Sunday, July 29, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free Arts and Culture events in DC and MD om TUES, Feb 19th Thanks to!

Below you'll find a list of more free arts and culture events from CultureCapital.coma super online resource from the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington that covers the metro area's vibrant arts community! You can also find more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized "Free in DC" Inside-Out page. Remaining Free events below are organized by start time. Be sure to click through for more details!

Tuesday, February 19th

Lunchtime - Book Talk & Signing
Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage
Eisenhower and Nixon had a twenty-year political and personal relationship despite differences in age and temperament. Their association helped to shape the nation's political ideology, foreign policy, and domestic goals, from civil rights to the civilian space program. Author Jeffrey Frank discusses this relationship and provides a view of America during the Cold War. A book signing will follow the program.
National Archives
between 7th & 9th on Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial 

Lunchtime - Talk with Musicians
Works in Progress: Multiple Voices
12:10pm - 12:50pm and 1:10pm - 1:50pm
This lunchtime series highlights new research by Gallery staff, interns, fellows, and special guests. The 30-minute talks are followed by question-and-answer periods. Jeffrey Mumford, composer-in-residence, National Gallery of Art, and distinguished professor of music, Lorain County Community College.
East Building Concourse, Small Auditorium
401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Metro: Judiciary Sq, closest to the East Building

Lunchtime - Art Gallery Talk
Gallery Talk: "Richard Wagner" by Alfredo Pina
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Permanent collection gallery talk given by David Gariff, staff lecturer, NGA.
National Gallery of Art
West Building Main Floor, Rotunda
7th & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial, closest to the West Building

Early Evening - Lecture - College Park, MD
2012-2013 WORLDWISE Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series: Chimamanda Adichie
MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient and award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie will join us for a powerful talk and conversation. In all her work Adichie, who was named by The New Yorker as one of the 20 most important fiction writers under 40 years old, speaks to the cross-generational significance of storytelling and its enduring impact on the cultural history of our lives. Her newest novel, Americanah, will be published by Knopf in May 2013.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Stadium Drive - College Park, MD 
Metro: College Park and take a bus or taxi to campus, see public transit directions.

Evening - Metro Connections Special Listening Event
Hear Now: Rebecca Sheir und Tara Boyle, Metro Connection!
Note: Start time was listed originally as 8:30pm -actual event time is
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hosted by Emily Friedman. Rebecca Sheir (host) and Tara Boyle (managing producer) of WAMU's ongoing series talk about covering DC in a sound-rich way. Each week, WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection reaches across DC, MD and VA to gather the sounds and stories that capture the current events, culture and personalities driving the Washington region. More people, more places, more stories: that's what is heard each week on Metro Connection.
812 7th St, NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown or take the Circulator bus to 7th & Mass

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