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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

AFI Docs Film Festival

AFI DOCS is the nation's documentary film festival known for showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from the US and around the world.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Author Emma Straub Talks 'Modern Lovers' at Politics and Prose

Join us at Politics and Prose for a conversation with author Emma Straub. She'll be talking with Kojo Show producer Tayla Burney about her latest novel, "Modern Lovers."

Saturday, June 11, 2016

"Gut Churn" from Radiolab's Jad Abumrad

What does it mean to "innovate?" This was a question Radiolab host Jad Abumrad was frequently asked after being awarded a MacArthur "Genius Grant" in 2011.

Friday, June 10, 2016

DC Jazz Festival

The festival presents a selection of the jazz genre's most acclaimed artists as well as emerging artists, and provides enhanced exposure for the rich treasure trove of musicians from the Washington, DC area.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Mountains of Music Homecoming

Southwest Virginia’s Crooked Road presents the Mountains of Music Homecoming June 10 - June 19.
Monday, June 6, 2016

Dinner Party Download Event

Tickets are sold out! Be sure to listen to the show at its normal time, Fridays at 8p.m. on WAMU 88.5

Monday, May 30, 2016

The Woolly Mammoth Presents An Octoroon

An Octoroon, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Obie-winning riff on a 19th century melodrama that helped shape the debate around the abolition of slavery, is an incendiary adaptation that the New York Post called “entertainingly demented.”

Friday, May 27, 2016

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor at Wolf Trap

In his final performances hosting A Prairie Home Companion at Wolf Trap, Garrison Keillor—America's favorite radio host heard by 4 million fans weekly—leads an ensemble cast through his radio variety show featuring comedy sketches, musical guests, and his signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Smithsonian's National Zoo presents "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea"

Made completely of plastic debris collected from beaches, the colorful and dramatic sculptures of marine animals represent the more than 315 billion pounds of plastic in oceans today and underscore the need for wildlife conservation.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Author Peter Selgin On 'The Inventors' At Kramerbooks

'The Inventors' tells the story of how two men shaped the author’s journey to manhood. He'll be in conversation with The Kojo Nnamdi Show producer Tayla Burney at Kramerbooks.