Unfortunately I was unable to attend another outstanding concert.
The final performance of Serenade! features Shanghai No. 3 Girls High School Concert Band (China), Escolania de Montserrat (Spain and Catalonia), Akoo Show Choir (Ghana), and the Nairobi Girls Chorale (Kenya).
Part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy
For the July 4th Concert go to
Washington National Cathedral - July 4th Concert - (although at present only the concert from last year is available. I'll keep you posted as to when the 2017 Concert - even more outstanding - is available
And many of our book lectures are available on line, especially those at Politics and Prose and National Archives.
AND LET ME AGAIN REMIND YOU THAT I AM ON MY "HIGH HORSE" RANTING ABOUT MY CONCERNS REGARDING THE PRESENT CONDITIONS OF OR COUNTRY at:
Where: Austrian Cultural Forum, 3524 International Court NW, Washington, DC, 20008
Tickets: General admission is free and open to the public.
Book lecture: "The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussain, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid" – William Bardenwelper – P&P – 3:30 PM
Film: ";Atanarjust: The Fast Runner" – Zacharias Kunuk's 2001 epic selected as the best Canadian film of all time – East building Auditorium – National Gallery of Art – 2 PM
Film: "The Good Soldier" the 1960 film about the adventures of a Czech soldier during World War I and the absurdity of war – Pickford Theater – Madison Building – Library of Congress – 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Book lecture "Rules for Resistance: Advice From Around the Globe for the Age of Trump – David Cole – P&P – 3 PM
Book lecture: "Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls Escape From Slavery to Union Hero" – Kate Lineberry – P&P – 7 PM
Panel discussion: "Covering the White House: A Panel on the Changing Role of the Press" featuring Peter Baker, Julie Pace and Dana Milbank – Kramerbooks and Afterwords – 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. – 202 – 387 – 1400 – 7 PM
Panel discussion: "President Kennedy and His Legacy" – distinguished panel of historians from the Library of Congress and Harvard University - Smithsonian American Art Museum – 8th and G Sts. Northwest – 7 PM
Lecture: "Testing the American Way of War: Doughboys Bringing Revolution to the Western Front,'s 1917 – 1918 – Edward Lengel - Anderson House – Society of the Cincinnati – 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. – 6 PM