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2016_07_18A2_SB_McDonalds_Work3CA -- San Bernardino -- 1st McDonald's Site -- Mural work
Albert Okura, founder and CEO of the Juan Pollo restaurant chain in Southern California, gives me a tour. (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_19A2_SB_McDonalds_Work30CA -- San Bernardino -- 1st McDonald's Site -- Mural work
Phil Yeh and Rory Murray were working on the mural that morning. Also present was Marvin Hernandez, the curator of the museum. (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04B_DCHist_Other86DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other (Friday)
Including History Network Participants:
* 1882 Project Foundation
* Arlington Historical Society
* Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
* Cleveland Park Historical Society
* DC By Foot
* DC Council for History Education & the African American Civil War Memorial Museum
* DC... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A1_DCHist_P0172DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Once Upon a Time in D.C.: Stories Hiding in the Stacks
Once Upon a Time in D.C.: Stories Hiding in the Stacks
Moderator: Izetta Autumn Mobley, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “From Private Thoughts to the Pilot District Project: Mining Collections for Characters,” Anne McDonough, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Out of Sight, Out of... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A1_DCHist_P0134DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: “Who Comes Here?”
Donna M. Wells Memorial Session Room
“Who Comes Here?” African American Fraternal Organizations in the District of Columbia
Moderator: Ida E. Jones, Morgan State University
* “The Social Impact of Prince Hall Freemasonry in Washington, D.C.,” Tehuti Evans, Prince Hall Masons
* “True Reformers: Men... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A2_DCHist_P0210DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Archaeology Without Digging
Archaeology Without Digging Room
Moderator: Ruth Trocolli, Ph.D., District Archaeologist, DC HPO
* “The Civil War at Fort McNair: Geophysical and Archaeological Investigations of the Washington Arsenal and District of Columbia Penitentiary,” Scott Seibel, AECOM
* “Putting Geophysics to Work in D.C.... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A2_DCHist_P0220DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Mapping D.C.
Mapping D.C.
Moderator: Lauren Martino, DC Public Library
* “DC Buildings Historical Geodatabase,” Brian Kraft, JMT Technology Group
* “Wymer’s D.C.: Picturing Washington in the Mid-20th Century,” Jessica Smith, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Mapping Washington, D.C.’s Archaeological... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A3_DCHist_P036DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: District Lives Matter
District Lives Matter
Moderator: Samir Meghelli, Anacostia Community Museum
* “Police Brutality is a Disgrace to the Nation’s Capital: African American Women and Politics of Interracial Police Violence in Washington, D.C., 1928-1945,” Mary-Elizabeth Murphy, Eastern Michigan University
* “Carding... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A3_DCHist_P0318DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Land, Community and Change: The Barry Farm Post-Civil War Community
Land, Community and Change: The Barry Farm Post-Civil War Community
Moderator: Ruth Trocolli, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “This Old House: Attic Archaeology on Stanton Road SE,” Jennifer Saunders, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research
* “Barry Farm: The Landscape of Community,”... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A4_DCHist_P048DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: D.C.’s University for the People
D.C.’s University for the People
Moderator: John Suau, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Andrew Carnegie’s Vision for Libraries,” Alison K. Hoagland, Michigan Technological University
* “Changing Spaces to Meet Changing Visions,” Emily Eig, EHT/Traceries
* “Current Status of the Library... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A4_DCHist_P0421DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Weathering the Storm: Innovative Flood Management
Weathering the Storm: Innovative Flood Management on the National Mall Room 144 A
Moderator: Joan M. Brierton, U.S. General Services Administration
Panelists:
* Nicholas Bonard, National Capital Planning Commission
* Jane Passman, Smithsonian Institution
* Nancy Witherell, U.S. General Services... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A5_DCHist_P0537DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: D.C.’s Salvadoran Stories: Community, Language, and Belonging
D.C.’s Salvadoran Stories: Community, Language, and Belonging
Moderator: Ranald Woodaman, Smithsonian Latino Center
* “Language and Belonging: A Rationale for Sociolinguistics in Local History,” Amelia Tseng, American University
* “Theater, Poetry, and immigrant History in the Nation’s Capital,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A5_DCHist_P0513DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: The Man in the Knit Cap
The Man in the Knit Cap: The Yarrow Mamout Archaeological Project
Moderator: Chardé Reid, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “Crowd-Sourcing Archaeology: Creating a New Archaeological Support Network at the Yarrow Mamout Archaeological Site,” Chardé Reid
* “Searching for Yarrow in the Archaeological... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_04A6_DCHist_P0614DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Digging Up History
Digging Up History
Moderator: Christine Ames, Capital City Fellow, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “An Architectural and Cultural Analysis of Obscured Slavery Contexts on Elite Properties in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia,” Julianna Jackson, District Leadership Program Intern, DC Historic... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05A6_DCHist_P0676DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Washington Free Press 50th Anniversary Reunion Panel
Washington Free Press 50th Anniversary Reunion Panel
Moderator: Jeff Krulik, independent filmmaker
Panelists:
* Art Grosman, founder, Washington Free Press
* Frank Speltz, founder, Washington Free Press
* Pete Novick, aka Fooman Zybar, drug columnist, Washington Free Press
* Dick Ochs, former... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_930_Worlds_Fair_160105105DC -- 9:30 World's Fair 2016
9:30 World's Fair 2016
A double-annivsary multimedia experience. Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 9:30 Club & 20 years in the current location. You're in the Inner Perisphere January 5th from 7-9pm get an exclusive sneak peek of the 9:30 World's Fair before it opens to the public! Also -- get a...
2016_11_04F_Art_Soiree75DC -- Art Soiree Presents: Annual Political Cartoon Exhibit: Hillary vs Trump
Hillary vs Trump Cartoon Debate @ The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown
For over 500 years the art of political cartoons has been used to convey social and political messages through the use of images familiar to all of the people in a society. And this time it's no different!
Join us for the latest overview... (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_25A1_Reconnecting108DC -- Center for Strategic and International Studies -- Reconnecting Asia (w/Zbigniew K. Brzezinski)
The CSIS Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy and Simon Chair in Political Economy are pleased to announce the launch of a major new initiative: Reconnecting Asia
A geoeconomic contest is underway to shape Asia’s future. Regional powers are putting forward ambitious plans for building roads, railways,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_09_12A1_CSIS_USTR104DC -- Center for Strategic and International Studies -- Trade Agreements and American Interests: a Discussion with Four Former USTRs
CSIS cordially invites you to Trade Agreements and American Interests: a Discussion with Four Former USTRs

A discussion with
* William E. Brock, United States Trade Representative (1981-1985)
* Carla A. Hills, United States Trade Representative (1989-1993)
* Susan Schwab, United States Trade... (Partially reviewed)
2016_05_28B_CrossLines138DC -- CrossLines @ Arts and Industries Bldg
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center is mounting CrossLines, a two-day art exhibition, at the Arts and Industries Building over Memorial Day weekend. Subtitled "a culture lab on intersectionality," more than forty artists will present new works that explore the connections of race, class,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_15A1_Pritzker58DC -- CSIS -- Free Trade, Innovation, Technology and Jobs w/Penny Pritzker
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to
Free Trade, Innovation, Technology, and Jobs
A conversation with Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Eman_Concert_16041671DC -- Emancipation Day (2016) -- Concert @ Freedom Plaza
The Abolition of Slavery in Washington DC took place on April 16, 1862. Over 3,000 enslaved persons were freed nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation liberated slaves in the south.
Join Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 154th Anniversary of the District of Columbia Emancipation! Festivities at...
2016_DC_Fireworks_EDay_16041648DC -- Emancipation Day (2016) -- Fireworks
The Abolition of Slavery in Washington DC took place on April 16, 1862. Over 3,000 enslaved persons were freed nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation liberated slaves in the south.
Join Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 154th Anniversary of the District of Columbia Emancipation! Festivities at...
2016_DC_Future_Misc_16042310DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Miscellaneous
Science Meets Science Fiction!
Presented with the participation of NASA, The Smithsonian magazine's "Future Is Here" festival features a series of visionary talks on what's on the horizon in an array of fields before an avid crowd of researchers, industry experts and tech and science enthusiasts.
2016_DC_Future_P2_16042311DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: Alexandra Cousteau
Alexandra Cousteau
Explorer, Storyteller, Environmental Advocate
A National Geographic Emerging Explorer, filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. She has...
2016_DC_Future_P1_16042314DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: Céline S. Cousteau w/Jeremy Collins
Céline S. Cousteau
Explorer, Filmmaker, Creative
As Director/Producer at CauseCentric Productions, Céline Cousteau creates cause focused multi-media content to amplify the reach of humanitarian and environmental stories. Céline is Founder and President of the nonprofit organization The Céline Cousteau...
2016_DC_Future_P3_16042314DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: William Shatner
William Shatner:
William Shatner has cultivated a career spanning over 50 years as an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer, recording artist, and horseman. He is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures and a major philanthropist.
Among his accomplishments in television, film and stag,...
2016_11_28H_HP_Protest11DC -- HP protest
From https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20161123-protests-against-hps-complicity-in-israeli-occupation/

Protests against HP’s complicity in Israeli occupation
November 23, 2016
Global activists will launch on Friday a week of action targeting what they describe as Hewlett-Packard’s “complicity in... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Jewell_16041983DC -- Natl Geographic Society Building -- Event: Secretary Jewell Address on Conservation
Secretary Jewell to Deliver Major Address on Conservation During National Park Week
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, April 19, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will deliver a major speech on the Obama Administration’s approach to conservation and the need for a course correction in order to ensure...
2016_11_24E_AmerInd_Dance40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Northwest Coast Dance
A Native American Heritage Month Celebration of Northwest Coast Dance
Experience a three-day Northwest Coast dance celebration with internationally renowned West Coast First Nations mask-dancing group Git Hayetsk (People of the Copper Shield) from Vancouver B.C. and the award-winning multi-generational... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Politico_Govs_160219196DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Sixth Annual State Solutions Conference (w/John Hickenlooper, Jack Markell, Peter Shumlin, Jay Nixon, Bill Haslam, Asa Hutchinson, Matt Mead, and Phil Bryant)
Join POLITICO for the Sixth Annual State Solutions Conference as the National Governors Association comes to town. The conference will feature a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex...
2016_05_26L_Intersection29DC -- Russell Senate Office Bldg -- Intersection of Religious Freedom and Freedom of Expression
The Intersection of Religious Freedom and Freedom of Expression
The Impact of Blasphemy Laws Abroad
Recent years have seen a rise in the passage and enforcement of blasphemy laws in countries including Pakistan, Sudan and Saudi Arabia. Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and the Senate... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Scalia_16021931DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Line to see Justice Scalia in repose
By the time I got there, they said the line was about 4-1/2 hours deep. My bladder reminded me that that wasn't going to work out very well so I photographed the line and reporters for awhile and left. Sorry about that!
2016_DC_USIP_Bush_16031543DC -- United States Institute of Peace -- Laura Bush on Afghan Women's Leadership for Peace
Laura Bush on Afghan Women's Leadership for Peace: A Conversation with the former First Lady:
Mrs. Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, has long been an advocate for expanding the rights and opportunities of women in Afghanistan. Please join us at the U.S. Institute of Peace on March 15...
2016_DC_USIP_Mohamud_16042065DC -- United States Institute of Peace -- Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
Somalia: A Talk with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
Political and Security Developments in a Critical Year
For more than two decades, Somalia has been cited in public discussion as an archetype of a failed state—a country controlled by terrorists and warlords, lacking an effective government and...
2016_DC_Democracy_Spring_16041119DC -- U.S. Capitol -- #DemocracySpring protest
News reports varied their estimates of the crowd -- "hundreds", "300+", "400+" and even "thousands". From the democracyspring.org website:
Now is the time to take mass nonviolent action on a historic scale to save our democracy. Following a ten-day, 140-mile march from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia...
2016_08_26G_Goethe_Sommerfest89Goethe-Institut -- Event: Open House Sommerfest
Open House Sommerfest
Discover your German island in DC! Join us for a summer party at our new building in our new neighborhood. Check out our digs while learning about the work of the Goethe-Institut, chatting with staff and others interested in German culture and language, enjoying German beer, and... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_03L_Kaminski40Goethe-Institut -- Film|Neu: "Me and Kaminski" w/Thomas Wendrich and reception @ E Street Cinema
OPENING NIGHT
Thursday, 11/3, 7 pm
Me and Kaminski (Ich und Kaminski)
Ger., 2015, 124 min., D: Wolfgang Becker
In this tragicomic road movie, unsuccessful young journalist Sebastian Zöllner (Daniel Brühl) is writing an article on the legendary but almost forgotten painter Manuel Kaminski. Based on... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_05C_Trabant38International Spy Museum -- 10th Annual Parade of Trabants
Tenth Annual Parade of Trabants
It’s been more than 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany and the... (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_14B1_Fleet_Week180Maryland Fleet Week & Art Show @ Fort McHenry (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_31B_Baltimore_NYE_FW126MD -- Baltimore -- New Year's Eve (2016/2017) -- Fireworks (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_29E_Voting10MD -- Early voting @ Veterans Plaza
The thought of armed Trump supporters trying to keep "fraudulent" voters away from the polls made me vote early again this year. What a relief that they do this! Maryland was back to paper ballots which was awkward. And I didn't realize they didn't have a straight-ticket option. (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_03A_Escape_Velocity27MD -- Escape Velocity 2016 @ Gaylord National Resort -- Not panels
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions."
– Albert Einstein
Escape Velocity is a micro futuristic world’s fair to promote STEAM education within the context of science fiction using the fun of comic cons and fascination of science and engineering festivals. Escape... (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_03B_Escape_VelocityP110MD -- Escape Velocity 2016 @ Gaylord National Resort -- Panel: Robots: Rosie vs Roomba
Panel: Robots: Rosie vs Roomba
Quick, picture a robot. Does it have two arms, two legs, and talk? Thank science fiction. Panelists will compare humanoid and non-humanoid robots in science fiction and reality. What jobs are right for humanoid robots and what jobs aren’t? And how does the form of a robot... (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_03C1_Escape_VelocityP243MD -- Escape Velocity 2016 @ Gaylord National Resort -- Panel: Science Fiction Legacies (w/Adam Nimoy, Rod Roddenberry, Jamie Anderson, and Dan Curry)
Panel: Science Fiction Legacies
We can only imagine that a child growing up in a science fiction family would be a . . . fascinating experience, to say the least. Four prospectives come from children of creators, storytellers, writers, and filmmakers: Rod Roddenberry, Adam Nimoy, Jamie Anderson, Mason... (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_03D_Escape_VelocityP36MD -- Escape Velocity 2016 @ Gaylord National Resort -- Panel: The Big Score: The Evolution of the Soundtrack in Science Fiction
Panel: The Big Score: The Evolution of the Soundtrack in Science Fiction
We always know when Darth Vader is on the way, when James Bond is coming to the rescue, or when you’re entering the city limits of Bon Temps, Louisiana. Music forms an integral part of television and cinema, yet is rarely examined... (Partially reviewed)
2016_MD_Voting4MD -- Primary campaign placards @ Veterans Plaza
2016_MD_PMDoS_Misc_160118119MD -- Project Management Day Of Service 2016 -- Miscellaneous
Changing the world, one project at a time …
Join us in helping those who help others on Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the University of Maryland, College Park between 9am to 3pm.
PMDoS is here!
NEWSFLASH!
It is with great pleasure that Project Management for Change and the...
2016_MD_PMDoS_Present_160118155MD -- Project Management Day Of Service 2016 -- Presentation
Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS) 2016
On January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King Day, a national day of service, 300 project management volunteers and subject matter experts in strategy, technology, human resources, marketing, and finance came together to support 150 leaders from nonprofit...
2016_MD_PMDoS_Recept_16011892MD -- Project Management Day Of Service 2016 -- Reception
Changing the world, one project at a time …
Join us in helping those who help others on Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the University of Maryland, College Park between 9am to 3pm.
PMDoS is here!
NEWSFLASH!
It is with great pleasure that Project Management for Change and the...
2016_MD_PMDoS_Tables_160118263MD -- Project Management Day Of Service 2016 -- Tables
Changing the world, one project at a time …
Join us in helping those who help others on Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the University of Maryland, College Park between 9am to 3pm.
PMDoS is here!
NEWSFLASH!
It is with great pleasure that Project Management for Change and the...
2016_11_20A_Stand_Up136MD -- Silver Spring -- Event: Stand Up for the Montgomery Way @ Veterans Plaza
Stand Up for the Montgomery Way
Join County Executive Ike Leggett, County Councilmembers and other public officials, faith leaders, and neighbors in reaffirming the values of diversity, inclusion, and respect for all that have made Montgomery County special.
Folks there included Ike Leggett, Jamie... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_28A_SS_Flower_Blast6MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_23E_SS_Flower_Blast21MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (14 Days After)
Two weeks later, the streets are open again. (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_13A_SS_Flower_Blast58MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (4 Days After)
They had announced the previous day that the third body, burned beyond recognition, had been found. On Sunday, they announced another body had been found. (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_14C_SS_Flower_Blast102MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (5 Days After)
At the end of day five, they announced that the body of a fifth victim had been found in the rubble. The bodies recovered are so badly burned that they haven't been able to identify the race, age, or even gender of the bodies. (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_15E_SS_Flower_Blast26MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (6 Days After)
A sixth body had been found earlier in the day. The first measurable rain in two weeks came that night. I'm not sure if that helped or hurt the search. Several reporters were there when I was there filing their stories including Paul Wagner from Fox 5, Derrick Ward from NBC 4, and someone from a... (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_16B_SS_Flower_Blast93MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (7 Days After) (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_17L_SS_Flower_Blast11MD -- Silver Spring -- Flower Branch Apartments blast (8 Days After) (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_07A_Fighting_ISIS61New America -- Fighting ISIS in the Information Space (w/Peter Bergen)
Fighting ISIS in the Information Space
Many ISIS fighters, sympathizers, recruits, recruiters, and “lone-wolf” attackers often have something in common: they have been radicalized online or have been exposed to extremist content via online channels. Whether it’s through Twitter accounts, YouTube, or... (Partially reviewed)
2016_07_08D_Future_Army44New America -- The Future of the Army (w/Peter Bergen and Patrick J. Murphy)
International Security Events The Future of the Army: A Conversation with the Under Secretary of the Army
War is experiencing a major inflection point. The future of warfare will be shaped by new technologies such as: the role of ever-smaller drones and robots on the battlefield; offensive cyber war... (Partially reviewed)
2016_09_15L_Choppers11NY -- NYC -- Helicopters after police incident
When I got off the subway near Penn Station, I heard helicopters above. Eventually, I saw at least four of them, hanging around the Chrysler Building and one apparently landing on the Penn Station block. I had no idea what had happened until I Googled it the next day:
... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_THIS_Amazing_160506320THIS for Diplomats A-May-Zing Gala @ Swiss Ambassador's Residence
THIS for Diplomats and the Embassy of Switzerland are delighted that you will join us for the…
A-MAY-ZING Gala!
At the Residence of His Excellency Martin Dahinden and Madame Anita Dahinden
2016_06_08A_Bordewich37USCHS -- Fergus M. Bordewich ("The First Congress")
US Capitol Historical Society presents...
The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government
Join historian Fergus M. Bordewich for a discussion of his work on the First Federal Congress (1789-1791). Copies of the book will be available... (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_24A_Ozer38USCHS -- Mark Ozer ("Washington DC: The National Shrine 1890-1940")
Mark Ozer, independent historian, will give a book talk on Washington, DC: The National Shrine 1890-1940. (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_17C1_Waddell90USCHS -- Peter Waddell ("An Artist's Insight on Historical Paintings")
US Capitol Historical Society presents...
Peter Waddell, artist-in-residence, Tudor Place, will offer “An Artist’s Insight on Historical Paintings.” (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16B_OHarrow70USCHS -- Robert O'Harrow Jr. ("The Quartermaster")
Please join us for a book talk from Robert O'Harrow Jr., author of "The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army."
O'Harrow brings us a new side of Civil War history in this commanding, dramatic, and intensely personal account of Montgomery Cunningham... (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_31A_diGiacomantonio39USCHS -- William C. diGiacomantonio ("Representations of George Washington in visual art")
William C. diGiacomantonio, USCHS chief historian, will lecture on representations of George Washington in visual art. (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_25D_Arlington_UnkX41VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Ceremony: Christmas @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Partially reviewed)
2016_06_12_Cul_de_Sac62VA -- Thomas Jefferson Theatre -- "Cul de Sac" (closing performance)
Cul de Sac
Presented by: Encore Stage & Studio
Venue: Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Four-year-old Alice Otterloop and her older brother, Petey, learn about friendship and the importance of being yourself in this world premier play adaptation of Richard Thompson’s nationally syndicated Cul De Sac comic... (Partially reviewed)
2016_06_06L_Highland49White House Historical Association -- Sara Bon-Harper (James Monroe's Highland)
James Monroe's Highland:
Please join us for a lecture on the recent research and exciting archeological excavation of the home of President James Monroe. Dr. Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director at James Monroe's Highland, will be the speaker. A light reception will follow the lecture. (Partially reviewed)


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2017_01_21A_Womens_March408DC -- 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... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_07K1_Graham84Sixth & I -- Lauren Graham ("Talking As Fast As I Can") w/Linda Holmes
Lauren Graham In Conversation with Linda Holmes The Nation’s Capital will exude the charm of Stars Hollow when Graham, the star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, stops by to share her first work of nonfiction, Talking As Fast As I Can. In this collection of personal essays, Graham – who grew up in No... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_13B1_UMd_Led_Zep161MD -- College Park -- UMd Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Event: Did Led Zeppelin Play Here?
Did Led Zeppelin Play Here?: Public Record vs. Public Memory Led Zeppelin Played Here, the most recent film by local filmmaker and UMD alumni Jeff Krulik, explores whether or not the iconic band added a last-minute gig at the Wheaton Youth Center to its tour schedule in January 1969—many in the alle... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_05A_Kelly88Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Megyn Kelly ("Settle for More") w/Katty Kay
Megyn Kelly In Conversation with Katty Kay In the two and half years since her show The Kelly File premiered on the Fox News Channel, anchor Megyn Kelly has cemented her reputation as one of the most respected and hardest hitting journalists in America. Tackling issues from both sides of the aisle, ... (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 do... (Partially reviewed)


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