Classes & Lectures -acting, dance, writing & more in Metro DC
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|Summer Camps & Programs in the Arts - Metro DC 2014|
Find a Metro DC Summer Camp program that matches your child's interest in theatre, dance, music and visual arts. Whether they are toddlers, tweens or teens, there's a program that will spark their creativity, build on their talents and excite them through the summer season.
|What Makes It Great?© with Rob Kapilow|
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sun, April 27
Through discussion, demonstration, and performance, Rob Kapilow and his guest musicians take you deeply inside major works by some of the greatest composers to help you hear where they came from, what makes them tick, and what makes them great.
|Curating Peruvian Gold|
Wed, April 30
Join Fredrik Hiebert for a private tour of the exhibition Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed and learn what goes into curating a National Geographic exhibition.
|Folger Board Reading: Carol Ann Duffy|
Mon, May 5
Carol Ann Duffy will read from her own works as well as favorite works of other poets in this Folger Poetry Board Reading, the last O.B. Hardison Poetry Series reading of the season.
|Farmhouse Ale: The Taste of Saison|
Thu, May 8
Our popular spring beer tasting returns with brewmaster, author, and all-around beer authority Garrett Oliver presenting a selection of satisfying saisons, just in time for warmer weather!
|James Shapiro: Shakespeare in America|
Mon, May 12
James Shapiro discusses his new book, “Shakespeare in America: An Anthology from the Revolution to Now.” A reception and exhibition viewing will follow the event.
|Culture Heroes: Saving the Past|
Wed, May 14
Follow the global race against time to thwart erosion and halt looters who are plundering our cultural heritage for profit.
|Professional Development for Musicians: DIY Public Relations|
Sat, May 17
Learn PR 101 with a pro that will help you take your image to a new level and help you score some nice coverage in your hometown market, which can translate to the world! How do you find out who writes for The New York Times? How do you talk to that person? What can you say that will set you apart from the next violinist, bassist or drummer? With a little guidance from Amanda Sweet of Bucklesweet Media, you can learn the dos and don'ts of PR.
|Evening Book Talk: John A. Nagey|
George Washington University, Mount Vernon Campus
Wed, May 21
Mount Vernon welcomes author John A. Nagey to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington to discuss his book Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy: A Case of Espionage on the Eve of the American Revolution.
|The Historic Hubbard Hall|
Wed, May 28
Start the evening with a private viewing of the National Geographic Museum's A New Age of Exploration exhibit. Then join Renee for a private tour of Hubbard Hall, the first Headquarters of the National Geographic Society.