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Congratulations to Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony, one of the Kennedy Center Honor winners.

DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019) (182 images)
Congratulations to Sally Field, one of the Kennedy Center Honor winners.

DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019) (182 images)
Congratulations to Linda Ronstadt, one of the Kennedy Center Honor winners.

DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019) (182 images)
Congratulations to Lloyd Morrisett, one of the Kennedy Center Honor winners.

DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019) (182 images)
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2019_12_09A1_Guardian92AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2019) -- "Variações - Guardian Angel" (w/João Maia)
*North American Premiere*
Variações - Guardian Angel
Q&A with filmmaker João Maia following the screening
Portuguese pop music icon António Variações gets his due in this long-awaited biopic, which charts the singer's unlikely rise to fame before his untimely death from HIV/AIDS in 1984. The young... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_08A_Foggy_Bottom5DC -- Foggy Bottom area (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_08B_Honors182DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019)
Celebrate the 2019 Honorees
Earth, Wind & Fire, Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, Sesame Street, and Michael Tilson Thomas
42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors To Celebrate Honorees' Profound Artistic Impact

Folks shown here include:
Christopher Jackson ("Hamilton"), Jonas Brothers, Debra Winger, David... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_08C_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_07A_Autographs31Autographs (various)
I had started photographing some of the autograph/sketches I had gotten at San Diego Comic-Con back in 2016 so a friend, Richard Thompson, could see them. I put them in an email and sent them to him before I returned from the convention. Unfortunately, he died without ever having seen them. I thought... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_07B_Katzen_Brunch136DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- Holiday Brunch in the Museum
Including a talk by Carla Galfano, Museum Registrar. (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_07C_Edgewood12DC -- Edgewood Neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_07D_Pearl_Harbor24Naval Heritage Center -- Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_07E1_Sports_Page169Newseum & Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism -- The Great American Sports Page
The Great American Sports Page
A number of the nation’s top sports writers, columnists and editors will gather at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Newseum’s Knight Studio, to discuss what makes great sports journalism, and who are the great sports journalists of past and present. Panel members will... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06A_Reversal65Brookings Institution -- The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up On Free Markets (w/Thomas Philippon)
The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up On Free Markets
American markets, once a model of competition for the world, have experienced a growing concentration of economic power in a few large corporations. The rise of corporate economic—and political—power has emerged as one of the most important issues... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B1_Defenders7DC -- Defenders of Wildlife (1130 17th St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B2_Engine016DC -- Engine Company 1 (2225 M St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B3_Georgetown8DC -- Georgetown areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B4_Georgetown_WFPk2DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B5_Ghost_Bike3DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B6_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B7_1201Wisc10DC -- Georgetown -- PNC Bank (1201 Wisconsin Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06B8_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06C_WHHA_Book_Fair78White House Historical Association -- Holiday Book Fair
The White House Historical Association is pleased to announce its upcoming Holiday Book Fair, a full day of holiday shopping and festivities with 18 authors available to sign copies of their award-winning books. Books will be available for purchase during the event, in addition to our full range of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06D_Georgetown_Glow103DC -- Georgetown Glow (Outdoor Light Art Exhibition) (2019)
Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW, the region's only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations. Set against the historic backdrop of DC's oldest neighborhood, it's a whole new way to shine.

The 2019 Georgetown GLOW invites visitors to re-imagine the season of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_06E_Purple_Line4MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_05A_United_Methodist1DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_05B_LOC_Parks_Words226DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Opening December 5, 2019
Rosa Parks (1913–2005) is best known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a crowded bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal event in the civil rights movement that... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_05C_Berlin_Wall40Library of Congress Kluge Center -- Event: Hope M. Harrison and Constanze Stelzenmüller ("The Fall of the Berlin Wall")
The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Future of Democracy
Hope M. Harrison and Constanze Stelzenmüller will take part in a discussion moderated by Kluge Center Director John Haskell marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Harrison is an expert on the Berlin Wall, the Cold War, and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_05D1_CapitolX24DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2019) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_05D2_Union_StationX15DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04A_League53Hudson Institute -- The League of Wives
The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home from Vietnam
Hudson Institute will host a discussion with author Heath Hardage Lee on her new book, The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04B1_WHVC_Tree24DC -- White House Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Holiday Tree (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04B2_Corc_Diaspora143DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit: INTER | SECTIONALITY: Diaspora from the Creole City
INTER | SECTIONALITY: Diaspora from the Creole City
Nov. 14, 2019 – March 20, 2020
Inter | Sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City is a bold, multidisciplinary exhibition featuring predominantly Miami-based artists from across the Caribbean, with work ranging from photography to site-specific... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04C_UClub_Book_Fair133University Club -- 30th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair
The 30th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair
Don't miss this opportunity to meet an eclectic group of bestselling authors and select gifts for book lovers of all ages. Come and get a jump on your holiday gift-giving and chat up the author as they sign a copy of their book just for you and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04D1_Kalb189NPC -- Kalb Report: "We the People..." (w/Nina Totenberg, Pete Williams, and Jonathan Turley)
The Kalb Report: “We the People…”
Is America headed for—or perhaps already in -- a constitutional crisis fueled by highly partisan politics? Is this endangering our democracy? If so, where do we go from here?
The first forum in the 26th season of The Kalb Report (and the 100th program in the series)... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04E_Purple_Line8MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03A_NGS_Jane265DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Becoming Jane
Becoming Jane
The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
November 22, 2019 - Summer 2020
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace, braved the unknown to give the world a remarkable window into humankind’s closest living relatives: chimpanzees. In this hands-on,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03B1_Georgetown10DC -- Georgetown areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03B2_Callbox4DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03B3_Old_Stone37DC -- Old Stone House (part of Rock Creek Park) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03B4_Exorcist10DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_03C_Cartooning_Trump128DC -- Georgetown University -- Event: Cartoons, Controversy and Caricatures (w/Matt Wuerker and Kevin Kallaugher)
Cartoons, Controversy and Caricatures: Political Cartooning in the Age of Trump
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Join POLITICO’s Matt Wuerker and The Economist’s Kevin Kallaugher for a workshop and open discussion on the theory and practice of political cartoons. Attendees will participate in the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02A_Rubin96DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Eric Rubin ("State of State: Issues Facing the Foreign Service Today")
You are invited to join our next First Monday lunch forum, The State of State: Issues Facing the Foreign Service Today featuring Ambassador Eric Rubin, President of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA).
These programs are presented by the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02B_GWU_Slovakia56DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Exhibit: We Want Freedom: The Fall Of The Communist Regime In Slovakia In 1989
We Want Freedom: The Fall Of The Communist Regime In Slovakia In 1989
It has been 30 years since the citizens of Czechoslovakia expressed their desire for freedom and democracy through a series of peaceful mass protests against the communist regime. The Velvet Revolution of 1989 has become a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02C1_Rawlins_Statue8DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02C2_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02D_SINMAA_Posters72DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies
Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies
November 22, 2019 – November 1, 2020
Now Showing recognizes that good design matters and that film posters straddle an interesting role within the film industry; they serve as both art and advertising. Through the design, movie posters can help frame... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02E1_Shepard224DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication
Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication
On Monday evening, December 2, Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation will host a ceremony of inspiration, celebration, and song as we dedicate the Matthew Shepard Memorial Plaque. Elevated by a grassroots,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_02F_NCath_Xmas102DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Christmas Creches (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_01_Zoo_Lights88DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2019)
The main new feature this year were called "Animal Lanterns" which were pretty cool. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30A1_SIPG_Obata265DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Chiura Obata: American Modern
Chiura Obata: American Modern
November 27, 2019 – May 25, 2020
Chiura Obata (1885–1975) ranks among the most significant California-based artists and Japanese American cultural leaders of the last century. Obata’s seemingly effortless synthesis of different art traditions defies the usual division... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30A3_SIPG_Votes12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
March 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020
To usher in the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment,Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30A4_SIPG_Feminist161DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: What Is Feminist Art?
What Is Feminist Art?
November 26, 2019 – November 29, 2020
In 1976, feminist activists Ruth Iskin, Lucy Lippard, and Arlene Raven organized an exhibition centered on the question: “What is Feminist Art?” They invited artists to answer this question on a letter-sized piece of paper. Hundreds of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30B_MLKLib5DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30C1_City_Center11DC -- CityCenterDC complex (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30C2_City_Center_Tree144DC -- CityCenterDC -- Event: City Center Holiday Tree Lighting
CityCenterDC will kick off the holiday season with an exciting evening of performances from The Washington Chorus. Washingtonians will be treated to joyful holiday music, and an official lighting ceremony and countdown emceed by NBC’4 Eun Yang. Families will be entertained with balloon artists, face... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30C3_City_Center_Tesla8DC -- CityCenterDC complex -- Tesla Dealership (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_30D_Purple_Line7MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28A1_Botanic_XMas160DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2019)
Season's Greenings: America's Gardens!
November 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Join us to explore botanic gardens from Hawaii to Maine in this year's Season's Greenings holiday show! Plant based recreations of conservatories, fountains, and sculptures will fill the model train room. These will include... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28A2_Botanic80DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28B1_Ike_Mem22DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28B2_SIAIR_Bldg7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28B3_SISG2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28B4_Ghost_Bike3DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28B5_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28C1_SIAfri15DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
I hadn't realized they had totally changed the lobby of the museum since I was last there. The information desk was now on the other side of the room, and interactive kiosks and display cabinets had been installed. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28C2_SIAfri_Heroes183DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
November 16, 2019 – TBA
Through art, artists tell stories—stories of the world's current complexity, but also visions of a world that could yet be. Heroes features a selection of masterworks from the the museum's permanent collection in a new, dynamic... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28D1_SIFG1DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
The previous day, I had gotten a Facebook notice that one of my groups -- "Smithsonian's Freer..." (Facebook truncated the title) -- had changed its name. I went to visit the museum to ask questions.
Someone at the desk said the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery used to be known... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28D2_SIFG_Dewings57DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Dewing's Poetic World
Dewing's Poetic World
November 27, 2019 – November 2020
Best known for his tonal compositions featuring a solitary female figure lost in thought, Thomas Wilmer Dewing was in reality part of an active social network of collectors, painters, and art dealers. Why do the women in his paintings appear to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28D3_SIFG_Hokusai227DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Hokusai: Mad about Painting
Hokusai: Mad about Painting
November 23, 2019 – November 2020
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Charles Lang Freer... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28E1_Callbox6DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28E2_Earth_Day_Pk11DC -- Earth Day Park -- 300-310 9th St SW (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28E3_Murals3DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_27_Autographs3Autographs (various)
Gahan Wilson passed on November 21, 2019. I met him at the New York Comic-Con way back in 1995 and he drew this sketch for me, a government computer programmer. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25A_Purple_Line23MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B1_Signs4DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B2_Columbia_Square2DC -- Columbia Square building (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B3_Homer_Bldg16DC -- Homer Bldg (601 13th St NW) incl Spirit of American Youth Statue (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B4_White_House5DC -- White House (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B5_Callbox3DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25B6_Octagon2DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25C_Multilateral62Hudson Institute -- Multilateral Institutions: Indispensable or Irrelevant to Global Peace and Properity?
Hudson Institute will host a discussion on the relevance of multilateral institutions in today’s world. Skepticism is growing as to whether multilateral institutions are still an effective means of stopping international conflict and promoting economic growth. At the UN General Assembly’s annual... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25D1_Canstruction_CS103Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2019 @ Columbia Square
Join the Washington Architectural Foundation at the Columbia Square Building and AIA National Headquarters to see the build-out for CANstruction 2019!
2019 Theme: The 1980s
Columbia Square, 555 13th Street NW
AIA National Headquarters, 1735 New York Ave NW
#CANstructionDC
Canstruction is a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25D2_Canstruction_AIA26Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2019 @ AIA Headquarters
Join the Washington Architectural Foundation at the Columbia Square Building and AIA National Headquarters to see the build-out for CANstruction 2019!
2019 Theme: The 1980s
Columbia Square, 555 13th Street NW
AIA National Headquarters, 1735 New York Ave NW
#CANstructionDC
Canstruction is a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25E1_IDBCC_Single_Use54DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Single-Use Planet: A Call-to-Action from the Artists of the Americas
Single-Use Planet: A Call-to-Action from the Artists of the Americas
The Inter-American Development Bank was born 60 years ago to help the region’s people progress toward a better future. Back then, the region was very different and the challenges it faced were enormous. Over these past six decades,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25E2_IDB_VC35DC -- IDB -- Inter-American Development Bank building -- Visitor Center
The Inter-American Development Bank, the primary source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, invites you to experience its new Visitors Center.
Through interactives and data-driven storytelling, learn about diverse projects in 26 countries – each one designed to improve... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_25F_SIRG_Burning_Art40DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
Back to the temple (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_24A1_Pershing9DC -- Pershing Park (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_24A2_Penn1DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_24B1_Moment_Pre218DC -- Moment Magazine's 2019 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Pre-dinner mingling
Moment DC Gala & Awards Dinner
Celebrating Jewish journalism in tumultuous times
An Exciting Evening of Conversation & Music!
Honoring:
Moment Magazine Women and Power Award:
* Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent
* ... presented by Jamie Gorelick
Robert S. Greenberger Journalism... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_24B2_Moment_Pgm173DC -- Moment Magazine's 2019 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Presentation
Moment DC Gala & Awards Dinner
Celebrating Jewish journalism in tumultuous times
An Exciting Evening of Conversation & Music!
Honoring:
Moment Magazine Women and Power Award:
* Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent
* ... presented by Jamie Gorelick
Robert S. Greenberger Journalism... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_24B4_Moment_Dinner98DC -- Moment Magazine's 2019 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Dinner and Post-Event Mingling
Moment DC Gala & Awards Dinner
Celebrating Jewish journalism in tumultuous times
An Exciting Evening of Conversation & Music!
Honoring:
Moment Magazine Women and Power Award:
* Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent
* ... presented by Jamie Gorelick
Robert S. Greenberger Journalism... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_23A1_Palcy108AFI -- "A Dry White Season" (w/Euzhan Palcy)
A DRY WHITE SEASON
Special Features: Q&A with writer/director Euzhan Palcy, in discussion moderated by Chardelle Moore.
Co-presented with the 26th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards
With this bracing drama, made at the climax of the anti-apartheid movement, director Euzhan Palcy issued a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_23B_Thibaudeau9AFI -- Silent Cinema -- "Song of the Scarlet Flower" (w/Gabriel Thibaudeau and Peggy Parsons)
SONG OF THE SCARLET FLOWER (1919)
Special Features: Live musical accompaniment by Gabriel Thibaudeau on Nov. 23; recorded orchestral score Nov. 25–27
aka THE FLAME OF LIFE [SÅNGEN OM DEN ELDRÖDA BLOMMAN]
100th Anniversary
The first and most famous of several screen adaptations of the 1900 novel by... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21A_Purple_Line5MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B1_United_Methodist1DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B2_Rayburn_HOB2DC -- Capitol Hill -- Rayburn House Office Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B3_Capitol7DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B4_Sen_Graveyard14DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Protest: Senate Graveyard: Where the House Bills Go to Die
Leader Mitch McConnell Has Turned The Senate Into A Legislative Graveyard
April 30, 2019

“The American people cannot afford to have Leader McConnell turn one chamber of their government into a legislative graveyard for two full years,” Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said today on the Senate... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B5_HUD10DC -- Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B6_Trails_SW12DC Heritage Trails: River Farms to Urban Towers: Southwest Heritage Trail (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21B7_Southwest4DC -- Southwest areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21C_100Years75Library of Congress Kluge Center -- Event: Jane Junn and Christina Wolbrecht ("100 Years of Women Voting")
100 Years of Women Voting
Assistant Deputy Librarian Colleen Shogan will lead a panel discussion featuring two leading scholars on women and voting, University of Southern California’s Jane Junn, and University of Notre Dame’s Christina Wolbrecht. The conversation will focus on the 100 years of women... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_21D_Merkley110Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- Senator Jeff Merkley ("America is Better than This") w/Eric Schwartz
Senator Jeff Merkley - America is Better than This: Trump's War Against Migrant Families — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Senator Jeff Merkley with Eric Schwartz
Merkley, US Senator from Oregon and sponsor of the Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act, was among the first members of Congress to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19A_AIA_Schools103DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Schools of Thought: DC’s New Generation of School Buildings
Schools of Thought: DC’s New Generation of School Buildings
November 12, 2019 to January 31, 2020
Over the last decade, the District of Columbia has made a substantial investment in modernizing its public school buildings, and the city’s public charter schools and private schools have also made major... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19B1_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19B2_Toynbee3DC -- Public Art: Stickman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19C1_Mineta122Natl Museum of Amer History -- Book Event: Sec Norman Mineta and Andrea Warren (“Enemy Child”)
Sec Norman Mineta and Andrea Warren, author of “Enemy Child”
Join us for a conversation and book signing with the museum’s Elizabeth MacMillan Director, Anthea M. Hartig; former Cabinet Secretary Norman Mineta; and Andrea Warren, author of Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19D_Brookhiser33AEI -- Give Me Liberty: A book event with Richard Brookhiser
Give Me Liberty: A book event with Richard Brookhiser
Using 13 historical documents as a guide, biographer and journalist Richard Brookhiser joins AEI’s Yuval Levin for a discussion of liberty as an immutable principle in American history.
Every country has a characteristic that defines it, such as a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19E_100AL2040NPC -- 100th Anniversary of the American Legion Post 20
100th Anniversary of the American Legion Post 20
National Press Club members, especially veterans, and spouses/guests are invited to a reception on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of American Legion Post 20. The post has been affiliated with the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_17_APG278Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: American Portrait Gala 2019
On Nov. 17, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will host its third biennial American Portrait Gala. The black-tie, red carpet affair will bestow the Portrait Gallery’s coveted “Portrait of a Nation Prize” to six notable honorees whose accomplishments have made an impact on the nation’s shared... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16A1_SSprungX17MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung Holiday display (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16A2_SSprungX_BP37MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung Holiday display -- Block Party
Downtown Silver Spring
Holiday Tree Lighting & #SilverSpringWalls
Block Party
With No Kings Collective
Lighting of the holiday installation colorbound tree
Holiday cheer stations with seasonal beer and drinks
Tasty bites
Secret Walls Live Art Battle
Live Music * DJ Jerome Baker III (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16A3_SS_BDE5MD -- Silver Spring -- Business Section (East of Metro Line) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16A4_SSprung3MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16B1_Sturges71AFI -- "The Lady Eve" (w/Preston Sturges)
LADY EVE, THE
Special Features: Intro and book event with Tom Sturges, author of "Preston Sturges: The Last Years of Hollywood's First Writer-Director" at the Nov. 16 show
"I need him like the axe needs the turkey." In Preston Sturges' masterpiece of amour fou, boyish herpetologist/brewery heir Henry... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16C_Day23DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Frank Hallam Day "Dark World"
Gallery Talk: Dark World
Frank Hallam Day illuminates dark corners of the world in a discussion of his photographs on view in Dark World. Free and open to all, please RSVP to the link below. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_16D1_Metropolis44AFI -- Silent Cinema -- "Metropolis" (w/Alloy Orchestra)
METROPOLIS
Special Features: Live musical accompaniment by Alloy Orchestra
Incorporating more than 25 minutes of newly recovered, long-lost footage, the 2010 restoration of METROPOLIS is the definitive edition of Fritz Lang's science-fiction masterpiece. Like puzzle pieces, these scenes and subplots... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15A_Ghani94CSIS -- A Conversation with First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani
The Project on Prosperity and Development cordially invites you to:
A Conversation with First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani
Featuring
* H.E. Rula Ghani, First Lady of Afghanistan
Moderated by:
* Earl Anthony Wayne, Senior Adviser (Non-Resident), CSIS
Please join us on November 15th for an... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15B1_Hay_Adams21DC -- Hay-Adams Hotel (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15B2_Hay_Adams_OTR19DC -- Hay-Adams Hotel -- Off the Record Lounge (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15C1_White_House3DC -- White House (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15C2_NPC16DC -- Natl Press Club (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15D1_SIPG_Mercado4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Walter Mercado (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15D2_SIPG_Recent60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2019)
Recent Acquisitions
November 15, 2019 – August 30, 2020
The annual exhibition Recent Acquisitions showcases 25 portraits to recently enter the Portrait Gallery’s renowned collection. Images of individuals who have made an impact in art, business, fashion, media, medicine, music and social justice join... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14A_5G53Hudson Institute -- The Global Struggle for 5G Supremacy
The Global Struggle for 5G Supremacy: America's Darkest Hour or Finest Hour?
The onset of 5G wireless technology will transform how we use the Internet and interact with other technologies, from the smart grid and AI to driverless cars.
The United States and China are engaged in a global struggle for... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14B_Minakov69Wilson Center -- Mykhailo Minakov (Six Months in Power: Zelenskyy’s Achievements So Far)
Six Months in Power: Zelenskyy’s Achievements So Far
Approximately half a year ago, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was elected based on his campaign promises of peace, a responsive government, anti-corruption reforms, and increasing the average household income. How has the new president and his team met these... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14C1_SINH_Bldg3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14C2_SINH_Bearded92DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Challenging the Face of Science: The Bearded Lady Project
Challenging the Face of Science: The Bearded Lady Project
November 14, 2019 – TBA
This provocative exhibition is a collaboration between filmmaking, photography, and science to challenge the public perception of what a scientist looks like. Through a series of portraits and an accompanying documentary... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14D1_Purple_Line26MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14D2_SS_Bonifant15MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (except library and 1st Baptist Church) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14D3_SSL1MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14D4_SS_1stBaptist1MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_14E_Howell72Politics & Prose -- Janet Howell and Theresa Howell ("Leading the Way: Women in Power") w/Emily Cain
Senator Janet Howell and Theresa Howell - Leading the Way: Women in Power—in Children & Teens—In Conversation with Emily Cain, EMILY's List Executive Director
Women interested in politics, or even voting rights, have been dismissed and scoffed at throughout American history. Meet many of the brave... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_13A1_Two_Faces198DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Make Up Party
Two Faces Comedy Series at President Lincoln's Cottage
"I leave it to my audience: If I had two faces, would I be wearing this one?”
-- Abraham Lincoln during the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates after being accused of "two-faced" politics by Stephen Douglas
Back by popular demand, and drawing... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_13B_Lincoln_Cottage2DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12A_Berlin3089Brookings Institution -- Europe 1989-2019: Lessons Learned 30 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall
Europe 1989-2019: Lessons Learned 30 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall
The 30 years since the opening of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 have been marked by incredible progress toward a Europe “whole and free.” The European Communities became the European Union, grew to 28 member states, and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12B_Risch8CSIS -- A Conversation with Chairman Risch
The U.S., China, and Europe: A Conversation with Chairman Risch
Featuring:
* The Honorable James Risch, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
CSIS is pleased to welcome the Honorable James Risch (R-ID), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, for a discussion on China’s growing... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12C_TWA4048Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute -- Commemorating 40 Years of the Taiwan Relations Act
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute
Commemorating 40 Years of the Taiwan Relations Act
A photographic history exhibit on display in the Rome Auditorium from November 12 to November 22, 2019.
Co-hosted by the SAIS China Studies Progream and the SAIS... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12D_WP13K6DC -- Washington Post (1301 K St NW -- New Bldg) -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12E_Kochland50New America -- Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America (w/Christopher Leonard)
Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America
Christopher Leonard’s Kochland tells the story of modern corporate America through the extraordinary account of how one of the biggest private companies in the world grew to be that big. The annual revenue of Koch Industries... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_12F_Purple_Line4MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09A1_FONZ_Bye_Bye34DC -- FONZ Event -- Bye Bye, Bei Bei
It's time to say Bye Bye, Bei Bei
On Nov. 19, the Zoo's 4-year-old giant panda Bei Bei will be leaving as part of the Zoo's cooperative breeding program with China. We're all going to miss our laid-back, confident panda.
So we're going to send him off in style! From 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 9, join FONZ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09A2_SINZ_Panda80DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Pics taken way too early in the morning during the member event before the Bye Bye, Bei Bei public celebration of Bei Bei's departure for China. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09A3_SINZ_RPanda33DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09A4_SINZ_Main3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09B_Trabant130International Spy Museum -- Annual Parade of Trabants (2019)
13th Annual Parade of Trabants @ International Spy Museum
The Parade of Trabants is on the move all the way to the Spy Museum’s new location! Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a favorite Cold War car—the Trabant. These little cars are now affectionately regarded as a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09C1_Ghost_Bike1DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here)
Before the started putting bikes at the spot. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09D1_SIHIR_Steir16DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Pat Steir: Color Wheel
Pat Steir: Color Wheel
October 24, 2019 – May 10, 2020
The Hirshhorn hosts the largest site-specific exhibition to date by the acclaimed abstract painter Pat Steir. The exhibition is an expansive new suite of the artist’s signature Waterfall paintings, spanning the entire perimeter of the museum’s... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09D2_SIHIR_Manifesto52DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Manifesto: Art x Agency
Manifesto: Art x Agency
June 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020
German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s epic, multi-channel video work Manifesto serves as the centerpiece to a display of works from the Hirshhorn collection highlighting works of art created in response to, or as a part of, artistic manifestos of the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09D3_SIHIR_Duchamp200DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection
Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection
November 9, 2019 – October 12, 2020
The first of a two-part exhibition, this part features the recent gift of over 50 major historical artworks, including more than 35 seminal works by Duchamp, promised to the museum by Washington, D.C.,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09E1_Newseum_Pg_Berlin65DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages -- Berlin Wall (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09E2_Harrison56Newseum -- Inside Media w/Hope M. Harrison ("After the Berlin Wall")
Inside Media: The Fall Of The Berlin Wall 30 Years LateR
On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, author Hope M. Harrison talks about her new book, “After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to Present.”
The book examines how Germany has grappled with the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09F1_KatzenX142DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019E Late Fall Exhibition
Late Fall 2019
On view November 9
* Radical Link: A New Community of Women, 1855-2020
* Christine Neill: Observations from the Valley Floor, Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art
* fair is foul & foul is fair
* ARCADIA: The Clyde’s Murals by William Woodward
* Dark World:... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09F2_Fair_Foul66DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019E Late Fall Gallery Talk: fair is foul & foul is fair
Gallery Talk: fair is foul & foul is fair
Explore themes of foulness and fairness in this gallery talk focused on works by collaborating Irish artists Aideen Barry and Alice Maher. Featuring a vocal performance by Ceara Conway of a poem specially created for this exhibition. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09F3_KatzenO108DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2019E Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Late Fall Opening Reception
Mix and mingle with artists, curators, and fellow patrons and preview five new exhibitions at our Late Fall opening reception. Free and open to all, no RSVP required.
Folks pictured here include: Laura Roulet, Aideen Barry, Alice Maher, Tina Kinsella (curator), Diane... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09G_Punk109AFI -- "Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement" (w/Paul Bishow, James June Schneider, Sam Lavine, Boyd Farrell, Anne Bonafede, Diana Quinn)
PUNK THE CAPITAL: BUILDING A SOUND MOVEMENT
Special Features: Filmmaker Q&As at all screenings
When punk rock exploded in Washington, DC, in the late 1970s, it was a mighty, intergenerational convergence of powerful music, close friendships and clear minds. Featuring breathtaking Super-8 footage... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09H1_SSprung17MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09H2_SSprungX3MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung Holiday display (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08A1_THIS_Twilight415THIS for Diplomats Twilight in Argentina Gala @ Embassy of Argentina
THIS for Diplomats 2019 Gala: Twilight in Argentina
THIS is proud to announce that on November 8, 2019, we are co-hosting our Annual Fundraiser Gala “Twilight in Argentina” with the Argentine Republic.
The event will take place at the Argentinian Embassy and will feature live music (by Sweet... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08B1_Emb_Argentina39DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08B2_Emb_Argentina_Pano19DC -- Embassy of Argentina -- Exhibit: From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary-Panoramic Photography
José Andrés Basbus's exhibit "From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary-Panoramic Photography" (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06A1_US_Berlin_Wall32DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Berlin Wall
From November 6 to 12, 2019, there will be a Berlin Wall exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. The display, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The exhibit will feature six panels depicting the history of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06A2_United_Methodist1DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06B1_McDonald66USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Jacquelyn Delin McDonald ("Elisabet Ney's Sam Houston, 'The Greatest of Wild Men' ")
November 6: "Elisabet Ney's Sam Houston, 'The Greatest of Wild Men'"
Speaker: Jacquelyn Delin McDonald, USCHS Capitol Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas at Dallas.
This talk will address the commissions for Ney's statue of Sam Houston--including the version in the Capitol--and her... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06B2_Capitol_Tour4DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Tour from Steve Livengood (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06C1_Capitol_R45DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06C2_Capitol_NSH31DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
Steve Livengood took us to see the Sam Houston statue up close after a USCHS talk by Jacquelyn Delin McDonald about the statue's artist Elisabet Ney. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06C3_Capitol_I16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06C4_Capitol_VC16DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Guide Steve Livengood said that the Washakie statue was his favorite so I decided to photograph it a bit. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06C5_Capitol_Models104DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Capitol Grounds Models (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06D1_CapitolX_Ruckus25DC -- Capitol Crossing (I-395 Overpass) -- Red Grooms' Ruckus Cadillac
Red Grooms
Red's Ruckus Cadillac
Acrylic on 1949 Cadillac
A Project in Celebration of The National Dance Institute (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06D2_Mt_Vernon2DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06D3_I3951DC -- I-395 (Capitol Crossing) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06D4_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06D5_Logan17DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue) (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06E1_Goethe_Opening80Goethe-Institut -- Opening Celebration @ 1377 R St. NW
GOETHE MOVES TO THE LIZ - GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION!
Join us on November 6th for an all-day celebration of our new home in Washington, DC. Starting at 3 pm, we will open our doors at 1377 R St NW with a party and open house featuring educational and cultural programming available to everyone in the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06E2_Goethe_Mythen23Goethe-Institut -- Exhiibit: Berliner Mythen
Berliner Mythen
Explore the fascinating stories shared in the graphic novel series “Berliner Mythen” (Berlin Myths) in our brand new poster exhibit featuring the work of award-winning cartoonist Reinhard Kleist! (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_06E3_Goethe_Homestory6Goethe-Institut -- Exhiibit: Homestory Deutchland (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_05A1_Brown174Politics & Prose -- Sherrod Brown ("Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America")
Sherrod Brown - Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America
In this engaging political history, Brown, senior U.S. senator from Ohio, tells the story of twentieth-century progressive politics through the profiles of eight of the senators who occupied his chair—desk 88—before him. In a... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_04A_Open_Borders125Cato Institute -- "Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration" (w/Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith)
Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration
Featuring the authors Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University; blogger, EconLog; and Zach Weinersmith, Illustrator, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal comic strip; New York Times bestselling author, with comments by Tim Kane, JP... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_04B_Purple_Line4MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03A1_Mt_Vernon_Place3MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03A2_Baltimore_Signs3MD -- Baltimore -- Signs (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03A3_BTrail_MtVernon8MD -- Baltimore Urban Heritage Trail -- Mount Vernon Cultural Walk (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03A4_Ouija7MD -- Baltimore -- Ouija 7-Eleven
Ouija 7-Eleven
This simple convenience store sits on the location where the Ouija board was named and has the plaque to prove it.
Baltimore, Maryland, is a self-described “City of Firsts,” and one of the most esoteric of these pioneering actions is the naming of the classic occult game the Ouija... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03A5_Baltimore_Murals2MD -- Baltimore -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03B1_Walters_Bldg8MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03B2_Walters_Glasgow356MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style
Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style
October 06, 2019–January 05, 2020
Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s name is synonymous with modern design.
Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style will be the first US exhibition in a generation to highlight the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03B4_Walters_Rye432MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
From Rye to Raphael, The Walters Story
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family. The dramatic new installation features 200... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03B6_Walters_BooksAN20MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: From Mucha To Morris: Books of the Art Nouveau
From Mucha To Morris: Books of the Art Nouveau
October 02, 2019–April 19, 2020
Presented in complement to Designing the New, the display on the fourth floor of the Centre St. building will present From Mucha to Morris: Books of the Art Nouveau, a selection of 12 Art Nouveau books by William Morris,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03C1_Walters_1West97MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- 1 West Mount Vernon Place (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03C2_Walters_Ceramics76MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: Ceramics: Materials and Techniques
Ceramics: Materials and Techniques
Ongoing
The refreshed galleries on 1 West’s second floor highlight ceramics from around the world—from the oldest object in the Walters’ collection to the most recent.
Juxtaposing works from different places and times, this installation explores an array of ceramic... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03C3_Walters_Time35MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: Time and Place
Time and Place
July 31, 2019–March 01, 2020
A new installation of contemporary art at 1 West Mount Vernon Place, also known as Hackerman House, uses portraiture to engage with the history and functions of the house.
Artists Antonio McAfee and Jay Gould utilize photography to examine issues of class... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03C4_Walters_Contemp16MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Exhibit: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03D1_MDHS13MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03D2_MDHS_Fashion90MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society -- Exhibit: Spectrum of Fashion
Spectrum of Fashion
The Maryland Historical Society has unlocked one of its greatest archival treasures in a new exhibition, Spectrum of Fashion, open October 2019 through October 2020. The visually stunning installation highlights the extraordinary breadth of the MdHS costume collection across four... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03D3_MDHS_Quilts41MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society -- Exhibit: Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi Dietrich
Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi Dietrich
The Maryland Historical Society is proud to present a new exhibition, “Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi Dietrich,” open through March 2020.
Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. She has traveled... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03D4_MDHS_Henderson46MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society -- Exhibit: Paul Henderson: Maryland's Civil Rights Era in Photographs, ca. 1940-1960
Paul Henderson: Maryland's Civil Rights Era in Photographs, ca. 1940-1960
Opened February 2011 - (Re)Opened and Expanded February 2017
Maryland's Civil Rights movement began in the early to mid-1930s. The lynching of George Armwood on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1933 sparked revamping of the Baltimore... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_03D5_MDHS_Divided57MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society -- Exhibit: Divided Voices
The exhibit was updated a bit from when I saw it in 2015 to include a small section on the removal of Confederate and the memorial to racist Judge Taney.

Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War
Through 2016 [given that these photos were taken in 2019, apparently it's running longer!]
The Maryland... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_02A1_Nats_Parade243DC -- Nationals' Championship Parade
The Nationals’ championship parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Constitution Avenue and 15th Street NW. From there, it’ll head east on Constitution Avenue NW, culminating with a team rally on Pennsylvania Avenue and 3rd Street NW (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_02B1_Purple_Line18MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_02B2_SS_Wayne3MD -- Silver Spring -- Wayne Ave (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01A1_FireDrillFridays250DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally: #FireDrillFridays w/Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Eve Ensler, and Rosanna Arquette -- (1 of 2) Rally
A group of powerhouse women including Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, and many others just got arrested on Capitol Hill calling for climate action.
Every Friday from now through January, Jane Fonda and other allies will participate in #FireDrillFridays to demand that our elected leaders take bold action... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01A3_FireDrillFridays3192DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally: #FireDrillFridays w/Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Eve Ensler, and Rosanna Arquette -- (2 of 2) March and Arrest @ Hart SOB
A group of powerhouse women including Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, and many others just got arrested on Capitol Hill calling for climate action.
Every Friday from now through January, Jane Fonda and other allies will participate in #FireDrillFridays to demand that our elected leaders take bold action... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01B1_Supreme_Ct2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
The daily anti-Kavanagh protest continues. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01B2_Childrens_Museum6DC -- National Children's Museum @ Ronald Reagan Bldg
The museum was scheduled to open that evening. It looked like it had some way to go to me. They're grand public opening is, unfortunrately, scheduled the next day during the parade for the World Series winning Nationals. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01C1_SIAH_Elephants154DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction
Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction
November 1, 2019 – September 13, 2020
Marking the 30th anniversary of the historic African Elephant Conservation Act, Elephants and Us explores Americans’ relationship with elephants as it has evolved over centuries from one of exploitation to stewardship, and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01C2_SIAH_Stories98DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01C3_SIAH_Superheroes36DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Superheroes
Superheroes
November 20, 2018 – TBA
This showcase display presents artifacts from the museum’s collections that relate to superheroes, including comic books, original comic art, movie and television costumes and props, and memorabilia. (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01D_Bookfair150NPC -- 42nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2019)
One hundred authors -- and their books -- will be under one roof at the National Press Club, just in time for the gift-giving season. Navigate national politics and history, whisk your way to tasty treats, or laugh with your little one during the 2019 Book Fair and Authors’ Night on Friday, Nov.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01E_Purple_Line1MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_31A1_NMHM4MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_31A2_NMHM_HShips84MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Hospital Ships
Part 4 (artifacts) and the rest of Part 3 (the ship models) are up.
Come visit our new exhibit, “United States Hospital Ships”! This exhibit, open now through mid-March, explores the history of hospital ships and includes our ship models of the USAHS J.K. Barnes and D.A. January, and loans of the USS... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_31A3_NMHM_Identifying73MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Identifying Human Remains (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30A_Purple_Line6MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30B1_Signs14DC -- Temporary Signs
"Impeach" truck in front of the Capitol. (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30B2_United_Methodist1DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE) (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30B3_Penn3DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
Halloweeners. (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30C_White77Library of Congress Kluge Center -- Event: Author Salon: Ron White on Lessons from Lincoln and Grant
Kluge Center Author Salon: Ron White on Lessons from Lincoln and Grant
Assistant Deputy Librarian Colleen Shogan will interview author Ronald White, author of numerous books including biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Abraham Lincoln, on leadership lessons from those famous lives, as well as the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_30D1_Leadership109Natl Archives -- Panel -- Women in Leadership: Women on the U.S. Congress w/Shelley Moore Capito, Brenda Lawrence, Tammy Baldwin and Brooke Baldwin
Women in Leadership: The Impact of Women on the U.S. Congress
When the 116th Congress convened in 2019, a record number of women—102 in the House of Representatives and 25 in the Senate—held seats. How has this historic increase changed the ethos of the institution? How do newly elected women interact... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_29_Rubenstein98Politics & Prose -- David M. Rubenstein ("The American Story") w/David Gregory
David M. Rubenstein - The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians — in conversation with David Gregory
In his Peer-to-Peer Conversations for The David Rubenstein Show on PBS, Rubenstein, a philanthropist and financier, has engaged with top figures in the business world to explore the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28A_Purple_Line12MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28B_SIPG_Boochever121DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today
October 26, 2019 – August 30, 2020
Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts chosen by the museum. The works of this year’s 46 finalists were selected from... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28C1_SIAIR_Bldg11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28C2_Ike_Mem7DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28C3_Southwest5DC -- Southwest areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28C4_LEnfant7DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28D_Reston40Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- James Reston Jr. ("The Impeachment Diary")
James Reston Jr. - The Impeachment Diary: Eyewitness to the Removal of a President — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Reston follows A Rift in the Earth with a timely account of the impeachment process against Richard Nixon. Drawing on his diaries from the period, Reston revisits the 1973 Senate... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_27A_Chappelle179DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2019 -- Dave Chappelle)
Folks shown here include: Q-Tip, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Kenan Thompson, Aziz Ansari, David Rubenstein, Morgan Freeman, ???, Kidd O'Shea (ABC 7), Fab Five Freddie, Robert L. Johnson, ???, ???, John Legend, Neal Brennan, ??? (again), David Rubenstein (again), Jeff Ross, Common, Sarah Silverman, Aziz... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_27B_Kennedy_Courage108DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors
Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors
Monday, October 7, 2019 - Friday, November 15, 2019
Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors is a collection of portraits by President George W. Bush on loan from the Ambassador and Mrs. George... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_26A_Exorcist68AFI -- "Exorcist" (w/Count Gore De Vol)
EXORCIST, THE - EXTENDED DIRECTOR'S CUT
Special Features: Oct 26 screening presented by Count Gore De Vol!
Local TV legend Count Gore De Vol (Dick Dyszel) returns Oct. 26 to present another terrifying film with interactive games, prizes and more! (Also screening Oct 31, film only)
Forty-odd years... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_26B_Zombie51AFI -- Silver Spring Zombie Walk (2019) (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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2019_12_02E1_Shepard224DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication
Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication On Monday evening, December 2, Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation will host a ceremony of inspiration, celebration, and song as we dedicate the Matthew Shepard Memorial Plaque. Elevated by a grassroots, crowd-... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01D_Bookfair150NPC -- 42nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2019)
One hundred authors -- and their books -- will be under one roof at the National Press Club, just in time for the gift-giving season. Navigate national politics and history, whisk your way to tasty treats, or laugh with your little one during the 2019 Book Fair and Authors’ Night on Friday, Nov. 1. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04D1_Kalb189NPC -- Kalb Report: "We the People..." (w/Nina Totenberg, Pete Williams, and Jonathan Turley)
The Kalb Report: “We the People…” Is America headed for—or perhaps already in -- a constitutional crisis fueled by highly partisan politics? Is this endangering our democracy? If so, where do we go from here? The first forum in the 26th season of The Kalb Report (and the 100th program in the series)... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_17_APG278Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: American Portrait Gala 2019
On Nov. 17, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will host its third biennial American Portrait Gala. The black-tie, red carpet affair will bestow the Portrait Gallery’s coveted “Portrait of a Nation Prize” to six notable honorees whose accomplishments have made an impact on the nation’s shar... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08A1_THIS_Twilight415THIS for Diplomats Twilight in Argentina Gala @ Embassy of Argentina
THIS for Diplomats 2019 Gala: Twilight in Argentina THIS is proud to announce that on November 8, 2019, we are co-hosting our Annual Fundraiser Gala “Twilight in Argentina” with the Argentine Republic. The event will take place at the Argentinian Embassy and will feature live music (by Sweet Somethi... (Partially reviewed)


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