Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Events of the Week: Thursday, January 23 - Thursday, January 30

Thursday, January 23
Movie: The Rape of Europa - 2006 film - National Archives - 117 minutes -  noon

Book Review: A Curious Madness - Author Eric Jaffe explores the nature of guilt and innocence, psychiatry and the nature of justice in the military - Politics and Prose - 7pm

Lecture and discussion: Ethics, Politics and Institutions: A Moral Vocabulary for Modern Democracy - Kluge Center Lecture - Robin Lovin, 2013 Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History - Library of Congress - Jefferson Building - - Room LJ119 - Contact 202- 707-0213 - 3pm

Friday, January 24
Book Review: Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War - Author J. Lee Thompson -
National Archives - Noon

Movie: Jazz film - Black February:2010 - Madison Bldg - Library of Congress -101 Independence 7pm

Book Review: A Big Fat Crisis - Deborah A Cohen, MD - The problems and helps for treating eating
problems - Politics and Prose - 7pm

Movie: The Patience of Stone - 18th Annual Iranian Film Festival - Freer Gallery of Art - 7pm -
Repeats Sunday at 2pm 

Saturday, January 25
Book Review: Our One Common Country: James B. Conroy discusses the aborted Peace Conference to avoid the Civil War - Politics and Prose - 1pm

Concert: Marquis Ensemble performs works by Piazzolla, Khachaturian and Schumann - Anderson House -
2118 Mass. Ave - 1:30pm

Book Review: The Second Arab Awakening - Author Marwan Muasher discusses efforts of State Building in the Middle East - Politics and Prose 3:30pm

Movie: "The Wagner Family - History of the Bayreuth Festival - National Gallery of Art - East - 4pm

Sunday, January 26
Children's Program:  (And adults who still want to be children) - Model airplanes flying in the Building Museum - DC Maxecuters Club - 401 F Street NW - 11am to 4pm

Children's Event: Story of Julia Child - Opportunity to create a piece of art inspired by her life and work.
National Portrait Gallery - 8th; and F NW - 2 - 5pm

Movie: "Nocturne: Britten - 2013 film about Britten's life - National Gallery of Art:East - 4pm

Monday, 27
Concert: In tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Works by Jewish Italian Composers performed by soprano Caroline Helton - resrvations required - -0 Emabassy of Italy - 7pm

Movie: "Indestructible II: Short films from Germany, Sweden and the former Soviet Union - Goethe-Institut 812 7th St. NW reservations - 6:30pm

Tuesday, 28
Presentation: The Sound of Broadway and Popular Song: How Arrangers and Orchestrators Transform the Songs We Hear - Mark Horowitz presenter - Jefferson Bldg - Library of Congress - Noon

Lecture: "Searching for Life in teh Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity - Astrobiologist David H. Grinspoon and Steven J. Dick - Room 119 - Jefferson Building - Library of Congress - 4pm

Wednesday, January 29
Presentation: "Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historic Quilts - Ashley W. Harris - National Museum of Women in the Arts - 1250 New York Ave. NW - 12 - 12:30pm

Book Review: Under the Wide and Starry Sky - Novelist Nancy Horan tells the story of the love affair of Robert Louis Stevenson - Politics and Prose 7pm

Thursday, January 30
Movie: "The Monuments Men" - Advanced screening of the Columbia film about the U. S. Army platoon tasked with rescuing artistic works stolen by the Nazi - 118 minutes - National Archives - Check Archives website for advanced registration possibilities - 7pm

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