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Colin Powell: On Life and Leadership

Gen. Colin Powell is one of America’s most respected and admired public figures. He shares his thoughts on reaching goals and realizing dreams during a life spent in service to his country.

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
City as Canvas: Three Distinctive New York Museums
All-Day Tour

Discover El Museo del Barrio, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Studio Museum in Harlem as museum education consultant Sheila Pinsker guides a lively exploration of how art reflects urban history and culture.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:00 A.M.
The Smithsonian Encore Chorale, After Hours
15-Session Course Plus Performance

Spend Wednesday evenings in song and in good company. The Encore Chorale, made up of singers 55 and older, begins a new series of 15 weekly rehearsals leading to a performance.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
The Second City: The 55th Anniversary Tour

The legendary comedy troupe leads a hysterical history tour through more than a half-century of satire and improv, Chicago style.

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:30 P.M.
Mozart in Vienna

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s personal and musical life was inextricably bound up in the city of Vienna. Musicologist Daniel Freeman traces the creative interplay of artist and place.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Richard Nixon’s Secret White House Tapes: Echoes of a Cover-up

Historian Ken Hughes, a research specialist on the White House tapes, unravels how the Watergate cover-up connects to wider revelations of secrets and lies in the Nixon administration.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
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