Saturday, August 6, 2011

PAST: Lots of Great Free Arts & Culture Events this Week from CultureCapital.com WED, Sept 7th - MON, Sept 12th!

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Here are some more great FREE arts and culture events this week from CultureCapital.com.

Culture Capital is a program of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, a nonprofit organization serving Metro DC’s arts & culture community and the public for over 30 years.

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Wednesday, September 7th


Gallery Talk


An hour long gallery talk given by
Andaleeb Banta, staff lecturer, NGA

West Building, Main Floor, Rotunda
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial is closest to the West Building


Discussion & Book Signing


See link for more info

Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial


Art + Networking

Unwind Wednesdays
6:30pm - 8:00pm

A cultural evening of tours, history, wine, music, refreshments and networking at the Gateway Arts Building in Gallery 110, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, in Brentwood, MD.

Metro: RI Ave or Hyattsville and take a bus


Thursday, September 8th


Gallery Talk

12:00pm

A 12 minute gallery talk given by Eric Denker, staff lecturer at NGA

West Building, Main Floor, Rotunda
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial is closest to the West Building


Art Opening

6:30pm

Solo exhibit of intricate pen and ink drawings. Using dreams as her starting point, Chandrasekar delves into her subconscious in her labyrinthine work.

Metro: King St and take the free trolley or any bus along King St to the Waterfront


Live Music


The Kate McGarry Quartet, featuring GRAMMY Award nominee Kate McGarry, offers a bold and cohesive sound that takes traditional jazz in a thrilling new direction.

Metro: Farragut North or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St to M St


Friday, September 9th


Panel & Discussion


Senior correspondent and news anchor, Gordon Peterson, moderates a program reflecting upon the extraordinary stories of unity, selflessness, and resilience as well as the efforts and reactions by the first responders to the tragic events of 9/11. See link for more info about panelists. Book signing will follow.

Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial


Art Opening

Portrait of a Lady
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Portrait of a Lady: Rediscovering the Art of Mathilde Mueden Leisenring is the title of a new exhibition featuring the works of Ms. Leisenring (1870-1949), a founding member of the Arts Club of Washington.

Metro: Farragut West


Discussion & Book Signing

7:00pm
Note: Pre-registration is required for this event

Featuring Award-winning photographer Lori Waselchuk. Learn more about the story of prisoners in Louisiana's infamous Angola Penitentiary and how their hospice program fosters a culture of respect and compassion--transforming one of most dangerous maximum security prisons in the US into one of the least violent.

Metro: Farragut West or Farragut North and walk down 17th St


Film Screening


2010 documentary, in which leaders from all sides of the school food debate, including government officials, foodservice experts, activists, and students, weigh in on the program and discuss ways to continue nourishing America's children for another 60 years.

Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial


Saturday, September 10th


Open House

9:00am - 4:00pm
Advance registration is recommended

Read more about the event here.

Metro: Bethesda


Film Screening

4:30pm

Read more about the film here.

National Gallery of Art
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Square is closest to East Bldg


Art Opening


Solo show for painter Kevin H. Adams works.

Metro: McPherson Sq or U St and walk over to 14th St and take the Circulator bus to RI Ave/ P St stop or walk. You can also walk about 7 blocks or so from the Dupont Circle metro, Q St exit.


Art Opening


2011 Prince George's County Juried Exhibition. "Photographic imagery is ubiquitous in nearly every aspect of our lives, from billboards, to cell phone videos, to keepsake albums, to Facebook profiles."

Metro: RI Ave or Hyattsville and take a bus


Art Opening


Opening for two new shows at WPG, "Drawn to Print" and "9/11 Tenth Anniversary: Artists' Reactions."

Metro: Silver Spring

Film Screening


Judy Garland stars in this in this lavish MGM musical as a mail-order bride who decides to become a "Harvey Girl." (1946; 101 minutes)

Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial


Sunday, September 11th


Poetry & Prose Open Mic

sign up begins at 1:30pm

Metro: Bethesda, elevator exit is closest


Monday, September 12th


Art Talk


Read more here.

National Gallery of Art
East Building Concourse, Small Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Square is closest to East Bldg


Performance


Students from Shenzhen Senior High School perform Blossoms from Around the World, a program of children's choral music, as part
of the Millennium Stage performance series. You can also stream the show live online or watch it later in the archives.

Metro: Foggy Bottom and take the free Kennedy Center Shuttle bus


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