Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Events of the Week: Thursday, February 6 - Wednesday February, 12


Thursday, February 6
See two events posted last week

Friday, February 7 
Films: UCLA Recovered Treasure Movies - Double Door and Supernatural - East Building - National Gallery of Art - 3pm 

Lecture: Reframing Climate Change as a Human Health and Wellbeing Issue - G.Mason U Professor Edward W. Maibach - Room 101 - Ross Hall - George Washington University  - 2301 I St. NW - Noon

Dance Performance:  25 Beijing Middle and High School students perform regional Chinese Dances -Millennium Stage - Kennedy Center - 6pm

Film:  Iranian Film Festival 2012 film, "Parviz" - Freer Gallery of Art - The mall - 7pm - Shown again Sunday at 2

Saturday, February 8
Films: UCLA Recovered Treasure Movies - International House and Michael Snow: Wave Length, So Is This - East Building - National Gallery of Art - 1pm

Film for Children: Animated Shorts for children 7 and older - East Bldg National Gallery of Art - 10:30am

Concert: GWU Department of Music Student Vocal and Instrumental Recital - Room B120 - Phillips Hall - 801 22nd St. NW - 5 - 6:30pm

Concert: Pianist Christoph Eschenbach and wind instruments perform works by Widor, Debussy and Mozart - Millennium Stage Kennedy Center - 6pm

Interview - Baseball great Hank Aaron celebrates his 80th birthday - interviewed live by ESPN broadcaster Howard Bryant - National Portrait Gallery - 8th and F St. NW - Noon to 1:30

Sunday, February 9 
Film: Michael Snow: One Second in Montreal: Back and Forth - East Building - National Gallery of Art - 4:30pm

Concert: Catalyst String Quartet performs works of Barber, Brahms, Walker and D'Rivera - National
Academy of Science Auditorium - 2101 Constitution NW - 3pm

Book Review: Dog Whistle Politics: how Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class - Author Ian Haney-Lopez - Politics and Prose - 5pm

Concert: Fine Arts Quartet performs works of Kreisler, Zymbalist et al - West Garden Court - National Gallery of Art - 6:30pm

Monday, February 10
Lecture: The Kalb Report: A Conversation on Freedom - New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Freedman - National Press Club - 14th and F St. NW - 13th Floor - Free tickets @ research.gwu.edu/Kalb-report - Doors open at 7pm - Presentation 8pm

Book Review: The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement - Author Carrie Rosefsky Wickam - Room 602 - Elliot School Of International Affairs - GWU - 1957 E ST. NW - Reservations Required - gogwu.edu/wickham - Noon - 2pm

Comedian Performance: Kurt Braunohler and Sara Armour -Theater Lab - Kennedy Center - Tickets distributed 5:30 in States Hall - for show - 6pm 

Tuesday, February 11
Panel Discussion:  Political Secularism, Religion and the State - Participants include Jonathan Fox and Jocelyne Cesari - Berkley Center - 3307 M Street NW - Suite 200 - 4-5:30pm 

Book Review: Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War - Richard Moe -National Archives - Noon

Discussion: Playwright/Actor Daniel Beaty discusses his show, The Tallest Tree in the Forest - Busboys and Poets Bookstore - 1025 5th St. NW - 6:30 - 8pm

Wednesday, February 12
Film /Book Review: The Gettysburg Story - Gabor and Haje Boritt with Stephen Lang - National Archives - 7pm

Film: Stranger Than Paradise - Jim Jarmusch's 1984 film - Smithsonian American Art Museum - 8th and G NW - 6:30pm

Book Review: Eileen Rockefeller discusses her memoir, Being a Rockefeller - Montpelier Room - Madison Building - Library of Congress - 101 Independence SE - Noon



27 comments:

  1. It would be great if the items linked to more information from the organizer's website. Good list though.

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  2. Thanks for putting this list together! This is a great selection of cultural opportunities, and it looks like a good excuse to get out of my apartment this month :)

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  3. Hey great idea for a blog Mr. Lehker. I will be sure to check it regularly!

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  4. This is a great idea. I hope you keep it updated.

    I didn't know Hank Aaron was speaking this weekend. That is definitely worth attending. So, thanks for posting this.

    Adding a link to each event's webpage would be helpful, and might get you more visibility too!

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  5. I didn't know this much actually happened in DC for free. And I've lived about thirty minutes from the city most of my whole life! Definitely bookmarking this for reference when I go back home.

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  6. Great blog!! I'm going to try to check this regularly.

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  7. Wow this is awesome!

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  8. Thanks! This is a great resource.

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  9. Thank you, I am bookmarking this. :)

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  10. This blog is great! Thank you!

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  11. This is great! I've been wanting to attend more events in the area, perfect

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  12. Bookmarked your site. Thank you for putting this together.

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  13. Great site - I work for a DC magazine and we like to promote events in the area each week. I'll definitely keep an eye on your site. Thanks for working so hard on this.

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  14. My wife and I have been looking for something like this since we moved down here! In Boston there was a similar blog (Cheap Thrills Boston) but there was nothing like that here...until this! Thank you for putting this together!

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  15. Thank you putting this website together, it's so useful when I get bored on weekends!

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  16. Thank you so much for what you're doing. Me and my 3yo son really appreciate this!

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  17. Mr. Lehker, this is a great site! Thank you for your efforts. I'll be sure to check this regularly! Cheers!

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  18. Thank you from Georgetown University!!

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  19. Great site! with Great events!! Thank you

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  20. A very good resource. Thanks for your work on this.

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  21. Thanks for the info. Planning on visiting D.C. in July and will be checking back for events in the summer. Thanks!

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  22. Thanks so much! This is a fantastic resource!

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  23. Thanks so much for putting this together each week. I've been living here for over three years and have been searching for something like this the whole time!

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  24. Thank you for posting this list up, the girlfriend and I really appreciate it!

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  25. this is perfect - thank you for creating such a great blog!

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  26. I also bookmarked your site. Thanks so much for doing this!

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