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In 1973, Secretariat, an American Thoroughbred racehorse, became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. His jockey was Ron Turcotte and his owner was Penny Chenery. They're shown here together at AFI/Silver back in 2013. Penny passed on September 16.

AFI -- "Secretariat's Jockey Ron Turcotte" (w/Ron Turcotte and Penny Chenery) -- Screening and panels (211 images)
KeyImgsShort Description
2017_09_20A1_Callbox3DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20A2_deGalvez_Statue28DC -- Bernardo de Gálvez (statue) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20A3_PAHO1DC -- Pan American Health Organization (World Health Organization) Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20A4_Foggy_Bottom1DC -- Foggy Bottom area (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20B1_IWB2DC -- Iron Workers Bldg (1750 New York Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20B2_Octagon3DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20B3_FDIC3DC -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Exhibit (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20B4_OEOB11DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20C_Penn_Qtr_Tour13Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
WTDC - The Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
The Federal Triangle was first conceived as an integral component of the 1901 McMillan Commission's plan to extend the L’Enfant Plan and beautify the monumental core of Washington.
Starting with the 1926 Public Buildings Act, the Triangle was... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D1_Archives20DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D2_Penn_Qtr1DC -- Penn Quarter area (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D3_FDR_Archives4DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D4_DOJ35DC -- Dept of Justice building (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D5_IRS8DC -- Internal Revenue Service building (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D6_ClintonFB39DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20D7_Wilson_Plaza8DC -- Woodrow Wilson Plaza (between Clinton and Reagan buildings) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_20E_Jones56Politics & Prose -- Dan Jones ("The Templars")
Dan Jones - The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors
The Knights Templar was a Catholic military order established in 1119, just after the First Crusade. Charged with protecting Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land, the order was supported by the wealthy and powerful of Europe... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_18A_1301PA2DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_18B_HR_Clinton42Politics & Prose -- Hillary Rodham Clinton ("What Happened")
Join Hillary Rodham Clinton this Fall as she travels the United States. She’ll connect with audiences in a conversation about a story that’s personal, raw, detailed and surprisingly funny. She’ll take you with her on her journey and talk about What Happened, what’s next, and what’s on your mind.
What... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_17A_SPX_Other102MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Other (Sunday)
Folks here include:
Yuko Ota and Ananth Hirsh ("Johnny Wonder"), Ben Passmore ("Your Black Friend"), Eric Knisley ("Exquisite Corpse"), Tony Breed, David Apatoff, Nell Minow, Warren Bernard, Hazel Newlevant ("Tender Hearted"), Kurt Ankeny ("In Pieces"), Nate Powell, Gilbert Hernandez, Michel Fiffe,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_17B1_SPX_Panel129MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Panel: Spinning with Tillie Walden (w/Warren Bernard)
SPINNING WITH TILLIE WALDEN
Tillie Walden, in her short cartooning career, has created some stunning, critically acclaimed stories. On a Sunbeam, her unconventional science fiction webcomic, was recently nominated for an Eisner for Best Digital Comic. Tillie’s newest project, Spinning from First... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_17B2_SPX_Panel272MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Panel: The Serious Business of Humorous Memoir (w/Keith Knight, November Garcia, Glynnis Fawkes, and Jennifer Hayden)
THE SERIOUS BUSINESS OF HUMOROUS MEMOIR
Panelists Keith Knight (K Chronicles), November Garcia (Foggy Notions), Glynnis Fawkes (Reign Of Crumbs), and Jennifer Hayden (The Story Of My Tits) will explain to moderator Marc Sobel how their focus on the funnier side of their lives doesn’t stop them from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_17B3_SPX_Panel345MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Panel: Eleanor Davis & Jillian Tamaki (w/Jim Rugg)
ELEANOR DAVIS & JILLIAN TAMAKI IN CONVERSATION
Jillian Tamaki (Boundless) and Eleanor Davis (You And A Bike And The Road) are two of our generation’s greatest cartoonists. Both create beautiful imagery while telling incredibly poignant stories which are thoughtful and evocative. Join moderator Jim Rugg... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_16A1_SafariFD35Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM on Safari -- Crafts
Family Day: SAAM on Safari
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture on a jungle safari? Take a walk on the wild side with SAAM and find out! Challenge yourself with a photo scavenger hunt—see if you can spot the animals hiding throughout the museum. Make your own binoculars at one of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_16A2_SafariFD2127Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM on Safari -- Bowen McCauley Dancers
Family Day: SAAM on Safari
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture on a jungle safari? Take a walk on the wild side with SAAM and find out! Challenge yourself with a photo scavenger hunt—see if you can spot the animals hiding throughout the museum. Make your own binoculars at one of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_16B_SPX_Other103MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Other (Saturday)
Folks here include: Ben Marra, ???, Gilbert Hernandez, Evan Keeling, ???, Matt Dembicki, Jason Rodriguez, Lenora Yerkes, Eric Gordon, Sam Bosma, Steve Conley, ???, Joe Carabeo, R. Sikoryak, ???, ???, Michael Cavna, Emil Ferris, Alex Alice, Mike Rhode, Rick Banning, Eric Knisley ("Exquisite Corpse"),... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15A_CWT_Brandywine207CWT -- News Conference: Brandywine Battlefield (Dilworth Farm)
Please join the Civil War Trust’s Campaign 1776, U.S. Representatives Patrick Meehan and Ryan Costello, Chester County, Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates, the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force and Natural Lands for a special ceremony announcing battlefield preservation efforts at Pennsylvania’s... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15B1_Brandywine_Dilworth12PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Dilworth Farm (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15B2_Brandywine_Friends45PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse/Lafayette Cemetery (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15B3_Brandywine_Sandy32PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Sandy Hollow Site (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15B4_Brandywine_SandyP11PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Sandy Hollow Site -- Prep for Reenactment (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15B5_Brandywine_BHill19PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Birmingham Hill (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15C1_Brandywine_VC85PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15C2_Brandywine_Ring76PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Benj Ring House (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15C3_Brandywine_Gilpin61PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Gideon Gilpin House (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15C4_Brandywine_BC10PA -- West Chester -- Brandywine Battlefield -- Brandywine Baptist Church (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15D1_Birmingham4PA -- Birmingham -- Some houses near battlefield (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_15D2_West_Grove3PA -- West Grove (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_14A_Alice47Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Alex Alice ("Castle in the Stars")
Alex Alice - Castle in the Stars: The Space Race of 1869 — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
A year after his mother’s disappearance, Seraphin still holds out hope that she is alive somewhere. When summoned to a Bavarian castle for a mysterious reason, Seraphin thinks he might be closer to finding his... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_14B1_Tropics227AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2017) -- "Such is Life in the Tropics" (w/Daniel Adum Gilbert)
SUCH IS LIFE IN THE TROPICS
Special Features: Opening Night, Sept. 14 screening features Q&A with actor Daniel Adum Gilbert, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of Ecuador
[SIN MUERTOS NO HAY CARNAVAL]
2016 Oscar® Selection, Ecuador
Sebastián Cordero (CRONICAS, EUROPA REPORT)... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_13_Yount78Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Sylvia Yount ("Breaking Boundaries: American Art and the 21st-Century Museum") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Sylvia Yount is the Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she oversees fine and decorative arts from the colonial period to the early twentieth century. In her curatorial and administrative practice, Yount works to expand and enrich... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12A_Curato78Politics & Prose -- Mike Curato ("All the Way to Havana")
Margarita Engle and Mike Curato - All the Way to Havana
We are delighted that your child’s class will be joining us at Politics and Prose Bookstore on September 12 for a visit with author Margarita Engle and illustrator Mike Curato to celebrate their first picture book collaboration, All the Way to... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12B_LOC_Ext14DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
I never noticed the male statues in the fountain before -- two were totally naked and one had a figleaf. Also shown is the new Toni Morrison bench. (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12C1_Capitol_I67DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12C2_Capitol_Westward6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12C3_Capitol_R31DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12C4_Capitol_NSH2DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12D1_USCHS_Freedom133USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Mingling Before and After
Program:
* Welcome: The Honorable Ronald A. Sarasin, President, US Capitol Historical Society
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska
* 2017 Freedom Award Presentation:... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12D2_USCHS_Freedom2104USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Formal Presentation
Program:
* Welcome: The Honorable Ronald A. Sarasin, President, US Capitol Historical Society
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska
* 2017 Freedom Award Presentation:... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12E1_USCHS_Showcase174USCHS -- Showcase to Honor Congress for its Supporter of the Humanities (1 of 2)
Master of Ceremonies: Murray Horwitz
Special Guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Program:
Welcome Remarks: Ronald A. Sarasin, President, U. S. Capitol History Society; Former Member of Congress (R-CT)

Aquila Theatre: Our Warrior Chorus:
* Introduction by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
* Desiree... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_12E5_USCHS_Showcase5149USCHS -- Showcase to Honor Congress for its Supporter of the Humanities (2 of 2)
Master of Ceremonies: Murray Horwitz
Special Guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Program:
Welcome Remarks: Ronald A. Sarasin, President, U. S. Capitol History Society; Former Member of Congress (R-CT)

Aquila Theatre: Our Warrior Chorus:
* Introduction by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
* Desiree... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11A_SQCC_Sinbad52DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Exhibit: From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy
"From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy" 10 July - 30 September

Come with us as we sail the high seas alongside some of history’s most famous explorers and navigators – Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, and Ahmad Ibn Majid - and visit different Omani ports of call. Each leg of this journey will... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11B_KSt4DC -- K Street area
One of the "A" letters from the American Legion logo had fallen off onto the public sidewalk. I stopped to photograph it and some woman from the building asked me not to -- saying I should only photograph positive things. I ignored her and she blocked me. Very odd! (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11C_Digital_Dipl99DC -- PDC/USC/PDAA -- Panel: State and Art of Digital Diplomacy
USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum:
16 Years after 9/11, "The State and Art of Digital Diplomacy" will focus on new methods the U.S. must embrace to communicate effectively in a changing environment. Moderated by Shawn Powers, Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, the panel... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11D1_Foggy_Bottom4DC -- Foggy Bottom area (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11D2_Viet_Wall43DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11D3_Lincoln_Mem28DC -- Lincoln Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11D4_ONO5DC -- Old Naval Observatory (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11D5_Callbox3DC -- Callboxes (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11E1_SS_Art5MD -- Silver Spring -- Public art (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11E2_SS_1stBaptist1MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_11F_Quinn68Politics & Prose -- Sally Quinn ("Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir")
Sally Quinn - Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir
A quintessential Washingtonian, Quinn is an author, television reporter, and journalist who has worked and socialized with the city’s movers and shakers for several decades. Her memoir chronicles her work at The Washington Post and her marriage to its... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A1_NCath_O35DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Outside Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A2_NCath_Glass9DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained glass (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A3_NCath_CSA5DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained Glass -- Confederate Windows (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A4_NCath_I78DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A5_NCath_Views26DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_10A6_NCath_Quake3DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Quake Work (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09A1_Emb_MexicoCI81DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09A2_Emb_MexicoCIX_B45th137DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art
SEPTEMBER 5 - DECEMBER 29, 2017 AT THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art explores how Southern California-based Chicano and Latino artists worked tirelessly in an effort to shed light on the economic, political, and social injustices faced over the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09B1_Adams_Morgan11DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09B2_Emb_Poland_Regained26DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Exhibit: Poland Regained (Posters)
Hello neighbors,
As some of you may have noticed, our historic Embassy has taken on a splash of color in recent days. A total of 21 Polish posters now adorn our Embassy fence as part of the “Poland Regained” exhibit created in cooperation with the Poster Museum at Wilanów, the oldest museum of its type... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09B4_Emb_Lithuania25DC -- Embassy of Lithuania (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C1_Meridian35DC -- Meridian Hill Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C2_U_Street10DC -- U Street Heritage area (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C3_DuPont3DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C4_Project_Scholl2DC -- Protest: Project Scholl
The Sophie Scholl Project
A curated collection of resistance art for the modern era. (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C5_Dupont_Underground5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09C6_Metro_DU14Metro Station -- Dupont Circle (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09D_KatzenX262DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Exhibition
I AM: An East-West Arts Initiative Organized by CARAVAN
September 5 - October 22, 2017
I AM is a strategic peace-building exhibition organized by CARAVAN that showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women as they confront issues of culture, religion and social reality in a rapidly... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09E_KatzenO104DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Opening Reception (Saturday)
Photos include artists William Woodward (in his "The Seven Deadly Sins" exhibit) and Foon Sham. (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09F_KatzenXT_Barjeel59DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Gallery Talk: Barjeel Art Foundation
Gallery Talk: The Barjeel Art Foundation (Updated 8/2)
Curators from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Karim Sultan and Mandy Merzaban, discuss the ideas and inspiration behind the current exhibition Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea and the methods Arab artists employ to expose and comment on... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_09G_Katzen5DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_08A_KatzenX96DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Exhibition
I AM: An East-West Arts Initiative Organized by CARAVAN
September 5 - October 22, 2017
I AM is a strategic peace-building exhibition organized by CARAVAN that showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women as they confront issues of culture, religion and social reality in a rapidly... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_08B_KatzenO137DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Folks here include Sylvia Burwell (the new president of American University), H.E. Shaikh Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa (Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain), H.E. Fayçal Gouia (Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia), and Salad A. Sarhan (Ambassador, the League of Arab States). (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_08C_Katzen_I_Am107DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2017D Early Fall Auditorium Talk: I Am
Program:
* Welcome: Mr. Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum
* Remarks: His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain
* Introduction to CARAVAN and I AM Exhibition: Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler, Founding President, CARAVAN
*... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07A1_NCath_O3DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Outside Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07A2_NCath_Glass41DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained glass (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07A3_NCath_I87DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07A4_NCath_Views53DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07B1_NCath_Quake26DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Quake Work (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07B2_NCath_CSA22DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained Glass -- Confederate Windows
By the time I got there, the windows were already gone and the workman was cleaning up the moldings and such.
The Cathedral announced the previous day:
After considerable prayer and deliberation, the Cathedral Chapter voted Tuesday to immediately remove the windows. The Chapter believes that these... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07B3_NCath_AGN28DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: American Glass Now: 2017
American Glass Now: 2017
A juried exhibition of Contemporary Stained Glass Sponsored by the American Glass Guild
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC. June 4 – September 8, 2017 (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_07C_Murals9DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_06_Wainwright77Politics & Prose -- Loudon Wainwright III ("Liner Notes")
Loudon Wainwright III - Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things
A revered singer, songwriter, and actor, Wainwright has recorded nearly thirty albums since the late 1960s. Many of his songs have an autobiographical inspiration, and his... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04A_Baltimore_Murals9MD -- Baltimore -- Murals (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B1_Ft_McHenry_VC_WWI24MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: US General Army Hospital No 2 (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B2_Ft_McHenry_VC9MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B3_Ft_McHenry_O100MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Outside Fort (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B4_Ft_McHenry_Vw5MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- View of the water (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B5_Ft_McHenry_I6MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Inside Fort (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04B6_Ft_McHenry_Exh19MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Exhibit Rooms Inside Fort (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04C_Balt_WCovington_Pk34MD -- Baltimore -- West Covington Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04D_Gwynns_Falls30MD -- Baltimore -- Gwynns Falls Trail (Middle Branch Park) (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_04E_Maryland_Viet_Vet23MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Maryland Vietnam Veterans (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02A_NBF_Misc91DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous things. The Politics and Prose book area, the Pavilion of States, the Library of Congress Town Square, etc. Folks include authors Bruce White and William Seale at the White House Historical Association, Gareth Hinds and Alison Morris, Peter Slen (the C-Span interviewer), Megan Halsband... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B1_NBF_McCullough64DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David McCullough (w/David Rubenstein)
David McCullough
Former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B2_NBF_Gabaldon18DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon
The best-selling author of the wildly popular Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon has written eight Outlander novels, which have sold more than 28 million copies. Her new book, “Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction” (Delacorte) comprises seven novellas of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B3_NBF_Vance20DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- J.D. Vance (w/David Rubenstein)
J.D. Vance
The author of the New York Times No. 1 best-selling “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” (HarperCollins), J.D. Vance was raised in the southwestern Ohio city of Middletown and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky. His book has struck a chord in the national... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B4_NBF_Friedman19DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman
New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman is a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize—two for his reportage and one for commentary. He is internationally recognized for his writing on the Middle East, foreign affairs and the environment. Friedman is also the author of the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B5_NBF_Lewis19DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Michael Lewis (w/Mitch Albom)
Michael Lewis
Most of the books of Michael Lewis have been New York Times best-sellers. He is well-known for his nonfiction accounts of the global financial crisis such as “The Big Short,” “Flash Boys” and “Boomerang.” His book about an African-American who was adopted by white evangelical Christians,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02B6_NBF_Rice17DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Condoleezza Rice (w/David Rubenstein)
Condoleezza Rice
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is the second woman and the second African American to hold the office. She was secretary of state in 2005-2009 and national security adviser in 2001-2005 for President George W. Bush. She has been on the faculty of Stanford University since... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02C1_NBF_HK_KK7DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Hari Kunzru and Katie Kitamura (Conversation: A Literary Power Couple)
Hari Kunzru
London-born Hari Kunzru is the author of five novels. His work has been translated into 21 languages, and his short stories and journalism have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian and The New Yorker. He is the recipient of fellowships from the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02C2_NBF_McDermott13DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Alice McDermott
Alice McDermott
Writer and university professor Alice McDermott won the National Book Award for her 1998 novel, “Charming Billy.” McDermott is the Johns Hopkins Richard A. Mackery Professor of the Humanities. Her 2006 novel, “After This,” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her novel “Someone” was a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02C3_NBF_Toibin15DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Colm Toíbín
Colm Toíbín
Colm Tóibín is the author of seven novels, including “The Master,” winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and “Brooklyn,” winner of the Costa Book Award and now a major motion picture. He is also the author of best-selling “Nora Webster” and “The Testament of Mary.” Tóibín is currently... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02C4_NBF_Hill7DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Nathan Hill
Nathan Hill
Nathan Hill’s short fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including The Iowa Review, AGNI, The Gettysburg Review and Fiction, which awarded him its annual Fiction Prize. His best-selling debut book, “The Nix” (Vintage), was named one of the best books of 2016 by The New York... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02C5_NBF_Vasquez17DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Juan Gabriel Vásquez (w/Scott Simon)
Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Juan Gabriel Vásquez is the author of the best-selling “The Sound of Things Falling” as well as the award-winning “The Informers” and “The Secret History of Costaguana.” His books have been published in 26 languages worldwide. Vásquez has received an International IMPAC Dublin... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02D1_NBF_Yang59DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Gene Luen Yang (w/Michael Cavna, then Mike Lester and Ann Telnaes)
Gene Luen Yang
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. His first graphic novel, “American Born Chinese,” is about a teenager struggling with his identity – a theme that is common in much of Yang’s work, which emphasizes the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02D2_NBF_ML_AT95DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Mike Lester and Ann Telnaes (w/Michael Cavna, Gene Yang, then Roz Chast)
Mike Lester
Mike Lester is an award-winning editorial cartoonist and illustrator whose work is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group. His children’s book “A Is for Salad” (Puffin) was a New York Times best-seller in 2000. In 2012, he created and launched the comic strip “Mike du Jour.” He has... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02D3_NBF_Chast55DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Roz Chast (w/Michael Cavna, Ann Telnaes, Mike Lester, then Lincoln Pierce)
Roz Chast
Roz Chast is an award-winning cartoonist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, among other publications. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received her Bachelor of Fine... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02D4_NBF_Peirce75DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Lincoln Peirce (w/Michael Cavna and Roz Chast)
Lincoln Peirce
Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist and writer from Portland, Maine. His comic strip, “Big Nate,” was syndicated in 1991 and currently appears in over 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is also the author and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E1_NBF_KM_TO_SL13DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kathy McKeon, Thomas Oliphant, and Steven Levingston
Kathy McKeon
Kathy McKeon spent 13 years as Jacqueline Kennedy’s personal assistant and occasional nanny. McKeon was hired as Kennedy’s assistant in 1964, when McKeon was just 20 years old and recently arrived from Ireland. Rose Kennedy, Jacqueline’s mother-in-law, referred to McKeon as “Jackie’s girl”... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E2_NBF_Blumenthal25DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Sidney Blumenthal
Sidney Blumenthal
Journalist Sidney Blumenthal has been an aide to President Bill Clinton and was an adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. He has also been on the staff of the Clinton Foundation. He has worked for The New Yorker, The Washington Post and The New Republic, and he... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E3_NBF_Shetterly24DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Margot Lee Shetterly
Margot Lee Shetterly
While growing up in Hampton, Virigina, Margot Lee Shetterly came to know many of the women who worked there with her father, who was a research assistant. These women included those who would later become the subject of her best-selling debut book, “Hidden Figures: The American... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E4_NBF_White21DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Ronald C. White
Ronald C. White
The New York Times said of Ronald C. White’s latest book, “American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant” (Random House): “White delineates Grant’s virtues better than any author before.” White has also written three book on the 16th president, including “A. Lincoln: A Biography,” which... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E5_NBF_Stavridis12DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Adm. James Stavridis
Adm. James Stavridis
A retired Navy admiral, James Stavridis is dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and chairman of the board of the U.S. Naval Institute. He retired from the Navy after 37 years... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E6_NBF_Cooper15DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Helene Cooper
Helene Cooper
A frequent commentator on Washington public affairs television shows, Helene Cooper is a Pentagon reporter for The New York Times. She was previously the newspaper’s assistant editorial page editor, a diplomatic correspondent and White House correspondent. In 2015, the newspaper won a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E7_NBF_Cozzens20DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Peter Cozzens
Peter Cozzens
Peter Cozzens recently retired as a Foreign Service officer at the State Department after 30 years. While at State, he wrote 17 books on the Civil War and the American West. His new book is “The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West” (Knopf). A starred... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02E8_NBF_Berg21DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- A. Scott Berg
A. Scott Berg
With the publication of his first book, “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius,” in 1978, A. Scott Berg won a National Book Award. His third book, “Lindbergh,” about the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998. Just 12 days after Katharine Hepburn died in 2003, Berg... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02F1_NBF_Rogneby8DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Jenny Rogneby
Jenny Rogneby
Jenny Rogneby is a Swedish crime and thriller author who currently lives in Malta and Barcelona. She studied criminology, sociology, law and psychology at Stockholm University and later was a criminal investigator in the Stockholm City Police Department for seven years. Her work inspired... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02F2_NBF_Turow16DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Scott Turow
Scott Turow
The author of many best-selling works, including the No. 1 New York Times best-selling novel “Innocent,” Scott Turow is one of the legal thriller genre’s most successful writers. His works have been translated into more than 40 languages and have sold over 30 million copies worldwide. When... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02F3_NBF_Melvin4DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin is an engineer, NASA astronaut and former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions. He served on the space shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist and was named the NASA associate administrator for education in October 2010. He also served as the co-chair of the White House’s... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02F4_NBF_Scalzi14DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- John Scalzi
John Scalzi
John Scalzi is an award-winning author of science fiction and a popular blog writer. His debut novel, “Old Man's War,” won him science fiction's John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. His novel “Redshirts” won the 2013 Hugo Award for best novel. Material from his blog, The Whatever,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02F5_NBF_Chaon18DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Dan Chaon
Dan Chaon
Dan Chaon is a novelist and short story writer. Chaon completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern and received his M.A. from Syracuse. His work “Among the Missing” was a 2001 finalist for the National Book Award. Currently, he is the Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02G1_NBF_Lu11DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Marie Lu
Marie Lu
Marie Lu is the author of the best-selling “Legend” and “The Young Elites” series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games and getting stuck... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02G2_NBF_Glasgow11DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kathleen Glasgow
Kathleen Glasgow
Being a writer was Kathleen Glasgow’s childhood aspiration. While she was always good at making her own stories, she never considered herself a writer until she started getting poems and stories published in literary journals. Her debut novel, “Girl in Pieces” (Delacorte), was an... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02G3_NBF_Baldacci16DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David Baldacci
David Baldacci
David Baldacci is the best-selling author of more than 30 novels, several of which have been adapted for film and television. His books have been published and sold in over 45 languages and 80 countries, and have more than 110 million copies in print worldwide. A tireless advocate for... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02G4_NBF_Stone15DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Tanya Lee Stone
Tanya Lee Stone
Tanya Lee Stone is an award-winning author of picture books, nonfiction and young adult books who teaches writing at Champlain College. Awards for her children’s nonfiction work include the NAACP Image Award for “Courage Has No Color,” the Robert F. Silbert Medal for “Almost Astronauts:... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02H1_NBF_SR_JR4DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Sherri Duskey Rinker and John Rocco
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Sherri Duskey Rinker is a children’s book author and graphic designer whose first book, “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site,” was a No. 1 New York Times best-seller. Her first book was inspired by her young son’s fascination with trucks and their bedtime ritual of imagining... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02H2_NBF_Curato8DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Mike Curato
Mike Curato
A polka-dotted elephant was the subject of Mike Curato’s first book, “Little Elliot, Big City," which has been translated into more than 10 languages. There are now four books in the series. Curato has also provided illustrations for other writers’ books, such as J.J. Austrian’s “Worm Loves... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02H3_NBF_Russell26DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Nikki Russell and Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Russell
Daughter of the best-selling author Rachel Renee Russell, Nikki Russell has been a member of the writing world for years as the namesake of the main character of the Dork Diaries series. For many years she has done the illustrations for the Dork Diaries books. Her most recent work, done... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02H4_NBF_Saujani12DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani is a lawyer, politician and founder of the tech organization Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that works to close the gender gap in technology. In 2015, she was named to Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 list. Saujani has also been named one of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women Changing... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02H5_NBF_Moses11DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Shelia P. Moses
Shelia P. Moses
Poet, author, playwright and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of 10 children. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, "Callus on My Soul," as well as the award-winning author of several books for young readers: "The Legend of Buddy Bush," "The Return of Buddy Bush,"... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I1_NBF_Palacio9DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- R. J. Palacio
R. J. Palacio
R. J. Palacio is a children’s book author, illustrator and graphic designer of book covers who lives in New York City. Her first novel, “Wonder,” was a No. 1 New York Times best-seller and award-winner. It follows a 10-year-old boy with a facial disfigurement and the difficulties of being... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I2_NBF_TF_EL2DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Travis Foster and Ethan Long
Travis Foster
Travis Foster graduated from the Ringling College of Art & Design in 1989 (illustration) and has worked full time as a freelance illustrator for more than 25 years. In 2015 Foster started to offer his services as an agent to other artists. His previous books include “What’s New at the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I3_NBF_Van_Dusen6DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Chris Van Dusen
Chris Van Dusen
Chris Van Dusen is an author and illustrator of children’s picture books. He began his career as an illustrator at a magazine for teenagers and as a freelance illustrator, until he wrote his first children’s book, “Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee.” He has been writing and illustrating... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I4_NBF_DiCamillo3DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo is a former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature of the Library of Congress and the Children’s Book Council (2014-2015). Her novel “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures” won the 2014 Newbery Medal. DiCamillo also won the Newbery for “The Tale of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I5_NBF_King4DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Amy Sarig King
Amy Sarig King
Amy Sarig King is an award-winning young adult novelist from Pennsylvania and a faculty member at the Vermont College of Fine Arts writing for children and young adults program. Her recently published young adult novels include “Still Life with Tornado,” which follows a teenaged artist... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02I6_NBF_EO_MM6DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Ellen Oh and Meg Medina
Ellen Oh
A former lawyer who taught academic research and writing, Ellen Oh has a curiosity for ancient Asian history which has inspired her work on the young adult Prophecy series. When she found a lack of material on Korean history in local bookstores, her father assisted her research by translating... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_30B_NY_Ave12DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_30C_MBT63DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_30D_MBT_28Blocks37DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail -- "28 Blocks" mural (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_29A_Bowden151Politics & Prose -- Mark Bowden ("Hue 1968") w/Bob Woodward
Mark Bowden - Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam — in conversation with Bob Woodward
Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam, was the country’s third-largest city in 1968 when it became the center of the Tet Offensive. The North Vietnamese stormed Hue from hidden outposts, surprising... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28A_Hart_SOB21DC -- Hart Senate Office Building
The "Mountains" part of the Calder sculpture is back. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28B1_LOC_BFG_WWI21DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: British, French, German Artists View the First World War (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28B2_LOC_GH2DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
Banner is up for the National Book Festival. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28B3_LOC_JMW37DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Art of Etching: Masterpieces by James McNeill Whistler (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28C1_Capitol_VC8DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28C2_Capitol_I54DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28C3_Capitol_C19DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28C4_Capitol_R46DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28C5_Capitol_NSH74DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28D1_Capitol_Amateis17DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28D2_Capitol_Erie8DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Painting: Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Erie, by William Henry Powell, 1865
The frame of this monumental painting is made from 20- and 30-foot long pieces of wood. The painting itself commemorates the moment when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry transferred his flag from his damaged flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28D3_Capitol_Brumidi109DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Senate Brumidi Corridor (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28E1_SSV19MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_28E2_SS_1stBaptist5MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_27A_Laurel_Mus_WWI107MD -- Laurel -- Laurel Museum -- Exhibit: Laurel's WWI: From Here to Over There (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_27B_Laurel_LibPk35MD -- Laurel -- Laurel Library and Emancipation Community Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_26A1_Graffiti139VA -- Brandy Station -- Graffiti House (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_26A2_Graffiti_Exhibits45VA -- Brandy Station -- Graffiti House -- Exhibit Area
Including the "Hall of Honor" where people who self-identify as being descendants of folks who were stationed here get to sign the downstairs wall. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_26B_Fleetwood_Church41VA -- Brandy Station -- Fleetwood Church
They were working on the church when I came by so this was the first time I'd ever gotten inside. The guys had replaced the main roof but said the steeple roof was still leaking into the building. They had a lot of work to do. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_26C_Cedar_Mtn119VA -- Cedar Mountain battlefield (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_26D_Manassas_Hills34VA -- Manassas Natl Battlefield -- Henry, Matthews, Buck Hills
Sunset pictures. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A1_Charlottesville12VA -- Charlottesville (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A2_Charlottesville_FOS39VA -- Charlottesville -- Freedom of Speech Wall (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A3_Charlottesville_CHS22VA -- Charlottesville -- Court House Square (except Civil War memorials) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A4_Charlottesville_CW23VA -- Charlottesville -- Civil War Memorials
The Lee and Jackson statues had been covered in tarps. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A5_Charlottesville_LC37VA -- Charlottesville -- Lewis and Clark Memorial(s)
I had only seen two memorials to Lewis and Clark in the city but then I saw the even bigger one on the UVa campus. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A6_Charlottesville_Art10VA -- Charlottesville -- Public Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A7_Blue_Moon2Personal -- Blue Moon Diner in Charlottesville (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25A8_Charlottesville_PM9VA -- Charlottesville -- Pedestrian Mall (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25B_CVille_Protest16VA -- Charlottesville -- Signs after the protest deaths
Two weeks before, on August 11, 2017, right-wing hate groups, emboldened by the vibes radiating from the presidency, held an evening march with the stated purpose of protesting plans to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from the newly-renamed Emancipation Park in downtown Charlottesville. Protesters... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25C1_UVA29VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia
I had to ask what the "Z", "IMP", and weird hangman noose-like symbols meant. Apparently the vandalism is by a "secret society" on campus which (according to Wikipedia) "is notable for combining philanthropy and public mischief." (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25C2_Bodos_Bagels11VA -- Charlottesville -- Bodo's Bagels (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25C3_UVAM55VA -- Charlottesville -- University of Virginia Art Museum (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25D_Kemper34VA -- Charlottesville -- Kemper Park (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_25E_Orange31VA -- Orange (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_24A_Miss_DC_Send2152017 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Briana Kinsey to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Miss America Send Off Party
Help us send Briana Kinsey off to Atlantic City - purchase your tickets to the Miss America Send Off Party!
Each ticket includes a buffet dinner catered by Tony Cheng's Restaurant and an open bar!
Come see a sneak peek of Miss DC's official (and never-before-seen) Miss... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_24B_From_Ashes40Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "From the Ashes" (w/Sidney Beaumont, Mary Anne Hitt and Steven Mufson)
From the Ashes (2017, USA, 82 min) captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_22A_CourthousePk22DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_22B_Lily_Pond16DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lily Pond Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_22C_MoultrieCH5DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_22D_Stahr51Natl Archives -- Walter Stahr ("Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary")
Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary
Award-winning author Walter Stahr tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. A book signing follows the program.
The speaker was introduced by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_22E_SINH_Narwhal122DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
August 3, 2017 – 2019 TBD
Narwhals are among the most fascinating and elusive animals on the planet, and have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries. Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend dives deeply into narwhal biology, behavior, and cultural history,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_21B_Eclipse21Nature -- Solar Eclipse
The peak of the eclipse from the DC area at 2:42pm was around frams 126 and 135. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A1_Baltimore1MD -- Baltimore (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A2_Baltimore_MemLJ27MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Lee-Jackson
After the Confederate memorial had been removed. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A3_Baltimore_MemUSS16MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Union Soldiers and Sailors (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A4_Baltimore_MemCSS17MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors
After the Confederate memorial had been removed. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A5_Baltimore_MemCW9MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Women's
After the Confederate memorial had been removed. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20A6_Baltimore_MemWWI5MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: World War I (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20B1_Annapolis_CapI183MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Interior Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20B2_Annapolis_CapRT5MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Roger B. Taney Sculpture
After the Confederate memorial had been removed. (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20B3_Annapolis_Cap14MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Exterior Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20C_Annapolis19MD -- Annapolis (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D1_USNA_Museum_PreCW4MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- History: Pre-Civil War (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D2_USNA_Museum_PostWW217MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- History: Post WW2 (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D3_USNA_Museum_Misc27MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D4_USNA_Museum_Models5MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- Ship Models (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D5_USNA_Museum_Moran18MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- Edward Moran Staircase (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_20D6_USNA_Museum_Prints27MD -- Annapolis -- US Naval Academy -- Museum -- Prints (Beverley R. Robinson Collection) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19A_Topol6International Spy Museum -- Allan Topol ("Washington Power Play")
Allan Topol - Washington Power Play
In-Store Book Signing
Join us at the International Spy Museum for an in-store book signing of Washington Power Play by Allan Topol. Allan is the author of thirteen novels of international intrigue. Two of them, Spy Dance and Enemy of My Enemy, were national best... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19B1_Hornaday55Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Hornaday ("How to Watch Movies")
Inside Media: “How to Watch Movies” With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday talks about her new book, “Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies.” The book provides a guide for those looking to understand and interpret the medium that continues to educate and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19C_MoultrieCH2DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19D_LawVC4DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19E_Emory22DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_19F_SS_1stBaptist2MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16A_SS_1stBaptist2MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16B_8250_Georgia4MD -- Silver Spring -- 8250 Georgia (Solaire) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16C_SS_Pyramid4MD -- Silver Spring -- Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (8230 Georgia Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16D_Winick39USCHS -- Stephen Winick (American Folklife Center)
Stephen Winick, American Folklife Center “Dipping from the Well: Treasures from the American Folklife Center Archive” (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16E_Pike_Statue22DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue
I'm curious how this statue will survive the current movement nationwide to purge the Confederate memorials from our landcape.
The Albert Pike statue is the only Confederate military officer to have an outside public statue in Washington DC. (There are a bunch of other Confederate statues in places... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16F_SIPG_50Years55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPS) -- Exhibit: Celebrating Fifty Years
Celebrating Fifty Years
August 11, 2017 – January 6, 2019
In 1968, following major renovations, the Old Patent Office Building opened as the permanent home for two Smithsonian museums, the National Collection of Fine Arts (since renamed the Smithsonian American Art Museum) and the National Portrait... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_16G_SS_Fairfield_Res9MD -- Silver Spring -- Fairfield Residential (916 Thayer Ave.) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_14_Trumpp_Car1MD -- Silver Spring -- Trump Supporter Car
Signs:
"United We Stand" Virginia license plate: TRUMPP
Don't mess with Texas
Trump that Bitch 2016
I wish Hillary had married O.J.
Proud to be Deporable (Subtitle: "Paid for by money Crooked Hillary has yet to steal from me")
Hillary for Prison 2016
Infidels for Trump 2016
Adios Boob
A free... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_09A_I90_Portage12WI -- I-90 @ Portage -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_09B_I90_Janesville7WI -- I-90 @ Janesville -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08A1_Family28Family -- Family Photos During Guthrie/Merson Wilderness Resort Reunion (Tuesday) (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08B_I90_Portage15WI -- I-90 @ Portage -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08C_Madison27WI -- Madison (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D1_Madison_Cap33WI -- Madison -- State Capitol (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D2_Madison_CapI144WI -- Madison -- State Capitol -- Interior Images (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D3_Madison_CapV40WI -- Madison -- State Capitol -- Views from observation deck (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D4_Madison_Cap_Century35WI -- Madison -- State Capitol -- Exhibit: Century of Stories
Rotunda Exhibit
"A Century of Stories: Celebrating 100 Years at the Capitol" shares the history of the Wisconsin State Capitol through more than 100 photographs, documents, and stories about the building and people who worked in it. It portrays the Capitol's long construction 1904-1917, its 1987-2001... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D5_Madison_Cap_Signs2WI -- Madison -- State Capitol -- Chalk Protests (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08D6_Madison_Cap_ZSR1WI -- Madison -- State Capitol -- Exhibit: Art of Zhen Shan Ren
The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition is an extraordinarily moving, intimate and inspiring exhibition detailing both an inner spiritual life and an outer human rights tragedy. Realistic oil paintings and Chinese watercolours from mostly Chinese artists give a unique insight into the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08E1_WHM571WI -- Madison -- Wisconsin Historical Museum (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08F1_UofWM11WI -- Madison -- University of Wisconsin-Madison (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08F2_MMoCA1WI -- Madison -- Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08G1_Chazen540WI -- Madison -- University of Wisconsin-Madison -- Chazen Museum of Art -- Old Section (Partially reviewed)
2017_08_08G4_Chazen4445WI -- Madison -- University of Wisconsin-Madison -- Chazen Museum of Art -- New Section (Partially reviewed)
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2017_08_24A_Miss_DC_Send2152017 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Briana Kinsey to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Miss America Send Off Party Help us send Briana Kinsey off to Atlantic City - purchase your tickets to the Miss America Send Off Party! Each ticket includes a buffet dinner catered by Tony Cheng's Restaurant and an open bar! Come see a sneak peek of Miss DC's official (and never-before-seen) Miss Am... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_16B_SPX_Other103MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Other (Saturday)
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2017_09_12D2_USCHS_Freedom2104USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Formal Presentation
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Roz Chast Roz Chast is an award-winning cartoonist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, among other publications. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received her Bachelor of Fine... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_02D4_NBF_Peirce75DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Lincoln Peirce (w/Michael Cavna and Roz Chast)
Lincoln Peirce Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist and writer from Portland, Maine. His comic strip, “Big Nate,” was syndicated in 1991 and currently appears in over 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is also the author and illu... (Partially reviewed)


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