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Korean Food Heats Up


Dressing DC for the Small Screen: Costume Designers from House of Cards and The Americans

Who says our town has no style? In this conversation about fashion, Washington, and how the two intersect on a hit series, hear from costume designers Jenny Gering (The Americans) and Tom Broecker (season one of House of Cards).

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Korean Food Heats Up

Join Steve Kim, creator of KimKim Korean Hot Sauce, and chef Todd Johnson as they explore the heritage of Korean cooking and the ingredients that create its characteristic intensity. Then try your hand at some dishes to add to your at-home Korean repertoire.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Thomas Jefferson: A President Revealed Through His Letters

Thomas Jefferson, an inveterate correspondent, left behind roughly 18,000 letters. J. Jefferson Looney, who served as editor (and sometimes, detective) on an edition of the documents of his final years, reveals the insights into Jefferson’s brilliant mind that these materials offer.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Henry Rollins on the DC Punk Scene

Hometown boy Henry Rollins recalls his role in the influential hardcore punk scene of 1980s Washington and the trailblazing artists it spawned.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Emerson String Quartet 2014-2015 Concert Series (35th Season)

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 35th year at the Smithsonian with a five-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. This program will feature music by Bach, Brahms, and Saint-Saëns. This is part of a five-concert series.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:00 P.M.
Dave Broom’s World Atlas of Whisky

Whisky expert Dave Broom leads a toast to the history, lore, and enjoyment of this versatile spirit. And raise your own at a tasting that follows the program.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
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