|2017_DC_AAAM_Reception_170824||225||Association of African American Museum Annual Conference Welcoming Reception|
Association of African American Museum (AAAM) 39th Annual Conference welcoming reception @ Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
The annual conference will broaden the perspectives of those in attendance by promoting an understanding of the social...
|2017_DC_Albright_170130||23||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
|2017_DC_Schieffer_171024||59||CSIS -- Book Launch: Bob Schieffer's "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News" (w/H. Andrew Schwartz)|
CSIS cordially invites you to Schieffer Series: Bob Schieffer's Book Party for the new book Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
A discussion with author Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz
Moderated by John J. Hamre
|2017_DC_Lagarde_170307||57||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...
|2017_DC_AERA_Brown_171019||95||DC -- AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research (14th) w/Alfredo J. Artiles|
14th Annual AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research
by American Educational Research Association
This year, Alfredo J. Artiles (Arizona State University), Dean of Graduate Education and the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education, has been selected to present the 2017 Brown Lecture.
|2017_DC_Ambassador50_171028||214||DC -- Ambassador Theater 50th Anniversary Celebration|
On Saturday, October 28, come honor the 50th anniversary of DC’s legendary Ambassador Theater, the psychedelic dance hall in Adams Morgan that played host in 1967 to Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Moby Grape, The Hollies, John Lee Hooker, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Vanilla Fudge, The Paul Butterfield Blues...
|2017_DC_Changing_Land_171101||69||DC -- American University -- Event: Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond (w/Joshua Green and Jonathan Allen)|
The Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond
Two best-selling authors who covered opposing campaigns will recount behind-the-scenes drama during the greatest upset in American political history. In his book, The Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the American...
|2017_DC_Toomey_170926||48||DC -- American University -- Event: Drawing Inspiration with Cartoonist Jim Toomey|
Drawing Inspiration with Cartoonist Jim Toomey
Nationally syndicated cartoonist Jim Toomey, who has been drawing the newspaper comic strip "Sherman's Lagoon" for almost two decades, uses live drawing to demonstrate how he weaves an environmental message into his work, and how he has taken what he has...
|2017_DC_AUSA_McCarthy_171009||30||DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- Joint Press Conference w/Ryan McCarthy and Mark Milley|
Press Conference: Acting Secretary of the Army, Ryan McCarthy and Chief of Staff General Mark A. Milley.
|2017_DC_Catharsis_2017||60||DC -- Catharsis on the Mall|
|2017_DC_DocHist1F_170428||215||DC -- Celebration of the publication of the last volumes of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress @ Society of the Cincinnati|
The Society of the Cincinnati, The George Washington University, Johns Hopkins University Press, and the Editors
invite you to a reception celebrating the publication of Volumes 21 and 22 and the completion of the
Documentary History of the First Federal Congress
Partial list of planned speakers:
|2017_DC_Streetcar_1Yr_170304||30||DC -- DC Streetcar -- 1 Year anniversary community greeting|
|2017_DC_Combat_Int_170405||97||DC -- 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...
|2017_DC_Eman_Concert_170408||23||DC -- 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...
|2017_DC_Fireworks_EDay_170408||31||DC -- Emancipation Day (2017) -- Fireworks|
|2017_DC_Challenges_170627||68||DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden) -- Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together|
Welcome to a Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Join us for a public conversation on challenges facing Northern Europe and the scope for cooperation and collaboration across the Atlantic.
* Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United...
|2017_DC_JB_Bench_170626||117||DC -- Julian Bond bench dedication @ Chevy Chase Community Center|
A bench was dedicated to Julian Bond in front o the Chevy Chase Community Center. Speakers at the event:
* Randy Speck, Chair, ANC 3/4G
* Honorable Mayor Muriel Bowser
* Honorable Councilmember Mary Cheh
* Honorable Councilmember Brandon Todd
* Pam Horowitz (Julian Bond's widow)
|2017_DC_MLK_Commem_170404||122||DC -- 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...
|2017_DC_Cincinnati_Sword_170414||142||DC -- 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...
|2017_DC_Trot4Hunger_171123||12||DC -- Trot for Hunger 2017|
|2017_DC_Saaba_171025||104||DC -- United States Institute of Peace & AFI Docs -- "Saaba" Documentary Series w/Panel Discussion|
A Sahel Community Confronts Security Threats: Film Premiere
USIP and AFI DOCS Film Festival Present 'Saaba,’ a Documentary Series, with a Panel Discussion
The recent killing of four U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Niger as they were training local troops, as well as an August attack that claimed...
|2017_DC_Taylor_170516||22||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Elizabeth Dowling Taylor ("Original Black Elite")|
"The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era"
Please join us on Tuesday, May 16 for the Senate Library Book Talk featuring Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow, Elizabeth Dowling Taylor.
Taylor's latest work is a cultural biography covering the life of one of the...
|2017_DC_Love_Out_Loud_171129||17||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Love Out Loud event|
"Love Out Loud" is a Teleflora Flower Delivery promotion for holiday flowers. They set up a display near the Capitol and every one of one thousand holes in the display was filled with flowers were available first-come first-served to anyone who wanted them. The sign said:
This wall is an...
|2017_DC_Capitol_SForRel_170516||7||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Senate Foreign Relations gathering|
|2017_DC_WCC_Art_Tour_170929||11||DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Tour: Art of the DC Convention Center|
Join us for a FREE tour of the Art at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Bring your cameras and your thirst for art knowledge and most importantly your walking shoes.
|2017_DC_NHC_CWMon_171023||72||National History Center -- Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments @ Rayburn House Office Building|
The National History Center invites you to attend our
Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044
The recent violence in Charlottesville accelerated debate about Confederate monuments in public spaces across the US. While some regard these...
|2017_DC_History_EO_170217||57||National History Center @ 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’...
|2017_MD_Eclipse_170821||13||Nature -- Solar Eclipse|
The peak of the eclipse from the DC area at 2:42pm was around frams 126 and 135.
|2017_DC_Tech_Existential_171005||65||New America -- Is Big Tech An Existential Threat? (w/Franklin Foer)|
Is Big Tech An Existential Threat?
Tech companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook have revolutionized our lives, connecting us in ways that were once unimaginable — to each other, to information, and to entertainment. Conventional wisdom leads us to believe that the technologies unleashed by...
|2017_DC_Lincolns1st_170118||172||Remembering 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...
|2017_MD_Takoma_Cuba_170205||73||Takoma Park Community Center -- A Conversation with Cuba|
Our community has a rich history with Cuba and the Cuban people. Recent changes in the relationship between Cuba and the United States (namely, the reestablishment of diplomatic relations) have created increased opportunities for people-to-people exchange and government-to-government negotiations. Where...
|2017_VA_DCA_Hurricane_170509||108||VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Event: Hurricane Hunters Tour|
Hurricane Hunters Tour Coming to Reagan Washington National Airport
Want to tour the planes & talk to the pilots that fly into hurricanes for better forecasts?
For the first time ever, four Hurricane Hunter aircraft will be visiting Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) for a public event....
|2018_12_22B_Thompson_Party||87||Personal --Thompson Holiday Party (Partially reviewed)|
|2018_11_29C_Norway_Xmas||103||DC -- Union Station -- Norway's Christmas tree lighting ceremony (2018)|
Holiday Celebration at Union Station
Co-presented by Washington Performing Arts, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce - Mid-Atlantic Chapter, the Bach Project, and Union Station
Presented in association with Brightest Young Things, the Library of Congress, the Emba... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_01_07E_Kalb||115||Politics & Prose -- Deborah Kalb and Robert Lunsford ("President and Me: John Adams & the Magic Bobblehead")|
Deborah Kalb and Robert Lunsford - President and Me: John Adams & the Magic Bobblehead — in Children and Teens
When Ava’s mom remarries, Ava gets stuck with a younger, annoying stepbrother, J.P. Struggling to adjust to her new life, Ava’s mom announces a family trip to Boston. While on this trip, Av... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_02_Honors||300||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2018)|
Folks here include: (Rehearsal) Amanda Seyfried, Melissa Peterman (Barbara Jean on "Reba"), Charles Kelley (from Lady Antebellum), Bobby Bones ("Dancing with the Stars"), Christopher Neal Jackson ("Hamilton" and "Bull"), Emilio Estefan, Christopher Neal Jackson, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Lovano, Espera... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_09A1_Meyers||157||National Gallery of Art -- Artist talk: linn meyers: work|
linn meyers: work
linn meyers, artist and cofounder, STABLE, in conversation with Jonathan Frederick Walz, director of curatorial affairs and curator of American art, Columbus Museum
Artist linn meyers creates works that reveal the expansive potential of drawing. In monumental installations drawn st... (Partially reviewed)