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251.  

Restaurant |

Jimmy T's Place

501 East Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-546-3646
 
252.

Book Event | 1/7

Zora Neal Hurston birthday celebration

Novelists Dolen Perkins-Valdez and Marita Golden will read from the works of American writer Zora Neale Hurston and will discuss her influence on their own writing. At the Jefferson Building, Whittall Pavilion. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
253.

Book Event | 1/14

Lynda Blackmon Lowery

He youngest person at the Selma voting rights march, will discuss her book "Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March." She will be joined by the book's co-authors Susan Buckley and Elspeth Leacock. At the Jefferson Building, Whittall Pavilion. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
254.

Exhibit | Through 1/19

Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor

A 75-item display celebrates the 800th anniversary of the Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta, one of four copies from 1215. The Magna Carta is a document of constitutional law in Britain issued by King John. At the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-8000

 
255.

Music Event | 1/23

St. Lawrence String Quartet Project

The quartet performs works by Haydn and Dvorak, as well as a new commissioned work by John Adams. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
256.

Miscellaneous Location

Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg.

10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5000
 
257.

Miscellaneous Event | 3/21 - 9/1

Herblock Looks at 1965: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons

An exhibition celebrating the work of editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block features 10 original drawings by the artist from the Library of Congress's Herbert L. Block Collection. At the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-9779

 
258.

Exhibit | Through 3/21

Herblock Looks at 1964

The current installation in the Library of Congress's ongoing display of 10 original drawings by cartoonist Herbert L. Block. At the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-4604

 
259.

Music Event | 3/21

Leipzig String Quartet

The ensemble performs works by Stravinsky, Wagner, Debussy and Borodin. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
260.  

Music Event | 4/24

Katherine Chi and Aleksander Madzar

The pianists perform Karlheinz Stockhausen's 1970 "Mantra" for two pianos, percussion and electronics with James Donahue and Cameron Kirkpatrick. Violinist Yura Lee joins Chi to perform Elliott Carter's "Duo" for violin and piano. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
261.

Music Event | 4/10

Daniel Hope, violin, Paul Neubauer, viola, David Finkel, cello and Wu Han, piano

The artists perform works by Schumann and Brahms as well as an 1876 one-movement quartet composed by Mahler when he was a 16-year-old Vienna Conservatory student. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
262.  

Music Event | 2/7

Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake

The tenor and pianist perform Schubert's "Winterreise," after which Bostridge discusses his new book "Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession.". At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
263.

Music Event | 3/7

Curtis Chamber Orchestra

Led by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra music director Robert Spano, the chamber ensemble presents a program featuring works by Prokofiev, Spano and Mozart as well as the world premiere of Higdon's Viola Concerto with violist Roberto Diaz. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
264.

Music Event | 5/2

Two Thousand Flutes

Flutist Lorna McGhee, curator Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford, and pianist Ryo Yanagitani, explore the ancient history of the flute in "Two Thousand Flutes," a program presented with the Library of Congress. McGhee will perform on some of the rare instruments from the Library's Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection. At the Coolidge Auditorium. See all Two Thousand Flutes locations Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. (2 locations)

 
265.

Music Event | 5/22

Jennifer Koh, Anssi Karttunen and Benjamin Hochman

The violinist, cellist and pianist perform Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's new work "Light and Matter," which was co-commissioned by the Library of Congress. The program will also feature works by Debussy and Ravel. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
266.

Music Event | 2/4

Calefax

The quintet performs selections from Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues as well as works by Ockeghem, Franck, Nancarrow and Strauss. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
267.

Music Event | 2/20

Claremont Trio with Misha Amory, viola

Joined by violinist Misha Amory the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award-winning trio performs a program featuring Grime's "Three Whistler Miniatures.". At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
268.

Music Event | 2/18

Richard Goode and Friends

The pianist performs works by Schumann and Brahms with violinist Itamar Zorman, violist Kyle Armbrust and cellist Brook Speltz. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC

 
269.

Music Event | 4/25

Jory Vinikour

The Paris conductor and harpsichordist performs works by Handel and J.S. Bach. At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
270.

Music Event | 3/13

Kim Kashkashian and Peter Nagy

The violist and pianist perform works by Bartok, Schumann and Brahms as well as Tihanyi's "Eight Invocations to the Lunar Phases.". At the Coolidge Auditorium. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-5502

 
271.

Miscellaneous Location

Capitol Visitor Center

First and East Capitol streets NE, Washington, DC | 202-226-8000
 
272.

Miscellaneous Location

Lutheran Church of the Reformation

212 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC | 202-543-4200
 
273.

Book Event | 2/9

Ruth Ozeki and Claire Vaye Watkins

Award-winning short story writer Claire Vaye Watkins and novelist Ruth Ozeki, a finalist for the Booker Prize, will read from their work and explore the fine line between real and imagined experience. A wine reception and book signing will follow the reading. Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC | 202.544.7077

 
274.

Museum

James A. Garfield Memorial

First Street and Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-225-6827
 
275.

Restaurant | $$

Pier 7 Restaurant at the Channel Inn Hotel

650 Water St. SW, Washington, DC | 202-554-2500
 
276.  

Museum

Supreme Court of the United States

1 First St. NE, Washington, DC | 202-479-3000
 
277.

Museum

National Garden

100 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-225-8333
 
278.

Museum

Frederick Douglass Museum and Hall of Fame for Caring Americans

320 A St. NE, Washington, DC | 202-547-4273
 
279.

Miscellaneous Location

Waterfront

700 Water St. SW, Washington, DC
 
280.  

Food Event | Through 1/25

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

More than 200 restaurants offer a three-course $20.15 lunch or $35.15 dinner. Various locations Around, Washington, DC

 
281.

Miscellaneous Location

Various locations

(7 locations)
 
282.  

Museum

U.S. Capitol

East Capitol and First streets, Washington, DC | 202-226-8000
 
283.  

Miscellaneous Event | 3/17 - 3/29

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

More than 150 films from 31 countries that focus on the impact of climate change. This series of films include various speakers and events in conjunction with the screenings. Highlights include "Racing Extinction" and "Monsoon." Various locations Around, Washington, DC

 
284.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 2/2

Discovering Georgian Cinema Film Series

Screenings of Georgian films from a retrospective organized by the Museum of Modern Art come to Washington, thanks to the National Gallery of Art. Screenings will take place at the Goethe-Institut, Embassy of France, AFI Silver Theatre and Freer Gallery of Art. See all Discovering Georgian Cinema Film Series locations Various locations (2 locations)

 
285.  

Miscellaneous Event | 3/6

'71

A single night in the life of a young British soldier (Jack O'Connell), who is accidentally abandoned by his unit in the streets of Belfast after a riot in 1971. Various locations Around, Washington, DC

 
286.  

Food Event | Through 2/1

Meat Week

8 nights at multiple BBQ restaurants. Feast, take pictures, put them on the internet. Various locations Around, Washington, DC

 
287.

Store

P&C Market

1023 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC | 202-391-3509
 
288.  

Restaurant |

The Pretzel Bakery

340 15th St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-251-0953
 
289.

Miscellaneous Location

Unity of Washington D.C.

700 A St. NE, Washington, DC | 202-543-1414
 
290.

Exhibit | Through 1/5

Indelible: The Platinum Photographs of Larry McNeil and Will Wilson

An exhibition of works by the artists, who challenge the idea that North American Indians are a "vanishing race." National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
291.

Exhibit | Through 6/30/17

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

An exhibition exploring the importance of Native American diplomats and leaders focuses on the relationship between Indian nations and the United States. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
292.

Miscellaneous Event | 1/16

Smithsonian Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Program

Kica Matos, Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change gives a keynote speech at this event with entertainment by the Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir, Alfred Kiger Savoy Players in collaboration with D.C. Youth Ensemble, and the 2014 D.C. Schools Latin Dance Competition Winners. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4844

 
293.  

Miscellaneous Event | Through 1/25

Winter Blast

Kids can learn about and participate in Native American games, including the Northwest Coast Beaver Tooth Game, the Woodlands Bone Toss, the Metis Rattle Game and Eskimo Yo-Yo. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
294.

Museum

National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution

Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
295.

Miscellaneous Event | 2/2/20

The Sublime World of Noel Coward

Steve Ross performs an evening of music and words about Sir Noel Coward. At the Rasmuson Theater. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
296.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/18

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United Nations

An exhibition exploring the relationship between Native American nations and the United States. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
297.

Exhibit | Through 7/6

Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities

An exhibition examining how eight Native American communities live in the 21st century. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
298.

Exhibit | Through 12/29

Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota - U.S. War of 1862

An exhibition featuring 12 panels exploring the causes, voices, events and consequences of the conflict. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
299.

Exhibit | Through 2/15

Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

Central American ceramics from 1000 B.C. to the present are on view. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
300.

Performing Arts | 2/21 - 2/22

The Art of Storytelling: Cherokee Stories with Robert Lewis

Lewis uses stories to introduce the audience to his culture. At the Welcome Plaza. National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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