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2019_05_01A1_Lincoln_RoomD201DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Lincoln Room Dedication
Dedication of the Lincoln Room in the Capitol.
A unanimous House Resolution set aside the former mail room of the original House of Representatives chamber to honor Congressman Abraham Lincoln. This room was just a few feet behind Lincoln's desk on the House floor in what is now Statuary Hall. Lincoln... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_01B_Capitol_LincolnRm42DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Lincoln Room (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_01C_CapitolV3DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02A_LOC_Herblock53DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2019)
Herblock Looks at 1969: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Currently on exhibit: March 23, 2019–September 7, 2019

Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–1994) became the thirty-seventh president of the United States in 1969. Herblock had been a persistent critic of Nixon since 1948, starting with the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02B_LOC_Mozart12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Piano, K. 379 (1781)
This was a piece hand-written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, part of the collection at the LOC. Most of us were just wowed to see it. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02C1_DaviesP117DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2019): Matt Davies -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to
Award Ceremony & Lecture
Prize Winner: Matt Davies
Lecturer: Jake Tapper
Finalist: Clay Jones

Matt Davies
Matt Davies is the editorial cartoonist for Newsday in NY and has won both the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02C3_DaviesR145DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2019): Matt Davies -- Reception
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to
Award Ceremony & Lecture
Prize Winner: Matt Davies
Lecturer: Jake Tapper
Finalist: Clay Jones
Folks here include: Michael Cavna, Mark Shields, Joe Sutliff, Eric Shansby, Clarence Page, Lisa Page, Matt Davies, Matt Wuerker, Clay... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A1_Emb_China149DC -- Embassy of China
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A2_Emb_China_Photo64DC -- Embassy of China -- Exhibit: Photo exhibition on 40th Anniversary of China-US diplomatic relations
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A3_Emb_Ethiopia15DC -- Embassy of Ethiopia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* Birthplace of the coffee bean!
* Display of Ethiopia’s diverse tourism attractions and world heritage sites
* An awe-inspiring photography exhibition
* Traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony
* Traditional music and dances (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A4_Emb_Bahrain11DC -- Embassy of Bahrain
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* An outside, illustrated cultural trail showcasing Bahrain’s architecture
* A puzzle displaying the country’s tourist attractions
* Display of the history and traditions of Bahrain’s pearlindustry
* Traditional foods and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A5_Emb_Bangladesh24DC -- Embassy of Bangladesh
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* Celebrate a Bengali New Year
* Sample and purchase Bangladeshi cuisine
* See and purchase traditional crafts
* Enjoy aHenna Corner
* Experience a cultural show of traditional dance and music (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A6_Emb_Ghana24DC -- Embassy of Ghana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* Live music
* Wood sculpture at work
* Traditional Ghanaian food vendors (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A7_Emb_Pakistan15DC -- Embassy of Pakistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
* Celebrate Basant with kites and colors
* Play cricket in the courtyard
* Savor traditional kebabs and biryani dishes
* Enjoy music, performances and more (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04B1_KatzenO102DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019B2 Spring II Opening Reception & Gallery Talk
MFA Thesis Opening Reception & Gallery Talk
Celebrate the accomplishments of AU’s Department of Art MFA thesis candidates by welcoming Turbulence to the museum. A gallery talk with the artists will be held from 5-6PM, followed by the opening reception from 6-7PM. Free and open to all, no RSVP required.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04B2_KatzenX116DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019B Spring II Exhibition
Pictures from the Spring 2019 exhibitions including:
* Forward Press: 21st century printmaking
* kenneth victor young: continuum
* Squire Broel
* Peripheral Visions
* Turbulence

Forward Press: 21st century printmaking
Printmaking Legacy Project’s® first national print exhibition, Forward... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_05A1_Literary_HillBF363DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2019) @ Eastern Market
Come meet our friendly authors and partake in the vibrant literary culture of Capitol Hill. With all different genres and styles represented -- from children's books to poetry, from nonfiction to mystery and romance -- there's something for everyone....
Author folks here pretty much in sequence:... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06A1_Bennett148DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Amanda Bennett ("A Free Press Matters")
A Free Press Matters: A conversation with Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett
Amanda Bennett, Director of the Voice of America. She will discuss new digital networks and services VOA has launched with other partners in U.S. global media and the future of U.S. global messaging. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06B1_Hostess1006DC -- Hostess 100th Anniversary Van (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06B2_KSt9DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06B3_Dupont6DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06B4_City_Center_Dior61DC -- CityCenterDC -- Dior Pre-Fall 2019 Men’s Collection Pop-Up Store
Dior Pre-Fall 2019 Men’s Collection Pop-Up Store
Tuesday, April 30 - Monday, May 6
The Dior Pre-Fall Men’s 2019 Collection pop-up store will be located in The Park at CityCenter from April 30 through May 6. Designed like pods, these inter-connectable minimalist spaces are modular and can adapt to any... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06C_Duckworth60CSIS -- A Conversation With:Senator Tammy Duckworth
The CSIS Middle East Program Invites You To A Conversation With:
Senator Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Senator for Illinois, Combat Veteran and Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel
United States and Iraq: Going Forward
Dr. Jon Alterman will discuss the current U.S. strategy in Iraq with Senator... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_06D_Caro26Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Robert Caro ("Working") w/Chuck Todd
Robert Caro’s collection of personal essays is both a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of his award-winning books and an engaging self-portrait of sorts by one of our most accomplished biographers. Writing with his signature grace, humor, and vigor, Caro recalls what it was like to interview a man... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07A1_Archives_HersPP50Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote” before it opens to the public. The 3,000-square-foot exhibition uses more than 90 original National Archives records to explore the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07A3_Archives_Hers290DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
Friday, May 10, 2019 - Sunday, January 3, 2021
Most Americans consider the ability to vote fundamental to the enjoyment of full citizenship. American women, however, were long denied that right. In 1920, American democracy dramatically expanded when the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07B1_Toynbee6DC -- Public Art: Stickman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07B2_LEnfant9DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07B3_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07B4_SI_Castle13DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07B5_SI_Castle_Commons79DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07C1_Spy39DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07C2_SpyPP24DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- Press Preview (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07D1_Spy_1Stealing374DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 1. Stealing Secrets (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07D3_Spy_2Codes101DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 2. Codes (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07D4_Spy_3Sense71DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 3. Making Sense of Secrets (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07D5_Spy_4Covert182DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 4. Covert Action (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07E1_Spy_5History232DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 5. Spying that Shaped History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07E2_Spy_6Uncertain200DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 6. An Uncertain World (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07F1_SIBG39DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07F2_Trails_FTriangle14DC Heritage Trails: Make No Little Plans: Federal Triangle Heritage Trail (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07F3_Archives10DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07F4_SI_Habitat_BB19DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Bug B&B @ National Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_07G_SIPG_Sentence65DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Mid-Sentence
In Mid-Sentence
May 3, 2019 – March 29, 2020
Photographs are often replete with words that remain unheard. In Mid-Sentence presents a selection of photographs from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s collection that depict moments of communication: intimate confessions, public speeches,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_08A1_Redemption167JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "Redemption" opening night
Opening Night
One of the leading lights of contemporary Israeli cinema, Joseph Madmony (RESTORATION), returns for this spiritually rousing, emotionally intelligent story of despair, exhilaration and faith. Menachem is a middle-aged single father struggling to finance his... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09A_Packer108New America -- Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and The End of the American Century (w/George Packer and Peter Bergen)
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and The End of the American Century
George Packer’s latest book, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and The End of the American Century is the vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hubris of one of the most legendary and complicated figures in recent American history, set... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09B1_NMWA_NYASP9DC -- New York Avenue Sculpture Project -- Betsabeé Romero
Betsabeé Romero
Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 20, 2020
The dynamic works of Mexico City-based Betsabeé Romero (b. 1963) form the next chapter in the New York Avenue Sculpture Project. To create her four sculptures developed expressly for this installation, Romero assembled carved and painted tires into totemic... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09B2_NMWA_More73DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: More is More: Multiples
More is More: Multiples
On view May 3–September 22, 2019
Distinctively placed between the worlds of art and retail, multiples leap off store shelves and into the hands of consumers, collectors, and museums worldwide. These artist-designed objects (often developed in collaboration with design firms,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09B3_NMWA75DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09B4_NMWA_Power79DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Library Exhibit: Power in My Hand: Women Poets, Women Artists, and Social Change
Power in My Hand: Women Poets, Women Artists, and Social Change
April 1 - August 30, 2019
A shared yearning for free expression has animated an enduring solidarity between women poets and artists. Using words and images, brimming with passion and determination, they communicate with and inspire one... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C1_Emb_Peru_Condor83DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: The Condor & the Eagle
The Condor & the Eagle
On view May 1 - June 7, 2019
The Embassy of Peru in the United States is pleased to present the pictorial exhibition of two Chicano artists of Peruvian origin who have contributed with their art to launch Chicano art to the national and world markets.
Mario Acevedo Torero and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C2_Dupont3DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C3_Emb_Mozambique5DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
External only. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C4_Emb_Botswana3DC -- Embassy of Botswana
External only. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C5_Critters7DC -- Critters -- Baby Sparrow near Dupont Circle
I doubt he/she lived for long. I couldn't hear a parent bird around. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09C6_Emb_Zimbabwe7DC -- Embassy of Zimbabwe
External only. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09D_Warner48Brookings Institution -- Global China: Assessing China’s Growing Role In The World (w/Mark Warner and Victoria Nuland)
Global China: Assessing China’s growing role in the world
Recent years have witnessed an expansion of China’s influence, both within the Indo-Pacific region and around the world. On Thursday, May 9, Foreign Policy at Brookings will host Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) for a discussion on the implications... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09E1_WNDC38DC -- Woman's National Democratic Club -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09E2_WNDC_I97DC -- Woman's National Democratic Club -- Interior (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09E3_WNDC_Suffrage22DC -- WNDC -- Exhibit: Women's Suffrage (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09E4_WNDC_Miele36DC -- WNDC -- Exhibit: All Good Things are Wild and Free: New Works by Regina Miele
All Good Things are Wild and Free: New Works by Regina Miele
On view May 2-September 3, 2019
Please join us for the opening of artist Regina Miele’s latest exhibition, whose new works follow a journey in the company of Rachel Carson’s writings, a journey of reverent observation and an ode to nature’s... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_09E5_Miele32DC -- WNDC -- Opening Reception: All Good Things are Wild and Free: New Works by Regina Miele
Art Exhibition Reception
All Good Things are Wild and Free: New Works by Regina Miele
Please join us for the opening of artist Regina Miele’s latest exhibition, whose new works follow a journey in the company of Rachel Carson’s writings, a journey of reverent observation and an ode to nature’s... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_10A1_Axis_Mundi25DC -- Public Art: Axis Mundi (by Kate Raudenbush)
Axis Mundi
by Kate Raudenbush
Kate Raudenbush’s Axis Mundi is a futuristic landmark echoing the shape of an ancient obelisk, a monument used to mark places of importance. The sculpture references the dynamic diagonal lines of Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s city plan for Washington, DC and star patterns... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_10A2_Murals5DC -- Public Murals
A new mural by the World Bank. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_10B1_Diamond94Politics & Prose @ GW Betts Theatre -- Jared Diamond ("Upheaval")
Jared Diamond - Upheaval—at GW Betts Theatre
Best known for his classic Guns, Germs, and Steel, awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1998, Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA, but he draws on myriad fields, including anthropology, economics, ecology, and evolutionary biology to propose groundbreaking... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11A1_WWC_M154MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11A2_WWC_A34MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Agents Room (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11A3_WWC_PP86MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Publishing Pros Room (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B1_WWC_P0136MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Know Your Rights as an Author"
"Know Your Rights as an Author"
Speaker: Lauren Menkes (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B2_WWC_P0227MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Welcome
Speakers: Audrey A. Bastian, Conference Chair
Salley Shannon, President, Washington Independent Review of Books
Jud Ashman, Mayor of Gaithersburg (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B3_WWC_P0326MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "An Agent, An Editor, and a Publisher: Publishing's Holy Trinity"
"An Agent, An Editor, and a Publisher: Publishing's Holy Trinity"
Moderator: Tara Campbell
Andrew Gifford, publisher
BJ Robbins, agent
Evelyn M. Duffy, editor (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B4_WWC_P046MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Romance: You Gotta Have Heart"
"Romance: You Gotta Have Heart"
Moderator: Delancey Stewart
Mindy Klasky
Eliza Knight (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B5_WWC_P0520MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Hidden Histories" (Nonfiction)
"Hidden Histories" (Nonfiction)
Moderator: Will Pittman
Eugene L. Meyer, author
Paula Whitacre, author
Patricia Pearson, author
George Derek Musgrove, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11B6_WWC_P0617MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "How Do You Know If You're Writing YA?"
"How Do You Know If You're Writing YA?"
Moderator: Caroline Bock
Susan Hawk, Literary Agent, with Upstart Crow Literary
Maggie Enright, book buyer with Busboys & Poets
Meg Kuyatt, author
Laura Scalzo, author
Meg Eden, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11C1_WWC_P0717MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Jane Leavy in Conversation with Christine Brennan
Jane Leavy in Conversation with Christine Brennan
Introduced by: David O. Stewart (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11C2_WWC_P0822MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Historical Fiction: Making It Real"
"Historical Fiction: Making It Real"
Moderator: Jenny Yacovissi
Eugenia Kim, author
Zach Powers, author
Stephanie Dray, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11C3_WWC_P0978MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Lunch, Award to Eugene Meyer, Keynote by Jeffery Deaver
Lunch Buffet
Lifetime Achieve Award Presented to Eugene L. Meyer, introduction by Salley Shannon
Keynote Address by Jeffery Deaver, introduction by Audrey A. Bastian (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11D1_WWC_P1011MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "D.C. Debuts"
"D.C. Debuts"
Moderator: Shanon Lee
Carrie Callaghan, author
Alice Stephens, author
Julie Langsdorf, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11D2_WWC_P1110MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Show Me the Money: Grants and Fellowships for Writers"
"Show Me the Money: Grants and Fellowships for Writers"
Co-Moderator: Tara Campbell
Co-Moderator: Julia Tangliere
Katy Day, NEA
Steven Skerritt-Davis, MD State Arts Council
Amy Freeman (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11D3_WWC_P1224MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Violence in Fiction" (Mystery/Noir/Thriller)
"Violence in Fiction" (Mystery/Noir/Thriller)
Moderator: E.A. Aymar
Christina Kovac, author
Anjili Babbar, author
S.A. Cosby, author
Jefferey Deaver, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11E1_WWC_P1319MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "It's Not Always Novels: Essays, Flash/Short Stories, Poetry, and Memoir"
"It's Not Always Novels: Essays, Flash/Short Stories, Poetry, and Memoir"
Moderator: Melissa Scholes Young
Randon Billings Noble, author
Tyrese Coleman, author
Caroline Bock, author
Grace Cavalieri, poet (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11E2_WWC_P146MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Keys to Editing Your Own Work"
"Keys to Editing Your Own Work"
Carrie Callaghan, author
Pintip Dunn, author
Holly Smith, Editor (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11E3_WWC_P1529MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Literary Fiction: The Great Undefinable"
"Literary Fiction: The Great Undefinable"
Moderator: Garline Issasi
Leslie Pietrzyk, author
Mary Kay Zaravleff, author
Susan Coll, author (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_11F1_Moe_Berg136JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "The Spy Behind Home Plate" (w/Aviva Kempner, in conversation with Franklin Foer)
Q&A with filmmaker Aviva Kempner and Franklin Foer, national correspondent for The Atlantic
Moe Berg led two lives: one was of public accomplishment, easy grace and dazzling intellect. Hidden from view was his career as an OSS operative, whose daring deeds helped... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_12A1_Forgotten136JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "Forgotten Soldier" (w/Lucille Smith and Lady Irene Hatter)
Q&A with filmmaker Lucille Smith and subject Lady Irene Hatter
When Lady Irene Hatter was a little girl, she remembers strangers running up to her father, Sally Noach, to thank him effusively for saving them during WWII. He'd politely, but firmly, dismiss all comers with a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_12B1_Geniza73JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "From Cairo To The Cloud: The World Of The Cairo Geniza" (w/Michelle Paymar, in conversation with Franz Afraim Katzir)
Q&A with filmmaker Michelle Paymar
In 1896, Solomon Schechter entered the sacred storeroom of an ancient synagogue in Cairo and discovered a vast treasure trove of manuscripts that revolutionized our understanding of Jewish history and illuminated... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_13A1_King_Bibi101JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "King Bibi" (w/Dan Shadur, in conversation with Jason Dick)
Q&A with filmmaker Dan Shadur
Twenty years before the spectacle of Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu already understood the political benefits of fomenting an adversarial relationship with the media and taking his message directly to the public. KING BIBI explores Netanyahu's rise... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_14A1_Cooling220CSIS -- The Global Cooling Prize
The Global Cooling Prize
A global competition to develop breakthrough residential cooling technology
The CSIS Energy & National Security Program, Rocky Mountain Institute, Conservation X Labs, and the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development are pleased to invite you to the U.S. launch of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_14B_Carnegie_Lib8DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_15A1_Leona106JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "Leona" (w/Isaac Cherem, in conversation with Marion L. Usher)
LEONA (2018)
Q&A with filmmaker Isaac Cherem
A young Jewish woman from Mexico City finds herself torn between her conservative family and forbidden love with a non-Jewish man. He helps her discover the world outside her tight-knit community, but the transition is as fraught as it is exciting. Textured... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16A1_Edgewood9DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16A2_Law44DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16A3_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16A4_White_House4DC -- White House (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16A5_Lafayette_Square9DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16B_Maraniss49Natl Archives -- David Maraniss ("A Good American Family")
A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father
Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s. A Good American Family recounts his family’s ordeal, from blacklisting to vindication. Elliott Maraniss, a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16C1_Carnegie_Lib1DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16C2_Carnegie_LibI7DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
My first visit since the Apple store reopened the place. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16C3_Carnegie_Lib_HH47Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: DC Hall of History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16C4_Carnegie_Lib_Big48Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: The Big Picture
In the first half of the 20th century, photographers recorded milestones using panoramic technology. Very few people alive have seen them. Until now.
THE BIG PICTURE reveals how these craftsmen captured DC history. From Rudolph Valentino’s visit to the White House to the 1924 World... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16C5_Carnegie_Lib_HSW3Hist Soc of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16D1_NGS_Queens366DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Queens of Egypt
Queens of Egypt
??? - On display until September 15, 2019
Travel back in time with National Geographic to visit ancient Egypt, one of the world’s greatest civilizations, and get to know some of its lesser-known leaders—Egypt’s mighty queens. Learn about the hidden role of women in all aspects of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E1_SI_Habitat_LU26DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Life Underground @ National Museum of American History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E2_SI_Habitat_DW20DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Dead Wood Is Life @ National Museum of American History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E3_SI_Habitat_NY12DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: We Need You! @ National Museum of American History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E4_SI_Habitat_N18DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Nests @ National Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E5_SI_Habitat_BB30DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Bug B&B @ National Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E6_SI_Habitat_H7DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Homes @ Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E7_SI_Habitat_FS12DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Foundation of the Sea @ Enid A. Haupt Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E8_SI_Habitat_SD20DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Sign of the Dragonfly @ Enid A. Haupt Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16E9_SI_Habitat_KF8DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Key to the Forest @ Enid A. Haupt Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16F3_SIAH_Forgotten34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Forgotten Workers: Chinese Migrants and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
Forgotten Workers: Chinese Migrants and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
May 10, 2019 – Spring 2020
Marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, a critical episode in the development of the American West, Hidden Workers focuses on the forgotten Chinese... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G1_SIBG2DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G2_SIMLRG11DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G3_SIHG27DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G4_SI_Castle4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G5_Toynbee4DC -- Public Art: Stickman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16H1_Women_Vote183Natl Archives -- Panel -- Women and the Vote: The 19th Amendment, Power, Media, and the Making of a Movement
Women and the Vote: The 19th Amendment, Power, Media, and the Making of a Movement
What methods did suffragists use to communicate their message, and how did public representations of women shape the battle for the 19th Amendment? Moderated by Tamara Keith, NPR White House correspondent and co-host of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_17_GBF_Reception299Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Author Reception
Lots of folks here including: Jud Ashman ,Fred Bowen, Dave Roman, Jonathan Roth, Russell Ginns, Randon Noble, Wade Hudson, Cheryl Hudson, Maya Motayne, Julie Langsdoft, Andrea Bartz, Jannifer Yacovissi, Garrett Peck, James Swanson, Minh Le, Alan Gratz, Jackie Craven, Randon Noble, Susan Tan, Ellen... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A1_GBF_Misc166Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Miscellaneous
The Politics and Prose tent, vendor tables, kids activities, etc.
Folks here include Cerphe Colwell, Grant Goodman, Jud Ashman, Eugene Meyer, Tom Glenn, Frida Larios (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A2_GBF_Music58Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Musicians Stage
MARVIN GAYE Artist Performance Schedule

Performers pictured here:

Travis Tucker
Travis Tucker is a diverse entertainer whose voice ranges from caressing silky smooth ballads, to punching high-energy dance tunes and intricate raps. An accomplished songwriter and motivational speaker, Travis is... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A3_GBF_W4Adults12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Writing Workshops for Adults and Teens
Writing Workshops for Adults and Teens

Ones photographed here:

Create a Writing Routine that Works
Presented by: Melanie Figg
Struggling to reach a writing goal, or want to add more writing time into your life? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to create a regular writing... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A4_GBF_W4Children44Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Workshops for Children
Writing Workshops for Children

Let’s Create Fabulous Fishes!
Presented by: Susan Stockdale
Author/illustrator Susan Stockdale will read her picture book, Fabulous Fishes. She will then guide children in exploring different fish shapes, colors and patterns to create their own fish using oil pastels... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A5_GBF_PProse36Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Politics and Prose Tent
Authors visiting the tent included Dan Brady, Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty, and Lizzy Mason (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18A6_GBF_Cupcakes25Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- 10th anniversary cupcakes and cake (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B1_GBF_EWRG11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Erica Wright, Randee Green (Moderated by Carrie Callaghan)
Erica Wright, Randee Green, Carrie Callaghan -- Author Erica Wright pens an ode to female power and courage, with a heroine who risks her life with a deep sea fishing company with sinister connections. Joined by author Randee Green and moderated by Carrie Callaghan.

Randee Green
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B2_GBF_Hillerman12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Anne Hillerman (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)
Anne Hillerman -- Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive.

Anne Hillerman
Latest... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B3_GBF_ABMB5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler (Moderated by Bethanne Patrick)
Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler, Bethanne Patrick -- New York City is the backdrop for these compulsively readable debut novels by Andrea Bartz and Marcia Butler. Each explores the effects of death, grief and secrets on tangled relationships.

Andrea Bartz
Latest Title: The Lost Night
Andrea Bartz is a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B4_GBF_Pavone14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Chris Pavone (In conversation with Jeffery Deaver)
Chris Pavone, Jeffery Deaver -- Join the New York Times bestselling author of The Expats. Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems - and that it involves her family, in conversation with award-winning author Jeffery... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B5_GBF_EAJCJM29Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver, Julie Maloney (Moderated by Hannah Oliver Depp)
E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver, Julie Maloney -- Join E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver and Julie Maloney for a discussion of their three crime novels about love, loss, family, and fighting for what you know is right.

E.A. Aymar
Latest Title: The Unrepentant
“... one of the most promising and talented... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B6_GBF_MQTR7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Matthew Quirk, Tom Rosenstiel
Matthew Quirk, Tom Rosenstiel -- Join authors Matthew Quirk and Tom Rosenstiel for ripped-from-the-headlines DC thrillers that will keep your pulse pounding. In the shadowy intelligence world, political rivalries and government conspiracies will have you wondering which is stranger - truth or... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18B7_GBF_RCTO11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Rick Campbell, Tj O'Connor (Moderated by Audrey Bastian)
Rick Campbell, Tj O'Connor -- The stakes are high in two international thrillers by Rick Campbell and Tj O'Connor. A rogue CIA agent and a National Security Advisor must act quickly to prevent terrorist attacks and a military coup from leading to war.

Rick Campbell
Latest Title: Treason
A native of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C1_GBF_PHKLAM8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Anna Jean Mayhew
Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Anna Jean Mayhew -- Small town living is explored in three books by authors Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis and Anna Jean Mayhew. Hear about a midwife in West Virginia during World War II, a mother facing gentrification in 1960s North Carolina, and a wife... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C2_GBF_Lipman12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Elinor Lipman (In conversation with Jenny Yacovissi)
Elinor Lipman, Jenny Yacovissi -- The delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, in which one woman's trash becomes another woman's treasure, with deliriously entertaining results, has been described as funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed.

Elinor... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C3_GBF_AB28Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (In conversation with Damon Young)
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Damon Young -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah talks about his award-winning short story collection. In conversation with Damon Young, Editor-in-Chief of Very Smart Brothas, they will discuss how placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations reveals the violence, injustice,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C4_GBF_CBCCAS9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Caroline Bock, Carrie Callaghan, Alice Stephens (Moderated by Mariko Hewer)
Caroline Bock, Carrie Callaghan, Alice Stephens -- Literally Boundless: Literary Fiction in Three Different Forms. Literary fiction takes the form of short stories, satire, and historical fiction with writers Caroline Bock, Alice Stephens, and Carrie Callaghan. All three consider themes of sacrifice and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C5_GBF_McCoy7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarah McCoy (Moderated by Nicole Hertvik)
Sarah McCoy -- Sarah McCoy brings to life two strong women: one a fictionalized account of determined socialite Alva Vanderbilt, the other, Marilla Cuthbert, imagined from the pages of a beloved children's classic.
Moderated by Nicole Hertvik.
Note: Therese Anne Fowler, originally scheduled for the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C6_GBF_AKEK10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Angie Kim, Eugenia Kim (Moderated by Susan Coll)
Angie Kim, Eugenia Kim -- Two Korean families torn apart by war and circumstance. Angie Kim and Eugenia Kim each share gorgeous, shattering novels inspired by their own lives and families. A can't-put-it-down courtroom drama and a powerful saga set against the backdrop of the Korean War lead to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18C7_GBF_SBJK11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarah Blake, Jennifer Klepper (Moderated by Hannah Oliver Depp)
Sarah Blake, Jennifer Klepper -- The best book club books raise challenging questions. Join Sarah Blake and Jennifer Klepper as they explore family histories and tough choices through one family's New England inheritance which unearths long-hidden secrets, and an asylum-seeking client whose case stirs... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D1_GBF_Olsen6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Maria Leonard Olsen
Maria Leonard Olsen -- By sharing her experience, Maria Leonard Olsen shines a spotlight on what women can do and learn in this important chapter of life, when familial responsibilities typically diminish, and women are able to explore what truly makes them whole and happy.

Maria Leonard... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D2_GBF_Levey21Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Bob Levey
Bob Levey -- Beloved former Washington Post Columnist Bob Levey's novel Larry Felder, Candidate is a searching snapshot of how difficult it can be to attain a lifelong dream - and to leave others behind.

Bob Levey
Latest Title: Larry Felder, Candidate
Bob Levey is a prize-winning journalist who has... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D3_GBF_SBJL22Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf (Moderated by Jenny Yacovissi)
Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf, Jenny Yacovissi -- Join debut novelists Sarahlyn Bruck and Julie Langsdorf to explore suburban dreams as they combust. Tension, grief and dysfunction give rise to change and personal growth.

Sarahlyn Bruck
Latest Title: Designer You
Sarahlyn Bruck writes... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D4_GBF_CTJW3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Christopher Tilghman, Jenni L. Walsh
Christopher Tilghman, Jenni L. Walsh -- Christopher Tilghman returns to the saga of the Mason and Bayly families as an interracial couple leaves Maryland for 1890's France, and Jenny L. Walsh returns to the star-crossed lovebirds Bonnie and Clyde as he's locked up, and she's left waiting, their dreams... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D5_GBF_SMCM11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sally MacKenzie, Charis Michaels (Moderated by Rebecca Speas)
Sally MacKenzie, Charis Michaels -- Historical fiction takes a romantic turn with a swirl of brides, earls, magnates, and scandalous affairs. Authors Sally MacKenzie and Charis Michaels entrance readers with their historical romances.

Sally MacKenzie
Latest Title: What Ales the Earl
Sally... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D6_GBF_Shaw7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Vivian Shaw (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)
Vivian Shaw -- A witty, charming fantasy adventure in the world of Strange Practice, starring Dr. Greta Helsing, whose family has been keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well for generations. Dreadful Company is the second Dr. Greta Helsing Novel - perfect for fans of Neverwhere and V. E.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18D7_GBF_NAAM13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Arkady Martine (Moderated by Bethanne Patrick)
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Arkady Martine, Bethanne Patrick -- Short story author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and science fiction writer Arkady Martine explore themes of cultural unrest, protest and the fight for humanity, viewed through the lens of different genres.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Latest... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E1_GBF_Jones9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Ida E. Jones
Ida E. Jones -- Victorine Quille Adams was a Baltimore native who persisted in educating and empowering voters throughout her life. Author Ida E. Jones reveals the story of this civic leader and her crusade for equity for all people in Baltimore.

Ida E. Jones
Latest Title: Baltimore Civil Rights... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E2_GBF_TMWW8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Tony Massenburg, Walt Williams
Tony Massenburg, Walt Williams -- The nation saw Len Bias' 1986 death as a moral failure. But former Terrapins Tony Massenburg and Walt Williams focused on the lessons they learned from Len's life, which molded them into pillars of support in Maryland's revival, and helped them become courageous and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E3_GBF_Maraniss14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- David Maraniss
David Maraniss -- In a riveting book with powerful resonance today, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling yet affirming story of his family's ordeal, from blacklisting to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E4_GBF_OBrien8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Keith O'Brien
Keith O'Brien -- Join Keith O'Brien as he discusses his New York Times bestseller Fly Girls, the untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s - and won.

Keith O’Brien
Latest Title: Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E5_GBF_Olson8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Lynne Olson (In conversation with Bethanne Patrick)
Lynne Olson, Bethanne Patrick -- The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from Lynne Olson, the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island.

Lynne Olson
Latest Title: Madame... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E6_GBF_Peck19Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Garrett Peck
Garrett Peck -- Garrett Peck's The Great War in America presents an opportunity to reexamine the country's role on the global stage and the tremendous political and social changes that overtook the nation because of the war.

Garrett Peck
Latest Title: The Great War in America: World War I and Its... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18E7_GBF_Bradlee44Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Ben Bradlee, Jr.
Ben Bradlee, Jr. -- The political facts of a divided America are stark, but the stories of the men, women and families in The Forgotten offer a kaleidoscopic and fascinating portrait of the complex on-the-ground political reality of America today.

Ben Bradlee Jr.
Latest Title: The Forgotten: How the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F1_GBF_Scheer6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Rob Scheer
Rob Scheer -- Poignant, gripping and inspiring, a timely call to action and a courageous and candid account of life in the foster care system, A Forever Family ultimately leaves you with one message: one person can make a difference.

Rob Scheer
Latest Title: A Forever Family: Fostering Change One... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F2_GBF_Houghton5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Vince Houghton
Vince Houghton -- The International Spy Museum's Historian takes us on a wild tour of missions and schemes that almost happened, but were ultimately deemed too dangerous, expensive, ahead of their time, or even certifiably insane.

Vince Houghton
Latest Title: Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F3_GBF_Wilson21Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Chris Wilson (In conversation with Jud Ashman)
Chris Wilson -- The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance. At eighteen, he was sentenced to life in prison with no hope of parole. This is his unforgettable story.

Chris Wilson
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F4_GBF_Thomas11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Etan Thomas (In conversation with Tony Massenburg)
Etan Thomas, Tony Massenburg -- Etan Thomas, former eleven-year NBA star joins former Maryland and NBA basketball player Tony Massenberg in conversation about Thomas' interviews of over 50 athletes and others, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, and Dwyane Wade, who believe in using their... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F5_GBF_Cary8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Lorene Cary (In conversation with Robin Alva Marcus)
Lorene Cary -- Only the second memoir from Black Ice author Lorene Cary, Ladysitting is a piece of the larger history of African American migration, and makes sure that a black woman's death adds meaning to her life. It is an elegy to a people, a community, a family, and two notable women.

Lorene... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F6_GBF_DYoung16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Damon Young (In conversation with Carmen Phelps)
Damon Young -- Cultural critic Damon Young discusses his memoir-in-essays, "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker," in which he uses perspective on his own life to explore the inherent tensions and joys of living while being a black man in America today. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18F7_GBF_Page19Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Susan Page (In conversation with Lee Horwich)
Susan Page -- Join Susan Page, the Washington Bureau chief of USA Today who has covered six White House administrations, for a vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush. The Matriarch tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies and an entire political... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G1_GBF_KLJM15Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Joy Thomas Moore (Moderated by Holly Smith)
Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Joy Thomas Moore -- Award-winning writers and parents themselves, Katherine Reynolds Lewis, a certified parent educator, and Joy Moore, a successful mother who raised her child without a partner, reveal their challenges and strategies for bringing up children to learn... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G2_GBF_AMSC10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Abby Maslin, S. Michael Scadron (Moderated by Adele Levine)
Abby Maslin, S. Michael Scadron, Adele Levine -- Life can change on a dime. Abby Maslin talks about learning to care for her husband as he healed, and how they rebuilt their marriage. S. Michael Scadron shares the highs and lows of his life as he learned both to walk and to live his life fully... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G3_GBF_Eig10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jonathan Eig (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)
Jonathan Eig -- Jonathan Eig's "Ali : A Life" reveals Muhammad Ali in the complexity he deserves, shedding important new light on his politics, religion, personal life, and neurological condition. Ali is a story about America, about race, about a brutal sport, and about a courageous man who shook up the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G4_GBF_Mustich12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- James Mustich (In conversation with David O. Stewart)
James Mustich, David O. Stewart -- Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising, and enlightening as the 1,000-plus titles it recommends.

James Mustich
Latest Title: 1,000 Books to Read... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G5_GBF_Kuhns9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jamie Ferguson Kuhns
Jamie Ferguson Kuhns -- Montgomery Parks' Senior Historian Jamie F. Kuhns celebrates Josiah Henson, who was a husband, an abolitionist, a freedom seeker and Underground Railroad conductor, an author, and an international celebrity. His heroic story is tied directly to Montgomery County,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G6_GBF_Thiessen24Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Mark Thiessen
Mark Thiessen -- Mark Thiessen has been a photographer with National Geographic since 1990. Join him to see an exquisite photo collection showcasing awe-inducing moments from around the world, including the aurora borealis, cities made of neon lights, a great wildebeest migration, a contortionist on... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18G7_GBF_Onwuach20Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Kwame Onwuachi (In conversation with Dr. Michele L. Simms-Burton)
Kwame Onwuachi -- In this inspiring memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, Kwame Onwuachi shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age.

Kwame Onwuachi
Latest Title: Notes from a Young Black Chef
Kwame Onwuachi is the executive chef at Kith and Kin in Washington, D.C.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H1_GBF_MYoung5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Melissa Scholes Young
Melissa Scholes Young -- Grace in Darkness is the long-awaited eighth volume of the "Grace and Gravity" series, a literary journal devoted to women writers in the DC region. Editor Melissa Scholes Young writes "these are women writers with guts. Their courage doesn't need nor ask permission"

Melissa... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H2_GBF_JCLD10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jackie Craven, Lisa Dordal (Moderated by Dan Brady)
Jackie Craven, Lisa Dordal, Dan Brady -- Lisa Dordal and Jackie Craven write from different perspectives about what it means to be human, and the complicated emotions and expectations everyone faces.

Jackie Craven
Latest Title: Secret Formulas & Techniques of the Masters
Born into a family of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H3_GBF_GCRS6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Grace Cavalieri, Rose Solari, Katherine E. Young, Reuben Jackson, and Elizabeth Hazen
Grace Cavalieri, Rose Solari -- Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri writes of women's lives, loves, and work in a multitude of voices. Join moderator Rose Solari and others in a tribute to one of America's most beloved and influential women of letters.

Grace Cavalieri
Latest Title: Other Voices,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H4_GBF_Miller9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- E. Ethelbert Miller (In conversation with Alan King)
E. Ethelbert Miller, Alan King -- Poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller will read from and discuss poems that celebrate and interpret the game, as well as talk about his other works, and his career as a poet. In conversation with author and poet Alan King.

E. Ethelbert Miller
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H5_GBF_RNMW7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Randon Billings Noble, Marion Winik (Moderated by Holly Smith)
Randon Billings Noble, Marion Winik -- Authors Randon Billings Noble and Marion Winik explore how we choose to live with our memories of the dead and those who are lost from our lives. Through essays exploring what it means to be haunted and through eulogies for loved ones and strangers alike, both... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H6_GBF_CKEL11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Claudia Kousoulas, Ellen Letourneau
Claudia Kousoulas, Ellen Letourneau -- Bread & Beauty's recipes have been shared by the Agricultural Reserve's people, a legacy of family and labor, just as the Reserve is a legacy of stewardship we hand to the future. Net proceeds from the sale of Bread & Beauty benefit Montgomery Countryside Alliance... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18H7_GBF_Gharib28Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Malaka Gharib (In conversation with Michael Cavna)
Malaka Gharib
Latest Title: I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir
Malaka Gharib is a journalist at NPR. She is the author of “I Was Their American Dream,” a graphic memoir about being Filipino-Egyptian-American. She is the founder of The Runcible Spoon, a food zine, and the co-founder of the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I1_GBF_CHWHEO9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Cheryl Hudson, Wade Hudson, Ellen Oh
Cheryl Hudson, Wade Hudson, Ellen Oh -- Ellen Oh, Co-Founder of We Need Diverse Books, presents short stories by diverse authors for middle grade students. Cheryl and Wade Hudson join her with a collection of diverse authors and illustrators empowering students to build a better tomorrow.

Cheryl... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I2_GBF_Tan3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Susan Tan (In conversation with Ellen Oh)
Susan Tan, Ellen Oh -- A conversation about books for middle grade readers that highlight children from diverse families.

Susan Tan
Latest Title: Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story
Susan Tan is the author of “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire” (winner of the Asian/Pacific American... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I3_GBF_GSCH13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Gary D. Schmidt, Corey Ann Haydu
Gary D. Schmidt, Corey Ann Haydu -- In Schmidt's "Pay Attention Carter Jones," we meet the Jones family on the stressful and chaotic first day of school. Everything is perfect and orderly in Haydu'ss "Eventown," but is the quest for perfection worth what the family must give up?

Gary D.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I4_GBF_JPLD5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- John Parra
John Parra, Lulu Delacre -- Through John Parra's art we see the back wall of a building made beautiful by a community mural in "Hey, Wall." Lulu Delacre illustrates, "Olinguito, de la A a la Z!," a beautiful Andean cloud forest with the help of a newly discovered South American mammal. The bilingual... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I5_GBF_ESRS22Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Eliot Schrefer, Ronald L. Smith
Eliot Schrefer, Ronald L. Smith -- In the 2nd book in Schrefer's Lost Rain Forest series, Gogi must use his powers carefully to protect the rain forest and his friends. A magical adventure for nature and animal lovers. In Smith's "The Owls Have Come to Take Us Away," twelve-year-old Simon becomes... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I6_GBF_ZORG12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns
Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns -- Through a secret passage to a portal, Lenora can go into outer space and see future inventions but faces an enemy that wants to destroy all knowledge in Alexander's "The Library of Ever." In Ginns' "Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs," Samantha's Uncle sends her... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I7_GBF_MSRBDA9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Matthew Swanson and Robi Behr
Matthew Swanson and Robi Behr, Diana Harmon Asher -- In "The Real McCoy's: Two's a Crowd," fourth grader Moxie McCoy realizes she needs her younger brother to solve a crime. Matthew Swanson provides the humor and Robbi Behr provides the illustrations. In Asher's "Sidetracked," Joseph reluctantly joins... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18I8_GBF_KLJW8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh
Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh -- Two stories about Malala Yousafzai, who was left with life threatening injuries after being attacked on an Afghanistan school bus. She spoke up and is now a spokesperson for educational rights for all children. In 2014 she was the youngest recipient of the Nobel... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J1_GBF_GCPK14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Gennifer Choldenko, Patti Kim
Gennifer Choldenko, Patti Kim -- In the fourth book in Choldenko's Alcatraz series, Moose's strong sense of responsibility motivates him to rescue his special needs sister from a dangerous situation. Set in a tight knit Korean Community, Kim's "I'm OK" shows the strength of community and how one young... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J2_GBF_MLZO9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Minh Le, Zachariah Ohora
Minh Le, Zachariah Ohora -- In Minh Le's "Drawn Together," a young boy and his grandfather, unable to communicate through a common language, connect by drawing together. Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association 2019 best picture book award. In OHora's "Bikes for Sale," through bold,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J3_GBF_JRPN8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jonathan Roth
Jonathan Roth, Paul Noth -- In the latest in Roth's "Beep and Bob" series, Bob explains Halloween to Beep, who is over the moon with anticipation. Beep's space friends descend on the school, demanding Take Us to Your Sugar. A middle school science experiment goes terribly wrong creating a black hole... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J4_GBF_AGAH22Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Alex Graudins, Andy Hirsch (Moderated by Dave Roman)
Alex Graudins, Andy Hirsch, Dave Roman -- This Science Comics panel will showcase comics that contain excellent science information with graphics about one topic, and loads of fun!

Alex Graudins
Latest Title: Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine
Alex Graudins is a a Rhode... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J5_GBF_JGMB11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty
Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty -- Bestselling author Jessica Day George continues her new Rose Legacy series with "The Queen's Secret." Melinda Beatty discusses her stunning, original fantasy, "Heartseeker," the first in a new series.

Jessica Day George
Latest Title: The Queen's Secret
Jessica... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J6_GBF_KHDW12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Kimberly Willis Holt, Deborah Wiles
Kimberly Willis Holt, Deborah Wiles -- In Holt's "The Boy's Gift," 9 year old Daniel must move to a new home because of his parents' divorce, and the reader is reminded that sometimes change can be a new beginning. And in Wiles' "A Long Line of Cakes," Emma Lane Cake moves to Aurora County and is... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18J7_GBF_HKBR6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Hena Khan, Barbara Carroll Roberts
Hena Khan, Barbara Carroll Roberts -- In Khan's third book in the Zayd Saleem Chasing the Dream series, Zayd sustains a sports injury that sidelines him. Can he continue to be the team captain while not in the game? And, in Roberts' "Nikki on the Line," Nikki Doyle is invited to play on an elite... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K1_GBF_MTGH39Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Megan Whalen Turner, Gareth Hinds
Megan Whalen Turner, Gareth Hinds -- Turner's "Thick as Thieves," the 5th book in the Queen's Thief series is filled with intrigue, battles, dangerous journeys and divine intervention. Hinds' illustrated adaptation of "The Iliad" takes the reader to the battlefields of Troy, the divine battles of the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K2_GBF_MHJS13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Monica Hesse, James Swanson
Monica Hesse, James Swanson -- Hesse's "The War Outside" is set in a WWII internment camp, where a German girl and a Japanese girl become secret friends. In Swanson's "Chasing King's Killer," James Earl Ray learns of Dr. Martin Luther King's plan to travel to a March in Memphis. He finds a boarding... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K3_GBF_AGKM13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Alan Gratz, Katherine Marsh
Alan Gratz, Katherine Marsh -- In Gratz's "Refugee," we follow the stories of three families seeking asylum at different times in history. Historically accurate with suspense and emotion, this novel expands our understanding of the difficult situations people have faced over time. In Marsh's "Nowhere... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K4_GBF_DCAE13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Dhonielle Clayton, Amy Ewing
Dhonielle Clayton, Amy Ewing -- Clayton's "Everlasting Rose" is the second book in the Belles Series is set in a fictional Orleans with palace intrigue and page turning suspense. In Ewing's "The Cerulean," Sera Lighthaven finds herself accidentally stranded on a hostile planet and must find a way to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K5_GBF_JZLM16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jeff Zentner, Lizzy Mason
Jeff Zentner, Lizzy Mason -- Jeff Zentner creates a fun and emotional ride in "Rayne & Delilah's Midnight Matinee" that touches on the many changes inevitable with high school graduation. And, suffering from grief and guilt, a young girl befriends a neighbor who shows her how to seek out a better life... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K6_GBF_Long12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jessica Long (In conversation with Fred Bowen)
Jessica Long, Fred Bowen -- Jessica Long discusses her memoir, "Unsinkable," an inspirational and heartwarming story of becoming a Paralympic swimming champion.

Jessica Long
Latest Title: Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion
Jessica Long, a 13x Paralympic Swimming... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_18K7_GBF_MGMM6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Mia Garcia, Maya Motayne
Mia Garcia, Maya Motayne -- In Garcia's "The Resolutions," four inseparable friends are together for their annual New Year's Eve celebration. This time, each friend must make a resolution for another friend, which proves more difficult than they thought. Motayne's "Nocturna" is the first book in a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_19_Dad1Family -- Dad and Dixie visit (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20A1_Edgewood1DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20A2_Metro_EN11Metro Station -- L'Enfant Plaza (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20A3_SS_BDE4MD -- Silver Spring -- Business Section (East of Metro Line) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20A4_SS_Unisphere4MD -- Silver Spring -- "Unisphere" (United Therapeutics HQ) (1000 Spring St) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B1_Spy37DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B2_Spy_1Stealing74DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 1. Stealing Secrets (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B3_Spy_2Codes2DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 2. Codes (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B4_Spy_3Sense16DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 3. Making Sense of Secrets (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B5_Spy_4Covert82DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 4. Covert Action (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B6_Spy_5History125DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 5. Spying that Shaped History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20B7_Spy_6Uncertain54DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) -- 6. An Uncertain World (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_20C_Dad6Family -- Dad and Dixie @ Spy Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_21A1_Ancient_Law114JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "The Ancient Law" (w/Donald Sosin and Alicia Svigals)
Silent with live musical accompaniment by pianist Donald Sosin and violinist Alicia Svigals (founding member, The Klezmatics)
Directed by Ewald André Dupont (PICCADILLY, VARIETE), this 1923 film is a landmark representation of German-Jewish history. Set in the 1860s,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_22A1_Pelley95Politics & Prose -- Scott Pelley ("Truth Worth Telling")
Scott Pelley - Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter's Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_22B1_Sustainable114JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "Sustainable Nation" (w/Micah Smith)
Q&A with filmmaker Micah Smith
SUSTAINABLE NATION follows three extraordinary individuals doing their part to bring sustainable water access to an increasingly thirsty planet. Using solutions developed in water-poor Israel, they are working to change the status quo of a world where... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_22C1_Mamboniks102JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "The Mamboniks" (w/Alexis Gillespie, in conversation with Bill Newcott)
Q&A with filmmaker Alexis Gillespie
During the 1950s, free-spirited, mostly Jewish dancers from New York City fell head over heels for the mambo, a hot dance from Havana, Cuba. Their love for Latin rhythms earned them a nickname: the Mamboniks. DC-based filmmaker Alexis Gillespie tracks... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_23A1_RFK_Journalism275Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards (2019) @ Newseum
Robert F. Kennedy Book Award

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards
In its 51st year, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards honor outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Robert Kennedy’s concerns, including human rights, social justice, and the power of individual action in the United States and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_23B_NewseumV1DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_24A1_Waters126Politics & Prose -- John Waters ("Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder") w/Stephen Thompson
John Waters - Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder — in conversation with Stephen Thompson
Filmmaker, actor, writer, visual artist—Waters is known for many things, but especially for the startling, transgressive quality of movies like Hairspray and Pink Flamingos, spoken-word shows... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A1_Edgewood27DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A2_MBT60DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail -- Including public art along the trail
Their Pow! Wow! program had recently replaced some of the major murals. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A3_MBT_28Blocks41DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail -- Public Art: 28 Blocks (mural by Garin Baker) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A4_Metro_NY6Metro Station -- New York Avenue (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A5_NY_Ave_UPass16DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) -- Metro Underpasses (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A6_NY_Ave_Art3DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) -- Public Art (ignoring Metropolitan Branch Trail) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A7_NY_Ave6DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25A8_Metro_RI_Bridge1Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue -- Pedestrian Bridge (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25B1_Schmidt94Newseum -- Inside Media w/Thomas Schmidt (“Rewriting the Newspaper: The Storytelling Movement in American Print Journalism")
Inside Media: Storytelling in Journalism: Past, Present and Future
Thomas Schmidt talks about his new book, “Rewriting the Newspaper: The Storytelling Movement in American Print Journalism,” which analyzes the expansion of narrative journalism and the corresponding institutional changes in the American... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25C1_Newseum_JMemorial7DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
They're removed the most recent panel so they can engrave the names of the journalists killed in 2018 -- the dedication ceremony is in June. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25C2_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Large crowds as always despite large chunks of the inside galleries being closed during the renovation. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25C3_SIAIR_Welcome4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25C4_Ike_Mem10DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25C5_AmerInd24DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25D1_SI_Habitat_HF14DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Habitat of Flight @ National Air and Space Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25D2_SI_Habitat_MM5DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Monarchs on the Move @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25D3_SI_Habitat_N7DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Nests @ National Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25D4_SI_Habitat_NY13DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: We Need You! @ National Museum of American History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25D5_SI_Habitat_DW45DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: Dead Wood is Life @ National Museum of American History (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25E1_SIHIR_Tiravanija54DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 1)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25E2_SIHIRO15DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25F1_CCP_GBU74DC -- Center for Contemporary Political Art -- The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (Visit 1)
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Portraits of Our (Unindicted) Leader
On View May 8 through June 28, 2019

The Center for Contemporary Political Art opens its fourth exhibition on May 8th (6 – 8 p.m.) with portraiture of Donald Trump by three artists whose political views reflect the polarization... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25F2_SIPG_Pei4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: I. M. Pei
In Memoriam: I. M. Pei
May 17, 2019 – June 16, 2019
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and legacy of acclaimed architect I.M. Pei with a photograph by Armenian Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh.
Born in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, in 1917, Pei was considered one of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_25F3_SIPG_Progress30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Women of Progress: Early Camera Portraits
Women of Progress: Early Camera Portraits
June 14, 2019 – May 31, 2020
In mid-nineteenth-century America, the growing presence of women in public life coincided with the rise of portrait photography. This exhibition of daguerreotypes and ambrotypes from the 1840s and 1850s features portraits of early... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_26B1_Accountant142JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "The Accountant Of Auschwitz" (w/Ric Esther Bienstock)
The Accountant Of Auschwitz
Q&A with producer Ric Esther Bienstock
In 2015, 94-year-old Oskar Gröning, known as the Accountant of Auschwitz, was finally prosecuted for the murder of 300,000 Jews. As survivors traveled to Germany to testify, the heinous acts of the Holocaust remained vivid and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_26C1_Tobacconist128JxJ (2019) @ AFI/Silver -- "The Tobacconist" and Closing Reception (plus Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird)
Closing Night
The Tobacconist [Der Trafikant]
Starring the recently passed Bruno Ganz (DOWNFALL, WINGS OF DESIRE) as Sigmund Freud and based on the international bestseller by Robert Seethaler, THE TOBACCONIST is a tender, heartbreaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_27A_Soldiers_Cem53DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_27B1_Brightwood4DC -- Brightwood area (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_27B2_WRAMC24DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_27B3_Trails_Brightwood8DC Heritage Trails: Battleground to Community: Brightwood Heritage Trai (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_27B4_Ft_StevensNC60DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28A_Stuck54Hudson Institute -- Stuck in the Middle: Iraq Caught Between the U.S. and Iran
Stuck in the Middle: Iraq Caught Between the U.S. and Iran
Hudson Institute will host an event to discuss the role of Iraq as tensions increase between the U.S. and Iran. Panelists will include the Middle East Institute’s Omar Al-Nidawi, the Arabia Foundation’s Genevieve Abdo, and the Atlantic... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B1_NPC54DC -- Natl Press Club
A trip through some of the political cartoons on display. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B2_RRB15DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Exterior Images) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B3_Trails_FTriangle24DC Heritage Trails: Make No Little Plans: Federal Triangle Heritage Trail (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B4_Trails_SW39DC Heritage Trails: River Farms to Urban Towers: Southwest Heritage Trail (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B5_Ike_Mem25DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
View from the National Air and Space Museum. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28B6_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28C1_SIAIR_Welcome5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28C2_SIHIRO3DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
The Roy Lichtenstein piece is being wrapped up and loaned to the Kennedy Center. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28C3_SIHIR_Tiravanija23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 2)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28C4_AmerInd9DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D1_Engine135DC -- Engine Company 13 (400 E St. SW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D2_Southwest32DC -- Southwest areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D3_Callbox16DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D4_Waterfront11DC -- Waterfront area (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D5_PProse_Wharf10DC -- Politics & Prose (DC Wharf Location) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28D6_Metro_EN5Metro Station -- L'Enfant Plaza (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_28E1_Tam122Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- Simon Tam ("Slanted") w/Robert Barnes and Joe X. Jiang
Simon Tam - Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court — in conversation with Robert Barnes — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Tam founded his Asian-American dance rock band, The Slants, in 2006. Known for their community activism, the band dedicated itself to overturning... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29A_Wineapple103USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Brenda Wineapple ("The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Nation")
Book Talk with Author Brenda Wineapple
U.S. Capitol Historical Society
Brenda Wineapple is an acclaimed historian and award winning author. On May 29, Wineapple will talk about her newest book, The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Nation.
When Abraham Lincoln was... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29B1_Folger1DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29B2_Folger_Monument163DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: A Monument to Shakespeare
A Monument to Shakespeare
Apr 13, 2019 – Jan 05, 2020
Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily wanted to create a monument to Shakespeare in the U.S. capital. This would be their gift to the American people, an architectural presence on Capitol Hill, and an anchor to the nation’s cultural mile. This... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29C1_LOC_Whitman90DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Walt Whitman @ 200
To mark the 200th anniversary of Whitman’s birth, the Library will display poetry, images and ephemera from Whitman’s life in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Five cases will display Whitman’s handwritten drafts, published poems, original letters, portraits and other rarely seen materials. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29C2_LOC_Stonewall32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stonewell @ 50 (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29D1_AmerInd_Section1479DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Section 14: The Other Palm Springs, California
Section 14: The Other Palm Springs, California
March 1, 2019 – January 2020
This exhibition exposes a land battle at the core of the conflict between Western expansion and Indigenous peoples. A one-square-mile tract in downtown Palm Springs, California, Section 14 forms the heart of the reservation... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29D2_AmerInd_Int3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29D3_AmerInd_Trail44DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
April 12, 2018–January 2019
This powerful exhibition takes a deeper look at Indian removal from the Cherokee perspective. How did it happen? Who made the decisions? What was the human cost? Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal dispels misconceptions... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29D4_Signs3DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29E1_Presidents249AFI and Washington Monthly -- Fourth Estate Film Series -- "All the President's Men" (w/Bob Woodward and Paul Glastris)
Special Features: Intro by Washington Monthly digital editor Eric Cortellessa. Post-screening Q&A with Washington Monthly editor in chief Paul Glastris and legendary journalist Bob Woodward
"Follow the money." Deep Throat's admonition has guided whistleblowers and reporters... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A1_NYC2NY -- NYC -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A2_NYC_Signs1NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A3_Penn_Station10NY -- NYC -- Penn Station (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A4_NYC_Subway_125thSN17NY -- NYC -- Subway Stops -- 125th St. / St. Nicholas Ave. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A5_NYC_Subway_125thBW11NY -- NYC -- Subway Stops -- 125th St. / Broadway (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A6_NYC_Subway_ColCirc6NY -- NYC -- Subway Stops -- Columbus Circle (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A7_NYC_Subway_72ndBW1NY -- NYC -- Subway Stops -- 72nd St. / Broadway (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A8_NYC_San_Remo6NY -- NYC -- The San Remo (145 Central Park West) incl Traffic Fatality Marker (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31A9_NYC_TensionD4NY -- NYC -- Public Art: Tension Scupture D (by Joseph La Piana)
Joseph La Piana
Tension Sculpture D, 2019
March-July, 2019
#ArtIntheParks (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B1_NYC_Harlem_Art15NY -- NYC -- Harlem -- Public Art (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B2_NYC_ACP_SOB11NY -- NYC -- Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building (163 West 125 St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B3_NYC_Harlem_Apollo23NY -- NYC -- Harlem -- Apollo Theater (53 West 125th St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B4_NYC_Roosevelt_Tri7NY -- NYC -- Roosevelt Triangle
Roosevelt Triangle
This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.
Acquired and dedicated in 1941, this park is named for Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), the 32nd President of the United States, who led the country through the Great Depression and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B5_NYC_Harlem_Ren207NY -- NYC -- Harlem -- Harlem Renaissance 2.0 Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B6_NYC_Harlem3NY -- NYC -- Harlem (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31B7_NYC_Harlem_Cotton5NY -- NYC -- Harlem -- Cotton Club (125th St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31C1_NYC_Riverside_Pk29NY -- NYC -- Riverside Park (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31C2_Grants_Tomb66NY -- NYC -- General Grant National Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31C3_Grants_Tomb_Bench27NY -- NYC -- General Grant National Memorial -- Tile Mosaic Benches (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31C4_Grants_Tomb_VC69NY -- NYC -- General Grant National Memorial -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31C5_NYC_Sakura_Pk11NY -- NYC -- Sakura Park (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31D1_Grange68NY -- NYC -- Hamilton Grange National Memorial (414 West 141st St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31D2_Grange_VC75NY -- NYC -- Hamilton Grange National Memorial (414 West 141st St.) -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E1_NYC_Trump_IHT1NY -- NYC -- Trump International Hotel and Tower (15 Columbus Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E2_Alwyn_Ct6NY -- NYC -- Alwyn Court (Petrossian) (180 West 58th St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E3_Carnegie_Hall2NY -- NYC -- Carnegie Hall (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E4_NYC_Armory6NY -- NYC -- 7th Regiment Armory (643 Park Avenue) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E5_CP_107th6NY -- NYC -- Central Park -- 107th Infantry Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E6_Central_Park2NY -- NYC -- Central Park -- Not covered elsewhere
I wondered how long these tree roots had been kept in place by a sidewalk box or something. (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31E7_CP_Humboldt3NY -- NYC -- Central Park -- Alexander von Humboldt (bust) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31F1_SOI45NY -- NYC -- Society of Illustrators Museum (128 East 63rd St.) (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31F2_SOI_Fantastic253NY -- NYC -- Society of Illustrators Museum -- Exhibit: Masters of the Fantastic
Masters of the Fantastic
March 20, 2019 to June 08, 2019
The art of the fantastic gives vision to our dreaded nightmares and our most fervent hopes. Stories of fantasy and science fiction have risen from the quaint traditions of the tribal storyteller through children’s fables and pulp magazines to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31F3_SOI_Illuminated51NY -- NYC -- Society of Illustrators Museum -- Exhibit: Illuminated Editions: Classic Books, Reimagined Through Illustration
Illuminated Editions: Classic Books, Reimagined Through Illustration
March 26, 2019 to June 08, 2019
Illuminated Editions is an experiment in seeing old books in new ways.

Launched in 2017 by the small press publisher and maker of exquisite objects Beehive Books, the ongoing series matches the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31G1_Met_Art_Misc10NY -- NYC -- Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31G2_Met_Art_PlayLoud416NY -- NYC -- Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll
Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll
April 8, 2019 - October 1, 2019
For the first time, a major museum exhibition examines the instruments of rock and roll. One of the most important artistic movements of the twentieth century, rock and roll's seismic influence was felt across culture and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31G4_Met_Art_Praise178NY -- NYC -- Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Exhibit: In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871. This exhibition brings together some of the Museum's greatest... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H1_NYHS_Misc4NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H2_NYHS_CSM98NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Two Centuries of the Law: Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Two Centuries of the Law: Cravath, Swaine & Moore
March 22 – June 9, 2019
Established in 1819, the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore has served clients ranging from 19th century inventors to champions of civil rights and civil liberties to pioneers of modern business in periods of both... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H3_NYHS_Hudson270NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Hudson Rising
Hudson Rising
March 1 – August 4, 2019
Hudson Rising explores 200 years of ecological change and environmental activism along “the most interesting river in America” through artifacts, media, and celebrated Hudson River School paintings. The exhibition reflects on how human activity has impacted the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H4_NYHS_Time_Inc43NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Time Inc.: The World in Words and Pictures (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H5_NYHS_Porter3NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Cole Porter’s Beloved Piano, “High Society”
Experience Cole Porter’s Beloved Piano, “High Society”
May 7, 2019 - January 2020
We've got a delightful new guest at New-York Historical: The 1907 Steinway piano that once belonged to Cole Porter. The American songsmith extraordinaire composed many of his classic tunes on these very ivories,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H6_NYHS_Savage121NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman
Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman
May 3 - July 28, 2019
Artist Augusta Savage (1892–1962) overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become one of America’s most influential 20th-century artists. Her sculptures celebrate African American culture, and her work as an arts educator, activist,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_31H7_NYHS_Voting42NY -- NYC -- New-York Historical Society -- Exhibit: Witnesses to History: African American Voting Rights
Witnesses to History: African American Voting Rights
November 15, 2018 - April 28, 2019
African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of slavery was just the beginning of a long,... (Partially reviewed)

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KeyImgsShort Description
2019_08_12_Straczynski117Politics & Prose -- J. Michael Straczynski ("Becoming Superman")
J. Michael Straczynski - Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood Straczynski is best known as the creator of the Babylon 5 and Sense8 TV shows, but his amazing four-decade career also encompasses screenwriting—Changeling, Thor, and World War Z—writing for several D.C. and Marvel Comi... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_04E1_Munroe132Politics & Prose -- Randall Munroe ("How To")
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_12D2_Johnston154DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance. Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and ???. Folks in the audience included Martha Ke... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_02C2_Touchstone_AmerIsO152DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Opening Reception: America Is...
AMERICA IS ... Artists Explore, Ask and Answer: What is America today? National Juried Show On display: August 2 – 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 - 8:30 pm Hors d'oeuvres by Occasions Caterers Gourmet Frozen Desserts by Moorenko's Ice Cream Program: 7pm - jurors remarks, 7:15pm - c... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_09A1_Bushnell92Politics & Prose -- Candace Bushnell ("Is There Still Sex in the City?") w/Barrie Hardymon
Candace Bushnell - Is There Still Sex in the City? — in conversation with Barrie Hardymon Bushnell’s 1996 Sex and the City launched the hit HBO series and revolutionized attitudes to sex and dating. In her new book she continues her sharp and funny exploration of relationships by following the adven... (Partially reviewed)

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