Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free Arts events from for SUN, Nov 11th

Here are some more free arts and culture events this weekend from CultureCapital.coma super resource from the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington,which covers the Metro DC's vibrant arts community. Please click through the links for more details about the event and location. You can also find more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized Inside-Out page on their site designed especially for fans of Free in DC!  Remaining events listed below:

Sunday, November 11th

Afternoon - Literary Event - Fairfax, VA
A Literary Taste with Local Authors
The Jewish Book Festival closes this year with a new event that brings audiences up close and personal with a dozen or so local authors, who will be on hand to discuss, sign, and sell their books.
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Metro: Vienna, see metro trip-planner for best bus access from metro

Afternoon - Literary Reading - Bethesda, MD
Marjorie Hudson reads from her recent collection of short fiction, Accidental Birds of the Carolinas and poet Melanie McCabe reads from History of the Body. Followed by a reception and book signing.
The Writer's Center
Metro: Bethesda

Late Afternoon - Film Screening
4:30pm - 6:30pm 
À bient ôt, j'espère immerses the viewer in a 1960s-style protest through dialogue with workers in the midst of a strike at a textile plant in the city of Besançon. (1968, DigiBeta, French with subtitles, 39 min) In Case of the Grinning Cat, Marker illustrates a more recent sort of political consciousness by investigating a wave of graffiti murals around Paris--drawings of an oddly toothy cat, which first appeared following September 11, 2001. (2004, DigiBeta, French with subtitles, 58 min) In the short by Guillaume-en-Egypte, Marker's beloved pet cat and alter ego, enjoying the mellow rhythms of a piano sonata by Federico Mompou. (1990, DigiBeta, 3 mi)
National Gallery of Art
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Sq, closest to East Building 

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