Sunday, July 29, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free Arts and Culture events on TUES, Feb 26th 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 26th

Evening - Author Event - Foggy Bottom/ Farragut West 
Literature Evening: Thomas Mallon on Watergate: A Novel
Author Thomas Mallon will discuss and autograph copies of his acclaimed bestseller, Watergate: A Novel., a dramatized account of the infamous political scandal that rocked the Nixon White House which landed a coveted spot as one of The Washington Post's "50 Best Works of Fiction for 2012" and the "100 Notable Books of 2012" of the New York Times. His book will be available for purchase at a reception following the reading.
Arts Club of Washington
2017 I Street, NW
Metro: Farragut West, Farragut North or Foggy Bottom

Evening - German Literary Event - Van Ness 
RSVP to (202) 895-6776
An evening dedicated to emerging authors in contemporary German literature. Excerpts will be read in both German and English. The writers will introduce and discuss their work in English.  Moderated by Norbert Bärlocher, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Switzerland. The event will conclude with a reception with Austrian, German and Swiss delicacies.
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court, NW
Metro: Van Ness

Evening - Piano Concert - College Park, MD
American Roots - Piano Concert
in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall
American pianist Benjamin Pasternack presents piano music inspired by African Americans and Native Americans, including two rarities by Arthur Farwell, who as leader of the "Indianists" movement deserves to be known as the American Bartok. The program includes works by Dvorák, Busoni, Farwell and Bernstein/Pasternack.
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 - Classical Concert - College Park, MD
Concert in the Dekelboum Concert Hall
The UMD Repertoire Orchestra performs Brahms's Fourth Symphony in E minor; Evening Prayer and Pantomime from Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel; and Beethoven's Egmont Overture.
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.

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