- While it is often disheartening to note the small audience in many of the book talks at various locales, (especially at the Archives), those interested in the authors' talks at both Archives and P and P can be seen on their websites.
- I've listed a display at the Rayburn House Office Building on Monday. It came as a suggestion from a reader. I appreciate suggestions and will make every effort to include them when possible.
- A little known Museum and Indian Craft shop is located in the Department of the Interior Building at 1849 C Street NW. The museum is open during the week and has a fascinating display of WPA murals. This Saturday the Craft shop is open from 10 - 4pm and has a direct line to unique Native American materials for sale.
- The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival opens Wednesday, April 25 and continues for two weekends featuring the cultures of China and Kenya
Film: George Wein introduces 1958 film, Jazz on A Summer Day - starring musicians from that year's Newport festival - National Archives - Noon
Lecture: The Two Sudans: A History of Conflict, Prospect for Peace - Linda Bushai of the U. S. Institute for Peace - Katzen Art Center - American University - 10-11:30
Concert: Cathedral Sings - Washington National Cathedral Ensemble - works of Herbert Howells - National Gallery of Art - West Garden Court - 12:10pm
Film: Vincent Scully: Art Historian Among Architects - 56 minute film recalling his influence - West Building - National Gallery of art - 12:30pm
Book talk: China Dolls - Lisa See's new historic novel - P and P - 7pm
Concert: Speakers of the House - Jazz in the Garden - Sculpture Garden - NGA - 5- 8:30
Book Talk: The Secret World of Oil - Author Ken Silverstein - P and P - 1pm
Concert: Pianist Philippe Entremont - West Garden Court - NGA - 6:30pm
Requiem Sing-a-long: Brahms' A German Requiem - National Cathedral - $10.00 - 7:30pm
Concert: U. S. Navy Concert Band - West Capitol Steps - 8pm
Book Review: A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction - Baird Auditorium - Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - The Mall - 6pm
Discussion: Alberto Ruy-Sanchez discusses the works of Octavio Paz - Mexican Cultural Institute - 2829 16th Street NW - Reservations required - instituteof mexicodc.org - 6:45pm
Book Review: Mission At Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis - Martin Luther King Library - 7pm
Concert: Pianist Gen Tomuro - music by French composers in honor of Degas/Cassatt - West Garden Court National Gallery of Art - 12:10pm