Power to the Poor- Author Talk with Gordon Mantler

19 Apr 18:30 - 20:00 19 Apr 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
The Poor People's Campaign of 1968 has long been overshadowed by the assassination of its architect, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the political turmoil of that year. In a major...   More info

Drink and Draw at Fantom Comics!

19 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 19 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Fantom Comics has their tavern license, and you know what that means drink and draw! Join us and hang out at one of the coolest comic shops in the DC area...   More info

New Class - Introduction to Wine: Led by a Sommelier

19 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 19 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Pansaari Pansaari
NEW CLASS DISCOUNTED FOR A LIMITED TIME Don't know what tannins are? Wondering what it really means for a wine to be full-bodied? Generally feel like you're winging it when you...   More info

Signs of Resistance with Busboys and Poets Books

19 Apr 18:30 - 20:00 19 Apr 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Please join Busboys and Poets as we welcome author Bonnie Siegler to Busboys and Poets Takoma. Award-winning graphic designer, Bonnie Siegler, will showcase a collection of...   More info

Scott Tong for a Village with My Name

19 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 19 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
From a veteran Marketplace correspondent comes a work that is as much a family history as it is a story of a superpower's globalization. Written in the engaging, self-effacing...   More info

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie | My Dear Hamilton

19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
In America’s First Daughter, Dray and Kamoie gave us a glimpse of early America through the eyes of Thomas Jefferson’s oldest daughter. Their new novel spotlights another woman...   More info

Tracy K. Smith delivers closing lecture at Library of Congress

19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Library of Congress The Library of Congress
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will deliver the closing lecture at the Library of Congress on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson...   More info

Frederic Wehrey | The Burning Shores

19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
After more than forty years under Qadhafi’s brutal regime, Libya had reason to hope for better times. Yet the fall of the dictator in 2011 unleashed civil war, ushered in the...   More info

Split This Rock Festival Reading: Dungy, Olds, Zamora

19 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 19 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
National Housing Endowment National Housing Endowment
Split This Rock is thrilled to present some of the most innovative and necessary poets of our time at Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2018. On...   More info

David Rapp: Tinker to Evers to Chance

19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 19 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Tinker to Evers to Chance examines a pivotal moment in American history, when baseball became the game we know today, and when spectator sports first gripped the national psyche...   More info

Urban Sketching Presentation

19 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 19 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
The urban sketching movement is changing the concept of drawing encouraging people at all skill levels to sketch in place where they live or travel turning their sketchbooks into...   More info

Magic Standard Thursday

19 Apr 18:30 - 21:30 19 Apr 18:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Standard Format 630pm $5 Entry Store Credit and various other prizes are based on attendance. We give away dice, sleeves and deck boxes each week...   More info

Weekend Pop-Up Gallery in Washington

20 Apr 10:00 - 23 Apr 19:30 20 Apr 10:00 - 23 Apr 19:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
The Pop-Up-Gallery at the Neighborhood Reads independent bookstore in Washington will be open to the public April 20, 2018 10:00 am 6:00 pm April 21, 2018 10:00 am 6:00 pm...   More info

Philip Dean Walker, Read By Strangers

20 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 20 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join East City and Philip Dean Walker to launch Read By Strangers, with a reading, discussion, Q&A, and signing. - Read by Strangers is a collection of fifteen stories exploring...   More info

Pat Cunnane | West Winging It — with Josh Earnest

20 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 20 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
One of Cunnane’s tasks during his tenure as President Obama’s Senior Writer and Deputy Director of Messaging was to conceptualize, co-write, and manage Obama’s appearance on...   More info

Robert Kuttner | Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

20 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 20 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Kuttner’s astute analysis of the post-war golden age starts with measures including the New Deal and the Bretton Woods Agreement, showing how they allowed democracy and capitalism...   More info

Split This Rock Festival Reading: Acevedo, Bitsui, Dawes, Sharif

20 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 20 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
National Housing Endowment National Housing Endowment
Split This Rock is thrilled to present some of the most innovative and necessary poets of our time at Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2018. On...   More info

DC Meeting - Tenleytown

21 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 21 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Carrier demos begin at 10:15am Carrier trial/chat begins at 11:00am Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library Large Meeting Room 4450 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20016 Map to...   More info

Dominaria Prerelease

21 Apr 12:00 - 22 Apr 17:00 21 Apr 12:00 - 22 Apr 17:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
We've got 18 slots open for each day! We ask that you pay the full $30 deposit ahead of time, either in-store at Fantom or by calling over the phone...   More info

Lucy Cooke | The Truth about Animals

21 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 21 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Cooke, a zoologist who trained under Richard Dawkins, has traveled the world studying the amazing habits of animals. She’s written, produced, and directed award-winning films...   More info

Really Rosie

21 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 21 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Arts of the Pamlico Arts of the Pamlico
ECU's Storybook Theatre presents Really Rosie! Really Rosie is a musical with a book and lyrics by Maurice Sendak and music by Carole King. The musical is based on Sendak's books...   More info

Book Discussion: Poor Peoples’ Movements, Part 2

21 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 21 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail by Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward asks how poor people have been able to win gains for themselves, and what...   More info

Eliza Robertson and Weike Wang

21 Apr 15:30 - 16:30 21 Apr 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
A bold, sensual debut novel by award-winning short-story writer Eliza Robertson, Demi-Gods unfolds between the wild freedoms of British Columbia and the glittering beaches of...   More info

Split This Rock Festival Reading: Ali, Bass, Siagatonu

21 Apr 16:15 - 17:45 21 Apr 16:15 - 17:45 - Washington Washington
National Housing Endowment National Housing Endowment
Split This Rock is thrilled to present some of the most innovative and necessary poets of our time at Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2018. On...   More info

DCPL Author Fest Happy Hour

21 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 21 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join DCPL Author Fest for a social hour following the close of this year's Author Fest at the Library of Congress. - All books by featured and speaking authors will be available...   More info

Eric Jerome Dickey | Bad Men and Wicked Women

21 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 21 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Dickey’s latest novel features the unbeatable combination of fast-paced urban action and sensual, stormy romance that has put so many of his twenty-five books on the bestseller...   More info

Fantom Trivia Night: April Showers Edition

21 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 21 Apr 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

Split This Rock Festival Reading: Kaminsky, Sanchez, Tran

21 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 21 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
National Housing Endowment National Housing Endowment
Split This Rock is thrilled to present some of the most innovative and necessary poets of our time at Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2018. On...   More info

Black Ladies Brunch Collective with Amanda Johnston

22 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 22 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Black Ladies Who Brunch Collective presents Amanda Johnston, author of Another Way To Say Enter. There will be a reading from Amanda, as well as the BLBC from their own anthology...   More info

Tim Wendel | Cancer Crossings — with Mary Kay Zuravleff

22 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 22 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Wendel’s younger brother Eric was diagnosed with leukemia in 1966, when patients had a 10 chance of survival. Today, the chance is nearly 90 . In his affecting memoir, Wendel...   More info

Detox Workshop: Yoga, Tresses, and Flow

22 Apr 13:00 22 Apr 13:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
INVESTMENT: $50 per person is your early bird savings and $55 per person after September 30. All participants will receive a voucher for a personalized microscopic hair loss and...   More info

Tonic: A Healing Advice Podcast- Live!

22 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 22 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Tonic: A Healing Advice Podcast is turning 6 months old! To celebrate, join the Oxalis Collective at the Potter’s House in DC for a live recording of Episode 15. This is our way...   More info

Poetry Reading & Signing with Sydney Eddison - All the Luck

22 Apr 14:00 - 17:00 22 Apr 14:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Hickory Stick Bookshop Hickory Stick Bookshop
In celebration of Earth Day, Sydney Eddison will read from and sign copies of her newest book of poetry, All the Luck: Poems Celebrating Love, Life, and the Enduring Human Spirit...   More info

Katherine Reynolds Lewis | The Good News about Bad Behavior

22 Apr 15:00 - 16:00 22 Apr 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Lewis’s 2015 Mother Jones article What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? became the most-read article in the history of the magazine. It argued that kids...   More info

M.L. Rio, If We Were Villains Paperback Launch

22 Apr 16:00 - 17:00 22 Apr 16:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join East City Bookshop and M.L. Rio, author of If We Were Villains, for a discussion, Q&A and signing. Part coming-of-age story, part confession, If We Were Villains explores...   More info

Author Talk and Book Signing featuring Shomari Wills

22 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 22 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 - Washington Washington
MahoganyBooks MahoganyBooks
The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires Join Shomari Wills, a native Washingtonian and author of Black Fortunes, the...   More info

Gregory Pardlo | Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood

22 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 22 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Pardlo won the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize in 2007 for Totem. His second collection of poems, Digest, was awarded the Pulitzer in 2015. Both books explore...   More info

Miss Black America Fundraiser Gala

22 Apr 17:00 - 20:00 22 Apr 17:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Congress Heights Arts And Culture Center Congress Heights Arts And Culture Center
The Miss Black America Gala is a fundraiser to help LJM on her journey to become the 50th Miss Black America. Join her for an evening of discussion, networking, live music & art...   More info

Board Game Night!

22 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 22 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Bring your favorite board games and prepare to have a blast! We'll be hanging out playing games, with a bar selling drinks (alcoholic and otherwise) available for purchase...   More info

Elisabeth Hyde: Go Ask Fannie

22 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 22 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Celebrated author Elisabeth Hyde earned critical acclaim for her last two novels, In the Heart of the Canyon and The Abortionist’s Daughter. Now Hyde returns with GO ASK FANNIE...   More info

Past Made Present: The Music of Jessica Kresh — in The Den

22 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 22 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Contemporary-classical composer Jessica Krash presents her exciting new recording that weaves together ancient and modern conversations on social, ethical, political, and musical...   More info

Safe Space Jam

23 Apr 18:00 - 21:00 23 Apr 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Atlas Brew Works Atlas Brew Works
Join Collective Action for Safe Spaces to celebrate our work together over the past year to build safe public spaces for everyone. We’re especially proud of the work we’ve...   More info

Cam Simpson and Jeff Zeleny for the Girl from Kathmandu

23 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 23 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
From a top Bloomberg correspondent comes the shocking story of the massacre of a group of Nepalese men working as Defense contractors for the United States Government during the...   More info

Neighborhood Reads Artist Reception

23 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 23 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Combine browsing a broad selection of books, as well as viewing the art of Augusta Plein Air. Come meet the artists at the Artists’ Reception at Neighborhood Reads in Washington...   More info

Lawrence Wright | God Save Texas

23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
A longtime staff writer for The New Yorker and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Wright has spent most of his life in Texas and his new book is a lively...   More info

Edward Tenner | The Efficiency Paradox — with Art Molella

23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 23 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
With his 1996 Why Things Bite Back, Tenner was one of the first to point out the unintended consequences of the computer revolution. In his fourth book, he focuses on the downside...   More info

Gregg Easterbrook, It's Better Than It Looks

24 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 24 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Gregg Easterbrook for a discussion of It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons For Optimism In An Age of Fear followed by a Q&A and signing. - America, like most of the world...   More info

Stuart E. Eizenstat | President Carter : The White House Years

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
During his tenure as Jimmy Carter’s chief White House domestic policy adviser, Eizenstat was famous for taking diligent notes during meetings. He was transcribing history as it...   More info

A Community Book Discussion and Author Signing featuring Paul Ortiz

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
MahoganyBooks MahoganyBooks
An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights MahoganyBooks & Duende District is excited to announce our April book club...   More info

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Former Managing Director of the World Bank, Okonjo-Iweala also served as Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance and Foreign Minister, and her tenure taught her a lot about...   More info

Former White House Chef Sam Kass | Eat a Little Better

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Sixth & I Sixth & I
A former chef to the Obamas and senior nutrition policy advisor in the Obama administration, Sam Kass outlines his plan to improve your diet and support the environment in Eat a...   More info

Beware of the Predator | In-Store Book Signing

25 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 25 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
International Spy Museum International Spy Museum
Join us at the Spy Museum Store and meet author/career CIA Technical Operations officer, Warren D. Holston. Holston has worked throughout the Intelligence Community, Department of...   More info

Jelly Beans From Heaven Book Signing Event

25 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 25 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Howard University Bookstore (The HUB) Howard University Bookstore (The HUB)
Join Author Sylvia Traymore Morrison on 4/25/2018 at the Howard University Bookstore (The HUB) for a reading, book signing and special performance about Whitney Houston and how...   More info

Prisoner Letter Writing Night - Solidarity with Aging Prisoners

25 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 25 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
The vast majority of seniors in prison, many who have been in prison for decades, are routinely denied parole and compassionate release by the state. They are often denied release...   More info

Stacey Abrams | Minority Leader — with Kate Nocera

25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
The first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly, the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives, and now a candidate in the 2018 Georgia...   More info

John Scalzi | Head On: A Novel of the Near Future

25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Scalzi’s Lock In introduced the brutal, riveting game of Hilketa, in which players wield swords and hammers to try to decapitate each other. The violence is real, but the players...   More info

Corey Pein: Live Work Work Work Die

25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 25 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
A scathing exploration into the heart of Silicon Valley, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its...   More info

Thinking Cap Club (Ages 8 - 12)

26 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 26 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 - Washington Washington
George H. & Laura E. Brown Library George H. & Laura E. Brown Library
Educational Puzzles and Games Ages 8 12, with an adult No sign up...   More info

Wine Country Quilts Book Signing

26 Apr 16:00 - 19:00 26 Apr 16:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Author Ann Hazelwood will be at Neighborhood Reads to debut the first book in her new Wine Country Quilts series, For the Love of Quilts, set in the Augusta area. In the story...   More info

Reproductive Justice and the Politics of Resistance

26 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 26 Apr 17:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Poverty & Race Research Action Council Poverty & Race Research Action Council
Join us for a reception (5:30pm) followed by a book talk (6:00pm) featuring Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger. Ross (an activist) and Solinger (a scholar) will discuss their...   More info

Why Liberalism Failed

26 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 26 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century fascism, communism, and liberalism only the last remains. This has...   More info

Book Signing Event

26 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 26 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Bloom Ob/Gyn Bloom Ob/Gyn
Rebecca Fox Starr is the author of the newly released Beyond the Baby Blues: Anxiety and Depression During and After Pregnancy and the writer of Mommy, Ever After, a parenting...   More info

A Revolutionary Book Party

26 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 26 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Congressional Cemetery Congressional Cemetery
To celebrate the publication of two new Emerging Revolutionary War Series book titles, Congressional Cemetery is hosting a book lecture and reception with authors Mark Maloy and...   More info

Free to Rock: How Rock'n'Roll Helped End the Cold War (2017)

26 Apr 18:30 - 21:00 26 Apr 18:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Woman's National Democratic Club Woman's National Democratic Club
Social Role of the Arts Series: Free to Rock: How Rock'n'Roll Helped End the Cold War (A 2017 Documentary) Discussant: John Feffer, Institute for Policy Studies TIME: Bar opens...   More info

Gilbert King | Beneath a Ruthless Sun

26 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 26 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
King won the 2013 Pulitzer for The Devil in the Grove, his riveting account of a 1949 case involving the rape of a white woman and the unjust prosecution of four innocent black...   More info

Kathleen Belew | Bring the War Home

26 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 26 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Belew’s chilling backstory to today’s alt-right movement starts with the disillusioned aftermath of Vietnam. As has happened following every modern war, the KKK and similar...   More info

Magic Standard Thursday

26 Apr 18:30 - 21:30 26 Apr 18:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Standard Format 630pm $5 Entry Store Credit and various other prizes are based on attendance. We give away dice, sleeves and deck boxes each week...   More info

Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost

27 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 27 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join New York Times best-selling author of The Light We Lost Jill Santopolo for a book signing, discussion, and reading. - The New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon...   More info

Clemantine Wamariya | The Girl Who Smiled Beads

27 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 27 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
A human rights advocate, social entrepreneur, and public speaker, Wamariya was born in Kigali and fled Rwanda’s genocidal violence when she was six. She and her older sister lived...   More info

Lets Explore & Hike in Southern Utah!

28 Apr 07:00 - 05 May 10:00 28 Apr 07:00 - 05 May 10:00 - Washington Washington
Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations
Let's hit the trails in Utah and enjoy our National Parks in the spring, before the hot summer starts! Zion Bryce Capitol Reef Grand Staircase-Escalante Trip date: Sat. April 28...   More info

Independent Bookstore Day and East City's Second Birthday!

28 Apr 10:00 - 20:00 28 Apr 10:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
April 28th is Independent Bookstore Day and East City Bookshop's 2nd Birthday! Saturday will feature a full slate of giveaways, readings for adults and kids, author visits, dog...   More info

Rebecca Kauffman and Mira T. Lee

28 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 28 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Kauffman follows her first novel, Another Place You've Never Been, with The Gunners, an affecting and insightful ensemble piece about a group of old friends reuniting for the...   More info

Time Next- Author Talk with Carolyn Cohagan

28 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 28 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
The Time Next book launch will be a multimedia event for all lovers of young adult fiction. Time Next is the second book in the Time Zero trilogy. This young adult dystopian...   More info

Free screening of Batman Ninja.

28 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 28 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
DC Anime Club will screen Batman Ninja, April 28, 2018 2:00 pm-3:00pm at Tenley Friendship Second Floor Library 4450 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016 About Batman Ninja...   More info

Anime/Live Action Screenings.

28 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 28 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Note that THIS EVENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE and suggestions on what anime/live action shows people would like to see are welcomed. DC Anime Club will be meeting Saturday April 28...   More info

Comics & Spirituality: Rock Candy Mountain Book Club

28 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 28 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
This month's book is Rock Candy Mountain! It follows the hobo Jackson as he fights his way to the mythical rock candy mountain. We'll be discussing spiritual themes in comic...   More info

Joseph Rosenbloom | Redemption — with Corby Kummer

28 Apr 15:30 - 16:30 28 Apr 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Rosenbloom’s meticulous reconstruction of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final thirty-one hours starts with King’s arrival in Memphis on the morning of April 3, 1968. After the...   More info

Boomers to Busters: Great Books, Great Time

28 Apr 17:30 - 19:30 28 Apr 17:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
The Lantern: A Bryn Mawr Bookshop The Lantern: A Bryn Mawr Bookshop
Do you still like the feel of real books? Then come join Boomers to Busters, a great group of local alumni Chapters in the DC area! Enjoy the nooks and crannies of one of DC’s...   More info

Jen Sincero | You Are a Badass at Making Money

28 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 28 Apr 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Sincero’s feisty and humorous follow-up to her bestselling You Are a Badass focuses on how to achieve financial success. A motivational speaker and life coach, Sincero offers many...   More info

Latin Dancing for Nerds: Avengers Edition

28 Apr 19:30 - 22:30 28 Apr 19:30 - 22:30 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
This is the AVENGERS EDITION, so put on your favorite Marvel threads (with your favorite character) and nerd out with us! Come for the beginner bachata lesson, stay for drinks...   More info

Making Comic History

29 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 29 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
826DC 826DC
Learn from award-winning artists and draw your very own historic comic book! For over a century, artists and writers have been drawing inspiration from history and the world...   More info

Dayna Kurtz, Mother Matters

29 Apr 11:30 - 12:30 29 Apr 11:30 - 12:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Dayna Kurtz, author of the Huffington Post Mother Matters blog, for a reading and discussion of Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Healthy, Happy Mom. - Millions of...   More info

Alan Lightman | Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

29 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 29 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Lightman, a physicist and novelist of works like the landmark Einstein’s Dreams, views science and religion as two different but equally essential routes to the truth. Science...   More info

Eastern Market Book Club April Meeting

29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join fellow William and Mary alumni and friends to read and discuss books. William and Mary alumni, friends, regular attendees, and new book lovers are all welcome! The April...   More info

Young Neighbors Book Club

29 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 29 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Book discussion for readers in upper elementary and middle school. This month we’re reading the 2018 Newberry Medal winner Hello, Universe, by Erin Entrada Kelly. Come by the...   More info

Queer Book Club: Moonstruck!

29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Werewolf barista Julie and her new girlfriend go on a date to a close-up magic show, but all heck breaks loose when the magician casts a horrible spell on their friend Chet. Now...   More info

Teen Book Chat

29 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 29 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join fellow middle/high school students for this month's discussion on Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. If you love talking about books, join us for conversation and snacks. We...   More info

David I. Kertzer | The Pope Who Would Be King

29 Apr 15:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Kertzer, one of today’s foremost experts on the history of the Vatican and modern Italy, uses the papacy of Pius IX as a lens to view the revolutionary politics of mid-nineteenth...   More info

Lit on H St Book Club

29 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 29 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
DC book mavens @Lupita_Reads and @spinesvines host a discussion of their latest book pick, Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. Read along and then join the group for a relaxed evening of...   More info

Opus Open Mic

29 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 29 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Since 2011 P&P has been proud to offer authors self-publishing services. From memoirs to novels to instruction manuals to staff directories, our Opus Self-Publishing Program has...   More info

Oliver Munday | Don't Sleep — with Angela J. Davis

30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Munday’s arresting graphics have appeared on countless book covers as well as in publications including The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time Magazine, and The New Yorker. His...   More info

Steve Israel | Big Guns

30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Steve Israel, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2017, combines his political insight with a terrific sense of humor for this hard-hitting satire of the...   More info

David Faris: It's Time to Fight Dirty

30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 30 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
The American electoral system is clearly failing more horrifically in the 2016 presidential election than ever before. In It’s Time to Fight Dirty, David Faris expands on his...   More info

Chasing New Horizons - Alan Stern and David Grinspoon

01 May 13:00 - 15:00 01 May 13:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Alan Stern and David Grinspoon will discuss, and show images from, their new book CHASING NEW HORIZONS: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto. A book signing will follow. The...   More info

Chasing New Horizons by Alan Stern & David Grinspoon

01 May 19:00 - 20:00 01 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Alan Stern and David Grinspoon will discuss, and read from, their new book CHASING NEW HORIZONS: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto. The up close, inside story of the...   More info

Unrepeatable: Cultivating the Unique Calling of Every person

03 May 18:00 - 20:00 03 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
BOOK LAUNCH! Every person is the way of the Church St. John Paul II What if we were able to gain profound insight into the unique design, creative drive, and potential destiny...   More info

A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx- Author Talk

03 May 18:30 - 20:00 03 May 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
A World to Win follows Marx through childhood and student days, a difficult and sometimes tragic family life, his far-sighted journalism, and his enduring friendship and...   More info


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