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2017_11_23A1_Trot4Hunger15DC -- Trot for Hunger 2017 (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23A2_Grant_Mem19DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23A3_Capitol2DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23B1_Botanic35DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23B2_Botanic_Xmas160DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2017)
Season's Greenings: Roadside Attractions

November 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018
This year, take a trip across America as our annual holiday show Season's Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23C1_SIHIR_Belief33DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23C2_SIHIRO23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23C3_SIMLRG42DC -- Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23D1_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23D2_SIAIR_Welcome42DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Star Trek Enterprise model is now lit 30 minutes a day. I'd never seen this before and just happened to be there at the right time so this was a first for me. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23D3_SIAIR_Milestones58DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E1_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E2_NGAS4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E3_NGAEW_Pollock30DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
November 19, 2017 – October 28, 2018
A special installation in the Gallery’s East Building features Mural (1943) by Jackson Pollock, on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Originally commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim for her New York City townhouse, the early... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E4_NGAEW_Galleries71DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E5_NGAEW_Truitt9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Anne Truitt
In the Tower: Anne Truitt
November 19, 2017 – April 1, 2018
Anne Truitt was one of the leading figures associated with minimalism, the sculptural tendency that emerged in the 1960s featuring pared-down geometric shapes scaled to the viewer’s body and placed directly on the floor. Born in Baltimore in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23E6_NGAEW_Bldg6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F1_SINH_Lounge65DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Garden Lounge
The Garden Lounge
November 16, 2017 – Indefinitely
The Garden Lounge serves as a welcoming interior garden rest and recharge area for visitors featuring live plants and a relaxing atmosphere with botany content as a frame. Bright sunlight, enhanced seating and designated outlets for charging mobile... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F2_IRS9DC -- Internal Revenue Service building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F3_FBI1DC -- J. Edgar Hoover (FBI) Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F4_1301PA4DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F5_Columbia_Square2DC -- Columbia Square building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F6_1299PA9DC -- 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23F7_FPlaza13DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23G1_FDR_Archives2DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23G2_Archives17DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23G3_FTC31DC -- Federal Trade Commission building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_23G4_Critters3Critters -- Squirrel @ FTC (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_22A_Canstruction103NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2017
2017 Theme: CANnect with Nature
Build Out: Sunday, November 19, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates: Sunday, November 19 - Sunday, November 26, 2017
Location: National Building Museum
Canstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise awareness about hunger. In DC, Canstruction is organized by the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_22B1_Law6DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_22B2_LawVC2DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_22B3_Capitol3DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_22C_LOC_Gershwin143DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20A2_LOC_Drawn2Purpose90DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
Drawn To Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists
November 18, 2017 - October 20, 2018

Features the rich collections of the Library of Congress and brings to light remarkable but little-known contributions made by North American women to the art forms of illustration and cartooning.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20A3_LOC_BHope197DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20B_Capitol21DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20C1_SIPG_Recent62DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2017)
Recent Acquisitions
November 17, 2017 - November 4, 2018
The annual exhibition “Recent Acquisitions” displays the latest portraits to enter into the museum’s renowned collection. Figures who have made lasting contributions in such areas as medicine, music, literature, art and social justice are... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20C2_Skorton13Reynolds Center -- Secretary Skorton Checks Out Visitor Services (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20D1_Souza250DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Former White House photographer, Pete Souza has collected more than three hundred of his most iconic photographs into a comprehensive visual chronicle of the Obama presidency. These photographs, some of which have never been published, document the most... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20E1_1301PA8DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20E2_Penn9DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20E3_JAWilson4DC -- John A. Wilson Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20E4_FPlaza7DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_20E5_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_18A_Van_Susteren53Newseum -- President and the Press: Greta Van Susteren
The Newseum continues its series “The President and the Press” with former MSNBC host and Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren who talks about her new book, “Everything You Need to Know About Social Media,” which provides a simple step-by-step guide to the major social media platforms.
In the book, Van... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_18B_Bible_Museum14DC -- Museum of the Bible
It was the end of opening day. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_18C1_Price146Natl Museum of African Art -- "The Price" w/Anthony Onah and Amil Ameen
Seyi, a bright young Nigerian-American working on Wall Street, must navigate complicated family expectations, a turbulent romantic relationship, and a system of cultural complexities caused by class and race. With a dying father, a burgeoning romance with a white girlfriend, and dangerous new... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_17A_Rebuilding_Trust73Newseum -- Panel -- Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Join The Trust Project and the Newseum Institute for a discussion on efforts to rebuild the public's trust in journalism. Get insights from news industry leaders like Google's VP of News Richard Gingras and Mic Publisher Cory Haik, and hear about on-the-ground... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_17C_NewseumV12DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16A1_WP_Balance97Washington Post -- A World in Balance
A World in Balance: Solutions for Sustainability
Humans are changing the Earth in unprecedented ways. Global population growth, changes in behavior and migration, and new trends in industry and technology may leave lasting impacts on natural resources and the environment.
On November 16, The... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B1_Thomas_Statue4DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B2_Luther_Place_MC21DC -- Luther Place Memorial Church (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B3_Scott_Circle9DC -- Scott Circle memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B4_Dupont_Circle26DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B5_Blaine_House7DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B6_Letelier_Mem4DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16B7_Sheridan_Statue24DC -- Philip Sheridan Statue (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16C_Cincinnati_FBooks109DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
September 27, 2017 — March 4, 2018

"In a country where every gentleman is a soldier, and every soldier a student in the art of war, it necessarily follows that military treatises will be considerably sought after, and attended... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D1_Emb_Indonesia18DC -- Embassy of Indonesia (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D2_Emb_Turkey7DC -- Embassy of Turkey (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D3_Emb_Guatemala4DC -- Embassy of Guatemala (2220 R St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D4_Emb_Ecuador6DC -- Embassy of Ecuador (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D5_Emb_Thailand2DC -- Embassy of Thailand (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D6_Emb_Slovenia2DC -- Embassy of Slovenia (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D7_Emb_Venezuela4DC -- Embassy of Venezuela (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16D8_Emb_Argentina5DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E1_Callbox65DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E2_Sheridan22DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E3_Sakharov4DC -- Andrei Sakharov statue (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E4_Dupont4DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E5_Patterson5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16E6_Dupont_Underground7DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16F1_Wilson_House_Ghost40DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay
The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay
October 27, 2017 – February 2018

In the middle of the Potomac in Mallows Bay, lies the largest shipwreck fleet in the Western Hemisphere, a haunting legacy of WWI. In April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson approved the greatest shipbuilding program in history: an order... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16F2_TPC_Renoir_Friends133DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Renoir and Friends
RENOIR AND FRIENDS: Luncheon of the Boating Party
October 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Recognized as one of the greatest achievements of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s career, Luncheon of the Boating Party (Le Déjeuner des canotiers) (1880–81) is a marvel of plein-air painting on a grand scale. The first... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16F3_TPC28DC -- The Phillips Collection (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16G_JS_Williams96Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- J. S. Williams Ensemble Pays Tribute to Alan Shorter
J. S. Williams Ensemble Pays Tribute to Alan Shorter
Join SAAM as J. S. Williams honors the life and music of fellow trumpeter Alan Shorter. Both musicians share many similarities: each briefly studied at Howard University before pursuing their music in New York City, both played in military bands, and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_16H1_Vietnam_Lesson88Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored
Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored
What lessons have we learned—and must we learn—from the Vietnam War? How does the war continue to reverberate in our politics today? A bipartisan group of former Members of Congress join experts on the Vietnam War to examine the tumultuous Vietnam era. Many... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_15A1_Morell158Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Abelardo Morell ("The Universe Next Door") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door
Abelardo Morell is a Boston-based artist born in Havana, Cuba. Morell earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Bowdoin College in 1977, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University School of Art in 1981. Morell’s work has... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_14_Baldwin57Politics & Prose -- Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen ("You Can't Spell America Without Me") @ Lisner
Alec Baldwin - You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (a So-Called Parody) — at GW Lisner Auditorium
GW and Politics and Prose Present Alec Baldwin with Kurt Andersen
Working the special magic of political satire,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_13_Cobb68Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Jodi Cobb: Stranger in a Strange Land
Join veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career spanning four decades. One of only four female staff photographers, she is known for breaking through barriers and lifting a curtain on hidden societies. Her landmark story 21st-Century Slaves... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_12A_KatzenX167DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017E Late Fall Exhibition
RADIX: The Eternal Feminine
November 11 – December 17, 2017
RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Anne Marchand, Pat Goslee and Cianne Fragione. All three work with ideas contained in the concept of the Eternal Feminine, as an original dynamic and cosmic force, in paintings and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_12B_Collins85Politics & Prose -- Ronald K. L. Collins ("The Judge") w/Adam Liptak
Ronald K. L. Collins - The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons — in conversation with Adam Liptak
It’s a given that judges should be above merely political concerns. The more realistic view, however, is that the judicial decision-making of both legal realists and originalists is entirely political. In this... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11A_SIRG_Murder_Hobby6DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Murder Is Her Hobby
I'm impressed at the crowds in this exhibit. It's quite popular! (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11B1_Viet_Vet187DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- 2017 Veterans Day Observance at the Wall
2017 Veterans Day Observance At The Wall
Each year on Veterans Day, thousands of veterans and their families congregate at The Wall to remember and to honor those who served in the U.S. armed forces. On these special days, prominent Americans from all walks of life come to the Memorial to deliver... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11C1_Catharsis17DC -- Catharsis on the Mall (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11C2_Remembering_Copters6DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam -- Helicopters on front lawn
Special display of helicopters outside the National Archives building!
Presented in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Bell Helicopter. 
In partnership with the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (who are the custodians of the aircraft), see and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11C3_NGA_Bldg1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11C4_Bible_Mall10DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Promotion on the Mall (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11C5_Wash_Mon10DC -- Washington Monument
A sunset and photos of some tourists. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11D_Schieffer47Newseum -- President and the Press: Bob Schieffer
The President And The Press: Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer, one of America’s pre-eminent television journalists and former host of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” talks about his new book, “Overload: Finding Truth in Today’s Deluge of News.”
From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11E1_SIAfri_Visionary101DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
November 4, 2017 – Permanent
This exhibition comprises the largest long-term presentation of the National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection to date. This installation represents the broadest possible range of Africa’s creative visual expressions.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11E2_SIAfri_Currents12DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Currents: Water in African Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11E3_SIAfri1DC -- Natl Museum of African Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_11F1_35Wall123Natl Archives -- Panel -- 35th Anniversary of The Wall
35th Anniversary of The Wall
In partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), we present a panel discussion about the history and legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated on November 13, 1982. The program will stream live on YouTube.
Welcoming Remarks:
* The Honorable David... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_10A_WWI_Panels144DC -- National World War I Memorial -- Panels: Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace
I wasn't sure I had gotten all of them the previous day and they're here for a month so I came back. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_10B_Pershing4DC -- Pershing Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_10C_NPC_Bookfair150NPC -- 40th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night
Pols, Pundits & Cultural Legends
Book Fair & Authors' Night
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 40th year! The National Press Club Journalism Institute is once again partnering with landmark local book seller Politics & Prose for a night of pols, pundits and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09A1_WWI_GBreaking370DC -- National World War I Memorial -- Groundbreaking Ceremony
CENTENNIAL COMMISSION TO HOST CEREMONIAL GROUNDBREAKING FOR AMERICA'S WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL
Event at DC's Pershing Park to thank supporters & partners in the creation of the newest national memorial in the nation's capital
The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will host a ceremonial groundbreaking... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09B_WWI_Panels190DC -- National World War I Memorial -- Panels: Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace
Fields Of Battle, Lands Of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-1918
Washington, D.C. – Nov. 9 – Dec. 3, 2017, Pershing Park
World War I was the first “modern” war. Industry enabled weapons and explosives to be manufactured in vast quantities that brought death and destruction on a scale never previously... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09C_SIPG_Sweat171DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
November 3, 2017 – September 3, 2018
The Sweat of Their Face combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Dorothea Lange, Elizabeth Catlett, and Lewis... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09D_SIPG_Tamayo121DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Tamayo: The New York Years
Tamayo: The New York Years
November 3, 2017 – March 18, 2018
Rufino Tamayo’s lushly colored paintings portraying modern Mexican subjects earned him widespread acclaim as an artist who balanced universal themes with a local sensibility. Tamayo (1899-1991) was drawn to New York City in the early... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09E1_Remembering_Copters5DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam -- Helicopters on front lawn
Special display of helicopters outside the National Archives building!
Presented in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Bell Helicopter. 
In partnership with the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (who are the custodians of the aircraft), see and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09E2_Bible_Mall12DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Promotion on the Mall (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09E3_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09E4_Catharsis48DC -- Catharsis on the Mall (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09E5_Red_Cross_ARC8DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters -- ARC building (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09F1_SIHIR_Bradford36DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
November 8, 2017 – November 12, 2018
Internationally renowned artist Mark Bradford (b. 1961) debuts Pickett’s Charge, a monumental new commission inspired by artist Paul Philippoteaux’s nineteenth-century cyclorama in Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09F2_SIHIR_Absence8DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: What Absence Is Made Of
What Absence Is Made Of
October 19, 2017 – Summer 2019
More than 70 recent acquisitions and rarely shown works reimagine the extensive permanent collection. Prompted by today’s increasing focus on the material and digital worlds, the exhibition explores the compelling and enigmatic ways in which... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_09G1_Rather87Politics & Prose -- Dan Rather ("What Unites Us") w/Jonathan Capehart @ Lisner
Dan Rather - What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism — at GW Lisner Auditorium
“The world is a better place when we have an open exchange of ideas,” Rather states on News and Guts, his Facebook news feed and social media platform. Adding millions of followers to the legions of viewers he won across a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08A1_Remembering_Copters18DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam -- Helicopters on front lawn
Special display of helicopters outside the National Archives building!
Presented in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Bell Helicopter. 
In partnership with the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (who are the custodians of the aircraft), see and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08A2_Remembering_Press42Natl Archives -- Press Preview -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam
Press Preview for National Archives “Remembering Vietnam” Exhibit Nov. 8
WHAT: A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War” before it opens to the public on Friday, November 10, 2017. The 3,000-square-foot... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08B_Remembering_Vietnam304DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam
Remembering Vietnam Exhibition
Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War
November 10, 2017–January 6, 2019
This exhibition presents both iconic and recently discovered National Archives records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War. They trace the policies and decisions made by the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08C_GAR3DC -- GAR Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08D_Ozer19USCHS -- Mark Ozer ("Washington DC: The World Capital in The American Century 1941-1990")
USCHS Fall Lecture Series
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present five lunchtime lectures this fall, including book talks and discussions about DC and Capitol art, history, and memorials.
Mark Ozer
Book Talk on Washington DC: The World Capital in The American Century 1941-1990 (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08E_LOC_Echoes69DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
They'd pretty well finished the second artifact rotation for the World War I exhibit. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08F_Book_Present12USCHS -- Presentation of "The American Spirit" to Senators on Capitol Hill
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a fan of David McCullough's work, helped distribute some copies of McCullough's book "The American Spirit" to other senators as a board member of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. These were photos taken when officials from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society stopped by the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_08G1_Dallek107Politics & Prose -- Robert Dallek ("Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life")
Robert Dallek - Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life
One of the country’s premier presidential historians, Dallek is the author of studies including the classic An Unfinished Life, Camelot’s Court, and the award-winning Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945. His new book, the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_07A_RosenwaldP97DC -- "Rosenwald" screening and panel discussion @ UDC
Rosenwald
Directed by Aviva Kempner
Panel discussion:
* Katherine Shelley Broderick, Dean, David A. Clarke UDC Law School
* Aviva Kempner, Director, Rosenwald
* Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean , Howard University School of Law
* Charlene Drew Jarvis, Daughter of Dr. Charles Drew

In honor of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_07B_RosenwaldR100DC -- "Rosenwald" reception @ Israeli Embassy
The Israeli Embassy will host a reception after the screening. The Israeli cultural attaché, Ms. Delphine Gamburg, initiated this partnership. “We need to continue the dialogue on the long-standing African-American and Jewish alliances. It is essential, particularly in the climate of tension as we know... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06A_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06B_North_Korea101DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Panel: Reaching Out to North Korea with Public Diplomacy
Join us for the next monthly USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum: U.S. Public Diplomacy outreach to North Korea.
Welcoming Remarks:
* Adam C. Powell III, President, Public Diplomacy Council, and Director, Washington Programs, USC Annenberg Center on Communcation Leadership and Policy
Presentation:
*... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06C1_GWU5DC -- GWU (George Washington University) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06C2_GWU_Art21DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06C3_GWU_Plaques1DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Plaques (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06D_Isaacson73Politics & Prose -- Walter Isaacson ("Leonardo Da Vinci")
Walter Isaacson - Leonardo Da Vinci
As great a scientist as he was an artist, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) produced aesthetic masterpieces such as The Last Supper and Mona Lisa alongside The Vitruvian Man, which was also a study in proportions. Most of his projects drew on multiple disciplines, and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04A1_DCHist_P0133DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Wiping African American Neighborhoods off the Map
Wiping African American Neighborhoods off the Map
Sanctuary
Moderator: G. Derek Musgrove, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County
* “The Demise of Ward 4’s Historic African American Communities,” Mara Cherkasky, Historian, Prologue DC, and Co-founder, Mapping... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04A2_DCHist_P026DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Paper Trails: Self-rule, Emergency Preparedness, and the Legal Language of Riots
Paper Trails: Self-rule, Emergency Preparedness, and the Legal Language of Riots
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Kyla Sommers, History Doctoral Candidate, George Washington University
* “1968: Landmark gains for DC Self-Rules,” Christopher Anglim, Reference Librarian/Archivist, University of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04A3_DCHist_P035DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Transition, Migration, and Gathering Places: Immigration & Community Spaces in the District
Transition, Migration, and Gathering Places: Immigration & Community Spaces in the District
Lincoln Chapel
Moderator: Ranald Woodaman, Exhibitions and Public Programs Director, Smithsonian Latino Center
* “The Central American Women of D.C.: Immigrants, Mothers, Workers, and Community Builders,”... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04B1_DCHist_Poster28DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Poster Session
Poster Participants
* Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell, Cintia Cabib, Documentary Filmmaker
* The Archaeology of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction Project, Southeast, Washington, DC, Susan Bupp, Senior Cultural Resources Specialist and Henry Ward,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04B2_DCHist_Author12DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Author Talks
Author Talks
Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
D.C.'s massive social transformations are chronicled here--from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04B3_DCHist_Other36DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other (Saturday) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04C1_DCHist_P0476DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Howard Theatre’s Crucial Role in the Community Before and After the 1968 Riots
Howard Theatre’s Crucial Role in the Community Before and After the 1968 Riots
Moderator: Dave Tevelin, Author and Independent Scholar
Park Level
* “The Howard Theatre's Role in the Community in 1968,” Dave Tevelin, Author
* TBD, Blair Ruble, Vice President for Programs, Woodrow Wilson Center
*... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04C2_DCHist_P0515DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: A Right to the City: Reflections on the History and Legacy of Neighborhood Organizing
A Right to the City: Reflections on the History and Legacy of Neighborhood Organizing
Sanctuary
Moderator: Samir Meghelli, Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
* Samir Meghelli, Ph.D., Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
* Hilary Malson, Research Assistant, Smithsonian... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04C3_DCHist_P066DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: A Complicated Path Toward 1968: History, Corruption, Trauma, and Protest in 19th-century Washington, D.C.
A Complicated Path Toward 1968: History, Corruption, Trauma, and Protest in 19th-century Washington, D.C.
Lincoln Chapel
Moderator: Mark Herlong, Independent Scholar
* “The Murtagh Conspiracy: Corruption, Blackmail, and the Press in Gilded Age Washington,” Mark Herlong, Independent Scholar
* “The... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04C4_DCHist_P0717DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Race and Redevelopment
Race and Redevelopment
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Ashley Bakelmun, Urban Strategy Consultant
* “The Urban Renewal of Columbia Heights: Urban Design, Inequality, and Race,” Ashley Bakelmun, Urban Strategy Consultant
* “Anti-Blackness in Chocolate City,” Izetta Autumn Mobley, American Studies... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04D1_DCHist_P0825DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: Community Conversation: The Radical Roots of Federal City College
Community Conversation: The Radical Roots of Federal City College
Sanctuary
Moderator: Amanda Huron, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
* Howard Croft, Professor of Urban Studies, Federal City College
* Jennifer Ragins, Federal City... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04D2_DCHist_P098DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: Reliving the Movement: Music, Images, and Oral Histories
Reliving the Movement: Music, Images, and Oral Histories
Park Level
Moderator: Louis Hicks, Grants Manager, HumanitiesDC
* “Meet Me at the Y,” Paulette C. Holloway, Executive Director, Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, Inc.
* “Reminiscences of DC’s ’70s LGBTQ Community from the Pat Gertschen Photographic... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04D3_DCHist_P1023DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: A Radical Archaeology: Burial Grounds, Slavery, and White Supremacy
A Radical Archaeology: Burial Grounds, Slavery, and White Supremacy
Lincoln Chapel
* “Lost and Found: The Archaeology and Physical Anthropology of the Q Street NW Burials,” Chardé Reid, College of William and Mary; David Hunt, Smithsonian Institution; Ruth Trocolli, DC Historic Preservation Office
... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04D4_DCHist_P119DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: Costs, Myths, and Mobilization: Integration and Desegregation in the District of Columbia
Costs, Myths, and Mobilization: Integration and Desegregation in the District of Columbia
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Tikia Hamilton, National Academy of Education Spencer Research Fellow. George Washington University Visiting Scholar
* “The Costs of Integration in the Nation’s Capital: Exploring... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_04E1_Matthews93Politics & Prose -- Chris Matthews ("Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit")
Chris Matthews - Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Matthews, political commentator and host of MSNBC’s Hardball, uncovered new facets of JFK in his acclaimed Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero. Now he looks closely at the brilliant younger brother Jack often overshadowed. Drawing on extensive research and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_03A1_Preserving_PublicP198DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 1: Origins (w/Ervin Duggan, Nicholas Johnson, Bill Siemering, and Cokie Roberts) and Welcome
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introductions and Welcoming Remarks:
* Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress
* Patricia Harrison, President and CEO, CPB
* Jon Abbott, President and CEO,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_03A2_Preserving_PublicP266DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 2: News and Talk Shows (w/Jim Lehrer, Dick Cavett, Cokie Roberts, Hugo Morales, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, and Judy Woodruff)
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* Henry Becton, Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees; President of WGBH Educational Foundation

Panel 2 (of 4): News and Public... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_03A3_Preserving_PublicP354DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 3: Style and Archives (w/David Fanning, Clayborne Carson, Stephen Gong, Margaret Drain, and Patricia Aufderheide)
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* ???

Panel 3 (of 4): Documentaries: Style and the Use of Archives (seated left to right):
* Patricia Aufderheide, university... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_03A4_Preserving_PublicP460DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 4: Educational Uses (w/Lloyd Morrisett, Paula Apsell, Kathryn Ostrofsky, and Jennifer Lawson) and Conclusion
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* Henry Becton, Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees; President of WGBH Educational Foundation

Panel 4 (of 4): Educational Uses of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_03B_LOC_MadisonVw11DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_02A_LOC_Echoes274DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
They'd started rotating out the articles in the exhibit. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_02B_LOC_GH1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
One of the agile cases had been rotated out and I wanted to photograph the hall without it. (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_02C_Nolan51DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Christopher Nolan In Conversation (w/Carla Hayden)
Director Christopher Nolan In Conversation
Critically acclaimed film director, producer and writer Christopher Nolan joins Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden for a conversation about Nolan's recent films (including Dunkirk, Interstellar, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and Inception) and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_02D_LOC_ScoresC37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Movie Scores (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_02E_LOC_Whittall30DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Whittall Pavilion (Ground Floor) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_01_Changing_Landscape84DC -- American University -- Event: Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond (w/Joshua Green and Jonathan Allen)
The Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond
Two best-selling authors who covered opposing campaigns will recount behind-the-scenes drama during the greatest upset in American political history. In his book, The Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the American... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_31A_LawVC9DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_31B_Forbidden60Newseum -- Forbidden Stories launch
You are invited to the launch of Forbidden Stories
“The voices of journalists killed, threatened, and imprisoned will never be silent again”
Reporters Without Borders and Freedom Voices Network invite you to the launch of Forbidden Stories:
The goal of Forbidden Stories is to secure and continue... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_31C_SS_Fairfield_Res9MD -- Silver Spring -- Fairfield Residential (916 Thayer Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A1_Bible_Museum13DC -- Museum of the Bible (Outside) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A2_Bible_Mus1_Entry23DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 1 (Lobby and Orientation) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A3_Bible_Mus2_Impact110DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 2: Impact of the Bible (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A4_Bible_Mus5_View20DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: View of City (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A5_Bible_Mus5_Group13DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: Group Areas (Conference, Theatre, Hallway) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A6_Bible_Mus4_History19DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 4: History of the Bible (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30A7_Bible_Mus3_Stories46DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 3: Stories of the Bible (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30B_Bible_Tour38DC -- Newseum Friends tour of Museum of the Bible
On the Scene: Museum of the Bible
This 430,000-square-foot building is the newest addition to D.C.'s robust museum roster. As a Friends Society member, you can get a closer look at religious freedom, one of the five freedoms of the First Amendment, with this exclusive preview of the Museum of the Bible... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_30C_SISG_Encountering110DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
October 14, 2017 – November 29, 2020
Visitors can step into a Tibetan Buddhist shrine, linger at a Sri Lankan stupa, travel with an eighth-century Korean monk and discover remarkable objects in Encountering the Buddha. The exhibition draws upon the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_29A_Waters45Politics & Prose -- Alice Waters ("Coming to My Senses")
Alice Waters - Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook
Waters’s memoir combines anecdotes, letters, photos, and recipes to tell the remarkable story of how she opened Chez Panisse and helped launch the local organic food movement. Her path from a conventional suburban upbringing to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_29B1_Blitt112Politics & Prose -- Barry Blitt ("Blitt") w/Mike Allen
Barry Blitt - Blitt — in conversation with Mike Allen
From the Obama fist bump to Hillary Clinton in the boxing ring to Donald Trump in a tiara, Blitt’s drawings have indelibly captured key political moments. A cartoonist and illustrator, Blitt has published several books for children, including The 39... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_28A_Murals2DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_28B_Adams_Morgan11DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_28C_Ambassador50248DC -- Ambassador Theater 50th Anniversary Celebration
On Saturday, October 28, come honor the 50th anniversary of DC’s legendary Ambassador Theater, the psychedelic dance hall in Adams Morgan that played host in 1967 to Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Moby Grape, The Hollies, John Lee Hooker, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Vanilla Fudge, The Paul Butterfield Blues... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_28D_Bikeshare15MD -- Bike Sharing (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_28E_Zombie105AFI -- Silver Spring Zombie Walk descends on "Night of the Living Dead" (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_27A_Blair_Witch88DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Creating Modern Ghost Stories: The Blair Witch Project
Creating Modern Ghost Stories: The Blair Witch Project
Three of the film's creators -- co-director Eduardo Sanchez, history fabricator Julia Myrick and co-producer Michael Monello -- will examine the craft of developing a modern classic ghost story and the cultural impact of "The Blair Witch Project."... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_27B_LOC_Coolidge4DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_27C_Capitol15DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26A_LOC_War_Garden24DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: World War I Victory Gardens (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26B1_LOC_Halloween105DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Pop-up): LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery
The Library of Congress is presenting a host of tricks and treats with an autumn pop-up exhibition that embodies seasonal traditions of fantasy and folklore. Making a variety of rarely seen collection items more accessible to the general public, “LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery” will show-and-tell... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26B2_LOC_Mahogany6DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26C2_SIPG_Gillespie4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Dizzie Gillespie
Dizzie Gillespie
October 26, 2017 – November 26, 2017
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery honors the life and legacy of jazz trumpeter, composer and band leader Dizzy Gillespie on the centennial of his birth.
Gillespie first rose to fame in the 1940s and maintained an influential presence in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26C3_Penn_Qtr2DC -- Penn Quarter area (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26C4_Bikeshare12DC -- Bike Sharing
Including the new LimeBike and MoBike dockless bicycles. (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26E_SINH_Natures_Best136DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2017) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_26F1_Bush164Sixth & I -- Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush ("Sisters First") w/Frank Bruni
Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
In Conversation with Frank Bruni
Grab your sister (or a friend who is just like one!) for an event with former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush during their Sisters First Tour this fall. Settle in for an evening of personal stories and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25A1_WP_Health20295Washington Post List -- Health 202
The Health 202 Live
On Wednesday, October 25, The Washington Post will bring together elected officials, members of the business community and experts who are shaping the policy, regulation and practice of health care for a live news program examining the issues, questions and stories dominating the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25B_Transit43Cato Institute -- "The Future of Public Transit"
The Future of Public Transit
Featuring:
* Art Guzzetti, Vice President -- Policy, American Public Transportation Association; 
* Randal O’Toole (@antiplanner), Senior Fellow, Cato Institute;
* Tom Firey, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute (Moderator)
The nation’s public transit industry faces some... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C1_Engine167DC -- Engine Company 16 (1018 13th St., NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C2_Callbox7DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C3_Pershing15DC -- Pershing Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C4_Bikeshare8DC -- Bike Sharing
The new dockless brand comes in. (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C5_San_Martin12DC -- General Jose de San Martin Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C6_Discus_Thrower6DC -- Discus Thrower (Statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25D1_Saaba128DC -- United States Institute of Peace & AFI Docs -- "Saaba" Documentary Series w/Panel Discussion
A Sahel Community Confronts Security Threats: Film Premiere
USIP and AFI DOCS Film Festival Present 'Saaba,’ a Documentary Series, with a Panel Discussion
The recent killing of four U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Niger as they were training local troops, as well as an August attack that claimed... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25E1_Smee70Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Sebastian Smee ("Art and Darkness") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Art and Darkness: The Benefits and Otherwise of Being in the Dark
Sebastian Smee is the art critic at The Boston Globe and won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011. He is the author of six books and has written for numerous international publications,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_24A_Dupont3DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_24B_Schieffer74DC -- CSIS -- Bob Schieffer's Book Party for "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News"
CSIS cordially invites you to Schieffer Series: Bob Schieffer's Book Party for the new book Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
A discussion with author Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz
Moderated by John J. Hamre (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23A_NHC_CWMon83National History Center -- Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments @ Rayburn House Office Building
The National History Center invites you to attend our
Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044
The recent violence in Charlottesville accelerated debate about Confederate monuments in public spaces across the US. While some regard these... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23B_Van_Cleve50Natl Archives -- George William Van Cleve ("We Have Not a Government")
We Have Not a Government: The Articles of Confederation and the Road to the Constitution
Monday, October 23, at noon
In professor George William Van Cleve’s book, We Have Not a Government, we encounter a sharply divided America and a Congress that grudgingly agreed to support the 1787 Constitutional... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23C1_NGA_Adoration13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds
c. 1764/1765
Mengs, Anton Raphael
German, 1728 - 1779 (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23C2_NGA_Vermeer212DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
October 22, 2017 – January 21, 2018
This landmark exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries from the mid-1650s to around 1680, when they reached the height of their technical ability and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23C4_SISG_Feast73DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Feast Your Eyes
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
October 14, 2017 – Indefinitely
Originally open in 2012, in celebration of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's 25th anniversary, a selection from the Freer and Sackler's extraordinary collection of luxury metalwork from ancient Iran—an area extending... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_23D_Taubman77Wilson Center -- William Taubman ("Gorbachev: His Life and Times") w/Svetlana Savranskaya and Michael Dobbs
Gorbachev: His Life and Times
In his Gorbachev biography, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy turned into the Soviet system’s gravedigger, why the Communist regime allowed him to destroy it, why Gorbachev’s dream of democratizing the USSR foundered, how he and President Ronald Reagan turned out to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22A_Letterman60DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2017 -- David Letterman)
The 20th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: David Letterman
At a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy, the Kennedy Center presents the 20th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman. This year's ceremony marks the 20th consecutive year that the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22B_Kennedy_Risko29DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: The Art of Robert Risko
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Exhibit: The Art of Robert Risko
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Explore a showcase of work by today’s most celebrated caricaturist, Robert Risko, who has created the caricatures for the Kennedy Center Mark Twain prize since 2002. Risko began... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22C_Kennedy_JapanB12DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Fantasy in Japan Blue
Exhibit: Fantasy in Japan Blue
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017
In honor of Japan’s historic ties to the Kennedy Center and its support of the newly renovated Terrace Theater, world leader in textile design and production Reiko Sudo brings her internationally acclaimed textiles to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22D_Kennedy_Bernstein109DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Exhibition: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Sunday, November 5, 2017
As part of the worldwide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein—one of America’s greatest composers and conductors—the GRAMMY Museum® brings a free special traveling exhibition to the Kennedy... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22E_Kennedy_CenterVw11DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22F_James_Monroe_Pk5DC -- James Monroe Park (20th and Penn Ave) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_21A1_Kalb128Politics & Prose -- Marvin Kalb ("The Year I Was Peter the Great")
Marvin Kalb - The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 — Khrushchev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia
1956 is known in Russia as “the year of the thaw” for the anti-communist uprisings that followed Khrushchev’s denunciation of Stalin. That year, Kalb was a diplomatic attaché at the U.S.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_21B_Muller22AFI -- Film Noir Festival -- "Once a Thief" (w/Eddie Muller)
ONCE A THIEF (1965)
French superstar Alain Delon's first leading role in an English-language film highlights this ultra-hip 1960s heist yarn, shot entirely on location in San Francisco. The debonair Delon plays an ex-con settled into domestic semi-bliss with wife Ann-Margret, but when dogged cop Van... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20A_SIAH_Gown83Natl Museum of Amer History -- Melania Trump Inaugural Gown Donation
First Lady Melania Trump will donate the gown she wore to the 2017 inaugural balls to the First Ladies Collection at the National Museum of American History. The vanilla silk crepe off-the-shoulder gown with a slit skirt, ruffled accent trim from neckline to hem and claret ribbon around the waist was... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20B1_SIHIR_Absence77DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: What Absence Is Made Of
What Absence Is Made Of
October 19, 2017 – Summer 2019
More than 70 recent acquisitions and rarely shown works reimagine the extensive permanent collection. Prompted by today’s increasing focus on the material and digital worlds, the exhibition explores the compelling and enigmatic ways in which... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20B3_SIPM_Recent27DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20B4_SIPM_Blooms109DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019
This exhibition highlights the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and explores artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork portrays a variety... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20B5_SIPG_Walker39DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
October 13, 2017 – March 11, 2018
The Smithsonian American Art Museum presents the complete set of Kara Walker's print series, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) for the first time since it was acquired in 2008.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20C1_GAR4DC -- GAR Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20C2_I39514DC -- I-395 Overpass Work (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20D_Hanks51Politics & Prose @ Warner Theater -- Tom Hanks ("Uncommon Type") w/Ann Patchett
Tom Hanks, an avid typewriter collector, is releasing his first book of short stories, Uncommon Type, which is filled with typewriters, and with stories about dreams and nightmares come true. Hanks follows an Eastern European man from his war-torn home to a new life in America and explores how bowling a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20E_SIRG_Murder_Party153Renwick Gallery -- Murder Is Her Hobby Opening Party with SAAM and BYT
Murder Is Her Hobby Opening Party with SAAM and BYT
Get ready for: A murdery after hours to kick off the Halloween season featuring exclusive access to the BRAND NEW exhibition Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death! Madame Gandhi will be DJing, open... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20F2_SIRG_Araluce1DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Rick Araluce: The Final Stop (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_20F3_SIRG_Murder_Hobby1DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Murder Is Her Hobby (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19A1_SIRG_Murder_Hobby160DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Murder Is Her Hobby
Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
October 20, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deathexplores the unexpected intersection between craft and forensic science. Frances Glessner... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19A2_SIRG_Araluce32DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Rick Araluce: The Final Stop
Rick Araluce: The Final Stop
October 20, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Rick Araluce: The Final Stop transforms a gallery into an abandoned underground subway platform in the artist’s first large-scale installation on the East Coast. Stepping on to the platform, visitors are enveloped in the illusion of an... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19B_SIRG_Minis_PP73DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: Murder Is Her Hobby and Rick Araluce
You are invited to a press preview for the exhibitions:
Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death explores the surprising intersection between craft and forensic science. Frances Glessner Lee (1878-1962) crafted her extraordinary "Nutshell Studies of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19C1_Octagon111DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19C2_Octagon_CODAworx68DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: The CODAworx CODAawards
The CODAworx CODAawards Exhibition
On display through October 2017
Discover today’s best commissioned art. Featuring the winners of the 2016 CODAawards and the CODAvideo programs, the CODAawards Exhibition presents an international array of the world’s best site-specific design + art.
Come explore... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19D1_WCCanal6DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19D2_WWII8DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19D3_JPJ24DC -- John Paul Jones Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19D4_USDA16DC -- Dept of Agriculture building (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19E1_Spy35DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19E2_LEnfant16DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19E3_Waterfront62DC -- Waterfront area (District Wharf) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19E4_PProse_Wharf7DC -- Politics & Prose (DC Wharf Location) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19E5_Murals7DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19F1_SIFG_Peacock21DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19F2_SIFG65DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19F3_SIFG_See_Beauty23DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Power to See Beauty: Charles Lang Freer (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19F4_SIFG_Courtyard18DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19G1_AERA_Brown135DC -- AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research w/Alfredo J. Artiles
14th Annual AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research
by American Educational Research Association
This year, Alfredo J. Artiles (Arizona State University), Dean of Graduate Education and the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education, has been selected to present the 2017 Brown Lecture.
Lecture... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19H1_Old_Post5DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_19H2_1301PA2DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_18A_Botanic_Production225DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility Tour
USBG Production Facility
Tour: Horticultural Backstage Pass: The USBG Production Facility Collection Highlights
Go behind-the-scenes on this guided horticultural highlights tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility. Featuring almost two acres of greenhouses, this facility is the largest... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_17A_Lincoln_Cottage28DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_17B1_Lincolns_Hat202DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln's Hat school visit (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_17C_Emory16DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_17D1_Vietnam_BN135Natl Archives -- Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ("The Vietnam War") w/Cokie Roberts
The Vietnam War with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Cokie Roberts will moderate a discussion with directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War, in conjunction with the November 10 opening of the National Archives exhibit, "Remembering Vietnam," in our Lawrence F.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_16_Kalb89NPC -- Kalb Report: "Guardians of the Fourth Estate" (w/Dean Baquet and Marty Baron)
The Kalb Report: Guardians of the Fourth Estate
The President of the United States has challenged the legitimacy of journalism. What is his intent and can he succeed? What is the proper response from the journalistic community? Are some news organizations “out to get him” as backers of the president... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15A_CWT_Group13CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Sunday) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15B_CWT_Ordeal96CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Tour: A Town's Ordeal w/John Hennessy
A Town's Ordeal: The Bombardment, the Crossing, and the Looting of Fredericksburg
with John Hennessy
Description: In Fredericksburg, in December 1862, the military and civilian worlds collided in dramatic, destructive form. This tour will explore the site of the upper pontoon crossing, look at the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15C1_Chatham67VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15C2_Fred_CW24VA -- Fredericksburg -- Miscellaneous Civil War sites (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15D1_Fred_Art19VA -- Fredericksburg -- Public Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15D2_Fred_City6VA -- Fredericksburg (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15E1_FAM96VA -- Fredericksburg Area Museum -- Everything Else (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15E2_FAM_2WW_Prop46VA -- Fredericksburg Area Museum -- Exhibit: Propaganda Posters (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15E3_FAM_2WW_Home50VA -- Fredericksburg Area Museum -- Exhibit: World Aflame: A Hometown In Two World Wars
World Aflame: A Hometown In Two World Wars
April 2017 – April 2018
Twice within 25 years the Fredericksburg Area mobilized for war. Local men and women “shipped out,” while thousands of soldiers descended on nearby military bases. The World Wars touch every family and every aspect of life in... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15F1_Govt_Island77VA -- Stafford -- Government Island (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15F2_Stafford_CWP93VA -- Stafford Civil War Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15F3_Aquia_LP30VA -- Stafford -- Aquia Landing Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_15F4_Crows_Nest28VA -- Stafford -- Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14A_CWT_Group7CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Saturday) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14B_CWT_2Battles183CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Tour: Two Battles of Chancellorsville w/Bob Krick
Two Battles of Chancellorsville: 1863 and the modern preservation struggle with Robert K. Krick
Departing from downtown Fredericksburg, on the way out of town we will drive past the restaurant where the APCWS was born 30 years ago; the house in which monthly board meetings were held in the early days;... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C1_Fred_CW1VA -- Fredericksburg -- Miscellaneous Civil War sites (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C2_Lick_Run10VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Lick Run Battlefield (First Day at Chancellorsville) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C3_Elys_Ford11VA -- Ely's Ford (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C4_Chancellorsville32VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C5_Lacy145VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Lacy House (Ellwood) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C6_ChancellorsvilleVC17VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14C7_Fred_City30VA -- Fredericksburg (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14D_CWT_Leadership26CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Leadership at Chancellorsville w/Doug Douds
Leadership at Chancellorsville
A Staff Ride with Doug Douds
This tour will do a study of the April 30 to May 3, 1863 fighting around the Chancellor house. Additional tour details coming soon. (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14E1_CWT_Fred_City28CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Walk from Marriott to Sentry Box (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14E2_CWT_Sentry68CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Walking Tour and Open House @ Sentry Box (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_14F_Sentry_Box47VA -- Fredericksburg -- Sentry Box (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13A_CWT_Group13CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Friday) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13B_CWT_Stomping70CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Tour: George Washington's Stomping Ground
George Washington’s Stomping Ground: Fredericksburg in the 18th Century
Led by Edward G. Lengel and Bruce M. Venter
Long before the 1862 battle, Fredericksburg was a bustling tobacco port on the Rappahannock River. George Washington’s life was very much a part of Fredericksburg’s early history.
Our... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13C1_Fred_CW5VA -- Fredericksburg -- Miscellaneous Civil War sites (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13C2_Ferry_Farm40VA -- Fredericksburg -- Ferry Farm (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13C3_Fred_Kenmore23VA -- Fredericksburg -- Historic Kenmore Plantation (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13C4_Fred_MWH25VA -- Fredericksburg -- Mary Washington House (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13D_Stevenson_Ridge13VA -- Spotsylvania -- Stevenson Ridge (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13E_CWT_Stevenson19CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Tour of Stevenson Ridge (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_13F_CWT_Banquet163CWT Grand Review (2017) in Fredericksburg, VA -- Dinner Banquet @ Stevenson Ridge (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_12A_Murray119AFI -- "Don Murray: Unsung Hero" (w/Don Murray and Don Malcolm)
DON MURRAY: UNSUNG HERO
Special Features: Q&A with Don Murray and filmmaker Don Malcolm
Currently featured on TWIN PEAKS as Bushnell Mullins, actor Don Murray has a career spanning back to the early 1950s which includes an Oscar®-nominated role opposite Marilyn Monroe (BUS STOP). Throughout his... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11A_SIFG_Press63DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
What: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
Who:
* John Davis, Under Secretary for Museums and Research/Provost, Smithsonian
* Julian Raby, The Dame Jillian Sackler Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art
* Massumeh Farhad, chief... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11B1_SIFG68DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11B2_SIFG_Peacock20DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11B3_SIFG_See_Beauty16DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Power to See Beauty: Charles Lang Freer (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11C1_SISG6DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11C3_SISG_Encountering18DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
October 14, 2017 – November 29, 2020
Visitors can step into a Tibetan Buddhist shrine, linger at a Sri Lankan stupa, travel with an eighth-century Korean monk and discover remarkable objects in Encountering the Buddha. The exhibition draws upon the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11C4_SISG_Felines117DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
October 14, 2017 – January 15, 2018
Cats’ personalities have made them internet stars today. In ancient Egypt, cats were associated with divinities, as revealed in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt. Cat coffins and representations of the cat-headed goddess... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11C5_SISG_Resound29DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Resound: Bells of Ancient China
Resound: Bells of Ancient China
October 14, 2017 – TBD
Musical innovations in the Bronze Age meld with today’s digital technology in this interactive exploration of ancient Chinese bells. Thousands of years ago, Chinese musicians worked with foundry technicians to cast matched sets of bronze bells of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_11C6_SISG_Gupta15DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Terminal: Subodh Gupta
Subodh Gupta
October 14, 2017 – June 24, 2018
Internationally acclaimed artist Subodh Gupta transforms familiar household objects, such as stainless steel and brass vessels often found in India, into wondrous structures. The Freer|Sackler features the artist’s monumental installation Terminal.... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10A1_Metro_MC11Metro Station -- Metro Center (art) (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10A2_1301PA5DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10B_SIAH_WD_Items58Natl Museum of Amer History -- Walking Dead Artifact Donation -- Items
Items donated:
* "Bicycle Girl" Bust (pilot episode)
* "Carl Grimes" Costume (seasons 1-2)
* Child's Walker Costume (pilot episode)
* "Daryl Dixon's" Crossbow (season 1+)
* "Glenn Rhee's" Costume (seasons 1-2)
* "Hershel Greene's" Head Prop (season 4)
* "Merle Dixon's" Weaponized Hand Rig... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10C1_SIAH_WD_Donation170Natl Museum of Amer History -- Walking Dead Artifact Donation -- Event
Cast and production executives from the award-winning TV series The Walking Dead will donate memorabilia to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Who:
* John Gray, director, National Museum of American History
* Eric Jentsch, museum curator, National Museum of American History
... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10D_NGA_Fragonard63DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
October 8 – December 3, 2017
Combining art, fashion, science, and conservation, this revelatory exhibition brings together—for the first time—some 14 of the paintings known as the fantasy figures by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806). He is considered among the most... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10E1_Hotel_Monaco8DC -- Hotel Monaco (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10E2_SIPG_Hefner4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Hugh Hefner (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10E3_OCC3DC -- Old Convention Center (site) / CityCenterDC (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10E4_Mt_Vernon23DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10F1_AUSA75DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) (Tuesday)
Authors here include:
* Brian D. Laslie ("Architect of Air Power")
* Robert S. Allen ("Forward with Patton")
* David T. Zabecki ("Lossberg's War: The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff")
* Richard W. Anderson ("The Battle of Kursk", "The Lasi-Kishinev Operation", etc)
Also featured... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10F2_AUSA_WWI24DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- World War I exhibits (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10G1_WCC_Art94DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10G2_WCC3DC -- Washington Convention Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10G3_WCCVw3DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_10H1_AUSA_Wills216DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- Mark Wills Concert (w/Downrange)
Country music artist Mark Wills is going to perform at a free concert on the second night of the Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Wills, who has eight Top 10 hits to his name, will appear Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom at the Walter E. Washington Convention... (Partially reviewed)
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2017_10_28C_Ambassador50248DC -- Ambassador Theater 50th Anniversary Celebration
On Saturday, October 28, come honor the 50th anniversary of DC’s legendary Ambassador Theater, the psychedelic dance hall in Adams Morgan that played host in 1967 to Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Moby Grape, The Hollies, John Lee Hooker, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Vanilla Fudge, The Paul Butterfield Blues... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_29B1_Blitt112Politics & Prose -- Barry Blitt ("Blitt") w/Mike Allen
Barry Blitt - Blitt — in conversation with Mike Allen From the Obama fist bump to Hillary Clinton in the boxing ring to Donald Trump in a tiara, Blitt’s drawings have indelibly captured key political moments. A cartoonist and illustrator, Blitt has published several books for children, including The... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_25C6_Discus_Thrower6DC -- Discus Thrower (Statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06B_North_Korea101DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Panel: Reaching Out to North Korea with Public Diplomacy
Join us for the next monthly USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum: U.S. Public Diplomacy outreach to North Korea. Welcoming Remarks: * Adam C. Powell III, President, Public Diplomacy Council, and Director, Washington Programs, USC Annenberg Center on Communcation Leadership and Policy Presentation: * Robe... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_22A_Letterman60DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2017 -- David Letterman)
The 20th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: David Letterman At a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy, the Kennedy Center presents the 20th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman. This year's ceremony marks the 20th consecutive year that the ... (Partially reviewed)


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