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Taking a Bite Out of Invasive Species: From Ecosystem Menaces to Menu Items
Musicians From Marlboro
Temples, Monuments, and Tombs: Exploring Egypt’s Ancient Treasures

Make the Season Brighter!
Exclusively for Circle of Support Members (Resident Advocate level and above): Discovery Theater’s signature production Seasons of Light illuminates the history and customs of a variety of global celebrations in a delightful interactive show that bridges communities and cultures. Special performances include post-show art activities and seasonal refreshments.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM
How Fat Works: The Inside Story
Fat plagues us. As a nation, we spend $60 billion annually fighting it. Drawing on her new book, The Secret Life of Fat, biochemist Sylvia Tara offers a scientist’s perspective on how to gain the upper hand in controlling our weight.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Sing Out! The Smithsonian Chorale
Spend Thursday mornings in song and in good company with the Smithsonian Chorale. Singers over 55 meet for weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Cheryl Branham, and the 12 sessions culminate in a concert performance.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Connie Britton: Actress as Advocate
She’s created attention-getting characters on “Friday Night Lights” and “Nashville,” but Connie Britton plays an equally notable role as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme. In a conversation with NPR’s Linda Holmes, she discusses her television experiences and her work as an advocate for poverty eradication and women’s empowerment.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Science as Art: The Beauty of Botanical Illustration
In collaboration with Smithsonian Libraries’ Biological Heritage Library, Alice Tangerini, a scientific illustrator at the Natural History Museum, leads an afternoon focused on the fascinating mix of art and science behind the practice of botanical illustration.
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM