|2012_DC_CalTort_Party_120417||61||DC -- California Tortilla -- Brand Update Party|
Join us to celebrate our Fresh New Look!
Come celebrate California Tortilla's brand update! Bring a guest and enjoy fresh food, signature cocktails and more!
|2012_DC_Candlelight_120513||109||DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2012) -- Pre-ceremony events|
I didn't stick around for the ceremony. It's gotten so big that there's really no way to get close enough to see the stage anymore.
|2012_DC_Emancipation_LC_120415||194||DC -- Emancipation Day (2012) -- Celebration @ Lincoln Cottage|
DC Emancipation Day Celebration - April 15, 2012
This year marks 150 years of emancipation in the District. The enslaved people in Washington, DC were freed nine months before President Abraham Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation, telegraphing the eventual end of slavery to the rest of...
|2012_DC_Emancipation_LT_120414||98||DC -- Emancipation Day (2012) 150th Anniversary Great Debate @ Lincoln Theatre|
On April 14, Centric, in partnership with the Office of Cable Television, celebrates the freeing of slaves in Washington, DC with the DC Emancipation Day 150th Anniversary Great Debate. Nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln freed the enslaved workers and laborers of...
|2012_DC_Press_120106||29||DC -- Federal Courthouse -- Harry Thomas Jr. announces plea|
Harry Thomas, Jr., DC city council member, had just admitted guilt in a scam that had fleeced the DC government of more than $350,000 intended to help city children. After months of denying everything, he finally caved in, agreeing to resign from office, pay restitution of $353,500 to the DC...
|2012_DC_Shuttle_Flyby_120417||36||DC -- Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-By|
Space Shuttle Discovery Flies to the Smithsonian
Discovery, the longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet, departed Kennedy Space Center in Florida around dawn today, and is expected to arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport about 11 a.m. EDT. After a two-day layover at the airport,...
|2012_DC_Budget_120213||66||Dept of Commerce -- All-hands FY2013 Budget meeting|
Secretary John Bryson, Acting Deputy Secretary Rebecca Blank and Department of Commerce bureau heads invite you to participate in an all-hands employee meeting to discuss the Commerce Department’s FY2013 budget, which will be released that day. The Secretary and Deputy Secretary will deliver remarks,...
|2012_DC_Fords_BTS_120220||9||Ford's Theatre -- Behind-the-Scenes with Split Rock Studios|
Behind-the-Scenes with Split Rock Studios:
Join the designers who created the exhibits for the new Center for Education and Leadership and in the Ford’s Theatre Museum. Learn about their process for creating innovative and immersive exhibits. The discussion will include their work on thematic...
|2012_DC_TuskegeeR_120829||36||Ford's Theatre -- Reception for "Test: The Tuskegee Airmen Project" exhibit|
Special Members Only night to see
The Test: A Tuskegee Airman Project exhibition
Hosted by Ford's Theatre Society
Come celebrate the new exhibit with other members and learn more about these heroic men.
You will have special after-hours access to the new Center, where you can explore multiple...
|2012_DC_Tannenbaum_121208||33||Goethe-Institut -- Event: Oh Tannenbaum! Christmas at the Goethe-Institut|
Oh Tannenbaum! Christmas at the Goethe-Institut
With the support of Friends of the Goethe-Institut
In conjunction with Downtown’s Holiday Market, the Goethe-Institut will open its doors to the public on this weekend, and offer up a variety of German holiday activities for all ages. Music, food,...
|2012_HTI_Labadee||127||Haiti -- Labadee|
|2012_HTI_Labadee_Zip||18||Haiti -- Labadee Zip Line|
|2012_DC_Trabant_121110||47||International Spy Museum -- 6th Annual Parade of Trabants|
Sixth Annual Parade of Trabants:
The ONLY Trabant Rally in the United States!
Where were you when the Wall fell? The Berlin Wall is long gone, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now...
|2012_MD_Baltimore_NYE_121231||27||MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2012/2013) -- Except Fireworks|
|2012_MD_Baltimore_NYE_FW_121231||75||MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2012/2013) -- Fireworks|
|2012_MD_Voting||15||MD -- Campaign placards @ Veterans Plaza|
This was the early voting area after the last day of early voting had ended. Montgomery County heavily favors Obama so there weren't many presidential placards but the propositions and referenda were a different issue. Most of the money was being spent on proposition 7, which would allow expanded...
|2012_MD_NMHM_Open_120521||14||MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Event: Opening Day|
|2012_MEX_Alux||39||Mexico -- Alux Unique Natural Cavern Restaurant|
|2012_DC_4Country_120218||146||Natl Museum of Amer History -- For Country|
For Country: Japanese American Soldiers and Citizens & the 70th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066
2012 marks 70 years since the signing of Executive Order 9066, the action that led to the internment of more than 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Learn more about this period in American...
|2012_DC_Peace37_120423||73||Nixon Legacy Forum & Natl Archives -- Waging Peace -- Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East|
Nixon Legacy Forum: Waging Peace -- Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East
Ambassador Dennis Ross, who has served as advisor to six presidents, moderates a panel discussion on the Richard Nixon–Henry Kissinger diplomacy that laid the foundation for the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt....
|2012_NV_LV_BellagioS||19||NV -- Las Vegas -- Bellagio water show|
|2012_DC_OAS_ConstellO_120621||76||OAS -- Event: "Constellations" opening|
|2012_DC_Pat_Nixon_120405||200||Richard Nixon Alumni Association & Natl Archives -- Panel -- First Lady Pat Nixon: Ambassador of Goodwill|
Nixon Legacy Forum: First Lady Pat Nixon: Ambassador of Goodwill
Pat Nixon traveled to over 75 countries, making her the most-traveled First Lady in history at that time. Special guest Julie Nixon Eisenhower joins Gen. Don Hughes, a military aide who accompanied the Nixons during the vice presidential...
|2012_DC_SSHP_121218||137||Smithsonian -- Smithsonian Staff Holiday Party (2012) @ Reynolds Center|
Directors photographed during the event include:
* Wayne Clough (secretary of the Smithsonian Institution)
* Dennis Kelly (head of the National Zoo)
* Bob Lamb (head of FONZ)
* Marc Pachter (former director of the National Portrait Gallery and the Natonal Museum of American History).
|2012_MD_Sail_Fireworks_120616||20||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Fireworks|
|2012_MD_Sail_Misc_120616||64||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Misc shots|
Folks include Governor Martin O'Malley.
|2012_MD_Sail_Music_120616||70||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Musicians|
|2012_MD_Sail_Flags_120616||76||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Parade of Flags|
|2012_MD_Sail_Stage_120616||109||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Stage Show|
Celebration of the American Flag:
* Pre-program Entertainment: Maryland Sings under the direction of Bill Myers
* Welcome: Don Scott, WJZ -- Master of Ceremonies
* Presentation of the Colors: Cavalry Troop A, Maryland Defense Force under the command of LTC David Robeson
* Pledge of Allegiance:...
|2012_VA_SIAIR_WD_Misc_120419||94||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Miscellaneous shots|
Shots of the activities going on around the Welcome Discovery Festival.
|2012_VA_SIAIR_ShuttleI_120419||26||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Shuttle hangar|
Shots of the empty and then filled shuttle hangar.
|2012_VA_SIAIR_Shuttle_120419||25||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Shuttle itself|
Close up shots of either the Discovery or the Enterprise.
|2012_VA_SIAIR_ShuttleM_120419||19||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Shuttle meeting up|
Pictures of the two shuttles together.
|2012_VA_SIAIR_ShuttleP_120419||71||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Shuttle moves to hangar|
Pictures of the shuttles being moved so the Discovery could be parked in the hangar, and then the Discovery being moved into the hangar.
|2012_VA_SIAIR_WD_TC_C_120419||119||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Transfer Ceremony -- Event|
Welcome Discovery Celebration
Space Shuttle Discovery will be transferred to the Smithsonian and placed on permanent display. Get there early.
11:00 am Discovery Arrives at the Udvar-Hazy Center for Transfer Ceremony:
Music by the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps
Appearance by Discovery crew...
|2012_VA_SIAIR_WD_TC_Post_120419||45||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Transfer Ceremony -- Post-event|
After the event, the non-VIPs and press were kept outside waiting for the ceremony participants to get their photographs taken with the shuttle in the background. (If you weren't a VIP, you weren't allowed to be near any of the VIPs although some of the astronauts had scheduled autograph sessions.)
|2012_VA_SIAIR_WD_TC_Pre_120419||74||Udvar-Hazy Center -- Welcome Discovery Festival -- Transfer Ceremony -- Pre-event|
Getting ready for the big event.
|2012_VA_Cogswell_120105||60||VA -- Arlington -- Cherrydale Library -- The Wired Photography of Ron Cogswell opening reception|
Pictures from the opening reception for the new photo exhibit, by Ron Cogswell, who's Chief Operating Officer of the Civil War Trust.
The exhibit comprises 15 digital images taken with a Nikon D80 wide-angle zoom, with Photoshop 'glowing edges' and 'photocopy' filters providing the special effects....
|2018_09_15A_SPX_Other||172||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2018) -- Other|
Folks here include Library of Congress staff (Megan Halsband, ???, ???, and Martha Kennedy), Dave McKenna, Cheese Hasselberger, Rafer Roberts, Karen Green, Tom Kaczynski (Uncivilized Books), Mike Jenkins, Michael Cavna, Joe Sutliff, Rebecca Sugar, Nate Powell, Erica Perl, Erin Nations, Roz Chast, Jo... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_04_25E3_Equality3||92||Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 2: Newsroom Leadership|
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC News producer
Panel II: Newsroom Leadership: Ending ... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_08_10A1_Josiah||251||AFI -- "Josiah" (w/Jared Brock, Catherine Leggett, Jamie Kuhns, Dennis Green and Anthony Cohen)|
Aug. 10: SOLD OUT! Film screening followed by Q&A with filmmaker Jared Brock, First Lady of Montgomery County Catherine Leggett, Montgomery Parks historian Jamie Kuhns and Josiah Henson descendant Dennis Green, moderated by historian Anthony Cohen, Founder/Director of the Menare Foundation. A... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_09_10A_Core||129||DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Jim Core ("U.S. Preparations for World's Fairs)|
Our guest at the next next PDC / PDAA / USC Annenberg lunch forum will be Jim Core, Director of the International Expositions Unit in the State Department Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. His bio is at https://www.state.gov/r/expo/280204.htm
The topic will be th... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_09_08D1_Kerry||196||Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- John Kerry ("Every Day is Extra") w/David Ignatius|
John Kerry - Every Day Is Extra — at Sixth & I
John Kerry has devoted his life to public service. Since he testified in front of Congress as a decorated young Vietnam veteran disillusioned with the war, he’s placed himself at the heart of American political life, serving as a five-term Senator and a... (Partially reviewed)