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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


Jack London: The Adventure Path
A century after his death at 40, the name Jack London and adventure remain nearly synonymous. He stuffed a bounty of living into that short life, and Kenneth Brandt, executive coordinator of the Jack London Society, examines how his thirst for experience is reflected in London’s still-thrilling works.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:45 PM
A Once and Future Earth?: Exploring Titan, Saturn’s Giant Moon
One of the most Earth-like worlds found to date, the frozen “prebiotic” moon Titan offers a glimpse of what our own planet might have been like before life evolved—and whether similar life might be found elsewhere. Ralph Lorenz of Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics lab examines how Titan is being explored in space missions and in the laboratory.
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Deceiving Hitler: The Ghost Army of WWII
Armed with rubber tanks, fake artillery, and more than a few artistic tricks up their sleeves, a handpicked group of young GIs (including future fashion designer Bill Blas and painter Ellsworth Kelly) created a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience. Author and documentary filmmaker Rick Beyer tells the story of the most curious and creative group of soldiers deployed in the western theater of war.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Mario Batali on Regional American Cooking
Mario Batali, best known for Italian cuisine, headed into new territory to prepare his latest cookbook: all corners of America. In a conversation with Joe Yonan, food and dining editor of the Washington Post, he discusses what the dishes served at state fairs, church socials, BBQ joints, and family dinners reveal about our food culture and traditions.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 3:00 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
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