Culture Communique: April 23 to April 29, 2021 Culture Communique: April 23 to April 29, 2021

 

Capitol Conversations - The Capitol as a Civil War Hospital

The Capitol – an office building, Congress' meeting place, a hospital? On Friday, April 23,  join the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in an online conversation to learn about how and when the Capitol served as a hospital for soldiers during the
Civil War. This is a free event, but registration is required. Don't miss it.
Register here
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Passport DC@Home--Coming to Your Computer Screen

We couldn't let another May pass without engaging with Washington's diplomatic community and celebrating International Cultural Awareness month in the District of Columbia. While the pandemic prevents us from producing the used-to-be-annual embassy open house program, many embassies have curated a collection of videos that feature the tourist attractions people travel thousands of miles to experience. If an online cooking demonstration can't fully fill your cravings, we'll introduce a new feature next week that we think you'll find pleasing to your palate. It all starts on Saturday, May 1. Oh, and if you can't wait until next May to visit an embassy, put an "X" on your calendar on Saturday, October 16, 2021 because if health officials permit, we'll hold an autumn version of Around the World Embassy Tour.

DC Cycling Concierge

Forget the legwork of finding a safe and comfortable route or joining a group tour that isn't your pace. Let the DC Cycling Concierge design the perfect riding experience tailored to fit your pace and interests. Reserve your customized ride today or join Jeff Miller in a virtual bike tour during Passport DC @Home, exploring A Little Japan in Washington, DC, a Cultural Tourism DC International Trail.

Saturday, April 24
Korean Cultural Center

K-Cinema at Home - By Quantum Physics:
A Nightlife Venture
Sunday, April 25
DC Cycling Concierge

Virtual Bicycle Tour of Lincoln's Commute

Sunday, April 25
O Street Museum Foundation

Burn The Ballroom — Live Stream

Monday, April 26
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Curative Collective Conversation: Tsedaye Makonnen
Wednesday, April 28
Museum of the Bible

Lunch and Learn:
The Bible in America Pop Culture
Thursday, April 29
DAR Museum

Tour of the Period Rooms:
Women at Home in Early America
 

Friday, April 23
Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Hour LIVE!
featuring Claire Danes

Friday, April 23
The Hamilton Live

Vanessa Collier
Sunday, April 25
Russian Chamber Art Society

Tea Time with Vera: A Celebration of Jewish Music
Monday, April 26
Georgetown University

Okinawa Field Trip

Tuesday, April 27
Woodrow Wilson House

Speaker Series: Philip Zelikow,
The Road Less Traveled

Tuesday, April 27
Embassy of Austria

Austrians in the United States:
Meet Foreign Minister Schallenberg

 
Thursday, April 29
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Renwick Invitational 2020 Virtual Artist Conversation with Lauren Fensterstock 
Thursday, April 29
Yunus Emre Institute

Ancient Wonders Lecture Series: Pergamon

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Saturday, May 1
Art Jamz

Virtual Art Class: Paint Like Frida

Saturday, May 1
Embassy of Argentina

Washington DC Tango Festival:
Forever Piazzolla
Tuesday, May 4
Hill Center

Family Style Series:
Jackfruit Tacos
Thursday, May 13
DC Jazz Festival

Jazz at The Corner featuring
Chris Grasso Quartet

Newsletter for  April  22 to April 29, 2021. Find more events on our calendar, which presents the latest information on the District's most exciting cultural activities. It's all at your fingertips. To view our full calendar, visit our website.
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