Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

Originally dedicated as a synagogue in 1908, the building served as the home of Turner Memorial Baptist AME Church from 1951 to 2002. In 2004 it was rededicated as the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue.
Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red, Green and Yellow lines)

Simon Shaheen

The violinist and Palestinian oud player performs his blend of traditional Arabic music, Western classical music and jazz.

Simon Doonan

A fashion designer and commentator, will discuss his book "The Asylum: True Tales of Madness From a Life in Fashion"

David Axelrod

A political consultant who was a senior adviser to President Obama from 2009 to 2011, will discuss his memoir "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics"

Andrew McCarthy

A travel writer, will discuss his book "Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History"

Lisa Green

A television legal analyst and attorney, will discuss her book "On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life"

Brooklyn Rider

The chamber music ensemble performs a work by Tyondai Braxton, newly commissioned by Washington Performing Arts.

Kayhan Kalhor

The kamancheh player, co-founder of Masters of Persian music and original Silk Road Ensemble member presents an evening of works by composers from Silk Road countries.