Saturday, January 11, 2014

Events of the Week: Thursday, January 9 - Thursday, January 15

Thursday, January 9
Book Review: “The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind – and Changed the History of Free Speech in America” - Author Thomas Healy – National Archives – noon

Film: ”The Loving Story” - Supreme Court Case striking down the Virginia law against interracial marriage -Film director Nancy Buirski presenter – National Archives – 7pm

Friday, January 10
Film: “ Charles Lloyd: Arrows into Infinity -A part of the series Jazz Film Friday – Mary Pickford Theatre -Madison Building – Library of Congress – 7pm

Film: “Inequality for All” - Jacob Kombluth's 2013 film – Woman's National Democratic Club – 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW - $5.00 – 7pm

Film: “Closed Curtain” - 2013 film presented by the Iranian Film Festival – Freer Gallery of Art - 12th Street and Jefferson Drive SW – 7 pm (and again on Sunday at 2pm)

Saturday, January 11
Book Review: “Emergency Presidential Powers: AU Professor Chris Edelson considers possible dangerous precedents for the future – Politics and Prose Book Store – 1pm

Film: “MLK: The Making of A Holiday” - Historical Society of Washington, D. C. - 801 Street NW – 11:30 am

Book Review: “A Short Guide to a Long Life” David B. Amgus, M. D. - Thoughts on healthful practices -Politics and Prose - 6pm

Sunday, January 12
Book Review: “Norman Mailer” - Authorized biography by J. Michael Lennon – P and P – 5pm

Film: “Wagner's Jews” Hilan Warshaw's 2013 film with discussion to follow – Goethe Institut – 812 7th Street NW - For reservations – 703-370-1923 – 7:30pm

Monday, January 13
Concert: Arts Nova Chamber Orchestra: Works of Haydn, Beethoven and Janacek – Church of the Epiphany - 1317 G Street – 12:10pm

Concert: DakhaBrakha – Ukrainian Folk Music – Millennium Stage The Kennedy Center - 6pm

Tuesday, January 14
Lecture: Conversations on the Constitution: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer – National Archives -Entrance at 7th and Constitution NW - Sure to be packed arrive early to be sure to get a ticket - Event scheduled for 7pm (I plan to be there for the allotted 1 ticket per person about 6pm)

Performance: Staged Reading with musical performance - “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” - M.L. King Memorial Library – 6:30pm

Wednesday, January 15
Concert: Jazz Saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk – Happenings at the Harmon – Sidney Harmon Hall – 610 F St. NW - Noon

Concert: Igor Butman Moscow Jazz Orchestra – Millennium Stage – Kennedy Center – 6pm

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