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06/20/2018 (Wednesday 2am): All of Sunday's Miss DC Competition (congrats to Allison Farris!) pics are up. Still in the queue from later: (Tuesday) Panel on "Supporting the Fourth Estate" at The National Endowment for Democracy and "Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment" at The Washington Post. Total number of pictures in the queue: 3,900.
Shown here in 2012 at the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists annual meeting which was held here in DC, political cartoonist Rob Rogers was fired from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 14 after its editor went off the Trump end. You can find more of Rob's excellent work on his site at http://robrogers.com/ .

DC -- GWU -- AAEC -- #!&% Cartoons! -- Miscellaneous (107 images)
Congratulations to Allison Farris, crowned Miss DC 2018 on Sunday night. The event included the last-ever swimsuit competition portion as well the renamed "Competition" instead of "Pageant".

2018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (8 of 10) -- Awards (Allison Farris) (146 images)
The artist Ralph Steadman, best known for his collaboration with Hunter S. Thompson, was in town at the Katzen Arts Center for a rare US appearance. His retrospective art exhibit is here through August 12 -- more info: https://www.american.edu/cas/museum/2018/ralph-steadman-retrospective.cfm

DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Gallery Talk: Ralph Steadman (131 images)
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2018_06_18A1_CCapHill_BL211USCHS -- "Creating Capitol Hill" Book launch
Please join us for an evening of living history!
The Official Launch of Creating Capitol Hill
Book-themed walking tour begins following program (appx. 6:30 PM)
Join us at USCHS Headquarters on the evening of June 18 to meet the authors, enjoy refreshments, and hear about the selection of the site for... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_18B_CCapHill_WT23USCHS -- "Creating Capitol Hill"-themed walking tour
Please join us for an evening of living history!
The Official Launch of Creating Capitol Hill
Book-themed walking tour begins following program (appx. 6:30 PM) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_18C1_Capitol22DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_18C2_LOC3DC -- Library of Congress (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_18C3_Rayburn_HOB1DC -- Rayburn House Office Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17A_TakomaF17DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire
I never passed the site from the road before. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17B_Pageant_1Other592018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (1 of 10) -- Non-Program Pics (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17C_Pageant_2Welcome792018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (2 of 10) -- Welcome (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17D1_Pageant_3Betweens1762018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (3 of 10) -- Interstitials (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17E_Pageant_4Swimwear1342018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (4 of 10) -- Swimwear
The end of an era for this portion of the competition. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17F_Pageant_5Inter1332018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (5 of 10) -- Interviews (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17G1_Pageant_6Talent1922018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (6 of 10) -- Talent (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17H_Pageant_7Evening1582018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (7 of 10) -- Evening Wear (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17I_Pageant_8Awards1462018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (8 of 10) -- Awards (Allison Farris)
Pageant Contestants:

ALLISON FARRIS ** MISS DC 2018 **

Katelynne Cox
Alexandra Curd
Lily Donaldson
Daisy Flores
Sydney Hall
J'Lyn Henderson
Courtney Hocog
Laetitia Hua
​Emma Lutton
Judy Mabone
Mikayla Oberlton
Sutton Roach
Fasika Sanders
Jordynne Tucker
Sianey Wiggins (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17J1_Pageant_9Post1222018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (9 of 10) -- Post Shots on Stage (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_17J2_Pageant_9Post21662018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (10 of 10) -- After Party (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_16A_KatzenO90DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Opening Reception
Opening Reception
Mix and mingle with fellow museum patrons and meet the artists and curators behind the four new Summer exhibitions at the Opening Reception. Free and open to the public.
Folks shown here include several artists in the exhibit Kiley Ames and ???.
Also shown are folks who came for the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_16B1_Steadman131DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Gallery Talk: Ralph Steadman
Gallery Talk with Ralph Steadman
Join us for a lively session about the diverse and wide-ranging span of works in Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective. Ralph Steadman will be joined by Anita O'Brien from the Cartoon Museum in London, who curated the exhibition. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_16C_KatzenX_Steadman93DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Exhibition -- Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
June 16 – August 12, 2018
Originally curated by Anita O'Brien at the Cartoon Museum, London, the Ralph Steadman Retrospective offers phenomenal insights into the genius of one of the world's most acclaimed artists. This exhibition takes the viewer on a journey through... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_16D_KatzenX26DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Exhibition (except Ralph Steadman Retrospective)
It was a busy opening night and I spent most of my time in the Ralph Steadman exhibit. I didn't give fair shake to the other exhibits but here was a cursory scan of some pieces. I'll come back for more thorough coverage later.

Latitude: The Washington Women's Arts Center 1975-1987
June 16 to August... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15A1_Southeast6DC -- Southeast areas (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15A2_Sentry_Tower22DC -- Southeast areas -- Sentry Tower (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15A3_Yards5DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15B1_WNY10DC -- Washington Navy Yard (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15B2_WNY_NavyMus1DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15C1_Wennersten486Commander Stewart Wennersten Retirement @ US Navy Yard
Captain Troy E. Mong, Commanding Officer, NROTC Maryland Consortium, Requests the pleasure of your company for a ceremony honoring
Commander Stewart M. Wennersten
on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Navy. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15D1_AmerInd_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15D2_SIAIR_Jurassic15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Jurassic World LEGO set (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15E1_Above_Beyond97AFI Docs 2018 -- "Above And Beyond: NASA's Journey To Tomorrow" (w/Rory Kennedy, Charles Bolden, Ellen Stofan)
AFI DOCS Special Screening of
ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
A film by Rory Kennedy
Panel discussion following the screening with Emmy® Award-winning director Rory Kennedy and others from the film.

ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
Rory Kennedy tells the stories of the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_14A1_1301PA2DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_14A2_Old_Post5DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_14A3_Facebook1DC -- Facebook billboards (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_14B_SIAH_Cultivating50DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Cultivating America's Gardens
Cultivating America's Gardens
May 4, 2017 – August 2018
Using books and objects from Libraries and Gardens collections of the Smithsonian, Cultivating America’s Gardens highlights early horticulture publications; 19th century popular and new “exotic plants”; prominent landscape designers; changing... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_14C_James93AFI Docs 2018 -- Guggenheim Symposium Honoring Steve James @ Natl Museum of American History
CHARLES GUGGENHEIM SYMPOSIUM HONORING STEVE JAMES
Interviewed by Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Including The East Coast Premiere Of Episode One Of The Starz Original Docu-Series AMERICA TO ME
The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors masters of the non-fiction art form who inspire... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13A_SS_Art3MD -- Silver Spring -- Public art (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13B1_Reeves53Natl Archives -- John Reeves ("The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee")
The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon
In his latest book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, historian John Reeves tells the story of the forgotten legal and moral case that was made against the Confederate general after the Civil War. The actual... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13C1_DACA_Indian11DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally: DACA fix for Indians only
Very pro-Trump group including GOP reps. One sign said RHC 58%: Clear GC Backlog in 5 Yrs. We will pay $25B for the Wall. It sounded a lot like screw the others who are here for health and safety reasons but please keep up here for economic ones. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13C2_LOC_L2L36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Letter to Lyrics (Hamilton) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13D1_Supreme_CtX_Fassett46DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
While many female artists of the nineteenth century depicted scenes from everyday life, Cornelia Adèle Fassett (1831-1898) gained recognition as a painter of presidents and politicians. During her distinguished career, Fassett also captured... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13D2_Supreme_CtX_AT4C56DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: All Together for the Camera
All Together for the Camera: 150 Years of Group Photographs
Few visual cues say “Supreme Court” better than its group photograph, the first of which was taken in 1867. Although this 150-year old custom occurred infrequently in the beginning, it has since become one of the Court’s most popular and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13D3_Supreme_CtI12DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13E1_SISG_Dye_For28DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
March 24, 2018 – July 29, 2018
With their brilliant designs, ikats are among the most distinct fabrics produced in Central Asia. The name, derived from the Malaysian word for “to tie,” refers to the distinct technique of making these textiles: bundles of threads are... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13E2_SIFG_Screens30DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
May 5, 2018 – November 4, 2018
Japanese landscape paintings on folding screens had religious and political purpose as early as the eleventh century. Surrogates for the land, these works were employed in rituals to secure the realm’s prosperity.
Throughout ensuing... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13F_OPL87DC -- Mall -- Ocean Plastics Lab
Ocean Plastics Lab coming to Washington’s National Mall, June 4-17
NOAA sponsored exhibit showcases global problem and solutions to ocean plastic pollution
May 16, 2018
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is among the U.S. sponsors and participants of the Ocean Plastics Laboffsite... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13G1_Personal_Stmt139AFI Docs 2018 -- "Personal Statement" (w/Juliane Dressner, Edwin Martinez, Karoline, Enoch and Christine) -- Receptions
For its 16th edition, AFI’s annual celebration of documentary film in the nation’s capital will open with the world premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT (DIRS Juliane Dressner and Edwin Martinez)
Three seniors at Brooklyn high schools are determined to get their entire classes to college, even though they... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_13G2_Personal_Stmt288AFI Docs 2018 -- "Personal Statement" (w/Juliane Dressner, Edwin Martinez, Karoline, Enoch and Christine) -- Presentation
For its 16th edition, AFI’s annual celebration of documentary film in the nation’s capital will open with the world premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT (DIRS Juliane Dressner and Edwin Martinez)
Three seniors at Brooklyn high schools are determined to get their entire classes to college, even though they... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09A1_SIAH_TTelevision38DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: T is for Television
T is for Television
November 27, 2017 – September 4, 2018
From the earliest days of television to today, performers and producers have created beloved characters that teach children about getting along with others and understanding the world around them. This exhibition features treasured objects from... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09A2_SIAH_Giving15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
The exhibit had been updated with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton costume.

Giving in America
November 29, 2016 – Permanent
Giving in America, a permanent exhibit that looks at the history of philanthropy’s role in shaping the United States, opened November 29 which is also #Giving Tuesday, a global... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09A3_SIAH_Art_Industry40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Art in Industry
Art in Industry
March 22, 2018 – TBA
Art in Industry looks back at a time when Americans embraced artistic skills as a way to build a consumer-oriented industrial economy. This display features artistic industries as varied as publishing and pottery from the 1830s to the 1930s through three lenses:... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09A4_SIAH_CounterP12DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Historical Performers (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09A5_SINMAA1DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
Long lines to get in. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09B_M4O111DC -- Protest: March for the Ocean (M4O) @ Washington Monument
March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet. But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide - restore and protect what we love.
March for the Ocean - for water - for our future and say NO to offshore oil testing, leasing, drilling and spilling; YES to Corporate... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09C1_SIPG_Tour15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour: Garrett Peck (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09C2_SIPG_RFK4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
June 6, 2018 – July 8, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Robert (“Bobby”) Kennedy with a portrait created by Roy Lichtenstein in 1968, commissioned for the cover of Time magazine.
After winning the California presidential... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_09D1_Tapper88Newseum -- Inside Media w/Jake Tapper ("The Hellfire Club")
Inside Media: CNN’s Jake Tapper
CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper talks about his new novel, “The Hellfire Club,” a political thriller set in the 1950’s McCarthy Era in which figures such as Sen. John F. Kennedy, Vice President Richard Nixon and President Eisenhower appear as... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_07B_Warner_Theatre26DC -- Warner Theatre (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_07C1_Clinton218Politics & Prose @ Warner Theater -- Bill Clinton and James Patterson ("The President is Missing") w/Paul Begala
Politics and Prose Presents Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Please join President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President is Missing, offering candid insights into their unique collaboration and research, as well as the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05A1_RFK_Human317DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Robert F. Kennedy 2018 Human Rights Award
Robert F. Kennedy 2018 Human Rights Award
Mrs. Robert Francis Kennedy & The Board Of Directors Of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Invite You To Honor The Youth Activists Of Today
* Color of Change
* The International Indigenous Youth Council
* March for Our Lives
* United We Dream
Recipients Of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05B1_Russell_SOB10DC -- Russell Senate Office Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05B2_AmerInd_Tears89DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
April 12, 2018 – January 2019
This powerful exhibition takes a deeper look at Indian removal from the Cherokee perspective. How did it happen? Who made the decisions? What was the human cost? Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal dispels misconceptions... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05B3_Naval_Memorial5DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
A wreath was out for the anniversary of the Battle of Midway. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05C1_Emb_Canada17DC -- Embassy of Canada
The Pride flag is out. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05C2_EC_Comer52DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
May 4 to July 20, 2018
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay features artefacts, photographs, voice recordings and facial casts of the Inuit people that Captain George Comer (1858-1937) met and interacted with during his Arctic expeditions... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05C3_NewseumV3DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05C4_MoultrieCH5DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05D1_Rise_Up113Newseum -- Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement (w/Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank, and Joshua Johnson)
Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) appear together for a conversation on legislative and societal challenges and victories that helped shape the long struggle for LGBTQ rights.
Baldwin was elected to the Senate in 2012 and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04B_JMem113Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2018) w/Holly Williams
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 18 journalists who represent those who died in 2017.
Keynote speaker: CBS News... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04C_NGA_Global94DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Tiffany Shackelford, NGA Global
You are invited a lunch forum on "Governors as the New Ambassadors: Public Diplomacy at the State Level" at the George Washington University Elliott School;.
The sudden expansion of governors and states in global culture, energy, environment and scientific exchange and outreach will be discussed by... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D1_I3958DC -- I-395 Overpass Work (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D2_USRes19612DC -- US Reservation 196 (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D3_500NJ45DC -- 500 New Jersey Ave NW (National Association of Realtors) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D4_Engine0314DC -- Engine Company 03 (439 NJ Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D5_Victims11DC -- Victims of Communism Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D6_SIPM_Hamilton22DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
I had to go back because I hadn't photographed the modified dueling pistol enough. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04E1_Playoffs60DC -- Capitals Play-Offs
Various crowd things related to the play-offs that were going on that night. I couldn't care less about sports but it was hard to avoid this. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04E2_Facebook2DC -- Facebook billboards (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04E3_MLKLib4DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04E4_NewseumV2DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04F1_Hefner_Awards249Newseum -- Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards (2018)
Christie Hefner cordially invites you to attend the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards on June 4, 2018 at the Newseum.
This year's panel of judges consisted of Michael Bamberger, Senior Counsel at Denton's and General Counsel at Media Coalition, Shelby Coffey III, Vice Chair of Newseum and Senior... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_03A_ABT_Breakfast45ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Breakfast and Question and Answer Closing Session with Jim Lighthizer (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_03B_Hampton_HM_SP10VA -- Hampton History Museum -- Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past
I thought they'd be open 10 to 5 but this is the south and this was Sunday so they weren't going to open under afternoon. I took pictures of the outside ones and then went off to Jamestown. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_03C1_Jamestown264VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_03D_Jamestown_VC271VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_03E_Jamestown_A189VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) -- Archaearium (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02A1_Seven_Pines40VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Seven Pines Natl Cemetery (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02A2_Dabbs73VA -- Richmond -- Dabbs House (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02A3_Beaver_Dam21VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Beaver Dam Creek (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02A4_Gaines37VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Gaines Mill (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02A5_Cold_Harbor13VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02B1_ABT_7Days157ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Seven Pines and the Seven Days
Seven Pines and the Seven Days with A. Wilson Greene
Description: The Peninsula Campaign concluded with the bloody Seven Days Battles of June and July 1862. Our day-long tour will start with a brief stop at the Seven Pines National Cemetery to discuss the "lost" battlefield of May 31-June 1 and then... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02C1_Savages3VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Savage's Station (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02C3_Glendale78VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Glendale Natl Cemetery (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02C4_Malvern_Hill13VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Malvern Hill (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_02D1_ABT_Banquet191ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Reception and Banquet (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01A_ABT_Group19ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Friday) (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01B1_ABT_Fort_Wool127ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Explore the Civil War at Fort Wool
Explore the Civil War at Fort Wool with J. Michael Cobb
Description: Historic Fort Wool is strategically located on a small island of granite rocks at the entrance to Hampton Roads Harbor. President Andrew Jackson sought haven from the White House and governed America from the secluded island for... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C1_Ft_Wool_Boat117VA -- Fort Wool -- Boat Trip To/From (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C2_Ft_Wool140VA -- Fort Wool (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C3_Ft_Wool_Nesters13VA -- Fort Wool -- Nesting Seagulls (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C4_Hampton4VA -- Hampton (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C5_Hampton_HM257VA -- Hampton History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01C6_Hampton_HM_SP8VA -- Hampton History Museum -- Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01D1_Mariners17VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01D2_Mariners_Monitor483VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- USS Monitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01E_Newport_News_Art59VA -- Newport News -- Public Art (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01F1_ABT_Photo_Extra69ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Peninsula Photo Extravaganza!
Peninsula Photo Extravaganza!
with Garry Adelman
Description: Join Garry Adelman for a lively Civil War photography presentation covering all manner of events and people on the Virginia Peninsula. Using then-and-now techniques and by zooming deep into period photographs, Mr. Adelman will tell the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_01F2_ABT_Photo_ExtraSS235ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Peninsula Photo Extravaganza! -- Slide Show
Peninsula Photo Extravaganza!
with Garry Adelman
Description: Join Garry Adelman for a lively Civil War photography presentation covering all manner of events and people on the Virginia Peninsula. Using then-and-now techniques and by zooming deep into period photographs, Mr. Adelman will tell the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31A_ABT_Group80ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Thursday) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31B1_Jamestown30VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31B2_Jamestown_VC26VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) -- VIsitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31C_ABT_Green_Springs57ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Battle of Green Springs
Battle of Green Springs with Kirby Smith
Description: We’ll begin the day discussing the movements of both the British Forces under General Charles Cornwallis and the movements of General Lafayette’s Patriot Forces in the days before the encounter between the two armies near old Jamestown. It was in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31D1_ABT_Lunch233ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Opening Lunch
Including an award and plaque for Ed Bearss. Also superintendents from several National Parks including Terry Brown (Fort Monroe National Monument), Kym Hall (Colonial Natinal Historical Park), Robin Snyder (Appomattox Court House National Historic Park), and Brandon Bies (Manassas National Battlefield... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31E1_ABT_Talk_CK26ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- History Talk 1: Christopher Kolakowski (By Land and Sea) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31E2_ABT_Talk_KW15ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- History Talk 2: Kristopher White (A Hero, A Traitor, and a Rogue) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31E3_ABT_Talk_KG22ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- History Talk 3: Katherine Gruber (James Lafayette: Invisible Spy) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31E4_ABT_Talk_GA68ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- History Talk 4: Garry Adelman (Civil War Comes to the Peninsula) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_31F_ABT_CB_Dinner132ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Color Bearer Dinner w/A. Willson Greene
A Perfect Hell of Blood: Confederates at the Battle of the Crater
with A. Wilson Green

Description: The Campaign for Petersburg lasted 292 days but without a doubt the best known of those days was July 30, 1864. On that Saturday the Union army ignited 8,000 pounds of powder beneath a Confederate... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30A_ABT_Group14ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Miscellaneous Group Shots (Wednesday) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30B_ABT_Welcome24ABT Annual Conference (2018) in Yorktown, VA -- Welcome Event in historic Yorktown (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30C1_Yorktown_ARM28VA -- Yorktown -- American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30C2_Yorktown_ARM_Exh270VA -- Yorktown -- American Revolution Museum at Yorktown -- Exhibition Galleries (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30C3_Yorktown_ARM_Out5VA -- Yorktown -- American Revolution Museum at Yorktown -- Outdoor Areas (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30C4_Yorktown_ARM_Demo22VA -- Yorktown -- American Revolution Museum at Yorktown -- Artillery Demo (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30D1_Yorktown_Battle4VA -- Yorktown Battlefield (Colonial NHP) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30D2_Yorktown_Shore111VA -- Yorktown -- Shore Level (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_30E_Yorktown_WM80VA -- Yorktown -- Watermen's Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26A1_AmerInd_Design41DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Design Competition for National Native American Veterans Memorial
Five Designs Competing for the National Native American Veterans Memorial to built in Washington, D.C.
Five potential designs for a National Native American Veterans Memorial can be seen through May 30 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and Washington, D.C. From the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26A2_AmerInd_Int40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
Tourists posing in the prism light. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26A3_AmerInd2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B1_Thunder54DC -- Rolling Thunder @ Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B2_NBM_Sham11DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Vascular Form XI. Spirit (by Foon Sham)
Foon Sham was named the Asian Influence/American Design Visionary Artist of the 2018 Smithsonian Craft Show. As part of the award, he was commissioned to construct a piece which ended up on exhibit outside of the museum. This pine piece is called Vascular Form XI, Spirit. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B3_LA_Small9DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B4_I3957DC -- I-395 Overpass Work (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B5_Mt_Vernon2DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26B6_300Mass2DC -- 300 Massachusetts Ave NW (Healey 1890 Bldg) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26C1_SIPM_Hamilton85DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
May 25, 2018 – March 3, 2019
Explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26C2_SIPM_Mail_Marks35DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26C3_SIPM_Stamps_World35DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 1): World of Stamps (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26D1_LaborPalooza216MD -- Busboys and Poets -- Hyattsville -- LaborPalooza!
This year’s first-ever Laborpalooza will showcase an exciting lineup of talented musical artists from the DC-area labor movement. Emceed by LaborFest coordinator Chris Garlock and Labor Heritage Foundation Executive Director Elise Bryant, Laborpalooza will feature three groups:
* the DC Labor Chorus,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26E1_Busboys_Hyattsville27MD -- Busboys and Poets -- Hyattsville (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_26E2_Hyattsville5MD -- Hyattsville (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25A1_8250_Georgia3MD -- Silver Spring -- 8250 Georgia (Solaire) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25A2_TakomaF3DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25B_Booth58DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- "Heather Booth: Changing the World" (w/Heather Booth)
Heather Booth: Changing the World (with Paul Booth tribute) (LaborFest film)
The newest film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin is an inspiring look at how social change happens. Booth, a renowned organizer and activist, began her remarkable career at the height of the Civil Rights... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25C1_Emb_Peru10DC -- Embassy of Peru (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25C2_Emb_Peru_Illum36DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Illumination (Enrique Polanco)
The art gallery of the Embassy of Peru in the United States is honored to present one of the most representative Peruvian painters of the last decades, Enrique Polanco, who will exhibit his pictorial work for the first time in the United States capital.
The paintings that make up the exhibition are, in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25D1_DuPont3DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25D2_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25D3_Johns_Hopkins9DC -- Johns Hopkins University (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25D4_Emb_Uzbekistan4DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25E_Cincinnati_Hamilton96DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
March 15 — September 16, 2018
Alexander Hamilton arrived in America in 1772 at the age of fifteen—a poor, self-taught, ambitious immigrant from the West Indies. He settled in New York City in the midst of the colonial crisis, when oppressive taxes and other... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25G1_SS_Fairfield_Res5MD -- Silver Spring -- Fairfield Residential (916 Thayer Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25G2_SS_Heritage12MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Heritage Historic Trail (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25G3_SS_Bonifant10MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (except library and 1st Baptist Church) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25G4_SS_Thayer2MD -- Silver Spring -- Thayer Ave structures (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_25G5_Purple_Line2MD -- Purple Line (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_24_LeDuff98Politics & Prose -- Charlie LeDuff ("Sh*tshow!")
Charlie LeDuff - Sh*tshow!: The Country's Collapsing . . . and the Ratings Are Great
LeDuff, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of Detroit, didn’t predict the Trump presidency, but already in 2013 he sensed the country was at a breaking point. To document this, he set out on a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_23A_TakomaF5DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_23B_GardensUS99DC -- Union Station -- Gardens (Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation)
Gardens: Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation
Ray Bartkus is a conceptual artist who explores our visual comprehension of space, color, light, and forms. His large-scale installations, which range from ethereal to imposing, from unsettling to whimsical, open up new ways for hte viewer to... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_23C1_Clapper169Politics & Prose @ GW Jack Morton Auditorium -- James Clapper ("Facts and Fears")
James Clapper - Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence — in conversation with Dana Bash — at the GW Jack Morton Auditorium
When he stepped down in January 2017 as United States director of national intelligence, James Clapper had been President Obama’s senior intelligence adviser for... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_23D2_James_Monroe_Pk4DC -- James Monroe Park (20th and Penn Ave) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_23D3_Mayer_Brown9DC -- Mayor Brown LLP (1999 K St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22A1_TakomaF2DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22A2_HeritageV11DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22A3_SINH_Bldg3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
The new cafe area. I had no idea it had been moved. (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22B_GardensUS59DC -- Union Station -- Gardens (Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation)
Gardens: Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation
Ray Bartkus is a conceptual artist who explores our visual comprehension of space, color, light, and forms. His large-scale installations, which range from ethereal to imposing, from unsettling to whimsical, open up new ways for hte viewer to... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22C_Gingrich60DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Newt Gingrich ("Trump's America")
Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback
Featuring The Honorable Newt Gingrich, 50th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Hosted by: Kay Coles James, President, The Heritage Foundation
No one understands the "Make America Great Again" effort with more insight and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22D_SINH_Outbreak158DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
May 18, 2018 – 2021
Our world is more interconnected than ever before—by global travel and trade, by technology, and even by our viruses.
When people move into or change an environment, pathogens—microbes that cause illness—can “jump” from wildlife to humans... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22E1_RFK_Awards314Newseum -- Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards (2018)
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights celebrated World Press Freedom Day by announcing the winners of its 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards. The winning book selection and first place winners in 13 categories as well as the Journalism Grand Prize winner and the John Seigenthaler Prize for Courage... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22F1_NewseumV12DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_22F2_Jones_Day25DC -- Jones Day Bldg (51 Louisiana Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_21A_TakomaF3DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_21B1_McCormack151NYU, Embassy of Ireland, and Solas Nua -- Salon Series: A Conversation with Author Mike McCormack
Salon Series: A Conversation with Author Mike McCormack
NYU Washington, DC, the Embassy of Ireland, Solas Nua, and the EU Delegation European Month of Culture present acclaimed author Mike McCormack.
Mike McCormack is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from County Mayo in Ireland. His... (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_21C1_Engine165DC -- Engine Company 16 (1018 13th St., NW) (Partially reviewed)
2018_05_21C2_WP13K11DC -- Washington Post (13th and K NW) -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
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_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)
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