|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_Law_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_CBMSO_Opening_120412||77||DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Opening Preview|
You are invited to a special preview of the Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office on April 12th. The April 12th event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of Clara Barton and will recognize the official partnership between the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and the General...
|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_MGC_121023||25||DC -- Mobile Government Conference|
Keynote talks by:
* Dawn Meyerriecks, Assistant Director for Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities, Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
* Peter Doolan, Group Vice President & Chief Technologist, Oracle Public Software, Oracle USA
|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_Soldiers_Cem_MDC_120528||38||DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery -- Memorial Day Tour and Ceremony|
|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_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_Voting||15||MD -- 2012 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_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_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_DC_OAS_ConstellO_120621||76||OAS -- Event: "Constellations" opening|
|2012_MD_FTD_XMas_121219||146||Office (Census) -- FTD Holiday hall party (2012)|
|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_MD_Sail_Tall_Ships_120616||25||Star-Spangled Sailabration -- Tall Ships @ Baltimore Inner Harbor|
I only had 15 minutes or so to hang around the Inner Harbor. The Fort McHenry people thought the fort might fill up for the day as early as 8am. As it turned out, the crowd predictions at the Fort were grossly overestimated and I could have gotten there anytime. Oh well!
|2012_MD_Sail_Fireworks_120616||20||Star-Spangled Sailabration @ Fort McHenry -- Fireworks|
|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....
|2019_03_09A1_Hernandez||104||Politics & Prose -- Jaime Hernandez ("Is This How You See Me?") w/Sarah Boxer|
Jaime Hernandez - Is This How You See Me? in conversation with Sarah Boxer
With his brothers Gilbert and Mario, Jaime Hernandez created Love and Rockets, one of the first comics to appear in the 1980s alternative comics movement. Hernandez has continued and expanded that series with his award-winnin... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_16B1_LincolnS||279||Abraham Lincoln 2019 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers|
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Opening Remarks at 9:00 a.m. This even... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_02_14C1_GWU_4Freedoms||337||DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms (1st visit)|
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms
February 13, 2019 through April 29, 2019
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech; free...
|2019_02_27E1_Addiction||213||Natl Archives -- PBS NOVA "Addiction" screening and discussion|
Addiction, a documentary produced for PBS’s NOVA, examines how easy access to drugs like heroin, fentanyl, and even prescription medications like OxyContin has fueled an epidemic of addiction—the deadliest in U.S. history. Now, science is revealing how addiction affects the brain, and top ... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_04A1_Royce||157||DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Hon. Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs|
Welcoming Hon. Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Her bio: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/280673.htm (Partially reviewed)