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2014_AL_Athens_CC39AL -- Athens -- City Cemetery
2014_AL_Athens_CH27AL -- Athens -- Court House
2014_AL_Athens_SU16AL -- Athens -- Athens State University
2014_AL_I65_Ardmore33AL -- I-65 @ Ardmore -- State Visitor Center
2014_CA_California_Museum1164CA -- Sacramento -- California Museum -- 1st Floor
2014_CA_California_Museum289CA -- Sacramento -- California Museum -- 2nd Floor
2014_CA_California_SRRM290CA -- Sacramento -- California State Railroad Museum
2014_CA_California_SRRM_BA53CA -- Sacramento -- California State Railroad Museum -- Building America exhibit
2014_CA_California_SRRM_MT27CA -- Sacramento -- California State Railroad Museum -- Model Trains exhibit
2014_CA_California_SRRM_RC14CA -- Sacramento -- California State Railroad Museum -- Ray Carrington exhibit
2014_CA_Chain_Reaction15CA -- Santa Monica -- Chain Reaction statue
2014_CA_Crocker25CA -- Sacramento -- Crocker Art Museum
2014_CA_Crocker_Crockers19CA -- Sacramento -- Crocker Art Museum -- Exhibit: The Crockers and Their Era
2014_CA_Crocker_Modern136CA -- Sacramento -- Crocker Art Museum -- Modern Section
2014_CA_Crocker_Orig139CA -- Sacramento -- Crocker Art Museum -- Original Section
2014_CA_Embarcadero94CA -- San Diego -- Embarcadero area
2014_CA_Ft_Tejon176CA -- Fort Tejon SHP
2014_CA_Getty_Center2CA -- Los Angeles -- Getty Center
Another view from the road. I still haven't actually visited the place but some day!
2014_CA_Getty_Villa1161CA -- Los Angeles -- Getty Villa -- 1st Floor
2014_CA_Getty_Villa2229CA -- Los Angeles -- Getty Villa -- 2nd Floor
2014_CA_Getty_Villa3101CA -- Los Angeles -- Getty Villa -- Building
2014_CA_Horton_Plaza27CA -- San Diego -- Westfield Horton Plaza (incl views from)
2014_CA_Horton_PPk10CA -- San Diego -- Horton Plaza Park
2014_CA_Humboldt7CA -- Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
2014_CA_I5_Oceanside19CA -- I-5 @ Oceanside
Rest areas near Camp Pendleton
2014_CA_I80_Truckee7CA -- I-80 @ Truckee -- Rest Area
2014_CA_Laguna_Art_Museum43CA -- Laguna Beach -- Laguna Art Museum
2014_CA_Laguna_Beach72CA -- Laguna Beach
2014_CA_Marshall_Gold_SHPX96CA -- Coloma -- Marshall Gold Discovery SHP -- Exhibits
2014_CA_Marshall_Gold_SHP221CA -- Coloma -- Marshall Gold Discovery SHP
2014_CA_MidwayE16CA -- San Diego -- USS Midway Museum (Exterior)
2014_CA_Mono_Lake178CA -- Mono Lake
2014_CA_Mulholland106CA -- Los Angeles -- Mulholland Drive
2014_CA_Nisei_War_Mem19CA -- Sacramento -- Nisei War Memorial
2014_CA_Oakland1CA -- Oakland
2014_CA_Old_Sacramento69CA -- Sacramento -- Old Sacramento (incl SHP)
2014_CA_Remember_Them124CA -- Oakland -- Remember Them memorial
2014_CA_RosieEtc72CA -- Richmond -- Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front -- Miscellaneous
2014_CA_RosieRO137CA -- Richmond -- Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front -- Red Oak Victory Ship
2014_CA_RosieVC297CA -- Richmond -- Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front -- Visitor Center
2014_CA_RosieVw19CA -- Richmond -- Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front -- Views of the Bay
2014_CA_Sacramento21CA -- Sacramento
2014_CA_Sacramento_Art14CA -- Sacramento -- Public Art
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapGC58CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Govt Complex
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapI126CA -- Sacramento -- State Capitol -- Interior
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkCW28CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- Civil War Memorial Grove
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkFF28CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- California Firefighters' Memorial
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkGGP29CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- Golden Gate Plaza (Zone of Public Gathering / Zone of Discovery / Zone of Transformation)
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkJS19CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- Junipero Serra Tribute
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkMex6CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- Mexican American Memorial
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkPOM37CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- Peace Officers Memorial
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkUCB7CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- USS California Bell
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2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkWP38CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- World Peace Rose Garden
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPk61CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapX61CA -- Sacramento -- State Capitol -- Exterior
2014_CA_Sacramento_Cap_191566CA -- Sacramento -- State Capitol -- Exhibit: California Invites the World
California Invites the World: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition

1915 Panama Pacific Exposition exhibit posterThe late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were the golden age for the great world’s fair expositions. The 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) was no...
2014_CA_Sacramento_KStUP74CA -- Sacramento -- K Street Underpass
2014_CA_Sacramento_WF46CA -- Sacramento -- Water Front
2014_CA_Sac_Cath_of_BS4CA -- Sacramento -- Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
2014_CA_San_Diego38CA -- San Diego -- Miscellaneous downtown sites
2014_CA_SDCCA125San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Artists
Artists shown here:

Preview Night:
Len Wein, Michael Phifer (who had published the Fantasy Illustration Library with his twin brother Malcom), Jerry Beck, Lee Meriwether, William Stout, Stan Sakai, Suzy Zaleta (I kind of got stuck in a Geekscape filming), Marilyn Ghigliotti, Nicola Scott, Mark...
2014_CA_SDCCP01_14072432San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Behind the Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection
Behind the Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection:
Murder, mayhem, mystery and more are all at the center of crime, death and resurrection, a Behind the Music panel featuring composers that create the music to some of your favorite television shows and movies! James Levine (American Horror Story), Jeff...
2014_CA_SDCCP01_14072518San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Evangeline Lilly Discusses Her First Book The Squickerwonkers
Evangeline Lilly Discusses Her First Book The Squickerwonkers
Superstar Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit, Lost) introduces her first illustrated children's book The Squickerwonkers (Titan Books)-a mischievous and uproarious tale about a clever and unruly child called Selma who meets the remarkable...
2014_CA_SDCCP01_14072637San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Marvel Animation Presents!
Marvel Animation Presents!
Jeph Loeb (Marvel's head of television; Hydra Agent) returns for what's become one of the most popular television panels at San Diego. Join Jeph, Stephen Wacker (VP -animation & writing panel blurbs), Cort Lane (huge nerd, VP), and Eric Radomski (giant dork, SVP) for the...
2014_CA_SDCCP01_14072733San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
Each year, we set aside time to talk about Comic-Con's first superstar guest and the man they call The King of the Comics, Jack Kirby. Jack left us in 1994 but his influence on comics, film, and this convention has never been greater. Discussing the man and his work...
2014_CA_SDCCP02_14072452San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Spotlight on Bill Finger, the Co-Creator of Batman
Spotlight on Bill Finger, the Co-Creator of Batman:
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the movie Batman, the 50th anniversary of Batman's "New Look," the 75th anniversary of Batman's debut, and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Bill Finger, the Caped Crusader's uncredited co-creator. Not only did...
2014_CA_SDCCP02_14072521San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Rocky and Bullwinkle Short U.S. Premiere & Panel
Rocky and Bullwinkle Short U.S. Premiere & Panel
In celebration of the 55th anniversary of Rocky and Bullwinkle, join Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation for the U.S. premiere of a new Rocky and Bullwinkle short that will appear on the upcoming release of Mr. Peabody &...
2014_CA_SDCCP02_140726148San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Quick Draw!
Quick Draw
It's still the fastest, funniest panel in the whole convention! Once again, your Quick Draw Quizmaster Mark Evanier pits three super-speedy cartoonists against one another as they go mano a mano and Sharpie to Sharpie to create great cartoon art right before your very eyes. Competing this...
2014_CA_SDCCP02_14072732San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Sesame Street & Pop Culture: 45 Years of Spoofs on the 'Street'
Sesame Street & Pop Culture: 45 Years of Spoofs on the 'Street'
Sesame Street has continuously turned the sensations of the entertainment world into lighthearted attractions that make children and their parents laugh, sing, and learn. See a special screening of the new Sesame Street spoofs "Numeric...
2014_CA_SDCCP03_14072418San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Batman in the '70s
Batman in the '70s
In celebration of Batman's 75th birthday, panelists look back at a crucial decade in the life of the Caped Crusader. It was a time of change as new writers and artists brought forth new interpretations of this classic character. On hand to discuss it are many of the those who were...
2014_CA_SDCCP03_14072511San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Top Shelf Productions Featuring Kevin O'Neill and More!
Top Shelf Productions Featuring Kevin O'Neill and More!
Top Shelf is so excited to debut the The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century hardcover that they flew artist Kevin O'Neill all the way from England for his first U.S. visit in years! You think in his 15 years of collaboration with Alan...
2014_CA_SDCCP03_14072644San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 1
Cartoon Voices #1
Each year, moderator Mark Evanier gathers together a bevy of the most talented cartoon voice actors working today and invites them to explain and demonstrate their artistry! This year's lineup includes Jim Cummings (Winnie the Pooh, The Penguins of Madagascar), Josh Keaton (The...
2014_CA_SDCCP03_140727115San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 2
Cartoon Voices #2
Yesterday's Cartoon Voices panel will have been such a hit that today we'll have to do another one with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Gregg Berger (The...
2014_CA_SDCCP04_14072421San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: The Sergio & Mark Show
The Sergio & Mark Show
Usually, this is the panel where Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier make empty promises of more Groo the Wanderer to come. This time though, there actually is new Groo with the release of the long-awaited Groo Vs. Conan miniseries from Dark Horse, to be followed closely by a new...
2014_CA_SDCCP04_14072519San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: IDW & Hasbro: Transformers, Ponies, and More!
IDW & Hasbro: Transformers, Ponies, and More!
IDW editors John Barber and Carlos Guzman, along with Michael Kelly, Hasbro's director for global publishing, offer a comprehensive overview of all things IDW & Hasbro. Transformers! My Little Pony! G.I. Joe! Dungeons & Dragons! Announcements! Prizes!...
2014_CA_SDCCP04_14072621San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Inside the Making of Twin Peaks-The Entire Mystery Blu-ray
Inside the Making of Twin Peaks-The Entire Mystery Blu-ray
Go behind the scenes of the unprecedented collection of the groundbreaking cult phenomenon from David Lynch and Mark Frost, Twin Peaks-The Entire Mystery. Join actress Kimmy Robertson ("Lucy Moran"), Blu-ray producer Charles de Lauzirika,...
2014_CA_SDCCP04_14072740San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Nickelodeon: Sanjay and Craig
Nickelodeon: Sanjay and Craig
Dude! What's up? For the first time ever at Comic-Con, the rad-awesome stars of the show will perform an episode live, accompanied by clips and storyboard panels from the series. Co-creators Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger will operate a soundboard and pepper the...
2014_CA_SDCCP05_14072415San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries TV Showrunners
Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries TV Showrunners
A discussion between a couple of blockbuster directors on the art of filmmaking and a wide-ranging discussion about the future of film.
Panel members: Greg Berlanti, Julie Plec, Rob Thomas, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.
2014_CA_SDCCP05_14072520San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Secret Origins: How the Industry's Best and Brightest Began
Secret Origins: How the Industry's Best and Brightest Began
Everyone has an origin story, the defining moment where they thrust themselves to greatness, and so do the comic industry's best and brightest. ComiXology's marketing maven Chip Mosher hosts a panel with comiXology co-founder and CEO David...
2014_CA_SDCCP05_14072643San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: That '70s Panel
That '70s Panel
It was a time of change in comics with a new generation intermingling with the old and taking command. Hear what it was like from Steve Leialoha (Howard the Duck, Spider-Woman), Len Wein (Swamp Thing, The New X-Men), Walt Simonson (Manhunter, Batman), Louise Simonson (Creepy, Eerie),...
2014_CA_SDCCP05_14072746San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Cover Story: The Art of the Cover
Cover Story: The Art of the Cover
What does it take to make a great cover for a comic book? Let's ask five top artists...all folks who've created some of the best. Come hear the "shop talk" of Mark Brooks (Amazing Spider-Man, The New X-Men), Amanda Conner (Power Girl, Harley Quinn), Jae Lee (Before...
2014_CA_SDCCP06_14072478San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Batman '66
Batman '66
Holy Bat Panels! Get all the details on the most anticipated home entertainment release in fanboy history when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment reunites pop icons Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar on the Hall H stage for a Bat-tastic look at Batman: The Complete TV Series. The actors...
2014_CA_SDCCP06_14072570San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: A Celebration of Walt Kelly's 101st Birthday
A Celebration of Walt Kelly's 101st Birthday
Last year, we had such a good time celebrating the 100th birthday of the creator of one of comics' great newspaper strips that we've decided to keep the party going. Kelly's magnum opus, Pogo, is now receiving its first ever complete reprinting in an...
2014_CA_SDCCP06_140726207San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment: The Flash, Constantine, Arrow, and Gotham
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment: The Flash, Constantine, Arrow, and the World Premiere of Gotham with Special Appearances by Casts and Producers, Hosted by Arrow's Stephen Amell
DC fans-get ready for a superhero Saturday night, designed specifically for you! For the first time ever at...
2014_CA_SDCCP06_14072751San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: The Business of Cartoon Voices
Business of Cartoon Voices
Interested in a career doing voices for animation and video games? There are plenty of people around who'll take your money and tell you how to go about it...but here's 90 minutes of absolutely free advice from folks who work in the field. Come hear cartoon voice actor Bill...
2014_CA_SDCCP07_14072421San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Sharknado 2: The Second One
Sharknado 2: The Second One
Get your chainsaws ready! A Sharknado is about to hit the Big Apple. Sharknado 2: The Second One stars Ian Ziering (Fin Shepard), Tara Reid (April Wexler), Kari Wuhrer (Ellen Brody), and Judah Friedlander (Bryan) and director Anthony C. Ferrante take you into the eye of the...
2014_CA_SDCCP07_14072580San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: World Premiere of Batman: Assault on Arkham
World Premiere of Batman: Assault on Arkham
Be among the first to experience Batman: Assault on Arkham, the highly anticipated next entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation, the film is based on...
2014_CA_SDCCP08_14072426San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: Robotech Industries Panel
Robotech Industries Panel
Tommy Yune, director of Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles and Steve Yun, screenwriter of Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles showcase all the latest live-action and animated Robotech projects in production.
Panel (left to right) Ford Riley, Tommy Yune, Scott Glasgow, Douglas...
2014_CA_SDCCP09_14072439San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Panel: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - A Look Under the Shell
The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - A Look Under the Shell
In celebration of the new documentary film, Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, co-creator Kevin Eastman will lead this fascinating panel including Randall Lobb (writer/director)...
2014_CA_SDCC315San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Miscellaneous
2014_CA_SDCC_Advance_14072214San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Advance Party @ Old Spaghetti Factory
COMIC CON ADVANCE PARTY AT THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY !
You're at Comic Con a little early? Tuesday sounds normal to me. Join the rest of us hanging out in the upstairs bar. Comic Con peeps have been eating there since 1972!
SDCC CCI FOREVER and FOREVER!
EL CORTEZ ALUMNI WELCOME!
2014_CA_SDCC_Assassins36San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Pop-up: Assassins Creed Unity exhibit
2014_CA_SD_Art1CA -- San Diego -- Public Art
2014_CA_SD_Art_TCB3CA -- San Diego -- Public Art: Traffic Control Boxes
2014_CA_SD_CAC15CA -- San Diego -- County of San Diego, County Administration Center
2014_CA_SD_Ped_Bridge7CA -- San Diego -- Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge @ Convention Center (incl views from)
2014_CA_SD_Ralphs17San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 -- Ralphs prepared for comic-con
2014_CA_SD_Santa_Fe13CA -- San Diego -- Santa Fe terminal
2014_CA_SD_Spreckels24CA -- San Diego -- Spreckels Theater
2014_CA_SD_Trains5CA -- San Diego -- Trains (except Santa Fe terminal)
2014_CA_SD_WaterfrontPk9CA -- San Diego -- Waterfront Park
2014_CA_SD_YMCA1CA -- San Diego -- YMCA Building
2014_CA_Sutters_FortX109CA -- Sacramento -- Sutter's Fort SHP -- Exhibits
2014_CA_Sutters_Fort112CA -- Sacramento -- Sutter's Fort SHP
2014_CA_US_Grant6CA -- San Diego -- US Grant Hotel
2014_CA_Yosemite143CA -- Yosemite Natl Park
2014_DC_20Feet_14022625Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "20 Feet from Stardom" (introduced by Willie Waffle)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_4th_Fireworks_140704129Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2014) from the Lincoln Memorial
2014_DC_777Vw26DC -- Residences @ Gallery Place -- Views from...
2014_DC_AACW19DC -- U Street -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2014_DC_Adams_Morgan12DC -- Adams Morgan neighborhood
2014_DC_AmerInd3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas
2014_DC_AmerInd_Int8DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2014_DC_AmerInd_Nation254DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Nation to Nation
Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014 – December 2021
From a young age, most Americans learn about the Founding Fathers, but are told very little about equally important and influential Native diplomats and leaders of Indian nations....
2014_DC_Anderson_14020482Capitol Hill History Project -- Leslie Anderson ("Who Was Michael Shiner?")
Reserve Now for February 4 Overbeck Lecture: Who Was Michael Shiner?
On Tuesday, February 4, Leslie Anderson will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the remarkable life of Michael Shiner, a freed slave who worked at the Washington Navy Yard, rose to prominence in the Capitol Hill community, and...
2014_DC_Anthem_140614109Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Raise It Up! Anthem for America -- Misc
Join us on June 14th as we host Raise It Up! Anthem for America, a national celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. On that day, people around the world will unite to sing our national anthem at 4:00 PM EDT and kick-off a Star-Spangled summer.
Here are three ways to celebrate...
2014_DC_Archives_Signatures215DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures:
An exhibition at the National Archives, Washington, DC Opening March 21, 2014

A signature can be as routine as a mark on a form or as extraordinary as a stroke of the pen that changes the course of history. For example, the 56 men who signed the...
2014_DC_Archives_SigPP_14031846Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures (plus tour)
A special press-only “sneak preview” to launch the new National Archives’ exhibit: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
A signature can be as routine as a mark on a form or as extraordinary as a stroke of the pen that changes the course of history. It can save lives or end them. This sweeping...
2014_DC_Argo_14032584Env Film Festival (2014) -- Tales from the Wild with Allison Argo (both sessions) @ THEARC
Tales from the Wild with Allison Argo
(Suggested Ages 4-8)
Award-winning filmmaker Allison Argo will take you on a journey into the world of captivating creatures, such as parrots, elephants and frogs. Allison will show video clips from her unforgettable films and share personal stories about some...
2014_DC_Ashes44DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery in celebration of Black History Month is hosting “From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit.” This unique exhibit kicks off with a reception that is open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 4.
Each participating artist...
2014_DC_Ashes_Opening_14021583DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery in celebration of Black History Month is hosting “From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit.” This unique exhibit kicks off with a reception that is open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 4.
Each participating artist...
2014_DC_Atlas_PAC19DC -- Atlas District -- Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St NE)
2014_DC_AwesomeA141Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Artists
Folks shown here: George Perez, Timothy Zahn, Dirk Benedict, Raphael Sbarge, Richard Horvitz, Maurice Lamarche, Veronica Taylor, John K. Snyder III, Joe Sutliff, Rob Balder ("Elfworld.com"), Steve Artley, SL Gallant ("GI Joe"), Andrew Aydin ("March"), ???, Nicholas Brendon, Veronica Taylor (again), Phil...
2014_DC_AwesomeM29Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2014_DC_Baer_14102767Sixth & I -- Robert B. Baer ("Perfect Kill") w/James Risen
Robert B. Baer In Conversation with James Risen
For Baer, one of the most accomplished agents to ever work for the CIA, assassination is a source of endless fascination, speculation, and intrigue. Over several decades, Baer served as an operative, from Iraq to New Delhi and beyond; notably, his career...
2014_DC_Ballpark_Ext1DC -- Southeast -- Washington Nationals ballpark -- Exterior
2014_DC_Bao_Bao_14082320DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Bao Bao's first birthday event
This was Bao Bao's first birthday.
2014_DC_Barry_14030675Politics & Prose -- Dave Barry ("You Can Date Boys When You're Forty")
Dave Barry - You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About:
Barry’s new essay collection is “about many things,” but foremost among them is the popular humorist’s role as a parent. Thanks to his teenage daughter, the sixty-five-year-old writer...
2014_DC_Batali_14102671Sixth & I -- Mario Batali ("America Farm to Table") w/Jim Webster and Joe Yonan
Mario Batali In Conversation with Jim Webster and Joe Yonan
In America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers, the bestselling author and James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur pays homage to the American farmer – from Maine to California – in stories, photos, and...
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Crafts_140809156Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Crafts
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Kinikia_14080976Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Kinikia
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Oasis_14080950Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Oasis Island Sounds
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island Sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Play_14080972Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Beach Balls and Kinetic Sand
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Bethune72DC -- Logan Circle -- Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS (1318 Vermont Ave NW)
2014_DC_Blue_PlainsVC21DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant -- Visitor Center
2014_DC_Blue_Plains121DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
2014_DC_Blum_14022133Natl Archives -- Howard Blum ("Dark Invasion: 1915")
Dark Invasion: 1915–Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America:
Howard Blum tells the gritty, true–life tale of German espionage and terror on American soil during World War I and how a New York Police Department inspector helped uncover the plot. A team of German...
2014_DC_Bohemian_14042596Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- An Evening with Ella
Take 5! An Evening with Ella
During Jazz Appreciation Month, join us for a special evening performance by The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra as we celebrate the First Lady of Song’s birthday. The Orchestra will highlight Ella Fitzgerald’s collaborations with big bands, including the Count Basie...
2014_DC_Boston_Bombing_14051434DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Boston Marathon Bombing panel
Keynote Panel: Boston Marathon Bombing: A Collaborative Approach to Catch a Terrorist
* Ed Davis, Former Commissioner, City of Boston Police Department
* Richard DesLauriers, Former Special Agent In Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Division
* Moderator: Brian McGrory, Editor, The...
2014_DC_Botanic8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2014_DC_Botanic_Xmas180DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2014) -- Lighthouses
Exploration and Celebrating the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842
Season’s Greenings
November 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015
Holiday cheer abounds at the U.S. Botanic Garden! Despite the cold winter outside, the Conservatory boasts a tropical paradise, one of the largest indoor decorated...
2014_DC_Brack_14020181Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dennis Brack ("Presidential Picture Stories") w/Charles Dharapak
Inside Media: Press Access to the Obama White House
"Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House" by Dennis Brack
Guests: Dennis Brack and Charles Dharapak
White House photographers Dennis Brack and Charles Dharapak talk about restrictions on press access to President Barack...
2014_DC_Bradlee_14102634Newseum -- Inside Media w/Leonard Downie, Jr., Mary Hadar, and George Solomon (Remembering Ben Bradlee)
Inside Media: Remembering Ben Bradlee
The Newseum looks back at the career and impact on American journalism of legendary Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee.
From Watergate to the Pentagon Papers, Bradlee oversaw the newspaper’s history-making coverage of some of the most momentous stories...
2014_DC_Brentwood10DC -- Brentwood neighborhood
2014_DC_Brock_14111961Sixth & I -- Sean Brock ("Heritage") w/Michele Kayal
Sean Brock In Conversation with Michele Kayal
Sean Brock is the James Beard Award-winning chef of Husk and McCrady’s in Charleston and of Husk Nashville. His much-anticipated first cookbook, Heritage, reveals how the Wise County, Virginia native is transforming American flavors by exploring our...
2014_DC_Brokaw_14103061Newseum -- Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw (w/Luke Russert)
Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw
For nearly 50 years, NBC’s Tom Brokaw has reported on the world’s most important and historic events, including Watergate, the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, Brokaw recounts some of the biggest...
2014_DC_Brookland4DC -- Brookland neighborhood
2014_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
Including the Big Maze.
2014_DC_Butler_14012656Newseum -- Inside Media w/Wil Haygood (The Making of "Lee Daniels' The Butler") w/ Charles Allen
Inside Media: The Making of "Lee Daniels' The Butler"
Guests: Wil Haygood and Charles Allen
Washington Post reporter Wil Haygood talks about his newspaper article that inspired the 2013 blockbuster film, "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
In 2008, Haygood profiled Eugene Allen, an African-American butler who...
2014_DC_CalTort5California Tortilla @ Gallery Place
Including:
* Former Gallery Place staff starting up a new place
* New folks @ Gallery Place
2014_DC_Candidate_140928155Sixth & I and JCRC -- DC Candidate Forum (2014)
DC Candidate Forum
Candidates for mayor and attorney general, DC’s newest elected office, share their vision for the District and answer your questions at this community-wide forum.
Mayoral Candidates:
* Muriel Bowser (Invited) -- DIDN'T COME
* Nestor Djonkam (Invited) -- DIDN'T COME
* Faith...
2014_DC_Cannon_HOB14DC -- Capitol Hill -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2014_DC_Canstruction302NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2014
Despite what you learned as a child, playing with food is exactly the point of Canstruction 2014. The nationwide program, which is organized in DC by the Washington Architectural Foundation, challenges teams of architecture, construction, and engineering professionals to interpret a theme using stacked...
2014_DC_CapHill3DC -- Capitol Hill neighborhood
I never noticed the Star Spangled Banner trail signs before.
2014_DC_Capitol21DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2014_DC_Capitol_C16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2014_DC_Capitol_NSH32DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2014_DC_Capitol_R62DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2014_DC_Capitol_Signs9DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Signs
2014_DC_Carla_Prize_140511230Politics & Prose -- Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners (w/Anthony Marra and David Finkel) -- Presentation
The Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners:
Established by friends and family of the founding owner of Politics & Prose, this annual award recognizes two authors of first or second books, one fiction, one nonfiction. Join us to celebrate the exceptional work of Anthony Marra, author of A...
2014_DC_Carnegie_LibI16DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2014_DC_CartoonsP_14111324Newseum -- Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet (w/Flemming Rose)
Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet
In 2005, a series of cartoons satirizing the prophet Mohammed were published in a Danish newspaper, sparking worldwide protest from Muslims and igniting a global discussion on free speech, free press, religious freedom and blasphemy – along with riots and threats...
2014_DC_Cato_Surveil_141212147Cato Institute -- "2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference"
The 2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference
Never in human history have people been more connected than they are today — nor have they been more thoroughly monitored. Over the past year, the disclosures spurred by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have drawn public attention...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Crafts_14041266Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Crafts
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Drums_140412127Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Nen Daiko Taiko Drum Ensemble
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Kimono_14041267Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Kimono Demonstration
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Onoe_14041247Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Onoe Ryu Dancers
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBMSO61DC -- Penn Qtr -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office (437 7th St NW)
2014_DC_CBMSO_Doorsteps21Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: War on Our Doorsteps
Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
When Alexander Gardner’s stunning photographs of the Antietam battlefield were publicly displayed in 1862, they changed how Americans saw war forever. For a limited time, you can relive that sobering exhibition at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers...
2014_DC_CBMSO_Placards40Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2014_DC_CBMSO_Tour_14022864Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour w/Civil War Trust
2014_DC_CBrown_Mem55DC -- Langdon -- Chuck Brown Memorial Park
The memorial opened a few days prior.
2014_DC_CB_Fireworks_14040574Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2014)
2014_DC_Charter_141209172Library of Congress -- Event: Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter
“Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter” Symposium
David Rubenstein to Interview U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta’s political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of...
2014_DC_Chast_14051391Politics & Prose -- Roz Chast ("Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?")
Roz Chast - Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
While her style is inimitably her own, Chast’s story of aging parents will resonate with many. In four-color cartoon panels, photos, and text, Chast, a New Yorker contributor since 1978 and the author/illustrator of a dozen books, recounts her...
2014_DC_Chattahoochee_14033021Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Chattahoochee Unplugged" (w/Jonathan Wickham) @ Carnegie Inst
CHATTAHOOCHEE UNPLUGGED
Directed by: Rhett Turner and Jonathan Wickham

CHATTAHOOCHEE UNPLUGGED (USA, 2013, 56 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere The producers of the Emmy award-winning documentary, Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision, provide a new adventure on one of the Southeast’s largest...
2014_DC_Cheney_14091226Natl Archives -- Lynne Cheney ("James Madison: A Life Reconsidered")
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
Best-selling author Lynne Cheney offers a new biography of James Madison, a modest man who audaciously changed the world. Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary political philosophy and...
2014_DC_Cherry97DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2014)
2014_DC_Chinatown10DC -- Chinatown neighborhood
2014_DC_CIS54DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2014_DC_City_Center12DC -- CityCenterDC complex
2014_DC_City_Fixes_14032352Env Film Festival (2014) -- City Fixes (shorts) (w/Mark Decena, Steve Ellington, Bob Nesson, and Mark Kulsdom) @ Carnegie Inst
City Fixes - Shorts Program
Shorts Program shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
OUR POWER (USA, 2014, 8 min.) Washington, D.C. Premiere The Navajo people in Black Mesa, Arizona are trying to protect their aquifer from a nearby coal mining plant’s pollution. The cities of Phoenix and Flagstaff get...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Costume_14012565Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Chinese Student Arts and Performance Trouple, UMD (Folk Costume)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Crafts_14012593Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Crafts
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Dance_14012568Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe (Dance)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Lions_14012548Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Yong Han Lion Dance Troupe
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Misc_14012549Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Miscellaneous
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Music_14012534Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Washington Guzheng Society (Musicians)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Panda_14012523Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Panda performer
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Puppets_14012572Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Tianjin Arts Troupe (Puppets)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_Cohen_141206137Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Andy Cohen ("Andy Cohen Diaries") w/Wolf Blitzer
Andy Cohen
With a nod to the 1989 bestseller The Andy Warhol Diaries, Cohen’s new book— The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year—is a pop-culture time capsule covering a year in his life. Cohen lets readers inside the world of New York City celebrity. Nothing is off-limits as he recounts...
2014_DC_Come_Hell_14033087Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Come Hell or High Water" (w/Leah Mahan and Derrick Evans) @ Carnegie Inst
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: THE BATTLE FOR TURKEY CREEK (USA, 2013, 60 min.)
Shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
Washington, D.C. Premiere Follow the painful, inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast community of Turkey Creek, first settled by...
2014_DC_Confidence_Gap_140512107Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Claire Shipman and Katty Kay ("Confidence Code") w/James Bennet
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman:
The Atlantic’s editorial features will once again be coming to life — this time examining “The Confidence Gap,” the magazine’s May cover story from broadcast journalists Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, based on their new book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of...
2014_DC_Constitution_14011445Natl Archives -- Stephen Breyer ("Conversations on the Constitution")
Conversations on the Constitution:
We launch a series of conversations with the Supreme Court Justices of the United States with an evening with Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Yale law professor and Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar will lead the discussion, focusing on ideas, viewpoints, and...
2014_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaeous
The Corcoran gallery space is scheduled to close on October 1. It's being acquired by the National Gallery of Art, with its collection being split up. I wanted to see it before it closed.
2014_DC_Corcoran_Amer5DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Cont4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Eur37DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Paley100DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
June 28, 2014 to September 28, 2014

American Metal presents a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. It covers all aspects of his nearly 50-year career, starting with his work as a jeweler and...
2014_DC_CR50_14062839Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joseph McNeil and Dion Diamond (Civil Rights at 50)
Inside Media: Civil Rights at 50: Joseph McNeil and Dion Diamond
Joseph McNeil of the "Greensboro Four" and original Freedom Rider Dion Diamond recount their experiences on the front lines of the civil rights movement 50 years ago.
In 1960, McNeil was one of four students from North Carolina...
2014_DC_Craig_14041231Newseum -- Inside Media w/Lee A. Craig ("Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times")
Progressive Politics and the New South
As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as Secretary of the Navy during World War I, he became one of the most important...
2014_DC_Cutie_14030212Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Cutie and the Boxer" (introduced by Willie Waffle)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Daddy_Track_14021865Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Liza Mundy ("The Daddy Track") w/Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Daddy Track:
In the January/February issue of The Atlantic, New America Foundation Director of Work and Family Liza Mundy explores paternity leave as a transformational equalizing force that draws men into the domestic sphere while enabling women to excel at work.
Building on the article’s...
2014_DC_Damnation_14033099Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Damnation" (w/Travis Rummel, Ben Knight, and Matt Stoecker) @ Carnegie Inst
The Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy, a new award in this year's Festival, will be presented to DamNation (USA, 2014, 94 min.),a film capturing the growing momentum behind river restoration and dam removal. Directors Travis Rummel and Ben Knight will receive the award at the film's...
2014_DC_DCC_CARToons_140228129DC Conspiracy -- CARToons exhibition @ UDC -- Closing event
CARToons Exhibit!
Original and limited edition artwork by DC area cartoonists: Steven George Artley, Michael Auger, Carolyn Belefski, Andrew Cohen, Matt Dembicki, David Hagen, Teresa Roberts Logan, and Rafer Roberts
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_1411211841st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Friday)
History Network – visit with organizations engaged in history and preservation
Friday Book Talks
* Julia King -- George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City
* Scott Einberger -- The History of Rock Creek Park: Wilderness and Washington, D.C.
* Michael Lisicky -- Woodward & Lothrop: A Store...
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_1411221941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Saturday)
Saturday Book Talks
* Nathania Branch Miles -- Prince George's County and the Civil War: Life on the Border
* Stephen McKevitt -- Meridian Hill: A History
* Charles Clark -- The American Nazi Party in Arlington
* Rohulamin Quander -- Omega - 50+ Inspired Years; Nellie Quander, Alpha Kappa Alpha...
2014_DC_DCHist_Broadway_1411225341st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Film: Black Broadway on U
Black Broadway on U
Run time: 5 minute/trailer * Executive Producer/Creator Shellée Haynesworth
Description: This production is (multi-platform) project sheds light on the under-told story and rich heritage of African American community within Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor, aka "Black...
2014_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_1411207541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Reception
2014_DC_DCHist_Other_141116541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other images
2014_DC_DCHist_P01_1411217641st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Penary Session w/Stephen Fuller
Plenary Session – Washington D.C.: From Company Town to Global Business Center
Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D. (Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor, Director, Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy, George Mason University)
Fuller looks at the economic history of the District...
2014_DC_DCHist_P02_1411212641st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Deciding What and How to Preserve
Deciding What and How to Preserve: A Century of Historic Site Designation
This roundtable will be led by Tom Luebke, Secretary of the Commission of Fine Arts, and author of the recent book A Century of Design: The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, 1910 – 2010.
Richard Williams, the grandson of David...
2014_DC_DCHist_P03_141121541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.
Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.: Celebrating 150 Years of A Deaf Community in A Hearing City
Gallaudet University has experienced institutional growth, social change, and economic challenges in its 150 years of existence in the District of Columbia. Its graduates have overcome racial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P04_1411211141st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Home Rule and Gentrification
Home Rule and Gentrification
* Freedom's Long Journey: The Legislative Path to Home Rule for the District of Columbia. Christopher Anglim
* Home Rule & Who Shall Rule At Home. Jerome Paige
* Gentrification and Inequitable Opportunity in the Nation's Capital. Nora Wiseman
2014_DC_DCHist_P05_1411213341st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: Mapping Segregation
Mapping Segregation: How Racially Restricted Housing Shaped Washington, D.C., 1900-1948
* Researching Racially Restrictive Covenants in Washington, D.C. Amina Ndiaye
* Setting the Context for Housing Segregation in Washington. Amanda Huron
* Mapping Legal Challenges to Restrictive Covenants in...
2014_DC_DCHist_P06_1411211941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
* The 1814 Removal Debate. Kenneth Bowling
* The British are Coming! How the Declaration of Independence and Federal Constitution were saved by an Ox Cart. Peter Aschenbrenner
* The Washington Brewery at Navy Yard. Garrett Peck
2014_DC_DCHist_P07_141121841st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
* Total Involvement Approach to Teen Age Problems: The Bakers Dozen Solution. Dr. Ida Jones
* Shaping Social Welfare: The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Development of Dependent Child Care in the District of Columbia. Jamalin Harp
* When Parents...
2014_DC_DCHist_P08_1411215341st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
The contemporary outdoor mural cycle came to Washington in the early 1970s when artists picked up on the vibrant energy that changed the urban landscape throughout the country and brought art out of the galleries and into the streets. From early depictions of ethnic...
2014_DC_DCHist_P09_141121541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: History Writing with Public Housing Residents
History Writing with Public Housing Residents
This panel brings together three community scholars who have worked with public housing residents to write their histories. These three community scholars have all worked specifically in the Potomac Gardens public housing project located at 13th and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P10_141121641st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: Vision for a Digital D.C.
Vision for a Digital D.C.: Documenting D.C.’s cultural history through online resources
This panel bring s together practitioners creating digital vehicles for navigating and learning about the city’s r i ch cultural history. Cultural institutions are working to increase visibility of their...
2014_DC_DCHist_P11_1411213241st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: The Legacy of Marion Barry
ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry
* Steven Diner, author of “Washington, The Black Majority: Race and Politics in the Nation’s Capital,” in Snowbelt Cities: Metropolitan Politics in the Northeast and Midwest since World War II. 1990. (chair)
* Jonetta Rose Barras, journalist, author of The Last...
2014_DC_DCHist_P13_1411222941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 13: Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
The largest development [or what?] is the $1.5 billion Wharf project. Extending along Washington’s historic waterfront, this 27-acre mixed-use development is activating the currently underutilized waterfront and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P14_1411223841st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 14: Renovation plans
Renovation plans for the D.C. Archives, the MLK Jr. Memorial Library, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.: A roundtable discussion
The D.C. Archives, Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Library, and the Historical Society of Washington will be moving into newly-designed...
2014_DC_DCHist_P15_1411221841st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 15: Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies
Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies:
Oral Histories of Long-term D.C. Residents Four panelists, each of whom will give presentation based on oral history research conducted in the spring of 2014 with long-term Washingtonians as part of Dr. Amanda Huron’s class, The History of the District of...
2014_DC_DCHist_P16_141122641st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 16: Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
For the past eight years, the DC Community Heritage Project has funded citizen groups exploring and documenting the heritage and history of their communities. Recognizing the need for preserving the history and heritage through youth, DCCHP projects have...
2014_DC_DCHist_P17_141122441st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 17: Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
A conversation based on a pilot effort at the MLK Library to empower citizens to map local history, visualize their work globally via mapstory.org, and build vital STEM and civic literacy s kills along the way. The MLK Library spatial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P18_1411221141st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 18: Activism and Public Works
Activism and Public Works
* The Role of Howard University, through its Faculty and Graduates, in the Integration of the Public Utility Industry in the District of Columbia. Phylicia Bowman
* Cleaner Water during the Environmental Decade: Social Action to Protect the Potomac in the 1970s. John...
2014_DC_DCHist_P19_141122741st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 19: Honoring the History before Us
Honoring the History before Us: I Saw! DC Student Research Presentation on African American Communities in Early Washington
Presentation of research project on Early African American 19th century communities in Georgetown (including Tudor Place) and extended areas of Washington, D.C.
* Khari Eyen...
2014_DC_DCHist_P20_1411221141st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 20: Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
* Mapping the City of Words. Jonathan Marino
* Digitizing for Access. Karen Needles
* Building a Local History Community Online: Old Time D.C., Facebook, and Public History Through Social Media. Ryan Shepard, Tim MacKinnon, Jon Wilson
2014_DC_DCHist_P21_141122541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 21: The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
* Cosmopolitan Folk: The Cultural Politics of the North American Folk Music Revival in Washington, D.C.. Stephen Lorenz
* To Show the World We Have No Fear: The Howard University Student Takeover of 1968 and its Impact on Washington, D.C.. Jocelyn Imani
*...
2014_DC_DCHist_P22_141122441st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 22: Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Perhaps more than most other urban centers in the United States, Washington D.C. has an abundance of parks and green space. They are used by both residents of the city as we ll as visitors for a variety of reasons, such as commemoration, recreation,...
2014_DC_DCHist_P23_1411221841st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 23: War and Consequences
War and Consequences
* Washingtonians Marooned In Europe at the Outbreak of World War I. Sandra Schmidt
* Commemoration through Community Action: The Memorial Building to the Women of the World War. Allison Finkelstein
* Washington Women at War: How World War II Government Girls Transformed the...
2014_DC_DCHist_P24_1411222941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 24: Remembering Arlington
ROUNDTABLE: Remembering Arlington: Historical Consciousness in a Changing Community
This roundtable tackles the conference theme, "Historical Consciousness in a Changing City," by bringing together various experts on and stakeholders in the history of Arlington County. Originally part of the 100...
2014_DC_DCHist_P25_1411222641st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 25: Social Issues and Social Control
Social Issues and Social Control
* Mangy Curs and Stoned Horses: Animal Control in the District of Columbia from the Beginnings to the 1930s. Hayden Wetzel
* Schools under Siege: Reactions to the Crack Epidemic in Washington, D.C., Schools. Kathryn Gillon
* The United Order of Dope Fiends – Opium...
2014_DC_DCHist_P26_141122741st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 26: Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
* Myrtilla Miner (1815 - 1864): Her Vision and Legacy. Christopher Anglim
* Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A New Washingtonian. Jenny Masur
* “Practical Clubwork”: A History of the Women's Bindery Union in Washington, D.C.. Jessica French
2014_DC_DCHist_P27_1411221241st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 27: Civil War and Aftermath
Civil War and Aftermath
* “An Odious Discrimination”: Ecclesiastical Disputes and the Military’s Requisition of Episcopal Churches in Civil War Washington. Sean Scott
* Alexander T. Augusta - The Life of an African American Civil War Surgeon in Washington, D.C.. Heather Butts
* Making the March...
2014_DC_DCHist_P28_141122541st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 28: Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact
Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact: Donna Wells Memorial Session
* Laying Foundations: Rev. Jesse Moorland and African American Washington in the Progressive Era. Kenvi Phillips
* What Kind of Man is this? The Life and Times of Andrew Fowler. John Fowler, II
* Dorothy Porter Wesley at...
2014_DC_DCHist_P29_1411227041st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 29: Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
The current building boom in the District has increased the number of projects requiring compliance archaeology. Construction at parks, schools, and for infrastructure resulted in the identification of new sites from nearly every prehistoric and historic time...
2014_DC_DCHist_Striner_1411204941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Lecture w/Richard Striner
Letitia Woods Brown Lecture: "Reflections on Historic Preservation in Washington."
History professor, author, and veteran Washington preservationist Richard Striner -- co-author of the newly-published book Washington and Baltimore Art Deco (Johns Hopkins University Press) -- looks back upon his...
2014_DC_Digital_14022791Sixth & I -- Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen ("New Digital Age")
Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Billions of people are coming online in the next decade. Their physical lives, human rights, and civic relationships will be forever altered. Technology is reshaping human society in ways we never imagined, and the story for the future is one of promise and innovation.
In...
2014_DC_Disabled_Mem57DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
The memorial had its official opening the day before I got by to see it. Interesting use of water in a memorial and the first time I'd seen an eternal flame bubbling out of water.
2014_DC_Dissent_14120162Newseum -- Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media (w/panel)
Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media
National security, government secrecy and a free press don’t easily mix – but the Constitution says they must. Join contributors to a new book, “Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media,” for a discussion sponsored by the American Bar Association’s...
2014_DC_Doctorow_14012153Politics & Prose -- E.L. Doctorow ("Andrew's Brain")
E.L. Doctorow - Andrew's Brain:
Andrew's Brain (Random House, $26), the latest novel from the author of bestsellers including Ragtime, The March, and Homer and Langley is a vivid examination of whether or not a man can know his own mind. Cast as a kind of dialogue, the narrative follows Andrew and an...
2014_DC_DOI_Murals62DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- Murals
Abbreviated tour during the museum open house.
2014_DC_DOI_Museum_CAmer34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Exhibit: See America
From July 21 through September 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum is hosting the “See America” exhibition, presented by Creative Action Network and the National Parks Conservation Association. Featured in this temporary show are 50 posters by 46 different artists depicting natural,...
2014_DC_Drama_141106111Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Congressional Drama: Midterm Election Analysis
Congressional Drama: Midterm Election Analysis:
A bipartisan group of former Members of Congress and other political experts will examine the November 4 midterm election results. The panel will discuss America’s current political climate focus as well as the issues that brought voters to the polls, the...
2014_DC_DSS_1403026Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Short Subject Nominees (introduced by Tom Nastick)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Duende_140116115Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Duende Quartet
The Duende Quartet is devoted to exploring the intersection of Latin Jazz with the cool Blue Note sound of the 1960s. In this concert, the group performs arrangements of compositions by such jazz icons as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Donald Byrd, and Andrew Hill. The quartet includes...
2014_DC_Dunsmore_14110833Newseum -- Inside Media w/Barrie Dunsmore (Eyewitness to History)
Eyewitness to History: Former ABC Reporter Barrie Dunsmore
Dunsmore, who covered foreign affairs for ABC News for 30 years, recounts his live coverage from Berlin on the night the Berlin Wall fell. During his career at ABC, Dunsmore focused on events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union as the Iron...
2014_DC_Dupont_Circle2DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2014_DC_Eastern_Market32DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)
2014_DC_Eckington4DC -- Eckington neighborhood (incl Metro Yards)
2014_DC_EC_25Yrs74DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
2014 marks the Embassy’s 25th anniversary on Pennsylvania Avenue, America’s Main Street. To mark the occasion, the Embassy’s art gallery will host an exhibit from Monday, September 29, 2014 through to the beginning of January 2015.
This exhibit traces the...
2014_DC_EFF_Closing_14033090Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Closing Reception @ Carnegie Inst
2014_DC_EFF_Credits9Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Screen Credits
2014_DC_EFF_Filmmakers_140322196Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Filmmakers Reception @ Jefferson Hotel
2014_DC_EFF_Launch_140313312Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Launch Party (2014) @ Warner Bldg Atrium
Festival Launch Party
Venue: Warner Building Atrium
Please join us to celebrate the 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival!
Open Bar with Specialty Cocktails by Alex Bookless, The Passenger and Adam Bernbach, 2 birds 1 stone
* Light Show by DC Night Lights *
* Live Painting by IP Brand *
*...
2014_DC_EFF_Thankyou_14041538Env Film Festival (2014) -- Volunteer Thank You Happy Hour @ B Too
2014_DC_Egerton_14013150Natl Archives -- Douglas Egerton ("Wars of Reconstruction")
The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era:
The brief years of Reconstruction marked the United States’ most progressive moment prior to the civil rights movement. Congressional action ended slavery and gave the vote to black men, and in 1870 the first...
2014_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2014_DC_Ellis_14060941Natl Archives -- Joseph Ellis ("Revolutionary Summer")
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
The summer of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Ellis discusses his book Revolutionary Summer and the influential figures and events of those months when the...
2014_DC_Emb_Argentina91DC -- Embassy of Argentina
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Food tasting, wine tasting, Yerba mate tasting, Tango and Folk shows, guided tours, art exhibits, free tango lessons, tourism clips, kid entertainment.
2014_DC_Emb_Austria21DC -- Embassy of Austria
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover why Austria and Vienna rank high for quality of life. Listen to Austrian music, taste fine Austrian wines and pastries. Enjoy Viennese roasted Meinl coffee and watch a chef skillfully preparing apple strudel, a traditional Austrian dish.
2014_DC_Emb_Britain1DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Winston Churchill, arm raised with "V" for VIctory, is roughly across the street from Nelson Mandela, arm raised in a defiant fist. South Afirca used to be British territory.
2014_DC_Emb_CanadaX6DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2014_DC_Emb_Canada7DC -- Embassy of Canada
2014_DC_Emb_Chile4DC -- Embassy of Chile
2014_DC_Emb_China4DC -- Embassy of China
2014_DC_Emb_Congo16DC -- Embassy of the Congo
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Folk tales for children, paintings and sculptures, gospel singer, language class
2014_DC_Emb_Costa_Rica19DC -- Embassy of Costa Rica
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Visitors will enjoy Costa Rican food, drinks, music, traditional dance, national products, and tourism materials. Diplomatic staff will be at hand to interact with guests. A representative from the Institute of Tourism will offer presentations as well.
2014_DC_Emb_Ecuador24DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Short film on (green energy) Rum tasting, Typical Food, Cultural/Tourism Desk, Foto Artist, Identity & Magic: Folkonic dances with the Dominican Republic.
2014_DC_Emb_France4DC -- Embassy of France
2014_DC_Emb_Gabon48DC -- Embassy of Gabon
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Dance, art, traditional instruments, batik displays, performances
Also included here was the ambassador, Michael Moussa-Adamo. I thought this was the most open of all of the embassies on this day. You actually could walk into his office. Very cool!
2014_DC_Emb_Guinea9DC -- Embassy of Guinea
Part of Passport DC 2014
2014_DC_Emb_Indonesia23DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
The new statue.
2014_DC_Emb_Iran5DC -- Embassy of Iran
2014_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan62DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The embassy will be glad to welcome guests to showcase its rich cultural heritage and tourism opportunities of Kazakhstan, including traditionally dressed ladies for photos opportunities and traditional instruments. We are also selling scarves.
Included here at Kairat Umarov,...
2014_DC_Emb_Lithuania1DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2014_DC_Emb_MexCIX_XRoads200DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Exhibit: Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads"
Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads"
Open through May 17th, 2014 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Museums present the exhibition Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera's Mural at Rockefeller Center,...
2014_DC_Emb_MexicoCI46DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute
2014_DC_Emb_Micronesia14DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
There will be a variety of activities including handicrafts, products, and a video presentation of the Micronesian culture.
Included here is Yosiwo P. George, ambassador to the US.
2014_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Welcome to Peru and its culture. Enjoy its food, dance, music and get the opportunity to know more about our fascinating country and its commercial possibilities. Live music and dances, cooking and pis-co sour lessons and tasting, soft drinks tasting, exhibition and sale of...
2014_DC_Emb_Philippines44DC -- Embassy of Philippines
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Come by the Philippines Embassy and enjoy a martial arts presentation, a fashion show of traditional Filipino attire, wood carvers, and grab a bite of a very popular pork dish of suckling pig or lechon.
2014_DC_Emb_Row_Hotel20DC -- Embassy Row Hotel collection (Fiji, Uganda, League of Arab States)
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Fiji: Explore the Embassy of Fiji and get a chance to win two tickets to Fiji on Fiji Airways.
2014_DC_Emb_SAfrica11DC -- Embassy of South Africa
The new Nelson Mandela statue.
2014_DC_Emb_Serbia23DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Presentation of fashion and traditional costumes, food and dance!
2014_DC_Emb_Slovakia48DC -- Embassy of Slovakia
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover Slovakia through all your senses. Experience the Slovak natural beauty, culture, art and culinary delights. Come and enjoy the folk art display and folk music performance in traditional costumes. Meet the embassy staff and learn about our work.
Part of the events...
2014_DC_Emb_Spain_Tapas107DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: TAPAS: Spanish Design for Food
'TAPAS. Spanish Design for Food'
Fri, January 24 – Sun, March 23, 2014
This exhibition provides a rich panorama of the most recent Spanish design as applied to cuisine, a creative taster menu of 'tapas' from all the fields in which design plays a role in the act of eating.
Curated by Juli Capella...
2014_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC 2014:
To showcase Sri Lanka's cultural heritage and to provide an opportunity to taste pure Ceylon tea and an authentic culinary spread.
Included here is H.E. Jaliya C. Wickramasuriya
2014_DC_Emb_Trinidad48DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will delight visitors with an all day cultural extravaganza featuring cultural exhibits, culinary delights, steel drums and products from Trinidad and Tobago.
2014_DC_Escaping_14111573Newseum -- Inside Media w/panel (Escaping East Germany)
Inside Media: Escaping East Germany
Throughout the Cold War, the border between East and West Germany seemed impenetrable. But despite the risk, some East Germans still found the courage to cross the border.
On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, two former East German citizens talk...
2014_DC_FallFD_141011216Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Fall Family Day (2014)
Celebrate the changing seasons with stilt walkers, ghost stories, and a performance by the Banjo Man, Frank Cassel. Enjoy fall-themed craft activities or a scavenger hunt to find autumn scenes in the museum's galleries.
2014_DC_FDR28DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
A focus on the signs this time.
2014_DC_Fischl_14091770Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Eric Fischl ("On and Off the Canvas") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Artist Eric Fischl
Internationally acclaimed artist Eric Fischl first received critical attention for depicting the dark, disturbing undercurrents of mainstream American life. His paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints have been the subject of...
2014_DC_FolgerOH_14040625DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Various pictures including some of Stephen H. Grant's talk about the Folgers.
2014_DC_Folger175DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)
2014_DC_Folger_Thing97DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Shakespeare's the Thing
Shakespeare's the Thing
January 28 - June 15, 2014
Kick off William Shakespeare's 450th birthday year with this wide-ranging, often unexpected display drawn from our unequalled Shakespeare holdings.
From Russian and Czech translations to a musical score by Felix Mendelssohn, from centuries-old...
2014_DC_Folklife_China71Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- China
Performers include: Ih Tsetsn Ensemble from Inner Mongolia
Artists include: Thanjin Clay Figurine Zhang Workshop, and Zhang Baolin Dough Modeling, and Yan Gao (Yangliuqing Fine Arts Press New Year's Print Making by Tianjin)
2014_DC_Folklife_Kenya29Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- Kenya
Entertainers: Highlands to Lake Shores
2014_DC_Food_Scene_14051984Newseum -- Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Special Event: The Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Internationally renowned chef José Andrés joins Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema to discuss the blossoming Washington food scene.
Andrés also will share his experiences as one of the country's foremost...
2014_DC_Fords_Technology81DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership) -- Exhibit: Technology of War
2014_DC_ForestR_14031984Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) -- Reception @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_Forest_14031977Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_Foster_141105104Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Kathleen Foster ("They’re Saved! They’re Saved!: Winslow Homer and The Life Line") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Scholar Kathleen Foster: They’re Saved! They’re Saved!:Winslow Homer and The Life Line
Kathleen Foster is the Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art and director of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A...
2014_DC_Freedom_Summer_14061687Newseum -- "Freedom Summer" screening (w/Gwen Ifill, Bob Moses, Rita Schwerner Bender Stanley Nelson, and Mark Samels)
Freedom Summer premieres on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 on PBS.
Guests: Gwen Ifill, Mark Samels, Bob Moses, Rita Schwerner Bender and Stanley Nelson
It was called Freedom Summer, a campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to send hundreds of young people into the heart of...
2014_DC_Free_LibraryDC1DC -- Little Free Library
2014_DC_FTC1DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150A_14071228DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Artillery demo
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150M_14071296DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Miscellaneous
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150P_14071297DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Program
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150T_14071215DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Walking Tour
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_StevensNC18DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2014_DC_Futures_14041677Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- James and Deborah Fallows ("American Futures") w/James Bennet
American Futures
The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Deborah will appear to discuss what they’ve learned in the past few months on their “American Futures” project of exploring America’s heartland by small plane.
Fallows, a former White House Speech writer, China expert, and the author of many...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWOP_14110279DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit -- Presentation
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWO_141102128DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinW22DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Fall of the Berlin Wall
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_1Ven_14110118DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 1 Venue
Pictures of the Mayer Brown lobby, building, and dining room.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_2Rec_141101171DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 2 Reception
Pictures of the reception before the dinner. Welcome message by GAHF President Hardy von Auenmuller.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier,...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_3Auc_14110114DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 3 Silent Auction
Pictures of the silent auction table.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of BAYER Corp. as 2014...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_4Din_14110165DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 4 Dinner
Pictures of the dinner before the formal presentations. Opening remarks by Michelle K. Brooks and Erik J. Hotmire. Remarks by Rudiger Bohn, German Embassy.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_5Ent_14110134DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 5 Entertainment
Musical Berlin Showcase.
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Vocalists: Mr. Burnett Thompson and Ms. Debra Tidwell. Bassist: Dave Marsh.
* There'll be a Hot Time in the Town of Berlin
* Cabaret
* Du and I (from Golowin Lieder)
* My Ship
* I'm Beginning To See...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_6Pre_14110171DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 6 Presentation
Keynote Address by Dr. Ron Docksai, GAHF 1st Vice President
Remarks by Hardy von Auenmuller, GAHF President
Presentation of Award to Helge H. Wehmeier
Closing remarks by Michelle K. Brooks and Erik Hotmire

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_7Pos_14110137DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 7 Post
The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of BAYER Corp. as 2014 Distinguished German-American of the...
2014_DC_GAHM_Karneval173DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: German Karneval - Then & Now -- incl Setting Up
"German Karneval - Then & Now":
Since the rich, colorful, and diverse Karneval traditions, celebrated in many regions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for centuries, are largely unknown in North America, we are very happy to showcase an unprecedented mix of Karneval artifacts, vintage costumes, and...
2014_DC_GAHM_Utopia47DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Utopia
Exhibit: "Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America" at the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA
Sep 6, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 | Washington, DC
Five-hundred people left their homeland together, in order to live together in their Utopia. They came from all over Germany, all led by one ideal. The...
2014_DC_Gates_14101688Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ("Finding Your Roots")
Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Finding Your Roots.Join us this evening as Gates discusses practical information for...
2014_DC_Geist_14060584Sixth & I -- Bill and Willie Geist ("Good Talk Dad")
Bill and Willie Geist:
In Good Talk, Dad: The Birds, The Bees, and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have, the New York Times bestselling authors, father-son team, and TV hosts of CBS Sunday Morning, NBC’s Today, and Morning Joe riff on everything from music and sports to summer camp, driving lessons,...
2014_DC_Geithner_14052244Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Timothy F. Geithner ("Stress Test") w/Ben Bernanke
Timothy F. Geithner - Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
In Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises (Crown), the former Secretary of the Treasury explains the hard choices and politically unpalatable decisions that he and others in the Obama administration made to save the U.S. economy...
2014_DC_Getty_Story_14021286Natl Archives -- Jake Boritt, Gabor Boritt, and Stephen Lang (discussing "The Gettysburg Story")
The Gettysburg Story:
Join us on the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln for a special screening of filmmaker Jake Boritt’s monumental work, The Gettysburg Story (2013, 60 min). Aerial cinematography, motion-control time lapse, and 3-D animated maps bring the stories of Lincoln, Lee, Meade, and...
2014_DC_Gibran_Memorial25DC -- Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden
2014_DC_Gilbert_14091387Natl Archives -- Melissa Gilbert ("My Prairie Cookbook)"
My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food from My Little House to Yours
In My Prairie Cookbook, Melissa Gilbert, star of Little House on the Prairie, offers fans comforting family recipes and childhood favorites. From prairie breakfasts and picnic lunches to treats inspired by Nellie’s...
2014_DC_Gillibrand_14091066Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Senator Kirsten Gillbrand ("Off the Sidelines") w/Andrea Mitchell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand In Conversation with Andrea Mitchell
Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of...
2014_DC_GMO_OMG_14032365Env Film Festival (2014) -- "GMO OMG" (w/Elizabeth and Dennis Kucinich and Joshua Brau) @ Carnegie Inst
GMO OMG
Chipotle Food and Agriculture Film Series
Director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet and our freedom of choice? And, perhaps the ultimate question: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in...
2014_DC_Google_140930100Sixth & I -- Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg ("How Google Works") w/Elise Hu
Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg In Conversation with Elise Hu
Note: This program does not include a book signing.
In How Google Works, Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, and Rosenberg, advisor to the CEO, pull back the curtain on a company that has changed the way we work and redefined what it...
2014_DC_Gornik_140401130Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- April Gornik (James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture)
Artist April Gornik:
April Gornik discusses her dramatic American landscapes including Virga, recently added to the museum’s collection. Gornik’s images—roiling seas, ominous skies, mountains overlooking endless plains—capture the power of nature and endeavor to create a suspended moment of calm. This...
2014_DC_Gortemaker_14112048Wilson Center -- Heike Görtemaker ("Eva Braun: Life with Hitler")
Eva Braun: Life with Hitler
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program, in cooperation with The Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, present Eva Braun: Life with Hitler
German historian...
2014_DC_GovDelivery_14101480DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Annual Federal Communications Summit
ANNUAL FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS SUMMIT
Hosted by Federal Consulting Group (FCG) & GovDelivery

Be a part of one of the largest gatherings of Federal communications professionals in the country at this year’s 8th Annual Federal Communications Summit. You’ll connect with hundreds of your colleagues,...
2014_DC_Grant_14040886Capitol Hill History Project -- Stephen H. Grant ("Collecting Shakespeare")
On Tuesday, April 8, Stephen H. Grant will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the lives of Henry and Emily Folger, who amassed the world's greatest collection Shakespeare treasurers, including 82 First Folios, and built a library on Capitol Hill to house them.
Based on his new book Collecting...
2014_DC_Greenwald_14051485Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Glenn Greenwald ("No Place To Hide")
Glenn Greenwald
In May 2013, Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations...
2014_DC_GuthrieKDC5Family -- The Kevin Guthrie family: Kevin, Pam, Evann, and family in DC
2014_DC_Hahnemann20DC -- Samuel Hahnemann Monument
2014_DC_Healy_14010925Natl Archives -- Thomas Healy ("The Great Dissent")
The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind -- and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
No right seems more fundamental to American life than freedom of speech. Yet well into the 20th century, Americans were regularly imprisoned merely for speaking out against government...
2014_DC_HispanicFD_140913155Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Hispanic Heritage Family Festival
Hispanic Heritage Family Festival/Día para la familia
Bring the whole family to the Smithsonian’s kickoff celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! Held in conjunction with the exhibition Portraiture Now: Staging the Self, the day includes musical performances, interactive demonstrations, arts and...
2014_DC_Holbrook_140618281AFI Docs 2014 -- "Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey" (w/Hal Holbrook and Scott Teems) @ Newseum
HOLBROOK/TWAIN: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
Celebrated actor Hal Holbrook has carved out a prolific career in film, television and theater, but one role, which he has played since 1954, has become indelibly associated with him: Mark Twain. For 60 years, Holbrook has been touring with his award-winning one-man...
2014_DC_Holiday_Market12DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2014_DC_Holzer_14102340Natl Archives -- Harold Holzer ("Lincoln and the Power of the Press")
Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
Tonight’s talk and conversation will focus on press and politics in the age of Abraham Lincoln, including Lincoln’s dabbling in journalism, and his use of political patronage to secure and maintain press support. Lincoln scholar Harold...
2014_DC_Honors_141207188DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2014)
Pictured include: Philip Bailey (Earth Wind and Fire), Martin Short, Lynda Carter (w/Robert Altman), Julie Chen, Ken Salazar, ???, Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave), Jane Harman, Charlie Rose, Nancy Pelosi, Jane Lynch, Meryl Streep, Patricia McBride, Tom Hanks, Al Green, Terry McAuliffe, Mavis Staples, George...
2014_DC_HP_Abrashoff_140402134th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Capt. D. M. Abrashoff Keynote
Capt. D. M. Abrashoff
At the age of 36, the Navy selected Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold - at the time, the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet. The immediate challenges that faced him on this underperforming Naval war ship were staggering: exceptionally low morale, high...
2014_DC_HP_Baez_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Ramon Baez keynote
Ramón Baez
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Ramón Baez is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of HP, responsible for the global information technology (IT) strategy and all of the company's IT assets that support HP employees and help...
2014_DC_HP_Powell_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Colin Powell keynote
General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, Powell's deep commitment to democratic values and freedom has been felt...
2014_DC_IDBCC_Flow32DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: FLOW
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean
June 6 to August 29, 2014
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean showcases works by 27 artists from 14 countries. Drawing from the IDB Art Collection, as well as private...
2014_DC_Indie_Arcade_141207213Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Event: Indie Arcade (2014)
Indie Arcade
For one day, MAGFest and American University’s Game Lab are turning American Art’s courtyard into an Indie Arcade! This takeover includes free classic arcade games like Asteroids, Pac Man, Tron, Star Wars, Arkanoid, Donkey Kong and many more. Visitors can play old favorites, learn to build...
2014_DC_Isaacson_14110462Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Walter Isaacson ("Innovators")
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, as well as a guide to how innovation really happens.
What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs...
2014_DC_Italian_FD_141213228Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2014)
Celebrate the holiday season with the American Art Museum, the Embassy of Italy, and the Italian Cultural Institute. Enjoy seasonal music and costumed performers that embody Italian culture, and join us as we make festive arts and crafts you can keep for yourself or give to your loved ones. Author...
2014_DC_J4A_NewseumV_14121332DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace for Justice for All Rally
Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN) will be joined by the families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice and Trayvon Martin on December 13, 2014 for the National ‘...
2014_DC_Janis_14050429Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Michael Janis (JRA Distinguished Artist Talk)
JRA Distinguished Artist Talk with Michael Janis
Michael Janis is an architect-turned-glass-artist who works with powdered glass, high-fire enamels, and decals to create dreamlike imagery. Join Janis as he elaborates on his techniques, work, and career.
2014_DC_JAWilson_Barry_141205124DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Marion Barry viewing and departure
Marion Barry's life sentence as mayor for life of DC comes to an end.
2014_DC_JazzDip_14042489Natl Archives -- Panel -- Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America's Music to the World
Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America’s Music to the World
Beginning in the 1950s, the U.S. Government used jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. John Edward Hasse—author, curator, biographer of Duke Ellington and founder of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra—leads a discussion focusing on...
2014_DC_Jefferson_Hotel23DC -- Dupont Circle -- Jefferson Hotel (1200 16th St NW)
2014_DC_Kalb_14021054NPC -- Kalb Report: "A Conversation on Freedom" (w/Tom Friedman)
The Kalb Report: A Conversation on Freedom with New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas FriedmanAs the fall-out from Edward Snowden’s leak to the media of the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs—including recent court rulings involving the constitutionality of these...
2014_DC_Kalb_14041731NPC -- Kalb Report: "45 Words" (w/Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
The Kalb Report: 45 Words
A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the First Amendment
One sentence, just 45 words in length, proclaims and promises the freedoms that define American democracy. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the...
2014_DC_Kalb_141020113NPC -- Kalb Report: "Writing History" (w/Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
WRITING HISTORY:
Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein and Journalism's Finest Hour
On June 17, 1972 a simple botched break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC captured the attention of two intrepid reporters who uncovered a trail of corruption that led all the way up to our...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14012556DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenO_14040530DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B Spring I Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenO_14042624DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B2 Spring II Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenO_1406148DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014C Summer Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenO_14110813DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014A121DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2014 Winter exhibitions:
* Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
* Washington Art Matters II: 1940s-1980s
* Sightlines: Ann Pibal, Jill Downen

Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
January 25 to March 16, 2014
The work of Agustín Fernández is most recognizable for its...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B287DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B2 Spring II Exhibitions
Perambulators: 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition
April 26 – May 12, 2014

American University's Department of Art proudly presents the work of MFA Thesis candidates in the late spring exhibition Perambulators. The multidisciplinary Studio Art program showcases an exciting range of artwork including works in...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B88DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B Spring Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2014 Spring exhibitions:
* Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists
* MFA Studio Art Exhibitions
* MYND ALIVE: BK Adams. I AM ART
* In Residence Colloquium: The Neighbors
* Brink and Boundary
* Sightlines

Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists
April 1 – June 1,...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014C128DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014C Summer Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2014 Summer exhibitions:
* The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
* Continental Drift (Being Here and Being There)
* Passionate Collectors: The Washington Print Club at 50
* Syzygy

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
June 14 – August 17, 2014
Conceived by...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014D34DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014D Early Fall Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2014 Early Fall exhibitions:
* Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
* Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov

Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
September 6 through October 19, 2014
Curated by Diane...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014E60DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Exhibitions
Pieces from these 2014 Late Fall exhibitions:
* Lay of the Land: Alan Sonfist & Karin F. Gusti
* The Intimate Diebenkorn: Works on Paper, 1949–1992
* Prague, the City of Eugenic Minds
* Sculpture Now 2014: WSG 30th Anniversary
* Ad Infinitum
* My Oyster #7: Michelle Grabner & Brad Killam
*...
2014_DC_Katzen_Kuspit_14012542DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
The work of Agustin Fernandez is most recognizable for its ambiguous and precariously balanced forms, erotic overtones, surreal juxtapositions, and metallic palette. Inspired by the demands of survival in an urban environment and the mundane objects that...
2014_DC_Katzen_Lay_14110837DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Artist Talk: Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti
Gallery Talk: Lay of the Land (Updated 10/30)
Join artists Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti for a discussion of their joint exhibition, Lay of the Land: Surface Memory by Alan Sonfist and Three Season at Black Forest Farm by Karin Giusti. This event is free and open to the public. The late fall artists...
2014_DC_Kennesaw_14101038Natl Archives -- Adam Eisenberg and Anthony Winegar ("Kennesaw: One Last Mountain")
Kennesaw: One Last Mountain
In the predawn hours of June 27, 1864, Union officers received an order from Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman to assault Confederate forces entrenched along the Kennesaw Mountain line, anchored by an imposing precipice known as the “Gibraltar of Georgia.” Sherman’s mission:...
2014_DC_Kidd_14011359Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Sue Monk Kidd ("Invention of Wings")
Sue Monk Kidd:
From the author of The Secret Life of Bees comes The Invention of Wings, a novel that looks at one of the most devastating wounds in American history through two women struggling for liberation, empowerment, and self-expression.
Hetty “Handful” Grimke, a ten-year-old urban slave in...
2014_DC_King_14111251Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- Stephen King ("Revival")
Stephen King - Revival — at GW Lisner Auditorium
Think of the many different meanings of revival—and you'll still be amazed by what King, author of more than 50 worldwide bestsellers, has in store in his latest supernatural mystery-thriller, Revival. The strange haunting of Jamie Morton begins when...
2014_DC_Klinger_14040612Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Performance -- Luce Unplugged -- David Klinger
2014_DC_Kristof_14092980Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Nicholas Kristof ("Half the Sky")
From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky comes A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity—a unique narrative about making a difference in the world and a road-map to becoming a conscientious global citizen.
Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, A Path...
2014_DC_Kuchus_14121172Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- We Are Kuchus w/Daniella Zalcman
We Are Kuchus: Investigating the roots of homophobia in Uganda @ Knight Conference Center
Photojournalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman discusses her work documenting Uganda’s defiant community of LGBT activists, and their country’s ongoing efforts to criminalize sexual identity. Zalcman...
2014_DC_Lamond_Riggs8DC -- Lamond Riggs neighborhood
2014_DC_Law_Thunder_14052419DC -- Rolling Thunder @ Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2014_DC_Lear_141013139Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Norman Lear ("Even This I Get To Experience") w/Jacki Lyden
Norman Lear In Conversation with Jacki Lyden
Book signing to follow event, though books will be stamped by Mr. Lear rather than signed.
The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear remade our television...
2014_DC_Legacy_Pk8DC -- Fort Totten -- Legacy Memorial Pk (5801 South Dakota NE)
2014_DC_Leibovich_14043056Sixth & I -- Mark Leibovich ("This Town") w/Franklin Foer and David Brooks
Mark Leibovich, In Conversation with Franklin Foer and David Brooks
Hailed as a “hysterically funny portrait of the capital’s vanities and ambitions” (The New Yorker), This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America’s Gilded Capital captured America’s attention as the...
2014_DC_Leibovich_14121339Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Leibovich (“Citizens of the Green Room")
Inside Media: The New York Times Magazine’s Mark Leibovich
Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, talks about his new book, “Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion.”
The book is a collection of Leibovich’s profiles for the magazine of...
2014_DC_Leno_14101964DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2014 -- Jay Leno)
Recently retired “Tonight Show” host and longtime stand-up club comedian Jay Leno will receive the Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Leno, 64, is best known for hosting the “The Tonight Show” for 22 years. He left the most hallowed desk in late-night TV barely four months ago,...
2014_DC_Lincoln_Flannery9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2014_DC_Lincoln_MemV1DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
2014_DC_Lincoln_Mem13DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2014_DC_Lincoln_Other_140322123Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
Pictures that aren't part of anything else.
2014_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_140322158Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
17th Annual Symposium: The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship
The 17th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium takes place this year at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Symposium speakers and topics:
* Welcome: Allen Carl Guelzo, President, Abraham Lincoln Institute
* National Archives...
2014_DC_Lincoln_Theater1DC -- Lincoln Theater
2014_DC_Literary_HillBF_140504104Literary Hill BookFest (2014) @ Eastern Market
Come to the Literary Hill BookFest on Sunday, May 4th from 11am-3pm at the North Hall, Eastern Market (225 7th Street, SE) for another great afternoon of discussions, readings, and signings with Capitol Hill's best writers of memoirs and fiction, politics and poetry, history and sports, food and...
2014_DC_LOC_Bibles5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
The Giant Bible of Mainz and the Gutenberg Bibles are on view in the East Corridor on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. The Bibles are surrounded by six murals collectively referred to as The Evolution of the Book.
These murals depict the process of...
2014_DC_LOC_Coolidge2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2014_DC_LOC_CRA1964240DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit:The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
September 10, 2014–January 2, 2016
This exhibition, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act had...
2014_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2014_DC_LOC_GHX18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2014_DC_LOC_GH3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2014_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2014)
Herblock Looks at 1964: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: April 5, 2014–September 13, 2014
During the first year of his presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) made the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a priority, honoring slain President John F. Kennedy’s...
2014_DC_LOC_Magna115DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
November 6, 2014–January 19, 2015
This exhibition commemorates the 800th anniversary of the creation of Magna Carta, the charter of liberties that England’s King John granted to his barons in 1215 in order to halt their rebellion and restore their allegiance to his throne....
2014_DC_LOC_Mapping20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping A New Nation
Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784
On September 3, 1783, American and British representatives signed the Treaty of Paris that formally concluded the American Revolution and recognized the United States as an independent nation. In March 1784, only six months later, Abel...
2014_DC_LOC_Shakespeare17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Shakespeare's 450th
Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare (1564-2014)!
To celebrate, select items from the Library of Congress's diverse collections show just a few of the ways artists have illustrated Shakespeare's plays and characters over hundreds of years. A reduced facsimile edition of the First Folio shows Martin...
2014_DC_LOC_SorensenP_140429110Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2014): Jen Sorensen -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Jen Sorensen
Lecturer: Bob Woodward
Finalist: Clay Bennett, Editorial Cartoonist for The Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jen Sorensen, 2014 Herblock Prize Winner!
March 4, 2014
For...
2014_DC_LOC_SorensenR_140429150Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2014): Jen Sorensen -- Reception
The reception after the formal presentation. Good times had by all!
Folks here include: Jen Sorensen, Bob Woodward, Steve Artley, Mike Jenkins, Joe Sutliff, Clay Bennett, Barbara Dale, Warren Bernard, Matt Wuerker, Mike Rhode, Joe Carabeo, Carolyn Belefski, Nick Galifianakis, Michael Cavna, Tom Toles,...
2014_DC_LOC_SWCorner18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Corner (TJeff Library Room) Art (2nd Floor)
2014_DC_LOC_TJLib9DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Thomas Jefferson’s Library
Thomas Jefferson’s Library
“I cannot live without books.” Thomas Jefferson, June 10, 1815
Throughout his life, books were vital to Thomas Jefferson’s education and well being. His books provided Jefferson with a broader knowledge of the contemporary and ancient worlds than many of his contemporaries...
2014_DC_LOC_YRC21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Young Readers Center (YRC)
2014_DC_Logan9DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2014_DC_Logan_Statue20DC -- Logan Circle -- Major John Logan Statue
2014_DC_Longfellow4DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2014_DC_Looted_14050886Natl Archives -- Press Conference: Donation of "Hitler Album" of Looted Art
National Archives and the Monuments Men Foundation Announce Press Conference for the Donation of “Hitler Album” of Looted Art
Opportunity to examine original “Hitler Album” and meet Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger
WHAT: To mark the May 8 anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe in 1945, the...
2014_DC_Mankoff_14040277Politics & Prose -- Bob Mankoff ("How About Never -- Is Never Good for You?")
Bob Mankoff - How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
It’s the burning question of every New Yorker reader: how do you win the caption contest? Mankoff, the magazine’s cartoon editor and a veteran contributor in the medium, recounts how he got his start as a cartoonist at age...
2014_DC_Mansion_O211DC -- Dupont Circle -- The Mansion on O Street
2014_DC_Many_One31DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's "Out of Many, One" via National Portrait Gallery
2014_DC_Many_One_14100181Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Artist Talk: Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada (Meet the Artist)
Join Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada at the National Portrait Gallery to discuss the process of creating this image. He will also display some previous projects, explore important themes in his work, and consider the exciting interplay between art and engineering. Free; no reservations required; seating is first...
2014_DC_Marriott_Marquis32DC -- Downtown -- Marriott Marquis Washington, DC (901 Mass Ave NW)
2014_DC_Mattea_14030168Sixth & I and WPAS -- Concert -- Kathy Mattea
Kathy Mattea:
GRAMMY Award-winner and environmental activist Kathy Mattea has explored music’s most basic human essence—”timeless narratives and melodies steeped in emotion—delivered with beauty by an unmistakable voice. Known for such hits as “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses,” “Where’ve You Been,”...
2014_DC_Mayer_Brown12DC -- Mayer Brown LLP (1999 K St NW)
2014_DC_Mayor_140327220Sixth & I and JCRC -- DC Mayoral Debate (2014)
DC Mayoral Debate:
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington and Sixth & I invite all District residents to a debate with Washington D.C. mayoral candidates.
The 2010 Gray-Fenty debate held at Sixth & I was one of the best attended forums of that election season. Candidates...
2014_DC_MBT4DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2014_DC_Meridian78DC -- Columbia Heights -- Meridian Hill Park (Malcolm X Park)
2014_DC_Meritalk_14011626DC -- Meritalk 2013 Cloud Computing Brainstorm
Thank you for registering to attend the Cloud Computing Brainstorm on Thursday, January 16 in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Our diverse program promises to provide you with multiple perspectives on the state of Federal cloud computing, including the following...
2014_DC_Metro_NY1Metro Station -- NoMa–Gallaudet U station on New York Avenue
2014_DC_Metro_RI_Bridge45Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue -- Pedestrian Bridge
2014_DC_Miss_DC_America_1404051942013 Miss District of Columbia Reception -- Bindhu Pamarthi and Miss America Nina Davuluri @ Meiwah Restaurant
Please join the Miss DC Board of Directors as our guest for a reception with Miss America. Both Miss DC 2013 (Bindhu Pamarthi), Miss America 2014 (Nina Davuluri) and Miss DC 2009 (Jen Corey) were part of the presentation.
2014_DC_Miss_DC_SendOff_1408271692014 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Teresa Davis to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Please join us in wishing Teresa Davis, Miss DC 2014 the best of luck at Miss America!
2014_DC_Mitchell_14091718Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- David Mitchell ("The Bone Clocks")
An elegant conjurer of interconnected tales, David Mitchell—the author of number9dream and Cloud Atlas—has become one of the leading literary voices of his generation. The Bone Clocks is his spellbinding new novel.
Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on...
2014_DC_Mitchell_Park12DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Mitchell Park
2014_DC_MLK_Mem9DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2014_DC_MoeR_14032098Env Film Festival (2014) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception @ Natl Geographic Society
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Reception following awards.
2014_DC_Moe_140320144Env Film Festival (2014) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner ("Amazing Grace") w/Rowan Pybus, Peter Stonier, and David Evans @ Natl Geographic Society
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Screening of Winner and Finalists
Welcome by Gregory McGruder, VP for Public Programs, National Geographic Society. Introduced by Flo Stone, Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.

GOOD HABITS IN 60 SECONDS (Brazil, 2011, 1 min.) U.S....
2014_DC_Mohr_Opening_14112016DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit Opening: War from the Victims' Perspective
War from the Victims’ Perspective: Photographs by Jean Mohr Exhibit
The Wilson Center will be hosting an exhibit from November 21, 2014 to February 6, 2015 consisting of a collection of photographs by acclaimed Swiss photographer Jean Mohr and is entitled, “War from the Victims’ Perspective”.
One of...
2014_DC_Mongolia_14032348Env Film Festival (2014) -- Stories from Mongolia @ Carnegie Inst
Stories from Mongolia
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Mongolia, this film series features stunning landscapes and traditional ways of life closely tied to nature.
Thanks to the Trust for Mutual Understanding for their support of this program.

SINGER FROM THE TAIGA (Mongolia, 2011,...
2014_DC_Monuments_14013050Natl Archives -- Robert Edsel (introducing and responding to "The Monuments Men")
Special Advance Screening of "The Monuments Men":
The National Archives is pleased to host a special advance screening of the forthcoming film The Monuments Men on January 30, 2014, in the William G. McGowan Theater in Washington, DC.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history,...
2014_DC_Monuments_14021998Natl Archives -- Panel -- Monuments Men (w/Robert Edsel, Greg Bradsher, Nancy Yeide, Michael Kurtz, and Stuart Eizenstat)
The Monuments Men with Robert Edsel
Robert Edsel has dedicated years to painstaking research about the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program–the group known as the Monuments Men–and has written several books including The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in...
2014_DC_Morris_14101163Newseum -- Inside Media w/John Morris and Susan Stamberg ("Get the Picture" screening)
The Newseum presents a screening of the documentary “Get the Picture,” which chronicles the life and work of John Morris, former picture editor of Life magazine.
Morris, who has been called the most influential photo editor of the 20th century, began his career in the 1930s. He worked alongside many of...
2014_DC_MothersFD_140510151Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Mother's Day
Celebrate your family and the caregivers in your life during this family day. Make portraits of your loved ones like the ones artist Fasanella did of his parents; create a bouquet of paper flowers to give to someone special; and make a decorative family tree to display in your home with artist Alyson...
2014_DC_Mt_Vernon3DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle neighborhood
2014_DC_Muni_Center7DC -- Judiciary Square -- Henry J. Daly Building (DC Municipal Center)
2014_DC_Murals38DC -- Public Murals
2014_DC_Murals_Edgewood51DC -- Public Art: Edgewood Mural @ Rhode Island Avenue Metro
2014_DC_Murals_MBT11DC -- Public Art: Murals along Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT)
2014_DC_N2Nation_14112022Natl Archives -- Kevin Gover and Suzan Shown Harjo ("Nation to Nation")
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
Kevin Gover, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, and Suzan Shown Harjo, guest curator of the “Nation to Nation” exhibit, explore the promises, diplomacy, and betrayals involved in treaties and treaty...
2014_DC_NAOscA_14030123Natl Archives -- Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees (introduced by WIFV and Animator's Roundtable members)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_NAOscL_14030115Natl Archives -- Academy Award Live Action Short Film Nominees (introduced by Margaret Parsons)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Naval_Center1DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
APRIL 2014 - APRIL 2015
YEAR OF COAST GUARD
The US Navy Memorial is honoring the Year of the Coast Guard, recognizing the guardians of America's shores and waterways. Although the smallest of the five military branches, the Coast Guard has a long and diverse history that has brought together five...
2014_DC_Naval_Lodge8DC -- Capitol Hill -- Naval Lodge Masonic Hall (330 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
2014_DC_Naval_USCG23DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the Coast Guard
2014_DC_Navy_1812_14082470Naval Heritage Center -- Commemorates The Fallen At The Battle of Bladensburg, War of 1812
As part of the Star Spangled Summer, a series of events in the DC region highlighting the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy Memorial will honor the loss of Navy Sailors and Marines of the Battle of Bladensburg with a commemorative wreath laying ceremony. The battle on August 24, 1814 was a momentous day for...
2014_DC_NBF_5thBeatle_14083038Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Vivek Tiwary and Kyle Baker ("Fifth Beatle")
Vivek Tiwary:
Vivek Tiwary is an author, Broadway theater producer and founder of Tiwary Entertainment Group. Tiwary’s debut graphic novel, “The Fifth Beatle” (Dark Horse), tells the true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager behind the spotlight who led the Beatles to stardom. Despite his...
2014_DC_NBF_Blake_1408309Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Kendare Blake
Adopted from South Korea when she was 7 months, Kendare Blake was raised in the United States. She arrived with the following advice: “Feed her lots of chocolate.” Blake’s debut novel focused on four friends who came of age after 9/11. Her young adult horror novels have received wide acclaim, including...
2014_DC_NBF_Books2Movies_14083015Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Great Books to Great Movies
Great Books to Great Movies:
Why are we drawn to movies based on the books we love? Is seeing believing or is reading enough? In this dynamic multimedia presentation and panel discussion, four great American novelists discuss and present film clips from movies that were based on their books. They...
2014_DC_NBF_Collins_14083038Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Billy Collins and Karen Romagna
Billy Collins:
Former Poet Laureate (2001-2003) Billy Collins has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Bruce Weber of The New York Times has called Collins “the most popular poet in America.” While he was Poet...
2014_DC_NBF_Donnelly_14083038Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Liza Donnelly
Author and cartoonist Liza Donnelly is best known for her career with The New Yorker, where she has been drawing cartoons on culture and politics for more than 30 years. Her work has been featured in several notable publications, such as The New York Times, The Harvard Business Review and The Nation,...
2014_DC_NBF_JBrown_14083050Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Jeffrey Brown
Ignatz Award winner Jeffrey Brown began his career with the self-published “Clumsy.” He earned an MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago School as a painter, but he soon found his niche in drawing comics. He is the author-illustrator of “Star Wars: Jedi Academy No. 2: Return of the Padawan” (Scholastic),...
2014_DC_NBF_Kotz_1408305Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Nick Kotz
As an acclaimed journalist and author, Nick Kotz has conveyed important stories to the American people on topics such as government corruption, national defense, civil rights and social justice. For his work as a journalist for The Des Moines Register and The Washington Post, Kotz has been honored with...
2014_DC_NBF_Lewis_14083017Natl Book Festival 2014 -- John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Andrew Aydin:
Andrew Aydin is an aide to Rep. John Lewis and co-author of the first book of the Congressman's graphic novel memoir trilogy, “March” (Top Shelf Productions).

Rep. John Lewis:
John Lewis has served as the U.S. States representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District since 1987....
2014_DC_NBF_Literacy_14083093Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Literacy Awards Presentation
Library of Congress Literacy Awards Presentation:
Winners of the second annual Library of Congress Literacy Awards will be announced. Through the generosity of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to...
2014_DC_NBF_Marciuliano_14083020Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Francesco Marciuliano
Francesco Marciuliano has, since 1997, been the writer of the “Sally Forth” comic strip. One of his early best-sellers is “I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats.” It was on both the New York Times and Los Angeles Times best-seller lists and, according to IndieBound, was the No. 2 best-selling book...
2014_DC_NBF_Misc_14083060Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Miscellaneous
Folks here include Richard Moe, Joe Sutliff and his family, Maryland writer Elizabeth Dahl ("Genie Wishes"), and James Billington
2014_DC_NBF_OMalley_14083027Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Bryan Lee O'Malley
Award-winning cartoonist, writer and artist Bryan Lee O’Malley is best known for his New York Times best-selling Scott Pilgrim series. O’Malley first captivated readers with the story of Scott Pilgrim, a 23- year-old slacker-sometimes-musician on a mission to defeat the seven evil exes of his love...
2014_DC_NBF_Shabazz_14083015Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Ilyasah Shabazz
Iyasah Shabazz is the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. She is a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker and author of the critically acclaimed “Growing Up X.” Shabazz is co-editor with Herb Boyd of “The Diary of Malcolm X” and worked with illustrator A.G. Ford on her new book,...
2014_DC_NBF_Sibley_1408307Natl Book Festival 2014 -- David Sibley
Ornithologist, author and illustrator David Sibley first published “The Sibley Guide to Birds” in 2000, a book that quickly became known as the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Sibley has received the Roger Tory Peterson Award from the American Birding Association for lifetime...
2014_DC_NBF_Smith_14083078Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Jeff Smith
Cartoonist Jeff Smith is best known for creating the comic book and graphic novel series “Bone,” a publication characterized by both light-hearted comedy and dark fantasy. The idea for the Bone cousins, lead characters in the series, began to formulate when Smith was just a kid, inspired by the cartoons...
2014_DC_NBF_Telgemeier_14083051Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. Her graphic novels “Smile” and “Drama” are both No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. “Smile,” Telgemeier’s autobiographical account of her childhood dental drama, is a Boston Globe-Horn Award Honor title and an Eisner award winner for Best...
2014_DC_NBF_Yang_14083083Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Gene Luen Yang
Two separate events with Gene. Once on his own and once with Mike Cavna.
Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. His work “American Born Chinese” is a creative text that chronicles the Asian-American experience in a way that resonates with teen readers. It was the first graphic...
2014_DC_NCath_I62DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass)
2014_DC_NCath_Quake59DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Quake work
2014_DC_NCath_Views1DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...
2014_DC_NCath_Wilson_14122845DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Wreath Laying at President Woodrow Wilson's Tomb
A wreath is laid at President Woodrow Wilson's tomb at the Washington National Cathedral each year on December 28, his birthday. The ceremony is conducted by the honor guard of the Military District of Washington in cooperation with the clergy of the Cathedral.
2014_DC_NCath_Winterbottom13DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: Gothic Resilience: Colin Winterbottom
“Gothic Resilience,” a selection of photographs from an ongoing collaboration between photographer Colin Winterbottom and Washington National Cathedral will be on exhibit in the Garrett Lounge of the Perry Observation Gallery (seventh floor of the Cathedral; accessible by the west narthex elevators)....
2014_DC_NCath_Xmas84DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Christmas Creches and flowers
2014_DC_NewseumMN_14040771Newseum -- Members' Night -- The Source and Wolfgang Puck Catering
Members' Night at the Newseum featuring The Source by Wolfgang Puck and Wolfgang Puck Catering
Join us for a special evening with Chef Scott Drewno of The Source by Wolfgang Puck and Chef Tom Blundell of Wolfgang Puck Catering.
Watch a live cooking demonstration by Chef Scott and sample delicious hors...
2014_DC_NewseumM_1412154Newseum -- Members' Night -- Winter
A couple of quickies...
2014_DC_NewseumV22DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2014_DC_Newseum8DC -- Newseum
Various:
* The Trabant was there for the Berlin Wall anniversary.
* Pam D'Arcy's last day.
* Sign for Michel du Cille
2014_DC_Newseum_91139DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) 9/11 Gallery
2014_DC_Newseum_AM47DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (2) Anchorman
Anchorman: The Exhibit
Nov. 14, 2013 through Aug. 31, 2014
The Newseum, in partnership with Paramount Pictures, presented “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” featuring props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.”
2014_DC_Newseum_Books21DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (5) Great Books
2014_DC_Newseum_GMen7DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (C) G-Men and Journalists
2014_DC_Newseum_Hat_140821134Newseum -- Members' Event -- Pharrell's Hat artifact unveiling
Join us for a VIP preview and reception to unveil Pharrell's Hat as a new artifact to be featured at the Newseum
Music provided by DJ Scientific.
Folks included Paul Brown (CEO of Arby's), and Jim Duff (CEO of the Newseum)
2014_DC_Newseum_NHG315DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (5) News History Gallery
2014_DC_Newseum_Pages1DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages
2014_DC_Newseum_POYi100DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (C) Pictures of the Year (2014)
2014_DC_Newseum_Pulitzer2DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (1) Pulitzer Prize Photographs
2014_DC_Newseum_Rights5031DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Civil Rights at 50 (1964)
Make Some Noise
By Dinah Douglas, assistant Web writer

WASHINGTON — The Newseum opened two new exhibits Aug. 2 on the U.S. civil rights movement that highlighted the contributions and struggles of students.
With the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington approaching on Aug. 28, the timely...
2014_DC_Newseum_Trabant_1411095Newseum -- Trabant Visit
2014_DC_NGAAH22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Armand Hammer Collection
2014_DC_NGAEW_Bldg22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2014_DC_NGAP59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings
2014_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2014_DC_NGAS5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture
2014_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building
2014_DC_NGA_Danae3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Titian’s Danaë
Titian’s Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
July 1 – November 6, 2014
One of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian’s Danae? (1544–1545) from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples—will be on view at the Gallery to celebrate the commencement of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of...
2014_DC_NGA_Dancer25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Degas's Little Dancer
Degas's Little Dancer
October 5, 2014 – January 11, 2015
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (1878–1881), Edgar Degas’s groundbreaking statuette of a young ballerina that caused a sensation at the 1881 impressionist exhibition, takes center stage in an exploration of Degas’s fascination with ballet and his...
2014_DC_NGA_de_Hooghe23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
From the Library: The Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
September 20, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Artistically gifted and socially well connected, Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708) can help us to unravel the complexities of the late Dutch Golden Age, particularly through his vast and varied oeuvre of book...
2014_DC_NGA_Monuments59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Monuments Officers and the NGA
Monuments Officers and the NGA
Introduction:
During World War II the National Gallery of Art (NGA) was deeply involved in efforts to protect art, archives, libraries, historical buildings, and monuments in war theaters.
Several hundred men and women—including art historians, museum and art...
2014_DC_NGA_Planning16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: City Planning and Improvements
From the Library: Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books
March 1 – September 1, 2014

The Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books allows the National Gallery of Art Library to expand its holdings of books in all areas of architectural studies. One of our main areas of...
2014_DC_NGS13DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)
2014_DC_NGS_Cosmic2DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Cosmic Calendar
2014_DC_NGS_Food240DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Food
FOOD: Our Global Kitchen
October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates how our world eats and the future...
2014_DC_NGS_Garden2DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Outdoor Sculpture Garden
2014_DC_NGS_Mars24DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
August 5, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Experience the excitement, science, challenge and eye-opening wonder of one of the most ambitious space expeditions ever undertaken in this stunning exhibition. Featuring the latest images taken by the Curiosity rover, many with surprising colors and...
2014_DC_NGS_Spinosaurus129DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Meet Spinosaurus. At over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and weighing in at 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth — even bigger than T. rex. This bus-sized dino’s extraordinary features...
2014_DC_NMWA_Helena25DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Library Exhibit: The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
MAY 12–NOV 14 2014
The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
On view at the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center. Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel Z mého dětství (From My Childhood) is widely acknowledged to be...
2014_DC_Norway_Xmas_141201110DC -- Union Station -- Norway's Christmas tree lighting ceremony (2014)
Last year it was a scream. This year Norway’s Christmas tree at Union Station will be a roar!
Senator Amy Klobuchar, Santa Claus, Ambassador Kåre Aas, Sami Performance, and Christmas Carols at December 1, 6:15 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony
Last year the Norwegian Christmas tree had 700 ornaments with...
2014_DC_Novak_140208124Politics & Prose -- B.J. Novak ("One More Thing")
B. J. Novak - One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories:
The multi-talented actor, director, stand-up, and writer for the Emmy-award winning The Office makes his debut as a short-story writer with this funny and diverse collection of 64 works of fiction. Averaging about four pages each, these stories...
2014_DC_No_Vote_14111762Capitol Hill History Project -- Nelson Rimensnyder ("Why DC Has No Vote in Congress")
Overbeck Lecture: Why DC Has No Vote in Congress
Among all the capital cities of all the democracies in the world, only Washington, DC has no voting representation in its national legislature. How did this happen? And why, after two centuries of trying to rectify the problem, do citizens here still...
2014_DC_NPC_Bookfair_141118105NPC -- 37th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2014)
The 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night in partnership with P&P
Politics & Prose is proud to partner with the National Press Club for a night of pols, pundits and prose in the National Press Club Ballroom. Come meet authors Maureen Corrigan, Senator James Webb, Misty Copeland,...
2014_DC_NPC_Spots_140607103NPC -- Member tour of Battle of Wilderness/Spotsylvania Courthouse with Civil War Trust w/Don Pfanz
Civil War Trust Day/Battle of the Wilderness: June 7
Battle of the WildernessThe Club’s annual Civil War battlefield trip will commemorate the Battle of the Wilderness with a visit on Saturday, June 7, to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. The trip will take place one month...
2014_DC_NPHarris_141018113Sixth & I -- Neil Patrick Harris ("Choose Your Own Autobiography") w/Madhulika Sikka
Neil Patrick Harris In Conversation with Madhulika Sikka
Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick...
2014_DC_OAS_Modern39Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection
On view October 16, 2014- February 1, 2015
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection is an initiative of the Cultural Heritage Foundation of the...
2014_DC_Oates_14091877Sixth & I -- Joyce Carol Oates ("Lovely, Dark, Deep") w/Louis Bayard
Joyce Carol Oates In Conversation with Louis Bayard
WeAre10 -- A FREE event as part of Sixth & I’s 10th anniversary celebration!
From the legendary literary master and winner of the National Book Award, Lovely, Dark, Deep is a collection of ten mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkness within...
2014_DC_Octagon74DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2014_DC_Octagon_181220DC -- Octagon House -- Exhibit: War of 1812
2014_DC_OHanlon_14112929Newseum -- Inside Media w/W. Joseph Campbell, James Temple, and Nick Hromalik (Meet the O'Hanlon Family)
Inside Media: Meet the O’Hanlon Family
Explore the backstory of American journalism’s most beloved editorial with journalism professor and author W. Joseph Campbell and descendents of Virginia O’Hanlon, James Temple and Nick Hromalik.
2014_DC_Old_Post14DC -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside
Under construction while it undergoes its Trump makeover.
2014_DC_OSt_Pump5DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- DC Water O Street Pump Station (125 O St SE)
2014_DC_Pageant_1Other_140615752014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Other
2014_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_140615372014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2014_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_140615922014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- In-Between Presentations
2014_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_140615762014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2014_DC_Pageant_5Inter_140615732014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
2014_DC_Pageant_6Talent_140615912014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
2014_DC_Pageant_7Evening_140615982014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening
2014_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1406151242014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Crowning (Teresa Davis)
Miss District of Columbia Class of 2014:

* TERESA DAVIS -- 2014 Miss District of Columbia

* Lola Adeoye
* Jana Bernard
* Ayanna Cowley
* Lillian Dawit
* Jillian Edmonds
* Kiersten Gonzalez
* Melicia Johnson
* Johanna King
* Ariana Kruszewski
* Mary Catherine O’Neill
* Thais...
2014_DC_Pageant_9Post_1406151322014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-Crowning Photos
2014_DC_Panetta_14101492Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Leon Panetta ("Worthy Fights") w/Mike Allen
Leon Panetta In Conversation with Mike Allen
Leon Panetta’s first career as a public servant began as an army intelligence officer and included a 35-year run in Congress, culminating in his role as Clinton’s budget czar and White House chief of staff. He then “retired” to establish the Panetta...
2014_DC_Parrot_Confide_14032527Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Parrot Confidential" (w/Allison Argo) @ Atlas Theater
PARROT CONFIDENTIAL (USA, 2013, 60 min.)
Meet Lou. Abandoned in a foreclosed home, Lou is one of thousands of parrots in need of rescue. From the wilds of Costa Rica to suburban America, a lovable, quirky cast of parrots will reveal their unforgettable tales and the bittersweet world they share with...
2014_DC_Pastis_14060276Washington Post -- Stephan Pastis
An evening with cartoonist and author Stephan Pastis, sponsored by the Washington Post. Stephan will be speaking about both Pearls and Timmy Failure, and signing books after.
2014_DC_Paw_Project_14032579Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Paw Project" (w/Megan McAndrew) @ Atlas Theater
THE PAW PROJECT (USA, 2013, 58 min.)
An inspiring against-all-odds story of a grassroots movement to protect felines, both large and small, from the cruelty of declawing and of how the movement has prevailed, despite the efforts of well-funded professional veterinary associations. In the United States...
2014_DC_Penn1DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2014_DC_Penn_Qtr9DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2014_DC_Perry_14042334Natl Archives -- Mark Perry ("The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur")
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur
Gerneral Douglas MacArthur–imperious, headstrong, and vain–is also remembered as a brilliant commander. Mark Perry examines how this paradoxical man overcame his personal and professional challenges to lead his countrymen in World War...
2014_DC_Petersen_House16DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)
2014_DC_POB_Spongebob5DC -- Post Office Box -- Spongebob Squarepants
2014_DC_Polshek_140510104Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Stewart Polshek ("Build, Memory")
Inside Media: A Life in Architecture
James Stewart Polshek's "Build, Memory"
Newseum architect James Stewart Polshek discusses his new book, "Build, Memory."
In the book, Polshek surveys his life's work and focuses on the process of designing a building and working with clients to implement their...
2014_DC_Pop_Culture_141209157Sixth & I and NPR -- Pop Culture Happy Hour (w/Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Barrie Hardymon)
Every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR contributors Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, and Glen Weldon gather for a thoughtful, funny, spirited discussion of the best and worst in pop culture – movies, TV, books, music, theater, comics, and video games.
Additional participants: Kat Chow. Matt Thompson,...
2014_DC_Postcards237DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Postcards from the Trenches
Postcards from the Trenches
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War centers on the art created by German and American soldiers on opposite sides of No Man's Land. Hand-painted trench postcards, sketches, ink...
2014_DC_Poverty_14010966Newseum -- Poverty in America: Reporting the Story (w/Brian Williams, Paul Ryan, Krissy Clark, John Sharify, David Stoeffler, and Brian Charles)
Members Only: "Poverty in America: Reporting the Story"
Guests: Brian Williams and Rep. Paul Ryan
NBC News and the Newseum will host a program to discuss news coverage of poverty in America. "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams will interview Rep. Paul Ryan in a rare one-on-one...
2014_DC_POYI_Ceremony_140425270Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 71st Reception and Ceremony
Winners of the Seventy-First Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition
Judged February 5 through February 25, 2014
Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.

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2014_DC_PProse6DC -- Chevy Chase -- Politics & Prose (Main Store @ 5015 Connecticut Ave NW)
The guitar scene downstairs.
2014_DC_PresFD_140215306Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2014)
Presented by the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.
This program is sponsored in part by the Reinsch Family Education Endowment.
Activities will take place in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard unless otherwise noted.
Hands-on activities:
* Dress up and add yourself...
2014_DC_Press_Freedom_14110582Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Press Freedom in the 21st Century
Press Freedom in the 21st Century
The Newseum Institute and Free Speech Now!, a London-based but globally-focused campaign from spiked magazine, offer a unique one-day conference discussing press freedom in the 21st century. The event brings together leading American and European editors and...
2014_DC_Pride_Festival_14060855DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2014)
2014_DC_Protecting_Nature_14033062Env Film Festival (2014) -- Protecting and Restoring Nature and Community (w/Annie Kaempfer, David Conover, and Stephanie Meeks) @ Carnegie Inst
Protecting and Restoring Nature and Community - Shorts Program

MIDNIGHT BLUE (France, 2013 8 min.) U.S. Premiere This immersive ecological tale takes us to the heart of the underwater world, between night and light, where everything happens at a different pace. Using sand as the medium of animation,...
2014_DC_Reparations_14061271Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Ta-Nehisi Coates ("The Case for Reparations") w/Jeffrey Goldberg
The Case for Reparations
Just days before the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, will sit down with Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss Coates’ provocative June cover story making the case for reparations. The product of...
2014_DC_Resignation_14080788Newseum -- Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later (w/Carl Bernstein, Douglas Brinkley, Luke Nichter, and Marvin Kalb)
The Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later
Forty years ago, Richard M. Nixon became the first U.S. president to resign from office. He stepped down on Aug. 9, 1974, following the exposure of White House involvement in the cover-up of the Watergate scandal.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the resignation,...
2014_DC_ReunionFD_140614157Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Family Reunion Celebration
Summer is the perfect time to reconnect with family members near and far. The American Art Museum welcomes families to come and create memory books, make art collages, design patriotic scratch-offs, receive photos from our photo booth and our specially designed tattoos of items in the museum’s...
2014_DC_Rivers_140702103Sixth & I -- Joan Rivers ("Diary of a Mad Diva") w/Hanna Rosin
Joan Rivers In Conversation with Hanna Rosin
Sometimes in life, a synagogue gets lucky. Twice. Sixth & I hosted Joan Rivers in 2012, and we’re beyond excited to welcome her back this summer.
Following up on her New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone…Starting With Me, the unstoppable comedienne is...
2014_DC_Rockville_ALO_14112146DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Rockville Art League – Member Show
Rockville Art League – Member Show
November 11 through December 18, 2014
Members of the Rockville Art League, a non-profit organization since 1957, will be exhibiting at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW Washington, DC, from November 11 thru December 18, 2014. A very diverse juried...
2014_DC_Rockville_AL45DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Rockville Art League – Member Show
Rockville Art League – Member Show
November 11 through December 18, 2014
Members of the Rockville Art League, a non-profit organization since 1957, will be exhibiting at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW Washington, DC, from November 11 thru December 18, 2014. A very diverse juried...
2014_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem28DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2014_DC_Rosewater_14110988Newseum -- "Rosewater" screening (w/Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, Gwen Ifill, and Joel Simon)
THE NEWSEUM invites you and a guest to join JON STEWART FOR A SCREENING AND DISCUSSION OF HIS FILM "ROSEWATER"
Join Jon Stewart for a screening of his new film, Rosewater, which chronicles the true story of journalist Maziar Bahari, who was arrested in 2009 while covering the Iranian presidential...
2014_DC_RTaft_Memorial16DC -- Capitol Hill -- Robert A. Taft Memorial
2014_DC_Rubin_14010868Sixth & I -- Gretchen Rubin ("Happier at Home")
Gretchen Rubin:
When Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project was published in 2009, it soon became a #1 New York Times bestseller and a cultural phenomenon, sparking powerful dialogues about the human quest for joy and satisfaction in life.
Understanding that happiness can be a continual process, in...
2014_DC_Rudder_14092296Sixth & I -- Christian Rudder ("Dataclysm") w/Megan Garber
Christian Rudder, OkCupid Co-founder, In Conversation with Megan Garber
Dataclysm (da tə kli zəm) n.: the deluge of digital information reshaping our view of the world.

Half of Americans under 35 check Facebook first thing in the morning.
People have already tweeted more words than in every book...
2014_DC_Saltz_14102289Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Jerry Saltz ("A Year in the Life of an Art Critic") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Critic Jerry Saltz: A Year in the Life of an Art Critic: The Good, the Bad, and the Very Bad
Jerry Saltz is the senior art critic for New York Magazine and has been an energetic and persuasive voice in the art world for more than two decades. In...
2014_DC_Samuelsson_14111337Sixth & I -- Marcus Samuelsson ("Marcus Off Duty") w/Joe Yonan
Marcus Samuelsson In Conversation with Joe Yonan
In Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home the award-winning celebrity chef shares 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes that he cooks for those nearest and dearest to him.
For Marcus and his wife, gatherings in their Harlem brownstone are opportunities...
2014_DC_Shaw_14031227Natl Archives -- John Shaw ("JFK in the Senate")
JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency:
Before John F. Kennedy became a legendary young President, he was the junior Senator from Massachusetts, where JFK’s Presidential ambitions were first realized. Author John Shaw looks at how the young Senator catapulted himself onto the national stage and...
2014_DC_Shenk_14090846Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Joshua Wolf Shenk ("Powers of Two") w/Alix Spiegel
Joshua Wolf Shenk In Conversation with Alix Spiegel
When is the work of two people together greater than what either could do on their own? In Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, Shenk breaks the myth of the lone genius apart and draws on new scientific research to show...
2014_DC_Sherman_14020746Politics & Prose -- Gabriel Sherman ("The Loudest Voice in the Room")
Gabriel Sherman - The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—And Divided a Country:
Rupert Murdoch tapped Roger Ailes in 1996 to develop Fox News, and neither the media nor the political landscape has been the same since. Sherman, New America Foundation...
2014_DC_SIAH_Bldg10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots
2014_DC_SIAH_Bollywood40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Beyond Bollywood
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
February 27, 2014 – August 16, 2015
Learn about the history and contemporary experiences of Indian Americans as they have grown to be one of the more diverse and well-recognized communities in the United States. Photographs, artifacts, video, and...
2014_DC_SIAH_Google4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Google Cork Board server
Preview Case: American Enterprise
September 14, 2013 – January 13, 2015
This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server.
2014_DC_SIAH_Int7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2014_DC_SIAH_ModernM72DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Making a Modern Museum
Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Museum of American History
May 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Learn about the origins of the National Museum of American History (originally the Museum of History and Technology) and consider what those origins mean for the...
2014_DC_SIAH_Nisei6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Heroes (Nisei medalion)
American Heroes
February 19, 2014 – June 2, 2014
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, President Roosevelt issued an executive order which resulted in the removal and imprisonment of over 110,000 ethnic Japanese in camps through the western U.S. Almost two-thirds of those...
2014_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2014_DC_SIAH_Puppetry63DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Puppetry in America (phase 2 of 2)
Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014
Howdy Doody and Kermit are only two of the beloved and familiar puppets in the museum's collection. Learn about the history and variety of puppets from marionettes and hand puppets to shadow puppets and ventriloquist figures, and learn about the...
2014_DC_SIAH_Purse35DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Camilla's Purse
Camilla's Purse
January 24, 2014 – May 4, 2014
Holocaust survivor Camilla Gottlieb’s ordinary life in Vienna was upended by World War II into crisis, imprisonment, and ultimately a new life in the United States. Her purse, discovered by her family after her death in 1964, contained letters and papers...
2014_DC_SIAH_Stories32DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
2014_DC_SIAH_WorldsFair40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 1965 Ford Mustang and World's Fair
1965 Ford Mustang
April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015
A silver-blue 1965 Ford Mustang made in October 1964 and donated to the museum in 2004 by Eleanor McMillan, a former Smithsonian employee, is on display. The first Mustang was revealed to the public by Henry Ford II at the World’s Fair in New York...
2014_DC_SIAIR_Hawaii64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: Hawaii By Air
Hawaii by Air
July 25, 2014 – July 2015
You may not realize it, as you while away the time on your long flight from the mainland to Hawaii, but you are traveling to one of the most remote places on Earth. Jetliner travel makes it easy to forget how challenging it once was to reach Hawaii by air. The...
2014_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond41DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2014_DC_SIAIR_Planets30DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 207: Exploring the Planets
2014_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2014_DC_SIAIR_Universe36DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 111: Explore the Universe
2014_DC_SIFG_BW26DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Bountiful Waters
Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art
March 8–September 14, 2014
The waters that surround the islands of Japan and flow from its mountain ranges to form rivers and lakes host plants and animals that have sustained human life since prehistoric times. This exhibition features a selection of...
2014_DC_SIFG_Fine35DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
October 18, 2014 – Indefinitely
In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, twenty-six atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler. This precipitous act marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership. The...
2014_DC_SIHG_Lost_Bird11DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle -- Lost Bird Project
The Lost Bird Project
March 27, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Location: Haupt Garden (south of Castle) and Bird Garden (northwest of Natural History)
Bronze memorials by Todd McGrain depict extinct species of North American birds: the great auk, Labrador duck, heath hen, and Carolina parakeet (Haupt Garden)...
2014_DC_SINH_Billions46DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
June 24, 2014 – January 3, 2016 (new closing date)
An amazing diversity of birds—some in breathtaking abundance—once inhabited the vast forests and plains of North America. But starting around 1600, species began to disappear, as humans altered...
2014_DC_SINH_Fossils4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2014_DC_SINH_Human_Origins117DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
The Kochs financed this exhibit, a large portion of which is dedicated to showing how humans can adjust to temperature change. The Kochs don't believe that global warming is happening and, even if it is, they figure that this exhibit proves that the human species can adjust to climate change. Ignoring...
2014_DC_SINH_Natures_Best70DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2014)
2014_DC_SINH_Qrius19DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Q?rius
Q?rius is a new way for teens and tweens – and their families and educators – to connect science with everyday experiences. With a name chosen to inspire curiosity and the excitement of discovery, Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental learning space that brings the unique assets of...
2014_DC_SINH_Walk11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
May 21, 2014 – September 2, 2014
Walk with Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Troodon of the Late Cretaceous, through the use of augmented reality and motion tracking. Visitors see themselves on a large LED video wall allowing them to interact with a...
2014_DC_SINH_Wilderness71DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Wilderness Forever
Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places
September 3, 2014 – Through summer 2015
This juried photography exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, one of our nation's most successful pieces of conservation legislation, and illustrates the...
2014_DC_SINMAA30DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2014_DC_SINZ_125th8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: 125th Anniversary
2014_DC_SINZ_Const5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2014_DC_SINZ_Invert3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
The exhibit is closed.
2014_DC_SINZ_Main4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
They're still working on constructing the new parking garage.
2014_DC_SINZ_Panda41DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Another chance to visit Bao Bao, the new panda cub. Also the one-year birthday event for him -- with surprisingly bad access for members.
2014_DC_SINZ_Reed_140521165DC -- FONZ Talk -- Former Director Ted Reed's Legacy
Celebrating 125 years at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo: How Former Director Ted Reed Envisioned the Modern Zoo
Celebrating the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s 125th anniversary, this free public lecture celebrates the late Dr. Theodore Reed and his vision and lasting legacy for the modern zoo....
2014_DC_SIPG_Angelou2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Maya Angelou, 1928-2014
In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
May 29, 2014 – June 12, 2014
In memory of writer, poet, and activist Maya Angelou (1928-1914), on view is a portrait of her painted by Ross Rossin and unveiled in a ceremony Angelou attended in April 2014. Angelou wrote a series of seven autobiographical novels that are an...
2014_DC_SIPG_Bldg29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including snow on courtyard.
2014_DC_SIPG_Bravo4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2014_DC_SIPG_Colbert6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Portrait of Stephen Colbert
December 20, 2014 – April 20, 2015
In recognition of the end of Stephen Colbert’s decade-long persona for Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, the museum has borrowed Colbert’s portrait, which was created for the final season of the show.
In 2008, Colbert contacted the...
2014_DC_SIPG_Cool_1402086Reynolds Center -- Tour -- American Cool crowd w/Frank Goodyear
Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, leads a tour of the American Cool exhibition.
2014_DC_SIPG_CW26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2014_DC_SIPG_DayLife50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries
A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries from the Archives of American Art
September 26, 2014 – February 28, 2015
Reading an artist’s diary is the next best thing to being there. Direct and private, diaries provide firsthand accounts of appointments made and met, places seen, and work in progress—all laced...
2014_DC_SIPG_Discord_Group24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Group Portraits
2014_DC_SIPG_Experience58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Experience America
Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent
The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Through President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the federal government paid them to paint and sculpt and urged them to look to the nation’s land and people for their subjects. For the next...
2014_DC_SIPG_Folk5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2014_DC_SIPG_Katy2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Cupcake Katy
Cupcake Katy
June 18, 2014 – July 6, 2014
“Cupcake Katy” features Perry wearing a dress designed by New York academic portrait painter Will Cotton and constructed by designer Cynthia Rowley. In her portrait, Perry reigns over the teenage consumer culture she has so successfully navigated. Perry was...
2014_DC_SIPG_Modern54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2014_DC_SIPG_Monuments111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Monuments Men
This exhibition was tied into the release of the Monuments Men movie.
Monuments Men: On the Frontline to Save Europe's Art, 1942–1946
February 7 to April 20, 2014
During World War II, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting European cultural sites, monuments, and...
2014_DC_SIPG_Our_America24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014
This exhibition reveals the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. Drawn from the museum's...
2014_DC_SIPG_Painting89DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2014_DC_SIPG_Pop_Quiz_14051413Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: Pop Quiz: Space: The Final Frontier
Can you unlock the mysteries of the universe? Prove it at a space-themed trivia night featuring the out-of-this-world collection of the National Portrait Gallery. The winning team receives a prize at the end of the evening.
2014_DC_SIPG_Portrait96DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2014_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2014_DC_SIPG_Radio_Talent68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits -- Detail: Miguel Covarrubias’s "Radio Talent"
Radio Talent:
Miguel Covarrubias’s 1938 caricature, Radio Talent, depicted a cloud of popular celebrities who came to fame during the heyday of American radio broadcasting. At the depths of the Depression, radio’s two major networks—NBC and CBS—provided a cultural glue that helped bind the country...
2014_DC_SIPG_Recent24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2014)
Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 1, 2015
New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance to the permanent collection exhibition American Origins. The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin...
2014_DC_SIPG_Rentals15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
2014_DC_SIPG_Roby82DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Sara Roby Foundation Collection
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
February 28, 2014 – August 17, 2014
70 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the 1910s to the 1980s by such artists as Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Arthur Dove, Nancy Grossman, Edward Hopper, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo...
2014_DC_SIPG_Rooney1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney, 1920-2014
In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – May 28, 2014
On view is a portrait of actor Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) with frequent costar Judy Garland. Born into a vaudeville family, Rooney took the stage as a toddler and began making movies at age five. Over the course of a 10-decade career, he made more...
2014_DC_SIPG_Sculpture26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2014_DC_SIPG_Seeger1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Pete Seeger, 1919-2014
In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
January 28, 2014 – March 3, 2014
On view is a photograph of American musician and social activist Pete Seeger (1919-2014) taken by Sid Grossman in the late 1940s. Seeger recorded more than 100 albums during his career, which spanned labor rallies in the 1930s and 1940s,...
2014_DC_SIPG_SingingPP_14103032DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Press Preview: Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art Exhibit
2014_DC_SIPG_Singing162DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
October 31, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Some 50 works by more than a dozen contemporary artists who employ avian imagery as a conduit for understanding contemporary culture are on view. The exhibition explores the following themes:
* How we...
2014_DC_SIPG_Take5_14011623Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Crafts and Games @ Duende Quartet event
Take 5! with the Duende Quartet and Pop-up Handi-hour
Enjoy free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard as the Deunde Quartet explores intersection of Latin Jazz with the cool Blue Note sounds of the 1960s. Free craft projects are offered during the concert as part of Handi-hour's pop-up program.
2014_DC_SIPG_Take5_14042517Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Crafts and Games @ An Evening with Ella event
Take 5! An Evening with Ella
During Jazz Appreciation Month, join us for a special evening performance by The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra as we celebrate the First Lady of Song’s birthday. The Orchestra will highlight Ella Fitzgerald’s collaborations with big bands, including the Count Basie...
2014_DC_SIPG_Tour10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour
2014_DC_SIPG_Williams1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Robin Williams, 1951-2014
In Memoriam: Robin Williams
August 12, 2014 – September 9, 2014 (new closing date)
A photograph of Robin Williams (1951-2014), taken for Time magazine by Michael Dressler in 1979, is on view. Williams was a madcap genius in performances of all types of entertainment, from stand-up to feature films....
2014_DC_SIPM6DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2014_DC_SIPM_Communities44DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities
2014_DC_SIPM_Mail_Marks89DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History
2014_DC_SIPM_Moving2DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2014_DC_SIPM_PacificX54DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Pacific Exchange: China & US Mail
Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail
March 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015 (new title)
Examine the relationship between China and the United States through stamps and mail. Rare stamp proofs from the China Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1912-1928) reveal commerce and culture between 1860 and 1980, while...
2014_DC_SIPM_Stamps_Globe34DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 6): Stamps Around the Globe
2014_DC_SIPM_Stamp_Salon1DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 5): National Stamp Salon
2014_DC_SIRG_Bldg3DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2014_DC_Sixth10th42DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- 10th anniversary receptions (two events)
Two social receiptions downstairs. One after Joyce Carol Oates and the other after Neil Patrick Harris.
2014_DC_Sixth_I11DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)
2014_DC_Sixth_Wall140Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2014_DC_SI_Castle9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Mask15DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask
First 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask and Bust
December 2, 2014 – December 31, 2014
The first presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data are on display. The portraits of President Barack Obama were created based on data collected by a Smithsonian-led team of 3-D digital imaging specialists...
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Views21DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Views from the Tall Tower
Views from the Tall Tower
August 1, 2012 – Indefinitely
In 1863, artist Titian Ramsey Peale took a series of 8 photographs from the roof of the Castle’s tall north tower that form a panoramic view of Washington. A corresponding set of 8 images, taken from the exact same vantage points in 2012, shows a...
2014_DC_SI_Ripley_Visions33DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Visions From the Forests
2014_DC_Sky_Landscape5DC -- Public Art: Sky Landscape (by Louise Nevelson) @ 1101 VT Ave NW
2014_DC_Sliver_14032458Sixth & I -- Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd ("A Sliver of Light")
Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd
In summer 2009, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly crossed into Iran and were captured by a border patrol. Accused of espionage, the three Americans ultimately found themselves in Tehran’s infamous...
2014_DC_Soldiers_Cem60DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
2014_DC_So_Called_141218179Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2014)
My So-Called Jewish Life: A SpeakeasyDC Production
During Chanukah, join us for the sixth annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish.
Storytellers include (in sequence):
* Layla McCay - global health...
2014_DC_Spizer_140216100Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bruce Spizer ("Beatles Invade America")
Inside Media: The Beatles Invade America
"The Beatles are Coming! The Birth of Beatlemania in America"
Guest: Bruce Spizer
On the 50th anniversary of the arrival of The Beatles in the United States, Beatles historian Bruce Spizer talks about their historic first trip here and the evolution of...
2014_DC_Spy_1Intro8DC -- International Spy Museum -- 1. Introduction to Espionage
2014_DC_Spy_2Covers6DC -- International Spy Museum -- 2. Covers & Legends
2014_DC_Spy_3School189DC -- International Spy Museum -- 3. School for Spies
2014_DC_Spy_4History139DC -- International Spy Museum -- 4. Secret History of History
2014_DC_Spy_5Among150DC -- International Spy Museum -- 5. Spies Among Us
2014_DC_Spy_6Bond228DC -- International Spy Museum -- 6. Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years Of Bond Villains
2014_DC_Spy_721st25DC -- International Spy Museum -- 7. 21st Century
2014_DC_Stevens_14050569Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- John Paul Stevens ("Six Amendments") w/David Tatel
Justice John Paul Stevens:
By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more than three decades on the Court, during which he was involved with many of the defining decisions of the...
2014_DC_Sustainable_140321117Env Film Festival (2014) -- Sustainable DC (shorts) @ Carnegie Inst
Sustainable DC:
Thanks fo Booz Allen Hamilton for their support of this program.
Sustainable DC, the city-wide initiative to make Washington, D.C. “the greenest, healthiest and most livable city in the nation,” is spotlighted in this program of short films and discussion with D.C. government...
2014_DC_TGiving_FD_141115168Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Thanksgiving Family Festival (2014)
Every Turkey Day celebration needs a well-dressed table! Start at the museum and make your very own Thanksgiving Day decorations to display. Learn to contra dance with caller Anna Rain and live music with Callithump featuring Glyn Collinson, David Knight, and Andrew Marcus. Then create your centerpiece,...
2014_DC_THEARC8DC -- Shipley Terrace -- Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus (THEARC) (1901 Miss Ave SE)
2014_DC_Thiel_14092368Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Peter Thiel ("Zero to One") w/Bradley Graham and Blake Masters
Peter Thiel
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won’t create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them.
If you do what has never been done and you can do...
2014_DC_Thompson_14012423Natl Archives -- J. Lee Thompson ("Never Call Retreat")
Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War
J. Lee Thompson provides a look at the final years of Theodore Roosevelt and the way in which the U.S. was drawn into the First World War. At the center of this story is the personal and political battle waged between Roosevelt and President...
2014_DC_Tidal3DC -- Tidal Basin
2014_DC_Todd_14120266Politics & Prose -- Chuck Todd ("The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House")
Chuck Todd - The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House:
An outsider may be more aware of the flaws in a system than someone used to the status quo, but making effective changes often requires insider savvy. Todd, host of Meet the Press, frequent political commentator, and coauthor of How Obama Won,...
2014_DC_Todd_14122054Newseum -- Inside Media w/Chuck Todd ("The Stranger")
Inside Media: “Meet the Press” Moderator Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd, moderator and managing editor of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” discusses his new book, “The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House.”
In the book, Todd draws upon his sources to chronicle Obama’s tumultuous White House years and provide a...
2014_DC_Toynbee15DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots
Including some of the new 2013 vintage Toynbee tiles.
2014_DC_Trabant_14110867International Spy Museum -- Annual Parade of Trabants (2014)
Eighth Annual Parade of Trabants
Where were you when the Wall fell? 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...
2014_DC_Trails_Adams10DC Heritage Trails: Roads to Diversity: Adams Morgan Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_Brightwood9DC Heritage Trails: Battleground to Community: Brightwood Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_CW2CR17DC Heritage Trails: Civil War to Civil Rights: Downtown Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_Duty4DC Heritage Trails: Tour of Duty: Barracks Row Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_Logan8DC Heritage Trails: A Fitting Tribute: Logan Circle Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_SW3DC Heritage Trails: River Farms to Urban Towers: Southwest Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Trails_UStreet7DC Heritage Trails: City Within a City: Greater U Street Heritage Trail
2014_DC_Tucker_14031813Natl Archives -- Phillip Thomas Tucker ("George Washington’s Surprise Attack")
George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle that Decided the Fate of America:
Phillip Thomas Tucker takes an in-depth look at the Battle of Trenton in George Washington’s Surprise Attack. Using firsthand accounts from officers and soldiers on both sides, he brings to life the...
2014_DC_Tyranny_14111348Cato Institute -- "The Tyranny of Silence" (w/Flemming Rose and Jonathan Rauch)
The Tyranny of Silence (Cato Institute Press, 2014)
Journalists face constant intimidation. Whether it takes the extreme form of beheadings, death threats, government censorship or simply political correctness—it casts a shadow over their ability to tell a story.
No one knows this better than Flemming...
2014_DC_Union_StationI42DC -- Union Station (Interior)
2014_DC_Uranium_Drive_In_14032136Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Uranium Drive-In" (w/Suzan Bereza) @ Carnegie Inst
URANIUM DRIVE-IN (USA, 2013, 70 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere In a boom-bust uranium mining community in rural, southwestern Colorado, a heated battle is raging over a proposed new uranium mill – the first, if approved, to be built in the United States in more than 25 years. This latest film from...
2014_DC_USASF_Books79USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Book Section
Authors here:
* (Friday) Michio Kaku
* (Saturday) George D. Morgan ("Rocket Girl"), Loralee Leavitt ("Candy Experiments"), Joe Schwarcz ("The Right Chemistry"), Andrea Beaty ("Rosie Revere, Engineer"), Steve Wolf ("The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects"), Theodore Gray ("The...
2014_DC_USASF_Booths259USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Booths and Booth Folks
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042523USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Guiness Record for Natl Geographic
National Geographic Kids Sets 9th GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title For Smallest Magazine Cover
April 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2014)—National Geographic Kids today claimed its ninth GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Smallest Magazine Cover, using technology from IBM, at the USA Science &...
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042617USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Art Benjamin
Mathemagician
by Art Benjamin, the Mathemagician

Join us for a truly amazing presentation of mental mathematical gymnastics that will seemingly turn math into magic. Watch as mathemagician and math whiz Arthur Benjamin “out-calculates” an electronic calculator and figures out the weekday of any...
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042711USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Art Benjamin
Mathemagician
by Art Benjamin, the Mathemagician

Join us for a truly amazing presentation of mental mathematical gymnastics that will seemingly turn math into magic. Watch as mathemagician and math whiz Arthur Benjamin “out-calculates” an electronic calculator and figures out the weekday of any...
2014_DC_USASF_P02_1404255USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Microsoft STEM
2014_DC_USASF_P02_14042633USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: NBA Folks
Fast Break Action: STEM in Basketball
by Former Professional Basketball Players Theo Ratliff, Jerome Williams, and Bernard Robinson
Lockheed Martin stage

Imagine having the chance to interact directly with dynamic former NBA stars in a challenging series of agility and speed drills as these...
2014_DC_USASF_P02_14042728USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: NBA Folks
Fast Break Action: STEM in Basketball
by Former Professional Basketball Players Theo Ratliff, Jerome Williams, and Bernard Robinson
Lockheed Martin stage

Imagine having the chance to interact directly with dynamic former NBA stars in a challenging series of agility and speed drills as these...
2014_DC_USASF_P03_14042530USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Steve Wolf
Learning Science Through Action and Adventure with a Hollywood Stuntman
by Steve Wolf

Are you looking for real action adventure while boosting your science IQ? Steve Wolf, Hollywood movie stuntman and special effects expert, is your man! During his 20 years in the business, Steve has been shot,...
2014_DC_USASF_P03_1404268USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Sphereland
Flatland Filmmakers and Actress-Mathematician Danica McKellar Take You Inside the Math Behind Hit Film "Sphereland"
by Flatland Filmmakers Seth Caplan and Dano Johnson
Lockheed Martin stage

Movie fans will remember the hit animated film Flatland: The Movie, and its 2012 sequel, Flatland 2:...
2014_DC_USASF_P03_1404278USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Extreme Sports
The Science of Extreme Sports
by Top X-Athletes Chris Lieto, Ironman Triathlon champion; Maya Gabeira, extreme surfing champion; and world-record breaking kayaker Tao Berman

Extreme sports – ranging from competitive big-wave surfing, downhill skiing and mountain climbing to skydiving and the...
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042533USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: VIP Greetings
Speakers here included:
* Emcees: Autria Godfrey and Jummy Olabanji
* Larry Bock
* Ray O. Johnson (Lockheed Martin)
* Gregory O'Dell (head of Events DC)
* Stephen Green (Chevron)
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042624USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Science Cheerleaders
The Science Cheerleaders! ProCheerleaders-Turned-Scientists
by The Science Cheerleader

The Science Cheerleader and Going Pro Entertainment present, the Science Cheerleaders: professional cheerleaders-turned-scientists! Watch them perform science-themed dances; join them for free cheerleading...
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042729USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Mike Rowe
From the DIY Movement to Saving Lives -- Skilled Trades Pack a Powerful Punch!
by Mike Rowe

Skilled trade jobs rock! In a powerful panel presentation conducted by Mike Rowe, star of TV's Dirty Jobs series and founder and CEO of the mikeroweWorks Foundation, you'll discover how skilled trades are...
2014_DC_USASF_P05_1404268USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Crystal Lee
Be Inspired By Miss California and Runner-Up Miss America!
by Crystal Lee

Crystal Lee's dream to succeed in the higher echelons of pageants began when she was 15 years old and reached a dramatic pinnacle this year when she was crowned Miss California and this fall named first runner-up of the 2013...
2014_DC_USASF_P05_14042715USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy Takes You Deep Inside the Fascinating and Entertaining World of Science
by Bill Nye

Bill Nye - scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor - is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and...
2014_DC_USASF_P06_1404266USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Chris Hackett
Surviving an Apocalypse or Zombie Invasion
by Chris Hackett

He's often called America's consummate DIYer - a professional tinkerer and Road Warrior-like recycler with a passion (even obsession) for teaching others how to turn forgotten items of junk into ingenious tools of survival just in case...
2014_DC_USASF_P06_14042774USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Space Exploration (w/Bill Nye, Mike Rowe, Ray Johnson, Dave Mosher, and the Chromatics)
Space Exploration - Live Broadcast of Planetary Radio with Special Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy
by Planetary Radio Host Mat Kaplan

With Special Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy

Planetary Radio is world-renowned for its fascinating weekly interviews with innovators who are at the center of space...
2014_DC_USASF_P07_14042678USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: They Might Be Giants
Grammy Award-Winners 'They Might Be Giants'
by They Might Be Giants

Not too many bands today can boast a 30-year career, let alone a career that includes 16 studio albums (including four beloved albums for children), two Grammy Awards, and a history of embracing science and other emerging...
2014_DC_USASF_P07_1404276USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Brian Malow
Laugh and Explore with Noted Science Comedian Brian Malow
by Brian Malow
Lockheed Martin stage

Through his unique combination of wit, humor and science savvy, prepare to laugh and explore with Brian Malow, Earth’s Premier Science Comedian (self-proclaimed), in this unforgettable stage...
2014_DC_USASF_P08_14042627USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy Takes You Deep Inside the Fascinating and Entertaining World of Science
by Bill Nye

Bill Nye - scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor - is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and...
2014_DC_USASF_P08_1404278USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Apollo Robbins
Sleight- of-Hand: Explore the Science of Illusion
by Apollo Robbins

His act is so smooth and benign that Forbes magazine calls him the "artful manipulator of awareness." Adding to the reputation of this maestro of the sleight-of-hand is the fact he once picked the pockets of the Secret Service...
2014_DC_USASF_P09_140426112USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: David Macaulay
The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body
by David Macaulay, author of Building Big

Ever wondered how we breathe, or why? Or what happens to broccoli once your teeth have finished with it? Or how your eyes turn at the same time and in the same direction? Most of us don't stop to...
2014_DC_USASF_P09_1404275USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Meet the Women Leaders
Meet the Women Leaders Spearheading Cool and Fascinating Ways to Inspire Girls in STEM
by Karen Panetta, Lindsey Shepard and Andrea Beaty

Research shows that the earlier kids get interested in STEM, the more likely they are to go into those fields as adults. Unfortunately, girls are losing interest...
2014_DC_USASF_P10_14042624USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Michio Kaku
Michio Kaku -- The Future of the Mind
by Michio Kaku

Special Note: Michio Kaku will perform on the Einstein Stage on Saturday at 4:00 PM.
Michio Kaku is a noted physicist, bestselling author, and one of the most widely recognized science figures in the world today. He is an internationally...
2014_DC_USASF_P10_14042713USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Mr. Freeze
The Very Cool Mr. Freeze
by Fermilab
Lockheed Martin stage

In an exciting and explosive presentation, learn the basics of gases, liquids and solids using cryogenics -- a branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures. In demonstrations with liquid nitrogen,...
2014_DC_USASF_P11_14042612USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Mike Rowe
2014_DC_USASF_Public563USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Public
2014_DC_USASF_Staffs50USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Festival Staff
2014_DC_USASF_VIP_14042512USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- VIP Reception
2014_DC_USSCo4DC -- Penn Qtr -- USS Co. Bldg (415 10th St NW)
2014_DC_U_Street5DC -- U Street Heritage neighborhood
2014_DC_Varon_14040417Natl Archives -- Elizabeth Varon ("Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War")
Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a popular image of a moment of patriotism untainted by ideology. But Elizabeth Varon reveals that this rosy image conceals a seething debate over what the surrender meant and...
2014_DC_Vietnam37_14120573Nixon Legacy Forum & Natl Archives -- Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords
Nixon Legacy Forum: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords
The National Archives hosts a Nixon Legacy Forum on President Richard M. Nixon, Vietnam, and the Paris Peace Accords. This event is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum in...
2014_DC_Viewpoint141Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: Viewpoint of Billions: Portrait of America (w/Google Glass) (two days)
Viewpoint of Billions: Portrait of America
Saturday, Feb. 15 through Monday, Feb. 17
Portrait of America, from David Datuna’s “Viewpoint of Billions” series, is a 12-foot multimedia Google Glass activated American flag covered in hundreds of eyeglass lenses. See the portrait in the Great Hall, third...
2014_DC_Virunga_14102961AFI Docs 2014 -- "Virunga" (w/Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara, Emmanual de Merode & Andre Bauma) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
AFI Docs and Netflix invite you and a guest to a special screening of VIRUNGA
A film by Orlando von Einsiedel
Q&A following the film with Director Orlando von Einsiedel, producer Joanna Natasegara, Virgunga National Park Director Emmanual de Merode & Virunga National Park Ranger Andre Bauma. Moderated...
2014_DC_Warren_14050178Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Senator Elizabeth Warren ("A Fighting Chance")
Senator Elizabeth Warren
An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works—and really doesn’t
As a child in Oklahoma, Warren yearned to become an elementary school teacher—an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early...
2014_DC_Wash_MonI84DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior
2014_DC_Wash_MonV254DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
Including views of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's "Out of Many, One" portrait on the Mall.
2014_DC_Wash_Mon15DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
It's nice to see the scaffolding gone.
2014_DC_Waterfront21DC -- Southwest (District Wharf)
De-construction begins.
2014_DC_Waters_14061151Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- John Waters ("Carsick") w/Louis Bayard
John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads “I’m Not Psycho,” he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should we be more worried about, the delicate film...
2014_DC_WCCVw1DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2014_DC_Webb_14052233Natl Archives -- James Webb ("I Heard My Country Calling")
I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir
James Webb, former U.S. Senator; Secretary of the Navy; recipient of the Navy Cross, Silver Star, and Purple Heart as a combat Marine; and a self-described “military brat,” has written an extraordinary memoir of his early years and his love of country and service. A...
2014_DC_Wharton_14091660Capitol Hill History Project -- Kira Wharton ("History of the US Marine Band")
A History of the U.S. Marine Band
On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Marine Band's historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band's origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Known...
2014_DC_WHCD_140503127DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2014)
Shown here include: Madeleine Albright, Randi Weingarten (President of the American Federation of Teachers). Henry Waxman, Julia Louise-Dreyfus, Donna Brazile, Russell Wilson, Clarence and Lisa Page, Katie Couric, Robby Novak ("Kid President"), Rosario Dawson, Chris Dodd, Joanna Coles, Dan Bucatinsky,...
2014_DC_Whitaker_14102533Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Whitaker ("Cosby: His Life and Times")
Inside Media: The Life and Times of Bill Cosby
On the 30th anniversary of the debut of “The Cosby Show,” Mark Whitaker talks about his new book, “Cosby: His Life and Times,” the first major biography of comedian Bill Cosby.
Whitaker had unprecedented access to Cosby and more than 60 of his closest...
2014_DC_WHVC313DC -- White House Visitor Center
The White House Visitor Center reopened the previous week after an extensive remodeling job.
2014_DC_Wilson_Center4DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2014_DC_Wilson_House_IGW52DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Images of the Great War
Images of the Great War: The European Offensives 1914-1916
World War I Prints and Drawings from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library
The centennial of World War I provides an opportunity to revisit the tragedy of this first global conflict and to reflect upon the suffering...
2014_DC_Witherspoon4DC -- John Witherspoon Memorial
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningC_140512124DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
Speakers in sequence:
* Musical Prelude: United States Navy Ceremonial Band
* Welcome: Robert A. Vogel, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks
* Master of Ceremonies: Al Roker, Co-anchor,...
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningE_140512130DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Except Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall today announced that Al Roker, the TODAY show’s weather anchor and author, will join Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell,...
2014_DC_WNY6DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard
2014_DC_WNY_Artillery11DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Artillery Demo
2014_DC_WNY_Barry133DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Display Ship Barry (DD 993)
2014_DC_WNY_Chapel9DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Chapel
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus199DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus_181247DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum -- War of 1812 temporary exhibit
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus_Art41DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum -- Art gallery section
The separate art museum at the yard closed several years ago for refurbishing. These days, a selection of art appears in the main museum.
2014_DC_WNY_Parks23DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Willard and Dahlgren (?) Parks
2014_DC_WNY_PrideII41DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Pride of Baltimore II
As part of the anniversary of the burning of Washington DC, THE PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, came to visit at the Washington Navy Yard.
2014_DC_Womens_History_14030179Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Women's History Month (2014)
Women’s History Month Family Day:
Stop by the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Women’s History Month with a family day event that includes art activities, tours in English and Spanish, music and dance. 
Check out a display of artwork created by students of the Fairfax County Family Literacy...
2014_DC_Worlds_141113102Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Film Talk: "Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck" (w/David Beck and Olympia Stone)
Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck
David Beck is a master sculptor, carver, painter, and craftsman. Join us for a film screening of Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck (2014, 68 min.), an intimate portrait of one of America’s most accomplished and original artists. A...
2014_DC_WRAMC13DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2014_DC_Writing_14110819Newseum -- NewseumDocs -- "Writing on the Wall" (w/John Michalczyk)
NewseumDocs: “Writing on the Wall: Remembering the Berlin Wall”
The film memorializes the history of the wall as an oppressive structure dividing East and West Berlin and features interviews with those who lived through the challenging times of the Cold War. The film will be followed by a Q&A with...
2014_DC_WW2_Yr10_A1_140524152DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 10th Anniversary -- Mingling Before and After
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2014_DC_WW2_Yr10_C1_140524143DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony
Ceremony Program:
* Master of Ceremonies: Leon Harris, Award-winning Journalist and Newscaster
* Introduction of Official Party
* Presentation of the Colors: United States Armed Forces Color Guard
* National Anthem: US Navy Ceremonial Band
* Retiring of the Colors: United States Armed Forces...
2014_DC_WW2_Yr10_C3_14052479DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony -- Wreath Laying and aftermath
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2014_DC_WWII8DC -- World War II Memorial
2014_DC_Yards32DC -- Southeast -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2014_DC_Yards_ECC2DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- Earth Conservation Corps Pump House
2014_DC_Yes_VirginiaFD_14112934Newseum -- Family Day -- Yes Virginia (w/Macy's Santa Claus)
“Yes, Virginia” Family Day
On Saturday, Nov. 29, join us for our 16th annual “Yes, Virginia” celebration, a day of special events inspired by Francis P. Church’s 1897 New York Sun editorial assuring 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon that there was, indeed, a Santa Claus.
Kids 18 and younger will receive...
2014_DC_Yes_Virginia_14112932Newseum -- "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus" (w/Macy's Santa Claus, Nick Hromalik, and Mehren O'Hanlon)
“Yes, Virginia” Reading with Special Guest Mehren O’Hanlon and a Visit From the One-and-Only Macy’s Santa Claus
Join us as 8-year-old Mehren O’Hanlon reads her great-great grandmother Virginia O’Hanlon’s famous 1897 letter to the New York Sun that inspired history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial....
2014_DC_Zoofari_14051546DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2014)
2014_GA_AHC14GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center
2014_GA_AHC_Native46GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Native Lands: Indians and Georgia
Native Lands: Indians and Georgia
Closes October 12, 2014
Native Lands: Indians and Georgia celebrates the state’s original inhabitants beginning with the Mississippian peoples and continuing with their descendants, the Creeks and the Cherokees. Long before the first European settlers came to what is...
2014_GA_AHC_Olympics53GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Centennial Olympic Games Museum
Centennial Olympic Games Museum
The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games changed Atlanta forever and accelerated its transformation from Southern capital to international city. For seventeen days, Atlanta was the focus of the entire world. Those seventeen days in 1996 represented a decade’s worth of...
2014_GA_AHC_Shaping24GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Shaping Traditions: Folk Arts in a Changing South
Shaping Traditions: Folk Arts in a Changing South
Through generations of changing time and needs, our voices, words, and hands have combined utility with inspiration to create art from everyday life. In the music we sing, the stories we share, and the tools and furnishings we create, we define who we...
2014_GA_AHC_TP255GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Turning Point: The American Civil War
Turning Point: The American Civil War
Turning Point: The American Civil War, located in the 9,200-square-foot DuBose Gallery, is one of the nation’s largest and most complete Civil War exhibitions. With over 1,500 Union and Confederate artifacts, including cannons, uniforms, and flags, visitors...
2014_GA_AHC_Wray40GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Confederate Odyssey: The George W. Wray Jr. Civil War Collection
Confederate Odyssey: The George W. Wray Jr. Civil War Collection
On display July 18, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial; on display for the first time are nearly two hundred artifacts from the Atlanta History Center's George W. Wray Civil War Collection, including the...
2014_GA_ATL70GA -- Atlanta -- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Including the Cardboard Models of William Wardrop
2014_GA_CWT_AHC_14091941CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Atlanta History Center
2014_GA_CWT_Dinner_14092063CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Saturday Banquet incl Stephen Davis talk
Keynote speaker: Stephen Davis on What the Yankees Did To Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta
2014_GA_CWT_EduExtra_14091941CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Educational Extravaganza in 15 Minutes!
2014_GA_CWT_Group_140926CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Miscellaneous group shots
2014_GA_CWT_Hell_Hole_140920123CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Hell Hole Battles tour w/Charlie Crawford
Tour of New Hope Church, Pickett's Mill, and Dallas battlefields
2014_GA_CWT_Reception_14092080CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- Saturday Reception Before Dinner
Folks here include Andersonville Acting Superintendent, Eric Leonard, and his wife.
2014_GA_CWT_Shoupade_14092157CWT Grand Review (2014) in Atlanta, GA -- River Line/Shoupade Lecture and Tour w/Michael Shaffer
2014_GA_Dallas16GA -- Dallas
2014_GA_MarriottVw12GA -- Atlanta -- View from JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
2014_GA_New_Hope62GA -- New Hope Church
2014_GA_PickettsVC112GA -- Pickett's Mill State Historic Site -- Visitor Center
2014_GA_Picketts22GA -- Pickett's Mill State Historic Site
2014_GA_Shoupade20GA -- Atlanta -- River Line/Shoupade
2014_MD_10KKM_141008127AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2014) -- "10,000 KM" (w/Clara Roquet) (incl reception)
Closing Night: 10,000 KM
Q&A with screenwriter Clara Roquet, plus post-screening reception sponsored by SPAIN arts & culture, Embassy of Spain
Alex (Natalie Tena, GAME OF THRONES, HARRY POTTER series) must leave Barcelona and her boyfriend, Sergi (David Verdaguer), for a year-long residency in Los...
2014_MD_Adichie_14031672AFI -- "Half of a Yellow Sun" (w/Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
HALF OF A YELLOW SUN
Q&A and book-signing with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigerian-born British playwright Biyi Bandele translates Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's powerful prize-winning novel of the same name into an emotional drama that gives voice to personal stories of the indignities and atrocities...
2014_MD_AFI6MD -- Silver Spring -- AFI Silver Theatre
Including:
* 75th anniversary certificates.
* View from the roof
2014_MD_AFI_EU_Credits_14120326AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2014) -- EU Film Showcase Credits
2014_MD_Aspen_Hill186MD -- Aspen Hill -- Aspen Hill Pet Cemetery (Aspin Hill Memorial Park)
It was disturbing to see that drunken morons had been doing target practice in the place. It was also disturbing how the maintenance of the place had fallen apart -- stones were down, tree branches and weeds were winning. I talked to a lady there who visited her pets every week and she talked about how...
2014_MD_Baltimore12MD -- Baltimore
2014_MD_Baltimore_Art5MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art
2014_MD_Baltimore_Columbus17MD -- Baltimore -- Christopher Columbus Monument
2014_MD_Baltimore_CWM188MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Civil War Museum
2014_MD_Baltimore_Katyn39MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Katyn
2014_MD_Baltimore_MemUSS10MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Union Soldiers and Sailors @ Wyman Park Dell
2014_MD_Baltimore_Mem30MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)
2014_MD_Baltimore_Murals20MD -- Baltimore -- Public Murals
2014_MD_Baltimore_NYE_1412316MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2014/2015) -- Except Fireworks
2014_MD_Baltimore_NYE_FW_14123178MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2014/2015) -- Fireworks
2014_MD_Baltimore_PWM1MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Public Works Museum
2014_MD_Baltimore_St_Leos11MD -- Baltimore -- St. Leo's Church
2014_MD_Battle_Acre26MD -- Dundalk -- Battle Acre Park
2014_MD_BCCA219Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Artists
Folks here include:
(Friday)
Rick Veitch, John Totleben, Mark Wheatley, Alan Davis, Sean Chen, Gerhard, Thom Zahler, Steve Conley, Paul Storrie, Frank Cho, Vivek Tiwary, Bob McLeod, Carla Speed McNeil, Frank Tieri, Dave Gibbons, Walt and Louise Simonson, Mike Gold, Denis Kitchen, Joe Linsner, Bill...
2014_MD_BCCCC_AdultF_14090771Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (5 of 7): Adult Women
2014_MD_BCCCC_AdultM_14090776Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (6 of 7): Adult Men
2014_MD_BCCCC_Groups_14090783Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (4 of 7): Groups
2014_MD_BCCCC_Prep_14090748Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (1 of 7): Preparation and Audience
Emcee: Matt McGinnis
Co-Emcee: Joel Hodgson
2014_MD_BCCCC_Teens_14090797Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (3 of 7): Teens
2014_MD_BCCCC_Tots_140907118Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (2 of 7): Tots
2014_MD_BCCCC_Wrapup_14090727Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (7 of 7): Wrapup
2014_MD_BCCenter2MD -- Baltimore Convention Center
2014_MD_BCCGL26Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Greg LaRocque and friends
2014_MD_BCCP01_1409057Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Hermes Press: A Celebration of The Phantom - The First Masked Hero
Hermes Press: A Celebration of The Phantom - The First Masked Hero
Be the first to see the premiere, concept, and design of Peter David and Sal Velluto’s New Phantom comic book series, together with a multimedia presentation about the history of the The Ghost Who Walks. Sal Velluto (The Phantom, Flash,...
2014_MD_BCCP01_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Matt Wagner Spotlight
Matt Wagner Spotlight
Matt Wagner is the creator of Mage and Grendel and has worked with such characters as Batman, Zorro, The Shadow, Sandman, and many others. We celebrate the release of Grendel vs. The Shadow with this look back at his career with his son and colorist, Brennan Wagner, and Big Planet...
2014_MD_BCCP01_14090721Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Peter Mayhew Spotlight
Peter Mayhew Spotlight
Peter Mayhew is known by fans the world over for his portrayal of Chewbacca, the Wookiee co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, in Star Wars, The Empire Strike Back, Return of the Jedi, and more, including the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII. Join us for this special look at the life...
2014_MD_BCCP02_1409054Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay & Photography Etiquitte
Cosplay & Photography Etiquitte
Ever wonder how to navigate a crowd in that bulky costume, or the best way to interact with and take photos of costumed fans? Cosplayers Lucid, Greyloch, and Han Pan are here to help you learn tips, tricks, and general rules for wearing that awesome costume and...
2014_MD_BCCP02_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Valiant Comics: Armor Hunters, The Valiant, And Beyond!
Valiant Comics: Armor Hunters, The Valiant, And Beyond!
Hot off the heels of 16 nominations at this year’s Harvey Awards - including six for the industry’s most nominated series, Quantum and Woody - find out why Valiant is one of the most talked-about publishers in comics today! Join an all-star panel...
2014_MD_BCCP03_1409059Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Thrillbent Comics
Thrillbent Comics
Take a look inside the digital world of Thrillbent! Creators Christina Blanch, Barry Kitson, Ron Randall, and Mark Waid discuss their work at Thrillbent and where they’re headed in the future.
2014_MD_BCCP03_14090613Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Creating Your Own Characters
Creating Your Own Characters
Writers and artists share the pros, cons, and challenges of developing original characters in the comics world. Featuring: Christina Blanch (Damnation of Charlie Wormwood), Amy Chu (Girls Night Out), Francesco Francavilla (Black Beetle), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook), Jamal Igle...
2014_MD_BCCP04_14090524Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Sexy or Sexualized
Sexy or Sexualized
When does the depiction of a heroine stop being sexy and become sexualized? Where is the line? Join moderator Paul Levitz and guests Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl), Christina Blanch (The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood), Dave Gibbons (The Secret Service), Adam Hughes (Fairest), Gail...
2014_MD_BCCP04_1409069Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Peanuts and Beyond: The Other Side of Charles M. Schulz
Peanuts and Beyond: The Other Side of Charles M. Schulz
In this presentation by Karen Johnson (Director, Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center), discover unpublished artworks by Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz. Drawn from the collection of his namesake museum in Santa Rosa, California, this...
2014_MD_BCCP05_1409053Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMandROB!
Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMandROB!
Please join RAYTIMandROB as the CRAZY comic book guys go over how to create a comic from start to finish and everything in between! From thought to finished product and marketing and self-publishing. From creative to business to how to break into the great industry...
2014_MD_BCCP05_1409067Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Miracleman
Spotlight on Miracleman
Who would have guessed that a revival of a character from the 1950s would become one of the 1980s’ most popular and influential comics? And yet, that is exactly what happened with the revival of Marvelman/Miracleman. Join Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Publishing Tom...
2014_MD_BCCP06_1409056Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Walter & Louise Simonson Spotlight
Walter & Louise Simonson Spotlight
Walter and Louise Simonson have chronicled the adventures of heroes including Thor, Power Pack, Manhunter, Superman, X-Factor, Wolverine, and many more. Their adventures in comics continue with Walter on Ragnarok and Louise on Super Secret Crisis War! Join them for a...
2014_MD_BCCP06_14090612Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Dynamite 10th Anniversary Celebration
Dynamite 10th Anniversary Celebration
Join Dynamite CEO and Publisher Nick Barrucci as he takes a look back at the explosive rise of Dynamite Entertainment alongside comic book super stars Garth Ennis, Gail Simone, Mark Waid, Frank Tieri, Duane Swierczynski, and Christina Blanch! A panel almost ten...
2014_MD_BCCP07_1409056Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Dan Parent Spotlight
Dan Parent Spotlight
Dan Parent is the popular Archie Comics talent behind the Love Showdown story and is the creator of Kevin Keller, Archie’s first openly gay character. Join moderator Mark Waid for a look at this Harvey Awards-nominated creator.
2014_MD_BCCP07_1409069Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Pros: Spawns of Fanzines & Fandom
Pros: Spawns of Fanzines & Fandom
Comic fanzines of the 60′s and 70′s were often a training ground for talented people who would soon develop into professionals in the comic industry. Join us for a lively discussion by several comics pros who came from the world of fandom, and how early participation...
2014_MD_BCCP08_1409055Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay 101
Cosplay 101
So, what the heck IS cosplay? How do you do it? This crash course on cosplay from cosplayers Lucid, Han Pan, and SunsetDragon will give you tons of information on what cosplay is, as well as provide you with some tools to help guide you through your own costume creations!
2014_MD_BCCP08_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Paul Pope Spotlight
Paul Pope Spotlight
Paul Pope’s comics are unique. You’ve never seen anything quite like Battling Boy, 100%, THB, Batman: Year 100, or any of his other many works, but once you try one, you’ll want more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Pope and the fantastic comics he creates.
He was...
2014_MD_BCCP09_14090531Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Favorite Comics
Favorite Comics
Every comics fan has favorite comics, and so do the pros! Join moderator Bob Greenberger along with Alan Davis (Savage Hulk), Denis Kitchen (Kitchen Sink Press), Ron Marz (Witchblade), Allison Sohn (Red Sonja), and Jim Starlin (Thanos: The Infinity Revelation) as they look at the comics...
2014_MD_BCCP09_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay Intel 101
9Cosplay Intel 101
This Q&A forum will help cosplayers with tips on improving their costume, prop making, how to stay safe, and tips to improve your photography. This is open for all regardless if you are a novice or an expert.
2014_MD_BCCP10_1409053Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Social Issues Through Comic Books SuperMOOC with Christina Blanch
Social Issues Through Comic Books SuperMOOC with Christina Blanch
Social Issues have many dimensions and can sometimes be difficult to understand. By using popular culture, in this case comic books, to help understand these issues, we can see how the information can be presented in both negative and...
2014_MD_BCCP10_1409065Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Gail Simone
Spotlight on Gail Simone
Join Dynamite Entertainment Associate Editor Molly Mahan in conversation with Red Sonja scribe Gail Simone as they take a look at Gail’s work on the She-Devil with a Sword, and her upcoming Women of Dynamite mini-series. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind chance to meet Gail at this...
2014_MD_BCCP11_1409052Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: CBLDF: History of the Comics Code
CBLDF: History of the Comics Code
60 years ago, comics were put on trial in a nationally televised Senate subcommittee hearing that had shattering repercussions for this great American artform. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund presents the shocking history of moral panic that led to this historic...
2014_MD_BCCP11_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: We Are BOOM!
We Are BOOM!
Last year was a banner year for us here at BOOM! Studios, highlighted by the release of our first feature film, 2 Guns (starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg) and a new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox. Archaia joined us as a new imprint, we expanded the all-ages KaBOOM!...
2014_MD_BCCP12_1409059Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Greg Capullo Spotlight
Greg Capullo Spotlight
He’s worked on X-Force, Spawn, The Creech, Batman, and more. His art has graced album covers. He is Greg Capullo and he’s one of the most popular artists in comics today. One look at his work and it’s easy to see why. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Greg and his...
2014_MD_BCCP12_14090629Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: DC Comics
DC Comics
Moderator(s): Bobbie Chase
Talent: Greg Capullo, Cliff Chiang, David Finch, Dan Jurgens, Aaron Kuder, Paul Levitz, Joe Prado, Ivan Reis, Peter Tomasi.
The heroes of DC Comics - The New 52 return to Baltimore for a star-studded, action-packed panel with all-star talent! Join the creators of...
2014_MD_BCCP13_1409055Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Teaching with Comics
TEACHING WITH COMICS
Joel Christian Gill, author of Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History and the upcoming Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, and Jason Rodriguez, editor of the forthcoming Colonial Comics: New England 1620-1750 will be conducting a panel about teaching...
2014_MD_BCCP13_14090613Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration
Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration
Watch and be amazed as Frank Cho creates a drawing masterpiece right before your eyes. The audience will suggest one character, one action, and one setting and Frank Cho will draw it in one hour on stage. The original art created by Frank Cho will be raffled off at...
2014_MD_BCCP14_14090639Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: The Last Fables Panel
4:00-6:00 - The Last Fables Panel
The Last Fables Panel will feature Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Andrew Pepoy, Steve Leialoha, Todd Klein, and more of the extended Fables family for a whole TWO HOURS. Join them as they discuss the past, present, and future of the series.
2014_MD_BCCP15_14090618Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Gender and Comic Books
Gender and Comic Books
What is gender? Can we see it in comic books? Does gender make a difference in the comic book industry? If you have been paying attention, you know it is making a difference - in both good and bad ways. Learn how we can see gender in comics and how it influences us in how we...
2014_MD_BCCP16_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Fred Hembeck Spotlight
Fred Hembeck Spotlight
Fred Hembeck is one of the best known cartoonists working today. His characters with curlicue elbows and knees are instantly recognizable. He’s destroyed the Marvel Universe, roasted the Fantastic Four, and his Dateline:@#$% strip is a favorite of many longtime fans. Bob...
2014_MD_BCCP17_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Garth Ennis
Spotlight on Garth Ennis
Dynamite Entertainment’s Senior Editor Joe Rybandt sits down with legendary comic creator Garth Ennis for a one-on-one retrospective on Garth’s body of work. From The Boys to Red Team, Garth Ennis has delivered some of his best comics to-date through Dynamite Entertainment....
2014_MD_BCCP18_1409067Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: What Does an Editor Do?
What Does an Editor Do?
Something comics fans always wonder about is what an editor does. And with all the changes in comics over the years, how has the editor’s job changed? Find out here as former DC editors Paul Levitz and Bob Greenberger, editor and Senior Vice President of Publishing of Marvel...
2014_MD_BCCP19_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Prop Your Cosplay
Prop Your Cosplay
Props boost your cosplay stats to over 9000, but how do you get or make them?? Come to this panel presented by cosplayers Han Pan and Phaleure Cosplay to learn, and open your mind to the possibilities of everything around you as a cosplay prop.
2014_MD_BCC165Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2014_MD_BCC_Harvey1_140906178Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Harvey Awards: Pre-Ceremony Reception and Dinner
Folks here include: Glenn Hauman, David Gallaher, Michael Uslan, Charles Kochman, Paul Pope, David Greenawalt, Andrew Pepoy, Brian Reber, Vivek Tiwary, Mike Gold, Dean Haspiel, Steve Geppi, Fred Hembeck, Denis Kitchen, Tom Brevoort, Thom Zahler, Francesco Francavilla, Mike Curtis, Joe Staton, Paul...
2014_MD_BCC_Harvey2_140906244Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Harvey Awards: Ceremony and Afterwards
2014 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Michael Uslan
Keynote: Gail Simone
Presenter: Joe Morciglio --
* Best Letterer: Terry Moore, RACHEL RISING, Abstract Studios -- accepted by ???
* Best Colorist: Dave Stewart, HELLBOY: THE MIDNIGHT CIRCUS, Dark Horse Comics -- accepted by...
2014_MD_BCC_Reception_14090599Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Friday All-Star Reception
The 2014 All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception will take place on Friday, September 5 at 8:00 pm, and we're hosting an an all-star lineup of special comics guests! Join us for this intimate evening, which is unlike anything else the rest of the weekend has to offer! On Friday through Sunday, thousands...
2014_MD_Belair168MD -- Bowie -- Belair
2014_MD_Belair_Stable122MD -- Bowie -- Belair Stable Museum
2014_MD_BladensburgM45MD -- Bladensburg -- Battle of Bladensburg Monument
The new War of 1812 memorial officially opens in August, 2014 on the anniversary.
2014_MD_Bladensburg_WParkVC126MD -- Bladensburg -- Waterfront Park -- War of 1812 Visitor Center
2014_MD_BMA_WingOpenA_14112321MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Art -- Event: American Wing Opening Celebration -- After Ribbon Cutting
American Wing Opening Celebration
November 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
This free and festive day celebrates the BMA's beautifully renovated American art galleries and newly reopened Merrick Historic Entrance with activities for all ages. The day features:
* Ceremonial step-scrubbing performance with artist...
2014_MD_BMA_WingOpenR_14112329MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Art -- Event: American Wing Opening Celebration -- Ribbon Cutting
American Wing Opening Celebration
November 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
This free and festive day celebrates the BMA's beautifully renovated American art galleries and newly reopened Merrick Historic Entrance with activities for all ages. The day features:
* Ceremonial step-scrubbing performance with artist...
2014_MD_BMA_WingOpenS_141123105MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Art -- Event: American Wing Opening Celebration -- Step Cleaning and Performance
American Wing Opening Celebration
November 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
This free and festive day celebrates the BMA's beautifully renovated American art galleries and newly reopened Merrick Historic Entrance with activities for all ages. The day features:
* Ceremonial step-scrubbing performance with artist...
2014_MD_Book_Of_Life_141005107AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2014) -- "Book of Life" (w/Jorge R. Gutierrez)
THE BOOK OF LIFE—in 3-D!
Q&A with filmmaker Jorge R. Gutierrez
From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge R. Gutierrez comes an animated comedy inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration. The film follows Manolo (voiced by Diego Luna), a young man who is torn between pleasing his...
2014_MD_Boundary_SE53MD -- Boundary Stone SE5 (Southern Avenue Metro Station)
2014_MD_Bovery_141220176AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2014) -- "Gemma Bovery" (incl reception)
Closing Night:
GEMMA BOVERY
Post-screening reception sponsored by the European Union Delegation to the USA
Adapted from the graphic novel by Posy Simmonds (TAMARA DREWE), this breezy retelling of Gustave Flaubert’s literary classic delivers many wicked delights. Ex-publisher Martin Joubert (Fabrice...
2014_MD_BowieRR60MD -- Bowie -- Bowie Railroad Museum
2014_MD_BowieVC11MD -- Bowie -- Visitor Center
2014_MD_Bowie_CH16MD -- Bowie -- City Hall
2014_MD_BO_RR_Exh127MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- Exhibition Gallery
Small Objects and Artifacts
The small object collection covers almost every facet of railroading and includes clocks, pocket watches, textiles, lanterns, dining car china, silver, fine art, communication devices, signals, shop equipment, and an assortment tools and artifacts used on historic occasions...
2014_MD_BO_RR_Exh_CW58MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- Exhibition Gallery -- Civil War 1863
The Annex Gallery: An exhibition space that will change annually to correspond with a war year (i.e. 2011 will focus on 1861). The exhibits feature significant artifacts from the Smithsonian’s collection, the museum’s collection, and the collections of other institutions and private collectors in the...
2014_MD_BO_RR_RoundCW89MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- Roundhouse -- War Came By Train
Civil War 150th Anniversary
The War Came By Train
Now - May 30, 2015
The American Civil War was the first major conflict where railroads played a prominent role and the B&O was the major line that straddled a divided country. Between April 19, 1861 (The Baltimore Riot of 1861) and April 21, 1865...
2014_MD_BO_RR_Round160MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- Roundhouse
The National Landmark Roundhouse: The largest assemblage of Civil War railroad equipment in the world including eight locomotives and cars that served during the war, interpretive signage, video presentations, and life-size historic dioramas. Locomotives to be presented include The William Mason (1858),...
2014_MD_BO_RR_Shop48MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- North Car Shop
2014_MD_BO_RR_Yard88MD -- Baltimore -- B&O Railroad Museum -- Yard
2014_MD_Brookside59MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2014_MD_Brookside_Nature17MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Nature Center
2014_MD_BTrail_Heritage9MD -- Baltimore Urban Heritage Trail -- Heritage Walk
2014_MD_City44_14120545AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2014) -- "City 44" (w/Anna Prochniak and Józek Pawłowski)
CITY 44 [Miasto 44]
Q&A with actors Anna Prochniak and Józek Pawłowski
Nazi-occupied Warsaw, 1944: Although his mother forbids him from getting mixed up with the Polish resistance, Stefan joins his friends in the militia to bravely fight back against the Germans. Polish filmmaker Jan Komasa gives the...
2014_MD_Colmar_Manor7MD -- Colmar Manor neighborhood
2014_MD_Cottage_City3MD -- Cottage City neighborhood
2014_MD_Crows_Nest_141004266AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2014) -- "Crow's Nest" (w/Arturo Menendez and Andre Guttfreund) (incl reception)
THE CROW'S NEST [Malacrianza]
World Premiere!
Q&A with filmmaker Arturo Menendez and producer Andre Guttfreund, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of El Salvador
Don Cleo is a recovering alcoholic and makes a humble living selling piñatas in a small Salvadoran town. His resolve is...
2014_MD_Cthulhu_14101059AFI -- Spooky Movie Intl Horror Film Festival (2014) -- "Call Girl of Cthulhu" (w/Jimmy George)
CALL GIRL OF CTHULHU
Post-screening Q&A with filmmakers Chris LaMartina and Jimmy George
Note: Chirs LaMartina was no in attendance.
Inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft, CALL GIRL OF CTHULHU is about a virginal artist who falls in love with an escort, only to realize she’s the chosen bride of the...
2014_MD_Davis_14091520Politics & Prose @ Takoma Park Community Center -- Eleanor Davis ("How to Be Happy")
Award-winning graphic Novelist Eleanor Davis will read from, and discuss, her newest book, "How to Be Happy." Davis, who is known for her graphic novels for kids like "Stinky" and "The Secret Science Alliance, now publishes something special for adults. In "How to Be Happy," Davis offers a series of...
2014_MD_DCTrolley103MD -- National Capital Trolley Museum
2014_MD_DiCamillo_14082994Politics & Prose @ Takoma Park Community Center -- Kate Dicamillo ("Leroy Ninker Saddles Up")
Kate Dicamillo - Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen make a return to Deckawoo Drive, with a new story about one of Mercy Watson’s neighbors. Leroy Ninker has everything he needs to be a cowboy—lasso, boots, hat—except a...
2014_MD_Dragon2_14052043AFI -- "How to Train Your Dragon 2" @ Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14
2014_MD_Exists_141010158AFI -- Spooky Movie Intl Horror Film Festival (2014) -- "Exists" (w/Eduardo Sanchez, Jamie Nash)
EXISTS
Post-screening Q&A with director Eduardo Sanchez and writer Jamie Nash, moderated by Jeff Krulik
When brothers Brian and Matt Tover secretly sneak out to their uncle's long abandoned cabin in east Texas for a party weekend with their friends, they find themselves hunted by the legendary...
2014_MD_Fishing_14101042AFI -- "Fishing Without Nets" (w/Cutter Hodierne and John Hibey)
FISHING WITHOUT NETS
Sneak preview screening featuring Q&A with filmmaker Cutter Hodierne and writer-producer John Hibey, Oct 9, 7:15.
Q&A with filmmaker Cutter Hodierne, writer-producer John Hibey and producer Raphael Swannat at Oct 10, 7:00 show and Oct 11, 1:30 & 7:00 shows!
Starring Abdiwali...
2014_MD_FourthM7MD -- Silver Spring -- AFI Silver Theatre -- Behind the Fourth Wall exhibit -- Marquee
2014_MD_FourthR_140307112AFI -- Opening reception for "Behind the Fourth Wall" exhibit
Opening reception for new exhibit: Behind the Fourth Wall, Actors and Directors on the Set, Photographs 1926-2001
2014_MD_Ft_Lincoln120MD -- Bladensburg -- Fort Lincoln Cemetery
2014_MD_Gail_14122516Neighbors -- Christmas dinner @ Gail Hendrickson's
2014_MD_GBF_Angleberger_14051714Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Tom Angleberger ("Origami Yoda")
Tom Angleberger is the author of the bestselling Origami Yoda series. His next book in the series, "Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!" (Amulet Books), is due out in March 2014. He is also the author of "Horton Halfpott" and "Fake Mustache," both Edgar Award nominees. Tom maintains the Origami...
2014_MD_GBF_Animals_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- How Animals Adapt to Their Environment w/Kate Samworth and Lola M. Schaefer
Kate Samworth grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Her book, "Aviary Wonders Inc. Spring Catalog and Instruction Manual" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), is a faux-catalog with an ecological subtext that purports to replace extinct bird species with build-a-bird automatons. Kate was introduced to art...
2014_MD_GBF_Aymar_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- E.A. Aymar ("I'll Sleep When You're Dead") w/Sara Jones and Steve Herberman
E.A. Aymar is the author of "I'll Sleep When You're Dead," which is book one in the Dead Trilogy series. He also has published essays in a number of top thriller publications and his short fiction has been featured in several literary journals. E.A. studied creative writing and holds an M.A. in...
2014_MD_GBF_Balz_1405179Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Dan Balz ("Behind the Scenes of the 2012 Presidential Campaign")
Dan Balz is Chief Correspondent at The Washington Post, and its former national editor, political editor, White House correspondent and Southwest correspondent. His most recent book is "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America" (Viking Adult.) He also is the coauthor of...
2014_MD_GBF_Beer_14051711Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Food & Beer in Historic DC w/Garrett Peck and John DeFarrari
Garrett Peck is a literary journalist, local Washington-area historian and author of five books: "The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet" (2009); "Prohibition in Washington, D.C.: How Dry We Weren’t" (2011); "The Potomac River: A History and Guide" (2012) and its...
2014_MD_GBF_Biographies_14051710Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Writing Picture Book Biographies w/Tanya Lee Stone and Deborah Helligman
Tanya Lee Stone is the award-winning author of "Almost Astronauts," winner of the Robert F. Sibert Medal and Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, and honors from Boston Globe-Horn Book, Young Adult Library Services Association Excellence in Nonfiction, Orbis Pictus and Jane Addams Society. Her books also have...
2014_MD_GBF_Bogar_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Thomas A. Bogar ("Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination")
Thomas A. Bogar has taught theatre history, literature and production for 40 years, most recently at Hood College in Frederick. In addition to "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination" (Regnery History), he is the author of "American Presidents Attend the Theatre" and a biography of 19th-century...
2014_MD_GBF_Bowen_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Fred Bowen (KidsPost Sports Columnist)
Fred Bowen writes the weekly KidsPost sports column in The Washington Post and is the author of 17 books of sports fiction (ages 8+) and a picture book biography of Red Sox legend Ted Williams titled "No Easy Way." His latest book, "Perfect Game" (Peachtree Publishers), is about the important lessons...
2014_MD_GBF_Chefs_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- DC Chef's Table w/Beth Kanter and Emily Pearl Goodstein
Beth Kanter‘s books and articles help visitors and locals alike experience the tastes, sights and unique feel of the nation’s capital. "Washington, DC Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Nation's Capital" (Lyons Press), now in its second printing, is Beth’s third book about her favorite city....
2014_MD_GBF_Connecting_1405179Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Connecting Authors & Readers w/Taryn Roeder, Susan Coll, Katie Dvorak, and Bethanne Patrick
Bethanne Patrick is a freelance writer and author of "An Uncommon History of Common Things" and "An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy," both from National Geographic Books. From 2007-2011 she hosted an online author-interview show called "The Book Studio" for WETA-PBS and she appears regularly at book...
2014_MD_GBF_Coping_1405179Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Coping with Anxiety and Stress w/Scott Stossel and Brigid Schulte
Scott Stossel is the editor of The Atlantic magazine and the author of the New York Times Best Seller "My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind" (Knopf) and the award-winning "Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver." His articles have appeared in a wide array of...
2014_MD_GBF_Cultural_1405178Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Cultural Exploration in Fiction w/Ru Freeman and Julie Wu
Ru Freeman is the author of the novels "On Sal Mal Lane" (Graywolf Press) and "A Disobedient Girl," both of which were finalists for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Ru is an activist and journalist whose work appears internationally. She calls both Sri Lanka and America home.

Julie Wu’s...
2014_MD_GBF_Dedman_1405176Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Bill Dedman ("Empty Mansions")
Bill Dedman is the author of "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune" (Atlantic Books). He first introduced the public to heiress Huguette Clark and her empty mansions through his compelling series of narratives for NBC, which became the most...
2014_MD_GBF_Dickey_1405172Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Eric Jerome Dickey ("A Wanted Woman")
Eric Jerome Dickey is the author of 12 novels, including the bestsellers "Genevieve," "Drive Me Crazy," "Naughty or Nice," "The Other Woman" and "Thieves' Paradise." His newest book is "A Wanted Woman" (Penguin). Eric writes full time and is developing a six-issue mini-series of comic books for Marvel...
2014_MD_GBF_Dickson_14051714Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Paul Dickson ("On Language")
Paul Dickson is the author of more than 65 non-fiction books and numerous newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects from ice cream to baseball to slang to jokes to Sputnik and the Army. His latest book, "Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers" (Bloomsbury USA), will be published on April 23...
2014_MD_GBF_Easterbrook_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Gregg Easterbrook (Football and American Society)
Gregg Easterbrook is the author of eight books, including the non-fiction book "The King of Sports" (Thomas Dunne Books) and the novel "The Leading Indicators" (Thomas Dunne Books). He is a contributing editor to The Atlantic and author of 11 Atlantic cover stories. His writing has appeared in the New...
2014_MD_GBF_Elliott_1405171Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- L.M. Elliott ("Across a War-Tossed Sea")
L. M. Elliott is author of "Under a War-torn Sky," a WWII story of a B-24 bomber pilot and the French Resistance, named a Notable Book in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC), a Jefferson Cup Honor Book, a Bank Street College Best Book and winner of Borders’ Original Voices Award. Its sequel, "A Troubled Peace,"...
2014_MD_GBF_Emerging_14051711Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Emerging Voices in Fiction w/Mary Kay Zuravleff, Fiona Maazel and Susan Coll
Mary Kay Zuravleff’s latest novel, "Man Alive!" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), tells the story of a Bethesda psychiatrist who is struck by lightning and now only wants to barbecue. The Washington Post called it “a family novel for smart people,” and named it a 2013 Notable Book. People Magazine praised...
2014_MD_GBF_Feinstein_1405177Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- John Feinstein ("Sports Talk")
John Feinstein is a national best-selling author and one of America’s most prolific and beloved sports writers. His books, "A Season on the Brink" and "A Good Walk Spoiled," are two of the biggest-selling non-fiction sports books in publishing history. His latest book is "Where Nobody Knows Your Name:...
2014_MD_GBF_Fierce_14051711Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Fierce Reads w/Lindsay Smith, Anna Banks, Katie Finn and Emmy Laybourne
Lindsay Smith's love of Russian culture has taken her to Moscow, St. Petersburg and a reindeer festival in the middle of Siberia. "Sekret" (Roaring Brook Press), a YA historical thriller, is her first novel. Lindsay writes on foreign affairs and lives in Washington, D.C. When she'd not reading or...
2014_MD_GBF_Figures_1405176Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Historical Figures in DC w/John Muller and Ida Jones
John Muller is a Washington-based journalist, historian, playwright and policy analyst, and the author most recently of "Mark Twain in Washington, DC: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent" (The History Press). His first book, "Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia," won a...
2014_MD_GBF_Floca_14051714Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Brian Floca (2014 Caldecott Medal Winner)
Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of 2014 Caldecott Medal winner "Locomotive" (Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books), which explores America’s first transcontinental railroad. Brian is also the author of "Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11," a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book and a New York Times Best...
2014_MD_GBF_Great_Wars_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Great Stories from the Great Wars w/Wil S. Hylton and John F. Ross
Wil S. Hylton is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and the author of "Vanished: : The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II" (Riverhead Hardcover). His award-winning stories have appeared in many national magazines, including Harper's, Esquire, GQ, Details, Outside and...
2014_MD_GBF_Hills_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Tad Hills ("Duck & Goose")
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times best-selling picture books "How Rocket Learned to Read," "Rocket Writes a Story," "Duck & Goose" and "Duck, Duck, Goose." His board books include the ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book "What's Up, Duck?," "Duck & Goose: It's...
2014_MD_GBF_Hoffman_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Carl Hoffman ("Savage Harvest")
Carl Hoffman is a contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler and the author of "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art" (HarperCollins). "The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World Via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains and...
2014_MD_GBF_Holmes_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Anna Holmes ("Book of Jezebel") w/Jon Methven
Anna Holmes has written and edited for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, InStyle and The New Yorker online. She is the founder of the popular website Jezebel.com and the 2012 recipient of a Mirror Award for Best Commentary. Anna is the editor of two...
2014_MD_GBF_Imagination_14051717Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Imagination Station
2014_MD_GBF_JFK_14051712Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Truth about the JFK Assasination w/James L. Swanson and Harold P. Willens
Presidential historian James L. Swanson is the Edgar Award-winning author of the New York Times bestsellers "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer," and its sequel "Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Chase for Jefferson Davis." His other works include the young adult...
2014_MD_GBF_Jones_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Gregg Jones ("Vietnam: The Marine's Finest Hour")
Gregg Jones is the author of "Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam" (Da Capo Press), which is his third non-fiction book. His other books include the critically acclaimed "Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America’s...
2014_MD_GBF_Kean_1405172Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Sam Kean ("An Exploration in Neuroscience")
Sam Kean is author of the New York Times best sellers "The Disappearing Spoon" and "The Violinist’s Thumb," as well as the upcoming book, "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery" (Little, Brown and Company)....
2014_MD_GBF_Laybourne_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Emmy Laybourne ("Monument 14")
Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, teacher and former character actress. Before her life as an author, Emmy performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV and VH1, and acted in the movies "Superstar," "The In-Laws" and "Nancy Drew," among others. Nowadays, Emmy loves working on the Monument 14 trilogy. The...
2014_MD_GBF_Leibovich_14051710Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Mark Leibovich ("This Town")
Mark Leibovich is chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, "This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral – plus plenty of valet parking! –in America’s Gilded Capital" (Blue Rider Press) as well as "The New Imperialists," a collection of...
2014_MD_GBF_Leotta_1405176Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Allison Leotta ("Law & Order")
Allison Leotta was dubbed "the female John Grisham" for her first novel, "Law of Attraction" (Touchstone), which The Washington Post called "a racy legal thriller…taking on a still-taboo subject." Suspense Magazine named her most recent book, "Speak of the Devil" (Touchstone), one of the best books of...
2014_MD_GBF_Marra_14051712Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Anthony Marra ("A Constellation of Vital Phenomena") w/Ron Charles
Anthony Marra is the winner of a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize and the Narrative Prize, and his work was anthologized in "Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012." His first novel, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" (Crown), was shortlisted for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and long-listed...
2014_MD_GBF_McCleary_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Kathleen McCleary (Contemporary Fiction)
Kathleen McCleary is a journalist and author of three novels: "Leaving Haven" (William Morrow Paperbacks), "A Simple Thing," which was nominated for the Library of Virginia Literary Awards in fiction and "House and Home." A former columnist for HGTV.com, her work also has appeared in The New York Times,...
2014_MD_GBF_McDermott_1405177Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Alice McDermott ("Someone") w/Ron Charles
Alice McDermott is the author of seven novels. Her latest novel, "Someone" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), was long-listed for the National Book Award. Alice's novel, "Charming Billy," received the 1998 National Book Award, and three of her books -- "That Night," "At Weddings and Wakes" and "After This" --...
2014_MD_GBF_Middle_Grade_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Outstanding Middle Grade Chapter Books w/Kathi Appelt and Uma Krishnaswami
Kathi Appelt is the author of "The Underneath," which received the Newbery Honor and the PEN USA Literary Award and was a National Book Award finalist. She is also the author of the National Book Award Long Listed Novel "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp" (Atheneum Books for Young Readers) and...
2014_MD_GBF_Military_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Military Thrillers w/Tom Young and Rick Campbell
Tom Young's latest book is "The Warriors" (Penguin). His previous books, which include "The Mullah's Storm," "Silent Enemy" and "The Renegades," have received high praise and starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews and other publications. Tom served in Afghanistan and Iraq with the Air...
2014_MD_GBF_Misc_14051797Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2014_MD_GBF_Morse_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Dan Morse ("True Crime: The Lululemon Murder")
Dan Morse is the author of "The Yoga Store Murder" (Berkley Books), the true crime account of the lululemon athletica killing in Bethesda, Md., in 2011. Dan is a staff writer at The Washington Post, covering criminal justice in Montgomery County. Prior to working for The Washington Post, he worked for...
2014_MD_GBF_Natural_14051717Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- US Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony
2014_MD_GBF_Neely_14051710Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Down Home With the Neelyes w/Pat and Gina Neely with Monica Bhide
Pat and Gina Neely are restaurateurs, best-selling authors, popular speakers and hosts of Food Network’s hit series "Down Home with The Neelys." Their latest book, "Back Home with the Neelys" (Knopf), is their third cookbook. The Neelys recently opened their first Manhattan restaurant, Neely’s Barbecue...
2014_MD_GBF_OConnor_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- George O'Connor ("Olympians: Aphrodite")
George O'Connor is the author of the hit series, Olympians (First Second), which includes two New York Times best sellers ("Hades" and "Poseidon"). The series has found a devoted fan-base among readers and educators. "Aphrodite: Goddess of Love" is the latest installment in the series. He lives in...
2014_MD_GBF_Overcome_1405172Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Debbie Levy and Vanessa Brantley-Newton ("We Shall Overcome")
Debbie Levy is the author of "We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song" (Jump At The Sun), "Imperfect Spiral," "The Year of Goodbyes" and other books for young people of all ages. Her book, "The Year of Goodbyes" was aKirkus Best Book of 2010, a Parents’ Choice Award recipient and a Sydney Taylor Award...
2014_MD_GBF_Pavone_1405175Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Chris Pavone and Betanne Patrick
Chris Pavone’s debut novel, "The Expats," was a New York Times, USA Today and international bestseller, and winner of Edgar and Anthony Awards for best first novel. His newest novel is "The Accident" (Crown). Chris grew up in Brooklyn, graduated from Cornell, was a book editor for nearly two decades and...
2014_MD_GBF_Peabody_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Defying Gravity w/Richard Peabody, Anne Sheldon, Bridhid Moret, and Julia Dubner
Richard Peabody is a French toast addict and native Washingtonian. He has two recent books out -- a book of poetry, "Speed Enforced by Aircraft" (Broadkill River Press), and a book of short stories, "Blue Suburban Skies" (Mint Hill Books). He won the Beyond the Margins “Above & Beyond Award” for 2013....
2014_MD_GBF_Poetry_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Split This Rock: Poetry Out Loud
2014_MD_GBF_Prasada_1405172Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Sierra Prasada (Writing Process)
Sierra Prasada is the co-author of "The Creative Compass: Writing Your Way from Inspiration to Publication" (HJ Kramer/New World Library) and "Creative Lives: Portraits of Lebanese Artists." She is adapting the bestselling novel, "The Journeys of Socrates," into a screenplay — and blogging about it. A...
2014_MD_GBF_Robuck_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Erika Robuck (Historical Fiction)
Erika Robuck is the critically acclaimed author of "Hemingway’s Girl" and "Call Me Zelda." Born and raised in Annapolis, Md., Erika was inspired by the cobblestones, old churches, Georgian homes, the mingling of past and present of the Eastern Shore, the Annapolis City Dock and the Baltimore Harbor. Her...
2014_MD_GBF_Rodkey_1405174Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Geoff Rodkey ("Chroncles of Egg")
Geoff Rodkey is the author of the Chronicles of Egg middle grade adventure-comedy series and the Emmy-nominated screenwriter of such hit films as "Daddy Day Care," "RV" and the Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas." The first Chronicles of Egg book, "Deadweather and Sunrise," was an...
2014_MD_GBF_Russell_14051718Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Rachel Renee Russell with Erin & Nikki Russell ("Dork Diaries")
Rachel Renée Russell is the author of the popular "Dork Diaries" series (Aladdin), which has been on The New York Times Best Seller List for more than 80 weeks. She is also an attorney who prefers writing tween books to legal briefs. (Mainly because books are a lot more fun and pajamas and bunny...
2014_MD_GBF_Scott_1405173Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- James Scott ("The Kept")
James Scott is the author of the novel "The Kept" (Harper). His short fiction can be found in numerous journals and anthologies including One Story, Ploughshares and American Short Fiction James has received awards from Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the New York State Summer Writers...
2014_MD_GBF_Skovron_1405172Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Jon Skovron ("Man Made Boy")
Jon Skovron has been an actor, musician, lifeguard, Broadway theater ticket seller, warehouse grunt, technical writer and web developer. Now he is the author of multiple young adult novels, including "Struts & Frets," "Misfit" and, most recently, "Man Made Boy" (Viking Penguin). He generally likes...

What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2022_08_25B3_BreathtakerO165MD -- Westminster -- McDaniel College Rice Gallery Exhibit Opening: Breathtaker
The Norman Rockwell Museum presents the Breaktaker Exhibition featuring the works of Mark Wheatley Marc Hempel The Groundbreaking Graphic Novel from Concept to Comics YOU ARE INVITED Come to the opening reception! The opening reception takes place Thursday, Aug. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a gallery t... (Partially reviewed)
2022_DC_Golden_Haiku479DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku (2022)
On my first scavenger hunt through the 40+ blocks that make up the Golden Triangle BID, I managed to photograph 56 different haikus (out of the 200 out there). On my second scavenger hunt through the 40+ blocks that make up the Golden Triangle BID, I'm now up to having photographed 104 of the 200 un...
2022_09_12B3_Archives_SportsO126DC -- Natl Archives -- Pre-Opening Reception for "All American: The Power of Sports"
Please Join Us for a Pre-Opening Reception The Acting Archivist of the United States Debra Steidel Wall and Chair and President of the National Archives Foundation Board Governor James Blanchard invite you to the preview reception for the exhibition All American: The Power of Sports Monday, Septembe... (Partially reviewed)
2022_09_19A2_BreathtakerT45MD -- Westminster -- McDaniel College Rice Gallery Exhibit Tour: Breathtaker
Karen Green (Columbia University) came up to visit the exhibit with Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Robert Lemieux, Jenny Wawrzynski, and Gary Schammel. (Partially reviewed)
2022_09_26A2_Home_Else166AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2022) -- "Home Is Somewhere Else" (w/Jorge Villalobos and Carlos Hagerman)
HOME IS SOMEWHERE ELSE Special Features: Special Presentation; U.S. Premiere. Q&A with filmmakers Jorge Villalobos and Carlos Hagerman Presented as part of CineMexa, the film program of the Mexican Cultural Institute in DC This beautifully animated documentary from Mexican directing team Jorge Villa... (Partially reviewed)
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