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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.
75 Years on the Yellow Brick Road: Things You Likely Never Knew About The Wizard Of Oz

Michael Patrick Hearn, the leading authority on all things Oz, takes you behind scenes—and behind the curtain—as he looks at the creation of the most beloved Hollywood movie ever made.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Synthesizing Art and Science Through the Senses: Exploring the Aesthetics of DNA

A panel of artists, scholars, and scientists comes together for a fascinating conversation on how arts and popular culture can provide unique insights into the narrative of human history told through our DNA.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Amazing Iceland

Glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs—and Vikings—produced a rich tapestry of natural and human history in Iceland. Geologist Jim Zimbelman provides a personal guide to the island nation, as well as some great tips for visitors to this cool country that’s become a hot travel destination.

Wednesday, October 1, 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.
Existentialism: The Human Search for Meaning

Francis J. Ambrosio of Georgetown University examines the origins, themes, and influences of the cultural and philosophical movement that grew out of—and helped define—the 20th century.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
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