Thursday, March 9, 2017

Free cultural events for the week beginning Friday, March 10

Sorry the list is a bit abbreviated this week, but sometimes other things get in the way. 

Friday, 10
Remember the Smithsonian portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum are open every night until 7 PM

Saturday, 11
Book lecture: Mark Kurlansky – "Havana: A Subtropical Delirium" – P&P – 1 PM

Book lecture: Melissa Clark: "Dinner:" – P&P – 6 PM

Film: "Beautiful Loses" – Filmmakers Aaron Rose and Joshua Leonard document the lives of young artists and designers who have inadverten
tly impacted the art world (90 minutes: 2008) – McAvoy Auditorium – Smithsonian American Art Museum – 3 PM

Film: "The Cranes Are Flying" – mid-50s Russian film about a disarming love story tragically undone by war – (35mm, 97 minutes) – East Building – NGA – 2:30 PM

Sunday,  12 
Book lecture: Roy Teixeira – "The Optimistic Leftist: Why the 21st Century Will Be Better Than You Think" – P&P – 1 PM

Book lecture: Tressie McMillan – "Lower: The Troubling Rise of Four – Profit College in the New Economy" – Busboys and Poets - 14th and V – 6:30 PM

Concert: Steinway series: Chinese pianist Fei Fei Dong performs a repertoire of Mozart Schumann and Liszt – Smithsonian American Art Museum – 3 PM

Monday, 13
Book lecture: Marjorie J. Spruill – "Divided We Stand: The battle over women's rights and family values that polarized American politics" – P&P – 7 PM

Tuesday, 14

Wednesday, 15

Book lecture: Howard W French – "Everything Under the Heavens: How the past helps shape China's push for global power" – P&P – 7 PM

Gallery talk: "Harlem Heroes" – Curator John Jacob discusses photography and leading figures of the Harlem Renaissance – F Street Lobby – Smithsonian American Art Museum – 5:30 PM

Thursday,, 16
Book lecture: Ganesh Sitaraman – "The Crisis of the Middle – Class: Why economic inequality threatens our Republic" – P&P – 7 PM

Book lecture and launch: Damien Shields – "The Forgotten Irish: Irish immigrant experiences in America" – National Archives – 7 PM

Concert: Take 5! Lena Seikaly and Danielle Wertz celebrating women in jazz – Courtyard – Smithsonian American Art Museum – 5 PM – 7 PM

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing! I look forward to these posts each week!