Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Events of the Week: Thursday, March 13 - Thursday, March 20, 2014

Aficionados of John Coltrane will want to plan ahead and secure a ticket for the Ravi Coltrane Quartet paying tribute to the 50th Anniversary of "A Love Supreme" scheduled for Wednesday March 26 at 7:30pm.  It's a joint effort of the GWU Music Department and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.  Free tickets can be obtained by going

Thursday, March 13
Panel:  7th Annual Forum on Women in Leadership: Women in Congress - NY Times Journalist Jackie Calmes moderates a panel of former Congress members Connie Morella, Barbara Kennedy, Mary Bono and former Senators Carol Mosely Braun and Blanche Lincoln - National Archives - 7pm - Line up early to be sure of a free ticket.

Book Review: "Work, Love, Play When No One Has Time" - Author Brigid Schultz - New America Foundation - 1899 L St. NW - 5:30 - 7:00pm

Lecture: Wages of Justice: The Holocaust, Murder and Crimes Against Humanity - Lawrence Douglas, Amherst College - The Holcaust Museum - Reservations Requested - - 7pm

Friday, March 14
Concert:  Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet - Varied selections - MLK JR. Library - Noon

Discussion:  Explaining the Latest Developments in Ukraine - GWU - Elliot School of International Affairs - Room 505 - 1957  E Street NW- Reservations required - - Noon - 1pm

Film:  "Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard" - 2013 film by Bryan Reichhardt - Japanese Information and Cultural Center - 1150 18th NW - reservations required - - 6:30pm

Saturday, March 15
Concert:  Scharoun Ensemble Berlin presents Franz Schubert's "Octet in F Major - Coolidge Auditorium - Library of Congress - Coolidge Auditorium - 2pm 

Childrens Film: "The Secret of Kells" - for children 7 and older - East Building National Gallery of Art - 10:30am

Childrens Program - Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton - creation of art work commemorating Women's History Month - National Portrait Gallery - 1 - 4pm

Book Review:  "The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage and Scandal in the Gilded Age"   - Author Myra MacPherson - Politics and Prose - 6pm

Sunday, March 16
Concert:  Songs and Seeds: A Tribute to Pete Seger - Millennium Sage - Kennedy Center - 6pm

Concert: Soprano Irina Mozleva and Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Wor perform music by Russian Composers - West garden court - National Gallery of Art - West Building - 6:30pm

Lecture:  The Meanings of Auschwitz in Poland: 1945 to the Present - The Kosciuszko Foundation - 2025 O Street NW - 202-785-2320 - 5pm

Monday, March 17 
Book Review:  "The Book of Forgiving: The Four-Fold Path for Healing Ourselves and our World -
Authored by Mpho Tutu with her father - MLK JR. Library - 6pm

Tuesday, March 18
Book Review:  "Jim Henson: The Biography"  Brian Jay Jones, Author - Ars Club of Washington - 2017 I ST. NW - 7pm

Concert:  Kurt Weil and Contemporaries - Piano and vocal recital - presented by the German Embassy - The United Church - 1920 G Street NW - 7:30pm

Lecture:  Elliott Abrams discusses "Should the United States Give Up on Arab Democracy?" - Copley Formal Lounge - Copley Hall - Georgetown University - reservations requested - - Noon

Wednesday, March 19 
Concert: Classical Guitrist Charles Mokotoff - Sidney Harman Hall - 610 F ST. NW - Noon

Book Review: "The Tyranny of Experts: Economics, Dictators and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor - Politics and Prose - 7pm

Thursday, March 20
Concert:  Take 5 Series: Women in Jazz - Tribute to Melba Liston - Performing group includes trombone and saxophone - Kogod Courtyard - American Art Museum - 5 - 7pm

Lecture: Richard Louv, Author of "Last Child in the Woods" discusses "Reconnecting Children with Nature" - Grand Ballroom Marvin Center - GWU - 800 21st St. NW 6:30 -pm

1 comment:

  1. this is a great list this week! thanks for posting!