Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Events of the Week: Thursday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 7

As you may have seen last week, Ron is off gallivanting around Europe leaving me, his grandson, in charge of the blog. I don't quite have his curatorial talent, but here are a sampling of the coming week's free events that caught my eye. 

Thursday, May 1
Lecture: Homer's Iliad: An Anti-War Manifesto - With actor Denis O'Hare, Combat Paper Project founder Drew Cameron, UMD Classicist and Homerist Lillian Doherty and emergency medicine physician and combat veteran Sudip Bose - Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, UMD - 7:30

Friday, May 2
Concert: Koussevitzky Legacy Celebration, featuring top artists with deep connections to the maestro's music. Sold out, but RUSH tickets available - Library of Congress - 8pm  

Saturday, May 3
Reception: Opening Reception - Search for a New Sound: The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff - Goethe Institute - 6-8pm

Sunday, May 4
Exhibition Opening: Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In - An exploration of the artist's use of windows - Running at the National Gallery of Art, West Building, until November 30

Monday, May 5
Book Talk: Justice John Paul Stevens discusses his book Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution - Politics & Prose - 7pm

Tuesday, May 6
Concert: Members of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra - Kennedy Center Millennium Stage - 6pm

Wednesday, May 7
Lecture: Gallery Talk: A Mother's Work Laura Hoffman discusses selections from the museum’s collection with a special focus on mothers and motherhood in honor of Mother’s Day coming up the following Sunday - National Museum of Women in the Arts - 12:00pm

1 comment:

  1. This is a fantastic resource. Thanks for keeping it up in his absence.