Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Free intellectual and cultural events for the week beginning Thursday, March 3

An event which is sure to require advance registration is the speech by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on April 7 at 4:30 PM. Titled religion, peace and world affairs the event is in Gaston Hall on the campus of Georgetown University. Should you be interested in attending, I recommend I recommend registration immediately at .
http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/events/rsvp/religion-peace-and-world-affairs-the-challenges-ahead

My goodness, so much to list - if this keeps up I'll have to look for an assistant and a foundation to support an intern working with me.  There seems to be more and more to list that is worthwhile.  

Thursday, 3
Book lecture: Rebecca Traister – "All the single ladies: unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation" – P&P – 7 PM

Movie:  The Hebrew Super Hero - Clips from Israeli Comics -LJ 240 Conference Room - Jefferson Building - Library of Commerce - Noon - 1 PM

Concert: United States Army old guard fife and drum Corps with trumpets performs music of early America – Society of the Cincinnati – Anderson house – 2118 Massachusetts Ave., Northwest – 6 PM

Lecture: Beth Evans of the National Portrait Gallery discusses the sculpture of Gertrude Stein – Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery – noon

Lecture: Sana Saeed discusses "The Middle East, Islam and #Journallisting in the age of new media"
– Elliott school of international affairs – George Washington University – reservations required – 3:30 PM to 5 PM -  reservations required - elliott.gwu.edu

Friday, 4
Book Lecture:  Matthew Desmond, "Evicted: poverty and profit in the American city" - P & P - P&P - 7PM 

Lecture:  Dr. Vijay Prashad - Palestine's Intifada: The Process of Liberation Is Irresistible" - The Jerusalem Fund - 2425 Virginia Ave.  NW - 5:30PM

Concert violinist David sign is and Sally McLean perform "Bach to Bartok" – arts club of Washington – 2017 I Street Northwest – noon

Lecture: Director Cassie Ash – on Shakespeare's connection to the play, "Sir Thomas Moore" as a part of the special exhibit on "Shakespeare, life of an icon" – Folger Shakespeare Library – 201 E. Capitol St. SE. – 6 PM – reservations required – folger.edu

Film: Italian documentary "Exiles: the Wars" about the refugee crisis in various countries followed by panel discussion involving the film's director Cupisti - 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM - reservations required – www.licwashington.esteri.it

Concert and art event: Historic House and Museum features classical piano and tour of house –  1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. – 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Saturday, 5
Book Lecture: Wendell Potter and Nick Pennniman – "Nation on the Take: how big money corrupts our democracy and what we can do about it" – P&P – 1 PM

Book Lecture: Timothy J. Jorgensen – "Strange Glow: the story of radiation" – P&P – 3:30 PM

Film: "The Iron Ministry" – a portrait of modern China from the Chinese railways – produced in 2014 – East building Auditorium – National Gallery of Art – 3 PM

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Sunday, 6
Book Lecture: Michael Waldman – "The Fight to Vote" – P&P – 5 PM

Concert: Israeli mandolin artist with other performers – W. Garden Court – National Gallery of Art – 3:30 PM

Concert with various artists: Vocalists and dancers present "Paul Robeson: on my journey now" – Millennium stage – Kennedy Center – 6 PM

Film: "In Transit" legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles – Amtrak's empire builders railroad from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest – East building Auditorium – national Gallery of Art – 4 PM

Tours: National Museum of women in the arts honors women's history month and international women's day – 1250 New York Ave. NW. – 1 PM –  2PM

Monday, 7
Book Lecture: Fred Kaplan – "Dark territory: the secret history of cyber war" – P and P – 7 PM

Lecture: Douglas Waller – "Disciples: The World War II missions of the CIA directors who fought for Wild Bill Donovan" – Mary Pickford theater – Madison building – Library of Congress – noon

Lecture: "Is what you see what you get? Politics is imagined by Hollywood" – George Washington University professor Patricia Phelan – GW you Museum – 701 21st St. NW. – noon

Lecture: George Washington University professor Hugh Agnew – "The difficult afterlife of a father of his country" -  commemorating the life of Tomas G. Masaryk – founding father of Czechoslovakia – Embassy of the Czech Republic – 3900 spring of freedom Street NW – 3 PM – reservations required – tgmlecture.eventbrite.com

Lecture: 29th annual Nancy Hanks lecture on arts and public policy – a talk by John Maeda – tickets required – 202 – 371 – 2830 – Eisenhower theater – Kennedy Center – 7:30 PM

Tuesday, 8
Book lecture: Dayna Bowen Matthew – "Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care" –  busboys and poets – fifth and K St's. NW – 6:30 PM

Book lecture: Susan Jacoby – "Strange Gods: a secular history of conversion" – P and P 7 PM

Concert: Cellist Sarah Bilger with pianist Jeremy Filsell commemorate the 100th anniversary of Max Reger's death – perform his epic "third sonata in F major Opus 78 for cello and piano" – Church of the Epiphany – 12:10 PM

Book lecture: Bamberger, Curtis and Zanotti – "Love her, lover not: the Hillary paradox "– Kramer books and afterwords – 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW – 6:30 PM

Multimedia performance: "We were there: a celebration of women's history" composer Bev Grant with members of the DC labor chorus – busboys and poets – Tacoma – 230 55 Carroll St. and W – 8 PM
Wednesday, 9
Book lecture: Shaka Senghor – "Writing My Wrongs: life, death, and redemption in an American prison" – busboys and poets - 14th and V St. NW – 6:30 PM

Book lecture: Timothy Egan – "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish REvolutionary who Became an American Hero" – P&P – 7 PM

Live Stream: National Geographic presents "Mind and life Institute forum on "the world we made" featuring the Dalai Lama and others - Grosvenor Auditorium – National Geographic  - 1600 M St. NW. – 2:15 PM – reservations required – 202-857-7700

Lecture: Stephen Sassoon of Georgetown University discusses "anatomy of authoritarianism in the Arab republics" – Elliott school of international affairs – room 602 – George Washington University – reservations required Elliott.GWU.EDU

Jazz lecture: Zef Feldman of  Resonance records discusses the new release of "Larry Young – in Paris: the old ORTF recordings" Recital Hall – building 46 W. – University of the District of Columbia – 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. – 7 PM

Film:  Flamenco Festival presents "even the rain" – Bolivian producer makes revisionist epic about conquest of Latin America – Lisner Auditorium - George Washington University – 7 PM – reservations suggested – 202-994-6800

Thursday, 10
Book lecture: Ellen R. Malcolm – "When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics" – P&P – 7 PM

Concert:  Andreas Staier, Harpsichord - Varierd Program - Coolidge Auditorium - Library of Congress Tickets required - 6PM - Preconcert conversation with Staier - 6:30PM - Rush tickets available

Panel discussion: Joseph Ellis, Jack Rekove, Mary Sarah Bilder with Kenneth Bowling – "Why the Bill of Rights was made – National Archives – reservations suggested – national archives foundation – 7 PM
Friday, 11

Book lecture: "Charles Duhigg – "Smarter – Faster – Better" – P&P  - 7 PM

World Premier Event:  Talea:Ensemble of cutting edge music including a world premierre event - Collidge Auditorim - Jefferson Building - Library of Congress - tickets necessary - 8PM - Preconcert Conversation - No tickets required - 6:30PM - Rush tickets avaiable

Book lecture: Mary Sarah Bilder – "Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention" – National Archives – noon


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