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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

Conversations with Diane: Election Watch 2016

Election watch 2016: a robust discussion on the race to the presidency, moderated by Diane Rehm.

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.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Around The World in 20 Years Presented by: The Children's Chorus of Washington

Children's Chorus of Washington (CCW) Presents Around the World in 20 Years on May 22, 2016 at 4:00pm at GWU's Lisner Auditorium. The concert celebrates the legacy of retiring CCW Founder & Artistic Director Joan Gregoryk.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Author Margaret Guroff On 'The Mechanical Horse' At Politics & Prose

Join us at Politics and Prose for a conversation with author Margaret Guroff.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Author Jung Yun Talks 'Shelter' With The Kojo Nnamdi Show's Ruth Tam

In her debut novel, Jung Yun crafts a family drama with all the tension of a thriller. She'll talk with The Kojo Nnamdi Show producer Ruth Tam about her work and her influences.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Author Jonathan Horn Talks The Civil War With WAMU Reporter Martin Di Caro

Robert E. Lee was bound to the family of George Washington but chose to turn his back on the union. Author Jonathan Horn will speak to WAMU reporter and history buff Martin Di Caro about the celebrated soldier.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Author Tom Vanderbilt On 'An Age Of Endless Choice' At Politics & Prose

Join us at Politics and Prose for a conversation with author Tom Vanderbilt.