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51.

Performing Arts | 9/21

Back to School Comedy Featuring Louis Katz with Mike Finazzo and Grant Gordon

Katz headlines a comedy show featuring emerging comedians. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
52.

Music Event | 9/20

Who Needs a Pulse

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
53.

Music Event | 10/25

Angus and Julia Stone

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
54.

Music Event | 12/13

Ellis Paul

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
55.

Music Event | 10/2

Valerie June

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
56.

Book Event | 9/29

Nicholas Kristof

The New York Times columnist will discuss his book " A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity," his road map to becoming a conscientious global citizen See all Nicholas Kristof locations Sixth and I Historic Synagogue (2 locations)

 
57.

Book Event | 9/23

Peter Thiel

A co-founder of PayPal and Palantir will discuss his book "Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future" Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
58.  

Music Event | 11/8

Maya Beiser

The Israeli-American cellist presents "All Vows," her new program that features "uncovers" of Janis Joplin, Nirvana and Led Zeppelin, Mohammed Fairouz's new work "Kol Nidrei" and spiritual works written for her by Michael Gordon and Steve Reich. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
59.

Book Event | 10/1

Walter Mischel

A psychologist at at Columbia University, will discuss his book "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control" Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
60.

Book Event | 10/7

Franklin Foer

Editor of the New Republic, will discuss his book "Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America" Sixth and I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-408-3100

 
61.

Restaurant | $$

City Tap House

901 9th St NW, Washington, DC | 202-644-9433
 
62.

Restaurant | $

Chinatown Express

746 Sixth St., NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-0424
 
63.

Miscellaneous Location

Old Washington Convention Center Site

909 H St, NW, Washington, DC
 
64.

Museum

Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
65.

Museum

Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
66.

Exhibit | Through 9/27

Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War

This exhibit shines a light on the imagery produced by ordinary soldiers who were drafted or commissioned into the conflict. The art they produced was often painted or drawn on government-approved postcards that they could use to communicate with their loved ones on. Pepco's Edison Place Gallery 702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396

 
67.  

Restaurant | $$

Kanlaya

740 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-0088
 
68.

Restaurant | $

Urfa Tomato Kabob

740 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-1178
 
69.

Miscellaneous Location

6th and H Streets NW

6th And H streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
70.  

Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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71.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
72.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/31 - 5/3/15

Alexander Gardner

The 150th anniversary of the artist's "cracked-plate" portrait of President Lincoln. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
73.

Miscellaneous Event | 12/13 - 1/25/15

Washington During the Civil War

Photos during the Civil War around the Patent Office Building and around the DC Metro area. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
74.

Exhibit | 9/26 - 8/9/15

Time Covers the 1960s

An exhibition featuring original cover art from the museum's Time magazine collection reveal the newsmakers, trends and happenings that defined the 1960s. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
75.  

Exhibit | Through 1/25/15

Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio

The exhibition features large-format reproductions of photographs, drawings and maps that document the Civil War and its impact on Washington. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
76.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 4/12/15

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self

Features the work of David Antonio Cruz, Carlee Fernandez, Maria Martinez-Canas, Rachelle Mozman, Karen Miranda Rivadaneira and Michael Vasquez. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
77.

Exhibit | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 1864-1865

An installation exploring the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee during the Civil War. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
78.  

Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Network

Artist Lincoln Schatz recombines interviews with famous politicians, scholars and other notables into a single-screen video. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
79.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 'It is well that war is so terrible...'

The lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are explored through paintings, photographs and historic objects. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
80.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Ongoing exhibits:

A collection of portraits, including J.D. Salinger and Katherine Hepburn. See all Ongoing exhibits: locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (69 locations)

 
81.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/31/15

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals

Photographer Mathew Brady's account of the ever-changing roster of Union generals during the Civil War. See all Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
82.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 4/19/15

Grant and Lee

The Civil War rivalry between generals Ulysses Grant and Robert Lee. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
83.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

More than 50 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from around 1945 to 1975 by artists Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Beauford Delaney, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz and Jamie Wyeth. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
84.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 11/2

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

The photographer's portraits of famous people are displayed. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
85.

Restaurant | $$

Penn Commons

700 6th Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-905-2999
 
86.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/17

Luce Artist Talk: Adam Hager

Visitors can view works by the local artist, who uses mechanical objects he collects to create art. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
87.

Exhibit | 8/17

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection

Seventy-one pieces from the foundation explore realism. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
88.  

Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
89.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
90.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/18

Grant Green

At the Kogod Courtyard. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
91.

Miscellaneous Event | 11/20

Take 5! Remembering the Music of Larry Young

At the Kogod Courtyard. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
92.  

Exhibit | 9/26 - 2/1/15

Untitled: The Art of James Castle

Works by the Idaho-based artist, who used everyday objects to created representations of the world around him. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
93.  

Exhibit | 10/31 - 2/22/15

The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art

Works by featured artists David Beck, Rachel Berwick, Lorna Bieber and others explore how birds symbolize human impulses to both conquer and conserve nature. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
94.

Exhibit | 9/20 - 9/27

A Closer Look at the Emergence of Modern Art

Art historian William Kloss leads a lecture series about modern art. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
95.

Exhibit | 10/10 - 2/8/15

Richard Estes' Realism

An exhibition featuring 46 paintings by Estes including panoramic landscape paintings and water scenes. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
96.

Music Event | 10/12

Steinway Series with Sean Chen

Pianist Sean Chen performs works Ravel and Scriabin composed between 1900 and 1914. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
97.

Music Event | 12/6

21st Century Consort presents The Passion of Scrooge

The museum's ensemble-in-residence presents a holiday program featuring Jon Deak's 1997 work, "The Passion of Scrooge," which was commissioned for the Consort. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
98.

Music Event | 10/25

21st Century Consort presents Aviary

The museum's ensemble-in-residence performs a program of works inspired by birds. The concert is related to the SAAM's "The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art" exhibition. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
99.

Music Event | 11/9

Steinway Series with the Smithsonian Chamber Players

The chamber music ensemble performs Schumann's Piano Quartet and Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
100.

Restaurant | $$$

Ruth's Chris Steak House

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