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2017_02_03B_Free_Speech43Cato Institute -- "Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?" (w/Flemming Rose, Robert Corn_Revere, and Francis H. Buckley)
Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?
Featuring:
* Flemming Rose, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute;
* Robert Corn-Revere, Partner,
* Francis H. Buckley, Foundation Professor, George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law; author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B2_1301PA7DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30G_1301PA8DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F2_1301PA10DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_26A_1301PA15DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW
John Kelly had had an article about how he was hoping the tree around the construction side would survive. Nope! (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08C_1301PA11DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11A_1301PA11DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21A_1301PA8DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04I_1301PA20DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08A_1301PA26DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18A_1301PA12DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26A3_1400_16th25DC -- 1400 16th St NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_14A_1700M7DC -- 1700 M St NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_20C2_1700M11DC -- 1700 M St NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_23B_1700M9DC -- 1700 M St NW
The central staircase has been demolished. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09C_Film_Forum_A137DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 1: Tower (2016): Keith Maitland
Screening and Discussion – TOWER (2016), Keith Maitland
The History Film Forum opens with a discussion with South by Southwest Grand Jury award-winning director Keith Maitland on his use of archival material and animation in his groundbreaking film Tower. On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09D_Film_Forum_A256DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 2: Slavery by Another Name (2012): Sam Pollard, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard
Screening - Slavery by Another Name (2012) *, Sam Pollard
Slavery by Another Name recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, keeping hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09E_Film_Forum_A353DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 3: Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon and Emmy-Award winning producer Sam Pollard as they are interviewed by Jeff Bieber, Vice President of Content Development and Production from WETA television, about their careers and the challenges inherent... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09F1_Film_Forum_A4153DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History
The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped our... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10B_Film_Forum_B113DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 1: The Real Mad Men of Advertising, Smithsonian Channel
"Mad Men" gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and what... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10C1_Film_Forum_B284DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 2: Responsibilities of History Filmmakers: A. Scott Berg, Ed Ayers, Nancy Buirski and Sheila Curran Bernard
In his keynote address at the inaugural History Film Forum in 2015, filmmaker Ric Burns said “When you traffic in film and history, fiction or nonfiction, you are borrowing the authority and power and majesty of the real and counting on its potency to lift your tale. You, therefore, have a contract with... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10D_Film_Forum_B335DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 3: The Loving Story (2011): Nancy Buirski
Oscar-shortlist selection The Loving Story, the debut feature by Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder Nancy Buirski, is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10E1_Film_Forum_B487DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 4: The Great War (American Experience, 2017): A. Scott Berg, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Mark Samels, and Stephen Ives
Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of never before seen footage from the new film from PBS’s American Experience series: The Great War. The Great War is a six-hour, three-night event that will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11B_Film_Forum_C195DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 1: Women in History Filmmaking: Nancy Buirski, Lynn Novick, Hannah Ayers, Melissa Haizlip and Laurens Grant
Panel - Women in History Filmmaking
Across the top-grossing 1,100 films that debuted between 2002 and 2012, only 4.4% were created by female directors. As a study by Dr. Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg school discovered, of 129 top grossing G, PG, and PG-13 films theatrically released between 2006 and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11C_Film_Forum_C290DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 2: Inside Crash Course: Nicholas Jenkins, Blake de Pastino, Nicole Sweeney, Raoul Meyer, Stan Muller, and Ed Ayers
Panel - Inside Crash Course
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11D_Film_Forum_C359DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 3: An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
Screening - An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
The History Film Forum is proud to present the premiere of An Outrage, a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11E_Film_Forum_C489DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 4: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016), Eric Stange
Screening – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016)*, Eric Stange
The Forum presents an exclusive advanced screening of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which will have its exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere on the “American Masters” series in fall 2017 on PBS. Edgar Allan Poe is among the most famous and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12B_Film_Forum_D152DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 1: Innovative Formats in History Media
Innovative Formats in History Media
The Forum explores three interactive documentary projects for the: Between the Waters, South Carolina ETV’s immersive transmedia website showcasing lowcountry culture and history, Walden, a game, a first person simulation of the life of American philosopher Henry... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12C_Film_Forum_D262DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 2: Chinese Exclusion Act (2017): Ric Burns, Li-Shin Yu and Martin Gold
Screening and Discussion - The Chinese Exclusion Act (2017) *, Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
On May 6th, 1882 – on the eve of the greatest wave of immigration in American history – President Chester A. Arthur signed into law a unique piece of federal legislation, called the Chinese Exclusion Act. Unlike any... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12D_Film_Forum_D363DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 3: Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film, Sam Pollard, April Reign, Fath Favis Ruffins, Nicholas Wiggins and Caty Borum Chattoo
Panel - Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film
Two years after #OscarsSoWhite began trending, the History Film Forum and The Undefeated examine the state of Black history on the screen. The African American Film Critics Association called 2016 the best year ever for black people in cinema, with films... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12E1_Film_Forum_D472DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 4: Jazz Ambassadors
Performance and Discussion – Jazz Ambassadors *, Hugo Berkeley
What better way to close the History Film Forum than with jazz and history! In the late ’50s, U.S. government officials eager to make a case for America’s superiority to Communist regimes found a new vehicle to deliver the message to a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_06A_Sharma71DC -- AFSA -- Vikas Sharma ("Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary With Public Diplomacy")
Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary With Public Diplomacy
Public Diplomacy Council
The Public Diplomacy Council and the University of Southern California Annenberh Center for Communication Leadership and Policy present a lunch forum celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary, with Vikas Sharma,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_27A_KatzenX155DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Exhibition
Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-71
January 13 through February 12, 2017
Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-71 explores the profound friendship between California artist Marion Pike and legendary designer Coco Chanel. This exhibition features five portraits of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28E_KatzenX75DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Exhibition (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28F_Wolfe42DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Gallery Talk: Julie Wolfe
Curator Claire D'Alba and artist Julie Wolfe discuss her paintings and drawings in her solo-exhibition Quest for a Third Paradise on view through March 13. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_27B_KatzenXT90DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Gallery Talk: Various
The member preview included a number of speakers:
* Artist Julie Wolfe discussing her "Quest for a Third Paradise" exhibit
* Curator Danielle Mysliwiec discussing "New Ruins"
* Photographer Joe Cameron discussing his "Touching Air" exhibit
* Sculptor Mike Shaffer discussing his "Towers &... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_04D_Artifacts74DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Member's Party w/The Artifacts
Member's party featuring classical "Rock" music performed by The Artifacts: CAS Dean Peter Starr, Museum Director Jack Rasmussen, Courtney Surls and Jarrett Murray.
Note: Two versions of the performance images are usually posted. The red light on the stage made the pictures, um, interesting but hard to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_27C_KatzenO12DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Opening Member Reception (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28G_KatzenO49DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017A Opening Reception
In addition to lots of folks, two artists were also here in their galleries:
* Photographer Joe Cameron -- "Touching Air"
* Sculptor Mike Shaffer -- "Towers & Monuments" (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_31A_KatzenX226DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Exhibition
Elzbieta Sikorska: Time Stands Still
April 1 - May 28, 2017
No matter how we reflect on time, it is a contemplative and complicated subject. Time affects everything: people, animals, woodlands, earth, stone, and artifacts. These are the elements that Elzbieta Sikorska uses in her large scale,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_01D_KatzenX110DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Exhibition
Elzbieta Sikorska: Time Stands Still
April 1 - May 28, 2017
No matter how we reflect on time, it is a contemplative and complicated subject. Time affects everything: people, animals, woodlands, earth, stone, and artifacts. These are the elements that Elzbieta Sikorska uses in her large scale,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_06B_KatzenX37DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Exhibition
Mostly pictures from Frida Larios' Maya Alphabet of Modern Times exhibit as well as more of Foon Sham's Escape outdoor piece. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_31B_KatzenXT138DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Gallery Talk: Foon Sham, Laura Roulet, Sharon Wolpoff, Tammra Sigler, Elzbieta Sikorska, and Carlos Luna
Director and Curator Jack Rasmussen invites members to preview the Spring exhibitions. Talks were made by:
The event also included talks by:
* Foon Sham and Laura Roulet (curator) -- "Escape: Foon Sham"
* Sharon Wolpoff and Tammra Sigler -- "Sharon Wolpoff and Tammra Sigler: Geometry and Other... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_06A_Larios109DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Gallery Talk: Frida Larios
Gallery Talk and Reception with Frida Larios
Hosted by the Embassy of El Salvador, the evening includes remarks by Ambassador Claudia Ivette Canjura de Centeno, a discussion with the artist Frida Larios, and a reception with tastes of Central America. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_01C_KatzenXT20DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Gallery Talk: Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff
Gallery Talk with Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff:
Learn more about the artists and their friendship behind the exhibition Geometry and Other Myths with Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_31C_KatzenO3DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Most of the people pictures from this member reception are shown under the Artist Talk page. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_01E_KatzenO107DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017B Opening Reception (Saturday)
Various artists were here for the opening:
* Foon Sham and Laura Roulet (curator) -- "Escape: Foon Sham" (with a visit by Yumi Hogan, wife of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan)
* Elzbieta Sikorska and Aneta Georgievska-Shine (curator) -- "Time Stands Still: Elzbieta Sikorska"
* Carlos Luna -- "Green... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_15B_Anacostia142DC -- Anacostia (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_15A_SIAM_Gateways110DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture -- Exhibit: Gateways/Portales
Gateways/Portales
December 5, 2016 – August 6, 2017
Gateway: any entrance or passage that may be opened and closed.
What does it mean for Latino migrants and immigrants to make a home in a U.S. city? Both struggle and triumph. Through the gateways of social justice, community access, and public... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_15D_Anacostia_Park23DC -- Anacostia Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07G1_Mellon_Fountain3DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17C_Mellon_Fountain21DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12F_SISG_Chinamania42DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Chinamania
Chinamania
July 9, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Chinamania, the craze for Chinese blue-and-white ceramics, swept London in the nineteenth century and still endures in the West. Contemporary artist Walter McConnell, inspired by his travels in China and the kilns as Jindgzhen, interrogates this phenomenon... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01C1_SISG_Perspectives9DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Michael Joo
Perspectives: Michael Joo
July 2, 2016 – July 9, 2017
Inspired by the migration patterns of Korean red-crowned cranes, Brooklyn-based artist Michael Joo (b. 1966, Ithaca, NY) has created a monumental installation specifically for the Freer|Sackler. The birds’ movements are visualized as lines in space... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01C2_SISG_Quran73DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Art of the Qur'an
The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
October 22, 2016 – February 20, 2017
In recognition of one of the world’s extraordinary collections of Qur’ans, the Freer|Sackler is hosting a landmark exhibition, the first of its kind in the United States. Almost seventy of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01F_SIAAI4DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_04B_Atlas71DC -- Atlas District neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25H_Brightwood5DC -- Brightwood area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25C2_Callbox10DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_04C2_Callbox8DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_06C3_Callbox4DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14C1_Callbox26DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C3_Callbox4DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18G1_CapHill10DC -- Capitol Hill area (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21G_CIS5DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_03C_Cato8DC -- Cato Institute Building
View of construction from the conference room windows. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25G_Ft_Stevens6DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_09D_Ft_Stevens4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05D2_1700G13DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW)
Construction continues. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30H_Albright30DC -- CSIS -- America's Place in the World (w/Madeleine Albright)
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to America's Place in the World
A conversation with Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global Forum
Introduced... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_07E1_Lagarde82DC -- CSIS -- Economic Imperative of Empowering Women (w/Christine Lagarde)
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to
The Economic Imperative of Empowering Women
A conversation with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_04A_Streetcar_1Yr40DC -- DC Streetcar -- 1 Year anniversary community greeting (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08H3_DOC3DC -- Dept of Commerce building (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05E1_DOIM_Asylum66DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Architecture of an Asylum w/Sarah A. Leavitt
Architecture of an Asylum:
Join Sarah A. Leavitt, Ph.D., Curator, National Building Museum we explore the history and future of St. Elizabeths, formerly known as the Government Hospital for the Insane. Established by the Department of the Interior in 1852 under Secretary Stuart, the hospital went on... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B3_Treasury7DC -- Dept of Treasury building (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25F1_Treasury6DC -- Dept of Treasury building (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05A1_Combat_Int124DC -- Dirksen Senate Office Bldg -- Combat Integration Update Briefing
In 2013, the Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced the repeal of the rule that prohibited women from being assigned to combat jobs and combat units. The Services were directed to develop and complete integration implementation plans by the end of 2015. The Services are... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18A1_SIPG_Bldg10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Preparing for the Pence party. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25F4_SIPG_Bldg4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25B1_SIPG_Painting6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25B2_SIPG_Temp_Pres72DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents Temporary Installation (incl Hindsight is Always 20/20)
America's Presidents Temporary Installation
March 24, 2017 – September 4, 2017
While the regular gallery space is being refurbished and updated, America’s Presidents will be temporarily installed in the west gallery on the second floor. The exhibition will move back into the newly refreshed gallery... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15A_SIPG_Ella3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
April 13, 2017 – May 14, 2017
April 25 marks the 100th birthday of American jazz and popular song vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. The museum is recognizing the anniversary by displaying her photograph by William Gottlieb for the first time in the museum.
The photograph pictures... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_03A_SIPG_Berry7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
March 21, 2017 – April 9, 2017
The National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry with a collage by Red Grooms (1978), currently installed in the museum’s In Memoriam space on the first floor.
An inaugural inductee of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18A2_SIPG_Trump5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Donald J. Trump
Portrait of Donald J. Trump
January 13, 2017 – February 26, 2017
A photo portrait of President-elect Donald J. Trump will go on display at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Jan. 13, 2017, and remain on view throughout the inauguration festivities.The photograph, taken in 1989 by photographer... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_06C1_Dupont1DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_07D_Dupont1DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_20C1_Dupont5DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_23A2_Dupont1DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26A2_Dupont6DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14C2_Dupont9DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03C2_Emulsion7DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Emulsion 2017
EMULSION 2017 is an open call to all artists who reside or work in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area within a 50 mile radius of East City Art’s offices on Capitol Hill. This is an opportunity for artists from the central Mid-Atlantic to showcase the extraordinary diversity and excellence in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03C1_EmulsionO12DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Emulsion 2017
I didn't have time to see the opening ceremony but I got some of the crowds. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08I1_Eman_Concert33DC -- Emancipation Day (2017) -- Concert @ Freedom Plaza
Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the celebration of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day in Washington, DC. Emancipation Day honors President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act in 1862, which freed over 3,100 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia. As Mayor Bowser... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08I2_Fireworks_EDay46DC -- Emancipation Day (2017) -- Fireworks (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14C3_Emb_Bulgaria2DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07E2_Emb_Canada2DC -- Embassy of Canada (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12F_Emb_Canada2DC -- Embassy of Canada (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04G2_EC_Vimy_Ridge108DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Canada remembers the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Canada remembers the Battle of Vimy Ridge
March 27th to June 9th, 2017.
The Embassy of Canada’s gallery exhibit was put together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which began on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917. Regiments from coast to coast saw action together in a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12G_EC_Arctic99DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Into the Arctic
Into the Arctic
January 10, 2017 until February 28, 2017
The Canadian Arctic is one of the last great wilderness regions on earth. It is seldom travelled and painted even less.
Over the course of four extensive, back-breaking Arctic expeditions, artist Cory Trépanier pushed north past the tree line... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30F_EC_Arctic122DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Into the Arctic
So good I had to come back and see it again! (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_16B_Emb_New_Zealand24DC -- Embassy of New Zealand (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25F_Emory29DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_09C_Emory8DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01A_SIHG31DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F4_Flashpoint_Spark26DC -- Flashpoint Gallery ("Sparkplug Collective")
Sparkplug Collective – Selfie: Me, Myself, And Us:
Selfie: Me, Myself, and Us features innovative work by eight local artists who will examine our cultural obsession with selfies and our narcissistic desire to record and manipulate digital representations of ourselves.
Do selfies represent the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15B_Folger_Oxford124DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
Feb 4 - April 30, 2017
Founded 500 years ago in 1517, Corpus Christi College, one of the oldest of the 38 self-governing colleges at the modern University of Oxford, is a repository of extraordinary treasures, few of which have ever been seen by the public. To mark... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12D_Folger_1stFolio50DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
Nov 19, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library sent First Folios to all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. This exhibition celebrates their return to the Folger, and is the largest... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_15C_Douglass56DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08H5_FPlaza8DC -- Freedom Plaza (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01D_SIFG6DC -- Freer Gallery of Art
These telecommunications rigs have been showing up all over the Mall over the last couple of months -- American History, Air and Space, the Capitol, here... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25F5_Gallery_Place_Hecht4DC -- Gallery Place areas -- Hecht Company/Terrell Place (7th and F St, NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F6_Gallup_Bldg1DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F) (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25C_GAR6DC -- GAR Memorial
The trees around the memorial are in bloom already and it's only February. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_26B_GAR8DC -- GAR Memorial
The trees are almost in full bloom now. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02D_GAR10DC -- GAR Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07E1_Meade9DC -- George Meade Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_06C2_Haiku7DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05D3_Haiku2DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12B_Gingrich44DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Newt Gingrich (Understanding Trump and Trumpism: Part 2)
Understanding Trump and Trumpism: Part Two
Following Speaker Gingrich’s previous address on “The Principles of Trumpism,” he continues his reflections this month in a 6-part series of presentations on understanding the incoming President and the phenomenon of Trumpism as well as the policy challenges... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12C_EU_Future23DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Panel: Future of the EU
The Future of the EU: Understanding the Roots of Political Fragmentation in Europe
Across the Atlantic, support for populist, antiestablishment parties is on the rise. Concern about political fragmentation in Europe is gaining steam. In France, Marine Le Pen of the Front National is a leading candidate... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12A_HeritageV8DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18G2_Hill_Center36DC -- Hill Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07H2_SIHIR_Orchids2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: orchids: A MOMENT
orchids: A MOMENT
January 14, 2017 – May 14, 2017
The Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanic Garden 2017 Orchid Exhibition, showcases over 100 orchids in a limited-time display amidst the Hirshhorn’s unique architecture. Selected from the collections of both Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18F1_SIHIR_Orchids31DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: orchids: A MOMENT
orchids: A MOMENT
January 14, 2017 – May 14, 2017
The Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanic Garden 2017 Orchid Exhibition, showcases over 100 orchids in a limited-time display amidst the Hirshhorn’s unique architecture. Selected from the collections of both Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07H3_SIHIR_Ragnar20DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
Another performer for the Chord of E. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07H1_SIHIR_Still_Life1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_27B_SIHIR_Infinity106DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (Visit 1)
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
February 23, 2017 – May 14, 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is a celebration of the legendary Japanese artist’s sixty-five-year career and promises to be one of 2017’s essential art experiences. Visitors have the unprecedented opportunity to discover six of Kusama’s... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02B_SIHIR_Infinity85DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (Visit 2) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08G_SIHIR_Infinity37DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (Visit 3) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21E_SIHIR_Infinity29DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (Visit 4) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12E_SIHIR_Infinity10DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (Visit 5) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18F2_SIHIR3DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B4_HotelW4DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20B_HotelW3DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20C_HotelW_Vw128DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) -- Views from rooftop cafeteria (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_19B1_I3954DC -- I-395
Construction continues. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20A_Inaug31DC -- Inaugural events (2017) -- Around the Politico event
Given that I was at the Politico inaugural event, I wasn't anywhere near the Mall for the inauguration. Which was fine since I'm not exactly a fan of the new regime. So just a few photos on the way to the Politico event and of the vandalism that happened during the inauguration. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20E_Inaug_Parade86DC -- Inaugural events (2017) -- Parade from Hotel W (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C4_Spy13DC -- International Spy Museum
The new location goes up in L'Enfant Plaza. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_04D_Islamic_Center10DC -- Islamic Center of Washington (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21D_Judiciary2DC -- Judiciary Square area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B7_JW_Marriott1DC -- JW Marriott Washington DC (1331 Penn Ave) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25C1_KSt14DC -- K Street area (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_06B_KSt19DC -- K Street area (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C5_LEnfant36DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25D_Lafayette_Square4DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05B1_Lafayette_Square11DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_05A1_Lansburgh21DC -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_05A2_Lansburgh_Backstage37DC -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company -- Backstage Tour
Backstage tour of Sidney Harman Hall andKing Charles III. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30C_LOC_Mahogany41DC -- Library of Congress -- 1st Floor "Mahogany Row" hallway by Kluge Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04F_LOC_SWGal30DC -- Library of Congress -- 2nd Floor Southwest Gallery (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_29A1_BollingP89DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Ruben Bolling -- Presentation
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer: Representative John Lewis
Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling
Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network.

Speakers in sequence:
* Carla Hayden,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_29B_BollingR146DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Ruben Bolling -- Reception
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer: Representative John Lewis
Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling
Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network.

Folks photographs outside of the program... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04B1_LOC_Sheet_Music74DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress
“World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress: America’s War, as Viewed by Publishers and the Public”
Paul Fraunfelter, Music Division
American sheet music from the period of the First World War reflects the confidence and challenges of a new economic and industrial giant, suddenly thrust into a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04E1_LOC_Echoes295DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I 
April 4, 2017–January 2019
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it— both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08E2_LOC_Echoes16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I 
April 4, 2017–January 2019
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it— both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04A_LOC_Herblock32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07D1_LOC_WWI77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: World War I: American Artists View the Great War (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08E1_LOC_Ext10DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07D2_LOC_Cooking37DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Cooking... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30D_LOC_Feminist37DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Feminist Music (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04D1_LOC_CivilLib38DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Fight for Civil Liberties During World War I (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04D2_LOC_JFK45DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: JFK Manuscripts (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25A_LOC_Presidential87DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Presidential Inaugurations
Presidential Inaugurations
Jan. 23 to Feb. 4, 2017
Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address Will Be on View

A two-week display on inaugurations, at the Library of Congress, will feature presidential treasures—the handwritten speeches of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln—and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30B_LOC_Presidential74DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Presidential Inaugurations
Return visit (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09B_LOC_Baseball92DC -- Library of Congress -- Performing Arts Exhibit: Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game
“Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game” Exhibit Opens Feb. 9

Long before the speakers at Wrigley Field blasted Steve Goodman’s “Go, Cubs, Go” after each triumphant Cubs game and long before players approached the batter’s box with their signature walk-up songs, music and baseball... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08E3_LOC_GH33DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15C_LOC_Tunnel13DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnel work
They're removing the book conveyor belt system between the Madison and Jefferson buildings. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04C_LOC_Tunnel1DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnel work
The book conveyor system has been completely removed now. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03B1_Lincoln_Debating135DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Debating Emancipation school visit (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_07B1_Lincoln_I_See188DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: I See Lincoln school visit (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_13A1_Ideas_Forum166DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln Ideas Forum
Join us on Thursday, April 13th as we bring together experts, scholars, and the public in an exploration of injustice, division, fear, and hate, alongside the stories and ideas of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, for the annual Lincoln Ideas Forum.

Speakers include:

Opening Remarks:
Erin... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_20_White84DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Jonathan White ("Midnight in America")
Cottage Conversation: Midnight In America
On Thursday, April 20th, join us as author Jonathan White and Michael Bishop of the George Washington University’s National Churchill Library, discuss White’s book, Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams During the Civil War.
Mr. White is an... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03A_Lincoln_Cottage19DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_07A_Lincoln_Cottage11DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25E_Logan34DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12D_HVA_Lowrider32DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- Gypsy Rose lowrider
Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2017) – The McGee Roadster hot rod, Hirohata Merc radical custom and Gypsy Rose lowrider became part of history today. They were announced as the 16th, 17th and 18th vehicles to be added to the National Historic Vehicle Register in recognition of their significance in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08H4_WCCanal7DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_04E_Candlelight78DC -- March: Candlelight Walk #MuslimBanProtestDC
People plan to gather in front of the Islamic Center of Washington and walk over to the Naval Observatory, holding a candlelight vigil outside Mike Pence's residence. At one point, Congressman Sandy Levin (D-MI) came out and talked to us. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08D_Global_Gag58DC -- March: Protest the Gag Rule @ Freedom Plaza
Trump's global gag rule is a grotesque expansion of a failed, deadly policy that prohibits foreign organizations that receive U.S. global health assistance from providing or even discussing abortions with patients. This rule threatens access to safe abortion and other basic health care for millions of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_21A_Womens_March408DC -- March: Women's March on Washington
The Women’s March on Washington is a grassroots effort comprised of dozens of independent coordinators at the state level. The effort is helmed by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee who are working around the clock to pull it all together.
On January 21, 2017 we will unite in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25A_MLKLib4DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
Closed for renovations. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F5_MLKLib_Wash38DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Washingtoniana section (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_03A_Mt_Vernon21DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_27A_Bible_Museum11DC -- Museum of the Bible
Outside under construction. Due to open later in the year. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08D1_Khalsa5DC -- National Khalsa Day Parade Washington DC
Just a couple of pass-by photos. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08F1_SIAIR_Artist200DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
April 6, 2017 – November 11, 2018
Artistic expression during the war contributed to this transformation. Before World War I, war art largely depicted heroic military leaders and romanticized battles, done long after the fact, far from the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08F2_SIAIR_WWI_Aviation73DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: World War I Aviation (boards) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18E3_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_16B_Archives6DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07G2_NGAEW_Bldg3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12C1_NGAEW_Bazille195DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
April 9 – July 9, 2017

A scion of a Protestant upper-middle-class family from Montpellier in southern France, Frédéric Bazille (1841–1870) seemed destined for a career in medicine. In 1862 he traveled to Paris, ostensibly to pursue his medical studies,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_07C_NGA_Robbia155DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Della Robbia
Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
February 5 – June 4, 2017
Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), a master sculptor in marble and bronze, invented a glazing technique for terracotta sculpture that positioned him as one of the most innovative artists of the 15th century. Today,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12C2_NGA_Urban50DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
February 26 – August 6, 2017
American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints in this... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12C3_NGA_Woodner233DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
March 12 – July 16, 2017
Some 100 drawings dating from the 14th to the 20th century are presented in an exhibition of masterworks donated by one of the great connoisseurs of the 20th century, Ian Woodner, and his daughters, Dian and Andrea.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08F_NGASG6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Ice skating rink is still open. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_14B1_NGS_Admin36DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Admin Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_14B2_NGS8DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_19D_Law39DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Work begins on adding the names from 2016 to the memorial. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25G3_LawVC4DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09F_LawVC2DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_19B2_LawVC8DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01J_Mall31DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07G4_Mall5DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12E_Mall6DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18E1_Mall28DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F1_Mall2DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_27C_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
More stickers. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02C_Mall2DC -- Natl Mall area
New York Times "Truth is" exhibit at the bus stop across from the National Archives. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08H1_SINMAA33DC -- Natl Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01E_SIAfri_Currents42DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Currents: Water in African Art
Currents: Water in African Art
July 2016 – Indefintely
Diverse and wide-ranging in material, time period, style, and intended use, the objects in Currents span the continent of Africa to explore the importance of water for both practical and artistic purposes. Objects on view include Akan fish-shaped... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04H1_SIAH_AdWar30DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Advertising War
Advertising War
April 6, 2017 – October 1, 2017
Before the advent of radio and motion pictures, art and illustration were the primary forms of mass communication. With the outbreak of World War I, governments, militaries, and service organizations hired artists and illustrators to depict the ravages... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08G2_SIAH_BigBand45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Big Band
Big Band
March 31, 2015 – Indefinitely
“Big Band” is by American painter LeRoy Neiman, who was known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events. Completed in 2005, this work depicts performers he saw in concert from the 1950-80s.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17G1_SIAH_Righting250DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Executive Order 9066
Executive Order 9066
February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2018
February 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. This three-page document signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the course of history for a segment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in America, and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04H4_SIAH_Pershing18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
General John J. Pershing insisted the United States military have an independent American army on the ground when the U.S. entered the Great War. By recreating Pershing’s war office, this display gives the visitor a sense of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04H2_SIAH_ModMed78DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Modern Medicine and the Great War
Modern Medicine and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – January 2019
World War I provided a testing ground for the application of new medical technologies and procedures, and in some cases accelerated their general acceptance or development. At the same time, wartime medical practice reflected the larger... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09B_SIAH_We_Build5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Nation We Build Together (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10A_SIAH_We_Build9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Nation We Build Together (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_11F_SIAH_Recent2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (Fantasia cel) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08G1_SIAH_Ella78DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
March 30, 2017 – April 2, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was one of the greatest American singers. She had a warm and lovely voice, superb rhythmic sense, considerable versatility, meticulous intonation, and exceptional talent at “scat” singing,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04H3_SIAH_Uniformed19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Uniformed Women and the Great War
Uniformed Women and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
Of the many ways World War I divided the past from the future, none was more significant than the reordered place of women in society. Tens of thousands of middle- and upper-class women donned military-style uniforms to serve at home and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12F_SIAH_Storage9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Ambassadors of Jazz) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10F_SIAH_Storage49DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (World War I)
The medical group brought out some World War I-related items from storage. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08G3_SIAH_Ext7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_12A_SIAHV4DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Views from...
Views from the not-yet-opened third floor. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17E_SINH_Bldg15DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21F_SINH_Wonder214DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Objects of Wonder
Objects of Wonder
Explore the breadth, scope and splendor of the world’s most extensive natural history research collection—more than 145 million artifacts and specimens. The exhibition examines how scientists use Smithsonian collections to enlighten and illuminate our understanding of nature and human... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18F3_AmerInd1DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09E_AmerInd8DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09D1_Tarzan198DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: From Tarzan to Tonto
From Tarzan to Tonto: Stereotypes as Obstacles to Progress Toward a More Perfect Union
A Special Program Examining the Pervasiveness of Stereotypes in American Culture
As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation. Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30E_AmerInd_Patriot107DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
January 27, 2017 – January 2018
This banner exhibition chronicles the largely unknown history of Native American veterans. Native peoples have served the U.S. in every major military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18F4_AmerIndV3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- View from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05H1_SIPM_FellowO159DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I Opening
The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum cordially invites you to the opening of the museum's newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I.
This special exhibition commemorates the centennial of America's involvement in World War I and uncovers this rich history through compelling... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_19A1_SIPM_Enholm54DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Robert Enholm (Woodrow Wilson's presidency)
This April marks the centennial of the United States’ involvement in World War I. The National Postal Museum’s newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters From World War I commemorates this anniversary. Please join us for a Lunchtime Lecture on Wednesday, April 19 highlighting this topic. Our speaker... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05J_SIPM_Wings17DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Letters With Wings (Preview)
Letters With Wings: The Dream of Airmail, 1918-1938
In 2018, the National Postal Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of regularly scheduled airmail by presenting a special exhibition tentatively titled "Letters With Wings".
These cases contain a sampling of the material that will be included... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05I_SIPM_Mail_Call_WWI22DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Mail Call: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
April 6, 2017 – November 29, 2018
Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18B1_WW2_Doolittle153DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017) -- 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid
Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the World War II Memorial
On Tuesday, April 18th, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentation at the World War II Memorial's Pacific Arch to mark the 75th anniversary of America's daring... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_16A_Naval_Observatory8DC -- Naval Observatory
From outside the gate only. (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04J_NY_Pres109DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04K1_MLK_Commem152DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church -- Event: 49th Observance of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The DC Black History Celebration Committee, the DC Host Committee and the Commission on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will host a tribute next week to the civil rights icon in observance of the 49th year of his assassination.
The April 4 tribute will be held 7 p.m. at the New York Avenue... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07G3_Newseum3DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18C4_Newseum2DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_12A_Newseum6DC -- Newseum
More Gumby and Pokey pictures and new flowers on the anniversary of the helicopter crash. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17D_Newseum10DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_26D_Newseum8DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18C3_NewseumV15DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25G1_NewseumV15DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_02D_NewseumV8DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_12C_NewseumV5DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
They've taken apart the Andrew J. Mellow Fountain for maintenance. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_26E_NewseumV3DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Work on the Mellon Fountain continues, (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05G1_NewseumV10DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25J_Gregg_Mem8DC -- Norris B. Gregg Memorial Bldg/American Coatings Assn (1500 Rhode Island Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08C4_Old_PostI11DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Inside
2017_01_18C2_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Outside (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08C2_Old_Post5DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Outside (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08C3_Old_PostV33DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Views from tower (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08C1_Old_Post_Museum72DC -- Old Post Office Pavillion -- Exhibit: Museum
This is the photo gallery in the basement on the route to the elevator. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07C2_Peace_Mon7DC -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B1_1000F1DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25F3_1000F1DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25F2_Penn_Qtr6DC -- Penn Quarter area (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25D_Penn_Qtr3DC -- Penn Quarter area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18C1_Penn8DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12G2_Penn4DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
Security tags. (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20D1_Politico_Inaug76DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Miscellaneous
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, AnnaPalmer and Jake Sherman
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20D2_Politico_Inaug234DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump (Matt Schlapp and David Urban)
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, AnnaPalmer and Jake Sherman
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20D3_Politico_Inaug326DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and Creator of House of Cards Beau Willimon
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20D4_Politico_Inaug419DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 3: 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Candidate Carly Fiorina
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, AnnaPalmer and Jake Sherman
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_20D5_Politico_Inaug548DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 4: Coming Together: The Environment (Michael McKenna, Collin O’Mara, and Fisher Stevens)
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, AnnaPalmer and Jake Sherman
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_24B1_Politico_GovsB211DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Seventh Annual State Solutions Conference: Afternoon Session (w/Rick Scott, Asa Hutchinson, Chris Sununu, Butch Otter, Dannel Malloy, and Steve Bullock)
Join POLITICO for the seventh annual State Solutions Conference featuring a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex problems.
Afternoon Session:
- Introduction by POLITICO ... ???
-... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_24A1_Politico_GovsA144DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Seventh Annual State Solutions Conference: Morning Session (w/Ricky Rosselló, John Hickenlooper, Bill Walker, Gary Herbert, and Sam Brownback)
Join POLITICO for the seventh annual State Solutions Conference featuring a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex problems.
Morning Session:
- Introduction by POLITICO ... ???
- Comments... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09A_Dakota6DC -- Protest/Rally: Dakota Access Pipeline @ Constitution Ave (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05B2_LP_DenyNAI5DC -- Protest: DenyNAI @ Lafayette Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_15E_Murals1DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_04C_Murals5DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25F_Murals17DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26A4_Murals5DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05G2_Murals8DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C7_Murals8DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B5_LP_Inaug_Band7DC -- Rally: Army Band assembles for Inauguration @ Lafayette Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25E_Immigration23DC -- Rally: Immigration @ Lafayette Square
Several hundred protestors showed up after Trump announced his wall and immigration suppression changes. Among them were demands that any locality that resisted his demands would be punished.
This reminds me of the ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17A1_History_EO88DC -- Rayburn House Office Bldg -- History of Executive Orders
The History of Executive Orders:
The National History Center will hold a Congressional briefing on the history of executive orders in the Rayburn House Office Building.
How does the flurry of executive orders issued by President Trump in his first few weeks in office compare to previous presidents’... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05C_SIRG_Schwarcz59DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation
June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation
March 10, 2017 – August 20, 2017
The exhibition will be the first retrospective spanning of the artist's entire career including works never seen before in public from her personal collection. June Schwarcz was the foremost enamelist in the country and known for... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05D1_SIRG_Voulkos7DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years (not open yet)
Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years
April 7, 2017 – August 20, 2017
This is the first exhibition to focus on the early career of Peter Voulkos, who completely re-invented his medium of proper ceramics technique and form. Aproximately thirty-five examples from this crucial body of early work will be... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_10G_RRB4DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_04C1_Sheridan6DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12I_SixthVw5DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Views from Roof (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01B_SI_Castle9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12G1_SI_Castle3DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18E_SI_Castle7DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14A_Cincinnati_Crusade109DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
April 7 — September 17, 2017
The American Revolution articulated ideals of universal liberty, but for more than a century the United States had little political or diplomatic involvement with other nations. A republic in a world... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14B1_Cincinnati_Sword183DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Lunch Bites: Robert Anderson's Civil War Presentation Sword
Lunch Bites; Robert Anderson's Civil War presentation sword
Garry Adelman, director of history and education for the Civil War Trust, shares Maj. Robert Anderson’s presentation sword given to him by the city of Philadelphia for his defense of Fort Sumter. Anderson commanded Union troops at Fort Sumter... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_30A_Supreme_Ct4DC -- Supreme Court Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25E_Temperance3DC -- Temperance Fountain (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14E3_TPC17DC -- The Phillips Collection (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14E5_TPC_Condo57DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: George Condo: The Way I Think
George Condo: The Way I Think
March 11 - June 25, 2017
The Phillips presents a survey of drawings and paintings by George Condo (b. 1957, Concord, New Hampshire), a prolific painter whose career spans three decades and is best known for his rich pictorial inventions, existential humor, and imaginative... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14E2_TPC_Intersections29DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Intersections: Arlene Shechet: From Here On Now
Intersections: Arlene Shechet: From Here On Now
October 20, 2016 - May 7, 2017
New York-based sculptor Arlene Shechet is known for glazed ceramic sculptures that are off-kilter yet hang in a balance between stable and unstable, teetering between the restraint of intellect and the insistence of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14E4_TPC_Toussaint32DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: The Life Of Toussaint L'ouverture
The Life Of Toussaint L'ouverture
Jacob Lawrence
January 7 - April 30, 2017
This exhibition features 15 rarely seen silkscreen prints created by American artist Jacob Lawrence (1917–2001) between 1986 and 1997. The series portrays the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture (1742–1803), the former slave turned... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14E1_TPC_TL236DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque
Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque
February 4 - April 30, 2017
Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque presents an extraordinary collection of iconic and rare prints and posters from nearly the entire period of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s lithographic career. The legendary French... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01I_Grant_Mem19DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07C3_Grant_Mem10DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18E4_Grant_Mem2DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07B2_Union_Station2DC -- Union Station (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15F_Union_Station18DC -- Union Station (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07B1_Union_StationX14DC -- Union Station -- Christmas Display (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_29C_United_Methodist16DC -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE) (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17B_Botanic2DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
Changing the flag for Congressman Bob Michael, the GOP Minority Leader of the House from 1981-1995. He had died that morning and the garden has no way put its flag half-staff except by using a crane. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09C_Botanic_Bartholdi5DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15E_Capitol_Fight41512DC -- U.S. Capitol -- FIght for $15 rally (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01G_CapitolX74DC -- U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree (2016) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_01H_Capitol4DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07C1_Capitol16DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18E2_Capitol13DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_09A_Capitol11DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15D_Capitol8DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_04G1_Capitol11DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08D2_Capitol34DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C2_Forest5DC -- U.S. Forest Service visitor center (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18D_Holocaust_Justice113DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: "I Want Justice!"
“I Want Justice!”
Since the Holocaust, national and international organizations have struggled to build a foundation of laws, courts, and legal procedures to hold perpetrators of the world’s worst crimes accountable.
“I Want Justice!” explores the history of efforts to hold perpetrators of genocide... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_11_Arboretum48DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15C1_Naval_Center8DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15C4_Naval_9117DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Navy After September 11 (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15C3_Naval_WWI15DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: World War I (cases) (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15C2_Naval_MCPON12DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of MCPON (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_16A_Verizon7DC -- Verizon Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_24C_901KVw50DC -- View from Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08H2_Wash_Mon3DC -- Washington Monument (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C1_Wash_Mon11DC -- Washington Monument (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08B_WP_I4DC -- Washington Post -- Interior (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_20B_WP15L17DC -- Washington Post (15th and L NW) -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_23A1_WP15L11DC -- Washington Post (15th and L NW) -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18C6_Waterfront12DC -- Waterfront area (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18B6_Willard31DC -- Willard InterContinental Washington (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F3_Woodies13DC -- Woodies Bldg (1025 F St NW) incl Forever 21 (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14C4_Wilson_House1DC -- Woodrow Wilson House (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_14D_Wilson_Images85DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Images of the Great War: 1917-1918
Images of the Great War: 1917-1918
World War I Prints and Drawings from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library –
Starting April 6, 2017
The centennial of the US entry into World War I provides an opportunity to revisit the tragedy of this first global conflict and to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_27D_Wilson_Center2DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
#WilsonSmart Selfie Station (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26A1_DCJCC10DCJCC -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_19D_EFF_AFI6Env Film Festival @ AFI/Silver -- Marque (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26D_Animation56Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- 25th Anniversary Festival Animation Retrospective (w/Flo Stone)
Join us for a 25th Anniversary Festival Animation Retrospective!
With dazzling animation and effects, these Environmental Film Festival favorites capture some of the most important and enduring issues affecting our planet, during the past 25 years. Introduction by Festival founder Flo... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26B_EFF_Misc6Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Miscellaneous Shots (Day 13) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18A3_EFF_Misc6Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Miscellanous Shots (Day 5) (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18B_Risk50Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Shorts: Risk and Resistance ("How to Stop a Pipeline" and "The Hudson: A River At Risk")
Presented with Working Films as part of the Risk and Resistance shorts program.
... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_24C1_EFF_CIS_Screens6Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Slide show (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18A1_EFF_Tesla31Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Tesla car parked outside the Carnegie (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25G1_EFF_Tesla25Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Tesla car parked outside the Carnegie (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25G2_EFF_VR3Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Virtual reality demo (Day 12)
Virtual Reality: ‘Under the Canopy’ + ‘Valen’s Reef’
Presented by Conservation International
Through the magic of virtual reality, journey with Conservation International to the Amazon, earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem, and into the crystal-clear waters of the Bird’s Head Seascape in Indonesia, the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26C_EFF_VR19Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Virtual reality demo (Day 13)
Virtual Reality: ‘Under the Canopy’ + ‘Valen’s Reef’
Presented by Conservation International
Through the magic of virtual reality, journey with Conservation International to the Amazon, earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem, and into the crystal-clear waters of the Bird’s Head Seascape in Indonesia, the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18A2_EFF_VR18Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Virtual reality demo (Day 5)
Virtual Reality: ‘Under the Canopy’ + ‘Valen’s Reef’
Presented by Conservation International
Through the magic of virtual reality, journey with Conservation International to the Amazon, earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem, and into the crystal-clear waters of the Bird’s Head Seascape in Indonesia, the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18D2_B4_FloodR93Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Before the Flood" Post-Screening Reception
Before the Flood
Winner of the 2017 Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18D1_B4_Flood124Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Before the Flood" w/Trevor Davidowski, Dr. Lesley Ott, Michael Mann, and Jeremy Jackson
Before the Flood
Winner of the 2017 Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_18C_Flint78Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Flint: A Work-In-Progress" w/Anthony Baxter, Talia Buford, Nayyirah Shariff; and Anurag Mantha
Flint: A Work-In-Progress
A work-in-progress screening by one of the UK’s leading documentary filmmakers Environmental Film Festival alum Anthony Baxter (A Dangerous Game, You’ve Been Trumped) will show exclusive footage taken for his upcoming film Flint (UK/USA 2017), collected during more than two... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25H1_Happening153Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Happening: A Work-in-Progress" (w/Jamie Redford, Jill Tidman, and Ray Mabus)
Happening: A Work-in-Progress
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier. Unlikely... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26F_Naledi55Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale" (w/Geoff Luck)
Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale
Naledi tells the true story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in the Botswana wilderness. When she’s suddenly orphaned at one month, the keepers and scientist looking after the herd become tireless surrogate mothers to keep her alive. Camp scientist Mike Chase... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_24B_Poisoned_River58Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Poisoned River" (w/Michelle Latimer)
RISE: Poisoned River
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Rise is a Viceland Series, which examines indigenous life in the modern age and gives viewers a rare glimpse into the front line of indigenous-led resistance. Brazil’s Krenak People struggle to survive... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_24A_Sacred_Water88Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sacred Water: Standing Rock" (w/Michelle Latimer and Caro Gonzales)
Sacred Water: Standing Rock
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Part of RISE: A VICELAND Series.
VICELAND’S RISE heads to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to meet the Lakota and Dakota youth joining forces to protect their sacred water from the ‘black... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_15A_Sea_Of_Hope173Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sea of Hope" w/Robert Nixon, Sylvia Earle, Max Kennedy, and Rob Edwards
Sea of Hope: America's Underwater Treasures
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
SEA OF HOPE: AMERICA’S UNDERWATER TREASURES follows iconic ocean explorer and conservationist Dr. Sylvia Earle, renowned underwater National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26G1_Seasons199Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Seasons" (w/Jacques Perrin and Jacque Cluzaud)
Seasons
Winner of the Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
Presented in partnership with the Embassy of France.
After traveling the world alongside migrating birds (Winged Migration) and diving the oceans with whales and manta rays (Oceans), Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud return to more... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21H1_Consequences160Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "The Age of Consequences" (w/Jared P. Scott, Sophie Robinson, Sharon Burke, and Sherri Goodman)
The Age of Consequences
Presented in partnership with Bank of America.
The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth, The Age of Consequences investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_26E_Last_Pig101Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "The Last Pig" (w/Allison Argo)
The Last Pig
Special Advance Screening
The Last Pig is a lyrical meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. For over a decade, Bob Comis has provided a humane—even idyllic—life for the pigs he farms. But as he cares for the pigs, he develops a respect that begins to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_19A_EFF_Filmmakers141Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Festival Filmmakers Reception
Filmmakers present included (pretty much in sequence) David G. Conover ("Behold the Earth"), Daniel Koehler ("A House Without Snakes"), Anthony Baxter ("Flint"), Steve Ellington ("Instruments of Change: Lessons from the Rainforest"), Niall Doran and Justin Smith ("Sixteen Legs"), Jeremy Jackson ("Before... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25I_EFF_Reception88Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Penultimate Evening's Reception
Various film folk here: Allison Argo ("The Last Pig"), Jacques Perrin ("Seasons"), and Jill Tidman and Jamie Redford ("Happening"). (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_19B_EFF_Tesla11Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Tesla car parked outside the hotel (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_20E_Moe144Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner
Eric Moe Award: Screening and Discussion
National Geographic Society 7:00pm, March 20th
Presented with the National Wildlife Federation.
Established for the 2014 Festival by Julia and Richard Moe in memory of their son Eric, to honor his strong interest in film and his commitment to sustainability,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_20D_MoeR49Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Pre-Event Reception
Eric Moe Award: Screening and Discussion
National Geographic Society 7:00pm, March 20th
Presented with the National Wildlife Federation.
Established for the 2014 Festival by Julia and Richard Moe in memory of their son Eric, to honor his strong interest in film and his commitment to sustainability,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_23C2_LostCityZ294Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Lost City of Z" (w/James Gray) -- Presentation and Q&A
The Lost City of Z
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award! Special Advance Screening.
Based on David Grann’s best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_23C1_LostCityZ72Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Lost City of Z" (w/James Gray) -- Rehearsal and pre-reception
The Lost City of Z
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award! Special Advance Screening.
Based on David Grann’s best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_14C1_Water_Power215Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Water & Power: A California Heist" (w/Adam Keats)
Water & Power: A California Heist
Water & Power takes a look at the incredible drought that has gripped the valley’s of California for years. While the barons of the water profit from the scarce commodity, every-day folk, small communities, and family farmers struggle every day in a state of crisis.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_16C1_EFF_Benefit295Env Film Festival @ New Zealand Embassy -- 25th Anniversary Benefit Reception honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
25th Anniversary Benefit Reception Honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
Hosted by Ambassador Tom Groser, Embassy of New Zealand.
Itinerary:
* Welcome: Ambassador Tim Groser
* Opening: Maryanne Culpepper, EFF Executive Director
* Acknowledgements: E. William Stetson III, Host Committee... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25B_Goethe_Privacy20Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: Privacy on Display
Privacy on Display
Wed, 01/25/2017 - Tue, 03/07/2017
Privacy today is not what it used to be. Digitalization is rapidly transforming our world – ranging from individual to governmental relationships - and this provides fertile ground for artists to probe questions such as “What does privacy mean in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_17F7_Metro_RI4Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_13B1_Sacrifice137Natl Archives -- 100 Years: World War I and The Weight of Sacrifice
100 Years: World War I and The Weight of Sacrifice
April 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of American entry into World War I. In partnership with the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission, we present a program honoring Americans who served in the war. The Commission is building a National WWI memorial... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_16A1_Forgotten_Irish102Natl Archives -- Damian Shiels ("The Forgotten Irish") w/David T. Gleeson and Michael Hussey
The Forgotten Irish: Irish Emigrant Experiences in America
On the eve of the Civil War, 1.6 million Irish-born people were living in the United States, most in the major industrialized cities of the North. For The Forgotten Irish, Damian Shiels researched Civil War pension records to craft the stories... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_28A_Tubman129Natl Archives -- Panel -- Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage and Vision
Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage and Vision
In celebration of the March 2017 grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor’s Center, we join the National Park Service in presenting a panel discussion examining the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman and the ongoing preservation of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_26B1_Gates69Natl Archives -- Robert M. Gates ("A Passion for Leadership") w/Michael Allen
A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service
Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates discusses his latest book. Having led change successfully at three monumental organizations—the CIA, Texas A&M University, and the Department of Defense—he offers us the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_19C_Rushay40Natl Archives -- Sam Rushay [via ???] (Truman Doctrine and the Origins of the Cold War)
The Truman Doctrine and the Origins of the Cold War
Sam Rushay, supervisory archivist at the Harry S. Truman Library, will discuss the historical significance of the Truman Doctrine in observation of its 70th anniversary. Presentation materials available at... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08E_Miller64Natl Archives -- Scott Miller ("Agent 110")
Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII
In Agent 110, Scott Miller describes how newly minted spy Allen Dulles met with and facilitated the plots of the German Underground. In this work, Dulles exposed the political maneuverings of the Soviets. A book signing will follow the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02E1_Glass_Ceiling134Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Women’s History Month: The Glass Ceiling, Broken or Cracked?
Women’s History Month: The Glass Ceiling, Broken or Cracked?
When a major political party nominated the first woman for the American Presidency, was the proverbial glass ceiling broken or just cracked? A bipartisan group of former Congresswomen will discuss their paths to public service, the challenges... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_18F1_SINH_Amazon_Adv189Natl Museum of Natural History -- World premier of "Amazon Adventure 3D"
The Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, HHMI Tangle Bank Studios and SK Films invite you and a guest to the world premier of :
Amazon Adventure 3D: A True Story of Scientific Discovery

Amazon Adventure 3D
Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates'... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_25G2_Buzzfeed106Newseum -- Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum (w/Joaquin Castro)
Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum
We are excited to announce Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) will be joining Wednesday’s panel, co-sponsored by BuzzFeed, to discuss the post-inaugural forecast.
Guests will enjoy an open bar and passed bites during this casual program series. (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_02E_Epstein25Newseum -- Edward Jay Epstein ("How America Losts Its Secrets")
How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man And The Theft
Explore the controversial and the ongoing enigma that is the Edward Snowden affair with Edward Jay Epstein, author of the new book, How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man and the Theft.
Epstein’s book is the first... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21C_Crossroads65Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- American Muslims at the Crossroads
American Muslims at the Crossroads:
Over the past two years and amidst a deeply divisive presidential election cycle, American Muslims have found themselves at the center of heated social and political debates. One byproduct of this increased attention has been a spike in negatively charged rhetoric... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_05F_Stone26Newseum -- Geoffrey R. Stone ("Sex and the Constitution")
Sex and the Constitution
Author Geoffrey R. Stone talks about his new book, “Sex and the Constitution,” which chronicles the epic story of how sex came to be legislated in America.
The book explores how two centuries of American law have imposed regulations over contraception, abortion, obscenity and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18D_Ind_Journalism48Newseum -- Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Over the past several decades, broadcast media has increasingly depended on advertisers, ratings and clicks in order to produce journalism. Yet as we enter a new presidential administration and simultaneously face... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_26C1_Hornaday80Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Hornaday (Oscar Preview)
Oscar Preview With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 89th annual Academy Awards and discusses some of the biggest hits of the year.
The program will feature clips from some of the Oscar-nominated films.
Hornaday, a critic with The Post... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_07F1_Baier74Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bret Baier ("Three Days in January")
Inside Media: Fox News Channel’S Bret Baier On The Legacy Of President Eisenhower
Bret Baier, chief political anchor for Fox News Channel, talks about his new book, “Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission.”
The book chronicles Eisenhower’s last three days in office as president and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_25B1_Graham112Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mary Graham ("Use And Abuse Of Hidden Presidential Power")
Inside Media: The Use And Abuse Of Hidden Presidential Power
Author Mary Graham talks about her new book “Presidents’ Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power,” which highlights three moments in history when the need for secrecy and openness clashed and when presidents’ choices altered American... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_12B1_Regime_Change66Newseum -- Inside Media w/Regime Change (w/David Muse and Drew Lichtenberg)
Inside Media: Regime Change and Freedom of the Press: How Does the New Play "King Charles III" Mirror Reality?
To mark the opening of the new play “King Charles III” at Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Newseum partners with the company to discuss the play’s themes, which include regime... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_15B_Simon71Newseum -- Inside Media w/Scott Simon ("My Cubs: A Love Story")
Inside Media: NPR's Scott Simon
Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” talks about his new book, “My Cubs: A Love Story,” which chronicles his long history as a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
The book takes readers back to Simon’s adolescence in Chicago as a die-hard fan and tells the story... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_16B1_Slants156Newseum -- Inside Media w/the Slants ("The First Amendment and Rock 'n' Roll")
Inside Media: The First Amendment and Rock ’n’ Roll
Members of the Asian American rock band The Slants talk about their landmark Supreme Court case against the United States Trademark Office over the band’s name.
In 2011, band leader Simon Tam applied to register the band’s name as an exclusive... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_07B1_China111Newseum -- Panel -- How Should The U.S. Approach China?
How Should The U.S. Approach China? Policy Recommendations For A New Administration
Members of a high-level task force on U.S. policy toward China will disclose their expert recommendations for the new Trump administration on maintaining the nation’s crucial bilateral relationship with China. The... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12H2_Inside_FBI_NY261Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Presentation
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12H1_Inside_FBI_NY99Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Step and Repeat
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A1_Pres_Press131Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 1 -- David Fahrenthold
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A2_Pres_Press246Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 2 -- Mike Allen, Ari Fleisher, and Jennifer Palmieri
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A3_Pres_Press341Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 3 -- Sean Spicer and Greta Van Susteren
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A4_Pres_Press460Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 4 -- Bret Baier, Jim Acosta, Julie Pace, Charlie Spiering, Glenn Thrush, and Kristen Walker,
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A5_Pres_Press533Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 5 -- Kellyanne Conway and Michael Wolff
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A6_Pres_Press632Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 6 -- Brian Stelter, Carrie Budoff Brown, David Kirkpatrick, and Cecilia Vega
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_12A7_Pres_Press734Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 7 -- Bob Schieffer
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_08B1_Kalb112NPC -- Kalb Report: "Fight for Freedom of the Press" (w/Jake Tapper and David Fahrenthold)
The Fight for Freedom of the Press
The White House has launched an all-out war against the press terming several news organizations, including CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and The New York Times, the “enemy of the American people,” and their work, “fake news.” The president’s chief strategist has called the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_03B1_Great_War110PBS American Experience's "The Great War" Preview and Discussion @ Newseum
Join us for a special preview of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's upcoming miniseries, The Great War. A panel discussion with special guests from the film will follow the screening, including:
* Stephen Ives, The Great War series producer
* A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of Wilson
*... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_09B1_McCarthy54Politics & Prose -- Andrew McCarthy ("Just Fly Away")
Andrew McCarthy - Just Fly Away:
Fifteen-year-old Lucy has a perfectly normal life and a drama-free family. Although her parents can be embarrassing sometimes, she has never questioned how much they love her. When Lucy learns she has a half-brother from her father’s secret affair eight years ago, she... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_11_Meltzer89Politics & Prose -- Brad Meltzer ("I Am Jim Henson")
Brad Meltzer - I Am Jim Henson:
You may know Jim Henson as the beloved voice of Kermit the Frog, and the creative mind behind The Muppets and Sesame Street. But did you know that he made his first Kermit puppet out of his mother’s old sweater? Brad Meltzer gives insight into the puppeteer’s childhood... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02A1_Roberts103Politics & Prose -- Cokie Roberts ("Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation")
Cokie Roberts - Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
So many women throughout history have been key drivers for our nation’s progress, but too often they go unrecognized for their contributions. Acclaimed political commentator and author, Roberts, has written an informational picture book... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_09A_Dorsen22Politics & Prose -- David M. Dorsen ("The Unexpected Scalia")
David M. Dorsen - The Unexpected Scalia: A Conservative Justice's Liberal Opinions
In his comprehensive analysis of Antonin Scalia’s judicial philosophy, Dorsen, Of Counsel with Sedgwick, LLP, former Assistant Chief Counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee, and author of Henry Friendly, finds that the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_23E1_Sesno130Politics & Prose -- Frank Sesno ("Ask More")
Frank Sesno - Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change
Perhaps the most essential skill for solving problems, Sesno says, is simply asking questions. Questions help define parameters, gauge needs, and fuel creativity. But framing the right questions at the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_18H1_Lincolns1st231Remembering Lincoln's First Inaugural Address @ Old Naval Hospital (Hill Center)
Remember Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address at the Old Naval Hospital
The program includes delivery of the Address by George Buss of Freeport, Illinois, who delivers the Gettysburg Address at the annual Gettysburg ceremony every November 19th. A panel discussion will be led by Michelle Krowl of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28D1_ChineseFD_Acrobats260Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Acrobats
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28B_ChineseFD_Crafts61Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Crafts and Miscellaneous
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28A1_ChineseFD_Lions137Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Lion Awakeng Ceremony and Visitors
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_28C1_ChineseFD_Music98Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Music
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25D3_CBlossomFD_Misc60Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Crafts and Miscellaneous
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25D1_CBlossomFD_Music43Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Japanese Musical Performance
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25C1_CBlossomFD_Drums251Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Taiko Drumming by Nen Daiko
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25D2_CBlossomFD_Dance56Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Traditional Dance by Onoe Ryu
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03D1_Martha_Graham109Reynolds Center -- Performance (SAAM) -- Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance (1 of 2) -- Discussion
Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance Performance
This spring, Martha Graham Dance Company presents Cave of the Heart at SAAM. This powerful, one-act performance features a set and costume created by Noguchi that is considered an extension of the dancer’s movements. Join us for this... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03D5_Martha_GrahamP140Reynolds Center -- Performance (SAAM) -- Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance (2 of 2) -- Performance
Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance Performance
This spring, Martha Graham Dance Company presents Cave of the Heart at SAAM. This powerful, one-act performance features a set and costume created by Noguchi that is considered an extension of the dancer’s movements. Join us for this... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12H_WAS60s49Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Washington Art Scene in the 60s
Washington Art Scene in the 60s
Gene Davis was at the center of the DC art scene in the 1960s, a time of bold experimentation with color and abstraction. Join Benjamin Forgey, independent art critic, Jean Lawlor Cohen, consulting curator, Jack Rasmussen, director and curator of the American University... (Partially reviewed)
2017_01_12J1_Sesno122Sixth & I -- Frank Sesno ("Ask More") w/Chuck Todd
Frank Sesno In Conversation with Chuck Todd
The year of 2017 is the year of questions: questions for the new president, for the country, for ourselves as citizens of a changing planet. Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things. But few... (Partially reviewed)
2017_04_17_Alexis_FF83Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Alexis Frederick-Frost ("Hocus Focus")
Alexis Frederick-Frost - Hocus Focus — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Imagine how frustrated you’d be if you worked for a wizard and never learning any magic! The Knight knows this feeling well, and he’s determined to change it. His plan is simple: find a book of spells, whip up a potion, steal the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_15A1_Holzer118USCHS -- Harold Holzer (Depictions of Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation in the Capitol)
Harold Holzer To Speak At Free U.S. Capitol Historical Society Event:
Talk Will Focus on Depictions of Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation in the Capitol
Award-winning writer and lecturer Harold Holzer will give the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2017 Black History Month Lecture on Wednesday, February... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_02F_WP_MastHead1Washington Post -- Masthead
The "Democracy Dies in Darkness" tagline is on the masthead now. (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_08A1_WP_Infrastructure141Washington Post Live -- Infrastructure: The Road Ahead
President Trump has promised to rebuild America’s highways, railways, bridges, airports, and pipelines. As his administration formulates its infrastructure plan and lawmakers in Congress voice their priorities, The Washington Post will bring together industry experts and policymakers to examine what’s... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_21B_Darpa56Wilson Center -- Sharon Weinberger ("Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA")
The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World
In The Imagineers of War, author Sharon Weinberger gives us a definitive history of the agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly 60 years. Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_27E_Breen30Wilson Center -- Timothy Breen (An Appeal to Heaven)
WHS: An Appeal to Heaven with Timothy Breen (Northwestern University)
T.H. Breen investigates how supporters of the American Revolution, many of them living in small communities not directly affected by military campaigns, managed so successfully to sustain political and military resistance to Great... (Partially reviewed)
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What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2017_03_23C2_LostCityZ294Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Lost City of Z" (w/James Gray) -- Presentation and Q&A
The Lost City of Z Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award! Special Advance Screening. Based on David Grann’s best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_09F1_Film_Forum_A4153DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_29A1_BollingP89DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Ruben Bolling -- Presentation
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture Lecturer: Representative John Lewis Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network. Speakers in sequence: * Carla Hayden, Libraria... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_29B_BollingR146DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Ruben Bolling -- Reception
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture Lecturer: Representative John Lewis Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network. Folks photographs outside of the program includ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25D1_CBlossomFD_Music43Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Japanese Musical Performance
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a Jap... (Partially reviewed)


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