|2006_DC_Eyes||37||DC -- Mall -- Eyes Wide Open exhibit|
Eyes Wide Open, AFSC’s widely acclaimed exhibit of boots and shoes commemorating the casualties of the Iraq war is returning to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. after a tour of more than 70 cities.
This year, the exhibit anchors a larger four-day event (schedule below), Silence of the Dead –...
|2006_DC_SIAH_Closing_060904||28||DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center: Closing day (2006)|
Closing day presentation by museum director Brent Glass just before the museum closed for renovations for over two years.
|2006_DC_Smoking_060316||8||DC -- "Thank You for Smoking" panel discussion|
This was a panel discussion that followed a pre-screening of "Thank You for Smoking" screening. The moderator was Washington Post Health Section Reporter, January Payne, with speakers Matthew Myers (President of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids) and Alana L. Davis ("Public Relations Guru", Senior...
|2006_DC_Pickering_061214||8||Dept of Commerce -- Thomas Pickering|
The Bureau of Industry and Security in the Department of Commerce sponsored a BIS Speaker Series event with Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering. He was formerly the Senior Vice President for International Relations at Boeing, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and the Ambassador to the...
|2006_MD_Bay_Walk_060507||39||MD -- Annapolis -- Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk (2006)|
|2006_DC_NMP_061115||24||Naval Heritage Center -- National Mall Plan public symposium|
The National Park Service (NPS) will host a day-long public symposium to discuss preserving and caring for the National Mall while meeting the needs 0f more than 25 million visitors each year. The symposium will set the stage for the National Mall Plan and will feature local, national, and international...
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|X_CWPT||See also "By Subject \ CWPT and CWT (Civil War Trust) events"|
Some "Civil War" and/or "Events" subjects will be shown under this other entry.
|X_JSS||See also "By Subject \ JSS (James Smithson Society + CM) events"|
Some "Smithsonian -- Other", "Smithsonian -- Museums", and/or "Events" subjects are shown under this alternative subject. These are events sponsored by the member organizations of the Smithsonian museums. Note that "CM" means "Contributing Membership".
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|X_Archives_Events||See also "By Subject \ National Archives events"|
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|X_PP_Events||See also "By Subject \ Politics and Prose events"|
|X_SIPG_Events||See also "By Subject \ SAAM and NPG Events"|
|X_Sixth_Events||See also "By Subject \ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue events"|
|2006_VA_Funeral_060711||89||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Warren Stevens funeral|
|2006_DC_MCI||15||Verizon Center -- Renamed from MCI Center (2006)|
This was a fluke. I was coming back from the 6th and I Synagogue, where I'd seen John Kerry, when I had to move around a crane parked in the street in front of the MCI Center. It turned out the crane was putting up the new "Verizon" sign and the MCI Center was being renamed. I was impressed that my...
|2013_04_27F_WHCD2||155||DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2 of 3)|
Included here are Jeff Krulik, Geraldo Rivera, Nicole Kidman, Fred Armisen, Jason Sudekis and Olivia Wilde, Clarence and Lisa Page, Hayden Panettiere, Barbra Streisand and James Brolin. (Partially reviewed)
|2013_04_08A_Cherry||27||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2013)|
What a difference a single 80 degree day makes as far as blossoms were concerned! (Partially reviewed)
|2013_02_28M_CWT_Board||115||CWT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2013) in Memphis, TN -- Board dinner|
During a Thursday evening dinner at the University Club, James S. Gilliland received the Trust’s Shelby Foote Preservation Legacy Award in recognition of his long service to the organization, including two terms as chairman of the board. Beyond his strong leadership, Gilliland personally served as a... (Partially reviewed)
|2013_02_14G_Supreme_CtX_IWAP||42||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibitions -- In War and Peace|
In War and In Peace: The Supreme Court and the Civil War:
Marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this exhibition looks at the Supreme Court during this volatile period in American history and the conflict’s impact on the
institution. Facing an unprecedented rebellion, the President and Cong...
|2013_04_20E_McMillan||126||Sixth & I and Pen/Faulkner Foundation -- Terry McMillan ("Learning to Breathe") w/Lisa Page|
Learning to Breathe: An Evening with Terry McMillan
The acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, Mama, Disappearing Acts, and The Interruption of Everything reads from her recent work and speaks about the writing process with Lisa Page, a visiting prof... (Partially reviewed)