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Kingpin’s Court – A Crochet Series!
The REACH at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, Washington D.C.
2/20 10a: Join Dwayne Lawson-Brown for a carefully curated celebration of Washington DC area artists and creators. Featuring Crochet Workshops, daily lunchtime performances, visual art displays, and a Saturday...
Future Sketches by Zach Lieberman
ARTECHOUSE, 1238 Maryland Ave SW, Washington D.C.
2/20 10a: January 17, 2020 - March 1, 2020 Imagine different possible futures where creativity truly takes flight. Now, imagine yourself in it. We are thrilled to kick off our Washington D.C. 2020 season...
This Afternoon
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Drew Anderson LIVE at Kennedy Center REACH
The REACH at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, Washington D.C.
2/20 12p: Drew Anderson Live at Kennedy Center REACH A Kingpin's Court Lunchtime Performance Join Dwayne Lawson-Brown for a carefully curated celebration of Washington DC area artists and creators. Featuring...
The Peacock Room Shutters Open on Third Thursdays
Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art
2/20 12p: The Peacock Room is open during museum hours, but once a month it is shown in a whole new light. When the shutters of Whistler’s “harmony in blue and gold” are open, a flood of natural light turns...
Conservation and Scientific Investigations: Japanese Paintings
Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington D.C.
2/20 1p: Stop by our conservation cart to learn about the many materials behind the construction and conservation of Japanese paintings, including silk, paper, animal glue, and more with conservation fellow...
Maple Sugaring
Brookside Nature Center, Montgomery Parks, 1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, Maryland
2/20 1p: Experience the tradition of maple sugaring! Watch the maple sugaring process. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil down the sap into sweet maple syrup. Then, sample the finished...
Ice Crystals
Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Rd, Arlington, Virginia
2/20 1p: Preschool Nature Explorers Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 can actively explore their natural world with programs that build the foundation for a lifetime of wonder, appreciation and discovery. Hands-on...
Webinar - How to Get CISSP Certified: 2020 Edition
1627 K St, Washington, DC 20006, Washington
2/20 1p: Join NetCom Learning trainer along with Managed Learning Services leader NetCom Learning for a complimentary interactive webinar on "How to Get CISSP Certified: 2020 Edition". The cybersecurity skill...
This Evening
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The Future of Financial Privacy with Patrick McCarty
3700 O Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20057, Washington
2/20 6p: Patrick McCarty will give a talk followed by discussion and Q&A on the topics of cryptocurrency and digital and financial privacy.
Focus Check: How To Maximize Your Film's Impact
626 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004, Washington
2/20 6p: Wendy Cohen of Picture Motion leads a workshop to equip filmmakers with tools and language to maximize the impact of their films.
Re-Setting the Stage: In Conversation with Robert Wilson
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW, Washington D.C.
2/20 6p: “[Robert Wilson is] a towering figure in the world of experimental theater and an explorer in the uses of time and space on stage.” —The New York Times Acclaimed director, designer, performer,...
Meditation in the Galleries: Moira Dryer Edition [FREE]
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St NW, Washington D.C.
2/20 6p: Join us for an immersive experience connecting mind and body while we explore the artwork in the exhibition Moira Dryer: Back in Business. Guided by a meditation teacher and a museum educator, we...
Kitchen 101: Pizza Night
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington D.C.
2/20 6p: Among the world’s favorite foods, pizza offers a blank slate for your creativity! Come create your own pizza from scratch! Yum. Menu: Pizza, Monkey Bread, Salad and Tuscan Wings Chef Mark Haskell’s...
Re-Setting the Stage: In Conversation with Robert Wilson
Hirshhorn Museum, 7th Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20560, Washington
2/20 6p: Acclaimed director, designer, and artist Robert Wilson discusses his career of redefining art, design, and the theater experience.
Mother Tongue Film Festival: “Restless River”
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
2/20 7p: Canada | 2019 | 98 min. Directors: Marie-Helene Cousineau, Madeline Ivalu (Inuk) In English and Inuktitut with English subtitles Join us for the opening film of the 2020 Mother Tongue Film Festival....
Washington Post Launch Party
1333 H St NE, Washington D.C.
2/20 7p: Join us for a featured kick-off performance of The Washington Post Launch Party Event $45 Ticket (Launch Party +Show) includes light bites & sips in our lobby starting at 7:00 PM. $25 Ticket...
Creative Writing Workshop With Derrick C. Brown
Strathmore
2/20 7p: What Every Author Should Know About Publishing With Derrick C. Brown Award-winning author and publisher Derrick C. Brown will lead this workshop on how to assess when you're ready to get published,...
An Evening with Super Diamond - The Neil Diamond Tribute
815 V St NW, Washington D.C.
2/20 7p: Please note: We can only guarantee that tickets purchased through our official ticket seller, Eventbrite, are valid. Tickets purchased through secondary sources/ reseller sites may or may not be...
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner [FILM SCREENING]
101 Independence Ave, SE Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Washington, DC 20540, Washington
2/20 7p: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) Directed by Stanley KramerNR, 1h 48minPart of the Series A Year of Change: Best Picture Nominees of 1968 ABOUT THIS EVENTAnother contender for Best Picture,...
Abbas Kiarostami: Taste of Cherry
8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, Maryland
2/20 7p: @[60640232211:274:Abbas Kiarostami]'s "greatest film," according to The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw, won the Palme d'Or at the 1997 @[197710070249937:274:Festival de Cannes]. As with many other...
Invoke
Strathmore
2/20 7p: Described as “not classical…but not not classical” (SiriusXM), Invoke’s sound keeps us on our toes. This string quartet seamlessly weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass,...
1964: The Tribute
1635 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-2064, United States
2/20 8p: 1964: The Tribute Beatlemania is back at The Barns with the “best Beatles tribute on Earth” (Rolling Stone). Please note: Wolf Trap can only guarantee the legitimacy of tickets purchased through...
Malinda at the Intersections Festival Launch Party
1333 H St NE, Washington D.C.
2/20 8p: Join us for a featured kick-off performance of The Washington Post Launch Party Event MALINDA has put together a night of music with a beautiful full band. The evening will take her audience on a...
DC's Best Showcase (Thur)
The Big Hunt, 1345 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20036, Washington
2/20 8p: "What an amazing line-up of comedians. All-new voices, solid writing, all-around brilliant!" - Patton Oswalt
Super Diamond - The Neil Diamond Tribute in D.C. - Feb 20th!
9:30 Club, 815 V St NW, Washington D.C.
2/20 8p: Super Diamond – featuring Surreal Neil - an uncanny tribute to beloved, international pop icon Neil Diamond – has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, VH-1, and been featured in...
Thinkful Webinar | Free Crash Course: JavaScript Fundamentals
Thinkful Webinar, Online, Washington DC, Washington DC
2/20 8p: Ever wonder how websites work? How does clicking on this make that happen?? Join us and learn how to make a functioning website using the most popular programming language, JavaScript. JavaScript is...
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