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Best known for "The Right Stuff" (1979) and "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (1987), author Tom Wolfe passed on May 14. He's shown here at an appearance at the Newseum back in 2011.

Newseum -- Special -- "Wolfe!" reading (w/Tom Wolfe, Rene and Judith Auberjonois) (65 images)
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2018_05_20_Bittman102Politics & Prose -- Mark Bittman ("How to Grill Everything") w/Anna Spiegel
Mark Bittman - How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food — in conversation with Anna Spiegel
Written with Bittman’s signature clarity and verve, the latest in his How to Cook Everything series is a wide-ranging sampling of the possibilities of the grill. Featuring more than... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19A1_GBF_Misc114Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Miscellaneous
The Politics and Prose tent, muddy boots, vendor tables, kids activities, etc. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19A2_GBF_Music19Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Musicians Stage
Performers here:

Hayley Fahey:
Hayley is a prolific singer-songwriter with a voice that captivates audiences: soulful, sweet, powerful. She is a multi-instrumentalist, and has a presence onstage that lights up a room. She draws influence from country, blues and folk, infusing storytelling and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19A3_GBF_W4Adults10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Writing Workshops (for adults and teens)
Folks here include:

Whodunit! How to Write a Mystery
Presented by: Alan Orloff
A sample class from The Writer’s Center, this workshop will teach writing fundamentals as they apply to the mystery and examine characteristics of the many subgenres (thrillers, too!) Learn about mystery-specific... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19A4_GBF_W4Children32Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Workshops for Children
Folks here include:

Drawing Dragons and Monsters
Presented by: Steve Light
Author-illustrator Steve Light will give a drawing demo and guide kids step-by-step through creating their own dragons and monsters.

Comics Character Team Up
Presented by: Dave Roman
Join author Dave Roman (Astronaut... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B1_GBF_Korpon11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Nik Korpon in conversation with Eryk Pruitt
Nik Korpon
Mystery/Thriller
Queen of the Struggle
When freedom is brutally withheld, the people have no choice but to rise up, in this post-apocalyptic science fiction sequel to The Rebellion's Last Traitor

Nik Korpon
Nik Korpon is the author of the Memory Thief series—”The Rebellion’s Last... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B2_GBF_Lehane10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Con Lehane
Con Lehane
Mystery/Thriller
Murder in the Manuscript Room
The second in Con Lehane's 42nd Street Library mystery series, Murder in the Manuscript Room is a smart, compelling mystery in which the characters themselves are at least as interesting as the striking sleuthing

Con Lehane
Con Lehane... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B3_GBF_Bell16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Ted Bell in conversation with Bill Press
Ted Bell, Bill Press
Mystery/Thriller
CROSSWISE, The Fiction Angle
In the age of FAKE NEWS, one spy thriller writer and one non-fiction memoirist discuss the challenges of each genre in its ability to reveal truths about modern politics, foreign threats and how to appeal to both sides of the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B4_GBF_Betley7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Matthew Betley
Matthew Betley
Mystery/Thriller
Field of Valor
Set in the aftermath of Betley's 'machine-gun pace' Oath of Honor and the discovery of a deadly global conspiracy, the president requests Logan West to form a covert task force with the mission to dismantle a nameless enemy.

Matthew Betley
Matthew... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B5_GBF_CrimeFC7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Crime Fiction Collectives: Alan Orloff, Shawn Reilly Simmons, Donna Andrews, John Betancourt, E.A. Aymar
Alan Orloff, Shawn Reilly Simmons, Donna Andrews, John Betancourt, E.A. Aymar
Mystery/Thriller
Crime Fiction Collectives
Join the creators, editors and contributors of some of crime fiction's best-loved and most awarded anthologies in a lively discussion about the state and future of short stories... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B6_GBF_Molloy5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Aimee Molloy
Aimee Molloy
Mystery/Thriller
The Perfect Mother: A Novel
In the most anticipated book of the summer, this addictive psychological thriller chronicles a group of women whose lives become unexpectedly connected when one of their newborns goes missing. Soon to be a major motion picture starring... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B7_GBF_Wife3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- The Wife Between Us: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
Mystery/Thriller
The Wife Between Us
An instant New York Times Bestseller, twisted and deliciously chilling,The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.
Moderated by Jennifer Bort... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19B8_GBF_Drugs12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Drugs, Relationships, and Power: Kelly J. Ford, Eryk Pruitt
Kelly J. Ford, Eryk Pruitt
Mystery/Thriller
Drugs, Relationships, and Power
Set in the South among smooth talking drug dealers, these novels explore themes of identity, loyalty, and purpose.

Kelly J. Ford
Kelly J. Ford is the author of “Cottonmouths,” named one of 2017’s best books of the year by... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C1_GBF_Coll8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Susan Coll
Susan Coll
Fiction
The Novel Year class readings
Featured readers are participants in The Writer's Center's 'The Novel Year' workshop intended to support serious novelists complete or revise a draft of their manuscript. They will be reading from their works-in-progress (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C2_GBF_Deliciously11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Deliciously Dark Comedies: Paul Goldberg, Jon Methven, Stephen McCauley
Paul Goldberg, Jon Methven, Stephen McCauley
Fiction
Deliciously Dark Comedies
When life is coming apart at the seams, all that's left to do is laugh.
Moderated by Katherine Heiny.

Paul Goldberg
Paul Goldberg’s debut novel “The Yid” was published in 2016 to widespread acclaim and named a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C3_GBF_AM_JD15Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Alice McDermott and Jane Delury
Jane Delury, Alice McDermott
Fiction
Alice McDermott and Jane Delury discuss their recent novels
Century-spanning examinations of love, longing and sacrifice, and how a single decision can affect multiple generations.
Moderated by Bethanne Patrick.

Alice McDermott
Alice McDermott’s eighth novel,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C4_GBF_Big_Read7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- NEA Big Read: Immigrant Stories: Adrienne Benson, Aminatta Forna
Adrienne Benson, Aminatta Forna
Fiction
NEA Big Read: Immigrant Stories
Two novels ask us to consider recognizing connections in a place that's not our own. Set in London's West African Ghanaian immigrant community, and in a East-African Kenyan Maasai village, explore unforeseen ways to find home and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C5_GBF_AckermanE8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Elliot Ackerman
Elliot Ackerman
Fiction
Dark At The Crossing
National Book Award Finalist Elliot Ackerman tells a story of the Syrian civil war through the lens of an Arab-American who meets a Syrian refugee couple. The novel explores themes of failure, grief, and whether to keep faith or begin anew
In conversation... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C6_GBF_Chills6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Chills and Thrills: Julia Fine, Alma Katsu w/Keith Donohue
Julia Fine, Alma Katsu
Fiction
Chills and Thrills
Join Julia Fine and Alma Katsu to discuss stories where supernatural forces are both benevolent and sinister.
Moderator by Keith Donohue

Julia Fine
Julia Fine is author of “What Should Be Wild.” She teaches writing at DePaul University and is a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19C7_GBF_Miller38Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Madeline Miller
Madeline Miller
Fiction
Circe
With unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language and page-turning suspense, Circe is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world.
In... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D1_GBF_Variations11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Variations on a Theme: M. Scott Douglass, Jesse Waters
M. Scott Douglass, Jesse Waters
Fiction
Variations on a Theme
Both authors use a single theme as the backbone of their writing. Douglass writes poems about life as a wanderer, and Waters, writing about a man identifying a body, loops his short stories back on themselves.
Moderated by Richard... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D2_GBF_Pietrzyk3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Leslie Pietrzyk
Leslie Pietrzyk
Fiction
Silver Girl
A nameless young woman starts her freshman year of college with one goal in mind: survival. Set in the early 80s, against the backdrop of a city terrorized by the Tylenol Killer, Silver Girl is a deftly psychological account of the nuances of sisterhood

Leslie... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D3_GBF_Wrenching7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Heart-Wrenching Family Dramas: Lauren Grodstein, Carolyn Parkhurst
Lauren Grodstein, Carolyn Parkhurst
Fiction
Heart-Wrenching Family Dramas
How far will a mother go to find what's best for her child? These two novels explore what happens when life doesn't go according to plan.
Moderated by Holly Smith.

Lauren Grodstein
Lauren Grodstein is the author of four... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D4_GBF_Putting16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Putting Eliza Hamilton in the Narrative: Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Susan Holloway Scott
Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Susan Holloway Scott
Fiction
Putting Eliza Hamilton in the Narrative
Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? Historical Fiction and Hamilton
Moderated by Nicole Hertvik.

Stephanie Dray
Stephanie Dray is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D5_GBF_HRomance7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Historical Romance: Cathy Gohlke, Carrie Turansky, Roseanna M. White
Cathy Gohlke, Carrie Turansky, Roseanna M. White
Fiction
Historical Romance
Join our Historical Romance authors as they discuss bringing history to life and weaving actual historical events into their novels.
Moderated by Sally MacKenzie.

Cathy Gohlke
Cathy Gohlke – a Christy, Carol and INSPY... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D6_GBF_CRomance4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Contemporary Romance: Stoni Alexander, Denny S. Bryce, Tracey Livesay, Kelly Maher, Alisha Rai
Stoni Alexander, Denny S. Bryce, Tracey Livesay, Kelly Maher, Alisha Rai
Fiction
Contemporary Romance
On the day of the royal wedding, join our panel of contemporary romance authors as they discuss crafting princely heroes and happily ever afters.
Moderated by Denny S. Bryce.

Stoni... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D7_GBF_LandM19Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Love and Marriage: Elizabeth Flock, Molly McClosky, Melissa Scholes Young
Elizabeth Flock, Molly McClosky, Melissa Scholes Young
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Love and Marriage
Three authors tell stories, two fiction and one non-fiction, exploring marriage, fidelity, and finding your place in a new culture.
Moderated by Liz Hottel.

Elizabeth Flock
Elizabeth Flock is author of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19D8_GBF_Pineda6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Jon Pineda
Jon Pineda
Fiction
Let's No One Get Hurt
With the cinematic and terrifying beauty of the American South humming behind each line, this coming-of-age story is set equally between real-world issues of race and socioeconomics, and a magical, Huck Finn-esque universe of community and exploration.
In... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E1_GBF_Exploring11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Exploring Our Region: Kim Roberts, Rachel Cooper, Renee Sklarew
Kim Roberts, Rachel Cooper, Renee Sklarew
Non-Fiction
Exploring Our Region
Join us to learn more about walking for health and history, both in and around DC.
Moderated by Carrie Callaghan.

Rachel Cooper
Rachel Cooper is a freelance writer and author with extensive knowledge of the Washington,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E2_GBF_Krist3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Gary Krist
Gary Krist
Non-Fiction
The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
Spanning the years from 1900 to 1930, 'The Mirage Factory' is the enthralling tale of an improbable city and the people who willed it into existence by pushing the limits of human engineering and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E3_GBF_Dean4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Debra Dean
Debra Dean
Non-Fiction
Hidden Tapestry : Jan Yoors, His Two Wives, and the War That Made Them One
The unforgettable story of Flemish American artist Jan Yoors--childhood vagabond, wartime resistance fighter, and polyamorous New York bohemian -- and the two women who shared his life and wove his... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E4_GBF_Gordon5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Meryl Gordon
Meryl Gordon
Non-Fiction
Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend
In this instant New York Times Bestseller, Bunny Mellon, the style icon who designed the White House Rose Garden, serves as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E5_GBF_Kean5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Sam Kean
Sam Kean
Non-Fiction
Caesar's Last Breath : Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us
Take a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth and our existence on it.

Sam Kean
Sam Kean is... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E6_GBF_Feinstein6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- John Feinstein
John Feinstein
Non-Fiction
The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup
Coming into 2016, the Americans had lost an astounding six out of the last seven Ryder Cup matches, and tensions were running high. What resulted was one of the most raucous and heated three days in the Cup's long... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19E7_GBF_Price9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- S.L. Price
S.L. Price
Non-Fiction
Playing Through the Whistle : Steel, Football, and an American Town
What happens to a town when a dream dies? Does it just disappear? Playing Through the Whistle, Finalist for the 2017 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing, is a masterpiece of narrative journalism that... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F1_GBF_Padgett8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Philip Padgett
Philip Padgett
Non-Fiction
Advocating Overlord : The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb
In 1943, a new generation of leaders overcame their differences to make common cause against a shared threat. This intriguing history reveals how President Franklin D. Roosevelt altered his attitude toward Winston... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F2_GBF_Esposito7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Joseph A. Esposito
Joseph A. Esposito
Non-Fiction
Dinner in Camelot: The Night America's Greatest Scientists, Writers, and Scholars Partied at the Kennedy White House
During the Cold War, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine notable academics and artists at a White House dinner, symbolizing a time when... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F3_GBF_Abolitionists12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Lives of Abolitionists: Eugene L. Meyer, Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
Eugene L. Meyer, Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
Non-Fiction
Lives of Abolitionists
Learn about Civil War-era activists who devoted their lives to the cause of ending slavery in the United States.
Moderated by Will Pittman.

Eugene L. Meyer
Eugene L. Meyer is an award-winning journalist and a former... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F4_GBF_Lipska8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Barbara Lipska
Barbara Lipska
Non-Fiction
The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery
As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness?only to miraculously survive with her memories intact. Her powerful memoir recounts her ordeal... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F5_GBF_Sederer5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Lloyd Sederer
Lloyd Sederer
Non-Fiction
The Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs
Hear about a groundbreaking examination of addiction from the Chief Medical Officer for the New York State Office of Mental Health, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F6_GBF_Crosswise14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Crosswise: Bill Press, Ted Bell
Bill Press, Ted Bell
Non-Fiction
CROSSWISE, The Non-Fiction Angle
In the age of Partisan Politics, one spy thriller writer and one non-fiction memoirist discuss the advantages and challenges of each genre in its ability to help us understand political divisions and find ways to build bridges

Ted... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F7_GBF_AckermannA109Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Ann Marie Ackermann
Ann Marie Ackermann
Non-Fiction
Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee
With Special Guest Kornelius Bamberger, Mayor of Bonnigheim, Germany, an unlikely story about the solving of the murder of the mayor of Bonnigheim, Germany, in 1835. Witness... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19F8_GBF_Hoffman10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Carl Hoffman
Carl Hoffman
Non-Fiction
The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure
Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary 'Wild Men of Borneo.' One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization? Or lost his mind? Global... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G1_GBF_Glenn4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Tom Glenn
Tom Glenn
Fiction
Last of the Annamese
Drawn from the author's own experience during the war, Last of the Annamese evokes a haunting portrait of the lives of those trapped in Saigon in April 1975 as the city, and surrounding country, fell to North Vietnamese forces.

Tom Glenn
Tom Glenn has worked... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G2_GBF_Bicknell5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- John Bicknell
John Bicknell
Non-Fiction
Lincoln's Pathfinder: John C. Fremont and the Violent Election of 1856
The 1856 presidential race was the most violent peacetime election in American history. But amid all the violence, a ray of hope: Fremont's strong showing in the North blazed the trail for Abraham... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G3_GBF_Dionne20Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- E.J. Dionne
E.J. Dionne
Non-Fiction
One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported
The award-winning author of One Nation After Trump explains Trump's rise and the danger his administration poses to our free institutions. He also offers... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G4_GBF_ODonnell5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Patrick K. O'Donnell
Patrick K. O'Donnell
Non-Fiction
The Unknowns
Celebrated military historian and bestselling author Patrick K. O'Donnell, (Washington's Immortals), reveals the untold story behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Patrick K. O’Donnell
Patrick K. O’Donnell , author of “The Unknowns: The Untold Story... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G5_GBF_Native10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Native Americans in Ohio: Mary Stockwell, Glenn F. Williams
Mary Stockwell, Glenn F. Williams
Non-Fiction
Native Americans in Ohio
In border conflicts leading up to the War for Independence, and western expansion afterwards, learn about Revolutionary Heroes who fought against Native American Tribes in Ohio

Mary Stockwell
Mary Stockwell holds a Ph.D. in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G6_GBF_Prisoners8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Revolutionary War Prisoners: Ken Miller, Robert P. Watson
Ken Miller, Robert P. Watson
Non-Fiction
Revolutionary War Prisoners
American POWs in Brooklyn's floating prison stirred colonial outrage, while British captives held in makeshift detention camps in Lancaster, PA created a flashpoint for community conflict, prolonging the fight to create a national... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G7_GBF_Reynolds5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Nicholas Reynolds
Nicholas Reynolds
Non-Fiction
Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961
A riveting, New York Times Bestselling, international cloak-and-dagger epic, here is the stunning untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19G8_GBF_Hanson7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Royce Hanson
Royce Hanson
Non-Fiction
Suburb : Planning Politics and the Public Interest
Join former MoCo Planning Board Chairman Royce Hanson to explore how well a century of strategic land-use decisions served the public interest in Montgomery County, Maryland

Royce Hanson
Royce Hanson is research professor... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H1_GBF_Poetry9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Poetry Panel: Kateema Lee, V.P. Loggins, Kurt Olsson, Erica Wright
Kateema Lee, V.P. Loggins, Kurt Olsson, Erica Wright
Poetry
Poetry Panel
Award-winning Maryland poets share poetry to inspire connections and to help make sense of our lives
Moderated by Lucinda Marshall.

Kateema Lee
Kateema Lee is a Washington, D.C., native. Her recent work has been published... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H2_GBF_Arvio7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Sarah Arvio
Sarah Arvio
Poetry
Poet in Spain
For the first time in a quarter century, a major new volume of translations of the beloved poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca has been published, now in a bilingual edition

Sarah Arvio
Sarah Arvio’s “Poet in Spain: New Translations from the Works of Federico García... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H3_GBF_Biographies16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Graphic Biographies: Michael Kupperman, Julian Voloj
Michael Kupperman, Julian Voloj
Non-Fiction
Graphic Biographies
These illustrated volumes shine a light on two notable mid-century figures: Joe Shuster, the artist behind Superman, and Joel Kupperman, Quiz Kid, and writer and artist Michael Kupperman's father
Moderated by Michael Cavna.

Michael... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H4_GBF_Bittman12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Mark Bittman
Mark Bittman
Non-Fiction
How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food
Mark Bittman is the author of 20 acclaimed books, including the How to Cook Everything series. His ultimate grilling guide features simple recipes for great flame-cooked food.

Mark Bittman
Mark Bittman... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H5_GBF_Weiss7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Piper Weiss
Piper Weiss
Non-Fiction
You All Grow Up and Leave Me: A Memoir of Teenage Obsession
A highly-sought New York tennis coach was discovered to be a child predator. Twenty years later, Piper examines the event as both a teenage eyewitness and a dispassionate investigative reporter, hoping to understand... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H6_GBF_Untangling11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Untangling the Past, Embracing the Future: Orly Konig, Teresa Bruce
Orly Konig, Teresa Bruce
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Untangling the Past, Embracing the Future
Teresa Bruce joins Orly Konig to discuss two stories, one fiction and one non-fiction, of family heartbreak, secrets, loss and love. Both writers untangle painful pasts, and embrace hopeful futures.
Moderated by... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19H7_GBF_Healing7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Healing Memoirs: Marcia Butler, Andrea Jarrell
Marcia Butler, Andrea Jarrell
Non-Fiction
Healing Memoirs
Whether trying to escape the past with music, as both a prodigy and later a professional, or plunging into despair and self-recrimination at the news of a woman's murder, both memoir authors' bravery and wisdom helped them heal from... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I1_GBF_Humor17Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Humor: Erin Danielle Russell, Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat
Erin Danielle Russell, Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat
Children's
Humor
Laugh out loud with these playful picture books. Meet the platypus and beaver buddies who want to surf, and meet Kaylee, who wants to be the Princess of Pranks!

Erin Danielle Russell
Erin Danielle Russell has been writing stories... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I2_GBF_Nature21Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Nature: Steve Light, Robert Sabuda
Steve Light, Robert Sabuda
Children's
Nature
Pop-up horses leap off the page, and in a board book, a blackbird flies from one color to another in these artistically vibrant and stunning explorations of our world.

Steve Light
Steve Light is the author-illustrator of many picture books, including... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I3_GBF_Parra13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- John Parra
John Parra
Children's
Biography
Join award-winning illustrator John Parra as he shares his picture book based on the life of one of the world's most influential painters, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and the animals that inspired her art and life.

John Parra
John Parra is an award winning... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I4_GBF_Bowen7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Fred Bowen
Fred Bowen
Children's
Sports
Trey is overjoyed when his lucky charm helps him make the travel team, but will his luck hold out? He's not sure until his uncle reminds him of grandmother's favorite saying: "The harder you work, the luckier you get."

Fred Bowen
Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I5_GBF_Families10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- All-American Families: Karina Yan Glaser, Hena Khan
Karina Yan Glaser, Hena Khan
Children's
All-American Families
In these middle-grade series starters, meet fourth-grader Zayd Saleem, who has some serious hoop dreams. And meet the large, biracial family The Vanderbeekers, who have only the last two weeks in December to save their home.

Karina Yan... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I6_GBF_Challenges11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Facing Challenges: Kate Beasley, Nadia Hashimi
Kate Beasley, Nadia Hashimi
Children's
Facing Challenges
Although Jason was born in the US his mother wasn't, and he's terrified that they will be separated. Gertie Reece Foy lives with her Dad and Aunt, but wants to let her mother know what she's missing.

Kate Beasley
Kate Beasley is author of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19I7_GBF_History9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- History and Science: Sarah Albee, Howard Bennett, M.D.
Sarah Albee, Howard Bennett, M.D.
Children's
History and Science
Learn the story of man's best friend, from the first domesticated dogs to the pampered pooches of today. Then explore the stuff happening inside your body, with facts, diagrams, and gross stories, written by a practicing... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J1_GBF_Imagination3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Use Your Imagination: Sarah Jacoby, Megan Wagner Lloyd
Sarah Jacoby, Megan Wagner Lloyd
Children's
Use Your Imagination
These picture books let your imagination soar: one book explores the events of a single day; the other follows the changing of the seasons and friends who find materials to build perfect forts in all of them.

Sarah Jacoby
Sarah... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J2_GBF_Wildlife7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Wildlife: Denise Fleming, Maria Gianferrari
Denise Fleming, Maria Gianferrari
Children's
Wildlife
These picture books tell stories of birds. A robin's animal friends help build her nest in this book of collages. In the other, follow a father red-tailed hawk in his hunt to feed his family in a suburban neighborhood.

Denise Fleming
Denise... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J3_GBF_Science38Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Science Comics Series: Joe Flood, Falynn Koch, Dave Roman
Joe Flood, Falynn Koch, Dave Roman
Children's
Science Comics Series
Dive in for an intimate look at sharks and get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases in these volumes from the popular Science Comics series.

Joe Flood
Joe Flood is an comic book author and artist, who took to... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J4_GBF_Naylor5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Children's
Early Reader Action
Roxie is back! And that means the Hooligans are not far behind. These friends find more trouble afoot, that is, Uncle Dangerfoot to be exact. Their little beach vacation is not what it seems.

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor is... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J5_GBF_Space11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Space and Aliens for Early Readers: Paul Noth, Jonathan Roth
Paul Noth, Jonathan Roth
Children's
Space and Aliens for Early Readers
When Hap sells his whole family to the aliens, he must figure out how to get them all back. And meet space-school attendee Bob and his alien bestie Beep, who make the perfect team.

Paul Noth
Paul Noth is a writer and artist... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J6_GBF_Woes16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Middle School Woes: Madelyn Rosenberg, Wendy Shang
Madelyn Rosenberg, Wendy Shang
Children's
Middle School Woes
David Da-Wei Horowitz is preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah. It's hard work because it involves trying to please his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything, and David just wants everyone to be happy.

Madelyn... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19J7_GBF_Mysteries4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Fantastic Mysteries: Kamilla Benko, Deron Hicks
Kamilla Benko, Deron Hicks
Children's
Fantastic Mysteries
First, a young boy is discovered in Washington DC's National Gallery without any recollection of who he is. Second, an enchanting fantasy about a real-world girl searching for her sister in a land full of magic and strange... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K1_GBF_PVG42Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Poe and Van Gogh: Deborah Heiligman, Gareth Hinds
Deborah Heiligman, Gareth Hinds
Teen/YA
Poe and Van Gogh
One book is a striking graphic adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's best-known works, the other an award-winning story of brotherly love between Vincent Van Gogh and his brother, Theo, while illuminating the time they lived in.

Deborah... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K2_GBF_Mayors4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Mayor's Book Club Awards Presentation (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K3_GBF_Girl8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Girl Power: Winifred Conkling, Jessica Spotswood
Winifred Conkling, Jessica Spotswood
Teen/YA
Ogden Nash Pavilion
Girl Power
In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light on a century and a half of heroines on the margins and in the intersections.

Winifred Conkling
Winifred Conkling is an award-winning... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K4_GBF_Forman13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Gayle Forman
Gayle Forman
Teen/YA
New from the #1 bestselling author of If I Stay
An emotionally cathartic story of losing love, finding love, and discovering the person you are meant to be, I Have Lost My Way is author Gayle Forman at her finest.
In conversation with Matthew Winner.

Gayle Forman
Gayle... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K5_GBF_Hilarious8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Hilarious and Heartbreaking Teen Fiction: Jared Reck, Ashley Woodfolk
Jared Reck, Ashley Woodfolk
Teen/YA
Hilarious and Heartbreaking Teen Fiction
These teens must find their way through challenges when tragedy strikes and life as you know it changes in an instant.

Jared Reck
Jared Reck is a debut author; his novel is “A Short History of the Girl Next Door.” He... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K6_GBF_Hero6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Be Your Own Hero: Laura Geringer Bass, Nisha Sharma
Laura Geringer Bass, Nisha Sharma
Teen/YA
Be Your Own Hero
When life doesn't go according to plan, it takes friends, family, imagination, and a little luck to find a way through.

Laura Geringer Bass
Laura Geringer Bass is the author of more than 20 books for young people, including “A Three Hat... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_19K7_GBF_Fantasy10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Teen Fantasy: Lexa Hillyer, Alyssa Schwartz
Lexa Hillyer, Alyssa Schwartz
Teen/YA
Teen Fantasy
Teens in a support group should help them heal. Instead, each develops a psychic power. And, Devoted half sisters face a threat even greater than that of the evil queen, the threat of losing each other forever.

Lexa Hillyer
Lexa Hillyer is the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_18_GBF_Reception313Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Author Reception (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17C1_Octagon_Young61DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: 50 Years After Whitney Young Jr.
Few individuals have had as lasting an impact on AIA as civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr.
​From his monumental AIA speech in 1968 to the architecture award that bears his name, Young’s legacy continues to challenge architects to create a more responsible and equitable field.
Exhibit on... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17C2_Octagon25DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17D1_SIPG_Wolfe4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Tom Wolfe (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17D2_SIPG_Lacks7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Henrietta Lacks
Henrietta Lacks
May 15, 2018 – November 4, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life of Henrietta Lacks with the installation of a 2017 portrait by Kadir Nelson. It was jointly acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17E1_Afro_Bop171Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Afro Bop Alliance
Take 5! Afro Bop Alliance
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard every third Thursday. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments. For added fun, borrow a board game to play during the concert.
Latin Grammy Award--winning drummer and bandleader Joe McCarthy leads the Afro Bop... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_17F1_Glen_Echo139Natl Archives -- Panel -- Before the Freedom Riders: The Fight to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park
Before the Freedom Riders: The Fight to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park
See exclusive, advance clips from Emmy award–winning filmmaker Ilana Trachtman’s documentary in progress, Ain’t No Back to a Merry-Go-Round (2019). The film will tell a little-known and groundbreaking story of the integration of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_15A_TakomaF5DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_15B_Golden34DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Golden
Art Impact™ International's Third Annual Juried Exhibition "GOLDEN" will come to a close on May 30, 2018. The artwork being exhibited during National American Elders Month features 81 Artists from over fourteen countries including Canada, Croatia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_15C_Fourth_Estate89AFI Docs 2018 -- "The Fourth Estate" (w/Liz Garbus, Jenny Carchman, Justin Wilkes, Elisabeth Bumiller, Peter Baker, Michael Shear)
AFI Docs Film Series
The American Film Institute invites you and a guest to The Fourth Estate.
See the first episode of the four-part Showtime® documentary series the Fourth Estate.
Followed By A Conversation With:
* Liz Garbus – Director And Producer, The Fourth Estate
* Jenny Carchman –... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_14_McCloskey14MD -- Meet-up with Dan McCloskey
Meet-up with Dan McCloskey with William L. Brown and Joe Sutliff. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_13A1_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_13A2_DCJCC1DCJCC -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_13B_Rich156Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "Life is Rich" (w/Bonnie Rich) and "Under the Bar" (w/Craig Shattner and Inna Korpel)
Life Is Rich
Dir. Bonnie Rich | 46 min
A real-life comedy about Bonnie Rich, a filmmaker and Jewish mom on a mission—to persuade her millennial daughters to raise her unborn grandchildren Jewish.
While her daughters see little need for Jewish ritual that doesn’t involve food, Bonnie wants them to see... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12A1_Blaine_House2DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12A2_Jaisohn_Mem7DC -- Philip Jaisohn Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12A3_Sheridan1DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12A4_Callbox4DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12A5_Webster3DC -- Daniel Webster statue (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B1_Emb_Greece26DC -- Embassy of Greece
EMBASSY OF GREECE
www.mfa.gr/usa
“All Time Classic” places, gastronomy, culture on display: Explore the Greek way of life and enjoy unique flavors! Organized for the second consecutive year in collaboration with our partner, North Events -- Greece. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B2_Emb_Cyprus24DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
EMBASSY OF CYPRUS
www.cyprusembassy.net
@CyprusEmbassyUS awaits you all to experience #Cyprus in DC at #EUOpenHouse in May! (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B3_Emb_Bulgaria1DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
EMBASSY OF BULGARIA
www.bulgaria-embassy.org
Explore the Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria at EU Open House.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B4_Emb_Estonia1DC -- Embassy of Estonia
EMBASSY OF ESTONIA
www.estemb.org
In 2018 Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary. You’re welcome to join the jubilee celebrations! (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B5_Emb_Luxembourg3DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
EMBASSY OF LUXEMBOURG
www.washington.mae.lu/en
Discover not only the mansion, purchased in 1941 by H.R.H. Grand Duchess Charlotte, that hosts until today the Luxembourg Embassy to the US, but learn also about modern day Luxembourg.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12B6_Emb_Philippines7DC -- Embassy of Philippines (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12C_APacFD26Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Family Day
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Family Day
Bring the whole family for a day filled with art, performances from different regions, and a variety of crafting activities. Make a parol lantern from the Philippines, or a rubbing inspired by Korean artist Do Ho Suh: (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12D_SIPG_Black_Out156DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019
Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition explores... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12E_Utterback25Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Artist Talk: Camillle Utterback
Artist Talk: Camille Utterback
Join MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Stanford University professor Camille Utterback discuss her interactive digital work featured in “Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now.” Utterback uses coding and computer software to create an interactive digital work that reacts to... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12F1_TakomaF4DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_12F2_SS_Art4MD -- Silver Spring -- Public art (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_11A_PProse4DC -- Politics & Prose (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_11B_Square81Politics & Prose -- Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen ("Square")
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen - Square
Following on the success of 2017’s Triangle, Barnett and Klassen are back with another geometric story. Here, blockish Square has set to work creating a portrait of Circle from stone. Square’s work crumbles. However, when Circle sees her reflection in a puddle, she... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10A_TakomaF9DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire
A warehouse along the subway line had a fire the previous day. I saw the smoke coming out the previous day before the fire trucks arrived. They were still cleaning up. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10B1_LOC_Drawn2Purpose87DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10B2_LOC_Comics26DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Comics Yesterday / Comics Today (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10B3_LOC_NWCorner20DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10B4_LOC_Exploring16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10C_Faberge69Wilson Center -- Faberge Rediscovered
Faberge Rediscovered
Since its founding in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Faberge’s creations have entranced the world with their beauty and intricacy. Thanks to the recent opening of Russian archives along with technological advancements, there has been a flurry of discoveries related to Faberge’s... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10D1_Metro_GAP7Metro Station -- Georgia Avenue-Petworth (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10D2_Murals13DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10D3_Trails_GeorgiaPP36DC Heritage Trails: Lift Every Voice: Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10D4_Petworth9DC -- Petworth Neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10E1_Two_Jews29Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ Reliable Tavern and Union Drinkery -- Two Jews Walk Into a Bar
Two Jews Walk Into A Bar
WJFF’s popular program Two Jews Walk into a Bar is back by popular demand! Join us for a cinematic pub crawl – $30 gets you 3 drinks and admission to the shorts film program.
How many disparate identities can co-exist within a person? How many do they let out into the public... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10E2_Reliable_Tavern12DC -- Reliable Tavern (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_10E3_Union_Drinkery32DC -- Union Drinkery (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_09A_LOC_Drawn2Purpose47DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
The pieces had just been rotated. I didn't have time to do my normal intense treatment of all of them but I did what I could. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_09B1_SuttonP135DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ward Sutton
Lecturer: Scott Simon

Speakers in sequence:
* Gayle Osterberg, Library of Congress
* Marcela Brane, President/CEO of the Herblock Foundation
* Ward Sutton, honoree
... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_09C_SuttonR154DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Reception
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ward Sutton
Lecturer: Scott Simon

Folks pictured here include (pretty much in sequence): Mike Rhode, Joe Sutliff, Mary Hadar, Kevin Klose (President Emeritus of NPR), Ryan Flanders, Sam... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08A_Comey75Washington Post -- James Comey
The Washington Post to host former FBI Director James Comey on May 8
Comey will discuss his controversial firing, the Mueller investigation, and new book “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership”
On Tuesday, May 8, The Washington Post will host former FBI Director James Comey for a one-on-one... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08B1_SIRG_Burning_Art50DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08B2_Lunch3DC -- Lunch with Randy, Xavier, and John (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08B3_SIPG_Anthony4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize: Marc Anthony
Recognize
May 3, 2018 – June 3, 2018
In April, the Portrait Gallery invited its followers to cast their votes across the museum’s social media platforms for one of three portraits of celebrities who are turning 50 in 2018 and whose portraits are included in the museum’s permanent collection. The... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08B4_1301PA3DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08C_OToole54Wilson Center -- Patricia O'Toole ("The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made")
The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made
The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made is a penetrating biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, Woodrow Wilson. In domestic affairs, Wilson was a progressive who enjoyed unprecedented... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_08D1_Souza251Natl Archives -- An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza
An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza
He captured President Reagan and President Obama, now it's your turn to see the man behind the famous photographs. Join us for an exclusive program with Pete Souza, President Barack Obama's Chief Official White House Photographer! Souza will... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06A_Literary_HillBF310DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2018) @ Eastern Market
Literary Hill BookFest 2018
Celebrating Books & Authors on Capitol Hill
he Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.

This year's author list:
Brett Abrams, Richard Agemo, Nick... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06B_Museum20Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "The Museum" (w/Ran Tal)
The Museum
A striking account of Israel’s most important cultural institution that explores the Israeli soul through the galleries, storerooms, and visitors of the Israel Museum. The documentary eschews the dry formula one might expect for such an undertaking however— managing to unpack the mysteries... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06C1_GI_Jews81Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC-- "GI Jews" (w/Lisa Ades. Amanda Bonavita and James E. Young)
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II
550,000 Jewish American men and women served in World War II. Lisa Ades’ GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII is a loving ode to their memory.
Like all American soldiers, they fought against fascism, but also waged a more personal fight—to save their brethren in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06C3_GI_Jews357Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ NMAJMH-- "GI Jews" Meet and Greet (w/Lisa Ades. Amanda Bonavita and James E. Young)
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II
550,000 Jewish American men and women served in World War II. Lisa Ades’ GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII is a loving ode to their memory.
Like all American soldiers, they fought against fascism, but also waged a more personal fight—to save their brethren in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06D_NMAJMH71DC -- Natl Museum of American Jewish Military History (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05A_WWC_A52MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Agents Room (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05B_WWC_M112MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05C1_WWC_P0135MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Book Promotion for Authors (w/Katharine Sands)
Panel 1:
"Book Promotion for Authors" by literary agent Katharine Sands
Welcome from the Independent’s president, Salley Shannon (introduced by Jenny Yacovissi, conference chair) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05C2_WWC_P0227MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Writing a Page-Turner
Panel 2:
Writing a Page-Turner
* Salley Shannon, moderator, president of the Independent
* Delancey Stewart, author of Without Words
* Ed Aymar, author of You're as Good as Dead
* Art Taylor, author of On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05C3_WWC_P0341MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Tools of the Trade
Panel 3:
Tools of the Trade (“Seasoned Authors Share Their Secrets”)
* David O. Stewart, moderator, author of Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships that Built America
* Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
* Paul Dickson, author of Leo... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05C4_WWC_P0433MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Alice McDermott w/Tayla Burney
Panel 4:
Alice McDermott in Conversation with Tayla Burney (introduced by Jenny Yacovissi) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05C5_WWC_P0597MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Lunch w/Bob Schieffer
Panel 5: Lunch
Keynote speaker: Veteran broadcast journalist and author Bob Schieffer (introduced by Gene Meyer) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05D1_WWC_P0644MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Political Books in the Age of Trump
Panel 6:
Political Books in the Age of Trump (a special plenary session)
* Margaret Engel, moderator, co-author of ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion
* John A. Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: The Life
* Laurence Leamer, author of The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05D2_WWC_P0717MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Women of Crime
Panel 7: (Concurrent)
Women of Crime
* Donna Andrews, moderator, author of the Meg Langslow Mystery series
* Colleen Shogan, author of Calamity at the Continental Club
* Sherry Harris, author of the Sarah Winston Garage Sale mysteries
* Maya Corrigan, author of the Five-Ingredient Mystery... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05D3_WWC_P0820MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Through the Wormhole
Panel 8: (Concurrent)
Through the Wormhole: Debut Sci-Fi Authors Tell All
* Tara Campbell, moderator, author of TreeVolution
* Nik Korpon, author of The Rebellion's Last Traitor
* Meg Eden, author of Post-High School Reality Quest
* Kathy MacMillan, author of Sword and Verse (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05D4_WWC_P0927MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Channeling Climate Change
Panel 9: (Concurrent)
Channeling Climate Change: The Tip of the Iceberg
* Tim Wendel, moderator, author of Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors, and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia
* Joseph Romm, author of Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know
* Mike Tidwell, author of Bayou... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05D5_WWC_P1031MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: There’s Always a First Time
Panel 10: (Concurrent)
There’s Always a First Time: Debut Authors Across Genres and Publishing Paths
* Jenny Yacovissi, moderator, author of Up the Hill to Home
* Paula Tarnapol Whitacre (biography), author of A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose
* Caroline... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E1_UMd_CC22MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E2_UMd_CC_HM29MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center -- Exhibit: Herman Maril (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E3_UMd_CC_LA37MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center -- Exhibit: Language of Abstraction
The Language of Abstraction: Ed Clark, Richard W. Franklin, and Kenneth Young
Exhibition Dates: March 4–June 24, 2018
Artists Ed Clark, Richard W. Franklin, and the late Kenneth Young have approached abstract art in different ways, but the work of each of them is structurally complex. This exhibition... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E4_UMd_CC_GG15MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center -- Exhibit: Gladys Goldstein (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E5_UMd_CC_JSS28MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center -- Exhibit: Joseph Sheppard -- Sculpture
Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection
October 29, 2017–October 28, 2018
The University of Maryland University College Arts Program welcomes you to explore Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection, a new exhibition that celebrates the master artist's work. A Baltimore native,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05E6_UMd_CC_JSP75MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Conference Center -- Exhibit: Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection
Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection
October 29, 2017–October 28, 2018
The University of Maryland University College Arts Program welcomes you to explore Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection, a new exhibition that celebrates the master artist's work. A Baltimore native,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_05F1_Grossman112Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ AFI -- Visionary Award to Roberta Grossman
WJFF Visionary Award: Roberta Grossman
Sponsored by the Dweck Family.
The WJFF’s Annual Visionary Award recognizes creativity and insight in presenting the full diversity of the Jewish experience through moving image. The 2018 honoree is Roberta Grossman, who will join us for a special extended Q&A... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04A1_USCHS_P186USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 1: Orville Vernon Burton
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04B1_USCHS_P279USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 2: Paul Finkelman, Gabriel "Jack" Chin, and Alysa Landry
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04C_USCHS_P337USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 3: Brandi C. Brimmer
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04D1_USCHS_P425USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 4: Rebecca E. Zietlow
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04E1_USCHS_P552USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 5: Mark Summers
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04F_USCHS_P659USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 6: Final Q&A and Reception
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04G_LOC_Herblock32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2018)
Herblock Looks at 1968: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Currently on exhibit: March 17–September 8, 2018
In 1968, during the fourth and final year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration, Herblock focused on the presidential election. Having called attention to Richard M. Nixon’s... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04H1_SS_Heritage17MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Heritage Historic Trail (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_04H2_SS_Fairfield_Res10MD -- Silver Spring -- Fairfield Residential (916 Thayer Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_03A_SIRG_Burning_Art4DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_03B1_Best168Renwick Gallery -- Artist Talk with David Best and The Temple Crew
Join artist David Best and his 'Temple Crew' as they discuss the ephemerality of the Burning Man temples and other site-specific work. Enjoy listening to the artist and his collaborators underneath the temple built specifically for the exhibition. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02A1_AFLCIO120DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02A2_AFLCIO_Copley21DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -_ Exhibit: Richard Copley: Behind the Lens: Civil Righs Photography from Memphis to Present (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02A3_AFLCIO_Tour42DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- DC LaborFest tour (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02B1_Red_Cross9DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
The ARC building is being acquired by the State Department and they're moving over the staff and outside installation pieces. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02B2_WCCanal27DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02C1_OAS_Transformers24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Transformers"
Transformers: New Contemporary Sculpture by Darío Escobar and Patrick Hamilton
Christian Viveros-Fauné, Curator
April 19 - July 8, 2018

Washington, DC: The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in collaboration with Embassy of Chile in Washington, the Permanent... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02C2_OAS_AOTA59DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Art of the Americas"
Art of the Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States
On view August 17, 2017-October 28, 2018
Art of the Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States is a rigorous and comprehensive look at the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02C3_OAS32DC -- Organization of American States Building -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02D1_Dupont4DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02D2_Cairo13DC -- The Cairo (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02D3_DCJCC2DCJCC -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02D4_WJFF_Slides57Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) -- Slide Show (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_02E1_Davis130Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "Sammy Davis Jr." opening night
Opening Night Sponsored by The Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me
Dir. Sam Pollard | 100 min
Documentary United States 2017 English DC Premiere
Sammy Davis, Jr.’s career was indisputably legendary; so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01A1_8250_Georgia7MD -- Silver Spring -- 8250 Georgia (Solaire) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01A2_SS_Fairfield_Res16MD -- Silver Spring -- Fairfield Residential (916 Thayer Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01A3_SS_Heritage22MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Heritage Historic Trail (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01B_SIPM_StampC122DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony for Airmail Stamp
U.S. Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony (Stamp Dedication)
The U.S. Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two U.S. Air Mail Forever stamps this year. The first, depicted in blue, commemorates the pioneering spirit of the brave pilots who first flew the mail in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01C_SIPM_Postmen_Skies62DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Postmen of the Skies
Postmen of the Skies
May 1, 2018 – May 27, 2019
May 15, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the world’s first regularly scheduled airmail service. President Wilson was on hand in Washington, DC to watch the historic take off. At first the service only operated between Washington, Philadelphia and New... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01D1_Rosenstein95Newseum -- Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein (w/Ron Collins)
A Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General of the United States
To commemorate Law Day, the Newseum Institute presents a special program featuring Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general of the United States, in a wide-ranging discussion on the rule of law, the First Amendment... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01E1_Young_Marx29AFI -- DC Labor FilmFest -- "The Young Karl Marx"
Young Karl Marx, The
Special Features: Co-presented with the Goethe-Institut Washington
[LE JEUNE KARL MARX; DER JUNGE KARL MARX]
Following his documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, Raoul Peck takes on the story of the formative friendship of Karl Marx (August Diehl, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS) and Friedrich... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_01F1_Ellington68AFI -- "Duke Ellington on Film" (w/Harvey G. Cohen)
Duke Ellington on Film: A screening and lecture by Harvey G. Cohen
Jazz great and Washington, DC, native Duke Ellington (1899–1974) made pioneering use of early sound film not only to perform but to promote his status as one of America's great bandleaders. Ellington made his screen debut with the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30A1_Branches37147Nixon Legacy Forum & Natl Archives -- Building the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress
Nixon Legacy Forum: Building the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress
President Nixon achieved enviable legislative successes with a Congress dominated by Democrats. Today, a distinguished panel of Nixon Administration alumni including Tom Korologos, Wallace Johnson, and John Lehman,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30B1_Naval_MCPON21DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the MCPON (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30B2_Naval_91136DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: The Navy After 9-11 (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30B3_Naval_Center2DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30B4_Naval_NCM35DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: National Chief's Mess (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30C1_LP_Nigeria26DC -- Protest: Biafran Protest Aganst Nigerian President @ Lafayette Park
Thousands of Igbo, an ethnic group in Southeastern Nigeria, have begun arriving Washington DC for a major protest against 75-year old Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) would storm the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC on April 30 when... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30C2_SIRG_Burning_Art29DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30C3_Wilson_Center_Vw38DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30C4_Rawlins_Statue15DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30C5_Lisner3DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Lisner Auditorium (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30D_Ayers85Wilson Center and National History Center -- Ed Ayers ("Thin Light of Freedom")
The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
Edward Ayers, winner of the Lincoln Prize for 2018, will explore the American Civil War and its consequences from the ground up. Building on a pioneering digital archive that offers a comprehensive view of a Virginia... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_30E_Comey55Politics & Prose -- James Comey ("A Higher Loyalty") w/Mike Allen
James Comey - A Higher Loyalty — in conversation with Mike Allen — at GW Lisner
In A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares never-before-told experiences from the highest-stakes situations of his career. From prosecuting the Mob to changing U.S. policy on torture, overseeing the Clinton... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28A1_SIAIR_Welcome5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
I hadn't been there when the sun shades were up around the model. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28A2_SIAIR_POP35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28A3_SIAIR_Barmecide37DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: The Barmecide Feast (2001: A Space Odyssey room)
When I went in before, part of the room had been closed off. It's all open again. There was some damage to some of the pieces that will have to be fixed as it moves on. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28B_HVA_1918Cadillac59DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- 1918 Cadillac U.S. 1257X
April 24 – 30: 1918 Cadillac Type 57 - U.S. 1257X
Before the Jeep became the standardized and ubiquitous military vehicle, the United States military tried a little of everything. WWI saw an interesting mishmash of cars on the battlefield, but it was the Cadillac Type 57 that was predominantly favored... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28C1_NGAP20DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28C2_NGA_Sharing162DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
April 1 – August 5, 2018
Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28C3_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
Interesting human inflated balls. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_28D_Swanson81Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson ("Chasing King’s Killer")
Inside Media: The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author James Swanson talks about his new book, “Chasing King’s Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassin,” which chronicles the assassination of the nation’s most celebrated civil rights leader.
"Chasing King’s Killer" tells the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_27A1_Klepper85Washington Post -- Cape Up Live: Jordan Klepper in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart
Cape Up Live: Jordan Klepper in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart
On Friday, April 27, Comedy Central’s Jordan Klepper, host of the “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper,” will sit down with Washington Post Opinion Writer and host of the “Cape Up” podcast, Jonathan Capehart, to talk about the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_27B_SS_BDE30MD -- Silver Spring -- Business Section (East of Metro Line) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_26A_Goldberg107DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Gallery Talk: Carol Brown Goldberg
Gallery Talk: Carol Brown Goldberg
Washington artist Carol Brown Goldberg will discuss the intersection of philosophy and poetry in her ethereal images of densely-packed foliage. Free and open to the public. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_26B_KatzenX8DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Exhibition
Some pieces from Carol Brown Goldberg's "Entanglement" exhibit during her gallery talk. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25A1_WP_WPFI69Washington Post -- World Press Freedom Index 2018 -- Panel 1: Index Presentation w/Margaux Ewen and Karoun Demirjian
World Press Freedom Index 2018
On April 25, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) held a conversation on freedom of the press around the world, including a presentation of RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index, which examines the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25A2_WP_WPFI281Washington Post -- World Press Freedom Index 2018 -- Panel 2: Perspectives w/J. Jesus Esquivel, Jason Rezaian, Alisa Sopova, Margaret Talev, and Dana Priest
World Press Freedom Index 2018
On April 25, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) held a conversation on freedom of the press around the world, including a presentation of RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index, which examines the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25B2_1stDiv2DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25B3_GW_ElliottVw32DC -- Elliott School of International Affairs -- View from... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25B4_Foggy_Bottom1DC -- Foggy Bottom area (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25B5_Dupont5DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25C1_WPFD92BBG, GWU, & CPJ -- World Press Freedom Day - Panel 1: Challenges and New Trends (w/John Lansing, Amanda Bennett, Alberto M. Fernandez, Bay Fang, Paul Danahar, Greta Van Susteren)
World Press Freedom Day with BBG, GWU & CPJ
Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs and the Committee to Protect Journalists for a conversation on challenges and new trends in international media freedom, access to information,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25C2_WPFD299BBG, GWU, & CPJ -- World Press Freedom Day -- Panel 2: Drivers etc (w/Haroon Ullah, Patrick Butler, Michael De Dora, Joan Mower, John Lansing, Vuthy Khin Huot, and Chris Decherd)
World Press Freedom Day with BBG, GWU & CPJ
Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs and the Committee to Protect Journalists for a conversation on challenges and new trends in international media freedom, access to information,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25D_SIPG_BBush4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
April 18, 2018 – April 29, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life of Barbara Bush with a photograph by Diana Walker taken in 1989.
Admired for her candor and down-to-earth approach to public life, Bush enjoyed considerable popularity as the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25E1_Equality134Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 1: Equality in Newsrooms
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Welcoming Remarks:
* Jan Neuharth, chair and CEO, The Newseum Forum
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25E3_Equality392Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 2: Newsroom Leadership
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Transition Remarks:
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC News producer

Panel II: Newsroom Leadership:... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_24A1_Eizenstat142Politics & Prose -- Stuart Eizenstat ("President Carter: The White House Years")
Stuart E. Eizenstat: President Carter: The White House Years
The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments--drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.
Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter's side from his... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23A1_Dupont3DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23A2_AEI10DC -- American Enterprise Institute (1789 Massachusetts Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23A3_KSt9DC -- K Street area (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23A4_Murals3DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23B_Census_Succeed48AEI -- Making the 2020 Census Succeed
The 2020 decennial census is critically important. Businesses rely on official statistics to make key decisions, and those statistics must be accurate. Policymakers rely on official statistics as well, for decisions as important as setting interest rates throughout the economy. And the research... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23C_Fernandez80DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez (MBN President)
CCLP Washington D.C. Forum with Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez
Join CCLP for a discussion with Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez, the president of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN). In this role, he oversees MBN’s multimedia operations in the U.S. and across the Middle East, including... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_23D1_Marching123NYU & March on Washington Film Festival -- Marching to Progress: Women in 2018
Marching to Progress: Women in 2018 is presented by The March on Washington Film Festival, Raben_Impact, and the NYU Brademas Center. This event will commemorate the Women’s March and assess how we are moving women from marching to voting and further activism. Clips from Robin Hamilton's Fannie Lou... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_22A_Glover_Archbold54DC -- Glover-Archbold Park
I kept hearing about the condemned railroad trestle that is ultimately going to be torn down instead of repaired and I wanted to get a few pictures before it disappeared. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_22B_GeorgetownU80DC -- Georgetown University (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_22C1_Callbox9DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_22D_SIAIR_Welcome25DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise lights come on again. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_22E_HVA_Bullitt29DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – Bullitt – '559
April 17 – 23, 2018:
1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – Bullitt – '559
The “Highland Green” Mustang piloted by legendary car enthusiast and actor Steve McQueen through the streets of San Francisco in the visceral cops-and-mobsters flick Bullitt has become an indelible part of international car culture. By... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_21A_Sordoni_Comic291PA -- Wilkes-Barre -- Wilkes University -- Sordoni Art Gallery -- Exhibit: Selections from the Sordoni Collection of American Illustration & Comic Art
Selections from the Sordoni Collection of American Illustration & Comic Art
April 7 - May 20, 2018
From Disney to Playboy and billions of Sunday morning papers in between, the art of illustration is tightly ingrained in the American zeitgeist. Narrative illustration is unique in its ability to be... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_21B1_SteamtownX84PA -- Scranton -- Steamtown NHS -- Exterior Items (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_21B2_SteamtownIX266PA -- Scranton -- Steamtown NHS -- Interior Exhibits (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_21B3_SteamtownIV56PA -- Scranton -- Steamtown NHS -- Interior Vehicles (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_21C_Centralia63PA -- Centralia (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_19A1_Yards_ECC19DC -- The Yards -- Earth Conservation Corps Pump House (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_19A2_Yards23DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_19B_Riverfront_Revital98Capitol Riverfront Speaker Series: River Revitalization @ The Yards
Capitol Riverfront Speaker Series: River Revitalization
by Capitol Riverfront BID
2018 marks the "Year of the Anacostia," an invitation to celebrate the Anacostia River and its nearby communities, to honor its history, and to envision its future. The river serves as a valuable asset to the Capitol... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_19C1_Women_FS108Natl Archives -- Panel -- 11th Annual Forum on Women in Leadership ("Women in Foreign Service") w/Cokie Roberts, Susan Rockwell Johnson. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Fay Hartog-Levin, and Melanne Verveer
11th Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: Women in Foreign Service
Women leaders in Foreign Service, including ambassadors, diplomats, and academics, will discuss their experiences, explore critical viewpoints, and offer advice to young women entering the field of American Foreign Service.... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_17_LaborFest_Roses57Busboys Takoma and DC LaborFest -- Bread & Roses: 2018 DC LaborFest Sneak Preview!
Get an earlybird look at this year’s LaborFest! We’ll show trailers from the DC Labor FilmFest and preview the LaborFest schedule, plus Save The Date cards will be available and all attendees get a free pair of passes to the FilmFest! (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_16_Albright62Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Madeleine Albright ("Fascism: A Warning") w/Jeffrey Goldberg
Madeleine Albright - Fascism: A Warning — with Jeffrey Goldberg
Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Madeleine Albright is the first woman ever to serve as U.S. Secretary of State. Over her long career as a diplomat, Albright watched Fascism rise and endure. In Fascism: A Warning, she shows us how its... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_15A_Callanan16Politics & Prose -- Liam Callanan ("Paris by the Book")
Liam Callanan
Paris by the Book
Callanan’s third novel is a playful literary mystery that starts with the search for a missing man and ends in a family finding a new life as proprietors of a Paris bookstore. When Leah’s husband disappears, the only clues—if they are clues—are the manuscript of his... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_15B_Kurtz_Phelan105Politics & Prose -- Daniel Kurtz-Phelan ("The China Mission") w/Evan Thomas
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan - The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947 — in conversation with Evan Thomas
In 1945 Truman dispatched General George Marshall to China as his special presidential envoy. Marshall was charged with negotiating peace between the Chinese Nationalists and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_15C_New_Power74Politics & Prose -- Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms ("New Power")
Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms - New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--And How to Make It Work for You
If you compare traditional institutions like the military, hospitals, and schools to digital-age organizations like Black Lives Mater, Airbnb, and Reddit, you get a snapshot of two... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_15D_Penn11Politics & Prose -- Sean Penn ("Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff") w/Laura Lippman
Sean Penn - Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff — in conversation with Laura Lippman
Ironically named and brilliantly drawn, Bob Honey, the protagonist of Penn's first novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, is bitter about his divorce, fed up with Tweets, and tired of being mined for Big Data. He has a day job... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14A1_CB_Parade357DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Parade (2018)
A number of folks here include:
* Eleanor Holmes Norton
* Shinsuke Sugiyama, Japan's ambassador to the United States
* Miss USA Kara McCullough
* Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2018 Jessica Baeder
* Miss District of Columbia's Outstanding Teen and Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen
* Carla... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14B1_Science_March137DC -- March for Science -- Rally
From Washington D.C. to Abuja, Nigeria, science supporters across the globe are mobilizing. March for Science events energize science advocates from multiple spheres to create tangible change and call for greater accountability of public officials to enact evidence-based policy that serves all... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14C1_Prescribed25DC -- Prescribed to Death Memorial
Facing an Everyday Killer
NSC Prescribed to Death Memorial Visits D.C. April 12-18
One in four Americans has been directly impacted by the opioid crisis, but 40% still do not consider it to be a threat to their family, according to National Safety Council poll results.
In an attempt to end this... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14C2_SIRG_Burning_Art6DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
I wanted some Saturday crowd shots. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14D_WHouse_Garden92DC -- White House Garden Tour (2018)
This spring, the White House will open its gardens and grounds to visitors. The grounds will be open on Saturday, April 14, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, April 15, from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. On these days, visitors can discover the beauty of the South Lawn of the White House. The Jacqueline... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_13A1_Ideas_Forum152DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln Ideas Forum (2018)
Towards the end of his Second Annual Message to Congress in 1862, Abraham Lincoln implored his countrymen to remember that future generations would be looking back at the Civil War era:
"Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history," he wrote."We of this Congress and this Administration will be... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_13B1_KatzenO81DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Artists here this evening included Michael Clark, Jiha Moon, and Carol Brown Goldberg. Other folks present included Diane Rehm and Aviva Kempner. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_13B2_KatzenX174DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Exhibition
Carol Brown Goldberg: Entanglement
April 3 - May 27, 2018
Carol Brown Goldberg's exhibition Entanglement offers vivid evidence of her artmaking as the convergence of intellect, emotion, and technique. Her paintings in the current exhibition-marked by images of dense, imagined foliage-are rooted in a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_13B3_Toledo62DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Gallery Talk: Toledo Múltiple w/Fernando Gálvez de Aguinaga
Museum Members are invited to attend a special evening viewing of our new exhibitions, featuring a talk by the curator of Toledo Múltiple, Fernando Gálvez de Aguinaga.
Introductory comments were made by Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, the Mexican ambassador to the United States. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11A_SQCC_Oxy86DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Oil and Gas in Oman
Oil and Gas in Oman
Her Excellency Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy and Mr. Sandy A. Lowe, Executive Vice President and Group Chairman Middle East, Occidental Petroleum invite you to join us for this special program on Occidental Petroleum's oil and gas operations in Oman.
Featured Speakers:
*... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11B1_SQCC8DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11B2_Lincoln_Mem2DC -- Lincoln Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11B3_Critters1Critters -- Squirrel (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11B4_Viet_Wall6DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11C_Lincoln_Lest242DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Exhibit: Lest We Forget
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11D_SIRG_Handihour118Renwick Gallery -- Handi-Hour (2018, Art of Burning Man)
Inspired by the 10 principles of Burning Man, including Radical Self-expression, Participation, and Leaving No Trace, transform old T-shirts into something fabulous at DC’s original crafting happy hour. Make a bag, necklace: -> https://youtu.be/TTGWkexJ0-o, brooch, headband, or something of your own... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_11E_SIRG_Burning_Art97DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10A1_Haiku20DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10A2_SQCC29DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10B_SQCC_Goes37DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources (w/Dr. Joaquim I. Goes)
Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources
A public lecture by Dr. Joaquim Goes, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University and 2017 SQCC Research Fellow
Of the many oceanic ecosystems experiencing climate-driven changes worldwide, the Arabian Sea... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10C1_1700G2DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10C2_Viet_Wall8DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10C4_Lincoln_Lest17DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Exhibit: Lest We Forget
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10D1_Lincoln_LestP145DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: Lest We Forget Exhibition Opening Program
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10E2_Rawlins_Statue12DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10E3_SIRG_Burning_Art28DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10E4_Emb_Mexico1DC -- Embassy of Mexico (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10E5_Goethe_Projecting18Goethe-Institut -- Exhiibit: Early UFA Film Posters: Projecting Women
Early UFA Film Posters: Projecting Women
03/01/2018 - 04/30/2018
Posters from famous as well as rarely seen or lost Berlin UFA films from the 1920s and 30s portray women as heroines or seductresses, debutantes or harlots. From Sumurun to Metropolis, women are vying for power in male-dominated... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_10F_Hechelhammer59Goethe-Institut -- Bodo Hechelhammer ("Double Agent Heinz Felfe Discovers America")
Presentation “Double Agent Heinz Felfe Discovers America”
Dr. Bodo Hechelhammer, the Chief Historian of the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND), will give a presentation at the Goethe-Institut on his new book about the double agent, Heinz Felfe. In addition to his talk, he will show photos and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_09_Recy_Taylor46AFI -- "The Rape of Recy Taylor" (w/panel) for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
One Night Only: The Rape of Recy Taylor w/ discussion
While accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at February's Golden Globe ceremony, Oprah Winfrey invoked the name of Recy Taylor, a woman who 74 years ago, as a young black mother and sharecropper in rural Alabama, boldly stood against the systemic... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08A1_SIAIR_Barmecide48DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: The Barmecide Feast (2001: A Space Odyssey room) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08A2_SIAIR_Milestones32DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08A3_SIAIR_Welcome3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08B1_NGA_Cezanne142DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Cézanne Portraits
Cézanne Portraits
March 25 – July 1, 2018
Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted to the famed post-impressionist’s portraits. The exhibition explores the unconventional aspects of his portraiture, the role his portraits play in the development of his radical style and method, and the range... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08B2_NGA_Barye44DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Antoine-Louis Barye Animal Sculptor (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08B3_NGAS31DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08B4_NGA_Daumier3666DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Daumier's Portrait Busts (36 French Leaders) (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08B5_NGAP12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08C_McMillan12DC -- McMillan Sand Filtration Site (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_08D_SS_1stBaptist4MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07A_SAAM_JAM45Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Jazz Family Day
Come and jam at SAAM during Jazz Appreciation Month! SAAM celebrates jazz’s influence on artists with activities and performances. Improvise with your own jazz-themed crafts, complete a swinging scavenger hunt, and bop to jazz performances throughout the day.
Listen to a range of jazz songs from Billie... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07B_TechWorld5DC -- TechWorld (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07C1_USASF36DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Public (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07C2_USASF_MarsInc16DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Booth 604 Mars Incorporated
The National Zoological Park's Brian Gratwicke talks salamanders and frogs. (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07C3_USASF_Laser21DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Laser Light Show (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07D1_EPPV2DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_07D2_CB_Fireworks67Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2017) (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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2018_05_09B1_SuttonP135DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture. Prize Winner: Ward Sutton Lecturer: Scott Simon Speakers in sequence: * Gayle Osterberg, Library of Congress * Marcela Brane, President/CEO of the Herblock Foundation * Ward Sutton, honoree * Atheli... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_09C_SuttonR154DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Reception
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture. Prize Winner: Ward Sutton Lecturer: Scott Simon Folks pictured here include (pretty much in sequence): Mike Rhode, Joe Sutliff, Mary Hadar, Kevin Klose (President Emeritus of NPR), Ryan Flanders, Sam Viv... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_06A_Literary_HillBF310DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2018) @ Eastern Market
Literary Hill BookFest 2018 Celebrating Books & Authors on Capitol Hill he Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market. This year's author list: Brett Abrams, Richard Agemo, Nick A... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_25E3_Equality392Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 2: Newsroom Leadership
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation: Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect Transition Remarks: * Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC News producer Panel II: Newsroom Leadership: Ending ... (Partially reviewed)
2018_04_14D_WHouse_Garden92DC -- White House Garden Tour (2018)
This spring, the White House will open its gardens and grounds to visitors. The grounds will be open on Saturday, April 14, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, April 15, from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. On these days, visitors can discover the beauty of the South Lawn of the White House. The Jacqueline K... (Partially reviewed)


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