|2018_03_03A1_Barry_Statue||282||DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Unveiling of Marion Barry Statue|
On Saturday, March 3, at 11 am, Mayor Bowser, Chairman Phil Mendelson and the DC Council, and other dignitaries will dedicate and unveil the historic statue of the late four-term Mayor of the District of Columbia, The Honorable Marion S. Barry, Jr., outside of the John A. Wilson Building. The eight-foot... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_28B_Graham||8||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Line for Billy Graham viewing (Partially reviewed)|
|2018_03_14A1_Parkland_1Month||144||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally/Protest: Gun control one month after Parkland Shooting|
Speakers in the Congressional Solidarity Walk-Out included Chris Van Hollen, Al Green, Steny Hoyer, Bernie Sanders, Ted Deutch, Jamie Raskin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, John Lewis, and lots of students. There were also others who spoke before I got there. (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_28A_Aiseirithe||21||USCHS -- Lunch Talk: A J Aiséirithe (“Frederick Douglass’s Indelible Mark on Washington”)|
2018 Black History Month Lecture Discusses Frederick Douglass
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present a Black History Month lecture February 28. A J Aiséirithe, Ph.D. will present a lecture titled “Frederick Douglass’s Indelible Mark on Washington.”
A defier of convention in so many ways,... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_21A_Costello||41||USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Matthew Costello (American Sepulcher: George Washington's Tomb in the US Capitol)|
American Sepulcher: George Washington’s Tomb will explore the history of the empty tomb beneath the Capitol Rotunda reveals how American hero worship evolved and transformed during the first half of the nineteenth century. Federalists attempted to fuse European hero worship traditions with American... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_03_15A1_Drawn2PurposeP||183||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Drawn to Purpose (w/Whitney Sherman, Barbara Brandon-Croft and Jillian Tamaki)|
“In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists” featuring Whitney Sherman, Barbara Brandon-Croft and Jillian Tamaki
Note: Carla Hayden was not available so curator Martha Kennedy from the Library of Congress moderated the panel.
Librari... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_05E1_EFF_Benefit||211||Env Film Festival @ Embassy of France in the US -- Benefit Gala honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle|
Environmental Film Festival In The Nation's Capital invites you to attend the Benefit Gala.
This annual event raises critical funds for the upcoming Festival in Washington, DC from March 15-25, 2018.
Honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle as DCEFF’s Environmental Champion for her extraordinary work in ocean cons... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_10A_CWT_Kings_Cows||120||CWT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2018) in Greenville, SC -- Kings Mountain and Cowpens Tour|
Two tour groups, one under Robert "Bert" Dunkerly and the other under Kris White, toured the two sites. John Slaughter, NPS superintendent of Cowpens, King's Mountain, and Ninety-Six, addressed both groups. (Partially reviewed)
|2018_02_13A1_Hill||57||DC -- Black Power: Comic Art by Sean Damian Hill @ UDC -- Opening Reception|
Opening reception for "Black Power: Comic Art by Sean Damian Hill"
The opening reception for "Black Power: The Art of Sean Damian Hill" is February 13, 6:30-8 pm, University of the District of Columbia: Gallery 42. Building 42, Room A-12. The show is in celebration of Black History Month and feature... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_03_17C_Lincoln_Other||39||Abraham Lincoln 2018 Symposium -- Other|
Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twenty-First Annual Symposium - March 17, 2018
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"
Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.. (Partially reviewed)