Wisdom Circle

07 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 07 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
There are some conversations you could not have prepared for, but then you stand amazed and grateful you could be part of them. How do those conversations happen? In the...   More info

Henry Allen | Where We Lived: Essays on Places

07 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 07 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
A Pulitzer-winning journalist and an esteemed essayist, Henry Allen was a feature writer and art critic at The Washington Post from 1970 to 2009. His fifth book is an expansive...   More info

Saga vol. 8 book club

07 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 07 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Saga vol. 8 (which covers the most recent story arc, issues 43-48) hits stands on December 27, so we gotta do a book club! Whether you've come to every Saga book club we've done...   More info

David Biespiel | The Education of a Young Poet

07 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 07 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
David Biespiel’s heartfelt and spirited memoir/ars poetica is proof that the developing writer, no less than the seasoned artist, is one on whom nothing is wasted. While he was...   More info

IRTF joins WAT: Fast For Justice

07 Jan 16:00 - 14 Jan 19:00 07 Jan 16:00 - 14 Jan 19:00 - Washington Washington
Washington, District of Columbia Washington, District of Columbia
Caravan from Ohio to DC email chrissy@irtfcleveland.org for transportation arrangements including dates attending. Cost flexible, scholarships available. Sunday evening, Jan. 7...   More info

The Non-Veg Tiffin - SOLD OUT

07 Jan 16:30 - 18:30 07 Jan 16:30 - 18:30 - Washington Washington
Pansaari Pansaari
Tiffin is a common word used for a mid-day meal usually consumed by adults at work or kids at school! It is typically packed in the ubiquitous multi-storied steel containers that...   More info

Melissa Hartwig of Whole30 in conversation with David Leonhardt

07 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 07 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Since 2009, Melissa Hartwig’s Whole30 program has helped millions of people change how they think about food. By focusing on whole foods and eliminating sugar, alcohol, soy, and...   More info

The 2018 Whole30 Book Tour: Washington, DC (#Whole30)

07 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 07 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
THE 2018 WHOLE30 BOOK TOUR: WASHINGTON, DC (special guest David Leonhardt of the New York Times) Join Melissa Hartwig, co-creator of the Whole30 program and 1 New York Times...   More info

A Mind at Peace

08 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 08 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
These past two decades, modern technology has brought into being scores of powerful challenges to our interior peace and well-being. We’re experiencing a worldwide crisis of...   More info

Sam Graham-Felsen | Green — in conversation with Elizabeth Green

08 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 08 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Sam Graham-Felsen’s debut novel is told in the irresistible voice of Dave Greenfeld, aka Green, who faces more than the usual adolescent insecurities as one of two white students...   More info

Nick Bruel | Bad Kitty Camp Daze — Children and Teens

09 Jan 10:30 - 11:30 09 Jan 10:30 - 11:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
They say a tiger can’t change its stripes. Does that rule apply to cats? Due to some confusion, Bad Kitty is under the impression that she’s a dog. Under these conditions, she...   More info

Ian Volner at the National Building Museum

09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
National Building Museum National Building Museum
Learn about the life and work of Michael Graves (1934-2015), considered one of the most prominent and prolific designers and architects of the last half-century. Journalist Ian...   More info

Worshiping Power- Author Talk with Peter Gelderloos

09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
According to Worshiping Power, we need to stop thinking of the State as a potential vehicle for emancipation. From its origins, the State has never been anything other than a tool...   More info

Peter Ginna with Cal Morgan and Susan Ferber | What Editors Do

09 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 09 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
As a book makes its journey from the writer’s keyboard to the marketplace, one professional plays a critical role the editor. Editors work intimately with authors to improve their...   More info

Paul playing this Tuesday at JJTS

09 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 09 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Jazz Jam at Takoma Station Jazz Jam at Takoma Station
Welcome the new year at the Tuesday Night Takoma Station Jam Session! Dan Griffin on bass, Art McKinney on drums, Mark Caruso on guitar, and yours truly Paul Rosenberg on piano...   More info

Rescheduled Quilt Appraisals with Ann Hazelwood

10 Jan 10:00 - 16:30 10 Jan 10:00 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Ann Hazelwood, an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser, will be at Neighborhood Reads to give quilt appraisals by appointment. The cost of the appraisal is $45. Hazelwood is the textile...   More info

Online Bible Study

10 Jan 12:05 - 21 Mar 12:45 10 Jan 12:05 - 21 Mar 12:45 - Washington Washington
St. Thomas' Parish St. Thomas' Parish
Join us for a Bible Study and you don't have to leave your computer! We will have an online Bible Study every Wednesday at 12:05pm. It will last 40 minutes. We will be looking at...   More info

There is a man under that hood: closing Gitmo and ending torture

10 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 10 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Impact Hub DC Impact Hub DC
Please join Witness Against Torture, the Peace Poets and friends for a book launch and performance on the eve of our annual January 11 demonstrations against Guantanamo. The book...   More info

Understanding the Times

10 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 10 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
How should Christians understand and navigate the challenges of life in 21st century America? What characterizes our time and how should we live in it as Christians, as parents...   More info

Strategic Season & Race Planning Seminar

10 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 10 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
With the start of the 2018 triathlon season just around the corner, it’s important to strategically plan your training and racing schedule in advance. During this seminar, we will...   More info

Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen |The Wife Between Us

10 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 10 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen pull off an ingenious literary feat with this fast-paced, intricately plotted romantic thriller. The story of a marriage, a friendship, and an...   More info

African American Folktales

10 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 10 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Maria Tatar will discuss their book, The Annotated African American Folktales with journalist and author A’Lelia Bundles. The book is a kaleidoscopic...   More info

Peter Baker (NY Times) - Obama: The Call of History

11 Jan 11:30 - 14:00 11 Jan 11:30 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Woman's National Democratic Club Woman's National Democratic Club
TIME: 11:30 am Bar opens; 12:15 pm Lunch served; 1-2 pm Presentation and Q & A Before he started covering President Trump, Peter Baker, The New York Times Chief White House...   More info

Faith and Feminism: Celia Wexler and Simone Campbell

11 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 11 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a conversation on faith and feminism with Celia Wexler, Catholic Women Confront Their Church and Simone Campbell, A Nun on a Bus. Catholic Women Confront Their...   More info

DC Alumni Panel & Networking Night

11 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 11 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Join Reshet Ramah for an evening of networking, including a panel, at Potter's House in Adam's Morgan. Following the panel, there will be an opportunity to network with fellow...   More info

Ann Hulbert | Off the Charts

11 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 11 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In this compelling and compassionate study of child prodigies, Ann Hulbert profiles fifteen remarkable lives, illuminating the phenomenon of exceptional giftedness and vividly...   More info

Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

12 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 12 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Legal historian Paul Finkelman discusses his book Supreme Injustice, which highlights the three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War John Marshall, Roger B...   More info

David DeSteno | Emotional Success

12 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 12 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In this innovative look at achievement, David DeSteno, a professor of psychology at Northeastern University and director of the school’s Social Emotions Group, draws from his...   More info

SUAF WDC Chapter Meeting

13 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 13 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Join the SUAF-WDC Chapter for the first Chapter meeting of the New Year (2018) at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, TEN Med. Conference Room...   More info

Storytime at the Bookstore

13 Jan 10:30 - 24 Mar 11:00 13 Jan 10:30 - 24 Mar 11:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join us every Saturday morning as our guest readers share a great story and a fun activity...   More info

Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease

13 Jan 12:00 - 14 Jan 17:00 13 Jan 12:00 - 14 Jan 17:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
We're taking signups for the next Magic: The Gathering prerelease! You must register in-store-a Facebook RSVP does NOT guarantee your spot in the event. We've got 1 slots left on...   More info

Arthur Herman | 1917

13 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 13 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In his detailed profile of the year 1917, 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder, Arthur Herman focuses on the Russian Revolution and America’s entry into...   More info

Star Wars Costuming Meetup with the Rebel Legion

13 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 13 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Star Wars costuming group The Rebel Legion's local DC/Maryland chapter Terrapin Base will be hosting a recruitment event and Q&A here at Fantom. Anyone who dug The Last Jedi and...   More info

Magic Pre Release

13 Jan 14:00 13 Jan 14:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Come out to Zeeks January 13th for our Magic Rivals of Ixalan Pre Release Event! 2pm Start Time $20 Entry Fee Players receive 1 Kit to build a deck and play against other players...   More info

Edward L. Ayers | The Thin Light of Freedom

13 Jan 15:30 - 16:30 13 Jan 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Edward L. Ayers draws on a wide range of fresh sources to chronicle the final years of the Civil War as they unfolded in the Great Valley between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian...   More info

Uncanny Fantastic Community Kickoff

13 Jan 16:00 - 18:00 13 Jan 16:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Union Market DC Union Market DC
CulturalDC is thrilled to present Uncanny Fantastic by local artist JD Deardourff! Celebrate the Union Market opening with community members on January 13 from 4-6pm. Deardourff...   More info

Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard | Treating People Well

13 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 13 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard served as social secretaries in the Bush and Obama White Houses respectively, experience which has uniquely positioned them to give advice on how to...   More info

Recovery Café

13 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 13 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Join us for the Recovery Café Open Mic! All DMV recovery communities, musicians, artists, supporters, families, friends are invited! This event is open to all. In partnership...   More info

Latin Dancing for Nerds

13 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 13 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Want to learn how to dance in the new year? Come join us at Fantom comics for some beginner bachata and salsa dance lessons with a social after. Alcohol will be served, so if you...   More info

Sunday Singalong - with Bearsong

14 Jan 11:00 - 11:45 14 Jan 11:00 - 11:45 - Washington Washington
Upshur Street Books Upshur Street Books
Join us for a singalong with Bearsong D.C.'s leading children's entertainer. John Ray is a traveling songmaster, bringing music and joy to young children all over Washington, D.C...   More info

James W. Pardew | Peacemakers

14 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 14 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
When civil wars in former Yugoslavia reached the point of genocide with the killing of more than 8,000 unarmed men and boys in Srebrenica in July 1995, the world had to take...   More info

Young Neighbors Book Club

14 Jan 13:00 14 Jan 13:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Book discussion for readers in upper elementary school and beyond. This month we’ll talk about the book Scarlet by Melissa Meyer, the first book in the Lunar Chronicles series...   More info

Nick Harkaway | Gnomon

14 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 14 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Nick Harkaway’s fourth novel starts with a dystopian high-tech surveillance state and unfolds in several literary dimensions, from political thriller to character study to puzzle...   More info

Saving Family Memories: A Workshop with Lousie Farmer Smith

14 Jan 15:00 - 17:00 14 Jan 15:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Remember, All family stories are true; some of them even happened. Learn about the process of writing memoir and have the chance to begin working on your family's story in this...   More info

Teen Book Chat

14 Jan 14:00 14 Jan 14:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join fellow middle/high school students for this month's discussion on Deacon Locke Went to Prom, by Brian Katcher. If you love this popular new book or just love talking about...   More info

Max Boot | The Road Not Taken

14 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 14 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Max Boot’s comprehensive look at the life of Edward Lansdale (1908-1987) puts the legacy of the Vietnam War in a fresh perspective. Drawing on extensive new sources, including...   More info

CAConrad and Heather Fuller at Bridge Street!

14 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 14 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Bridge Street Books Bridge Street Books
SUNDAY, January 14th, 6 PM THE EDGE READING SERIES at Bridge Street Books presents CACONRAD & HEATHER FULLER CAConrad is currently working on a (Soma)tic poetry ritual titled...   More info

Voices of Solidarity with Palestine

14 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 14 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Join us for evening to celebrate the global resistance to Israeli occupation of Palestine. This is a book release event for Remi Kanazi's 'Before the Next Bomb Drops,' released by...   More info

Porn and Chicken DC Star Wars Banger at Public Bar

14 Jan 20:00 - 15 Jan 03:00 14 Jan 20:00 - 15 Jan 03:00 - Washington Washington
Public Bar Public Bar
Voted 1 Dance Party in Chicago by the Chicago Reader and Time Out Chicago, and Best Weekly Party by the Chicago Nightlife Awards!! FROM THE PEOPLE WHO GAVE YOU SUNGLASS SUNDAYS...   More info

Race in America: A Panel Discussion

15 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 15 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Join April Ryan for the fifth in an ongoing series of discussions focusing on race in America. As in previous presentations, Ryan will moderate a panel of leading writers and...   More info

D.C. Launch for Anastacia-Renee's (v)

16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Award-winning poet Anastacia-Reneé, coming all the way from Seattle, stops by The Potter's House to read from her latest collection, (v.) (Gramma Poetry, 2017), alongside fellow...   More info

Ed Yong for I Contain Multitudes

16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
The microbes that live with us the microbiome are invaluable parts of our lives, indeed of all life on earth. I Contain Multitudes, a New York Times-bestseller upon its hardcover...   More info

Kelly Corrigan | Tell Me More

16 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 16 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
From tell me more to I know to onward, often the most ordinary phrases create the strongest bonds between people. In these wise and entertaining essays, Kelly Corrigan, author of...   More info

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in

17 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 17 Jan 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Military historian Max Boot demonstrates how America’s giant military bureaucracy in Vietnam crushed legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale’s policy of diplomacy to win the trust...   More info

An Evening With Robert Dallek

17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Boston University Washington, DC Programs Boston University Washington, DC Programs
Please join BU Washington Programs (BU Abroad/Global Programs) and the BU in Washington Alumni Network for an evening with former BU Professor and Presidential Historian Robert...   More info

The FEMM Solution

17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Join us for an evening about FEMM: Fertility Education and Medical Management, the women’s health program that revolutionizes the way women and physicians do women’s healthcare...   More info

Black Excellence Book Club: Rise of the Black Panther #1

17 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 17 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Ta-Nehisi Coates is co-writing a new miniseries with Kotaku journalist Evan Narcisse that explores T'Challa's youth, and we can't wait to talk about it...   More info

Hallgrímur Helgason and Fiona Mozley

17 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 17 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Hallgrimur Helgason and Fiona Mozley will be in conversation with with Louis Bayard. Hallgrímur Helgason Woman at 1,000 Degrees Spirited and defiant, octogenarian Herra Bjornsson...   More info

Open studio time! You pick the project!

18 Jan 10:30 - 16:00 18 Jan 10:30 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Painted Home The Painted Home
Want to complete a project that we have done in the past? Let us know which one you would like to do and we will have it ready for you. You can come anytime between 10:30-4pm on...   More info

American Culture Topics Book Discussion

18 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 18 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
This month’s discussion will be on Kennedy and King: the President, the Pastor, and the battle over Civil Rights, by Steven Levingston. Bill Schwab, a book reviewer for The...   More info

A Conversation About "Americans"

18 Jan 17:30 - 18:30 18 Jan 17:30 - 18:30 - Washington Washington
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Join us for insider perspectives in a conversation with the curators of Americans and the Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, Kevin Gover (Pawnee). Americans...   More info

Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes of the Women's March

18 Jan 18:00 - 20:30 18 Jan 18:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Woman's National Democratic Club Woman's National Democratic Club
Together We Rise: The Women’s March Behind the Scenes At The Protest Heard Around the World A Conversation with March Organizers and Amy Siskind TIME: Bar opens at 6:00pm...   More info

Paperback Launch and Signing: The Scribe of Siena

18 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 18 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for the paperback launch of Melodie Winawer's The Scribe of Siena, the captivating story of a brilliant woman’s passionate affair with a time and a place that captures her...   More info

When to Jump with Deesha Dyer and Rep. Brendan Boyle

18 Jan 19:00 18 Jan 19:00 - Washington Washington
Dupont Underground Dupont Underground
Life is short. How do you know you're living it to its full potential? When do you stay put? And when do you change things up? When to Jump, a project spanning both a book and a...   More info

The Unity of Sisterhood on our Journey to Motherhood

18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Jesse and Rio are two doulas of color passionate about racial justice and inviting you to come and sit with us. Often times, we are told what to do, how to think, and what to feel...   More info

Emily Dufton | Grass Roots

18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Emily Dufton’s comprehensive history of the legal status of marijuana in the U.S. looks at both sides of the debate, charting the concerns and strategies of both pro-and anti-pot...   More info

Rebellious Mourning- Author Talk with Cindy Milstein

19 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 19 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
We can bear almost anything when it is worked through collectively. Grief is generally thought of as something personal and insular, but when we publicly share loss and pain, we...   More info

The Grass Is Dead at Gypsy Sally's w/s/g David Gans

19 Jan 19:00 - 20 Jan 01:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 20 Jan 01:00 - Washington Washington
Gypsysally's Gypsysally's
The Grass is Dead head back to Gypsy Sally's, but this time with VERY special guest David Gans!! Don't miss out as The Grass is Dead collaborate with David Gans for a night packed...   More info

Niall Ferguson | The Square and the Tower

19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Just as history has told many different stories since it stopped being written exclusively by the victors, it has much more to teach us if we look away from the hierarchies and...   More info

The Grass is Dead at Gypsy Sally's w/s/g David Gans

19 Jan 20:00 19 Jan 20:00 - Washington Washington
Gypsysally's Gypsysally's
The Grass is Dead head back to Gypsy Sally's, but this time with VERY special guest David Gans!! Don't miss out as The Grass is Dead collaborate with David Gans for a night packed...   More info

Freedom City Book Launch

19 Jan 20:00 19 Jan 20:00 - Washington Washington
Slash Run Slash Run
In his debut novel Freedom City, Philip Becnel hilariously ridicules the current kakistocracy (government run by the worst people) in a gripping satire that pays homage to The...   More info

Nina the Neighborhood Ninja- Storytime with Sonia Panigrahy

20 Jan 10:00 - 11:00 20 Jan 10:00 - 11:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Nina the Neighborhood Ninja is a creative and take-charge kind of little girl who possesses all of these amazing qualities. Fiona the Firefly is her loyal and trusty sidekick...   More info

LET's Learn More About Japanese Stab Binding

20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts
Japanese Stab Binding is a book binding stitch that produces the same design on both the front and back of a handmade book’s spine. It’s easy to learn, but even more fun to...   More info

Kids' Tabletop Role Playing Group

20 Jan 12:00 - 15:00 20 Jan 12:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Labyrinth Game Shop Labyrinth Game Shop
You there, adventurer! Have you heard? There are murmurs in certain circles that the Guild of Heroes is seeking initiates to join their cause. They are in need of the most...   More info

Don Fulsom | The Mafia's President: Nixon and the Mob

20 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 20 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In his third book on Nixon, Don Fulsom, an adjunct professor at American University and the author of Treason and Nixon's Darkest Secret, draws on newly released documents...   More info

Pokemon Pre Release

20 Jan 12:00 20 Jan 12:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Pokemon Pre Release is January 20th! Come out to the premiere Pokemon store in Central IL and play in our fun and engaging Pre Releas e! $25.00 Entry Fee Registration 12pm Start...   More info

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show

20 Jan 15:15 - 16:15 20 Jan 15:15 - 16:15 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The author of the best-selling travel bible 1,000 Places To See Before You Die takes you around the world by sharing a few of her favorite destinations, continent by continent...   More info

Donald T. Critchlow | Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan

20 Jan 15:30 - 16:30 20 Jan 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Focusing on the lives of Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, Barry Goldwater, and Ronald Reagan, Donald T. Critchlow argues that character, temperament, and leadership ability have...   More info

A Tribute to Denis Johnson

20 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 20 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
With Bill Beverly, Maud Casey, and Amber Sparks One of the country’s most accomplished writers, Denis Johnson (1949-2017) was a poet, playwright, and journalist in addition to...   More info

Fantom Trivia Night: Let's Move to the Caribbean Edition

20 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 20 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Join Fantom Comics for geeky trivia, booze and the chance to win The Gauntlet! Join as a team or individually. For those new folks: Fantom Trivia night is ten rounds of all pop...   More info

Sunday Singalong with Bearsong

21 Jan 11:00 - 11:45 21 Jan 11:00 - 11:45 - Washington Washington
Upshur Street Books Upshur Street Books
Join us for a singalong with Bearsong D.C.'s leading children's entertainer. John Ray is a traveling songmaster, bringing music and joy to young children all over Washington, D.C...   More info

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show

21 Jan 12:30 - 13:15 21 Jan 12:30 - 13:15 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Discovering Europe's many scenic and history-rich waterways by river boat is one of today's most comfortable and enjoyable ways to travel. Patricia explores the pros and cons...   More info

DC Meeting - Tenleytown

21 Jan 13:00 - 15:00 21 Jan 13:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Carrier demos begin at 1:15am Carrier trial/chat begins at 2:00pm Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library Large Meeting Room 4450 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20016 Map to...   More info

Paula Shoyer | The Healthy Jewish Kitchen

21 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 21 Jan 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In her new cookbook, Paula Shoyer, a teacher and contributing editor to kosherscoop.com, shows that it’s possible to be true to tradition and follow the latest advice for...   More info

Queer Book Club: Iceman

21 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 21 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Iceman finally gets a solo book and we are so excited to talk about it! We'll also be skyping with the writer, Sina Grace, starting at 2:30! Copies are now available at Fantom...   More info

Scott A. Snyder and Paul B. Stares

21 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 21 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Scott A. Snyder South Korea at the Crossroads Snyder’s study of South Korea’s foreign policy focuses on its turbulent relationships with China and the U.S. His detailed and...   More info

Robert N. Gross | Public vs. Private

21 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 21 Jan 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In his deeply researched history of the educational marketplace in the U.S., Robert Gross, Assistant Academic Dean at Sidwell Friends School and a historian specializing in...   More info

Stand Up! With Busboys and Poets Books

21 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 21 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Gordon Whitman to 5th and K to discuss his new book Stand Up. He will be joined in conversation by Austin Belali, Director...   More info

Death Cafe

22 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 22 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
An opportunity for individuals of any background, religion, culture or belief to meet together in a non-judgemental environment to discuss death and dying one of our biggest...   More info

Short Story Happy Hour: "Semplica Girl Diaries"

22 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 22 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Want to be in a book club, but always run out of time to read the book? Short Story Happy Hour is for you. Because honestly? You can probably do the reading on the Metro on the...   More info

Live Stream: David Ignatius in conversation with Robert Harris

22 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 22 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Washington Post Live Washington Post Live
Sign up to watch the live stream here: livestreamrobertharris.splashthat.com/ On Monday, January 22, Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius will sit down with author Robert...   More info

Patrick Sharkey | Uneasy Peace

22 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 22 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Since the mid-1990s, violent crime has dropped steadily, and in 2014 the country was safer than it had been in sixty years. Despite the comforting statistics, headlines register...   More info

Christian Hospitality & Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear

23 Jan 17:30 - 20:00 23 Jan 17:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Rayburn House Office Building Rayburn House Office Building
You’re invited to the book release for the Rev. Dr. Matthew Kaemingk’s latest title, Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear. In the book, Dr. Kaemingk...   More info

Israeli Security & Palestinian Politics | #IPFAtid DC Launch

23 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 23 Jan 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
University Club of Washington, DC University Club of Washington, DC
Serious questions loom not just for Palestinian politics but Israeli security interests as well as 82-year-old PA President Mahmoud Abbas enters his 12th year of a four-year term...   More info

Samira Ahmed: Love, Hate and Other Filters

23 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 23 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join author Samira Ahmed for the launch of her novel, LOVE, HATE AND OTHER FILTERS In this unforgettable debut novel, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia...   More info

Women's March Organizers | Together We Rise

23 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 23 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
With more than three million participants, the Women’s March on January 21, 2017 marked the largest protest in American history. With the concurrent demonstrations in cities on...   More info

Book Launch - Tunisia's National Intelligence

24 Jan 18:00 - 20:30 24 Jan 18:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies invites you to join us for an event to launch Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun's latest book TUNISIA'S NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: WHY ROGUE ELEPHANTS...   More info

Pop Culture Uncovered live podcast: Looking Ahead to 2018

24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
The PCU crew is gonna talk about predictions and hopes for the next year in pop culture! Stop by and watch this interactive podcast! If you can't make it, you can always watch...   More info


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