glover
-- Henry Corra
-- ???

A captive? A traitor? A radical? An American operative? Forty years after Pvt. McKinley Nolan vanished in Vietnam, the Nolan family suddenly learns that there is...
2010_MD_Nosferatu_10102937AFI -- Silent Cinema -- "Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror" (w/Silent Orchestra and James White)
Speakers in sequence:
-- ??? (AFI)
-- James White
-- Silent Orchestra

NOSFERATU, A SYMPHONY OF HORROR [Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens]:
With live musical accompaniment by Silent Orchestra; emceed by WTOP's James White!
A Halloween classic not to be missed! F.W. Murnau's 1922...
2010_MD_Office_Blake_10112976Office (Census) -- Blake and Stefanie's Baby Party
2010_MD_Parking4Personal -- Baltimore parking violation documentation
Why are there pictures of a parking sign here? Because while I was at the Baltimore Comic-Con, my car was towed. It was a Saturday and there were no weekend restrictions as these signs attest but the city took it anyway. (The signs a block south of where I was said there was no parking during stadium...
2010_MD_Patapsco43MD -- Patapsco Valley State Park (and Thomas Viaduct)
2010_MD_Persp_War_10062557AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Documentary Perspectives on War
Join filmmakers Amir Bar-Lev (THE TILLMAN STORY), Henry Corra (DISAPPEARANCE OF MCKINLEY NOLAN), and Sebastian Junger (RESTREPO) in conversation with Washington Post Cultural Critic, Philip Kennicott.
2010_MD_Playtime_1003211DC Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Playtime" @ AFI
-- Helen Strong (Public Affairs Director, Environmental Film Festival)

PLAYTIME (France / Italy, 1967, 126 min.)
Tati’s towering achievement, a triumph of widescreen space, color, design and stereophonic sound, has been painstakingly restored to the director’s original full-length vision....
2010_MD_POUSMB_10031585MD -- President's Own US Marine Band @ Strathmore Music Center
"The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band: "The Force of Destiny"
"The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band
Colonel Michael J. Colburn, conductor
The date of this concert brings to mind the oft-quoted line from Shakespeare's Julius Cesaer, and reminds us of the futility of fighting destiny. From the...
2010_MD_POV_10062511AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Focus on American Documentary -- POV
POV—public television’s premier showcase for independent documentaries—reaches over 97 percent of American TV viewers with a cumulative audience average of 2.5 million per program. The 800 programs submitted for consideration each year undergo a rigorous review...
2010_MD_Pt_LookCem27MD -- Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery
I was surprised this cemetery didn't have a Civil War Trails marker by it.
2010_MD_Pt_LookCMP30MD -- Point Lookout Confederate Memorial Park
I had never seen this before. It was apparently built in response to the prohibition of a permanent Confederate flag at the main Confederate cemetery. The people organizing this park are die-hard Lost Cause folks. It's not the Civil War, it's the War Between the States. They point out that "There...
2010_MD_Pt_Lookout44MD -- Point Lookout State Park
2010_MD_Rawlings48MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2010_MD_RenFest_Acts57Maryland Renaissance Festival (2010) -- Acts: Other
1. Coeur de Lion (???)

2. The Renaissance Man
Christopher Davis
Join England’s foremost tragedian, Ned Alleyn, for a stab at comedie! Lucky audience volunteers play leading roles in hysterically historical, interactive scenes. A plethora of school & corporate shows also available via...
2010_MD_RenFest_Fox49Maryland Renaissance Festival (2010) -- Acts: Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire
1. Johnny Fox, swordswallower extraordinaire:
With sword swallowing, magic and a quick wit, the legendary Johnny Fox has thrilled audiences around the world. At the Royal Stage.

2. Johnny Fox's JADOO:
If you've enjoyed Johnny Fox's amazing swordswallowing shows on the Royal Stage, you do not want...
2010_MD_RenFest_Joust51Maryland Renaissance Festival (2010) -- Acts: Jousting Area
1. Archery Demonstration :
James Frank, director
See a demonstration of the English longbow - the weapon that changed the history of Britain. This informative demonstration will also include the use of bows handmade in our village Militia tent.

2. The Free Lancers, jousters:
Roy Cox, director
2010_MD_RenFest_Misc111Maryland Renaissance Festival (2010) -- Miscellaneous
2010_MD_RenFest_Squire77Maryland Renaissance Festival (2010) -- Acts: Squire of the Wire
The Squire of the Wire: Michael Rosman:
Amazing Feats of Comedy is the description of this hilarious show for adults (and kids) which features outrageous stunts, juggling of dangerous knives, and the world’s only kilted high-wire walker performing directly over the audience. It is dangerously...
2010_MD_Restrepo_10062579AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- "Restrepo" (w/Sebastian Junger and Lara Logan)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs)
-- Sebastian Junger
-- Panel discussion with Dan Kearney, Sebastian Junger, and Lara Logan

Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington 2009
Armed only with cameras and a fierce commitment to present an unmediated vision of combat,...
2010_MD_Robber61AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2010) -- "The Robber" (w/Franziska Weisz) (two showings)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI) interviewing Franziska Weisz (actress)

The Robber [Der Räuber]:
In person: actress Franziska Weisz at both screenings!
Based on the real-life escapades of the Austrian bank-robbing marathoner Johann "Pump-Gun Ronnie" Rettenberger, this film moves from...
2010_MD_Rock_Creek_MNC29MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park -- Meadowside Nature Center
2010_MD_Room_100611115AFI -- "The Room" (w/Tommy Wiseau)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Adrian Spencer (AFI)
-- Tommy Wiseau

The Room:
Newly expanded run, due to overwhelming demand: June 11-13!
In Person: Director, writer, producer and star Tommy Wiseau at every screening!
2004 Miami Film Festival Audience Award Best Feature Film
Following sold-out...
2010_MD_Salome_10102943AFI -- Silent Cinema -- "Salome" (w/Silent Orchestra)
Speakers in sequence:
-- ??? (AFI)
-- Silent Orchestra

SALOME: One night only!
With live musical accompaniment Silent Orchestra!
Directed by Charles Bryant and starring Alla Nazimova, this 1923 silent classic is adapted from the controversial play by Oscar Wilde.
2010_MD_SAPAC_100710103MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Art -- Event: Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Award Ceremony
The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Award Ceremony
Saturday, July 10, 7 pm
The Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive

Galleries Open 6 pm
Award Ceremony 7 pm
Reception 7:30–9 pm

Leah Cooper, Baltimore, MD
Ryan Hackett, Washington, DC ...
2010_MD_Seminary106MD -- Forest Glen Seminary
2010_MD_Silverdocs74AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- Miscellaneous
2010_MD_Silver_10062617AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Silver sessions
2010_MD_Sligo4MD -- Sligo Creek Park
A light snow.
2010_MD_Smaller_100626130AFI Silverdocs 2010 Conf -- Making a Smaller World: Youth Voices Speak Up
Young filmmakers representing the scope of film-oriented programs from all over the world will discuss their projects from inspiration to fulfillment—unfiltered by adults. At this panel they will screen their films and share their stories of how filmmaking...
2010_MD_SPX_Other_10091296Small Press Expo (2010) -- Other
Pictures of everything except the panels. Artists photographed (in sequence):
Tom McHenry, Kate Beaton, Robert Ullman ("Atom-Bomb Bikini"), Keith Knight, Michael Cavna, Xaime Hernandez, SL Gallant, Nate Neal, Jay Hosler, Ken Dahl, Roger Langridge, Dustin Harbin, Richard Thompson, Joe Lambert, David...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel1_1009125Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Teaching Comics
Teaching Comics: Comics have increasingly gained a berth as the subject of courses within the academy, and classes about comics production are increasingly a part of studio art departments. What do students need to know about comics? To what extent do studio art students need to know about comics...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel2_10091219Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Kate Beaton and Julia Wertz in Conversation
Kate Beaton and Julia Wertz in Conversation: Two of the most popular and entertaining cartoonists of their generation, Kate Beaton and Julia Wertz have both attracted dedicated audiences online with their uniquely humorous comics. This special conversation moderated by Dustin Harbin will investigate the...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel3_10091233Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Brave New Comic Strips
Brave New Comic Strips: The newspaper industry, long the home of American comics’ first popular dedicated format, faces an existential crisis presented by the emergence and proliferation of digital media. Against all odds, artists interested in the daily strip format continue to produce work with an eye...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel4_10091225Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Developing Iconographies
Developing Iconographies: Distinct from drawing as an art discipline with its own self-ratifying purpose, artists in comics create pictures as part of a visual language. Moderator Ken Parille will investigate the ways in which comics artists develop visual iconographies in individual works and...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel5_10091213Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Autobiography in Pieces
Autobiography in Pieces: How do you tell the story of a life that’s still in progress? Is “story” even the right way to think about it? How do you winnow down the manifold details and data of your life? Cartoonists Sarah Becan, Gabrielle Bell, Vanessa Davis, and Jesse Reklaw will discuss alternatives to...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel6_10091216Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: R. Sikoryak: Adaptation and Parody
R. Sikoryak: Adaptation and Parody: Comics chameleon R. Sikoryak inventively adapts canonical Western literature using the visual styles and characters of historical American comic books and comic strips. These works have been collected in his 2009 book Masterpiece Comics (Drawn and Quarterly). Sikoryak...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel7_10091210Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Comics and Printmaking
Comics and Printmaking: Comics have historically been a medium of work made for reproduction, but the means of reproduction have often constrained by technical and commercial limitations. Even as new digital technologies have broadened technical possibilities, a number of cartoonists are exploring the...
2010_MD_SPX_Panel8_1009123Small Press Expo (2010) -- Panel: Commercial Eruptions
Commercial Eruptions: Jim Rugg (Street Angel, Afrodisiac) and Frank Santoro (Storeyville, Cold Heat) have produced auteurial work that shows the influence of commercial comics, and have brought an independent sensibility to work for publishers like Marvel Comics. In a conversation moderated by Tim...
2010_MD_SSL99MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
Demolition around the site of the new Silver Spring library. The last of the buildings to be torn down was the Moose Lodge and auto garage. The workers took down the dedication plaque and found the time capsule (and old Band-Aid box) which was going to go the Silver Spring Historical Society. Later in...
2010_MD_SSprung7MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)
I haven't a clue who this rapper was. It was interesting to hear a Beatles track being used as background.
2010_MD_SST77MD -- Silver Spring -- Paul Sarbanes Transportation Center
2010_MD_SSV18MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from ...
Some images from:
* Wayne Avenue Garage (Silver Sprung)
2010_MD_SS_2ndAve1MD -- Silver Spring -- Second Avenue area
2010_MD_SS_Acorn16MD -- Silver Spring -- Acorn Park
2010_MD_SS_Art53MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art
2010_MD_SS_Art_PRH1MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Penguin Rush Hour (mural by Sally Callmer) @ Silver Spring Metro station
2010_MD_SS_BDE38MD -- Silver Spring -- Business Section (East of Metro Line)
2010_MD_SS_Bonifant6MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (not covered elsewhere)
2010_MD_SS_DiscoveryJL_10090128MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters -- After James Lee event
Pictures of the streets around the Discovery Headquarters were taken two hours after James Lee, inside, was killed by police. The AFI Theatre is dark. Streets that are normally bustling at this time of day were pedestrian walk-ways or closed off entirely.

Environmental militant slain at Silver...
2010_MD_SS_Discovery50MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters (incl "Chompie" for Shark Week)
Including pictures from Shark Week. Because of the new high-rises around the new transportation center, we may not be able to get some of these views again next year.
2010_MD_SS_EastWest10MD -- Silver Spring -- East West Highway
2010_MD_SS_Fenton3MD -- Silver Spring -- Fenton Street structures
2010_MD_SS_Fillmore2MD -- Silver Spring -- Fillmore (8656 Colesville Rd.)
2010_MD_SS_FireStationH6MD -- Silver Spring -- Fire Station 1 (Historic) --> Fire Station 1 Restaurant (8131 Georgia Ave.)

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2024_02_04C1_Miss_AmericaM248Miss America High Tea Event (1 of 2) Mingling @ GFWC
An invitation to tea from the General Federation of Women’s Clubs to the Former and Present Miss America. They were here in DC for the opening of an exhibit on the history of Miss America at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Hosted by GFWC DC club: * Mohra Gavankar, GFWC Presid... (Partially reviewed)
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An invitation to tea from the General Federation of Women’s Clubs to the Former and Present Miss America. They were here in DC for the opening of an exhibit on the history of Miss America at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Hosted by GFWC DC club: * Mohra Gavankar, GFWC Presid... (Partially reviewed)
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MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" Recommit to Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice for all and celebrate Elise Bryant’s well-deserved retirement from LHF! By Labor Heritage Foundation Tickets are now FREE! Thanks to the Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, AFSCME 112, the International Association of Heat ... (Partially reviewed)
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MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" Recommit to Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice for all and celebrate Elise Bryant’s well-deserved retirement from LHF! By Labor Heritage Foundation Tickets are now FREE! Thanks to the Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, AFSCME 112, the International Association of Heat ... (Partially reviewed)
2024_02_10C_KatzenO163DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2024A Opening Reception
Come celebrate our seven new spring ’24 exhibitions! Mix and mingle with many of this season’s artists and curators … arrive early for light refreshments! Folks seen here include (pretty much in order): Jack Rasmussen, Dana Hart-Stone, Lisa Montag Brotman, Sondra N. Arkin, Ellyn Weiss, Laura Roulet,... (Partially reviewed)
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