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2020_02_01_Purple_Line52MD -- Purple Line
Putting up a section half-way across the Red Line tracks.
2020_02_02_Purple_Line87MD -- Purple Line
Another trestle is installed.
2020_02_03A_Zherka133DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA --Ilir Zherka (“Advocacy in an Age of Uncertainty”)
You are invited to join us for our First Monday lunch forum on February 3 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm: “Advocacy in an Age of Uncertainty” featuring Ilir Zherka, Executive Director of the Alliance for International Exchange.
These programs are presented by the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_03B1_Emb_Australia11DC -- Embassy of Australia
2020_02_03B2_CSIS5DC -- Center for Strategic and International Studies
2020_02_03B3_Pulitzer_Center19DC -- Pulitzer Center
2020_02_03C_Fox47CSIS -- UK's Post-Brexit Foreign and Security Policy (w/Liam Fox)
The Lillan and Robert D. Stuart Jr. Center in Euro-Atlantic and Northern European Studies cordially invites you to:
The UK's Post-Brexit Foreign and Security Policy and the Centrality of NATO
Featuring:
* Rt Hon Dr. Liam Fox, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom
Moderated by
* Heather A. Conley,... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_03D_Palau82DC -- Talks @ Pulitzer -- Mariana Palau ("Colombia After the Peace Deal")
Please join us for a Talks @ Pulitzer with journalist Mariana Palau as she focuses on Colombia after the peace deal.
On Monday, February 3, 2020, please join us for a Talks @ Pulitzer, as Pulitzer Center grantee journalist Mariana Palau discusses her work covering the aftermath of the peace deal... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_05A_Purple_Line6MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_05B_Highland81USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Sara Bon-Harper and Jennifer Stacy ("New History at James Monroe’s Highland")
“New History at James Monroe’s Highland”
Sara Bon-Harper (executive director of James Monroe’s Highland) and Jennifer Stacy (member of Highland’s descendant community)
Bon-Harper and Stacy will present recent discoveries at the site, including the discovery of a lost-and-forgotten President’s house,... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_05C2_Lock_Him_Up11DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Protest: Lock Him Up
This was an early protest outside of the capitol that happened on the day that the Senate ignored their oath of impartiality as well as overwhelming impeachment evidence and voted pretty much on party lines to exonerate Trump for the "perfect call" and the cover-up following it.
2020_02_05C3_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2020_02_05C4_Newseum13DC -- Newseum
2020_02_05C5_Archives_Hers5DC -- 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...
2020_02_05D1_LOC_15th16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): 15th Amendment
2020_02_05D2_LOC_Women_Vote163DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote (Exhibit Rotation)
Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote
June 4, 2019–September 2020
"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. . . . In entering upon the great work before us, we anticipate no small amount of misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule; but we shall...
2020_02_05E1_NGA_Nature137DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870
True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870
February 2 – May 3, 2020
An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air was a core practice for avant-garde artists in Europe. Intrepid artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, John...
2020_02_05E2_NGA_Bldg4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2020_02_05E3_NGAS2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2020_02_05E4_NGAP54DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2020_02_05F_Cave37Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "The Cave" (w/member reception)
Opening Night Reception and Film Screening The Cave
The Cave (Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær)
(104 minutes, unrated) (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_07_Dionne96Politics & Prose -- E.J. Dionne, Jr. ("Code Red") w/Deborah Tannen
E.J. Dionne, Jr. - Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country — in conversation with Deborah Tannen
This evening of political give-and-take will begin with a signing at 6:30 and be followed by a screening of the Democratic debate at 8 p.m. In between, E.J. Dionne, Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_08A1_Purple_Line21MD -- Purple Line
The 175 ton crane has been set up in the middle of Colesville Road in preparation for laying the next section of the Purple Line trestle.
2020_02_08A2_SS_Wayne2MD -- Silver Spring -- Wayne Ave
2020_02_08B_Barnard17Politics & Prose -- Neal D. Barnard ("Your Body in Balance")
Neal D. Barnard - Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health
It’s still true that “you are what you eat,” and in his groundbreaking new book, Barnard shows how food can cause a variety of ailments—infertility, menstrual cramps, weight gain, hair loss, breast and prostate... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_08C_Sayles90Politics & Prose -- John Sayles ("Yellow Earth")
John Sayles - Yellow Earth
A writer, actor, and filmmaker, Sayles has directed eighteen feature films, including Matewan and Lone Star, and has twice been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. His new novel revives the spirit of the Wild West to trace the arc of a classic... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_09A_Ellicott89MD -- Ellicott City and Oella
2020_02_09B1_Ellicott_LogPk9MD -- Ellicott City -- Thomas Isaac Log Cabin and Park
2020_02_09B2_EllicottVC3MD -- Ellicott City -- Visitor Center
2020_02_09B3_Ellicott_TiberPk1MD -- Ellicott City -- Tiber Park
2020_02_09B4_Ellicott_HCHSM181MD -- Ellicott City -- Howard County Historical Society Museum
2020_02_09B5_Natl_Road_Ellicott3MD -- Historic National Road @ Ellicott City
2020_02_12A_UMd_Holodomor144MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Kibel Gallery Exhibit: Making The Holodomor Memorial:Context & Questions
The Kibel Gallery Presents
Making The Holodomor Memorial:Context & Questions
On view February 12 - July 2020
University of Maryland alumna Larysa Kurylas’ Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a tribute to the victims of the man-made famine engineered by Stalin’s regime in Soviet Ukraine in... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_12B1_HolodomorP228MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Architecture School Event: Lecture & Reception
The official opening of the exhibit is set for Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Larysa Kurylas of The Kurylas Studio, the design architect and sculptor of the National Holodomor Memorial, will give a presentation about the design of the memorial and the challenges of conveying loss in built form.
Also... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_14A_Purple_Line21MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_14B1_Pershing31DC -- Pershing Park / National World War I Memorial
They've started work on the new National World War I Memorial.
2020_02_14B2_EC_New_Light51DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: New Light: Canadian Women Artists
New Light: Canadian Women Artists
February 7th, 2020 through April 2020
The Embassy of Canada is proud to display over 170 art pieces by Canadian artists throughout its chancery. A New Light: Canadian Women Artists offers visitors a sneak preview of pieces by 27 renowned Canadian women artists which...
2020_02_14B3_NGA_Raphael33DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Raphael and His Circle
Raphael and His Circle
February 16 – June 14, 2020
Raphael (1483–1520) was one of the greatest artistic figures working in the Western classical tradition. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the Gallery presents 25 prints and drawings in an intimate installation. The works will...
2020_02_14B4_NGA_Garfield8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- James Garfield Signs
2020_02_14B5_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2020_02_14B6_SIAIR_Tranquility26DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: 50 Years from Tranquility Base
50 Years from Tranquility Base
Humanity's First Visit to Another World
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon, while their colleague Michael Collins orbited overhead. This case, installed for the 50th anniversary of the...
2020_02_14B7_USDC2DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)
2020_02_14B8_WMATA10DC -- WMATA (600 5th St NW)
2020_02_14C_Google_v_Oracle18Hudson Institute -- Google v. Oracle: Consequences of the Case
Google v. Oracle: Consequences of the Case
On March 24, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Google v. Oracle, which is expected to bring the long-running copyright infringement case to its final resolution. Ahead of the arguments in the nation’s highest court, join Hudson Institute for a... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_14D1_SI_Habitat_In41DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat: The Great Indoors: Bringing the Outside In @ Donald Reynolds Center
2020_02_14D2_SIPG_Painting45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2020_02_14D3_SIPG_Holzer12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Conserving Jenny Holzer's For SAAM
Lunder Conservation Center
Conserving Jenny Holzer's For SAAM
2020_02_14D4_SIPG_Bldg5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2020_02_14D5_Date_Lab218Washington Post @ Smithsonian American Art Museum -- DATE LAB: Night at the Museum
DATE LAB: Night at the Museum
by The Washington Post
Join us as The Washington Post Magazine’s popular Date Lab column comes to life this Valentine’s Day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Get a behind the scenes look at how Date Lab writers make matches and coordinate dates plus what makes a... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_15A_Purple_Line40MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_15B_Muhn104DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2020A Winter Gallery Talk: B.G. Muhn ("North Korean Art - The Enigmatic World of Chosonhwa" book talk)
North Korean Art - The Enigmatic World of Chosonhwa
A Book Talk and Signing by B.G. Muhn
A book signing and talk by Georgetown Art Professor B.G. Muhn. Muhn will present the first publication of its kind on chosonhwa, which is the North Korean moniker for traditional ink wash painting, and the... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_16A_Purple_Line52MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_16B1_Dupont_Underground70DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground
2020_02_16B2_Dupont_Rave59DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground -- Event: ArtRave Underground
Local artists will be descending into what was once an underground city street cart station to launch a new Sunday market in Dupont Circle.
Dupont Underground and Art Rave are partnering to bring a weekly Sunday arts market to Northwest DC.
Located conveniently in the heart of Dupont Circle, Dupont... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_16C1_ConnAve_Overlook4DC -- Public Art: Connecticut Avenue Overlook @ Dupont Circle
2020_02_16C2_Bikeshare3DC -- Bike Sharing
2020_02_16C3_Callbox4DC -- Callboxes
2020_02_16D_Pak25DC -- Dupont Circle -- Fantom Comics -- Greg Pak signing
Greg Pak Signing | Darth Vader #1
Our friend Greg Pak returns for a surprise visit! To celebrate the release of Darth Vader #1, Greg is coming back to Fantom Comics to hang out, talk shop, and sign books! So stop on by, come chat with us, and grab some books! We'll talk Star Wars, comics, and have an... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_16E_Wuerker126DC -- Word Bubble Party @ Matt Wuerker's
Folks here include Alexandra Bowman, Teresa Roberts Logan, Claire Rhode, Randy Lieberman and Ulia, Steve Artley, Martha and Dane Kennedy, Matthew Schneer, Donna Lewis, Matt Wuerker, Dana Maier and Ralph Geiger, Mike Rhode, Clay Jones, Mike Jenkins, Lisa Vogel and Art Hondros, Nicole Belanus, Warren... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_17A_Purple_Line16MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_17B_GWParkwayV10VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Views
2020_02_17C1_Mt_VernonVA14VA -- Mt. Vernon
2020_02_17C2_Mt_VernonVA_BD36VA -- Mt. Vernon -- 288th Birthday
Celebrate with General Washington in honor of his 288th birthday! Admission is free and no advanced tickets are required.
Visit Mount Vernon on George Washington's birthday for FREE!
Participate in special wreathlaying ceremonies throughout the day. Join “General Washington” for a slice of birthday... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_17C3_Mt_VernonVA_VC201VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center
2020_02_17C4_Mt_VernonVA_VCA3VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: George Washington's Masonic Apron
George Washington's Masonic Apron on View
February 14, 2020 - February 23, 2020 — All Day
For a limited time, view George Washington's Masonic apron in the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center.
George Washington was initiated “as an Entered Apprentice” at the Freemason Lodge at...
2020_02_17C5_Mt_VernonVA_VCM37VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: War and Peace: American History in Miniature
War and Peace: American History in Miniature
October 1, 2018 - March 31, 2020 — All Day
View a collection of 30 rare medals, on loan from the American Numismatic Society, in Donald W. Reynolds Education Center.
Medals from the American Numismatic Society
Eighteenth-century medals helped form...
2020_02_17C6_Mt_VernonVA_VCC16VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: The Cartography of War Before the Battle of Second Trenton
The Cartography of War Before the Battle of Second Trenton: Highlights from The Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
February 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
View five items from the Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection, which comprises some 300 maps, views, atlases, and rare...
2020_02_18A_Purple_Line10MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_18B_Mitchell69Natl Archives -- Jerry Mitchell ("Race Against Time")
Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era
Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell takes readers on the twisting road that led to the reopening of four of the most infamous killings during the civil rights movement. His work played a central role in bringing... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_18C1_Ike_Mem27DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
A view from the top of the National Air and Space Museum.
2020_02_18C2_KSt5DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2020_02_18C3_Haiku8DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2020_02_18C4_Callbox3DC -- Callboxes
2020_02_18D_Silverman59DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Event: 2020: A Disinformation Preview w/Craig Silverman
2020: A Disinformation Preview
This talk will examine the forms of media manipulation, trolling, and disinformation that are intended to influence the public.
Drawing on more than a decade of experience researching and reporting on online influence and manipulation campaigns, award-winning journalist,... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_19A1_SS_Discovery11MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters
2020_02_19A2_Purple_Line18MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_19B1_Edgewood7DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center)
2020_02_19B2_Metro_RI_Bridge3Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue -- Pedestrian Bridge
2020_02_19C_Krastev53Library of Congress Kluge Center -- Author Salon: Ivan Krastev ("The Light That Failed")
Ivan Krastev, recent Library of Congress Chair in International Relations, will discuss his forthcoming book, "The Light That Failed."
"The Light That Failed: Why the West Is Losing the Fight for Democracy," the new book by Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes, asks why the West, after winning the Cold... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_19D1_United_Methodist1DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE)
2020_02_19D2_LOC_Botanic43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Botanic Garden (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_19D3_Holodomor_Mem15DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933
2020_02_19D4_Mt_Vernon4DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2020_02_19E_EFF_Preview35Env Film Festival (2020) -- Festival Preview @ Eaton DC
We cordially invite you to an intimate Festival preview event highlighting some of this year's most anticipated films at Eaton DC on February 19, 2020.
We greatly appreciate your commitment to the Festival! In case you missed it, some select 2020 screenings are already on sale. Check them out at... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_20A_UVA62VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia
2020_02_20B1_UVAL15VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries
2020_02_20B2_UVAL_Oliphant456VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries -- Exhibit: Oliphant: Unpacking the Archive
Oliphant: Unpacking the Archive
September 23, 2019 – May 30, 2020
Celebrating the recent acquisition of editorial cartoonist Patrick Oliphant’s voluminous archive
In 2018, Patrick and Susan Oliphant donated almost 7,000 drawings, watercolors, prints, sculptures, and sketchbooks to the UVA Library.... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_20C1_UVAL_Flowerdew32VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries -- Exhibit: Flowerdew Hundred
Flowerdew Hundred
Permanent Exhibit
The recorded history of Flowerdew Hundred begins in 1618, when the Virginia Company of London granted George Yeardley a thousand acres on the James River, but written documents tell an incomplete story. As early as ten thousand years ago, successive groups of... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_20C2_UVAL_Independence148VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries -- Exhibit: Declaring Independence: Creating and Re-creating America’s Document
Declaring Independence: Creating and Re-creating America’s Document
Permanent Exhibit
An exhibition featuring the Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
This permanent exhibit offers highlights of the Albert H. Small... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_20C3_UVAL_Printing10VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries
2020_02_20C4_UVAL_Nau33VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Libraries (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_21A1_Ellicott35MD -- Ellicott City and Oella
2020_02_21A2_Ellicott_LogPk3MD -- Ellicott City -- Thomas Isaac Log Cabin and Park
2020_02_21A3_Ellicott_TiberPk4MD -- Ellicott City -- Tiber Park
2020_02_21B_Kaplan37Politics & Prose -- Fred Kaplan ("The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War")
Fred Kaplan - The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War
In his compelling and important new study, Kaplan, the national-security columnist for Slate and the author of books including Dark Territory and The Insurgents, applies his deep reporting skills and impeccable... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_22A_Purple_Line15MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_22B_Horn142Politics & Prose -- Jonathan Horn ("Washington's End")
Jonathan Horn - Washington's End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle
Horn, a former White House presidential speechwriter, follows his acclaimed biography of Robert E. Lee, The Man Who Would Not Be Washington, with a revelatory look at the nation’s first president. Starting as Washington withdrew... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_23A_Purple_Line3MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_23B_Murals6DC -- Public Murals
2020_02_23C1_Arboretum_Bonsai251DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
2020_02_23D_ObamaP142Politics & Prose -- Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet ("The Obama Portraits")
Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet - The Obama Portraits
The first commissioned presidential portraits by African American artists, the paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively, reside in the National Portrait Gallery, where they... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_23E1_AFI_Irish4AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- Marquee (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_23E2_AFI_NAFF4AFI -- New African Films Festival (2020) -- Marquee
2020_02_23F1_Game_Changers125AFI -- "The Game Changers" (w/Seth Goldman, Tracye McQuirter, Spike Mendelsohn,and Murray Horwitz)
GAME CHANGERS, THE (2018)
Special Features: Post-screening panel discussion. Co-presented with PLNT Burger.
FREE SCREENING!
Directed by Oscar® winner Louie Psihoyos (THE COVE) with James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan among its executive producers, THE GAME CHANGERS follows the story... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_24A_Purple_Line1MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_24B1_Haiku20DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2020_02_24B2_Bikeshare3DC -- Bike Sharing
2020_02_24B3_Signs3DC -- Temporary Signs
2020_02_24B4_Foggy_Bottom4DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2020_02_24B5_KSt18DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2020_02_24B6_Murals6DC -- Public Murals
2020_02_24C_Coelho77DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Event: Global Warming and Small Island States: The Case of Timor-Leste
You're invited to join a conversation with His Excellency Isilio Coelho, Ambassador of Timor-Leste to the United States.
ABOUT AMBASSADOR COELHO:
Ambassador Isilio António de Fátima Coelho da Silva (Isilio Coelho) is the current Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (Timor-Leste) to... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_24D1_GWU_Museum_Cotsen134DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen
Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen
Through July 5, 2020
A prolific collector, Lloyd Cotsen (1929–2017) assembled thousands of textile fragments, garments, and other artworks that reflected his admiration for indigenous cultures and vanishing artistic traditions. His ultimate... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_24D2_GWU_Museum_Treasure74DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Treasures from the Albert H. Small Collection (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_24D3_GWU_Museum_World147DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: George Washington and His World
George Washington and His World
Through July 26, 2020
Washington, D.C., is inextricably linked with its namesake, George Washington. Two other sites are also part of this founding father’s story: Mount Vernon and Alexandria, Va. Curated by GW students, this display of letters, prints, and artifacts... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_24E_Pimenta94DC -- Talks @ Pulitzer -- Marcio Pimenta (Activism and the Environment in the Amazon)
Talks @ Pulitzer: Marcio Pimenta on Activism and the Environment in the Amazon
On Monday, February 24, 2020, at 6:00 pm, please join us for a Talks @ Pulitzer event, as Pulitzer Center grantee Marcio Pimenta discusses his reporting in the Amazon.
Pimenta's Pulitzer Center-supported projects focus on... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_25_Bordewich84Politics & Prose -- Fergus M. Bordewich ("Congress at War")
Fergus M. Bordewich - Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America
One of the leading independent historians of the Civil War, Bordewich, author of books including The First Congress and America’s Great Debate, takes exception to the... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_26A1_Haiku2DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2020_02_26A2_Liberty_Plaza11DC -- Liberty Plaza (between USTR and CFPB on 17th St. NW)
2020_02_26A3_Corc_Dialogue64DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit: Dialogue: Art Students’ Works and GW Collection Paintings
Dialogue: Art Students’ Works and GW Collection Paintings
Fri, February 7, 2020 to Fri, March 20, 2020
Students from the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will see their works on display alongside pieces from the GW Collection, including artists such as Lowell... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_26A4_Corc_Rm1057DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- 105 Classroom
2020_02_26A5_Ghost_Bike3DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here)
2020_02_26B_Mann34DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Event: Onward: Meet and Greet with Pixar's Head of Story, Kelsey Mann
Onward: Meet and Greet with Pixar's Head of Story, Kelsey Mann
Kelsey Mann, Head of Story at Pixar, will be talking about 'Onward', released in theaters on March 6, 2020.
Meet Kelsey Mann, Head of Story at Pixar. Kelsey was the story supervisor on the 2013 feature film, Monster's University and has... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_26C_Stable_Genius100Politics & Prose @ GW Betts Theatre -- Philip Rucker & Carol Leonnig ("A Very Stable Genius") w/Andrea Mitchell
Philip Rucker & Carol Leonnig - A Very Stable Genius—in conversation with Andrea Mitchell at GW Betts Theatre
From their respective roles as White House Bureau chief and Pulitzer Prize-winning national investigative reporter for The Washington Post, Rucker and Leonnig have covered the Trump... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_26D_Purple_Line9MD -- Purple Line
More pieces get trucked in.
2020_02_27A1_Purple_Line30MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_27A2_SS_Discovery6MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters
2020_02_27B1_SIPG_Sargent132DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: John Singer Sargent: Charcoal Drawings
John Singer Sargent: Charcoal Drawings
February 28, 2020 – May 31, 2020
At the height of his success as a portraitist, John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) astonished the transatlantic art world by suddenly abandoning oil painting in 1907. For the rest of his life, he explored likeness and identity through... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_27B2_SIPG_SargentPP45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal
Press preview for “John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal”
WHO:
* Kim Sajet, director, National Portrait Gallery
* Robyn Asleson, curator of prints and drawings, National Portrait Gallery
* Richard Ormond, guest curator and co-author of
The National Portrait Gallery announces “John Singer... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_27C_Edgewood15DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center)
2020_02_27D1_Bump219AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "A Bump Along the Way" opening night event w/reception
BUMP ALONG THE WAY, A
Fun-loving, single mom Pamela (Bronagh Gallagher, THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD) knows how to have a good time — and she's not about to let a little thing like middle age stop her. Her teenage daughter Allegra (Lola Petticrew, winner of the New Talent Award at the 2019... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_28A1_Lincoln_CottageVC20DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center
2020_02_28A2_Lincoln_CVC_Boys51DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Civil War Boys
Special Exhibit: Civil War Boys
Rarely seen prints and other objects from our collection are interpreted through the hit song “Boys” — a retro funk song from soulful, popular singer, Lizzo. This whimsical exhibit is currently on display in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Center. (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_28A3_Lincoln_CVC_Slip9DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Lincoln’s Slippers
Lincoln’s Slippers return to the Cottage!
July 29, 2019 - January 31, 2020
While Abraham Lincoln’s public image was defined by his signature stovepipe hat, his private, more casual nature is highlighted in the newest exhibit at President Lincoln’s Cottage. Meetings at the Cottage were often impromptu... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_28B1_Lincoln_BHM206DC -- Lincoln Cottage & AFRH -- Event: Black History Month Program w/G.K. Butterfield
Commemoration of Black History Month with Representative G.K. Butterfield
President Lincoln’s Cottage is proud to partner with the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) for our annual Black History Month Program. This year's program will feature Congressman G.K. Butterfield Representative of North... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_28C1_AFRH2DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2020_02_28C2_AFRH_Museum34DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home) -- Museum (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_29A1_Purple_Line313MD -- Purple Line
The pieces were installed directly over Colesville Road on this day. There were 8 separate pieces, 4 of which were installed before I got there around 9:30am. I watched the next three go up before 4pm -- they were moving really quickly! I presume they did the eighth piece afterward but I didn't have... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_29B_Heaney60AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "Seamus Heaney And The Music Of What Happens" (w/panel)
SEAMUS HEANEY AND THE MUSIC OF WHAT HAPPENS
Special Features: Q&A with Northern Ireland Bureau Director Andrew Elliott and literature expert Christopher Griffin
Born into a farming family in rural Northern Ireland, Seamus Heaney became the finest poet of his generation and winner of the Nobel Prize in... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_29C_Mogadishu101AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "A Girl From Mogadishu" (w/panel)
A Girl From Mogadishu
Special Features: Post-screening panel discussion; details below
Writer-director Mary McGuckian's powerful drama tells the inspiring true story of Irish-Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed. A refugee from war-torn Somalia in 2006, Ifrah is trafficked to Ireland, where a medical exam... (Partially reviewed)
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What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2020_03_22B1_Cherry102DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2020)
The cherry blossoms peaked but it was Covid-19 time. I had not intended to see the cherry blossoms this time because of Covid-19 but the weather was great. I decided to avoid the crowds and see them at West Potomac Park (Hains Point) instead of the main Tidal Basin but WPP was closed and, as I was f... (Partially reviewed)
2020_03_01D1_Cumar292AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody" (w/Aodh Ó Coileáin) plus closing reception with fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch
Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody Special Features: Q&A with director Aodh Ó Coileáin, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of Ireland and live music by fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch. The diverse glories of the city of Galway, celebrated in song, performance and image, make this ... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_27D1_Bump219AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "A Bump Along the Way" opening night event w/reception
BUMP ALONG THE WAY, A Fun-loving, single mom Pamela (Bronagh Gallagher, THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD) knows how to have a good time — and she's not about to let a little thing like middle age stop her. Her teenage daughter Allegra (Lola Petticrew, winner of the New Talent Award at the 2... (Partially reviewed)
2020_03_14A1_Purple_Line14MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_23D_ObamaP142Politics & Prose -- Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet ("The Obama Portraits")
Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet - The Obama Portraits The first commissioned presidential portraits by African American artists, the paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively, reside in the National Portrait Gallery, where the... (Partially reviewed)


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